WSC 2014 Proceedings Created 2015-2-4


Overview | By Track



Keynote and Titans
Invited Paper · Keynote and Titans
Keynote Address: The Higgs Boson – The Search for the Particle and the Role of Simulation
Robert Roser (Fermilab)
Biography
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Invited Paper · Keynote and Titans
Titans I: John Swanson and ANSYS – An Engineering Success Story
John A. Swanson (ANSYS, Inc)
Biography
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Titans II: Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Chair: John A. Miller (University of Georgia)
Richard M. Fujimoto (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Biography
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Introductory Tutorials
Invited Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Agent Based Simulation
Chair: Sean Carr (RTI)
Introductory Tutorial: Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation
Charles M. Macal and Michael J. North (Argonne National Laboratory)
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Invited Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Simulation Optimization
Chair: Raymond L. Smith (North Carolina State University)
Simulation Optimization: A Tutorial Overview and Recent Developments in Gradient-Based and Sequential Allocation Methods
Marie Chau, Michael C. Fu, Huashuai Qu and Ilya Ryzhov (University of Maryland)
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Invited Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Introduction to Supply Chain Simulation
Chair: Kavitha Lakshmanan (Eastman Chemical Company)
Ricki G. Ingalls (Oklahoma State University)
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Invited Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Computational Probability Applications
Chair: David Cornejo (North Carolina State University)
Lawrence M. Leemis (The College of William & Mary)
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Invited Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Design of Experiments
Chair: Eunhye Song (Northwestern University)
A Tutorial on Design of Experiments for Simulation Modeling
Averill M. Law (Averill M. Law & Associates, Inc.)
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Invited Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Simulation Manufacturing
Chair: Kelly Bates (North Carolina State University)
Simulation Attacks Manufacturing Challenges
Edward Williams (PMC)
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Simulation Successful Practices
Chair: Richard Nance (Virginia Tech)
Tips for Successful Practice of Simulation
David Sturrock (Simio LLC)
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Invited Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Simulation Project Management
Chair: Jeff Joines (North Carolina State University)
A Practical Look at Simulation Project Management
Joseph Hugan (Forward Vision)
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Invited Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Introduction to Information and Process Modeling
Chair: John A. Miller (University of Georgia)
Information and Process Modeling for Simulation
Gerd Wagner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
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Advanced Tutorials
Invited Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Verification and Validation
Verifying and Validating Simulation Models
Robert G. Sargent (Syracuse University)
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Invited Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Discrete-Event Simulation Software
Chair: George Riley (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Inside Discrete-Event Simulation Software: How It Works and Why It Matters
Thomas J. Schriber (University of Michigan), Daniel T. Brunner (Systemflow Simulations) and Jeffrey S. Smith (Auburn University)
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Invited Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Developing Discrete-Event Systems Simulators
Chair: Phillip Dickens (University of Maine)
How to Develop Your Own Simulators for Discrete-Event Systems
Byoung K. Choi and Donghun Kang (KAIST)
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Invited Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Uncertainty in Input Modeling
Chair: Jason Liu (Florida International University)
Advanced Tutorial: Input Uncertainty Quantification
Eunhye Song and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University) and Dennis Pegden (Simio LLC)
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Invited Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Modeling and Simulation of Cell Biological Systems
Chair: L. Felipe Perrone (Bucknell University)
Multi-Level Modeling and Simulation of Cell Biological Systems with ML-Rules - A Tutorial
Tobias Helms (University of Rostock), Carsten Maus (German Cancer Research Center) and Fiete Haack and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
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Invited Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Cloud Computing for Agent-Based Modeling & Simulation
Chair: Philip Wilsey (University of Cincinnati)
A Tutorial on Cloud Computing for Agent-Based Modeling & Simulation with Repast
Simon J. E. Taylor and Anastasia Anagnostou (Brunel University), Tamas Kiss and Gabor Terstyanszky (University of Westminster), Peter Kacsuk (MTA SZTAKI) and Nicola Fantini (ScaleTools Schweiz AG (Headquarter))
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Agent-Based Simulation
Invited Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Agent-Based Simulation - Complexity
Chair: Levent Yilmaz (Auburn University)
Understanding Complex Systems: Using Interaction as a Measure of Emergence
Claudia Szabo (The University of Adelaide) and Yong Meng Teo and Gautam K. Chengleput (National University of Singapore)
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Multifractal Time Series Analysis of Positive-Intelligence Agent-Based Simulations of Financial Markets
James R. Thompson (MITRE Corporation) and James Wilson (North Carolina State University)
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A Novel Multi-Agent System for Complex Scheduling Problems
Peter Hillmann, Tobias Uhlig, Gabi Dreo Rodosek and Oliver Rose (Universität der Bundeswehr München)
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Invited Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Agent-Based Simulation - Applications I
Chair: Andreas Tolk (SimIS Inc)
Investigating the Hidden Losses Caused by Out-of-Shelf Events: A Multi-Agent-Based Simulation
Priscilla Avegliano and Carlos Cardonha (IBM Research)
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Modeling Population Displacement in the Syrian City of Aleppo
John A. Sokolowski, Catherine M. Banks and Reginald L. Hayes (Old Dominion University)
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Genetic Algorithms for Calibrating Airline Revenue Management Simulations
Sebastian Vock (Freie Universitaet Berlin), Steffen Enz (Technische Universität Kaiserslautern) and Catherine Cleophas (RWTH Aachen University)
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Invited Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Agent-Based Simulation - Ecomonics
Chair: Jeffrey Smith (Auburn University)
Agent-Based Modeling of Electric Power Markets
Charles M. Macal, Prakash Thimmapuram, Vladimir Koritarov, Guenter Conzelmann, Thomas Veselka, Michael J. North, Matthew Mahalik, Audun Botterud and Richard Cirillo (Argonne National Laboratory)
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Using Agent Based Simulation and Model Predictive Control to Study Energy Consumption Behavior Under Dynamic Pricing
Prajwal Khadgi, Lihui Bai and Gerald Evans (University of Louisville)
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An Agent-Based Financial Simulation for Use by Researchers
Roy Lee Hayes, Andrew Todd, Nachapon Chaidarun, Scott Tepsuporn, Peter Beling and William Scherer (University of Virginia)
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Invited Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Agent-Based Simulation - Applications II
Chair: Charles M. Macal (Argonne National Laboratory)
Early Detection of Bioterrorism: Monitoring Disease Using an Agent-Based Model
Xia Summer Hu (University of Maryland) and Sean Barnes and Bruce Golden (University of Maryland,Robert H. Smith School of Business)
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Using Agent-Based Simulation to Analyze the Effect of Broadcast and Narrowcast on Public Perception: A Case in Social Risk Amplification
Bhakti Satyabudhi Stephan Onggo, Jerry Busby and Yun Liu (Lancaster University)
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Predicting Halfway through Simulation: Early Scenario Evaluation Using Intermediate Features of Agent-Based Simulations
Satoshi Hara, Rudy Raymond, Tetsuro Morimura and Hidemasa Muta (IBM Research - Tokyo)
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Invited Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Agent-Based Simulation - Frameworks
Chair: Greg Madey (University of Notre Dame)
Drivers’ En-Route Divergence Behavior Modeling Using Extended Belief-Desire-Intention (E-BDI) Framework
Sojung Kim, Young-Jun Son, Ye Tian and Yi-Chang Chiu (The University of Arizona)
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A Necessary Paradigm Change to Enable Composable Cloud-Based M&S Services
Andreas Tolk (SimIS Inc.) and Saurabh Mittal (Dunip Technologies LLC)
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Modeling an AGV Based Facility Logistics System to Measure and Visualize Performance Availability in a VR Environment
Kevin Eilers (RIF Institute for Research and Transfer) and Juergen Rossmann (RWTH Aachen)
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Invited Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Agent-Based Simulation
Chair: Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter)
Agent-Based Method for Solving Competitive Biorefinery Network Design Problem
Akansha Singh, Yunfei Chu and Fengqi You (Northwestern University)
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Agent-Based Simulation and Optimization for Multi-Echelon Inventory Systems under Uncertainty
Yunfei Chu and Fengqi You (Northwestern University)
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EA-Based Evacuation Planning Using Agent-Based Crowd Simulation
Jinghui Zhong (Nanyang Technological University), Linbo Luo (Xidian University), Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University) and Michael Lees (University of Amsterdam)
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Invited Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Agent-Supported Simulation
An Agent-Based Model for Crowdsourcing Systems
Guangyu Zou (Dalian University of Technology) and Alvaro Gil and Marina Tharayil (PARC)
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Agent-Supported Simulation for Coherence-Driven Workflow Discovery and Evaluation
Okan Topçu (Naval Science and Engineering Institute) and Levent Yilmaz (Auburn University)
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An Agent-Based Simulation Model for Evaluating Financial Transmission Rights in the Colombian Electricity Market
Cristian Zambrano, Yris Olaya and Juan David Velasquez (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
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Analysis Methodology
Invited Paper · Analysis Methodology
Methods for Financial Applications
Chair: Josh McDonald (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Improved Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods for the Price and the Greeks of Asian Options
Kemal Dinçer Dingeç and Wolfgang Hörmann (Bogazici University)
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Efficient Monte Carlo CVA Estimation
Samim Ghamami (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System) and Bo Zhang (IBM Research)
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Change of Measure in the Square-Root Process
Daniel Dufresne (University of Melbourne), Felisa Vazquez-Abad (Hunter College) and Stephen Chin (Ingensoma Arbitrage)
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Invited Paper · Analysis Methodology
Arrival Process Modeling
Chair: Ashkan Negahban (Auburn University)
Scaling and Modeling of Call Center Arrivals
Xiaowei Zhang, Jeff Hong and Jiheng Zhang (HKUST)
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Piecewise-Quadratic Rate Smoothing: The Cyclic Context
Huifen Chen (Chung-Yuan University) and Bruce Schmeiser (Purdue University)
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A Continuous Piecewise-Linear NHPP Intensity Function Estimator
David Nicol (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Larry Leemis (College of William and Mary)
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Invited Paper · Analysis Methodology
Variance Reduction for Rare Event Problems
Chair: Kemal Dinçer Dingeç (Bogazici University)
Rare Event Probability Estimation for Connectivity of Large Random Graphs
Rohan Shah (University of Queensland), Christian Hirsch (University of Ulm), Dirk P. Kroese (University of Queensland) and Volker Schmidt (University of Ulm)
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A Separated Splitting Technique for Disconnected Rare Event Sets
Wander Wadman, Daan Crommelin and Jason Frank (CWI Amsterdam)
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Uniformly Efficient Simulation for Tail Probabilities of Gaussian Random Fields
Gongjun Xu (University of Minnesota)
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Invited Paper · Analysis Methodology
Variance Reduction for Markovian Systems and Diffusion Processes
Chair: Christos Alexopoulos (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Reliability of Stochastic Flow Networks with Continuous Link Capacities
Zdravko Botev (University of New South Wales), Slava Vaisman (The University of Queensland), Reuven Rubinstein (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology) and Pierre L’Ecuyer (Université de Montréal)
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Highly Reliable Markovian Systems Interval Availability Estimation by Importance Sampling
Bruno Tuffin (Inria)
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Rare Event Simulation in the Neighborhood of a Rest Point
Konstantinos Spiliopoulos (Boston University) and Paul Dupuis (Brown University)
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Invited Paper · Analysis Methodology
Simulation of Non-Standard Processes
Chair: Abdullah Alabdulkarim (Majmaah University)
An Iterative Algorithm for Sampling from Manifolds
Chang-han Rhee and Enlu Zhou (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Peng Qiu (Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University)
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Exact Gradient Simulation for Stochastic Fluid Networks in Steady State
Xinyun Chen (SUNY, Stony Brook)
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Robust Rare-Event Performance Analysis with Natural Non-Convex Constraints
Jose Blanchet and Christopher Dolan (Columbia University) and Henry Lam (Boston University)
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Invited Paper · Analysis Methodology
Analytical Aspects of Modeling
Chair: Wolfgang Hörmann (Bogazici University)
Formal and Operational Validation of a Bus Stop Public Transport Network Micro Simulation
Pau Fonseca i Casas, Esteve Codina Sancho, Lídia Montero, Mari Paz Linares and Cristina Montañola-Sales (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech)
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Accuracy vs. Robustness: Bi-Criteria Optimized Ensemble of Metamodels
Can Cui (Arizona State University School of Computing), Mengqi Hu (Mississippi State University), Jeffery D. Weir (Air Force Institute of Technology), Xianghua Chu (Harbin Institute of Technology) and Teresa Wu (Arizona State University School of Computing)
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Quantifying Validation of Discrete Event Simulation Models
Mohammad Raunak and Megan Olsen (Loyola University Maryland)
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Invited Paper · Analysis Methodology
Statistical Analysis of Simulations
Chair: Seong-Hee Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Constructing Confidence Intervals for a Quantile Using Batching and Sectioning when Applying Latin Hypercube Sampling
Hui Dong (Rutgers University) and Marvin K. Nakayama (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
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Measuring the Initial Transient: Reflected Brownian Motion
Rob J. Wang and Peter W. Glynn (Stanford University)
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A Sequential Procedure for Estimating Steady-State Quantiles
Christos Alexopoulos and David Goldsman (Georgia Tech), Anup Mokashi (SAS Institute Inc.) and Rong Nie, James Wilson, Qing Sun and Kai-Wen Tien (North Carolina State University)
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Invited Paper · Analysis Methodology
Input Modeling
Chair: Enlu Zhou (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Statistical Uncertainty Analysis for Stochastic Simulation with Dependent Input Models
Wei Xie (Northwestern University), Russell R. Barton (Pennsylvania State University) and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
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An Empirical Estimation of Statistical Inferences for System Dynamics Model Parameters
Mohammed Mesabbah, Wael Rashwan and Amr Arisha (Dublin Institute of Technology)
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Reconstructing Input Models via Simulation Optimization
Aleksandrina Goeva and Henry Lam (Boston University) and Bo Zhang (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)
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Invited Paper · Analysis Methodology
Output Analysis
Chair: Dave Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Inverse Uncertainty Propagation for Demand Driven Data Acquisition
Philipp Baumgärtel, Gregor Endler, Andreas Maximilian Wahl and Richard Lenz (Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg)
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Sample Allocation for Multiple Attribute Selection Problems
Dennis D. Leber (National Institute of Standards and Technology) and Jeffrey W. Herrmann (University of Maryland)
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Effective and Scalable Uncertainty Evaluation for Large-Scale Complex System Applications
Junfei Xie, Yan Wan and Yi Zhou (University of North Texas), Kevin Mills and James J. Filliben (NIST) and Yu Lei (University of Texas Arlington)
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Invited Paper · Analysis Methodology
Multiresponse Simulation
Chair: Paul Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
Sequential Procedures for Multiple Responses Factor Screening
Wenyu Wang and Hong Wan (Purdue University)
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Efficient Stratified Sampling Implementations in Multiresponse Simulation
Ismail Basoglu and Wolfgang Hörmann (Bogazici University)
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Big Data Simulation and Decision Making
Invited Paper · Big Data Simulation and Decision Making
Simulations of Traffic and Social Interactions
Chair: Maira Athanazio de Cerqueira Gatti (IBM Research - Brazil)
Multi-Modal Traffic Simulation Platform on Parallel and Distributed Systems
Toyotaro Suzumura (IBM Research) and Hiroki Kanezashi (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
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Toward Billion-Scale Social Simulation
Toyotaro Suzumura (IBM Research) and Charuwat Houngkaew and Hiroki Kanezashi (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
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A Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm Using Intermediate Features of Simulations
Hidemasa Muta, Rudy Raymond, Satoshi Hara and Tetsuro Morimura (IBM Research - Tokyo)
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Invited Paper · Big Data Simulation and Decision Making
Data and Simulations
Chair: Toyotaro Suzumura (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Simulation Experiments: Better Data, Not Just Big Data
Susan Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
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Improving the Efficiency of Stochastic Composite Simulation Models via Result Caching
Peter J. Haas (IBM Almaden Research Center)
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Towards Closed Loop Modeling: Evaluating the Prospects for Creating Recurrently Regrounded Aggregate Simulation Models Using Particle Filtering
Nathaniel David Osgood and Juxin Liu (University of Saskatchewan)
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Invited Paper · Big Data Simulation and Decision Making
Population Dynamics and Economics
Chair: Nathaniel Osgood (University of Saskatchewan)
Data Driven Approach for High Resolution Population Distribution and Dynamics Models
Budhendra Bhaduri, Edward Bright, Amy Rose, Cheng Liu, Marie Urban and Robert Stewart (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
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Handling Big Data on Agent-Based Modeling of Online Social Networks with MapReduce
Maira A. de C. Gatti, Marcos Vieira, Joao P. Forny, Paulo Cavalin and Claudio Pinhanez (IBM Research)
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Regulation of Systemic Risk through Contributory Endogenous Agent-Based Modeling
Aurora Jean Cassells Bristor (University of Maryland) and Sean L. Barnes and Michael Fu (University of Maryland,Robert H. Smith School of Business)
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Invited Paper · Big Data Simulation and Decision Making
Numerical Laboratories
Chair: Luis Rabelo (University of Central Florida)
From Simulations to Open Numerical Laboratories
Alexander S. Szalay (Johns Hopkins University)
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Virtual Factory Revisited for Manufacturing Data Analytics
Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University) and Guodong (Gordon) Shao (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
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A Simulation-Based Support Tool for Data-Driven Decision Making: Operational Testing for Dependence Modeling
Bahar Biller (Carnegie Mellon University), Alp Akcay (Bilkent University), Canan Gunes Corlu (Boston University) and Sridhar Tayur (Carnegie Mellon University)
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Invited Paper · Big Data Simulation and Decision Making
Simulations, Scheduling and Data Handling
Chair: Aurora J. Bristor (University of Maryland)
Analysis of the Expansion of the Panama Canal Using Simulation Modeling and Artificial Intelligence
Sayli Bhide, Luis Rabelo, Liliana Cruz, Oloruntomi Joledo, John Pastrana and Petros Xanthopoulos (University of Central Florida)
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Match-Ladder: An Efficient Event Matching Algorithm in Large-Scale Content-Based Publish/Subscribe System
Menglu Xu (Institute of Software Chinese Academy of Sciences, University Chinese of Academy Sciences) and Pin Lv and Haibo Wang (Institute of Software Chinese Academy of Sciences)
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A Study of the Impact of Scheduling Parameters in Heterogeneous Computing Environments
Sarah Powers (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
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Invited Paper · Big Data Simulation and Decision Making
Panel: The Future of Computerized Decision Making
Chair: Toyotaro Suzumura (Tokyo Institute of Technology / IBM Research)
The Future of Computerized Decision Making
Bruce G. Elmegreen (IBM Research Division), Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School) and Alexander S. Szalay (The Johns Hopkins University)
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Business Process Modeling
Invited Paper · Business Process Modeling
Business Process Modeling Techniques
Chair: Changrui Ren (IBM Research - China)
Analysis of the Applicability of the IDEF-SIM Modeling Technique to the Stages of a Discrete Event Simulation Project
José Arnaldo Barra Montevechi, Mona Liza Moura de Oliveira, Fabiano Leal and Alexandre Ferreira De Pinho (Universidade Federal de Itajubá)
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Dollar Cost Averaging vs. Lump Sum: Evidence from Investing Simulations on Real Data
Ugo Merlone (University of Torino) and Denis Pilotto (ADB)
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Simulation by Example for Complex Systems
Amir Kalbasi (University of Calgary), Jerry Rolia (HP Labs), Diwakar Krishnamurthy (University of Calgary) and Sharad Singhal (HP Labs)
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Invited Paper · Business Process Modeling
Business Process Modeling Applications
Optimizing Fixed Targets in Organizations through Simulation
Andrea C. Hupman (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Ali E. Abbas (ISI/University of Southern California)
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Application of Predictive Simulation in Development of Adaptive Workflows
Janis Grabis (Riga Technical University)
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Big Data Fueled Process Management of Supplier Risk: Sensing, Prediction, Evaluation and Mitigation
Miao He, Hao Ji, Qinhua Wang and Changrui Ren (IBM Research - China) and Robin Lougee (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)
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Invited Paper · Business Process Modeling
Software Development and Maintenance Operations
Chair: Arnold Greenland (Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland)
A Simulation Study of Practical Methods for Technical Debt Management in Agile Software Development
Isaac Griffith, Hanane Taffahi, David Claudio and Clemente Izurieta (Montana State University)
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Selecting the Appropriate Product Monitoring Levels for Maintenance Operations: A Simulation Approach
Abdullah A. Alabdulkarim (Majmaah University) and Peter D. Ball (Cranfield University)
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Using the Structured Analysis and Design Technique (SADT) in Simulation Conceptual Modelling
Fahim Ahmed, Stewart Robinson and Antuela Anthi Tako (Loughborough University)
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Environmental and Sustainability Applications
Invited Paper · Environmental and Sustainability Applications
Smart Grid Simulation & Optimization
Chair: Amin Hammad (Concordia University)
Selection of a Planning Horizon for a Hybrid Microgrid Using Simulated Wind Forecasts
Mumtaz Karatas (Turkish Naval Academy) and Emily Craparo and Dashi Singham (Naval Postgraduate School)
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Integrating Electric Vehicles into Smart Grid Infrastructures - A Simulation-Based Approach that Became Reality
Marco Lützenberger, Tobias Küster and Sahin Albayrak (Technische Universität Berlin, DAI-Labor)
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Allocation of Charging Stations in an Electric Vehicle Network Using Simulation Optimization
Mariana Teixeira Sebastiani, Ricardo Lüders and Keiko Verônica Ono Fonseca (Federal University of Technology - Paraná)
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Invited Paper · Environmental and Sustainability Applications
Energy & Electricity Modeling and Simulation
Chair: Jonathan Ozik (Argonne National Laboratory)
Modeling Country-Scale Electricity Demand Profiles
Marco Pruckner, David Eckhoff and Reinhard German (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
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Assessing a Proposal for an Energy-Based Overall Equipment Effectiveness Indicator through Discrete Event Simulation
Ilaria Barletta, Jon Andersson and Björn Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology) and Gökan May and Marco Taisch (Politecnico di Milano)
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Monitoring Occupancy and Office Equipment Energy Consumption Using Real-Time Location System and Wireless Energy Meters
Nassim Masoudifar, Amin Hammad and Mandana Rezaee (Concordia University)
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Invited Paper · Environmental and Sustainability Applications
Agent-based Simulation for Environmental and Sustainability Applications
Chair: Emily Craparo (Naval Postgraduate School)
Simulating Water, Individuals and Management Using a Coupled and Distributed Approach
Jonathan Ozik, John T. Murphy and Nicholson T. Collier (University of Chicago), Mark Altaweel (University College London), Richard B. Lammers and Alexander A. Prusevich (University of New Hampshire) and Andrew Kliskey and Lilian Alessa (University of Idaho)
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MASOS: A Multi-Agent System Simulation Framework for Sustainable Supplier Evaluation and Order Allocation
Pezhman Ghadimi and Cathal Heavey (University of Limerick)
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Healthcare Applications
Invited Paper · Healthcare Applications
Surgical Resource Management
Chair: Karen Hicklin (North Carolina State University)
Simulation Framework to Analyse Operating Room Release Mechanisms
Rimmert van der Kooij (SINTEF Technology and Society) and Martijn Mes and Erwin Hans (University of Twente)
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The Value of Block Release Policies in Surgical Settings
Rebecca Weiss and Kevin Taaffe (Clemson University)
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Data-Driven Simulation to Determine Bed Resource Requirements for the Redesign of Pre- and Post-Operative Care Areas
Thomas P. Roh (Mayo Clinic), Yariv Marmor (ORT Braude College) and Todd R. Huschka and Michael J. Brown (Mayo Clinic)
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Invited Paper · Healthcare Applications
Patient Access
Chair: David Claudio (Montana State University)
A User-Friendly Excel Simulation for Scheduling in Primary Care Practices
Hyun Jung Alvarez Oh, Ana Muriel and Hari Balasubramanian (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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A Simulation-IP Based Tool for Patient Admission Services in a Multi-Specialty Outpatient Clinic
Travis Sowle, Natalie Gardini, Fernando Vazquez Arroyo Vazquez, Eduardo Pérez and Jesús Jimenez (Texas State University) and Lenore Depagter (Live Oak Health Partners)
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A Detailed Simulation Model of an Infusion Treatment Center
Anali Huggins, David Claudio and MD Waliullah (Montana State University)
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Invited Paper · Healthcare Applications
Healthcare Treatment Processes
Chair: Hari Balasubramanian (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
The Impact of Hourly Discharge Rates and Prioritization on Timely Access to Inpatient Beds
Asli Ozen (University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Hari Balasubramanian (University of Massachusetts)
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Assessing Lifestyle Interventions to Improve Cardiovascular Health Using an Agent-Based Model
Yan Li and Nan Kong (Purdue University), Mark Lawley (Purdue) and José A. Pagán (The New York Academy of Medicine)
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Assessing the Reliability of the Radiation Therapy Care Delivery Process Using Discrete Event Simulation
Pegah Pooya and Julie Ivy (North Carolina State University), Lukasz Mazur, Katharin Mary Deschesne, Prithima Reddy Mosaly and Gregg Tacton (UNC School of Medicine, North Carolina Cancer Hospital) and Nishant Singh (William G. Enloe High School)
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Invited Paper · Healthcare Applications
Medical Decision Analysis
Chair: Maria Mayorga (North Carolina State University)
A Framework for Modeling the Complex Interaction between Breast Cancer and Diabetes
Shadi Hassanigoodarzi, Kendall McKenzie, Nisha Nataraj and Julie Ivy (North Carolina State University), Jennifer Mason (University of Virginia), Maria Mayorga (North Carolina State University) and Jeremy Tejada (SIMCON Solutions LLC)
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A Discrete Event Simulation Model to Estimate Population Level Health and Economic Impacts of Smoking Cessation Intervention
Maria Mayorga (North Carolina State University), Odette Reifsnider (Evidera) and Stephanie Wheeler and Racquel Kohler (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Simulation of Labor: A Study of the Relationship between Cesarean Section Rates and the Time Spent in Labor
Karen Hicklin and Julie Ivy (North Carolina State University), Meera Viswanathan (RTI International), Vidyadhar Kulkarni (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and Evan Myers (Duke University)
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Invited Paper · Healthcare Applications
Healthcare Systems Analytics
Chair: Joseph Heim (University of Washington)
Analysis of Hospital Bed Capacity via Queuing Theory and Simulation
Luiz Ricardo Pinto, Francisco Carlos Cardoso Campos and Ignez Helena Oliva Perpétuo (Federal University of Minas Gerais) and Yara Cristina Neves Marques Barbosa Ribeiro (Hospital Municipal Odilon Behrens)
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Modeling the Effect of Shorter Shelf Life of Red Blood Cells on Blood Supplies
Gina M. Dumkrieger (Arizona State University) and Todd R. Huschka and James R. Stubbs (Mayo Clinic)
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Sensitivity Analysis for a Whole Hospital System Dynamics Model
Raymond L. Smith and Stephen D. Roberts (North Carolina State University)
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Invited Paper · Healthcare Applications
Ancilary Care
Chair: Thomas P. Roh (Mayo Clinic)
System Simulation as Decision Data in Healthcare IT
Charles S. Brust (Mayo Clinic) and Robin Clark (QMT Group)
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A Simulation-Based Approach to Modeling the Uncertainty of Two-Substrate Clinical Enzyme Measurement Processes
Varun Ramamohan (Research Triangle Institute - Health Solutions), James Abbott (Roche Diagnostics Corporation) and Yuehwern Yih (Purdue University)
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Developing Domain-Specific Simulation Objects for Modeling Clinical Laboratory Operations
Shuainan Hu and Joseph Heim (University of Washington)
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Invited Paper · Healthcare Applications
Surgical Scheduling
Chair: Gina Dumkrieger (Arizona State University)
Variability Based Surgical Scheduling: A Simulation Approach
Jamie Schultz and David Claudio (Montana State University)
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Surgery Rescheduling Using Discrete Event Simulation: A Case Study
Robert William Allen and Kevin M. Taaffe (Clemson University) and Gilbert Ritchie (Greenville Health System)
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Evaluation of Optimal Scheduling Policy for Accommodating Elective and Non-Elective Surgery via Simulation
Narges Hosseini (Mayo Clinic) and Kevin Taaffe (Clemson University)
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Invited Paper · Healthcare Applications
Healthcare Policy
Chair: Yan Li (Purdue University)
Creating Common Patients and Evaluating Individual Results: Issues in Individual Simulation for Health Policy Analysis
David Alexander Cornejo and Maria Mayorga (North Carolina State University) and Kristen Hassmiller Lich (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Primary Preventive Care Model for Type 2 Diabetes: Input Calibration with Response Data
Karca Aral and Stephen E. Chick (INSEAD) and Alfons Grabosch (National Health Insurance Company - Daman)
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Optimal Distribution of the Influenza Vaccine
Osman Ozaltin (North Carolina State University) and Ozden Onur Dalgic and Fatih Safa Erenay (University of Waterloo)
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Invited Paper · Healthcare Applications
Emergency Room
Chair: Karim Ghanes (Ecole Centrale Paris)
A Comprehensive Simulation Modeling of an Emergency Department: A Case Study for Simulation Optimization of Staffing Levels
Karim Ghanes (Ecole Centrale Paris)
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Hospitalization Admission Control of Emergency Patients Using Markovian Decision Processes and Discrete Event Simulation
Martin Prodel, Vincent Augusto and Xiaolan Xie (Ecole nationale superieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne)
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Real-Time Simulation as a Way to Improve Daily Operations in an Emergency Room
Camila Espinoza and Jimena Pascual (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso), Francisco J. Ramis and Daniel Borquez (Universidad del Bio-Bio) and Jose A. Sepulveda (University of Central Florida)
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Invited Paper · Healthcare Applications
Epidemic Medical Decisions
Chair: Feng Yang (West Virginia University)
Evaluating the Impacts of Vaccination, Antiviral Treatment and School Closure on H1N1 Influenza Epidemic
Junhai Cao (Beijing Technology and Business University) and Feng Yang, Zongyu Geng and Xiaofei Shi (West Virginia University)
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Estimating the Proportion of Tuberculosis Regent Transmission via Simulation
Parastu Kasaie and David W. Dowdy (The Johns Hopkins University) and W. David Kelton (University of Cincinnati)
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A Framework for Modeling and Simulating Aedes Aegypti and Dengue Fever Dynamics
Tiago França Melo de Lima and Tiago Garcia de Senna Carneiro (Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP)), Raquel Martins Lana and Cláudia Torres Codeço (Fundação Oswaldo Cruz), Raian Vargas Maretto (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais), Liliam César de Castro Medeiros (Universidade Estadual Paulista), Leandro Gomes Silva (Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP)), Leonardo Bacelar Lima Santos (Centro Nacional de Monitoramento e Alertas de Desastres Naturais (Cemaden)), Izabel Cristina dos Reis (Fundação Oswaldo Cruz), Flávio Codeço Coelho (Fundação Getúlio Vargas) and Antônio Miguel Vieira Monteiro (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais)
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Homeland Security and Emergency Response
Invited Paper · Homeland Security and Emergency Response
Forest Fire Simulation and Management
Chair: Raha Akhavan-Tabatabaei (Universidad de los Andes)
Aligning Wildfire Management Resourcing Decisions with Operational Needs
Ericson Davis, Christopher Johnson, David Peterson, Rachel Morowitz, David Levin, Michael Pouy and Vitali Volovoi (LMI)
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A Forest Fire Propagation Simulator for Bogota
Gilberto A. Morales, Ridley S. Morales, Carlos F. Valencia and Raha Akhavan-Tabatabaei (Universidad de los Andes)
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Invited Paper · Homeland Security and Emergency Response
Emergency Response Modeling
Chair: Edgar C. Portante (Argonne National Laboratory)
An Agent-Based Discrete Event Simulation Approach for Modeling Large-Scale Disaster Evacuation Network
Hyeongsuk Na and Amarnath Banerjee (Texas A&M University)
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Simulation of the September 8, 2011 San Diego Blackout
Edgar Portante, Stephen Folga, James Kavicky and Leah Malone (Argonne National Laboratory)
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Hybrid Simulation
Invited Paper · Hybrid Simulation
Modeling Human Behavior Using Hybrid Simulation
Chair: Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter)
Modeling Human Behavior – An (Id)entity Crisis?
Sally Brailsford (University of Southampton)
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The Case for Incorporating Heterogeneity and Malleability of Patient Screening Behavior in Simulation Models
Irene Vidyanti (Los Angeles Department of Public Health) and Shinyi Wu (University of Southern California)
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Return to Work Behavior of People with Disabilities: A Multi-Method Approach
Mariusz A. Balaban (MYMIC)
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Invited Paper · Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Models for Healthcare Planning
Chair: Sally Brailsford (University of Southampton)
A Hybrid Agent-Based and Discrete Event Simulation Approach for Sustainable Strategic Planning and Simulation Analytics
Masoud Fakhimi, Anastasia Anagnostou, Lampros Stergioulas and Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University)
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Reflections on Two Approaches to Hybrid Simulation in Healthcare
Joe Viana (University of Southampton)
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Elements of a Hybrid Simulation Model: A Case Study of Blood Supply Chain in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Bhakti Satyabudhi Stephan Onggo (Lancaster University)
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Invited Paper · Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Simulation for Planning & Scheduling
Chair: Sally Brailsford (University of Southampton)
Decision Support Model to Evaluate Complex Overhead Crane Schedules
Adam Graunke, Gabriel Burnett and Charles Hu (The Boeing Company) and Glen Wirth (Simio LLC)
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Iterative Simulation Optimization for Job Shop Scheduling
Ketki Kulkarni (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay) and Jayendran Venkateswaran (IIT Bombay)
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A Hybrid Simulation Approach to Dynamic Multi-Skilled Workforce Planning of Production Line
Yuan Feng and Wenhui Fan (Tsinghua University)
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Invited Paper · Hybrid Simulation
Methodological Aspects of Hybrid Simulation
Chair: Anastasia Anagnostou (Brunel University)
A Time and Space Complexity Analysis of Model Integration
Michael J. North (Argonne National Laboratory)
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Towards a Theory of Multi-Method M&S Approach: Part I
Mariusz A. Balaban (MYMIC), Patrick Hester (ODU) and Saikou Diallo (VMASC)
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Soft OR Approaches in Problem Formulation Stage of a Hybrid M&S Study
John Powell and Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter)
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Invited Paper · Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Models for Health Applications
Chair: Joe Viana (University of Southampton)
A Tripartite Hybrid Model Architecture for Investigating Health and Cost Impacts and Intervention Tradeoffs for Diabetic End-Stage Renal Disease
Amy Gao, Nathaniel Osgood, Wenyi An and Roland Dyck (University of Saskatchewan)
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A Multi-Paradigm Modeling Framework for Modeling and Simulating Problem Situations
Christopher J. Lynch, Jose J. Padilla, Saikou Y. Diallo, John A. Sokolowski and Catherine M. Banks (Old Dominion University)
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Discrete Choice, Agent-Based and System Dynamics Simulation of Health Profession Career Paths
Terry Flynn (University of Western Sydney), Yuan Tian (Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School), Keith Masnick (University of New South Wales), Elisabeth Huynh (University of South Australia), Alex Mair (University of Saskatchewan), Geoff McDonnell (University of New South Wales) and Nathaniel Osgood (University of Saskatchewan)
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Invited Paper · Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Models for Energy Applications
Chair: Bhakti Satyabudhi Stephan Onggo (Lancaster University)
Marine Logistics Decision Support for Operation and Maintenance of Offshore Wind Parks with a Multi Method Simulation Model
Ole-Erik Endrerud and Jayantha Liyanage (University of Stavanger) and Nenad Keseric (Statoil ASA)
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Partial Paradigm Hiding and Reusability in Hybrid Simulation Modeling Using the Frameworks HealthDS and i7-AnyEnergy
Anatoli Djanatliev, Peter Bazan and Reinhard German (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
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Logistics, SCM and Transportation
Invited Paper · Logistics, SCM and Transportation
Port Logistics I
Chair: Ek Peng Chew (National University of Singapore)
Yard Crane Deployment in Container Terminals
Shell Ying Huang, Ya Li, Meimei Lau and Teck Chin Tay (Nanyang Technological University)
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Yard Crane Dispatching to Minimize Vessel Turnaround Times in Container Terminals
Shell Ying Huang, Ya Li and Xi Guo (Nanyang Technological University)
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Simulation-Based Flexibility Analysis of Vehicle Dispatching Problem on a Container Terminal with GPS Tracking Data
Wenhe Yang and Soemon Takakuwa (Nagoya University)
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Invited Paper · Logistics, SCM and Transportation
Port Logistics II
Chair: Suman Niranjan (Savannah State University)
Evaluation of Inter-Terminal Transport Configurations at Rotterdam Maasvlakte Using Discrete Event Simulation
Herbert J.L. Schroër, Francesco Corman, Mark B. Duinkerken, Rudy R. Negenborn and Gabriel Lodewijks (Delft University of Technology)
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Plan Validation for Container Terminals
Csaba Attila Boer and Yvo Saanen (TBA BV)
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Information Flow Along the Maritime Transport Chain – A Simulation Based Approach to Determine Impacts of Estimated Time of Arrival Messages on the Capacity Utilization
Ralf Elbert and Fabian Walter (TU Darmstadt)
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Invited Paper · Logistics, SCM and Transportation
Port Logistics III
Chair: Cathal Heavey (University of Limerick)
Revealing Gaps in the Material Flow of Inland Port Container Terminals Alongside the Danube with Simulation
Jan Kaffka and Uwe Clausen (TU Dortmund University) and Sandra Stein (Vienna University of Technology)
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SNAT: Simulation Based Search for Navigation Safety: The Case of Singapore Strait
Szu Hui Ng, Giulia Pedrielli and Xingyi Chen (National University of Singapore)
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A Simulation Study for Next Generation Transshipment Port
Loo Hay Lee, Ek Peng Chew, Xinjia Jiang and Chenhao Zhou (National University of Singapore)
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Invited Paper · Logistics, SCM and Transportation
Simulation in Construction Logistics
Chair: Simaan AbouRizk (University of Alberta)
Jobsite Logistics Simulation in Mechanized Tunneling
Markus Scheffer, Tobias Rahm, Ruben Duhme, Markus Thewes and Markus König (Ruhr-University Bochum)
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Logistic Evaluation of an Underground Mine Using Simulation
Marcelo Moretti Fioroni (Paragon Tecnologia), Leticia Cristina Alves dos Santos, Luiz Augusto G. Franzese and Isac Reis Santana (Paragon Decision Science), Josiane Cordeiro Seixas, Bruno Mendes Penna and Gerson Mendes de Alkmim (Anglo Gold Ashanti Brasil) and Gustavo Dezem Telles (Paragon Decision Science)
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Invited Paper · Logistics, SCM and Transportation
SimHeuristics in Logistics I
Chair: Carlos Alberto Mendez (INTEC (UNL-CONICET))
Enabling Simheuristics through Designs for Tens of Variables: Costing Models and Online Availability
Yaileen Méndez-Vázquez, Hecny Pérez-Candelario, kasandra Ramírez-Rojas and Mauricio Cabrera-Ríos (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus)
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On the Use of Biased Randomization and Simheuristics to Solve Vehicle and Arc Routing Problems
Sergio Gonzalez-Martin, Barry B. Barrios, Angel A. Juan and Daniel Riera (Open University of Catalonia)
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A Hybrid Optimization-Simulation Approach for Itinerary Generation
Feng Cheng, Bryan Baszczewski and John Gulding (Federal Aviation Administration)
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Invited Paper · Logistics, SCM and Transportation
Supply Chain Analysis I
Chair: Jeffrey Tew (Tata Consultancy Services)
An Approach for Increasing the Level of Accuracy in Supply Chain Simulation by Using Patterns on Input Data
Markus Rabe and Anne Antonia Scheidler (Technische Universität Dortmund)
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Economic Evaluation of Logistics Infrastructure in Oil Industry Using Simulation – Jet Fuel Supply Case Study
Rafael Costa, Raphael Fagundes, Angelo Freitas and Eduardo Avila (Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.)
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A Simulation Based Investigation of Inventory Management under Working Capital Constraints
Illana Bendavid (ORT Braude College of Engineering), Yale T. Herrer (Technion) and Enver Yucesan (INSEAD)
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Invited Paper · Logistics, SCM and Transportation
Supply Chain Analysis II
Chair: Kyle Cooper (Tata Consultancy Services)
Efficient Storage of Transport Network Routes for Simulation Modesl
Ramon Alanis (Alberta Health Services)
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Simulation Based Analytics for Efficient Planning and Management in Multimodal Freight Transportation Industry
Parijat Dube (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center), Joao Goncalves (IBM), Shilpa Mahatma, Francisco Barahona and Milind Naphade (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center) and Mark Bedeman (IBM)
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Evaluating Cost-to-Serve of a Retail Supply Chain
Kyle Cooper, Jeffrey Tew and Erick Wikum (Tata Consultancy Services)
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Invited Paper · Logistics, SCM and Transportation
SimHeuristics in Logistics II
Chair: Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarre)
Simulation Analysis of a Dynamic Ridesharing Model
Toni Guasch, Jaume Figueras, Pau Fonseca i Casas, Cristina Montañola-Sales and Josep Casanovas-Garcia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech)
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Optimization of Aircraft Boarding Processes Considering Passengers’ Grouping Characteristics
Gerard Carmona Budesca (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) and Pau Fonseca i Casas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech)
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Optimizing the Design and Operation of a Beer Packaging Line through an Advanced SIMIO-Based DES Tool
Natalia P. Basán, Mariana E. Cóccola and Carlos Alberto Méndez (INTEC / UNL-CONICET)
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Invited Paper · Logistics, SCM and Transportation
Transportation Logistics
Chair: Uwe Clausen (Fraunhofer Institute)
The Use of RFID Sensor Tags for Perishable Products Monitoring in Logistics Operations
Sobhi Mejjaouli (University of Arkansas at Little Rock), Radu F. Babiceanu (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) and Ibrahim Nisanci (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)
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Optimization of Cross-Docking Terminal Using FlexSim/OptQuest – Case Study
Pawel Pawlewski and Patrycja Hoffa (Poznan University of Technology)
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Simulation Model for Regional Oil Derivatives Pipeline Networks Considering Batch Scheduling and Restricted Storage Capacity
Rafael F. S. Costa, Angelo A. de M. Freitas, Celso F. Araujo, Claudio D. P. Limoeiro and Daniel Barry Fuller (Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.)
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Invited Paper · Logistics, SCM and Transportation
Supply Chain Analysis III
Chair: Edward Williams (PMC Corporation)
Capacity Reservation for a Decentralized Supply Chain under Resource Competion: A Game Theoretic Approach
Chao Meng (The University of Arizona), Benyong Hu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China) and Young-Jun Son (The University of Arizona)
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Validation of a New Multiclass Mesoscopic Simulator Based on Individual Vehicles for Dynamic Network Loading
Ma Paz Linares, Carlos Carmona, Jaume Barceló and Cristina Montañola-Sales (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTECH)
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Adaption of the Discrete Rate-Based Simulation Paradigm for Tactical Supply Chain Decisions
Sebastian Terlunen, Dennis Horstkemper and Bernd Hellingrath (European Research Center for Information Systems)
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Invited Paper · Logistics, SCM and Transportation
Urban Logistics
Chair: Jan Kaffka (TU Dortmund)
Presentation of a General Purpose Simulation Approach for Enabling the Realization of Electromobility Concepts for the Transportation Sector
Jonas Benjamin Gläser and Joachim Oliver Berg (Flensburg University of Applied Sciences)
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Frugal Signal Control Using Low Resolution Web-Camera and Traffic Flow Estimation
Kumiko Maeda, Tetsuro Morimura, Takayuki Katsuki and Masayoshi Teraguchi (IBM Research - Tokyo)
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Simulating Unsignalized Intersection Right-of-Way
Jessica A. Mueller and David Claudio (Montana State University)
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Manufacturing Applications
Invited Paper · Manufacturing Applications
Simulation of Assembly Lines
Chair: Markus Rabe (TU Dortmund)
Simulation of Low-Volume Mixed Model Assembly Lines: Modeling Aspects and Case Study
Timm Ziarnetzky and Lars Moench (University of Hagen) and Alexander Biele (AIRBUS Group Innovation)
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A Novel Work-Sharing Protocol for U-Shaped Assembly Lines
Srinath Sriram (Rochester Institute of Technology), Andres L. Carrano (Auburn University) and Michael E. Kuhl and Brian K. Thorn (Rochester Institute of Technology)
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Quantifying Input Uncertainty in an Assemble-to-Order System Simulation with Correlated Input Variables of Mixed Types
Alp Akcay (Bilkent University) and Bahar Biller (Carnegie Mellon University)
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Invited Paper · Manufacturing Applications
Simulation Optimization in Manufacturing
Chair: Anders Skoogh (Chalmers University of Technology)
Simulation Based Optimization Using PSO in Manufacturing Flow Problems: A Case Study
Sai Phatak and Jayendran Venkateswaran (IIT Bombay) and Gunjan Pandey, Shirish Sabnis and Amit Pingle (John Deere India Pvt. Ltd)
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Topsis Based Taguchi Method for Multi-Response Simulation Optimization of Flexible Manufacturing System
Yusuf Tansel Ic (Baskent University), Orhan Dengiz (DND Technological Solutions), Berna Dengiz (Baskent University) and Gozde Cizmeci (Prime Ministry Under Secretariat of Treasury)
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Event Graph Modeling of a Heterogeneous Job Shop with Inline Cells
Donghun Kang, Hyeonsik Kim and Byoung K. Choi (KAIST) and Byung H. Kim (VMS Solutions Co. Ltd)
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Invited Paper · Manufacturing Applications
Planning of Manufacturing Systems
Chair: Klaus Altendorfer (Upper Austrian University of Applied Science)
Simulation-Based Planning of Maintenance Activities by a Shifting Priority Method
Maheshwaran Gopalakrishnan and Anders Skoogh (Chalmers University of Technology) and Christoph Laroque (West Saxon University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau)
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Planning Hybrid U-Shaped Assembly Systems Using Heuristics and Simulation
Gert Zülch (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie) and Michael Zülch (gefora - Beratungs-Gesellschaft für Organisation und Arbeitswirtschaft mbH)
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Data Analytics Using Simulation for Smart Manufacturing
Guodong Shao (NIST), Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University) and Seung-Jun Shin (NIST)
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Invited Paper · Manufacturing Applications
Simulation for Production Planning
Chair: Maheshwaran Gopalakrishnan (Chalmers University of Technology)
A Metamodeling-Based Approach for Production Planning
Minqi Li and Feng Yang (West Virginia University) and Jie Xu (George Mason University)
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Job Release under Due Date Constraints in Job Shops with Time-Varying Product Mix
Tao Zhang and Oliver Rose (Universität der Bundeswehr München)
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Comparing the Performance of Two Different Customer Order Behaviors within the Hierarchical Production Planning
Thomas Felberbauer and Klaus Altendorfer (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria)
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Invited Paper · Manufacturing Applications
Capacity Constraints in Manufacturing Systems
Chair: Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau)
A Step toward Capacity Planning at Finite Capacity in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Emna Mhiri (G-SCOP laboratory/Grenoble INP), Mireille Jacomino and Fabien Mangione (G-SCOP laboratory) and Philippe Vialletelle and Guillaume Lepelletier (STMicroelectronics)
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Empirical Study of the Behavior of Capacitated Production-Inventory Systems
Pablo Garcia-Herreros (Carnegie Mellon University), Bikram Sharda, Anshul Agarwal and John M. Wassick (The Dow Chemical Company) and Ignacio E. Grossmann (Carnegie Mellon University)
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Evaluating the Impact of Batch Degradation and Maintenance Policies on the Production Capacity of a Batch Production Process
Bikram Sharda and Scott Bury (The Dow Chemical Company)
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Military Applications
Invited Paper · Military Applications
Keynote: Very Like a Whale...the Missing Meta-phor
Chair: Drew Hamilton (Mississippi State University)
Gregory Tackett (US Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC))
Biography
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Invited Paper · Military Applications
Military Workforce Modeling
Chair: Charles Turnitsa (Columbus State University)
Simulating F-22 Heavy Maintenance and Modifications Workforce Multi-Skilling
Wesley A. Sheppard, Alan W. Johnson and John O. Miller (Air Force Institute of Technology)
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Using Simulation and Optimization to Inform Army Force Structure Reduction Decisions
Jason A. Southerland (Center for Army Analysis) and Andrew Loerch (George Mason University)
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Helmet: A Clojure-Based Rules Engine for Stochastic Demand Sampling in Army Force Structure Analysis
Thomas Lee Spoon (Center For Army Analysis)
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Invited Paper · Military Applications
Combat Simulation
Ranked Outcome Approach to Air-to-Air Combat Modelling
Alan Cowdale (UK MOD)
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Using Simulation to Examine Live-Fire Test Configurations
Raymond R. Hill and Darryl Ahner (AFIT/ENS) and Michael J. Garee (AFOTEC)
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Optimizing Locations of Decoys for Protecting Surface-Based Radar Against Anti-Radiation Missile with Multi-Objective Ranking and Selection
Ville Mattila (Aalto University School of Science), Lasse Muttilainen (Tampere University of Technology), Kai Virtanen (Aalto University School of Science) and Juha Jylhä and Ville Väisänen (Tampere University of Technology)
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Invited Paper · Military Applications
Military Simulation Methods
Chair: Raymond Hill (Air Force Institute of Technology)
Role Based Interoperability Approaches within LVC Federations
Charles Turnitsa (Columbus State University)
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Simulation Implementation and Performance Analysis for Situational Awareness Data Dissemination in a Tactical MANET
Ming Li, Peter C. Mason, Mazda Salmanian and J. David Brown (Defence Research and Development Canada)
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Data Farming in Support of NATO Operations - Methodology and Proof-of-Concept
Stephan Seichter (German Bundeswehr) and Gary Horne (MCR Federal Systems)
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Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Application of Emerging IT Technologies in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Chair: John Fowler (Arizona State University)
Big Data in Daily Manufacturing Operations
Tim Wilschut (Eindhoven University of Technology), Joep Stokkermans (NXP) and Ivo Adan (Eindhoven University of Technology)
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Cloud Manufacturing Application in Semiconductor Industry
Xinghao Wu and Fei Qiao (Tongji University) and Kwok Poon (Serus Corporation)
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New Key Performance Indices for Complex Manufacturing Scheduling
Jinsoo Park (Yongin University), Haneul Lee, Byungdu So and Yunbae Kim (Sungkyunkwan University), Byung H. Kim and Keyhoon Ko (VMS Solutions Co. Ltd) and Bum C. Park (Samsung Display Co., Ltd)
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Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Equipment and Fab Modeling Techniques
Chair: Michael Hassoun (Ariel University)
Approximating the Performance of a Station Subject to Changeover Setups
Kan Wu (Nanyang Technological University), Ning Zhao (Kunming University of Science and Technology), Yijun Xu (University of Michigan) and Zhang Wu (Nanyang Technological University)
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Generating Operating Curves in Complex Systems Using Machine Learning
Birkan Can and Cathal Heavey (University of Limerick) and Kamil Erkan Kabak (Beykent University)
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Measuring Cycle Time through the Use of the Queuing Theory Formula (G/G/m)
DJ (Dongjin) Kim, Robert Havey and Stanley Wang (Micron Technology Inc)
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Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Joint Models for Cycle Time and Yield
Chair: Kan Wu (Nanyang Technological University)
Setting Quality Control Requirements to Balance Between Cycle Time and Yield in a Semiconductor Production Line
Miri Gilenson and Liron Yedidsion (Technion) and Michael Hassoun (Ariel University)
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Qualification Management to Reduce Workload Variability in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Mehdi Rowshannahad and Stephane Dauzère-Pérès (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne) and Bernard Cassini (SOITEC)
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Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Maintenance Modeling and Optimization
Chair: Claude Yugma (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne)
Enhancement of Simulation-Based Semiconductor Manufacturing Forecast Quality through Hybrid Tool Down Time Modeling
Patrick Preuss and Andre Naumann (D-SIMLAB Technologies GmbH), Wolfgang Scholl (Infineon Technologies Dresden) and Boon Ping Gan and Peter Lendermann (D-SIMLAB Technologies Pte Ltd)
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Scheduling Preventive Maintenance Tasks with Synchronization Constraints for Human Resources by a CP Modeling Approach
Jan Lange, Dirk Doleschal and Gerald Weigert (Technische Universität Dresden) and Andreas Klemmt (Infineon Technologies)
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Mean Cycle Time Optimization in Semiconductor Tool Sets via PM Planning with Different Cycles: A G/G/m Queueing and Nonlinear Programming Approach
James R. Morrison (KAIST), Hungil Kim (Defense Agency for Technology and Quality) and Adar A. Kalir (Intel Corporation)
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Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Production Control I
Chair: Adar Kalir (Intel Corporation)
Flexible Job-Shop Scheduling with Extended Route Flexibility for Semiconductor Manufacturing
Sebastian Knopp, Stéphane Dauzère-Pérès and Claude Yugma (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne)
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A Decomposition Heuristic for a Two-Machine Flow Shop with Batch Processing
Yi Tan and Lars Moench (University of Hagen) and John Fowler (Arizona State University)
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Short-Interval Expository Real-Time Scheduling of Semiconductor Manufacturing with Mixed Integer Programming
(Andy) Myoungsoo Ham (Liberty University) and Siyoung Choi (CSPI Inc.)
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Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Keynote: (Almost) Present at the Creation: 25 Years of Modelling and Simulation in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Chair: Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
Reha Uzsoy (North Carolina State University)
Biography
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Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Supply Chains in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Chair: Juergen Pilz (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt)
Developing Composed Simulation and Optimization Models Using Actual Supply-Demand Network Datasets
Soroosh Gholami and Hessam Sarjoughian (Arizona State University) and Gary Godding, Daniel Peters and Victor Chang (Intel Corporation)
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Towards a Semiconductor Supply Chain Simulation Library
Jingjing Yuan and Thomas Ponsignon (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Production Control II
Chair: (Andy) Myoungsoo Ham (Liberty University)
Simulation Analysis of Control Point Policy for Semiconductor FAB Lines Producing Multiple Part Types
Young Jae Jang and Talha Liaqat (KAIST)
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Due Date Control in Order-Driven FAB with High Priority Orders
Yong H. Chung and Sang C. Park (Ajou University), Byung H. Kim (VMS Solutions Co. Ltd) and Jeong C. Seo (Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd)
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Evaluations on Scheduling in Semiconductor Manufacturing by Backward Simulation
Wolfgang Scholl (Infineon Technologies Dresden), Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau) and Gerald Weigert (Technical University of Dresden)
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Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Production Control III
Chair: Young Jae Jang (KAIST)
On the Importance of Optimizing in Scheduling: The Photolithography Workshop
Abdoul Bitar, Stéphane Dauzère-Pérès and Claude Yugma (Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de St-Etienne)
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Parallel Simulation-Based Optimization on Scheduling of a Semiconductor Manufacturing System
Yumin Ma, Fei Qiao, Wei Yu and Jianfeng Lu (Tongji University)
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Large-Scale Simulation-Based Optimization of Semiconductor Dispatching Rules
Torsten Hildebrandt and Debkalpa Goswami (Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH (BIBA) at the University of Bremen) and Michael Feitag (ArcelorMittal Bremen)
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Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Yield Analytics I
Chair: James R. Morrison (KAIST)
Inventory Survival Analysis for Semiconductor Memory Manufacturing
Jei-Zheng Wu (Soochow University) and Hui-Chun Yu and Chen-Fu Chien (National Tsing Hua University)
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Survey of Recent Advanced Statistical Models for Early Life Failure Probability Assessment in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Daniel Kurz (AAU Klagenfurt), Horst Lewitschnig (Infineon Technologies Austria AG) and Jürgen Pilz (AAU Klagenfurt)
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Modeling Fatigue Life of Power Semiconductor Devices with e-N Fields
Olivia Bluder, Kathrin Plankensteiner, Michael Nelhiebel, Walther Heinz and Christian Leitner (KAI- Kompetenzzentrum für Automobil- und Industrieelektronik GmbH)
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Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Simulation Applications in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Chair: Gerald Weigert (TUD/IAVT)
On the Use of Simulation in Support of Capital Utilization
Dean Israel Grosbard and Adar Kalir (Intel Corporation)
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Automated Planning and Creation of Simulation Experiments with a Domain Specific Ontology for Semiconductor Manufacturing AMHS
Thomas Wagner, André Gellrich, Clemens Schwenke and Klaus Kabitzsch (Dresden University of Technology) and Germar Schneider (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH)
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Simulation for Dedicated Line Small Lot Size Manufacturing
Wenyu Huang, Leo Ke and Tina Shen (TSMC)
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Invited Paper · Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Yield Analytics II
Chair: Jei-Zheng Wu (Soochow University, Taiwan)
A Sampling Decision System for Semiconductor Manufacturing - Relying on Virtual Metrology and Actual Measurements
Daniel Kurz and Juergen Pilz (AAU Klagenfurt), Simone Pampuri and Andrea Schirru (University of Pavia) and Cristina De Luca (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Device Level Maverick Screening - Detection of Risk Devices through Independent Component Analysis
Anja Zernig and Olivia Bluder (KAI- Kompetenzzentrum für Automobil- und Industrieelektronik GmbH), Jürgen Pilz (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt) and Andre Kästner (Infineon Technologies Austria AG)
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Modeling and Prediction of Smart Power Semiconductor Lifetime Data Using a Gaussian Process Prior
Kathrin Plankensteiner and Olivia Bluder (KAI - Kompetenzzentrum für Automobil- und Industrieelektronik GmbH) and Jürgen Pilz (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt)
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Modeling Methodology
Invited Paper · Modeling Methodology
Novel Methods in Simulation Input and Output Analysis
Chair: PJ Byrne (Dublin City University)
On a Least Absolute Deviations Estimator of a Multivariate Convex Function
Eunji Lim (Kean University) and Yao Luo (Office Depot)
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On the Use of Gradients in Kriging Surrogate Models
Selvakumar Ulaganathan, Ivo Couckuyt and Tom Dhaene (Ghent University-iMINDS), Joris Degroote (Ghent University) and Eric Laermans (Ghent University-iMINDS)
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HistoRIA: A New Tool for Simulation Input Analysis
Mohammadnaser Ansari, Ashkan Negahban, Fadel M. Megahed and Jeffrey S. Smith (Auburn University)
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Invited Paper · Modeling Methodology
Model-Based Systems Engineering for Simulation
Chair: Daniel Leonard (Productivity Apex, Inc.)
Simulation Model Generation of Discrete Event Logistics Systems (DELS) Using Software Design Patterns
Timothy Sprock and Leon F. McGinnis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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A Model-Driven Engineering Framework for Reproducible Simulation Experiment Lifecycle Management
Alejandro Teran-Somohano (Auburn University), Orcun Dayibas (Middle East Technical University) and Levent Yilmaz and Alice E. Smith (Auburn University)
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The Simulation Life-Cycle: Supporting the Data Collection and Representation Phase
James Byrne, PJ Byrne, Diana Carvalho e Ferreira and Anne Marie Ivers (Dublin City University)
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Invited Paper · Modeling Methodology
Efficient Design and Execution of Complex Simulations
Chair: Raha Akhavan-Tabatabaei (Universidad de los Andes)
Profile Driven Partitioning of Parallel Simulation Models
AJ Alt and Philip Wilsey (University of Cincinnati)
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Efficient Design Selection in Microgrid Simulations
Mehrad Bastani, Aristotelis E. Thanos and Nurcin Celik (University of Miami) and Chun-Hung Chen (George Mason University)
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Investigating the Speedup of Systems Biology Simulation Using the SZTAKI Desktop Grid
Simon J. E. Taylor and Mohammadmersad Ghorbani (Brunel University), Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter), Tamas Kiss and Peter Borsody (University of Westminster) and Annette Payne and David Gilbert (Brunel University)
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Invited Paper · Modeling Methodology
Panel: Modeling for Everyone
Chair: Paul Fishwick (University of Texas at Dallas)
Modeling for Everyone: Emphasizing the Role of Modeling in STEM Education
Paul Fishwick (University of Texas at Dallas), Sally Brailsford (University of Southampton), Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University), Andreas Tolk (SimIS Inc.) and Adelinde Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
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Invited Paper · Modeling Methodology
Panel: The Future of Research in Modeling and Simulation
Chair: Levent Yilmaz (Auburn University)
Levent Yilmaz (Auburn University), Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University), Richard Fujimoto (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Frederica Darema (Air Force Office of Scientific Research)
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Invited Paper · Modeling Methodology
Novel Approaches in Facilitating Simulation Modeling and Analysis
Chair: Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
A Structured DEVS Model Representation Based on Extended Structured Modeling
Yunping Hu (Institute of Cyber-Systems and Control), Jun Xiao (Institute of Cyber-Systems and Control), Gang Rong (Institute of Cyber-Systems and Control) and Xiaolin Hu (Department of Computer Science)
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Development of an Open-Source Discrete Event Simulation Cloud Enabled Platform
Cathal Heavey, Georgios Dagkakis, Panagiotis Barlas and Ioannis Papagiannopoulos (University of Limerick) and Sébastien Robin, Jérôme Perrin and Marco Mariani (Nexedi)
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Perspectives on Languages for Specifying Simulation Experiments
Johannes Schützel and Danhua Peng (University of Rostock), L. Felipe Perrone (Bucknell University) and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
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Invited Paper · Modeling Methodology
Simulation for Applications in Traffic and Supply Chains
Chair: Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter)
Automatic Generation of Route Networks for Microscopic Traffic Simulations
Niclas Feldkamp and Steffen Strassburger (Ilmenau University of Technology)
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A Discrete-Event Simulation Model to Estimate the Number of Participants in the Ciclovia Program of Bogota
Melisa Murcia, María J. Rivera, Raha Akhavan-Tabatabaei and Olga L. Sarmiento (Universidad de los Andes)
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A Review of Literature in Distributed Supply Chain Simulation
Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter), Korina Katsaliaki (International Hellenic University) and Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University)
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Invited Paper · Modeling Methodology
Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems
Chair: Young-Jun Son (University of Arizona)
Past and Future Trees: Structures for and Predicting Vehicle Trajectories in Real-Time
Philip K. Pecher, Michael P. Hunter and Richard M. Fujimoto (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Map Stream: Initializing What-If Analyses for Real-Time Symbiotic Traffic Simulations
Abhinav Sunderrajan and Heiko Aydt (TUM-CREATE) and Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University)
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A DDDAMS-Based UAV and UGV Team Formation Approach for Surveillance and Crowd Control
Amirreza M. Khaleghi, Dong Xu, Sara Minaeian, Mingyang Li and Yifei Yuan (The University of Arizona), Christopher Vo and Jyh-Ming Lien (George Mason University) and Jian Liu and Young-Jun Son (The University of Arizona)
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Invited Paper · Modeling Methodology
Modeling Methodology for Advanced Simulation Architectures
Chair: Luis Rabello (University of Central Florida)
A DDS-Based Distributed Simulation Approach for Engineering-Level Models
Dohyung Kim, Ockhyun Paek, Taeho Lee and Samjoon Park (Agency for Defense Development) and Hyunshik Bae (SIMNET Co., Ltd.)
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Modeling of Complex Scenarios Using LVC Simulation
Kiyoul Kim, Taewoong Park, John Pastrana, Mario Marin, Edwin Cortes, Luis Rabelo and Gene Lee (University of Central Florida)
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ADDSIM: A New Korean Engagement Simulation Environment Using High Resolution Models
Hyun-Shik Oh, Samjoon Park, Hyung-Jun Kim, Taeho Lee, Sangjin Lee, Dohung Kim, Ockhyun Paek and Ju-Hye Park (Agency for Defense Development)
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Invited Paper · Modeling Methodology
Novel Modeling Methods for Hybrid/Mixed Systems
Chair: Sojung Kim (University of Arizona)
Using Discrete Event Simulation to Model Fluid Commodity Use by the Space Launch System
Daniel Leonard (Productivity Apex, Inc.), Jeremy Parsons (NASA Kennedy Space Center) and Grant Cates (The Aerospace Corporation)
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A Global Approach for Discrete Rate Simulation
David Krahl and Cecile Damiron (Imagine That, Inc)
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The Role of Languages for Modeling and Simulating Continuous-Time Multi-Level Models in Demography
Alexander Steiniger (Univerisity of Rostock), Sabine Zinn, Jutta Gampe and Frans Willekens (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research) and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (Univerisity of Rostock)
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Invited Paper · Modeling Methodology
Simulation for Applications in Business Processes and Logistics
Chair: Andrea D'Ambrogio (University of Roma TorVergata)
Using 3D Laser Scanning to Support Discrete Event Simulation of Production Systems: Lessons Learned
Jonatan Berglund, Erik Lindskog and Björn Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology) and Johan Vallhagen (GKN Aerospace Engine Systems)
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Combining Biased Random Sampling with Metaheuristics for the Facility Location Problem in Distributed Computer Systems
Guillem Cabrera, Sergio Gonzalez-Martin and Angel Alejandro Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), Scott Erwin Grasman (Rochester Institute of Technology) and Joan Manuel Marquès (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
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Simulation-Based Performance and Reliability Analysis of Business Processes
Paolo Bocciarelli, Andrea D'Ambrogio, Andrea Giglio and Emiliano Paglia (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
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Networks and Communications
Invited Paper · Networks and Communications
Cybersecurity
Chair: Stephan Eidenbenz (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Design of a High-Fidelity Testing Framework for Secure Electric Grid Control
Srikanth Yoginath and Kalyan Perumalla (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
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Modeling and Analysis of Stepping Stone Attacks
David Nicol and Vikas Mallapura (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
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Reasoning about Mobile Malware Using High Performance Computing Based Population Scale Models
Karthik Channakeshava (Ericsson) and Keith Bisset, Madhav Marathe and Anil Vullikanti (Virginia Tech)
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Invited Paper · Networks and Communications
Network Applications
Chair: Nils Aschenbruck (University of Osnabruck)
DEVS Modeling of Large Scale Web Search Engines
Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University), Alonso Inostrosa-Psijas (Universidad de Santiago), Veronica Gil-Costa (Universidad Nacional de San Luis) and Mauricio Marin (Universidad de Santiago)
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A Simulation and Emulation Study of SDN-Based Multipath Routing for Fat-Tree Data Center Networks
Eric Jo (Florida International University), Linda Butler (University of South Florida) and Deng Pan and Jason Liu (Florida International University)
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Popularity or Proclivity? Revisiting Agent Heterogeneity in Network Formation
Xiaotian Wang and Andrew James Collins (Old Dominion University)
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Invited Paper · Networks and Communications
Simulation Techniques
Chair: Jason Liu (Florida International University)
Performance of Conservative Synchronization Methods for Complex Interconnected Campus Networks in ns-3
Brian Paul Swenson, Jared Ivey and George Riley (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Using Massively Parallel Simulation for MPI Collective Communication Modeling in Extreme-Scale Networks
Misbah Mubarak and Christopher D. Carothers (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) and Robert B. Ross and Philip Carns (Argonne National Laboratory)
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Data Visualization for Network Simulations
L. Felipe Perrone, Christopher Scott Main and Greg L. Schrock (Bucknell University)
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Invited Paper · Networks and Communications
Mobile and Wireless
Chair: Nils Aschenbruck (University of Osnabruck)
Modeling and Event-Driven Simulation of Coordinated Multi-Point in LTE-Advanced with Constrained Backhaul
Matteo Artuso and Henrik Lehrmann Christiansen (Technical University of Denmark)
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Modeling and Simulation Applied to Capacity Planning of Voice Gateways: A Case Study
Muriel Ribeiro Alves and Rivalino Matias (Federal University of Uberlandia) and Paulo Jose Freitas Filho (Federal University of Santa Catarina)
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Privacy Assessment in Vehicular Networks Using Simulation
Isabel Wagner (University of Hull) and David Eckhoff (University of Erlangen)
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Project Management and Construction
Invited Paper · Project Management and Construction
Energy, Water and Crowd Simulations
Chair: Ravi S. Srinivasan (University of Florida)
Building Energy Simulation and Parallel Computing: Opportunities and Challenges
Duzgun Agdas (Queensland University of Technology) and Ravi Shankar Srinivasan (University of Florida)
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Decision Support Modeling for Net-Zero Water Buildings
Caryssa Joustra and Daniel Yeh (University of South Florida)
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World Cup 2014: Crowd Accommodation Policy Evaluation in a Soccer Stadium Bleachers Using Simulation
Daniel de Oliveira Mota (USP) and Filipe Martarello, Mariana Martarello, Renata Boneto and William Camargo (Maua Institute of Technology)
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Invited Paper · Project Management and Construction
Energy Simulations
Chair: Caryssa Joustra (University of South Florida)
Energy and Indoor Comfort Analysis of Various Window-Shading Assemblies in a Hot and Humid Climate
Adeeba Raheem, Raja R.A. Issa and Svetlana Olbina (University of Florida)
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Coupling Occupancy Information with HVAC Energy Simulation: A Systematic Review of Simulation Programs
Zheng Yang and Burcin Becerik-Gerber (University of Southern California)
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Invited Paper · Project Management and Construction
Simulation and Visualization for Construction
Chair: Ian Flood (University of Florida)
Towards the Implementation of a 3D Heat Transfer Analysis in Dynamic-BIM (Dynamic Building Information Modeling) Workbench
Ravi S. Srinivasan, Siddharth Thakur, Manoj Parmar and Ishfak Ahmed (University of Florida)
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Lifecycle Evaluation of Building Sustainability Using BIM and RTLS
Cheng Zhang, Jia Chen and Xiao Sun (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University) and Amin Hammad (Concordia University)
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Towards Net Zero Energy Schools - A Case Study Approach
Ruthwik Pasunuru, Hamed Hakim, Arati Sakhalkar, Charles Kibert and Ravi Srinivasan (University of Florida)
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Invited Paper · Project Management and Construction
Construction Process Simulation I
Chair: Raymond Issa (University of Florida)
Streamlining an Indoor Positioning Architecture Based on Field Testing in Pipe Spool Fabrication Shop
Meimanat Soleimanifar and Ming Lu (University of Alberta)
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Simulation-Based Multiobjective Optimization of Bridge Construction Processes Using Parallel Computing
Shide Salimi, Mohammed Mawlana and Amin Hammad (Concordia University)
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Integrated Simulation Approach for Assessment of Performance in Construction Projects: A System-of-Systems Framework
Jin Zhu and Ali Mostafavi (Florida International University)
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Invited Paper · Project Management and Construction
Simulation in Construction
Chair: Ming Lu (University of Alberta)
Construction Activity Recognition for Simulation Input Modeling Using Machine Learning Classifiers
Reza Akhavian and Amir Behzadan (University of Central Florida)
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Geographical Simulation Modeling for Evaluating Logistics Infrastructure: A Model for the Asean Economic Community
Poon Thiengburanathum (CMU), Ruth Banomyong and Krit Pattamaroj (TU) and Satoru Kumagai (IDE-JETRO)
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A Hybrid Simulation Framework for Integrated Management of Infrastructure Networks
Mostafa Batouli and Ali Mostafavi (Florida International University)
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Invited Paper · Project Management and Construction
Innovation and Integration in Scheduling
Chair: Gunnar Lucko (Catholic University of America)
Modeling Construction Manufacturing Processes Using Foresight
Ian Flood (University of Florida)
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Modeling Organizational Behaviors of Construction Enterprises: An Agent Based Modeling Approach
Jing Du (The University of Texas at San Antonio) and Mohamed El-Gafy (Michigan State University)
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Bi-Level Project Simulation Methodology to Integrate Superintendent and Project Manager in Decision Making: Shutdown/Turnaround Applications
Ming Fung Francis Siu, Ming Lu and Simaan AbouRizk (University of Alberta)
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Invited Paper · Project Management and Construction
Simulation in Construction Scheduling
Chair: Duzgun Agdas (Queensland University of Technology)
Analogies from Traffic Phenomena to Inspire Linear Scheduling Models with Singularity Functions
Gunnar Lucko and Yi Su (Catholic University of America)
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Project Planning and Predictive Earned Value Analysis via Simulation
Michael E. Kuhl and Maribel K. Perez Graciano (Rochester Institute of Technology)
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Material and Facility Layout Planning in Construction Projects Using Simulation
Pejman Alanjari, SeyedReza RazaviAlavi and Simaan AbouRizk (University of Alberta)
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Invited Paper · Project Management and Construction
Construction Process Simulation II
Chair: Amir Behzadan (University of Central Florida)
BIM-Based Data Mining Approach to Estimating Job Man-Hour Requirements in Structural Steel Fabrication
Xiaolin Hu, Ming Lu and Simaan AbouRizk (University of Alberta)
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A Simulation Based Heuristic Approach to a Resource Investment Problem (RIP)
Scott R. Schultz and Jonathan Atzmon (Mercer University)
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A Technical Concept for Plant Engineering by Simulation-Based and Logistics-Integrated Project Management
Thomas Gutfeld, Ulrich Jessen and Sigrid Wenzel (University of Kassel), Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau) and Jens Weber (University of Paderborn)
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Scientific Applications
Invited Paper · Scientific Applications
Applied Science Simulations
Chair: Kalyan Perumalla (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Parallel Asynchronous Hybrid Simulations of Strongly Inhomogeneous Plasmas
Yuri Omelchenko and Homa Karimabadi (SciberQuest, Inc)
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Neuron Time Warp
Carl Tropper (McGill University)
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Invited Paper · Scientific Applications
Parallel Discrete Event Applications
Chair: Carl Tropper (McGill University)
Enabling Fine-Grained Load Balancing for Virtual Worlds with Distributed Simulation Engines
Arthur Valadares (UCI), Huaiyu Liu (Intel) and Cristina Videira Lopes (UCI)
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Exploiting the Parallelism of Large-Scale Application-Layer Networks by Adaptive GPU-Based Simulation
Philipp Andelfinger and Hannes Hartenstein (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
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Efficient Graph-Based Dynamic Load-Balancing for Parallel Large-Scale Agent-Based Traffic Simulation
Yadong Xu (Nanyang Technological University), Heiko Aydt (TUM CREATE Ltd.), Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University) and Michael Lees (University of Amsterdam)
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Serious Games and Simulation
Invited Paper · Serious Games and Simulation
Gaming for Simulation and Education I
Chair: Gerd Wagner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
The Need for a Real Time Strategy Game Language
Roy Lee Hayes, Peter Beling and William Scherer (University of Virginia)
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Debriefing in Gaming Simulation for Research: Opening the Black Box of the Non-Trivial Machine to Assess Validity and Reliability
Jop Van Den Hoogen and Julia Chantal Lo (Delft University of Technology) and Sebastiaan Arno Meijer (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
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Towards a Conceptual Model and Framework for Management Games
Gerd Wagner and Oana Nicolae (Brandenburg University of Technology)
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Invited Paper · Serious Games and Simulation
Gaming for Simulation and Education II
Role Based Interoperability Approaches within LVC Federation
Charles Turnitsa (Columbus State University)
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Controlling Scalability of Distributed Virtual Environment Systems
Lally Singh (Google, Inc.), Denis Gracanin (Virginia Tech) and Kresimir Matkovic (VRVis Research Center)
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Computational Intelligence in Financial Engineering Trading Competition: A System for Project-Based Learning
Nachapon Chaidarun, Scott Lee Tepsporn, Roy Lee Hayes, Stefano Garzioli, Peter Beling and William Scherer (University of Virginia)
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Invited Paper · Serious Games and Simulation
Gaming for Simulation and Education III
Chair: Paul Fishwick (University of Texas at Dallas)
Prototyping an Analog Computing Representation of Predator Prey Dynamics
Karen Doore and Paul Fishwick (University of Texas at Dallas)
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Enhancing Model Interaction with Immersive and Tangible Representations: A Case Study Using the Lotka-Volterra Model
Michael Howell, David Vega, Karen Doore and Paul Fishwick (University of Texas at Dallas)
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Simulation Education
Invited Paper · Simulation Education
Simulation to Support Learning
Chair: Gregory A. Silver (Anderson University)
Immersion, Presence and Flow in Robot-Aided ISR Simulation-Based Training
Stephanie J. Lackey, Crystal S. Maraj and Daniel J. Barber (Institute for Simulation and Training)
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Discrete Event Simulation for Didactic Support Resource
Cintia de Lima Rangel (Instituto Federal Fluminense), Joao Jose de Assis Rangel (Candido Mendes University) and Janaína Ribeiro do Nascimento (Instituto Federal Fluminense)
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Discrete Event Simulation for Teaching in Control Systems
Leonardo das Dores Cardoso (Instituto Federal Fluminense), Joao Jose de Assis Rangel (Candido Mendes University), Ariel Carvalho Nascimento (Instituto Federal Fluminense) and Quezia Manuela Gonçalves Laurindo and Jhonathan Correa Camacho (Candido Mendes University)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Education
Innovative Teaching Tools and Methodologies
Chair: Charles Turnitsa (Columbus State University)
A Preliminary Study on the Role of Simulation Models in Generating Insights
Anastasia Gogi, Antuela Anthi Tako and Stewart Robinson (Loughborough University)
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Cloud-Based Simulators: Making Simulations Accessible to Non-Experts and Experts Alike
Jose J. Padilla, Saikou Y. Diallo, Anthony Barraco, Hamdi Kavak and Christopher J. Lynch (Old Dominion University)
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Multi-Level Educational Experiment in Distributed Simulation
Charles Turnitsa (Columbus State University)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Education
Education in Simulation I
Chair: Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University)
Student Modeling & Simulation Projects in Healthcare: Experiences with Hillingdon Hospital
Simon J. E. Taylor, Pam Abbot and Terry Young (Brunel University) and Richard Grocott-Mason (The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
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Teaching System Modelling and Simulation through Petri Nets and Arena
Jaume Figueras Jove, Antoni Guasch Petit, Josep Casanovas-Garcia and Pau Fonseca Casas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Education
Education in Simulation II
Chair: Gregory A. Silver (Anderson University)
Removing the Inherent Paradox of the Buffon's Needle Monte Carlo Simulation Using Fixed-Point Iteration Method
Jin Wang (Valdosta State Univeristy) and Maximilian James Wang (Lowndes High School)
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Teaching of Simulation at Business Schools
Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University)
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Simulation Optimization
Invited Paper · Simulation Optimization
Simulation Optimization: A Panel on the State of the Art in Research and Practice
Chair: Michael Fu (University of Maryland)
Michael C. Fu (University of Maryland), Güzin Bayraksan (The Ohio State University), Shane G. Henderson (Cornell University), Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University), Warren B. Powell (Princeton University), Ilya O. Ryzhov (University of Maryland) and Ben Thengvall (OptTek Systems)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Optimization
Advances in Simulation Optimization I
Chair: Sigrun Andradottir (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Massively Parallel Programming in Statistical Optimization & Simulation
Russell CH Cheng (University of Southampton)
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A Study on Multi-Objetive Particle Swarm Optimization with Objective Scalarizing Functions
Loo Hay Lee, Ek Peng Chew, Qian Yu, Haobin Li and Yue Liu (National University of Singapore)
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A Penalty Function Approach for Simulation Optimization with Stochastic Constraints
Liujia Hu and Sigrún Andradóttir (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Optimization
Ranking and Selection
Chair: Shane G. Henderson (Cornell University)
A Frequentist Selection-of-the-Best Procedure without Indifference Zone
Weiwei Fan and Jeff Hong (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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A Fully Sequential Procedure for Known and Equal Variances Based on Multivariate Brownian Motion
A. B. Dieker and Seong-Hee Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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A Comparison of Two Parallel Ranking and Selection Procedures
Eric C. Ni and Shane G. Henderson (Cornell University) and Susan R. Hunter (Purdue University)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Optimization
Parallelized Simulation Optimization
Chair: Quentin Bragard (UCD)
Multisection: Parallelized Bisection
Stephen N. Pallone, Peter Frazier and Shane Henderson (Cornell University)
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Asynchronous Knowledge Gradient Policy for Ranking and Selection
Bogumil Kaminski and Przemyslaw Szufel (Warsaw School of Economics)
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Global Dynamic Load-Balancing for Decentralised Distributed Simulation
Quentin Bragard, Anthony Ventresque and Liam Murphy (University College Dublin)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Optimization
Metamodel-Based Simulation Optimization
Chair: Yibo Ji (National University of Singapore)
Discrete Optimization via Simulation Using Gaussian Markov Random Fields
Peter Salemi, Barry L. Nelson and Jeremy Staum (Northwestern University)
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Sequential Experimental Designs for Stochastic Kriging
Xi Chen (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) and Qiang Zhou (City University of Hong Kong)
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Regularized Radial Basis Function Models for Stochastic Simulation
Yibo Ji and Sujin Kim (National University of Singapore)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Optimization
Advances in Simulation Optimization II
Chair: Enlu Zhou (Georgia Institute of Technology)
On the Sensitivity of Greek Kernel Estimators to Bandwidth Parameters
Marie Chau and Michael C. Fu (University of Maryland)
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Bootstrap Ranking and Selection
Soonhui Lee (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology) and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
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Simulation Optimization via Gradient-Based Stochastic Search
Enlu Zhou (Georgia Tech), Shalabh Bhatnagar (Indian Institute of Science) and Xi Chen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Optimization
Metamodeling and Bayesian Methods
Chair: Susan R. Hunter (Purdue University)
Steady-State Quantile Parameter Estimation: An Empirical Comparison of Stochastic Kriging and Quantile Regression
Jennifer Bekki (Arizona State University), Xi Chen (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) and Demet Batur (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
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Sequential Detection of Convexity from Noisy Function Evaluations
Nanjing Jian and Shane Henderson (Cornell University) and Susan R. Hunter (Purdue University)
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Parallel Bayesian Policies for Multiple Comparisons with a Known Standard
Weici Hu and Peter Frazier (Cornell University) and Jing Xie (American Express Company)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Optimization
Extending the Applicability of Simulation Optimization
Chair: Jie Xu (George Mason University)
Multiple Objective Probabilistic Branch and Bound for Pareto Optimal Approximation
Hao Huang and Zelda B. Zabinsky (University of Washington)
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Classification Aided Domain Reduction for High Dimensional Optimization
Prashant Singh, Francesco Ferranti, Dirk Deschrijver, Ivo Couckuyt and Tom Dhaene (Ghent University)
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Efficient Multi-Fidelity Simulation Optimization
Jie Xu, Si Zhang, Edward Huang and Chun-Hung Chen (George Mason University), Loo Hay Lee (National University of Singapore) and Nurcin Celik (The University of Miami)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Optimization
Advances in Simulation Optimization III
An Optimal Opportunity Cost Selection Procedure for a Fixed Number of Designs
Siyang Gao and Leyuan Shi (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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On Adaptive Sampling Rules for Stochastic Recursions
Fatemeh S. Hashemi (Virginia Tech), Soumyadip Ghosh (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center) and Raghu Pasupathy (Virginia Tech)
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Invited Paper · Simulation Optimization
Novel Approaches to Simulation Optimization
Chair: Martijn Mes (University of Twente)
A Unified Race Algorithm for Offline Parameter Tuning
Tim van Dijk, Martijn Mes and Marco Schutten (University of Twente) and Joaquim A. S. Gromicho (ORTEC)
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ERG Lite: Event Based Modeling for Simulation–Optimization of Control Policies in Discrete Event Systems
Andrea Matta (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Giulia Pedrielli (National University of Singapore) and Arianna Alfieri (Politecnico di Torino)
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PhD Colloquium
Doctoral Colloquium · PhD Colloquium
Keynote: M&S as a Discipline – Foundations, Philosophy, and Future
Chair: Mamadou Seck (Old Dominion University)
Andreas Tolk (SimIS Inc)
Biography
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Doctoral Colloquium · PhD Colloquium
PhD Colloquium Presentations I
Chair: Mamadou Seck (Old Dominion University)
Enhancing Understanding of Discrete Event Simulation Models through Analysis
Kara A. Olson (Old Dominion University)
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Impact of Input Variance on Population-Based Microsimulation Results
Barbara A. Blaylock (University of Southern California)
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Large-Scale Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation
Mingxin Zhang (Delft University of Technology)
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Hidden Spreading of Risk in Interdependent Complex Networks – Why the 2008 Financial Crisis Was More Severe Than Others
Young Joon Oh (University of Texas at Dallas)
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ManPy: An Open Source Library of Manufacturing Simulation Objects Written in Python
Georgios Dagkakis (University of Limerick)
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Towards Automated Simulation Input Data: An Open Source Tool to Enhance the Input Data Phase in Discrete Event Simulation
Panagiotis Barlas (University of Limerick)
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Simplified Simulation Interoperability Using the CoCobaSim Approach
Jörg Henss (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie)
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Nuclear Nonproliferation Analysis Using Agent Based Modeling in an Entropy Empowered Intelligent Agent Bayesian Framework
Royal Elmore (Texas A&M University)
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A System Dynamics Simulation Modeling: Health Information Exchange Adoption in the U.S. Healthcare System
Emad Edaibat (The George Washington University)
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Multi-Agent Simulation Approach on the Impact of Agricultural Land-Use Change Adaptation Strategy (Farm Credit) on Farm Household Livelihood in Semi-Arid Ghana
Biola Badmos (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)
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Doctoral Colloquium · PhD Colloquium
PhD Colloquium Presentations II
Chair: Esfand Mazhari (FedEx Services Corporation)
Analyzing the Impact of a New Technology with Simulation Optimization: Using Portable Ultrasound System as an Example
Hao Huang (University of Washington)
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Surgery Rescheduling Using Discrete Event Simulation
Robert William Allen (Clemson University)
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A Hardware-in-the-Loop DDDAMS System for Crowd Surveillance via Unmanned Vehicles
Amirreza M. Khaleghi (University of Arizona)
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Optimizing Public Health Spending with a Focus on Health Outcomes Using Simulation
David Cornejo (North Carolina State University)
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Selected Topics of the Supply Chain Matrix under Customer and Process Uncertainties
Alexander Hübl (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria)
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Construction Activity Recognition for Simulation Input Modeling Using Machine Learning Classifiers
Reza Akhavian (University of Central Florida)
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The Effect of Production Uncertainty on the Optimal Production and Sales Plans for New Products
Ashkan Negahban (Auburn University)
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Integrated Simulation Approach for Assessment of Performance in Construction Projects: A System-of-Systems Framework
Jin Zhu (Florida International University)
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Sensitivity Analysis for a Whole Hospital System Dynamics Model
Raymond L. Smith (North Carolina State University)
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Stochastically Constrained Simulation Optimization on Mixed-Integer Spaces
Kalyani Nagaraj (Virginia Tech)
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Doctoral Colloquium · PhD Colloquium
PhD Colloquium Presentations III
Chair: Andrea D'Ambrogio (University of Roma TorVergata)
Inverse Uncertainty Propagation for Demand Driven Data Acquisition
Philipp Baumgärtel (Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg)
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A Preliminary Study on the Role of Simulation Models in Generating Insights
Anastasia Gogi (Loughborough University)
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Iterative Simulation Optimization for Job Shop Scheduling
Ketki Kulkarni (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)
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Drivers’ En-Route Divergence Behavior Modeling Using Extended Belief-Desire-Intention (E-BDI) Framework
Sojung Kim (University of Arizona)
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Capacity Reservation for a Decentralized Supply Chain under Resource Competition: A Game Theoretic Approach
Chao Meng (The University of Arizona)
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Optimizing Fixed Targets in Organizations through Simulation
Andrea Hupman (University of Illinois)
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