Chapter 14: Simulation, Graphics and Other Applications
Discrete Event Simulation
Help clarify the complexities of discrete event simulation by reading Thomas J. Schriber and Daniel T. Brunner's paper.
Visit the Inside Discrete Event Simulation Software web site
For a beginner's guide to weather forecasting, check out this site hosted by USA Today which includes multiple links to sites that illustrate how computers are used in forecasting.
Visit the Understanding Weather Forecasting web site
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration maintains a hurricane center website that provides the latest information on research and technological developments on hurricane tracking, including information on the GFDL.
Visit the Tropical Prediction Center: National Hurricane Center web site
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