Agent based models with attitude ...

Posted by ecb18 at Mar 13, 2014 06:23 AM |

If, as psychological research suggests, attitudes tend to converge through social interaction, how do they remain so divergent in aggregate? In a newly published paper entitled "Using Agent Based Modelling to Integrate Data on Attitude Change" in Sociological Research Online, Leicester Sociologist Edmund Chattoe-Brown shows how the novel technique of Agent Based Modelling suggests answers to this question by integrating insights from social network analysis and psychological experiments with quantitative data. [Click on this link for online access via the publisher]

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