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Geo-social visual analytics

Wei Luo, Alan M MacEachren
2014 Journal of Spatial Information Science  
(data exploration, decision-making, and predictive analysis) are used to organize discussion.  ...  Spatial analysis and social network analysis typically consider social processes in their own specific contexts, either geographical or network space.  ...  Department of Homeland Security; a grant from the Gates Foundation also provided partial support.  ... 
doi:10.5311/josis.2014.8.139 fatcat:ialbfelabzcqjjlxv7krefowru

Multiscale Governance [article]

David Pastor-Escuredo, Philip Treleaven
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Multi-scale governance integrates decision-making processes with signaling, sensing and leadership mechanisms to drive thriving societal systems with real-time sensitivity.  ...  Future societal systems will not be only multiscale in terms of the social dimension, but also in the temporality.  ...  Integrating dynamics systems, networks and multi-scale systems it is possible to design new governance frameworks.  ... 
arXiv:2104.02752v1 fatcat:u53kihkdr5detfvwwfksqlymwa

Interdependent Networks: A Data Science Perspective

M. Hadi Amini, Ahmed Imteaj, Panos M. Pardalos
2020 Patterns  
One of the emerging solutions is agent-based distributed decision making among heterogeneous agents and entities when their decisions are affected by multiple networks.  ...  To capture the ever-increasing coupling, we explain the notion of interdependent networks, i.e., multi-layered networks with shared decision-making entities, and shared sensing infrastructures with interdisciplinary  ...  Particularly, they explained the advantage of modeling for large-scale societal systems and provided a direction to use modeling for variant transition studies.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.patter.2020.100003 pmid:33205080 pmcid:PMC7660435 fatcat:ht663ubbjzhovm6ykyixpbo5vy

Introduction to the IEEE Society on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics

2021 2020 2nd International Conference on Societal Automation (SA)  
Imre Rudas, President, 2020-2021, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society for the support the Conference received from inception.  ...  A charming place highly recommended to visit. We wish to express our gratitude to Prof.  ...  IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems has a scope which includes systems engineering, issue formulation, analysis and modeling, decision making, and issue interpretation for any of  ... 
doi:10.1109/sa51175.2021.9507108 fatcat:37xhvzb77nbntissyias4svsza

Synthesis: Vulnerability, Traps, and Transformations—Long-term Perspectives from Archaeology

Michael Schoon, Christo Fabricius, John M. Anderies, Margaret Nelson
2011 Ecology and Society  
propositions reported in a 2006 special feature, and 2) reflect on four main ideas that are more specific to the archaeological cases: i) societal choices are influenced by robustness-vulnerability trade-offs  ...  In this synthesis, we hope to accomplish two things: 1) reflect on how the analysis of the new archaeological cases presented in this special feature adds to previous case studies by revisiting a set of  ...  does not make sense at the scale of a society.  ... 
doi:10.5751/es-04184-160224 fatcat:axvfagznkzbulipoxjc3idbs6i

From global change science to action with social sciences

C. P. Weaver, S. Mooney, D. Allen, N. Beller-Simms, T. Fish, A. E. Grambsch, W. Hohenstein, K. Jacobs, M. A. Kenney, M. A. Lane, L. Langner, E. Larson (+7 others)
2014 Nature Climate Change  
US efforts to integrate social and biophysical sciences to address the issue of global change exist within a wider movement to understand global change as a societal challenge and to inform policy.  ...  Insights from the social sciences can help transform global change research into action.  ...  For example, a social scientist would start with questions about human behaviour and social processes; planners and policy-makers would start with specific decisions to make and missions to accomplish;  ... 
doi:10.1038/nclimate2319 fatcat:ckfrhfjh7fd5loql2hx3h65mte

Modular Interorganizational Network Governance: A Conceptual Framework for Addressing Complex Social Problems

Srivardhini K. Jha, E. Richard Gold, Laurette Dubé
2021 Sustainability  
Together, the propositions advance a governance framework for a modular, multi-actor adaptive system suited to tackle the scale, diversity, and dynamics of complex social problems.  ...  We develop a conceptual governance framework to guide creating and managing a modular interorganizational network to address complex social problems.  ...  Thus, a modular network governance architecture enables a societal-scale solution by a unique system framework relying on flexibility and adaptability while accounting for the diverse and dynamic nature  ... 
doi:10.3390/su131810292 fatcat:nxunx4wn4fajlklk4xyherz6ru

How can landscape ecology contribute to sustainability science?

Paul Opdam, Sandra Luque, Joan Nassauer, Peter H. Verburg, Jianguo Wu
2018 Landscape Ecology  
Linking scale levels in decision making Effective landscape stewardship requires people to care for a place in a way that pays attention to local resources (Nassauer 2011) .  ...  This relationship can be taken as a basis for analytical and integrative research for understanding complex social-ecological systems (SES).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10980-018-0610-7 fatcat:o4mtafhlgzb5jfvkt2dl5whdlu

Beyond IQ: The Importance of Metacognition for the Promotion of Global Wellbeing

Lav R. Varshney, Aron K. Barbey
2021 Journal of Intelligence  
In this review, we take a systems-level perspective to assemble evidence from studies of wellbeing, of collective intelligence, and of metacognition and argue for a virtuous cycle for health promotion  ...  These skills have instead been the focus of decades of research in the psychology of human judgment and decision-making.  ...  In assessing whether functional interactions between brain regions sensitive to decision-making competence and particular intrinsic connectivity networks (ICNs) were predictive of specific facets of decision-making  ... 
doi:10.3390/jintelligence9040054 pmid:34842762 pmcid:PMC8628945 fatcat:6bqawgb2dzbtfmuaxxbcyri4wi

Co-positioning design for sustainability transitions, practice theory and transitions theories: towards dialogue and collaboration

Elif Erdoğan Öztekin, N.A. �°, dil Gaziulusoy
2020 Journal of Design Research  
We argue that there is a need for establishing dialogues and collaborations between these three approaches, linking their activities, processes, learnings and propositions in order to initiate the formation  ...  This paper examines the integration potential of three bodies of knowledge that theorise and strategise about sustainability transitions and societal change: design for sustainability transitions (DfST  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank two anonymous reviewers of this paper for their useful comments. This research was supported by Nessling Foundation (Project no: 201900132).  ... 
doi:10.1504/jdr.2020.115935 fatcat:z3ysu7o7ijamzccntfjafxtawq

Polycentric Integrated Assessment

Claudia Pahl-Wostl
2002 Integrated Assessment  
We advocate a new approach of a polycentric understanding of policy making that invokes instances of social learning at different levels of societal organization.  ...  Most choices will be made at the regional scale and will invoke short-term decisions that are not directly related to climate change.  ...  A generic approach to represent decision making using belief networks for the filtering and processing of information and probabilistic reasoning.  ... 
doi:10.1076/iaij. fatcat:kfbtykbidvdlvh2nda53tshxvq

Arctic Observing Summit (AOS) 2018 Statement and Call to Action

AOS Executive Committee Members
2018 Arctic  
To fully benefit decision making at all scales, this knowledge and Indigenous societal priorities need to play a central role in the development of future Arctic Observing Systems.  ...  Demonstrating the value of Arctic observations, linked to relevant societal benefit areas, showed how long-term observing systems support decision making from local to global scales.  ... 
doi:10.14430/arctic4743 fatcat:4pfqukbn5bbd7fgddt55dmdfoe

Societies 5.0: A New Paradigm for Computational Social Systems Research

Fei-Yue Wang, Yong Yuan, Xiao Wang, Rui Qin
2018 IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems  
A Model for Decision Making Under the Influence of an Artificial Social Network Alex Cassidy, Eric Cawi, and Arye Nehorai Decision making and the social processes that influence it are of great importance  ...  This paper considered how the social processes can influence the decision making of people, and established a model for it using modern information technology and social networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcss.2018.2797598 dblp:journals/tcss/WangYWQ18 fatcat:edhfmzizynbelhlyodutzlyg7i

An Argument for an Ecosystemic AI: Articulating Connections across Prehuman and Posthuman Intelligences

Lucie HG Solomon, Cesar Baio
2020 International Journal of Community Well-Being  
At a time when human beings and their ecosystems face grave threats due to climate change and a global pandemic, we are rethinking the basis for our AIs, and for the resulting decision-making on behalf  ...  As artists we imagine new configurations for what we understand as (social, economic, technological) networks and intelligences.  ...  We hold that this expanded capacity for thinking has implications for the morality of decision-making, and for community well-being on a broad scale.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42413-020-00092-5 pmid:34723110 pmcid:PMC7649898 fatcat:2s6gza6iznhjplqfzihy5sypq4

Technology-facilitated Societal Consensus

Timotheus Kampik, Amro Najjar
2019 Adjunct Publication of the 27th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization - UMAP'19 Adjunct  
The concept of choice architecture-the design of choice information for consumers with the goal of facilitating societally beneficial decisions-provides a promising (although not uncontroversial) general  ...  The choice architecture approach is reflected in recent proposals advocating for recommender systems that consider the societal impact of their recommendations and not only strive to optimize revenue streams  ...  (libertarian) but arranges choice information in a way that facilitates decision-making in the interest of society (paternalistic).  ... 
doi:10.1145/3314183.3323451 dblp:conf/um/KampikN19 fatcat:klhzo2l5vrfg7djnsodvo2jswm
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