How to Do Desktop ABMS

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity

Published in print April 2007 | ISBN: 9780195172119
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199789894 | DOI:
 How to Do Desktop ABMS

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This chapter considers desktop tools for agent-based modeling and simulation. Two simple but complete examples, Microsoft Excel agent spreadsheet models, are detailed. General tools such as Mathematica and MATLAB and specialized tools such as Repast for Python Scripting (Repast Py), NetLogo, and StarLogo are discussed.

Keywords: Microsoft Excel; spreadsheets; Mathematica; MATLAB; Repast for Python Scripting; NetLogo; StarLogo

Chapter.  18950 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Business Strategy

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