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Principles of modeling and simulation : a multidisciplinary approach

Author: John A Sokolowski; Catherine M Banks
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Principles of Modeling and Simulation: A Multidisciplinary Approach is the first book to provide an introduction to modeling and simulation techniques across diverse areas of study. Numerous researchers from the fields of social science, engineering, computer science, and business have collaborated on this work to explore the multifaceted uses of computational modeling while illustrating their applications in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John A Sokolowski; Catherine M Banks
ISBN: 9780470289433 0470289430
OCLC Number: 228427375
Description: xiii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is modeling and simulation? / Catherine M. Banks --
The role of modeling and simulation / Paul F. Reynolds, Jr. --
Simulation : models that vary over time / John A. Sokolowski --
Queue modeling and simulation / Paul A. Fishwick and Hyungwook Park --
Human interaction with simulations / Michael P. Bailey and Ahmed K. Noor --
Verification and validation / Mikel D. Petty --
Uses of simulation / Tuncer I. Ören --
Modeling and simulation : real-world examples / Michael D. Fontaine [and others] --
The future of simulation / R. Bowen Loftin.
Responsibility: edited by John A. Sokolowski, Catherine M. Banks.
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