University of Surrey Institute of Advanced Studies

University of Surrey


Computational Social Science and Social Computer Science: Two Sides of the Same Coin


Monday 23 June 2014


9:00 Coffee

10:00 Keynote

Prof. Doyne Farmer

 (The Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School)

11:15 Coffee

11:30 Paper Session I

Situational Deliberation; Getting to Social Intelligence

 Frank Dignum, Virginia Dignum, Rui Prada and Catholijn Jonker

 Collectives - How to Change Your World

 Corinna Elsenbroich and Harko Verhagen

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Paper Session II

 Who’s friends, who’s boss? Affiliation and hierarchy in multi-agent systems

Gertjan Hofstede, Floor Ambrosius, Eddie Bokkers and Iris Boumans

CKSW: A Folk-Sociological Meta-Model for Agent-Based Modelling

Martin Purvis, Maryam Purvis and Christopher Frantz

14:30 Coffee Break

14:45 Paper Session III

Computational Modelling for Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis

 Patrick Seidler, Atta Badii and Richard Adderley

 Towards a Representational Model of Social Affordances from an Institutional Perspective

 Giovanni Sileno, Alexander Boer and Tom Van Engers

15:45 – 17:00 Plenary: Brainstorm Session

19:00 Conference dinner

Tuesday 24 June 2014


9:00 Coffee

9:30 Keynote

Prof. Andreas Flache

 (Department of Sociology at the University of Groningen)

10:30 Coffee

11:00 Short Paper Session

KIWI – a Knowledge-based Inquiry system With Intervention modelling. A simulation application to the early life-course

 Peter Davis

The SWAP Model: Exploring a framework of farmer behaviour using an agent-based model

 Peter Johnson

11:30 Paper session IV

 The Sociality of Context

 Bruce Edmonds

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Plenary: Selection of Discussion Themes

13:30 Group discussions according the selected themes

15:30 Plenary: report back

16:00 Close