• Teaching Individual/Agent-Based Modeling

Faculty: Summer Program in Agent-based Modeling

July 27-August 4, 2020 
Humboldt State University, Arcata, California USA

The primary instructors will be Volker Grimm and Steve Railsback, authors of the 2005 monograph “Individual-based Modeling and Ecology” and the 2012 and 2019 textbook Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: A Practical Introduction. The instructors are co-authors of more than 100 journal articles on scientific agent-based modeling. Specialized lectures will be provided by Humboldt State faculty or others with relevant expertise.

For further information on course content and format, e-mail Steve Railsback.

 

 
Steve Railsback

Steve Railsback

Steve Railsback is an adjunct professor in the Department of Mathematics at Humboldt State University and an ecological modeling consultant. He has developed and applied a variety of individual-based ecological models, with research focusing on theory for individual behavior. He co-wrote Individual-based Modeling and Ecology (2005) with Volker Grimm, and has led many graduate-level courses on individual- and agent-based modeling over the past decade. 

 

Volker Grimm

Volker Grimm

Volker Grimm is a researcher in the Department of Ecological Modelling, Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany, and associate professor at the University of Potsdam. He has supervised numerous IBM-based research projects and graduate students, and has written many influential publications on the "how" and "why" of individual-based modeling. Volker Grimm and Steve Railsback co-wrote Individual-based Modeling and Ecology (2005) and has led many graduate-level courses on individual- and agent-based modeling over the past decade.