2 July 2020

The CASCADE team have published new research in JASSS

The CASCADE team have published new research in JASSS - the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation.

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In the article, the team introduces the MBSSM (Mechanism-Based Social Systems Modelling) software architecture - this is designed for expressing mechanisms of social theories with individual behaviour components in a unified way, and implementing these mechanisms in an agent-based simulation model. 

The architecture plays a fundamental enabling role within a wider simulation model-based framework of abductive reasoning in which families of theories are tested for their ability to explain concrete social phenomena.

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