Computational social science with confidence
Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Accepted: 30 November 2023
Published online: 10 January 2024
There is an ongoing shift in computational social science towards validating our methodologies and improving the reliability of our findings. This is tremendously exciting in that we are moving beyond exploration, towards a fuller integration with theory in social science. We stand poised to advance also new, better theory. But, as we look towards this future we must also work to update our conventions around training, hiring, and funding to suit our maturing field.
Key words: Computational social science / Collective emotion / Social media
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