The model explores food distribution patterns that emerge in a small-scale non-agricultural group when sharing individuals engage in intentional consumption leveling with a given probability.
In the previous release, a constant value was used to distinguish acquisitions of large-game meat from acquisitions of other food types. This lead to unstable model behavior for certain ranges of parameter values. The current release includes a global variable called meat-threshold that sets the minimum value for large-game meat acquisitions as a function of hunter success and acquisition rates.
The new release also includes:
- reviewed and updated ODD model description
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