Tag Archives: computer science

Sorry, I’m not infinite, I’m just complex

While dealing with infinity is more about the existence of a solution dealing with complexity is mainly about finding the optimal effort/ benefit trade-off … really? Continue reading

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Modelling Abstraction etc in 2011

Just reviewed my Twitter timeline of 2011: … (tweets, links, and wisdoms of the year) Continue reading

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What might a Theory of Modeling be good for?

Analyzing production etc. of goods and services alone is ‘just’ some social science. What makes it economics, is that they are exchanged in a ‘cooperative’ way, as defined structurally by micro economical theory. Similarly, analysing grammars and behaviour alone is ‘just’ some research on engineering. However only based on a structural “theory of modeling” it will become research on modeling. Continue reading

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Evolution of Modeling Tools along the Project Life Cycle

Amongst tool vendors a general assumption seems to be that the work is adapted to the tool, instead of doing it the other way around. How can the appropriate usage of modeling tools be analysed scientificaly, to lead to tool support in the meaning of the tool supports the work and not vice versa … Continue reading

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Abstraction then and now

If this is the computer age, shouldn’t be the age of abstraction as well? Continue reading

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Sooo big? Sorry, I’m not impressed.

As a computer scientist, my business is the structure (complexity) of things. So I don’t care too much about size … Continue reading

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Just Who Plays, Obeys

Only a developer (or engineer) who may play is also willing to obey (QM). Continue reading

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