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Day Course on Agent-Based Modelling: Build-a-Model

I would like to invite you and researchers in your department to join our
day course on “Build-a-Model: Agent-Based Modelling” on the 26th November, 2008.

Prof. Nigel Gilbert
Dr Edmund Chattoe-Brown
Venue: Department of Sociology, University of Leicester, UK

Entry Level: Basic knowledge of computational modelling

This “hands on” course is suitable for anyone who is thinking of designing
and building their first simulation model. It provides an introduction to
the agent-based modelling tool, NetLogo, and guidance on designing,
specifying and coding simple models. The course will also briefly review
other parts of a modelling methodology, including formulating a research
question, validation, and reporting conclusions.

Fees: £25 per day for postgraduate students, £50 per day for staff of Higher Educational Institutions, £195 per day for all others.

To register, please visit:

Please help us circulate this information to others who you think may be interested in attending.

Kind regards


Lu Yang
SIMIAN Training Manager
Centre for Research in Social Simulation
Department of Sociology
University of Surrey
Guildford, GU2 7XH

Tel: 01483 683762
Fax: 01483 689551


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