Computational social science: A new social physics

Taha Yasseri is talking about how the data from digital technology we use everyday can be used in Computational Social Science.

This talk is part of the University of Aberdeen’s Festival of Social Science and Science in the Quad Season 3, Institute of Physics in Scotland.

Here is the blurb of the talk:

As digital technologies, the Internet, and social media become increasingly integrated into society, our daily lives generate unprecedented quantities of digital data. These data provide opportunities to study complex social systems in frameworks similar to those of the natural sciences. We will discuss these new opportunities and the latest advancements in Computational Social Science.…Learn more (pdf)

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