CS 1025 01 - Class #3 review
January 26, 2012

  1. Flocking of birds example: Watch the movie and then play with item #5, the NetLogo model published to the web.

    NetLogo Flocking of Birds model.

  2. CIRCLES: NetLogo example of airplanes flying and fish swimming. How is NetLogo able to do CIRCLES??? Be sure to try out the SLIDERS and all 3 BUTTONS.

  3. Flash ActionScript and the bouncing ball. Gravity to be simulated using Adobe Flash. A very simple model will be created.
  4. Another forest FIRE model available from SHODOR.

  5. Plotting the best fitting line for some Forest Fire output.

  6. More examples/explanations Music and NetLogo...

Assignment two: Predator/Prey model and NetLogo basics - Panthers versus Jackrabbits or Lynx versus Hare. Due on Thursday, February 9th - (accepted on Friday, February 10th with no penalty if you are in class on Thursday).

Due February 2nd (or Friday the 3rd)- Assignment two too: Ventana Vensim Six questions on Vensim Tutorial reading and 7 questions on Andrew Ford Modeling the Environment book preface = 13 questions.

  • Read pages 3-19 of Turtles, Termites and Traffic Jams. Read pages 49-59 of Turtles, Termites and Traffic Jams.