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Thank you Sean. Then we will publish our work as described and
afterwards i will post some links to the paper, the software and the
manual here. If it is usefull for someone else we than could think
about using your svn.

Christoph

On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 4:44 PM, Sean Luke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Christoph, the closest thing I'm aware of is a project I've had of doing a
> Netlogo-ish agent language in scheme which has full access to MASON. But
> that's a far cry from what you're working on. We'd love to see what you're
> up to!
>
> Also if you'd like to get a slot on the SVN server in the contrib directory
> to put it somewhere "official", let me know.
>
> Sean
>
> On Jul 5, 2011, at 8:27 AM, Christoph Schwarz wrote:
>
>> Hi folks!
>>
>> We have written a visual environment creator for 2D-MASON-Simulations.
>> With this tool you can built an 2D Sparse-Grid based environment with
>> the help of a graphical UI. This tool uses a flexible typsystem so you
>> can create your MASON classes (e.g. for ways, houeses, trees, etc) as
>> normal, save descriptions (properties like max height, max width, or
>> simulation based properties like capacity of a transporter) in simple
>> xml files, than use our tool to create, move, resize, remove or resort
>> your environment parts to your complete environment, save this
>> environment and automagicaly generate an SparseGrid2D as environment
>> for the simulation. For our interest (building warehouses to simulate
>> intra-logistic dynamics) this saved us a ton of time (creating
>> diferent warehouse with just a few mouse clicks). Now we are thinking
>> about writing a short paper or an extended abstract and a poster about
>> this tool and after publishing this on an conference we would like to
>> publish the tool and a manual also.
>>
>> My Question now is: Is there already anything like this available?
>> With a quick search via google ive found nothing, but maybe someone
>> knows about an similary tool.
>>
>> Best whishes,
>>
>> Christoph Schwarz
>> OFFIS
>