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Minding norms : mechanisms and dynamics of social order in agent societies

Author: Giulia Andrighetto; Rosaria Conte
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2014.
Series: Oxford series on cognitive models and architectures
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents an unprecedented attempt to illustrate via agent based simulation the emergence of norms meant as prescribed conducts applied by the majority. The simulated scenarios are  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giulia Andrighetto; Rosaria Conte
ISBN: 9780199812677 0199812675
OCLC Number: 873410980
Description: XII, 188 Seiten : Diagramme ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1.1 Why a new book on norms ; 1.2 Why a book on cognition ; 1.3 Our perspective and approach ; 1.4 Presentation of the volume and questions addressed ; 1.5 How to read the volume ; 1.6 Acknowledgements ; 1.7 References ; Loops in Social Dynamics ; Chapter 2 ; 2.1 Introduction ; 2.2 The Way Up: Emergence ; 2.3 The Way Back: Downward Causation ; 2.3.1 Simple loop ; 2.3.2 Complex loop (Incorporation) ; 2.3.2.1 Second Order Emergence ; 2.3.2.2 Immergence ; 2.4 Advantages of the Present Approach ; 2.5 Concluding Remarks ; 2.6 References ; Agent Based Social Simulation and its necessity for understanding socially embedded phenomena ; Chapter 3 ; 3.1 Cognitive Simulation Modelling ; 3.2 Agent Based Architectures and Frameworks ; 3.3 The Social Intelligence Hypothesis ; 3.4 Social Embeddedness ; 3.5 Micro-Macro Complexity ; 3.6 Types of Social Simulation ; 3.7 Linking Plausible Theory and Observed Evidence ; 3.8 Relevance vs. Generality in Simulation ; 3.9 Emergence and Immergence in Simulations ; 3.10 Conclusion ; References ; How are norms brought about? A state of the art ; Chapter 4 ; 4.1 Norms between conventions and legal norms ; 4.2 The game theoretical framework of simulating norms ; 4.3 The cognitive method of modelling norms ; 4.3.1 Analysis ; 4.4 Norms in current architectures ; 4.4.1 Normative modules ; 4.4.2 Norm conflicts ; 4.4.3 Concepts of norms ; 4.4.4 Drawbacks of cognitive architectures ; 4.5 Results and unresolved questions ; References ; 5.1 Introduction and motivation ; 5.2 Interaction structure and specialization ; 5.3 The structure: Local groups and a central market ; 5.4 Matching agents ; 5.5 Learning ; 5.7 The evolution of trust and division of labor - some first simulation studies ; References ; Norms' Dynamics as a Complex Loop ; Chapter 6 ; 6.1 Normative Prescriptions ; 6.2 The missing link in the formal treatment of obligations ; 6.3 The mental dynamics of norms ; 6.3.1 Norm recognition ; 6.3.2 Norm adoption ; 6.3.3 Norm compliance ; 6.4 Concluding Remarks ; References ; Hunting for norms in unpredictable societies ; Chapter 7 ; 7.1 Introduction ; 7.2 Related Work ; 7.3 The Norm Recognition Module ; 7.4 Norm Detectives Vs. Social Conformers ; 7.4.1 Results of comparison ; 7.5 Norm Detectives in a segregated world ; 7.5.1 Effects of segregation ; 7.6 Concluding remarks ; References ; The derivation of EMIL-S from EMIL-A: From cognitive architecture to software architecture ; Chapter 8 ; 8.1 General Requirements of a Multi-Agent Simulation System with Normative Agents ; 8.2 System Architecture ; 8.3 EMIL-S ; 8.4 Overview of the cognitive and normative architecture of EMIL-A ; 8.5 Correspondence between EMIL-S and EMIL-A ; 8.6 Differences between the cognitive and the implemented model ; 8.7 Additional assumptions about cognitive processes used in EMIL-S ; References ; Demonstrating the Theory: The case of Wikipedia ; Chapter 9 ; 9.1 Empirical background ; 9.2 The Case: Wikipedia ; 9.2.1 Social Self-Regulation in Wikipedia ; 9.2.2 Methodology ; 9.2.3 Results ; 9.2.4 Discussion, Conclusions and Ideas for Further Empirical Research ; 9.3 Designing the Wikipedia Simulation ; 9.4 Simulation runs and results ; 9.5 Conclusion: Comparison between the NetLogo prototype and the EMIL-S/Repast version ; References ; The Role of Norm Internalizers in Mixed Populations ; Chapter 10 ; 10.1 Introduction ; 10.2 Related Work ; 10.3 A multi-step and flexible model of norm internalization ; 10.4 Factors affecting internalization ; 10.5 Internalizer: the EMIL-I-A architecture ; 10.6 Simulating a social dilemma ; 10.6.1 Experimental Design ; 10.6.2 Experimental Results ; 10.7. Conclusions ; References ; Summary and Conclusions ; 11.1 Summary ; 11.2 Conclusions ; 11.2.1 What are norms ; 11.2.2 How norms emerge ; 10.2.3 How much mental complexity is needed ; 11.4 Balance and open questions ; 11.5 References
Series Title: Oxford series on cognitive models and architectures
Responsibility: ed. by Rosaria Conte ...

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