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  • Agent-based simulation of Holocene monsoon precipitation patterns and hunter-gatherer population dynamics in semi-arid environments 

    Balbo, Andrea L.; Rubio Campillo, Xavier; Rondelli, Bernardo; Ramirez, M. J.; Lancelotti, Carla; Torrano, Alexis; Salpeteur, Matthieu; Lipovetzky, Nir; Reyes Garcia, Victoria; Montañola Sales, Cristina; Madella, Marco (2014-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    Based on archaeological evidence from Kutch-Saurashtra (N Gujarat, NW India), we use agent-based modelling (ABM) to explore the persistence of hunter-gatherer (HG) groups in semi-arid environments in the mid and late ...
  • Agent-based simulation of large population dynamics 

    Montañola Sales, Cristina; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Cela Espín, José M.; Onggo, B.S.S.; Kaplan Marcusan, Adriana (2013)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Agent-based modelling and simulation is a promising methodology that can be used in the study of population dynamics. One of the main obstacles hindering the use of agent-based simulation in practice is its scalability, ...
  • Approaching parallel computing to simulating population dynamics in demography 

    Montañola Sales, Cristina; Onggo, Bhakti S. S.; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Cela Espín, José M.; Kaplan Marcusan, Adriana (2016-11-01)
    Article
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    Agent-based modelling and simulation is a promising methodology that can be applied in the study of population dynamics. The main advantage of this technique is that it allows representing the particularities of the ...
  • Formal and operational validation of a bus stop public transport network micro simulation 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Codina Sancho, Esteve; Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Linares Herreros, Mª Paz; Montañola Sales, Cristina (2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    We present a detailed simulation model with the purpose of analyzing the congestion and interaction between bus lines and passengers at stops. Our main goal is to perform a complete validation of a simulation model formalized ...
  • Individual-based modeling of tuberculosis in a user-friendly interface: Understanding the epidemiological role of population heterogeneity in a city 

    Prats Soler, Clara; Montañola Sales, Cristina; Gilabert Navarro, Joan-Francesc; Valls Ribas, Joaquim; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Vilaplana, Cristina; Cardona Iglesias, Pere Joan; López Codina, Daniel (2016-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    © 2016 Prats, Montañola-Sales, Gilabert-Navarro, Valls, Casanovas-Garcia, Vilaplana, Cardona and López. For millennia tuberculosis (TB) has shown a successful strategy to survive, making it one of the world's deadliest ...
  • Large-scale simulation of population dynamics for socio-demographic analysis 

    Montañola Sales, Cristina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-04-24)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Computer modelling and complex systems simulation have dominated the scientific debate over the last decade, providing important outcomes in biology, geology and life sciences. In the social sciences, the number of research ...
  • Large-scale social simulation, dealing with complexity challenges in high performance environments 

    Montañola Sales, Cristina; Rubio Campillo, Xavier; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Cela Espín, José M.; Kaplan Marcusan, Adriana (IGI Global Inc, 2014-04-01)
    Part of book or chapter of book
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    Advances on information technology in the past decades have provided new tools to assist scientists in the study of social and natural phenomena. Agent-based modeling techniques have flourished recently, encouraging the ...
  • Load-sharing policies in parallel simulation of agent-based demographic models 

    Pellegrini, Alessandro; Montañola Sales, Cristina; Quaglia, Francesco; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2017)
    Article
    Open Access
    Execution parallelism in agent-Based Simulation (ABS) allows to deal with complex/large-scale models. This raises the need for runtime environments able to fully exploit hardware parallelism, while jointly offering ABS-suited ...
  • Modeling tuberculosis in Barcelona. A solution to speed-up agent-based simulations 

    Montañola Sales, Cristina; Gilabert Navarro, Joan-Francesc; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Prats Soler, Clara; López Codina, Daniel; Valls Ribas, Joaquim; Cardona Iglesias, Pere Joan; Vilaplana, Cristina (2015)
    Conference report
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    Tuberculosis remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases. About one third of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis bacteria. Understanding the dynamics of transmission at ...
  • Overview on agent-based social modelling and the use of formal languages 

    Montañola Sales, Cristina; Cela Espín, José M.; Rubio Campillo, Xavier; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Kaplan Marcusan, Adriana (IGI Global, 2013-07)
    Part of book or chapter of book
    Open Access
    Transdisciplinary Models and Applications investigates a variety of programming languages used in validating and verifying models in order to assist in their eventual implementation. This book will explore different methods ...
  • Parallel simulation of large population dynamics 

    Montañola Sales, Cristina; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Cela Espín, José M.; Kaplan Marcusan, Adriana (2013)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Agent-based modeling and simulation is a promising methodology that can be used in the study of population dynamics. We present the design and development of a simulation tool which provides basic support for modeling and ...
  • Simulation analysis of a dynamic ridesharing model 

    Guasch Petit, Antonio; Figueras Jové, Jaume; Fonseca Casas, Pau; Montañola Sales, Cristina; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2014)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    A dynamic ridesharing service is a system that enables drivers and riders to arrange one-time shared rides, with sufficient convenience and flexibility to be used on a daily basis. The quality of a dynamic ridesharing ...
  • The malaria system microApp: A new, mobile device-based tool for malaria diagnosis 

    Oliveira, Alisson Dantas; Prats Soler, Clara; Espasa, Mateu; Zarzuela, Francesc; Montañola Sales, Cristina; Silgado, Aroa; López Codina, Daniel; Arruda, Mercia Eliane; Gómez, Jordi; Albuquerque, Jones O. (2017-04-25)
    Article
    Open Access
    Background: Malaria is a public health problem that affects remote areas worldwide. Climate change has contributed to the problem by allowing for the survival of Anopheles in previously uninhabited areas. As such, several ...