Int. J. of Technology Intelligence and Planning   »   2012 Vol.8, No.3

 

 

Title: Equationless qualitative models of science parks: part II, optimisation by time sequences of scenarios

 

Authors: Maria Reznakova; Hana Wouters; Mirko Dohnal; Zdenek Broz

 

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Faculty of Business and Management, Brno University of Technology, Kolejni 2906/4, 612 00 Brno, Czech Republic.
Faculty of Business and Management, Brno University of Technology, Kolejni 2906/4, 612 00 Brno, Czech Republic.
Centre of Knowledge Economics, Brno University of Technology, Kolejni 2906/4, 612 00 Brno, Czech Republic.
Faculty of Business and Management, Brno University of Technology, Kolejni 2906/4, 612 00 Brno, Czech Republic

 

Abstract: The science park (SP) qualitative models are studied in Reznakova et al. (2012). This paper concentrates on unsteady state models and its optimisation. The set of scenarios (see Reznakova et al., 2012) contains all possible time transitions among them as they contain time derivatives. It is therefore possible to generate an oriented graph which has nodes the scenarios and as oriented edges the possible transitions. Qualitative SP models can be therefore used to generate all possible dynamic behaviours i.e., all past time histories and all possible futures. A set of all possible unsteady SP state behaviours is used to support different decision making tasks and solve qualitative optimisation problems.

 

Keywords: qualitative modelling; science parks; equationless models; qualitative models; time sequences; scenarios; unsteady states; unsteady state models; time transitions; time derivatives; oriented graphs; graph nodes; oriented edges; dynamic behaviour; past time histories; possible futures; unsteady state behaviour; decision making; qualitative optimisation; complex systems; technology intelligence; technology planning.

 

DOI: 10.1504/IJTIP.2012.048576

 

Int. J. of Technology Intelligence and Planning, 2012 Vol.8, No.3, pp.307 - 315

 

Available online: 16 Aug 2012

 

 

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