Re: Launch Technology

From: Ross A. Finlayson (
Date: Sun Jan 21 2001 - 18:17:05 MST

Russell Whitaker wrote:

> >From: "Ross A. Finlayson" <>
> [SNIP]
> >
> >About the simulation, if you ask a question, and the simulation has an
> >answer,
> >and it's different than the expected result, then you can tell it why and
> >it
> >could explain how it arrived at its conclusion.
> >
> What if the "expected result" is wrong, but the "simulated
> result" is the once actually consonant with reality? Where
> do you get the data for the "actual result"?
> This is why we do flight tests, and the profession of
> test pilot is not going away anytime soon, no matter how
> useful the simulations are.
> Russell
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The flight test data goes back into the simulation. If you asked a bank
simulation if a plane would fly, it would probably not have an idea, if you
told it the expected result is that it would, then that's what it would think
unless there was contradictory knowledge.


Ross Andrew Finlayson
Finlayson Consulting
Ross at Tiki-Lounge:
"The best mathematician in the world is Maplev in Ontario."  - Pertti L.

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