### BibTeX

@MISC{Chen_,

author = {Chih-chun Chen and Sylvia B. Nagl and Christopher D. Clack},

title = {},

year = {}

}

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### Abstract

A method for validating and discovering associations between multi-level emergent behaviours in agent-based simulations

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Citation Context ... with a fully determined complex event type CETF ull being defined as one whose constituent events are in a fully determined configuration. A partially determined complex event type CETP art is 5 See =-=[7]-=- for a formal definition of typessthen one with a partially determined configuration and therefore defines a set of complex events with fully determined configurations. CETP art = {CETF ull} (6) So a ... |

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Citation Context ...es is present in a time series, we may be able to predict the occurrence of some other set of states in the future. – Definitions from the study of multi-agent systems and simulations (e.g. [1], [4], =-=[6]-=-), which tend to characterise emergence in terms of the specified/unspecified aspects of the system. Unspecified properties and behaviours arise from interaction between agents rather than as a conseq... |

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Citation Context ...ime, Systems Sciences e.g. Systems Biology seek to integrate several levels of abstraction in a single model. While there are formalisms for specifying hierarchically organised systems e.g. P-Systems =-=[9]-=-, hierarchical petri nets [5], there has been little work on using such formalisms to represent spontaneously arising hierarchies (those which are emergent). This requires a more general theory, which... |

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Citation Context ...rking in different disciplines do not always agree on what counts as emergence [3]. However, we can distinguish two main categories of emergence theories: – Information theoretic interpretations (see =-=[13]-=- for a review), which formalise the fact that subsets of a system’s states can be statistically significantly related to one another due to the system’s internal dynamics. For example, if a certain se... |

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Citation Context ... the term ‘level of abstraction’, which is derived largely from information-theoretic view that different dynamics can emerge from observing a system at different scopes and resolution (as defined in =-=[11]-=-). The scope of a representation of the system is the ‘set of components within the boundary between the associated system and its environment’ [11] 4 (at a given resolution). The scope S of a tempora... |

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Citation Context ...nts of different applications, it is possible to use formal expressions from different formal systems such as temporal logics to specify the location constraints (good reviews can be found in [8] and =-=[10]-=-). Complex event types can differ in specificity, with a fully determined complex event type CETF ull being defined as one whose constituent events are in a fully determined configuration. A partially... |