Download e-book for iPad: Agent-Based Computational Demography: Using Simulation to by Francesco C. Billari,Alexia Prskawetz

By Francesco C. Billari,Alexia Prskawetz

Agent-Based Computational Demography (ABCD) goals at beginning a brand new circulate of study between social scientists whose pursuits lie in figuring out demographic behaviour. The booklet takes a micro-demographic (agent-based) standpoint and illustrates the possibilities of computing device simulation as an relief in concept construction. The chapters of the publication, written by means of best specialists both in demography or in agent-based modelling, tackle numerous key questions. Why can we want agent-based computational demography? How can ABCD be utilized to the learn of migrations, relations demography, and historic demography? What are the peculiarities of agent-based types as utilized to the demography of human populations? ABCD is of curiosity to all scientists drawn to learning demographic behaviour, in addition to to computing device scientists and modellers who're searching for a promising box of application.

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