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William Griffin

William Griffin

Professor, School of Social and Family Dynamics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

WILLIAM.GRIFFIN@asu.edu

School of Social and Family Dynamics
Arizona State University
PO BOX 872502
Tempe, AZ 85287-2502
USA

Titles

  • Professor, School of Social and Family Dynamics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Biography

Griffin uses agent-based models to construct computer simulations of social interaction. His work focuses upon the microdynamics influencing long-term social behaviors.

Book Chapters

2007

Griffin, W., S. Schmidt, A. Nara, P. M. Torrens and C. Sechler. 2007. Integrating ABM and GIS to model typologies of playgroup dynamics in preschool children. Pp. 17-24 In: North, M. J., C. M. Macal and D. C. Sallach eds., Agent 2007: Complex Interaction and Social Emergence. Argonne National Labs and University of Chicago. Argonne, IL.

2005

Griffin, W. A. and S. K. Schmidt. 2005. Simulating decisions of water usage in uncertain times in the Southwestern US: An ABM of strategies and population level actions. Pp. 257-268 In: Macal, C. M., M. J. North and D. C. Sallach eds., Agent 2005: Generative Social Processes, Models, and Mechanisms. Argonne National Labs and University of Chicago.

Presentations

2006

Schmidt, S. K., W. A. Griffin and O. Kornienko. 2006. DesertWater - An ABM of household water use in the Southwestern United States. Presented August 23, 2006 at The First World Congress on Social Simulation, Kyoto, Japan.

2005

Griffin, W. A. 2005. An agent based model of water usage in the Phoenix Valley. Presented at the May 23, 2005 Opening of the Decision Theater at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Griffin, W. A. 2005. Simulating decisions of water use in uncertain times in the Southwestern US: An agent based model of strategies and population level actions. Presented at the August 5, 2005 Arizona Water Summit, Flagstaff, AZ.

Griffin, W. A. and S. K. Schmidt. 2005. Simulating decisions of water usage in uncertain times in the Southwestern US: An ABM of strategies and population level actions. Paper presented October 14, 2005 at Agent 2005: Generative Social Processes, Models, and Mechanisms. University of Chicago & Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, IL.

Griffin, W. A., S. K. Schmidt and B. Armendt. 2005. Simulating decisions of water use in uncertain times in the Southwestern US: An ABM of strategies and population level actions. Paper presented at the June 26-28, 2005 North American Association for Computational Social and Organizational Science, Notre Dame, South Bend, IN.

McCartney, P. H. and W. A. Griffin. 2005. Coupling agent-based models of decision making to groundwater resources via MODFLOW. Presented at the August 5, 2005 Arizona Water Summit, Flagstaff, AZ.