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Simulating Social Complexity

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Historical Introduction
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    Chapter 3 Types of Simulation
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    Chapter 4 Different Modelling Purposes
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    Chapter 5 Informal Approaches to Developing Simulation Models
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    Chapter 6 What Software Engineering Has to Offer to Agent-Based Social Simulation
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    Chapter 7 Checking Simulations: Detecting and Avoiding Errors and Artefacts
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    Chapter 8 The Importance of Ontological Structure: Why Validation by ‘Fit-to-Data’ Is Insufficient
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    Chapter 9 Verifying and Validating Simulations
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    Chapter 10 Understanding Simulation Results
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    Chapter 11 How Many Times Should One Run a Computational Simulation?
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    Chapter 12 Participatory Approaches
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    Chapter 13 Combining Mathematical and Simulation Approaches to Understand the Dynamics of Computer Models
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    Chapter 14 Interpreting and Understanding Simulations: The Philosophy of Social Simulation
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    Chapter 15 Documenting Social Simulation Models: The ODD Protocol as a Standard
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    Chapter 16 Utility, Games and Narratives
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    Chapter 17 Social Constraint
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    Chapter 18 Reputation for Complex Societies
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    Chapter 19 Social Networks and Spatial Distribution
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    Chapter 20 Learning
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    Chapter 21 Evolutionary Mechanisms
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    Chapter 22 Agent-Based Modelling and Simulation Applied to Environmental Management
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    Chapter 23 Distributed Computer Systems
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    Chapter 24 Simulating Complexity of Animal Social Behaviour
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    Chapter 25 Agent-Based Simulation as a Useful Tool for the Study of Markets
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    Chapter 26 Movement of People and Goods
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    Chapter 27 Modeling Power and Authority: An Emergentist View from Afghanistan
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    Chapter 28 Human Societies: Understanding Observed Social Phenomena
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    Chapter 29 Some Pitfalls to Beware When Applying Models to Issues of Policy Relevance
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    Chapter 30 Erratum to: Verifying and Validating Simulations
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Chapter title
Some Pitfalls to Beware When Applying Models to Issues of Policy Relevance
Chapter number 29
Book title
Simulating Social Complexity
Published by
Springer, Cham, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-66948-9_29
Book ISBNs
978-3-31-966947-2, 978-3-31-966948-9
Authors

Lia ní Aodha, Bruce Edmonds

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Unknown 14 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Professor 2 14%
Researcher 2 14%
Other 1 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 7%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 7%
Other 3 21%
Unknown 4 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 2 14%
Social Sciences 2 14%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 14%
Unspecified 1 7%
Arts and Humanities 1 7%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 6 43%