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Complex adaptive systems [electronic resource] : an introduction to computational models of social life / John H. Miller and Scott E. Page.

By: Miller, John H. (John Howard), 1959-.
Contributor(s): Page, Scott E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Princeton studies in complexity: Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2007Description: xix, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781400835522 (electronic bk.); 1400835526 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social systems -- Mathematical models | Social sciences -- Mathematical models | Sociale relaties | Computermodellen | Syst�emes sociaux -- Mod�eles math�ematiques | Sciences sociales -- Mod�eles math�ematiques | Ci�encias sociais (modelos matem�aticos) | Empirische Sozialforschung | Datenanalyse | Adaptives System | Soziales System | Computersimulation | Soziologische Theorie | Scienze sociali -- modelli matematici | Modelli matematici -- applicazioni | Sozialverhalten -- Simulation | Soziales System -- Simulation | Sociale relaties | Computermodellen | Ci�encias sociais (modelos matem�aticos) | Modelli matematici - applicazioni | Scienze sociali - modelli matematici | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- MethodologyGenre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung.Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 300.1/513 Other classification: 70.03 | CV 7000 | MR 2200 | SOZ 220f | ST 340 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. INTRODUCTION. Introduction -- Complexity in social worlds -- pt. 2. PRELIMINARIES. Modeling -- On emergence -- pt. 3. COMPUTATIONAL MODELING. Computation as theory -- Why agent-based objects? -- pt. 4. MODELS OF COMPLEX ADAPTIVE SOCIAL SYSTEMS. A basic framework -- Complex adaptive social systems in one dimension -- Social dynamics -- Evolving automata -- Some fundamentals of organizational decision making -- pt. 5. CONCLUSIONS. Social science in between -- Epilogue -- Appendixes. A. An open agenda for complex adaptive social systems -- B. Practices for computational modeling.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-260) and index.

pt. 1. INTRODUCTION. Introduction -- Complexity in social worlds -- pt. 2. PRELIMINARIES. Modeling -- On emergence -- pt. 3. COMPUTATIONAL MODELING. Computation as theory -- Why agent-based objects? -- pt. 4. MODELS OF COMPLEX ADAPTIVE SOCIAL SYSTEMS. A basic framework -- Complex adaptive social systems in one dimension -- Social dynamics -- Evolving automata -- Some fundamentals of organizational decision making -- pt. 5. CONCLUSIONS. Social science in between -- Epilogue -- Appendixes. A. An open agenda for complex adaptive social systems -- B. Practices for computational modeling.

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