Abstract Farmer - 12th Edition Artificial Economics Rome 20th-21st September 2016

12th Artificial Economics Conference
co-located with Social Simulation Conference


Paper submission: April 18th 2016

Acceptance notification: June 6th 2016

Early registration: July 15th 2016


20th-21st September 2016

How do we make ABM as successful as machine learning?

by Prof. Doyne Farmer, University of Oxford.


During my career machine learning has made the transition from a niche endeavor to a powerful tool used by the largest companies in the world. How do we make the same happen for ABM? I will review what I think the bottlenecks that have so far prevented ABM from realizing its full potential and discuss some ideas about how to overcome them.