Lecture 12: Introduction to Simulation and Random Walks

author: Eric Grimson, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Oct. 29, 2012,   recorded: February 2011,   views: 2625
released under terms of: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (CC-BY-NC-SA)
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This lecture completes the introduction of classes by showing a way to implement user-defined iterators. It then starts a new unit with a discussion of simulation models, and illustrates some of the ideas underlying simulations modeling by simulating a random walk.

Topics covered: Subclasses, inheritance, generator, analytic methods, simulation methods, simulations, models, random walk.

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