A New Agent-based Tool to Build Artificial Worlds

  • Pietro Terna
Part of the New Economic Windows book series (NEW)


We propose SLAPP, or Swarm-Like Agent Protocol in Python, as a simplified application of the original Swarm protocol, choosing Python as a simultaneously simple and complete object-oriented framework. With SLAPP we develop two test models in the Agent-Based Models (ABM) perspective, building both an artificial world related to an imaginary situation with stylized chameleons and an artificial world related to the actual important issue of interbank payment and liquidity.


Interest Rate Market Maker Behavioral Rule Social Simulation Artificial World 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pietro Terna
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  1. 1.Department of Economics and Public FinanceUniversity of TorinoTorinoItaly

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