Spontaneous Generations 4 (1):39-44 (2010)

Wendy Parker
Virginia Tech
As a device used by scientists in the course of performing research, the digital computer might be considered a scientific instrument. But if so, what is it an instrument for? This paper explores a number of answers to this question, focusing on the use of computers in a simulating mode
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