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Hominin ecodynamics v.1

C. MIchael Barton
Submitted By: cmbarton
Submitted: Nov 14, 2011
Last Updated: Dec 12, 2014
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hominin_ecodynamics.nlogo is designed as an experimental laboratory to explore the dynamics of biobehavioral interactions between two populations, and their genetic and demographic consequences. Specifically, the model is designed to study the effects of differing initial population sizes, different interaction distances, and different fitness on the demography and spatial distributions of the original two populations and hybrids.

This model is associated with a publication:

Barton, C. MIchael, Julien Riel-Salvatore, John M. Anderies, & Gabriel Popescu (2011). Modeling human ecodynamics and biocultural interactions in the Late Pleistocene of western Eurasia. Human Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-011-9433-8.

Cite This Model:
Barton, C. MIchael (2014, March 27). "Hominin ecodynamics v.1" (Version 3). CoMSES Computational Model Library. Retrieved from:
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Model Version: 3 [Latest]
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Version Notes:

This the first version of this model published.

Platform: NetLogo 4.1.3
Programming Language:
NetLogo script/Java
Operating System: Platform Independent
Licensed Under: GNU GPL, Version 2
Instructions on Running This Model:
Unzip the model code file. There is a NetLogo model script (*.nlogo) and a *.png file. Both files should be placed into the same folder/directory. Open the NetLogo model script in NetLogo 4.1.3 or above. More detailed operating information is available under the "Information" tab. Additional details about model structure and operation are found in the ODD model description (separate download).

Available Model Versions
Version Number Submitted
1 09/30/2011 This the first version of this model published. Version 2 is published in a different paper.
2 11/16/2011 This the first version of this model published. Version 2 is published in a different paper.
3 03/27/2014 This the first version of this model published.
Community Comments

Current Version

Version: 3

see also Hominin ecodynamics v. 2

See Hominin ecodynamics v. 2 for a more sophisticated version of this model (
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