Klaus G. Troitzsch, Prof. Dr. phil. (retired)
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CVKlaus G. Troitzsch was a full professor of computer applications in the social sciences at the University of Koblenz-Landau since 1986.
He studied sociology and political science in Cologne and Hamburg. After taking his first degree as a political scientist, he was a member of Parliament of Hamburg from 1974 to 1978. In 1979, after having taken his PhD in political science from the University of Hamburg, he returned to academia, first as a senior researcher in an election research project and, after his habilitation in 1985, from 1986 as full professor of computer applications in the social sciences. In March 2012 he retired but continues his academic activities. His main interests in teaching and research are social science methodology and, especially, modelling and simulation in the social sciences.
Among the main research projects in which he participated or which he led there are
He is author, co-author, and co-editor of a number of books on simulation, author of a number of articles in social simulation, and he organised or co-organised a number of national and international conferences in social simulation (2012 Shaping Social Reality through Simulation, ECMS 2012; 2005 Representing Social Reality, ESSA 2005; 1997 Social Science Microsimulation: Tools and techniques for social science simulation, Dagstuhl 9719; 1995 Social Science Microsimulation, Dagstuhl 9518).
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