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Simulation

TagLast edit: 25 Apr 2023 10:37 UTC by Gunnar_Zarncke

A simulation is the representation of the operation of a real-world process or system over time. Simulations require the use of models; the model represents the key characteristics or behaviors of the selected system or process. This definition of simulation is slightly wider than the usual definition; it doesn’t necessarily involve a step-by-step simulation. It is sufficient that characteristics of the evolution of the “simulated” process are captured sufficiently to make predictions about outcomes of the simulation. This matches the colloquial use when talking about intelligent systems “simulating” external processes or other agents.

This tag is about concrete simulations and differs from the following more specific tags as follow:

Dark Matters

Diffractor14 Mar 2021 23:36 UTC
239 points
23 comments15 min readLW link

How to Mea­sure Anything

lukeprog7 Aug 2013 4:05 UTC
117 points
55 comments22 min readLW link

Fac­tors of men­tal and phys­i­cal abil­ities—a statis­ti­cal analysis

dynomight17 Aug 2021 20:42 UTC
48 points
25 comments8 min readLW link
(dynomight.net)

On the Univer­sal Distribution

Joe Carlsmith29 Oct 2021 17:50 UTC
35 points
4 comments32 min readLW link

Si­mu­la­tion of tech­nolog­i­cal progress (work in progress)

Daniel Kokotajlo10 Feb 2020 20:39 UTC
21 points
9 comments5 min readLW link

[Paper] Si­mu­la­tion of a com­plete cell

Richard_Kennaway24 Jul 2012 15:04 UTC
27 points
17 comments1 min readLW link

Does the simu­la­tion ar­gu­ment even need simu­la­tions?

lmm11 Oct 2013 21:16 UTC
13 points
102 comments4 min readLW link

A fas­ci­nat­ing simu­la­tion of evolution

D_Alex30 Sep 2011 1:49 UTC
11 points
29 comments1 min readLW link

Agen­tic GPT simu­la­tions: a risk and an opportunity

Yair Halberstadt22 Mar 2023 6:24 UTC
24 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

They gave LLMs ac­cess to physics simulators

ryan_b17 Oct 2022 21:21 UTC
50 points
18 comments1 min readLW link
(arxiv.org)

6502 simu­lated—mind up­load­ing for microprocessors

humpolec8 Jan 2011 18:03 UTC
53 points
14 comments1 min readLW link

Tor­ture Si­mu­lated with Flipbooks

Amanojack26 May 2011 1:00 UTC
9 points
33 comments1 min readLW link

Agent-Si­mu­lates-Pre­dic­tor Var­i­ant of the Pri­soner’s Dilemma

Gram_Stone15 Dec 2015 7:17 UTC
11 points
34 comments2 min readLW link

Mak­ing Nanobots isn’t a one-shot pro­cess, even for an ar­tifi­cial superintelligance

dankrad25 Apr 2023 0:39 UTC
20 points
13 comments6 min readLW link

Men­tal Models Of Peo­ple Can Be People

Nox ML25 Apr 2023 0:03 UTC
12 points
55 comments8 min readLW link

The failed simu­la­tion effect and its im­pli­ca­tions for the op­ti­miza­tion of ex­tracur­ricu­lar activities

VipulNaik8 Apr 2014 19:27 UTC
18 points
4 comments8 min readLW link

Re­s­ur­rec­tion through simu­la­tion: ques­tions of fea­si­bil­ity, de­sir­a­bil­ity and some implications

jacob_cannell24 May 2012 7:22 UTC
8 points
57 comments3 min readLW link

Sand­box­ing by Phys­i­cal Si­mu­la­tion?

moridinamael1 Aug 2018 0:36 UTC
12 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

AI Align­ment Us­ing Re­v­erse Simulation

Sven Nilsen12 Jan 2021 20:48 UTC
0 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Train­ing a RL Model with Con­tin­u­ous State & Ac­tion Space in a Real-World Scenario

Alexander Ries15 Oct 2023 22:59 UTC
0 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Mus­ings on Cargo Cult Consciousness

Gareth Davidson25 Jan 2024 23:00 UTC
−13 points
11 comments17 min readLW link

Emer­gence Is a Univer­sal Non-Zero-Sum Phenomenon.

James Stephen Brown14 May 2024 8:06 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(nonzerosum.games)

The Po­ten­tial Im­pos­si­bil­ity of Sub­jec­tive Death

VictorLJZ4 Jul 2024 18:17 UTC
8 points
22 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Chicken or Egg

sovos10 May 2023 17:58 UTC
1 point
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Cross­post] In­tro­duc­ing the Save State Paradox

Suzie. EXE18 May 2024 17:00 UTC
−6 points
0 comments7 min readLW link
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