Datalogging & Simulations

Definition: Simulations software represents real-life situations using a computer.

Computer simulations allow people to investigate ideas that would be considered too dangerous or expensive to do in the real world.

Simulations require powerful hardware and complex programming. As the software imitates unknown things, it may not be entirely accurate.

Typical computer simulations include:

  • Virtual Reality programs like flight-simulators or 3D home-design.
  • Prediction software, such as Lottery number-choosing.
  • Models to predict traffic flow on a new road.

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