Graduate Workshop in Computational Modeling

Homework Problem (2008)

Past homework problems: standing ovation (1995-97), is that seat taken (1998), you ought to be in pictures (1999), cocktail party (2000), deja vu (2001), network news (2002), fire (2003), go Lance (2004), your turn (2005), your turn (2006), and now boarding (2007).

Up and Down

Consider the following situation:

People enter and leave an elevator as it travels up and down.

  • Model, using whatever techniques you wish, the above scenario.

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

    Potential Solutions (to submit your solution, email them to at the Graduate Workshop were given a very limited time to complete their homework):

    John H. Miller ,