Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1   Report Post  
Old 28-01-2014, 09:50 AM posted to bionet.plants
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by GardenBanter: Sep 2013
Posts: 6
Default Last call for course on Individual based models applied to Ecology,May 2014, Barcelona, Spain

Dear colleagues,

There are a few places still available for the course "INTRODUCTION TO
INDIVIDUAL BASED MODELS IN ECOLOGY USING NETLOGO", May 26-30, 2014. Deadline
for registration with reduced fee: February 28.

Instructors: Dr. Jürgen Groeneveld (Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
– UFZ, Germany) and Dr. Alexander Singer (Helmholtz Centre for Environmental
Research – UFZ, Germany).


In this course, the principles of individual based modelling will be presented.
In Ecology many patterns at the population or community level emerge from
processes, variability and interactions at the individual scale. Therefore it is
increasingly acknowledged that the basic entities in many ecological models
should be individuals. This is the aim of individual based modelling (or agent
based models).

Instructors will introduce participants to NetLogo, a development environment
and a domain specific computer language for individual based modelling. In
lectures, instructors will explain techniques to develop, analyse, test and
document individual based simulation models. Hands on session will familiarise
participants with the concepts: In small groups they will develop, implement
and analyse an individual based model to answer an ecological question.
Questions will be suggested by the instructors and will comprise applied (e.g.
sustainable forestry) and theoretical topics. Every group will present their
project and their experiences at the end of the course in a short presentation.
After the course the participants will be able to implement and analyse simple
models in NetLogo.

More info: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/eco/system-bio-ecology/
or writing to


Organized by: Transmitting Science, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the
Centre de Restauració i Interpretació Paleontologica.

Site: Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona, Spain.

With best regards

Soledad De Esteban Trivigno, PhD.
Course Director
Transmitting Science
http://www.transmittingscience.org/


Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Course Fluid Preservation, November 20th-24th, 2017, Barcelona, Spain Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno Plant Biology 0 24-05-2017 07:13 AM
Course Population Genetics using R, October 5-9, Barcelona, Spain Soledad De Esteban Trivigno Plant Biology 0 01-04-2015 01:21 PM
Course on Historical Biogeography, June 15-19, Barcelona, Spain Soledad De Esteban Trivigno Plant Biology 0 01-09-2014 10:11 AM
Course GMM and phylogeny in Barcelona: last call Soledad De Esteban Trivigno Plant Biology 0 16-06-2014 10:38 AM
Is there an issue with individual.net (news.individual.net or mid.individual.net)? Jake United Kingdom 8 03-08-2010 09:10 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 09:44 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2020 GardenBanter.co.uk.
The comments are property of their posters.
 

About Us

"It's about Gardening"

 

Copyright © 2017