Computational Model Library

Population Genetics

Kristin Crouse | Published Thu Feb 8 22:07:51 2018

This model simulates the mechanisms of evolution, or how allele frequencies change in a population over time.

Dawkins' Weasel

Kristin Crouse | Published Thu Feb 8 20:23:22 2018

Dawkins’ Weasel is a NetLogo model that illustrates the principle of evolution by natural selection. It is inspired by a thought experiment presented by Richard Dawkins in his book The Blind Watchmaker (1996).

The (cultural) evolution of cooperative breeding in harsh environments.

00 PSoup V1.22 – Primordial Soup

Garvin Boyle | Published Thu Apr 13 21:03:10 2017

PSoup is an educational program in which evolution is demonstrated, on the desk-top, as you watch. Blind bugs evolve sophisticated heuristic search algorithms to be the best at finding food fast.

Biodynamica

Klaus Jaffe | Published Sat Dec 24 16:49:16 2016

Agent based simulation model for the study of the genetic evolution of sexual recombination and social behavior

Sociodynamica in a Browser

Klaus Jaffe | Published Sat Dec 24 16:38:33 2016

Sociodynamica simulates the emergence of cooperation and of economic interactions, showing the synergy achieved by division of labor, the working of shame, and a number of other features that mold the evolution of social cooperation.

Evolution of Sex

Kristin Crouse | Published Sun Jun 5 08:24:01 2016

Evolution of Sex is a NetLogo model that illustrates the advantages and disadvantages of sexual and asexual reproductive strategies. It seeks to demonstrate the answer to the question “Why do we have sex?”

Societal Simulator v203

Tim Gooding | Published Tue Oct 1 16:26:54 2013 | Last modified Fri Nov 28 13:15:02 2014

Designed to capture the evolutionary forces of global society.

Variations on the Ethnocentrism Model of Hammond and Axelrod

Fredrik Jansson | Published Sat Nov 10 16:44:28 2012 | Last modified Sat Apr 27 20:18:53 2013

Agents co-operate or defect towards other agents in a prisoner’s dilemma, with strategy choice depending on whether agents share tags or are kin in different social structures.

Hominin Ecodynamics v.1.1 (update for perception and interaction)

C Michael Barton | Published Wed Aug 15 23:17:18 2012 | Last modified Sat Apr 27 20:18:34 2013

Models land-use, perception, and biocultural interactions between two forager populations.

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