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Forecasting Changes in Religiosity and Existential Security with an Agent-Based Model

Ross Gore, Carlos Lemos, F. LeRon Shults, Wesley J. Wildman
2018 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
Our model includes agents in social networks interacting with one another based on the education level of the agents, the religious practices of the agents, and each agent's existential security within  ...  We employ existing data sets and agent-based modeling to forecast changes in religiosity and existential security among a collective of individuals over time.  ...  Finally, agent-based modeling has also been used to study role of the emergence of a priestly class in solving large-scale social network coordination (Dávid-Barrett & Carney ), as well as the mechanisms  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.3596 fatcat:ygwaqvw2qbhthiboj3pumsy7pe

Advancing Conflict Research Through Computational Approaches [chapter]

Emanuel Deutschmann, Jan Lorenz, Luis G. Nardin
2019 Computational Social Sciences  
The main argument of this book is that computational approaches have enormous potential to advance conflict research, e.g., by making use of the ever-growing computer processing power to model complex  ...  Conflict, from small-scale verbal disputes to large-scale violent war between nations, is one of the most fundamental elements of social life and a central topic in social science research.  ...  Acknowledgements Most of the contributors of this book met at the BIGSSS Summer School in Computational Social Science: Research Incubators on Data-driven Modeling of Conflicts, which took place from July  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-29333-8_1 fatcat:wd4q34qsajg75lehqmhfo4gvpe

Political culture: a theory in search for methodology. An editorial

Camelia Florela Voinea, Martin Neumann
2019 Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology  
Though initially inspired and developed within the areas of conflict studies and international relations, these theories as well as their associated methodologies, mainly based on artificial agents, complex  ...  methodological constraints to achieve a model of this relationship.  ...  We hope that you, as the Reader, will benefit from the Special Issue about the search of a theory for its methodology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11135-019-00942-1 fatcat:7vgfolo5szb4jmqgqirxzfdhae

Computer Modeling in Philosophy of Religion

F. LeRon Shults
2019 Open Philosophy  
How might philosophy of religion be impacted by developments in computational modeling and social simulation?  ...  maintenance of phenomena commonly deemed "religious," by supplying tools that enhance our capacity to link philosophical analysis and synthesis to empirical data in the psychological and social sciences  ...  The author also wishes to express gratitude to the members of the research teams who contributed to the construction and experimental testing of the two models briefly described in section 3 of this article  ... 
doi:10.1515/opphil-2019-0011 fatcat:xy3toudvufa65msb6ltlnv3wki

A network agent-based model of ethnocentrism and intergroup cooperation

Carlos M. Lemos, Ross J. Gore, Laurence Lessard-Phillips, F. LeRon Shults
2019 Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology  
We present a network agent-based model of ethnocentrism and intergroup cooperation in which agents from two groups (majority and minority) change their communality (feeling of group solidarity), cooperation  ...  agents, lead to ethnocentrism or intergroup cooperation and influence the formation of the network of mixed ties between agents of different groups.  ...  Funding Funding for this research was provided by the Research Council of Norway (Grant #250449).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11135-019-00856-y fatcat:khfsmb42w5aifch3ssu7jpcqa4

Analysis of the Coping Strategies of Primary Health Care Professionals: Cross-Sectional Study in a Large Brazilian Municipality

Luciano Garcia Lourenção, Bruno Martinez Rigino, Natalia Sperli Geraldes Marin dos Santos Sasaki, Maria Jaqueline Coelho Pinto, Francisco Rosemiro Guimarães Ximenes Neto, Flávio Adriano Borges, Maria de Lourdes Sperli Geraldes Santos, José Gustavo Monteiro Penha, Daniela Menezes Galvão, Betânia Maria Pereira dos Santos, Isabel Cristina Kowal Olm Cunha, Jacqueline Flores de Oliveira (+10 others)
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Objective: To analyze the coping strategies used by primary healthcare (PHC) professionals.  ...  Physicians had the lowest scores in coping strategies focused on religious practices/fantastical thinking (p < 0.001) and pursuit of social support (p = 0.045), while community health agents had the highest  ...  The strategy based on the pursuit of social support, more evident among community health agents and female workers, shows the importance of expanding the network of social and emotional support to PHC  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19063332 pmid:35329033 pmcid:PMC8955448 fatcat:dyezhjzqevai7iido5itff7tgq

The Development of Prosocial Tendencies in Out-of-School Students

Oksana Chaikovska, Anzhela Posokhova, Liudmyla Melnyk, Alla Kurytsia
2021 Revista Romaneasca pentru Educatie Multidimensionala  
The dynamics of development of prosocial behavior is determined; the reliability of the revealed changes is established to confirm the effectiveness of the conducted psycho-correctional work.  ...  It is concluded that the results of the approbation have testified to the effectiveness of the developed program of prosocial behavior formation in students of out-of-school institutions.  ...  Kukhtova et al. (2014, p. 160) believe that prosocial behavior is based on the priority of moral norms and social interests over personal interests, and it is not innate, but results from human development  ... 
doi:10.18662/rrem/13.4/497 fatcat:vl4wno2a2zdwdgjqhia4gvxt2q

Anniversaries of the 1964 coup: historiographical debates, political implications

Mariana Joffily
2019 Tempo e Argumento  
Criticizing authors who inferred the armed forces' behavior from an expected institutional or classist behavior, attentive to the "high degree of military personnel's specificity," derived from their social  ...  On the book jacket, historian José Murilo de Carvalho addresses the complexity of addressing the period due to the "emotional charge derived from the intense conflicts experienced by all," especially intellectuals  ... 
doi:10.5965/2175180311272019561 fatcat:5e3vbkrsj5elhjjgq3hu63fvmq

The Periphery Rises: Technology and Cultural Legitimization in Belém's Tecnobrega

Marcio Bahia
2015 Journal of Lusophone Studies  
In the mid-2000s, tecnobrega, a popular rhythm from the Amazon region of Brazil, rose to national prominence.  ...  Finally, it presents tecnobrega as an example of a larger phenomenon, pointing to the rise of a new Música Periférica Brasileira.  ...  and produced by the lowest social classes in big metropolises, and flourished in spite of heavy criticism from dominant social groups.  ... 
doi:10.21471/jls.v13i0.3 fatcat:mle6vq5qjbavjae6fsaehh2pi4

WATER MANAGEMENT: CONSTRAINTS TO AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF BRAZILIAN WATERSHED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES1

LARISSA DE LIMA TRINDADE, LUIZ FERNANDO SCHEIBE
2019 Ambiente & Sociedade  
This is mainly due to: lack of support from the state; the non-implementation of management instruments and the low participation of municipal and state public authorities and of civil society in these  ...  The committees have made contributions in environmental education and by allowing greater social participation in decisions about water management.  ...  is, one based on results, could lead to better social, environmental and economic gains for the country.  ... 
doi:10.1590/1809-4422asoc20160267r2vu2019l2ao fatcat:f2fuvsq2yncbxlqneb7ao4iwwa

Formulação e implementação, convergências e desvios: facetas da política pública do MicroEmpreendedor Individual (MEI) no plano local

Lucas Jose Campanha, Helena Carvalho De Lorenzo, Sergio Azevedo Fonseca, Luiz Fernando de Oriani e Paulillo
2017 Gestão & Produção  
aren`t simply excluded from formalization due to cost or to the registry`s complexity.  ...  Such model, which, for years, has put behind other kinds of relations, enterprises and initiatives, rendering them virtually invisible, is also a product of the very complexity of development strategies  ... 
doi:10.1590/0104-530x3896-16 fatcat:letrdaxt2vgftgf6qaq3nujyxe

EPA 2020 Abstracts, Part 2

2020 European psychiatry  
Conclusions: The IHSBS is a valid and reliable instrument, that can be useful to assess Illness and Help-Seeking behaviour in mental health patients. Conflict of interest: No  ...  The analysis of the main components and scree plot revealed 3 components which was confirmed by Horn's parallel analysis.  ...  Conflict of interest: No We believe this change is due to different aspects.  ... 
doi:10.1192/j.eurpsy.2020.95 fatcat:yasblmk64rcdpncmyvgn3ryw5u

Endocannabinoid system and psychiatry: in search of a neurobiological basis for detrimental and potential therapeutic effects

Eva Marco
2011 Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience  
A deregulation of the eCB system has been proposed to be in the bases of several neuropsychiatric disorders, including eating disorders.  ...  Cannabis consumption has been related to the appearance of psychotic symptoms and schizophrenia.  ...  Francisco-Javier Bermudez-Silva is recipient of a research contract from the National System of Health (Instituto de Salud Carlos III; CP07/00283) and of a BAE from Instituto de Salud Carlos III (BA09/  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2011.00063 pmid:22007164 pmcid:PMC3186912 fatcat:sbke7lqkkbg7pedzlpq4hyd2zy

Pushing for Sustainability through Technology: administrative consensuality by default and online dispute resolutions tools

Cássio Castro Souza, Justo Reyna
2021 International Journal of Digital Law  
It was found that an architecture of choices appropriate to the greater promotion of access to Justice must create an administrative consensus by default, implemented based on an online dispute resolution  ...  The behavior of the Public Administration is oriented towards the litigation and contributes to the increase in the congestion rate of the Judiciary, limiting access to justice.  ...  79 And 73 LEMOS, Ronaldo; SOUZA, Carlos Affonso Pereira de. Aspectos jurídicos da economia do compartilhamento: função social e tutela da confiança.  ... 
doi:10.47975/ijdl/1souzareyna fatcat:wuz2td3bpfh47lfiopxjhocrvi

Learning Combinatorial Optimization on Graphs: A Survey with Applications to Networking

Natalia Vesselinova, Rebecca Steinert, Daniel F. Perez-Ramirez, Magnus Boman
2020 IEEE Access  
The practical side of theoretical computer science, such as computational complexity, then needs to be addressed.  ...  Existing approaches to solving combinatorial optimization problems on graphs suffer from the need to engineer each problem algorithmically, with practical problems recurring in many instances.  ...  Junaid Shuja, who coordinated the review process, and to the anonymous reviewers for their expeditious and helpful review comments received in preparation of the final version of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3004964 fatcat:v7i7x6p77zfi7dntipxoiolily
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