Path Dependance

Course subject(s) Path Dependence

Lecture video

This lecture will discuss Path Dependency. Students should:

  • Be able to give a definition of path dependency
  • Understand path dependency as a notion of memory (internal to agent)
  • Understand path dependency as a notion of history (external to agent, as an emergent system property)
  • Understand state-space as a depiction of systems history


  • Understand how multiple types of agents can interact
  • Get familiar with breeds of agents
  • See context dependency and horizontal system nestedness in action
  • The Wold Sheep Predation model can be used in NetLogo

Below is a link to the lecture slides.

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