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By G. P. J. Dijkema, Z. Lukszo, M. P. C. Weijnen (auth.), Koen H. van Dam, Igor Nikolic, Zofia Lukszo (eds.)

Decision makers in huge scale interconnected community structures require simulation types for choice help. The behaviour of those structures relies on many actors, positioned in a dynamic, multi-actor, multi-objective and multi-level atmosphere. How can such structures be modelled and the way can the socio-technical complexity be captured? Agent-based modelling is a confirmed method of deal with this problem. This publication offers a pragmatic creation to agent-based modelling of socio-technical platforms, according to a strategy that has been constructed at TU Delft and which has been deployed in loads of case experiences. The e-book involves components: the 1st provides the historical past, concept and technique in addition to functional guidance and methods for construction types. within the moment half this idea is utilized to a couple of case stories, the place for every version the improvement steps are offered greatly, getting ready the reader for growing personal models.

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While it is not impossible for each component of a system to interact with all other components, in most systems certain components interact more tightly with a subset of components, and the interactions are of a limited type or direction. For example, tomato growers participate in tomato growers associations, and rarely interact with flower growers, even if they are their direct physical neighbours. The interactions are usually limited to discussions, demonstrations and the like, and typically exclude such possible interactions as backrubs, fight clubs or paid musical performances.

2 NGInfra represents an international consortium of public and private organisations working in a concerted research and development effort to improve the performance of critical infrastructures in the face of disturbances, changing economic conditions, emerging technologies, changing public values and enduser demands. Central to the scientific mission of the Next Generation Infrastructures programme is the development of a generic framework, methods and tools for understanding and steering the behaviour of network bound infrastructures, and enabling cross-sectoral learning, with the ultimate goal being the following: “To stimulate and support the development of more flexible, more reliable and more intelligent infrastructures and services, with respect for public values and consumer interests, to better serve society in the future”.

For example, lighting systems can add heat to the greenhouse, even though they are not a heating systems, and both lighting and heating systems use power, which might be generated by a CHP unit. 18 I. Nikolic and J. Kasmire Organised The interaction and interdependence is not random and unstructured, but follows a certain pattern of interaction. While it is not impossible for each component of a system to interact with all other components, in most systems certain components interact more tightly with a subset of components, and the interactions are of a limited type or direction.

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