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Simulation of Complex Systems

Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)


The aim of the course is to teach students methods for modelling and computer simulation of complex systems, in particular systems where the behavior of many individuals is relevant. Methods for analyzing and presenting data from simulations are also included. Applications studied will include large-scale traffic simulations, simulations of economic markets, models of Internet use, industrial organization, and environmental applications.

Prerequisites and selection


A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Natural or Mathematical sciences of 180 credits including knowledge of Mathematical analysis, Linear algebra and Programming. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.