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. Lane, David; Husemann, Elke; Holland, Darren; Khaled, Abdul: Understanding foodborne transmission mechanisms for norovirus: a study for the UK’s food standards agency (2019)
  2. Strohhecker, Jürgen; Leyer, Michael: How stock-flow failure and general cognitive ability impact performance in operational dynamic control tasks (2019)
  3. Baez, John C.; Coya, Brandon; Rebro, Franciscus: Props in network theory (2018)
  4. Baez, John C.; Fong, Brendan: A compositional framework for passive linear networks (2018)
  5. 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)
  6. Midgley, Gerald; Johnson, Michael P.; Chichirau, George: What is community operational research? (2018)
  7. Sanz, María T.; Caselles, Antonio; Micó, Joan C.; Soler, David: A stochastic dynamical social model involving a human happiness index (2018)
  8. 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)
  9. Teunter, Ruud H.; Babai, M. Zied; Bokhorst, Jos A. C.; Syntetos, Aris A.: Revisiting the value of information sharing in two-stage supply chains (2018)
  10. 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)
  11. Wong, Kar Hung; Lee, Yu Chung Eugene; Lee, Heung Wing Joseph; Chan, Chi Kin: Optimal production schedule in a single-supplier multi-manufacturer supply chain involving time delays in both levels (2018)
  12. 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)
  13. Ghaffarzadegan, Navid; Xue, Yi; Larson, Richard C.: Work-education mismatch: an endogenous theory of professionalization (2017)
  14. Hoekstra, Auke; Steinbuch, Maarten; Verbong, Geert: Creating agent-based energy transition management models that can uncover profitable pathways to climate change mitigation (2017)
  15. Hu, Bo; Leopold-Wildburger, Ulrike; Strohhecker, Jürgen: Strategy map concepts in a balanced scorecard cockpit improve performance (2017)
  16. Morgan, Jennifer Sian; Howick, Susan; Belton, Valerie: A toolkit of designs for mixing discrete event simulation and system dynamics (2017)
  17. Musial, Katarzyna (ed.); Bródka, Piotr (ed.); De Meo, Pasquale (ed.): Editorial: Analysis and applications of complex social networks (2017)
  18. Ponte, Borja; Sierra, Enrique; de la Fuente, David; Lozano, Jesús: Exploring the interaction of inventory policies across the supply chain: an agent-based approach (2017)
  19. 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)
  20. Spiegler, Virginia L. M.; Naim, Mohamed M.: Investigating sustained oscillations in nonlinear production and inventory control models (2017)

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