Book Volume 1979 2001

Multi-Agent-Based Simulation

Second International Workshop, MABS 2000 Boston, MA, USA, July Revised and Additional Papers

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ISBN: 978-3-540-41522-0 (Print) 978-3-540-44561-6 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VIII

  2. Editorial Introduction

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      Pages 1-14

      Editorial Introduction: Messy Systems ‐ The Target for Multi Agent Based Simulation

  3. Model Design Issues

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      Pages 15-32

      The Use of Models - Making MABS More Informative

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      Pages 33-48

      Effects of Interaction Topology and Activation Regime in Several Multi-Agent Systems

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      Pages 49-67

      Simulating Emergence and Downward Causation in Small Groups

  4. Applications

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      Pages 68-81

      Modeling a Virtual Food Court Using DECAF

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      Pages 82-96

      How to Combine Reactivity and Anticipation: The Case of Conflicts Resolution in a Simulated Road Traffic

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      Pages 97-107

      Multi Agent Based Simulation: Beyond Social Simulation

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      Pages 108-118

      A Multi-Agent Based Simulation of Sand Piles in a Static Equilibrium

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      Pages 119-132

      Speeding Up CapBasED-AMS Activities through Multi-Agent Scheduling

  5. Simulating Social Relations and Processes

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      Pages 133-148

      The Micro-Macro Link in DAI and Sociology

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      Pages 149-156

      The Simmel Effect: Imitation and Avoidance in Social Hierarchies

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      Pages 157-166

      Cooperation without Memory or Space: Tags, Groups and the Prisoner’s Dilemma

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      Pages 167-180

      Sexual Attraction and Inter-sexual Dominance among Virtual Agents

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      Pages 181-197

      Multi-Agent Modelling and Renewable Resources Issues: The Relevance of Shared Representations for Interacting Agents

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      Pages 198-213

      Understanding Climate Policy Using Participatory Agent-Based Social Simulation

  6. Formal Approaches

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      Pages 214-228

      Enhancing Multi-Agent Based Simulation with Human-Like Decision Making Strategies

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      Pages 229-243

      Mapping the Envelope of Social Simulation Trajectories

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      Pages 244-265

      Agent-Based Social Simulation with Coalitions in Social Reasoning

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 267-267