Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 4250 - [Artificial Societies]

Spring. 4 credits.

Next offered 2014-2015. Co-meets with SOC 5270 .

M. Macy.

This seminar is an introduction to computer simulation.  The course surveys the history of social simulation and introduces students to complexity theory, game theory, and evolutionary models of social change.  The remainder of the course (nine weeks) teaches students to program in Delphi and give them simulation programs to modify as a class project.  

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