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News and Events | Comments Off on McLaughlin, Sherouse: QuantGov

McLaughlin, Sherouse: QuantGov

The final speakers in the spring semester schedule of Friday CSS seminars will be Patrick McLaughlin, Program Director and Oliver Sherouse, Research Analyst Program for Economic Research on Regulation, Mercatus Center, George Mason University. The talk, entitled “QuantGov: An Open-Source Platform for Policy Analytics ” (abstract below), is scheduled for Friday, May 12, at 3:00pm […]

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Paul Albert and “Tableau”

The CSS seminar speaker for Friday, May 5 will be Paul Albert, Independent Scholar. Mr. Albert’s talk entitled “Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Tableau” (abstract below) is scheduled to begin at 3:00 in the Center for Social Complexity Suite located on the 3rd floor of Research Hall. The talk will be followed by a Q&A […]

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Dr M Rasenick, UIC College of Medicine

will be the speaker at next Monday’s Krasnow seminar. Refreshments will be served at 3:30pm. Come chat with colleagues and like-minded researchers and students prior to the talk, which will begin at 4:00pm. ——————————————————————— TITLE: G protein signaling, the cytoskeleton and the neurobiology of depression and antidepressants SPEAKER: Mark M. Rasenick (Director, Biomedical Neuroscience Training […]

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News and Events | Comments Off on The “Hidden Trump Model”: Modeling social desirability bias through ABMs

The “Hidden Trump Model”: Modeling social desirability bias through ABMs

The CSS seminar speakers for Friday, April 28 will be Stephen Davies and Hannah Zontine from the University of Mary Washington. Their talk entitled The “Hidden Trump Model”: Modeling social desirability bias through ABMs (abstract below) is scheduled to begin at 3:00 in the Center for Social Complexity Suite located on the 3rd floor of […]

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News and Events | Comments Off on Dr. Kennedy to Present at Krasnow Seminar

Dr. Kennedy to Present at Krasnow Seminar

You are invited to attend the next scheduled Krasnow Monday Seminar on March 20. Dr. Bill Kennedy, Center for Social Complexity and CSS, will present “The Challenge of Modeling Cognition for Computational Social Science.” Abstract Computational Social Science (CSS) uses models of cognition, mostly human cognition. Zero intelligence agents may be useful for some economic […]

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News and Events | Comments Off on Next CSS Seminar March 24

Next CSS Seminar March 24

Due to the CDS department all-day training session on March 10 and spring break on March 17, there will be no CSS seminars on these dates. The seminar series will resume on Friday, March 24 with Antoine Mandel, Associate Professor, CES-Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne. Professor Mandel’s talk entitled “Endogenous Growth in Production Networks” (abstract […]

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News and Events | Comments Off on CSS Seminar “The Origin of Agriculture in the Peiligang Culture”

CSS Seminar “The Origin of Agriculture in the Peiligang Culture”

The CSS seminar speaker for Friday, February 27 will be Yang Zhou, PhD Student, Computational Social Science, Department of Computational and Data Sciences, George Mason University. Yang’s talk, entitled “The Origin of Agriculture in the Peiligang Culture: An Agent-based Modeling Approach” (abstract below), is scheduled to begin at 3:00 in the Center for Social Complexity […]

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News and Events | Comments Off on Dr. Nigel Gilbert Appointed CBE

Dr. Nigel Gilbert Appointed CBE

Dr. Nigel Gilbert of the University of Surrey, a leading scientist in the field of Computational Social Science, as well as long-time friend of our Center and a member of our original External Board, has been appointed Commander of the British Empire (CBE) by H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. Congratulations, Nigel!

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Congratulations!

Doctorates in Computational Social Science were conferred upon ten of our CSS students at the recent Convocation ceremony for the College of Science. We are so proud of them and of their tremendous accomplishment. Following are the students along with the titles of their dissertations: Thomas J. Dover, Implementing a Complex Social Simulation of the […]

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Krasnow Seminar 4/11

Multi-Level Regulation in Mammalian Circadian Clock Casey Diekman (Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology) DATE: Monday, 11 April, 2016 TIME: 4:00-5:00pm LOCATION: Lecture Room (Room 229) Krasnow Institute Building George Mason University, Fairfax, VA Abstract: Circadian (~24-hour) rhythms offer one of the clearest examples of the interplay between different levels of nervous […]

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