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Agent-based modelling & geographical information systems : a practical primer, Andrew Crooks, Nick Malleson, Ed Manley, Alison Heppenstall

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Agent-based modelling & geographical information systems : a practical primer
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Agent-based modelling & geographical information systems
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a practical primer
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Andrew Crooks, Nick Malleson, Ed Manley, Alison Heppenstall
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Agent-based modelling and geographical information systems
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Crooks, Andrew
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non fiction
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  • Malleson, Nick
  • Manley, Ed
  • Heppenstall, Alison J.
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Spatial analytics and GIS
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  • Geographic information systems
  • Geography
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specialized
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Agent-based modelling & geographical information systems : a practical primer, Andrew Crooks, Nick Malleson, Ed Manley, Alison Heppenstall
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-367) and index
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  • still image
  • cartographic image
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  • cri
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Figures
  • Building Agent-Based Models with NetLogo
  • Introduction
  • NetLogo Basics
  • The NetLogo Program
  • Contexts: Observer, Turtle, Patch (and Link)
  • The ask Command
  • First NetLogo Model
  • Creating the World
  • Buttons and Procedures
  • Sliders and Variables
  • Creating Turtles and Patches
  • Making the Model go
  • Advanced NetLogo Model
  • Advanced Variables
  • Grass Grows …
  • Giving Birth
  • Creating a Graph
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems
  • Introduction
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • A (Very Brief) History of GIS
  • Representing the World
  • Raster Data
  • Vector Data
  • Time in GIS
  • GIS Software
  • Sources of Geographical Data
  • Volunteered and Ambient Geographical Information
  • Social Media Data
  • Remotely Sensed Data
  • Preparing GIS Data Using QGIS
  • Performing Spatial Operations
  • Manipulating Vector Table Data
  • Visualising Results
  • Map Types
  • Map Elements
  • Styling Trends
  • Interactivity
  • Discussion
  • Integrating Agent-Based Models and GIS
  • Introduction
  • Coupling and Embedding GIS and Agent-Based Models
  • Tools for Constructing and Developing Agent-Based Models
  • Swarm
  • MASON
  • Repast
  • NetLogo
  • GAMA
  • Integrating GIS Data into Agent-Based Models
  • Using Raster Data in NetLogo
  • Using Vector Data in NetLogo
  • Exporting Data
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Modelling Human Behaviour
  • Introduction
  • The Challenge of Simulating Human Behaviour
  • Behavioural Frameworks
  • Types of Behavioural Frameworks
  • Challenges
  • Mathematical Approaches
  • Probabilistic Models
  • Threshold Models
  • Conceptual Cognitive Models
  • Beliefs-Desires-Intentions Model
  • Fast and Frugal Model
  • Physical Conditions, Emotional State, Cognitive Capability and Social Status Model
  • Case Study: Simulating Consumer Behaviour Using Probabilistic Rules
  • Case Study: Simulating Behaviour in Riots Using a Cognitive Model
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Networks
  • Introduction
  • Basic Network Properties
  • Defining Graphs Mathematically
  • Building Graphs in NetLogo
  • Adjacency Matrices and Node Degree
  • Traversing Graphs
  • Graph Density
  • Calculating Node Importance
  • Social Networks
  • Random Networks
  • Small-World Networks
  • Scale-Free Networks
  • Transport Networks: Agents Navigating a Road Network
  • Linking Geographical and Social Networks
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Spatial Statistics
  • Introduction
  • Hypothetical Data
  • Goodness of Fit with Global Statistics
  • Visual Comparisons
  • Description of the Properties of Point Data
  • Local Indicators of Spatial Association (LISA)
  • Dual KDE
  • GI*
  • Multi-scale Error Analysis
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Evaluating Our Models: Verification, Calibration, Validation
  • Evaluating Models: An Overview
  • Verification
  • Code Testing
  • Simplifying Environments
  • Expected Outcome Alignment
  • Docking
  • Calibration
  • Qualitative Calibration
  • Quantitative Calibration
  • Quantitative Calibration Example: Walk This Way
  • Validation
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Alternative Modelling Approaches
  • Introduction
  • An Overview of Different Modelling Approaches
  • Cellular Automata
  • Microsimulation
  • Discreet Event Simulation
  • System Dynamics
  • Spatial Interaction Models
  • Comparing Different Modelling Approaches
  • A Practical Comparison: The SIR Model
  • The System Dynamics Approach
  • The Agent-Based Approach
  • The Cellular Automata Approach
  • The Discrete Event Simulation Approach
  • Comparative Analysis
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Summary and Outlook
  • Introduction
  • Remaining Challenges
  • Reasons for Modelling
  • Theory and Models
  • Inter-model Comparison
  • Replication and Experiment
  • Verification and Validation
  • Agent Representation, Aggregation and Dynamics
  • Behaviour
  • Sharing and Dissemination of the Model
  • Data Challenges
  • Looking Ahead
  • Big Data and Agent-Based Modelling
  • Model Integration
  • Uncertainty and Ensembles
  • Data Assimilation
  • Spatially Learning Agents
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Appendices
  • List of Tables
  • A Gallery of Applications
  • Disease Dynamics in a Refugee Camp
  • Modelling Transportation and Development for Reston, VA
  • Agent-Based Modelling for Community Resource Management
  • Agent-Based Modelling of Conflict Diamonds
  • Exploring the Growth of Slums
  • RiftLand: Analysing Conflict, Disasters and Humanitarian Crises in East Africa
  • Modelling Forced Migration
  • Studying Coupled Human-Artificial-Natural Systems in Boreal and Arctic Regions
  • Hiker Movements in the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Modelling the Emergence of Riots
  • The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog Assessment Model
  • Understanding Artificial Anasazi
  • The Spread of Agriculture during the Neolithic Period
  • Walk This Way
  • Natural Disasters and Humanitarian Relief
  • Using Social Media Content to Inform Agent-Based Models for Humanitarian Crisis Response
  • References
  • Index
  • Preface
  • List of Acronyms
  • About the Authors
  • Foreword
  • Agent-Based Modelling and Geographical Information Systems
  • Introduction
  • Complexity and Geographical Systems
  • Models
  • Data
  • Individuals
  • Agent-Based Modelling and Geographical Information Systems
  • Outline of the Book
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Introduction to Agent-Based Modelling
  • Introduction
  • What Is an Agent?
  • Agent Buries
  • An Agent's World
  • Advantages of Agent-Based Modelling
  • Limitations of Agent-Based Modelling
  • A Gallery of Applications
  • Segregation
  • SugarScape
  • Transportation Modelling
  • Decision-Making
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Designing and Developing an Agent-Based Model
  • Introduction
  • Overview
  • Purpose and Process
  • Data Collection and Evaluation Plan
  • Development and Software
  • Visualisation
  • Biases, Uncertainty and Assumptions
  • World
  • External Systems
  • Space
  • Time
  • Populations
  • Physical Rules
  • Interactions
  • Physical Interactions
  • Communication
  • Resource Exchange
  • Agents
  • Characteristics
  • Decisions
  • Actions
  • Building a Segregation Model
  • Segregation Model: Overview
  • Segregation Model: World
  • Segregation Model: Interactions
  • Segregation Model: Agents
  • Other Frameworks and Approaches
  • Pattern-Orientated Modelling
  • Overview, Design Concepts and Details (ODD) Protocol
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
Control code
042721085
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxx, 378 pages
Isbn
9781473958654
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Agent-based modelling & geographical information systems : a practical primer, Andrew Crooks, Nick Malleson, Ed Manley, Alison Heppenstall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-367) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Figures
  • Building Agent-Based Models with NetLogo
  • Introduction
  • NetLogo Basics
  • The NetLogo Program
  • Contexts: Observer, Turtle, Patch (and Link)
  • The ask Command
  • First NetLogo Model
  • Creating the World
  • Buttons and Procedures
  • Sliders and Variables
  • Creating Turtles and Patches
  • Making the Model go
  • Advanced NetLogo Model
  • Advanced Variables
  • Grass Grows …
  • Giving Birth
  • Creating a Graph
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems
  • Introduction
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • A (Very Brief) History of GIS
  • Representing the World
  • Raster Data
  • Vector Data
  • Time in GIS
  • GIS Software
  • Sources of Geographical Data
  • Volunteered and Ambient Geographical Information
  • Social Media Data
  • Remotely Sensed Data
  • Preparing GIS Data Using QGIS
  • Performing Spatial Operations
  • Manipulating Vector Table Data
  • Visualising Results
  • Map Types
  • Map Elements
  • Styling Trends
  • Interactivity
  • Discussion
  • Integrating Agent-Based Models and GIS
  • Introduction
  • Coupling and Embedding GIS and Agent-Based Models
  • Tools for Constructing and Developing Agent-Based Models
  • Swarm
  • MASON
  • Repast
  • NetLogo
  • GAMA
  • Integrating GIS Data into Agent-Based Models
  • Using Raster Data in NetLogo
  • Using Vector Data in NetLogo
  • Exporting Data
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Modelling Human Behaviour
  • Introduction
  • The Challenge of Simulating Human Behaviour
  • Behavioural Frameworks
  • Types of Behavioural Frameworks
  • Challenges
  • Mathematical Approaches
  • Probabilistic Models
  • Threshold Models
  • Conceptual Cognitive Models
  • Beliefs-Desires-Intentions Model
  • Fast and Frugal Model
  • Physical Conditions, Emotional State, Cognitive Capability and Social Status Model
  • Case Study: Simulating Consumer Behaviour Using Probabilistic Rules
  • Case Study: Simulating Behaviour in Riots Using a Cognitive Model
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Networks
  • Introduction
  • Basic Network Properties
  • Defining Graphs Mathematically
  • Building Graphs in NetLogo
  • Adjacency Matrices and Node Degree
  • Traversing Graphs
  • Graph Density
  • Calculating Node Importance
  • Social Networks
  • Random Networks
  • Small-World Networks
  • Scale-Free Networks
  • Transport Networks: Agents Navigating a Road Network
  • Linking Geographical and Social Networks
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Spatial Statistics
  • Introduction
  • Hypothetical Data
  • Goodness of Fit with Global Statistics
  • Visual Comparisons
  • Description of the Properties of Point Data
  • Local Indicators of Spatial Association (LISA)
  • Dual KDE
  • GI*
  • Multi-scale Error Analysis
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Evaluating Our Models: Verification, Calibration, Validation
  • Evaluating Models: An Overview
  • Verification
  • Code Testing
  • Simplifying Environments
  • Expected Outcome Alignment
  • Docking
  • Calibration
  • Qualitative Calibration
  • Quantitative Calibration
  • Quantitative Calibration Example: Walk This Way
  • Validation
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Alternative Modelling Approaches
  • Introduction
  • An Overview of Different Modelling Approaches
  • Cellular Automata
  • Microsimulation
  • Discreet Event Simulation
  • System Dynamics
  • Spatial Interaction Models
  • Comparing Different Modelling Approaches
  • A Practical Comparison: The SIR Model
  • The System Dynamics Approach
  • The Agent-Based Approach
  • The Cellular Automata Approach
  • The Discrete Event Simulation Approach
  • Comparative Analysis
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Summary and Outlook
  • Introduction
  • Remaining Challenges
  • Reasons for Modelling
  • Theory and Models
  • Inter-model Comparison
  • Replication and Experiment
  • Verification and Validation
  • Agent Representation, Aggregation and Dynamics
  • Behaviour
  • Sharing and Dissemination of the Model
  • Data Challenges
  • Looking Ahead
  • Big Data and Agent-Based Modelling
  • Model Integration
  • Uncertainty and Ensembles
  • Data Assimilation
  • Spatially Learning Agents
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Appendices
  • List of Tables
  • A Gallery of Applications
  • Disease Dynamics in a Refugee Camp
  • Modelling Transportation and Development for Reston, VA
  • Agent-Based Modelling for Community Resource Management
  • Agent-Based Modelling of Conflict Diamonds
  • Exploring the Growth of Slums
  • RiftLand: Analysing Conflict, Disasters and Humanitarian Crises in East Africa
  • Modelling Forced Migration
  • Studying Coupled Human-Artificial-Natural Systems in Boreal and Arctic Regions
  • Hiker Movements in the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Modelling the Emergence of Riots
  • The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog Assessment Model
  • Understanding Artificial Anasazi
  • The Spread of Agriculture during the Neolithic Period
  • Walk This Way
  • Natural Disasters and Humanitarian Relief
  • Using Social Media Content to Inform Agent-Based Models for Humanitarian Crisis Response
  • References
  • Index
  • Preface
  • List of Acronyms
  • About the Authors
  • Foreword
  • Agent-Based Modelling and Geographical Information Systems
  • Introduction
  • Complexity and Geographical Systems
  • Models
  • Data
  • Individuals
  • Agent-Based Modelling and Geographical Information Systems
  • Outline of the Book
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Introduction to Agent-Based Modelling
  • Introduction
  • What Is an Agent?
  • Agent Buries
  • An Agent's World
  • Advantages of Agent-Based Modelling
  • Limitations of Agent-Based Modelling
  • A Gallery of Applications
  • Segregation
  • SugarScape
  • Transportation Modelling
  • Decision-Making
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Designing and Developing an Agent-Based Model
  • Introduction
  • Overview
  • Purpose and Process
  • Data Collection and Evaluation Plan
  • Development and Software
  • Visualisation
  • Biases, Uncertainty and Assumptions
  • World
  • External Systems
  • Space
  • Time
  • Populations
  • Physical Rules
  • Interactions
  • Physical Interactions
  • Communication
  • Resource Exchange
  • Agents
  • Characteristics
  • Decisions
  • Actions
  • Building a Segregation Model
  • Segregation Model: Overview
  • Segregation Model: World
  • Segregation Model: Interactions
  • Segregation Model: Agents
  • Other Frameworks and Approaches
  • Pattern-Orientated Modelling
  • Overview, Design Concepts and Details (ODD) Protocol
  • Discussion
  • Annotated Bibliography
Control code
042721085
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxx, 378 pages
Isbn
9781473958654
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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