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A-KinGDom: A Kinship, Grooming and Dominance Model for Primate Societies (version 1.1.0)

Based on previous models (Hemelrijk 1998; Puga-González, Hildenbrant & Hemelrijk 2009), we have developed an agent-based model and software, called A-KinGDom, which allows us to simulate the emergence of the social structure in a group of non-human primates. The model includes dominance and affiliative interactions which allow us to define four different attack and affiliative strategies. The A-KinGDom software reads initial parameters from a text file, performs the simulations and saves the agents’ information and the main measures of social structure of non-human primates in three text files. Therefore, the results obtained from simulations can be compared with empirical observations of groups of primates

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Version Submitter First published Last modified Status
1.1.0 Ruth Dolado Wed Jul 17 10:18:33 2013 Wed Jul 17 10:18:33 2013 Published
1.0.0 Ruth Dolado Thu Jul 11 10:56:12 2013 Thu Jul 11 10:56:12 2013 Published

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