DYNAMO (DYNAmic MOdels) was a simulation language and accompanying graphical notation developed within the system dynamics analytical framework. It was originally for industrial dynamics but was soon extended to other applications, including population and resource studies[1][2] and urban planning.[3][4] DYNAMO was initially developed under the direction of Jay Wright Forrester in the late 1950s, by Dr. Phyllis Fox,[5][6] Alexander L. Pugh III, Grace Duren,[7] and others[8] at the M.I.T. Computation Center.[9] The earliest versions were written in assembly language for the IBM 704, then for the IBM 709 and IBM 7090. DYNAMO II was written in AED-0, an extended version of Algol 60.[10][11] Dynamo II/F, in 1971, generated portable FORTRAN code[12] and both Dynamo II/F and Dynamo III improved the system’s portability by being written in FORTRAN.[12][13]. DYNAMO was used for the system dynamics simulations of global resource-depletion reported in the Club of Rome’s Limits to Growth.[1] Originally designed for batch processing on mainframe computers, it was made available on minicomputers in the late 1970s,[14] and became available as ”micro-Dynamo” on personal computers in the early 1980s.[15] The language went through several revisions from DYNAMO II up to DYNAMO IV in 1983,[16] but has since fallen into disuse.

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  1. Ma, Junhai; Zhang, Jing; Zhu, Liqing: Study of the bullwhip effect under various forecasting methods in electronics supply chain with dual retailers considering market share (2018)
  2. Midgley, Gerald; Johnson, Michael P.; Chichirau, George: What is community operational research? (2018)
  3. Sanz, María T.; Caselles, Antonio; Micó, Joan C.; Soler, David: A stochastic dynamical social model involving a human happiness index (2018)
  4. Soler, David; Sanz, María T.; Caselles, Antonio; Micó, Joan C.: A stochastic dynamic model to evaluate the influence of economy and well-being on unemployment control (2018)
  5. Usó-Doménech, Josep-Lluis; Nescolarde-Selva, Josué-Antonio; Lloret-Climent, Miguel; González-Franco, Lucía: Behavior of pyrophite shrubs in Mediterranean terrestrial ecosystems. I: Population and reproductive model (2018)
  6. Duran-Encalada, J. A.; Paucar-Caceres, A.; Bandala, E. R.; Wright, G. H.: The impact of global climate change on water quantity and quality: a system dynamics approach to the US-Mexican transborder region (2017)
  7. Ghaffarzadegan, Navid; Xue, Yi; Larson, Richard C.: Work-education mismatch: an endogenous theory of professionalization (2017)
  8. Hoekstra, Auke; Steinbuch, Maarten; Verbong, Geert: Creating agent-based energy transition management models that can uncover profitable pathways to climate change mitigation (2017)
  9. Hu, Bo; Leopold-Wildburger, Ulrike; Strohhecker, Jürgen: Strategy map concepts in a balanced scorecard cockpit improve performance (2017)
  10. Morgan, Jennifer Sian; Howick, Susan; Belton, Valerie: A toolkit of designs for mixing discrete event simulation and system dynamics (2017)
  11. Musial, Katarzyna (ed.); Bródka, Piotr (ed.); De Meo, Pasquale (ed.): Editorial: Analysis and applications of complex social networks (2017)
  12. Sagawa, Juliana Keiko; Nagano, Marcelo Seido; Speranza Neto, Mauro: A closed-loop model of a multi-station and multi-product manufacturing system using bond graphs and hybrid controllers (2017)
  13. Spiegler, Virginia L. M.; Naim, Mohamed M.: Investigating sustained oscillations in nonlinear production and inventory control models (2017)
  14. Torres, Juan Pablo; Kunc, Martin; O’Brien, Frances: Supporting strategy using system dynamics (2017)
  15. Yan, Lizhao; Xu, Fei; Lai, Yongzeng; Lai, Mingyong: Stability strategies of manufacturing-inventory systems with unknown time-varying demand (2017)
  16. Devika, K.; Jafarian, A.; Hassanzadeh, A.; Khodaverdi, R.: Optimizing of bullwhip effect and net stock amplification in three-echelon supply chains using evolutionary multi-objective metaheuristics (2016)
  17. Lane, David C.; Munro, Eileen; Husemann, Elke: Blending systems thinking approaches for organisational analysis: reviewing child protection in England (2016) ioport
  18. Scott, Rodney J.; Cavana, Robert Y.; Cameron, Donald: Recent evidence on the effectiveness of group model building (2016)
  19. Silva, Manuel: Individuals, populations and fluid approximations: a Petri net based perspective (2016)
  20. Spiegler, Virginia L. M.; Naim, Mohamed M.; Towill, Denis R.; Wikner, Joakim: A technique to develop simplified and linearised models of complex dynamic supply chain systems (2016)

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