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## Introduction to Social Simulation with Python

Source code and materials for the tutorial ‘Introduction to Simulation: Complex social dynamics in a few lines of code’. The tutorial was held on 11th July, ...

## 理解HITS算法

Hits算法通过迭代的方法来计算权威度a和导航度h。其中： 1. 节点i的权威度$a_i$利用指向它的节点的在上一轮的导航度hlast和链接的权重来决定。 2. 节点i的导航度$h_i$利用指向它指向的节点在这一轮的权威度$a_i$和链接的权重来决定。

## Call for Papers：A Special Issue of Asian Journal of Communication

A Special Issue of Asian Journal of Communication on Introducing Computational Social Science for Asia-Pacific Communication Research, deadline May 15 2017

## 小世界网络的输运效率

Latora（2001）的主要贡献 对于小世界网络的描述，可以简化为efficiency（记作E）一个变量即可，且efficiency本身有其物理意义。efficiency衡量了网络信息交换的效率。

## LDAvis——用R做中文LDA主题模型可视化分析

LDAvis 是一个交互式的主题模型可视化包，可以将主题模型建模后的结果，利用D3.js封装好的一个可视化模板，制作成一个网页交互版的结果分析工具。

## 使用webgl-globe可视化社会企业家的全球分布

WebGL Globe是一个地理数据可视化的Javascript。我将尝试使用WebGL Globe来可视化社会企业家的全球分布。

## 恐怖袭击距离中国有多远？

1970年至1990年20年间，东德的恐怖袭击事件一直保持着低水平的平稳趋势，但在1990年东西德统一后，德国的恐怖袭击事件激增。而前苏联在这20年间，国内恐怖袭击事件一直保持着递增的平稳趋势，1989年苏联解体，恐怖袭击事件在1990年突然上升，虽略有波动，但一直稳健增长。

## RESPONSE TO TURCO AND ZUCKERMAN’S “VERSTEHEN FOR SOCIOLOGY”

I predict that sociologists will have to choose between story telling and science. Turco and Zuckerman, in contrast, predict that no such choice will be forc...

## VERSTEHEN FOR SOCIOLOGY: COMMENT ON WATTS

We seek only to demonstrate that his observations do not imply that the pursuit of verstehen is a diversion for the field. To the contrary, we argue that the...

## Computational Journalism

Journalists look for the unusual handful of individual items that might point toward a news story or an emerging narrative thread.

## Duncan Watts’ AMA Interview

On the other hand a single high impact paper is worth many low impact papers, so from a career perspective it’s not necessarily a waste of time to devote a y...

## Common Sense and Sociological Explanations

Sociologists rely on common sense more than they realize. Moreover, this unacknowledged reliance causes serious problems for their explanations of social act...