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Jun 03
Wed

Agent-based Modelling

Pete sent me an intriguing article about emergent phenomena and agent-based modelling:

“Adding new lanes to a highway often makes rush-hour traffic jams far worse – a result known as Braess’s paradox after the German operations research engineer who discovered it in 1968…”

http://www.afrboss.com.au/magarticle.asp?doc_id=19120&listed_months=12

It’d really make for an interesting field of IS research. Thanks Pete!