ABM get-together hosted by the Future of Humanity Institute

Ken: Jan 1st NetLogo 6 “Hexy” release, incompatible with previous versions but includes an automated tool for converting to new version. It has good new functional programming features. Also LevelSpace is officially part of new release – models interacting with … Continue reading

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Report on today’s agent-based modelling get-together

13 people gathered at the Martin School to discuss agent-based modelling. About half the participants were doctoral students beginning to explore agent-based modelling as a possible part of their thesis research. The other half are researchers using agent-based modelling. Models … Continue reading

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ABM get-together report

Perhaps due to being so late in Trinity Term this was the smallest get-together in its long history. Maybe because there were only 9 participants it led to a wide range of interesting and deep discussions. Anders Sandberg of the … Continue reading

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Next Oxford Agent-based Modelling Get-together 15 June

Interest in Oxford in agent-based modelling continues to grow, so we thought it is time to have another informal gathering to: ·  see who’s working on what sorts of problems ·  find out what software and packages are being used … Continue reading

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ABM get-together Oct 2015

Justin Lane (Anthropology and Boston University) Skyped in from the US to tell us about the Modelling Religion Project (we didn’t quite manage to finish the call for technical reasons but we were left hanging with a tantalizing news about … Continue reading

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ABM get-together May 2015

The May 2015 ABM get-together brought together over twenty Oxford researchers (as well as visitors from Bath and Rutherford Lab) from diverse fields. Jan Dubbelboer is using NetLogo to create an ABM about flood damage, risk and property buying decisions … Continue reading

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ABM get-together summary November 2014

Here’s a quick reminder of the talks from the ABM get-together on the 14th November 2014. We were ~30 people this time – just about maximum for the room in the FHI, thanks for squeezing in! Ridhi Kashyap described a … Continue reading

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Next Oxford agent-based modelling get together

Interest in Oxford in agent-based modelling continues to grow, so we thought it is time to have another informal gathering to: ·  see who’s working on what sorts of problems ·  find out what software and packages are being used … Continue reading

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ESSA 2014

I attended ESSA 2014 in Barcelona Sep 1-5th. Unlike previous ESSA conferences this brought together social scientists, historians and economists each having their own strand in the 30 minute paper presentations. Whilst I stuck mostly to the social sciences talks, … Continue reading

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ABM get-together 3rd June 2014

We had five fascinating “5 minute” talks that stimulated discussion on the theory, methodology and application of agent-based models. Rob Axtell started off the proceedings by making a general point that ABMs are well suited for social scientists who want … Continue reading

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