computer simulation

computer simulation
(computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer program

a simulation should imitate the internal processes and not merely the results of the thing being simulated

Syn: ↑simulation
Derivationally related forms: ↑simulate (for: ↑simulation)
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Members of this Topic: ↑time-scale factor, ↑extended time scale, ↑slow time scale, ↑fast time scale
Hypernyms: ↑technique, ↑model, ↑theoretical account, ↑framework

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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