School of Economics

Validation Methods for Agent-Based Models

Workshop 24 April 2017

Eastern ARC logoThe School of Economics would like to invite academic staff and postgraduate research students to participate in this workshop to be held at the University of Kent on Monday 24 April 2017.

The programme is outlined below and includes speakers from the universities of Bielefeld, Kent, Kiel, Paris-Sorbonne and Pisa.

Organisers: Sylvain Barde (Kent) and Sander van der Hoog (Bielefeld).

Sponsored by the Macroeconomics, Growth and History Centre (MaGHiC), University of Kent.



24 April 2017 - Keynes Lecture Theatre 2

13.45–14.00 Welcome
14.00–14.40 Thomas Lux- Estimation of Agent-Based Models with Sequential Monte Carlo Methods
14.40–15.20 Sylvain Barde – A multivariate information criterion for Markov models
15.20–16.00 Amir Sani – Agent-Based Model Calibration Using Machine Learning Surrogates
16.00–16.20 Break
16.20–17.00 Francesco Lamperti – Validation of Agent Based Models through Time Series Similarity Measures
17.00–17.40 Mattia Guerini – A Method for Agent-Based Model Validation
18.00 Welcome reception, Keynes Senior Common Room



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Last Updated: 24/04/2017