Course Details and Schedule

This one-hour "taster" course is designed to give an overview to agent-based modelling - a computer modelling technique that is playing an increasingly important role in ecology, climate change, collective animal behaviour, economics, political science, sociology, anthropology and many other fields. Several interactive animated examples will be presented and a discussion of the big ideas behind agent-based modelling will be presented.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Agent-based modelling (ABM) as a methodology
  • Discussion of a variety of sample models
Course information
Intended audience Anyone interested in agent-based or individual-based modelling
Prior knowledge None
Resources Notes and resources will be available online
Software http://modelling4all.org
Format Presentation and discussion
Where next? Come to the follow-on three-hour session Agent-based modelling: An introduction to modelling behaviours in your research
Taught using:
Windows

Course provider: IT Learning Programme

Schedule
Booking normally opens 30 days before the course begins.
Commences Dates Time Sessions Cost Location Status
5th week Thursday 29 May 14:00-15:00 1 0.00 IT Services, 13 Banbury Road Booking opens April 29th 2014 Email me when booking opens
5th week Thursday 29 May 15:30-16:30 1 0.00 IT Services, 13 Banbury Road Booking opens April 29th 2014 Email me when booking opens

Can't make any of these dates? Express an interest in future dates for this course.

Frequency: This course runs once a year subject to teacher availability.