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03 June, 2015

Special Demonstration Session on Policy and Agent-Based Simulation @ ACM SIGSIM PADS, London 11th June

As part of ESSA's attempts to bridge gaps with other fields there will be a special demonstration session at the ACM Simulation SIG on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation meeting, that is happening at the University of Westminster, London, June 10-12, 2015.

This special session will showcase ABM policy simulation work, and will happen on the 11th June 2-3.30pm.

The papers will be:



Bridging Relevance with Rigour in the Policy Modelling of Political Participation
Bruce Edmonds (Centre for Policy Modelling, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK), Luis Fernandez Lafuerza (Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Manchester, UK), Louise Dyson (Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Manchester, UK), Laurence Lessard-Phillips (Institute for Social Change, University of Manchester, UK), Ed Fieldhouse (Institute for Social Change, University of Manchester, UK), and Alan McKane (Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Manchester, UK)
Agent-Based Modelling for Exploring Policies in Complex Socio-Environmental Systems
Gary Polhill, Jiaqi Ge, Alessandro Gimona, and Nick Gotts (James Hutton Institute, UK)
Multi-Agent Simulation and Animation with PreSage-2
Jeremy Pitt (Imperial College, UK)