Category Archive: Analyze

Evaluating Our Models

It is obvious that models can be evaluated by testing how they predict outcomes that are observed in real life scenarios. But not all models can be tested in that manner and some scenarios may not be so obvious as to be anticipated. Models, by their nature, are abstracts of reality. If they were an …

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Simulating the Universe

The first simulation models were created when cavemen picked up rocks or sticks to show a friend how they did something. Voodoo dolls have evolved into mannequins used for modern medical training. Balsa wood rubber band powered airplanes have evolved into flight simulators. Puppet shows have evolved into virtual reality. Using supercomputers to create modeled …

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