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Manifesto of computational social science

Conte, R, Bonelli, G, Gilbert, N, Cioffi-Revilla, C, Deffuant, G, Kertesz, J, Loreto, V, Moat, S, Nadal, J-P, Sanchez, A , Nowak, A, Flache, A, San Miguel, M and Helbing, D (2012) Manifesto of computational social science European Physical Journal: Special Topics, 214 (1). pp. 325-346.

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The increasing integration of technology into our lives has created unprecedented volumes of data on society's everyday behaviour. Such data opens up exciting new opportunities to work towards a quantitative understanding of our complex social systems, within the realms of a new discipline known as Computational Social Science. Against a background of financial crises, riots and international epidemics, the urgent need for a greater comprehension of the complexity of our interconnected global society and an ability to apply such insights in policy decisions is clear. This manifesto outlines the objectives of this new scientific direction, considering the challenges involved in it, and the extensive impact on science, technology and society that the success of this endeavour is likely to bring about. © The Author(s) 2012.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology
Authors :
Conte, R
Bonelli, G
Gilbert, N
Cioffi-Revilla, C
Deffuant, G
Kertesz, J
Loreto, V
Moat, S
Nadal, J-P
Sanchez, A
Nowak, A
Flache, A
San Miguel, M
Helbing, D
Date : December 2012
DOI : 10.1140/epjst/e2012-01697-8
Related URLs :
Additional Information : © The Author(s)2012. This article is published with open access at
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 06 Jun 2014 09:29
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 14:58

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