Theoretical Analysis of Local Information Transmission in Competitive Populations

  • Sehyo Charley Choe
  • Sean Gourley
  • Neil F. Johnson
  • Pak Ming Hui
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 567)


We study Complex Adaptive Systems in which information is shared locally within a heterogeneous population of adaptive nodes (‘agents’) competing for a limited global resource. The emerging collective behaviour is found to depend strongly on the level of available resource, the connectivity between agents and the accuracy of information transmission.


Information Transmission Excess Demand Global Outcome Thick Solid Line Complex Adaptive System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sehyo Charley Choe
    • 1
  • Sean Gourley
    • 1
  • Neil F. Johnson
    • 1
  • Pak Ming Hui
    • 2
  1. 1.Clarendon Laboratory, Physics DepartmentOxford UniversityOxfordUK
  2. 2.Physics DepartmentThe Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong

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