Combining Data‐Driven and Theory‐Driven Models for Causality Analysis in Sociocultural Systems

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Sliva, A.1, Neal Reilly, S.1, Blumstein, D.1, and Pierce, G.2 In Social-Behavioral Modeling for Complex Systems, Paul K. Davis, Angela O’Mahony, and Jonathan Pfautz (Eds) To better understand and describe sociocultural systems, it is critical that we can create, analyze, and validate social, political, and economic models that capture causal and predictive dynamics. Causality is, however, notoriously difficult […]

Modeling Causality in Sociocultural Systems using Ensemble Methods

Sliva, A., Neal Reilly, S., Blumstein, D., Hookway, S., and Chamberlain, J. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2016), Orlando, FL (July 2016) Awarded Best Paper at AHFE’s Cross-Cultural Decision-Making Conference When planning operations or designing policy interventions, military decision-makers and policy experts must have an understanding of the world […]