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Proceedings of The International Symposium on Grids and Clouds and the Open Grid Forum — PoS(ISGC 2011 & OGF 31)
Over the past decades, we see a trend that social scientists adopt the experiment approach to study our social and political world. Particularly, agent-based modelling (ABM) is employed as a tool for "thought experiment" because theorists usually (1) fall short of empirical data to contrast with experiment results and (2) are more interested in solving theoretical puzzles than empirical puzzles. Consequently, current application of ABM in social sciences (except the field of businessdoi:10.22323/1.133.0002 fatcat:lnk35wnukjccnjxbk4d5m3tdzm