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VR and Simulation are New Frontiers of Surgical Training outside OR

VR and Simulation are New Frontiers of Surgical Training outside OR | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it

"Surgical simulation and virtual reality are the new tools being leveraged to train future surgeons instead of only relying on hands-on experience in the operating room under the tutelage of experienced surgeons"

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Art of the Human Perspective

Art of the Human Perspective | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it
Science labs and art schools used to be very distinct places. But around the world, researchers and even politicians are realising that scientists, engineers and artists can work more meaningfully together than in their traditional silos.
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Simulating the Great Barrier Reef

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Commanding the Future Mission

Commanding the Future Mission | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it

"U.S. Army researchers endeavor to develop a package of decision-supporting applications known as the Commander’s Virtual Staff and a Tactical Computing Environment that offers advanced computer-human interfaces, a collaborative data environment, intelligent mobility and a common user experience across computing platforms"

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Ice Sheet Modeling of Greenland, Antarctica Helps Predict Sea-Level Rise

Ice Sheet Modeling of Greenland, Antarctica Helps Predict Sea-Level Rise | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it

''The data we get from climate scientists are usually measurements from the top surface of the ice," she said. "To initialize an ice sheet simulation, we need information about what is happening inside and at the bottom of the ice..."

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Containerizing Engineering Simulation for Faster CFD at Trek

"When it comes to high performance cycling, one might not think of high performance computing immediately, even though the majority of the speed, aerodynamics, and design process is heavily dependent on modeling and simulation at scale"

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Colony Responds to Predation Simulation as a 'Superorganism'

Colony Responds to Predation Simulation as a 'Superorganism' | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it
Colonies of ants are incredibly complex, and at the same time intensely cooperative, so much so that they are often referred to as single 'superorganisms'. But to what extent do they actually behave as a single entity?
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Imagining the Driverless City

Imagining the Driverless City | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it

"Mobility Transformation Center have designed the facility to offer a realistic test of how driverless cars might function amid the daunting complexity of a dense urban environment. It is preparation for a future that is fast approaching"

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Complex Living Brain Simulation Replicates Sensory Rat Behaviour

Complex Living Brain Simulation Replicates Sensory Rat Behaviour | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it
Blue Brain Project supercomputer recreates part of rodent’s brain with 30,000 neurons connected by 40m synapses to show patterns of behaviour triggered, for example, when whiskers are touched
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Smarter Industrial Machines

"simulation is becoming even more essential as advanced products now combine mechanical, fluid, electronics and embedded software. A complete systems level model is now necessary to benchmark operational field data analytics with simulated system performance"

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Transportation Simulation

"A new generation of transportation management systems (TMS) based upon more powerful in-memory technologies. What this has created are more advanced transportation simulation capabilities"

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Why the Human Brain Project Went Wrong

Why the Human Brain Project Went Wrong | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it
Two years in, a $1-billion-plus effort to simulate the human brain is in disarray. Was it poor management, or is something fundamentally wrong with Big Science?
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Suicides Driven by Economic Distress Found Through Simulated Models

Suicides Driven by Economic Distress Found Through Simulated Models | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it

"The PBDM method, unlike previous studies that focus on econometric analysis of Bt cotton yields, looks at the holistic biological and ecological underpinnings of crop yield. Using it to simulate prospective yields of rain-fed non-Bt cotton"

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see also:  http://insidehpc.com/2015/08/climate-researchers-collaborate-with-hpc/

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Vision Simulator Helps Cataracts Patients Test Artificial Lenses

Vision Simulator Helps Cataracts Patients Test Artificial Lenses | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it
"SimVis stands for simultaneous vision simulator where users simply need to stare through the prototype to see how different types of implanted lenses could impact their vision"
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Dynamic Simulation Benefits Across the Plant Lifecycle

Dynamic Simulation Benefits Across the Plant Lifecycle | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it
Miquel Angel Alós explains how dynamic simulation can help maximise plant performance and deliver cost savings on new plant projects.
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NASA Astronauts On Simulated Mission Just Encountered An Asteroid

NASA Astronauts On Simulated Mission Just Encountered An Asteroid | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it

"The goal is to work out all the kinks before a real-life mission sends astronauts to an asteroid in the mid-2020s. After that, NASA hopes to take off the training wheels and send the first crewed mission to Mars"

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Gravitational Waves Found, Black-Hole Models Led the Way

Gravitational Waves Found, Black-Hole Models Led the Way | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it

" It is this type of phenomenon that computer scientists, physicists and astronomy experts have been exploring, using computers to model the merger's many components to understand the basic physics more clearly..."

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Fusion 360’s Update is Hot on Simulation

Fusion 360’s Update is Hot on Simulation | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it

"Thermal Study, as its name obviously implies, gives users the ability to analyze the impact of thermal effects, including thermally induced stress"

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World Record Achieved in Pore-Scale Flow Simulations

World Record Achieved in Pore-Scale Flow Simulations | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it
An interdisciplinary research team, coordinated by Dr. Keijo Mattila from the University of Jyväskylä (JYU), Finland, has set a new world record in the field of fluid flow simulations in the pore scale (through porous materials). ...
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Simulations Are Making Way Into Corporate Boardrooms

Simulations Are Making Way Into Corporate Boardrooms | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it
Long viewed as a training tool for pilots and military, simulations have moved into the boardroom.
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Venezuela: Massive Turnout at Elections Simulation

"the simulation is to check that the system is functioning well and to review the technical and logistical details...almost 20 million Venezuelans are registered" to take part in elections  on Dec. 6

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Royal Adelaide Hospital using Computer Simulation to Plan Patients' Transfer to New Site

Royal Adelaide Hospital using Computer Simulation to Plan Patients' Transfer to New Site | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it
A computer simulation is to used to help medical staff at the Royal Adelaide Hospital work out how best to transfer patients from the existing hospital site to the new one next year.
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More Than a Game: Batten Simulation Center Puts Ideas to Real-World Tests

More Than a Game: Batten Simulation Center Puts Ideas to Real-World Tests | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it
The Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy has unveiled its Center for Leadership Simulation and Gaming, a new virtual learning initiative that puts it on the cutting edge of public policy education.
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Candidate Starts Work on a New Heart Diagnostic App

Candidate Starts Work on a New Heart Diagnostic App | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it

 "Data Interactions in Simulations for Medicine (M3DISIM) group, focused on applying mathematical modeling and biomedical engineering to modeling the heart"

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Smart Imaging of Materials Lets National Labs Look to Solving Big Energy Problems

Smart Imaging of Materials Lets National Labs Look to Solving Big Energy Problems | Sim-Supported Decisions & Discoveries | Scoop.it

"Experiment and theory work hand in hand to show how the real structure and function of a material compare with the ideal...Scientists create a model based on theory and use it to make inferences about a material's properties"

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