Modelling Segregation Through Cellular Automata: A Theoretical Answer
AbstractThis paper is a note in which we prove that Cellular Automata are suitable tools to model multi-agent interactive procedures. In particular, we apply the argument to validate results from simulation tools obtained for the classical model of segregation of Thomas Schelling (1971a).
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie) in its series Working Papers. Serie AD with number 2007-16.
Length: 11 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2007
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Cellular Automata; segregation; local information;
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