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16th European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research ё2002

Vienna, April 2 ё 5, 2000

University Vienna ё Main Buliding

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Cultural Systems

Chairpersons: P.Ballonoff, USA, I.Ezhkova, Belgium, M.Fischer, UK, P.Jorion, USA, and D.Read, USA

Wednesday a.m.ннннннннннннннннннннннннннннннннннн Room 34

11:00-11:30

Integrating Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Culture: The "Hard" and the "Soft"

M. Fischer, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

11:30-12:00

From Database Query to Cultural Questions

J. Bagg, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

12:00-12:30

Modelling Adaptive Dynamics and Social Knowledge

S. Bharwani, M. Fischer, N. Ryan, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

12:30-13:00

Modelling Competing Contextual Rules: Conflict Resolution in Punjab, Pakistan

S.M. Lyon, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

13:00-13:30

Considering Culture as a System

G. Marshall, Marshall Consulting, Buckinghamshire, UK

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14:00-14:30

Ritual, Ideation and Performance: A Case Study of Multimedia in Anthropological Research - the Mambila Nggwun Ritual

D. Zeitlyn, M. Fischer, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

 


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Vienna, April 2 ё 5, 2000

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Panel Discussion

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Mathematical Modeling and Anthropology: Its Rationale,

ннннннннннннннн Past Successes and Future Directions

Organizer: D. Read, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Panelists: P.Ballonoff, USA, I.Ezhkova, Belgium, M.Fischer, UK,

P.Jorion.USA, D.Kronenfeld, USA, M.Leaf, USA, F.K.Lehman, USA,

D.Read, USA, S. van der Leeuw, France, D.R.White, USA

Order of 5 Minute papers:

Why Model?

S.E. van der Leeuw, Universite de Paris I, France

What is "Formal" Analysis

M. Leaf, University of Texas, Dallas, USA

Mathematical Modeling Issues in Analytical Representations of

Human Societies

D. Read, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Notes on the Progress of Cultural Theory

P. BaUonoff, Ballonoff Consulting Service, Alexandria, Virginia, USA

On the Application of Discrete Mathematics to Questions in Anthropology

F.K.L. Chit Hiaing, University of Illinois, Urbana, USA

Classification, Symbolic Representation and Ritual: Information vs. Meaning in

Cultural Processes

M. Fischer, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

Network Analysis and Social Dynamics

D.R. White, University of California, Irvine, USA

Accounting for Human Activity through Physics

P. Jorion, Los Angeles, USA

Culture and Society: The Role of Distributed Cognition

D. Kronenfeld, University of California, Riverside, USA

Challenges of Cultural Theory: Theory of Cognitive States

I. Ezhkova, International Institute of Applied Technologies, Brussels, Belgium

 

15.30-16.00ннннннн Coffee Break

16:00-18:00нннннн Panel and Audience Discussion