Foundations for behavioral change
Transforming societies towards sustainability requires that individuals, groups and the private and societal sectors alike, change their behaviours. Since behaviour is, to a large extent, guided by social norms, a change of norms has the potential to ignite the necessary large-scale behavioural shifts.
Data Mining and Pattern Recognition
Chapter 17 deals with data mining and pattern recognition, which are methods in data science. A general purpose of data science is pattern discovery from unstructured and heterogeneous sources of data through data mining and machine learning. The chapter discusses data wrangling, clustering analysis, regression trees, neural networks, sentiment analysis and topic models. It goes on to discuss the types of social-ecological systems (SES) problems...