Agent-based modeling in the social and behavioral sciences.

  title={Agent-based modeling in the social and behavioral sciences.},
  author={Euel W. Elliott and L. Douglas Kiel},
  journal={Nonlinear dynamics, psychology, and life sciences},
  volume={8 2},
Scholars in recent years applying the sciences of complexity to social and behavioral phenomena have suffered from two distinct problems. One group of studies focused on the production of revealing metaphors at the cost of analytical rigor. Another set of studies developed mathematical models and techniques that remained remote to even sophisticated students of the sciences of complexity. During the 1990s, however, a growing number of social scientists interested in complex phenomena, and… CONTINUE READING

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