Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation

Volume 17

Issue 4

October 2014

Peer reviewed articles

Infrastructure Network Design with a Multi-Model Approach: Comparing Geometric Graph Theory with an Agent-Based Implementation of an Ant Colony Optimization
Petra Heijnen, Emile Chappin and Igor Nikolic

Advancing Collective Decision-Making Theory with Integrated Agent-Based Modeling and Ethnographic Data Analysis: An Example in Ecological Restoration
Moira Zellner, Cristy Watkins, Dean Massey, Lynne Westphal, Jeremy Brooks and Kristen Ross

Nowcasting in Microsimulation Models: A Methodological Survey
Cathal O'Donoghue and Jason Loughrey

Parental Choices and Children’s Skills: An Agent-Based Model of Parental Investment Behavior and Skill Inequality Within and Across Generations
Andrés Cardona

Sunshine or Shield? Secret Voting Procedures and Legislative Accountability
Michele Buttò, Carlos Pereira and Matthew Taylor

How Do Agents Make Decisions? A Survey
Tina Balke and Nigel Gilbert

Intergroup Conflict Escalation Leads to More Extremism
Meysam Alizadeh, Alin Coman, Michael Lewis and Claudio Cioffi-Revilla

Validation of an Agricultural MAS for Southland, New Zealand
Bill Kaye-Blake, Chris Schilling and Elizabeth Post

Analysing Differential School Effectiveness Through Multilevel and Agent-Based Modelling
Mauricio Salgado, Elio Marchione and Nigel Gilbert

An Agent-Based Training System for Optimizing the Layout of AFVs' Initial Filling Stations
Tieju Ma, Jiangjiang Zhao, Shijian Xiang, Ya Zhu and Peipei Liu


Discussion papers and work in progress

A Practical Guide for the Creation of Random Number Sequences from Aggregated Correlation Data for Multi-Agent Simulations
Volker Nissen and Danilo Saft

A Mathematical Model of the Beer Game
Mert Edali and Hakan Yasarcan

Book Reviews

Agent_Zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Science (Princeton Studies in Complexity)
Epstein, Joshua M.
Reviewed by Bruce Edmonds

Complexity and the Art of Public Policy: Solving Society's Problems from the Bottom up
Colander, David and Kupers, Roland
Reviewed by Flaminio Squazzoni

Analytical Sociology: Actions and Networks (Wiley Series in Computational and Quantitative Social Science)
Manzo, Gianluca (ed.)
Reviewed by Edmund Chattoe-Brown

Books received for review