Integrating CAFCA—a lens to interpret social phenomena

Elsenbroich, C. and Verhagen, H. (2021) Integrating CAFCA—a lens to interpret social phenomena. In: Ahrweiler, P. and Neumann, M. (eds.) Advances in Social Simulation: Proceedings of the 15th Social Simulation Conference: 23–27 September 2019. Series: Springer proceedings in complexity. Springer: Cham, pp. 161-167. ISBN 9783030615024 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-61503-1_15)

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As social context becomes a more central concept for social simulation, different approaches to context have been developed. We discuss four of these with the help of an overall Contextual Action Framework for Computational Agents (CAFCA). More in particular, we describe how the consumat model, social norms, collective reasoning, and social practices can be related to each other using CAFCA. Following this we show how these approaches than can co-exist in the analysis and simulation of social phenomena rather than compete or be seen as mutually exclusive.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Elsenbroich, Dr Corinna
Authors: Elsenbroich, C., and Verhagen, H.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Health & Wellbeing > MRC/CSO SPHSU
Published Online:27 April 2021

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