Computer Modelling Soc Process

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Overview

This book introduces and the new computer-based research methods for studying and modeling complex social phenomena. It is the first coherent collection that surveys the impact that computer-based methods have had on the social and behavioural sciences and illustrates the potential for future research. The methods are presented in an accessible manner and do not assume any background in computer science.

The authors introduce each chapter and explain how computers can help to study social processes and each method is described in relation to a substantive issue to show how it can contribute to our understanding of complex problems. The themes covered include computer simulation, neural and social networks and the visualizat

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761954248
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/1/1998
  • Series: New Technologies for Social Research Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Computer Modeling and the Analysis of Complex Human Behavior: Retrospect and Prospect - Wim B G Liebrand
PART ONE: COMPUTER MODELLING AND SIMULATIONS
Multilevel Process Modeling in the Social Sciences - Klaus G Troitzsch
Mathematical Analysis and Computer Simulation
Modeling Social Dynamics by Cellular Automata - Rainer Hegselmann
On the Understanding of the Self-organization of Cognitive Systems - Pieter H de Vries
A Strategy for Computer Simulation and Empirical Research
PART TWO: COMPUTER MODELING AND NEURAL NETWORKS
Classification and Prediction by Neural Networks and their Social Implications - Dieter Gernert
Computational Social Psychology - Andrzej Nowak, Robin R Vallacher and Eugene Burnstein
A Neural Network Approach to Interpersonal Dynamics
Representation of a Structural Equation Model as a Neural Network - Herman J Ad[gr]er and Inge Bramsen
PART THREE: COMPUTER MODELING AND DATA ANALYSIS
Designing Bootstrap Tests Using the Assumed Information - Yiu-Fai Yung, Wai Chan and Peter M Bentler
Applications to Cross-Classifications
Integrated Analysis of Psychological and Behavioural Data - Reint H Geuze, Rob J van Ouwerkerk and L J M Mulder
A Picture is Worth... - Alden S Klovdahl
Interacting Visually with Complex Network Data

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