Simulation is the imitation of some real thing, state of affairs, or process. The act of simulating something generally entails representing certain key characteristics or behaviours of a selected physical or abstract system.

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Souped-up random walk terrain generator

I started learning Python a couple of weeks ago, and to test my new knowledge of Python, I decided to use Pygame to code a random walk terrain generator. ...
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Simulating a GUI windowing system

I was eager to learn the implementation details behind windowing GUI systems. Because I am mostly a high level programmer having not much experience in low-level stuff, I had to simulate it instead of ...
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Stochastic simulation event timing

So I'm learning bits and pieces of python. Here's some code that just doesn't seem pythonic, and I'd like to improve it. I'm doing stochastic simulations with a Gillespie style approach, but if that ...
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Simple battle class

I'm new to Java, and this code could likely be squashed down a whole heap. How can I make this code simpler and easier to read? chance.base is a percentage. If it ...
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Write a program that simulates a lottery

I am taking a C++ course and we have received our final assignment, I was looking for some suggestions and or tips so I can continue to improve. I am aware that the use of ...
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Scoring system of a pool of dice

I want to do some Monte Carlo simulations on a system based on a pool of dice. For each trial, a number of dies are rolled, and the winner is the highest value, getting as many points as dice are over ...
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Simulation of bus route

Theme of my course work in institute is simulation of bus route. Could you determine any faults and defects in this code? I will be very grateful if you give me some advice about one global variable, ...
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Multifunctional Monty Hall Simulator

Based on this question on math.SE regarding probabilities in variations on the Monty Hall problem, I cobbled up a simulator in Ruby to give myself an introduction to the language. Since this is my ...
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Simulations and game code

I will like to improve my code in Java involving creating simulations and games. This is a problem-solving code so far in interest and percentage calculations. ...
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Monte Carlo dice [closed]

For this lab you should re-use your Dice class from the previous week. The user inputs a number n which determines the number of groups of 6 dice to be rolled. The program should output x, ...
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Simulation Framework

I started creating a small abstract simulation framework and would be happy if someone could take a look at the code and give me feedback on it. The code can be found here, and it is currently not in ...
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Vehicle-crossing simulation

It seems like this code should be shorter, but with all the error checking it is long and hard to follow. This is for a simulation of vehicles crossing a bridge, and this part is dealing with mutexes. ...
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Multiplayer bowling in Ruby (follow-up: injection, single responsibility)

This is a multiplayer bowling simulator in Ruby. It allows for variable skill levels, and produces weighted random results for each player's rolls based on those skill settings. This is a complete ...
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Probabilistic matchmaking simulation

The following is a problem I found on this wiki. What can I do to optimize my algorithm, and make this code more C++11? Write a program to discover the answer to this puzzle:"Let's say men and ...
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Espresso Queue simulation

I was asked to do a technical test with the following specification, but my solution was rejected and I was not selected for the available position (Junior to "normal" level, with 4 days of time to ...
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Summator simulation

This is a reference implementation of a summation unit. The algorithm used is a most straightforward carry-propagation. If necessary, a test driving code could be provided. Few notes for the ...
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Simulating the martingale betting system with roulette

I wrote a program that simulates many instances of trying the martingale betting system with roulette in Haskell. At the answerer's suggestion I opted to leave the ...
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Careful simulation of a 3D space [closed]

What is an accurate computer-description of space? I've been building up my abilities with various population simulations, and I'd like to add a spacial element to them now. I'm self-taught with ...
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90 year data simulation in need of performance increase

I developed some code for my masters project that will simulate 90 years daily data using 1000 different data sets. The code is working fine and gives the correct output that I wanted but the ...
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Algorithm simulator (bubble and selection sorts)

I am concerned where it can be improved. Main concerns are coding style. Any other improvements are welcome too. Priority is on JavaScript, review for HTML/CSS are welcome too. What it does: ...
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Revised worker movement AI for strategy game

A while ago I posted this question about worker AI and Job Queues for a strategy game. I have posted other questions about the Job Queue, and now I would like to post this revised question about ...
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Can I make this simulation written in C more “C++-y”?

I am learning C++ from a C background, and I was wondering if I could convert this old C program I'd written into C++ as a personal exercise. The original C program is a simple Monte Carlo simulation ...
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Skill Upgrades for Strategy Game

I built a simple class to handle skill increases for the workers in a strategy game for iOS. The basic idea is that whenever a worker finishes a job, their skill (which starts at 0) will increase by ...
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Satellite orbit simulation in Matlab using Runge Kutta 4

I have a satellite orbit simulation in Matlab (Using Runge Kutta 4). It seems ugly and I don't know how to fix it. fx.m file: function v = fx(t,x,vx) v = vx; ...
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Taking wind data and simulating future wind profiles

I am new to programming, and am using Python to take wind data and simulate future wind profiles. The code as written takes a while to execute and I was hoping someone could suggest ways to make my ...
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HTML / JS Slot Machine Simulator

This code is a slot machine simulator that uses elements of both HTML and JavaScript. Please pardon the lack of comments. ...
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Implement operation and simulation mode in an interface

Context: I have to create an interface between devices and a client. My package is composed of: Device.py Error.py DeviceA.py (for example) DeviceB.py ... Basically each ...
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Change random list of numbers into all 5's using simple evolution simulation

This is supposed to be an evolutionary algorithmic program, and I'm not sure if it does what it's supposed to do. It is supposed to take a random list of numbers (containing at least one 5), and over ...
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Worker AI and Job Queue Management for Simulation Game

So I've been working on AI for a Tower Building simulation game for quite a few days, and I think the code would really benefit from review. I'm a hobbyist programmer, but I really care about doing ...
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Template container simulating SQL “select” and “where”

I want to simulate, in C++, the fact that in a form with drop down (or combo boxes), you can filter by selecting items and then projecting on a given set of properties for these item. In a SQL-like ...
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Simulating Pendulum Motion in Android

Quite sometime back I had written an Android application which simulates the path of a pendulum. You can also have look at the complete discussion in my technical blog here. Please review it and ...
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Managing People in a SimCity Clone

So I am working through a few different game ideas as I learn programming, and I could definitely use some feedback on my latest project. This is a simple SimCity clone. So far I have created a City ...
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Single Rotate Method

I just started coding a simulation-like application. It's about our solar system. Right now, I'm working on rotating the moon. I have this constructor ...
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Adding very large arrays

I am writing a stochastic simulation for a Yule process: If you start with a certain number of bins each containing a random number of balls, you add another ball to an existing bin with a ...
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Dice-rolling simulator

I know there is a better way to store data. What is the most concise way to simplify this script? ...
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Pick up and throw simulation in SpriteKit [closed]

Last days, I experimented some time with spriteKit and (amongst other things) tried to solve the problem to "throw" a sprite by touching it and dragging. I have tackled the major hurdles, and the ...
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Switch-case Monstrosity for CPU Emulator

I am still working on A Z80 CPU emulator and I have decided to prototype it in javascript and then translate it into a faster language, It might be ported to C but more likely is Java - this means I ...
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Enigma simulator performance

Here is my implementation of a simple 3 rotor Enigma machine in C++: ...
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Suggestions needed after modification of Simulation of an Ocean

After suggestions given in this question, modifications to the code has been done. Only thing I could not do is to decide, where to place the starveTime property ...
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Simulation of an ocean containing sharks and fish

As part of my Java learning, I tried solving part I of problem description here. The only issue that I see now is that I could not close the button of Frame. Please review and provide your comments ...
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Equation evolution [closed]

I'm coding something to simulate evolution, but with an equation that is tested to find the digitsum of an algorithm. Basically what it does is that it creates ...
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Model simulation using Java annotations

A couple of days ago I posted my code that models systems made up of moving parts. I got several great tips and ideas and here is my latest version. My actions are now methods annotated with @Action ...
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Improvements/suggestions for my CPU emulator

I am trying to emulate a basic CPU (Z80) as close as possible. It currently does not read real assembly code, but that will be implemented. If you have any views on how that could be implemented, ...
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How can I make my ant simulation faster?

I was not sure if I should post about 200 lines here. I want to make this ant simulation faster. The bottleneck is at Ant.checkdistancebetweenantsandfood(). It ...
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Correct logic in Monty Hall Problem? [closed]

I've written this code in an attempt to create the Monty Hall problem and check the ratios. I would like someone to check the logic on it. I know it isn't organized well at all; I just need to see if ...
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Multithreaded horse race simulation

I'm just starting to get along with threads in Java and I need some code review, about interfaces, classes, managing threads, correct writing, secure threads, exposed objects etc. Horse-Race ...
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Is this an elegant/accurate simulation of the Monty Hall problem?

I'm trying to simulate the Monty Hall problem, to statistically determine if there is any benefit to changing my choice after a door containing a goat is open (testing this guy's Monty Hall theory on ...
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Bouncing-ball simulation

I posted a couple questions about a week ago, but have almost gotten it working. This program is supposed to simulate the following: Ask the user how many balls to drop Drop one ball at a time ...
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Improving Lottery Simulation

I'm working on a project for an Intro to C/Python class and am looking to improve the efficiency of the program. The program is a lottery simulation where the user inputs the number of tickets they ...