Complex Adaptive Systems

| last update: 2014-09-09

Literature

Complex Adaptive Systems from a political science perspective:

  • Jervis, Robert (1997) "System Effects. Complexity in Political and Social Life"
  • Axelrod, Robert & Cohen, Michael D. (1999) "Harnessing Complexity. Organizational Implications of a Scientific Frontier"

Agent Based Modeling (ABM) in Political Science

Software
Name Multicore or GPU Comments
MASON
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FLAME yes There is an extension which uses the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) to increase the simulations performance.
MASS