Summer School: On Computer Simulation Methods

Ort: Stuttgart
Beginn: 25.09.2017 09:00
Ende: 29.09.2017 16:00

September 25-29, 2017, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS)


Organizers: Michael Resch, Viola Schiaffonati, Giuseppe Primiero, Andreas Kaminski

HLRS, Politecnico Milano, Middlesex University London, TU Darmstadt



The transformation of science through computer simulation is often considered to be a methodological one. A lot of literature has been dedicated to determining the relationship between computer simulation, experiments or theories as the classical sources of knowledge. This relation is both methodologically and technically complex. On the one hand, it is difficult for philosophers, social scientists, and historians to gain detailed insight into the methods used among practitioners. On the other hand, for computer scientists and practitioners in general, the methodological limitations and design constraints that simulation techniques impose on hypothesis formulation and testing may not be obvious. The summer school addresses these problems by offering lectures and tutorials on computer simulation methods for scholars from the humanities, social sciences, and computer science.


Application Deadline: May 31, 2017.


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