Last call for abstracts (Arp 7): Beyond Schelling and Axelrod: Computational Models of Ethnocentrism and Diversity - #cfpm_org Any work with simulation models that touch on these issues, critiques of existing models or relevant empirical work welcome. Just email them to d...
11 Nov: Ali Abbas on "Is facebook segregated?"
A data set obtained from facebook is presented where the ethnicity of individual is estimated via their surname. This data is analysed to see if there is evidence of ethnic segregation in terms of facebook friend links. The data is further analysed in a number of ways to look at the preferences of individuals for friending.