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Computer simulation in human population studies. Edited by Bennett Dyke [and] Jean Walters MacCluer.

; MacCluer, Jean Walters, ed ; Social Science Research Council (U.S.)
New York, Academic Press, 1973 [c1974] .
ISBN 0127851852, 9780127851853

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Other Authors Dyke, Bennett,
MacCluer, Jean Walters,
Social Science Research Council (U.S.)
Subjects Computer simulation -- Congresses.
Computer simulation.
Population -- Congresses.
Population.
Series Studies In Anthropology.
Description xx, 518 p. illus. 24 cm.
Notes "Proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Social Science Research Council and held at the Pennsylvania State University, June 12-14, 1972."
Bibliography: p. 505-513.
Contents Two tests of computer microsimulation. The effect of an incest tabu on population viability; and The effect of age differences between spouses on the skewing of consanguineal relationships between them / E.A. Hammel and David Hutchinson -- Computer simulation of incest prohibition and clan proscription rules in closed, finite populations / Kenneth Morgan -- An empirical perspective on simulation models of human population / Nancy Howell -- Estimation of changing rates by simulation / Bennett Dyke -- Simulation over space / Anthony Williams, John Longfellow and Charles Monroe -- Simulating information and innovation diffusion processes / Gerhard J. Hanneman -- Models applicable to geographic variation in man / Alice M. Brues -- Recessive lethals and the birth interval / David L. Rossmann and William J. Schull -- A brief discussion of the role of co-adapted sets in the process of adaptation / John H. Holland -- Simulation of small human populations / M.H. Skolnick and C. Cannings -- Avoidance of incest : genetic and demographic consequences / Jean Walters MacCluer -- A simulation of the fate of a mutant gene of neutral selective value in a primitive population / Francis H.F. Li and James V. Neel -- Simulating human reproduction : how complicated should a model be? / Albert Jacquard and Henri LeĢridon -- Research and experience with demographic simulation models / Hannes Hyrenius -- The evaluation of four alternative family planning programs for Popland, a less developed country / A.V. Rao ... [et al.] -- Applications of POPREP, a modification of POPSIM / P.A. Lachenbruch, M.C. Sheps and A.M. Sorant -- The assessment of three methods of estimating births averted / Alice S. Clague and Jeanne Clare Ridley -- The time response in averted births / J.C. Barrett -- A migration model / Arthur S. Boughey, James B. Pick and Gordon N. Schick -- On mathematics of population simulation models / B.V. Shah -- Footnotes on implications of aggregated data used in population simulation / Peter Kunstadter -- Computer generation of random variates / William M. Stiteler III -- The use of DYSTAL in simulation / James M. Sakoda -- Special purpose simulation languages for population studies / F. Paul Wyman.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00793394
(OCoLC)793394
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