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Pablo Lucas

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

School Of Sociology
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 716 8492
Email: pablo.lucas@ucd.ie

Biography

Dr Pablo Lucas is a Lecturer at the University College Dublin, Ireland,
with research focused on computational social science, particularly
experimental design using agent-based models and data analysis.

His education include reading for a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSc)
focused on evolutionary networks, a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and a Doctor of Philosophy
(PhD) focused on agent-based (social) simulations using models of social behaviour.

Professional

 

Associations

Association: European Social Simulation Association (ESSA), Function/Role: Member
Association: UK Society for AI Simulation of Behaviour (AISB), Function/Role: member
Association: International Network for Social Network Analysis, Function/Role: Member
Association: EU COST action on Peer Review, Function/Role: member
Association: European Association for International Education (EAIE), Function/Role: Member
Association: Brazilian Association for International Education, Function/Role: Member
                       

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Edmonds, Bruce; Lucas, Pablo; Rouchier,Juliette; Taylor, Richard (2013) 'Human Societies: Understanding Observed Social Phenomena' In: Edmonds, Bruce, Meyer, Ruth (eds). Simulating Social Complexity A Handbook. DE: Springer. [Details]
Lucas, Pablo; Payne, Diane (2012) 'Usefulness of Agent-Based Simulation in Testing Collective Decision-Making Models' In: Diana Francisca Adamatti, Graçaliz Pereira Dimuro, Helder Coelho (eds). Interdisciplinary Applications of Agent-Based Social Simulation and Modeling. US: IGI. [Details]
Marinetti, Claudia; Moore, Penny; Lucas, Pablo; Parkinson, Brian (2011) 'Emotions in Social Interactions: Unfolding Emotional Experience' In: Petta, Paolo; Pelachaud, Catherine; Cowie, Roddy (eds). Emotion-Oriented Systems The Humaine Handbook. US: Springer. [Details]
Lucas, Pablo (2010) 'Effects of Adding a Simple Rule to a Reactive Simulation' In: Takadama, Keiki; Cioffi-Revilla, Claudio; Deffuant, Guillaume (eds). Simulating Interacting Agents and Social Phenomena, Agent-Based Social Systems. US: Springer. [Details]
Lucas, Pablo; Aylett, Ruth; Cawsey, Alison (2007) 'Affective Adaptation of Synthetic Social Behaviour' In: Paiva, Ana; Prada, Rui; Picard, Rosalind (eds). Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. US: Springer. [Details]
Lucas, Pablo (2014) 'An Adaptation of the Ethnographic Decision Tree Modeling Methodology for Developing Evidence-Driven Agent-Based Models' In: Bogumił Kamiński, Grzegorz Koloch (eds). Advances in Social Simulation, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. US: Springer. [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Lucas, Pablo; de Oliveira, Angela C.M.; Banuri, Sheheryar (2014) 'Effects of Group Composition, Group Size, and Beliefs in a Public Goods Game'. Jasss-The Journal Of Artificial Societies And Social Simulation, . Available Online [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

Lucas, Pablo (2011) 'Usefulness of simulating social phenomena: evidence' AI & SOCIETY . [Details]

Conference Publications

Lucas, Pablo; Payne, Diane (2012) Integration of the Challenge and Exchange Models of Decision-Making into an Agent-Based Simulation European Conference on Complex Systems, Université Libre de Bruxelles [Details]
Lucas, Pablo; Payne, Diane (2012) Integration of Decision Modelling and Agent-Based Modelling COST Action MP0801: Physics of Competition and CoNFLICT Annual Meeting [Details]
Lucas, Pablo; Payne, Diane (2011) Irish Healthcare System: Primary Care Teams Innovation Policy Simulation for the Smart Economy [Details]
Lucas, Pablo (2011) Issues pertaining toPolicy Assessment and Simulation Modelling European Conference on Complex Systems, Policy Modelling track [Details]
Lucas, Pablo (2010) An Evidence-Driven Modelling Methodology 3rd World Congress on Social Simulation. Scientific Understanding of Societal Processes and Dynamics [Details]
Lucas, Pablo (2012) Informing Microfinance Policy-Makers through an Agent-Based Modelling Lifecycle Complexity and Social Simulation Seminar [Details]
Lucas, Pablo; Payne, Diane (2012) Primary Care Teams: Network Data Collection and Decision-Making Health Service Executive, Irish Government [Details]
Lucas, Pablo; Payne, Diane (2013) Understanding Primary Care Team networks and outlooks Innovation Policy Simulation for the Smart Economy [Details]
Lucas, Pablo; Payne, Diane (2013) Community-based multidisciplinary teams, how they do or do not work Universitas 21 Health Sciences Group [Details]
Lucas, Pablo; Payne, Diane (2014) Community-based multi-disciplinary Primary Care Teams in Ireland First European Conference on Social Networks [Details]
                                                           

Working Paper

Lucas, Pablo; Malki, Issam (2015) CONTRIBUTION DIVERGENCE AND THE ROLE OF PUNISHMENT IN PUBLIC GOODS EXPERIMENTS ACROSS SOCIETIES. Working Paper [Details]
Dobrzyński, Maciej; Lucas, Pablo; Malki, Issam (2014) Variability of contributions to public good in the presence of punishment. Working Paper [Details]
Lucas, Pablo; Sena, Vania (2014) Cooperation amongst European Union Seventh Framework (EU FP7) participants. Working Paper [Details]
Lucas, Pablo; Malki, Issam (2013) Revisiting the antisocial punishment across societies experiment. Working Paper Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Lucas, Pablo; Edmonds, Bruce (2013) Modelling endorsements amongst microfinance clients using an ethnographic decision tree model. Working Paper [Details]
Lucas, Pablo (2015) Structural Analysis of Networks in Indian Schools. Japan: Working Paper [Details]
                                                                         

Research

Research Interests

Dr Lucas has been invited to several conferences worldwide
and is supervising PhD students in Ireland and overseas.
 
Furthermore Dr Lucas has worked in the following research projects :

- Humaine Network of Excellence, Work Package 3 and 7, in Edinburgh, Scotland
  Researcher at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Vienna


- Simulating the two way dynamics of norm innovation (EMIL) in Manchester, England
  Researcher at the World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki, Finland
  plus Swiss Federal Institute of Technology , Zurich, and National Autonomous University of Mexico


- Innovation Policy Simulation for the Smart Economy (IPSE), in Dublin, Ireland
  Consultant on agent-based modelling for the Where The Rain Falls.org ,
United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)
- School Achievement and Student Networks : Values affirmation exercise in India Researcher at the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO) - Primary Care Teams in Canada, University Health Network and University of Toronto Researcher at the Toronto Western Hospital - European Commission - Research: networks of The Seventh Framework Programme 7 Researcher at the University of Ljubljana
     

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

The summary of my teaching philosophy is to lead on the constructive development and exchange of knowledge.

Modules Coordinated

201700   SOC30430     Sociology: Social Models and Simulations
201700   SOC30380     Sociology: Social Dynamics and Networks