Definitions

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  • adj. That can be simulated

Etymologies

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simulate +‎ -able

Examples

  • The world is simulatable to very high degress of accuracy, but at the same time we know it also contains random events e.g. wavefunction collapses which are either unpredictable or the information required to predict them is unmeasurable.

    Superstition

  • Roger Sperry was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology in 1981; in 1974 he wrote: “The right [hemisphere of the human brain], by contrast [with the left] is spatial, mute, and performs with a synthetic spatio-perceptual and mechanical kind of information processing not yet simulatable in computers” 1974:30.

    The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning

  • Never mind they've been simulating neural nets for yonks, never mind they've been simulating slug, rat and cat brains (almost at least) but ... why? what is it about the brain which is fundamentally un-simulatable?

    MachineMachine (formerly 'The Huge Entity')

  • I would like to see models of MBS's that instead of whole-modelling, use individual mortgage level models that are simulatable under different conditions.

    Felix Salmon - All posts

  • If we ever develop AI, it sure as fuck won't be by simulating the brain. but ... why? what is it about the brain which is fundamentally un-simulatable?

    MachineMachine (formerly 'The Huge Entity')

  • Sperry’s phrase, “not yet simulatable in computers,” is key because it suggests that one process cannot be substituted for the other.

    The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning

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