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Title: Modeling Technological Change in Energy Systems : from optimization to agent-based simulation
Authors: Ma, Tieju
Nakamori, Yoshiteru
Keywords: Technological change
energy systems
agent-based modeling
Issue Date: Nov-2007
Publisher: JAIST Press
Abstract: Operational optimization models are one of the main streams in modeling practices on energy systems. Agent-based modeling and simulations seems to be another rising stream in the field of modeling energy systems. In either optimization or agent-based modeling practices, technological change in energy systems is a very important and inevitable factor that modelers need to deal with. By introducing three modeling practices with a deliberately simplified energy system, this paper tries to explain how traditional optimization model, endogenous technological change optimization model, and agent-based model treat technological change differently and compares different philosophy underlying the three modeling practices and their advantages and disadvantages.
Description: The original publication is available at JAIST Press http://www.jaist.ac.jp/library/jaist-press/index.html
Proceedings of KSS'2007 : The Eighth International Symposium on Knowledge and Systems Sciences : November 5-7, 2007, [Ishikawa High-Tech Conference Center, Nomi, Ishikawa, JAPAN]
Organized by: Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Language: ENG
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10119/4156
ISBN: 9784903092072
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