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Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter provides an overview of ways to create agent-based models, including agent-based modeling and simulation architectures and implementation tools. It also discusses model growth paths for ... More


Academic Laboratories and the Reproduction of Proprietary Science: Modeling Organizational Rules through Autocatalytic Networks

Jeannette A. Colyvas and Spiro Maroulis

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter extends previous work analyzing the origins of academic entrepreneurship at Stanford with an agent-based model that simulates the rise and spread of patenting by research faculty, ... More


Modeling Multiparty Competition

Michael Laver and Ernest Sergenti

in Party Competition: An Agent-Based Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139036
eISBN:
9781400840328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139036.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the need for a new approach to modeling party competition. It then makes a case for the use of agent-based modeling to study multiparty competition in ... More


Party Competition: An Agent-Based Model

Michael Laver and Ernest Sergenti

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139036
eISBN:
9781400840328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139036.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Party competition for votes in free and fair elections involves complex interactions by multiple actors in political landscapes that are continuously evolving, yet classical theoretical approaches to ... More


In Conclusion

Michael Laver and Ernest Sergenti

in Party Competition: An Agent-Based Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139036
eISBN:
9781400840328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139036.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. This book started with the twin premises that understanding multiparty competition is a core concern for everyone ... More


Systematically Interrogating Agent-Based Models

Michael Laver and Ernest Sergenti

in Party Competition: An Agent-Based Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139036
eISBN:
9781400840328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139036.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter develops the methods for designing, executing, and analyzing large suites of computer simulations that generate stable and replicable results. It starts with a discussion of the ... More


Economic Production as Chemistry II

John F. Padgett, Peter McMahan, and Xing Zhong

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter further develops an agent-based model of economic production from the previous chapter. It shows that certain limitations intrinsic to the original hypercycle model—in particular, ... More


Agent-Based Modeling and Network Dynamics

Akira Namatame and Shu-Heng Chen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198708285
eISBN:
9780191779404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708285.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book integrates agent-based modeling and network science. It is divided into three parts, namely, foundations, primary dynamics on and of social networks, and applications. The book begins with ... More


Modeling the Evolution of Ethnic Demography

A. Maurits Van Der Veen and David D. Laitin

in Constructivist Theories of Ethnic Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199893157
eISBN:
9780199980079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199893157.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter introduces agent-based modeling as a tool for studying the dynamics of ethnic demography. Computer simulations using agent-based models allow us to advance the static Boulet and Chandra ... More


Conclusion

Max H. Boisot, Ian C. MacMillan, and Kyeong Seok Han

in Explorations in Information Space: Knowledge, Actors, and Firms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199250875
eISBN:
9780191719509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250875.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The conceptual framework that this book gradually develops across the various chapters — I-Space — has been used on numerous occasions as conceptual aids both in research and in consulting ... More


A Baseline ABM of Party Competition

Michael Laver and Ernest Sergenti

in Party Competition: An Agent-Based Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139036
eISBN:
9781400840328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139036.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter specifies the “baseline” agent-based model of dynamic multiparty competition, which derives from an article published by (Laver 2005). This assumes that each voter has in mind some ... More


Introduction

Akira Namatame and Shu-Heng Chen

in Agent-Based Modeling and Network Dynamics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198708285
eISBN:
9780191779404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708285.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book is about the integration of agent-based modeling and network science. The leading chapter gives a brief historical review as a background and motivation of the book. The historical review ... More


Agent_Zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Science

Joshua M. Epstein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158884
eISBN:
9781400848256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158884.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book introduces a new theoretical entity: Agent_Zero. This software individual, or “agent,” is endowed with distinct emotional/affective, cognitive/deliberative, and social modules. Grounded in ... More


Agent-Based Models

Brenda Heaton, Abdulrahman El-Sayed, and Sandro Galea

in Neighborhoods and Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190843496
eISBN:
9780190843533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843496.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Agent-based modeling is a newer approach to the study of neighborhoods and health. In brief, an agent-based model is one of a class of computational models for simulating the actions and interactions ... More


Systems Science Methods in Dissemination and Implementation Research

Douglas A. Luke, Alexandra B. Morshed, Virginia R. McKay, and Todd B. Combs

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190683214
eISBN:
9780190683245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683214.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

As we have seen, numerous analysis and modeling tools that take into account the natural complexity of systems and dissemination and implementation processes are available, and the use of them is ... More


Network Awareness in Agent-based Models

Akira Namatame and Shu-Heng Chen

in Agent-Based Modeling and Network Dynamics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198708285
eISBN:
9780191779404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708285.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 2 reviews the development of the network-based agent-based models. From the behavioral and decision-making perspective of agents, the network-based agent-based model is accompanied by the ... More


Introduction to Agent-Based Modeling

Michael Wolf-Branigin

in Using Complexity Theory for Research and Program Evaluation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829460
eISBN:
9780199315895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829460.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Agent-based modeling (ABM) provides a viable approach for investigating complex phenomena. ABM computationally simulates the interactions of autonomous agents in order to assess their effect on whole ... More


Agent-Based Modeling

Brandon D. L. Marshall

in Systems Science and Population Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190492397
eISBN:
9780190492427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492397.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter conveys the key concepts, overarching methods, and common applications of agent-based modeling in population health science. This chapter will also provide the reader with a foundational ... More


Using Complexity Theory for Research and Program Evaluation

Michael Wolf-Branigin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829460
eISBN:
9780199315895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829460.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Complexity theory provides a promising framework for organizing and conducting social work research and evaluation. This book explores the history and roots of complexity and related concepts by ... More


Benchmarking the Baseline Model

Michael Laver and Ernest Sergenti

in Party Competition: An Agent-Based Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139036
eISBN:
9781400840328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139036.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins the investigation of multiparty competition using the baseline model specified in Chapter 3 and methods and procedures specified in Chapter 4. The most significant results concern ... More


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