Table of contents for Agent-based models / Nigel Gilbert.

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CONTENTS
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Series Editor?s Introduction
Preface
1. The Idea of Agent-Based Modeling
1.1?Agent-Based Modeling
1.1.1?A Computational Method
1.1.2?Experiments
1.1.3?Models
1.1.4?Agents
1.1.5?The Environment
1.2?Some Examples
1.2.1?Urban Models
1.2.2?Opinion Dynamics
1.2.3?Consumer Behavior
1.2.4?Industrial Networks
1.2.5?Supply Chain Management
1.2.6?Electricity Markets
1.2.7?Participative and Companion Modeling
1.3?The Features of Agent-Based Modeling
1.3.1?Ontological Correspondence
1.3.2?Heterogeneous Agents
1.3.3?Representation of the Environment
1.3.4?Agent Interactions
1.3.5?Bounded Rationality
1.3.6?Learning
1.4?Other Related Modeling Approaches
1.4.1?Microsimulation
1.4.2?System Dynamics
2. Agents, Environments, and Timescales
2.1?Agents
2.1.1?Ad-Hoc Programming
2.1.2?Production Rule Systems
2.1.3?Neural Networks
2.2?Environments
2.3?Randomness
2.4?Time
3. Using Agent-Based Models in Social Science Research
3.1?An Example of Developing an Agent-Based Model
3.1.1?Macro-Level Regularities
3.1.2?Micro-Level Behavior
3.1.3?Designing a Model
3.1.4?Verification
3.2?Verification: Getting Rid of the Bugs
3.3?Validation
3.3.1?Abstract Models
3.3.2?Middle Range Models
3.3.3?Facsimile Models
3.4?Techniques for Validation
3.4.1?Comparing Theory and the Model: Sensitivity Analysis
3.4.2?Comparing the Model and Empirical Data
3.5?Summary
4. Designing and Developing Agent-Based Models
4.1?Modeling Toolkits, Libraries, Languages, Frameworks, and Environments
4.1.1?Repast
4.1.2?Mason
4.1.3?NetLogo
4.1.4?Comparison
4.2?Using NetLogo to Build Models
4.3?Building the Collectivities Model Step by Step
4.3.1?Commentary on the Program
4.4?Planning an ABM Project
4.5?Reporting Agent-Based Model Research
4.6?Summary
5. Advances in Agent-Based Modeling
5.1?Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
5.2?Learning
5.2.1?Reinforcement Learning
5.2.2?Evolutionary Computation
5.3?Simulating Language
Resources
Glossary
References
Index
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Game theory.
Computer simulation.