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How to build a stunning simulation


How to build a stunning simulation

The day AnyLogic presented their AnyLogic 8.5 updates I was very excited. In addition to the headline developments I found that they had added a 3D bike object. That reminded me of an old model of bikes that I had uploaded to RunTheModel, and that, in turn, made me think about developing an idea to create a similar model using the process modeling library. Would it be possible to create a discrete-event (DE) model that seems as if it was created entirely using agent-based (AB) modeling?

How Many Simulation Trials Should I Run? Factors that Impact OptQuest Search Performance


How Many Simulation Trials Should I Run? Factors that Impact OptQuest Search Performance

The industry leading OptQuest simulation optimization engine from OptTek is integrated with AnyLogic to further enhance analysis and decision making with simulation modeling.

The recent release of AnyLogic 8.5 included the latest OptQuest optimizer. Read on and learn from Dr. Ben Thengvall about how to quickly determine optimal parameters for your simulation models with OptQuest.

The art of process-centric modeling – an AnyLogic educational textbook


The art of process-centric modeling – an AnyLogic educational textbook

This free educational textbook uses AnyLogic to teach the art of process centric modeling. Also known as discrete-event modeling, process-centric modeling is good for capturing business processes, where systems can be described as a sequence of actions. Capturing a system in a process-centric model is not always straightforward but, using clear examples and the simulation modeling tool AnyLogic, this book teaches you how.

AnyLogic 7 in Three Days in Japanese


AnyLogic 7 in Three Days in Japanese

AnyLogic 7 in Three Days, the practical book on AnyLogic 7 from AnyLogic developers, is now available for FREE in Japanese! The book is written by Ilya Grigoryev the author of AnyLogic training courses. The book is designed for self-education or university environment and might be considered as the first learning guide to AnyLogic software. The book is structured around four examples from different areas, where simulation modeling could be implemented: manufacturing, healthcare, marketing research and pedestrian flows. Being practice-oriented, the book also contains some theory behind all four application areas. The book is available in Portuguese, Chinese and English.

AnyLogic 7 in Three Days, Portuguese Translation - FREE


AnyLogic 7 in Three Days, Portuguese Translation - FREE

AnyLogic 7 in Three Days, the first practical textbook on AnyLogic 7 from AnyLogic developers, has a Portuguese version available to download at no cost to you. The book is written by Ilya Grigoryev, Head of Training at AnyLogic and the author of AnyLogic documentation and AnyLogic training courses. Consider this, your first step in learning AnyLogic software. The book is structured around three examples: a consumer market model, an epidemiology model, and an airport model. Some theory behind all three modeling methods is also provided in the book. Through reading the book and completing the exercises, you will create models of pedestrians and discrete events using business process flowcharts, draw diagrams of stock and flow, and build agent-based models. On the Portuguese landing page, also find additional learning material. A recorded webinar is available (in English) that focuses on key new AnyLogic 7 features: extending GIS maps by adding additional shapefiles, converting shapefiles into GIS routes, and the Fluid Library.

AnyLogic 7 in Three Days, Available Now in Portuguese


AnyLogic 7 in Three Days, Available Now in Portuguese

AnyLogic 7 in Three Days, the first practical textbook on AnyLogic 7 from AnyLogic developers, is now available in Portuguese through Amazon.com. The book is written by Ilya Grigoryev, Head of Training at AnyLogic and the author of AnyLogic documentation and AnyLogic training courses. Consider this, your first step in learning AnyLogic software. The book is structured around three examples: a consumer market model, an epidemiology model, and an airport model. Some theory behind all three modeling methods is also provided in the book. Through reading the book and completing the exercises, you will create models of pedestrians and discrete events using business process flowcharts, draw diagrams of stock and flow, and build agent-based models. You'll find AnyLogic 7 in Three Days to be the perfect accompaniment to the FREE Personal Learning Edition (PLE) of AnyLogic software. Whether you are a commercial user, student, or professor teaching AnyLogic in the classroom, let this be your guide.

When to Use Action Charts or Functions


When to Use Action Charts or Functions

Ben Schumann is a senior modeler at decisionLab, a company in the UK which designs and builds custom models and decision-support tools that help their clients to make evidence-based strategic, tactical and operational decisions. Ben, a significantly experienced AnyLogic user, works with diverse clients such as the MoD, Rolls-Royce or GSK. He handles project delivery from start to end, managing team members, and client communication. Ben Schumann holds a Ph.D. in Complex Systems Simulation and developed an advanced aerospace design simulation model for the early design phase. It was applied for designing several real unmanned aircraft (the first 3D-printed aircraft on the planet, see New Scientist: http://bit.ly/1D3UDSK). Ben enjoyed a thorough training in simulation modelling thanks to his Grad School on Complex Systems Simulation.

AnyLogic 7 in Three Days: Paperback Edition Available


AnyLogic 7 in Three Days: Paperback Edition Available

AnyLogic 7 in Three Days, the first practical textbook on AnyLogic 7 from AnyLogic developers, is now available in paperback through Amazon.com. The book is written by Ilya Grigoryev, Head of Training at AnyLogic and the author of AnyLogic documentation and AnyLogic training courses. Consider this your first step to learning AnyLogic software. The book is structured around three examples: a consumer market model, an epidemiology model and an airport model. Some theory behind all three modeling methods is also provided, but if you are looking for a deeper dive into the methodologies, check out The Big Book of Simulation Modeling by Andrei Borshchev, The AnyLogic Company CEO. You'll find AnyLogic 7 in Three Days to be the perfect accompaniment to the FREE Personal Learning Edition (PLE) of AnyLogic software. Whether you are a commercial user, student, or professor teaching AnyLogic in the classroom, let this be your guide.