Intelligent Systems Reference Library

Theories and Simulations of Complex Social Systems

Editors: Dabbaghian, Vahid, Mago, Vijay Kumar (Eds.)

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  • Latest research in Modelling and Simulation of Complex Social Systems
  • Presents the modelling of the complex dynamics that drive the linked epidemiologies of crime, disease, homelessness and other social ills in urban neighborhoods
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Research into social systems is challenging due to their complex nature. Traditional methods of analysis are often difficult to apply effectively as theories evolve over time. This can be due to a lack of appropriate data, or too much uncertainty. It can also be the result of problems which are not yet understood well enough in the general sense so that they can be classified, and an appropriate solution quickly identified. Simulation is one tool that deals well with these challenges, fits in well with the deductive process, and is useful for testing theory. This field is still relatively new, and much of the work is necessarily innovative, although it builds upon a rich and varied foundation. There are a number of existing modelling paradigms being applied to complex social systems research. Additionally, new methods and measures are being devised through the process of conducting research.

We expect that readers will enjoy the collection of high quality research works from new and accomplished researchers.

 

 

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Theories and Simulations of Complex Social Systems
Editors
  • Vahid Dabbaghian
  • Vijay Kumar Mago
Series Title
Intelligent Systems Reference Library
Series Volume
52
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-39149-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-39149-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-39148-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-52174-8
Series ISSN
1868-4394
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 204
Number of Illustrations
72 b/w illustrations
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