Agent Based Modeling of Complex Adaptive Systems Delft University of Technology

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SPM 9550: Chaos, Randomness and Instability  Part 1
This lecture discuss Chaos and instability. Students should be able to: Define chaos and differentiate it from randomness; Understand pseudo random numbers and their role of in Agent Based Models; Understand model bifurcations; Understand the notion of at

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SPM 9550: Chaos, Randomness and Instability  Part 2
This lecture discuss Chaos and instability. Students should be able to: Define chaos and differentiate it from randomness; Understand pseudo random numbers and their role of in Agent Based Models; Understand model bifurcations; Understand the notion of at

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SPM 9550: Introduction to Agent Based Modeling
The goals of this lecture: Understand what is an Agent, and what is an Agent Based Model; Understand the concepts of generative science; Understand how bottom up modeling is different from other modeling techniques.

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SPM 9550: Diversity and SelfSimilarity
The goals of this lecture: Understand how the diversity of Agents' (elements) influence the system emergent properties, states, behavior and interfaces/interactions; Understand the notion of selfsimilarity across system levels; Understand the notion of s

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SPM 9550: Emergence
The goals of this lecture: Students should be able to give an definition of Emergence / Emergent Properties; Understanding how emergence appears from a reductionist and from a holistic perspective; Understand the notion of system levels, agent, network an

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SPM 9550: What exactly is resilience?: Exploring the concept and its use for Agent Based Modeling
The goals of this lecture are to introduce concept resilience, to introduce concept of robustness and to explain the difference between engineering resilience and ecological resilience.