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Computer Models for Policy Analysis: Hierarchy, Goal Orientation, Scenarios

  • Hartmut Bossel
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Part of the Interdisciplinary Systems Research / Interdisziplinäre Systemforschung book series (IW)

Abstract

Computer models are images of reality: as any other image, they are determined by their object, by point of view, attitude and motivation, by initial knowledge, ability, tools, and the interest of the model builder concerning the representation and its purposes. As a result, there exist the counterparts of propaganda pamphlets, caricatures, sketches, abstract and realistic paintings — and maps.

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