[Reading] ➸ Agent-Based and Individual-Based Modeling Author Steven F Railsback – Heartforum.co.uk The essential textbook on agent based modeling now fully updated and expanded Agent Based and Individual Based Modeling has become the standard textbook on the subject for classroom use and self instr The essential textbook on agent based modeling now fully updated and expanded Agent Based and Individual Based Modeling has become the standard textbook on the subject for classroom use and self instruction Drawing on the latest version of NetLogo and fully updated with new examples exercises and an enhanced text Agent-Based and eBook ↠ for easier comprehension this is the essential resource for anyone seeking to understand how the dynamics of biological social and other complex systems arise from the characteristics of the agents that make up these systemsSteven Railsback and Volker Grimm lead students stepwise through the processes of designing programming documenting and doing scientific research with agent based models focusing on the adaptive behaviors that make these models necessary They cover the fundamentals of modeling and model analysis introduce key modeling concepts and demonstrate how to implement them using NetLogo They also address pattern oriented modeling an invaluable strategy for modeling real world problems and developing theoryThis accessible and authoritative book focuses on modeling as a tool for understanding real complex systems It explains how to pose a specific uestion use observations from actual systems to design models write and test software and A hands on introduction that guides students from conceptual design to computer implementation to analysisFilled with new examples and exercises and compatible with the latest version of NetLogoIdeal for students and researchers across the natural and social sciencesWritten by two leading practitionersSupported by extensive instructional materials at wwwrailsback grimm abm bookcom.
- 360 pages
- Agent-Based and Individual-Based Modeling
- Steven F Railsback
- 25 February 2015 Steven F Railsback