Modelling Human Behaviour in Agent-Based Models

  • William G. Kennedy


The modelling of human behaviour is not at all obvious. First, humans are not random. Second, humans are diverse in their knowledge and abilities. Third, besides being controlled by rational decision-making, human behaviour is also emotional. This chapter attempts to present principles driving human behaviour and reviews current approaches to modelling human behaviour.


Human Behaviour Cognitive Architecture Internal State Variable Appraisal Theory Uniform Random Distribution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Krasnow Institute for Advanced StudyGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA

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