The course will be led by Volker Grimm and Steve Railsback, the authors of Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling; and Steve Lytinen.
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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 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.