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 ====== How does SCONE work? ====== ====== How does SCONE work? ======
-In SCONE, everything needed to perform a predictive simulation is bundled in what is called a **scenario**. Each SCONE scenario consists of the following components:+In SCONE, everything needed to perform a predictive simulation is bundled in what is called a [[doc:scenario|Scenario]]. Each SCONE scenario consists of the following components:
  
-  * A **[[doc:​model|Model]]** of the human, animal or robot you wish to simulate. +  * A [[doc:​model|Model]] of the human, animal or robot you wish to simulate. 
-  * A **[[doc:​controller|Controller]]** that generates input for the model actuators. +  * A [[doc:​controller|Controller]] that generates input for the model actuators. 
-  * An **[[doc:​objective|Objective]]** that describes the goal task for which you wish to optimize, through a weighted combination of **[[doc:​objective|Measures]]**+  * An [[doc:​objective|Objective]] that describes the goal task for which you wish to optimize, through a weighted combination of [[doc:​objective|Measures]]. 
-  * An **[[doc:​optimizer|Optimizer]]** that tries to find the parameter values that optimally perform ​a specific objective.+  * An [[doc:​optimizer|Optimizer]] that optimizes ​the free [[doc:​parameters|Parameters]] in a scenario for a specific objective.
  
 To learn more about SCONE scenarios, be sure check out the [[tutorials:​introduction]] tutorial. To learn more about SCONE scenarios, be sure check out the [[tutorials:​introduction]] tutorial.
  
 ====== Who is SCONE for? ====== ====== Who is SCONE for? ======
-SCONE is designed ​for biomechanicsrobotics and neuromechanics ​researchers ​or enthusiasts ​who wish to use predictive simulations ​in their research. For more information,​ see the [[faq]].+SCONE is designed ​to cater to a wide range of potential usersincluding:​ 
 +  * Clinical ​researchers ​with limited technical skills, ​who wish to perform //what-if// scenarios using [[tutorials:​start|existing SCONE Scenarios]]. 
 +  * Biomechanics / neuromechanics researchers studying neuromuscular control. 
 +  * Robotics researchers interested ​in optimized control strategies, or the interaction between humans and assistive devices. 
 + 
 +For more information,​ see the [[faq]], or post a question on the [[https://​simtk.org/​plugins/​phpBB/​indexPhpbb.php?​group_id=1180&​pluginname=phpBB|SCONE User Forum]].