Graduate Workshop in Computational Economics
Homework Problem (2000)
Solutions to the standing ovation problem (1995-97).
Solutions to the is that seat taken problem (1998).
Solutions to the you ought to be in pictures problem (1999).
And you are?
Consider the following situation:
A group of, say, 21 people are at a cocktail party held
in a large, square room.
Model, using whatever techniques you desire,
the flow of people during the party.
- Explicitly state your model and key assumptions.
- Summarize any results.
- Suggest some potentially interesting future directions and questions for
Suggest some standard social science scenarios that could be usefully modeled
using such a process.
Potential Solutions (to submit your solution, email them to
John H. Miller ,