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Models, Simulations, and the Reduction of Complexity

Author: Stephan Hartmann; Ulrich Gähde; Jörn Henning Wolf
Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter, 2013.
Series: Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg.
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Modern science is a model-building activity. But how are models contructed? How are they related to theories and data? How do they explain complex scientific phenomena, and which role do computer simulations play? To address these questions which are highly relevant to scientists as well as to philosophers of science, 8 leading natural, engineering and social scientists reflect upon their modeling work, and 8  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hartmann, Stephan.
Models, Simulations, and the Reduction of Complexity.
Berlin : De Gruyter, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan Hartmann; Ulrich Gähde; Jörn Henning Wolf
ISBN: 9783110313680 3110313685
OCLC Number: 865329831
Description: 1 online resource (284 pages).
Contents: Evaluating a Computational Model of Eye-Movement Control in ReadingConsidering Criteria for Model Modification and Theory Change in Psychology; Identification of Kinetic Models by Incremental Refinement; Kinetics, Models, and Mechanism; Modeling Complexity: The Case of Climate Science; Chaos, Plurality, and Model Metrics in Climate Science; Subject Index; Author Index.
Series Title: Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg.
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