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.
|Intended audience||Anyone interested in agent-based or individual-based modelling|
|Resources||Notes and resources will be available online|
|Format||Presentation and discussion|
|Further information||See: http://modelling4all.org. The notes and slides are available in the ITLP Portolio (type ABM in the search box, and choose the Course Pack).|
|Where next?||We offer further courses on ABM:
* A three-hour course - Agent-based modelling: An introduction to modelling behaviours in your research
Frequency: This course runs once a year subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.