Computational Social Science: Discovery and Prediction by R. Michael Alvarez

By R. Michael Alvarez

Quantitative learn in social technological know-how learn is altering speedily. Researchers have colossal and intricate arrays of information with which to paintings: we've outstanding instruments to sift throughout the info and realize styles in that facts; there at the moment are many subtle types that we will use to make experience of these styles; and we've super robust computational structures that aid us accomplish those initiatives speedy. This booklet specializes in a few of the amazing paintings being performed in computational social technological know-how - in academia, govt, and the non-public area - whereas highlighting present tendencies, demanding situations, and new instructions. hence, Computational Social technology showcases the cutting edge methodological instruments being built and utilized by way of prime researchers during this new box. The booklet exhibits how teachers and the non-public region are utilizing a lot of those instruments to unravel difficulties in social technology and public policy.

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