Parable of the Polygons

This segregation simulation is based off the work of Nobel Prize-winning game theorist, Thomas Schelling. Specifically, his 1971 paper, Dynamic Models of Segregation. We built on top of this, and showed how a small demand for diversity can desegregate a neighborhood.

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Subject sociology
Abstract

This segregation simulation is based off the work of Nobel Prize-winning game theorist, Thomas Schelling. Specifically, his 1971 paper, Dynamic Models of Segregation. We built on top of this, and showed how a small demand for diversity can desegregate a neighborhood.

Creator Vi Hart & Nicky Case
Discipline Sociology
Type Interactive Simulation
Resource Type Analysis or Visualization Tool
Language English
Education Level Higher Ed
Interactivity Type Active
Interactivity Level High
Typical Learning Time 15 to 30 minutes
Access Rights Free Access
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