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A Data-driven Methodology for Agent Based Exploration of Customer Retention

Chidozie Mgbemena, David Bell, Nurul Saleh
2016 2016 IEEE/ACM 20th International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT)  
A dataset provided by a mobile network operator is utilised to automate decision trees and agent based models.  ...  The most popular churn modeling techniques were adopted in order to automate the development of models, from decision trees, and subsequently explore customer churn scenarios.  ...  The CADET approach for conducting agent based modelling is a novel approach for building agent based models using decision trees.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ds-rt.2016.22 dblp:conf/dsrt/MgbemenaBS16 fatcat:osgorzrmjbcq3bnsfb2xz5r2fq

Sustaining Collective Action in Urban Community Gardens

Arthur Feinberg, Elena Hooijschuur, Nicole Rogge, Amineh Ghorbani, Paulien Herder
2021 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
This paper presents an agent-based model that explores the conditions for ongoing participation in community gardening projects.  ...  We test the e ects of Ostrom's well-known Design Principles for collective action and use an extensive database collected in cases in Germany and two case studies in the Netherlands to validate it.  ...  The results are given in the shape of correlation tables and conditional inference decision trees. . Decision trees are popular statistical models for regression analysis.  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.4506 fatcat:3njaq3cpnzcctezx7fviuful4i

Promoting sustainability behaviours through forestry

Liz O'Brien, Jake Morris, Mariella Marzano, Norman Dandy
2016 Forestry (London)  
Promoting sustainability behaviours through forestry. Forestry, 90(1), 88-98. https://doi.  ...  We argue that the principles we have developed can be used in forest programme design to ensure that participatory processes, monitoring and evaluation criteria and adequate periods for reflection are  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Gregory Valatin for comments on an early draught. Conflict of interest statement None declared. Q2  ... 
doi:10.1093/forestry/cpw030 fatcat:uofowxvly5emndbqo5ps74u5fy

Holistic framework for land settlement development project sustainability assessment: Comparison of El Hierro Island hydro wind project and Sivens dam project

A. Roth, V. Gerbaud, M. Boix, L. Montastruc
2017 Computers and Chemical Engineering  
In the model driven engineering perspective, the metamodel framework is described with the ISO 19440 four views to represent complex systems: architectural, structural, functional and behavioural.  ...  We confront it to describe two case studies: the successful project of hydro-wind power plant in El Hierro in the Canaries, and the Sivens Dam project in France sadly famous for its deadly outcome.  ...  In the same vein, several authors developed a multi-layered decision-making methodology for designing sustainable chemical products within a chemical company (Heintz et al., 2014) or designing renewable  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compchemeng.2017.02.002 fatcat:mviiqrirn5d7pn4jkfoja2ghlq

Towards a Framework for Sustainable Development Planning in the Indonesian Natural Rubber Industry Supply Network

Muhammad Haikal Sitepu, Alison McKay, Raymond J. Holt
2016 Procedia CIRP  
Early discussions with stakeholders highlighted a need for decision support tools to facilitate sustainability-related trade-offs in industry-wide and firm-level planning processes.  ...  An initial framework for sustainable development planning based on the case study and literature is proposed, and its use in the design of a computational simulation experiment using hybrid simulation  ...  Acknowledgements The research reported in this paper was funded by the Directorate General of Resources for Research, Technology and Higher Education, Indonesia Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2016.03.142 fatcat:glkjssghfncm3myihcphgy5wpa

Multi-Agent Systems for the Simulation of Land Use Change and Policy Interventions [chapter]

Pepijn Schreinemachers, Thomas Berger
2008 Modelling and Simulation  
The research in Uganda was conducted under scientific agreements between the Center for Development Research (University of Bonn), the Institute for Regional Studies (Seoul National University), Noragric  ...  Aune for their inputs.  ...  Section 2 discusses options for representing human behaviour in MAS and explains the rationale for choosing MP as the core decision-making routine of agents.  ... 
doi:10.5772/5989 fatcat:lkaiy5qlefagnblbsg2zfm4lw4

Further towards a taxonomy of agent-based simulation models in environmental management

M Hare, P Deadman
2004 Mathematics and Computers in Simulation  
Terminology is clarified and then simplified to two key existing terms, agent-based modelling and multi-agent simulation, which represent subtly different approaches to ABS, reflected in their respective  ...  Agent-based simulation (ABS) is being increasingly used in environmental management.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is a modified version originally appearing in the journal, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, Vol 64, Hare, M. and Deadman, P, "Further towards a taxonomy of agent-based  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0378-4754(03)00118-6 fatcat:4yxvac2rpbba7dlqy4wdyvo3cq

Decision Tree and AHP Methods Application for Projects Assessment: A Case Study

Augustinas Maceika, Andrej Bugajev, Olga Regina Šostak, Tatjana Vilutienė
2021 Sustainability  
The criteria for the assessment were selected according to the principles of sustainability.  ...  We used the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Decision tree methods to model the decision-making process. The proposed model was validated on a case study of multiple construction projects.  ...  The information advantage gives agent buyers a greater bargaining power when buying houses for their use at lower prices than other non-agent buyers (for example, agents bought houses at prices that are  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13105502 fatcat:2xmay27rwndrbphbr6y3nm4cri

Why fully liberalised electricity markets will fail to meet deep decarbonisation targets even with strong carbon pricing

Oscar Kraan, Gert Jan Kramer, Igor Nikolic, Emile Chappin, Vinzenz Koning
2019 Energy Policy  
A R T I C L E I N F O Keywords: Investor behaviour Electricity market design Agent-based modelling Storage Flexibility Sustainability A B S T R A C T Full decarbonisation of the electricity system is one  ...  Agent-based modelling provides the means to explore heterogeneous, imperfectly informed and boundedly rational investor behaviour within different electricity market designs.  ...  Acknowledgements This research has been part of a Shell-sponsored project (Royal Dutch Shell) on the use of agent-based modelling in the energy scenario domain.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2019.04.016 fatcat:woe6onfvxnfurapxzwdnexkgre

Behavioural diversity in fishing—Towards a next generation of fishery models

Nanda Wijermans, Wiebren J. Boonstra, Kirill Orach, Jonas Hentati‐Sundberg, Maja Schlüter
2020 Fish and Fisheries  
satisficing Figures 2 and 3 3 show the formalization of both choices for each fishing style in decision trees.  ...  Note that bounded rationality is formalized by agents not being able to anticipate the probabilities and consequences of their actions (for all styles) F I G U R E 2 Decision trees for the choice whether  ... 
doi:10.1111/faf.12466 fatcat:hj35g6b6hrbthhott3bpb5flce

Supply Chain Network Optimization of the Canadian Forest Products Industry: A Critical Review

Shashi Shahi, Reino Pulkki
2013 American Journal of Industrial and Business Management  
Simulation and optimization models have been independently used for supply chain management in the past.  ...  The studies that focus on optimization are mostly deterministic in nature and do not account for uncertainty both in supply of raw materials and demand of forest products.  ...  The authors would like to thank the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) Strategic Network on Value Chain Optimization (VCO) for providing the funding for this research.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ajibm.2013.37073 fatcat:2erpsungcrd5tow7zjvijzt5pm

Simulating the Actions of Commuters Using a Multi-Agent System

Neil Urquhart, Simon Powers, Zoe Wall, Achille Fonzone, Jiaqi Ge, J. Gary Polhill
2019 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
In this paper we outline an agent-based so ware framework that combines realworld data from multiple sources to simulate the actions of commuters.  ...  It is desirable to have a means of simulating commuting in order to allow organisations to predict the e ects of changes to working patterns and locations and inform decision making.  ...  For this application Java allowed a greater degree of flexibility as the agents and their associated behaviours are written in the Java language, in particular the speed of the simulation may be increased  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.4007 fatcat:wh3mui4ipng5lkx63dsjib4xnu

Sustainable woodland management and livelihood options in a charcoal producing region: An agent-based modelling approach

Harun Kiruki, Emma H. van der Zanden, Cecilia Zagaria, Peter H. Verburg
2019 Journal of Environmental Management  
Special thanks goes to Toon Haer and Koen Tieskens, both of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, for their valuable assistance in agent based modelling. The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was supported by the Ms Grietje Wille Legacy under the ASALI (A Sustainable Approach to Livelihood Improvements) project, a joint cooperation between Vrije Universiteit, the  ...  Overview and design of the agent model The purpose of the model is to explore how decisions of charcoal makers influence the woodland cover for a semi-arid region in Kenya under varying environmental and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.07.016 fatcat:uku7nivbxncdrltendbtwqg5qy

Empirical characterisation of agent behaviours in socio-ecological systems

Alex Smajgl, Daniel G. Brown, Diego Valbuena, Marco G.A. Huigen
2011 Environmental Modelling & Software  
This paper develops a framework for the parameterisation of human behaviour in agent-based models and develops twelve distinct sequences for the characterisation and parameterisation of human behaviours  ...  This framework is a first step towards a guide for parameterisation of human behaviour in ABM.  ...  to Sustainability in Indonesia) was implemented for the districts Demak, Jepara and Pati in Central Java.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.02.011 fatcat:3cwsz4rzqjd7fgpptn6vbfycbe

The Role of Biophilic Agents in Building a Green Resilient City; the Case of Birmingham, UK

Linda Novosadová, Wim van der Knaap
2021 Sustainability  
its representatives in every agent category.  ...  Wilson in 1984, is a concept that has been used in urban governance through institutions, agents' behaviours, activities and systems to make the environment nature-inclusive.  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank the persons interviewed in Birmingham; Lidy van der Lugt for her language check; and several (unknown) reviewers for their valuable comments.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13095033 doaj:ade7bbf8aaa34f6d898a08223101d5a0 fatcat:j3ism23enfd7fncut53tw5z5ne
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