Agent-Based Modelling

used in Social Science to explore possible outcomes of social interaction e.g. the relationship between micro decisions and macro behaviors

- Axelrod and Tesfatsion (2007); Schelling (1978)

complex social dynamics can arise from the interactions among simple personal choices

- John Miller and Scott E. Page (2004)

Origins in the Game of Life; not an ABM, [but an] illustration of how just three simple behavioural rules can lead to extremely complicated outcomes.

- John Conway (1970). See What is the Game of Life?

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