Special issue: Representing social science in national-security-related modeling and simulation

@article{Davis2017SpecialIR,
  title={Special issue: Representing social science in national-security-related modeling and simulation},
  author={Paul K. Davis and Angela O’mahony},
  journal={The Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology},
  year={2017},
  volume={14},
  pages={3 - 5}
}
For some years, US defense officials have admonished the modeling and simulation (M&S) community to go beyond modeling military ‘‘kinetics’’ to address complex challenges with labels such as stabilization, irregular warfare, counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, hybrid warfare, and the many shades of deterrence. Modeling such challenges must draw on the social and behavioral sciences, which are famously ‘‘harder’’ than the hard sciences (a point famously made by the late Nobel Laureate Herbert… CONTINUE READING

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