Note: This is an excerpt from a draft of my thesis, A Computer Model of National Behavior. The introduction and table of contents are also available
C.2.1 Simulation Reporting Document Tutorial
This is a short introduction for the simulation reports. It also explains the concepts behind the simulation. The information is organized the same way in both formats. The model runs from 1959 to 1970. The 1959 data is historical data while every year after that is calculated by the simulation according to certain rules and assumptions.
There is a data reporting page for every year. It will look something like this:
There is a lot of data on this screen, but it is organized logically. The following pages explain the details.