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Folks,

Please excuse multiple listing, but I thought this call for papers would be of interest to the mailing list.

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Bill Kennedy
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William G. Kennedy, PhD, Captain, USN (Ret.)
Research Assistant Professor
Center for Social Complexity
Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study
George Mason University
webpage: http://www.mllab.com
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The Computational Social Science Society of the Americas
CALL FOR PAPERS: CSSSA 2013
Santa Fe, NM
22-25 August, 2013
 http://computationalsocialscience.org/csssa2013


You
 are invited to participate in the annual conference of the 
Computational Social Science Society of the Americas (CSSSA).  The 
conference will be held at The Bishop’s Lodge in Santa Fe, New Mexico, 
August 22nd - 25th, 2013.


Computational Social Science (CSS) 
is a scientific discipline where computational methods and simulation 
models of social dynamics are employed to offer new insights into social
 phenomena beyond what is available with traditional social science 
methods.  The CSSSA 2013 Conference will bring together international 
practitioners of CSS to present peer reviewed research using 
computational social science methods.


Keynote Speakers:

Steven!
  F. Railsback, Humboldt State University
J. Doyne Farmer, Oxford University & Santa Fe Institute


Submissions:
The
 CSSSA program committee invites papers and posters concerning 
computational models of social phenomena.  Models from all social 
science disciplines are welcomed.  Preference will be given to 
submissions that present an implemented, functioning computer model or 
simulation.  


All submissions, including posters, will be 
subject to peer review.  The Program Committee and conference organizers
 may request that submissions for papers be converted into posters, or 
vice versa, depending on scheduling and content.  


Papers and posters can be submitted at: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=csssa2013


Registration
 for the conference can be done online soon. (stay tuned for 
registration link in the meantime please e-mail us at 
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S!
 pecial Sessions:

Advances in Computational Social ScienceThe
 committee invites high quality papers that discuss theoretical concerns
 and other non-model based contributions to the field.  Limited space 
will be available for such papers and only the very best and most 
relevant of these submissions will be accepted.


Models of War and Peace
CSSSA
 2013 will highlight a special session with the theme of “Models of War 
and Peace”.  Submissions relating to this theme are especially welcome.


Papers:
Papers
 should be submitted in Springer’s “Lecture Notes in Computer Science 
(LNCS)” format.  Papers should be no more than 12 pages including 
bibliography and all figures.  Strong preference will be given to papers
 that include an attached ODD (Overview, Design Concepts, and Details) 
protocol (see http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/13/4/9.html).  This should 
be included as an attached addendum to the submitted paper (merge with 
the paper into one single document, with a blank page separating!
  the paper and the ODD addendum).  The ODD is not counted toward the 12
 page limit.


Posters:
Poster submissions require only an 800 word abstract.  They should be clearly marked as poster submissions.


Paper Publication:
All
 accepted papers will be made publicly available on the CSSSA website. 
While this posting does indicate successful conference peer review, the 
CSSSA website is not a publication of record (no DOI or handle is 
assigned) and should not interfere with the submission of the same 
material to academic or professional journals.


A selection of
 the strongest papers (as determined by the Program Committee) will be 
submitted (with the authors’ consent) to the Journal of Artificial 
Societies and Social Simulation (JASSS) for consideration as a special 
issue of the journal.


Best Paper:
CSSSA offers a cash prize of $500 for the best paper.  All full-paper submissions are eligible for t!
 his prize.  The Program Committee will look most closely at papers wit
h clearly documented computational models that shed new light on social science phenomena.


Important Dates:


Submissions Due:        June 3, 2013
Author Notification:  July 3, 2013
Revisions Due:  August 1, 2013
Final Version Due:  August 9, 2013
Conference Dates:  August 22-25, 2013
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