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Simple is Beautiful? and Necessary



A contribution to the JASSS forum, in reaction to the paper in FASZ about our model of extremism

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  • Guillaume Deffuant & Frederic Amblard, 2003. "Simple is Beautiful? and Necessary," Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, vol. 6(1), pages 1-6.
  • Handle: RePEc:jas:jasssj:2003-1-1

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    1. Kowalska-Pyzalska, Anna & Maciejowska, Katarzyna & Suszczyński, Karol & Sznajd-Weron, Katarzyna & Weron, Rafał, 2014. "Turning green: Agent-based modeling of the adoption of dynamic electricity tariffs," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 164-174.


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