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A Discussion with the NAFEMS SGMWG 12-minute read NAFEMS SGMWG - March 22nd 2023 As part of an ongoing series, the NAFEMS Simulation Governance & Management Working Group present a discussion about the difference between model calibration and model validation. As well as reading the
2-minute read Sinothile Baloyi - January 12th 2023 Is there a shared, aligned goal across your whole organisation when it comes to modelling and simulation? In a recent webinar, Andy Richardson, a chartered engineer with 30 years’ experience and a fellow of the Institution of Mechanical
4-minute read Sinothile Baloyi - November 10th 2022 In August 2021 Wired magazine published an article about a study that discovered that a neural network trained to read x-ray scans was also predicting subject patients’ racial identity, a non-biological category. The most interesting —and
A Discussion with the NAFEMS SGMWG 4-minute read NAFEMS SGMWG - May 4th 2022 In the next part of this series, the NAFEMS Simulation Governance & Management Working Group discussed how much verification you need to do, and when to do it. As well as reading the conversation here, you can
Your Questions, Answered. 2-minute read April 28th 2022 NAFEMS Americas recently presented a webinar with Linda Knudsen from Syncroness on the importance of simulation result credibility, titled ‘Define and Deliver Credible Results.’ We summarised some of the key points in this article,
A Discussion with the NAFEMS SGMWG 9-minute read NAFEMS SGMWG - April 7th 2022 In the next part of this series, the NAFEMS Simulation Governance & Management Working Group hosted a discussion looking at code verification v solution verification. As well as reading the conversation here, you
(Or How to Get the Most from Verification and Validation…) 5-minute read Sinothile Baloyi - March 31st 2022 “I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” - Thomas Edison Sure, and well done for persisting Edison, but how much did that cost in time and materials? Yikes!
7-minute read NAFEMS SGMWG - August 26th 2021 In the first of a series, the NAFEMS Simulation Governance & Management Working Group hosted a discussion introducing the concept of Verification and Validation. As well as reading the conversation here, you can watch the video on YouTube, as well