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News and Events | Comments Off on Paper-of-record

Paper-of-record

published by Claudio Cioffi, Dan Rogers, and Bill Honeychurch, on the MASON Hierarchies model, created for advancing understanding of the rise and fall of polities in Inner Asia, including the Mongol Empire. Read: MASON HIERARCHIES: A LONG-RANGE AGENT MODEL OF POWER, CONFLICT, AND ENVIRONMENT IN INNER ASIA. Recent Postings

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News and Events | Comments Off on Qing Tian, CSS Faculty, has

Qing Tian, CSS Faculty, has

co-authored two papers published recently in professional journals: Tian, Q., Brown, D.G., Bao, S, Qi, S. (2015). Assessing and mapping human well-being for sustainable development amid flood hazards: Poyang Lake Region of China. Applied Geography, 63, 66-76. Tian, Q., Brown, D.G., Zheng, L., Qi, S., Liu, Y., Jiang, L. (2015). The role of cross-scale social […]

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News and Events | Comments Off on Cioffi and Crooks Lecture in Lipari

Cioffi and Crooks Lecture in Lipari

Claudio Cioffi and Andrew Crooks, Center for Social Complexity, were featured lecturers at the Lipari International Summer School in Computational Social Science held July 25-31 on Lipari Island, Italy. The theme of this year’s session was Algorithms, Data, and Models for Social and Urban System. For more information, visit the school’s web site

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Bill Honeychurch, former CSC

postdoc and adjunct CSS faculty member, now at Yale University, has a new book out. Inner Asia and the Spatial Politics of Empire, published by Springer, is available for purchase at Amazon.

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Andrew Crooks and Bill Kennedy

are serving as Acting Director and Senior Adviser, respectively, while Claudio Cioffi is acting as GMU’s Interim Vice President for research. Dr. Cioffi will return to his position as Director of the Center on August 25.

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News and Events | Comments Off on Former CSC researcher develops new MASON model

Former CSC researcher develops new MASON model

Ates Hailegiorgis, formerly with the Center for Social Complexity’s Mason-Smithsonian Joint Project on Climate Change and Societal Consequences, and affiliate faculty at the Center, is now with the US Geeological Survey, Leetown Science Center, where he has developed a new MASON model of the lower Mississippi Alluvial Region. For more information, go to http://www.lsc.usgs.gov/

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News and Events | Comments Off on June 3-4: Climate and Human Security Symposium

June 3-4: Climate and Human Security Symposium

Claudio Cioffi, director of the Center for Social Complexity and interim Vice President for Research, presented the new MASON NorthLands model of the northern Boreal and Arctic regions at the recent Climate and Human Security Symposium at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The goal of the workshop was to develop collaborative relationships across government, […]

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News and Events | Comments Off on Dr. Cioffi Publishes Textbook

Dr. Cioffi Publishes Textbook

Dr. Claudio Cioffi’s new textbook, Introduction to Computational Social Science, is available from publisher Springer and from Amazon.

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News and Events | Comments Off on CSC Presents at AfricaGIS 2013

CSC Presents at AfricaGIS 2013

Dr. Claudio Cioffi, director, Center for Social Complexity, and Ates Hailegiorgis, pre-doctoral student, were featured presenters at the recent GSDI international conference held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  They presented the Omoland modeling program.  

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New Look for CSC Site

Welcome to the newly redesigned Web site of the Center for Social Complexity. Content will continue to be added, so come back and visit us often!  

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