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., ... Van Alstyne, M. (2009). Social science: Computational social science. Science, 323(5915), 721-723. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1167742
Lazer, David ; Pentland, Alex ; Adamic, Lada ; Aral, Sinan ; Barabási, Albert László ; Brewer, Devon ; Christakis, Nicholas ; Contractor, Noshir ; Fowler, James ; Gutmann, Myron ; Jebara, Tony ; King, Gary ; Macy, Michael ; Roy, Deb ; Van Alstyne, Marshall. / Social science : Computational social science. In: Science. 2009 ; Vol. 323, No. 5915. pp. 721-723.
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In: Science, Vol. 323, No. 5915, 06.02.2009, p. 721-723.

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Lazer D, Pentland A, Adamic L, Aral S, Barabási AL, Brewer D et al. Social science: Computational social science. Science. 2009 Feb 6;323(5915):721-723. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1167742