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Computer simulation validation : fundamental concepts, methodological frameworks, and philosophical perspectives

Author: Claus Beisbart; Nicole J Saam
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019] ©2019
Series: Simulation foundations, methods and applications.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claus Beisbart; Nicole J Saam
ISBN: 3319707655 9783319707655
OCLC Number: 1006479391
Description: xiii, 1074 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: IntroductionPart I: Foundations - Basic Conceptions in Simulation Model Validation What Is Validation of Computer Simulations? Towards a Clarification of the Concept of Validation and Related NotionsClaus BeisbartSimulation Accuracy, Uncertainty, and Predictive Capability: A Physical Sciences PerspectiveWilliam OberkampfVerification and Validation Principles from a Systems PerspectiveDavid J. Murray-SmithErrors and Uncertainties: Their Sources and TreatmentChristopher J. RoyPart II: Foundations - Validation as a Scientific Method: Philosophical Frameworks for Thinking about ValidationInvalidation of Models and Fitness-for-purpose: A Rejectionist ApproachKeith Beven & Stuart LaneSimulation Validation from a Bayesian PerspectiveClaus BeisbartValidation of Computer Simulations from a Kuhnian PerspectiveEckhart ArnoldUnderstanding Simulation Validation - The Hermeneutic PerspectiveNicole J. SaamPart III: Methodology - Preparatory StepsAssessing the Credibility of Conceptual ModelsAxel GelfertThe Foundations of Verification in Modeling and SimulationWilliam J. RiderThe Method of Manufactured Solutions for Code VerificationPatrick J. RoacheValidation Metrics: A Case for Pattern-based MethodsRobert E. MarksAnalyzing Output from Stochastic Computer Simulations: An OverviewChristine CurriePart IV: Methodology - Points of Reference and Related Techniques The Use of Experimental Data in Simulation Model ValidationDavid J. Murray-SmithHow to Use and Derive Stylized Facts for Validating Simulation ModelsMatthias MeyerThe Users' Judgements - The Stakeholder Approach to Simulation ValidationNicole J. SaamValidation Benchmarks and Related MetricsNicole J. SaamPart V: Methodology - Mathematical Frameworks and Related TechniquesTesting Simulation Models Using Frequentist StatisticsAndrew P. RobinsonValidation Using Bayesian MethodsXiaomo Jiang, Xueyu Cheng & Yong YuanImprecise ProbabilitiesSeamus BradleyObjective Uncertainty QuantificationEd Dougherty, Lori Dalton & Roozbeh DehghannasiriPart VI: Methodology - The Organization and Management of Simulation Validation Standards for Evaluation of Atmospheric Models in Environmental MeteorologyK. Heinke SchluenzenThe Management of Simulation ValidationFei Liu &Ming YangValid and Reproducible Simulation Studies - Making It ExplicitOliver Reinhardt, Tom Warnke, Andreas Ruscheinski & Adelinde M. UhrmacherPart VII: Validation at Work - Best Practice-ExamplesValidation of Particle Physics SimulationPeter MattigValidation in Fluid Dynamics and Related FieldsPatrick J. RoacheAstrophysical ValidationAlan C. Calder & Dean M. TownsleyValidation in Weather ForecastingSusanne Theis & Michael BaldaufValidation of Climate Models: An Essential PracticeRichard B. RoodValidation of Agent-based Models in Economics and FinanceGiorgio Fagiolo, Mattia Guerini, Francesco Lamperti, Alessio Moneta & Andrea RoventiniPart VIII: Challenges in Simulation Model ValidationValidation and EquifinalityKeith BevenValidation and Overparameterization - Experiences from Hydrological ModelingJan Seibert, Maria Staudinger & Ilja van MeerveldUncertainty Quantification Using Multiple Models - Prospects and ChallengesReto Knutti, Christoph Baumberger & Gertrude Hirsch HadornChallenges to Simulation Validation in the Social Sciences - A critical-rationalist perspectiveMichael MasValidation and the Uniqueness of Historical EventsJosef KoestlbauerPart IX: Reflecting on Simulation Validation: Philosophical Perspectives and Discussion PointsWhat Is a Computer Simulation and What Does This Mean for Simulation Validation?Claus BeisbartHow Do the Validations of Simulations and Experiments Compare?Anouk Barberousse & Julie JebeileHow Does Holism Challenge the Validation of Computer Simulation?Johannes LenhardWhat Types of Values Enter Simulation Validation and What are Their Roles?Gertrude Hirsch Hadorn & Christoph BaumbergerCalibration, Validation, and ConfirmationMathias FrischShould Validation and Verification Be Separated Strictly?Claus BeisbartThe Multi-Dimensional Epistemology of Computer Simulations: Novel Issues and the Need to Avoid the Drunkard's Search FallacyCyrille Imbert
Series Title: Simulation foundations, methods and applications.
Responsibility: Claus Beisbart, Nicole J. Saam, editors.


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