A Quick Look at SIMSCRIPT.

by H. W. Karr

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A description of SIMSCRIPT, a general programming system specially adapted to the problems of writing simulation programs. The advantages of SIMSCRIPT are that it reduces the time needed to program simulations of even moderate complexity and provides increased flexibility in modifying such models in accordance with the findings of preliminary analysis and other circumstances. Although SIMSCRIPT may be used as a computer language for nonsimulation problems, the author emphasizes its application to simulation. Detailed instructions and forms for applying SIMSCRIPT are also provided. 14 pp.

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