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The Resource Computer Simulations of Space Societies, by William Sims Bainbridge, (electronic resource)

Computer Simulations of Space Societies, by William Sims Bainbridge, (electronic resource)

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Computer Simulations of Space Societies
Title
Computer Simulations of Space Societies
Statement of responsibility
by William Sims Bainbridge
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Language
eng
Summary
  • At the intersection of astronautics, computer science, and social science, this book introduces the challenges and insights associated with computer simulation of human society in outer space, and of the dynamics of terrestrial enthusiasm for space exploration. Never before have so many dynamic representations of space-related social systems existed, some deeply analyzing the logical implications of social-scientific theories, and others open for experience by the general public as computer-generated virtual worlds. Fascinating software ranges from multi-agent artificial intelligence models of civilization, to space-oriented massively multiplayer online games, to educational programs suitable for schools or even for the world's space exploration agencies. At the present time, physical spaceflight endures a problematic intermission, when computer simulations of space societies are an excellent way to prepare for a renaissance of exploration beyond the bounds of Earth
  • At the intersection of astronautics, computer science, and social science, this book introduces the challenges and insights associated with computer simulation of human society in outer space, and of the dynamics of terrestrial enthusiasm for space exploration. Never before have so many dynamic representations of space-related social systems existed, some deeply analyzing the logical implications of social-scientific theories, and others open for experience by the general public as computer-generated virtual worlds. Fascinating software ranges from multi-agent artificial intelligence models of civilization, to space-oriented massively multiplayer online games, to educational programs suitable for schools or even for the world's space exploration agencies. At the present time, physical spaceflight endures a problematic intermission, when computer simulations of space societies are an excellent way to prepare for a renaissance of exploration beyond the bounds of Earth
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Bainbridge, William Sims
Dewey number
004
LC call number
QA76.76.A65
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Space and Society,
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  • Computer science
  • User interfaces (Computer systems)
  • Computer simulation
  • Application software
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Astronautics
  • Sociology
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Appl. in Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Aerospace Technology and Astronautics
  • Sociological Theory
  • Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astronautics)
  • Simulation and Modeling
  • User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction
Label
Computer Simulations of Space Societies, by William Sims Bainbridge, (electronic resource)
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Contents
  • 1. A Virtual Launch into a Computational Cosmos -- 2. Simulated Martian Social Science Laboratories -- 3. The Effect of Cultural Drift on Interstellar Colonization -- 4. Educational Simulations of the Evolution of Spaceflight -- 5. Computer Simulation for Space-Oriented Strategic Thinking -- 6. Interstellar Travel across Virtual Galaxies -- 7. Convergence of Real and Simulated Spaceflight -- 8. A Virtual Human-Centered Galaxy -- 9. Social Life on Distant Alien Worlds
  • 1. A Virtual Launch into a Computational Cosmos -- 2. Simulated Martian Social Science Laboratories -- 3. The Effect of Cultural Drift on Interstellar Colonization -- 4. Educational Simulations of the Evolution of Spaceflight -- 5. Computer Simulation for Space-Oriented Strategic Thinking -- 6. Interstellar Travel across Virtual Galaxies -- 7. Convergence of Real and Simulated Spaceflight -- 8. A Virtual Human-Centered Galaxy -- 9. Social Life on Distant Alien Worlds
Control code
OCM1bookssj0002037886
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unknown
Isbn
9783319905600
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-90560-0
Specific material designation
remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0002037886
Label
Computer Simulations of Space Societies, by William Sims Bainbridge, (electronic resource)
Publication
Contents
  • 1. A Virtual Launch into a Computational Cosmos -- 2. Simulated Martian Social Science Laboratories -- 3. The Effect of Cultural Drift on Interstellar Colonization -- 4. Educational Simulations of the Evolution of Spaceflight -- 5. Computer Simulation for Space-Oriented Strategic Thinking -- 6. Interstellar Travel across Virtual Galaxies -- 7. Convergence of Real and Simulated Spaceflight -- 8. A Virtual Human-Centered Galaxy -- 9. Social Life on Distant Alien Worlds
  • 1. A Virtual Launch into a Computational Cosmos -- 2. Simulated Martian Social Science Laboratories -- 3. The Effect of Cultural Drift on Interstellar Colonization -- 4. Educational Simulations of the Evolution of Spaceflight -- 5. Computer Simulation for Space-Oriented Strategic Thinking -- 6. Interstellar Travel across Virtual Galaxies -- 7. Convergence of Real and Simulated Spaceflight -- 8. A Virtual Human-Centered Galaxy -- 9. Social Life on Distant Alien Worlds
Control code
OCM1bookssj0002037886
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9783319905600
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-90560-0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0002037886

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