Social science: Computational social science

David Lazer*, Alex Pentland, Lada Adamic, Sinan Aral, Albert László Barabási, Devon Brewer, Nicholas Christakis, Noshir Contractor, James Fowler, Myron Gutmann, Tony Jebara, Gary King, Michael Macy, Deb Roy, Marshall Van Alstyne

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Abstract

A field is emerging that leverages the capacity to collect and analyze data at a scale that may reveal patterns of individual and group behaviors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)721-723
Number of pages3
JournalScience
Volume323
Issue number5915
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 6 2009

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    Lazer, D., Pentland, A., Adamic, L., Aral, S., Barabási, A. L., Brewer, D., Christakis, N., Contractor, N., Fowler, J., Gutmann, M., Jebara, T., King, G., Macy, M., Roy, D., & Van Alstyne, M. (2009). Social science: Computational social science. Science, 323(5915), 721-723. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1167742