Finding such commonalities in the world of theories can be useful for several reasons. For one thing, noticing that two theories share certain traits may help us understand each of them better. Furthermore, we show that agent-based modelers using modern object-oriented programming techniques can benefit from finding common patterns in theories.
We appreciate comments and support of Björn Urbansky, Alex Fink, André Casajus, Hannes Böhm, Bert Tieben, Gary Mongiovi, Sanford Ikeda, Mario Rizzo, Bruce Caldwell, Tony Lawson, Young Back Choi, and several anonymous referees. All remaining errors are ours.
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