Free Workshop on July 2nd

Posted June 17, 2008, 6 a.m.

Dr. Luis Izquierdo from the University of Burgos in Spain will present a free introductory workshop on Agent Based Modeling with NetLogo software on Wednesday, July 2nd from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 in the UNI’s Innovative Teaching & Technology Center (ITTC). This workshop is sponsored by the GeoTREE Center. Dr. Izquierdo will present the fundamentals of agent based modeling and also the basics of using NetLogo (under continuous development at the Center for Connected Learning and Computer Based Modeling at Northwestern University), a freely available software for simulating natural and social phenomena. The workshop will also include a hands-on opportunity to develop simple agent based models. The workshop will require no previous experience in programming or agent based modeling although any modeling or programming experience would be beneficial. The program will break for lunch (on your own) from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Please call Jane @ 3-3713 in the GeoTREE Center to register.