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Computing environments for simulation model validation

Murray-Smith, D.J. (1993) Computing environments for simulation model validation. In: Colloquium on "Bringing Added Value to Continuous Simulation Models", 3 Nov 1993, London, UK.

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Abstract

The capabilities and user-friendliness of simulation packages have contributed to the growth of continuous system simulation methods. This means that these tools are used increasingly by non-specialists and the risks of misuse are increasing. It is important to test a simulation program to establish that it is both an accurate implementation of the equations of the model (internal verification) and also accurately represents the real-world system that the model represents (external validation). This paper outlines the processes involved in addressing these two areas of testing for simulation models and gives emphasis to the type of computing environment required.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Keywords:Continuous system simulation, computing environment, internal verification, external validation
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Murray-Smith, Prof David
Authors: Murray-Smith, D.J.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy

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