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Water Runoff and Catchment Improvement by Nature-Based Solution (NBS) Promotion in Private Household Gardens: An Agent-Based Model [chapter]

Rembrandt Koppelaar, Antonino Marvuglia, Benedetto Rugani
2021 Future City  
The ABM is supported by a water balance model to consider the effect of rainfall on soil water retention.  ...  This study describes the application of an agent-based model (ABM) to assess the role of private gardens toward the enhancement of water management by households.  ...  Methodology In general, an agent-based model (ABM) allows for a fine representation of real world based on its object-oriented approach, where individuals can be simulated with their individual characteristics  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-71819-0_5 fatcat:vrfndrsw7vdjbkxkpdm7mc4dje

A Review of Platforms for the Development of Agent Systems [article]

Constantin-Valentin Pal, Florin Leon, Marcin Paprzycki, Maria Ganzha
2020 arXiv   pre-print
It aims to serve as a reference point for people interested in developing agent systems.  ...  Agent-based computing is an active field of research with the goal of building autonomous software of hardware entities.  ...  Execution may also be distributed over a network using the remote simulation runs. SLAPP is a simulation shell for agent systems based on a swarm-like agent protocol implemented in Python 3.  ... 
arXiv:2007.08961v1 fatcat:3ddtajdqv5fftldoqobr2y6y4u

Iowa Urban FEWS: Integrating Social and Biophysical Models for Exploration of Urban Food, Energy, and Water Systems

Jan Thompson, Baskar Ganapathysubramanian, Wei Chen, Michael Dorneich, Philip Gassman, Caroline Krejci, Matthew Liebman, Ajay Nair, Ulrike Passe, Nicholas Schwab, Kurt Rosentrater, Tiffanie Stone (+2 others)
2021 Frontiers in Big Data  
Integrated study of urban areas requires a system-of-systems analytical framework that includes modeling with social and biophysical data.  ...  Our approach involves data-driven co-simulation to enable coupling of disparate food, energy and water simulation models across a range of spatial and temporal scales.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank Tanya Sharma for assistance with drafting Figures 1 and 5 , and Sedigheh Ghiasi for assistance in developing Figure 3B .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdata.2021.662186 pmid:34027401 pmcid:PMC8132197 fatcat:lceutbdiczbchpkp25bqoit6xm

Multiagent System and Rainfall-Runoff Model in Hydrological Problems: A Systematic Literature Review

Bruna Leitzke, Diana Adamatti
2021 Water  
While the MAS and RRM tools can interact with their results in a coupled model, SLR showed that there are still major challenges to be explored concerning the dynamics between them, as the steps of scales  ...  SLR was performed based on a protocol defined from the research question. Initially, 79 papers were found among six bibliographic databases.  ...  simulations" or "multiagent based simulation" or "multi-agent based simulation" or "multiagents based simulation" or "multi-agents based simulation" or "multiagent based simulations" or "multi-agent based  ... 
doi:10.3390/w13243643 fatcat:b4265ttdazgtxph5atsvto6wvu

Simulation vs. Definition: Differing Approaches to Setting Probabilities for Agent Behaviour

Fraser Morgan, Philip Brown, Adam Daigneault
2015 Land  
., climate, biophysical and soils data) increase the complexity associated with defining farmer agents.  ...  farmer and forester characteristics to simulate a population of agents [58] .  ...  The authors acknowledge the contributions of Oshadhi Samarasinghe and Suzie Greenhalgh, who supported development of the ARLUNZ model, and Florian Eppink for assistance in R.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land4040914 fatcat:e5jgssm6tfex5nyxcwyhwgy3xm

Estimating Impacts of Climate Change Policy on Land Use: An Agent-Based Modelling Approach

Fraser J. Morgan, Adam J. Daigneault, Krishna Prasad Vadrevu
2015 PLoS ONE  
To resolve these issues we developed the Agent-based Rural Land Use New Zealand model.  ...  Key deficiencies within existing land use and land cover change models are the lack of heterogeneity in farmers and their behaviour, the role that social networks play in information transfer, and the  ...  of the ARLUNZ model and this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127317 pmid:25996591 pmcid:PMC4440817 fatcat:sbl5pjhtmnc5nfxgetzx4ye3y4

Journal of Computer Science IJCSIS December 2021 Full Volume

IJCSIS Editor
2022 Zenodo  
International Journal on AdHoc Networking Systems is an open access peer-reviewed journal that serves as a forum to discuss ongoing research and new contributions. theoretical research in the areas of  ...  Scope & Topics In recent years, AdHoc networks have been attracting much interest in both academic and industrial communities.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was supported by Lambung Mangkurat University with a PNBP financing scheme on a PDWM number 009.80/UN8.2/PL/2021.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5886137 fatcat:ckzmpu6lefgkzfo3i7ryhjh4my

Using word embeddings to generate data-driven human agent decision-making from natural language

Bryan C. Runck, Steven Manson, Eric Shook, Maria Gini, Nicholas Jordan
2019 Geoinformatica  
The agent-based model replicates previously found results with the added benefit of qualitative interpretability.  ...  The agent architecture we propose is able to mirror human likelihood assessments from natural language and offers a new way to model agent cognitive processes for a broad array of agent-based modeling  ...  To assess the performance of the agent architecture in spatial simulation, we deployed the agent in a variation of Axelrod's [20] model of cultural diffusion, where social comparison determines agent  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10707-019-00345-2 fatcat:z7ovcyacbra6rfrr6yl25zaoua

Impact assessment tool to assess the resilience of farming systems and their delivery of private and public goods

Hugo Herrera, Birgit Kopainsky, Franziska Appel, Alfons Balmann, Francesco Accatino, Muriel Tichit, Federico Antonioli, Simone Severini, Wim Paas, Pytrik Reidsma
2018 Zenodo  
The IA tool will include both static and dynamic, and quantitative and qualitative models.  ...  The socioeconomic sustainability of riskaverse economic agents operating in a risky/changing environment based on Monte Carlo simulations.  ...  Interaction In FSSIM itself there is no interaction between agents. FSSIM has however been coupled to an agent-based model for a specific study.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4350042 fatcat:7cqgn6ynzjbrngvee3l5wpb4si

Scaling up pro-environmental agricultural practice using agglomeration payments: Proof of concept from an agent-based model

Andrew Bell, Gregory Parkhurst, Klaus Droppelmann, Tim G. Benton
2016 Ecological Economics  
We develop an 28 abstract agent-based model (ABM) of an agglomeration payment program to encourage  ...  of pro-environmental practice in a rural 25 agricultural context.  ...  Agent-based model simulations of future changes in 633 migration flows for Burkina Faso. Glob. Environ.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.03.002 fatcat:owbxy6tsirduna7l4jpwj5orzi

The influence of past research on the design of experiments with dissolved organic matter and engineered nanoparticles

Nicole Sani-Kast, Patrick Ollivier, Danielle Slomberg, Jérôme Labille, Konrad Hungerbühler, Martin Scheringer, Jonathan Claussen
2018 PLoS ONE  
To investigate the plausibility of this hypothesis, we developed an agent-based model simulating the material choice in the experiments studying the interaction between DOM and PM between 1990 and 2015  ...  The model reproduces the temporal trends in the choice of materials as well as the main properties of a network that displays the DOM and PM types investigated experimentally.  ...  This work is part of the NANOHETER project under the frame of SIINN, the ERA-NET for a Safe Implementation of Innovative Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Martin  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0196549 pmid:29734351 pmcid:PMC5937778 fatcat:mqftrhmibbeiropfcvjvg26iui

Social Cooperation in the Context of Integrated Private and Common Land Management

Habtamu Tilahun Kassahun, Bo Jellesmark Thorsen, Joffre Swait, Jette Bredahl Jacobsen
2019 Environmental and Resource Economics  
This study presents a new approach that accounts for social cooperation and preference interdependence across farmers in a land management context with mixed ownership.  ...  However, the assumption of independence may be invalid when decision making involves a spatial setting and social networks.  ...  Finally, Equation (14) is estimated via a maximum simulated likelihood estimation procedure in the Python Biogeme Software (Bierlaire and Fetiarison 2009) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10640-019-00390-3 fatcat:bg2b6sdj5ndspkbcfd2as4pnwq

Going through the motions: incorporating movement analyses into disease research

Eric R. Dougherty, Dana P. Seidel, Colin J. Carlson, Orr Spiegel, Wayne M. Getz, Kevin Lafferty
2018 Ecology Letters  
Here, we synthesise the contributions of movement ecology in disease research, with a particular focus on studies that have successfully used movement-based methods to quantify individual heterogeneity  ...  Movement ecology offers a set of tools that help unpack the transmission process, letting researchers more accurately model how animals within a population interact and spread pathogens.  ...  This research was supported by grants NIH GM083863 (WMG) and NIH GM117617 (PI Jason Blackburn; ED and DS supported under a UC Berkeley subcontract).  ... 
doi:10.1111/ele.12917 pmid:29446237 fatcat:ouuorhkmn5d7davtui3mapv7za

What do Croatian Scientist Write about ? A Social and Conceptual Network Analysis of the Croatian Scientific Bibliography

Markus Schatten
2013 Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems  
Additionally through a social network analysis between scientific areas according to a social (scientific collaboration) and conceptual (keyword co-affiliation) another disproportion is revealed regarding  ...  This article analyses the Croatian Scientific Bibliography (CROSBI) as a social application using a number of different approaches.  ...  If the links are directed (e.g. communication with messages, the spreading of a virus, influence of power etc.) then the network is directed.  ... 
doi:10.7906/indecs.11.2.2 fatcat:n5rrgtkqrvefrb6vlnpkclbz2q

Developing a Serious Game That Supports the Resolution of Social and Ecological Problems in the Toolset Environment of Cities: Skylines

Robert Olszewski, Mateusz Cegiełka, Urszula Szczepankowska, Jacek Wesołowski
2020 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
prototype of a serious game that supports solving social and ecological problems.  ...  The model—developed using digital topographic data, digital terrain models, and CityGML 3D models—enabled the creation of a prototype of a serious game, later endorsed by the residents of the municipality  ...  Also, it would be possible to match, in a controlled manner, human players against agents acting in a predefined manner.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi9020118 fatcat:pk2oglzz2bfjnjhwmteqoqnr64
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