A generative stochastic graphical model for simulating social protest

@article{Subramanian2017AGS,
  title={A generative stochastic graphical model for simulating social protest},
  author={Dharmashankar Subramanian and Lucia L. Titus},
  journal={2017 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)},
  year={2017},
  pages={4396-4407}
}
Civilian protest is a complex phenomenon where large numbers of protestors participate in demonstrations. It involves multiple groups, various trigger events and social reinforcement where groups excite each other. We present a graphical generative model in which a baseline spontaneous process may undergo excitation due to external triggers, as well as… CONTINUE READING