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Soft-Computing, Socio-cultural Modeling, Forecasting, Social Patterns, Human Social Culture Behavior, Cellular automata, Complex Systems.


Human behavioral and socio-cultural soft-computational modeling requires the ability to represent and manipulate imprecise perceptual and cognitive concepts. The research investigation into soft-computational models of human behavior and socio-cultural interactions, account for natural vagueness of human thought and communication, along with the dynamics, complexity, uncertainty, variability and unpredictability of actions and behavior. This paper covers selected softcomputational methods which were investigated for the Human Social Culture Behavior (HSCB) modeling program with the emphasis on the powerful computational benefits and usefulness of these methods to support forecasting social patterns and building socio-cultural decision support systems. The paper also introduces a novel social networking analysis model for the next generation decision sup-port systems.


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  Human Socio-cultural Behavior Modeling: A Soft-Computing Approach


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