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  1. 2008-HuetDeffuant-DEModelsDerivedFromIndividualModelCanHelpUnderstandEmergentEffects

    26 Nov 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Huet, Sylvie and Guillaume Deffuant. 2008. Differential Equation Models Derived from an Individual-Based Model Can Help to Understand Emergent Effects. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation . 11(2): 10. http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/11/2/10.html Accessed 27 November...

  2. 1994-Yamaguti-Descrete Models in Social Sciences

    10 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Yamaguti, M. 1994. Discrete Models in Social Sciences. Computers Math. Applic. 28(10-12):   263-267.Abstract: Behaviors of solutions of a differential equation and its discretization sometimes differ greatly from each other. For example, even if a differential equation has no chaotic...

  3. 2002-Faia-Differential Equation Modeling As Source Of Theoretical Insight

    10 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Faia, Michael A. 2002. Differential Equation Modeling as a Source of Theoretical Insight: Four Disparate Examples. Quality & Quantity. 36: 169–195.Abstract: We explore differential equations involving alcoholism, social mobility, excess female mortality, and international arms...

  4. 1981-NielsenRosenfeld Interpretations Of DE Models

    07 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Nielsen, François and Rachel A. Rosenfeld. 1981.  Substantive Interpretations of Differential Equation Models. Sociological Review.  46(2): 159-174.Abstract: The use of differential equations models to study social processes has been increasing rapidly. There are, however,...

  5. 1978-Bender-MarriageModel

    03 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Bender, Edward. 1978. An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling.  New York:  John Wiley & Sons.  pp. 157-158.The issues for the age at which friends will most likely be married is raised and modeled with two social science references to support the questions raised in an...

  6. Differential Equation Models in Sociology

    02 Mar 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Nielsen, Francois and Rachel A. Rosenfeld. 1981. Substantive Interpretations of Differential Equation Models. American Sociological Review. 46: 159-174.Article Abstract: The use of differential equations models to study social processes has been increasing rapidly. There are, however,...

  7. 1981-NielsenRosenfeld-Substantive Interpretations of Differential Equation Models in Sociology

    20 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Francois Nielsen

    Nielsen, Francois and Rachel A. Rosenfeld. 1981.  Substantive Interpretations of Differential Equation Models.  American Sociological Review.  46: 159-174. This paper offers a rich (albeit captured in 1981) set of materials on using differential equations in sociology. The...