MONTHLY Newsletter of the Society for Modeling & Simulation International

SCS M&S Newsletter

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Nota esplicativa
Nota esplicativa

Quotations (The Inferno, by Dante Alighieri)


 Consider your origin; you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge (Canto XXVI, lines 118-120)


 Love, which absolves no beloved one from loving, seized me so strongly with his charm that, as thou sees, it does not leave me yet. (Canto V, lines 103-105)


 A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence (Canto XXIV, lines 77-78)













Historical Newsletter of SCS: August 1953

After enjoying the hospitality of the Rand Corporation, when Cal Nisson played host to the August meeting of the Simulation Council, we are going to charge our expression for sumptuousness. We met in a beautiful lounge. No cocktails, but otherwise everything for our comfort. It was a small meeting, approximately 25 representatives from 11 organizations, so we were able to pull some tables together and have much better informal discussions than have been possible at the larger meetings [...]