This volume brings together work from a multidisciplinary group of scientists, who are studying a variety of techniques and applications for modelling and simulating complex systems.
Building on the success of previous CoSMoS workshops, these proceedings explore a range of modelling and simulation techniques together with a selection of complex systems case-studies.
In Part I the authors provide a managerial overview: the rationale for and benefits of using the CoSMoS approach, and a small worked example to demonstrate it in action. Part II is a catalogue of the core patterns. Part III lists more specific “helper” patterns, showing possible routes to a simulation. Finally Part IV documents CellBranch, a substantial case study developed using the CoSMoS approach.