Prof. Petri Ylikoski: "Sociological micro-macro relations and agent based simulation"
Ylikoski, P. (2014). Agent-based simulation and sociological understanding. Perspectives on Science, 22(3), 318-335.
Centola, Willer & Macy 2005: The Emperor’s Dilemma: A Computational Model of Self-Enforcing Norms, American Journal of Sociology 110: 1009-1040.
Matti Nelimarkka: Course organization & Introduction to problem-based activities
Justice, Christopher, et al. “Inquiry in higher education: Reflections and directions on course design and teaching methods.” Innovative Higher Education 31.4 (2007): 201-214.
Alisa Puustinen: “Social Networks as complex systems”
* Koliba C, Gerrits L, Rhodes ML, Meek JW. 2014. Complexity Theory, Networks and Systems Analysis. In book: Handbook of Theories of Governance.
* Cilliers P. Boundaries, hierarchies and networks in complex systems. International Journal of Innovation Management. 2001 Jun;5(02):135-47.
Petro Poutanen: "Self-organizing human behavior: Using qualitative methodologies to understand complexity.”
* Creativity in short-term self-directed groups: an analysis using a complexity-based framework PK Poutanen, P Ståhle -International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management, 2014. (Copy available at Academia.edu)
* Everyday self-organising social movements and the role of social media in citizen engagement
P Poutanen, A Botero, S Marttila, M Villi - Sphera Publica, 2016
Work on problem-based activities
Eric Malmi: “Introduction to agent-based modeling”
Helbing, Dirk, Illés Farkas, and Tamas Vicsek. "Simulating dynamical features of escape panic." Nature 407.6803 (2000): 487.
Antti Liski: "Complex Systems and consulting"
You need to return a final report by 16.3. 23:59.
The report can be a rather free format: it can be self-reflection of the course and what you learned, an empirical investigation using e.g., simulation models, or a theoretical essay.