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Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems

Artificial Economics and Self Organization

Agent-Based Approaches to Economics and Social Systems

Editors: Leitner, Stephan, Wall, Friederike (Eds.)

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  • Presents recent advances in the field of artificial economics
  • Includes contributions of well known experts in the field of artificial economics
  • Represents the state-of-the-art of an emerging field
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This volume presents recent advances in the dynamic field of Artificial Economics and its various applications. Artificial Economics provides a structured approach to model and investigate economic and social systems. In particular, this approach is based on the use of agent-based simulations and further computational techniques. The main aim is to analyze the outcomes at the overall systems’ level as results from the agents’ behavior at the micro-level. These emergent characteristics of complex economic and social systems can neither be foreseen nor are they intended. The emergence rather makes these systems function. Artificial Economics especially facilitates the investigation of this emergent systems’ behavior. ​

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Stephan Leitner is Assistant Professor at the Department for Controlling and Strategic Management at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. Among others, his research interests include information quality, agency theory and the robustness of agency models, multi objective decision-making, and sustainability. The application of agent-based simulation as a research methodology to questions of management science characterizes an important part of his research.

Friederike Wall is Full Professor and Head of the Department for Controlling and Strategic Management at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. Her research interests cover subjects like agent-based models in managerial accounting, quality of information in management accounting and control, managerial decision-behavior in case of noisy information systems. In her research she primarily uses agent-based simulation techniques.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Artificial Economics and Self Organization
Book Subtitle
Agent-Based Approaches to Economics and Social Systems
Editors
  • Stephan Leitner
  • Friederike Wall
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems
Series Volume
669
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-00912-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-00912-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-00911-7
Series ISSN
0075-8442
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 256
Number of Illustrations
39 b/w illustrations, 49 illustrations in colour
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