New factors such as social media and drones must be factored into war-game modelling, Chinese researchers say. Photo: Xinhua New factors such as social media and drones must be factored into war-game modelling, Chinese researchers say. Photo: Xinhua
New factors such as social media and drones must be factored into war-game modelling, Chinese researchers say. Photo: Xinhua

How Chinese military science is looking to nature to design war games

  • Researchers are trying to develop systems that are open-ended rather than closed off from the wider world
  • Many non-military elements such as social media and power infrastructure need to be taken into account, they say

Topic |   China's military
New factors such as social media and drones must be factored into war-game modelling, Chinese researchers say. Photo: Xinhua New factors such as social media and drones must be factored into war-game modelling, Chinese researchers say. Photo: Xinhua
New factors such as social media and drones must be factored into war-game modelling, Chinese researchers say. Photo: Xinhua
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