2007/08/06 10:30 Hiroshi Deguchi, "Creation of Agent Based Social System Science", ISSS Tokyo 2007

2007/08/06 10:30 Hiroshi Deguchi,  "Creation of Agent Based Social System Science", ISSS Tokyo 2007

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Jim Kijima

[Hiroshi Deguchi]

Hiroshi Deguchi

21st Century COE program an initiative by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Technology and Science

Composed of:

  • Department of Computational Intelligence and Systems Science (Deguchi)
  • Decision Science (Kijima)

Goal: to establish an innovative social science

Mission:

  • Social system theory based on an agent-based approach
  • Tool
  • Analysis and proposals for social policy

Methodology

Bottom-up and functional approach

  • Mutual interaction between personal level internal models and organizational or social level internal modeling

Agent-based simulation model:  

  • SOARS was Spot Oriented Agent Role Simulator, now Social and Organizational Architecture Simulators
  • http://soars.jp

Programming environment:

  • Visual programming environment
  • Simulation engine
  • Hybrid gaming design
  • Supports grid environment

Demo

  • 10,000 agents living in a virtual city
  • 20-minute ticks

Gaming builder

Others:  Artisoc (Chicago), MASON (George Mason U.), Repast, Q

Combination of bottom-up and top-down approach, as design approach

Back to demo:

  • Infected persons, vaccinated people