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3rd Sociophysics workshop
“From opinion dynamics to voting, conflict and terrorism”,
30-31 March 2015, CEVIPOF, Paris.

Programme et informations : Site web


Monday March 30, 2015

9:30 – 10:00 Short welcome and an introduction round by the workshop chair Serge Galam

10:00 – 10:45 Naoki Matsuda, University of Bristol, Dept. Engineering and Mathematics, “Dynamics of opinion formation and cooperation in populations composed of heterogeneous agents”,

10:45 – 11:30 Jean-Pierre Nadal (CNRS and EHESS) Centre d’Analyse et de Math ematique Sociales (CAMS, UMR8557 CNRS-EHESS), and Laboratoire de Physique Statistique (LPS, UMR8550, CNRS-ENS-UPMC-Univ. Paris Diderot ), “A model of riots dynamics: shocks, diffusion and thresholds”

11:30 – 12:00 Marco Alberto Javarone, Dept. of Humanities and Social Science, University of Sassari, and Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Cagliari,  “Poker Challenges: a sociophysical perspective”

12:00 – 13:00 Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde, Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II and Institute Jean-Nicod, Paris, “Cognitive and behavioral game-theoretical insights on the nature and dynamics of terror”,  (short talk and round table).

14:30 – 15:15 Dan Miodownik, Hebrew University Jerusalem, Dept. for Political Sciences, “Important variation or just “noise”?  Empirically driven comment on differences in support for political violence”

15:15 – 16:00 Jorgen Vitting Andersen, Université Paris1 Pantheon Sorbonne, “Understanding aggregate decision making”

16:00 – 16:45  break

16:45 – 17:00 Rick Quax, Computational Science, University of Amsterdam, Data Analytics and Modelling

17:00 – 18:00 Natasa Golo, Cevipof, “Empirical analysis of rumors on conspiratorial beliefs and their link with passive support of terrorism” (short talk and round table).


Tuesday March 31, 2015

9:30 – 10:15 Tyll Krueger, Wroclaw University of Technology, “Bad memory, good memory and how long it takes to get informed”

10:15 – 11:00 Andrea Ellero, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia · Department of Management, “Simulation and optimization models to study occult persuasion on social groups”

11:00 – 11:30 Laurent Boudin, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, “Kinetic model of opinion formation, application to the Scottish independence referendum”.

11:30 – 12:00 Yuri Biondi, CNRS – ESCP Europe business school, Paris,  “Formation of share market prices under heterogeneous beliefs and common knowledge”.

12:00 – 13:00 Serge Galam, Cevipof, “From terrorism passive supporters to the “lone wolf” phenomenon” (short talk and round table on forecasting capacity of sociophysics models)