Simulation modelling 780

Module code BUY 780
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

In recent years the boundaries between different simulation paradigms such as discrete event simulation, system dynamics and agent-based models have become less distinct. Improvements in computational efficiency also allow much richer and complex models to be built. This course introduces agent-based models (ABM) as a class of computational models that deal with autonomous agents and their interactions with other agents, and their surrounding environments. Course content covers basic theoretical foundations of ABM and then focuses on a few specific application areas where ABM is used for decision-making: pedestrian and transport models; production and logistics; as well as biology.

Module credits 32.00
Prerequisites BAN 313 or BAN 780
Contact time 36 contact hours per semester
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Industrial and Systems Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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