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Course INF-74-60-K-6

Agent Based Simulations of Complex Systems (2V+1U, 4.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 4.0 CP 78 h
2 V Lecture 28 h
1 U Exercise class (in small groups) 14 h
(2V+1U) 4.0 CP 42 h 78 h


CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 120 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [6] Master (General)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [INF-KI] Intelligent Systems
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Block course

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)
  • Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.


  • Concepts and history of agent based simulations (ABM)
  • Classical models and results
  • Dealing with simulation tools: NetLogo, Repast, Fables
  • Analysis in R, 'Executable Papers'
  • Design and implementation of an individual ABM project


Will be announced in the lecture.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [INF-74-60-K-6]

Module Name Context
[INF-74-60-M-6] Agent Based Simulations of Complex Systems P: Obligatory 2V+1U, 4.0 LP
[SO-14-116--M-6] Application of intelligent systems WP: Obligation to choose 2V+1U, 4.0 LP
Course-Pool Name
[INF-KI_V-KPOOL-6] Lectures of the teaching area Intelligent Systems