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Agent-Based Simulation for Political Sciences

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Raghnar
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Apr22-13, 09:06 AM
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I have a twist for politics, and I wanted to explore some numerical simulations to compare government types and effectiveness in the use of available resources.

I thinked about agent-base simulation, and later found (on Wikipedia) that this type of simulation is fairly common in treating economic/political problems such as tragedy of the commons and so on...

So I was thinking about using a toolbox instead of programming from scratch (I wanted to improve Obj-Oriented C++ programming, but for an hobby is more than enough toying with toolbox), do you have any insight about that?
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Apr25-13, 04:59 PM
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there is a freeware software package called netlogo, available at http://ccl.northwestern.edu/netlogo/ developed for ABM
gimballock
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May10-13, 09:11 PM
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http://www.positech.co.uk/democracy2/index.html
Take a look at this sim game, might give you some interesting ideas.
Also there are youtube videos on different areas the author is working on for the sequel.


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