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Introduction: The SOCIONICAL FP7 Project and an Outline of the Volume

  • Eve Mitleton-Kelly
  • Paul Lukowicz
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Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)

Abstract

SOCIONICAL is a socio-technical FP7 research project funded by the European Union with 14 Partners in ten different countries (www.socionical.eu); this volume captures some of the work that was done by the Consortium of Partners over the 4 year period, February 2009 to January 2013.

Keywords

Disaster Risk Ambient Intelligence Adaptive Cruise Control Advanced Driver Assistance System Crowd Behaviour 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Acknowledgements

The SOCIONICAL project and this volume were made possible by funding from the European Commission’s Future Emerging Technologies Unit, under Framework 7. The award was for 4 years between February 2009 and January 2013. We would like to thank the Commission, our Reviewers and our Project Officer, for their continuing support.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The London School of Economics and Political ScienceComplexity Research GroupLondonUK
  2. 2.Embedded Intelligence, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)KaiserslauternGermany

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