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Code:liftBeynon2003
Title:Lift model of Netherlands scenario
Authors:Meurig Beynon, Cheryl Sidebotham
Date:2-Oct-2003
Type:model
Funding:Acad - Academic research
Short description:Model of interesting scenario involving a lift
EM Technologies:tkeden, %eden, %scout, %donald
Keywords:simulation
empublic references:
EMpress references:RE,EM and nature of knowing
Web site references:
Previous locations:~wmb/public/projects/simulations/LIFT/LUCERNE
Tour:README

This is a model of an interesting scenario that Meurig encountered whilst at a conference in
the Netherlands in 1988, when he and two other delegates all managed to get out of the lift at the wrong
floor through a series of interlocking mistakes. It uses many definitions and is a good example of
the definitive style and is a good representation of Meurig's construal of the situation. This is
explained in the accompanying paper "Radical Empiricism, Empirical Modelling and the nature of
knowing" by WMB which was presented by SBR at Lucerne in 2003.

It also includes some automation: files introduced at later stages cause "the lift" to open "it's own"
doors and so on. Unfortunately the tkeden tool was not designed for a multi-agent simulation
such as this and there are various problems: a delay has been introduced to slow the model to a
speed where the scenario can be seen progressing... but the way the delay is modelled, /all/
agents are paused whilst the delay is active.

[Ashley]

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README 5167 07:42 AM Oct 01 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
README.xml 1717 04:39 PM Oct 08 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
README.xml~ 1652 09:48 AM Oct 02 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
Run.e 52 04:19 PM Apr 01 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
ashleyliftmail.txt 5623 09:55 AM Oct 02 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
liftdemo.d 9055 04:20 PM Apr 01 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
liftengg1.e 1380 07:42 AM Oct 01 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
liftengg2.e 4562 07:41 AM Oct 01 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
liftscenario.ppt 46080 08:27 PM Apr 01 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
liftsim.e 4666 09:54 AM Oct 02 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
liftsim2.e 4959 09:55 AM Oct 02 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
liftslides.pap 71511 10:31 AM Apr 19 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
liftslides.txt 64438 09:54 PM Apr 15 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
screenshot.gif 8030 09:49 AM Oct 02 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017
userlift.e 1976 03:27 PM Apr 02 2003 12:19 PM Jul 27 2017

empublic system initially created by Ashley Ward with assistance from Chris Roe and Meurig Beynon.