Barry G. Silverman, PhD

Research Interests
I was trained in and teach decision science, operations research, artificial intelligence, and systems science & engineering. My own research has largely been on designing, building, evaluating, and fielding socio-cognitive agent models that can help humans improve their learning, performance, and systems thinking in simulated worlds. These simulated worlds reflect aspects of the real world and thereby help users to analyze policies that might improve system performance. Research projects have included:

The repository holding Barry Silverman's latest publications exists at

Professor Emeritus

Electrical and Systems Engineering
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics

School of Nursing and Perelman School of Medicine