Auton Agent Multi Agent Syst 2016 11 17;30(6):1148-1174. Epub 2016 Mar 17.
Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Lab, Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA, Tel.: +540-231-1248.
We describe a large-scale simulation of the aftermath of a hypothetical 10kT improvised nuclear detonation at ground level, near the White House in Washington DC. We take a synthetic information approach, where multiple data sets are combined to construct a synthesized representation of the population of the region with accurate demographics, as well as four infrastructures: transportation, healthcare, communication, and power. In this article, we focus on the model of agents and their behavior, which is represented using the options framework. Read More