On 3rd and 4th April, the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of the National Research Council in Rome is hosting a meeting of the European Project PROTON. The coordinators (UCSC and HUJI) and the simulation work-package leaders (ISTC-CNR), will work together to gather ideas for the development of organised crime and terrorist networks models, one of the key objectives of the project. PROTON project aims at improving existing knowledge on the processes of recruitment to organised crime and terrorist networks through an innovative integration between social and computational sciences.
The article Incentivi reputazionali alla cooperazione in un gioco competitivo tra adolescenti: Uno studio sperimentale (Reputational incentives to cooperation in a competitive game with adolescents: An experimental study), co-authored by LABSS researchers, was awarded with the first prize of the Vittorio Girotto Best AISC Paper 2016 of the Italian Association of Cognitive Sciences.
It was an intense meeting, gathering people from all over the world and with different backgrounds. The SOCIAL SIMULATION CONFERENCE, SSC 2016, organized by the LABSS team at the National Research Council of Italy (September 19-23, 2016, Rome) is now condensed in a one minute and a half: enjoy the SSC 2016 video!
The Laboratory of Agent Based Social Simulation at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies CNR is seeking candidates for a one-year post-doc position (renewable up to 3-years) to work on the EU Horizon 2020 project ‘PROTON’ for simulative research on the evolution of organized crime and terrorist networks.
We cordially invite researchers and practitioners from all over the world to Rome, “caput mundi”, to share their latest results and foster our understanding of social complexity problems by means of computational simulations.
SSC2016 will be the 6th joint meeting (previously known as WCSS) of the three main scientific societies for Social Simulation, Social Systems Science and Computational Social Science.
Mathematical modeling: dynamics of nonlinear systems and chaos.
Aprile, 16. 2015
This course is designed to be a bridge between the study of mathematics and the application of mathematics to various fields. It provides an overview of how the mathematical pieces of an applied problem fit together.
Mathematical modeling is the process of creating a mathematical representation of some phenomenon in order to gain a better understanding of that phenomenon. The main goal of this course is to learn how to make creative use of some mathematical tools, such as difference equations, ordinary and partial differential equations, and numerical analysis, to build a mathematical description of biological, social and economic phenomena.
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