Introduction to Computational Social Science PDF ePub eBook

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Introduction to Computational Social Science free pdf This reader-friendly textbook is the first work of its kind to provide a unified Introduction to Computational Social Science (CSS). Four distinct methodological approaches are examined in detail, namely automated social information extraction, social network analysis, social complexity theory and social simulation modeling. The coverage of these approaches is supported by a discussion of the historical context, as well as by a list of texts for further reading. Features: highlights the main theories of the CSS paradigm as causal explanatory frameworks that shed new light on the nature of human and social dynamics- explains how to distinguish and analyze the different levels of analysis of social complexity using computational approaches- discusses a number of methodological tools- presents the main classes of entities, objects and relations common to the computational analysis of social complexity- examines the interdisciplinary integration of knowledge in the context of social phenomena.

About Claudio Cioffi-Revilla

Dr. Claudio Cioffi-Revilla is Professor of Computational Social Science, founding and former Chair of the Department of Computational Social Science and founding and current Director of the Center for Social Complexity at George Mason University, VA, USA.

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Author : Claudio Cioffi-Revilla
Publisher : Springer London Ltd
Data Published : 01 January 2014
ISBN : 1447156609
EAN : 9781447156604
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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