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Top-Down Modeling Repositories

World Modelers repositories related to top-down modeling/analysis engines and the aspects of the human-machine interface supporting this functional area

Engine Software Components


University of Arizona’s top-down modeling engine.


University of Pittsburgh’s top-down modeling engine.


Jataware’s top-down modeling engine.

HMI Software Components

Causemos is the main user-interface in the WorldModelers program, used to synthesize knowledge into runnable graphs, and dervie additional insights using these engines.


The API and data-exchange format can be found in



Causemos is split into the following modules to support top-down modeling:


Causemos requires:

  • Elasticsearch with compatible dataset ingested (See Corpus Ingestion and Assembly)
  • At least one working inference engine, either external or hosted locally