Collective Action Communities

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  mu ; Mean of the logisitic production function
  beta ; Steepness of the production function
  contribution-level ;; How much has been contributed
  progress ;; Ratio of project complete
  topics ;; Distribution of topics that a patch is "about"
  pindex ;; Index of the patch
globals [
  multiplier ; How much the parent patch multiplies the interest
  patch-gini ; Stores the gini of patch contributions
  turtle-gini ; Stores the gini of turtles
  patch-progress-gini ; Gini of patch progress
  interest ;; Baseline interest in projects
  resources ;; How much they have to contribute each tick
  contributions-made ;; How much they have contributed in total
  top-project ;; Current patch with highest utility
  topic-interests ;; Distribution of topic interests
  similarity-list ;; List of cosine similarity to each patch

to setup
  ;; Set the number of topics to use for topic-based
  let num-topics 20
  set-multiplier 1

  ;; Create the production functions for the patches
  ask patches[
    set mu random-normal global-mu 1
    set beta abs random-normal global-beta 1
  ;; If topic-based, then create topics
  if topic-based? [
    setup-patch-topics num-topics
  ;; Make the new turtles
  make-new-turtles num-turtles num-topics

to set-multiplier [x]
  set multiplier x

to make-new-turtles [n num-topics]
  repeat n [
    crt 1 [
      ;; Place turtle randomly
       setxy random-xcor random-ycor
       ;; Give it resources
       set resources abs random-normal .2 .05
       ;set resources random-float 3
       ;; And interest
       set interest random-float max-interest
       ;; Create topics, if necessary
       if topic-based? [
         set topic-interests make-topics num-topics

to go
  ask turtles[
    ; Find the best project
    ; Figure out whether to contribute to it
  ask patches[

; Creates topics for the patches, and creates an index to access the similarity matrix

to setup-patch-topics [num-topics]
  ask patches [
    ; Create random distribution of topics
    set topics make-topics num-topics
  ;; Create an index so that we can access the similarity list
  let n 0
  foreach sort patches [
    ask ? [
      set pindex n
      set n n + 1

; Turtle function; creates a turtle-patch similarity matrix

to make-similarity-list
  set similarity-list []
  foreach sort patches [
    set similarity-list lput cosine-similarity ? similarity-list

;; turtle function; reports the cosine similarity of a turtle and a patch's topics

to-report cosine-similarity [curr-patch]
  let patch-topics [topics] of curr-patch
  ; Dot product of topics
  let dot-product sum (map * topic-interests patch-topics)
  ; Then normalize by the magnitude of the vectors
  report dot-product / (make-magnitude topic-interests * make-magnitude patch-topics)

to-report make-magnitude [vector]
  ; Magnitude of a vector
  report sqrt sum map [? * ?] vector

;; Patch and turtle function

to-report make-topics [num-topics]
  let topic-list []
  repeat num-topics [
    ; For each topic, randomly choose how much of that topic
    set topic-list lput random 3 topic-list
  report topic-list

; turtle method

to find-top-project
  ifelse topic-based? [
    ; if it's topic-based, then look at all patches
    set top-project max-one-of patches [patch-utility]
  ; Otherwise, only look at neighbors
  set top-project max-one-of patches in-radius neighborhood-size [patch-utility]

to contribute-to-project
  ; Find the top utility of the top project
  let top-utility [patch-utility] of top-project
  ; If the benefit is greater than the cost, then contribute resources
  ifelse top-utility > resources [
    ask top-project[
      ; update the contribution level and progress of the project
      set contribution-level contribution-level + [resources] of myself
      set pcolor red
    ; Record that this turtle has made a contribution
    set contributions-made contributions-made + resources
    ; If they contributed, they are more likely to contribute in the future
    set interest interest * (1 + positive-reinforcement)
    ; But, they can't go above the max interest
    if interest > max-interest [
      set interest max-interest
    set color red
  ;; If they didn't contribute, then decrease their interest
  set interest interest * (1 - negative-reinforcement)
  set color blue

to update-patch-progress
  set progress get-patch-progress contribution-level

to-report patch-utility
  let x contribution-level + [resources] of myself ; What would the total contribution be?
  let weight [interest] of myself * multiplier / distance myself ; The utility is multiplied by the overall multiplier times my interest
  if topic-based? [
    ; Multiply the weight by how similar the patch topic distribution is to my interest
    set weight weight * item pindex [similarity-list] of myself
  let orig_utility weight * progress ; Current utility based on logisitic
  let total_utility weight * get-patch-progress x
  report total_utility - orig_utility ; Return the amount of utility added

;; Patch reporter; gives the progress at a given x

to-report get-patch-progress [x]
  let result 0
    ; Update the patch progress based on the current contribution level.
  set result 1 / (e ^ ((mu - x) / beta) + 1)
  ;If the exponential is too lrge, it means we're really close to 0
  set result 0
  report result

to recolor-patches
  set pcolor scale-color orange progress -1 2

; Turtle function

to ask-to-die
  if interest < .05 [

to update-ginis
  ; Code basically stolen from the wealth distribution model
  set patch-gini gini [contribution-level] of patches
  set turtle-gini gini [contributions-made] of turtles
  set patch-progress-gini gini [progress] of patches

;; this procedure recomputes the value of gini-index-reserve
;; and the points in lorenz-points for the Lorenz and Gini-Index plots

to-report gini [contributions]
  let sorted-contribs sort contributions
  let total-contribs sum sorted-contribs
  if total-contribs = 0 [
    report 0
  let contrib-sum-so-far 0
  let index 0
  let gini-index-reserve 0
  let lorenz-points []
  let num-contribs length contributions

  ;; now actually plot the Lorenz curve -- along the way, we also
  ;; calculate the Gini index.
  ;; (see the Info tab for a description of the curve and measure)
  repeat num-contribs [
    set contrib-sum-so-far (contrib-sum-so-far + item index sorted-contribs)
    set lorenz-points lput ((contrib-sum-so-far / total-contribs) * 100) lorenz-points
    set index (index + 1)
    set gini-index-reserve
    gini-index-reserve +
    (index / num-contribs) -
    (contrib-sum-so-far / total-contribs)
  report (gini-index-reserve / num-contribs) / 0.5

There are 6 versions of this model.

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Jeremy Foote over 7 years ago Fixing documentation Download this version
Jeremy Foote over 7 years ago Bugfixes and new plots Download this version
Jeremy Foote over 7 years ago Added lots of plots; topic-based similarity Download this version
Jeremy Foote over 7 years ago Adding some features and info tab Download this version
Jeremy Foote over 7 years ago Working to add LevelSpace Download this version
Jeremy Foote over 7 years ago Initial upload Download this version

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collective_action_abm.pdf pdf Design Document v1 over 7 years ago, by Jeremy Foote Download
JeremyFoote_May9.pdf pdf Progress Report - May 9 over 7 years ago, by Jeremy Foote Download

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