Model-independent comparison of simulation output

@article{Fachada2017ModelindependentCO,
  title={Model-independent comparison of simulation output},
  author={Nuno Fachada and Vitor V. Lopes and Rui Costa Martins and Agostinho C. Rosa},
  journal={Simul. Model. Pract. Theory},
  year={2017},
  volume={72},
  pages={131-149}
}
Abstract Computational models of complex systems are usually elaborate and sensitive to implementation details, characteristics which often affect their verification and validation. Model replication is a possible solution to this issue. It avoids biases associated with the language or toolkit used to develop the original model, not only promoting its verification and validation, but also fostering the credibility of the underlying conceptual model. However, different model implementations must… 
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