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simulation : the imitative representation of the functioning of one system or process by means of the functioning of another — Webster

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Simulation is the imitation of the operation of a real-world process or system over time. The act of simulating something first requires that a model be developed; this model represents the key characteristics or behaviors of the selected physical or abstract system or process. The model represents the system itself, whereas the simulation represents the operation of the system over time. Simulation is used in many contexts, such as simulation of technology for performance optimization, safety engineering, testing, training, education, and video games. Training simulators include flight simulators for training aircraft pilots to provide them with a lifelike experience. Simulation is also used with scientific modelling of natural systems or human systems to gain insight into their functioning. Simulation can be used to show the eventual real effects of alternative conditions and courses of action. Simulation is also used when the real system cannot be engaged, because it may not be accessible, or it may be dangerous or unacceptable to engage, or it is being designed but not yet built, or it may simply not exist. Key issues in simulation include acquisition of valid source information about the relevant selection of key characteristics and behaviours, the use of simplifying approximations and assumptions within the simulation, and fidelity and validity of the simulation outcomes. — Wikipedia



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  • Realistic simulation of mixed sea using multiple...
    by Sekil Park on August 7, 2019 at 8:24 am

    SIMULATION, Ahead of Print. <br/>The sea has a very wide, irregular, and continuously changing surface and is usually a mixed sea composed of several wave systems. Each wave system is generated from different locations and conditions and has its own characteristics. The Fourier domain approach using sea wave spectra is an effective technique for the realistic simulation of sea surfaces in real time, but the conventional Fourier domain approach cannot independently simulate the […]

  • A Lyapunov optimization approach to...
    by Pejman Goudarzi on July 17, 2019 at 1:15 am

    SIMULATION, Ahead of Print. <br/>A content delivery network (CDN) supports fast growing services (such as streaming media) for end users and uses request a routing algorithm to enhance the users’ perceived quality of experience (QoE). This working process can increase the power consumption and eventually the operational cost of the CDN system substantially. In addition, a smart grid facilitates real-time electricity pricing for the consumers as well as the integration of green energy […]

  • Modeling of occupant’s head movement behavior...
    by Sarah ’A Saruchi on July 15, 2019 at 12:28 pm

    SIMULATION, Ahead of Print. <br/>Passengers are more susceptible to experiencing motion sickness (MS) than drivers. The difference in the severity of MS is due to their different head movement behavior during curve driving. When negotiating a curve, the passengers tilt their heads towards the lateral acceleration direction while the drivers tilt their heads against it. Thus, to reduce the passengers’ level of MS, they need to reduce their head’s tilting angle towards the lateral […]

  • Application of Hybrid Simulation in production...
    by Renato Pontes Rodrigues on July 11, 2019 at 1:14 am

    SIMULATION, Ahead of Print. <br/>This work seeks to study one of the most complex and important issues in production scheduling research: flexible job shop systems. These systems are extremely important for industry, which uses the make-to-order strategy and seeks mix and volume flexibility. The model system will use agents within discrete-event simulation models, generating a Hybrid Simulation model. The agent will sequence the production orders at the beginning of the process and […]

  • A demonstration of using the model reference...
    by B Lungsi Sharma on July 10, 2019 at 2:26 am

    SIMULATION, Ahead of Print. <br/>How can one design an adaptive pulsed neural network that is based on psycho-phenomenological foundations? In other words, how can one migrate the adaptive capability of a psychologically modeled neural network to a pulsed network? Neural networks that model psychological phenomena are at a larger scale than physiological models. There is a common presumption that pulse-coded neural network analogs to non-pulsing networks can be obtained by a simple […]

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    on August 5, 2019 at 10:39 am

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    on July 31, 2019 at 7:29 am

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