Understanding Coding Through Simulations

Understanding Coding Through Simulations

Book - 2017
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"Simulations help people understand large, complex problems using smaller, simpler models. This book delves into the history and thinking behind simulations. Readers will learn about Georg Leopold von Reiswitz's development of a Kriegsspiel for military training, and other major developments. This volume also gives examples of ways that simulations can be useful, and discusses data sources. A concluding simple simulation will round out the learning experience, and encourage readers to create their own simulation. Sidebars and photographs accompany the text to aid readers in their exploration of simulations"--Provided by the publisher.
Publisher: New York :, PowerKids Press,, 2017.
ISBN: 9781499427943
1499427948
9781499428223
1499428227
Characteristics: 24 pages : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: What are simulations?
Kriegsspiel
Computer game simulations
Simulations and reality
Training military and police
Simulations in different fields
Build your world
Building a simulation
Garbage in, garbage out
Write your own simulations.
Summary: "Simulations help people understand large, complex problems using smaller, simpler models. This book delves into the history and thinking behind simulations. Readers will learn about Georg Leopold von Reiswitz's development of a Kriegsspiel for military training, and other major developments. This volume also gives examples of ways that simulations can be useful, and discusses data sources. A concluding simple simulation will round out the learning experience, and encourage readers to create their own simulation. Sidebars and photographs accompany the text to aid readers in their exploration of simulations"--Provided by the publisher.

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