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Keynote Address
Introductory Tutorials
Software/Modelware Tutorials
State-of-the-Art Reviews
Manufacturing Applications
Manufacturing Control
Simulation in Japan
Object-Oriented Approaches to Manufacturing Simulations
Scheduling of Production Systems
Modeling Complex Material-Handling Systems
Focus/Panel Session
High Volume Distribution Modeling
Modeling Approaches to Manufacturing Simulation
Non-Traditional Manufacturing
Modeling Complex Systems
Military Applications
Military System Supportability
Military Simulation Technology
Air Operations
Parallel Simulation
Application of Parallel Simulation
Optimization for Parallel Simulation
Performance Analysis of Parallel Simulation
Theory for Parallel Simulation
Computer and Communication Applications
Modeling Distributed Computer Systems
Simulation of Telecommunication Networks
Local Area Network Simulation
Transportation Applications
Air Traffic Systems
Simulation of Traffic Flow on Highways
Rapid Modelling Tools and Integration
General Applications
Illustrations of the Simulation Process
Biological and Health
Random Generation of Data for Simulation and Optimization
Analysis Methodology
Statistical Graphics
Focus/Panel Session
Optimization Methods
Performance Estimation
Search Techniques
Analysis of Stochastic Systems
Gradient Estimation
Efficient Statistical Methods
Random Number Generation
Modeling Methodology
Natural-Language Modeling for Simulation
Logic for Modeling and Verification
Panel/Focus Session
Simulation for Engineering Design
Abstraction in Simulation Modeling
Graphical Modeling and Animation Methods
Object Oriented Simulation Methods
Simulation Methods for Computer Graphics
Meta-Level Simulation Control

Keynote Address

Simulation Applications at American Airlines
Thomas Cook
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Introductory Tutorials

Introduction to Simulation
Arne Thesen and Laurel E. Travis
Selecting Simulation Software
Jerry Banks
Secrets of Successful Simulation Studies
Averill M. Law and Michael G. McComas
Output Analysis for Simulation
Andrew F. Seila
Simulation Model Verification and Validation
Robert G. Sargent
Avoiding the Problems and Pitfalls in Simulation
Randall P. Sadowski
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Software/Modelware Tutorials

GPSS World: A Brief Preview
Springer W. Cox
SIMSCRIPT II.5 MODSIM II: A Brief Introduction
Edward C. Russell
Perspectives on Simulation Using GPSS
Thomas J. Schriber
NETWORK II.5, LANNET II.5 and COMNET II.5
William J. Garrison
Introduction to SIMFACTORY II.5
John Goble
GPSS/H in the 1990s
Daniel T. Brunner and Robert C. Crain
Simulation of Computer Systems and Networks with MOGUL and REGAL
Peter L. Haigh
Proof Animation: The General Purpose Animator
Daniel T. Brunner, Nancy J. Earle, and James O. Henriksen
SIGMA Tutorial
Lee Schruben
ProModel Tutorial
Charles R. Harrell and Ken Tumay
Introduction to SIMAN IV
Cynthia J. Kasales and David T. Sturrock
SLAM II Tutorial
Jean J. O'Reilly
Introduction to SLAMSYSTEM
William R. Lilegdon
Computer Animation with CINEMA
David R. Kalasky and Deborah A. Davis
Tutorial: Scheduling Manufacturing Systems with FACTOR
David Krahl
Simulation with SIMNET II
Hamdy A. Taha
UniFit II: Total Support for Simulation Input Model
Steven G. Vincent and Averill M. Law
Introduction to Simulation Using Intelligent Simulation Interface (ISI)
Joseph M. Fegan, Gearoid M. Lane, and Paul J. Nolan
Reusable Models: Making Your Models More User-Friendly
Onur M. Ulgen, Timothy Thomasma, and Norm Otto
PASION Tutorial
Stanislaw Raczynski
A Tutorial Introduction to Object-Oriented Simulation and Sim++
Greg Lomow and Dirk Baezner
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State-of-the-Art Reviews

Designing Simulation Experiments: Taguchi Methods and Response Surface Metamodels
John S. Ramberg, Susan M. Sanchez, Paul J. Sanchez, and Ludwig J. Hollick
Methods for Selecting the Best System
David Goldsman, Barry L. Nelson, and Bruce Schmeiser
Multivariate Simulation Output Analysis
John M. Charnes
Object-Oriented Simulation
Diane P. Bischak and Stephen D. Roberts
Extending Common LISP Object System for Discrete Event Modeling and Simulation
Suleyman Sevinc
An Overview of Derivative Estimation
Pierre L'Ecuyer
Tutorial: Artificial Intelligence and Simulation
Jeff Rothenberg
Linking Simulation Model Specification and Parallel Execution through UNITY
Marc Abrams, Ernest H. Page, and Richard E. Nance
Simulation Program Development by Stepwise Refinement in UNITY
Marc Abrams, Ernest H. Page, and Richard E. Nance
Iterative Design of Efficient Simulation Using Maisie
Rajive L. Bagrodia
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Manufacturing Applications

Manufacturing Control

Real-Time Control of a Manufacturing Cell Using Knowledge-Based Simulation
S. Manivannan and Jerry Banks
Using Simulation to Test the Robustness of Various Existing Production Control Policies
Sheldon Lou, Houmin Yan, Suresh Sethi, Anne Gardel, and Prabhat Deosthali
Batching Annealing Operations to Optimize Queueing Times and Furnace Efficiency: A Simulation Model
Pierre Lefrancois, Pierre L'Esperance, and Marc Turmel
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Simulation in Japan

Combinatorial Scheduler: Simulation and Optimization Algorithm
Toshiharu Aoki, Shusuke Nakayama, Mariko Yamamoto, Mariko Hashimoto, and Jun-ichiro Tanaka
Super Simulation Shell for Plants
Zen-ichirou Muro, Norihiko Yanagihara, and Hideo Fujimoto
Design and Analysis of a Flexible Manufacturing System with Simulation - Effects of Flexibility on FMS Performance
Susumu Morito, Tomohiro Takano, Hisanobu Mizukawa, and Kiyohisa Mizoguchi
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Object-Oriented Approaches to Manufacturing Simulations

An Approach to Object-Oriented Discrete-Event Simulation of Manufacturing Systems
John P. Shewchuk and Tien-Chien Chang
Object Oriented Simulation with SMALLTALK-80: A Case Study
Jocelyn R. Drolet, Colin L. Moodie, and Benoit Montreuil
Object Oriented Simulation Tools Necessary for a Flexible Batch Process Management Architecture
Chell A. Roberts, Terrence G. Beaumariage, Yasser Dessouky, and Michael K. Ogle
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Scheduling of Production Systems

The Modeling of Perfect Sequencing Flexibility in a Scheduling Environment
Thomas J. Schriber
Common Features of Simulation Based Scheduling
F. Paul Wyman
Total Capacity Management using Simulation
A. Alan B. Pritsker and David P. Yancey
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Modeling Complex Material-Handling Systems

Simulation Models of Material Delivery Systems
Vadivelu Jeyabalan and Norman C. Otto
Design and Analysis of Computer-Aided Cart Systems for Picking Discrete Items
Soemon Takakuwa
Material Handling in a Flexible Manufacturing System Processing Part Families
Paul A. Savory, Gerald T. Mackulak, and Jeffery K. Cochran
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Focus/Panel Session

Simulation and Scheduling (Panel)
Voratas Kachitvichyanukul, Wayne J. Davis, C. Dennis Pegden, Kenneth J. Musselman, Ricki Ingalls, and Walter J. Trybula
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High Volume Distribution Modeling

Simulation of a Centralized Mail Distribution Center
Gustavo A. Diaz and Betsi M. Harris
Material Handling Requirements for a Distribution Center
Roger D. Phillips
Airline-Catering Plant Material Handling System Analysis with Simulation and Scaled Animation
Zhao Xu and Reza M. Pirasteh
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Modeling Approaches to Manufacturing Simulation

Effective Application of Simulation in the Life Cycle of a Manufacturing Cell Project
Jerry G. Fox and Stephen K. Halladin
Measuring the User Acceptance of Generic Manufacturing Simulation Models by Review of Modeling Assumptions
Nur E. Ozdemirel
Concepts for Production Modeling Systems Based on Multiple User Types
Charles R. Standridge and Martha A. Centeno
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Non-Traditional Manufacturing

Capacity Planning in Wood Products Industry Using Simulation
Tarun Gupta and Subramaniam Arasakesari
Understanding Modular Manufacturing in the Apparel Industry Using Simulation
Jian Wang, Bernard J. Schroer, and M. Carl Ziemke
An Approach to Modeling Labor and Machine Down Time in Semiconductor Fabrication
Susan S. Baum and Cheryl M. O'Donnell
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Modeling Complex Systems

An Approach to the Construction and Usage of Simulation Modeling in the Shipbuilding Industry
Mark K. Brazier and Carl J. Perry
A Survey of Varied Production Systems and Different Aspects using Computer Simulation
K. Heinz Weigl
Simulation Studies in a Hot Mill Facility
Laura C. Giussani
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Military Applications

Military System Supportability

Simulation Modeling for Military Logistics and Supportability Studies
C. Gregory John and Rodney E. Schultz
Combat Vehicle Reliability Assessment Simulation Model (CVRASM)
Steven R. Parker
When is a Satellite not a Toaster?
Christopher A. Feuchter, Charles A. Van Meter, Kurt M. Neuman, and Kalla J. Sparrow
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Military Simulation Technology

An Assessment of the ModSim/TWOS Parallel Simulation Environment
David O. Rich and Randy E. Michelsen
Modeling and Simulation: A Department of Defense Critical Technology
Thomas F. Schuppe
Airborne Battlefield Command and Control Center (ABCCC) III Capacity Study
Larry D. Cork and David R. Holmen
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Air Operations

A Desert Storm Crew Flying Hour Model
Joseph R. Litko and William B. Carter
Impact of C-130 Reliability and Maintainability on Future Theater Airlift System Productivity
Steven J. Wourms and Kenneth W. Bauer, Jr.
Evaluation of F-15E Availability During Operational Test
Letitia M. Pohl
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Parallel Simulation

Application of Parallel Simulation

MTW: An Empirical Performance Study
Lisa M. Sokol, Jon B. Weissman, and Paula A. Mutchler
Parallel Simulation of Performance Petri Nets: Extending the Domain of Parallel Simulation
George S. Thomas and John Zahorjan
Parallel Simulation of Timed Petri-Nets
David M. Nicol and Subhas Roy
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Optimization for Parallel Simulation

Environment Partitioned Distributed Simulation of Queueing Systems
John Craig Comfort
Parallel Instance Discrete-Event Simulation Using a Vector Uniprocessor
James F. Ohi and Bruno R. Preiss
Simultaneous Parallel Simulations of Continuous Time Markov Chains at Multiple Parameter Settings
Philip Heidelberger and David M. Nicol
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Performance Analysis of Parallel Simulation

Deadlock Detection and Recovery Based Distributed Simulation: A Performance Study
Devendra Kumar and Saad Harous
A Performance Model for Parallel Simulation
Phillip M. Dickens and Paul F. Reynolds, Jr.
Measuring the Overhead in Conservative Parallel Simulations of Multicomputer Programs
Mary L. Bailey and Michael A. Pagels
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Theory for Parallel Simulation

Fault-Tolerant Distributed Simulation
Bojan Groselj
The Cost of Terminating Synchronous Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations
Vasant Sanjeevan and Marc Abrams
An Efficient and Scalable Parallel Algorithm for Discrete-Event Simulation
Suhil Prasad and Narsingh Deo
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Computer and Communication Applications

Modeling Distributed Computer Systems

The Robustness of Separable Queueing Network Models
Charles E. Knadler, Jr.
On the Performance of the Immediate Restart Concurrency Control Policy
Abbas Asadi-Arbabi and Sayed A. Banawan
A Systems Simulation Approach to Integrate Maintenance Operations
Golgen Bengu and Juan Carlos Ortiz
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Simulation of Telecommunication Networks

A Teletraffic Simulator for Circuit Switched and Signaling Intelligent Network with SS7
Sophia Scoggins, Mark Scoggins, and Jerrold Stach
Performance Evaluation of ATM Architectures in Multimedia Traffic Environments
Siddarth Behera and Gopal Meempat
The Simulation of the Non-Linear Dynamic Behavior of Distributed Routing Networks using DECSIM
Nicholas Ilyadis, Peter Drexel, and Andrzej Rucinski
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Local Area Network Simulation

Generic Approach to LAN Modeling
Prabhudeva Kavi, Victor S. Frost, and K. S. Shanmugan
Interconnected Ring Networks: A Performance Study
Sub Ramakrishnan and Pratap Thondapu
An Efficient Channel-Feedback-Based Adaptive Protocol for Scheduling Variable-Length Messages on Slotted, High-Speed Fiber Optic LANs/MANs
Subrata Banerjee and Biswanath Mukherjee
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Transportation Applications

Air Traffic Systems

The National Simulation Laboratory: The Unifying Tool for Air Traffic Control System Development
Randall J. Stevens and Glenn F. Roberts
Dynamic Traffic Flow Planning for ATC and Airspace User Requirements
W. Manning and Bela Collins
Issues in Modelling a National Network of Airports
Amadeo R. Odoni
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Simulation of Traffic Flow on Highways

Macroscopic Simulation Model for Freeway Traffic with Jams and Stop-Start Waves
Reinhart D. Kühne and Malte B. Rödiger
Integrating GIS, Simulation and Animation
Edward Lieberman
Operational Planning for Electronic Toll Collection: A Unique Approach to Computer Modeling/Analysis
John Danko and Victor Gulewicz
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Rapid Modelling Tools and Integration

Application of an Integrated Modeling Tool: United Parcel Service
Thomas M. Swip, Jr. and Heungsoon Felix Lee
A Rapid Railway Simulation Model Development System Incorporating Automatic Model Generation
Kyriakos Tsiflakos and Stephen C. Mathewson
Simulation of Fox River Locks Boat Lift
D. Brent Bandy
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General Applications

Illustrations of the Simulation Process

Computer Simulation: An Important Tool in the Fast-Food Industry
A. K. Kharwat
Applying the Simulation Process: Simulation Study of HAD Parts Degreaser
Robert Kittell and Ann Dunkin
Toward a Higher Level, Output Analysis Interface
Edward A. MacNair and Peter D. Welch
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Biological and Health

A Methodology for Simulating the U.S. Recreational Fishery for Billfish
Mark I. Farber
The Financial Impact of Biotechnology on Hog Production: A Dynamic-Stochastic Capital Budgeting Simulation Approach
Conrado M. Gempesaw II and Catherine K. Halbrendt
A Simulation Model for a Same Day Care Facility at a University Hospital
Wafik H. Iskander and D. Mark Carter
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Random Generation of Data for Simulation and Optimization

A Method for Generating Random Cutting-Tool Requirement Matrices for Manufacturing Systems Simulation
Dharmaraj Veeramani, Moshe M. Barash, and James R. Wilson
A Method for Randomly Generating Capacitated Networks
Kwang Shin and Steve Corder
Optimization Test Problems with Uniformly Distributed Coefficients
Charles H. Reilly
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Analysis Methodology

Statistical Graphics

Object-Oriented Graphical Analysis
Catherine Hurley
Classroom Goodness of Fit Testing Using Microsoft Windows
Donald L. Byrkett
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Focus/Panel Session

Current Issues in Metamodeling
Robert G. Sargent, Ken Bauer, Joan M. Donohue, and James R. Wilson
Research Issues in Metamodeling
Robert G. Sargent
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Optimization Methods

Multicriteria Optimization of Simulation Models
Gerald W. Evans, Bruce Stuckman, and Mansooreh Mollaghasemi
Retrospective Simulation Response Optimization
Kevin Healy and Lee W. Schruben
Solution to the Indexing Problem of Frequency Domain Simulation Experiments
Mousumi Mitra and Stephen K. Park
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Performance Estimation

Cramér-von Mises Variance Estimators for Simulation
David Goldsman, Keebom Kang, and Andrew F. Seila
Average Regression-Adjusted Controlled Regenerative Estimates
Peter A. W. Lewis and Richard L. Ressler
SERVO: Simulation Experiments with Random-Vector Output
Bruce W. Schmeiser and Mark D. Scott
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Search Techniques

Comparison of Global Search Methods for Design Optimization using Simulation
B. Stuckman, G. Evans, and M. Mollaghasemi
Modifications of the Nelder-Mead Simplex Method for Stochastic Simulation Response Optimization
Russell R. Barton and John S. Ivey, Jr.
A Projected Stochastic Approximation Algorithm
Sigrun Andradottir
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Analysis of Stochastic Systems

Experimental Evaluation of a Procedure for Estimating Nonhomogeneous Poisson Process Having Cyclic Behavior
Mary A. Johnson, Sanghoon Lee, and James R. Wilson
On Using Continuous Flow Lines for Performance Estimation of Discrete Production Lines
Rajan Suri and Bor-Ruey Fu
Empirical Input Distributions: An Alternative to Standard Input Distributions in Simulation Modeling
Aarti Shanker and W. David Kelton
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Gradient Estimation

Gradient Estimation for Ratios
Peter W. Glynn, Pierre L'Ecuyer, and Michel Adès
Application of Perturbation Analysis to (s,S) Inventory Systems
Sridhar Bashyam and Michael Fu
Comparing Alternative Methods for Derivative Estimation when IPA Does Not Apply Directly
Felisa J. Vasques-Abad and Pierre L'Ecuyer
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Efficient Statistical Methods

A Monte Carlo Sampling Plan Based on Product Form Estimation
George S. Fishman
The Effects of Batching on the Power of the Test for Frequency Domain Methodology
Douglas J. Morrice
A Replication Approach to Interval Estimation in Simulation
M. Murat Köksalan and N. Basöz
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Random Number Generation

Neave Effect Also Occurs with Tausworthe Sequences
Shu Tezuka
On Improving Pseudo-Random Number Generators
Lih-Yuan Deng, E. Olusegun George, and Yu-Chao Chu
Combining Random Number Generators
Lih-Yuan Deng and Yu-Chao Chu
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Modeling Methodology

Natural-Language Modeling for Simulation

Simulating Human Tasks Using Simple Natural Language Instructions
Moon Ryul Jung, Jugal K. Kalita, Norman I. Badler, and Wallace Ching
Generating Customized Text and Graphics in the Comet Explanation Testbed
Michael Elhadad, Steven Feiner, Kathleen McKeown, and Doree Seligmann
Integrated Interfaces for Decision-Support with Simulation
Philip R. Cohen
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Logic for Modeling and Verification

An Axiomatic Basis for General Discrete-Event Modeling
Sanjay Narain
Towards a Logical Foundation of Discrete Event Modeling and Simulation
Ashvin Radiya
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Panel/Focus Session

Qualitative Modeling and Simulation: Promise or Illusion
François Cellier
Principles of Modeling
A. Alan B. Pritsker, James O. Henriksen, Paul A. Fishwick, and Gordon M. Clark
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Simulation for Engineering Design

Process Control for Large Complex Systems
Felix Bretschneider, Christa Kopf, and Markus Zolg
An Approach to Integrating and Creating Flexible Software Environments Supporting the Design of Complex Systems
Kirstie L. Belman
A Framework for Simulation Design of Flexible Manufacturing Systems
Marco Chierotti, Jerzy W. Rozenblit, and Witold Jacak
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Abstraction in Simulation Modeling

Theories of Discrete Event Model Abstraction
Suleyman Sevinc
Heterogeneous Decomposition and Inter-Level Coupling for Combined Modeling
Paul A. Fishwick
Abstraction Morphisms for World Modelling in High Autonomy Systems
Cheng-Jye Luh and Bernard P. Zeigler
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Graphical Modeling and Animation Methods

Error Detection and Display for Graphical Modeling Environments
Robert F. Gordon, Paul G. Loewner, Edward A. MacNair, Haojin Wang, Kurtiss J. Gordon, and James F. Kurose
A Unified Framework for Visual Interactive Simulation
Michael Rooks
Using Discrete Event Modeling for Effective Computer Animation Control
Paul A. Fishwick and Hanns-Oskar Porr
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Object Oriented Simulation Methods

Application of Hierarchical Modeling Concepts to a Multi-Analysis Environment
Joel Luna
The Separation and Explicit Declaration of Model Control Structures in Support of Object-Oriented Simulation
Michael K. Ogle, Terrence G. Beaumariage, and Chell A. Roberts
Incorporating Simulation into a Design Environment
Christopher Landauer
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Simulation Methods for Computer Graphics

Modelling Physical Objects for Simulation
Paula Sweeney, Alan Norton, Robert Bacon, David Haumann, and Greg Turk
Height-Field Fluids for Computer Graphics
Michael Kass
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Meta-Level Simulation Control

Automatic Generation of a Class of Simulation Models from Databases
R. Bruce Taylor and Hamdy A. Taha
Interactive Experiment Planning to Control Knowledge-Based Simulation
Robert E. Frederking
Simulation Languages and Database Theory: Some Considerations from the Entity-Relationship Model
Robert S. Roberts
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