ETH Competence Center for

Colloquium HS 2007

Selected Challenges in the Social Sciences: Modeling and Simulation Approaches


Date Speaker Title Abstract
25.09.2007 Nicole Saam,
University of Munich (D)
  The Computer Simulation of Social Phenomena. Motivations, Experiences, Challenges  
02.10.2007 Anders Johansson,
ETH Zurich
  Computer Simulation of Pedestrian Interactions and Crowd Dynamics  
09.10.2007 Rosaria Conte,
ISTC, Rome (I)
  Reputation for Partner Selection with Lies and Retaliation  


Sergi Lozano & Manuela Vieth,
ETH Zurich
  Intermediate Structure and the emergence of cooperation on social networks  


Ernst Fehr,
University of Zurich
  Human Motivation and Social Cooperation - Experimental and Analytical Foundations  


Scott Moss,
Manchester Metropolitan University Business School (UK)
  Understanding Social Complexity: HIV/AIDS in Ga-Salala  


Serge Galam,
CNRS, Paris (F)
  When Sociophysics Become Predictive: The Example of French Referendum on the European Constitution  


Andreas Flache,
University of Groningen (NL)
  Local Convergence and Global Diversity: The Robustness of Cultural Homophily Link


Didier Sornette,
ETH Zurich
  Cooperation by Evolutionary Feedback Selection in Public Good Experiments  
27.11.2007 Frank Schweitzer,
ETH Zurich
  Designing Social Interactions Based on Trust and Reputation  

Venice Workshop
11.12.2007 Akira Namatame,
Department of Computer Science, Yokosuka (J)
  The Wisdom of Networked Agents Link
18.12.2007 Katarzyna Sznajd-Weron,
University of Wroclaw (PL)
  Opinion Formation, Irrational Thinking and Spreading of Minorities  

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