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Mitchel Resnick's book is one of the very few in the field ofcomputing with an interdisciplinary discourse that can reach beyondthe technical community to philsophers, psychologists, and historiansand sociologists of science.(Sherry Turkle, Professor, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
First off I think the concept of decentralized systems and StarLogo
are fantastic. I was first exposed to starlogo at Berkeley
with Andrew Bagel(one of implementors of... Read more
I'm using this book as one of the texts for a college freshman-level course in Agent-Based Modeling. Read morePublished on September 11, 2012 by JEB
This book presents the concepts of decentralization using the StarLogo programming language. Unfortunately, the code examples are for a early version of StarLogo and will not work... Read morePublished on August 2, 2008 by Patrick Regan
Book needs some more content, it gives a good first level intro but does not develop it into more interesting/advanced things. Read morePublished on June 12, 2007 by SesameStick
On the surface, the book seems focused on computers and even video games. This makes the activities appealing for middle and high school students. Read morePublished on March 27, 2006 by Ralph J. Polley
Mitchel Resnick shares a lovely sense of wonder, discovery and fascination in this slim, easily read volume about agent based modelling. Read morePublished on October 16, 2005 by D. Stuart
This book provided the motivating force to write my first, and last, review for Amazon.com.
Over the past 5 years since my first reading Mitchel Resnick's Turtles Turmites and... Read more
Maybe my rating is unfair but I expected a little deeper treatment of the topics mentioned in the title. Read morePublished on July 22, 2001 by De Paoli Andrea
I'm a beginning grad student in the Computer Science department of the University of Virginia and read this book in the interest of Swarm Computing, AI, and general research in... Read morePublished on June 20, 2001 by Brian M. Blum