Timing matters: Lessons From The CA Literature On Updating

  title={Timing matters: Lessons From The CA Literature On Updating},
  author={Wolfgang Radax and Bernhard Rengs},
In the present article we emphasize the importance of modeling time in the context of agent-based models. To this end, we present a (selective) survey of the Cellular Automata-literature on updating and draw parallels to the issue of agent activation in agent-based models. By means of two simple models, Schelling’s segregation model and Epstein’s demographic prisoner’s dilemma we investigate the influence of choosing different regimes of agent activation. Our experiments indicate that timing is… CONTINUE READING


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