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Resources Allocation in Higher Education based on System Dynamics and Genetic Algorithms

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 77 - Number 10
Year of Publication: 2013
Sherif E. Hussein
Mahmoud Abo El-Nasr

Sherif E Hussein and Mahmoud Abo El-Nasr. Article: Resources Allocation in Higher Education based on System Dynamics and Genetic Algorithms. International Journal of Computer Applications 77(10):40-48, September 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Sherif E. Hussein and Mahmoud Abo El-Nasr},
	title = {Article: Resources Allocation in Higher Education based on System Dynamics and Genetic Algorithms},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {77},
	number = {10},
	pages = {40-48},
	month = {September},
	note = {Full text available}


Market economy simulation is used to understand economic phenomena and to analyze social systems. Simulation is also used as a method for conducting virtual experiments or to test hypotheses in the real market. System Dynamics simulation was used here in order to understand the relationships between different design factors that emerged in the behavior of the education quality model. Education quality control is considered a difficult task, as few policy-makers have adequate tools to aid their understanding of how various policy formulations affect this complex, socio-technical system. Thus, the model of each factor was kept simple and complexity arose from the interaction between those factors. The research also compared between normal quality management for budget distribution and optimized budget distribution and their effect on quality.


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