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Book Chapters

Edmonds, B. (2013) Matching and Mismatching Social Contexts. In Dignum, V. and Dignum, F. (eds.) Perspectives on Culture and Agent-based Simulations, Springer,149-167. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-01952-9_9 (previous version at: http://cfpm.org/cpmrep224.html)

Edmonds. B. (2013) Agent-Based Social Simulation and Its Necessity for Understanding Socially Embedded Phenomena. In Conte, R., Andrighetto. G. & Campennì, M. (eds.) Minding Norms - Mechanisms and dynamics of social order in agent societies. Oxford University Press, chapter 3. (previous version at: http://cfpm.org/cpmrep205.html)

Norling, E., Edmonds, B. and Meyer, R. (2013) Informal Approaches to Developing Simulation Models. In Edmonds, B. & Meyer, R. (eds.) Simulating Social Complexity - A Handbook. Springer, 39-55. (Springerlink: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-540-93813-2_4)

Chattoe-Brown, E. and Edmonds, B. (2013) Evolutionary Mechanisms. In Edmonds, B. & Meyer, R. (eds.) Simulating Social Complexity - A Handbook. Springer, 455-495. (Springerlink: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-540-93813-2_18)

Edmonds, B., Lucas, P., Rouchier, J. and Taylor, R. (2013) Human Societies: Understanding Observed Social Phenomena. In Edmonds, B. & Meyer, R. (eds.) Simulating Social Complexity - A Handbook. Springer, 709-749. (Springerlink: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-540-93813-2_26)

Edmonds, B. (2010) Computational modelling and social theory – the dangers of numerical representation.  In Mollona, E. (ed.) Computational Analysis of Firm Organisations and Strategic Behaviour, Routledge, 36-68. (http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415476027)

Edmonds, B. (2009) Three Challenges for the Survival of Memetics.  In Ruse, M. (ed.) Philosophy after Darwin.  Princeton University Press, 198-201. (Earlier version at http://jom-emit.cfpm.org/2002/vol6/edmonds_b_letter.html)

Edmonds, B. (2009) The Nature of Noise. In Squazzoni, F. (Ed.) Epistemological Aspects of Computer Simulation in the Social Sciences. LNAI 5466:169-182. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep156.html).

Edmonds, B. (2008) The Social Embedding of Intelligence: How to Build a Machine that Could Pass the Turing Test. In Epstein, R., Roberts, G. and Beber, G. (Eds.) Parsing the Turing Test.  Springer, 211-235. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep95.html)

Edmonds, B. and Norling, E. (2007) Integrating Learning and Inference in Multi-Agent Systems Using Cognitive Context.  In Antunes, L. and Takadama, K. (Eds.) Multi-Agent-Based Simulation VII, 4442:142-155. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep159.html)

Edmonds, B. (2007) Artificial Science - a Simulation to Study the Social Processes of Science.  In Edmonds, B., Hernandez, C. and Troitzsch, K. G. (eds.) (2007) Social Simulation: Technologies, Advances and New Discoveries.  IGI Publishing, 61-67.  (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep138.html)

Edmonds, B. (2007) Simplicity is Not Truth-Indicative. In  Gershenson, C.et al. (2007) Philosophy and Complexity.  World Scientific, 65-80. (Previous version at: http://cfpm.org/cpmrep99.html)

Edmonds (2006) How are physical and social spaces related? - cognitive agents as the necessary "glue".  In Billari, F. et al. (eds.) Agent-Based Computational Modelling: Applications in demography, social, economic and environmental sciences. Springer Verlag,  195-214. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep127.html)

Edmonds, B. (2005) Implementing Free Will. In Davis, D. N. Visions of Mind - Architectures for Cognition and Affect. IDEA Group Publishing, 140-156. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep124.html).

Georgé, J-P., Edmonds, B. and Glize, P. (2004) Making Self-Organizing Adaptive Multi-Agent Systems Work - Towards The Engineering Of Emergent Multi-Agent Systems.  In Bergenti, F.  Gleizes, M-P. and Zambonelli, F. (eds.) Methodologies And Software Engineering For Agent Systems, New York: Springer (was Kluwer Academic), 321-340.

Edmonds, B. (2005) Simulation and Complexity - how they can relate. In Feldmann, V. and Mühlfeld, K. (eds.) Virtual Worlds of Precision - computer-based simulations in the sciences and social sciences. Lit Verlag 5-32. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep118.html)

Edmonds, B. (2004) How Formal Logic Can Fail to be Useful for Modelling or Designing MAS, In Regulated Agent-Based Social Systems. Springer. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 2934:1-15. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep102.html).

Bruce Edmonds (2003) Against: a priori theory  For: descriptively adequate computational modelling, In The Crisis in Economics: The Post-Autistic Economics Movement: The first 600 days, Routledge, 175-179.  (http://www.btinternet.com/~pae_news/review/issue10.htm)

Edmonds, B. (2002) Developing Agents Who Can Relate To Us - putting agents in our loop via situated self-creation. In Dautenhahn, K. et. al (eds) Socially Intelligent Agents - creating relationships with computers and robots, Kluwer, 37-44. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep58.html).

Edmonds, B. (2001) The Use of Models - making MABS actually work. In. Moss, S. and Davidsson, P. (eds.), Multi Agent Based Simulation, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 1979:15-32. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep74.html)

Edmonds, B.  (1999) Modelling Bounded Rationality In Agent-Based Simulations using the Evolution of Mental Models.In Brenner, T. (ed.), Compuational Techniques for Modelling Learning in Economics, Kluwer, 305-332. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep33.html)

Edmonds, B. (1999) What is Complexity?: the philosophy of Complexity per se with application to some examples in evolution. In F. Heylighen & D. Aerts (eds.): The Evolution of Complexity, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1-18. (http://bruce.edmonds.name/evolcomp)

Edmonds, B., Moss, S.J. and Wallis, S. (1996) Logic, Reasoning and a Programming Language for Simulating Economic and Business Processes with Artificial Intelligent Agents. In In Ein-Dor, Phillip (ed.): Artificial Intelligence in Economics and Management. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 221-230. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep09.html)

Edmonds, B. and Moss, S.J. (1996) The Credible Modelling of Economic Agents with Bounded Rationality. In Ein-Dor, Phillip (ed.): Artificial Intelligence in Economics and Management. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 205-21.


Journal Articles

Edmonds, B. (2013) Complexity and Context-dependency. Foundations of Science, 18(4):745-755. DOI 10.1007/s10699-012-9303-x (previous version at http://cfpm.org/cpmrep209.html)

Thorngate, W. & Edmonds, B. (2013) Measuring simulation-observation fit: An introduction to ordinal pattern analysis.  Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 16(2):14 (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/16/2/4.html).

Paolucci,  Mario et al. (2012) Towards a Living Earth Simulator.  European Physical Journal Special Topics, 214(1):77-108. DOI 10.1140/epjst/e2012-01689-8.

Buckingham Shum, Simon et al. (2012) Towards a Global Participatory Platform: Democratising Open Data, Complexity Science and Collective Intelligence.  European Physical Journal Special Topics, 214(1):109-152. DOI 10.1140/epjst/e2012-01690-3.

Deffuant, Guillaume et al. (2012)  Data and models for exploring sustainability of human well-being in global environmental change.  European Physical Journal Special Topics, 214(1):519-545. DOI 10.1140/epjst/e2012-01704-2.

Edmonds, B. (2012) Modelling Belief Change in a Population Using Explanatory Coherence, Advances in Complex Systems, 15(6):1250085.  DOI: 10.1142/S0219525912500853 (previous version at: http://cfpm.org/cpmrep185.html)

Edmonds, B. (2012) Context in Social Simulation: why it can't be wished away.  Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 18(1):5-21. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep210.html)

Edmonds, B., Gilbert, N., Ahrweiler, P. &Scharnhorst, A. (2011) Simulating the Social Processes of Science. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 14(4):14 (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/14/4/14.html).

Edmonds, B.(2011) A Brief Survey of Some Relevant Philosophy of Science. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 14(4):7 (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/14/4/7.html).

Edmonds, B. (2011) Disaggregating quality judgements. Mind & Society 10(2):169-180.  (http://www.springerlink.com/content/67500t946828u1n2) (Original discussion paper: http://cfpm.org/cpmrep204.html)

Edmonds, B. (2010) Bootstrapping Knowledge About Social Phenomena Using Simulation Models. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 13(1)8.  (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/13/1/8.html)

Galán, J. M., Izquierdo, L. R., Izquierdo, S. S., Santos, J. I., del Olmo, R., López-Paredes, A. and Edmonds, B. (2009). Errors and Artefacts in Agent-Based Modelling. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 12(1)1 (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/12/1/1.html).

Edmonds, B., Norling, E. and Hales, D. (2009) Towards the Emergence of Social Structure.  Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 15(2):78–94. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep173.html)

Polhill, J. G. and Edmonds, B. (2007) Open Access for Social Simulation.  Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 10(3). (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/10/3/10.html). 

Edmonds, B. (2007) The Practical Modelling of Context-Dependent Causal Processes – A Recasting of Robert Rosen’s Thought.  Chemistry and Biodiversity (special issue on Robert Rosen), 4(1):2386-2395.  (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep172.html)

Edmonds, B. (2006) The Emergence of Symbiotic Groups Resulting From Skill-Differentiation and Tags. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 9(1). (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/9/1/10.html). 

Moss, S. and Edmonds, B. (2005). Towards Good Social Science. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 8(4) (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/8/4/13.html).

Edmonds, B. and Hales, D. (2005) Computational Simulation as Theoretical Experiment, Journal of Mathematical Sociology 29(3):209-232. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep106.html).

Hales, D. and Edmonds, B. (2005) Applying a socially-inspired technique (tags) to improve cooperation in P2P Networks, IEEE Transactions in Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 35:385-395. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep134.html).

Moss, S. and Edmonds, B. (2005) Sociology and Simulation: - Statistical and Qualitative Cross-Validation, American Journal of Sociology, 110(4) 1095-1131. Previous version accessible as (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep105.html).

Edmonds. B. and Hales, D. (2004) When and Why Does Haggling Occur? Some suggestions from a qualitative but computational simulation of negotiation. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 7(2) (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/7/2/9.html).

Edmonds, B. and Hales, D. (2003) Replication, Replication and Replication - Some Hard Lessons from Model Alignment.  Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  6(4) (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/6/4/11.html)

Conte, R., Edmonds, B., Moss, S. and Swayer, R. K. (2001). Sociology and Social Theory in Agent Based Social Simulation: A Symposium. Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory.  7(3), 183-205. (My section can be accessed at: http://cfpm.org/cpmrep82.html)

Edmonds, B. (2001). Towards a Descriptive Model of Agent Strategy Search. Computational Economics (ACE Special Issue), 18(1):111-133. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep54.html)

Edmonds, B. (2000). Complexity and Scientific Modelling. Foundations of Science, 5:379-390. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep23.html)

Edmonds, B. (2000). A Proposal for the Establishment of Review Boards - a flexible approach to the selection of academic knowledge. Journal of Electronic Publishing, 5(4). (http://www.press.umich.edu/jep/05-04/edmonds.html)

Edmonds, B. (2000). The Constructability of Artificial Intelligence (as defined by the Turing Test). Journal of Logic Language and Information, 9:419-424. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep53.html)

Edmonds, B. (1999). Gossip, Sexual Recombination and the El Farol Bar: modelling the emergence of heterogeneity. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 2(4). (http://www.soc.surrey.ac.uk/JASSS/2/3/2.html)

Edmonds, B. (1999). Pragmatic Holism, Foundations of Science, 4:57-82. (http://bruce.edmonds.name/praghol)

Edmonds, B. (1999). Capturing Social Embeddedness: a Constructivist Approach. Adaptive Behavior, 7:323-348. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep34.html)

Edmonds, B. (1998). On Modelling in Memetics. Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission, 2(2). (http://jom-emit.cfpm.org/1998/vol2/edmonds_b.html)

Edmonds, B. (1998). Modelling Socially Intelligent Agents. Applied Artificial Intelligence, 12, 677-699. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep26.html)

Moss, S.J. and Edmonds, B. (1998). Modelling Economic Learning as Modelling, Cybernetics and Systems, 29, 5-37. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep03.html)

Moss, S., Gaylard, H., Wallis, S. and Edmonds, B. (1998). SDML: A Multi-Agent Language for Organizational Modelling. Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 4, 43-69. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep16.html)

Moss, S. and Edmonds, B. (1997). A Knowledge-based Model of Context-Dependent Attribute Preferences for Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Omega, 25(2), 155-169. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep05.html)


Strongly Refereed Conference/Workshop Paper

Abbas, S.M.A., Alam, S.J. & Edmonds, B. (2013) Towards Validating Social Network Simulations. In Kamiński, B & Loloch, G. (eds) Advances in Social Simulation, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing vol. 229, Springer, pp. 1-12.  (http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-39829-2_1)

Edmonds, B. (2013) Towards a Context- and Scope-Sensitive Analysis for Specifying Agent Behviour. In Kamiński, B & Loloch, G. (eds) Advances in Social Simulation, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing vol. 229, Springer, pp. 319-332. (http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-39829-2_28)

Edmonds, B. (2013) Multi-Patch Cooperative Specialists With Tags Can Resist Strong Cheaters. In Rekdalsbakken, W., Bye, R.T. and Zhang, H. (eds), Proceedings of the 27th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS 2013), May 2013, Alesund, Norway. European Council for Modelling and Simulation, 900-906. (http://www.scs-europe.net/dlib/2013/ecms13papers/socint_ECMS2013_0097.pdf)

Edmonds. B. & Gershenson, C. (2012) Learning, Social Intelligence and the Turing Test – why an “out-of-the-box” Turing Machine will not pass the Turing Test. In. Cooper, S.B., Dawar, A. & Lwe, B. (Eds.): CiE 2012, LNCS 7318, pp. 183–193. (The Turing Centenary Conference, earlier version at: http://cfpm.org/cpmrep215.html)

Edmonds, B. (2010) Context and Social SimulationIV Edition of Epistemological Perspectives on Simulation (EPOS2010), June 23-25, 2010 - Hamburg, Germany.

Norling, E., Powell, C and Edmonds, B. (2008) Cross-Disciplinary Views on Modelling Complex Systems. In.  David, N. & Sichman, J.S. (Eds.) Multi-Agent-Based Simulation IX, Springer, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 5269:183-194. (Springerlink: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-01991-3_14)

Edmonds, B. Terán, O. and Polhill, G. (2006) To the Outer Limits and Beyond – characterising the envelope of sets of social simulation trajectories. 1st World Congress on Social Simulation (WCSS'06), Kyoto, Japan, August, 2006. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep162.html)

Norling, E. and Edmonds, B. (2006) Why it is Better to be SLAC than Smart. 1st World Congress on Social Simulation (WCSS'06), Kyoto, Japan, August, 2006. (http://cfpm.org/~emma/pubs/NorlingEdmonds-WCSS06.pdf)

Edmonds, B. & Bryson, J. (2004) The Insufficiency of Formal Design Methods - the necessity of an experimental approach for the understanding and control of complex MAS. In Jennings, N. R. et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (AAMAS'04), July 19-23, New York, ACM Press,  938-945. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep128.html).

Edmonds, B. (2004) Using the Experimental Method to Produce Reliable Self-Organised Systems. In Brueckner, S. et al. (eds.) Engineering Self Organising Sytems: Methodologies and Applications, Springer, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 3464:84-99. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep131.html)

Edmonds, B. and Moss, S. (2005) From KISS to KIDS – an ‘anti-simplistic’ modelling approach. In P. Davidsson et al. (Eds.): Multi Agent Based Simulation 2004. Springer, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 3415:130–144. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep132.html)

Hales, D. and Edmonds, B. (2003) Can Tags Build Working Systems? - From MABS to ESOA. In Serugendo, G. Di M., et al. (eds.) Engineering Self-Organising Systems. Springer, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 2977:186-194. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep117.html)

Hales, D. and Edmonds, B. (2003)  Evolving Social Rationality for MAS using “Tags”, In Rosenschein, J. S., et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Melbourne, July 2003 (AAMAS03), ACM Press, 497-503. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep104.html)

Edmonds, B. (2002) Exploring the Value of Prediction in an Artificial Stock Market. Workshop on Adaptive Behavior in Anticipatory Learning Systems 2002, Edinburgh, Scotland, August, 2002. (ABiALs 2002). Butz V. M., Sigaud, O. and Gérard, P. (eds.) Anticipatory Behavior in Adaptive Learning Systems. Springer, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 2684:262-281. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep94.html).

Edmonds, B. and Wallis, S. (2002) Towards an Ideal Social Simulation Language. 3rd International Workshop on Multi-Agent Based Simulation (MABS'02) at AAMAS'02, Bologna, July 2002. Lesture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 2581:104-124. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep91.html).

Edmonds, B. (2002) Learning and Exploiting Context in Agents. Proceedings of the 1st International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), Bologna, Italy, July 2002. ACM Press, 1231-1238. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep85.html)

Edmonds, B. (2001) Learning Appropriate Contexts. In: Akman, V. et. al (eds.) Modelling and Using Context - CONTEXT 2001, Dundee, July, 2001. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 2116:143-155. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep78.html)

Edmonds, B. (1999) The Pragmatic Roots of Context. CONTEXT'99, Trento, Italy, September 1999. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 1688:119-132. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep52.html)

Edmonds, B. (1997) Modelling Bounded Rationality using Evolutionary Techniques. AISB'97 workshop on Evolutionary Computation, Manchester, April 1997. In Corne, D and Shapiro, J. (eds), "Evolutionary Computing: Selected Papers from the 1997 AISB Workshop", Springer Verlag, LNCS 1305:31-42, 1997. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep10.html)

Edmonds, B. (1997) A Simple-Minded Network Model with Context-like Objects. European Conference on Cognitive Science (ECCS'97), Manchester, April 1997. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep15.html)

Moss, S. and Edmonds, B. (1995) Including Qualitative Judgements in Formal Demand Models, Association of Survey Computing Conference on Market Analysis for Decision Support, Imperial College, London, June 1995.

Moss, S. and Edmonds, B. (1994) Economic Methodology and Computability: Implications for the Evaluation of Econometric Forecasts, International Forecasting Symposium, Stockholm, 1994 and IFAC Conference on Computational Economics, Amsterdam, 1994. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep01.html)



Student Papers (where I have made a contribution but it is primarily the PhD student's work)

Abbas, S.M.A., Alam S. J. and Edmonds, B. (2013) Validating Social Network Simulations, The 14th International Workshop on Multi-Agent-Based Simulation (MABS), Saint Paul, USA, 6-7th May, 2013.

Latham, A.M., Crockett, K.A., McLean, D.A. and Edmonds, B. (2012) Adaptive Tutoring in an Intelligent Conversational Agent System, Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence vol. VIII, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 7430. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, pp. 148-167.


Latham, A., Crockett, K., McLean, D. and Edmonds, B. (2011) A conversational intelligent tutoring systesm to automatically predict learning styles. Computers & Education 58 (2011) 350–364

Latham, A, Crockett, K, McLean, D & Edmonds, B (2010)  Predicting Learning Styles in a Conversational Intelligent Tutoring System. In: Luo, X. et al (Eds.): ICWL 2010, LNCS 6483:131-140.

Alam, S.J., Edmonds, B. and Meyer, R. (2009) Identifying Structural Changes in Networks Generated from Agent-based Social Simulation Models.  In Ghose, A., Governatori, G. and Sadananda, R. (eds.) Agent Computing and Multi-Agent Systems, 10th Pacific Rim International Conference on Multi-Agents, PRIMA 2007, Bangkok, Thailand, November 21-23, 2007. Revised Papers. Springer LNAI 5044:298-307. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep176.html)

Terán, O. and Edmonds, B. (2004) Constraint Model-based Exploration of Simulation Trajectories in a MABS Model. CPM Report 06-161, MMU. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep161.html)

Terán, O and Edmonds, B. (2002) Computational Complexity of a Constraint Model-based Proof of the Envelope of Tendencies in a MAS-based Simulation Model, 2nd International Workshop on Complexity in Automated Deduction (CiAD), at CADE-18, Copenhagen, Denmark, July, 2002. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep98.html)

Terán, O., Edmonds, B. and Wallis, S. (2001) Determining the Envelope of Emergent Agent Behaviour via Architectural Transformation. 7th International Workshop on Agent Theories, Architectures and Languages (ATAL2000), Boston, MA, 8th-9th July, 2000. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 1986:122-135, 2001. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep73.html)

Terán, O., Edmonds, B. and Wallis, S. (2000) Mapping the Envelope of Social Simulation Trajectories. Multi Agent Based Simulation 2000 (MABS2000), Boston, MA, 8th-9thJuly, 2000. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 1979:229-243 (2001). (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep72.html)


Edited Publications

Xenitidou, M. & Edmonds, B. (in press, 2014) The Complexity of Social Norms.  Springer.

Edmonds, B. & Meyer, R. (2013) Simulating Social Complexity - a handbook. Springer. (Publisher's page)

López-Paredes, L., Edmonds, B. & Klugl, F. (2012) Special Issue on Agent Based Simulation of Complex Social Systems of Simulation 88(1).  (Introduction at http://sim.sagepub.com/content/88/1/4.full.pdf+html)

Edmonds, B., Gilbert, N., Ahrweiler, P. & Scharnhorst, A. (2011) Special Issue of the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  on 'Simulating the Social Processes of Science' 14,(4) (Introduction to special issue is at: http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/14/4/14.html).

Edmonds, B. (ed.) (2010) Special issue of Advances in Complex Systems, 13(4). (http://www.worldscinet.com/acs/13/1304/S02195259101304.html)

Edmonds, B. and Gilbert N. (eds.) (2009) Proceedings of the 6th Conference of the European Social Simulation Association, 14th - 18th September, 2009, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom. 

Hales, D., Edmonds, B. Osalp, B. and Spirakis, P (eds.) (2009) Cooperation in Selfish Systems. A Special Issue of Computational and Mathematical Organisation Theory, 15(2).  (Preface is at http://www.springerlink.com/content/bl2tu818138722k5/fulltext.pdf pp. 61-63)

Edmonds, B., Hernandez, C. and Troitzsch, K. G. (eds.) (2007) Social Simulation: Technologies, Advances and New Discoveries.  IGI Publishing. (Publisher's page on the book)

Gershenson, C., Aerts, D. and Edmonds, B. (2007) Philosophy and Complexity.  World Scientific. (Publisher's page on the book)

Edmonds, B., Gilbert, N., Gustafson, S., Hales, D. and Krasnogor, N. (eds.) (2005) Socially Inspired Computing. Proceedings of the Joint Symposium on Socially Inspired Computing, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK 12 - 15 April 2005, Published by AISB. Availible as PDF (7mb).

Edmonds, B. and Moehering, M. (eds.) (2005) Applications of Agent-Based Simulation to Social and Organizational Domains. A special issue of Simulation, 81(3).

Dignum, F., Edmonds, B. and Sonenberg, L. (eds.) (2004) The Use of Logic in Agent-Based Social Simulation. A Special Section of the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation. (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/7/4/contents.html). [Editorial is at http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/7/4/8.html]

Hales, D., Edmonds, B., Norling, E. and Rouchier, J. (eds.) (2003) Multi-Agent Based Simulation III, 4th International Workshop, MABS 2003, Melbourne, Australia, July 2003.  Springer, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 2927.  (http://cfpm.org/mabs2003)

Hales, D., Edmonds, B. and Rouchier, J, (eds.) (2003) Model to Model. A Special Section of the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation. (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/6/4). [Editorial is at http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/6/4/5.html]

Dautenhahn, K., Bond, A., Canamero, D, and Edmonds, B. (Eds.). (2002) Socially Intelligent Agents - creating relationships with computers and robots. Dordrecht: Kluwer. (Kluwer's page on this book)

Edmonds, B. and Akman V. (Eds.) (2002) Context in Context. A Special Issue of Foundations of Science, 7(3&4), 2002. (http://bruce.edmonds.name/cinc/)

Best, M. and Edmonds, B. (Eds.) Computational Memetics. A Special Issue of Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission, 4(2), 2001. (http://jom-emit.cfpm.org/2001/vol4/#issue2)

Edmonds, B. and Dautenhahn, K. (Eds.). (2001) Starting from Society: the application of social analogies to computational systems. A Special Issue of the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 4(1). (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/4/1/)

Edmonds, B. and Dautenhahn, K. (Eds.). (1999) Social Intelligence. A Special Issue of Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 5(3). (http://bruce.edmonds.name/ssi/cmot.html)


My Thesis

Edmonds, B. (1999). Syntactic Measures of Complexity. Doctoral Thesis, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. (http://bruce.edmonds.name/thesis/)


Other (Papers Currently Under Review, Reports, Invited Papers, Discussion Papers, Lightly Refereed Papers, Commentaries, Letters, Book Reviews etc.)

Edmonds, B. (2013) What Social Simulation Might Tell Us About How the law works. Informatica e Diritto, 22(1):47-56.

Edmonds, B. (2103) Review of "The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't", by Silver, N. J. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 16(3). http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/16/3/reviews/2.html

Edmonds, B. (2012) Searching for “Phases” in Complex Simulation Output using Evolutionary Knowledge Discovery Techniques (Poster) ECCS 2012, Brussels, Sept. 2012. (http://www.slideshare.net/BruceEdmonds/searching-for-phases-in-complex-simulation-output-using-evolutionary-knowledge-discovery-techniques)

Edmonds, B. & Paolucci, M. (2012) A Review of "Quantitative Sociodynamics: Stochastic Methods and Models of Social Interaction Processes by dirk Helbing", Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 15(2). (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/15/2/reviews/6.html)

Edmonds, B. (2011) Using real data sets to simulate evolution within complex environments (poster). Eurpean Conference on Complex Systems 2011 (ECCS), Vienna, September 2011.  (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep218.html)

Edmonds, B. (2010) Data-Integration Models (poster). Eurpean Conference on Complex Systems 2010 (ECCS), Lisbon, September 2010.  (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep211.html)

Edmonds, B. (2010) Agent-Based Social Simulation and its necessity for understanding socially embedded phenomena. A Chapter for a planned book resulting from the EMIL project.  CPM Report No.: 10-205, MMU. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep205.html)

Edmonds, B. (2009) Understanding Observed Complex Systems – the hard complexity problem.  Poster at European Conference on Complex Systems 2009 (ECCS 2009), 21-25 September 2009, University of Warwick, UK. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep203.html)

Edmonds, B. (2008) My answers to 5 questions about complexity, in Gershenson, C. Complexity - 5 Questions, Atomatic Press/VIP, 45-49. (http://bruce.edmonds.name/5qu/be-5qu.html)

Edmonds, B. (2008) A Review of The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies by Scott Page.  Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 11(4), (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/11/4/reviews/edmonds.html)

Edmonds, B. (2008) System Farming.  CPM Report No.: 08-198, MMU. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep185.html)

Edmonds, B. (2008) A Brief Survey of Some Results on Mechanisms and Emergent Outcomes. CPM Report No.: 08-188, MMU. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep188.html)

Goldspink, C. Edmonds, B. and Gilbert, N. (2008) Normative behaviour in Wikipedia. 4th International Conference on e-Social Science, Manchester, April 2008.  (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep190.html)

Edmonds, B. and Norling, E. (2005) Emergence in and Engineering of Complex MAS.  CPM Report 06-160, MMU. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep160.html)

Edmonds, B. and Chattoe, E. (2005) When Simple Measures Fail: Characterising Social Networks Using Simulation.  CPM Report 05-158, MMU. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep158.html).  Presented at the Social Network Analysis: Advances and Empirical Applications Forum, Oxford, July 16-17 2005.

Edmonds, B. (2005) Assessing the Safety of (Numerical) Representation in Social Simulation.  The 3rd European Social Simulation Association conference (ESSA 2005), Koblenz, Germany, September 2005.  (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep153.html)

Edmonds, B. (2005) Towards a Descriptive Simulation of Russian Food Supply Chains.  The 3rd European Social Simulation Association conference (ESSA 2005), Koblenz, Germany, September 2005.  (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep154.html)

Edmonds, B. (2005). The revealed poverty of the gene-meme analogy – why memetics per se has failed to produce substantive results. Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission, 9. (http://jom-emit.cfpm.org/2005/vol9/edmonds_b.html)

Edmonds, B. (2005) Facilitating the Comparison of Social Simulations using E-science. CPM Report 05-149, MMU. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep149.html).  Presented at the 1st International Conference on E-Social Science, Manchester, July 2005.

Edmonds, B. (2004) Using Localised ‘Gossip’ to Structure Distributed Learning. CPM Report 04-142, MMU. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep142.html).  Presented at the AISB 2005 Symposium on Socially Inspired Computing.

Hales, D and Edmonds, B. (2004) Sociologically Inspired Engineering. CPM Report 04-136, MMU. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep136.html).  An article for the AgentLink newsletter.

Edmonds, B. (2004) Against the inappropriate use of numerical representation in social simulation. CPM Report 04-131, MMU. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep129.html).

Edmonds. B. and Bryson, J. (2003) Beyond the Design Stance: The Intention of Agent-Based Engineering. CPM Report 03-126, MMU. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep126.html).

Bruce Edmonds, David Hales, Matt Hare, Margaret Edwards, François Goreaud, Sylvie Huet, Guillaume Deffuant, Olivier Barreteau, Anne-Laure Borderelle, Flavie Cernesson, Joerg Krywko, Pieter Valkering, Jan Rotmans, Anne van der Veen, Adolfo López-Paredes, David Sauri, Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Davide Medugno, Johannes Heeb, Felix Hube, Nigel Gilbert, Tasia Asakawa, Sarah Maltby, Claire Haggett, Olivier Barthelemy, Scott Moss, Rosaria Conte, and Roberto Pedone (2002) The Design And Use Of Integrated And Agent-Based Models For Freshwater Resource Management - Report Of Workpackage 3 Of The Firma Project. CPM Report 03-119, MMU, 2003. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep119.html)

Edmonds, B. (2003) Evolutionary Units and Adaptive Intelligence: Why a brain can not be produced by internal evolutionary processes (but could be composed of such).  Presented at at the First Global Brain Workshop: From Intelligent Networks to the Global Brain - Evolutionary Social Organization through Knowledge Technology. Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, July 2001.  CPM Report CPM-03-108, MMU, 2003. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep108.html)

Downing, T.E, Butterfield, R.E., Edmonds, B., Knox, J.W., Moss, S., Piper, B.S. and Weatherhead, E.K. (and the CCDeW project team) (2003). Climate Change and the Demand for Water, Research Report, Stockholm Environment Institute Oxford Office, Oxford. (http://www.sei.se/oxford/ccdew/)

Edmonds, B. Bartheleny, O. and Moss, S. (2002) Domestic Water Demand and Social Influence – an agent-based modelling approach, CPM Report 02-103, MMU, 2002 (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep103.html).

Edmonds, B. (2002) A Review of a Special Issue of  IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans on Socially Intelligent Agents edited by Kerstin Dautenhahn, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 5(3). (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/5/3/reviews/edmonds.html)

Edmonds, B. and Moss, S. (2002) Integrating Domain Expertise With Aggregate Data Using Evolutionary Computation.CPM Report 02-97, MMU, 2002. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep97.html)

Edmonds, B. (2002) A Review of Selection Theory and Social Construction: the evolutionary naturalistic epistemology of Donald T. Campbell, Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission, 6(1), (http://jom-emit.cfpm.org/2002/vol6/edmonds_b.html).

Edmonds, B. (2002) A Review of "Reasoning about Rational Agents" by Michael Wooldridge. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 5(1). (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/5/1/reviews/edmonds.html)

Edmonds, B. (2002) Surviving on a sand-pile: an investigation as to the type of behaviour that evolves in the presence of crises, Network on Evolvability in Biological and Software Systems Symposium on "Evolvability and Individuality", St. Albans, Hertfordshire, UK. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep87.html)

Edmonds, B. and Moss, S. (2001) The Importance of Representing Cognitive Processes in Multi-Agent Models, Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN'2001, Aug 21-25 2001, Vienna, Austria. Published in: Dorffner, G., Bischof, H. and Hornik, K. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2130:759-766. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep81.html)

Edmonds, B. (2001) What if All Truth is Context Dependent?, CPM Report 00-77, MMU, 2001. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep77.html)

Edmonds, B. (2001) Against Prior Theorising, CPM Report 01-82, MMU, UK. To be published as part of a symposium in Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, forthcoming. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep82.html) - see Journal Articles above.

Edmonds, B. (2000) Commentary on "A Bargaining Model to Simulate Negotiations between Water Users" by Sophie Thoyer, Sylvie Morardet, Patrick Rio, Leo Simon, Rachel Goodhue and Gordon Rausser, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 4(2). (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/4/2/6.1.html)

Edmonds, B. (2000) The Purpose and Place of Formal Systems in the Development of Science, CPM Report 00-75, MMU, UK. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep75.html)

Moss, S., Edmonds, B. and Wallis, S. (2000) The Power Law and Critical Density in Large Multi Agent Systems. CPM Report 00-71, MMU, UK. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep71.html)

Edmonds, B. (2000) A Review of the "Advances in Genetic Programming" series, (volumes 1, 2 and 3). Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines, 1(3):289-296. (http://bruce.edmonds.name/aigp/)

Edmonds, B. (2001) Joining the Dots: Extending the Autocatalytic Picture to a Credible Evolutionary Process - Commentary on Gabora on Origin-Culture. Psycoloquy10(007), 1999. (http://www.cogsci.soton.ac.uk/cgi/psyc/newpsy?10.007)

Edmonds, B. (1999) The Uses of Genetic Programming in Social Simulation: A Review of Five Books. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 2(1). (http://www.soc.surrey.ac.uk/JASSS/2/1/review1.html)

Decker, K. et al. (1999) Continuing research in multi-agent systems. Knowledge Engineering Review, 14(3):279-283.

Edmonds, B. (1998) Social Embeddedness and Agent Development. UKMAS'98, Manchester, December1998. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep46.html).

Edmonds, B. and Dautenhahn, K. (1998) The Contribution of Society to the Construction of Individual Intelligence. Workshop on Socially Situated Intelligence, at SAB'98, Zurich, August 1998. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep42.html)

Edmonds, B. (2001) Meta-Genetic Programming: Co-evolving the Operators of Variation. Invited paper in a special issue of ELECTRIK on AI, 9:13-29, 2001. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep32.html)

Wallis, S., Edmonds, B., Moss, S. and Gaylard, H. (1998) A Strictly Declarative Language for Multi-Agent Modelling.CEFES'98, June/July 1998, Cambridge, UK.

Edmonds, B., Moss, S. and Gaylard, H. (1997) Artificially Intelligent Specification and Analysis of Context-Dependent Attribute Preferences. CPM Report 97-28, MMU, UK. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep28.html)

Edmonds, B. (1997) The Possible Incommensurability of Utilities and the Learning of Goals. CPM Report 97-27, MMU, UK. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep27.html)

Moss, S., Edmonds, B. and Wallis, S. (1997) Validation and Verification of Computational Models with Multiple Cognitive Agents. CPM Report 97-25, MMU, UK. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep25.html)

Edmonds, B. (1997) From Complexity to Agent Modelling and Back Again - some implications for economics. Invited paper at the workshop on Economics and the Sciences of Complexity, Namur, Brussels, May 1997.(http://cfpm.org/cpmrep24.html)

Edmonds, B., Moss, S., and Gaylard, H. (1997) Combining Evolutionary Computing Techniques to Find Credible Qualatative Descriptions of the Demand-Side of Markets. Eufit '97 -- 5th European Congress on Intelligent Techniques and Soft Computing, pp. 727-731, Verlag Mainz, Wissenschaftsverlag, 1997. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep17.html)

Edmonds, B. (1997) The Possibile Irreducibility of Software Artificial Life. CPM Report 97-14, MMU, UK. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep14.html)

Moss, S., Edmonds, B. and Gaylard, H.(1996) Modeling R&D Strategy as a Network Search Problem. Worshop on The Multiple Linkages between Technological Change, Human Capital and the Economy, University "Tor Vergata" of Rome, March 1996. (http://cfpm.org/cpmrep11.html)

Wallis, S., Edmonds, B. and Moss, S.J. (1995) The Implementation and Logic of a Strictly Declarative Modelling Language, Expert Systems `95, Cambridge, 1955. Published as Macintosh, A. and Cooper, C. (eds.), (1995): Applications and Innovations in Expert Systems III. SGES Publications, Oxford. 351-360.

Moss, S.J. and Edmonds, B. (1995) Modelling the Bounded Rationality of Economic Agents by Modelling and Limited Incremental Search, AAAI Fall Symposium, Boston, November 1995.


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