PhD Course: Agent-Based Modeling for the Social Scientist – A Practical Guide to Model Building and NetLogo

When: 28th – 31st of October, 2014

Where: University of Surrey, Guilford, UK


This course will guide you through the research process of agent-based modelling in the social sciences: formulating a research question, specifying a model, creating a simulation and interpreting the output. During the course you will be helped to build a model using NetLogo, acquiring basic and intermediate programming skills.


Course Objectives

The syllabus includes:

  • conceptualising agent-based models
  • operationalising and calibrating from data
  • experimenting and analysing
  • interpreting models
  • verifying and validating



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