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The future of socio-ecological models

In this video, Marco Janssen discusses the future of socio-ecological models.

Until now you have learned about how people can share collective goods, and how computational models can contribute to understanding the social dynamics in such situations. As humanity we face big challenges in sharing the limited resources of our planet, not only with other people but basically with all species. After all, life on earth is deeply connected, and life forms are dependent on each other. Studying socio-ecological systems using computational models therefore is an important developing interdisciplinary field.

The future of socio-ecological models brings about new interdisciplinary challenges in scientific research. In this video we interviewed Marco Janssen, the director of the Center for Behavior, Institutions, and the Environment of the Arizona State University, Tempe, US.

How do you expect computational social science will contribute to studying problems that require the collaboration of scientists of different disciplines? Do you think that a new science could grow out of such an interdisciplinary collaboration? If so, what would you call this science?

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