Posts from: June 2013

A Coin and Paper Model of Segregation

For our recent talk at Data Science London, we wanted to introduce the audience to Agent-Based Modelling through the work of Nobel Prize-winning economist (and inspiration for Stanley Kubrik's 'Dr Strangelove') Thomas Schelling. Schelling was interested in how individual preferences and behaviours lead to interesting and sometimes surprising aggregate results. Or, to draw on the title of …
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