The Schelling model of urban segregation

author: Dietrich Stauffer, Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne
published: Oct. 15, 2008,   recorded: September 2008,   views: 5480

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The later economics Nobel laureate Schelling published in 1971 a model for the spontaneous segregation of people of two different groups (ethnic, religious, ...). Recent simulations of the Ising-type model are reviewed.

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