The start state for group agents in a condition.


group_start_state = <state>


This statement sets the initial state for group agents in the current condition. This value can be different for each condition. The default start state for group agents is Excluded. This value must be set within the condition block, outside of any state blocks.


The following condition SCHOOL_SCHEDULE establishes an initial group state GroupStart for the condition. This might be used to permit group agents for a School place to manage the schedule for their schools, including the school calendar and school closing policies.

    start_state = Start`
    group_start_state = GroupStart

    state Start {
        # initial state for regular agents

    state GroupStart {
        # initial state for group agents


See Also

add_to_schedule(), is_group_agent(), meta_start_state, remove_from_schedule(), start_state