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Call for Applications: Behave Summer School

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Event Details

the call for applications for the 2022 edition of the “ESSA-Behave Summer School on Agent-Based Modelling for social scientists” is out now!

The school will be held in a hybrid mode at Collegio Lucchini (Brescia, Italy) and online on 29 August - 9 September, 2022.

The course will be composed by two separate parts: 
Week 1: Introductory course (no previous programming skills required)
* Introduction to theory and methods of ABM
* Hands-on replication of three classic models in NetLogo
Week 2: Advanced course
* Introduction to empirical calibration and validation
* Advanced NetLogo programming
* Hands-on development of an empirical model in NetLogo
Hands-on analysis of simulation results in R
Throughout the whole course:
* Virtual rooms in parallel for student assistance
* Customized counselling on personal research projects with leading experts
* Personal project presentations
* R tutorial
* Introduction to version control with git

The faculty includes:

* Federico Bianchi (University of Milan, Italy)
* Ernesto Carrella (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
* Simone Gabbriellini (University of Trento, Italy)
* Nicolas Payette (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
* Flaminio Squazzoni (University of Milan, Italy - School director)

To apply to the school, please send your CV and a letter of presentation describing your project and motivation to by 15 May 2022. Approval will be notified by 31 May 2022, after which registrations will open.
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