More Details about Modeling And Simulation The Computer Science Of Illusion

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Author(s)Raczynski
PublisherJohn Wiley And Sons
ISBN9780470030172
Pages240
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJune 2006

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Simulation is the art of using tools physical or conceptual models, or computer hardware and software, to attempt to create the illusion of reality. The discipline has in recent years expanded to include the modelling of systems that rely on human factors and therefore possess a large proportion of uncertainty, such as social, economic or commercial systems. These new applications make the discipline of modelling and simulation a field of dynamic growth and new research. Stanislaw Raczynski outlines the considerable and promising research that is being conducted to counter the problems of uncertainty surrounding the methods used to approach these new applications. It aims to stimulate the reader into seeking out new tools for modelling and simulation. Examines the state-of-the-art in recent research into methods of approaching new applications in the field of modelling and simulationProvides an introduction to new modelling tools such as differential inclusions, metric structures in the space of models, semi-discrete events, and use of simulation in parallel optimization techniquesDiscusses recently developed practical applications: for example the PASION simulation system, stock market simulation, a new fluid dynamics tool, man.