Bill Tomlinson (2009)
A Proximate Mechanism for Communities of Agents to Commemorate Long Dead Ancestors
Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation
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Received: 04-May-2008 Accepted: 07-Sep-2008 Published: 31-Jan-2009
|Figure 1. Community's average opinion of the dominance of all individuals that have ever lived, from newborns (at right) to long dead ancestors (at left). Black dots signify currently living agents, while hollow dots are deceased agents.|
|Figure 2. Percentage of living community that knows about a given individual (either through direct interaction or indirect communication), from newborns (at right) to long dead ancestors (at left). Black bars signify living agents, while gray bars signify deceased agents.|
|Figure 3. Reciprocity enables the average social capital to be higher in communities that perform ancestor veneration than in communities who communicate only Relationships involving living Persons|
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