New PDF release: Agent-Based Computational Demography: Using Simulation to

By Francesco C. Billari,Alexia Prskawetz

ISBN-10: 3790815500

ISBN-13: 9783790815504

Agent-Based Computational Demography (ABCD) goals at beginning a brand new move of analysis between social scientists whose pursuits lie in figuring out demographic behaviour. The publication takes a micro-demographic (agent-based) viewpoint and illustrates the prospects of computing device simulation as an relief in concept development. The chapters of the booklet, written by way of top specialists both in demography or in agent-based modelling, deal with numerous key questions. Why will we desire agent-based computational demography? How can ABCD be utilized to the research of migrations, family members demography, and ancient 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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