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computer modeling

[kəm′pyüd·ər ′mäd·əl·iŋ]
(computer science)
The use of a computer to develop a mathematical model of a complex system or process and to provide conditions for testing it.
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There are many reasons educational researchers are advocating the use of computer simulations and games in the field of distance education.
In computer simulation (figure 3 (b) and 4 (b)) relative accelerations of points on construction are shown.
How Computer Simulations Represent and What This Means for the Simulation Argument, CLAUS BEISBART
Unlike previous computer simulations of Antarctic glaciation, this research found the nascent Antarctic ice sheet included substantial ice on the subcontinent of West Antarctica.
The wet lab gave them an understanding of how delicate or robust animal tissue is, something that cannot be conveyed in a computer simulation. While the computer simulations used in this study are of a high standard, they did not offer the tactile experience and opportunity to develop manual dexterity that students require as part of their undergraduate physiology training.
Computer simulations of uncertain reliability indicate that by 2100 the globally averaged surface temperature will rise approximately 2.5 degrees Celsius, which would seem to require a wholesale switch to nuclear power in the next few decades to avoid the devastation of energy poverty.
However, few tertiary structures have yet to be revealed, limiting computer simulation based on them.
His massive interstellar sculpture, which is really a computer simulation, is meant to call attention to the problem of orbital space debris.
A case study of a computer simulation project at Xerox Corp.
This impressed me early in my career with the value of computer simulations. When GE was developing the first fan-beamed CT scan, a very sophisticated computer simulation helped tremendously in determining many of the most important specifications for elements of that machine.
It is noteworthy that our understanding of temperature has been expanded recently by developments of st atistical thermodynamics and computer simulation (24, 25).
"Titan has been providing this computer simulation expertise to the Navy for the past 13 years," said Gene Ray, Titan's president, chairman, and CEO.

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