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Table 4 Method characterisation categories by input resource requirements

From: Development of modelling method selection tool for health services management: From problem structuring methods to modelling and simulation methods

  Five scale
Input parameters   1 2 3 4 5
Time hours
(t ≤ a day)
days
(a day < t ≤ a week)
weeks
(a week < t ≤ a month)
months
(a month < t ≤ a year)
years
(t > a year)
Money £tens
(m ≤ £100)
£hundreds
(£100 < m ≤ £1 k)
£thousands
(£1 k <m ≤ £10 k)
£10 thousands
(£10 k < m≤£100 k)
£100 thousands
(m > £100 k)
Knowledge None Limited Moderate Expert Complete
Data None Guesstimate Some raw Good statistics All types