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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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 ...
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Simple taxi emulator

This app is a simple taxi emulator. The only feedback I've got on it was "bad internal architecture", that's why I would be grateful to receive more adequate and humiliating review. Simply-speaking, ...
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Python Code Review, Inventory Simulation using Pandas Dataframe

I've been learning python like for a year and started learning a little about pandas DataFrame. I made this little program to practice all the concepts and would like to hear your suggestions for ...
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Haskell Particle Simulation

I recently started learning Haskell and as my first project I decided to port a particle simulation I had written in C. The simulation is pretty simple. We have a cubic box with particles (spheres) ...
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Simple Turing machine simulator

I'm new to C. Yesterday I got a sudden urge to go from writing Python to something, well, more UNIX core-ish. I read some examples on here and decided I might as well put some of that stuff to use to ...
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Statistical simulation

I've written the following program as a submission to the German Federal Computer Science Competition for highschool students. The program makes the following simulation with a given number of days ...
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Speed up a monte carlo simulation with nested loop

I would like to know if there is a more efficiency way to speed up below code. It uses a procedure where subsampling is required in the nested loop (which a previous answer helped to make more ...
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Randomizing and mutating algo class - functionality

See Randomizing and mutating algo class - style I'm looking for a review of the functionality of this code, answers to the above question which also describes the code use focus on style instead. ...
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Randomizing and mutating algo class - style

I've updated this question to be about code style only, as all of it's answered focused on this aspect. For the codes function, see Review: C++ Algo - Function ...
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Monte Carlo coin flip simulation

I've been learning about Monte Carlo simulations on MIT's intro to programming class, and I'm trying to implement one that calculates the probability of flipping a coin heads side up 4 times in a row ...
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RPG Dice Roller

This is sort of a follow up to my post yesterday. I'm a relative newbie to Python and before I made a d20 dice roller for RPGs. Now I've made a dice roller for any type of dice, and I would love ...
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Random D20 number generator

I'm teaching myself code using Zed Shaw's Learn Python The Hard Way, and I got bored during one of the memorization lessons so I thought I would make a random D20 number generator for when I play ...
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Imitate randomness of a dice roll

I have written some code in Java that consists of two classes. I have tried my best and I want you to tell me if I can improve and how good this is. Also, how important is OOP? Java is an object ...
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Die-rolling for ordering

I have a little experience with Python and am trying to become more familiar with it. As an exercise, I've tried coding a program where the ordering of a list of players is determined by the roll of a ...
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Baseball game state class in python looking for feedback

So far, this is just a class that tracks the state of a baseball game. Unfortunately, I can't tell you for sure what the next step is. It might be a an interactive playable baseball game, or a game ...
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Is there a more efficient way to simulate in R, by exposition factor, gender and disease profile?

I started working with R recently and need to do a simulation for 100 000 people that divides them in exposition factor for a disease, gender and presence or absence of disease. My background info is ...
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Discrete event simulation with variable intervals

I've built a discrete event simulation system, similar to the bank problem presented on the wikipedia page but with a key difference. Let's say, that a TELLER can ...