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Property Rights and Information Flows: A Simulation Approach

Max H. Boisot, Ian C. MacMillan, and Kyeong Seok Han

in Explorations in Information Space: Knowledge, Actors, and Firms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199250875
eISBN:
9780191719509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250875.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

With the growth of the information economy, the proportion of knowledge-intensive goods to total goods is constantly increasing. Lawrence Lessig has argued that IPRs have now become too favourable to ... More


Computer Simulations

Paul Humphreys

in Extending Ourselves: Computational Science, Empiricism, and Scientific Method

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195158700
eISBN:
9780199785964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158709.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

A definition of computer simulations is given, emphasizing the dynamic aspects of simulations. The important role of visualization in many simulations is explained. Computational issues in ... More


Agent-Based Social Simulation and Its Necessity for Understanding Socially Embedded Phenomena

Bruce Edmonds

in Minding Norms: Mechanisms and dynamics of social order in agent societies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199812677
eISBN:
9780199369553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812677.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

In this chapter the methodological choice common to the contributions included in this volume is justified and discussed. Different approaches to cognitive modeling and social simulation are briefly ... More


Policy Reform Effects in the Tax Ecosystem: An Agent-Based Simulation Approach

Peter Gerbrands and Brigitte Unger

in Combating Fiscal Fraud and Empowering Regulators: Bringing tax money back into the COFFERS

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854722
eISBN:
9780191888922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854722.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Microeconomics

International tax policy reforms such as Country-by-Country Reporting and Automatic Exchange of Information aim to increase tax compliance and revenues. Using a tax ecosystems perspective, this ... More


Minding Norms: Mechanisms and dynamics of social order in agent societies

Rosaria Conte, Giulia Andrighetto, and Marco Campennl (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199812677
eISBN:
9780199369553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812677.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

The book presents theoretical, methodological, and technical advances in the study of norms in societies of autonomous intelligent agents, based on a collaboration among social, computational, and ... More


Shaping Social Environments with Simple Recognition Heuristics

Peter M. Todd and Annerieke Heuvelink

in The Innate Mind: Volume 2: Culture and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310139
eISBN:
9780199871209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310139.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Agents can shape their environment through the decisions they make, and when they do this in a coordinated manner, profound structure can emerge. Previously, the authors of this chapter have shown ... More


Resolving pattern conflict: Variation and selection in phonology and morphology

Andrew Wedel

in Analogy in Grammar: Form and Acquisition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547548
eISBN:
9780191720628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547548.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

In a feedback-driven model of language change, conflict between patterns at distinct levels of linguistic organization can be understood as a form of multi-level selection. Simulations of conflicts ... More


Hunting for Norms in Unpredictable Societies

Marco Campennì, Giulia Andrighetto, Federico Cecconi, and Rosaria Conte

in Minding Norms: Mechanisms and dynamics of social order in agent societies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199812677
eISBN:
9780199369553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812677.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter—which still grapples with the third question posed at the beginning of the book; i.e., how to characterize agents that are able to recognize, adopt, and comply with norms—presents and ... More


The role of probabilistic enhancement in phonologization

James Kirby

in Origins of Sound Change: Approaches to Phonologization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199573745
eISBN:
9780191745249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573745.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter argues for the role of probabilistic enhancement in phonologization through computational simulation of an ongoing sound change in Seoul Korean. Two challenges faced by a phonologization ... More


The Role of Norm Internalizers in Mixed Populations

Giulia Andrighetto, Daniel Villatoro, and Rosaria Conte

in Minding Norms: Mechanisms and dynamics of social order in agent societies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199812677
eISBN:
9780199369553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812677.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on three questions: what norms are, how they emerge, and how much and what type of mental complexity they need; and the chapter presents a dynamic model of norms and the ... More


Global Trends in Income Inequality: Theory Versus Reality

Venkat Venkatasubramanian

in How Much Inequality Is Fair?: Mathematical Principles of a Moral, Optimal, and Stable Capitalist Society

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180726
eISBN:
9780231543224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180726.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

We compare the predictions of our theory with empirical income data from a dozen different countries. We define a new measure of inequality, called the non-ideal inequality coefficient. We show that ... More


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