Model This [Trial]

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Model This [Trial]

Postby Jim_R » April 15th, 2010, 8:34 pm

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Re: Model This [Trial]

Postby AboutScience » April 16th, 2010, 4:37 am

Is it known whether or not participants will have to learn the programming language of NetLogo and Vensim PLE? Or is the model going to be provided and students make modifications on the model without effecting the original code.

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Re: Model This [Trial]

Postby FlaxSeed » April 16th, 2010, 6:34 pm

I found the actual program. There is no programming involved. You have to look harder for it.
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Re: Model This [Trial]

Postby iluvbiology » April 17th, 2010, 2:31 pm

Actually you do have to program for net logo it is quite difficult to

Does anyone have an example of a question they might ask?

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Re: Model This [Trial]

Postby whizkid » April 21st, 2010, 3:14 pm

You might be asked what assumptions the model (that you made or the event coordinators made) contains? One assumption would be that everyone is equal risk.
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Re: Model This [Trial]

Postby AboutScience » April 24th, 2010, 9:58 am

Actually you do have to program for net logo it is quite difficult to

Does anyone have an example of a question they might ask?
If a pre-proprammed model is used in the event; sliders could be used to manipulate the variables and observe possible changes. Such as, if the vaccination rate increases, does the amount of infection decrease. Simplistic but reasonable.

Regarding programming, yes I agree, the coding for NetLego isn't easy. However, I have found attempting your own by using other model examples, gives an edge and also gives the user an opportunity to understand probability of events, such as an epidemic. Coding isn't much different than using any other programming language such as xml or php script.

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Re: Model This [Trial]

Postby iluvbiology » April 24th, 2010, 2:18 pm

After you look at it for a while it gets a lot easier. It doesn't say on the rules but where do you download vensimple from. I downloaded it from the division c model this sheet is that right? :?:

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Re: Model This [Trial]

Postby ClaraY » May 12th, 2010, 2:45 pm

Model This is basically about programming and when you change the variables then it would affect the result. There is almost nothing to study for.
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Re: Model This [Trial]

Postby whizkid » May 21st, 2010, 12:04 pm

Model This is basically about programming and when you change the variables then it would affect the result. There is almost nothing to study for.
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Re: Model This [Trial]

Postby starshine » June 25th, 2010, 1:24 pm

Model This was a pretty hard trial event. I think you really did need to study quite a bit for this event. My partner and I weren't quite prepared... :oops:
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