CONDITIONS FOR LONG LASTING SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION IN AN AGENT-BASED MODEL

Luca Ansaloni, Marco Villani, Roberto Serra, David Lane

Abstract

During the last decades, innovation has become a hot topic in a variety of socio-technological contexts: in particular, a key problem is that of understanding its origins. Moreover, scientists are not able to evaluate the sustainability of innovation processes, and it is difficult to discover what sort of conditions might lead to their crisis and even collapse. In this paper we present a model where agents are able to create new artifacts and can develop and enact strategies able to sustain innovation for very long periods. We discuss some results and make observations useful for understanding the processes and the strategies that sustain the growth of diversity in social and technological organizations.

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Ansaloni L., Villani M., Serra R. and Lane D. (2011). CONDITIONS FOR LONG LASTING SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION IN AN AGENT-BASED MODEL . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8425-41-6, pages 410-417. DOI: 10.5220/0003175104100417


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@conference{icaart11,
author={Luca Ansaloni and Marco Villani and Roberto Serra and David Lane},
title={CONDITIONS FOR LONG LASTING SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION IN AN AGENT-BASED MODEL},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},
year={2011},
pages={410-417},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003175104100417},
isbn={978-989-8425-41-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - CONDITIONS FOR LONG LASTING SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION IN AN AGENT-BASED MODEL
SN - 978-989-8425-41-6
AU - Ansaloni L.
AU - Villani M.
AU - Serra R.
AU - Lane D.
PY - 2011
SP - 410
EP - 417
DO - 10.5220/0003175104100417