Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation

Volume 18

Issue 1

January 2015

Peer reviewed articles

The Critical Few: Anticonformists at the Crossroads of Minority Opinion Survival and Collapse
Matthew Jarman, Andrzej Nowak, Wojciech Borkowski, David Serfass, Alexander Wong and Robin Vallacher

Punishment Mechanisms and Their Effect on Cooperation: A Simulation Study
Mike Farjam, Marco Faillo, Ida Sprinkhuizen-Kuyper and Pim Haselager

Simulating Creativity from a Systems Perspective: CRESY
Cara H. Kahl and Hans Hansen

Special section: Using Qualitative Evidence to Inform the Specification of Agent-Based Models

Using Qualitative Evidence to Inform the Specification of Agent-Based Models
Bruce Edmonds

Grounded Simulation
Martin Neumann

Structuring Qualitative Data for Agent-Based Modelling
Amineh Ghorbani, Gerard Dijkema and Noortje Schrauwen

From Participants to Agents: Grounded Simulation as a Mixed-Method Research Design
Ozge Dilaver

Heads and Hearts: Three Methods for Explicating Judgment and Decision Processes
Warren Thorngate

Exploring Transitions Towards Sustainable Construction: The Case of Near-Zero Energy Buildings in the Netherlands
Jesús Rosales-Carreón and César García-Díaz

Identifying Salient Drivers of Livelihood Decision-Making in the Forest Communities of Cameroon: Adding Value to Social Simulation Models
Sukaina Bharwani, Mònica Coll Besa, Richard Taylor, Michael Fischer, Tahia Devisscher and Chrislain Kenfack

Interactive Simulations with a Stylized Scale Model to Codesign with Villagers an Agent-Based Model of Bushmeat Hunting in the Periphery of Korup National Park (Cameroon)
Christophe Le Page, Kadiri Serge Bobo, Towa Olivier William Kamgaing, Bobo Fernanda Ngahane and Matthias Waltert

A Context- and Scope-Sensitive Analysis of Narrative Data to Aid the Specification of Agent Behaviour
Bruce Edmonds


Discussion papers and work in progress

Computer-Based Global Models: From Early Experiences to Complex Systems
Rodrigo Castro and Pablo Jacovkis

A Survey of Agent Platforms
Kalliopi Kravari and Nick Bassiliades

A New Method to Evaluate Simulation Models: The Calibration Profile (CP) Algorithm
Romain Reuillon, Clara Schmitt, Ricardo De Aldama and Jean-Baptiste Mouret

A Standing Ovation for Nigel: An Informal Study
Corinna Elsenbroich and Jennifer Badham

Book Reviews

Introduction to Computational Social Science: Principles and Applications (Texts in Computer Science)
Cioffi-Revilla, Claudio
Reviewed by František Kalvas

Social Dynamics
Skyrms, Brian
Reviewed by Károly Takács

Understanding Society and Natural Resources: Forging New Strands of Integration Across the Social Sciences
Manfredo, Michael J., Vaske, Jerry J. and Rechkemmer, Andreas (eds.)
Reviewed by Mehdi Saqalli

Urban Complexity and Planning
Han, Shih-Kung Lai and Haoying
Reviewed by Andreas Koch

Books received for review