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Issues of Digital Ecosystems Approach to Biological Ecosystem Simulation Model Fit Optimization

Debuse, Justin C.W. and Miah, Shah J. and Debuse, Valerie J. and Lawson, Simon (2013) Issues of Digital Ecosystems Approach to Biological Ecosystem Simulation Model Fit Optimization. In: Proceedings of the Information Systems Educators Conference ISSN, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

This study examines the application of digital ecosystems concepts to a biological ecosystem simulation problem. The problem involves the use of a digital ecosystem agent to optimize the accuracy of a second digital ecosystem agent, the biological ecosystem simulation. The study also incorporates social ecosystems, with a technological solution design subsystem communicating with a science subsystem and simulation software developer subsystem to determine key characteristics of the biological ecosystem simulation. The findings show similarities between the issues involved in digital ecosystem collaboration and those occurring when digital ecosystems interact with biological ecosystems. The results also suggest that even precise semantic descriptions and comprehensive ontologies may be insufficient to describe agents in enough detail for use within digital ecosystems, and a number of solutions to this problem are proposed.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Additional Information:ISSN 2167-1435 v 30 n2536
Keywords:digital ecosystems, simulation, optimization, ontologies
Subjects:Technology > Technology (General)
Science > Biology > Ecology
Deposited On:03 Jul 2014 01:55
Last Modified:03 Jul 2014 01:55

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