Philip Ball in Nature: A new exhibition at the Science Museum in London features the personal archives of one of the most influential modern scientists; James Lovelock. ‘Unlocking Lovelock: Scientist, Inventor, Maverick’ tells the story of the British scientist's work...
We remember the rabbit when we see the duck, but we cannot experience both at the same time. ........................ —E.H. Gombrich, Art and Illusion . Duck/Rabbit What do you remember? When I looked at his streaky glasses, I wanted to...
LMU Munich11-13 December 2014www.lmu.de/abmp2014In the past two decades, agent-based models (ABMs) have become ubiquitous in philosophy and various sciences. ABMs have been applied, for example, to study the evolution of norms and language, to understand migration patterns of past civilizations, to investigate how population levels change in ecosystems over time, and more. In contrast with classical economic models or population-level models in biology, ABMs are praised for their