2010

Quantitative Sociodynamics

Stochastic Methods and Models of Social Interaction Processes

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ISBN: 978-3-642-11545-5 (Print) 978-3-642-11546-2 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxix

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-48

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      Pages 1-15

      Introduction and Summary

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 17-45

      Dynamic Decision Behavior

  2. Stochastic Methods and Non-linear Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-48

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      Pages 49-81

      Master Equation in State Space

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      Pages 83-98

      Boltzmann-Like Equations

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      Pages 99-113

      Master Equation in Configuration Space

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      Pages 115-133

      The Fokker-Planck Equation

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      Pages 135-149

      Langevin Equations and Non-linear Dynamics

  3. Quantitative Models of Social Processes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-152

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      Pages 153-165

      Problems and Terminology

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      Pages 167-186

      Decision Theoretical Specification of the Transition Rates

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      Pages 187-223

      Opinion Formation Models

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      Pages 225-245

      Social Fields and Social Forces

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      Pages 247-274

      Evolutionary Game Theory

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      Pages 275-309

      Determination of the Model Parameters from Empirical Data

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 311-333