An Open-Source Simulation Software Platform for Community Research and Development for Liver Allocation Policies
Published in: Transplantation, Volume 102, Number 2 (February 2018), e47-e48. doi:10.1097/TP.0000000000002000
Posted on RAND.org on April 13, 2018
We developed LivSim, an open-source software alternative to the Liver Simulated Allocation Model (LSAM v Aug 2014) created by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients. Written in Python 3.4.2, LivSim performs discrete-event simulation of liver allocation in the US Organ Procurement Transplantation Network. The software and technical manual are available for download at https://github.com/LivSim2017/LivSim-Codes.