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Social science: Web of war


Can computational social science help to prevent or win wars? The Pentagon is betting millions of dollars on the hope that it will.

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Sharon Weinberger is an Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow based in Washington DC.

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Weinberger, S. Social science: Web of war. Nature 471, 566–568 (2011).

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