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Armature distribution within the PaleoscapeABM

Armature distribution within the PaleoscapeABM (version 1.0.0)

This is a variant of the PaleoscapeABM model available here written by Wren and Janssen. In this variant, we give projectile weapons to hunter and document where they discard them over time. Discard rate and location are influenced by probabilities of hitting/missing the prey, probabilities of damaging the weapon, and probabilities of carrying back embedded projectile armatures to the habitation camp with the body carcass.

Release Notes

This is the first release of this model. The model can simply be opened and run by clicking Setup and then Go. One can also use BehaviorSpace to run more complicated scenarios and explore how different parameter values affect the distribution of projectile armatures.

The outputs and R scripts used for our analysis can be downloaded from our OSF repository.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at