Advertisement

New Frontiers in the Study of Social Phenomena

Cognition, Complexity, Adaptation

  • Federico Cecconi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. New Theories

  3. New Applications

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 205-206

About this book

Introduction

This book studies social phenomena in a new way, by making judicious use of computer technology. The book addresses the entire spectrum of classic studies in social science, from experiments to the computational models, with a multidisciplinary approach. The book is suitable for those who want to get a picture of what it means to do social research today, and also to get an indication of the major open issues. The book is connected to a database of code for simulations, experimental data and allows to activate a subscription to a teaching tool using NetLogo, a programming language widely used in the social studies. The authors are researchers with first-hand experience research projects, both basic and applied. The work will be useful for those who want to understand more of the social, economic and political phenomena via computer applications.

Keywords

collaboration emergence interactionist sociology netlogo book socio-technical system study social phenomena

Editors and affiliations

  • Federico Cecconi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Cognitive Sci. & Tech.–CNRRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23938-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-23936-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-23938-5
  • Buy this book on publisher's site