Thomas C. Schelling and James M. Sakoda: The Intellectual, Technical, and Social History of a Model

  title={Thomas C. Schelling and James M. Sakoda: The Intellectual, Technical, and Social History of a Model},
  author={Rainer Hegselmann},
  journal={J. Artif. Soc. Soc. Simul.},
  • R. Hegselmann
  • Published 30 June 2017
  • Economics
  • J. Artif. Soc. Soc. Simul.
The Journal of Mathematical Sociology (JMS) started in 1971. The second issue contained its most cited article: Thomas C. Schelling, “Dynamic Models of Segregation†. In that article, Schelling presented a family of models, one of which became a canonical model. To date it is called the Schelling model—an eponym that affixes the inventor’s name to the invention, one of the highest forms of scientific recognition. In the very first issue of JMS, James Minoru Sakoda published an article… 
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