Reproducibility and the Concept of Numerical Solution

  title={Reproducibility and the Concept of Numerical Solution},
  author={J. Lenhard and U. K{\"u}ster},
  journal={Minds and Machines},
  • J. Lenhard, U. Küster
  • Published 2019
  • Computer Science
  • Minds and Machines
  • In this paper, we show that reproducibility is a severe problem that concerns simulation models. The reproducibility problem challenges the concept of numerical solution and hence the conception of what a simulation actually does. We provide an expanded picture of simulation that makes visible those steps of simulation modeling that are numerically relevant, but often escape notice in accounts of simulation. Examining these steps and analyzing a number of pertinent examples, we argue that… CONTINUE READING

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