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A Perspective on the Future of the Smallest Big Project in the World

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Part of the Evolutionary Economics and Social Complexity Science book series (EESCS, volume 4)

Abstract

This chapter gives my personal view of a perspective of U-Mart: the smallest big project in the world. So far, we have included many people to U-Mart project and got fruitful results through the collaborative interdisciplinary research. Considering the results, the objective of the chapter is to give a future perspective on U-Mart and related agent-based modeling and simulation projects. Thus, first, we start the discussions on the characteristics of a big project and why we consider U-Mart as a big project; second, I explain unique features of agent-based simulation on social and economic complex systems; third, we give a future perspective on the roles of agent-based modeling and simulation studies; and finally, concluding remarks will follow.

Keywords

Social System Science Human Brain Project Virtual Market Economic Complex System Specific Affair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tokyo Institute of TechnologyYokohamaJapan

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