[MUD-Dev] More on Small Worlds - Simulation of behviours in populations

Greg Titus greg at omnigroup.com
Tue Mar 18 10:45:05 New Zealand Daylight Time 2003

On Monday, March 17, 2003, at 09:20  AM, ceo wrote:

> Thanks; I believe this is the research I heard about 9 months ago;
> but everytime I tried to relocate the article that explained it, I
> could never find it. (IIRC via an Economist article looking at
> Game Theory and advances "going beyond game theory". Either that,
> or an examination of "explaining why the native american-indians
> in X valley died out, despite flourishing and maintaining several
> population centres for many years". Not being able to remember the
> name of the valley hasn't helped my search :).)

I think you are talking about an entirely different piece of
research. The Long House Valley and Anasazi indians, yes?

> The article contained screenshots of the simulation program, with
> one column per individual, and the y-axis charting their role over
> time, and how it changed. If anyone comes across the article, I'd
> appreciate a link, since I suspect it still makes a good
> introduction to the research paper (although obviously the article
> will now be considerably out of date in relation to the research).

I remembered this myself, and a quick google search for "anasazi
simulation" reveals:


Hope this helps,

	- Greg

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