By Takao Terano (auth.), Shingo Takahashi, David Sallach, Juliette Rouchier (eds.)
Agent-based modeling and social simulation have emerged as either advancements of and demanding situations to the social sciences. The advancements contain agent-based computational economics and investigations of theoretical sociological strategies utilizing formal simulation strategies. one of the demanding situations are the improvement of qualitative modeling strategies, implementation of agent-based types to enquire phenomena for which traditional financial, social, and organizational versions haven't any face validity, and the applying of actual modeling recommendations to social procedures. Bringing jointly assorted techniques to social simulation and study agendas, this booklet provides a distinct number of contributions from the 1st international Congress on Social Simulation, held in 2006 in Kyoto, Japan. The paintings emerged from the collaboration of the Pacific Asian organization for Agent-Based strategy in Social structures Sciences, the North American organization for Computational Social and Organizational technological know-how, and the ecu Social Simulation Association.
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Advancing Social Simulation: The First World Congress by Takao Terano (auth.), Shingo Takahashi, David Sallach, Juliette Rouchier (eds.)