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WSC '98 Final Program (Including Full Papers)

December 13-16, 1998
Grand Hyatt Hotel
Washington, DC

Simulation in the 21st Century


INTRODUCTORY TUTORIALS ADVANCED TUTORIALS
SOFTWARE/MODELWARE TUTORIALS I SOFTWARE/MODELWARE TUTORIALS II
MODELING METHODOLOGY ANALYSIS METHODOLOGY
MILITARY APPLICATIONS MANUFACTURING APPLICATIONS
TRANSPORTATION APPLICATIONS HEALTHCARE AND ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS
GENERAL APPLICATIONS SIMULATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Keynote Address

Monday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Challenges Facing Global Supply-Chains in the 21st Century
Matt Hennessee
Nike, Inc. (博雅彩彩票注册 Division)

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Introductory Tutorials

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Simulation Fundamentals
Session Chair: Suraj Alexander, University of Louisville

Introduction to the Art and Science of Simulation
Robert E. Shannon, Texas A&M University
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Introduction to Input Modeling
Session Chair: William E. Biles, University of Louisville

Input Modeling
Lawrence Leemis, The College of William and Mary
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Introduction to Output Analysis
Session Chair: Susan M. Sanchez, University of Missouri at
St. Louis

So You Have Your Model: What to Do Next. A Tutorial on
Simulation Output Analysis

Martha A. Centeno, M. Florencia Reyes,
Florida International University
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Simulation in Health Care and Service Sector
Session Chair: Jorge Haddock, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Getting Started in Simulation in HealthCare
Julie C. Lowery, VA Health 博雅彩彩票注册 Research
and Development
Full paper (pdf format)

Tutorial: Simulation in the Hospitality Industry
Darrell W. Starks, Todd C. Whyte, Integral Solution, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Introduction to Validation and Verification
Session Chair: Gerald W. Evans, University of Louisville

Verification, Validation, and Accreditation
Osman Balci, Virginia Tech.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Manufacturing Simulation Fundamentals
Session Chair: Edward J. Williams, Ford Motor 博雅彩彩票官网

Simulation of Manufacturing Systems
Averill M. Law, Michael G. McComas,
Averill M. Law & Associates, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Military Simulation
Session Chair: Adel Elmaghraby, University of Louisville

Introduction to Military Training Simulation: A Guide for
Discrete Event Simulationists

Ernest H. Page, The MITRE Corporation
Roger Smith, STAC, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Human Centered Systems
Session Chair: Darrell E. Starks, Integral Solutions

Computer Simulation as a Tool for Studying Human-Centered
Systems

K. Ronald Laughery, Micro Analysis and Design, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Simulation in Education
Session Chair: Ralph Rogers, Old Dominion University

Using Cooperative Learning to Activate Your Simulation
Classroom
Manuel D. Rossetti, University of Virginia
Harriet Black-Nembhard, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Full paper (pdf format)

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Advanced Tutorials

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Simulation Software
Session Chair: Neal M. Bengtson, Barton College

Inside Discrete-Event Simulation Software: How It Works
and Why It Matters

Thomas J. Schriber, University of Michigan
Daniel T. Brunner, Systemflow Simulations, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Web-Based Simulation
Session Chair: Edward F. Mykytka, University of Dayton

Implementing On-Line Simulation Upon the World Wide Web
Wayne J. Davis, Xu Chen, Andrew Brook,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Random Number Generators
Session Chair: Felisa J. Vázquez-Abad, Université de Montréal

Uniform Random Number Generators
Pierre L'Ecuyer, Université de Montréal
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Advances in Input Modeling
Session Chair: Michael R. Taaffe, University of Minnesota

Input Modeling Tools for Complex Problems
Barry L. Nelson, Michael Yamnitsky, Northwestern University
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Advances in Output Analysis
Session Chair: Joan M. Donohue, University of South Carolina

Advanced Methods for Simulation Output Analysis
Christos Alexopoulos, Georgia Institute of Technology
Andrew F. Seila, University of Georgia
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Verification and Validation
Session Chair: Kenneth W. Bauer, Air Force Institute of Technology

Verification and Validation of Simulation Models
Robert G. Sargent, Syracuse University
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Simulation Analysis and Modeling
Session Chair: Natalie M. Steiger, North Carolina State University

LABATCH2: Software for Statistical Analysis of Simulation
Sample Path Data

George S. Fishman, University of North Carolina
Full paper (pdf format)

Fundamentals of Object Oriented Simulation
Jeffrey A. Joines, Stephen D. Roberts,
North Carolina State University
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Simulation-Based Optimization
Session Chair: Michael Fu, University of Maryland

A Review of Simulation Optimization Techniques
Sigrún Andradóttir, Georgia Institute of Technology
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Selecting Best Systems
Session Chair: Susan M. Sanchez, University of Missouri at
St. Louis

Statistical Screening, Selection, and Multiple Comparison
Procedures in Computer Simulation

David Goldsman, Georgia Institute of Technology
Barry L. Nelson, Northwestern University
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation Metamodels
Russell R. Barton, Pennsylvania State University

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Software/Modelware Tutorials I


Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: ProModel/MedModel/ProcessModel

Introduction to Process Model and Process Model 9000
John Vick, Charles Harrell, PROMODEL Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Healthcare Simulation Modeling and Optimization Using
MedModel

Deborah L. Heflin, Charles Harrell, PROMODEL Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation Modeling and Optimization Using PROMODEL
Deborah L. Heflin, Charles Harrell, PROMODEL Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: MODSIM III

MODSIM III - A Tutorial with Advances in Database Access
and HLA Support

John Goble, Brian Wood, CACI Products 博雅彩彩票官网
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Arena

The Arena Product Family: Enterprise Modeling Solutions
Deborah Sadowski, Vivek Bapat, Glenn Drake,
Systems Modeling Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: AutoMod and AutoSched
AutoMod by AutoSimulations
Tyler Phillips, AutoSimulations, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

AutoSched AP by Autosimulations
Tyler Phillips, AutoSimulations, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: WITNESS
The WITNESS Toolbox - A Tutorial
Ian Rawles, Lanner Group, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Session Title: SLX/GPSS/H/PROOF

Stretching the Boundaries of Simulation Software
James Henriksen, Wolverine Software Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation with GPSS/H
Robert C. Crain, Wolverine Software Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Windows-Based Animation with PROOF
James Henriksen, Wolverine Software Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: AweSim

AweSim: The Integrated Simulation System
Alan B. Pritsker, Jean J. O'Reilly, Symix Computer System, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Extend

Modeling with Extend
Jim Rivera, Imagine That, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Taylor II

Taylor II Manufacturing Simulation Software
William B. Nordgren, F & H Simulations
Full paper (pdf format)

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Software/Modelware Tutorials II


McPherson Square

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Micro Saint and Opt Quest
Session Chair: Peter Lorenz, University of Magdeburg

Advanced Uses for Micro Saint Simulation Software
Catherine Drury Barnes, K. Ronald Laughery,
Micro Analysis and Design, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: FactoryCAD

Object-Oriented Factory Layout in AutoCAD
David P. Sly, Engineering Automation, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Visual Simulation Environment

Visual Simulation Environment
Osman Balci, Virginia Tech.
Anders I. Bertelrud, Chuck M. Esterbrook, Richard E. Nance,
Orca Computer, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Alpha/Sim and QUEST/IGRIP
Session Chair: Edgar Chilviet, Systemflow Simulations, Inc.

Alpha/Sim Simulation Software Tutorial
Kendra E. Moore, Scott D. Hammer, ALPHATECH, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

A Tutorial on Ergonomics and Process Modeling Using Quest
and IGRIP

Deidra L. Donald, Deneb Robotics, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: ExpertFit

ExpertFit: Total Support for Simulation Input Modeling
Averill M. Law, Michael G. McComas, Averill M. Law &
Associates, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: CSIM and ProSim
Session Chair: Thomas Schulze, University of Magdeburg

Model-Based Systems Analysis Using CSIM18
Herb Schwetman, Mesquite Software, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

An Introduction to Simulation Using PROSIM for Business
Process Simulation and Analysis

Perakath C. Benjamin, Dursun Delen, Madhav Erraguntla,
Knowledge Based Systems, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: LOGSIM and Silk
Session Chair: Eberhard Bluemel, Fraunhofer Institute

Supply Chain Simulation with LOGSIM-Simulator
Saku Hieta, Nokia
Full paper (pdf format)

Introduction to Silk and Java-Based Simulation
Kevin J. Healy, Richard Kilgore, ThreadTec, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Web-Based Simulation and EZStrobe
Session Chair: Henry Herper, University of Magdeburg

Commercial Simulation over the Web
Larry Whitman, Brian Huff, Senthil Palaniswamy,
University of Texas-Arlington
Full paper (pdf format)

EZStrobe- General-Purpose Simulation System Based on
Activity Cycle Diagrams

Julio C. Martinez, Virginia Tech.
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: SDI

SDI Industry: An Extend-Based Tool for Continuous and
High Speed Manufacturing

Andrew J. Siprelle, Richard A. Phelps, M. Michelle Barnes,
Simulation Dynamics Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

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Modeling Methodology

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Web-Based Simulation
Session Chair: John A. Miller, University of Georgia

An Architectural Design for Digital Objects
Paul A. Fishwick, University of Florida
Full paper (pdf format)

Three Phase Simulation in Java
Michael Pidd, Ricardo A. Cassel, Lancaster University
Full paper (pdf format)

Component-Based Simulation Environments: JSIM as a
Case Study using Java Beans

John A. Miller, Yongfu Ge, Junxin Tao, University of Georgia
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Hierarchical Techniques
Session Chair: Michael Pidd, University of Lancaster

Hierarchical Modular Modeling in Discrete Simulation
Michael Pidd, R. Bayer Castro, Lancaster University
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation Modeling at Multiple Levels of Abstraction
Perakath C. Benjamin, Madhav Erraguntla, Dursun Delen,
Richard J. Mayer, Knowledge Based Systems, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Criteria For Simulation Software Evaluation
Jalal Nikoukaran,Vlatka Hlupic, Ray J. Paul, Brunel University
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Dynamic Structure Modeling and Simulation
Session Chair: Fernando J. Barros, Universidade de Coimbre

Abstract Simulators for the DSDE Formalism
Fernando J. Barros, Universidade de Coimbra
Full paper (pdf format)

Multimodels and Dynamic Structure Models: An Integration
of DSDE/DEVS and OOPM

Fernando J. Barros, Universidade de Coimbra
Bernard P. Zeigler, University of Arizona
Paul A. Fishwick, University of Florida
Full paper (pdf format)

A Heterogeneous Simulation Framework Based on the
DEVS BUS and the High Level Architecture

Yong Jae Kim, Tag Gon Kim, KAIST
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Visual Modeling
Session Chair: Hank Grant, University of Oklahoma

Developing a Graphical User Interface for Discrete Event
Simulation

Hamad I. Odhabi, Ray J. Paul, Robert Macredie,
Brunel University
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation Modeling with Artificial Reality Technology
(SMART): An Integration of Virtual Reality and Simulation
Modeling

Hank Grant, Chuen-K Lai, University of Oklahoma
Full paper (pdf format)

Assessment of Simulation Models Based on Trace-File
Analysis: A Metamodeling Approach

Juri Tolujev, Riga Technical University
Peter Lorenz, Daniel Beier, University of Magdeburg
Thomas J. Schriber, University of Michigan
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Parallel and Distributed Simulation I
Session Chair: Rajive L. Bagrodia, University of California

Efficient Process Interaction with Threads in Parallel Discrete
Event Simulation

Reuben Pasquini, Vernon Rego, Purdue University
Full paper (pdf format)

Efficient Large-Scale Process-Oriented Parallel Simulations
Kalyan Perumalla, Richard Fujimoto,
Georgia Institute of Technology
Full paper (pdf format)

MPI-SIM: Using Parallel Simulation to Evaluate MPI Programs
Sundeep Prakash, Rajive L. Bagrodia, University of California
at Los Angeles
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Parallel and Distributed Simulation II
Session Chair: Linda F. Wilson, Dartmouth College

A Speculation-Based Approach for Performance and
Dependability Analysis: A Case Study

Yiqing Huang, Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, Ravishankar K. Iyer,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Full paper (pdf format)

Experiments in Load Migration and Dynamic Load Balancing
in SPEEDES

Linda F. Wilson, Wei Shen, Dartmouth College
Full paper (pdf format)

Parallel Implementation of a Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Program

Alan Mink, National Institute of Standards & Technology
Christophe Bailly, Alcatel
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Distributed Systems
Session Chair: Wayne J. Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-
Champaign

Combining Optimism Limiting Schemes in Time Warp Based
Parallel Simulations

Kevin Jones, Samir R. Das, The University of Texas at
San Antonio
Full paper (pdf format)

Initializing On-Line Simulations From the State of a Distributed
System

Fernando G. Gonzalez, University of Central Florida
Wayne J. Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Full paper (pdf format)

A Workbench for Predicting the Performances of Distributed
Object Architectures

Sophie Dumas, IFATEC
Georges Gardarin, University of Versailles
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Efficient Simulation Engines
Session Chair: Ingolf Stahl, Stockholm School of Economics

The Efficient Implementation of Wait Statements
Ingolf Stahl, Stockholm School of Economics
Full paper (pdf format)

An Object-Oriented Environment for Fast Simulation Using
Compiler Techniques

Yiqing Huang, Ravishankar K. Iyer, University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign
Full paper (pdf format)

SEAMS: Simulation Environment for VHDL-AMS
Peter Frey, Kathiresan Nellayappan, Vasudevan
Sahnmugasundaram, Ramesh Sankaran Mayiladuthurai,
Chandrashekar Chetput, Harold W. Carter, University of
Cincinnati
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Formal Techniques
Session Chair: Frode B. Nilsen, University of Oslo

Timed Petri Nets as a Verification Tool
Miryam Barad, Tel-Aviv University
Full paper (pdf format)

GMSIM: A Tool for Compositional GSMP Modeling
Frode B. Nilsen, Telenor Research and Development
Full paper (pdf format)

Informational Macrodynamics: System Modeling & Simulation
Methodologies

Vladimir S. Lerner, National University
Full paper (pdf format)

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Analysis Methodology

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Applied Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods
Session Chair: Pierre L'Ecuyer, Université de Montréal

Monte Carlo Extension of Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods
Art B. Owen, Stanford University
Full paper (pdf format)

Efficiency Improvement by Lattice Rules for Pricing
Asian Options

Christiane Lemieux, Pierre L'Ecuyer, Université de Montréal
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Special Topics in Simulation Analysis
Session Chair: Jin Wang, Valdosta State University

A Parametric Version of Jackknife-after-Bootstrap
Jin Wang, Valdosta State University
Full paper (pdf format)

Estimation of the Sample Size and Coverage for Guaranteed-
Coverage Non-Normal Tolerance Intervals

Huifen Chen, Tsu-Kuang Yang, Da-Yeh University
Full paper (pdf format)

A Comparison of RESTART Implementations
Marnix J. J. Garvels, Dirk P. Kroese, University of Twente
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Simulation and Optimization Interfacing
Session Chair: Charles H. Reilly, University of Central Florida

An Analytical Comparison of Optimization Problem Generation
Methodologies

Raymond R. Hill, Air Force Institute of Technology
Full paper (pdf format)

Properties of Synthetic Optimization Problems
Charles H. Reilly, University of Central Florida
Full paper (pdf format)

Average Performance of Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods for
Global Optimization

Hisham A. Al-Mharmah, University of Jordan
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Simulation Input Analysis
Session Chair: Paul Sanchez

Sensitivity of Output Performance Measures to Input
Distributions in Queueing Network Modeling

Donald Gross, Denise M. Bevilacqua Masi,
George Mason University
Full paper (pdf format)

Least Squares Estimation of Nonhomogeneous Poisson
Processes

Michael E. Kuhl, Louisiana State University
Halim Damerdji, James R. Wilson,
North Carolina State University
Full paper (pdf format)

Estimation of Stationary Densities for Markov Chains
Peter W. Glynn, Stanford University
Shane G. Henderson, University of Auckland
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Bayesian Analysis in Simulation
Session Chair: Stephen E. Chick, University of Michigan

Bayesian Model Selection When the Number of Components
Is Unknown

Russell C. H. Cheng, University of Kent at Canterbury
Full paper (pdf format)

Adaptive Stochastic Manpower Scheduling
Elmira Popova, David Morton, University of Texas at Austin
Full paper (pdf format)

Sequential Allocations That Reduce Risk for Multiple
Comparisons

Stephen E. Chick, Koichiro Inoue, University of Michigan
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Efficiency Improvement
Session Chair: James Calvin, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Rostering by Iterating Integer Programming and Simulation
Shane G. Henderson, Andrew J. Mason, University of Auckland
Full paper (pdf format)

Gaussian Importance Sampling and Stratification:
Computational Issues

Paul Glasserman, Columbia University
Phillip Heidelberger, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Perwez Shahabuddin, Columbia University
Full paper (pdf format)

Exploiting Multiple Regeneration Sequences in Simulation
Output Analysis

James M. Calvin, Marvin K. Nakayama,
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Design and Run Issues in Simulation
Session Chair: Russell C. H. Cheng, University of Kent at Canterbury

Bootstrapping and Validation of Metamodels in Simulation
Jack P. C. Kleijnen, Ad J. Feelders, Tilburg University
Russell C. H. Cheng, University of Kent at Canterbury
Full paper (pdf format)

Interactive Implementation of Optimal Simulation Experiment
Designs

Russell C. H. Cheng, John D. Lamb, University of Kent
at Canterbury
Full paper (pdf format)

Identifying Important Factors In Deterministic Investment
Problems Using Design of Experiments

Willem J. H. Van Groenendnaal, Jack P. C. Kleijnen,
Tilburg University
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Selection Procedures in Simulation
Session Chair: Enver Yucesan, INSEAD

An Approach to Ranking and Selection for Multiple
Performance Measures

Douglas J. Morrice, John Butler, The University of Texas
at Austin
Peter W. Mullarkey, Schlumberger Austin Product Center
Full paper (pdf format)

Comparison of Bayesian and Frequentist Assessments of
Uncertainty for Selecting the Best System

Koichiro Inoue, Stephen E. Chick, University of Michigan
Full paper (pdf format)

Computing Budget Allocation for Simulation Experiments with
Different System Structures

Chun Hung Chen, Yu Yuan, Hsiao-Chang Chen,
University of Pennsylvania
Enver Yucesan, INSEAD
Liyi Dai, Washington University
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Simulation Based Optimization
Session Chair: James R. Wilson, North Carolina State University

Stopping Criterion for a Simulation-Based Optimization Method
Sigurdur Olafsson, Iowa State University
Leyuan Shi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Full paper (pdf format)

A Revised Simplex Search Procedure for Stochastic Simulation
Response-Surface Optimization

David G. Humphrey, Nortel Public Carrier Networks
James R. Wilson, North Carolina State University
Full paper (pdf format)

Using ACCESSIBILITY to Assess the Performance of
Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms

Sheldon H. Jacobson, Virginia Tech.
Enver Yucesan, INSEAD
Full paper (pdf format)

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Military Applications

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Military Keynote Address
Session Chair: Ronald J. Roland, Roland and Associates

Military Simulation: Where We Are and Where We Ought
To Be Going.

Vincent P. Roske, Jr., The Joint Staff (J8)
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Military Modeling and Simulation I
Session Chair: Yun Bae Kim, Sung Kyun Kwan University

Military Simulation Worlds and Organizational Learning
Michael D. Proctor, University of Central Florida
Justin C. Gubler, United States Army
Full paper (pdf format)

Scalable Means More Than More: A Unifying Definition of
Simulation Scalability

Darren R. Law, Science Applications International Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Bounding CPU Utilization as a Part of the Model Design and the
Scenario Design of the Large-Scale Military Training
Simulation

William R. Merritt, Lockheed Martin
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Military Modeling Architecture
Session Chair: Jack Kloeber

The DOD High Level Architecture: An Update
Judith Dahmann, Defense Modeling and Simulation Office
Richard Fujimoto, Georgia Institute of Technology
Richard M. Weatherly, The MITRE Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Essential Techniques for Military Modeling and Simulation
Roger Smith, STAC, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Military Applications
Session Chair: Ronald J. Roland, Rolands and Associates

Panel: Future of Military Simulation
John O. Miller, Air Force Institute of Technology
Ronald J. Roland, Rolands and Associates
Michael Macedonia, United States Army STRICOM
Jim Metzger, Pentagon
John Andrew, United States Air Force
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: HLA Technical Session
Session Chair: Dean Hartley, Center for Modeling, Simulation and
Gaming

Distributed Simulation Modeling: A Comparison of HLA,
CORBA, and RMI

Arnold H. Buss, Naval Postgraduate School
Leroy Jackson, TRADOC Analysis Center, United StatesArmy
Full paper (pdf format)

Applying Temporal Databases to HLA Data Collection and
Analysis

Thom McLean, Leo Mark, Margaret Loper, David Rosenbaum,
Georgia Tech. Research Institute
Full paper (pdf format)

High Level Architecture Remote Data Filtering
William S. Murphy, Jr., TRADOC Analysis Center, U.S.Army
Galen D. Aswegan, Tapestry Solutions, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: USMC
Session Chair: Joyce Woodward, Naval Sea Systems Command

Prototyping Advanced Warfare Gaming Capabilities for the
21st Century War Fighter

Curtis L. Blais, VisiCom Laboratories, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation as a Mission Planning and Rehearsal Tool
William M. Garrabrants, VisiCom Laboratories, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Marine Corps Analytic Modeling and Simulation
William A. Sawyers, MCCDC
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Military Modeling and Simulation II
Session Chair: John Tufarolo, The MITRE Corporation

Fusion Processor Simulation (FPSim)
Mark D. Barnell, Computer Science Corporation
Douglas Wynne, United States Air Force
Full paper (pdf format)

Alternative Implementations of Multi-trajectory Simulation
John B. Gilmer, Jr., Frederick J. Sullivan, Wilkes University
Full paper (pdf format)

Reactive Tabu Search in Unmanned Aerial Reconnaissance
Simulations

Joel L. Ryan, HQ ACC/XP-SAS
Glenn Bailey, James T. Moore, Air Force Institute of Technology
William B. Carlton, United States Military Academy
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Force XXI Simulation
Session Chair: Al Farrari, Logicon RDA

Communicating Mission Type Orders to Virtual Commanders
Martin S. Kleiner, Scott A. Carey, Joseph E. Beach,
Logicon RDA
Ronald D. Nugen, Electronic Proving Ground
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation and C4I Data Collection in Support of
Force XXI Training

William J. Frederic, Mark B. Hamby, James S. Mathison,
Logicon RDA
Full paper (pdf format)

Track Loss and Recovery for Intermittently Emitting Targets
Nicholas Rozen, Cambridge Research Associates
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Simulation Models for Decision Support
Session Chair: Lt. Col. John O. Miller,
Air Force Institute of Technology

Discrete-Event Simulation for the Design and Evaluation of
Physical Protection Systems

Sabina E. Jordan, Mark K. Snell, Marcella M. Madsen,
Sandia National Labs
Jeffrey S. Smith, Brett A. Peters, Texas A&M University
Full paper (pdf format)

Cycle Time Reduction for Naval Aviation Depots
Keebom Kang, Kevin Gue, Donald R. Eaton,
Naval Postgraduate School
Full paper (pdf format)

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Manufacturing Applications

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Simulation in Automotive Industry
Session Chair: Randy Combs, General Motors Corporation

Analysis of Conveyor Systems within Automotive Final
Assembly

Edward J. Williams, Ford Motor 博雅彩彩票官网
Haldun Celik, Production Modeling Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation and Analysis of the Mercedes-Benz All Activity
Vehicle (AAV) Production Facility

Young H. Park, Kwandong University
Jack E. Matson, David M. Miller, University of Alabama
Full paper (pdf format)

Modeling at the Machine Control Level Using Discrete
Event Simulation (DES)

Raid Al-Aomar, Daniel Cook, Classic Advanced Development
Systems, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Assembly Systems
Session Chair: Brad Armstrong, ABB ETI

A Simulation Based Decision Support Approach for Operational
Capacity Planning in a Customer Order Driven Assembly
Line

Michael Andersson, Gote Olsson, University College of Gavle
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation Applied to Final Engine Drop Assembly
Edward J. Williams, Ford Motor 博雅彩彩票官网
Dean E. Orlando, Lanner Group, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation of Workers in Manufacturing Systems
Rita Freudenberg, Henry Herper, University of Magdeburg
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Manufacturing Scheduling
Session Chair: Onur Ulgen, Production Modeling Corporation

Modeling Furnace Operations Using Simulation and Heuristics
Bala Ram, Gunvant Patel, North Carolina A&T State University
Full paper (pdf format)

Application of Discrete Event Simulation in Production
Scheduling

Bharath S. Vaidyanathan, University of Alabama
David M. Miller, University of Alabama
Young Hong Park, Kwandong University
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation and Production Planning for Manufacturing Cells
Shahram Taj, University of Detroit Mercy
David Cochran, James W. Duda, Jochen Linck,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Semiconductor Manufacturing I
Session Chair: Thomas Jefferson, Intel Corporation

Effective Simulation Model Reuse: A Case Study for AMHS
Modeling

Gerald T. Mackulak, Arizona State University
Fredrick P. Lawrence, Theron Colvin, PRI Automation
Full paper (pdf format)

Effective Implementation of Cycle Time Reduction Strategies
for Semi-Conductor Back-End Manufacturing

Joerg Domaschke, Steven Brown, Siemens AG
Jennifer K. Robinson, C2MS Productivity Solutions
Franz Leibl, Siemens Microelectonics Center
Full paper (pdf format)

Implementing the Theory of Constraints Philosophy in Highly
Reentrant Systems

Clay Rippenhagen, Shekar Krishnaswamy,
Advanced Micro Devices
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Semiconductor Manufacturing II
Session Chair: Steven Brown, Siemens AG

WIP Evolution of a Semiconductor Factory After a Bottleneck
Work Center Breakdown

Oliver Rose, University of Wurzburg
Full paper (pdf format)

Integrating Targeted Cycle-Time Reduction into the Capital
Planning Process

Navdeep S. Grewal, Alvin C. Bruska, Timbur M. Wulf,
Seagate Technology
Jennifer K. Robinson, C2MS Productivity Solutions
Full paper (pdf format)

A Rapid Modeling Technique for Measurable Improvements in
Factory Performance

Andreas Peikert, Josef Thoma,
Siemens Microelectronics Center
Steven Brown, Siemens AG
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Semiconductor Manufacturing III
Session Chair: Rick Stafford, AutoSimulations, Inc.

Validation and Verification of the Simulation Model of a
Photolithography Process in Semiconductor Manufacturing

Nirupama Nayani, Cirent Semiconductor
Mansooreh Mollaghasemi, University of Central Florida
Full paper (pdf format)

Incorporation of Environmental Issues in a Filament Winding
Composite Manufacturing System Simulation

Dawn K. Russell, Phillip A. Farrington, Sherri L. Messimer,
James J. Swain, University of Alabama at Huntsville
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation-Based Production Control in the Semiconductor
Industry

Matthias Thiel, Roland Schulz, Peter Gmilkowsky,
Technical University of Ilmenau
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Panel: Semiconductor Manufacturing Applications
Chair: Michael Fu, University of Maryland

Operational Modeling & Simulation in Semiconductor
Manufacturing

John W. Fowler, Arizona State University
Michael C. Fu, University of Maryland
Lee W. Schruben, Cornell University
Steven Brown, Siemens AG
Frank Chance, C2MS Productivity Solutions
Sean Cunningham, Courtland Hilton, Intel Corporation
Mani Janakiram, Motorola, Inc.
Rick Stafford, AutoSimulations, Inc.
James Hutchby, Semiconductor Research Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Material Handling Systems
Session Chair: Jeffrey Miller, General Motors Corporation

Modeling a Controlled Conveyor Network with Merging
Configuration

Gary Gang Jing, Seagate Technology
W. David Kelton, Jose C. Arantes, Ali A. Houshmand,
University of Cincinnati
Full paper (pdf format)

Warehouse Design through Dynamic Simulation
Mark Kosfeld, Intel Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Emulation of a Material Delivery System
Todd LeBaron, AutoSimulations, Inc.
Kelly Thompson, Rapistan Systems
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: General Manufacturing
Session Chair: John Shore, Production Modeling Corporation

Use of Simulation in Optimization of Maintenance Policies
Farhad Azadivar, Kansas State University
J. Victor Shu, Talus Solutions, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Making Simulation More Accessible in Manufacturing Systems
through a 'Four Phase' Approach

Hamad I. Odhabi, Ray J. Paul, Robert D. Macredie,
Brunel University
Full paper (pdf format)

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Transportation Applications

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Street and Highway Traffic I
Session Chair: Joseph Brill, Systemflow Simulations, Inc.

Development and Application of a Validation Framework for
Traffic Simulation Models

Lei Rao, Larry Owen, ITT Systems & Sciences Corporation
David Goldsman, Georgia Institute of Technology
Full paper (pdf format)

Discrete Event Simulation Experiments and Geographic
Information Systems in Congestion Management Planning

Roy Brooks Wiley, RMC, Inc.
Thomas K. Keyser, Ohio University
Full paper (pdf format)

Traffic Simulation Based on the High Level Architecture
Ulrich Klein, Thomas Schulze, Steffen Strasburger,
Hans-Peter Menzler, Otto-von-Guericke University
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Airport and Airspace I
Session Chair: David Graehl, Ann Arbor Computer

Avoiding the Blues for Airline Travelers
Jane L. Snowdon, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Soad El-Taj, Air Canada Center
Mario Montevecchi, IBM Corporation
Edward MacNair, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
C. Adam Callery, IBM Corporation
Scott Miller, Systems Modeling Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Modeling Curbside Vehicular Traffic at Airports
Cenk Tunasar, Gloria Bender, The SABRE Group
Holland Young, City of Austin
Full paper (pdf format)

Washington Dulles International Airport Passenger
Conveyance Study

Robert G. Kyle, Jr., SimX, Inc. (SIMulation eXperts)
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Rail Applications
Session Chair: Mark Brazier, CSX Transportation

Application of Simulation Models in Capacity Constrained
Rail Corridors

Robert Leilich, Corporate Strategies, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Network Simulation of a Major Railroad
Myron Lewellyn, Union Pacific Railroad
Kerim Tumay, CACI Products 博雅彩彩票官网
Full paper (pdf format)

The Use of Simulation in the Planning of the Dutch Railway
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Jurjen S. Hooghiemstra, Railned
Maurice J. G. Teunisse, In Control Business Engineers
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Street and Highway Traffic II
Session Chair: Joseph Springer, Parsons Transportation Group

Evaluating Adaptive Signal Control Systems Using CORSIM
Charles Stallard, Larry E. Owen, ITT Systems Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Application of a General Particle System Model to Movement
of Pedestrians and Vehicles

Lisa A. Schaefer, Gerald T. Mackulak, Jeffery K. Cochran,
Jennifer L. Cherilla, Arizona State University
Full paper (pdf format)

Field Applications of CORSIM: I-40 Freeway Design Evaluation,
Oklahoma City, OK

Gene Daigle, ITT Systems Corporation
Michelle Thomas, Meenakshy Vasudevan,
Federal Highway Administration
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Panel: Transportation Applications
Chair: Daniel Brunner, Systemflow Simulations, Inc.

Toward Increased Use of Simulation in Transportation
Daniel T. Brunner, Systemflow Simulations, Inc.
Gary Cross, IBM Corporation
Catherine McGhee, Virginia Department of Transportation
Jack Levis, United Parcel Service
Dudley Whitney, Parsons, Brinkerhoff, Quade & Douglas
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Airport and Airspace II
Session Chair: Tony Atala, PB Transit & Rail Systems, Inc.

Simulation Optimization of Air Traffic Delay Cost
Nathan L. Kleinman, Options and Choices, Inc.
Stacy D. Hill, Victor A. Ilenda, The Johns Hopkins University
Full paper (pdf format)

Developing a Simulation Strategy for British Airways OR
Stewart Robinson, University of Warwick
Mark D. Stanger, British Airways
Full paper (pdf format)

Parallel Simulation for Aviation Applications
Frederick Wieland, The MITRE Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Logistics and Distribution I
Session Chair: Ann Dunkin, Hewlett-Packard 博雅彩彩票官网

Simulation Applied to Theme Park Management
Roland Mielke, Adham Zaharlddin, Damanjit Padam,
Thomas Mastaglio, Old Dominion University
Full paper (pdf format)

Application of Real-Time Simulation to Assign Due Dates on
Logistic-Manufacturing Networks

Alex Ruiz-Torres, Kazuo Nakatani,
Florida Gulf Coast University
Full paper (pdf format)

Challenges in Modeling Demand for Inventory Optimization of
Slow-Moving Items

Frank Grange, Andersen Consulting, LLP
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Ports and Ship Movement
Session Chair: Beth Kulick, Automation Associates, Inc.

Simulation of an Inland Waterway Barge Fleet Distribution
Network

Julian A. Swedish, J. A. Swedish and Associates
Full paper (pdf format)

The Future of Maritime Facility Designs and Operations
Nora K. Ryan, TranSystems Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Panama Canal Simulation Model
Javad Golkar, Amit Shekar, Sai Buddhavarapu,
SABRE Technology Solutions
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Logistics and Distribution II
Session Chair: Clint Miller, Arthur D. Little, Inc.

A Practical Module-Based Simulation Model for Transportation-
Inventory Systems

Soemon Takakuwa, Nagoya University
Full paper (pdf format)

Optimizing Hewlett-Packard's Horizontal Carousel Storage
System

Todd LeBaron, AutoSimulations, Inc.
Michael L. Hoffman, Hewlett-Packard 博雅彩彩票官网
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation of a Large Scale Brewery Distribution System
K. Heinz Weigl, ESLA
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Healthcare & Engineering Applications

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Advanced Modeling of Construction Operations
Session Chair: Daniel W. Halpin, Purdue University

Earthmover-Simulation Tool for Earthwork Planning
Julio C. Martinez, Virginia Tech.
Full paper (pdf format)

The Use of Simulation for Construction Elements Manufacturing
Ali Gunal, Katy Vern, Production Modeling Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Belief Networks in Construction Simulation
Brenda McCabe, University of Toronto
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Project Level Simulation in Construction
Session Chair: Simaan AbouRizk, University of Alberta

Project Scheduling Using State-Based Probabilistic Decision
Networks

Photios G. Ioannou, University of Michigan
Julio C. Martinez, Virginia Tech.
Full paper (pdf format)

Material Supply Simulation for Off-Shore Pipelaying
Construction

Demos C. Angelides, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
Greece
Full paper (pdf format)

Modeling and Simulation of Public Housing Construction in
Hong Kong

Jonathon Jinsheng Shi, S. X. Zeng, C. M. Tam,
City University of Hong Kong
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Construction Applications
Session Chair: Photios G. Ioannou, University of Michigan

Simulation of Large Pre-Cast Operations
Edmundo Balbontin-Bravo, Dragados y Construcciones, Madrid
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation-Based Construction Management Learning System
Anil Sawhney, Andre Mund, Western Michigan University
Full paper (pdf format)

Integrating Neural Networks with Special Purpose Simulation
Dany Hajjar, Simaan AbouRizk, Kevin Mather,
University of Alberta
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Business Process Simulation I: Issues
Session Chair: Mark Grabau, Andersen Consulting

Are Business Managers and Non-Technical Consultants Ready
for Low-Cost Discrete-Event Simulation? A Survey of Users

Mark Stanford, Robert Graham, Micrografx
Full paper (pdf format)

The Effects of Complexity on Business Process Reengineering:
Values and Limitations of Modeling and Simulation
Technologies

Mohsen M. Fathee, Ray Redd, Darcy L. Gorgas,
Batoul Modarres, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group
Full paper (pdf format)

Customer Interfacing: Lessons Learned
David Ferrin, Richard LaVecchia, Anderson Consulting, LLP
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Business Process Simulation II: Practice
Session Chair: Darrell Starks, Integral Solutions

Granularity, Affordability, and Utility in Business Process
Simulation

Mark Grabau, Frank Grange, Andersen Consulting, LLP
Full paper (pdf format)

Application of Business Process Modeling at Timberland
Dan Grosz, The Timberland 博雅彩彩票官网
Full paper (pdf format)

Business Process Modeling and Analysis Using Discrete-Event
Simulation

Vlatka Hlupic, Brunel University
Stewart Robinson, Warwick University
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Enterprise Simulation I: Simulation of the Supply Chains
Session Chair: Jane Snowdon, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

The Value of Simulation in Modeling Supply Chains
Ricki G. Ingalls, Compaq Computer Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

An Integration Test-Bed System for Supply Chain Management
Shigeki Umeda, Musashi University
Albert Jones, NIST
Full paper (pdf format)

Experience Using the IBM Supply Chain Simulator
Sugato Bagchi, Stephen J. Buckley, Marcus Ettl, Grace Y. Lin,
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Enterprise Simulation II: Tools and Architectures
Session Chair: Tom Hayson, Systems Modeling Corporation

Using Simulation in Call Centers
Vivek Bapat, Systems Modeling Corporation
Eddie B. Pruitte, Jr., Navy Federal Credit Union
Full paper (pdf format)

Integrated Modeling and Analysis Generator Environment
(IMAGE): A Decision Support Tool

Dursun Delen, Perakath Benjamin, Madhav Errakuntla,
Knowledge Based Systems, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Enterprise Architecture for Business Process Simulation
Ali Bahrami, Boeing 博雅彩彩票官网
Deborah Sadowski, Systems Modeling Corporation
Soheila Bahrami, Boeing 博雅彩彩票官网
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Clinical Health Care Simulation
Session Chair: Lou Keller, PROMODEL Corporation

Mobile Robot Simulation of Clinical Laboratory Deliveries
Manuel D. Rossetti, Amit Kumar, Robin A. Felder,
University of Virginia
Full paper (pdf format)

Heuristic Optimization Using Computer Simulation: A Study of
Staffing Levels in a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Laboratory

Tom Brady, Purdue University
Bernard McGarvey, Eli Lilly & 博雅彩彩票官网
Full paper (pdf format)

Birth of a New Maternity Process
William C. Johnson, Miami Valley Hospital
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Health Care Simulation Issues
Session Chair: Steve Denney, VHA

Verification and Validation and Complex Environments:
A Study in Service Sector

Roger Jenkins, University of Technology at Sydney
Yogesh Deshpande, University of Western Sydney
Graydon Davison, Challenge Improvements
Full paper (pdf format)

Reducing Inter-Organizational Barriers in the Medical Sector
with Simulation

Mark D. Hermans, Joost M. Sluijs,
Incontrol Business Engineers
Hannie Aartsen, Health Council of the Netherlands
Full paper (pdf format)

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General Applications

Independence B & C

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Innovative Representations of Simulation Models
Session Chair: Michael D. Proctor, University of Central Florida

A Library of Reusable Model Components for Visual Simulation
of the NCSTRL System

Osman Balci, Cengiz Ulusarac, Poorav Shah, Edward Fox,
Virginia Tech.
Full paper (pdf format)

Array-Driven Simulation of Real Databases
William Keezer, LEXIS-NEXIS
Full paper (pdf format)

Evaluation of a Prototype Visualization for Distributed
Simulations

James H. Graham, Irfan S. Karachiwala, Adel S.Elmaghraby,
University of Louisville
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Simulation Analysis Methodologies
Session Chair: Christos Alexopolous,
Georgia Institute of Technology

The Balanced Likelihood Ratio Method for Estimating
Performance Measures of Highly Reliable Systems

Christos Alexopoulos, Georgia Institute of Technology
Bruce C. Shultes, Naval Postgraduate School
Full paper (pdf format)

Time Segmentation Parallel Simulation of Tandem Queues
with Manufacturing Blocking

Mehdi Hoseyni-Nasab, DIMACS, Rutgers University
Sigrún Andradóttir, Georgia Institute of Technology
Full paper (pdf format)

Accelerated Simulation for Pricing Asian Options
Felisa Vázquez-Abad, Université de Montréal
Daniel Dufresne, University of Melbourne
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Contemporary Applications
Session Chair: Yasser A. Hosni, University of Central Florida

Simulation Case Studies in the Print/Finish Industry
Tim Curran, D. Michelle Benjamin, Textile/Clothing
Technology Corporation
Sue Austin, Bell & Howell Mail Processing Systems 博雅彩彩票官网
Full paper (pdf format)

Discrete Time Simulation of an 博雅彩彩票注册 Rental Business
R. Alan Bowman, Union College
Ira J. Haimowitz, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Group
Robert M. Mattheyses, A. Yonca Ozge, Mary C. Phillips, General Electric 博雅彩彩票官网
Full paper (pdf format)

Using Simulation with a Logit Choice Model to Assess the
Commercial Feasibility of an Advanced Environmental
Technology

Paul J. Kauffmann, Old Dominion University
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Productivity Improvement
Session Chair: Phillip A. Farrington, University of Alabama

Multi-Factor Analysis of Firm-Level Performance through
Feed-Forward, Feed-Back Relationships

Young H. Park, Kwandong University
David M. Miller, University of Alabama
Full paper (pdf format)

The Use of Simulation in Facility Layout Design: A Practical
Consulting Experience

Emmanuel S. Eneyo, Gertrude P. Pannirselvam,
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Full paper (pdf format)

Risk Analysis of Robust System Design
Eric G. A. Gaury, Jack P. C. Kleijnen, Tilburg University
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: The Growing Impact of Simulation
Session Chair: Neal Bengtson, Barton College

An Expert Systems Approach to Simulating the Human Decision
Maker

Stewart Robinson, University of Warwick
John S. Edwards, Aston University
Wu Yongfa, South East University in Nanjing
Full paper (pdf format)

The Process of Adoption
Roger Jenkins, University of Technology at Sydney
Ross Chapman, University of Western Sydney
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Parallel Discrete Event Simulation
Session Chair: Fernando Gonzalez, University of Central Florida

Building Parallel Time-Constrained HLA Federates: A Case
Study with the Parsec Parallel Simulation Language

CongDuc Pham, Rajive Bagrodia, University of California
Full paper (pdf format)

Unsynchronized Parallel Discrete Event Simulation
Dhananjai Rao, Narayanan Thondugulam, Radharamanan
Radhakrishnan, Philip Wilsey, University of Cincinnati
Full paper (pdf format)

Communicating Structures for Modeling Large-Scale Systems
Vadim Kotov, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session Title: Simulation Applications in Healthcare
Session Chair: Manuel D. Rossetti, University of Virginia

Simulation Used in Conjunction with Randomized Control
Trials to Evaluate the Costs and Benefits of a New Drug

Ruth Davies, University of Southampton
Paul Roderick, Southampton General
Full paper (pdf format)

Modeling Cardiac Ion Channel Conductivity: Model Fitting via
Simulation

John L. Maryak, Richard H. Smith, Raimond L. Winslow,
The Johns Hopkins University
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Special Topics in Simulation
Session Chair: Jeffrey Joines, North Carolina State University

Implementations of Dispatch Rules in Parallel Manufacturing
Simulation

Chu-Cheow Lim, Yoke-Hean Low, Boon-Ping Gan,
Sanjay Jain, Gintic Institute of Manufacturing Technology
Full paper (pdf format)

Architecture for a Non-Deterministic Simulation Machine
Mark Bumble, Lee Coraor, The Pennsylvania State University
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulating Haul Direction for Linear Scheduling
David J. Harmelink, Purdue University
Maria Andrea Bernal, Baker Concrete
Full paper (pdf format)

Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Simulation Applications in Telecommunications
Session Chair: Dhananjay S. Joshi, Motorola, Inc.

Estimates of Multicarrier CDMA System Capacity
Anthony Dean, Phil Fleming, Alexander Stolyar, Motorola, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

A Study of Self-Adjusting Quality of Service Control Schemes
Sheng-Tzong Cheng, Chi-Ming Chen,
National Cheng Kung University
Ing-Ray Chen, Virginia Tech.
Full paper (pdf format)

Interference Radius in PCS Radio Resource Management
Simulations

Michael Liljenstam, Royal Institute of Technology
Rassul Ayani, Teleinformatics
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Simulation in the 21st Century

Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Web-Based Simulation Applications
Session Chair: Charles White, DuPont

Evaluation of Electronic Cash Threat Scenarios Using Micro
Dynamic Simulation

Kazuo J. Ezawa, Gregory Napiorkowski, Mariusz Kossarski,
Mondex International Limited
Full paper (pdf format)

Web-Based Simulation Experiments
Enver Yucesan, INSEAD
Chun-Hung Chen, Insup Lee, University of Pennsylvania
Full paper (pdf format)

Coordinating Order Processing in Decentralized Production
Units Using Hierarchical Simulation Models and Web
Technologies

W. E. Lulay, G. Reinhart, Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: High-Level Architecture
Session Chair: Paul A. Fishwick, University of Florida

The Rise of Web-Based Simulation: Implications for the
High Level Architecture

Ernest H. Page, The MITRE Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Internet-Based Simulation Using Off-The-Shelf Simulation
Tools and HLA

Steffen Strassburger, Thomas Schulze, Ulrich Klein,
Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg
James Henriksen, Wolverine Software Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

The Virtual M & S Lyceum: A Consortium for Modeling and
Simulation Technology

Steven Farr, Alex F. Sisti, Air Force Research Laboratory/IFSB
Full paper (pdf format)

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Panel: Simulation in the 21st Century
Chair: Jerry Banks, Georgia Institute of Technology

The Future of Simulation Software
Jerry Banks, Georgia Institute of Technology
David Krahl, Imagine That, Inc.
William R. Lilegdon, Symix Computer Systems, Inc.
Dennis Pegden, Systems Modeling Corporation
Geoff Hook, Lanner Group, Inc.
James Henriksen, Wolverine Software Corporation
K. Ronald Laughery, Micro Analysis and Design, Inc.
Matt Rohrer, AutoSimulations. Inc.
Jim Rivera, Imagine That, Inc.
Donald A. Hicks, PROMODEL Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Session Title: Simulation-Based Optimization Applications
Session Chair: Donald Hicks, ProModel Corporation

Optimization and Analysis of Performance in Simulation
Mark A. Pool, Applied Materials
Richard Stafford, AutoSimulations, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation Optimization Research and Development
Royce Bowden, Mississippi State University
John D. Hall, TASC, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Session Title: Java-Based Simulation
Session Chair: Stephen D. Roberts, North Carolina State University

JavaBean-Based Simulation with a Decision Making Bean
Miki Fukunari, Yu-liang Chi, Philip M. Wolfe,
Arizona State University
Full paper (pdf format)

Web-Based Diagnosis of Model Specifications
Joseph Derrick, Dawn Information Systems
Full paper (pdf format)

The Future of Java-Based Simulation
Richard Kilgore, Kevin J. Healy, G. B. Kleindorfer,
ThreadTec, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Session Title: Embedded Simulation
Session Chair: Mike Thompson, AutoSimulations, Inc.

Integrating Simulation Based Scheduling with MES in a
Semiconductor Fab

Douglas G. Watt, AutoSimulations, Inc.
Full paper (pdf format)

Simulation Software Component Architecture for
Simulation-Based Enterprised Applications

Charles Harrell, Brigham Young University
Donald A. Hicks, PROMODEL Corporation
Full paper (pdf format)

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