- Coronavirus & Epidemic Modeling
Community Coronavirus Model
This video explores a simple epidemic model, parameterized for a community confronting coronavirus.
You can run the model using Vensim PLE or the Model Reader (or any higher version). Our getting started and running models videos provide a quick introduction to the software.
For PLE/Pro/DSS: community corona 7.mdl
For the Reader (or any other): community ...
- Translating Vensim models to Ventity
This video covers Ventity’s features for importing Vensim models.0:00 – a quick overview of the import feature and how we think about it1:37 – importing a simple model of stock management18:05 – importing a more complex, subscripted competitive market model
- Dynamic Simulation > Spreadsheets
This video explores the improvements possible when a complex spreadsheet model is translated into Vensim.
- Vensim 7 Synthesim + Sensitivity
In Vensim 7, we’ve combined real-time Synthesim with sensitivity analysis, so you can see the distribution of outcomes from Monte Carlo runs interactively. This is great for giving users an appreciation of the risk associated with a decision, rather than just a best guess.
- Data Science, Connected to the Bottom Line
Vensim can be used to put big data in context, by incorporating the learnings from big data in simulations that account for organizational structure and finances. Vensim can also do data intensive simulation, with flexible I/O, advanced algorithms for calibration, optimal filtering, confidence bounds and Monte Carlo simulation.
- Modeling Discrete & Stochastic Events
It’s generally a good idea to begin thinking about your models with continuous time and quantities, particularly for strategic applications where you care about the big picture. But there are times when it matters that quantities are discrete – you can’t ride half a horse. Here’s a quick look at modeling such situations, starting with ...
- Vensim Causal Loop Diagramming
This video shows several ways to build causal loop diagrams in Vensim. We start simple with Vensim PLE, and then illustrate some additional features, like navigation links, that are possible in DSS. The first ten minutes should have you up & running on the basics.
- Model Analysis – World Dynamics
This video walks through a critique of the World model that kicked off the Limits to Growth debate, starting with Forrester’s World Dynamics, followed by World3 and the Limits to Growth and many subsequent works.
The purpose of this video is not to discuss the mapping of the world models to the real world, though that ...
- Running models with Vensim PLE and the Model Reader
A brief tutorial on running models with Vensim PLE and the Vensim Model Reader.
- Causal Tracing in Vensim
A tutorial on Causal Tracing™ – following the chain of causality through a model for insight and debugging.
- Lookups in Vensim
A tutorial on building and using lookups (table functions) in Vensim models.
- Building a Simple Vensim Model
A quick tutorial on building and running a new Vensim model.
- How to create web simulations with Vensim using Forio Simulate
Vensim is ideally suited for creating sophisticated system dynamics simulation models, and Ventana UK’s Sable tool provides desktop deployment, but how can modelers make the insights from models accessible via the web? Forio Simulate is a web hosting application that makes it easy for modelers to integrate Vensim models into end-user web applications. Webinar with ...