Innovation as an Emerging System Property: an Agent Based Model

  title={Innovation as an Emerging System Property: an Agent Based Model},
  author={Antonelli Cristiano and Gianluigi Ferraris},
The paper elaborates the notion of innovation as an emerging property of complex system dynamics and presents an agent-based model of an economy where systemic knowledge interactions among heterogeneous agents are crucial for the generation of new technological knowledge and the introduction of innovations. In this approach external knowledge is an indispensable input,together with internal learning and research activities, into the generation of new knowledge. The introduction of innovations… CONTINUE READING


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