RNetLogo – A package for running NetLogo from R

January 23, 2012

(This article was first published on Recology - R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Described in a new Methods in Ecology and Evolution paper here, a new R package RNetLogo allows you to use NetLogo from R.

NetLogo is software is a “multi-agent programmable modeling environment”. NetLogo can be used in individual- and agent-based modeling, and is used in the book Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: A Practical Introduction by Railsback & Grimm.

I have not tried the package yet, but looks interesting. I am always a fan of running stand-alone programs from R if possible.

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