Core Texts: Modelling Theory and Practice

Tools

Allan, Rob. 2009. “Survey of Agent Based Modelling and Simulation Tools.” Computational Science and Engineering Department, STFC Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington WA4 4AD. http://epubs.cclrc.ac.uk/epub/bitstream/5601/DLTR-2010-007.pdf.

Grimm, Volker, Uta Berger, Donald L. DeAngelis, J. Gary Polhill, Jarl Giske, and Steven F. Railsback. 2010. “The ODD Protocol: A Review and First Update.” Ecological Modelling 221 (23) (November): 2760–2768. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2010.08.019.

General Modelling Theory

Epstein, Joshua M. 2008. “Why Model ?” Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 11 (4).

Epstein, Joshua. 2006. Generative Social Science: Studies in Agent-Based Computational Modeling. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Oreskes, Naomi, Kristin Shrader-Frechette and Kenneth Belitz. 1994. “Verification, Validation, and Confirmation of Numerical Models in the Earth Sciences.” Science 263 (5147): 641–646.

Peck, Steven L. 2004. “Simulation as Experiment: a Philosophical Reassessment for Biological Modeling.” Trends in Ecology & Evolution 19 (10): 530–4. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2004.07.019.

Complexity and Archaeology

Barceló, Juan A. 2012. “Computer Simulation in Archaeology. Art, Science or Nightmare ?” Virtual Archaeology Review 3 (5): 8–12.

Costopoulos, Andre and Mark Lake. 2010. Simulating Change. Archaeology into the Twenty-first Century. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

Kohler, Timothy A. 2012. “Complex Systems and Archaeology.” In Archaeological Theory Today, edited by Ian Hodder, 93–123. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Premo, Luke S. 2010. “Equifinaliy and Explanation: The Role of Agent-based Modeling in Postpositivist Archaeology.” In Simulating Change. Archaeology into the Twenty-first Century, edited by Andre Costopoulos and Mark Lake, 28–37. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

Premo, Luke S. 2006. “Agent-based Models as Behavioral Laboratories for Evolutionary Anthropological Research.” Arizona Anthropologist 17: 91–113.

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