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abm

  • Agent-based Modelling

    Agent-Based Modelling is a simulation-driven approach for analysing complex systems. The interplay of the system elements (i.e. “agents”) is depicted at the individual level...

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  • Methods

    We use dynamic social-ecological modelling, in particular agent-based modelling. This approach allows taking into account micro-scale interactions of households, linkages between social and ecological system components, and...

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Social-ecological modelling at the American West Coast

by Birgit Müller

In the second half of April I had the chance to attend three interesting events in California and Oregon.  First I took part in the Agent-based Modelling Symposium ABM 2017...

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Presenting models in scientific posters

by Felix

Communicating models and their results can be difficult, especially to people who do not model themselves. That is, at least, what different modelers write in their publications (Grimm et al. 2006, Lorscheid et al. 2012). Complicated model designs, numerous parameters, advanced statistical methods, and non-linear relationships can indeed be very hard to explain...

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PhD Position for a Modeler

by David

We are excited to announce a new 3-year PhD position opening up at our department. Birgit's new DFG-funded project looks at the social and ecological effects of microinsurance. You'll find the...

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Sunny Winter school

by David

Start 2017 in sunny Arizona (USA) with a Winter school on modeling human decision-making in agent-based models of social-ecological systems...

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Session on Human Decision Making in ABMs at iEMSs 2016

by Gunnar Dreßler

We are organizing a session on “The Importance of Human Decision Making in Agent-Based Models of Natural Resource Use” (D6) and an associated workshop at this year’s Environmental Modelling & Software conference iEMSs 2016 in Toulouse, France, for which we invite abstracts.

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Write Your Thesis Here

by David

Still looking for a topic for your Masters' or Diploma thesis? We may have got something for you...

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Summer School 2015

by Niklas Hase

The Summer School on how to model human decision making in social-ecological agent-based models took place from 5 July to 10 July 2015 in Kohren-Sahlis (near Leipzig, Germany), and local coordination was heavily supported by POLISES. Four members of our research group were involved...

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Summer School on Modelling Decision Making

by David

From 5 July to 10 July 2015, our Department of Ecological Modelling (namely Karin Frank, Jürgen Groeneveld and the POLISES group) will be the main local coordinator for an International Summer School. It is titled ‘How to model human decision making in social-ecological agent-based models’ and will take place in...

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