The threshold model

A threshold model is any model where some threshold value(s) is/are used to distinguish the ranges of values, where the behavior predicted by the model converges in some important way. Schelling attempted to model the dynamics of segregation, which was motivated when individual interactions by constructing two simulation models.

Schelling's Segregation Model

Schelling's Segregation Model (SSM) was first developed by Thomas C. Schelling. This model is one of the first constructive models of a system that is capable of self-organization.

Schelling experimented by placing pennies and dimes on a chessboard and moving them around according to various rules. In his experiment, he used a board analogous to a city, a board square to ...

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