Proceedings of the Sixth International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Symposium on Global Modelling. Collects the most significant work in the field of large-scale computer modelling. Extracts important highlights and conclusions from the conference in addition to presenting complete proceedings. Also includes an overview of contemporary global modelling.
Table of Contents
The Editors' Biases.
The History of the Sixth IIASA Symposium on Global Modelling.
What are Global Models and What Have They Taught Us About the World?
The Cast of Characters: An Introduction to Global Models.
The Actors Have their Say: The Questionnaire Responses by the Global Modellers.
The State of the Art As Seen by the Artists: Summaries of Conference Sessions and Comments on the Questionnaires.
What Have Global Models Taught Us About Modelling?