Table of Contents:
  • Contribution of Socionics to the Scalability of Complex Social Systems: Introduction
  • Contribution of Socionics to the Scalability of Complex Social Systems: Introduction
  • I Multi-layer Modelling
  • From “Clean” Mechanisms to “Dirty” Models: Methodological Perspectives of an Up-Scaling of Actor Constellations
  • Sociological Foundation of the Holonic Approach Using Habitus-Field-Theory to Improve Multiagent Systems
  • Linking Micro and Macro Description of Scalable Social Systems Using Reference Nets
  • II Concepts for Organization and Self-Organization
  • Building Scalable Virtual Communities — Infrastructure Requirements and Computational Costs
  • Organization: The Central Concept for Qualitative and Quantitative Scalability
  • Agents Enacting Social Roles. Balancing Formal Structure and Practical Rationality in MAS Design
  • Scalability, Scaling Processes, and the Management of Complexity. A System Theoretical Approach
  • III The Emergence of Social Structures
  • On the Organisation of Agent Experience: Scaling Up Social Cognition
  • Trust and the Economy of Symbolic Goods: A Contribution to the Scalability of Open Multi-agent Systems
  • Coordination in Scaling Actor Constellations
  • From Conditional Commitments to Generalized Media: On Means of Coordination Between Self-Governed Entities
  • IV From an Agent-Centred to a Communication-Centred Perspective
  • Scalability and the Social Dynamics of Communication. On Comparing Social Network Analysis and Communication-Oriented Modelling as Models of Communication Networks
  • Multiagent Systems Without Agents — Mirror-Holons for the Compilation and Enactment of Communication Structures
  • Communication Systems: A Unified Model of Socially Intelligent Systems