# 1988

Winter Simulation Conference

Proceedings

## Table of Contents

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Introductory Tutorials

General Software Tutorials

Specific Software Tutorials

Modeling Methodology

Analysis Methodology

Manufacturing Applications

Military Applications

General

Education

Late Submissions

## Keynote Address

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## Introductory Tutorials

Introduction to SimulationDesigning Computer Simulation Experiments

Tutorial: Analysis of Simulation Output to Compare Alternatives

Rapid Modeling Tools for Manufacturing Simulation and Analysis

A Tutorial on Validation and Verification of Simulation Models

Simulation of Manufacturing Systems

Applying the Simulation Process

Discrete, Continuous, and Combined Simulation

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## General Software Tutorials

Introduction to SIMANPerspective on Simulation Using GPSS

SLAM II Tutorial

Modeling and Simulation Applied to Communications Systems

Introduction to SIMNET v2.0

Simulation Modeling and Analysis with INSIGHT: A Tutorial

Factory Planning and Production Analysis Using SIMFACTORY

SIMSCRIPT II.5 and SIMGRAPHICS: A Tutorial

C Based Discrete Event Simulation Support System

GPSS/PC Graphics and Animation

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## Specific Software Tutorials

A Tutorial on TESS: The Extended Simulation Support SystemThe SIMPLE_1 Simulation Environment

New Advanced Features of GPSS/H

NETWORK II.5 Tutorial: NETWORKS II.5 - Without Programming

Telecommunication Network Analysis with COMNET II.5

Input Modeling with the Johnson System of Distributions

Animation with CINEMA

A Tutorial on UNIFIT: An Interactive Computer Package for Fitting Probability Distributions to Observed Data

The MAST Simulation Environment Analyzing Low Frequency Inventory

Distributed Simulation

Heterogenous Distributed Simulation

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## Modeling Methodology

The Object Library for Parallel Simulation (OLPS)The Methodology Roles in the Realization of a Model Development Environment

Towards an Implementation of a Knowledge-Based System Design and Simulation Environment

Large Project Simulation: A Powerful Tool for Project Management Analysis

Automatic Programming Assistant for Network Simulation Models

Using CSIM to Model Complex Systems

Hierarchical, Modular Simulation Modeling in Icon-Based Simulation Program Generators for Manufacturing

Constraint-Based User Interfaces for Simulations

The Role of Animation in Decision-Making

The Perspective on Object-Oriented Simulation

Systems Theory Instrumented Simulation Modeling

The Implementation of Four Conceptual Frameworks for Simulation Modeling in High-Level Languages

Wolf: A Rollback Algorithm for Optimistic Distributed Simulation Systems

High Performance Parallelized Discrete Event Simulation of Stochastic Queueing Networks

A Unified Modeling Methodology for Performance Evaluation of Distributed Discrete Event Simulation Mechanisms

A Spectrum of Options for Parallel Simulation

Implementation Parallelized Queueing Network Simulations Using FORTRAN and Data Abstraction

Automatic Development of Parallel Simulation Models in ADA

Modeling Viewpoints for Assessing Reliability

One System, Several Perspectives, Many Models

Intelligent Simulation Environments: Identification of the Basics

Improving Digital Circuit Simulation: A Kknowledge Based Approach

Modeling Qualitative Issues in Military Simulations with the RAND-ABEL Language

Search and Rescue: A Case Study of Design Flexibility

State Event in Combined Simulation

Computer Aided Petri Net Design for Decision-Making Organizations

Validation: Expanding the Boundaries (Panel)

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## Analysis Methodology

Small-Sample Theory for Steady State Confidence IntervalsMinimal-MSE Linear Combinations of Variance Estimators of the Sample Mean

Confidence Intervals and Orthonormally Weighted Standardized Time Series

Generating Sums in Constant Average Time

Linear Congruential Generators of Order K>1

On Selecting the Best of K Systems: An Expository Survey of Subset-Selection Multinomial Procedures

Indifference-Zone Selection Procedures for Choosing the Best Airspace Configuration

Optimization over a Finite Number of System Designs with One-Stage Sampling and Multiple Comparisons with the Best

A Comparison of Confidence Region Estimators for Multivariate Simulation Output

Multivariate Estimation and Variance Reduction in Terminating and Steady-State Simulation

Covariance of Regenerative Mean and Variance Estimators for the Markov Chains

Comparison of Methods for Fitting Data Using Johnson Translation Distributions

Bootstrap and Correlated Data

Bootstrap in Time Series Models

Variance Reduction in Mean Time to Failure Simulation

Stochastic Flow Networks: How Component Criticality Changes with Component Reliability

Simulation Graphs

Using Perturbation Analysis for Gradient Estimation, Averaging and Updating in a Stochastic Approximation Algorithm

Performance Continuity and Differentiability in Monte Carlo Optimization

Smoothed Perturbation Analysis Algorithm for a G/G/1 Routing Problem

An Algorithm for Testing Serial Dependence of Simulation Output Data

Stratified Sampling in the Simplex with Applications to Estimating Statistical Distributions

Initializing for Bias Reduction: Some Analytical Considerations

Some Extensions and Limitations of Frequency Domain Experiments

The Global Simulation Clock as the Frequency Domain Experiment Index

Alternative Methods for Generating and Analyzing the Output Series of Frequency Domain Experiments

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## Manufacturing Applications

Analysis of Different AGV Control Systems in an Integrated IC Manufacturing Facility, Using Computer SimulationSimulation of Discrete Conveyor Systems

Bridging the Gap: Transferring Logic from a Simulation Into an Actual System Controller

Performance Analysis of Automatic Storage and Retrieval Systems - A Comparative Approach

Simulation Analysis of Narrow-Aisle Order Selection Systems

Why a Single Aisle Miniload System is Not Simple to Model

A Generic Simulator for Continuous Manufacturing

Transforming a Traditional Manufacturing System into a JUST-IN-TIME System with KANBAN

Simulation Modeling of Just-in-Time Assembly Systems Using an Information-Based Methodology

Simulation at Digital Equipment Corporation: The Process Expert as Simulation Expert

The Project Approach to Simulation Language Comparison

A Statistical Method for Generating Order Information for Simulation Modeling and Analysis

Simulation of a Finished Goods Allocation System

Capacity Choice, Work-in-Progress Inventory and Throughput: A Simulation Study

Analysis of Low Inventory Manufacturing Using MIM

Analysis of a Factory of the Future Using an Integrated Set of Software for Manufacturing Systems Modeling

Steel Product Transportation and Storage Simulation: A Combined Simulation/Optimization Approach

Integrating a Modified Simulated Annealing Algorithm with the Simulation of a Manufacturing System to Optimize Buffer Sizes in Automatic Assembly Systems

Rapid modeling: Implications for business planning

A Preliminary Group Technology Classification Scheme for Manufacturing Simulation Models

Simulation in a CIM Environment: Structure for Analysis and Real-Time Control

Discrete-Event Simulation of Wafer Fabrication Facility

JIT, Truck Docks, and Simulation

A Forum on Selecting Simulation/Animation Software for Manufacturing (Panel)

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## Military Applications

A Development Methodology for Adding Map-Based Graphics to the Theater War ExerciseUtilizing Abstraction and Perspective in Battle Simulation

Air Operations Modeling in a Wargaming Environment

Simulation: The Correct Approach to Complex Availability Problem

A Logistics Model of Coast Guard Buoy Tending Operations

A Space Logistics Simulation Implementation in Ada

Performance Analysis of a Generic Naval c2 Battle Group System by Use of Timed Petri Nets

Validation Methodologies for Complex, Hybrid, HWIL, 6DOF Missile Simulations - A Structured Approach

EW-GEMS: System Concepts and Development Process of an Electronic Warfare Simulation

Validation of a Simulation Model for the National Airspace System

Simulating the National Airspace System

Airline Performance Modelling to Support Schedule Development: An Application Case Study

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## General

Comparison of an Unsaturated Soil Zone Model (SESOIL) Predictions with a Laboratory Leaching ExperimentFox River Locks SLAM Simulation Model

A Comprehensive Agricultural System Simulation Model: The Case of Broiler Growers

A Simulator for Asynchronous Hybercube Communications

A Simulation of a Store-and-Forward Distributed Network of Transputers

On Modeling Local Area Networks

A Graphical Simulation Environment for Stochastic Investment Analysis

Warranty Cost Estimation Using Simulation

Using Simulation to Determine the Costs of Offering Caps on Adjustable Rate Mortgages

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## Education

Teaching Simulation in a School of Business (Panel) [No paper submitted]Simulation Education (Panel)

Teaching Simulation with Sigma

Using an Enhanced General-Purpose Language for Teaching Simulation

CONVERISM - A Teaching Simulation Language Incorporating a Conversational Model Builder

Easy-to-Use Simulation "Packages:" What Can You Really Model? (Panel)

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## Late Submissions

Continuous System Simulation Languages (CSSL's)Simulation and Material Handling System Design (Panel) [No paper submitted]

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