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Bhavnani, Ravi, Miodownik, Dan and Nart, Jonas (2008). 'REsCape: an Agent-Based Framework for Modeling Resources, Ethnicity, and Conflict'. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 11(2)7 <http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/11/2/7.html>.

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@article{bhavnani2008,
title = {REsCape: an Agent-Based Framework for Modeling Resources, Ethnicity, and Conflict},
author = {Bhavnani, Ravi and Miodownik, Dan and Nart, Jonas},
journal = {Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation},
ISSN = {1460-7425},
volume = {11},
number = {2},
pages = {7},
year = {2008},
URL = {http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/11/2/7.html},
keywords = {Agent-Based Model, Ethnicity, Salience, Polarization, Domination, Civil War, Greed, Natural Resources},
abstract = {This research note provides a general introduction to REsCape: an agent-based computational framework for studying the relationship between natural resources, ethnicity, and civil war. By permitting the user to specify: (i) different resource profiles ranging from a purely agrarian economy to one based on the artisanal or industrial extraction of alluvial or kimberlite diamonds; (ii) different patterns of ethnic domination, ethnic polarization, and varying degrees of ethnic salience; as well as (iii) specific modes of play for key agents, the framework can be used to assess the effects of key variables whether taken in isolation or in various combinations on the onset and duration of civil war. Our objective is to make REsCape available as an open source toolkit in the future, one that can be used, modified, and refined by students and scholars of civil war.},
}

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TY - JOUR
TI - REsCape: an Agent-Based Framework for Modeling Resources, Ethnicity, and Conflict
AU - Bhavnani, Ravi
AU - Miodownik, Dan
AU - Nart, Jonas
Y1 - 2008/03/31
JO - Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation
SN - 1460-7425
VL - 11
IS - 2
SP - 7
UR - http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/11/2/7.html
KW - Agent-Based Model
KW - Ethnicity
KW - Salience
KW - Polarization
KW - Domination
KW - Civil War
KW - Greed
KW - Natural Resources
N2 - This research note provides a general introduction to REsCape: an agent-based computational framework for studying the relationship between natural resources, ethnicity, and civil war. By permitting the user to specify: (i) different resource profiles ranging from a purely agrarian economy to one based on the artisanal or industrial extraction of alluvial or kimberlite diamonds; (ii) different patterns of ethnic domination, ethnic polarization, and varying degrees of ethnic salience; as well as (iii) specific modes of play for key agents, the framework can be used to assess the effects of key variables whether taken in isolation or in various combinations on the onset and duration of civil war. Our objective is to make REsCape available as an open source toolkit in the future, one that can be used, modified, and refined by students and scholars of civil war.
ER -