Synthetic environment

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

A synthetic environment is a computer simulation that represents activities at a high level of realism, from simulation of theaters of war to factories and manufacturing processes. These environments may be created within a single computer or a vast distributed network connected by local and wide area networks and augmented by super-realistic special effects and accurate behavioral models. SE allows visualization of and immersion into the environment being simulated.[1]

A synthetic environment can be divided into the following:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Department of Defense Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Glossary", DoD 5000.59-M, Department of Defense, 1998 "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-10. Retrieved 2009-04-22.

Further reading[edit]

  • Braudaway, Wesley Ph.D., "Chapter 3 Synthetic Natural Environments Representation", University of Central Florida, [1]