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Computational Social Science: Exciting Progress and Future Challenges
Computational Social Science: Exciting Progress and Future Challenges
Published: 2016/09/05
Channel: KDD2016 video
WHAT IS COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE?
WHAT IS COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE?
Published: 2017/04/05
Channel: Kellogg School of Management
An Interview with R. Michael Alvarez, Author of Computational Social Science
An Interview with R. Michael Alvarez, Author of Computational Social Science
Published: 2016/03/22
Channel: Cambridge Academic Books
Keynote: Machine Learning for Social Science | SciPy 2016 | Hanna Wallach
Keynote: Machine Learning for Social Science | SciPy 2016 | Hanna Wallach
Published: 2016/07/15
Channel: Enthought
Computational Social Science: Progress & Future Challenges by Duncan Watts | DataEngConf NY
Computational Social Science: Progress & Future Challenges by Duncan Watts | DataEngConf NY '16
Published: 2016/12/09
Channel: Hakka Labs
Computational Social Science Panel
Computational Social Science Panel
Published: 2015/06/09
Channel: iccss2015
Duncan Watts - Computational Social Science: Exciting Progress and Future Challenges
Duncan Watts - Computational Social Science: Exciting Progress and Future Challenges
Published: 2017/03/28
Channel: Columbia University Arts & Sciences
Nicholas Christakis: The hidden influence of social networks
Nicholas Christakis: The hidden influence of social networks
Published: 2010/05/10
Channel: TED
Computational Social Science by Duncan Watts
Computational Social Science by Duncan Watts
Published: 2013/11/25
Channel: National Academy of Engineering
Duncan Watts: Computational Social Science: Exciting Progress and Future Challenges (CS + X Series)
Duncan Watts: Computational Social Science: Exciting Progress and Future Challenges (CS + X Series)
Published: 2016/12/02
Channel: Northwestern Engineering
At the Crossroads: Lessons and Challenges in Computational Social Science
At the Crossroads: Lessons and Challenges in Computational Social Science
Published: 2017/05/02
Channel: Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Should Social Science Be Problem Oriented?
Should Social Science Be Problem Oriented?
Published: 2016/04/29
Channel: Simons Institute
Computational Social Science and Social Computer Science
Computational Social Science and Social Computer Science
Published: 2015/07/24
Channel: Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Surrey
Computational Social Science Initiative: A Simple Generative Model of Collective Online Behavior
Computational Social Science Initiative: A Simple Generative Model of Collective Online Behavior
Published: 2016/06/06
Channel: Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Computational Social Science Initiative London: Large-Scale Human Behavior Mining Using Smart-Phones
Computational Social Science Initiative London: Large-Scale Human Behavior Mining Using Smart-Phones
Published: 2016/06/06
Channel: Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Computational Legal Science
Computational Legal Science
Published: 2014/01/22
Channel: Social Physics
Computational social science Top # 5 Facts
Computational social science Top # 5 Facts
Published: 2015/10/29
Channel: Maulik Naman
Computational social science
Computational social science
Published: 2016/01/22
Channel: WikiAudio
Computational Social Science and the Rise of Social Science Data Complexity I
Computational Social Science and the Rise of Social Science Data Complexity I
Published: 2010/02/02
Channel: NicholasChristakis
My vision of the future of Computational Social Science
My vision of the future of Computational Social Science
Published: 2015/08/06
Channel: FuturICT
Computational Social Science
Computational Social Science
Published: 2014/11/11
Channel: Martin Hilbert
DT&SC 7-2: Computational Social Science
DT&SC 7-2: Computational Social Science
Published: 2015/08/07
Channel: Martin Hilbert
Where is social science hitting its limits on big problems?
Where is social science hitting its limits on big problems?
Published: 2014/05/28
Channel: John Holmes
Session 4. Dirk Helbing: From computational social science to global systems science
Session 4. Dirk Helbing: From computational social science to global systems science
Published: 2015/11/17
Channel: IIASA
Computational Social Science Program at George Mason University Live Stream
Computational Social Science Program at George Mason University Live Stream
Published: 2016/10/28
Channel: Computational Social Science Program at George Mason University
How Will Big Data Affect Evolution of Social Science?
How Will Big Data Affect Evolution of Social Science?
Published: 2016/11/21
Channel: SAGE
Lower Bound Issues in Computational Social Choice
Lower Bound Issues in Computational Social Choice
Published: 2015/11/10
Channel: Simons Institute
Three Ways Industry Can Help Advance the Emerging Field of Computational Social Science
Three Ways Industry Can Help Advance the Emerging Field of Computational Social Science
Published: 2017/05/31
Channel: Kellogg School of Management
Computational Social Science and the Rise of Social Science Data Complexity II
Computational Social Science and the Rise of Social Science Data Complexity II
Published: 2010/02/02
Channel: NicholasChristakis
Infrastructure for Supporting Computational Social Science - Derek Hansen
Infrastructure for Supporting Computational Social Science - Derek Hansen
Published: 2013/07/05
Channel: Ubimark LLC
Frontiers of Complexity Science and Social Science
Frontiers of Complexity Science and Social Science
Published: 2013/06/26
Channel: International Social Science Council
Computational Social Science in Medicine
Computational Social Science in Medicine
Published: 2016/08/17
Channel: Microsoft Research
R. Michael Alvarez introduces the Quantitative and Computational Methods for Social Science series
R. Michael Alvarez introduces the Quantitative and Computational Methods for Social Science series
Published: 2016/04/21
Channel: Cambridge Academic Books
Computational Social Science and the Rise of Social Science Data Complexity IV
Computational Social Science and the Rise of Social Science Data Complexity IV
Published: 2010/02/02
Channel: NicholasChristakis
Megacities through the Lens of Computational Social Science
Megacities through the Lens of Computational Social Science
Published: 2017/04/07
Channel: Andrew Crooks
Sharad Goel - The New Social Science
Sharad Goel - The New Social Science
Published: 2016/03/10
Channel: Worldview Stanford
Computational Social Science and the Rise of Social Science Data Complexity III
Computational Social Science and the Rise of Social Science Data Complexity III
Published: 2010/02/02
Channel: NicholasChristakis
Segal Seminar Series: John Gero on Studying Design Using Computational Social Science
Segal Seminar Series: John Gero on Studying Design Using Computational Social Science
Published: 2013/03/04
Channel: Northwestern Engineering
Social Phenomena From Data Analysis to Models Computational Social Sciences
Social Phenomena From Data Analysis to Models Computational Social Sciences
Published: 2016/09/24
Channel: Kinnaman
Computational Social Science Initiative London: The Network Picture of Labor Flow
Computational Social Science Initiative London: The Network Picture of Labor Flow
Published: 2016/06/06
Channel: Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Neal Beck introduces the Quantitative and Computational Methods for Social Science series
Neal Beck introduces the Quantitative and Computational Methods for Social Science series
Published: 2016/04/21
Channel: Cambridge Academic Books
Computational Social Science Discovery and Prediction Analytical Methods for Social Research
Computational Social Science Discovery and Prediction Analytical Methods for Social Research
Published: 2015/12/07
Channel: M. Harrison
From Computational Social Science to Global System Science (Vienna)
From Computational Social Science to Global System Science (Vienna)
Published: 2015/11/25
Channel: Computational Social Science ETH
Computational Social Science Discovery and Prediction Analytical Methods for Social Research
Computational Social Science Discovery and Prediction Analytical Methods for Social Research
Published: 2016/04/14
Channel: M Jones
Computational Social Science Discovery and Prediction Analytical Methods for Social Research Book Do
Computational Social Science Discovery and Prediction Analytical Methods for Social Research Book Do
Published: 2016/05/21
Channel: Emily S.
Download Ethical Reasoning in Big Data An Exploratory Analysis Computational Social Sciences PDF
Download Ethical Reasoning in Big Data An Exploratory Analysis Computational Social Sciences PDF
Published: 2016/10/28
Channel: Robert K. Jr.
Download Introduction to Computational Social Science Principles and Applications Texts in Computer
Download Introduction to Computational Social Science Principles and Applications Texts in Computer
Published: 2017/03/03
Channel: Paul D
Agent based Computational Social Sciences using NetLogo Theory and applications
Agent based Computational Social Sciences using NetLogo Theory and applications
Published: 2017/01/13
Channel: Caitlin Bold
"Computational Social Choice: A Decision-theoretic Perspective" (CRCS Lunch Seminar)
"Computational Social Choice: A Decision-theoretic Perspective" (CRCS Lunch Seminar)
Published: 2013/04/10
Channel: Harvard's CRCS
Social Phenomena From Data Analysis to Models Computational Social Sciences
Social Phenomena From Data Analysis to Models Computational Social Sciences
Published: 2016/10/24
Channel: Parghel
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Computational social science refers to the academic sub-disciplines concerned with computational approaches to the social sciences. This means that computers are used to model, simulate, and analyze social phenomena. Fields include computational economics, computational sociology, cliodynamics, culturomics, and the automated analysis of contents, in social and traditional media. It focuses on investigating social and behavioral relationships and interactions through social simulation, modeling, network analysis, and media analysis.[1]

Computational social science revolutionizes both fundamental legs of the scientific method: empirical research, especially through big data, by analyzing the digital footprint left behind through social online activities; and scientific theory, especially through computer simulation model building through social simulation.[2][3] It is a multi-disciplinary and integrated approach to social survey focusing on information processing by means of advanced information technology. The computational tasks include the analysis of social networks, social geographic systems,[4] social media content and traditional media content.

Computational social science work increasingly relies on the greater availability of large databases, currently constructed and maintained by a number of interdisciplinary projects, including:

The analysis of vast quantities of historical newspaper content has been pioneered in,[10] while other studies on similar data[11] showed how periodic structures can be automatically discovered in historical newspapers. A similar analysis was performed on social media, again revealing strongly periodic structures.[12]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Computational Social Science Society of the Americas official website". 
  2. ^ DT&SC 7-1: . Introduction to e-Science: From the DT&SC online course at the University of California
  3. ^ Hilbert, M. (2015). "e-Science for Digital Development: ICT4ICT4D" (PDF). Centre for Development Informatics, SEED, University of Manchester. ISBN 978-1-905469-54-3. 
  4. ^ Cioffi-Revilla, Claudio (2010). "Computational social science". Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics. 2 (3): 259–271. doi:10.1002/wics.95. 
  5. ^ Turchin, Peter; Brennan, Rob; Currie, Thomas E.; Feeney, Kevin C.; Francois, Pieter; Hoyer, Daniel; Manning, J. G.; Marciniak, Arkadiusz; Mullins, Daniel; Palmisano, Alessio; Peregrine, Peter; Turner, Edward A. L.; Whitehouse, Harvey (2015). "Seshat: The Global History Databank". Cliodynamics. 6: 77.  https://escholarship.org/uc/item/9qx38718
  6. ^ Kirby, Kathryn R.; Gray, Russell D.; Greenhill, Simon J.; Jordan, Fiona M.; Gomes-Ng, Stephanie; Bibiko, Hans-Jörg; Blasi, Damián E.; Botero, Carlos A.; Bowern, Claire; Ember, Carol R.; Leehr, Dan; Low, Bobbi S.; McCarter, Joe; Divale, William (2016). "D-PLACE: A Global Database of Cultural, Linguistic and Environmental Diversity". PLoS ONE. 11 (7). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158391. 
  7. ^ Peter N. Peregrine, Atlas of Cultural Evolution, World Cultures 14(1), 2003
  8. ^ "eHRAF Archaeology". Human Relations Area Files. 
  9. ^ "eHRAF World Cultures". Human Relations Area Files. 
  10. ^ Lansdall-Welfare, Thomas; Sudhahar, Saatviga; Thompson, James; Lewis, Justin; Team, FindMyPast Newspaper; Cristianini, Nello (2017-01-09). "Content analysis of 150 years of British periodicals". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: 201606380. ISSN 0027-8424. PMID 28069962. doi:10.1073/pnas.1606380114. 
  11. ^ Dzogang, Fabon; Lansdall-Welfare, Thomas; Team, FindMyPast Newspaper; Cristianini, Nello (2016-11-08). "Discovering Periodic Patterns in Historical News". PLOS ONE. 11 (11): e0165736. ISSN 1932-6203. PMC 5100883Freely accessible. PMID 27824911. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0165736. 
  12. ^ Seasonal Fluctuations in Collective Mood Revealed by Wikipedia Searches and Twitter Posts F Dzogang, T Lansdall-Welfare, N Cristianini - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, Workshop on Data Mining in Human Activity Analysis

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