Chapter

How to Do Large-Scale 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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0010
 How to Do Large-Scale ABMS

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter discusses large-scale agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS). Useful features of toolkits are discussed and the Repast and Swarm toolkits are considered as examples. Important features of large-scale development environments are also presented. The large-scale modeling lifecycle is discussed including tools such as design patterns, with the “agent-based model” and the “scheduler scramble” design patterns used as examples.

Keywords: toolkits; Repast; Swarm; development environments; modeling lifecycle; design patterns; ABM design pattern; scheduler; scramble design pattern

Chapter.  14645 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Business Strategy

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.