eBook Social Simulation: Technologies, Advances and New Discoveries, 1st Edition

  • Bruce Edmonds
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  • ISBN-10: 1599045249
  • ISBN-13: 9781599045245
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 378 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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The simulation of social behavior in a variety of domains is an increasingly important technological tool.

A reference survey of social simulation work, Social Simulation: Technologies, Advances and New Discoveries comprehensively collects the most exciting developments in the field. Drawing research contributions from a vibrant community of experts on social simulation, this reference source provides a set of unique and innovative approaches, ranging from agent-based modeling to empirically based simulations, as well as applications in business, governmental, scientific, and other contexts. This book will be a significant reference tool for researchers, educators, and practitioners in such fields as sociology, geography, economics, environmental science, AI, machine learning, computer engineering, and networks, and a valuable, interdisciplinary addition to academic libraries.