Ps-i version 2.4 manual

About Ps-i 2.4.

Ps-i 2.2 is an environment for study of agent-based simulations.

The design of Ps-i 2.0 had the following goals in mind:

To achieve these goals the following design decisions were made:

Version 2.2 builds upon its precursor with several improvements:

The following improvements were incorporated in 2.4.0:

Ps-i 2.4 model configuration file.

The model file consists of the following sections:

Model configuration files are commonly stored with extension .mdl.

It is generally recommended that a novice user takes an existing configuration file and use it as a template for constructing description of his/her model.

Note that the snapshot files (with extension .snp) have identical syntax, but are not meant to be edited by the end user.

Ps-i 2.4 scripting interface

Ps-i 2.4 has the ability to load Tcl/Tk scripts and execute scripts embedded in model specification files and snapshots. These files are commonly stored with extension .scp. All standard Tcl/Tk commands are available to the user. In addition, there are a number of commands specific to Ps-i 2.4: