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computer simulation

See: configuration management; independent review; validation; verification.
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Noun1.computer simulation - (computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer programcomputer 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"
technique - a practical method or art applied to some particular task
framework, model, theoretical account - a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
time-scale factor - the ratio of the simulation time to the time of the real process
extended time scale, slow time scale - (simulation) the time scale used in data processing when the time-scale factor is greater than one
fast time scale - (simulation) the time scale used in data processing when the time-scale factor is less than one
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