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Agent-based simulation model representation using BPMN

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Agent-based simulation model representation using BPMN. / Onggo, Stephan.

Formal languages for computer simulation: transdisciplinary models and applications. ed. / Pau Fonseca i Casas. Hershey, Penn. : IGI Global, 2013. p. 378-399.

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Onggo, S 2013, Agent-based simulation model representation using BPMN. in P Fonseca i Casas (ed.), Formal languages for computer simulation: transdisciplinary models and applications. IGI Global, Hershey, Penn., pp. 378-399. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-4369-7.ch012

APA

Onggo, S. (2013). Agent-based simulation model representation using BPMN. In P. Fonseca i Casas (Ed.), Formal languages for computer simulation: transdisciplinary models and applications (pp. 378-399). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-4369-7.ch012

Vancouver

Onggo S. Agent-based simulation model representation using BPMN. In Fonseca i Casas P, editor, Formal languages for computer simulation: transdisciplinary models and applications. Hershey, Penn.: IGI Global. 2013. p. 378-399 https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-4369-7.ch012

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Onggo, Stephan. / Agent-based simulation model representation using BPMN. Formal languages for computer simulation: transdisciplinary models and applications. editor / Pau Fonseca i Casas. Hershey, Penn. : IGI Global, 2013. pp. 378-399

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