The purpose of the model is to:
1. Explore surface archaeological formation dynamics by modelling the interaction of individual hearth features within a shifting sedimentary environment.
2. Evaluate the combined influence of preservation and visibility on the chronological distribution of surface archaeological features based on the concept of episodic disequilibrium discussed in Fanning et al. 2007.
Cite this Model
Benjamin Davies, Simon Holdaway, Patricia Fanning (2017, November 30). “HMODEL: an exploratory simulation of surface archaeological formation” (Version 1.0.0). CoMSES Computational Model Library. Retrieved from: https://www.comses.net/codebases/5906/releases/1.0.0/
Davies, Benjamin, Simon J. Holdaway, and Patricia C. Fanning. “Modelling the palimpsest: an exploratory agent-based model of surface archaeological deposit formation in a fluvial arid Australian landscape.” The Holocene 26, no. 3 (2016): 450-463.
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