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Pengertian dari dan untuk ketakmengertian: Social Complexity sebagai cara pandang baru dalam memahami fenomena sosial
[Understanding from and to the inability to understand: Social Complexity as a new perspective to understand social phenomena]

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  • Situngkir, Hokky
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    The paper discusses the utilization of social complexity studies to enhance our understanding on many social phenomena. The discussions brings the concept of uncertainty in almost everything of social realms and makes some points related to the empirical findings of the power-law distributions in some particular cases. The paper concludes with some light discussions on the utilization of particular computational techniques to grasp the structural complexity that is observed in social life.

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    Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 30871.

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    Date of creation: 14 May 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:30871

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    Keywords: social complexity; statistics; power law; uncertainty;

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    1. Joshua M. Epstein & Robert L. Axtell, 1996. "Growing Artificial Societies: Social Science from the Bottom Up," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262550253, December.
    2. Galam, Serge, 2004. "Sociophysics: a personal testimony," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 336(1), pages 49-55.
    3. Hokky Situngkir & Yohanes Surya, 2004. "Stylized Statistical Facts of Indonesian Financial Data: Empirical Study of Several Stock Indexes in Indonesia," Finance 0405005, EconWPA.
    4. Hokky Situngkir, 2004. "How Far Can We Go Through Social System?," Method and Hist of Econ Thought 0409002, EconWPA.
    5. Tesfatsion, Leigh S., 2008. "Agent-Based Computational Economics: Modeling Economies As Complex Adaptive Systems," Staff General Research Papers 12974, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
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