Astrophysics (index)

Semi-Analytic Model

(SAM)
(cosmological model combining analytic and other methods)

Semi-Analytic Model (SAM) is a broad term covering models of the universe incorporating analytical methods and also other methods such as N-Body Simulations or Hydrodynamics simulations or EPS Merger Trees, a method of modeling the merger of Dark Matter Halos. Some examples:

  • Munich
  • Durham
  • Santa Cruz

(software type,simulation)
http://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Sept11/Benson/Benson7.html

Referenced by:
Computational Astrophysics

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