Simulation and Modeling References:
C Programming Language (2nd Edition)
by Brian W. Kernighan & Dennis Ritchie, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-110362-8.
- Multi-Simulation Interface (MSI) Paper presentation at
Spring Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO) Conference, Huntsville, AL, April 5, 2006.
- DRONE: A Tool for
Automatically Running Simulation Recursions in Batch.
Drone supports any simulator. It enables you to vary arbitrary
parameters and re-run many simulations as the parameter(s) vary,
while collecting results in various ways. Similar to CSIM's Iterator tool.
- DAKOTA: An
advanced tool for running simulation recursions, parameter estimation and
optimization. Like DRONE above. Very sophisticated and well documented.
Also similar to CSIM's Iterator tool, but much heavier duty.
- Third Party Simulation Graphics for use with CSIM - Altia Faceplate
Otk - Open Tool Kit - Add buttons/controls, gauges/meters to your simulation displays.
- Modeling Terminology and Taxonomy
- A glossary of modeling and simulation terms, definitions, and breakdown of
model typing hierarchy. (RASSP Taxonomy Working Group)
- Math Tools -
Alternatives, plotting packages, etc..
- On-Line Web-based Calculators
- Simulation Theory -
Steen Rasmussen, Christopher L. Barrett - Los Alamos National Laboratory.
The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Phenomenon of software creation by motivated users.
- Eric Steven Raymond
- General software resources.
Business-Inc.Net - A web directory for related sites.
- A directory of science related software resources.
- Laws of Systemantics - John Gail's proposed "laws" of systems' failures,
intended as light satire, but probably contains much wisdom, or at least things to consider when designing systems. Example:
A complex system that works, is invariably found to have evolved from a simpler system that works.
- Acknowledgments, Contributors
A toolmaker succeeds as, and only as, the *users* of his tool
succeed with his aid.
However shining the blade, however jeweled
the hilt, however perfect the heft, a sword is tested only by
That swordsmith is successful whose clients die of
- F. Brooks, "Grasping Reality from Illusion".