By Francesco C. Billari,Alexia Prskawetz

Agent-Based Computational Demography (ABCD) goals at beginning a brand new movement of study between social scientists whose pursuits lie in knowing demographic behaviour. The publication takes a micro-demographic (agent-based) viewpoint and illustrates the prospects of machine simulation as an relief in idea construction. The chapters of the publication, written through prime specialists both in demography or in agent-based modelling, deal with numerous key questions. Why will we want agent-based computational demography? How can ABCD be utilized to the learn of migrations, kin demography, and ancient demography? What are the peculiarities of agent-based versions as utilized to the demography of human populations? ABCD is of curiosity to all scientists drawn to learning demographic behaviour, in addition to to laptop scientists and modellers who're searching for a promising box of application.

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