Definition of Computer simulation

1. Noun. (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"

Exact synonyms: Simulation
Generic synonyms: Technique, Framework, Model, Theoretical Account
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Examples of category: Time-scale Factor, Extended Time Scale, Slow Time Scale, Fast Time Scale
Derivative terms: Simulate

Definition of Computer simulation

1. Noun. (software engineering) a computer model ¹

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Medical Definition of Computer simulation

1. Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Computer Simulation

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computer peripherals
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computer program
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computer programs
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computer screen
computer security
computer simulation (current term)
computer simulations
computer storage
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computer virus
computer viruses

Literary usage of Computer simulation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Computers and Information Technologies in Agricultural Production and edited by Karl Schneider (1998)
"Stöckle, CO Proceedings of the 1989 Summer computer simulation Conference July 24-27, 1989, the Stouffer Austin Hotel, Austin, Texas / edited by Joe K ..."

2. Simulation Models, Gis and Nonpoint-Source Pollution: Bibliography, January by David Holloway, Joe Makuch (1992)
"Language: English Descriptors: Water resources; Water management; Computer software; Computer graphics; Databases; computer simulation; Simulation models; ..."

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