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The first design of the toolbox made use of the possibilities offered by
MATLAB V3. This caused the following difficulties.
Aims of the New Version of the Toolbox
Input arguments needed to be coded in a complicated way, because there was
no simple procedure to combine parameters of different type (e.g. to
combine strings with numbers).
- Data structures were missing -- therefore both input data and output
models were stored in an internal ``structure'', and read/written using
There was no easy-to-use means in excess to the command help to assist
the user in his/her activity.
The main purpose of the new development was to make the user's life as easy
as possible. The primary tool for this is the GUI.