Integrated Phd Researcher

Nuno David

research interests

His interests include social simulation and artificial societies, complexity, e-government, e-learning and educational technologies, responsibility and professional ethics in the field of ICT, computation applied to social and management sciences, philosophy of computer science and in general Implications of computational and interdisciplinary approaches to social theory and methodology of Social Sciences or Informatics.

Short Bio

Professor at ISCTE-IUL, Department of Science and Information Technology, where he coordinates the curricular units of Profession, Ethics and Society, and Computational Simulation of Social Systems. His interests include social simulation and artificial societies, complexity, e-government, e-learning and educational technologies, responsibility and professional ethics in the field of ICT, computation applied to social and management sciences, philosophy of computer science and in general Implications of computational and interdisciplinary approaches to social theory and methodology of Social Sciences or Informatics. Graduated from the University of Coimbra, he holds a PhD from the University of Lisbon and the University of São Paulo (Brazil).

research project

Nuno David (2013). "Validating Simulations.", in Simulating Social Complexity - A handbook, series Understanding Complex Systems, Edmonds, Bruce & Meyer, Ruth editors, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, ISBN 978-3-540-93812-5, pp. 135-171.

Main publications

DavidSSC2013.pdfJ. A. Figueira, Pedro Sebastiao, Francisco Cercas, Nuno David (2013). "Modelling ans Simulation for Real Scenarios of 4G Mobile Communications". IEEE UKSim-AMSS 15th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation, Cambridge, UK, 10-12 April, pp.385-389.

Luis Vaz, Nuno David (2013). "Mapping content plans into learning activities: Organizing a portfolio of e-learning activities for teaching emergent knowledge.", IEEE EDUCON2013 - The IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, March 13-15, 2013.

Nuno David, José Castro Caldas, Helder Coelho (2010). Epistemological Perspectives on Simulation III, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 13(1).

Nuno David; Jaime Sichman; Helder Coelho (2007). "Simulation as Formal and Generative Social Science: The Very Idea". Worldviews, Science, and Us: Philosophy and Complexity (Carlos Gershenson, Diederik Aerts, and Bruce Edmonds, editors), World Scientific Publishing, pp.266-284.

Main projects

Post-doctoral research grant from Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), Portugal, for studying “The adoption capacity of energy technologies in Portugal: Historical evidence and perspectives”

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