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A compendium of modelling techniques

Badham, J (2010) A compendium of modelling techniques Project Report. The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

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Abstract

This Integration Insight provides a brief overview of the most popular modelling techniques used to analyse complex real-world problems, as well as some less popular but highly relevant techniques. The modelling methods are divided into three categories, with each encompassing a number of methods, as follows: 1) Qualitative Aggregate Models (Soft Systems Methodology, Concept Maps and Mind Mapping, Scenario Planning, Causal (Loop) Diagrams), 2) Quantitative Aggregate Models (Function fitting and Regression, Bayesian Nets, System of differential equations / Dynamical systems, System Dynamics, Evolutionary Algorithms) and 3) Individual Oriented Models (Cellular Automata, Microsimulation, Agent Based Models, Discrete Event Simulation, Social Network Analysis). Each technique is broadly described with example uses, key attributes and reference material.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology
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Badham, JUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 31 May 2010
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 05 Jun 2013 16:25
Last Modified : 26 Jul 2016 10:02
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/771881

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