COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE

CSS 665 - COMPLEX ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS IN PUBLIC POLICY

CSS 665 - Complex Adaptive Systems in Public Policy

Credits: 3 (NR)

Students learn (i) basic concepts of complex adaptive systems (CAS) and how they can be applied to policy analysis, and (ii) how to use agent-based modeling as a tool for policy analysis. Address modeling issues on representing a system, agent decision making, validation, experiment design and analysis, as well as incorporating empirical data and methods to inform agent-based modeling.