Understanding and Solving Societal Problems with Modeling and Simulation
Spring Semester 2013
This is the website of the course "Understanding and Solving Societal Problems with Modeling and Simulation", Spring term 2013. The lecture takes place every Monday from 10.15-11.45 am in room IFW A32.1. Lecture material for students can be found below; detailed information about the course may be found here.
Important: The material is intended for personal use in the context of this course only; redistributing, citing or publishing any of the material provided is strictly prohibited.
The list of lectures may be found below; the course material will be provided as PDF files. Please right click on the link and choose "Save link as" to download the files.
|18.02.||Introduction and Overview of the Seminar (TXT, 24 KB)
|25.02.||Residential Segregation (PDF, 22.6 MB)
|04.03.||Diffusion of diseases and gossip in social networks (PDF, 7.5 MB)
(download netlogo model here (TXT, 21 KB))
|11.03.||Globalization of Culture (PDF, 10.8 MB)
(download the netlogo model here (TXT, 24 KB))
|18.03.||Opinion Polarization (PDF, 8.3 MB)
|25.03.||Stampedes, Crowds and Mecca (PDF, 45.9 MB)|
||Traffic Jams (PDF, 6 MB)
|15.04.||The Breakdown of Cooperation (PDF, 2.5 MB)
|22.04.||Voting and the Impossibility of Democracy (PDF, 1.6 MB)|
|29.04.||Political Parties, Interest Groups and Lobbying: The Problem of Policy Transmission (PDF, 943 KB)|
|06.05.||Conflict and war (PDF, 766 KB)
|13.05.||Financial Crises and Bubbles (PDF, 10.3 MB)|