Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 48, Issue 3–4, pp 427–441 | Cite as

SCoP: An interactive simulation control program for micro- and minicomputers

  • J. Mailen Kootsey
  • Michael C. Kohn
  • Michael D. Feezor
  • Glen R. Mitchell
  • Peter R. Fletcher
Article

Abstract

A nes software system is described for building simulation programs on micro- and minicomputers. Model equations are written as C subroutines, compiled and linked to the SCoP package to produce a menu-driven, interactive program. The system maintains a database of names, values, and units for all model parameters and variables. Run-time options include several methods for interactive parameter modification and both graphic and tabular outputs, with output values presented as they are calculated. Simulation output values can be compared with experimental data graphically and a companion program SCoPFit is provided for formal optimization of parameter values.

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© Society for Mathematical Biology 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Mailen Kootsey
    • 1
  • Michael C. Kohn
    • 1
  • Michael D. Feezor
    • 1
  • Glen R. Mitchell
    • 1
  • Peter R. Fletcher
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physiology and National Biomedical Simulation ResourceDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Connecticut Health CenterFarmingtonUSA

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