The Eric M. Mindich Conference on Computational Social Science

December 7, 2007

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Opening Remarks
David Lazer, Harvard University
Sandy Pentland, MIT

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Where is social science hitting its limits on BIG problems?
Gary King, Harvard University
Nicholas Christakis, Harvard University

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Where is computer science creating possibilities?
Laszlo Barabasi, Northeastern University
Tony Jebara, Columbia University
Deb Roy, MIT
Sandy Pentland, MIT

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Some initial forays in the social sciences
Noshir Contractor, Northwestern University
Sinan Aral, New York University
Lada Adamic, University of Michigan
Alessandro Vespignani, Indiana University
David Lazer, Harvard University



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Managing human subjects issues
William Bainbridge, National Science Foundation
Leigh Firn, MIT
Dean Gallant, Harvard University
Marshall Van Alstyne, Boston University
Myron Gutmann, University of Michigan



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