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Whitepaper: Multimethod simulation modeling for business


Whitepaper: Multimethod simulation modeling for business

AnyLogic whitepapers focus on simulation related topics, they provide an overview of their subject, some deeper insight, and examples, so that readers can work better with simulation technology and see how best to apply it. Here we introduce our whitepaper on Multimethod Simulation Modeling for Business.

There are three main approaches to simulation modeling — system dynamics, discrete-event, and agent-based — each with their own strengths and ...

Video: simulation and reinforcement learning – panel discussion


Video: simulation and reinforcement learning – panel discussion

The concepts and the business case for using simulation with reinforcement learning are highlighted by the panelists as they discuss a series of questions from Dr. Anand Rao, PwC Partner and Global AI Lead. With commercial examples that highlight the successes and the challenges of working with the technologies, the participants demonstrate that simulation and deep reinforcement learning are especially suited.

Here is the recording of the session from the 2019 AnyLogic Conference. It’s not the shortest video on our YouTube Channel but it is interesting and informative – cast it to a big screen if you can! Enjoy!

An industrial problem resolved by AI and simulation


An industrial problem resolved by AI and simulation

A short blog presenting an industrial problem and its reinforcement learning solution, made using AnyLogic and developed by EII. The flexibility and customizability of AnyLogic allowed the use of RL4J to create a hybrid platform.

Read on, find out about the problem and see how to train learning agents by letting them interact with an AnyLogic environment. You will also learn the techniques used to formulate the industrial problem in a way fit for machine learning.

Apollo 11, better living, and AnyLogic in the WSJ


Apollo 11, better living, and AnyLogic in the WSJ

In connection with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the first humans on the moon, the Wall Street Journal ran an Inside View article by Andy Kessler, Better Living Through Simulations. What a combination, the moon landings and simulation!

The moon landings were straight-up awesome and, perhaps like many of you, we enjoyed much of the Apollo 11 anniversary coverage. So, when we found a WSJ article featuring simulation in...

Webinar: How to train a policy for controlling a machine (using simulation and deep reinforcement learning)


Webinar: How to train a policy for controlling a machine (using simulation and deep reinforcement learning)

The How to train a policy for controlling a machine webinar demonstrated the use of a simulation environment in deep reinforcement learning. The recording is available below, along with the supplementary materials – so you can try it out for yourself and explore some of the possibilities.

The materials above in combination with the video recording of the webinar cover everything that is needed to reproduce the entire training setup.

The art of process-centric modeling – an AnyLogic educational textbook


The art of process-centric modeling – an AnyLogic educational textbook

This free educational textbook uses AnyLogic to teach the art of process centric modeling. Also known as discrete-event modeling, process-centric modeling is good for capturing business processes, where systems can be described as a sequence of actions. Capturing a system in a process-centric model is not always straightforward but, using clear examples and the simulation modeling tool AnyLogic, this book teaches you how.