Objective:This course will introduce the basic principles of agent-based modeling, giving a hands-on feel for how the approach this method, from code and settings up to the outcomes. The course will give a good understanding of the power of this approach, as well an idea of its pros and cons. This is the ideal starting point for beginning to learn how to use this technique for socio-ecological applications, such as fisheries science and management.
Bruce Edmonds, Centre for Policy Modelling, Manchester Metropolitan University, UKMelania Borit, UiT (University of Tromsø) – The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Course fee:750 Euros for ICES member country affiliated participants1250 Euros for non-member country affiliated participants