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ISID and the University of Tokyo Build a Cloud-Based Artificial Market Simulation Environment

Launch of Joint Research on Agent-Based Modeling (ABM) for the Financial Sector Information Services

International-Dentsu, Ltd. and the Izumi Laboratory, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, have built a cloud-based simulation environment for the artificial market using agent-based modeling in collaboration with Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd., Cloudera, Inc., and Simudyne Ltd.

This is a groundbreaking attempt to enable simulations using ABM, which requires a large-scale parallel and distributed processing environment, in an open cloud environment. Going forward, ISID and the Izumi Laboratory will use this system to proceed with joint research on the application of ABM in market risk analysis and other areas of the financial sector.

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Chloe Hibbert