Julia Schindler

Research interests

Curriculum Vitae

1998 Matura (Khevenhuellergymnasium Linz, Austria)
2005 Diploma in Mathematics and Geography (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet Bonn, Germany)
2010 PhD at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn, Germany
2010 - 2012 Post-doc at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn, Germany
End 2012 Visiting scholar at the United Nations University - Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), Bonn, Germany
2013 Visiting scholar at the Center for Research in Social Simulation (CRESS), Surrey, UK
2014 - 2015 Post-doc at the Institute for Environmental Studies, Free University Amsterdam, NL
2015 - Now Study of Psychology at PFH Goettingen, Germany.

Prior Research Topics:


Le QB, Schindler J, Gleisberg K, Laube W, Tamene L, Vlek PLG (2008) A multi-agent based decision support tool for the management of land and water resources of small catchments in the Volta River basin. In: Vielhauer, K., Arntz, C., Oeliger, E. (eds.) Global Change and Water Resources in West Africa - The German-African GLOWA Projects. Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Bonn, Germany, pp. 162 - 163.

Schindler J (2010) A Multi-Agent System for Simulating Land-Use and Land-Cover Change in the Atankwidi Catchment in Upper East Ghana, Dissertation. Ecology and Development Series No. 68. Link

Khamzina A and Schindler J (2010) Exploring the underrated potential of dryland afforestation for climate change mitigation, ZEF newsletter no. 23. Link

Schindler J (2012) Rethinking the Tragedy of the Commons: The integration of socio-psychological dispositions, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation Vol. 15(1): 4. Link

Schindler J (2012) A simple agent-based model of the Tragedy of the Commons. In: Troitzsch KG and Möhring M (eds.), Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, May 29th-June 1st, 2012, Koblenz, Germany (peer-reviewed). Link

Schindler J (2012) The importance of being accurate in agent-based models - an illustration with agent aging. In: Guttmann C, Timm IJ (eds.), Proceedings of the 10th German Conference on Multiagent System Technologies, Trier - Germany, October, 10th-12th, 2012, Springer (peer-reviewed, full paper). Link

Schindler J (2013) About the Uncertainties in Model Design and Their Effects: An Illustration with a Land-Use Model. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 16(4): 6. Link

Schindler J (2013) Autonomous traffic-jam clearance using a frugal adaptive cruise control strategy. To appear in: Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Elsevier), Conference on Agent-Based Modeling in Transportation Planning and Operations, September 30 - October 2, 2013, Blacksburg, Virginia, US. Link

Schindler J (2013) Book review: Meeting at Grand Central: Understanding the Social and Evolutionary Roots of Cooperation, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 16(3) Link

Schindler J, Ruppenthal J, Abbott, K (in preparation) Why do the tendency for spatial clustering and other species traits favor outbreaks in forest Macrolepidoptera? Answers by simulation and mathematical analysis.

Buechner, B. Schindler, J., and P. Verburg (in preparation) How can we characterize a land-use decision-making typology? A Systematic Review Protocol.

Schindler, J. and P. Verburg (in preparation) Agent-based modelling and human functional types for simulating land use at global scale.


e-mail: julia.schindler@vu.nl


Last modified: 20.09.2013