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Computational Social Science

Duncan Watts
2016 Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining - KDD '16  
Putting the "social" in computational social science.  ...  but also the scale and scope of social data that can now be analyzed-has the potential to revolutionize traditional social science, leading arguably to a new paradigm of "computational social science"  ... 
doi:10.1145/2939672.2945366 dblp:conf/kdd/Watts16 fatcat:er4ejptfivhm7kxhh7iebfwlpe

SOCIAL SCIENCE: Computational Social Science

D. Lazer, A. Pentland, L. Adamic, S. Aral, A.-L. Barabasi, D. Brewer, N. Christakis, N. Contractor, J. Fowler, M. Gutmann, T. Jebara, G. King (+3 others)
2009 Science  
Initially, computational social science needs to be the work of teams of social and computer scientists.  ...  PERSPECTIVES obstacles that prevent the emergence of a computational social science?  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.1167742 pmid:19197046 pmcid:PMC2745217 fatcat:rjw2bkty4vhs7e4zcmhecfe2sm

Data-driven Computational Social Science: A Survey

Jun Zhang, Wei Wang, Feng Xia, Yu-Ru Lin, Hanghang Tong
2020 Big Data Research  
As a result, utilizing various data to reveal issues derived from computational social science area has attracted more and more attentions.  ...  To solve those issues, computational social science emerges due to the rapid advancements of computation technologies and the profound studies on social science.  ...  Inspired by the above observations, we present a survey on data-driven computational social science.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.bdr.2020.100145 fatcat:jazh5b3itfgmvh4pn37l4v5m7y

Computational social science and social computing

Winter Mason, Jennifer Wortman Vaughan, Hanna Wallach
2013 Machine Learning  
Computational social science is an emerging research area at the intersection of computer science, statistics, and the social sciences, in which novel computational methods are used to answer questions  ...  Like computational social science, social computing blends techniques from machine learning and statistics with ideas from the social sciences.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank everyone who participated in the First and Second NIPS Workshops on Computational Social Science and the Wisdom of Crowds, all of the authors who submitted articles  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10994-013-5426-8 fatcat:qppgzxdtirch7j373ozjdanwwm

Computational Social Science [chapter]

2014 Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining  
Thanks go to the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Program on Networked Governance at Harvard University (the latter supported by National Science Foundation grant # 0131923), and the MIT  ...  Initially, computational social science needs to be the work of teams of social and computer scientists.  ...  The emergence of cognitive science offers a powerful model for the development of a computational social science.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-6170-8_100725 fatcat:prvqc5rhazchzad5hh6z5bhtwu

The Challenge to Incorporate the Socials Sciences with Computer Science

Pilar Vanessa Hidalgo León
2017 Symposium on Information Management and Big Data  
The research shows a collection of the tools that today are complemented the qualitative investigations in the Social Sciences through the Sciences of the computer, in addition, it shows some examples  ...  In conclusion, it is possible to articulate in a multidisciplinary way the qualitative studies with the Computer Science to give greater reliability and interpretation of the results.  ...  In this paper, we compare and investigate some techniques that make possible the extraction of a large amount of data on the web that can support the qualitative studies in the social sciences.  ... 
dblp:conf/simbig/Leon17 fatcat:keou5ea6kzfd7a63qq2aijyoxu

Social Science Computing

Teresa A. Sawyer
1987 Contemporary Psychology  
Social Science Computing Charles M. Tolbert Introduction to Computing: Applications for the Social Sciences Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1985. 232 pp.  ...  Word pro- cessing and statistical analyses, probably the most common uses of computers in the social sciences, are discussed exten- sively.  ... 
doi:10.1037/027425 fatcat:e3qrabop6rfh7buj4bxb6z7qni

Computational Social Science in "Science" and "Nature" [article]

Joseph Shaheen
The growth of Computational Social Science as a subject that encompasses a variety of disciplines, topics, and methods has seen a dramatic increase over the last period.  ...  In this session I hope to cover some of the more salient themes of Computational Social Science development concerning the study of networks with a focus on the last 2 years of issues from "Science" and  ...  History of Computational Social Science?Lenoir, Timothy. Instituting science: The cultural production of scientific disciplines. Stanford University Press, 1997.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.14109758.v1 fatcat:jhznvf5g4bfqjgbp34dbrun7c4

Manifesto of computational social science

R. Conte, N. Gilbert, G. Bonelli, C. Cioffi-Revilla, G. Deffuant, J. Kertesz, V. Loreto, S. Moat, J. -P. Nadal, A. Sanchez, A. Nowak, A. Flache (+2 others)
2012 The European Physical Journal Special Topics  
On the one hand, computational social science is aimed to favour and take advantage of massive ICT data. On the other, it is a model-based science yielding both predictive and explanatory models.  ...  The new ICT-enabled study of society has been named computational social science [9] .  ...  Conclusions There is an increasing realization of the enormous potential of data-driven computational social science [9] .  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjst/e2012-01697-8 fatcat:jm4d3rkwwbgjrf5lg5w56tspsu

Geography and computational social science

Paul M. Torrens
2010 GeoJournal  
In this paper, I explore the relationship between geography, computing, and the social sciences by examining the evolution of some central themes in the computational social sciences: complexity, informatics  ...  The emergence of computational social science has had a transformative influence on the geographical sciences, integrating diverse themes of scholarship and allying it with the pursuit of grand challenges  ...  Acknowledgements This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. 1002519 and 0643322.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10708-010-9361-y fatcat:qcolml45gbekjevageh6mrhphq

Special Issue "Computational Social Science"

Gerardo Iñiguez, Hang-Hyun Jo, Kimmo Kaski
2019 Information  
The last centuries have seen a great surge in our understanding and control of "simple" physical,chemical, and biological processes through data analysis and the mathematical modeling of theirunderlying  ...  The continuing search has resulted in the fields of computational social science and social network science, which share the goal of first analyzing social phenomena and then modeling them with enough  ...  Among the myriad of recent research topics in computational social science, we see as particularly promising lines those focusing on more realistic models of social dynamics [19] ; the use of statistical  ... 
doi:10.3390/info10100307 fatcat:kut44x6ld5ay7jqlb3kjbohsxq

Core Concept: Computational social science

Adam Mann
2016 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
Student's, tourists, and businesspeople all travel through the city in various ways, congregating and socializing in different neighborhoods.  ...  Using cell-phone and taxi GPS data, researchers classified people in San Francisco into "tribal networks," clustering them according to their behavioral patterns.  ...  Cell phone data in particular has become a valuable computational social science tool.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1524881113 pmid:26787844 pmcid:PMC4725526 fatcat:i2hl5cj6yzfi5ipmemmvtdpsbm

Sociolinguistics for Computational Social Science

Sali Tagliamonte
2014 Proceedings of the ACL 2014 Workshop on Language Technologies and Computational Social Science  
Labov 1994 Labov , 2001 , studies linguistic data in order to answer key questions about the relationship of language and society.  ...  correlations, strength of factors and significance, which together reveal information about the sex, age, education and occupation of speakers/writers but also their history, culture, place of residence, social  ...  I will argue that socially embedded data is critical for analyzing and discovering social meaning. Then, I will summarize the findings of several case studies.  ... 
doi:10.3115/v1/w14-2503 dblp:conf/acl/Tagliamonte14 fatcat:ebfaywvg2jc4pgo2crvrx4bhfi

The Value of Using Big Data Technologies in Computational Social Science [article]

Eugene Ch'ng
2014 arXiv   pre-print
The article demonstrated the feasibility and value of using scalable open source technologies for acquiring massive, connected datasets for research in the social sciences.  ...  The discovery of phenomena in social networks has prompted renewed interests in the field. Data in social networks however can be massive, requiring scalable Big Data architecture.  ...  Big Data offers hope in computational social science. The capacity to automate the collection and processing of social data is something that Big Data research can offer.  ... 
arXiv:1408.3170v1 fatcat:xxjjav65yjelzmre62zjlxywfq

The Impact of Computer Networking on the Social Science Data Library

Alice Robbin
1978 IASSIST Quarterly  
The Impact of Computer Networking on the Social Science Data Library  ...  of ical reasons which expla social sciences data lib community has not made u computer networking and sharing.  ...  Sue ordination of information through Dodd, of the Social Science Data services such as a social science Library at the University of North data librarv.  ... 
doi:10.29173/iq812 fatcat:2aefnj7wgbdo5funndmqa4pvt4
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