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Managing Business ComplexityDiscovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation$
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Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195172119

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.001.0001

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The Role of ABMS

The Role of ABMS

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(p.59) 5 The Role of ABMS
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Managing Business Complexity
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Michael J. North (Contributor Webpage)

Charles M. Macal (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0005

This chapter uses a supply chain example to compare and contrast agent-based modeling and simulation with other modeling techniques, including systems dynamics, discrete-event simulation, participatory simulation, statistical modeling, risk analysis, and optimization. It also discusses why businesses and government agencies do modeling and simulation.

Keywords:   systems dynamics, discrete-event simulation, participatory simulation, statistical modeling, risk analysis, optimization

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