[R] Agent-based social simulation and R

Tom Backer Johnsen backer at psych.uib.no
Fri Nov 7 19:45:04 CET 2008

Martin Elff wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> my package 'memisc' contains a sort of an infrastructure for doing 
> simulations. As a fun exercise I also used it to create a 'toy' agent based 
> simulation of Schelling's neighbourhood model. Although it is not a serious 
> application, at least it shows that agent based simulation is possible in R.
> Just run 'demo(schelling)' after loading 'memisc'.

Interesting.  I'll have to look trough the code.  How far away do the 
agents see?  Anything beyond their immidiate neighbors?


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