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Simulation for Interpretation: A Methodology for Growing Virtual Cultures

Ulf Lotzmann, Martin Neumann
2017 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
Using the example of qualitative data about criminal culture, the paper describes a research process that facilitates interpretative research by growing virtual cultures.  ...  Agent-based social simulation is well-known for generative explanations. Following the theory of thick description we extend the generative paradigm to interpretative research in cultural studies.  ...  This enables extending the generative paradigm for growing virtual cultures. Methodological Process to Build Interpretive Simulations: Analysis Perspective .  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.3451 fatcat:lhawz5jndvbrpoqxw6piex7sje

Interpreter education [article]

Nicoletta Spinolo
2022 Zenodo  
Interpreting is an ancient practice. It probably developed spontaneously in parallel with oral communication in points of contact between different languages and cultures.  ...  Interpreter education is the process through which interpreting students are guided towards the profession of interpreting by promoting their growth and developing the cognitive abilities, attitudes and  ...  Virtual learning environments (VLEs, such as Moodle) and videoconferencing tools and didactic materials allow not only to transmit lectures, but also to simulate interpreting sessions in various modalities  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6366310 fatcat:eufx3oisinbsbejagzwbalidxa

VR cooperative environments for the interpretation and reconstruction of the archaeological landscape

Eva Pietroni, Sofia Pescarin
2010 Virtual Archaeology Review  
Rome" project, two virtual collaborative environments in the web for the interpretation, reconstruction and 3D exploration of archaeological contexts.  ...  The possibility to develop complex dynamics of interaction inside the virtual domain are determining new scenarios in the field of cultural transmission.  ...  Anna and the University of Pisa and CINECA, Softlogic for their collaboration in the two projects. References  ... 
doi:10.4995/var.2010.4680 fatcat:o7xucko7erb6xb2kgsazqyhh7i

The Future Vision of Simulation in Healthcare

David M. Gaba
2007 Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare  
Simulation can be a ''bottom up'' tool for changing the culture of health care to be more safety oriented, by training clinicians in practices that enact the desired ''culture of safety''. 3 Simulation  ...  (''a mannequin based simulator'') N On a computer screen only (a ''screen based simulator'') N Using virtual reality (VR; a ''virtual reality simulator'') by which parts or all of the patient and environment  ... 
doi:10.1097/01.sih.0000258411.38212.32 pmid:19088617 fatcat:m4ri626lr5eidop6cw7k2ndyn4

Climate Responsive Design Simulation and Modelling for Industrial Heritage

Manuel V. Castilla
2018 Modelling and Simulation in Engineering  
Many architects have recently observed that different phases of sustainable design require a set of calculations and simulations that are necessary as a new standard design.  ...  The control of solar radiation is a basic dimension of modern design in all different types of constructions.  ...  Parallel to the advancements in computer technology, there is a need for enhanced information processing virtually in all disciplines to handle all the incoming information; this is basically due to growing  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/5253102 fatcat:xojnhucmtvbgxdcym3c3xwotf4

An overview of realist evaluation for simulation-based education

Alastair C Graham, Sean McAleer
2018 Advances in Simulation  
Realist evaluation offers a valuable methodology for researchers investigating interventions utilising simulation-based education.  ...  This article describes the key features of realist (realistic) evaluation and illustrates their application using, as an example, a simulation-based course for final year medical students.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank the staff of the Montagu Clinical Simulation Centre for their support with the original research that formed the basis for the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41077-018-0073-6 pmid:30026966 pmcid:PMC6050705 fatcat:voauqo667nfjdgvmdroo5xnjwa

Training and simulation for patient safety

R. Aggarwal, O. T. Mytton, M. Derbrew, D. Hananel, M. Heydenburg, B. Issenberg, C. MacAulay, M. E. Mancini, T. Morimoto, N. Soper, A. Ziv, R. Reznick
2010 BMJ Quality & Safety  
The development of simulation centres is a global phenomenon which should be encouraged, although the facilities should be used within appropriate curricula that are methodologically sound and cost-effective  ...  Further work is required to develop the exact role of simulation as a training mechanism for scholarly skills, professionalism, management and health advocacy.  ...  Arguably, the use of simulation in a national setting, for example in Israel, has dramatically affected the safety culture in Figure 4 Simulation report card for patient safety.  ... 
doi:10.1136/qshc.2009.038562 pmid:20693215 fatcat:hxpicbheqbg7pl25xllkmdsiqm

Developing games and simulations for today and tomorrow's tech savvy youth

Eric Klopfer, Susan Yoon
2005 TechTrends  
Reality (AR) simulations that combine real surroundings with virtual simulated information to convey authenticity in large scale scientifi c investigations.  ...  Th e MIT Teacher Education Program (TEP) focuses on the research and development of educational computer-based simulations and games for K-12 students and teachers.  ...  This simulation engages teams of parents and children in solving a scientifically based "who done it" by collecting virtual forensic evidence ( Figure 3c ) and interviews from virtual characters.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf02763645 fatcat:tlb7t2unaraq5hrb3cpg3onhq4

Analysis: Frameworks and Theories for Social Simulation [chapter]

Eric Silverman
2018 Methodological Investigations in Agent-Based Modelling  
While many within this growing field accept that agent-based models provide a potentially powerful new method for examining social behaviours and structures, a great debate still continues over the best  ...  Social science simulation using agent-based models shares a number of constraints and methodological difficulties with biological modelling using the same methodology.  ...  We can then incorporate these analyses with our own discussion of the importance of simulation in a fundamental social theory and further expand our growing methodological and theoretical framework for  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-72408-9_6 fatcat:glyrtq7mkvbchbvup7u2cam77u

Climate Change: Innovative Approaches for Modeling and Simulation of Water Resources and Socioeconomic Dynamics [chapter]

Attila Fur, Flora Ijjas
2012 Human and Social Dimensions of Climate Change  
András Jávor who supported the research and development of this model within the McLeod Institute of Simulation Sciences Hungarian Center.  ...  This methodology is based on a special simulation entity (agent) that aims to the modification of the model based on observing the trajectory of its behavior.  ...  As simulation tool CASSANDRA (Cognizant Adaptive Simulation System for Application in Numerous Different Relevant Areas) simulation system was chosen.  ... 
doi:10.5772/50606 fatcat:srhsvqczujhppg3m4pktamm2fu

Ontologies and tools for analysing and composing simulation confederations for the training and testing domains

R Ford, D Martin, D Elenius, M Johnson
2011 Journal of Simulation  
the same language was used for both simulation requirements and a description of model capability, the groundwork would be in place for development of automated userdefined composable simulations."  ...  Kasputis, Oswalt, McKay, and Barber (2004) discuss the use of semantic descriptors for models and simulations.  ...  A CSIM-1 constructive system, located at Site-4, is simulating the tank. For the JSTARS, we have two candidate virtual systems (Virtual JSTARS).  ... 
doi:10.1057/jos.2011.15 fatcat:yvdxk4r7ajevbfs6xtxmvutmiu

Simulation: A Training Resource for Quality Care and Improving Patient Safety [chapter]

Eliana Escudero, Marlova Silva, Marcia Corvetto
2019 Nursing - New Perspectives [Working Title]  
This chapter will review the contribution provided by the curricular integration of simulation-based education as a tool to train technical and nontechnical issues and how this work can be done for the  ...  safety of patients through a standardized training plan, under controlled and evaluated processes.  ...  Conclusion Clinical simulation is a very valuable methodology for training, aimed at increasing patient safety.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.88918 fatcat:g2ebynsnk5gcpag2w2yx76tamy

Simulating cultural transmission: preliminary results and their implications for the study of formal variability of material culture in the Central Balkan Neolithic

Marko Porčić, Miloš Nešić
2014 Documenta Praehistorica  
We simulate neutral cultural transmission in order to compare the simulation results with empirically observed patterns of material culture variability such as traditional archaeological cultures.  ...  In this paper, we adopt the theoretical framework of evolutionary archaeology in order to model and simulate cultural transmission between hypothetical Neolithic sites in Balkans.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Simulating cultural transmission> preliminary results and their implications for the study of the formal variability ...  ... 
doi:10.4312/dp.41.8 fatcat:mzp5vz3znjg5pom6wtzzaoan34

Consecutive Interpreting Training in Groups of Foreign Students by Means of LCT and ICT Technologies

Evgeniya V. Tikhonova, Svetlana K. Gural, Nadezhda S. Tereshkova
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
This paper focuses on teaching consecutive interpreting to foreign students (in Chinese-English language pair), by means of the use of new linguistic computer technologies (LCT) and information and communication  ...  Scratch, which have the potential to train and develop skills not only directly in the process of education, but also over the further professional life, regardless of the location of future linguists and interpreters  ...  This has led to a growing demand for highly skilled professionals in different training areas to supply joint projects between China and other countries.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.11.629 fatcat:x7pf3cehsnewlhfugtlhsoigai

Interpretations of ethical consumption

Emese Gulyás
2008 Review of Sociology  
In the second part of the study, out of the interpretational possibilities, I look at ethical consumption as political consumption, as a form of social governance, examining its relevance as a way of public  ...  The study is primarily based on data describing Hungarian political participatory culture, as well as an attitude survey of a representative sample.  ...  framework for its interpretation.  ... 
doi:10.1556/revsoc.14.2008.2 fatcat:comutz3n45gmlkt5ndiaamkclm
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