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Hi Thomas,
Thank you so much!
It is the first time i have ever used Mason. I don't know how to get
started.
Is it possible that i can see the code for creating the ValueGrid2D, and
the steppable?
Thanks! I really appreciate it.
Jiaqi

On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 11:10 PM, Russell Thomas <
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> Hi Jiaqi,
>
> Yes, I've done this, in the context of an Agent inspector.  It helps me
> monitor approx. hundred parameters for a single agent in real-time.
>
> For example, you can use ValueGrid2D to define cells for every datum,
> scaled
> between 0 and 1. This way you can monitor hundreds of data in real time.
> Create a Steppable that updates this ValueGrid2D every step with new values
> of your data.
>
> I also have lots of data displayed as dynamic text and numbers.  I found a
> class -- VolatileText -- to render dynamic text in ValueGrid2D and other
> Grid2D displays.  If you like, I can email it to you.
>
> Likewise, you could also create point clouds (each point is datum) using
> Continuous2D.
>
> Russ Thomas
> GMU - CSS
>
>
> On 2/12/13 8:35 PM, "Jiaqi Ge" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Hi. I have a class that is used to store a series of 2D array of double
> > numbers. I
> > want to ask if i can use MASON's 2d display to show an animation of my
> data?
> > I have read through the manual. It seems like i need a State class to be
> able
> > to
> > do it. My question is: can my simple data structure class be used as a
> State
> > class?
> > p.s. i am an agent-based modeler, and the data is generated from the
> model i
> > built using java. It is a 2D spatial model. I stored the model result
> (that is
> > an 2D
> > array of double numbers) in that data structure class. Now i want to
> show it
> > an
> > animation. I am wondering if i can use Mason tool kit to do it.
> > Thank you! I really appreciate it.
> > Jiaqi
>



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Jiaqi Ge
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Department of Economics
Iowa State University