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290072 VU Models in Geography and Regional Science - An Introduction (2020W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work
We 02.12. 18:00-19:30 Digital

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Details

max. 20 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 14.10. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital
Wednesday 21.10. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital
Tuesday 27.10. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital
Wednesday 04.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital
Wednesday 11.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital
Wednesday 18.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital
Wednesday 25.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital
Wednesday 09.12. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital
Wednesday 16.12. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital
Wednesday 13.01. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital
Wednesday 20.01. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital
Wednesday 27.01. 18:00 - 19:30 Digital

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Get familar with the model-oriented tradition in geography
Discuss the pros and cons of modelling in the social sciences
Explain the main modelling approaches used in the social sciences
Apply and simulate simple models by using software and pencil and paper

Assessment and permitted materials

Homework: 50 points
Presentation: 10 points
Term paper: 40 points

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

You need to achive at least 50 points out of 100

Examination topics

Mandatory reading material

Reading list

Abler R et al. (1977): Spatial organization. The geographers view of the world. London.
Diekman A (2009): Spieltheorie. Einführung, Beispiele, Experimente.
Gilbert, N (2019): Agent-based models. 2. Auflage. Sage.
Plummer P (2000): The modelling tradition. In: Sheppard E und Barnes T (Hrsg): A Companion to Economic Geography, Oxford, 27-40.

Association in the course directory

(MG-S3-PI.m) (MG-S4-PI.m) (MG-S5-PI.m) (MG-W6-PI) (MR1-a-PI) (MR6)

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