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Agent-Based Modeling and Complexity [chapter]

Steven M. Manson, Shipeng Sun, Dudley Bonsal
2011 Agent-Based Models of Geographical Systems  
Complexity theory provides a common language and rubric for applying agent-based processes to a range of complex systems.  ...  There are many points of contact between complexity and agent-based modeling, and we examine several of particular importance: the range of complexity approaches; tensions between theoretical and empirical  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) New Investigator Program in Earth-Sun System Science (NNX06AE85G) and the National Science Foundation  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-90-481-8927-4_7 fatcat:bxkmn3hstre2pdfremratqydbm

Common Metamodel of Questionnaire Model and Decision Tree Model

Mirza Suljic, Edin Osmanbegovic, Željko Dobrović
2018 Research in Applied Economics  
Therefore, the result reveals a common meta-model that over common concepts and with the use of metamodeling connects the methods: questionnaires and decision trees.  ...  The questionnaire method was established as one of the methods for data collecting, while the decision tree method represents an alternative way of presenting and analyzing decision making situations.  ...  All data collected by the survey method can be globally seen as entering a dynamic system for processing and information transferring, and on its output there is a tree decision method as a decision-making  ... 
doi:10.5296/rae.v10i3.13540 fatcat:vq75mmb35nbttirzjbbeiqocym

Mining Multiple Models

Graham J. Williams
2006 Contributions to Probability and Statistics: Applications and Challenges  
In particular, this paper records a core task of mining as exploring through the space of models that are built in a data mining project.  ...  In this paper we review these ideas and a number of data mining projects that highlight the significant role played by mining the data mine.  ...  A version of the ID3 algorithm for decision tree induction (Quinlan, 1986) , using the information-theoretic cost function, was used.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789812772466_0022 fatcat:k57vtscysvbjdmage7l73yl57u

Describing human decisions in agent-based models – ODD + D, an extension of the ODD protocol

Birgit Müller, Friedrich Bohn, Gunnar Dreßler, Jürgen Groeneveld, Christian Klassert, Romina Martin, Maja Schlüter, Jule Schulze, Hanna Weise, Nina Schwarz
2013 Environmental Modelling & Software  
We extended and rearranged the design concepts and related guiding questions to differentiate and describe decision-making, adaptation and learning of the agents in a comprehensive and clearly structured  ...  However, the rationale for choosing a particular human decision model is often not sufficiently empirically or theoretically substantiated in the model documentation.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Nils Bunnefeld, Kornelia Fischer, Volker Grimm, Ryan McAllister, James Millington, Janos Sebestyen and participants of the workshop on human decisions in agentbased models during  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.06.003 fatcat:zrzb2ixvlvennfha43mw3t7f44

Framework for Modelling Multi-stakeholder City Logistics Domain Using the Agent based Modelling Approach

Nilesh Anand, J.H. Ron van Duin, Lori Tavasszy
2016 Transportation Research Procedia  
This is exacerbated by interdependency of city logistics activities, decision making with limited information and stakeholders' preference for personal objectives over system efficiency.  ...  With the capabilities of representing a system in a natural and flexible way, agent based modelling (ABM) is a promising alternative for the city logistics domain.  ...  The game focuses on validating the decision making process of a shop-agent by comparing it with the decision making process of a player who is playing a role of shop-agent in the game.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2016.11.002 fatcat:4qdzspipxbec5kzyq5lleeqgya


Zoran Nešić, Predrag Popović, Miroslav Radojičić, Leon Ljubić
2017 International Journal Advanced Quality  
It is presented the basic and most important steps which are the basis for the formation of information systems.  ...  The importance of proper and documented business process model is reflected in the consistency of the flow of information, data models and activities and their clear perception.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Research presented in this paper was supported by Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia, Grant III-35017.  ... 
doi:10.25137/ijaq.n4.v45.y2017.p39-44 fatcat:bqrsn5r4bnerffq4odm24672qi

3D Interpreted Model: A Novel Product Definition Model by Integrating and Fusing a 3D Annotated Model and Design Knowledge

Yongzhu Hou, Jihong Liu, Gaofeng Yue
2021 Applied Sciences  
Finally, a prototype system is developed, and the construction process of a 3D interpreted model is demonstrated and verified through an example.  ...  The second step is information extraction and knowledge fusion, which is used to construct a 3D interpreted model network by processing the product information and design knowledge stored in a STEP file  ...  The 3DIM is expressed as a 3D interpreted model network that can be recognized and processed by computer, which can be used to solve the design change decision-making problem of technical information in  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11167192 fatcat:akowjksrf5gvjlqqyta4l6cj64

What Are Models for? [chapter]

Peter McBurney
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper I discuss some of the purposes and functions of building models, particularly agent-based models, and present a comprehensive list of these purposes and functions.  ...  Reflection on the challenges involved in such domains leads me to propose the construction of meta-models, which are models of the relationship between an intended model of the domain and the entities  ...  A list of reasons for modeling Several authors have proposed lists of reasons for undertaking modeling, or lists of potential functions of models: Rubinstein [9] lists four reasons for undertaking economic  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-34799-3_12 fatcat:2o243k74mbfzheinachg3b7oba

Hammering Models: Designing Usable Modeling Tools [chapter]

Ko-Hsun Huang, Nuno Jardim Nunes, Leonel Nobrega, Larry Constantine, Monchu Chen
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Existing modeling tools have shortcomings in terms of supported functionality and situated usability or do not meet the needs of users of varying levels of expertise.  ...  A set of core tasks and two significant modeling approaches were identified that directly influence interface and interaction design for modeling tools.  ...  Special thanks to those who participated in this research, shared their experiences, and offered excellent opinions on the design issues.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23765-2_37 fatcat:gzd5giy4fnhtpcxbuwdydtwqn4

Models of Models: The Symbiotic Relationship between Models and Wargames

Vikram Mittal, Jeffrey B. Demarest, Kennon S. Gilliam, Robert L. Page
2017 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications  
Military planning uses wargames to model the processes and decisions of an operation. As these operations become increasingly complex, the wargames similarly become more complex.  ...  In particular, computer-based modeling and simulation can develop and validate the processes, determine initial conditions, evaluate the rules, and aid in validation.  ...  DISCLAIMER The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006401502150223 dblp:conf/simultech/MittalDGP17 fatcat:ls22tvip6vdtzlawm6komlnz3u


Felix Pfaff, Simon Rapp, Albert Albers
2021 Proceedings of the Design Society  
To process this knowledge base in technical information systems, an Entity-Relationship data model is developed.  ...  Through the implementation of a VR visualization, the data model is validated and a first visualisation approach is shown.  ...  All this information can be provided through systems modelling in the development process if the model of PGE is integrated as a fundamental concept.  ... 
doi:10.1017/pds.2021.478 fatcat:togmay3sxnbzbcq27vbggu5ozy

A Trust Model Based on Cloud Model and Bayesian Networks

Bo Jin, Yong Wang, Zhenyan Liu, Jingfeng Xue
2011 Procedia Environmental Sciences  
In addition, these models don't consider context information, which makes it impossible to evaluate trust values and make decisions according to context information.  ...  The subjective trust models can make up for the deficiencies by reasoning about a service's trustworthiness in future interactions according to one entity's direct interactions with that entity and recommendations  ...  [键入文字] 4.Experimental analysis 4.1.Experiment Setting There are 100 entities, 60 of which belong to group A and 40 belong to group B.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2011.12.072 fatcat:kipkxnhxgvhqdp7ylmogyk6cjm


Liudmila KOZAK, Elena BAKULICH, Valentina ZIUZINA, Olesia FEDORUK
2013 Modern Management Review  
Cognitive modeling makes it possible to solve problems of a conceptual nature, to make managerial decisions that will provide the business entity with competitive advantages in future.  ...  The article researches theoretical and methodical foundations of cognitive analysis and semistructured economic systems' modeling, problems of improving of existing methodical approaches to diagnostics  ...  of situations modeling and decision-making, as well as cognitive information technologies.  ... 
doi:10.7862/rz.2013.mmr.30 fatcat:5y3e4d7ohzdordkrskkyju4iim

Conceptual model of Communication Service Provider Digital Twin based on Infocommunication System Cross-Domain Model

Sergey Kislyakov
2021 Zenodo  
As a result, a cyber-physical Cross-Domain Model of Communication Service Provider and the model of the Digital Twin for the digital service provider was suggested.  ...  In this work, an attempt of strict theory developing was made that would allow to determine, what Digital Twin is and to determine the place of the Digital Twin among other models.  ...  Sotnikov) is used [1] [2] [3] as a basic we need introduce a number of concepts and definitions An information system deals with "information objects": manifestations of entities [1] .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4514956 fatcat:pnaufvbhdjdj5cj6eszhsdbaci

Credit Scoring Models of Customers in Banks

Esmaeil Alinejad, Amir Hosein Sajedi, Arsalan Ziaee, Mir Amir seyedin
2013 Singaporean Journal of Business , Economics and Management Studies  
The importance of this matter and its role in economic growth and increase job opportunities led to various models for investigating customer's credits who want to get facilities.  ...  Main goal of all commercial banks is collecting savings of persons and entities and allocating them as banking facilities to industrial, service and productive companies.  ...  refunds of other banks Benchmarks for Credit Scoring The success of credit decisions are affected by two main factors: "decision making model" and "quality of information" The more basic information  ... 
doi:10.12816/0003767 fatcat:t3xzuinznbcqbk5seluoe2fxzi
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