Learning with Artificial Worlds: Computer Based Modelling in the Curriculum

Learning with Artificial Worlds: Computer Based Modelling in the Curriculum

By: Harvey Mellar (editor), Richard Boohan (editor), Chris Tompsett (editor), Joan Bliss (editor), Jon Ogborn (editor)Paperback

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First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Contents

Part 1 The nature of modelling: computational issues in modelling, Jon Ogborn and Rob Miller; representations and representation systems, Haralambos Sakondis. Part 2 Mathematics and reality: reasoning with a quantitative modelling tool, Richard Boohan and Tim Brosnan; integrating situated-based and algebraic approaches - the role of spreadsheets, Rosamund Sutherland; models and metaphors in reasoning about probability, Peter Wilder. Part 3 Commonsense reasoning about quantities: reasoning with a semi-quantitative tool, Joan Bliss. Part 4 Thinking with objects, links and logic: an introduction to qualitative modelling tool, Joan Bliss and Haralambos Sakondis; creating worlds with objects and events, Richard Boohan.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/09/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780750703130
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780750703130
  • weight: 396
  • ISBN10: 075070313X

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