Journal articles


Bommel P., Bécu N., Le Page C., Bousquet F., 2015. Cormas, an Agent-Based simulation platform for coupling human decisions with computerized dynamics. In, T. Kaneda, H. Kanegae, Y. Toyoda, & P. Rizzi (Éd.), Simulation and Gaming in the Network Society. Volume 9 of the series Translational Systems Sciences pp 387-410. Springer Singapore. DOI:10.1007/978-981-10-0575-6_27.   Download the preprint version


Saqalli M., Gérard B., Bielders C.L., Defourny P. Targeting rural development interventions: Empirical agent-based modeling in Nigerien villages. Agricultural Systems.

Galtier, F., F. Bousquet, Antona, M. and Bommel, P., 2012. Markets as communication systems" Journal of Evolutionary Economics 22(1): 161-201. post script version , Springer link


Van Vliet N., Milner-Gulland EJ., Bousquet F., Saqalli M., Nasi R., 2010. Effect of Small-Scale Heterogeneity of Prey and Hunter Distributions on the Sustainability of Bushmeat Hunting. Conservation Biology, 24, 5, 1327-1337.

Saqalli M., Gérard B., Bielders C.L., Defourny P. 2010. Testing social-driven family forces on the evolution of Niger Sahelian rural farming systems: A combined agent-based modelling & anthropological approach. Ecological Modelling, 221, 2714-2727.

Saqalli M., Gérard B., Bielders C.L., Defourny, P. 2010. Simulating rural environmentally and socio-economically constrained multi-activity and multi-decision societies in a low-data context: a challenge through empirical agent-based modeling. Journal of Artificial Societies & Social Simulation, 13, 2.


Becu N., Neef A., Schreinemachers P. et Sangkapitux C. 2008. Participatory computer simulation to support collective decision-making: Potential and limits of stakeholder involvement. Land Use Policy 25(4): 498-509.

Dray A., Mazerolle L., Perez P., Ritter A. 2008. Policing Australia’s ‘Heroin Drought’ Using an Agent-Based Model to Simulate Alternative Outcomes. Journal of Experimental Criminology, in press.


Arrignon, F., Deconchat, M., Sarthou, J.P., Balent, G. & Monteil, C., 2007. Modelling the overwintering strategy of a beneficial insect in a heterogeneous landscape using a multi-agent system. Ecological Modelling 205, 423-436.

Barnaud C., Bousquet F. and Trébuil G. 2007. Multi-agent simulations to explore rules for rural credit in a highland farming community of Northern Thailand, Ecological Economics. In press

Bousquet F., Castella J.C., Trébuil G., Barnaud C., Boissau S., Kam S.P. 2007. Using multi-agent systems in a companion modelling approach for agroecosystem management in South-east Asia. Outlook on Agriculture, 36(1): 57-62.

Castella J.C., Verburg P.H. 2007. Combination of process-oriented and pattern-oriented models of land use change in a mountain area of Vietnam. Ecological Modelling, 202(3-4): 410-420.

Castella J.C., Kam S.P., Dang Dinh Quang, Verburg P.H., Chu Thai Hoanh. 2007. Combing top-down and bottom-up modelling approaches of Land Use/Cover Change to support public policies: application to sustainable management of natural resources in Northern Vietnam. Land Use Policy, 24(3): 531-545.

Mathevet R., Le Page C., Etienne M., Lefebvre G., Poulin B., Gigot G., Proréol S. and Mauchamp A. 2007. ButorStar : a Role-Playing Game for Collective Awareness of Reedbed Wise Use. Simulation & Gaming, 38:233-262.

van Hofwegen, G., Becx, G.A., van den Broek, J.A. and Koning, N.B.J., 2007. Unraveling the unsustainability spiral in sub-Saharan Africa: an agent based modelling approach. Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems, 5(2):112-137.


Barnaud C., P. Promburom, F. Bousquet and G. Trébuil. 2006. Companion modelling to facilitate collective land management by Akha villagers in upper northern Thailand. Journal of the World Association Soil & Water Conservation JI, pp: 38-54.

Bah A., I. Touré, C. Le Page, A. Ickowitz and A. Diop. 2006. An agent based model to understand the multiple uses of land and resources around drillings in Sahel. Mathematical and Computer Modelling 44 (5-6), pp: 513-534

Dray A., Perez P., Jones N., Le Page C., D'Aquino P., White I. and Auatabu T. 2006. The AtollGame experience: from Knowledge Engineering to a Computer-assisted Role Playing Game. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 9(1).

Gurung T. R., F. Bousquet and G. Trébuil. 2006. Companion modeling, conflict resolution, and institution building: sharing irrigation water in the Lingmuteychu Watershed, Bhutan. Ecology and Society 11 (2): 36

Guyot P. and H. Shinichi. 2006. Agent-Based Participatory Simulations: Merging Multi-Agent Systems and Role-Playing Games Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 9 (4),

Purnomo H. and P. Guizol. 2006. Simulating forest plantation co-management with a multi-agent system. Mathematical and Computer Modelling 44 (5-6), pp: 535-552

Soulié J.-C. and O. Thébaud. 2006. Modelling fleet response in regulated fishery: an agent-based approach. Mathematical and Computer Modelling 44 (5-6), pp: 553-564


Antona M., D'Aquino P., Aubert S., Barreteau O., Boissau S., Bousquet F., Daré W., Etienne M., Le Page C., Mathevet R., Trébuil G., et J. Weber (Collectif Commod). 2005. La modélisation comme outil d'accompagnement. Natures Sciences Sociétés, 13: 165-168.

Bousquet F., Raj Gurung T. et G. Trébuil. 2005. The game of life: a fresh approach to the challenge of sharing agricultural resources has farmers playing games wih scientists. Rice Today (IRRI, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines), 4/1: 25-27.

Castella J. C., Boissau S., Tran Ngoc Trung et Dang Dinh Quang. 2005. Agrarian transition and lowland-upland interactions in mountain areas in northern Vietnam: Application of a multi-agent simulation model. Agricultural Systems, 86(3): 312-332.

Castella J. C., Tran Ngoc Trung et S. Boissau. 2005. Participatory simulation of land-use changes in the northern mountains of Vietnam: the combined use of an agent-based model, a role-playing game, and a geographic information system. Ecology and Society 10(1).

Houdart M., Bonin M., Le Page C., Fort M. et Saudubray F. 2005. SIG, Chorèmes et Systèmes Multi-Agents . Evolution d'un système rural martiniquais et pression polluante. Revue Internationale de Géomatique, 15/3: 339-356.

Torii D., Bousquet F. et Ishida T.: Extension of Companion Modeling Using Classification Learning, Transaction of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, Vol.20, No. 6, pp. 379-386 (2005).


Barreteau O, Bousquet F, Millier C et J. Weber. Suitability of multi-agent simulations to study irrigation system viability: applications to case studies in the Senegal River valley. Agricultural Systems, 80:255-275.

Boissau S., Hoang Lan Anh, et Castella J.C. 2004. The SAMBA Role Play Game in Northern Vietnam: An Innovative Approach to Participatory Natural Resource Management. Mountain Research and Development 24(2): 101-5.

Bousquet, F. et Le Page, C. Multi-agent simulations and ecosystem management: a review . Ecological Modelling
176 (3-4): 313-332

Ducrot, R., Le Page, C., Bommel, P. et Kuper, M. 2004. Articulating land and water dynamics with urbanization:an attempt to model natural resources management at the urban edge. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 28(1-2): 85-106.


Antona M., D'Aquino P., Aubert S., Barreteau O., Boissau S., Bousquet F., Daré W., Etienne M., Le Page C., Mathevet R., Trébuil G., et J. Weber (Collectif Commod). 2003. Our companion modelling approach (La modélisation comme outil d'accompagnement). Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 6(2).

Amiguet, M., Muller, J.-P., Baez-Barranco, J.-A. et Nagy, A. 2003. The MOCA platform. Simulating the dynamics of social networks. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2581:71-88 (MABS 2002, editors: J. Sichman, F.Bousquet and P. Davidsson).

Barreteau, O. 2003. The joint use of role-playing games and models regarding negotiation processes: characterization of associations. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 6(2).

Barreteau, O., Le Page, C. et D'Aquino, P. 2003. Role-Playing Games, Models and Negotiation Processes. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 6(2).

Barreteau, O., Garin, P., Dumontier, A. et Abrami, G. 2003. Agent-based facilitation of water allocation: Case study in the drome river valley. Group Decision and Negociation, 12:441-461

Becu, N., Bousquet, F., Barreteau, O., Perez, P. et Walker, A. 2003. A methodology for eliciting and modelling stakeholders' representations with agent-based modelling. Pages 131-148 in D. Hales, B. Edmonds, E. Norling and J. Rouchier, editors. Multi-agent-based simulation iii. 4th international workshop, MABS 2003 Melbourne, Australia, july 2003, revised papers. Springer, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2927.

Becu, N., Perez, P., Walker, B., Barreteau, O. et Le Page, C. 2003. Agent-based simulation of a small catchment water management in northern Thailand: Description of the CATCHSCAPE model. Ecological Modelling, 170:319-331

Boissau, S. et Castella, J.-C. 2003. Constructing a common representation of local institutions and land-use systems through simulation gaming and multiagent modeling in rural areas of northern vietnam : The samba-week methodology. Simulation & Gaming, 34:342-357

D'Aquino, P., Le Page, C., Bousquet, F. et Bah, A. 2003. Using self-designed role-playing games and a multi-agent system to empower a local decision-making process for land use management: The SelfCormas experiment in Senegal. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 6(3).

Daré, W. et Barreteau, O. 2003. A role-playing game in irrigated system negotiation: between play and reality. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 6(3).

Etienne, M. 2003. SYLVOPAST: a multiple target role-playing game to assess negotiation processes in sylvopastoral management planning. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 6(2).

Etienne, M., Le Page, C. et Cohen, M. 2003. A Step-by-step approach to building land management scenarios based on multiple viewpoints on multi-agent system simulations. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 6(2).

Feuillette, S., Bousquet, F. et Le Goulven, P. 2003. SINUSE: A multi-agent model to negotiate water demand management on a free access water table. Environmental Modelling and Software, 18:413-427.

Marietto, M., David, N., Sichman, J. et Coelho, H. 2003. Requirement analysis of agent-based simulation platforms: State of the art and new prospects. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence:125-141.

Mathevet, R., Bousquet, F., Le Page, C. et Antona, M. 2003. Agent-based simulations of interactions between duck population, farming decisions and leasing of hunting rights in the camargue (southern france). Ecological modelling, 165:107-126.

Purnomo, H. et Vanclay, J.K. 2003. Multi-agent Simulation of Alternative Scenarios of Collaborative Forest Management. Small-scale Forest Economics, Management and Policy, 2(2): 277-292.


d'Aquino, P., Le Page, C., Bousquet, F. et Bah, A. 2002. A novel mediating participatory modelling: the "self-design" process to accompany collective decision making. Int. J. Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology 12(1): 59-74.

Ginot, V., Le Page, C. et Souissi S. 2002. A multi-agents architecture to enhance end-user individual-based modelling. Ecological Modelling 157: 23-41.

Kam, S.-P., Castella, J.-C., Hoanh, C.-T., Trebuil, G. et Bousquet, F. 2002. Methodological integration for sustainable natural resource management beyong field/farm level: Lessons from the ecoregional initiative for the humid and sub-humid tropics of asia. Int. J. Sustain. Dev. World Ecol, 9:383-395.

Lynam, T., Bousquet, F., Le Page, C., d'Aquino, P., Barreteau, O., Chinembiri, F. et Mombeshora, B. 2002. Adapting science to adaptive managers: spidergrams, belief models, and multi-agent systems modeling. Conservation Ecology 5(2): 24.


Bakam, I., Kordon, F., Le Page, C. et Bousquet, F. 2001. Formalization of a spatialized multi-agent system using coloured Petri nets for the study of a hunting management system. J.L. Rash et al. (Eds.): FAABS 2000, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 1871: 123-132.

Barreteau, O., Bousquet, F., et Attonaty, J.M. 2001. Role-playing games for opening the black box of multi-agent systems: method and lessons of its application to Senegal River Valley irrigated systems. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 4(2).

Bonnefoy, J.-L., Bousquet, F. et Rouchier, J. 2001. Modélisation d'une interaction individus, espace, société par les systèmes multi-agents : pâture en forêt virtuelle. L'espace géographique 1-2001: 13-25.

Bousquet, F., Le Page, C., Bakam, I. et Takforyan, A. 2001. A spatially explicit individual-based model of blue duikers population dynamics: multi-agent simulation of bushmeat hunting in an eastern cameroonian village. Ecological Modelling, 138(1-3): 331-346.

Bousquet, F., Lifran, R., Tidball, M., Thoyer, S. et Antona, M. 2001. Agent-based modelling, game theory and natural resource management issues. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 4(2).

Petit, O. 2001. Combining mas with gis: Another way to "pixelise" the commons? The Common Property Resource Digest. Quaterly Publication of the international association for the study of common property:9-11.

Rouchier, J., Bousquet, F., Requier-Desjardins, M. et Antona, M. 2001. A multi-agent model for describing transhumance in North Cameroon: comparison of different rationality to develop a routine. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 25: 527-559.

Rouchier, J., O'Connor, M., et Bousquet, F. 2001. The creation of a reputation in an artificial society organised by a gift system. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 4(2).

Thébaud, O., et Locatelli, B. 2001. Modelling the emergence of resource-sharing conventions: an agent-based approach. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 4(2)


Barreteau, O. et Bousquet, F. 2000. SHADOC: a Multi-Agent Model to tackle viability of irrigated systems. Annals of Operations Research 94: 139-162.

Barreteau, O. et Bousquet, F. 2000. Systèmes multi-agents et viabilité des systèmes irrigués. Techniques et Sciences Informatiques 7: 943-962.

Bommel, P. et Lardon, S. 2000. Un simulateur pour explorer les interactions entre dynamiques de végétation et de pâturage. Impact des stratégies sur les configurations spatiales. Géomatique 10: 107-130.

Bonin, M. et Le Page, C. 2000. SIG, SMA, connaissances et gestion de l'espace: le cas du Massif de Tanargue. Géomatique 10: 131-155.

Rouchier, J., Bousquet, F., Barreteau, O., Le Page, C. et Bonnefoy, J.-L., 2000. Multi-agent modelling and renewable resources issues: the relevance of shared representations for interacting agents. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1979: 181-197 (MABS 2000, editors: S. Moss and P. Davidsson).


Antona, M., Bousquet, F., Le Page, C., Weber, J., Karsenty, A. et Guizol, P. 1998. Economic theory and renewable resource management. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1534: 61-78 (MABS 1998, editors: J. Sichman, R. Conte and N. Gilbert).

Bousquet, F., Bakam, I., Proton, H. et Le Page, C. 1998. Cormas: common-pool resources and multi-agent Systems. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1416: 826-838.

Bousquet, F. et Gautier, D. 1998. Comparaison de deux approches de modélisation des dynamiques spatiales par simulation multi-agents: les approches spatiales et acteurs. CyberGéo 89.

Rouchier, J. et Bousquet, F. 1998. Non-merchant Economy and multi-agents systems, an analysis of structuring exchanges. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1534: 11-124 (MABS 1998, editors: J. Sichman, R. Conte and N. Gilbert).


Bousquet, F., Cambier, C. et P. Morand. 1994. Distributed artificial intelligence and object-oriented modelling of a fishery. Mathematical Computer Modelling, 2018:97-107.


Bousquet, F., Morand P., Quensière J., Mullon C. et A. Pavé. 1993. Simulating the interaction between a society and a renewable resource. Journal of Biological Systems, 1:199-214.


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