Happiness and Human Relations: The Role of Materialistic Values. An ABM Illustration

Happiness and Human Relations: The Role of Materialistic Values. An ABM Illustration

This paper argues that a person’s happiness must be understood as a phenomenon that emerges not only from her individual condition but also from her place in society. Understanding that a person is socially immersed implies giving a greater role to social interactions and social structure. The paper...

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Journal Title: International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence
First author: Mariano Rojas
Other Authors: Ignacio Ibarra-López
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https://www.ijimai.org/journal/node/589
Resource type: Journal Article
Source: International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence; Vol 2, No 5 Especial (Year 2014).
Publisher: Universidad Internacional de La Rioja
Usage rights: Reconocimiento (by)
Categories: Physical/Engineering Sciences --> Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence
Abstract: This paper argues that a person’s happiness must be understood as a phenomenon that emerges not only from her individual condition but also from her place in society. Understanding that a person is socially immersed implies giving a greater role to social interactions and social structure. The paper presents a simple model to take into consideration the role of human relations. An agent-based model (ABM) is used to illustrate the implementation of the model in understanding people’s happiness