Simulation

Pragmatic Construction of Reality

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5374-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-5375-7 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      Computer Simulation: Practice, Epistemology, and Social Dynamics

  2. Imitating Models

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23

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      Pages 25-39

      The Shape of Molecules to Come

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      Pages 41-55

      From Representation to Production: Parsers and Parsing in Language Technology

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      Pages 57-77

      Foundations for the Simulation of Ecosystems

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      Pages 79-86

      Models, Models Everywhere

  3. Layers of Integration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-106

      From Hierarchical to Network-Like Integration: A Revolution of Modeling Style in Computer-Simulation

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      Pages 107-124

      The Difference Between Answering a ‘Why’ Question and Answering a ‘How Much’ Question

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      Pages 125-138

      Struggle Between Specificity and Generality: How Do Infectious Disease Models Become a Simulation Platform?

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      Pages 139-151

      Handshaking Your Way to the Top: Simulation at the Nanoscale

  4. Social Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-153

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      Pages 155-172

      Locating the Dry Lab on the Lab Map

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      Pages 173-185

      Simulation Uncertainty and the Challenge of Postnormal Science

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      Pages 187-203

      When is Simulation a Research Technology? Practices, Markets, and Lingua Franca