New PDF release: An Introduction to Agent-Based Modeling: Modeling Natural,

By Uri Wilensky,William Rand

ISBN-10: 0262731894

ISBN-13: 9780262731898

The introduction of common quickly computing has enabled us to paintings on extra advanced difficulties and to construct and study extra complicated versions. This ebook presents an advent to 1 of the first methodologies for examine during this new box of information. Agent-based modeling (ABM) deals a brand new approach of doing technological know-how: by means of engaging in computer-based experiments. ABM is appropriate to complicated platforms embedded in traditional, social, and engineered contexts, throughout domain names that variety from engineering to ecology. An advent to Agent-Based Modeling bargains a finished description of the middle options, equipment, and functions of ABM. Its hands-on technique -- with thousands of examples and workouts utilizing NetLogo -- permits readers to start developing types instantly, despite event or discipline.The booklet first describes the character and reason of agent-based modeling, then offers the method for designing and development ABMs, and eventually discusses easy methods to make the most of ABMs to reply to advanced questions. good points in each one bankruptcy contain step by step publications to constructing types basically textual content; textual content containers with more information and ideas; end-of-chapter explorations; and references and lists of correct analyzing. there's additionally an accompanying site with the entire types and code.

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