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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 08:42 AM Oct 01 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
README.xml 1717 05:39 PM Oct 08 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
README.xml~ 1652 10:48 AM Oct 02 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
Run.e 52 05:19 PM Apr 01 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
ashleyliftmail.txt 5623 10:55 AM Oct 02 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
liftdemo.d 9055 05:20 PM Apr 01 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
liftengg1.e 1380 08:42 AM Oct 01 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
liftengg2.e 4562 08:41 AM Oct 01 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
liftscenario.ppt 46080 09:27 PM Apr 01 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
liftsim.e 4666 10:54 AM Oct 02 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
liftsim2.e 4959 10:55 AM Oct 02 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
liftslides.pap 71511 11:31 AM Apr 19 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
liftslides.txt 64438 10:54 PM Apr 15 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
screenshot.gif 8030 10:49 AM Oct 02 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
userlift.e 1976 04:27 PM Apr 02 2003 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014

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