Social Computing and Behavioral Modeling / Edition 1

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Social computing concerns the study of social behavior and context based on computational systems. Behavioral modeling reproduces the social behavior, and allows for experimenting, scenario planning, and deep understanding of behavior, patterns, and potential outcomes. The pervasive use of computer and Internet technologies creates an unprecedented environment where people can share opinions and experiences, exchange ideas, offer suggestions and advice, debate and even conduct experiments. Social computing facilitates behavioral modeling in model building, analysis, pattern mining, anticipation, and prediction.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441900555
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/23/2009
  • Edition description: 2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

Acknowledgments vii

List of Contributors xiii

1 Reality Mining of Mobile Communications: Toward A New Deal On Data Alex (Sandy) Pentland 1

2 Lifting Elephants: Twitter and Blogging in Global Perspective Rebecca Goolsby 2

3 Rule Evaluation Model as Behavioral Modeling of Domain Experts Hidenao Abe Shusaku Tsumoto 8

4 Trust and Privacy in Distributed Work Groups Denise Anthony Tristan Henderson James Kitts 16

5 Cultural Consensus Theory: Aggregating Expert Judgments about Ties in a Social Network William H. Batchelder 24

6 Dynamic Networks: Rapid Assessment of Changing Scenarios Nadya Belov Michael K. Martin Jeff Patti Jeff Reminga Angela Pawlowski Kathleen M. Carley 33

7 Modeling Populations of Interest in Order to Simulate Cultural Response to Influence Activities Michael L. Bernard George Backus Matthew Glickman Charles Gieseler Russel Waymire 42

8 The Use of Agent-based Modeling in Projecting Risk Factors into the Future Georgiy V. Bobashev Robert J. Morris William A. Zule Andrei V. Borshchev Lee Hoffer 50

9 Development of an Integrated Sociological Modeling Framework (ISMF) to Model Social Systems LeeRoy Bronner Babatunde Olubando 56

10 The Coherence Model of Preference and Belief Formation Sun-Ki Chai 67

11 Cognitive Modeling of Household Economic Behaviors during Extreme Events Mark A. Ehlen Michael L. Bernard Andrew J. Scholand 76

12 Collaborating with Multiple Distributed Perspectives and Memories Anthony J. Ford Alice M. Mulvehill 85

13 When is social computation better than the sum of its parts? Vadas Gintautas Aric Hagberg Luis M. A. Bettencourt 93

14 The Dilemma of Social Order in Iraq Michael Hechter Nika Kabiri102

15 A Socio-Technical Approach to Understanding Perceptions of Trustworthiness in Virtual Organizations Shuyuan Mary Ho 113

16 Prior-free cost sharing design: group strategyproofness and the worst absolute loss Ruben Juarez 123

17 Monitoring Web Resources Discovery by Reusing Classification Knowledge Byeong Ho Kang Yang Sok Kim 130

18 Finding Influential Nodes in a Social Network from Information Diffusion Data Masahiro Kimura Kazumi Saito Ryohei Nakano Hiroshi Motoda 138

19 Meta-modeling the Cultural Behavior Using Timed Influence Nets Faisal Mansoor Abbas K. Zaidi Lee Wagenhals Alexander H. Levis 146

20 A Validation Process for Predicting Stratagemical Behavior Patterns of Powerful Leaders in Conflict Colleen L. Phillips Stacey K. Sokoloff John R. Crosscope Norman D. Geddes 155

21 Control of Opinions in an Ideologically Homogeneous Population Bruce Rogers David Murillo 163

22 Estimating Cyclic and Geospatial Effects of Alcohol Usage in a Social Network Directed Graph Model Yasmin H. Said Edward J. Wegman 172

23 HBML: A Language for Quantitative Behavioral Modeling in the Human Terrain Nils F Sandell Robert Savell David Twardowski George Cybenko 180

24 VIM: A Platform for Violent Intent Modeling Antonio Sanfilippo Jack Schryver Paul Whitney Elsa Augustenborg Gary Danielson Sandy Thompson 190

25 Punishment, Rational Expectations, and Relative Payoffs in a Networked Prisoners Dilemma Shade T. Shutters 201

26 A Network-Based Approach to Understanding and Predicting Diseases Karsten Steinhaeuser Nitesh V. Chawla 209

27 Status and Ethnicity in Vietnam: Evidence from Experimental Games Tomomi Tanaka Colin F. Camerer 217

28 Behavior Grouping based on Trajectory Mining Shusaku Tsumoto Shoji Hirano 219

29 Learning to Recommend Tags for On-line Photos Zheshen Wang Baoxin Li 227

30 A Social Network Model of Alcohol Behaviors Edward J. Wegman Yasmin H. Said 236

31 Using Participatory Learning to Model Human Behavior Ronald R. Yager 244

Biographies 255

Author Index 257

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