The Center for the Study of Complex Systems at the
University of Michigan and the
Swarm Development Group (SDG)
are pleased to announce the
Eighth Annual Swarm Users/Researchers Meeting
to be held on the campus of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
on May 9-11 2004.
At SwarmFest 2004, scientists, modelers, and programmers working in a
wide variety of domains will have the opportunity to share their
research, knowledge and experience with multi-agent modeling including
(but not restricted to) the
Swarm simulation system.
Researchers using other Agent-based Modeling tools such as
RePast, NetLogo, StarLogo, Mason, Ascape, AgentSheets, ABLE, EcoLab, JADE, JAS,
SIM_AGENT, Zeus and others are invited to participate.
Eric Bonabeau, Founder and Chief Scientist of Icosystem Corporation,
and one of the leaders in the field of swarm intelligence, complex
systems and distributed adaptive problem solving, will present the
The Swarm Development Group,
a non-profit group dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art in multi agent based
simulation through the continued advancement of the Swarm Simulation System
and support of the Swarm user community,
also uses the meeting to help determine future
development priorities, so come and tell us what's on your mind!
The meeting is a cross section of the community, historically including
content suitable for both inexperienced and experienced users and
SwarmFest 2004 will commence on Sunday afternoon, May 9,
and will finish on Tuesday, May 11. All sessions will
be held on the University of Michigan's Central Campus, Ann Arbor, MI.
the travel pages for details.