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|
|Where next?||Come to the follow-on three-hour session 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.