This paper discusses the importance of continuous activities for improvement to promote the concepts of agent-based modeling of the social simulation to the other scientific communities. Because such a continuous process is similar to the one in manufacturing systems as KAIZEN activities, I utilize the concepts of KAIZEN to describe the prescriptions for Agent-Based Modeling (ABM) from the viewpoints of research processes, academic people, and problem solving methods of ABM.


Real World Phenomenon Social Simulation Toyota Production System Artificial Society Killer Application 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takao Terano
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  1. 1.Department of Computational Intelligence and Systems ScienceTokyo Institute of TechnologyYokohamaJapan

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