ABM Tutorial

On April 6, 2015 By

ABM tutorials

If you want to learn how to develop your own model, please join us for a series of free tutorials over the winter. We will be using the Repast Simphony platform and the Java programming language for the tutorials. A quick 2-session Java tutorial will be offered at the beginning.

Time: Mondays 2:00-3:00pm, […]

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ABM Tutorial

On March 30, 2015 By

ABM tutorials

If you want to learn how to develop your own model, please join us for a series of free tutorials over the winter. We will be using the Repast Simphony platform and the Java programming language for the tutorials. A quick 2-session Java tutorial will be offered at the beginning.

Time: Mondays 2:00-3:00pm, […]

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ABM Tutorial

On March 16, 2015 By

ABM tutorials

If you want to learn how to develop your own model, please join us for a series of free tutorials over the winter. We will be using the Repast Simphony platform and the Java programming language for the tutorials. A quick 2-session Java tutorial will be offered at the beginning.

Time: Mondays 2:00-3:00pm, […]

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Speakers: Dr. Sarah Tolmie and Dr. Dawn Parker
Title: Bridges Lecture – Dancing the Math of Complex Systems
Date: Friday, March 13, 2015 – 7:30pm-9:00pm
Location: Siegfried Hall, St. Jerome’s University (Free parking will be available at St. Paul’s)

Abstract

Bridges lectures aim to overcome the gap between Mathematics and the Arts. Join Sarah Tolmie […]

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ABM Tutorial

On March 9, 2015 By

ABM tutorials

If you want to learn how to develop your own model, please join us for a series of free tutorials over the winter. We will be using the Repast Simphony platform and the Java programming language for the tutorials. A quick 2-session Java tutorial will be offered at the beginning.

Time: Mondays 2:00-3:00pm, […]

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ABM Tutorial

On March 2, 2015 By

ABM tutorials

If you want to learn how to develop your own model, please join us for a series of free tutorials over the winter. We will be using the Repast Simphony platform and the Java programming language for the tutorials. A quick 2-session Java tutorial will be offered at the beginning.

Time: Mondays 2:00-3:00pm, […]

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ABM Tutorial

On February 23, 2015 By

ABM tutorials

If you want to learn how to develop your own model, please join us for a series of free tutorials over the winter. We will be using the Repast Simphony platform and the Java programming language for the tutorials. A quick 2-session Java tutorial will be offered at the beginning.

Time: Mondays 2:00-3:00pm, […]

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ABM Tutorial

On February 9, 2015 By

ABM tutorials

If you want to learn how to develop your own model, please join us for a series of free tutorials over the winter. We will be using the Repast Simphony platform and the Java programming language for the tutorials. A quick 2-session Java tutorial will be offered at the beginning.

Time: Mondays 2:00-3:00pm, […]

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ABM Tutorial

On February 2, 2015 By

ABM tutorials

If you want to learn how to develop your own model, please join us for a series of free tutorials over the winter. We will be using the Repast Simphony platform and the Java programming language for the tutorials. A quick 2-session Java tutorial will be offered at the beginning.

Time: Mondays 2:00-3:00pm, […]

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Our next WICI Talk is Tuesday, February 24th with Dr. Derek Robinson,  an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo. He will be presenting a talk entitled, “Discovering the Themes of Complexity Science in Land Use Modelling.”

Please join us starting at 2:00pm in M3-2134 for coffee […]

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Agent-based models (ABMs) are simulation models that have been used to study complex systems in a wide range of academic fields including Biology, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Economics, Geography, Planning, and Sociology among others. Agent-based models directly represent individual actors (agents, such as animals and plants in ecosystems, residents in cities, and cars in transportation […]

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Speaker: Dr. Hans De Sterck
Title: Mathematical modelling of social spreading processes
Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 – 2-4pm
Location: M3-2134

A  video of Dr. De Sterck’s is posted below or can be viewed on our Vimeo page.

Abstract

Social spreading processes are intriguing manifestations of how humans interact and […]

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Currently working as a researcher and data analyst at the Grenoble Ecole de Management in France, Kariappa Bheemaiah‘s previous experiences include working as a marine engineer, a french foreign legionnaire, and as a business professional. Along with pursuing research related to inequality and youth employability for an EU project, he frequently Continue Reading

Robert Babin

On May 7, 2015 By

Robert Babin is working towards an MA in the University of Waterloo’s School of Planning. After completing a BES in Planning, he continued at the school to work on a large agent-based modeling project to simulate development in Waterloo Region. Within this project he is using spatial econometric techniques to estimate heterogeneous home buyer […]

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Teresa Branch-Smith approaches complexity from a background in biochemistry and as a result is particularly interested in discussions about emergence that involve biology based examples. This can range from the study of protein interaction to the swarming behaviour of bees. Most recently she has looked at instances of emergence in near-living architecture. Near-living architecture […]

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Yue Dou

On October 23, 2015 By

Yue Dou is completing her PhD degree in the department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo. She is working with Dr. Peter Deadman on the project “Sociocultural Adaptation of Caboclos Communities to Extreme Tidal Events in the Amazon Estuary of Brazil” funded by International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Quite […]

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Amanda Raffoul

On April 28, 2016 By

Amanda Raffoul is a MSc Candidate in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo, working under the supervision of Dr. Sharon Kirkpatrick. Her research interests involve psychosocial contributors to weight status, such as dieting, body image, and weight bias, and how they influence our overall health. She is currently […]

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Madhur Anand

On March 9, 2012 By

Madhur Anand, WICI Director and Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph, is an ecologist with broad research interests in natural and human-induced changes in terrestrial ecosystems at local and global scales and their implications for sustainability. She has a particular interest and expertise in complex […]

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Chris Bauch

On September 18, 2012 By

Chris Bauch is a Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. He studies epidemiological and ecological systems with a particular emphasis on evaluating interventions such as vaccines. He is particularly interested in coupling models of human behaviour with models of disease dynamics or ecological dynamics. Examples of research […]

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Mark Crowley

On June 4, 2015 By

Mark Crowley is an Assistant Professor in the Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence group in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia working in the Laboratory for Computational […]

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Paul Thagard

On August 30, 2011 By

Paul Thagard is Professor of Philosophy and advisor for the Cognitive Science Program at the University of Waterloo. He is a graduate of the Universities of Saskatchewan, Cambridge, Toronto (Ph. D. in philosophy) and Michigan (M.S. in computer science). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of […]

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Hans De Sterck

On November 27, 2012 By

Hans De Sterck is an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. His area of research is computational mathematics and scientific computing, with applications to problems in science, engineering and technology. A recent research focus is to develop models and algorithms for graph and […]

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Scott Heckbert

On June 6, 2014 By

Scott Heckbert is an Environmental Economist at Alberta Innovates Technology Futures, Canada. Scott’s research applies environmental economics using simulation modelling of social-ecological systems. Research topics include ecosystem services assessments, economics of greenhouse gas mitigation, design of market-based instruments for environmental management, modelling the rise and fall of ancient societies, and simulating water quality […]

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Xiongbing Jin

On July 9, 2013 By

Xiongbing Jin is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. He is the lead developer of the agent-based WAterloo Regional Model (WARM) which aims to simulate the relationships among residential location choices, trip decisions and landscape management, and the influences of urban infrastructure and policies on […]

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Derek Robinson

On May 7, 2012 By

Derek Robinson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo. His research interests lie at the center of land use, land management, and the carbon cycle. He uses agent-based modelling to integrate GIS, ecological, and human decision-making models to evaluate the effects of socio-economic […]

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Isaac Tamblyn

On May 28, 2015 By

Isaac Tamblyn is an Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and holds a joint appointment with the National Research Council of Canada. Before joining UOIT, he conducted postdoctoral studies at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow). He earned his PhD in […]

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