Repast-related Publications



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If you publish a Repast-related paper, please contact us so that we can include it in this list.

Citing Repast

If you publish a Repast Simphony-related paper, please considering citing the following paper:
North, MJ, NT Collier, J Ozik, E Tatara, M Altaweel, CM Macal, M Bragen, and P Sydelko, "Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling with Repast Simphony", Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling, Springer, Heidelberg, FRG (2013). https://doi.org/10.1186/2194-3206-1-3.
If you publish a Repast HPC-related paper, please considering citing the following paper:
Collier, N., & North, M. (2013). Parallel agent-based simulation with Repast for High Performance Computing. SIMULATION, 89(10), 1215–1235. https://doi.org/10.1177/0037549712462620.

Repast-Related Papers

Watch the Repast team discuss the present and future of ABM as part of the CoMSES 2018 Virtual Conference:

Books and Book Chapters

North, M.J., and C.M. Macal, "Escaping the Accidents of History: An Overview of Artificial Life Modeling with Repast," in A. Adamatzky and M. Komosinski, eds., Artificial Life Models in Software, 1st ed., pp. 115-141, Springer, Heidelberg, FRG (April 2005).

North, M.J., and C.S. Hood, "Users Matter: A Multi-Agent Systems Model of High Performance Computing Cluster Users," in P. Davidsson, L. Gasser, B. Logan, and K. Takadama, eds., Multi-Agent and Multi-Agent-Based Simulation, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, No. 3415, pp. 99-113, Springer, Heidelberg, FRG (February 2005).

Tatara, E., M.J. North, C.S. Hood, F. Teymour, and A. Cinar, "Agent-Based Control of Spatially Distributed Chemical Reactor Networks," in S.A. Brueckner, G. DiMarzo Serugendo, D. Hales, and F. Zambonelli, eds., Engineering Self-Organising Systems: Third International Workshop Revised Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, vol. 3910/2006, pp. 222 - 231, Springer, Heidelberg, FRG (May 2006).

Parry HR, Evans AJ, Heppenstall AJ. 2006. Millions of agents: parallel simulations with the RePast agent-based toolkit. In: Trappl R. (ed). Cybernetics and Systems. Vienna, Austria: Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies.

North, M.J., and C.M., Macal, Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation, Oxford University Press, New York, NY USA (March 2007).

North, M.J., T.R. Howe, N.T. Collier, and J.R. Vos, "A Declarative Model Assembly Infrastructure for Verification and Validation," in S. Takahashi, D.L. Sallach and J. Rouchier, eds., Advancing Social Simulation: The First World Congress, Springer, Heidelberg, FRG (2007).

Al-Mutawah K and Lee V An Evaluation Framework for Supply Chains Based on Corporate Culture Compatibility, in Supply Chain, Theory and Applications, Kordic V (ed.) pp. 59-72, Vienna, Austria (2008).

M.J. North, T.R. Howe, N.T. Collier, E. Tatara, J. Ozik, C.M. Macal, "Search as a Tool for Emergence," Handbook of Research on Agent-Based Societies: Social and Cultural Interactions, IGI Global Publishing, New York, NY, USA (February 2009).

North, M.J., and C.M. Macal, "Agent Based Modeling and Computer Languages" Entry, in Meyers, R., ed., Encyclopedia of Complexity and System Science, Springer, Heidelberg, FRG (2009).

Isidoro, Carlos Filipe Fernandes, Nuno Fachada, Fábio André dos Santos Barata, Agostinho Cláudio da Rosa, Agent-Based Model of Aedes aegypti Population Dynamics, Progress in Artificial Intelligence, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2009, http://www.springerlink.com/content/p1404p0l4378k810

Parry HR. 2009. Agent Based Modeling, Large Scale Simulations. In Meyers, RA. (ed). Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science. Springer.

Ozik, J. & North, M. Modeling Endogenous Coordination Using a Dynamic Language. in Simulating Interacting Agents and Social Phenomena (eds. Deguchi, H. et al.) 7, 265–276 (Springer Japan, 2010).

Collier, N. & North, M. Repast HPC: A Platform for Large-Scale Agent-Based Modeling. in Large-Scale Computing (eds. Dubitzky, W., Kurowski, K. & Schott, B.) 81–109 (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011).

Isidoro, Carlos Filipe Fernandes, Nuno Fachada, Fábio André dos Santos Barata, Agostinho Cláudio da Rosa, Agent-Based Model of Dengue Disease Transmission by Aedes aegypti Populations, Advances in Artificial Life. Darwin Meets von Neumann, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2011, http://www.springerlink.com/content/q13t35361177442p/

Parry HR, Bithell M. 2012. Large Scale Agent-Based Modelling: A Review and Guidelines for Model Scaling. In: Heppenstall AJ, Crooks AT, See LM, Batty M. (Eds.) Agent-Based Models of Geographical Systems. Springer, 759pp.

Journal Articles

Lòpez-Sànchez M, Noria X, Rodriguez JA and Gilbert N Multi-Agent Based Simulation of News Digital Markets, International Journal of Computer Science & Applications, II(I), Available online at http://www.tmrfindia.org/ijcsa/v21.html (2005).

Emonet, T., C.M. Macal, M.J. North, C.E. Wickersham, and P. Cluzel, "AgentCell: A Digital Single-Cell Assay for Bacterial Chemotaxis," Bioinformatics, Vol. 21, No. 11, pp. 2714-2721, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK (March 17, 2005).

North, M.J., N.T. Collier, and R.J. Vos, "Experiences Creating Three Implementations of the Repast Agent Modeling Toolkit," ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 1-25, ACM, New York, NY USA (January 2006).

Parry HR, Evans AJ, Morgan D. 2006. Aphid population response to agricultural landscape change: A spatially explicit, individual-based model. Ecological Modelling. 199(4):451-63.

Griffin AF and Stanish C An Agent-Based Model of Prehistoric Settlement Patterns and Political Consolidation in the Lake Titicaca Basin of Peru and Bolivia, Structure and Dynamics: eJournal of Anthropological and Related Sciences, 2(2) Availabe online at http://repositories.cdlib.org/imbs/socdyn/sdeas/vol2/iss2/art2 (2007).

Yin L Assessing Indirect Spatial Effects of Mountain Tourism Development: An Application of Agent-Based Spatial Modeling, The Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy, 37(3):257-265, available at http://www.jrap-journal.org/pastvolumes/2000/v37/F37-3-8.pdf (2007)

Macal, C., M. North, G. Pieper and C. Drugan, 2008, "Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation for Exascale Computing," SciDAC Review, Issue 8, pp. 34-41, IOP Publishing, Bristol, England (Summer 2008).

Parry HR, Evans AJ. 2008. A comparative analysis of parallel processing and super- individual methods for improving the computational performance of a large individual-based model. Ecological Modelling. 214(2-4):141-52.

North, M.J., and C.M. Macal, "Agent-based Modeling and Systems Dynamics Model Replication," International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling (2009)

Valluri, A., M.J. North, and C.M. Macal, "Reinforcement Learning in Supply Chains," International Journal of Neural Systems, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 331-344, World Scientific (2009).

North, M.J., C.M. Macal, J. St. Aubin, P. Thimmapuram, M. Bragen, J. Hahn, J. Karr, N. Brigham, M.E. Lacy, and D. Hampton, "Multi-scale Agent-based Consumer Market Modeling," Complexity, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 37-47 (February 2010).

Macal, C.M., and M.J., North, "Tutorial on Agent-based Modeling and Simulation," Journal of Simulation, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY USA, No. 4, pp. 151-162 (2010).

Bert F., G.P. Podestà, S. Rovere, A. Menèndez, X. Gonzàlez, F. Ruiz Toranzo, M. Torrent, M. North, C. Macal, P. Sydelko, E. Weber, and D. Letson, "Agent Based Simulation of Recent Changes in Agricultural Systems of the Argentine Pampas," Advances and Applications in Statistical Sciences, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 213-231 (2010).

Tang, J. and Hunt, C.A. "Identifying the rules of engagement enabling leukocyte rolling, activation, and adhesion." PLoS Comput Biol, Vol 6., Issue 2:e1000681 (2010). Available online at: http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pcbi.1000681 .

Artel A, Mehdizadeh H, Chiu YC, Brey EM, Cinar A., "An Agent-Based Model for the Investigation of Neovascularization Within Porous Scaffolds," Tissue Engineering, Part A. 2011, Jul 1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21513462

Mehdizadeh, H., Artel, A., Brey, E.M., Cinar, A.: Multi-Agent Systems for Biomedical Simulation: Modeling Vascularization of Porous Scaffolds, D. Kinny et al. (Eds.): PRIMA 2011, LNAI 7047, pp. 113-128. Springer, Heidelberg (2011)

Tang, J., Enderling, H., Becker-Weimann, S., Pham, C., Polyzos, A., Chen, C.Y., and Costes, S.V. "Phenotypic transition maps of 3D breast acini obtained by imaging-guided agent-based modeling." Integr Biol, Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp. 408-421 (2011). Available online at: http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2011/IB/c0ib00092b.

Nejad, Mohammad G., and Hooman Estelami (2012), "Pricing Financial Services Innovations," Journal of Financial Services Marketing, 17(2), 120-134.

Paoletti, Nicola, Pietro Lio, Emanuela Merelli, Marco Viceconti, "Multi-level Computational Modeling and Quantitative Analysis of Bone Remodeling," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 28 March 2012. IEEE computer Society Digital Library. IEEE Computer Society, http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TCBB.2012.51

Nejad, Mohammad G. (2013), "Optimal Pricing for the Growth of Innovations with Direct Network Externalities: An Agent-Based Simulation Approach," Journal of Product and Brand Management, 22(2), 180-190.

Gurcan, O, O Dikenelli, and C Bernon, "A generic testing framework for agent-based simulation models." Journal of Simulation, Advance online publication, 25 January 2013. http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jos/journal/vaop/ncurrent/abs/jos201226a.html

Parry H, Evans AJ, Morgan D. 2004, Aphid Population Dynamics in Agricultural Landscapes: An Agent-based Simulation Model. IEMSS 2014 http://www.iemss.org/iemss2004/pdf/landscape/parraphi.pdf

Ozik, J., Collier, N., Combs, T., Macal, C. M. & North, M. Repast Simphony Statecharts. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 18, 11 (2015).

Nejad, M. G., Amini, M. & Babakus, E. Success Factors in Product Seeding: The Role of Homophily. Journal of Retailing 91, 68–88 (2015).

Ozik, J., Collier, N. T., Wozniak, J. M., Macal, C. M. & An, G. Extreme-Scale Dynamic Exploration of a Distributed Agent-Based Model With the EMEWS Framework. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems 5, 884–895 (2018).

Dissertations and Theses

Raghavendra Adla, "Simulating Land Use Changes in Greater Manchester using Agent Based Modeling", M.Sc Thesis, University of Manchester 2010. Download from here.

Kara, Alex. "CHAAHK: A Spatial Simulation Model of the Maya Elevated Core Region." MA Thesis. University of Cincinnati, 2018. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:175049.

O'Keeffe, E.J. "Agent based modelling of the dry bulk shipping sector." Doctoral dissertation. UCL (University College London).
Available at: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10063641/.

Conference Papers

Parry H, Evans AJ and Morgan D, Aphid Population Dynamics in Agricultural Landscapes: An Agent-Based Simulation Model, International Environmental Modelling and Software Society iEMSs 2004 International Conference University of Osnabrùck, Germany, 14-17 June 2004, Available online at http://www.iemss.org/iemss2004/pdf/landscape/parraphi.pdf (2004).

Conzelmann, G., Boyd, R. Cirillo, V. Koritarov, C.M. Macal, M.J. North, P.R. Thimmapuram, and T. Veselka. 2004. "Analyzing the Potential for Market Power Using an Agent-Based Modeling Approach: Results of a Detailed U.S. Power Market Simulation." Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing, Communication and Control Technologies, vol. VI, The University of Texas at Austin and the International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, Austin, TX USA pp. 109-114, (August 2004).

Macal, C.M., and M.J. North, "Validation of an Agent-based Model of Deregulated Electric Power Markets," Proceedings of the North American Association for Computational Social and Organizational Science (NAACSOS) Conference, NAACSOS, Notre Dame, IN USA (June 2005).

North, M.J., T.R. Howe, N.T. Collier, and R.J. Vos, "The Repast Simphony Runtime System," Proceedings of the Agent 2005 Conference on Generative Social Processes, Models, and Mechanisms, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL USA (October 2005).

North, M.J., T.R. Howe, N.T. Collier, and R.J. Vos, "The Repast Simphony Development Environment," Proceedings of the Agent 2005 Conference on Generative Social Processes, Models, and Mechanisms, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL USA (October 2005).

Tatara, E., A. Artel, M.N North, F. Teymour, C. Hood, and A. Cinar, "Agent-Based Control for Dynamic Configuration of Spatially Distributed Networks," Proceedings of the Agent 2005 Conference on Generative Social Processes, Models, and Mechanisms, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL USA (October 2005).

Tatara, E., M. North, C. Hood., F. Teymour, and A. Cinar, "Agent-Based Control of Spatially Distributed Chemical Reactor Networks," Proceedings of the International IFAC Symposium - Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM), IFAC - International Federation of Automatic Control, (April 2006).

North, M.J., T.R. Howe, N.T. Collier, and R.J. Vos, "Spaces, Places, and the Lernaean Hydra of Agent-Based Modeling," Proceedings of the North American Association for Computational Social and Organizational Science (NAACSOS) 2006 Annual Conference, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN USA (June 2006).

Tetiker, M.D., A. Artel, E. Tatara, F. Teymour, M.J. North, C.S. Hood, A. Cinar, "Agent-based System for Reconfiguration of Distributed Chemical Reactor Network Operation," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, IEEE, Minneapolis, MN USA (June 2006).

Charania AC, Olds JR and DePasquale D Sub-Orbital Space Tourism Market: Predictions of the Future Marketplace Using Agent-Based Modeling, Space- Works Engineering, Inc., Atlanta, GA, Available online at http://www.sei.aero/uploads/archive/IAC-06-E3.4.pdf (2006).

North, M.J., T.R. Howe, N.T. Collier, and R.J. Vos, "Supporting Validation with Declarative Model Integration," First World Congress on Social Simulation, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (August 2006).

Conway SR, An Agent-Based Model for Analyzing Control Policies and the Dynamic Service-Time Performance of a Capacity-Constrained Air Traffic Management Facility, ICAS 2006 - 25th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences Hamburg, Germany, 3-8 Sep. 2006, Availabe online at http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20060048296_2006250468.pdf (2006).

Parker, M.T., T.R. Howe, M.J. North, N.T. Collier, and J.R. Vos, "Agent-Based Meta-Models," Proceedings of the Agent 2006 Conference on Social Agents: Results and Prospects, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL USA (September 2006).

Tatara, E., M.J. North, T.R. Howe, N.T. Collier, and J.R. Vos, "An Introduction to Repast Modeling by Using a Simple Predator-Prey Example," Proceedings of the Agent 2006 Conference on Social Agents: Results and Prospects, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL USA (September 2006).

North, M.J., P. Sydelko, J.R. Vos, T.R. Howe, and N.T. Collier, "Legacy Model Integration with Repast Simphony," Proceedings of the Agent 2006 Conference on Social Agents: Results and Prospects, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL USA (September 2006).

Howe, T.R., N.T. Collier, M.J. North, M.T. Parker, and J.R. Vos, "Containing Agents: Contexts, Projections, and Agents," Proceedings of the Agent 2006 Conference on Social Agents: Results and Prospects, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL USA (September 2006).

van Dam KH, Lukszo Z, Ferreira L and Sirikijpanichkul A (2007) Planning the Location of Intermodal Freight Hubs: An Agent Based Approach, In: Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, pp. 187-192, London, UK, 15-17 (April 2007).

Collier, N.T., T.R. Howe, and M.J. North,, "Test-Driven Simulation Development using Repast Simphony," Proceedings of the North American Association for Computational Social and Organizational Science (NAACSOS) 2007 Annual Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, GA USA (June 2007).

Tetiker, M.D., E. Tatara, M.J. North, F. Teymour, and A. Cinar, "Self-organization of Agent-based Grade Transition in Distributed Chemical Reactor Networks, Proceedings of the 8th International IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems (DYCOPS 8), Cancun, Mexico (June 2007).

de Bie P and de Boer B An Agent-Based Model of Linguistic Diversity, Proc. ESSLLI 2007 Workshop on Language, Games, and Evolution, Benz A, Ebert C and van Rooij R (eds.), pp. 1-8, Available online at http://frim.frim.nl/Dublin.pdf (2007).

Ozik, J., M.J. North, D.L. Sallach, and J.W. Panici, "ROAD Map: Transforming and Extending Repast with Groovy," Proceedings of the Agent 2007 Conference on Complex Interaction and Social Emergence, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL USA (November 2007).

North, M.J., E. Tatara, N.T. Collier, and J. Ozik, "Visual Agent-based Model Development with Repast Simphony," Proceedings of the Agent 2007 Conference on Complex Interaction and Social Emergence, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL USA (November 2007).

Ozik, J., and M.J. North, "Agent-based Modeling with a Dynamic Language: Platform Support for Modeling Endogenous Coordination," Proceedings of the Second World Congress on Social Simulation, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA USA (July 2008).

Nuno Fachada, Vitor Manuel Vieira Lopes, Agostinho Cláudio da Rosa, 2008. Simulation of Immune Response to Bacterial Challenge, Eurosis, 22nd annual European Simulation and Modelling Conference - https://dspace.ist.utl.pt/bitstream/2295/218573/2/paper.pdf

Cinar, A., S. Perk, F. Teymour, M. North, E. Tatara, and M. Altaweel, "Monitoring, Analysis, and Diagnosis of Distributed Processes with Agent-based Systems," Proceedings of the International IFAC Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM), Istanbul, Turkey (July 12-15, 2009).

Nuno Fachada, Vitor Manuel Vieira Lopes, Agostinho Cláudio da Rosa, 2009. Simulating Antigenic Drift and Shift in Influenza A, ACM, The 24th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, ACM SAC 2009, http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1529282.1529744&coll=portal&dl=ACM&CFID=31991115&CFTOKEN=58664580

Carlos Filipe Fernandes Isidoro, Nuno Fachada, Fábio André dos Santos Barata, Agostinho Cláudio da Rosa, 2009, Artificial Life Model of Dengue Host-Vector Disease Propagation, INSTICC, International Conference on Evolutionary Computation 2009, https://dspace.ist.utl.pt/bitstream/2295/374575/2/artigo.pdf

Collier, N. & Ozik, J. Test-Driven Agent-Based Simulation Development. in WSC 2013 Proceedings (2013).

Ozik, J., Collier, N., Murphy, J. & North, M. J. The ReLogo Agent-based Modeling Language. in WSC 2013 Proceedings (2013).

Ozik, J., Wilde, M., Collier, N. & Macal, C. M. Adaptive Simulation with Repast Simphony and Swift. in Euro-Par 2014: Parallel Processing Workshops (eds. Lopes, L. et al.) 418–429 (Springer International Publishing, 2014).

Ozik, J. et al. Simulating Water, Individuals, and Management Using a Coupled and Distributed Approach. in Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference 1120–1131 (IEEE Press, 2014).

Murphy, J. T. et al. Simulating Regional Hydrology and Water Management: An Integrated Agent-based Approach. in Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference 3913–3924 (IEEE Press, 2015).

Ozik, J., Collier, N. T. & Wozniak, J. M. Many Resident Task Computing in Support of Dynamic Ensemble Computations. in 8th Workshop on Many-Task Computing on Clouds, Grids, and Supercomputers Proceedings (2015).

Collier, N., Ozik, J. & Macal, C. M. Large-Scale Agent-Based Modeling with Repast HPC: A Case Study in Parallelizing an Agent-Based Model. in Euro-Par 2015: Parallel Processing Workshops (eds. Hunold, S. et al.) 454–465 (Springer International Publishing, 2015). doi:10.1007/978-3-319-27308-2_37

Ozik, J., Collier, N., Wozniak, J. M. & Spagnuolo, C. From desktop to large-scale model exploration with Swift/T. in Proc. Winter Simulation Conference (2016).

Brian Thompson and James Morris-King. "The Impact of Hierarchy on Bluetooth-Based Malware Spread in Mobile Tactical Networks. " Proceedings of the Summer Computer Simulation Conference (SCSC), 2016.

Brian Thompson, James Morris-King, and Richard Harang. "Slowing the Spread of Bluetooth-based Malware in Mobile Tactical Networks." Proceedings of the Conference on Military Communications (MILCOM), 2016.

Tatara, E., Collier, N., Ozik, J. & Macal, C. Endogenous Social Networks from Large-Scale Agent-Based Models. in 2017 IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshops (IPDPSW) 1492–1499 (2017). doi:10.1109/IPDPSW.2017.83

Macal, C. M., N. T. Collier, J. Ozik, E. R. Tatara, and J. T. Murphy. 2018. chiSIM: An Agent-Based Simulation Model of Social Interactions in a Large Urban Area. In 2018 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), 810–20. https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2018.8632409.

Kaligotla, C., J. Ozik, N. Collier, C. M. Macal, S. Lindau, E. Abramsohn, and E. Huang. 2018. Modeling an Information-Based Community Health Intervention on the South Side of Chicago. In 2018 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), 2600–2611. https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2018.8632525.