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ABLOoM: Location Behaviour, Spatial Patterns, and Agent-Based Modelling

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This paper presents an Agent-based LOcation Model (ABLOoM). ABLOoM simulates the location decisions of two main types of agents, namely households and firms. The model contains multiple interactions that are crucial in understanding land use changes, such as interactions of agents with other agents, of agents with their environment and of agents with emerged patterns. In order to understand the mechanisms that are at the basis of land use changes and the formation of land use patterns, ABLOoM allows us to study human behaviour at the microlevel in a spatial context. The models, which include economic theory, aspects of complexity theory and decision rules, show that it is possible to generate macrolevel land use patterns from microlevel spatial decision rules.

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  • Henriëtte S. Otter & Anne van der Veen & Huib J. de Vriend, 2001. "ABLOoM: Location Behaviour, Spatial Patterns, and Agent-Based Modelling," Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, vol. 4(4), pages 1-2.
  • Handle: RePEc:jas:jasssj:2001-13-1
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