e3value user manual, first release

5.3 Sizing market segments

Market segments have an size property that indicates the number of actors in the segment. The total number of need occurrences in the contract period for that segment is

occurrencesneed × sizemarketsegment.

The market segment of Travelers has size 100 000. This means that in this scenario, the need to travel occurs 10 * 100 000 = 1 000 000 times.