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Complex adaptive systems : an introduction to computational models of social life

Author: John H Miller; Scott E Page
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2007.
Series: Princeton studies in complexity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides the first clear, comprehensive, and accessible account of complex adaptive social systems, by two of the field's leading authorities. Such systems--whether political parties, stock markets, or ant colonies--present some of the most intriguing theoretical and practical challenges confronting the social sciences. Engagingly written, and balancing technical detail with intuitive explanations,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, John H. (John Howard), 1959-
Complex adaptive systems.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)607579825
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John H Miller; Scott E Page
ISBN: 0691127026 9780691127026 0691130965 9780691130965
OCLC Number: 122412139
Description: xix, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Complexity in social worlds --
Preliminaries. Modeling --
On emergence --
Computational Modeling. Computation as theory --
Why agent-based objects? --
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 --
Conclusions. Social science in between --
Epilogue --
Appendices: An open agenda for complex adaptive social systems ; Practices for computational modeling.
Series Title: Princeton studies in complexity.
Responsibility: John H. Miller and Scott E. Page.
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Systems such as political parties, stock markets, or ant colonies present some of the most intriguing challenges confronting the social sciences. This book provides an account of such social systems,  Read more...

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