The Micro-Macro Link in DAI and Sociology

  title={The Micro-Macro Link in DAI and Sociology},
  author={Michael Schillo and Klaus Fischer and Christof T. Klein},
No matter if a population is human or artificial, we can surely identify phenomena that can be described as micro or macro phenomena. In this paper, we discuss micro and macro aspects of a population from a DAI and a sociological point of view. We analyse similarities and differences in these viewpoints, and identify misperceptions in the DAI community about the micro-macro terminology. We explain these misperceptions and argue for the transfer of sociologically founded concepts to agent-based… CONTINUE READING
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