Agent-Based Computational Demography: Using Simulation to - download pdf or read online

By Francesco C. Billari,Alexia Prskawetz

ISBN-10: 3790815500

ISBN-13: 9783790815504

Agent-Based Computational Demography (ABCD) goals at beginning a brand new circulation of study between social scientists whose pursuits lie in knowing demographic behaviour. The ebook takes a micro-demographic (agent-based) point of view and illustrates the possibilities of desktop simulation as an relief in conception development. The chapters of the booklet, written by means of prime specialists both in demography or in agent-based modelling, handle a number of key questions. Why will we desire agent-based computational demography? How can ABCD be utilized to the research of migrations, relations demography, and ancient demography? What are the peculiarities of agent-based versions as utilized to the demography of human populations? ABCD is of curiosity to all scientists drawn to learning demographic behaviour, in addition to to laptop scientists and modellers who're trying to find a promising box of application.

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