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.

  • Suggest some standard social science scenarios that could be usefully modeled using such a process.

    Potential Solutions (to submit your solution, email them to

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