Welcome to Soil’s documentation!

Soil is an opinionated Agent-based Social Simulator in Python focused on Social Networks. To get started developing your own simulations and agent behaviors, check out our Tutorial and the examples on GitHub <https://github.com/gsi-upm/soil/tree/master/examples>.

Soil can be installed through pip (see more details in the Installation page):.

pip install soil

If you use Soil in your research, do not forget to cite this paper:

    author = "S{\'a}nchez, Jes{\'u}s M. and Iglesias, Carlos A. and S{\'a}nchez-Rada, J. Fernando",
    booktitle = "Advances in Practical Applications of Cyber-Physical Multi-Agent Systems: The PAAMS Collection",
    doi = "10.1007/978-3-319-59930-4_19",
    editor = "Demazeau Y., Davidsson P., Bajo J., Vale Z.",
    isbn = "978-3-319-59929-8",
    keywords = "soil;social networks;agent based social simulation;python",
    month = "June",
    organization = "PAAMS 2017",
    pages = "234-245",
    publisher = "Springer Verlag",
    series = "LNAI",
    title = "{S}oil: {A}n {A}gent-{B}ased {S}ocial {S}imulator in {P}ython for {M}odelling and {S}imulation of {S}ocial {N}etworks",
    url = "https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-59930-4_19",
    volume = "10349",
    year = "2017",