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Modelling Complexity

Complexity has become a new paradigm in the hard sciences in the 90s and since then it has been slowly dripping into the social sciences and humanities. It works on the premises that many systems are complex in structure, i.e. their numerous individual parts interact with each other in a non-linear way producing phenomena which cannot be easily predicted solely on the basis of their characteristics. Continue reading →

Iza Romanowska

I work within the broad subject of Digital Humanities and Archaeological Computing. In my research I use simulation techniques, especially Agent-based Modelling, to investigate the first human dispersal almost 2 million years ago. The Connected Island project, in which I am involved, investigates how the geopolitical situation during the Cold War impacted archaeologists on both sides of the Iron Curtain. Continue reading →