Social complexity

Known as: Complexity theory for the social sciences, Sociology and complexity, Sociology and complexity science 
In sociology, social complexity is a conceptual framework used in the analysis of society. Contemporary definitions of complexity in the sciences are… (More)
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2016
2016
Predation risk is a major ecological factor selecting for group living. It is largely ignored, however, as an evolutionary driver… (More)
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2013
2013
ion can be defined as “ignoring or hiding details to capture some kind of commonality between different instances” (Free On-line… (More)
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2012
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2012
The increasing integration of technology into our lives has created unprecedented volumes of data on society’s everyday behaviour… (More)
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2009
2009
This article summarises experimental results that bring together two views in contemporary science: Bayesian analysis and link… (More)
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2007
2007
As the "software crisis" persists, we must rethink our strategy for handling complexity. A decade ago, complexity was… (More)
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2006
2006
Social complexity and sustainability emerge from successful problem solving, rather than directly from environmental conditions… (More)
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2005
2005
We examined life-history consequences of increased social complexity in ground-dwelling schnid rodents. We derived a continuous… (More)
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2003
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2003
The social complexity hypothesis asserts that animals living in large social groups should display enhanced cognitive abilities… (More)
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2001
2001
In this paper, a symbolic version of the Simmel effect has been explored via computer simulation. By Simmel effect, we mean the… (More)
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1997
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1997
This paper presents a framework for analysing the social structure of populations in which interactions between some identified… (More)
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