June 17, 2018 - June 30, 2018 | University of Chicago

Key Modeling Literature

Epstein, J. M. (1999). Agent-based computational models and generative social science. Complexity, 4(5), 41-60.

Macy, M. W., & Willer, R. (2002). From factors to factors: computational sociology and agent-based modeling. Annual review of sociology, 28(1), 143-166.

Centola, D. M., Macy, M. W., & Whelan, S. (2005). Social life in Silico: The science of artificial societies. The handbook of group research and practice, 273-281.

Sample NetLogo Models

Name Game

Schelling Segregation Model

Diffusion in Small Worlds

Complex Contagions

Emperor’s Dilemma

Complex Problem Solving in networks [must be downloaded to run]

Sample R Models

DeGroot Model of Belief Formation

Best Response Name Game

Complex Contagions

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