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The Roots of ABMS

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter presents the history of agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS) including John Conway's “Game of Life”, Thomas Schelling's housing segregation model, and John Holland's seven features ... More


Agent_Zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Science

Joshua M. Epstein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158884
eISBN:
9781400848256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158884.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book introduces a new theoretical entity: Agent_Zero. This software individual, or “agent,” is endowed with distinct emotional/affective, cognitive/deliberative, and social modules. Grounded in ... More


Multilayer Networks: Structure and Function

Ginestra Bianconi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753919
eISBN:
9780191815676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753919.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Multilayer networks are formed by several networks that interact with each other and co-evolve. Multilayer networks include social networks, financial markets, transportation systems, infrastructures ... More


Network Analysis in Archaeology: New Approaches to Regional Interaction

Carl Knappett (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199697090
eISBN:
9780191745300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697090.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

While the study of networks has grown exponentially in the past decade and is now having an impact on how archaeologists study ancient societies, its emergence in the field has been dislocated. This ... More


Introduction: The History and Theory of Complexity

Michael Wolf-Branigin

in Using Complexity Theory for Research and Program Evaluation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829460
eISBN:
9780199315895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829460.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Complexity has achieved this paradigm status in both physical and social science disciplines, and forms a theoretical underpinning in fields including communications and linguistics. Complexity has ... More


Agent-Based Modeling and Network Dynamics

Akira Namatame and Shu-Heng Chen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198708285
eISBN:
9780191779404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708285.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book integrates agent-based modeling and network science. It is divided into three parts, namely, foundations, primary dynamics on and of social networks, and applications. The book begins with ... More


Introduction

Akira Namatame and Shu-Heng Chen

in Agent-Based Modeling and Network Dynamics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198708285
eISBN:
9780191779404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708285.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book is about the integration of agent-based modeling and network science. The leading chapter gives a brief historical review as a background and motivation of the book. The historical review ... More


Complex Systems as Multilayer Networks

Ginestra Bianconi

in Multilayer Networks: Structure and Function

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753919
eISBN:
9780191815676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753919.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 1 constitutes Part I of the book: ‘Single and Multilayer Networks’. This chapter introduces multilayer networks as an important new development of Network Science that allows a more ... More


Social Network Analysis

Douglas A. Luke, Amar Dhand, and Bobbi J. Carothers

in Systems Science and Population Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190492397
eISBN:
9780190492427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492397.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter attempts to answer the following five questions: (1) What is network science and social network analysis? (2) Why are networks important for studying, understanding, and influencing ... More


Computers As Socializing Tools

Ulises Ali Mejias

in Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678990
eISBN:
9781452948355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678990.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter studies the scientific and technological paradigms behind digital networks, and how they have been applied in the assemblage of digital social networks. The technological part of digital ... More


Introduction: Why Networks?

Carl Knappett

in Network Analysis in Archaeology: New Approaches to Regional Interaction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199697090
eISBN:
9780191745300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697090.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the use of the term ‘network’ in this volume, followed by discussions of non-network and network approaches. An overview of the subsequent ... More


Shifting from a Metaphorical to a Mathematical Approach

Michael Wolf-Branigin

in Using Complexity Theory for Research and Program Evaluation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829460
eISBN:
9780199315895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829460.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Several mathematical and statistical concepts that support investigating complex phenomena within social work need reinforcing. This chapter reviews several of these concepts so that readers may ... More


Fashion versus Reason in the Creative Industries

R. Alexander Bentley

in Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013338
eISBN:
9780262259101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013338.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter is concerned with the characterization of innovation using the random-copying (neutral) model. It explores databases to test differences between genres over the short, modern, and long ... More


Pots in Space: An Exploratory and Geographical Network Analysis of Roman Pottery Distribution

Tom Brughmans and Jeroen Poblome

in New Worlds from Old Texts: Revisiting Ancient Space and Place

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199664139
eISBN:
9780191809743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664139.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Roman tableware distribution is traditionally explored through establishing presences in specific places, often visualized as dots on a map. As such these attestations seem to represent distinct ... More


After Networks (Comes Ambivalence)

Patrick Jagoda

in Network Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346489
eISBN:
9780226346656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346656.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In distinction to a view of networks as the universal, originary, or necessary form that promises to explain everything from neural structures to collective animal behaviors to online traffic, this ... More


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