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Apr
Challenges

AnyLogic Contest #2 – Forklift Transportation

Introduction One of the most common processes in any warehouse is the movement of objects using forklifts, and these forklifts are operated by operators. In this type of process, operators are trained to handle different types of forklifts, which, in turn, are designed to transport certain types of objects. Despite […]

07

Apr
Miscelaneous

An Internship at Noorjax

Joaquín Guzman recently finished an internship at Noorjax for a total of 2 months, where he was able to support the development of simulation models and the validation of these models using data science techniques. On this post we are briefly describing his activities so if you are interested in[…]

16

Feb
Challenges

AnyLogic Contest #1- Bulk Transportation

Bulkdozer Transportation – AnyLogic Contest The AnyLogic contest #1 is over and we are pleased to announce the winners Emile Zankoul and Pavel Lelis who won $100 usd each. The models they created can be found here for Pavel: https://lnkd.in/eT82Y6p9 here for Emile: https://lnkd.in/etbDDrRc There were only 5 participants, and these are the only[…]

25

Jan
Simulations

Camera Inside an Agent – Possible Problems

Placing a Camera on an Agent The Importance of 3D Animations We all know what 3D animation is, but little is said about how useful it is for the modeler and the stakeholders. An animation can act as a tool for the modeler to correct errors during the development phase,[…]

17

May
Simulations

Is System Dynamics Dead or Alive?

I was recently asked if System Dynamics (SD) is dead. And this is in fact an interesting question. In the industry, the use of discrete-events (DE) and agent-based (AB) models vastly surpasses the contribution of SD. And SD seems to be in an eternal struggle to get more popular and[…]

13

May
Miscelaneous

how to get free help?

For some reason, I usually get bombarded with people requesting me to help them with their AnyLogic projects for free. Sometimes I suspect people think I’m an AnyLogic customer service representative. But, I’m not. I have generally very little free time, and the free time I have, I spend time[…]

02

Jul
Simulations

Dynamic batches

Here’s a little trick I use to generate dynamic batches, which are batches that are of dynamic size and where products that need to be batched come in a disorganized fashion. Let’s say for instance that we have to batch products in boxes, and each product has a label with[…]