Proposal on Mutual Cooperation Between Simulation Research and Field Research in Archaeology

  • Fumihiro SakahiraEmail author
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 999)


In this paper, we propose a methodology to collaborate the research using agent simulation and the research using conventional method (field research) in archaeology. The main stream researches using Agent-Based Simulation (ABS) are unidirectional cooperation with the results of field research as input and the results of simulation research as output. In our proposed method, by presenting the hypothesis verification method from ABS result, the simulation result can become the input of field research. As an application example of proposed method, we discuss the problem of whether native Jomon people or Chinese-Korean immigrants played the major role of agricultural culture in Yayoi period by ABS.


Agent-Based Simulation Archaeology Collaboration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.KOZO KEIKAKU Engineering Inc.Nakano, TokyoJapan

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