ABSTRACTS & PAPERS

 
 

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