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07 February, 2015

Social Simulation 2015 @ Gronigen in the Netherlands

The Eleventh Conference of the European Social Simulation Association

Join us from September 14 to 18 in Groningen (NL)

Deadline for submissions: April 13th 2015

More details: http://essa2015.org

02 February, 2015

Special Section of JASSS published on "Using Qualitative Evidence to Inform the Specification of Agent-Based Models"

See http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/ (http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/18/1 for a more permenant but less nicely formatted link).

The introduction to the issue is:
Edmonds, Bruce (2015) 'Using Qualitative Evidence to Inform the Specification of Agent-Based Models' Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 18(1):18 <http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/18/1/18.html>.
 This is the culmination of the workshops and special sessions of "Social Simulation" (ESSA) conferences on the subject.  Many thanks to all who contributed!