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Simulation Model Overview

Timothy A. Kohler

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The agent-based simulation used by the Village Ecodynamics Project is called "Village" and consists of about 17,000 lines of Objective-C code written for the Swarm simulation platform. This chapter ... More


Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages in the Central Mesa Verde: An Introduction

Timothy A. Kohler and Mark D. Varien

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The National Science Foundation-funded Village Ecodynamics Project organizes data on the sizes and locations of Pueblo archaeological sites within a 1,817-sq-km portion of southwestern Colorado. The ... More


Modeling Plant and Animal Productivity and Fuel Use

C. David Johnson and Timothy A. Kohler

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Realistic simulation of long-term household settlement patterns is based on spatially and temporally variable supplies of critical natural resources produced by study-area soils. Annual net primary ... More


How Hunting Changes the VEP World, and How the VEP World Changes Hunting

R. Kyle Bocinsky, Jason A. Cowan, Timothy A. Kohler, and C. David Johnson

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

We explore how the hunting parameters we vary in the Village simulation affect agent and animal population sizes and hunting return rates. We find that agent populations readily and rapidly deplete ... More


Age of Dissimulation

James H. Johnson

in Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267718
eISBN:
9780520948624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267718.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the age of dissimulation. During this period, the mask was a matter of survival. Dissimulation provided people with the means to protect themselves. In the age of ... More


Understanding Cultural Patterns

Peter Gärdenfors

in Learning in the Global Era: International Perspectives on Globalization and Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254343
eISBN:
9780520941496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254343.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the processes by which humans make meaning, and thereby illuminates how students learn and how to best structure lessons to achieve maximum understanding. It recommends teaching ... More


Simulation Science: Securing the Future

Melanie Armstrong

in Germ Wars: The Politics of Microbes and America's Landscape of Fear

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292765
eISBN:
9780520966147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292765.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Because no large-scale bioterrorist attack has happened in the modern age, planning for bioterrorism requires imagination. Simulations, ranging from computer-generated models to large-scale ... More


Constructing Alignment Benchmarks

Julie D. Thompson

in Sequence Alignment: Methods, Models, Concepts, and Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256972
eISBN:
9780520943742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256972.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the increasing role of computer simulation in alignment evaluation, not just for the benchmarking of alignment algorithms but also for exploring the consequences of alignment ... More


A Critique of Experimental Phylogenetics

Todd H. Oakley

in Experimental Evolution: Concepts, Methods, and Applications of Selection Experiments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247666
eISBN:
9780520944473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247666.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the reasons why phylogenetics has barely grown since its inception, and reviews three primary arguments used to justify experimental phylogenetics. It first rejects the ... More


Hydraulic Rating and Habitat Simulation Methods

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Hydraulic rating methods define the relationship between flow volume (discharge) and the amount and type of habitat provided during the passage of flow along a stream channel. Methods include wetted ... More


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