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Title Dynamics in human and primate societies : agent-based modeling of social and spatial processes / editors, Timothy A. Kohler, George J. Gumerman
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 398 pages) : illustrations
Series Santa Fe Institute studies in the sciences of complexity
Proceedings volume in the Santa Fe Institute studies in the sciences of complexity.
Contents Putting social sciences together again: an introduction to the volume / Timothy A. Kohler -- Nonlinear and synthetic models for primate societies / Irenaeus J.A. te Boekhorst, Charlotte K. Hemelrijk -- The evolution of cooperation in an ecological context: an agent-based model / John W. Pepper, Barbara B. Smuts -- Evolution of inference / Brian Skyrms -- Trajectories to complexity in artificial societies: rationality, belief, and emotions / Jim E. Doran -- MAGICAL computer simulation of Mesolithic foraging / Mark Winter Lake -- Be there then: a modeling approach to settlement determinants and spatial efficiency among late ancestral Pueblo populations of the Mesa Verde region, U.S. Southwest / Timothy A. Kohler, James Kresl, Carla Van West [and others] -- Understanding Anasazi culture change through agent-based modeling / Jeffrey S. Dean, George J. Gumerman, Joshua M. Epstein [and others] -- Anti-chaos, common property, and the emergence of cooperation / J. Stephen Lansing -- The political impact of marriage in a virtual Polynesian society / Cathy A. Small -- The impact of raiding on settlement patterns in the northern Valley of Oaxaca: an approach using decision trees / Robert G. Reynolds -- The fractal house of pharaoh: ancient Egypt as a complex adaptive system, a trial formulation / Mark Lehner -- Modeling sociality: the view from Europe / Nigel Gilbert -- Agent-based modeling of small-scale societies: state of the art and future prospects / Henry T. Wright
Summary Preface. 1. Putting Social Sciences Together Again: An Introduction to the Volume, Timothy A. Kohler. 2. Nonlinear and Synthetic Models for Primate Societies, Irenaeus J.A. te Boekhorst and Charlotte K. Hemelrijk. 3. The Evolution of Cooperation in an Ecological Context: An Agent-Based Model, John W. Pepper and Barbara B. Smuts. 4. Evolution of Interference, Brian Skyrms. 5. Trajectories to Complexity in Artificial Societies: Rationality, Belief, and Emotions, Jim E. Doran. 6. MAGICAL Computer Simulation of Mesolithic Foraging, Mark Winter Lake. 7. Be There Then: A Modeling Approach to Settle
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Animal societies -- Computer simulation.
Animal societies -- Mathematical models.
Social behavior in animals -- Computer simulation.
Social behavior in animals -- Mathematical models.
Social evolution -- Computer simulation.
Social evolution -- Mathematical models.
Social history -- To 500 -- Computer simulation.
Social history -- To 500 -- Mathematical models.
Form Electronic book
Author Gumerman, George J.
Kohler, Timothy A.
LC no. 99033379
ISBN 0195351193 (electronic bk.)
9780195351194 (electronic bk.)