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Simulation as a Research Strategy

  • G. Nigel Gilbert
Conference paper

Abstract

The preceding papers in this volume demonstrate clearly the scope and potential of computer simulation to contribute to the development of social science research. In this concluding piece 1, I will draw out some of the main themes relating to the methodology and practice of simulation which emerged during the Seminar.

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References

  1. Abell, P. (1990) The Syntax of Social Life. Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  2. Doran, J. and Gilbert, N. (1994) Simulating societies: an introduction, In: Gilbert, N. and Doran, J. Simulating Societies: the computer simulation of social phenomena. UCL Press, London, pp. 1–18.Google Scholar
  3. Conte, R. and Gilbert, N. (1994) Introduction: computer simulation for social theory, In Gilbert, N. and Conte, R., Artificial Societies: the computer simulation of social life. UCL Press, London, pp. 1–18.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Nigel Gilbert
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  1. 1.Dept. of SociologyUniversity of Surrey at GuildfordGuildfordGreat Britain

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