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Consult the [//meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents MediaWiki User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software.
  
 
=WWW.SWARM.ORG is back!=
 
=WWW.SWARM.ORG is back!=
We have just restored the Swarm Development Group wiki (October 2015), following a major server crash several years ago. We will be gradually cleaning up the site. Its emphasis will be on supporting Swarm software and SDG's annual SwarmFest. We will no longer attempt to provide current information on agent-based modeling in general, or on modeling software other than Swarm.
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We have restored the Swarm Development Group wiki following a major server crash several years ago. The wiki's emphasis is now on supporting Swarm software and SDG's annual SwarmFest. We will no longer attempt to provide current information on agent-based modeling in general, or on modeling software other than Swarm.
  
 
=News=
 
=News=
==Swarmfest==
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==Swarmfest 2016: University of Vermont, July 31 – August 3==
  
 
Swamfest is the annual meeting of the Swarm Development Group (SDG), and one of the oldest communities involved in the development and propagation of agent-based modeling.  Swarmfest has traditionally involved a mix of both tool-users and tool-developers, drawn from many domains of expertise. These have included, in the past, computer scientists, software engineers, biomedical researchers, ecologists, economists, political scientists, social scientists, resource management specialists and evolutionary biologists.  Swarmfest represents a low-key environment for researchers to explore new ideas and approaches, and benefit from a multi-disciplinary environment.
 
Swamfest is the annual meeting of the Swarm Development Group (SDG), and one of the oldest communities involved in the development and propagation of agent-based modeling.  Swarmfest has traditionally involved a mix of both tool-users and tool-developers, drawn from many domains of expertise. These have included, in the past, computer scientists, software engineers, biomedical researchers, ecologists, economists, political scientists, social scientists, resource management specialists and evolutionary biologists.  Swarmfest represents a low-key environment for researchers to explore new ideas and approaches, and benefit from a multi-disciplinary environment.
  
SwarmFest 2015 was held at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. For information [http://www.swarmfest2015.org/ click here.]
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SwarmFest 2016 will be at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont, USA. Abstracts are now being accepted. For information [http://www.swarmfest2016.org/ click here.]
  
Announcements for future fests should appear here.
 
  
=New version of Objective-C Swarm for Windows=
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==New version of Objective-C Swarm for Windows==
 
There is a new binary (and source) release of Swarm that works with MinGW, a compiler that produces Windows executables. Advantages of this new way to use Swarm in Windows:
 
There is a new binary (and source) release of Swarm that works with MinGW, a compiler that produces Windows executables. Advantages of this new way to use Swarm in Windows:
 
* Windows executables can be launched directly from Windows, without needing to launch from inside a Unix-like environment.
 
* Windows executables can be launched directly from Windows, without needing to launch from inside a Unix-like environment.
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* Faster execution than Cygwin Swarm.
 
* Faster execution than Cygwin Swarm.
 
See [[Swarm_and_MinGW]]
 
See [[Swarm_and_MinGW]]
 
=Be a Swarm Development Group Member!=
 
Membership in SDG is a way to support our efforts to maintain and improve Swarm, and to support agent-based modeling. [[SDG_membership|We just updated our membership page]] with new membership categories and procedures. Take a look to see what you can do. {{posted|--[[User:SFRailsback|SFRailsback]] 17:34, 10 Nov 2006 (EST)}}
 
 
 
<div style="float:right;">'''[[News|News archive]]<br>
 
[[SwarmWiki:FAQ#Q._How_do_I_add_a_news_item_to_the_wiki.27s_main_page.3F|How to submit a news item]]'''</div>
 
 
 
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=Agent- and Individual-based Modeling Resources=
 
 
*'''[[ABM_Resources|Resources for agent-based modeling]]'''. This area of the wiki is for information on agent-based modeling in general. There are sub-areas for:
 
**Agent-based modeling community resources, including [[Swarm:_SwarmFest|SwarmFest]], our annual modeling conference
 
**Software (information on alternative platforms; learning materials; template models; integrated development environments)
 
**"How and why to do agent-based modeling": techniques and theory
 
**Resources specific to different scientific domains
 
 
*'''modelling@swarm.org: The email community of agent-based modelers.''' This email list discusses topics of general interest to agent-based modelers. [[Swarm:_Mailing_lists|More information and signup here.]]'''
 
 
 
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[[Image:Small-swarm-logo.jpeg]]
 
  
 
=Swarm Software for Agent-based Modeling=
 
=Swarm Software for Agent-based Modeling=
  
*'''[[Swarm_main_page|The main Swarm page]]''' for Swarm software, documentation, and applications
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*'''[[Swarm_main_page|The main Swarm page]]''' for the Swarm software framework, documentation, and applications
  
 
*''New release of Objective-C for Windows'' produces Windows-native executables! See [[Swarm_and_MinGW|Using Swarm on Windows with MinGW]]
 
*''New release of Objective-C for Windows'' produces Windows-native executables! See [[Swarm_and_MinGW|Using Swarm on Windows with MinGW]]
 
*''[[Swarm: applications|Thanks to Paul Johnson, a new package of applications for Swarm-2.2]]'', particularly for Objective C
 
  
 
*''[[Swarm:_Mailing_lists|Email lists for support and modeling]]''
 
*''[[Swarm:_Mailing_lists|Email lists for support and modeling]]''
  
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=Agent- and Individual-based Modeling Resources=
  
=Some Mostly Obsolete Links in this Wiki:=
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'''[[ABM_Resources|Resources for agent-based modeling]]'''. This area of the wiki is for information on agent-based modeling in general. '''This area is no longer maintained and we refer interested people to more up-to-date sites such as [http://www.openabm.org/ www.OpenABM.org]'''
  
[[ABM_Resources]]
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*Agent-based modeling community resources
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*Software (information on alternative platforms; learning materials; template models; integrated development environments)
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*"How and why to do agent-based modeling": techniques and theory
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*Resources specific to different scientific domains
  
[[Swarm_Apps]]
 
 
[[Swarm_FAQ]]
 
 
 
 
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=Swarm Development Group=
 
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*'''[[SDG_membership|Information on SDG membership]]'''
 
*'''[[SDG_membership|Information on SDG membership]]'''
  
*[https://www.ku.edu/~pauljohn/sdg/member_pages/ SDG Members]
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*An old list of [https://www.ku.edu/~pauljohn/sdg/member_pages/ SDG Members]
  
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=Help=
 
=Help=
 
* Who can contribute to this wiki? How do you use it? How can you register to edit or add pages? See the [[SwarmWiki:FAQ|FAQ about this wiki]]
 
* Who can contribute to this wiki? How do you use it? How can you register to edit or add pages? See the [[SwarmWiki:FAQ|FAQ about this wiki]]
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* To ''experiment with editing'' the wiki without worrying about messing up articles, try the [[Wiki sandbox]]
 
* To ''experiment with editing'' the wiki without worrying about messing up articles, try the [[Wiki sandbox]]
 
* [[SwarmWiki:Help]] Help page for wiki administrators.
 
* [[SwarmWiki:Help]] Help page for wiki administrators.
 
 
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WWW.SWARM.ORG is back!

We have restored the Swarm Development Group wiki following a major server crash several years ago. The wiki's emphasis is now on supporting Swarm software and SDG's annual SwarmFest. We will no longer attempt to provide current information on agent-based modeling in general, or on modeling software other than Swarm.

News

Swarmfest 2016: University of Vermont, July 31 – August 3

Swamfest is the annual meeting of the Swarm Development Group (SDG), and one of the oldest communities involved in the development and propagation of agent-based modeling. Swarmfest has traditionally involved a mix of both tool-users and tool-developers, drawn from many domains of expertise. These have included, in the past, computer scientists, software engineers, biomedical researchers, ecologists, economists, political scientists, social scientists, resource management specialists and evolutionary biologists. Swarmfest represents a low-key environment for researchers to explore new ideas and approaches, and benefit from a multi-disciplinary environment.

SwarmFest 2016 will be at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont, USA. Abstracts are now being accepted. For information click here.


New version of Objective-C Swarm for Windows

There is a new binary (and source) release of Swarm that works with MinGW, a compiler that produces Windows executables. Advantages of this new way to use Swarm in Windows:

  • Windows executables can be launched directly from Windows, without needing to launch from inside a Unix-like environment.
  • Swarm models can be distributed for use on any Windows computer, without requiring Swarm or MinGW to be installed.
  • Faster execution than Cygwin Swarm.

See Swarm_and_MinGW

Swarm Software for Agent-based Modeling

Agent- and Individual-based Modeling Resources

Resources for agent-based modeling. This area of the wiki is for information on agent-based modeling in general. This area is no longer maintained and we refer interested people to more up-to-date sites such as www.OpenABM.org

There is still information on:

  • Agent-based modeling community resources
  • Software (information on alternative platforms; learning materials; template models; integrated development environments)
  • "How and why to do agent-based modeling": techniques and theory
  • Resources specific to different scientific domains

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