An overview of the structured modeling technology

Makowski M (2004). An overview of the structured modeling technology. In: Applied Analysis and Synthesis of Complex Systems.

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Abstract

Making rational policy decisions for complex environmental problems typically requires comprehensive analyses of relations between decisions and various measures of the consequences resulting from their implementations. Such relations can be represented by various mathematical models, each having an infinite number of solutions of the decision problem. An efficient model-based decision-making support needs an appropriate modeling technology. This paper first summarizes the characteristics of model-based policy-making support, and uses as a concrete example a complex modeling application developed for supporting international negotiations, which requires various types of analyses of a complex model, as well as interaction with its users. Then it outlines the SMT (Structured Modeling Technology), which has been developed for model-based decision-making support for such problems.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Structured modeling; Decision support systems; Modeling systems and languages; Model management; Simulation; Large scale optimization; Data-base management systems; Object-oriented programming; Internet; Environment
Research Programs: Risk, Modeling and Society (RMS)
Bibliographic Reference: In: K. Tsuchiya, T. Sawaragi, M. Makowski (Eds); Applied Analysis and Synthesis of Complex Systems; Proceedings of the IIASA - Kyoto University Joint Seminar, 28-29 June 2004, IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria pp.88-99
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:16
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2016 16:43
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/7338

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