## Optimization vs Simulation - What's the difference?
optimization | simulation |
## As nouns the difference between is that |

## optimization## English## Alternative forms* optimisation## Noun(wikipedia optimization)
(en noun)
## Derived terms* optimization problem * continuous optimization * combinatorial optimization * convex optimization * discrete optimization * global optimization * stochastic optimization * unconstrained optimization## See also* linear programming |
## simulation## English(wikipedia simulation)
## Noun(en noun)
*This exercise is a***simulation**of actual battle conditions.
*The most reliable***simulation**predicts that the hurricane will turn north.
*Despite extensive***simulation**in the design phase, the aircraft failed to behave as expected.
## Derived terms* computer simulation |