A New Method for Structural Simulation

Domingo C, Sananes M, Tonella G, & Sarmiento F (1995). A New Method for Structural Simulation. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-95-054

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Abstract

In this paper structural change is defined and a tool to simulate structural changes is introduced which consists of a new simulation language which allows to deal separately with quantitative changes and structural qualitative changes. Two strategies of structural simulation are described. In the first one, the user defines the possible structures and conditions of change. In this case, the simulation process finds the structural paths through successive structures. In the second strategy, the structures are generated by the simulation process based on the model of creative thinking proposed by Poincare and Hadamard. AI and genetic programming techniques are used to implement the model. A simple example is given to illustrate the method of the second strategy.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: Advanced Computer Applications (ACA)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:06
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2016 10:09
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/4539

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