Gary Polhill did a degree in Artificial Intelligence and a PhD in Neural Networks before spending 18 months in industry as a professional programmer. Since 1997 he has been working at the Macaulay Institute on agent-based modelling of land use and related systems. He is interested in complex systems, social dilemmas, spatially-explicit modelling, and best practice in agent-based modelling, programming and design.
Luis R. Izquierdo is trained in Industrial Engineering, Business and Economics. He has been working as an agent-based modeller in the Macaulay Institute since July 2002. He is also doing a part-time PhD, supervised by Nick Gotts and Bruce Edmonds. The title of his PhD thesis is 'Assessing Factors that Promote Cooperation in Common-Pool Resource Dilemmas'. He is interested in social dilemmas, agent-based modelling, game theory and the use of models in general.
The Macaulay Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH Scotland
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