Introduction: The SOCIONICAL FP7 Project and an Outline of the Volume

  • Eve Mitleton-KellyEmail author
  • Paul Lukowicz
Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)


SOCIONICAL is a socio-technical FP7 research project funded by the European Union with 14 Partners in ten different countries (; this volume captures some of the work that was done by the Consortium of Partners over the 4 year period, February 2009 to January 2013.


Disaster Risk Ambient Intelligence Adaptive Cruise Control Advanced Driver Assistance System Crowd Behaviour 
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The SOCIONICAL project and this volume were made possible by funding from the European Commission’s Future Emerging Technologies Unit, under Framework 7. The award was for 4 years between February 2009 and January 2013. We would like to thank the Commission, our Reviewers and our Project Officer, for their continuing support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The London School of Economics and Political ScienceComplexity Research GroupLondonUK
  2. 2.Embedded Intelligence, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)KaiserslauternGermany

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