Land Use Change on Household Farms in the Ecuadorian Amazon: Design and Implementation of an Agent-Based Model.

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This paper describes the design and implementation of an Agent-Based Model (ABM) used to simulate land use change on household farms in the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon (NEA). The ABM simulates decision-making processes at the household level that is examined through a longitudinal, socio-economic and demographic survey that was conducted in 1990 and 1999… (More)

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@article{Mena2011LandUC, title={Land Use Change on Household Farms in the Ecuadorian Amazon: Design and Implementation of an Agent-Based Model.}, author={Carlos F. Mena and Stephen J. Walsh and Brian G Frizzelle and Yao Xiaozheng and George P. Malanson}, journal={Applied geography}, year={2011}, volume={31 1}, pages={210-222} }