Our latest assignment is to plan out a model for an experiment, which we will then model in NetLogo. I''m planning out my model in my blog because not only is it on a public domain (I can access it on my computer at home!), but also, it's much faster than writing it all out by hand (though I wouldn't mind writing it on this way cool tablet PC...).
Goal: To observe the effects of amylase.
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1) The Green Flash
2) The Green Flash phenomena does little to effect the condition or actions of…Continue
Added by Evan Bodell on May 26, 2011 at 12:09am — No Comments
The phenomenon I am interested in called Habitat Fragmentation. I believe this is important in real life because in some areas (like the Serengeti, humans are planning to build monstrous highways through previously untouched habitats that are necessary for the survival of animals, namely large mammals that need copious amounts of space to hunt prey and live well.
Habitat fragmentation happens when something - be it a highway, river, or spontaneous crack in the earth - divides…Continue
Added by Michele Ford on May 25, 2011 at 10:45pm — No Comments
This blog post will look into the idea of phenomenons. One phenomenon that I can think of is the phenomenon of objects going from an orderly manner to a disorderly manner. This is known as an order-disorder transition and it occurs in the natural world. This phenomenon is important in real life because it can help explain a lot of things in life. For example, when ice melts, it becomes water. The rigid and orderly form of ice molecules become random and…Continue
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My phenomena for this assignment is the amazing occurrence of the ocean's tides. This is important for real life for a few reasons. We take for granted all the amazing things in this world, like the tides. Also and more importantly if you go to the beach, you should check the tides schedule so you don't get caught in a rip tide the tides are also important for boats, sailing, and just keeping a boat safe in any water connected to the ocean (or any lakes or whatnot that have tides). Plus,…Continue
Added by Melody Shaff on May 25, 2011 at 5:25pm — No Comments
A phenomenon in science that may be interesting to simulate can be found in nature. This phenomenon that I speak of is the one in which dead stuff decomposes and then replenishes the soil with essential amendments and microorganisms. The phenomenon known as decomposition.
Decomposition is essential because of two obvious things; one, we would run out of room on our planet if we were making things, but not getting rid of things, and two, it gives nutrients to the plants which then feed…Continue
Added by Sean on May 25, 2011 at 4:21pm — No Comments
The name of the phenomenon:
You fall and go splat (acceleration while falling and terminal velocity)
Is this phenomenon important in real life? Why?
Yes. Otherwise, you could go skydiving without a parachute and not be hurt (unless you drown in the Pacific Ocean).
A 2-paragraph (or more) description of the phenomenon - what is it, how it works, etc.
What kind of question is this? Shouldn't it end in a question mark? Anyway, here's how it…Continue
Added by Michael Yee on May 25, 2011 at 4:21pm — No Comments
The name of the model I'm thinking of for homework is a group of surfers and a massive wave. This is important because I'm going surfing over the summer with my friends, and i want to try and plan it out.
What I'm trying to look for is a good enough wave that we will be able to ride, since it's our first day. I am going to add surer turtles in the model, and add a big blue patch for a wave. The wave will then push the surfers away and then they will move to the side of…Continue
Added by Liam Perkin on May 25, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments
Initial Idea: Recreate the land of Ooo with Finn, Jake, PB, and the Ice King. Each turtle will interact with each other in different ways.
Finn the Human interacts with the Ice King.
Result = Ice King gets beaten up.
Jake The Dog interacts with the Ice King.
Result = Jake gets frozen
Princess Bubblegum interacts with the Ice King
Result = Princess Bubblegum gets kidnapped
Finn the Human interacts with Jake…Continue
Added by Evan Bodell on May 24, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments
Today, I began work on a NetLogo Model that would model something that I'm interested in. My initial idea was to create a model that simulates hockey players joining and leaving a hockey team based on personal reasons, and the connections they make with their teammates. So far, I have been adjusting the code on a model to fit the factors that I am looking for. I am trying to get the first part of the model I am looking for, which is the model's ability to…Continue
Added by Christopher King on May 23, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments
We have a new project...
(: the deal is, we view NetLogo simulations and find some we like...then design our very own model!
I chose my model to be how rumors or gossip spreads. I figured I would need talkative people, normal people, quiet people and skeptical people.
From this, I looked and found that the virus model in the models library was very similar to what I would need to do. So, I decided to use the virus model as a guide.
I decided to write the code…Continue
Added by Melody Shaff on May 23, 2011 at 7:11pm — No Comments
You'd think that with how much I boast of being a competent artist and writer that I would actually be as creative as many people apparently believe me to be. So why does Michele + NetLogo = a large and very noticeable lack of creativity?
There's a difference between thinking of awesome ideas (something I can't do) and rendering things in an awesome way (something I can do). Unfortunately, my NetLogo project is falling flat and failing to accomplish either of…Continue
Added by Michele Ford on May 23, 2011 at 6:59pm — No Comments
todays assignment was to construct a simulation in net logo. my idea was to construct a simulation of the way that my math class takes place. the plan was to have a class set up with the teacher and a few disruptive students moving around however i was unable to figure out how to establish a grid that could be expanded and contracted. the idea is that each student will be able to influence the students around them with normal students outing out some small set of info and…Continue
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Today was a day in the dark. My eyes attached to the computer screen filled with lines of code, that to me, mean nothing. It was a day of frustration. A day of confusion. But, with confusion comes understanding and with understanding comes knowledge.
My program is meant to simulate how one's taste in music affects their friend's taste in music. It is a network in which peoples favorite genres get shared around. It is when music becomes popular, by spreading with the word of…Continue
Added by Sean on May 23, 2011 at 6:35pm — No Comments
Long title, huh?
It does sum up today, though. It all works perfectly and makes sense except when it doesn't. What do you do then? Well, you try to fix it. And what does it do then? Why, not have enough functionality for any of your changes to work. Professor Blikstein is the only one who can tame NetLogo, but there are less than eleven of him. :( Anyway, on to the actually meaningful stuff.
My project is a program that simulates the effect of a virus infection on a…Continue
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The Destruction of Time is an ineffective, costly, and environmentally unfriendly clock which keeps time by printing out the time on a sheet of paper, then 'destroying' it by sending it through a shredder. A full detailed process on building the infernal contraption can be found here:…Continue
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