Computational Social Science is the interdisciplinary science of complex social systems and their investigation through computational modeling and related techniques.
The aim of the Computational Social Science Program is to provide our students with the relevant tools and skill set to investigate this new and exciting field through our unique degree programs.
Apply now for a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies MAIS with a concentration in Computational Social Science. Click here to read more
Constructing and Implementing an Agent-Based Model of Residential Segregation through Vector GIS
This model, presents a geographically explicit agent-based model, loosely coupled with vector GIS, which explicitly captures and uses geometrical data and socio economic attributes in the simulation process. Click here to read more
Kevin Comer is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computational Social Science. His research is focused on modeling the drivers and effects of adverse selection, or non-participation, in markets. His dissertation topic is the simulation of this phenomenon, using agent-based models, in the context of the individual health insurance marketClick here to read more