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.
|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|