Computational Model Library

The original Ache model is used to explore different distributions of resources on the landscape and it’s effect on optimal strategies of the camps on hunting and camp movement.

Ring Around the Kula: The Influence of Ceremonial Exchange on Network Formation

Andrea Tovinen | Published Tue Dec 16 17:34:45 2008 | Last modified Sat Apr 27 20:18:45 2013

The purpose of the model is to examine the strength of network connections in a ceremonial exchange network in a non-hierarchical society.

A Replication of Rolf Zieglers Kula Ring Simulation

Rhian Stotts | Published Tue Dec 16 06:51:22 2008 | Last modified Sat Apr 27 20:18:19 2013

This model is a simulation of the ceremonial exchange network in Papua New Guinea called the Kula Ring. In the Kula Ring, there are two types of gifts that travel in opposite directions: armshells co

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