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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: 9780387776712
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 3/12/2008
  • Edition description: 2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Rational Choice Theory: A Forum for Exchange of Ideas between the Hard and Social Sciences in Predictive Behavioral Modeling Sun-Ki Chai Chai, Sun-Ki 1

2 The SOMA Terror Organization Portal (STOP): social network and analytic tools for the real-time analysis of terror groups Amy Sliva Sliva, Amy V. S. Subrahmanian Subrahmanian, V. S. Vanina Martinez Martinez, Vanina Gerardo I. Simari Simari, Gerardo I. 9

3 The Sociology of Alien Rule Michael Hechter Hechter, Michael 19

4 The DoD Encounters the Blogosphere Rebecca Goolsby Goolsby, Rebecca 25

5 Integrating Multi-Agent Technology with Cognitive Modeling to Develop an Insurgency Information Framework (IIF) LeeRoy Bronner Bronner, LeeRoy Akeila Richards Richards, Akeila 26

6 Stochastic Opponent Modeling Agents: A Case Study with Hezbollah Aaron Mannes Mannes, Aaron Mary Michael Michael, Mary Amy Pate Pate, Amy Amy Sliva Sliva, Amy V. S. Subrahmanian Subrahmanian, V. S. Jonathan Wilkenfeld Wilkenfeld, Jonathan 37

7 An approach to modeling group behaviors and beliefs in conflict situations Norman Geddes Geddes, Norman Michele Atkinson Atkinson, Michele 46

8 Computational Models of Multi-national Organizations Alexander Levis Levis, Alexander Smriti K. Kansal Kansal, Smriti K. A. Erkin Olmez Olmez, A. Erkin Ashraf M. AbuSharekh AbuSharekh, Ashraf M. 57

9 Clustering of Trajectory Data obtained from Soccer Game Records - A First Step to Behavioral Modeling Shoji Hirano Hirano, Shoji Shusaku Tsumoto Tsumoto, Shusaku 69

10 Mobile Phone Data for Inferring Social Network Structure Nathan Eagle Eagle, Nathan Alex (Sandy) Pentland Pentland, Alex (Sandy) David Lazer Lazer, David 79

11 Human Behavioral Modeling Using Fuzzyand Dempster-Shafer Theory Ronald Yager Yager, Ronald 89

12 Online Behavioral Analysis and Modeling Methodology (OBAMM) David Robinson Robinson, David Vincent Berk Berk, Vincent George Cybenko Cybenko, George 100

13 Mining for Social Processes in Intelligence Data Streams Robert Savell Savell, Robert George Cybenko Cybenko, George 110

14 An Ant Colony Optimization Approach to Expert Identification in Social Networks Muhammad Ahmad Ahmad, Muhammad Jaideep Srivastava Srivastava, Jaideep 120

15 Attribution-based Anomaly Detection: Trustworthiness in an Online Community Shuyuan Mary Ho Ho, Shuyuan Mary 129

16 Particle Swarm Social Model for Group Social Learning in Adaptive Environment Xiaohui Cui Cui, Xiaohui Laura Pullum Pullum, Laura Jim Treadwell Treadwell, Jim Robert Patton Patton, Robert Thomas Potok Potok, Thomas 141

17 Social Network Analysis: Tasks and Tools Steven Loscalzo Loscalzo, Steven Lei Yu Lei, Yu 151

18 Behavioral Entropy of a Cellular Phone User Santi Phithakkitnukoon Phithakkitnukoon, Santi Ram Dantu Dantu, Ram Husain Husna Husna, Husain 160

19 Community Detection in a Large Real-World Social Network Karsten Steinhaeuser Steinhaeuser, Karsten Nitesh Chawla Chawla, Nitesh 168

20 Where are the slum? New approaches to urban regeneration Beniamino Murgante Murgante, Beniamino Giuseppe Las Casas Las Casas, Giuseppe Maria Danese Danese, Maria 176

21 A Composable Discrete-Time Cellular Automaton Formalism Gary Mayer Mayer, Gary Hessam Sarjoughian Sarjoughian, Hessam 187

22 Designing Group Annotations and Process Visualizations for Role-Based Collaboration Gregorio Convertino Convertino, Gregorio Anna Wu Wu, Anna Craig H. Ganoe Ganoe, Craig H. Luke (Xiaolong) Zhang Zhang, Luke (Xiaolong) John M. Carroll Carroll, John M. 197

23 Modeling Malaysian Public Opinion by Mining the Malaysian Blogosphere Brian Ulicny Ulicny, Brian 207

24 Reading Between the Lines: Human-centered Classification of Communication Patterns and Intentions Daniela Stokar von Neuforn von Neuforn, Daniela Stokar Katrin Franke Franke, Katrin 218

25 Metagame Strategies of Nation-States, with Application to Cross-Strait Relations Alex Chavez Chavez, Alex Jun Zhang Jun, Zhang 229

26 Automating Frame Analysis Antonio Sanfilippo Sanfilippo, Antonio Lyndsey Franklin Franklin, Lyndsey Stephen Tratz Tratz, Stephen Gary Danielson Danielson, Gary Nicholas Mileson Mileson, Nicholas Roderick Riensche Riensche, Roderick Liam McGrath McGrath, Liam 239

27 Using Topic Analysis to Compute Identity Group Attributes Lashon Booker Booker, Lashon Gary Strong Strong, Gary 249

Biographies 259

Author Index 261

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