The philosophy of science and validation in simulation

@inproceedings{Kleindorfear1993ThePO,
  title={The philosophy of science and validation in simulation},
  author={George B. Kleindorfear and Ram Geneshan},
  booktitle={WSC '93},
  year={1993}
}
More than twenty-five years ago, Naylor and Finger suggested that the problem of validation in simulation was analogous to the problem of validating scientific theories in general. They went on to prescribe an eclectic approach to validation in simulation that they put together from what they viewed at the time as an exhaustive description of the possible philosophical alternatives. A considerable development has taken place in the philosophy of science since Naylor and Finger wrote their paper… CONTINUE READING
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