Logo

Mathematical Models of Social Systems

Mathematical Models of Social Systems
by

Publisher: University of Wisconsin

Description:
Contents: Linear models; Markov Chains; Social Mobility; Differential Reproduction; Absorbing Chains; Evolution of Social Conventions; Strategic Network Formation; Communication Classes; Influence Networks; Demography; Population Momentum; Nonlinear models; One-Dimensional Models; Threshold Models; Neighborhood Effects; The Dynamics of Balance Theory; Differential Reproduction with Two Sexes; Two-Dimensional Models; Residential Segregation; Predator-Prey Models; The Population Dynamics of Racial Composition; Evolutionary Game Theory; Cultural Evolution.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple PDF files)

Similar books

Book cover: Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and PracticePreventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice
by - National Academies Press
Recognizing that bullying behavior is a major public health problem, this report evaluates the state of the science on consequences of peer victimization and factors that either increase or decrease peer victimization behavior and consequences.
(4967 views)
Book cover: Networks, Crowds, and MarketsNetworks, Crowds, and Markets
by - Cambridge University Press
Combines different scientific perspectives in its approach to understanding networks and behavior. Drawing on ideas from economics, sociology, computing and information science, and applied mathematics, it describes an emerging field of study.
(11791 views)
Book cover: Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic WorldOut of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World
by - Basic Books
This book is an accessible explanation of why the coming years will probably be the Age of Biology, and what this will mean to most every aspect of our society. Kelly is a guide who explains the implications of this rapidly evolving revolution.
(14732 views)
Book cover: A Primer on Social ProblemsA Primer on Social Problems
by - lardbucket.org
This book offers a sociological understanding of today's social problems and of possible solutions to these problems. Readers of this book will find many examples of how social problems have been improved and of strategies that hold great potential.
(9640 views)