By Martin Neumann (auth.), Keiki Takadama, Claudio Cioffi-Revilla, Guillaume Deffuant (eds.)
Agent-based modeling and social simulation have emerged as an interdisciplinary sector of social technological know-how that comes with computational economics, organizational technology, social dynamics, and intricate platforms. This region contributes to enriching our realizing of the elemental techniques of social phenomena brought on by advanced interactions between brokers. Bringing jointly diversified techniques to social simulation and study agendas, this publication provides a special selection of contributions from the second one global Congress on Social Simulation, held in 2008 at George Mason college in Washington DC, united states. This e-book specifically comprises articles on norms, diffusion, social networks, economic system, markets and companies, computational modeling, and programming environments, supplying new hypotheses and theories, new simulation experiments in comparison with a number of facts units, and new tools for version layout and improvement. those works emerged from an international and interdisciplinary medical neighborhood of the 3 nearby clinical institutions for social simulation: the North American organization for Computational Social and Organizational technology (NAACSOS; now the Computational Social technological know-how Society, CSSS), the eu Social Simulation organization (ESSA), and the Pacific Asian organization for Agent-bBased strategy in Social structures Sciences (PAAA).