Editorial: At the Crossroads: Lessons and Challenges in Computational Social Science
Resumen: The interest of physicists in economic and social questions is not new: during the last decades, we have witnessed the emergence of what is formally called nowadays sociophysics [1] and econophysics [2] that can be grouped into the common term “Interdisciplinary Physics” along with biophysics, medical physics, agrophysics, etc. With tools borrowed from statistical physics and complexity science, among others, these areas of study have already made important contributions to our understanding of how humans organize and interact in our modern society. Large scale data analyses, agent-based modeling and numerical simulations, and finally mathematical modeling, have led to the discovery of new (universal) patterns and their quantitative description in socio-economic systems...
Idioma: Inglés
DOI: 10.3389/fphy.2016.00037
Año: 2016
Publicado en: Frontiers in physics 4 (2016), 37 [3 pp]
ISSN: 2296-424X

Tipo y forma: Article (Published version)
Área (Departamento): Física Teórica (Departamento de Física Teórica)

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