CAVES
CAVES

Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale

 

Publications

The following publications from the CAVES project are publicly available:

For Deliverables concerning models please refer to the Models page.

Results of the CAVES project have also been published in relevant scientific journals and conferences:

G. Polhill and G. Ziervogel: Using Ontologies with Case Studies: an End-User Perspective on OWL. NCESS 2006, Second International Conference on e-Social Science, 28-30 June 2006, Manchester, UK. (pdf)
S.J. Alam and R. Meyer: Finding Suitable Analysis Techniques for Agent-based Networks Generated from Social Processes. Social Network Analysis: Second Forum on Advances and Empirical Applications, Leeds, UK, June 2006. Available as CPM-Report No. CPM-06-164
S.J. Alam: Towards better socioeconomic policies in the Sub-Saharan region. Poster presented at the ESRC Research Methods Festival, Oxford, UK, July 2006.
L.-A. Small: Introducing CAVES: Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale. Poster presented at the Participatory Approaches in Science and Technology conference, Edinburgh, June 2006; and the Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY, USA, August 2006.
S.J. Alam, R. Meyer and G. Ziervogel: Modelling the Socio-Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. WCSS 2006, First World Congress on Social Simulation, 21-25 August 2006, Kyoto, Japan. (pdf)
A. Ernst, F. Krebs and C. Zehnpfund: Dynamics of task oriented agent behaviour in multiple layer social networks. WCSS 2006, First World Congress on Social Simulation, 21-25 August 2006, Kyoto, Japan. (pdf)
N. Gotts and G. Polhill: Simulating Socio-Techno-Ecoystems. WCSS 2006, First World Congress on Social Simulation, 21-25 August 2006, Kyoto, Japan.
G. Polhill and N. Gotts: A new approach to modelling frameworks. First World Congress on Social Simulation, 21-25 August 2006, Kyoto, Japan. (pdf)
B. Werth, S. Moss, G. Ziervogel and T. Downing: Modelling Migration in the Sahel: An alternative to cost-benefit analysis. WCSS 2006, First World Congress on Social Simulation, 21-25 August 2006, Kyoto, Japan.
E. Norling, B. Edmonds and S.J. Alam: Complexity in Socially-Inspired Simulation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the EPSRC NANIA project, Ambleside, 29-31 August 2006
L.-A. Small: Modelling Social Networks: An Application for Rural Sociology? Paper presented at XII International Summer School, "The Empire of Rules and the Ethics of Social Networks", August/September 2006
N. Gotts and G. Polhill: Narrative Scenarios, Mediating Formalisms, and the Agent-Based Simulation of Land Use Change. EPOS 2006: Epistemological Perspectives on Simulation, II Edition, University of Brescia, Italy, October 5-6, 2006
S.J. Alam, R. Meyer and E. Norling: Agent-based Model of Impact of Socioeconomic Stressors: A DYNAMIC Network Perspective. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS’07), May 14–18, 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, IFAAMAS, pp. 1079-182 (pdf)
S.J. Alam and R. Meyer: Analyzing Network Evolution in Agent-based Models using Subgraph Characteristics. In: Proceedings of the UK Social Network Conference, London, 13-14 July 2007, pp. 86-88 (pdf of extended version)
S.J. Alam and R. Meyer: Structural Changes in Dynamical Networks Generated from Agent-based Simulation Models. In: Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Applications of Social Network Analysis (ASNA 2007), 13-15 September 2007, Zurich, Switzerland
S.J. Alam, R. Meyer and B. Edmonds: ''Signatures in Networks Generated from Agent-based Social Simulation Models. CPM Report No.07-176
S.J. Alam, R. Meyer, G. Ziervogel and S. Moss: The Impact of HIV/AIDS in the Context of Socioeconomic Stressors: an Evidence-Driven Approach. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation vol. 10, no. 4 7
F. Krebs, M. Elbers, A. Ernst, K. Krolikowska and G. Holdys: An Evidence-Based Model of Farmer Decision Making: Contrasting Social Support and Economic Success. Submitted to the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation (JASSS)
F. Krebs, M. Elbers and A. Ernst: Modelling Social and Economic Influences on the Decision Making of Farmers in the Odra Region. Proceedings of the 4th Conference of the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA’07), 10 – 14 September 2007, Toulouse, France
N. Gotts: Resilience, panarchy and world-systems analysis. Ecology and Society 12(1): 24, 2007
N. Gotts and G. Polhill: Using Collective Rewards and Social Interactions to Control Agricultural Pollution: Explorations with FEARLUS-W. Proceedings of the 4th Conference of the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA’07), 10 – 14 September 2007, Toulouse, France.
S. Moss: Alternative Approaches to the Empirical Validation of Agent-Based Models. CPM Report No. 07-178
J.G. Polhill and N.M. Gotts: Evaluating a prototype self-description feature in an agent-based model of land use change. Proceedings of the 4th Conference of the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA’07), 10 – 14 September 2007, Toulouse, France.
L.-A. Sutherland (nee Small): Farming in the Network Society: Social Capital Use in Grampian Agriculture. Currently under internal review at the Macaulay Institute.
B. Werth, A. Geller and R. Meyer: He endorses me – He endorses me not – He endorses me... Contextualized reasoning in complex systems, in Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium: Emergent Agents and Socialities: Social and Organizational Aspects of Intelligence, AAAI Technical Report: FS-07-04, Washington, DC, November 8–11, 2007 (pdf)
S.J. Alam, R. Meyer and E. Norling: A Model for HIV Spread in a South African Village. in Proceedings of MABS 2008, 9th International Workshop on Multi-Agent-Based Simulation, May 12-13, Estoril, Portugal. (pdf)
S.J. Alam and R. Meyer: Comparing Two Sexual Mixing Schemes for Modelling the Spread of HIV/AIDS.in Proceedings of WCSS-08, World Congress on Social Simulation 2008, George Mason University, Fairfax, July 14-17, 2008. Online available as CPM-Report No. 08-189.
A. Dunajski, M. Sieczka: Land use/cover change analysis based on historical maps – a framework for spatial error assessment. Presentation at the Methodology of Landscape Research Conference, Sosnowiec-Krynica, Poland, 2008
A. Dunajski, M. Sieczka: The influence of the rectification error on the land cover change analysis results using topographic maps as an information source, 2008 (submitted publication)
P. Hetman, P. Magnuszewski: Equilibrium properties of evolving binary choice models on networks, XXIII Max Born Symposium "Critical Phenomena in Complex Systems", 2-6 September 2007, Polanica Zdroj, Poland
P. Hetman, P. Magnuszewski, J. Stefańska, L. Bujkiewicz: How groups shape social network -- on assortativity of social networks. European Conference on Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany, 1-5 October 2007.
P. Hetman, P. Magnuszewski, J. Stefańska, L. Bujkiewicz, K. Ostasiewicz: How nodes and groups properties influence assortativity in social networks. Accepted for publication in Acta Physica Polonica A, 2008
A. Janutka, P. Magnuszewski: Dynamics of probabilistic social-impact model, XXIII Max Born Symposium "Critical Phenomena in Complex Systems" 2-6 September 2007, Polanica Zdroj, Poland.
A. Janutka, P. Magnuszewski: Structural transitions in non-equilibrium model of social impact. Submitted to European Physical Journal – Special Topics, 2008.
Krebs, F., Elbers, M. and Ernst, A.: Modelling the social and economic dimensions of farmer decision making under conditions of water stress. Proceedings of the 1st ICC workshop on complexity in social systems, Lissabon, 2008.
K. Krolikowska, A. Dunajski, P. Magnuszewski: The impact of institutional changes on land amelioration and land use in Odra River Valley, Poland. Presentation at the international conference "Impact Assessment of Land Use Changes", 6-9.04.2008, Humboldt University, Berlin.
Ostasiewicz, K., Tyc, M. H., Goliczewski, P., Magnuszewski, P., Radosz, A., Sendzimir, J. : Multistability of impact, utility and threshold concepts of binary choice models. Submitted to Physica A, 2008
S.Moss: Simplicity, generality and truth in social modelling. Part 1: Epistemological issues. Submitted to WCSS-08, World Congress on Social Simulation 2008, George Mason University, Fairfax, July 14-17, 2008. Online available as CPM Report No. 08-187
S. Moss: Simplicity, generality and truth in social modelling. Part 2: Demonstration. Submitted to WCSS-08, World Congress on Social Simulation 2008, George Mason University, Fairfax, July 14-17, 2008. Online available as CPM Report No. 08-187
L.-A. Sutherland: Farming in the Network Society: Social Capital in Grampian Agriculture. Submitted to Sociologia Ruralis in November, 2007
G. Ziervogel and A. Taylor: Feeling Stressed: Integrating Climate Adaptation with Other Priorities in South Africa. Environmental Journal, March /April 2008.
S.J. Alam and R. Meyer: Structural Changes in Agent-based Simulations: Representing HIV/AIDS Impact on Social Networks. In: T. Friemel (ed.), Why Context Matters: Application of Social Network Analysis, VS-Verlag, Weisbaden pp. 161-174
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