Integrating explanation and prediction in computational social science

Nature
Volume 595 Issue 7866, 8 July 2021
https://www.nature.com/nature/volumes/595/issues/7866

 

Perspective | 30 June 2021
Integrating explanation and prediction in computational social science
The combination of computational and social sciences requires the integration of explanatory and predictive approaches into ‘integrative modelling’, according to Hofman and colleagues.
Jake M. Hofman, Duncan J. Watts, Tal Yarkoni