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The promise and limits of computer modeling

Author: Charles L Blilie
Publisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dealing with the techniques of designing, building and testing computer models and simulations, this book examines what models are based on, their inherent limitations, and their role in extending  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles L Blilie
ISBN: 9789812707956 9812707956
OCLC Number: 166373574
Description: vii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Jade Mountain; What are Models?; The Modeling Process; An Object-Oriented Universe; The Crossroads of Theory and Experiment; Modeling the Appearances; Laplace's Mirage, or the Impossibility of the Exact Calculation of the World; Climates of Fact; Calculating War and Peace; From the Past into the Future: Is Historical Simulation Possible?; Virtual Reality ... and Reality.
Responsibility: Charles Blilie.

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