Advances in Computational Modeling Research: Theory, Developments and Applications



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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
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Agent-based models (ABM) and computational models simulate the actions and interactions of autonomous agents (both individual or collective entities such as organizations or groups) with a view to assessing their effects on the system as a whole. They combine elements of game theory, complex systems, emergence, computational sociology, multi-agent systems, and evolutionary programming. In this book, the authors discuss the modeling, simulation and optimization of resources management in hospital emergency departments using the agent-based approach; computational modeling in male reproduction; consumer-centric agent-based marketing models; Lattice-Boltzmann simulation of transport phenomena in agroindustrial biosystems; agent-based models in cancer prevention research; model-based approaches to diagnosis of multi-agent plans; and modeling behavior of web users as agents with reason and sentiment. (Imprint: Nova)


Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Resources Management in Hospital Emergency Departments using the Agent-Based Approach
(Manel Taboada, Eduardo Cabrera, Emilio Luque, Francisco Epelde, M. Luisa Iglesias, Tomas Cerda Computer Science School, University Autonoma of Barcelona (UAB), Sant Cugat, Spain, and others)
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Computational Modeling In Male Reproduction
(Nicola Bernabò, Mauro Mattioli, Barbara Barboni, Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Teramo, Teramo, Italy)
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Consumer-Centric Agent-Based Marketing Models: A How-to Approach
(Rosanna Garcia, Paul Rummel, Marketing & Innovation, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA, and others)

Lattice-Boltzmann Simulation of Transport Phenomena in Agroindustrial Biosystems
(Dayane C.G. Okiyama, José A. Rabi, University of São Paulo, Faculty of Animal Science and Food Engineering, Pirassununga, SP, Brazil)

Agent-Based Models in Cancer Prevention Research
(John W. Pepper, Nadarajen A. Vydelingum, Barbara K. Dunn, Richard M. Fagerstrom, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA)
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Reflections on Agent-Based Modeling: Simulating Web Networks
(Ioannis Katerelos, Theodore Tsekeris, Charalambos Tsekeris, Department of Psychology, Panteion University of Athens, and Centre of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE), Athens, Greece)

Model-Based Approaches to Diagnosis of Multi-Agent Plans: A Survey
(Roberto Micalizio, Dipartimento di Informatica, Universita di Torino, Italy)

Modeling Behavior of Web Users as Agents with Reason and Sentiment
(Bosiljka Tadic, Department of Theoretical Physics, Josef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia)


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