, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 79-107
Date: 07 Aug 2012

No smoking here: values, norms and culture in multi-agent systems

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Abstract

We use the example of the introduction of the anti-smoking legislation to model the relationship between the cultural make-up, in terms of values, of societies and the acceptance of and compliance with norms. We present two agent-based simulations and discuss the challenge of modeling sanctions and their relation to values and culture.