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So is this true in all cases? Is there any way around that?

Thanks,
Megan


On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 7:42 PM, Sean Luke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On Feb 26, 2014, at 4:03 PM, Megan Olsen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > When I ask MASON for a bag of neighbors, is this the bag of neighbors
> based on a previous timestep, or does a neighbor who moved to my
> neighborhood during this timestep get included? (Since updates are done
> serially instead of actually parallelized)
> >
> > For example, if I have a 2D grid of agents, say it looks like the one
> below:
> >
> > xxxxxoxx
> > xxxxo*ox
> > xxx#xxxx
> >
> > In my new time step, the # agent updates first:
> > xxxxxoxx
> > xxxxo*ox
> > xxxxx#xx
> >
> > And now my * agent is updating second.  Will # count as being in *'s
> neighborhood, even though it moved there during the same timestep, so could
> be interpretted as "not yet there"?
>
> # will count as being in *'s neighborhood.  Neighborhood lookup is
> agnostic with regard to "agents" -- it's just looking up *things* that are
> in the fields.  It just gives you the items as they *currently* are.
>
> Sean
>