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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2011, Article ID 915279, 17 pages
Research Article

New Insights on the Emergence of Classes Model

Grupo InSiSoc. EII Valladolid, Universidad de Valladolid, Paseo del Cauce S/N, 47011 Valladolid, Spain

Received 10 November 2010; Accepted 12 January 2011

Academic Editor: Binggen Zhang

Copyright © 2011 David J. Poza et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We show the results of a detailed replication of the Emergence of Classes Model Axtell et al. (2004). We study the effect of possible biases on the original proposal and we find additional results and conclusions. We also explore the effects of minor changes on the decision rules that agents play.