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Agent-Based Models of Biological Systems


An G et al. 2016. Optimization and control of agent-based models in biology: A perspective. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 79: 63. [Online]

Christley S, Neilan RM, Oremland M, Salinas R, Lenhart S. 2016. Optimal control of sugarscape agent-based model via a PDE approximation model. Optimal Control Applications and Methods. [Online]

Agusto F, Lenhart S. 2013. Optimal control of the spread of malaria superinfectivity. Journal of Biological Systems, 21(4): 1340002. [Online]

Federico P, Lenhart S, Ryan D, Gross L. 2013. Optimal Control in individual-based models: Implication from aggregated methods. American Naturalist, 181(1): 64-71. [Online]

Laubenbacher R, Hinkelmann F, Oremland M. 2013. Agent-based models and optimal control in biology: A discrete approach. In: R. Robeva, T. Hodge (ed.), Mathematical Concepts and Methods in Modern Biology (edition 1), pp. 143-178. San Diego, CA: Elsevier. [Online]

Oremland M, Laubenbacher R. 2013 (in press). Optimal control of agent-based models: Scaling methods and heuristic algorithms. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation.

Oremland M, Laubenbacher R. 2013 (under review). Optimal harvesting of a predator-prey agent-based model using difference equations. Bulletin of Math Biology.

Oremland M, Laubenbacher R. 2013 (under review). Mathematical conversion of SugarScape to a system of analytical difference equations. Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination.

Collins C, Lenhart S, Nanda S, Xiong J, Yakovlev K, Yong J. 2012. Optimal control of harvesting in a stochastic metapopulation model. Optimal Control Applications & Methods, 33(2): 127-142. [Online]

Fitzpatrick BM. 2012. Estimating ancestry and heterozygosity of hybrids using molecular markers. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 12: 131. [Online]

Yong J. 2012. Deterministic time-inconsistent optimal control problems - an essentially cooperative approach. Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica, 28(1): 1-30. [Online]

Yong J. 2011. A deterministic linear quadratic time-inconsistent optimal control problem. Mathematical Control and Related Fields, 1(1): 83-118. [Online]


Miller Neilan R. October 2015. Optimal control of the Sugarscape ABM via a PDE model. Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research Symposium, Illinois State University.

Miller Neilan R. June 2015. Optimal control of the Sugarscape ABM via a PDE model. Society of Math Biology Annual Meeting, Georgia State University.

Oremland M. October 2012. Mathematical analysis of agent-based models: Discrete and heuristic methods. SACNAS National Conference, Seattle, WA.

Oremland M. July 2012. Discrete model conversion and heuristic control for a spatially explicit resource-based ABM. Society for Mathematical Biology National Meeting, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

Oremland M. July 2012. Model reduction and model conversion. SwarmFest, Charlotte, NC.

Oremland M. April 2012. Otpimization and control of agent-based models: Heuristics and beyond. Army Research Office Workshop: Biologically Inspired Algorithms for Multiobjective Optimization, Williamsburg, VA.

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