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ESP 869  Geosimulation

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Recommended Background:
Basic understanding of data structures and algorithms covered in an introductory course of any programming language.
Restrictions:
Approval of department.
Description:
Theoretical concepts related to simulating dynamic geographic phenomena in the intersection between human and natural systems. Innovative agent-based methodology applied to complex social-environmental systems. Hands-on experience of agent-based modeling, with special emphasis on modeling human decision-making and its impact on the natural environment.
Interdepartmental With:
Geography
Administered By:
Geography
Effective Dates:
SPRING 2011 - SUMMER 2017