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Table 5 Method characterisation by the range the input resources required

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

  Time Money Knowledge Data
Problem Structuring     
1. Drama theory & confrontation analysis
2. Robustness analysis
3. Soft systems methodology
4. Strategic choice approach
5. Strategic Options Development and Analysis
Conceptual Modelling     
6. Activity diagrams
7. Communication diagrams
8. Data flow diagrams
9. Influence diagrams
10. Information diagrams
11. Issue maps
12. State transition diagrams
13. Swim lane activity diagrams
Mathematical Modelling     
14. Decision trees
15. Markov modelling
16. Multivariate analysis
17. Optimisation methods
18. Petri nets
19. Queuing theory
20. Survival analysis
21. Agent based simulation
22. Discrete event simulation
23. Gaming simulation
24. Hybrid simulation
25. Inverse simulation
26. Monte Carlo simulation
27. Real-time simulation
28. System dynamics