Mathematical Models of Social Systems
by James Montgomery
Publisher: University of Wisconsin 2009
Contents: Linear models; Markov Chains; Social Mobility; Differential Reproduction; Absorbing Chains; Evolution of Social Conventions; Strategic Network Formation; Communication Classes; Influence Networks; Demography; Population Momentum; Nonlinear models; One-Dimensional Models; Threshold Models; Neighborhood Effects; The Dynamics of Balance Theory; Differential Reproduction with Two Sexes; Two-Dimensional Models; Residential Segregation; Predator-Prey Models; The Population Dynamics of Racial Composition; Evolutionary Game Theory; Cultural Evolution.
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