[gmx-users] Why should I repeat my simulation?

Dr. Vitaly Chaban vvchaban at gmail.com
Mon Oct 6 13:29:12 CEST 2014

And one trivial coin from me...

Not only the random seed for the initial velocity distribution must be
altered, but it is also very good to start from a significantly
different set of coordinates.

Dr. Vitaly V. Chaban

Виталий Витальевич ЧАБАН

On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 11:15 PM, fatemeh ramezani <fr_750 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Dear gmx-users
> I performed a MD simulation with gromacs software and after sending my results to a journal, referee said
> "Simulations needs to
> be repeated with different initial velocity (seed) to make sure that the
> results are not simulation artifacts.It is needed to ensure that the simulation represents true dynamics
> of the system."
> It is really need to I repeat my simulation (that is very time-consuming process) or you can help me to providea compelling reason for not repeating.
> Thanks in advance
> Fatemeh Ramezani
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