Project CoordinatorDepartment of Sociology
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH United Kingdom
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Nigel Gilbert, Professor of Sociology and Director of CRESS, has a first degree in Engineering, and a doctorate in Sociology. He has been successful in obtaining research funding for 16 Framework Programme projects since 1989 as coordinator or as consortium member. He is Editor of the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation and has written and edited twenty one books and about 160 academic papers on topics ranging from the sociology of science to the computerisation of social security benefits and human computer interaction. He is an author of the standard textbook on social simulation, Simulation for the Social Scientist (Open University Press, second edition, 2005, with Klaus G. Troitzsch), and more recently, Agent-based models (Sage Publication, 2007), and is editor of Computational Social Science (four volumes, Sage, 2010).