Special Issue: Spatial ABM

Special Issue: Spatial Agent-Based Models: Current Practices and Future Trends

Alison Heppenstall and Andrew Crooks have recently co-editted a special issue of GeoInformatica entitled ‘Spatial Agent-Based Models: Current Practices and Future Trends’.

Graph showing footfall from an ABM

My colleague, Tomas Crols, and I were fortunate enough to have a paper published as part of the issue:

The other papers in the issue are:

  • Guest editorial for spatial agent-based models: current practices and future trends. Alison Heppenstall, Andrew Crooks

  • Crossing the chasm: a ‘tube-map’ for agent-based social simulation of policy scenarios in spatially-distributed systems. J. Gareth Polhill, Jiaqi Ge, Matthew P. Hare, Keith B. Matthews, Alessandro GimonaDouglas SaltJagadeesh Yeluripati

  • 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

  • Bayesian networks for spatial learning: a workflow on using limited survey data for intelligent learning in spatial agent-based models. Shaheen A. Abdulkareem, Yaseen T. Mustafa, Ellen-Wien Augustijn, Tatiana Filatova

  • Using agent-based modelling to simulate social-ecological systems across scales. Melvin Lippe, Mike Bithell, Nick Gotts, Davide Natalini, Peter Barbrook-Johnson, Carlo Giupponi, Mareen Hallier, Gert Jan Hofstede, Christophe Le Page, Robin B. Matthews, Maja Schlüter, Peter Smith, Andrea Teglio, Kevin Thellmann.

  • Building, composing and experimenting complex spatial models with the GAMA platform. Patrick Taillandier, Benoit Gaudou, Arnaud Grignard, Quang-Nghi Huynh, Nicolas Marilleau, Philippe Caillou, Damien Philippon, Alexis Drogoul.