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TRAFST Vol.3 No.2 pp. 139-147

Review:

Academic Roadmap for Modeling and Simulation Technology of Social Systems

Kazuo FURUTA

The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

Received:
28 August 2009
Accepted:
14 September 2009
Published:
October 15, 2009
Keywords:
academic roadmap, social system, modeling, simulation, complex system, institutional design, human behavior
Abstract

This article provides an overview of the academic roadmap for modeling and simulation of social systems that was made by a working group of researchers from different domains. The roadmap was drawn along three axes that represent the future trend of technological development: scale/complexity, precision/reliability, and utility/applicability. The topics discussed cover a variety of domains and they are classified into two groups: one of them deals with general approaches of modeling and simulation of social systems, and the other deals with simulation techniques for more specific domains. What we should be concerned about in applying modeling and simulation to social systems were discussed also from a sociological viewpoint.

Cite this article as:
Kazuo FURUTA, “Academic Roadmap for Modeling and Simulation Technology of Social Systems,” , Vol.3, No.2, pp. 139-147, 2009.
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