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23

Apr
Freelancing

Tools and templates used to build this website

Since people ask me how I built my website, on this article I will give the tools I used to build it and the services I use for it. Domain To register noorjax.com I used Marcaria. I use this service to register all of the .com domains I have owned in […]

07

Apr
Simulations

Create network by code

Let’s go through this simple example that will allow an agent to move through a network, avoiding the use of deprecated constructors in AnyLogic 8.4. Create the network. This network will be necessary for an agent to follow the proper paths from point A to point B. All these functions[…]

15

Mar
Simulations

Some Road Traffic Library Tricks

The road traffic library doesn’t have too many elements to work with so it’s quite easy to learn the basics fast, nevertheless it is not so easy to work with those sneaky cars that do what they want using an internal algorithm you can’t really control. I posted a while[…]

09

Mar
Simulations

Use in Flowchart as… what?

There is something beginner AnyLogic users take for granted when they build a model. For instance, when using the Process Modeling Library, they use the Agent Type. On the other hand, when they build a model using the Pedestrian Library, they use a pedestrian type. Why? Because it’s there, naturally[…]

03

Mar
Simulations

Link to Agents vs Variables and Collections

Relationships between agents is a typical thing to generate when you create agent-based models, but how do you do it? On this video I show you the bad practice and the good practice. Even though this is not part of the lectures, you will learn this and much more in[…]

03

Mar
Simulations

Send vs Deliver vs Fire Event

In one of the lectures of the AnyLogic course for discrete events and agent based modeling, I explain the different ways that exist in AnyLogic to send messages between agents. Concepts that are generally not well understood by a typical AnyLogic user. Now you can get an extract of this[…]

27

Feb
Simulations

Push vs Pull Protocols

You are developing your discrete events model, and you see your agents moving from one block to the next. Simple right? But have you stopped for a moment to ask yourself why they are even moving? What is that thing that makes them move? If you ask a beginner, the[…]