Some advantages of aGPSS

  1. aGPSS is available for both Windows and the Mac
  2. Programs are similar to real problems
  3. Programs can be developed quickly
  4. The GUI with the block diagram facilitates learning and understanding
  5. The block diagram with 22 different graphical symbols is useful for modeling the problems
  6. The block diagram is also useful for documentation
  7. The simple block diagram and simple menus allow for good readability also on small screens
  8. The program listing facilitates debugging and verification
  9. It is easy to read and understand the output
  10. aGPSS provides the novice with necessary statistics automatically
  11. It is easy to make replications
  12. There is an automatic statistic analysis
  13. aGPSS minimizes the risk of logical errors
  14. It has a good error trapping system with clear error codes
  15. The whole aGPSS system is covered in textbooks with less than 500 pages
  16. It is easy for the teacher to master all of aGPSS
  17. On Windows, aGPSS allows for animations with dynamic block statistics