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Construct validity of agent-based simulation of normative behaviour

Xenitidou, M and Elsenbroich, C (2011) Construct validity of agent-based simulation of normative behaviour The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 5 (4). 67 - 80. ISSN 1833-1882

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Abstract

In this paper we assess the construct validity and theoretical emdeddedness of agent-based models of normative behaviour drawing on experimental social psychology. We contend that social psychology and agent-based modelling share the focus of ‘observing’ the processes and outcomes of the interaction of individual agents. The paper focuses on two from a taxonomy of agent-based models of normative behaviour. This enables the identification of the assumptions the models are built on and in turn, reflection on the assumptions themselves from a socio-psychological perspective.

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Additional Information: NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 5 (4), 2011.. © Common Ground Publishing
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences > Sociology > Centre for Research in Social Simulation (CRESS)
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2011 18:23
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:50
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/7701

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