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This e-book is the convention lawsuits of ESSA 2013, the 9th convention of the eu Social Simulation organization. ESSA meetings represent annual occasions, which function a world platform for the alternate of rules and dialogue of state of the art learn within the box of social simulations, either from the theoretical in addition to utilized viewpoint. This e-book involves 33 articles, that are divided into 4 issues: tools for the advance of simulation types, purposes of agent-based modeling, Adaptive habit, social interactions and worldwide environmental swap and utilizing qualitative info to notify behavioral principles. we're confident that this ebook will serve readers as an invaluable compendium which provides in a nutshell the latest advances on the frontiers of social simulation research.
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It is not limited to monetary profit (see Table 1). The parameters of the utility function differ between farm types (cf. ). Table 1. Calculation of utility U(pi) of a land-use pattern pi (adapted from ) U(pi) = G(g(pi))*R(r(pi))*W(w(pi))*L(l(pi)) G: function of the influence of gross margin g(pi), R: function of the influence of risk r(pi) W: function of the influence of labour (work) load w(pi, ), L: function of the influence of staying legal l(pi)) G (g)= gγ 0<γ<=1. γ is a parameter representing decreasing marginal utility of gross margin (for γ<1).
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Calculation of utility U(pi) of a land-use pattern pi (adapted from ) U(pi) = G(g(pi))*R(r(pi))*W(w(pi))*L(l(pi)) G: function of the influence of gross margin g(pi), R: function of the influence of risk r(pi) W: function of the influence of labour (work) load w(pi, ), L: function of the influence of staying legal l(pi)) G (g)= gγ 0<γ<=1. γ is a parameter representing decreasing marginal utility of gross margin (for γ<1). W ( w) = Max[0, Min(1, (1 − w − wf κ −wf ) β )] w is the amount of labor needed for a land-use pattern, κ sets an upper limit of the labor load that can be handled by a farmer f and wf is the available family labor (it is κ≥ wf).