Agent Based Modeling

Agent Based Modelling (ABM) is a method for testing the collective effects of individual action selection. More generally, ABM allows the examination of macro-level effects from micro-level behaviour. Often in science we want to understand how an observed characteristic of a system (e.g. a solid) can be accounted for by its components (e.g. molecules). In ABM we build models of both the components and the environment they exist in, then see whether the over-all system-level behaviour of the model matches that of the target (or subject) system.

About Widya Setiabudi Sumadinata

I'am a lecturer at Department of International Relations, University of Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s