[R] Agent-based social simulation and R
Tom Backer Johnsen
backer at psych.uib.no
Sat Nov 8 11:57:22 CET 2008
Thomas Petzoldt wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> you may have a look at the CRAN package simecol, that has some examples
> how to implement different types of dynamic models in R (differential
> equations, grid models, individual based models).
> Individual-based models (IBMs) are a model family used in ecology, which
> are in its essence almost the same as ABMs in other areas.
> See http://simecol.r-forge.r-project.org for the package, examples,
> pdf's, and in particular the useR!2008 slides.
Thank you for the suggestions. I'll have a look at that alternative as
well. For the time being the prime candidate in the R world seems to be
the igraph package, which is oriented towards graph theory and SNA,
something that would be convenient (less programming).
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