Nuno David (Instituto Superior de CiÍncias do Trabalho e da Impresa, Lisboa, Portugal)

Verification and Validation in Social Simulation: Patterns and Clarification of Terminology Used


Jim Doran (University of Essex, UK)

Algorithmic Analysis of Production Systems used as Agent-Based Social Simulation Models


Bruce Edmonds (Centre for Policy Modelling, Manchester Metropolitan Business School, UK)

The Nature of Noise


Nicholas M. Gotts and J. Gary Polhill (The Macaulay Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK)

Narrative Scenarios, Mediating Formalisms, and the Agent-Based Simulation of Land Use Change


Tobias Lorenz (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Abductive Fallacies with Agent-Based Simulation and System Dynamics


Noah Mark (Stanford University, USA)

An Illustration of an Aggressively Simplifying Strategy in Theoretical Analysis


Scott Moss (Centre for Policy Modelling, Manchester Metropolitan Business School, UK)

Talking About ABSS: Functional Descriptions of Models


Martin Neumann (University of OsnabrŁck, Germany)

Emergence as an Explanatory Principle in Artificial Societies. Reflections on the Bottom-Up Approach to Social Theory


Paul Ormerod and Bridget Rosewell (Volterra Consulting, London, UK)

Assessing Agent-Based Models in the Social Sciences


Camille Roth (University of Modena&Reggio Emilia, Italy)
Reconstruction Failure: Questioning Level Design


Alex Schmid (Savannah Simulations, Herrliberg, Switzerland)

What Does Emerge in Computer Simulations? Simulation Between Epistemological and Ontological Emergence