Social Analysis and Modeling for Python

Cameron Laird claird at
Thu Sep 30 23:08:29 CEST 2004

In article <2s2q4uF1fcanvU1 at>, val <val at> wrote:
>well, 'If this were my proposal, I'd aim for the far more powerful,'
>"In addition to conventional wisdom, Python may be considered as
>a unique *science tool* providing an opportunity (1) *to build models
>programmatically* - using online experimental data, data-driven
>techniques, and databases integrated with the models, (2) to keep
>the models in a dynamic format available for online analysis,
>testing, and updating.  Such online science/reasoning tools may as well be a
>communication vehicle among scientists speeding up drastically
>understanding complex/data-intensive phenomena such as genome dynamics,
>social processes, terror networks, industrial dynamics, etc."

Hear, hear!  Well-done.

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