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Author Miller, John H. (John Howard), 1959-

Title Complex adaptive systems [electronic resource] : an introduction to computational models of social life / John H. Miller and Scott E. Page.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2007.


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Description xix, 263 p. : ill.
Series Princeton studies in complexity
Princeton studies in complexity.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-260) and index.
Contents pt. 1. INTRODUCTION. Introduction -- Complexity in social worlds -- pt. 2. PRELIMINARIES. Modeling -- On emergence -- pt. 3. COMPUTATIONAL MODELING. Computation as theory -- Why agent-based objects? -- pt. 4. MODELS OF COMPLEX ADAPTIVE SOCIAL SYSTEMS. A basic framework -- Complex adaptive social systems in one dimension -- Social dynamics -- Evolving automata -- Some fundamentals of organizational decision making -- pt. 5. CONCLUSIONS. Social science in between -- Epilogue -- Appendixes. A. An open agenda for complex adaptive social systems -- B. Practices for computational modeling.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Social systems -- Mathematical models.
Social sciences -- Mathematical models.
Sociale relaties.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Page, Scott E.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0691127026 (pbk.: acid-free paper)
9780691127026 (pbk.: acid-free paper)
0691130965 (acid-free paper)
9780691130965 (acid-free paper)

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