Mental Modeler

Contact: Dr. Steven Gray (stevenallangray@mentalmodeler.com)

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SUMMARY

MentalModeler is an application to draw fuzzy cognitive maps. You can use the tool to elicit expert's mental model of the system, and use the model explore outcomes of different scenarios.

Find model applications at http://www.mentalmodeler.org/#resources

INPUT - REQUIRED system components and effect linkages, qualitative level of effects, level of change of certain component
INPUT - OPTIONAL Level of confidence
OUTPUT Consequent change of other model components
HOW ARE SCENARIOS DECIDED?

After the model is set up, the user can set the direction and level of change for one or more model components as the initial scenario setting, and then explore how other components will change under the scenario.

COST Free
FORM web application, MS Windows desktop application
CAN I ALTER THE MODEL?
SCALE/RESOLUTION Does not include spatial component
REQUIRE GIS TOOL TO RUN THE MODEL? NA
LINK Click here
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