Population and agent-based modeling

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Population and agent-based modeling

Postby James Thompson » Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:58 am

We've been working on simulating country-level population, and the topic of agent-based modeling came up. It seems that several years ago there was quite a strong negative reaction to the population sector in Limits to Growth (World3) from someone in the agent-based modeling community. The recollection is that the reaction appeared in an academic journal. However, after several different approaches to finding the paper (different search engines, phone calls, emails to colleagues), the paper hasn't popped up. Perhaps an Open Discussion participant can help?
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Re: Population and agent-based modeling

Postby Robert Muetzelfeldt » Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:39 am

Hi James,

Have you tried engaging with the MAS community on this? You could try the MASPACE-L@LISTSERV.INDIANA.EDU mailing list - that seems to be one of the principal forums.

Good luck,
Robert
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Re: Population and agent-based modeling

Postby Leonard Malczynski » Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:00 pm

Jim,
Might this help?
Agent-based computational demography: using simulation to improve our ...
By Francesco C. Billari, Alexia Prskawetz
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Re: Population and agent-based modeling

Postby Bill Braun » Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:12 pm

I think you might find what you seek in the "Is SD Dangerous" thread.

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Re: Population and agent-based modeling

Postby James Thompson » Thu Mar 22, 2012 8:17 am

Thanks for the suggestions. We were sidetracked by more immediate demands for a couple of months, but now there's time to read on this topic.
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