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Modelling vs. Simulation

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Modellingverb

present participle of model

Simulationnoun

Something that simulates a system or environment in order to predict actual behaviour.

‘This exercise is a simulation of actual battle conditions.’; ‘The most reliable simulation predicts that the hurricane will turn north.’;

Modellingnoun

standard spelling of modeling

Simulationnoun

The process of simulating.

‘Despite extensive simulation in the design phase, the aircraft failed to behave as expected.’;

Modellingnoun

a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied

Simulationnoun

(informal) A video game designed to convey a more or less realistic experience, as of a sport or warfare.

‘Some kids in the classroom will be playing simulations after school.’;

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Modellingnoun

the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)

Simulationnoun

Assuming an appearance which is feigned, or not true.

Modellingnoun

the work of a fashion model

‘have you ever thought of a career in modelling?’; ‘a modelling agency’;

Simulationnoun

(soccer) The act of falling over in order to be awarded a foul, when a foul hasn't been committed.

Modellingnoun

the activity of making three-dimensional models

‘lessons included life drawing and clay modelling’;

Simulationnoun

The act of simulating, or assuming an appearance which is feigned, or not true; - distinguished from dissimulation, which disguises or conceals what is true.

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Modellingnoun

the devising or use of abstract or mathematical models

‘macroeconomic modelling and policy analysis’;

Simulationnoun

(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’;

Simulationnoun

the act of imitating the behavior of some situation or some process by means of something suitably analogous (especially for the purpose of study or personnel training)

Simulationnoun

representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)

Simulationnoun

the act of giving a false appearance;

‘his conformity was only pretending’;

Simulation

A simulation is the imitation of the operation of a real-world process or system over time. Simulations require the use of models; the model represents the key characteristics or behaviors of the selected system or process, whereas the simulation represents the evolution of the model over time.

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