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博雅彩彩票官网WSC 2005

WSC 2005 Program

Opening Session
Introductory Tutorials Advanced Tutorials
Tribute to Jack Kleijnen Modeling Methodology A
Modeling Methodology B Analysis Methodology A
Analysis Methodology B 博雅彩彩票官方网站land Security/Emergency Response
Agent Based Modeling Military Applications
Aerospace and Military Applications Manufacturing Applications
Construction Engineering and Project Management Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution
Web-enabled Simulation Technologies Risk Analysis
Virtual Reality/3D Visualization Six Sigma and Simulation
Business Process Modeling Simulation-Based Scheduling
Semiconductor Manufacturing Biotechnology/Health Care
Simulation Education Ontologies in Simulation
General Applications B General Applications C
General Applications A General Applications D
PhD. Colloquium Poster Session
Simulation Case Studies C Simulation Case Studies D
Simulation Case Studies A Simulation Case Studies B
Vendor Track A Vendor Track B
Titans of Simulation

OPENING SESSION


Monday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Keynote Address

Chair: Brad Armstrong (Certain Teed)

The Role of Simulation in Spaceflight Missions
Colonel Nancy J. Currie (NASA Johnson Space Center)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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INTRODUCTORY TUTORIALS


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Agent-based Modeling

Chair: Jeff Hong (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Tutorial on Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation
Charles M. Macal and Michael J. North (Argonne National Laboratory)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Introduction to Simulation

Chair: Charles Macal (Argonne National Laboratory)

Introduction to Modeling and Simulation
John S. Carson II (Brooks Automation)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Model Validation and Verification

Chair: Mike Freimer (Pennsylvania State University)

How to Build Valid and Credible Simulation Models
Averill M. Law (Averill M. Law & Associates, Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Spreadsheet Simulation

Chair: Hong Wan (Purdue University)

Spreadsheet Simulation
Andrew F. Seila (The University of Georgia)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Input Modeling

Chair: David Roggenkamp (University of Detroit Mercy)

Introduction to Modeling and Generating Probabilistic Input Processes for Simulation
Emily K. Lada (SAS Insitute, Inc.), Natalie M. Steiger (University of Maine), Mary Ann Wagner (SAIC) and James R. Wilson (NC State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Successful Simulation Practice

Chair: Andrew Seila (University of Georgia)

Tips for Successful Practice of Simulation
Deborah A. Sadowski (Rockwell Software)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Simulation Debugging

Chair: Sujin Kim (Cornell University)

Debugging Simulation Models
David Krahl (Imagine That, Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Design of Simulation Experiments

Chair: Demet Batur (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Work Smarter, Not Harder: Guidelines for Designing Simulation Experiments
Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Simulation Optimization

Chair: Stephen Chick (INSEAD)

Simulation Optimization: A Review, New Developments, and Applications
Michael C. Fu (University of Maryland), Fred Glover (University of Colorado) and Jay April (OptTek Systems, Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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ADVANCED TUTORIALS


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Optimization of Logistics Simulations

Chair: Markus Klug (ARC Seibersdorf research GmbH)

The Optimizing-Simulator: Merging Simulation and Optimization Using Approximate Dynamic Programming
Warren B. Powell (Princeton University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Random Number Generation

Chair: Hongmei Chi (Florida State University)

Fast Random Number Generators Based on Linear Recurrences Modulo 2: Overview and Comparison
Pierre L'Ecuyer and Francois Panneton (Université de Montréal)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Input Modeling

Chair: Bruce Schmeiser (Purdue University)

Should We Model Dependence and Nonstationarity, and If So How?
Shane G. Henderson (Cornell University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Verification, Validation, and Accreditation

Chair: Daniel Machado (Grupo de Produçăo Integrada COPPE/UFRJ)

Verification and Validation of Simulation Models
Robert G. Sargent (Syracuse University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Modeling Call Centers

Chair: Douglas Morrice (The University of Texas at Austin)

Modeling and Simulation of Call Centers
Athanassios N Avramidis and Pierre L'Ecuyer (Université de Montréal)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Network Traffic Modeling

Chair: Richard Fujimoto (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Advanced Concepts in Large-scale Network Simulation
David M. Nicol and Michael Liljenstam (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) and Jason Liu (Colorado School of Mines)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Inside Simulation Software

Chair: Ingolf Stĺhl (Stockholm School of Economics)

Inside Discrete-Event Simulation Software: How it Works and Why it Matters
Thomas J. Schriber (The University of Michigan) and Daniel T. Brunner (Systemflow Simulations, Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Selection of the Best

Chair: Wheyming Song (National Tsing Hua University)

Statistical Selection of the Best System
David Goldsman and Seong-Hee Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Output Analysis

Chair: James Wilson (NC State University)

Review of Advanced Methods for Simulation Output Analysis
Christos Alexopoulos and Seong-Hee Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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TRIBUTE TO JACK KLEIJNEN


Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Metamodels

Chair: Russell Barton (The Pennsylvania State University)

Kriging Metamodeling in Discrete-Event Simulation: An Overview
Wim C.M. Van Beers (Tilburg University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Issues in Development of Simultaneous Forward-inverse Metamodels
Russell R. Barton (The Pennsylvania State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

International Collaborations in Web-based Simulation: A Focus on Experimental Design and Optimization
William E. Biles (University of Louisville) and Jack P. C. Kleijnen (Tilburg University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Output Analysis

Chair: Russell Cheng (University of Southampton)

A Two-Phase Screening Procedure for Simulation Experiments
Susan M. Sanchez and Thomas W. Lucas (Naval Postgraduate School) and Hong Wan (Purdue University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Multiple Predictor Smoothing Methods for Sensitivity Analysis
Curtis B. Storlic (Colorado State University) and Jon C. Helton (Arizona State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Bootstrapping Simultaneous Confidence Bands
Russell C.H. Cheng (University of Southampton)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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MODELING METHODOLOGY A


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
DEVS and Multi-formalism modeling

Chair: James Nutaro (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

A Hybrid Agent-cellular Space Modeling Approach for Fire Spread and Suppression Simulation
Xiaolin Hu (Georgia State University), Alexandre Muzy (Universitŕ di Corsica) and Lewis Ntaimo (Texas A&M University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Hybrid Discrete Event Simulation with Model Predictive Control for Semiconductor Supply-chain Manufacturing
Hessam S. Sarjoughian, Dongping Huang, Wenlin Wang, Daniel E. Rivera, and Hans D. Mittelmann (Arizona State University) and Karl G. Kempf and Gary W. Godding (Intel Corporation)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Constructing Multi-point Discrete Event Integration Schemes
James Nutaro (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Plenary: Simulation and OR for Combined Practical Optimization

Chair: Helena Szczerbicka (Universität Hannover)

Simulation and OR (Operations Research) in Combination for Practical Optimization
Nico M. van Dijk, Erik van der Sluis, René Haijema, Assil Al-Ibrahim, and Jan van der Wal (University of Amsterdam)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Modeling for Simulation

Chair: Scott Schultz (Mercer University)

Sequential Design and Rational Metamodeling
Wouter Hendrickx and Tom Dhaene (University of Antwerp)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Flight Scheduling at KLM
Peter H.M. Jacobs and Alexander Verbraeck (Delft University of Technology) and Jeroen B.P. Mulder (KLM)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation Data Mining: A New Form of Computer Simulation Output
Thomas F. Brady (Purdue University North Central) and Edward Yellig (Intel Corporation)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Modeling Specifications and Frameworks

Chair: Adelinde Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)

Introducing a UML Model for Faster-than-Real-Time Simulation
Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos and George-Dimitrios Kapos (Harokopio University of Athens) and Vassilis Dalakas and Mara Nikolaidou (University of Athens)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Discrete Event Systems Specification in Systems Biology - A Discussion of Stochastic Pi Calculus and Devs
Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock) and Corrado Priami (University of Trento)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Framework for Configurable Hierarchical Simulation in a Multiple-User Decision Support Environment
Wenlong Zhao and Alexander Verbraeck (Delft University of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Parallel and Distributed Simulation I

Chair: Richard Fujimoto (Georgia Institute of Technology)

RMIS: Middleware for Transparent Object-Oriented Modeling in Multi-Simulator Systems
Niels A. Lang (RSM Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Peter H.M. Jacobs and Alexander Verbraeck (Delft University of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

DSIM: Scaling Time Warp to 1,033 Processors
Gilbert Chen (The MathWorks, Inc.) and Boleslaw K. Szymanski (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Performance Prediction of Large-Scale Parallel Discrete Event Models of Physical Systems
Kalyan S. Perumalla, Richard M. Fujimoto, Prashant J. Thakare, and Santosh Pande (Georgia Institue of Technology) and Homa Karimabadi, Yuri Omelchenko, and Jonathan Driscoll (SciberQuest Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Parallel and Distributed Simulation II

Chair: Tobias Kiesling (Universität der Bundeswehr München)

A Distributed Computing Architecture for Simulation and Optimization
Yijia Xu and Suvrajeet Sen (University of Arizona)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Parallel Simulation of Petri Nets on Desktop PC Hardware
Robert Geist, Jacob Hicks, Mark Smotherman, and James Westall (Clemson University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Bias in Parallel and Distributed Simulation Systems
Tobias Kiesling and Rachid El Abdouni Khayari (Universität der Bundeswehr München) and Johannes Lüthi (FHS KufsteinTirol)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Distributed Methods

Chair: Ernie Page (The MITRE Corporation)

Interoperating Autosched AP Using the High Level Architecture
Boon Ping Gan, Peter Lendermann, and Malcolm Yoke Hean Low (Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology), Stephen J. Turner and Xiaoguang Wang (Nanyang Technological University) and Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A COTS Simulation Package Emulator (CSPE) for Investigating COTS Simulation Package Interoperability
Xiaoguang Wang (Nanyang Technogical University), Stephen J. Turner (Nanyang Technological University), Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University) and Malcolm Yoke Hean Low and Boon Ping Gan (Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Modeling and Simulation of Integrated Voice/Data Cellular Communication with Generally Distributed Delay for End Voice Calls
Pawan K. Choudhary and Kishor S. Trivedi (Duke University) and Bharat Madan (Penn State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Validation and Reusability

Chair: Paul Reynolds, Jr. (University of Virginia)

Building Modeling Tools That Support Verification, Validation, and Testing for the Domain Expert
Nicholas A. Allen, Clifford A. Shaffer, and Layne T. Watson (Virginia Polytechnic Institue and State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Trace Based Analysis of Process Interaction Models
Peter Kemper and Carsten Tepper (Universität Dortmund, Germany)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Case Study of Model Context for Simulation Composability and Reusability
Michael Spiegel, Paul F. Reynolds, Jr., and David C. Brogan (University of Virginia)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Innovative Methodologies in M&S for People and Good Flow

Chair: Agostino Bruzzone (University of Genoa)

Developing Data Fusion Systems Devoted to Security Control in Port Facilities
Enrico Bocca (University of Genoa), Simone Viazzo (Univeristy of Genoa) and Francesco Longo and Giovanni Mirabelli (University of Calabria)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A New Methodology for Applying Simulation Driven Metaheuristics to the Balancing of Security Inspection Lines
Stefano Saetta and Lorenzo Tiacci (Universitŕ di Perugia)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Modeling Waiting Systems from Domain Expert Specifications
Maâmar El-Amine Hamri, Claudia Frydman, and Lucile Torres (Université de Paul Cézanne)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Level-of-Detail Based Modeling of Object Movement in Tracking and Surveillance System
Jianfeng Peng, Lizhi Yang, Faisal Momen, and Jerzy W. Rozenblit (The Univeristy of Arizona)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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MODELING METHODOLOGY B


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Estimation in Simulation Experiments

Chair: Russell Cheng (University of Southampton)

Controlled Sequential Factorial Design for Simulation Factor Screening
Hua Shen and Hong Wan (Purdue University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Estimation of Percentiles of Cycle Time in Manufacturing Simulation
Feng Yang, Bruce E. Ankenman, and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Balancing Bias and Variance in the Optimization of Simulation Models
Christine S.M. Currie (University Southampton) and Russell C.H. Cheng (University of Southampton)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Rare Events Simulation I

Chair: Bruno Tuffin (IRISA-INRIA)

Sensitivity Analysis of Network Reliability Using Monte Carlo
Gerardo Rubino (Campus Universitaire de Beaulieu)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Importance Sampling in Markovian Settings
Werner Sandmann (University of Bamberg)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Application of Rare Event Techniques to Trace Driven Simulation
Poul E. Heegaard (Norwegian University of Science and Techonology), Bjarne E. Helvik (orwegian University of Science and Techonology) and Ragnar Ř. Andreassen (Telenor R&D)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Rare Events Simulation II

Chair: Bruno Tuffin (IRISA-INRIA)

New Measures of Robustness in Rare Event Simulation
Hector Cancela (Universidad de la Republica) and Gerardo Rubino and Bruno Tuffin (ampus Universitaire de Beaulieu)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Perfect Simulation of Monotone Systems for Rare Event Probability Estimation
Jean-Marc Vincent (Laboratoire ID-Imag)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Efficient Importance Sampling Heuristics for the Simulation of Population Overflow in Jackson Networks
Victor F. Nicola (University of Twente) and Tatiana S. Zaburnenko (Univeristy of Twente)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Plenary: Simulation Problems and Models

Chair: Helena Szczerbicka (Universität Hannover)

Is Problem Solving, or Simulation Model Solving, Mission Critical?
Ray J. Paul, Tillal Eldabi, Jasna Kuljis, and Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Panel: Is Simulation Model Solving, Mission Critical?

Chair: Ray Paul (Brunel University)

Is Problem Solving, or Simulation Model Solving, Mission Critical? The Panel Reloads
Ray J. Paul (Brunel University), Mark Elder (Corporate Headquaters), Richard Nance (Orca Computer, Inc.), Ernest Page (The MITRE Corporation) and Jerzy Rozenblit (The University of Arizona)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Modeling Call Centers

Chair: Enver Yücesan (INSEAD)

A Java Library for Simulating Contact Centers
Eric Buist and Pierre L'Ecuyer (Université de Montréal)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Performance Measures for Service Systems with a Random Arrival Rate
Samuel G. Steckley and Shane G. Henderson (Cornell University) and Vijay Mehrotra (San Francisco State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Approximate Dynamic Programming in Multi-Skill Call Centers
Ger Koole and Auke Pot (Vrije Universiteit)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Modeling and Simulation of Computer Systems

Chair: Dave Nicol (University of Illinois)

A Component-level Path-based Simulation Approach for Efficient Analysis of Large Markov Models
Vinh V. Lam and William H. Sanders (University of Illinois) and Peter Buchholz (Universität Dortmund)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Scaling an Optimistic Parallel Simulation of Large-Scale Interconnection Networks
Nilesh Choudhury, Yogesh Mehta, Terry L. Wilmarth, Eric J. Bohm, and Laxmikant V. Kale (University of Illinois)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Performance Analysis of Binary Code Protection
David M. Nicol and Hamed Okhravi (University of Illinois)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Simulation Languages

Chair: Sam Steckley (Cornell University)

Simulation in Java with SSJ
Pierre L'Ecuyer and Eric Buist (Université de Montréal)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

The SIMSCRIPT III Programming Language for Modular Object-Oriented Simulation
Stephen V. Rice (The University of Mississippi), Ana Marjanski and Stephen M. Bailey (CACI Products 博雅彩彩票官网) and Harry M. Markowitz (none)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simsolution - An Open Simulation Environment Founded on Extreme Multitasking
Thomas Wiedemann (University of Applied Science Dresden)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Language Modeling Improvements

Chair: Sujin Kim (Cornell University)

Channel Based Sequential Simulation
Cameron Kiddle, Rob Simmonds, and Brian Unger (University of Calgary)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Qualitative Discrete Event Simulation
Yen-Ping Leow-Sehwail and Ricki G. Ingalls (Oklahoma State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Requirements for Domain Specific Discrete Event Simulation Environments
Edwin C. Valentin (Systems Navigator) and Alexander Verbraeck (Delft University of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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ANALYSIS METHODOLOGY A


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Rare-Event Simulation

Chair: Assaf Zeevi (Colombia University)

Importance Sampling Simulation in the Presence of Heavy Tails
Achal Bassamboo (Kellogg School of Management), Sandeep Juneja (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) and Assaf Zeevi (Columbia Business School)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Some Large Deviations Results for Latin Hypercube Sampling
Shane S. Drew and Tito 博雅彩彩票官方网站m-de-Mello (Northwestern University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Limit Theorems for the Multilevel Splitting Algorithm in the Simulation of Rare Events
Frédéric Cérou and Francois Le Gland (IRISA / INRIA Rennes), Pierre Del Moral (Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis) and Pascal Lezaud (CENA / ENAC)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Simulation Optimization: Selection Procedures I

Chair: Stephen Chick (INSEAD)

Procedures for Feasibility Detection in the Presence of Multiple Constraints
Demet Batur and Seong-Hee Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Moving Mesh Approach for Simulation Budget Allocation on Continuous Domains
Mark W. Brantley and Chun-Hung Chen (George Mason University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

New Developments in Ranking and Selection: An Empirical Comparison of the Three Main Approaches
Jürgen Branke and Christian Schmidt (Universität Karlsruhe (TH)) and Stephen E. Chick (INSEAD)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Simulation Optimization: Selection Procedures II

Chair: Seong-Hee Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Determination of the 'Best' That Meets a Limit Standard
Roy R. Creasey Jr., Melanie B. Marks, and Bennie D. Waller (Longwood University) and K. Preston White, Jr. (University of Virginia)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Using Parallel and Distributed Computing to Increase the Capability of Selection Procedures
E. Jack Chen (BASF Corporation)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Finding the Best in the Presence of a Stochastic Constraint
Sigrún Andradóttir, David Goldsman, and Seong-Hee Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Plenary: Initial Transient

Chair: Shane Henderson (Cornell University)

Initial Transient Problem for Steady-state Output Analysis
Peter W. Glynn (Stanford University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Input and Output Analysis

Chair: John Fowler (Arizona State University)

A Test of Randomness Based on the Distance Between Consecutive Random Number Pairs
Matthew J. Duggan, John H. Drew, and Lawrence M. Leemis (The College of William & Mary)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Cycle-Time Quantile Estimation in Manufacturing Systems Employing Dispatching Rules
Jennifer E. McNeill, John W. Fowler, and Gerald T. Mackulak (Arizona State University) and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Linear Combinations of Overlapping Variance Estimators for Simulations
Tűba Aktaran-Kalayci and David Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Steady-State Output Analysis

Chair: Emily Lada (SAS Institute, Inc.)

Automated Analysis of Simulation Output Data
Stewart Robinson (University of Warwick)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Exploring Exponentially Weighted Moving Average Control Charts to Determine the Warm-up Period
Manuel D. Rossetti and Zhe Li (University of Arkansas) and Peng Qu (Advanced Micro Devices)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Performance Evaluation of ASAP3 for Steady-state Output Analysis
Natalie M. Steiger (University of Maine), Emily K. Lada (SAS Institute Inc.) and James R. Wilson (NC State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Panel: Analysis Methodlogy Reflection

Chair: Enver Yücesan (INSEAD)

Analysis Methodology: Are We Done?
Enver Yücesan (INSEAD), Sigrún Andradóttir and David Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology), Bruce W. Schmeiser (Purdue University) and Lee W. Schruben (University of California, Berkeley)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Simulation Optimization I

Chair: Raghu Pasupathy (Virgina Tech)

Two Simulated Annealing Algorithms for Noisy Objective Functions
Andrei A. Prudius and Sigrún Andradóttir (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Discrete Optimization via Simulation Using Coordinate Search
L. Jeff Hong (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Stochastic Optimization Using Model Reference Adaptive Search
Jiaqiao Hu, Michael C. Fu, and Steven I. Marcus (University of Maryland)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Simulation Optimization II

Chair: David Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Subcontracting in a Make-to-stock Production System, IPA Gradients for a SFM
Sameh Al-Shihabi (University of Jordan)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Performance of Variance Updating Ranking and Selection Procedures
Gwendolyn J. Malone (DRS Technologies) and Seong-Hee Kim, David Goldsman, and Demet Batur (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Multiobjective Simulation Optimization Using an Enhanced Genetic Algorithm
Hamidreza Eskandari, Luis Rabelo, and Mansooreh Mollaghasemi (University of Central Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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ANALYSIS METHODOLOGY B


Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Simulation Optimization: Metaherustics

Chair: Talal Al-Khamis (Kuwait University)

Enhancing Evolutionary Algorithms with Statistical Selection Procedures for Simulation Optimization
Axel Thümmler and Peter Buchholz (University of Dortmund, Department of Computer Science)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A New Optimization Heuristic for Continuous and Integer Decisions with Constraints in Simulation
Mufit Ozden (Miami University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation-based Optimization for Repairable Systems Using Particle Swarm Algorithm
Talal M. Al-Khamis and Mohamed A. Ahmed (Kuwait Univeristy)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Queueing Simulation

Chair: Jamie Wieland (Purdue University)

Approximate/Perfect Samplers for Closed Jackson Networks
Shuji Kijima and Tomomi Matsui (University of Tokyo)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Nonparametric Estimation of the Stationary M/G/1 Workload Distribution Function
Martin B. Hansen (Aalborg University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

An Efficient Performance Extrapolation for Queuing Models in Transient Analysis
Mohamed A. Ahmed and Talal M. Al-Khamis (Kuwait University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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博雅彩彩票官方网站LAND SECURITY/EMERGENCY RESPONSE


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Simulation for Emergency Management

Chair: Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University)

Responding to Terrorist Attacks and Natural Disasters: A Case Study Using Simulation
Pavel Albores and Duncan Shaw (Aston Business School)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Modeling an Emergency Operations Center with Agents
Margaret L. Loper and Bart Presnell (Georgia Tech Research Institute)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Integrated Simulation and Gaming Architecture for Incident Management Training
Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University) and Charles R. McLean (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Simulation for Response

Chair: K. White (University of Virgina)

Training First Responders to Nuclear Facilities Using 3-D Visualization Technology
Robert L. Sanders and Joseph E. Lake (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

First Responder Information Flow Simulation: A Tool for Technology Assessment
C. Donald Robinson and Donald E. Brown (University of Virginia)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Survey of Data Resources for Simulating Patient Flows in Healthcare Delivery Systems
K. Preston White, Jr. (University of Virginia)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Medical Response Simulation

Chair: Kevin Taaffe (Clemson University)

Multiple Fidelity Simulation Optimization of Hospital Performance Under High Consequence Event Scenarios
Jason R, Schenk, Ning Zheng, and Theodore T. Allen (The Ohio State University) and Deng Huang (Scientific Forming Technologies Corporation)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Hospital Evacuation: Issues and Complexities
Kevin M. Taaffe, Rachel Kohl, and Del Kimbler (Clemson University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Simulation Model of a Helicopter Ambulance Service.
Ersan Gunes and Roberto Szechtman (Naval Postgraduate School)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Physical Security Simulation

Chair: Russell Wooten (TSA/DHS)

A Conceptual Architecture for Static Features in Physical Security System Simulation
Volkan Ustun, Haluk Yapicioglu, Skylab Gupta, and Abishek Ramesh (Auburn University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation of Imperfect Information in Vulnerability Modeling for Infrastructure Facilities
Dean A. Jones (Sandia National Laboratories) and Mark A. Turnquist and Linda K. Nozick (Cornell University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Planning for Terrorist-caused Emergencies
Russell R. Vane (General Dynamics Advanced Systems)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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AGENT BASED MODELING


Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
New Approaches to Agent Based Modeling

Chair: Arnold Buss (Naval Postgraduate School)

Developing an Agent Model of Human Performance in Air Traffic Control Operations Using Apex Cognitive Architecture
Seung Man Lee, Ujwala Ravinder, and James C. Johnston (NASA Ames Research Center)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Modeling Force Response to Small Boat Attack Against High Value Commercial Ships
David J. Walton (US Navy Department Head School) and Eugene P. Paulo, Christopher J. McCarthy, and Ravi Vaidyanathan (Naval Postgraduate School)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simple Movement and Detection in Discrete Event Simulation
Arnold H. Buss and Paul J. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Agent Applications of Coevolutionary Dynamics

Chair: Paul Sanchez (Naval Post Graduate School)

Leveraging Agent Based Simulation for Rapid Course of Action Development
Philip S. Barry and Matthew T. K. Koehler (The MITRE Corporation)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Investigating the Dynamics of Competition: Coevolving Red and Blue Simulation Parameters
Mary L. McDonald (George Mason University) and Stephen C. Upton (Referentia Systems, Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Coevolutionary Dynamics and Agent-based Models in Organization Science
Brian F. Tivnan (Executive Leadership Doctoral Program)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Agent Based Modeling

Chair: Rainer Dronzek (Automation Associates, Inc.)

Performance Evaluation of Agent-based Material Handling Systems Using Simulation Techniques
Radu F. Babiceanu and F. Frank Chen (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Integrating Agent Based Modeling Into a Discrete Event Simulation'
Benjamin Joseph Dubiel and Omer Tsimhoni (The University of Michigan)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Argus Invasive Species Spread Model Constructed Using Agent-based Modeling Approach and Cellular Automata
S. Clifton Parks (AgriLogic, Inc.), Maxim Garifullin (XJ Technologies) and Rainer Dronzek (Automation Associates, Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Agent-based Simulation in AI Planning

Chair: Paul Sanchez (Naval Post Graduate School)

Simulating Users to Support the Design of Activity Management Systems
Julie S. Weber and Martha E. Pollack (University of Michigan)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation-based Planning for Planetary Rover Experiments
David Joslin (Seattle University) and Jeremy Frank, Ari K. Jónsson, and David Smith (Intelligent Systems Division)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Agent-based Simulation for Software Project Planning
David Joslin and William Poole (Seattle University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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MILITARY APPLICATIONS


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Military Keynote

Chair: Raymond Hill (Wright State University)

New Paradigms and New Challenges
Paul K. Davis (RAND)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Data Farming Agent Models Related to Military Questions

Chair: Gary 博雅彩彩票官方网站 (MITRE Corp)

Marine Corps Applications of Data Farming
Adam J. Forsythe, Gary E. Horne, and Stephen C. Upton (Referentia Systems Incorporated)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Data Farming: Discovering Surprise
Gary E. Horne (Referentia Systems Inc.) and Theodore E. Meyer (The MITRE Corporation)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation Environment to Assess Technology Insertion Impact and Optimized Manning
Niraj Srivastava and Frank Pietryka (The Sevaan Group LLC), Gary E. Horne (Referentia Systems Inc) and Mark Theroff (NSWC Crane)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Using Agent Models and Data Farming to Explore Network Centric Operations
Henrik Friman (Swedish National Defense College) and Gary E. Horne (Referentia Systems Incorporated)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Issues in Human Performance Modeling for Military Systems

Chair: Janet Miller (Air Force Research Laboratory)

The Pairwise Escape-g Metric: A Measure of Air Combat Maneuvering Performance
Antoinette M. Portrey (Lockheed Martin), Brian Schreiber (S&D Statistical Consulting 博雅彩彩票注册) and Winston Bennett, Jr. (AFRL/HEAS)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulating Scenarios for Research on Culture & Cognition Using a Commercial Role-play Game
Rik Warren (Air Force Research Laboratory), David E. Diller, Alice Leung, and William Ferguson (BBN Technologies) and Janet L. Sutton (Army Research Laboratory)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

An Approach to Human Behavior Modeling in an Air Force Simulation
Brooke H. McNally (ASC/XREM SIMAF)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Advance Military Modeling I

Chair: Brooke McNally (ASC/XR)

Sports Analogy for Modelling of Combat in the Air Domain
Alan Cowdale (Air Warfare Centre)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

On Using SPEEDES as a Platform for a Parallel Swarm Simulation
Matthew A Russell, Gary B. Lamont, and Kenneth Melendez (Air Force Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation Validation with Historic Outcomes
Raymond R. Hill (Wright State University) and Lance E. Champagne (Logistics Management Agency)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Effects-Based Military Modelings

Chair: Angela Dowling (ARA)

Implementation of a Framework for Vulnerability/lethality Modeling and Simulation
Kim J. Allen and Craig Black (Applied Research Associates)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Validation of First-order Detonation Shock Dynamics Theory
David E. Lambert (Air Force Research Laboratory, Munitions Directorate) and D. Scott Stewart and Sunhee Yoo (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation-based Performance Modeling for War Fighter in Loop Minefield Detection System
Abhilash Rajagopal and Sanjeev Agarwal (University of Missouri Rolla) and Sreeram Ramakrishnan (University of Missouri-Rolla)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Distributed Modeling for Military Applications

Chair: Deborah Hileman (Air Force Material Command)

Enabling 1,000,000-Entity Simulations on Distributed Linux Clusters
Gene Wagenbreth (Information Sciences Institute, Univ. of So. Calif.), Ke-Thia Yao ( University of Southern California), Dan M. Davis (Information Sciences Institute, Univ of So. Calif), Robert F. Lucas (Information Sciences Institute, Univ. of So. Calif.) and Thomas D. Gottschalk (Center for Advanced Computing Research, Caltech)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Framework for Fault-Tolerance in HLA-Based Distributed Simulations
Martin Eklöf (Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI)), Farshad Moradi (Swedish Defence Research Agency) and Rassul Ayani (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH))
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Language Based Simulation, Flexibility, and Development Speed in the Joint Integrated Mission Model
David W. Mutschler (NAVAIR)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Military Acquistion and Employment Modeling

Chair: Raymond Hill (Wright State University)

An Approach to Design and Development of Decentralized Data Fusion Simulator
Chandresh Mehta, Govindarajan Srimathveeravalli, and Thenkurussi Kesavadas (State University of New York at Buffalo)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Exploring C4ISR Employment Methods
Terri G. Chang (Center for Army Anaysis)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Acquisition-Based Simulation
Grant Martin, Jeffrey Schamburg, Michael K. Kwinn, and Jr. (United States Military Academy)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Advance Military Modeling II

Chair: John Gilmer (Wilkes University)

The HITVICE VV&A Environment
Fang Ke, Yang Ming, and Wang Zicai (Harbin Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

The Application of Evaluation Method Based on Hmm for Results Validity of Complex Simulation System
Hengjie Song, Ping Ma, and Ming Yang (Harbin Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Issues in Event Analysis for Recursive Simulation
Frederick J. Sullivan, John B. Gilmer and Jr. (Wilkes University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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AEROSPACE AND MILITARY APPLICATIONS


Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Aerospace M & S Applications

Chair: Perkath Benjamin (Knowledge Based Systems Inc.)

Toward Effective Depot Transformation: Leveraging Simulation to Enhance Transition Planning
Perakath Benjamin and Michael Graul (Knowledge Based Systems Inc), Michael Painter (knowledge Based Systems Inc) and Frank Boydstun (Oklahoma Air Logistics Center)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Strategy for Autogeneration of Space Shuttle Ground Processing Simulation Models for Project Makespan Estimation
Michael G. Madden, Roberta Wyrick, and Dale E. O'Neill (United Space Alliance)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Discrete Event Simulation Model for Assembling the International Space Station
Grant R. Cates (NASA) and Mansooreh Mollaghasemi (University of Central Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Simulation in Aerospace I: Hardware and Man in the Loop

Chair: Cary Peaden (Nasa Kennedy Space Control)

Modeling and Parameter Estimation of Spacecraft Fuel Slosh Mode
Keith Schlee, James Ristow, and Sathya Gangadharan (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University), Jim Sudermann and Charles Walker (NASA) and Carl Hubert (Hubert Astronautics)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Estimating the Effects of Stress During Operational Conditions
Jon French (Embry Riddle Aeronautical University) and Jeff Miller (Micro Analysis and Design, Inc)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Using Simulation for Launch Team Training and Evaluation
Cary J. Peaden (NASA)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Simulation in Aerospace II: Distributed Simulations

Chair: Martin Steele (Nasa Kennedy Space Center)

Distributed Web-based Expert System for Launch Operations
Jorge Bardina (NASA) and Rajkumar Thirumalainambi (SAIC)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Usability Study of the Virtual Test Bed and Distributed Simulation
Jeffrey W. Dawson, Ping Cheng, and Yanshen Zhu (University of Central Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Supporting the Vision for Space with Discrete Event Simulation
Grant R. Cates (NASA) and Mansooreh Mollaghasemi (University of Central Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Why System Dynamics? Lessons Learned from Applications

Chair: Phillip Meade (NASA Kennedy Space Center)

Using System Dynamics for Safety and Risk Management in Complex Engineering Systems
Nicolas Dulac, Nancy Leveson, David Zipkin, Stephen Friedenthal, and Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Health Systems: A Dynamic System—benefits From System Dynamics
Patrick Koelling and Michael J. Schwandt (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Spatio Temporal Simulation Model for Evaluating Delinquency and Crime Policies
Sergio E. Quijada and Juan F. Arcas (Military Polytechnique Academy), Cristian Renner (University of the Andes) and Luis Rabelo (University of Central Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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MANUFACTURING APPLICATIONS


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Assembly Systems

Chair: Edward Williams (Production Modeling Corporation)

Analyzing Printed Circuit Board Assembly Lines Using a Pcb Asembly Template
Pradip D. Jadhav and Jeffrey S. Smith (Auburn University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Operator Paced Assembly Line Simulation
Marvin S. Seppanen (Productive Systems)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Intelligent Modeling and Simulation of Flexible Assembly Systems
SK Ahad Ali (University of Toledo), Hamid Seifoddini (University of WIsconsin Milwaukee) and Hong Sun (University of Toledo)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
High Volume Material Flow

Chair: Guodong Shao (NIST)

Advanced Decision Logic in Simulation of Material Flow Processing Networks
Douglas A. Bodner, Ke Wang, and Sheng Xu (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

High Performance Simulation in Quasi-Continuous Manufacturing Plants
Lan Chen and Michael Pidd (Lancaster University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Fluid Based Simulation Model for High Volume DC Conveyor Systems
Ying Wang and Chen Zhou (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Facilities Planning & Work Cell Design

Chair: Kiran Mhajan (Hinz Nixdorf Institute)

For Effective Facilities Planning: Layout Optimization Then Simulation, or Vice Versa?
Esra E. Aleisa and Li Lin (University at Buffalo)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Validation of The Re-Design of a Manufacturing Work Cell Using Simulation
Carrie Grimard (Robert Bosch Corporation), Jon H. Marvel (Gettysburg College) and Charles R. Standridge (Grand Valley State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Applying Simulation to Interative Manufacturing Cell Design
Sara L. Maas (Leon Plastics) and Charles R. Standridge (Grand Valley State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Production Analysis & Constraints

Chair: Durk-Jouke van der Zee (Universtiy of Groningen)

Applying Discrete Event Simulation and an Automated Bottleneck Analysis as an Aid to Detect Running Production Constraints
Patrick Faget and Ulf Eriksson (Volvo Car Corporation) and Frank Herrmann (Chalmers University of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation Modeling and Analysis of a New Mixed Model Production Line
Servet Hasgül and Alptuđ Selçuk Büyüksünetçi (Osmangazi University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Kanban Module for Simulating Pull Production in ARENA
Mark A. Treadwell and Jeffrey W. Herrmann (University of Maryland)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Production Policy & Cost Control

Chair: Onur Ülgen (Production Modeling Corporation)

Finding the Optimal Production Control Policy Using the Production Control Framework
Sean M. Gahagan (Northrop Grumman Corporation) and Jeffrey W. Herrmann (University of Maryland)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Applying Energy Aspects on Simulation of Energy Intensive Production Systems
Petter Solding and Damir Petku (Swedish Foundry Association)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Simulation-Data Interface & Integration

Chair: Jan Oscarsson (University of Skövde)

Lot-sizing Within Capacity-Constrained Manufacturing Systems Using Time-phased Planning
Silvanus T. Enns and Pattita Suwanruji (University of Calgary)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Discrete-Event Simulation and Automatic Data Collection Improve Performance in a Manufacturing System
Arne Ingemansson and Jan Oscarsson (University of Skövde)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Data Exchange for Machine Shop Simulation
Y. Tina Lee and Yan Luo (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Simuation and Control

Chair: Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarra)

Emulation with DSOL
Peter H.M. Jacobs and Alexander Verbraeck (Delft University of Technology) and William Rengelink (TBA Nederland)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

SAEDES++: Determining Complex System Availability Via Simulation
Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarra), Angel A. Juan and Carles Serrat (Technical University of Catalonia) and Vicente Bargueńo (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

An SDS Modeling Approach for Simulation-based Control
Sreeram Ramakrishnan and Mayur Thakur (University of Missouri-Rolla)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT


Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Construction Engineering I

Chair: Simann AbouRizk (University of Alberta)

Simulation of Multiple-drift Tunnel Construction with Limited Resources
Photios G. Ioannou (University of Michigan) and Veerasak Likhitruangsilp (Chulalongkorn University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

The Use of Simulation for Productivity Estimation Based on Multiple Regression Analysis
Seungwoo Han (Georgia Southern University) and Daniel W. Halpin (Purdue University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Modeling Scheduling Uncertainty in Capital Construction Projects
Nathan D. Boskers (Springwood Developments Inc.) and S. M. AbouRizk (University of Alberta)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Construction Engineering II

Chair: Ming Lu (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

System Dynamics Approach for Error and Change Management in Concurrent Design and Construction
SangHyun Lee (MIT) and Feniosky Pena-mora (UIUC)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Intelligent Preemption in Construction of a Manmade Island for an Airport
Photios G. Ioannou and Vineet R. Kamat (University of Michigan)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Comparing Promodel and Sdesa in Modeling Construciton Operations
Ming Lu and Lap-Chi Wong (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Construction Engineering III

Chair: Gunnar Lucko (The Catholic University of America)

Reviving a Mechanistic View of CPM Schedules in the Age of Information Technology
Gunnar Lucko (The Catholic University of America)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Representation and Analysis of Spatial Resources in Construction Simulation
Cheng Zhang, Amin Hammad, and Tarek M. Zayed (Concordia University) and Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Determination of Process Durations on Virtual Construction Sites
Hans-Joachim Bargstädt and Arno Blickling (Bauhaus University Weimar)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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LOGISTICS, TRANSPORTATION, AND DISTRIBUTION


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Maritime Simulation

Chair: Jerry Bilbrey, Jr. (Francis Mariaon University)

A Computer Simulation Model of Container Movement by Sea
Johan J. van Rensburg (CSIR) and Anton J. Kleywegt and Yi He (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Comparison of Three Automated Stacking Alternatives by Means of Simulation
Yvo A. Saanen (Delft University of Technology) and Margaret V. Valkengoed (TBA Nederland)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Approach for Modeling of Large Maritime Infrastructure Systems
Edwin C. Valentin, Sicco Steijaert, and Rienk A. Bijlsma (Systems Navigator) and Piero Silva (Sogreah)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Air Transportation Simulation

Chair: Knud Wichmann (PA Consulting Group)

Simulating Air Taxi Networks
Philippe A. Bonnefoy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Simulation-Based Architecture for Supporting Strategic and Tactical Decisions in the Apron of Rome-Fiumicino Airport
Giuseppe Confessore, Giacomo Liotta, and Rosario Grieco (National Research Council of Italy (ITIA-CNR))
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Communication, Navigation, and Surveillance Events Simulation for the National Airspace
Paul T. R. Wang, Leonard A. Wojcik, and Scott B. Mayer (The MITRE Corporation)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Warehousing and Material Handling

Chair: Ming Zhou (Indiana State University)

Modeling and Analysis of a Generic Cross-Docking Facility
Ghazi M. Magableh (Yarmouk University) and Manuel D. Rossetti and Scott Mason (University of Arkansas)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Conceptual Simulation Modeling of Warehousing Operations
Ming Zhou and Kitti Setavoraphan (Indiana State University) and Zhimin Chen (Shenzho University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Reservation Storage Policy for AS/RS at Air Cargo Terminals
Chulung Lee (Korea University), Huei Chuen Huang, Zhiyong Xu, and Bin Liu (National University of Singapore) and Paul Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Supply Chain I

Chair: Manuel Rossetti (University of Arkansas)

Upstream Demand Projection and Performance Mapping in Supply Chains
Rahul R Bagdia and Zbigniew J Pasek (University of Michigan)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Risk Management in Supply Networks Using Monte-Carlo Simulation
Léa Amandine Deleris and Feryal Erhun (Stanford University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Stress Testing a Supply Chain Using Simulation
Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University) and Swee Leong (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Supply Chain II

Chair: Guilherme Vieira (Pontifical Catholic University of Parana)

A Simulation Environment for the Redesign of Food Supply Chain Networks: Integrating Quality Controlled Logistics
Jack G.A.J. van der Vorst and Seth Tromp (Wageningen University and Research Center) and Durk-Jouke van der Zee (University of Groningen)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Information Synchronization Effects on the Stability of Collaborative Supply Chain
Jayendran Venkateswaran and Young-Jun Son (The University of Arizona)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation Based Evaluation of Information-Centric Supply Chains
Srinagesh Gavirneni (Cornell University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Inventory Control I

Chair: Daniel Machado (Grupo de Produçăo Integrada COPPE/UFRJ)

Application of Multi-objective Simulation-optimization Techniques to Inventory Management Problems
Loo Hay Lee, Suyan Teng, Ek Peng Chew, I. A. Karimi, Yankai Chen, and Choon Hwee Koh (National University of Singapore) and Kong Wei Lye and Peter Lendermann (Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Simulation Analysis of the Vari-Metric Repairable Inventory Optimization Procedure for the U.S. Coast Guard
Michael Batista Zamperini (U.S. Coast Guard Academy) and Michael Bowden Freimer (Penn State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Structure Modeling of Machine Tools and Internet-Based Implementation
Yoonho Seo, Dong-Pyo Hong, and Insu Kim (Korea University), Taiun Kim (Kyungsung University), Donmok Sheen (University of Ulsan) and Gyu-Bong Lee (KITECH)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Inventory Control II

Chair: Douglas Morrice (The University of Texas at Austin)

Optimal Lot Sizing in a Two-Stage System with Auto-Correlated Arrivals
Silvanus T. Enns and Ping Zhu (University of Calgary)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulating and Designing the Stochastic Inbound Inventory Routing Problem
Malini Natarajarathinam and Charles R. Sox (University of Alabama)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Discrete Event Simulation in Supply Chain Planning and Inventory Control at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
Douglas J. Morrice and Richard A. Valdez (The University of Texas at Austin) and Jack P. Chida, Jr. and Missan Eido (Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Inventory Control III

Chair: Roger Zhan (University of Florida)

Dynamic Simulation of a Push-pull Distribution System
Payman Jula and Mark S. Zschocke (University of Alberta)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Pull Systems with Advance Demand Information
Ananth Krishnamurthy and David Claudio (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Newsvendor Problem with Pricing: Properties, Algorithms, and Simulation
Zuo-Jun Max Shen (University of California, Berkeley) and Roger Lezhou Zhan (University of Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Transportation Systems

Chair: Seog-Chan Oh (The Pennsylvania State University)

Flexible Module-Based Modeling and Analysis for Large-Scale Transportation-Inventory Systems
Kanna Miwa and Soemon Takakuwa (Nagoya University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Family of Market-based Shipment Methodologies for Delivery Supply Chain
Seog-Chan Oh (The Pennsylvania State University), Shang-Tae Yee (General Motors Research and Development Center), Soundar R. T. Kumara (The Pennsylvania State University) and Jeffrey D. Tew (General Motors Research and Development Center)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A New Simulation Model for Expressway Weaving Sections Evaluation
Sun Jian, Yang Xiaoguang, and Ma Yunlong (Tongji University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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WEB-ENABLED SIMULATION TECHNOLOGIES


Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Grid Computing and Distributed

Chair: Richard Kilgore (SML Simulation 博雅彩彩票注册)

Simulation of Grid Computing Infrastructure: Challenges and Solutions
Sugato Bagchi (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Time Management in Distributed Factory Simulation, a Case Study Using HLA
Ke Wang, Sheng Xu, and Leon F. McGinnis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Data Consistency in a Large-Scale Runtime Infrastructure
Buquan Liu, Huaimin Wang, and Yiping Yao (National University of Defense Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Web-enabled Applications

Chair: Sugato Baghi (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)

Initialization of Online Simulation Models
Andre Hanisch and Juri Tolujew (Fraunhofer Institute IFF) and Thomas Schulze (University of Magdeburg)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Addressing Complexity Using Distributed Simulation: A Case Study in Spaceport Modeling
Jaebok Park, Reinaldo Moraga, and Luis Rabelo (University of Central Florida), Jeffrey W. Dawson (University of central Florida) and Mario Marin and Jose Sepulveda (University of Central Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Flexible Integration of XML into Modeling and Simulation Systems
Mathias Roehl and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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RISK ANALYSIS


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Credit Risk Analysis

Chair: Michael Fu (Maryland)

The Delivery Option in Mortgage Backed Security Valuation Simulations
Scott Gregory Chastain and Jian Chen (Fannie Mae)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation Analysis of Correlation and Credit Migration Models for Credit Portfolios
William J. Morokoff (Moody’s KMV)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Loss Default Simulation Model of the Federal Bank Deposit Insurance Funds
Rosalind L. Bennett, Daniel A and Nuxoll (FDIC), Robert A. Jarrow (Cornell University) and Michael C. Fu and Huiju Zhang (University of Maryland)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Simulation Methodology for Credit Risk Models

Chair: Perwez Shahabuddin (Columbia University)

Simulation of Risk and Return Profiles for Portfolios of CDO Tranches
William J. Morokoff (Moody's KMV)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Expected Shortfall in Credit Portfolios with Extremal Dependence
Achal Bassamboo (Kellog School of Management), Sandeep Juneja (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) and Assaf Zeevi (Columbia University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Fast Simulation of Multifactor Portfolio Credit Risk in the t-Copula Model
Wanmo Kang (Moody's KMV) and Perwez Shahabuddin (Columbia University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Risk Analysis Methodology

Chair: Sam Ehrlichman (Cornell University)

Out-of-the-money Monte Carlo Simulation Option Pricing: The Joint Use Of Importance Sampling And Descritptive Sampling
Eduardo Saliby, Jaqueline T.M. Marins, and Josete F. dos Santos (Coppead/UFRJ)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Function-approximation-based Perfect Control Variates for Pricing American Options
Sandeep Juneja and Nomesh Bolia (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Study of Variance Reduction Techniques for American Option Pricing
Christiane Lemieux and Jennie La (University of Calgary)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Operational Risk Analysis

Chair: Kevin Taaffe (Clemson University)

Risk Assessment of Drilling and Completion Operations in Petroleum Wells Using a Monte Carlo and a Neural Network Approach
Dennis Kerr Coelho, Mauro Roisenberg, and Paulo José Freitas (Federal University of Santa Catarina) and Carlos Magno Jacinto (Petrobras)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Identifying Demand Sources That Minimize Risk for a Selective Newsvendor
Kevin M. Taaffe and Deepak Tirumalasetty (Clemson University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Using Simulation to Analyze R&D Value Creation
Douglas A. Bodner, William B. Rouse, and Michael J. Pennock (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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VIRTUAL REALITY/3D VISUALIZATION


Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
3D Visualization

Chair: Vineet Kamat (University of Michigan)

Visualization of Construction Graphics in Outdoor Augmented Reality
Amir H. Behzadan and Vineet R. Kamat (University of Michigan)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Multi-User Support and Motion Planning of Humans and Humans Driven Vehicles in Interactive 3D Material Flow Simulations
Matthias Fischer and Bengt Mueck (Heinz Nixdorf Institut, University of Paderborn), Kiran Mahajan (University of Paderborn) and Michael Kortenjan, Christoph Laroque, and Wilhelm Dangelmaier (Heinz Nixdorf Institut, University of Paderborn)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Programming Using Dynamic System Modeling via a 3D-Based Multimodeling Framework
Hyunju Shim and Paul Fishwick (University of Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
3D Visualization and Virtual Reality

Chair: Kiran Mahajan (Univeristy of Paderborn)

A Two-tier Method for Evaluating Alternative Policies to Support Interactive Analysis of 3D Material Flow Simulations
Wilhelm Dangelmaier, Kiran Mahajan, Daniel Huber, and Bengt Mueck (University of Paderborn)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Temporally Parallel Coupling of Discrete Simulation Systems with Virtual Reality Systems
Steffen Strassburger (Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation), Thomas Schulze (University of Magdeburg (FIN/ITI)) and Marco Lemessi and Gordon D. Rehn (Deere & Co.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Introducing Virtual Engineering Technology Into Interactive Design Process with High-fidelity Models
Gengxun Huang and Kenneth Mark Bryden (Iowa State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Virtual Reality in Simulation

Chair: Justice Akpan (Lancaster University Management School)

Experimental Investigation of the Impacts of Virtual Reality on Discrete-Event Simulation
Justice I. Akpan and Roger J. Brooks (Lancaster University Management School)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Practitioners’ Perception of the Impacts of Virtual Reality on Discrete-event Simulation
Justice I. Akpan and Roger J. Brooks (Lancaster University Management School)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Common Scene Definition Framework for Constructing Virtual Worlds
Lee A. Belfore II, Prabhu V. Krishnan, and Emre Baydogan (Old Dominion University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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SIX SIGMA AND SIMULATION


Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Tutorial: Six Sigman and Simulation

Chair: Scott Bury (The Dow Chemical 博雅彩彩票官网)

Simulation and Optimization as Effective Six Sigma and Dfss Tools
Karl Lucie, Lucie Trepanier, Fred Ciochetto, and Lawrence Goldman (Decisioneering, Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Six Sigma and Simulation I

Chair: Martin Miller (Business Prototyping Inc)

The Use of Discrete Event Simulation in a Design for Six Sigma Project
Michael J. Seifert (Capital One services, Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Evaluating Proposed Capital and Operational Improvements at a Marine Terminal
Scott J. Bury and Naoko Akiya (The Dow Chemical 博雅彩彩票官网)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Lean Sigma and Simulation, So What’s the Correlation? v2
David M. Ferrin and Martin J. Miller (Business Prototyping Inc) and David Muthler (PWC Consulting)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Six Sigma and Simulation II

Chair: David Ferrin (Business Prototyping Inc)

The Application of Simulation Methodology in a Hospital’s Six Sigma Project
Martin J. Miller (Business Prototyping Inc.) and David M. Ferrin (Business Prototyping, Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Sensitivity Analysis for Robust Design Experiments
Joseph R. Litko (University of Dayton)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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BUSINESS PROCESS MODELING


Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Supply Chains in Buisness Process Modeling

Chair: Hamidreza Eskandari (University of Central Florida)

Simulation Analysis of Inbound Call Center of a City-gas 博雅彩彩票官网
Soemon Takakuwa (Nagoya University) and Takako Okada (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Using Simulation for Economic Policy Analysis in the Global Agricultural Supply Chain
James N. Barnes (Louisiana State University) and Nicholas G. Kalaitzandonakes and Thomas J. Crowe (University of Missouri)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Supporting Simulation-based Decision Making with the Use of AHP Analysis
Luis Rabelo, Hamidreza Eskandari, Tarek Shalan, and Magdy Helal (University of Central Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Business Process Modeling Infrastructure

Chair: Lianjun An (IBM Watson Research Center)

An Integrated And Adaptive Decision-Support Framework For High-Tech Manufacturing And Service Networks
Peter Lendermann, Malcolm Yoke Hean Low, Boon Ping Gan, Nirupam Julka, and Lai Peng Chan (Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology), Stephen J. Turner, Wentong Cai, and Xiaoguang Wang (Nanyang Technological University), Loo Hay Lee (National University of Singapore), Terence Hung (Institute of High Performance Computing), Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University), Leon F. McGinnis (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Stephen Buckley (IBM Research)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Using Workflow Business Process Tools in Simulation Modeling
John G. Everton and Richard D. Stafford (Brooks Automation)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

On Developing System Dynamics Model for Business Process Simulation
Lianjun An and Jun-Jang Jeng (IBM Watson Research Center)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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SIMULATION-BASED SCHEDULING


Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Scheduling and Control

Chair: Kristin Thoney (NC State University)

Simulation Optimization Decision Support System for Ship Panel Shop Operations
Allen G. Greenwood, Travis W. Hill, Jeffery W. Miller, Clayton T. Walden, Sucharith Vanguri, Burak Eksioglu, and Pramod Jain (Mississippi State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation-Based Scheduling for Parcel Consolidation Terminals: A Comparison of Iterative Improvement and Simulated Annealing
Douglas L. McWilliams (Purdue University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Performance Analysis of a Configured to Order Business with a Variable Product Configuration Recipe
Soumyadip Ghosh, Tom Ervolina, and Young M. Lee (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center) and Barun Gupta (IBM Integrated Supply Chain Group)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Planning

Chair: Jon Marvel (Gettysburg College)

Planning and Control for a Warranty Service Facility
Amir Messih (Eaton Corporation) and Silvanus T. Enns (University of Calgary)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Decision Support System for Fisheries Management
Tu H. Truong, Brian J. Rothschild, and Farhad Azadivar (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Validating the Capacity Planning Process and Flowline Product Sequencing Through Simulation Analysis
Jon H. Marvel (Gettysburg College), Mark A. Schaub (Mark Schaub Consulting) and Gary Weckman (Ohio University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Construction Industry Scheduling

Chair: Haiyan Xie (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)

A Framework for Integration Model of Resource-Constrained Scheduling Using Genetic Algorithms
Jin-Lee Kim and Ralph D. Ellis (University of Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Resource Allocation and Planning for Program Management
Kabeh Vaziri, Linda K. Nozick, and Mark A. Turnquist (Cornell University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Factory Scheduling

Chair: Kristin Thoney (NC State University)

Assessing Risk in a Job Schedule: Integrating a Scheduling Heuristic and a Simulation Model to a Spreadsheet
Kusuma Rojanapibul and Juta Pichitlamken (Kasetsart University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Minimizing the Total Weighted Completion Time on Unrelated Parallel Machines with Stochastic Times
Jean-Paul M. Arnaout and Ghaith Rabadi (Old Dominion University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Simulation Based Learning Meachanism for Scheduling Systems
Ihsan Sabuncuoglu (Bilkent university) and Gokhan Metan (Lehigh University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING


Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Factory Simulation

Chair: John Fowler (Arizona State University)

Efficient Simulations for Capacity Analysis and Automated Material Handling System Design in Semiconductor Wafer Fabs
Jesus A. Jimenez, Gerald Mackulak, and John W. Fowler (Arizona State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Framework for Standard Modular Simulation in Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication Systems
Jose A. Ramirez-Hernandez, Heshan Li, and Emmanuel Fernandez (University of Cincinnati), Swee Leong (National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) and Charles R. McLean (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Discrete Event Simulation Model Simplification Technique
Rachel T. Johnson, John W. Fowler, and Gerald T. Mackulak (Arizona State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Factory Control

Chair: Lars Mönch (Technical University of Ilmenau)

Analysis of Production Control Methods for Semiconductor Research and Development Fabs Using Simulation
Vikram Ramamurthi, Michael E. Kuhl, and Karl D. Hirshman (Rochester Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation-based Assessment of Order Release Strategies for a Distributed Shifting Bottleneck Heuristic
Lars Mönch (Technical University of Ilmenau)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Using Simulation Based Approach to Improve on the Mean Cycle Time Performance of Dispatching Rules
Chin Soon Chong and Malcolm Yoke Hean Low (SIMTech) and Appa Iyer Sivakumar and Kheng Leng Gay (Nanyang Technological University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Tool Control

Chair: Olver Rose (Dresden University of Technology)

Scheduling Cluster Tools Using Filtered Beam Search and Recipe Comparison
Simon Oechsner (University of Würzburg) and Oliver Rose (Technical University of Dresden)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Optimizing Robot Algorithms with Simulation
Todd LeBaron (Brooks Automation) and Joerg Domasche (Infineon Technologies AG)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

An Analysis: Traditional Semiconductor Lithography Versus Emerging Technology (Nano Imprint)
Walt Trybula (SEMATECH), Robert Wright and Kranthi Mitra Adusumilli (International SEMATECH Manufacturing Initiative) and Randy K Goodall (SEMATECH)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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BIOTECHNOLOGY/HEALTH CARE


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Biotechnology and Health Care

Chair: Stephen Roberts (NC State University)

Implementation of a Discrete Event Simulator For Biological Self-Assembly Systems
Tiequan Zhang, Rori Rohlfs, and Russell Schwartz (Carnegie Mellon University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Clinical Trial Factors in a Pain Transition State Model
Meyer Katzper (Food and Drug Administration)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Comparison of Screening Methods for Colorectal Cancer
Ali Tafazolli and Stephen D. Roberts (North Carolina State University) and Reid M. Ness and Robert S. Dittus (Vanderbilt University Medical Center)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Hospital and Outpatient Analysis

Chair: Athula Wijewickrama (Nagoya University)

Assessing the Viability of an Open Access Policy in an Outpatient Clinic: A DiscreteEvent and Continuous Simulation Modeling Approach
Ronald E. Giachetti, Edwin A. Centeno, Martha A. Centeno, and Ramakrishnan Sundaram (Florida International University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Evaluating Hospital Pharmacy Staffing and Work Scheduling Using Simulation
Charles W. Spry and Mark A. Lawley (Purdue University School of Industrial Engineering)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation Analysis of Appointment Scheduling in an Outpatient Department of Internal Medicine
Athula Wijewickrama and Soemon Takakuwa (Nagoya University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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SIMULATION EDUCATION


Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Panel: Simulation Across Discipline

Chair: Charlie Standridge (Grand Valley State University)

Introducing Simulation Across the Disciplines
Charles R. Standridge (Grand Valley State University), Martha A. Centeno (Florida International University), Björn Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology) and Ingolf Stĺhl (Stockholm School of Economics)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Teaching Simulation

Chair: Young-Jun Son (The University of Arizona)

Using Discrete Event Simulation in the Teaching of Decision Analysis
Ingolf Stĺhl (Stockholm School of Economics)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Should Transient Analysis be Taught?
Mary C. Court, Jennifer L. Pittman, and Huong T.L. Pham (University of Oklahoma)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Assessing Simulation Learning in Higher Education
Brian Hollocks (Bournemouth University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Teaching Simulation Beyond the Traditional Classroom

Chair: Catherine Harmonosky (Penn State University)

Simulation and Gaming as a Support Tool for Lean Manufacturing Systems - A Case Example From Industry
Durk-Jouke van der Zee and Jannes Slomp (University of Groningen)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Transitioning Students From Simulation Mechanics To Simulation as a Process Improvement Tool: A Multi-Media Case Study Approach
Scott R. Schultz (Mercer University) and Christopher D. Geiger (University of Central Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Simulation Model for Facilitators of Tony Rizzo’s Bead Game
Dave B. Roggenkamp (University of Detroit Mercy), Dave Park (Ford Motor 博雅彩彩票官网) and Omer Tsimhoni (University of Michigan)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Simulation as a Tool for Teaching Supply Chain Concepts

Chair: Catherine Harmonosky (Penn State University)

Combining Hands-On, Spreadsheet and Discrete Event Simulation to Teach Supply Chain Management
Jeffrey Adams, Jerry Flatto, and Leslie Gardner (University of Indianapolis)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Training for Today’s Supply Chains: An Introduction to the Distributor Game
Stijn-Pieter A. van Houten and Alexander Verbraeck (Delft University of Technology) and Sandor Boyson and Thomas Corsi (R.H. Smith School of Business)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

From Simulation to Gaming: An Object-Oriented Supply Chain Training Library
Alexander Verbraeck and Stijn-Pieter A. van Houten (Delft University of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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ONTOLOGIES IN SIMULATION


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Ontologies in Simulation

Chair: Albert Jones (National Institute of Standards and Technology)

An Ontology-Driven Framework for Process Driven Applications
Perakath Benjamin, Kumar V. Akella, Kaiser Malek, and Ronald Fernandes (Knowledge Based Systems, Inc.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Ontologies for Supply Chain Simulation Modeling
Mohamed Fayez (Productivity Apex, Inc.) and Luis Rabelo and Mansooreh Mollaghasemi (University of Central Florida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation and the Semantic Web
John A. Miller and Gregory Baramidze (University of Georgia)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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GENERAL APPLICATIONS B


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
General Applications of Simulation I

Chair: Renzo Shamey (NC State University)

A Stochastic Model for Planning Swine Facilities
Lluis M. Plŕ-Aragonés (University of Lleida)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulating Uncertainty in Mass Balance Modeling for Fresh Water Reservoirs. Case Study: Deer Creek Reservoir, Utah, U.S.A.
Ahmad M. Salah, Paul J. Fields, and A. Woodruff Miller (Brigham Young University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Numerical Simulation of Dyebath and the Influence of Dispersion Factor on Dye Transport
Renzo Shamey (North Carolina State University) and Xiaoming Zhao and Roger H. Wardman (Heriot-Watt University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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GENERAL APPLICATIONS C


Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
General Applications: Computer Networks

Chair: Nava Aizikowitz (IBM Haifa Research Lab)

Digital Video Cluster Simulation
Martin N. Milkovits (SeaChange International)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Realistic Internet Traffic Simulation Through Mixture Modeling and a Case Study
Song Luo (University of Central Florida) and Gerald A. Marin (Florida Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Component-Based Performance Modeling of a Storage Area Network
Nava Aizikowitz, Alex Glikson, Ariel Landau, Bilha Mendelson, and Tommy Sandbank (IBM Haifa Research Lab)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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GENERAL APPLICATIONS A


Wednesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
General Applications of Simulation II

Chair: Rick Wilson (Oklahoma State University)

Integration Study of Prospective Hazards Models for the Enhancement of a Virtual Range Simulation Model
Serge N. Sala-Diakanda, Luis Rabelo, Sergio A. Rosales, Luis F. Robledo, and Jose A. Sepúlveda (University of Central Florida) and Jeppie Compton (NASA Kennedy Space Center)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Validating a Division I-A College Football Season Simulation System
Rick L. Wilson (Oklahoma State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation as Support for Production Planning in Small and Medium Enterprise: A Case Study
Roberto Revetria, Roberto Mosca, Lucia Cassettari, and Gianluca Magro (University of Genoa)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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GENERAL APPLICATIONS D


Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
General Applications III

Chair: Sam Jansen (University of Waikato)

Packaging Capacity Analysis of a Biopharmaceutical Production Operation
Steve Chu and Prasad V. Saraph (Bayer HealthCare) and Lee Schruben (University of California)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation with Real World Network Stacks
Sam Jansen and Anthony McGregor (University of Waikato)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Queuing Models of Vehicle-based Automated Material Handling Systems in Semiconductor Fabs
Dima Nazzal and Leon F. McGinnis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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PHD. COLLOQUIUM


Sunday 3:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM
PhD Colloquium

Chair: Theresa Roeder (San Fransico State University)

A Real-Time Knowledge-Based Decission Support System for Health Care Quality Improvement Using Discrete Event Simulation Techniques
Alexander Komashie, Ali Mousavi, and Mustafa Ozbayrak (Brunel University )

Scenario Planning for Simulation-Based Probabilistic Risk Assessment
Hamed Nejad (University of Maryland)

Optimal Vehicle Scheduling & Layout for Automated Material Handling Systems(AMHS)
Sangwon Chae (University of California, Irvine)

A Novel Approach to Studying Cell Communications Signalling
Jasmina Panovska (Heriot-Watt University)

Estimation and Model Selection of the Interest Rates
Pouyan Mashayekh Ahangarani (USC)

Quasi-Monte Carlo Simulation in a LIBOR Market Model
Xuefeng Jiang (Northwestern University) and John R. Birge (University Of Chicago)

Convergence of Strikes in Variance and Volatility Swaps
Ashish Jain (Columbia Business School)

What Value is Microsoft’s .Net to Discrete Event Simulations?
Adelaide Carvalho and Michael Pidd (Lancaster University)

Examining the Actual Benefits of Distributed Simulation for Supply Chain Management
Alexey Artamonov (Lancaster University)

Adaptive Control Variates for American Option Pricing
Sam Ehrlichman and Shane G. Henderson (Cornell University)

Using Computer Simulations in Disaster Preparedness Exercises: A Study of Factors that Influence Learning and Performance in a First Responder Agency.
Daniel Joseph O'Reilly (Wayne State University)

Multi-Hypothesis Intention Simulation Based Agent Architecture
Per M. Gustavsson (University of Skövde)

An Approach to Near Real-Time Dynamic Distributed System Control under Uncertainty
Kevin Adams (Virginia Tech)

Interchanging Discrete Event Simulation Process-Interaction Models using the Web Ontology Language - OWL
Lee W. Lacy (University of Central Florida / DRC)

Analysis of Production Authorization Card Schemes using Simulation and Neural Network Metamodels
Corinne MacDonald and Eldon A. Gunn (Dalhousie University)

The Use of Hyper-Hidden Markov Models in Wireless Channel Simulation
Antonia Marie Boadi (University of Southern California)

Simulation Modeling of the Level of Use of E-Health System and Optimization of its Effect on Patient Quality of Life
Abhik Bhattacharya and David H. Gustafson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Selecting the Best System and Determining a Set of Feasible Systems
Demet Batur (Georgia Institute of Technology, Industrial and Systems Engineering)

Efficient Generation of Cycle Time-Throughput Curves through Simulation and Metamodeling
Feng Yang, Bruce E. Ankenman, and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)

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POSTER SESSION


Sunday 6:00:00 PM 8:00:00 PM
Poster Session (Presentation Only)

Chair: Jeffrey Joines (NC State Univerisity)

Forecasting the Term Structure of Natural Gas Constant Maturity Futures Using a Seasonal Principal Components-based Post-Weighted Monte Carlo Simulation.
Elias A. Demetriades (ILIA-Chicago) and Deborah Cernauskas (Stuart Graduate School of Business)

Assesssing Uncertainty in Software Reliability via quasi-Monte Carlo Methods
Hongmei Chi and Edward Jones (Florida A&M University)

Los Alamos Communication Network Simulation
Stephan Eidenbenz (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Automatic Generation of Simulation Program by XML-Prolog
Ryo Fukuhara, Tomoharu Matsunaka, and Kazutaka Kitamori (Hokkaido Institute of Technology)

Experiences From the Annual 24-hour Software Engineering Competition at Univeristy of Skövde - How to use Simulation for Detecting Good Software Engineers
Per M. Gustavsson and Anna Persson (University of Skövde) and Tomas Planstedt, Christoffer Brax, and Madeleine Norstedt Larsson (Ericsson)

Telerobotic Systems for Restoration Work in Structured Hazardous Environments
Jimmy Huff and Silvanus J. Udoka (North Carolina A & T State University)

Parallel VHDL Simulation
David Kunzman, Terry L. Wilmarth, and Laxmikant V. Kale (University of Illinois)

Numerical Calculation of Electric Fields with Charge Densities Expressed Using Spline Functions
Yohei Miyazaki, Keiko Yukawa, and Kazutaka Kitamori (Hokkaido Institute of Technology)

Simulation-Optimization for Transportation in a Unified Automated Material Handling Systems
Jairo Rafael Montoya Torres (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne / STMicroelectronics), Stéphane Dauzere-Peres (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne - CMP Georges Charpak), Hélčne Marian (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne - Centre G2I) and Leon Vermarien (STMicroelectronics)

Optimization of Airport Taxiways Using Fast Time Simulation
John Podlena and Keith Joshi (Preston Aviation Solutions Pty. Ltd.)

Methodology for Hospital Evacuation Planning
Desiree Steinmann, Matthew Johnson, Kevin M. Taaffe, and Lindsay Becker (Clemson University)

Importance Sampling with Skew-Normal Distributions
Tim Swartz (Simon Fraser University)

How to Leverage Computer Simulation in Condition-Based Maintenance
Ernest Yat-Kwan Wong (United States Military Academy)

The Dynamics of Multinational Capital Structure and Macroeconomic Conditions
Samuel Frimpong Boateng (Global Investments and Corporate Solutions (UK) Limited)

Monday 5:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM
Poster Session (Papers Included)

Chair: Jeffrey Joines (NC State Univerisity)

Teaming Discrete-event Simulation and Geographic Information Systems to Solve a Temporal/Spatial Business Problem
Richard G. Born (Northern Illinois University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation-specific Characteristics and Software Reuse
Joseph C. Carnahan, Paul F. Reynolds, Jr., and David C. Brogan (University of Virginia)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Towards a Simulation and Visualization Portal to Support Multi-Actor Decision Making in Mainports
Roy T.H. Chin, Stijn-Pieter A. van Houten, and Alexander Verbraeck (Delft University of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Retrieving Process Analysis in a Parts Distribution Center: A Case Study of Manual Trolley Fleet Substitution
Shih Y. Chin, Heráclito L. J. Pontes, and Arthur J. V. Porto (University of Săo Paulo )
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

FreeSML: Delivering on the Open-source Simulation Language Promise
John J. DiLeo (The George Washington University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Recognition of Continuous Probability Models
Marcelo Tenório, Silvia Nassar, and Paulo José Freitas (Federal University of Santa Catarina) and Carlos Magno Jacinto (Petrobras)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

The Road Towards Multi-Hypothesis Intention Simulation Agents Architecture - Fractal Information Fusion Modeling
Per M. Gustavsson (University of Skövde) and Tomas Planstedt (Ericsson)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Two New Subjective Validation Methods Using Data Displays
Husam Hamad and Sami Al-Hamdan (Yarmouk University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Distributed Multi-Formalism Simulation to Support Rail Infrastructure Control Design
Elisangela Mieko Kanacilo and Alexander Verbraeck (Delft University of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Study on Simulation Credibility Metrics
Fei Liu, Ming Yang, and Zicai Wang (Harbin Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Does More Uniformly Distributed Sampling Generally Lead to More Accurate Prediction in Computer Experiments?
Longjun Liu (Gunderson Inc.) and Wayne Wakeland (Portland State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Optimized Concrete Delivery Scheduling Using Combined Simulation and Genetic Algorithms
Ming Lu and Hoi-Ching Lam (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Railroad Infrastructure Simulator
Marcelo Moretti Fioroni and Luiz Augusto G. Franzese (Paragon Consulting Solutions) and Naguisa Yuri Hiramatsu Pereira and Marcelo Neder Pereira (MRS Logistica S.A.)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation-Based Scheduling for Photo-Reconnaissance Satellite
Qiming Ruan, Yuejin Tan, Renjie He, and Yingwu Chen (National University of Defense Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Agent-Based Simulation of Enterprise Communication Network
Hideyuki Mizuta and Fusashi Nakamura (IBM Japan)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

DSS to Manage ATM Cash Under Periodic Review with Emergency Orders
Ana K. Miranda and David F. Muńoz (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Feature-Based Generators for Time Series Data
Jorge R. Ramos and Vernon Rego (Purdue University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Reducing Lead Time for Modeling in CAD Simulation Softwares
Jai Thomas, Mitchel J. Keil, and Jorge Rodriguez (Western Michigan University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Learning Simulation Through Team Projects
Omer Tsimhoni and Changxu Wu (University of Michigan)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

A Conceptual Model for the Creation of Supply Chain Simulation Models
Guilherme E Vieira and Osmar César Junior (Pontifical Catholic University of Parana)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Reducing Service Time at a Busy Fast Food Restaurant on Campus
Sara A. Curin, Jeremy S. Vosko, Eric W. Chan, and Omer Tsimhoni (The University of Michigan)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Comparing Skill-Based Routing Call Center Simulations Using C Programming and Arena Models
Rodney B. Wallace (IBM) and Robert M. Saltzman (San Francisco State University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Calibration of VISSIM for Shanghai Expressway Using Genetic Algorithm
Wu Zhizhou, Sun Jian, and Yang Xiaoguang (Tongji University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Sharing Event Data in Optimistically Scheduled Multicast Applications
Garrett Robert Yaun, David Bauerd, and Christopher D. Carothers (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation Based Decision for Steelmaking Operations Challenges
Marcelo Moretti Fioroni and Luiz Augusto G. Franzese (Paragon Consulting Solutions) and Edson Luiz Harano, Juliana Souza Lima, Joăo Bosco Mendes, Joeli Cuzzuol, Ricardo Baeta Santos, Robson Jacinto Coelho, Benedito Pedro Costhek, and Adriano César Silva (Companhia Siderúrgica de Tubarăo)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

System-Centric Mission-Critical Simulation Model for Mes Automation
Amit Jindal and Rajkumar Khandelwal (Intel Corporation)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Emergency Department Simulations: Medicine for Building Effective Models
Carley J. Jurishica (Rockwell Automation)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Modeling Emergency Departments Using Discrete Event Simulation Techniques
Alexander Komashie and Ali Mousavi (Brunel University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation Optimization Using Tabu Search: An Emprical Study
Abdullah Konak and Sadan Kulturel-Konak (Penn State Berks)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Extend SRML Schema Based on DEVS: An Executable DEVS Language
Chen Liu, Qun Li, Weiping Wang, and Yifan Zhu (National University of Defense Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

P-tree Structures and Event Horizon: Efficient Event-Set Implementations
Katerina Asdre and Stavros D. Nikolopoulos (University of Ioannina)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Importance Sampling Techniques for Estimating The Bit Error Rate In Digital Communication Systems
Wheyming Song and Wechi Chiu (National Tsing Hua University) and David Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

The Computational Complexity of Component Selection in Simulation Reuse
Robert G. Bartholet, David C. Brogan, Paul F. Reynolds, and Jr. (University of Virginia)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Simulation Modelling for Performance Measurement in Healthcare
Murat M. Gunal and Michael Pidd (Lancaster University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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SIMULATION CASE STUDIES C


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Bio Health Systems

Chair: Stephen Hall (Bristol-Myers Squibb)

Predicting the Effect of Process Time Variability on Annual Production in a Cell Culture Manufacturing Facility
Stephen Hall (Bristol-Myers Squibb)

TARGET II: The First Discrete Event Simulation of Diabetes and Its Complications
J Jaime Caro, Alexandra Ward, and Jörgen Möller (Caro Research)

Scaling and Using Large Pandemic Agent-based Models
Steven Naron (IBM)

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Manufacturing Applications

Chair: Deborah Sadowski (Rockwell Software)

Simulating Coated Paper Production and Distribution
Gail Kenny (Rockwell Automation) and Tim Rech (Stora Enso)

Evaluating Increasing Capacity of Steel Hot Rolling Line to 4.2 million Ton per Year
Mehdi Ashrafi Nasrabadi (Mobarakeh Steel Complex) and Soheil Mardani (Simaron Pardaz Co.)

Assembly Line Simulation for a Rear Suspension Cradle
Charles Stuart (American Axle & Manufacturing / Lawrence Technological University)

Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Lean Manufacturing

Chair: Robert Wright (International Sematech Manufacturing Initiative)

The Lean Transformation in Engine Overhaul
Mark Orth and Franklin Young (United Airlines)

Business Driven Simulation of a Postal Letter Sorting Facility in Oslo, Norway.
Knud Erik Wichmann and Niels Erik Larsen (PA Consulting Group)

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Transporation Systems

Chair: Deborah Sadowski (Rockwell Software)

A Simulation Based Approach to Evaluating The Impact Of Port Operation Improvements On The Pacific Northwest Rail Network
Amy M Brown and Jim Sawyer (Automation Associates, Inc) and Blair Garcia (Transystems)

Simulation Support for a New Approach to Multimodal Transportation Handling
Markus Klug and Shabnam Michčle Tauböck (ARC Seibersdorf research GmbH), Helmut-Klaus Schimany (ÖBB Holding AG), Dietmar Schratt (Rail Cargo Austria AG) and Günther Kaluza (ICN – Intermodal Corridor Network GmbH)

Using Simulation to Evaluate Emerging Transportation Concepts
Beth Carpenter Kulick (Automation Associates, Inc)

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Service Systems

Chair: F. Armstrong (Certain Teed)

Driving Large Call Center Simulations Using OLAP Data Cubes
Pam Laney Markt (Progressive Insurance)

Simulating a Virtual Customer Service Center
Daniel S. Riley (IBM Global 博雅彩彩票注册)

Process Management for Federal Agencies
Ed Stephan (CACI International)

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Management Cost Systems

Chair: Charles McLean (NIST)

Probabilistic Simulation Analysis of Risk Potential in Cost Management Programs
Irina Warthen and Kris Arvind (CGN & Associates)

Simulation Model for Analyzing Effects of Employment Tax Incentive Programs
Robert Yerex (Unicru)

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Buisness Process Applications

Chair: Ben Martin (Sara Lee Intimates & Hosiery)

Process Simulation as a Key to Uncovering True Organizational Value
Kris Arvind (CGN & Associates)

Using Discrete-Element Simulation to Evaluate Laboratory Instrumentation Needs
Valerie G. Caryer Cook (DaimlerChrysler and Lawrence Technological University )

Validation of a Time-of-Supply Inventory Policy Through Simulation
Benjamin Martin and James Francis (Sara Lee Intimates & Hosiery)

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Case Study Applications

Chair: Dave Starks (Rockwell Software)

Using Monte Carlo Simulation to Choose Among Alternative Statistical Definitions
David M. Northcutt (IBM Global 博雅彩彩票注册)

Simulating Customer Ownership Patterns for Technology Goods in the Mature Market Phase
Chris Robson (Parametric Marketing LLC)

When Things Go Wrong
Darrell Starks (Rockwell Automation)

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SIMULATION CASE STUDIES D


Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Goverment and Military Case Studies

Chair: Colonel Michael McGinnis (West Point)

Temperature Control for Aerospace Test Systems- Modeling, Simulation and Design Case Study
Nagy N. Bengiamin (California State University Fresno) and Allen Parker, Larry Hudson, and Van Tran (NASA Dryden Flight Research Center)

The Army’s MARATHON Model
Mark W. Brantley and Steven A. Stoddard (Center for Army Analysis)

Big Government Software Simulation Projects For Those Who Actually Have To Do It
Ralph R. Nebiker (Sonalysts, Inc.)

Wednesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Modeling Internet Applications

Chair: Anand Ganti (Sandia National Laboratories)

Modeling Overloaded VoIP Systems
Martin J Fischer and Denise M. Masi (Mitretek Systems)

Agent Based Consumer Choice Model of Broadband Internet 博雅彩彩票注册 Incorporating Geographical Limitations of Technologies
Conrad Mark Fonseca (Evans & Peck Pty Ltd)

Supercomputing Interconnects
Anand Ganti, Thomas Tarman, and Jason Wertz (Sandia National Laboratories)

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SIMULATION CASE STUDIES A


Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Simulation Transformed 博雅彩彩票官网 Thinking

Chair: Jim Ashby (General Motors)

Discrete Event Simulation & Modeling of the Transportation Element within a Supply Chain (SC)
Mansour Toloo (Motorola Inc.)

Integrating Simulation with Corporate Initiatives
Malcolm Beaverstock (General Mills, Inc)

How General Motors Used Simulators to Save Time and Money Creating Value for Our Customers
James R Ashby (General Motors)

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SIMULATION CASE STUDIES B


Monday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Semiconductor and Petroleum Applications

Chair: Marlize Meyer (Sasol)

Implantation of Gasoline Stream Simulation Model in Petrobras Refinery: Problems, Possibilities and Results
Guilherme Aquino Barbosa, Marcelo Oliveira Souza, Ana Chan, Guilherme Julio Barbosa, Eliahu Rosenbaum, Claudio Duarte Limoeiro, Mario Jorge Lima, and Claudio Rodrigo Beal (Petrobras)

300mm Time Constrained Queue Loop Management
Erik Hertzler and David Van Sickle (Intel Corporation)

Discrete Event Simulation In Sasol (Petrochemical Industry)
Marlize Meyer (Sasol)

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VENDOR TRACK A


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Wolverine and Incontrol-Falcon

Chair: ()

Wolverine Software Corp.
James O. Henriksen (Wolverine Software)

Incontrol Enterprise Dynamics–Falcon
Fred Jansma (Incontrol Enterprise Dynamics)

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Flexsim and Incontrol ED - Defense Solution

Chair: ()

Incontrol Enterprise Dynamics–Defense Solutions
Fred Jansma (Incontrol Enterprise Dynamics)

Flexsim Software Products Inc.
Roger Hullinger (Flexsim Software Products, Inc.)

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Micro Analysis and CreateASoft

Chair: ()

CreateASoft Inc.-Simcad Pro 7.1
Hosni Adra (Createasoft)

Micro Analysis & Design-Micro Saint Sharp
Ben Archer (Micro Analysis & Design)

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Imagine That Inc.

Chair: ()

Imagine That, Inc.-Extend Overview
David Krahl (Imagine That, Inc.)

Imagine That, Inc.-Extend 7
David Krahl (Imagine That, Inc.)

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Production Modeling and Decisioneering Inc.

Chair: ()

Production Modeling Corp.
Onur Ülgen (Production Modeling Corporation)

Decisioneering, Inc.-Crystal Ball
Lucie Trepanier (Decisioneering, Inc.)

Tuesday 3:30:00 PM 5:00:00 PM
Visual 8

Chair: ()

Visual8 Corporation-SIMUL8-Planner
Kim Hindle (Visual8 Corporation)

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VENDOR TRACK B


Monday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Palisade Corporation and Incontrol-ShowFlow

Chair: ()

Incontrol Enterprise Dynamics–Showflow
Stephen Webb (Webb Systems Ltd.)

Palisade Corporation
Abigail Holley (Palisade Corporation)

Monday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Rockwell Software and XJ Technologies

Chair: ()

Rockwell Software-Arena Introduction
Vivek Bapat (Rockwell Software)

XJ Technologies-AnyLogic 6
Andrei Borshchev (Borshchev)

Tuesday 8:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
Promodel Corp. and Automation Associates Inc.

Chair: ()

ProModel Corporation
Carl Napoletano (ProModel Corporation)

Automation Associates, Inc.-TMS
Rainer Dronzek (Automation Associates, Inc.)

Tuesday 10:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
Incontrol ED

Chair: ()

Incontrol Enterprise Dynamics–Airport/Rail Solutions
Fred Jansma (Incontrol Enterprise Dynamics)

Incontrol Enterprise Dynamics–Production/Logistics Solutions
Fred Jansma (Incontrol Enterprise Dynamics)

Tuesday 1:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM
Rockwell Software and Brooks Automation

Chair: ()

Rockwell Software-Arena Advanced
Vivek Bapat (Rockwell Software)

Brooks Automation
Barbara Culhane (Brooks Automation)

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TITANS OF SIMULATION


Monday 12:30:00 PM 1:30:00 PM
Titan Talk: Jack P.C. Kleijnen

Chair: James Wilson (NC State University)

Forty Years of Statistical Design and Analysis of Simulation Experiments
Jack P. C. Kleijnen (Tilburg University)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

Tuesday 12:30:00 PM 1:30:00 PM
Titan Talk: C. Dennis Pegden

Chair: Deborah Sadowski (Rockwell Software)

Future Directions in Simulation
Denis Pegden (none)
[ Full Paper as a pdf File ]

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