Agent-based Spatial Simulation With Netlogo Volume 1 by Arnaud BanosAgent-based Spatial Simulation With Netlogo Volume 1 by Arnaud Banos

Agent-based Spatial Simulation With Netlogo Volume 1

byArnaud Banos, Christophe Lang, Nicolas Marilleau

Hardcover | August 19, 2015

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Agent-based modeling is a flexible and intuitive approach that is close to both data and theories, which gives it a special position in the majority of scientific communities. Agent models are as much tools of understanding, exploration and adaptation as they are media for interdisciplinary exchange. It is in this kind of framework that this book is situated, beginning with agent-based modeling of spatialized phenomena with a methodological and practical orientation.

Through a governing example, taking inspiration from a real problem in epidemiology, this book proposes, with pedagogy and economy, a guide to good practices of agent modeling. The reader will thus be able to understand and put the modeling into practice and acquire a certain amount of autonomy.



  • Featuring the following well-known techniques and tools: Modeling, such as UML, Simulation, such as the NetLogo platform, Exploration methods, Adaptation using participative simulation
Arnaud Banos is CNRS research director and head of the UMR Géographie-cités (CNRS -Panthéon-Sorbonne University - Paris Diderot University, France). As a geographer, he favors an interdisciplinary approach to complex spatial systems.Christophe Lang is Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Franche-Comté in France,...
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Title:Agent-based Spatial Simulation With Netlogo Volume 1Format:HardcoverDimensions:278 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:August 19, 2015Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1785480553

ISBN - 13:9781785480553

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Agent Approach 2. Description Formalisms in Agent Models 3. Introduction to NetLogo 4. Agent-Based Model Exploaration 5. Dynamical Systems with NetLogo 6. How to Involve Stakeholders in the Modeling Process