By Steven F. Railsback,Volker Grimm
Agent-based modeling is a brand new process for figuring out how the dynamics of organic, social, and different complicated platforms come up from the features and behaviors of the brokers making up those structures. This leading edge textbook offers scholars and scientists the talents to layout, enforce, and research agent-based types. It begins with the basics of modeling and gives an advent to NetLogo, an easy-to-use, loose, and strong software program platform. 9 chapters then every one introduce a huge modeling proposal and exhibit tips to enforce it utilizing NetLogo. The e-book is going directly to current techniques for locating the ideal point of version complexity and constructing concept for agent habit, and for examining and studying from models.
Agent-Based and Individual-Based Modeling positive factors concise and obtainable textual content, a number of examples, and routines utilizing small yet clinical versions. The emphasis all through is on analysis--such as software program trying out, idea improvement, robustness research, and knowing complete models--and on layout matters like optimizing version constitution and discovering sturdy parameter values.
- The first hands-on advent to agent-based modeling, from conceptual layout to laptop implementation to parameterization and research
- Designed for college students and researchers around the organic and social sciences
- Written via major practitioners
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