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The Implementation of the Uganda Agent Based Model

  • Francesca Romana Medda
  • Francesco Caravelli
  • Simone Caschili
  • Alan Wilson
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Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)

Abstract

We focus on the seven districts mentioned in Chap.  9, located in the Central and Eastern regions of Uganda—Luwero, Mpigi, Masaka, Iganga, Mitiyana, Kamuli, and Mukono. We use available data to define the spatial, geographical and demographic environment of the agent based system. The spatial and geographical environment is captured using a network structure. The nodes of the network represent the GIS locations of villages in Uganda. The links between the village nodes correspond to the available road infrastructures which are primarily dirt road or paved/gravel roads.

Keywords

Trading Volume Large Farmer Road Infrastructure Logistics Cost Farm Gate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesca Romana Medda
    • 1
  • Francesco Caravelli
    • 1
  • Simone Caschili
    • 1
  • Alan Wilson
    • 2
  1. 1.QASER LaboratoryUniversity College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial AnalysisUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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