CSSSA2016 Conference Schedule

Thursday, November 17

6:00 – 9:00 PM, Opening Reception

Friday, November 18

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:30 – 8:45 Tim Gulden: President, CSSSA

Morning sessions

8:45 – 10:15 Session 1

In the short-run we are all dead: Non-Equilibrium Dynamics in a Computational General Equilibrium model

Davoud Taghawi-Nejad

The Human Group Optimization (HGO) algorithm: Exploiting the collective intelligence of human groups as an optimization tool for complex landscapes

Ilario De Vincenzo, Ilaria Giannoccaro and Giuseppe Carbone

Rethinking sentiment analysis and "master narratives": an alternative unsupervised text analytics approach using "information space differences"

Peter Chew and Jessica Turnley

–-15 minute break--       

10:30 – 12:00 Session 2

Planning of Bus Transportation by Using Traffic Simulation

Hiroyasu Matsushima, Hideki Fujii, Tomohisa Yamashita and Itsuki Noda

A Recipe for Social Change: Indirect Minority Influence and Cognitive Rebalancing

Jiin Jung and Aaron Bramson

Towards Decision Making Systems from Data Ethnography

Ray ParraManuel Castañón-Puga, Carelia Gaxiola and Dante Suarez

Lunch Break

12:00 – 1:45 Lunch on your own in Santa Fe

Afternoon sessions

1:45 – 3:15 Session 3

Sheep, contrarians and saboteurs: disruptors in friendship games

David Dixon

The Surprising Effect of Implementation Choices on the Rate of Convergence of Opinion Dynamics Models

Stephen Davies and Hannah Zontine

The Importance of Product Space Complexity in Agent-Based Computational Economics

Ivan Garibay, Chathika Gunaratne, Mustafa Akbas and Ozlem Ozmen



--15 minute break--       

3:30 – 5:00 Session 4

Measuring Behavioral Health Stigma as a Complex Adaptive System

Farah Tokmic, Mirsad Hadžikadić, James Cook and Oleg Tcheremissine

Understanding Health Disparities in an Influenza Epidemic

Lijing Wang, Jiangzhuo Chen and Achla Marathe

Comparing Social Capital and Spatial Use Patterns in Three Hamilton Census Tracts

Milton Friesen


6:00 – 9:00 Conference banquet

Saturday, November 19

Morning sessions

8:30 – 10:00 Session 5

MASON NorthLands: A Geospatial Agent-Based Model of Coupled Human-Artificial-Natural Systems in Boreal and Arctic Regions

Claudio Cioffi-Revilla, J. Daniel Rogers, Paul S. Schopf, Sean Luke, Jeffrey Bassett, Atesmachew Hailegiorgis, William G. Kennedy, Peter Revay, Meghan Mulkerin, Madeline Shaffer and Ermo Wei

An Agent-Based Simulation of Stock Market to Analyze the Influence of Trader Characteristics on Financial Market Phenomena

Yasaman Kamyab Hessary and Mirsad Hadžikadić

Social Spatial Heterogeneity and System Entrainment in Modeling Human and Nature Dynamics

Zining Yang, Mark Abdollahian and Patrick Neal

--15 minute break--       

10:15 – 11:45 Session 6

Modeling Genocide at the System and Agent Levels

Elizabeth von Briesen, N. Gizem Bacaksizlar and Mirsad Hadžikadić

Towards an ABM for civil revolution: Modeling Emergence of Protesters, Military Decisions, and Resulting State of the Institution

Salwa Ismail

Inferring Social Network Structure from Incident Size Distribution in Iraq

Tim Gulden

Keynote Lunch & Afternoon Break

12:00 – 3:00 Catered Lunch with Joshua Epstein followed by free time

Afternoon sessions

3:00 – 5:00 Session 7

A Dual-Inheritance Model of Cultural Evolution with Agents

Davoud Taghawi-Nejad

The Origin of Agriculture in the Peiligang Culture: An Agent-based Modeling Approach

Yang Zhou

Metabolic basis of complex adaptive systems

Vince Kane

Close, But Not Close Enough: A Spatial Agent-Based Model of Manager-Subordinate Proximity

Thomas Briggs and Andrew Crooks

Poster Reception

5:00 – 6:30 Reception with refreshments

Sunday, November 20

Business Meeting

9:00 – 11:00.  All CSSSA members are urged to attend

Snacks and discussion

11:00 – 12:00


12:00 Adjourn