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 +====== Agent-based Modeling in Archaeology ======
 +[[http://​www.ucl.ac.uk/​archaeology/​staff/​profiles/​lake.htm|Mark Lake]]\\
 +Institute of Archeology, University College of London\\
 +[[mark.lake@ucl.ac.uk]]
 +
 +
 +Mark's lectures and materials can be found at http://​rinyo.arch.ucl.ac.uk/​~tcrnmar/​qmdaa/​ so these brief notes aren't that much useful.
 +
 +===== Lecture #1 =====
 +
 +Clarke 1972
 +
 +System models use algorithms and sequences of conditional operations.
 +
 +Simulation studies the progress or outcome of a process that has an analogue in the modern world.
 +
 +  - Tactical
 +    * cultural genetics are "​horizontally"​ transmitted
 +  - Hypothesis testing
 +  - Heuristic, Theory building
 +    - Validation
 +    - Sensitivity analysis to parameters
 +    - Experimentation
 +
 +===== Lecture #2 =====
 +How do agents choose to reproduce themselves?
 +
 +How long do agents live?
 +
 +What about the time dimension?
  
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