WSC 2020 Proceedings


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Plenary
Plenary
Monday Keynote
Chair: Renee M. Thiesing (Simio LLC)
The Rapid Democratization and Integration of Data with Simulation, Optimization and Artificial Intelligence
Ben Amaba (IBM Data Sciences and Artificial Intelligence Team Elite)
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Tuesday Keynote
Chair: Theresa Roeder (San Francisco State University)
Health Resource Allocation: Lessons for Today from Past Outbreaks
Stephen Chick (INSEAD)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing, Plenary
Wednesday Keynote
Chair: Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
Industry 3.5 as Hybrid Strategy empowered by AI & Big Data Analytics and Collaborative Research with Micron Taiwan for Smart Manufacturing
Chen-Fu Chien (National Tsing Hua University)
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Military Applications and Homeland Security, Plenary
Military Keynote
Chair: Nathaniel Bastian (Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Department of Defense)
Combining AI with M&S to Meet Emerging Military Challenges
Peter Schwartz (MITRE Corporation)
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Plenary
Friday Keynote
Chair: Theresa Roeder (San Francisco State University)
Panel Discussion: Being a Simulation Professional in this Virtual World
Carrie Beam (University of Arkansas), Ken Buxton (Accenture Strategy), Traci McIntyre (Kinaxis), and Jeffrey Smith (Auburn University)
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Advanced Tutorials
Track Coordinator - Advanced Tutorials: Wai Kin (Victor) Chan (Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute, TBSI), Hong Wan (North Carolina State University)
Advanced Tutorials
Advanced Statistical Methods: Inference, Variable Selection, and Experimental Design
Chair: Susan R. Hunter (Purdue University)
Ilya Ryzhov (University of Maryland), Qiong Zhang (Clemson University), and Ye Chen (Virginia Commonwealth University)
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Advanced Tutorials
Verification and Validation of Simulation Models: An Advanced Tutorial
Chair: Dave Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Robert G. Sargent (Syracuse University)
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Advanced Tutorials
Using Simple Dynamic Analytic Framework to Characterize and Forecast Epidemics
Chair: Ilya Ryzhov (University of Maryland)
Amna Tariq, Kimberlyn Roosa, and Gerardo Chowell (Georgia State University)
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Advanced Tutorials
Business Process Modeling and Simulation with DPMN: Resource-Constrained Activities
Chair: Sara Shashaani (North Carolina State University)
Gerd Wagner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
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Advanced Tutorials
Robustness Revisited: Simulation Optimization Viewed Through a Different Lens
Chair: Xi Chen (Virginia Tech)
Susan M. Sanchez and Paul J. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
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Advanced Tutorials
Blockchain: A Review from The Perspective of Operations Researchers
Chair: Wei Xie (Northeastern University)
Hong Wan, Yining Huang, and Kejun Li (North Carolina State University)
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Agent-based Simulation
Track Coordinator - Agent-Based Simulation: Chris Kuhlman (University of Virginia), Bhakti Stephan Onggo (University of Southampton)
Agent-based Simulation
Simulations of Infrastructure Systems I
Chair: Dhanan Utomo (Heriot-Watt University)
Simulation and Optimization of Traction Unit Circulations
Matthias Rößler and Matthias Wastian (dwh GmbH), Anna Jellen and Sarah Frisch (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Dominic Weinberger and Philipp Hungerländer (hex GmbH), and Martin Bicher and Niki Popper (Technische Universität Wien)
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Assessing Strain on Hospital Capacity During a Localized Epidemic Using a Calibrated Hospitalization Microsimulation
Kasey Jones and Emily Hadley (RTI International), Eric Lofgren (Washington State University), and Sarah Rhea (RTI International)
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Assessing the Impact of Heterogeneous Traffic on Highways via Agent-Based Simulations
Dhruv Nair, Sudarshan Yerragunta, Balasubramanian Kandaswamy, and Hrishikesh Venkataraman (Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City, Chittoor)
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Agent-based Simulation
Simulations of Infrastructure Systems II
Chair: Bhakti Stephan Onggo (University of Southampton)
Evaluation of Guidance Systems at Dynamic Public Transport Hubs using Crowd Simulation
Michael Wagner (TUMCREATE Limited); Philipp Andelfinger (Nanyang Technological University, TUMCREATE LIMITED); Henriette Cornet (TUMCREATE Limited); Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University); Alois Christian Knoll (Technische Universität München, TUMCREATE Limited); and David Eckhoff (TUMCREATE Limited)
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PHASE: Facilitating Agent-Based Modelling in Population Health
Eric Silverman and Umberto Gostoli (University of Glasgow)
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Long Haul Logistics Using Electric Trailers by Incorporating an Energy Consumption Meta-Model Into Agent-Based Model
Dhanan Sarwo Utomo, Adam Gripton, and Philip Greening (Heriot-Watt University)
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Agent-based Simulation
Simulations of Human Movement
Chair: Martijn Mes (University of Twente)
Agent-based Digital Twins (ABM-DT) in Synchromodal Transport and Logistics: The Fusion of Virtual and Physical Spaces
Tomas Ambra and Cathy Macharis (Vrije Universiteit Brussel - MOBI research center)
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Reshaping Airpower: Development of an IMPRINT Model to Analyze the Effects of Manned-Unmanned Teaming on Operator Mental Workload
Jinan M. Andrews, Christina F. Rusnock, and Michael E. Miller (Air Force Institute of Technology) and Douglas P. Meador (Air Force Research Laboratory)
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Multi-thread State Update Schemes for Microscopic Traffic Simulation
Best Contributed Applied Paper - Finalist
Wen Jun Tan and Philipp Andelfinger (Nanyang Technological University, TUMCREATE); Yadong Xu (TUMCREATE); Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University); Alois Knoll (Technische Universität München, Nanyang Technological University); and David Eckhoff (TUMCREATE)
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Agent-based Simulation
Simulations of Crowds and Groups
Chair: Chris Kuhlman (University of Virginia)
Generating Hypotheses on Prehistoric Cultural Transformation with Agent-based Evolutionary Simulation
Fumihiro Sakahira (KOZO KEIKAKU Engineering inc.); Yuji Yamaguchi (Okayama University); Ryoya Osawa, Toshifumi Kishimoto, and Taka’aki Okubo (Doshisha University); Takao Terano (Chiba University of Commerce); and Hiro’omi Tsumura (Doshisha University)
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Crowd Evacuation During Slashing Terrorist Attack: A Multi-Agent Simulation Approach
Fa Zhang (Zhuhai School, Beijing Institute of Technology) and Shihui Wu and Zhihua Song (Air Force Engineering University)
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An Agent-Based Model of Common Knowledge and Collective Action Dynamics on Social Networks
Chris J. Kuhlman, Gizem Korkmaz, and S. S. Ravi (University of Virginia) and Fernando Vega-Redondo (Bocconi University)
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Agent-based Simulation
Simulation-Supporting Methodologies
Chair: Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University)
Using Agent-based Simulation for Emergent Behavior Detection in Cyber-physical Systems
Rob Bemthuis, Martijn Mes, Maria-Eugenia Iacob, and Paul Havinga (University of Twente)
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Utilizing Spatio-Temporal Data In Multi-Agent Simulation
Daniel Glake and Norbert Ritter (University of Hamburg) and Thomas Clemen (Hamburg University of Applied Sciences)
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Simulating Re-configurable Multi-Rovers For Planetary Exploration Using Behavior-based Ontology
Justin Jose, Divye Singh, Amit Patel, and Harshal Ganpatrao Hayatnagarkar (ThoughtWorks Technologies India)
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Analysis Methodology
Track Coordinator - Analysis Methodology: Demet Batur (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Wei Xie (Northeastern University)
Analysis Methodology
Estimation and Fitting
Chair: Guanting Chen (Stanford University)
The Ease of Fitting but Futility of Testing a Nonstationary Poisson Processes from One Sample Path
Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University) and Lawrence M. Leemis (William & Mary)
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Unbiased Simulation Estimators for Path Integrals of Diffusions
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Guanting Chen (Stanford University); Alex Shkolnik (University of California, Santa Barbara); and Kay Giesecke (Stanford University)
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Analysis Methodology
Estimation Methodology
Chair: Wei Xie (Northeastern University)
Steady-State Quantile Estimation Using Standardized Time Series
Christos Alexopoulos, Joseph H. Boone, David Goldsman, and Athanasios Lolos (Georgia Institute of Technology); Kemal D. Dingec (Gebze Technical University); and James R. Wilson (North Carolina State University)
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Quantile Estimation via a Combination of Conditional Monte Carlo and Randomized Quasi-Monte Carlo
Marvin K. Nakayama (New Jersey Institute of Technology); Zachary T. Kaplan (New Jersey Institute of Technology, Google); Yajuan Li (New Jersey Institute of Technology); Bruno Tuffin (Inria-Rennes, University of Rennes); and Pierre L'Ecuyer (Universite de Montreal)
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A Method for Micro-Dynamics Analysis Based on Causal Structure of Agent-Based Simulation
Hiroaki Yamada (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.), Takashi Kato (Fujitsu Kyushu Network Technologies Ltd.), Shohei Yamane and Kotaro Ohori (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.), and Shingo Takahashi (Waseda University)
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Analysis Methodology
Output Analysis
Chair: Ben Feng (University of Waterloo)
Reusing Simulation Outputs of Repeated Experiments via Likelihood Ratio Regression
Ben Feng (University of Waterloo) and Guangxin Jiang (Harbin Institute of Technology)
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Green Simulation Assisted Reinforcement Learning with Model Risk for Biomanufacturing Learning and Control
Hua Zheng and Wei Xie (Northeastern University) and Ben Feng (University of Waterloo)
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Metric Learning for Simulation Analytics
Graham Laidler and Lucy E. Morgan (Lancaster University), Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University), and Nicos G. Pavlidis (Lancaster University)
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Analysis Methodology
Metamodeling
Chair: Xi Chen (Virginia Tech)
Uniform Error Bounds for Stochastic Kriging
Guangrui Xie and Xi Chen (Virginia Tech)
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Stochastic Gaussian Process Model Averaging for High-dimensional Inputs
Maxime Xuereb and Szu Hui Ng (National University of Singapore) and Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
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Efficient Risk Estimation Using Extreme Value Theory and Simulation Metamodeling
Joseph Kennedy, Armin Khayyer, Alexander Vinel, and Alice Smith (Auburn University)
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Analysis Methodology
Rare-event Simulation
Chair: Henry Lam (Columbia University)
On the Error of Naive Rare-Event Monte Carlo Estimator
Yuanlu Bai and Henry Lam (Columbia University)
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Rare-Event Simulation for Multiple Jump Events in Heavy-Tailed Levy Processes with Infinite Activities
Xingyu Wang and Chang-Han Rhee (Northwestern University)
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Comparing Regenerative-Simulation-Based Estimators of the Distribution of the Hitting Time to a Rarely Visited Set
Peter W. Glynn (Stanford University); Marvin K. Nakayama (New Jersey Institute of Technology); and Bruno Tuffin (Inria, University of Rennes)
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Analysis Methodology
Simulation and Optimization
Chair: Jose Blanchet (Stanford University)
A Class of Optimal Transport Regularized Formulations with Applications to Wasserstein GANs
Saied Mahdian, Jose H. Blanchet, and Peter W. Glynn (Stanford University)
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Distributionally Constrained Stochastic Gradient Estimation Using Noisy Function Evaluations
Henry Lam and Junhui Zhang (Columbia University)
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Optimally Tuning Finite-difference Estimators
Haidong Li (Peking University) and Henry Lam (Columbia University)
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Analysis Methodology
Sampling Methodology
Chair: Kai Liu (University of Prince Edward Island)
Perfect Sampling of Multivariate Hawkes Processes
Xinyun Chen and Xiuwen Wang (School of Data Science, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen)
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Path Generation Methods for Valuation of Large Variable Annuities Portfolio Using Quasi-monte Carlo Simulation
Ben Feng (University of Waterloo) and Kai Liu (University of Prince Edward Island)
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Simulating Nonstationary Spatio-Temporal Poisson Processes Using the Inversion Method
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Haoting Zhang and Zeyu Zheng (University of California, Berkeley)
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Aviation Modeling and Analysis
Track Coordinator - Aviation Modeling and Analysis: Miguel Mujica Mota (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences), John Shortle (George Mason University)
Aviation Modeling and Analysis
Airport and Droneport Operations
Chair: John Shortle (George Mason University)
Carousel Inspired Virtual Circulation: A Simulation Model For UAV Arrival And Landing Procedure Under Random Events
Gregoire Arthur Ky, Sameer Alam, and Vu Duong (Nanyang Technological University)
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Reduction of Taxi-related Airport Emissions with Disruption-aware Stand Assignment: Case of Mexico City International Airport
Margarita Bagamanova (Autonomous University of Barcelona) and Miguel Mujica Mota (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences)
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Complex, Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous Systems
Track Coordinator - Complex, Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous: Saurabh Mittal (MITRE Corporation), Claudia Szabo (The University of Adelaide, University of Adelaide)
Complex, Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous Systems
CIAAS - Applications
Chair: Claudia Szabo (University of Adelaide, The University of Adelaide)
Towards Situation Aware Dispatching In a Dynamic and Complex Manufacturing Environment
Chew Wye Chan and Boon Ping Gan (D-SIMLAB Technologies Pte Ltd) and Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University)
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Design and Simulation of a Wide Area Search Mission: An Implementation of an Autonomous Systems Reference Architecture
David King, David Jacques, Jeremy Gray, and Katherine Cheney (Air Force Institute of Technology)
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A Simulation Model For Volunteer Computing Micro-Blogging Services
Christopher Bayliss, Javier Panadero, Laura Calvet, and Joan Manuel Marquès (Open University of Catalonia)
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Complex, Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous Systems
CIAAS - Theory
Chair: Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University)
Risk-Based A*: Simulation Analysis of a Novel Task Assignment and Path Planning Method
Maojia P. Li, Michael E. Kuhl, Rashmi Ballamajalu, Clark Hochgraf, Raymond Ptucha, Amlan Ganguly, and Andres Kwasinski (Rochester Institute of Technology)
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Use of Simulation-aided Reinforcement Learning for Optimal Scheduling of Operations in Industrial Plants
Satyavrat Wagle and Aditya Avinash Paranjape (Tata Consultancy Services Ltd)
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Commercial Case Studies
Track Coordinator - Commercial Case Studies: Martin Franklin (MOSIMTEC, LLC), David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Commercial Case Studies
Digital Transformation I
Chair: David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Simulating the Impact of Artificial Intelligence Innovations with a Modular Framework and Digital Twin
Laura Kahn and Ian McCulloh (Accenture Federal Services)
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Using the Digital Twin of an Educational Robotic Cell during Pandemic
Thomas Martin Rudolf and Luis Antonio Moncayo Martinez (Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico, ITAM)
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Commercial Case Studies
Digital Transformation II
Chair: Martin Franklin (MOSIMTEC, LLC)
Client Experience Transformation: From the Art of Management to the Science of Digitalization
Sreekanth Ramakrishnan (IBM) and Faisal Aqlan (Penn State Behrend)
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Virtual Lab: A Framework for Modeling Decisions in R & D at Bayer Crop Science
Shrikant Jarugumilli, Yiou Wang, Yao Nie, Anirudha Kulkarni, and Meng Liu (Bayer); Jeff Woessner, Megan Castle, Dave Baitinger, and Jennifer Becker (Bayer Crop Science); and Jesus Jimenez (TalentWave)
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Commercial Case Studies
Capacity Analysis
Chair: George Miller (MOSIMTEC)
Simulation Capacity Analysis for the Carrapateena Block Cave
Colin M. Eustace (Polymathian), Daniel Lagacé (OZ Minerals), and Lewis J. Bobbermen (Polymathian)
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Simulating an Automated Breakpack System in a Walmart Distribution Center
Amy Greer (MOSIMTEC, LLC) and Scott Ponsford and Sean Martin (Walmart Canada)
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Evaluating Workers Allocation Policies Through the Simulation of a High Precision Machining Workshop
Maude Beauchemin, Jonathan Gaudreault, and Ludwig Dumetz (Université Laval) and Stéphane Agnard (APN GLOBAL)
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Commercial Case Studies
Manufacturing
Chair: Haiping Xu (Northrop Grumman Corporation)
A Virtual Learning Factory for Advanced Manufacturing
Faisal Aqlan (Penn State Behrend), Richard Zhao (University of Calgary), Hui Yang (Pennsylvania State University), and Sreekanth Ramakrishnan (IBM Corporation)
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Progressive Assembly Simulation for the Final Assembly and Tests of Two Products
Haiping Xu and Nicholas D. Andrews (Northrop Grumman Corporation)
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Use of Discrete Event Simulation to Inform Capital Expenditures
Bryan Sydnor (Science of Manufacturing)
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Commercial Case Studies
Transportation I
Chair: Khaled Mabrouk (Sustainable Productivity Solutions)
Valley Recycling Designs New Facility Using Simulation
Jacquelin Salinas (Valley Recycling) and Khaled Mabrouk (Sustainable Productivity Solutions)
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Simulation Model to Select an Optimal Solution for a Milk Run Internal Logistic Loop: Case Study
Bozena Mielczarek (Wroclaw University of Science and Technology) and Jacek Sachanbiński (Johnson Mattey Battery Systems)
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Synthetic Trip List Generation for Large Simulations
Ben Frederick M. Intoy, George Panteras, Kevin Liberman, and Trey LaNasa (Deloitte)
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Commercial Case Studies
Transportation II
Chair: Jeremy O'Donnell (Model Performance Group)
Simulating Warehouse Operations: Goods to Person Picking Using a Multi Level Shuttle
Matthew Hobson-Rohrer (Roar Simulation) and Juergen Baumbach (Logistics Automation systems and Technology)
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A Streamlined Approach for Campus Bus Routing within SIMIO
Amy Brown Greer and Yusuke E. T. Legard (MOSIMTEC, LLC) and Joseph Wolski (National Institutes of Health (NIH))
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Commercial Case Studies
Foods/Agriculture
Chair: Caleb Whitehead (Simio LLC)
Virtual Factory for Corn Seed Manufacturing Facilities
Jennifer Becker, Shannon Hauf, and Chuck Johnson (Bayer Crop Science); Shrikant Jarugumilli, Tzai-Shuen Chen, and Akhil Arora (Bayer); Jane Kaiser and Kathryn McQueen (Bayer Crop Science); Xueping Li (XP Innovations); and Ronald G. Askin (TalentWave)
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Refrigerated Pallet Order Fulfillment: Evaluating a Fully Automated Facility Using Simulation
Matthew Hobson-Rohrer (Roar Simulation) and Jason Perks (viastore Systems)
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High Accuracy Discrete Rate and Reliability Modeling to Drive Improvement of Plant OEE and Throughput
Lawrence B. Fischel (Clorox Services Company) and Thomas J. Lange (Technology, Optimization, and Management)
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Commercial Case Studies
Supply Chain
Chair: Matthew Ballan (North Carolina State University)
Carbon Capture and Storage Supply Chain
Rienk Bijlsma (Systems Navigator)
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Predicting Supply Chain Performance Under Rapid Unplanned Demand Fluctuation
Adam Graunke and Sebastian Urbina (Genpact)
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Evaluation of Supply Chain Strategy for a Heavy Equipment Manufacturer
Adam Graunke and Sebastian Urbina (Genpact)
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Commercial Case Studies
Scheduling
Chair: Jeremy O'Donnell (Model Performance Group)
Crane Scheduling at Steel Converter Facility Using Dynamic Simulation and Artificial Intelligence
Sparsh Choudhary, Amit Kumar, and Sumit Kumar (ITC Infotech)
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Prediction of Lot Step Arrival Times in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Stephen Muvley (Applied Materials)
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Applied Smartfactory Planning, Scheduling and Dispatching Solutions for Semiconductor Manufacturing
Madhu Mamillapalli (Applied Materials)
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COVID-19 Case Studies
COVID-19 Case Studies
Testing Strategies
Chair: Vivek Bhatt (Ahmedabad University)
Group Testing Enables Asymptomatic Screening for COVID-19 Mitigation: Feasibility and Optimal Pool Size Selection with Dilution Effect
Yifan Lin, Yuxuan Ren, and Jingyuan Wan (Georgia Institute of Technology); Massey Cashore, Jiayue Wan, Yujia Zhang, and Peter I. Frazier (Cornell University); and Enlu Zhou (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Testing-based Interventions for COVID Pandemic Policies
Eva Regnier, Susan M. Sanchez, and Paul J. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
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COVID-19 Case Studies
Impact of COVID-19 on Supply Chains
Chair: Anastasia Anagnostou (Brunel University London)
Simulation Optimization Approach for Reconfiguration of the Perishable Food Supply Chain During Disease Outbreak
Anchal Patil, Vipulesh Shardeo, Ashish Dwivedi, and Jitender Madaan (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
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Integrating Agility, Volatility and Sustainability Perspectives: A Case Study for an Effective Supply Chain Model under COVID-19
Mohammad Shamsuddoha and Tasnuba Nasir (Western Illinois State University)
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Forecasting Supply Chain Impact by Predicting Governmental Decisions in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Pauline Kienzl (Infineon Technologies AG), Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies), and Abdelgafar Hamed (Infineon Technologies AG)
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COVID-19 Case Studies
COVID Applications
Chair: John Shortle (George Mason University)
Utilizing Simulation to Evaluate Shuttle Bus Performance under Passenger Counts Impacted by COVID-19
Yusuke Legard and Nathan Ivey (MOSIMTEC, LLC) and Antonio Rodriguez and Joseph Wolski (National Institutes of Health (NIH))
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Distribution of PPE in Brazil
Rienk Bijlsma (Systems Navigator, Paragon)
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A Prototype System for Clustering Covid-19 Research Papers
Abdolreza Abhari and Mahfuja Nilufar (Ryerson University)
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COVID-19 Case Studies
Emergency Department Operations under COVID-19
Chair: Edward Williams (PMC)
Data-Driven Staffing Decision-Making at a Large Emergency Department in Response to COVID-19
Shi Tang (Southern Methodist University); Alba Rojas-Cordova (Janssen Research and Development, LLC); and Samuel McDonald, Jakub Furmaga, Carl Piel, Mark Courtney, and Deborah Diercks (UT Southwestern Medical Center)
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Evaluating Patient Triage Strategies for Non-Emergency Outpatient Procedures under Reduced Capacity Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Adam VanDeusen, Che-Yi Liao, Advaidh Venkat, Amy Cohn, Jacob Kurlander, and Sameer Saini (University of Michigan)
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How to Evacuate an Emergency Department During Pandemics: A COVID-19 Agent-Based Model
Fardad Haghpanah, Kimia Ghobadi, and Benjamin W. Schafer (Johns Hopkins University)
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COVID-19 Case Studies
Mitigating and Measuring the Effects of COVID-19
Chair: Edward Williams (PMC)
Designing for Distance: COVID-19’s Impact on a Los Angeles Vote Center
Nicholas D. Bernardo (The University of Rhode Island), Jennifer Lather (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), and Gretchen A. Macht (The University of Rhode Island)
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Analyzing Covid-19 Control Strategies in Metropolitan Areas: A Customizable Agent-Based Simulation Tool
Connor Speir and Ashkan Negahban (Pennsylvania State University)
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Utilizing Bayesian Methods for COVID-19 Forecast and Statistical Inference
Gary Lin, Alisa Hamilton, Yupeng Yang, and Oliver Gatalo (Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy); Anindya Bhaduri (Johns Hopkins University); and Eili Klein (Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy; Johns Hopkins University)
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COVID-19 Case Studies
Modeling the Spread of COVID-19
Chair: Chukwudi Nwogu (Brunel University London)
CityCOVID: A Computer Simulation of COVID-19 Spread in a Large-Urban Area
Charles M. Macal, Jonathan Ozik, Nicholson T. Collier, Chaitanya Kaligotla, Margaret M. MacDonell, Cheng Wang, David J. LePoire, Youngsoo Chang, and Ignacio J. Martinez-Moyano (Argonne National Laboratory)
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Development Of Large-scale Synthetic Population to Simulate COVID-19 Transmission and Response
Chaitanya Kaligotla (Argonne National Laboratory, The University of Chicago); Abby Stevens and Bogdan Mucenic (The University of Chicago); Jonathan Ozik and Nicholson T. Collier (Argonne National Laboratory, The University of Chicago); Kyoung Whan Choe (The University of Chicago); Sara P. Rimer (Argonne National Laboratory); Anna Hotton (The University of Chicago); and Charles M. Macal (Argonne National Laboratory, The University of Chicago)
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Data Science for Simulation
Track Coordinator - Data Science for Simulation: Abdolreza Abhari (Ryerson University), Hamdi Kavak (George Mason University)
Data Science for Simulation
Data Science for Simulation I
Chair: Abdolreza Abhari (Ryerson University)
NIM: Modeling and Generation of Simulation Inputs via Generative Neural Networks
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Wang Cen, Emily A. Herbert, and Peter J. Haas (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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Estimating Stochastic Poisson Intensities Using Deep Latent Models
Ruixin Wang, Prateek Jaiswal, and Harsha Honnappa (Purdue University)
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Enhancing Input Parameter Estimation by Machine Learning for The Simulation of Large-Scale Logistics Networks
Yang Liu, Liang Yan, Sheng Liu, Ting Jiang, Feng Zhang, Yu Wang, and Shengnan Wu (JD Logistics)
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Data Science for Simulation
Data Science for Simulation II
Chair: Abdolreza Abhari (Ryerson University)
Agent-based Modeling and Simulation on Residential Population Movement Patterns: The Case of Sejong City
Best Contributed Applied Paper - Finalist
Tae-Sub Yun (KAIST), Young-Chul Kim and Ki-Sung Jin (ETRI), and Il-Chul Moon (KAIST)
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A Simheuristic Algorithm for Placing Services in Community Network
Javier Panadero, Laura Calvet, Christopher Bayliss, and Joan Manuel Marquès (Open University of Catalonia); Mennan Selimi (Max van der Stoel Institute); and Felix Freitag (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
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Learning Lindley's Recursion
Sergio David Palomo and Jamol Pender (Cornell University)
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Environment and Sustainability Applications
Track Coordinator - Environment and Sustainability Applications: Elie Azar (Khalifa University), Seong-Hee Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Environment and Sustainability Applications
Resources and Risk Management
Chair: Seong-Hee Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology)
System Integration with Multiscale Networks (SIMoN): A Modular Framework for Resource Management Models
Marisa J. Hughes, Michael Kelbaugh, Victoria Campbell, Elizabeth Reilly, Susama Agarwala, Miller Wilt, Andrew Badger, and Evan Fuller (The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory); Dillon Ponzo (Amazon Web Services); and Ximena Calderon Arevalo, Alex Fiallos, Lydia Fozo, and Jalen Jones (The Johns Hopkins University)
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A Simulation-based Decision-support System for Reducing Duration, Cost, and Environmental Impacts of Earthmoving Operations
Elyar Pourrahimian, Malak Al Hattab, Rana Ead, Ramzi Roy Labban, and Simaan AbouRizk (University of Alberta)
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A Lattice Boltzmann Advection Diffusion Model For Ocean Oil Spill Surface Transport Prediction
Zhanyang Zhang, Tobias Schäfer, and Michael E. Kress (City University of New York, College of Staten Island)
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Environment and Sustainability Applications
Energy, Food, and Water
Chair: Neda Mohammadi (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Cell-devs Models for Co2 Sensors Locations in Closed Spaces
Hoda Khalil, Gabriel Wainer, and Zachary Dunnigan (Carleton University)
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Multi-threaded Simulation Optimization Platform for Reducing Energy Use in Large-Scale Water Distribution Networks with High Dimensions
David D. Linz, Erin N. Musabandesu, Behzad Ahmadi, Robert T. Good, and Frank J. Loge (University of California Davis, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency)
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Modeling the Relationship Between Food and Civil Conflict
Elizabeth Reilly, Susama Agarwala, Michael T. Kelbaugh, Agata Ciesielski, Hani-James M. Ebeid, and Marisa Hughes (JHU/APL)
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Environment and Sustainability Applications
Environmental and Social Systems
Chair: Barry Lawson (University of Richmond)
Human-Infrastructure Interactional Dynamics: Simulating COVID-19 Pandemic Regime Shifts
Neda Mohammadi and John Taylor (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Simulation of Aerial Supression Tasks in Wildfire Events Integrated with GisFIRE Simulator
Jaume Figueras i Jové, Antoni Guasch i Petit, and Josep Casanovas-García (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
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Healthcare Applications
Track Coordinator - Healthcare Applications: Christine Currie (University of Southampton), Masoud Fakhimi (University of Surrey), Maria Mayorga (North Carolina State University)
Healthcare Applications
Simulation Models for Resource Planning during COVID-19
Chair: Vishnunarayan Girishan Prabhu (Clemson University)
Team Based, Risk Adjusted Staffing During a Pandemic: An Agent Based Approach
Vishnunarayan Girishan Prabhu and Kevin Taaffe (Clemson University); William Hand (Prisma Health-Upstate, USC); and Caglar Caglayan, Tugce Isik, and Yongjia Song (Clemson University)
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Planning Ward And Intensive Care Unit Beds For COVID-19 Patients Using A Discrete Event Simulation Model
Best Contributed Applied Paper - Finalist
Daniel Garcia-Vicuña and Fermin Mallor (Public University of Navarre) and Laida Esparza (Navarre Hospital Compound)
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Impact Of Covid-19 Epidemics On Bed Requirements In A Healthcare Center Using Data-Driven Discrete-Event Simulation
Jules Le Lay (Mines Saint-Etienne); Edgar Alfonso-Lizarazo (University of Lyon, University Jean Monnet); Vincent Augusto (Mines Saint-Etienne); Bienvenu Bongue (Université Jean Monnet, Centre Technique d’Appui et de Formation des Centres d’examens de Santé (CETAF)); Thomas Celarier (University hospital, University Jacques Lisfranc; Hopital de la Charité); Regis Gonthier (University hospital, University Jacques Lisfranc); Malek Masmoudi (University of Lyon, University Jean Monnet); and Xiaolan Xie (Mines Saint-Etienne)
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Healthcare Applications
Decision Tools in Healthcare Settings Using Simulation Modeling
Chair: Kurtis Konrad (North Carolina State University)
Real-Time Nurse Dispatching Using Dynamic Priority Decision Framework
Canan Gunes Corlu, John Maleyeff, Jiaxun Wang, and Kaming Yip (Boston University, Metropolitan College) and John Farris (Grand Valley State University, School of Engineering)
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A Simulation Model for the Multi-Period Kidney Exchange Incentivization Problem
Kurtis Konrad (North Carolina State University)
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Simulation Modeling as a Decision Tool for Capacity Allocation in Breast Surgery
Derya Kilinc and Narges Shahraki (Mayo Clinic); Esma Gel (Arizona State University); and Amy Degnim, Tanya Hoskin, Tiffany Horton, Mustafa Sir, and Kalyan Pasupathy (Mayo Clinic)
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Healthcare Applications
Discrete-Event Simulation Models to Inform Healthcare Decisions
Chair: Xiaoquan Gao (Purdue University)
Primary Healthcare Delivery Network Simulation Using Stochastic Metamodels
Najiya Fatma and Shoaib Mohd (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi), Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter), and Varun Ramamohan (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
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Dynamic Optimization of Drone Dispatch for Substance Overdose Rescue
Xiaoquan Gao and Nan Kong (Purdue University) and Paul M. Griffin (Pennsylvania State University)
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Using Simulation to Evaluate Operational Trade-offs Associated with the Use of Care Teams in Specialty Care Settings
Krupali Patel (University of Minnesota), Vahab Vahdat (Harvard Medical School), and Bjorn Berg (University of Minnesota)
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Healthcare Applications
Operational Planning for Critical Patients
Chair: Jens Brunner (University of Augsburg, Faculty of Business and Economics)
Emergency Imaging after a Mass Casualty Incident: An Operational Perspective via a Simulation Study
Best Contributed Applied Paper - Finalist
Joseph Sismondo (Univeristy of Toronto), Vahid Sarhangian (University of Toronto), Emmett Borg (Hoffmann-La Roche), Eric Roberge (Madigan Army Medical Center), and Ferco H. Berger (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)
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Simulation and Evaluation of ICU Management Policies
Jie Bai (University of Augsburg, Faculty of Business and Economics); Steven Gerstmeyr (University of Augsburg); and Jens O. Brunner (University of Augsburg, Faculty of Business and Economics)
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Incorporating Patient Deterioration When Simulating Utilization of a Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
Ziqi Wang, Ambika Agrawal, Imani Carson, Luke Liu, Harini Pennathur, Hadi Saab, Amy Mainville Cohn, Amanda Moreno-Hernandez, and Hitinder Gurm (University of Michigan)
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Healthcare Applications
Discrete-Event Simulation Modeling to Address Operational Questions in Healthcare
Chair: Mandana Rezaeiahari (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences)
Discrete-Event Simulation with Consideration for Patient Preference When Scheduling Specialty Telehealth Appointments
Adam VanDeusen, Nicholas Zacharek, Emmett Springer, Advaidh Venkat, Amy Cohn, Megan Adams, Jacob Kurlander, and Sameer Saini (University of Michigan)
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Evaluating Staffing Levels in Milk Lab Using Discrete Event Simulation
Mandana Rezaeiahari and Antonije Lazic (UAMS)
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A Simulation Study of Outpatient Surgery Clinic with Stochastic Patient Re-Entrance
Haolin Feng (Sun Yat-sen University), Michelle McGaha Alvarado (University of Florida), Zitian Li (Sun Yat-sen University), and Coralys M. Colon-Morales (University of Florida)
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Healthcare Applications
Simulation Models for Evaluating Patient Flow in Different Care Settings
Chair: Breanna P. Swan (North Carolina State University)
A Simulation Model to Evaluate the Patient Flow in an Intensive Care Unit Under Different Levels of Specializiation
Andres Alban and Stephen E. Chick (INSEAD) and Oleksandra Lvova and Danielle Sent (Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam; Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute)
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Integrated Simulation Tool to Analyze Patient Access to and Flow During Colonoscopy Appointments
Jake Martin and Pushpendra Singh (University of Michigan), Jakob Kiel-Locey (Michigan Medicine), Karmel Shehadeh (Carnegie Mellon University), Amy Cohn (University of Michigan), and Sameer Saini and Jacob Kurlander (Michigan Medicine)
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Evaluating Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Interventions in a Microsimulation Model
Breanna Swan, Siddhartha Nambiar, Priscille Koutouan, Maria E. Mayorga, and Julie Ivy (North Carolina State University) and Stephen Fransen (University of Oklahoma, Retinal Care Inc)
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Healthcare Applications
Combining Methodologies with Discrete-Event Simulation for Healthcare Applications
Chair: Parastu Kasaie (Johns Hopkins University)
A Combined Simulation and Machine Learning Approach for Real-time Delay Prediction for Waitlisted Neurosurgery Candidates
Vaibhav Baldwa and Siddharth Sehgal (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi), Vivek Tandon (All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi), and Varun Ramamohan (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
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A Generic Framework to Analyze and Improve Patient Pathways Within a Healthcare Network Using Process Mining and Discrete-event Simulation
Thomas Franck (Groupe Hospitalier Bretagne Sud); Vincent Augusto (Mines Saint-Etienne, Mines Saint-Étienne); and Paolo Bercelli and Saber Aloui (Groupe Hospitalier Bretagne Sud)
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Assessing the Impact of Targeted Screening and Treatment of Diabetes and Hypertension among Adults Living with HIV in Nairobi, Kenya
Melissa Schnure, Parastu Kasaie, David Dowdy, Brian Weir, Chen Dun, and Chris Beyrer (Johns Hopkins University)
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Hybrid Simulation
Track Coordinator - Hybrid Simulation: David Bell (Brunel University London), Antuela Tako (Loughborough University)
Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Simulation in Practice
Chair: Antuela Tako (Loughborough University)
The Benefits of a Hybrid Simulation Hub to Deal with Pandemics
Jennifer I. Lather (University of Nebraska - Lincoln) and Tillal Eldabi (University of Surrey)
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A review of Hybrid Simulation in Healthcare
Vivianne Horsti dos Santos, Kathy Kotiadis, and Maria Paola Scaparra (University of Kent)
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A Human Experiment using a Hybrid Agent-Based Model
Andrew J. Collins, Sheida Etemadidavan, and Pilar Pazos-Lago (Old Dominion University)
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Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Simulations of Dynamic Systems
Chair: Antuela Tako (Loughborough University)
Virtual Hardware in the Loop: Hybrid Simulation of Dynamic Systems with a Virtualization Platform
Jan Reitz, Alexander Gugenheimer, and Jürgen Roßmann (RWTH Aachen University)
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Rollback Support in HyFlow Modular Models
Fernando Barros (University of Coimbra)
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Unified DEVS-based platform for Modeling and Simulation of Hybrid Control Systems
Ezequiel Pecker Marcosig (Departamento de Electrónica, FI-UBA / Instituto de Ciencias de la Computación (ICC-CONICET)); Sebastian Zudaire (División de Fı́sica Estadı́stica e Interdisciplinaria, Instituto Balserio, UNCuyo); Martin Garrett (División de Vibración CNEA, Centro Atómico Bariloche); Sebastian Uchitel (Departamento de Computación, FCEyN-UBA / Instituto de Ciencias de la Computación (ICC-CONICET); Computing Department, Imperial College London); and Rodrigo Castro (Departamento de Computación, FCEyN-UBA / Instituto de Ciencias de la Computación (ICC-CONICET))
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Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Simulation and Reinforcement Learning
Chair: Antuela Tako (Loughborough University)
Deep Reinforcement Learning in Linear Discrete Action Spaces
Wouter van Heeswijk (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, University of Twente) and Han La Poutré (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Technical University of Delft)
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A Method For Predicting High-Resolution Time Series Using Sequence-to-Sequence Models
Benjamin Woerrlein and Steffen Strassburger (Ilmenau University of Technology)
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Introductory Tutorials
Track Coordinator - Introductory Tutorials: Anastasia Anagnostou (Brunel University London), Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
Introductory Tutorials
The Basics of Simulation
Chair: Nura Tijjani Abubakar (Brunel University London; Jigawa State Institute of IT, Kazaure)
K. Preston White (University of Virginia) and Ricki G. Ingalls (Retirement Clearinghouse LLC)
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Introductory Tutorials
Tutorial: Metamodeling for Simulation
Chair: Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
Russell R. Barton (Pennsylvania State University)
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Introductory Tutorials
Statistical Analysis of Simulation Output Data: The Practical State of the Art
Chair: John Chavis (Cornell University)
Averill Law (Averill M. Law & Associates, Inc.)
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Introductory Tutorials
Work Smarter, Not Harder: A Tutorial on Designing and Conducting Simulation Experiments
Chair: Saurabh Jain (The University of Arizona)
Susan M. Sanchez and Paul J. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School) and Hong Wan (North Carolina State University)
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Introductory Tutorials
Tested Success Tips for Simulation Project Excellence
Chair: Thomas Voss (Leuphana Universität)
David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
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Introductory Tutorials
An Introduction to Modular Modeling and Simulation with PythonPDEVS and the Building-Block Library PythonPDEVS-BBL
Chair: Anastasia Anagnostou (Brunel University London)
Yentl Van Tendeloo, Randy Paredis, and Hans Vangheluwe (University of Antwerp)
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Introductory Tutorials
Developing High-Quality Microsimulation Models Using R in Health Decision Sciences
Chair: Chukwudi Nwogu (Brunel University London)
Heesun Eom and Yan Li (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
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Introductory Tutorials
A Tutorial Introduction to Monte Carlo Tree Search
Chair: Szu Hui Ng (National University of Singapore)
Michael Fu (University of Maryland)
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Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
Safe and Efficient Public Movement on Foot or by Bus
Chair: Edward Williams (PMC)
Pedestrian Behavior at Intersections: A Literature Review of Models and Simulation Recommendations
Chenyu Tian (Tsinghua University, Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute) and Wai Kin Victor Chan and Yi Zhang (Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute)
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Microsimulation of Bus Terminals: A Case Study From Stockholm
Therese Lindberg (The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), Linköping University); Fredrik Johansson (The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)); Anders Peterson (Linköping University); and Andreas Tapani (Swedish Transport Agency)
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Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
Last Mile Logistics
Chair: Jesus Gonzalez-Feliu (Institut Henri Fayol)
Towards A More Sustainable Future? Simulating The Environmental Impact of Online and Offline Grocery Supply Chains
Maik Trott, Christoph von Viebahn, and Marvin Auf der Landwehr (Hochschule Hannover)
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A Simulation-Optimization Approach for Locating Automated Parcel Lockers in Urban Logistics Operations
Markus Rabe and Jorge Chicaiza-Vaca (Technological University Dublin); Rafael D. Tordecilla (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Universidad de La Sabana); and Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Euncet Business School)
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Agent-Based Simulation Improves E-Grocery Deliveries Using Horizontal Cooperation
Adrian Serrano-Hernandez (Public University of Navarre, Institute of Smart Cities); Rocio de la Torre (Public University of Navarre, INARBE Institute); Luis Cadarso (Rey Juan Carlos University, EIATA Institute); and Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarre, Institute of Smart Cities)
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Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
Simheuristics for Vehicle Routing
Chair: Angel A. Juan (IN3-Open University of Catalonia (UOC), IN3)
A Simheuristic-Learnheuristic Algorithm for the Stochastic Team Orienteering Problem with Dynamic Rewards
Christopher Bayliss, Pedro J. Copado-Mendez, Javier Panadero, Angel A. Juan, and Leandro Do C. Martins (UOC (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya))
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A Simheuristic Algorithm for the Location Routing Problem with Facility Sizing Decisions and Stochastic Demands
Rafael D. Tordecilla (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Universidad de La Sabana); Javier Panadero (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya); Carlos L. Quintero-Araujo and Jairo R. Montoya-Torres (Universidad de La Sabana); and Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
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A Simheuristic for the Stochastic Two-echelon Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem
Angie Ramírez-Villamil and Jairo R. Montoya-Torres (Universidad de La Sabana) and Anicia Jaegler (Kedge Business School)
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Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
Warehousing Optimization Techniques
Chair: Carles Serrat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTECH)
Gravity Clustering: a Correlated Storage Location Assignment Problem Approach
Mohammadnaser Ansari and Jeffrey S. Smith (Auburn University)
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Comparison of Deadlock Handling Strategies for different Warehouse Layouts with an AGVS
Marcel Müller and Jan Hendrik Ulrich (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg), Lorena Silvana Reyes-Rubiano (University of La Sabana), Tobias Reggelin (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg), and Sebastian Lang (Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF)
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Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
Air Transport
Chair: Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarre, Institute of Smart Cities)
Integration of Physical Simulations in Static Stability Assessments for Pallet Loading in Air Cargo
Philipp Gabriel Mazur, No-San Lee, and Detlef Schoder (University of Cologne)
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An Agile Simheuristic for the Stochastic Team Task Assignment and Orienteering Problem: Applications to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Javier Panadero and Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya-IN3), Manel Grifoll (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTECH), Mohammad Dehghanimohamamdabadi (Northeastern University), Alfons Freixes (Euncet Business School), and Carles Serrat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTECH)
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A Simheuristic Approach for Robust Scheduling of Airport Turnaround Teams
Yagmur Simge Gök and Maurizio Tomasella (University of Edinburgh); Daniel Guimarans (Amazon); and Cemalettin Ozturk (Raytheon Technologies, United Technologies Research Center Ireland)
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Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
Health and Humanitarian Logistics
Chair: Canan Gunes Corlu (Boston University)
Scenario-based Simulation Approach for an Integrated Inventory Blood Supply Chain System
Mohammad Arani (University of Arkansas at Little Rock), Saeed Abdolmaleki (Shahid Beheshti University), and Xian Liu (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)
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A Simulation Model for Short and Long Term Humanitarian Supply Chain Operations Management
Marilène Cherkesly and Yasmina Maïzi (École des sciences de la gestion, Université du Québec à Montréal)
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A Simulation Framework for UAV-Aided Humanitarian Logistics
Robert van Steenbergen and Martijn Mes (University of Twente)
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Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
Transport
Chair: Ralf Elbert (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
Mixing it up: Simulation of Mixed Traffic Container Terminals
Berry Gerrits, Martijn Mes, and Peter Schuur (University of Twente)
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Simulation-Based Analysis Of A Cross-Actor Pallet Exchange Platform
Ralf Elbert and Roland Lehner (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
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Effects of Terminal Size, Yard Block Assignment, and Dispatching Methods on Container Terminal Performance
Anne Kathrina Schwientek, Ann-Kathrin Lange, and Carlos Jahn (Hamburg University of Technology)
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Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
Material Supply
Chair: Bahar Biller (SAS Institute, Inc)
A Mixed-Integer Formulation to Optimize the Resupply of Components for the Installation of Offshore Wind Farms
Daniel Rippel, Nicolas Jathe, and Michael Lütjen (BIBA - Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH at the University of Bremen) and Michael Freitag (University of Bremen)
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Visualising the Impact of Early Design Decisions on a Modular Housing Supply Network
Victor Guang Shi (AMRC, University of Sheffield); Alison McKay (University of Leeds); Anthony Waller (Lanner Group); Ruby Hughes (AMRC, University of Sheffield); and Richard Chittenden (University of Leeds)
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Product Life Cycle Perspective on ICT Product Supply Chain Resilience
Janis Grabis (Riga Technical University)
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Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
Planning under Uncertainty
Chair: Bhakti Stephan Onggo (University of Southampton)
Local Search and Tabu Search Algorithms for Machine Scheduling of a Hybrid Flow Shop Under Uncertainty
Christin Schumacher, Peter Buchholz, Kevin Fiedler, and Nico Gorecki (Technische Universität Dortmund)
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Selective Pick-up and Delivery Problem: A Simheuristic Approach
Tejas Ghorpade (Indian Institute of Technology, Boston University) and Canan Gunes Corlu (Boston University)
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Investigating Brexit Implications on the Irish Agri-Food Exports: A Simulation-Based Scenario Mapping Model
Amr Mahfouz, Rishi Choudhary, and John Crowe (Technological University Dublin); Aly Owida (Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport); and Wael Rashwan (Technological University Dublin)
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Manufacturing Applications
Track Coordinator - Manufacturing Applications: Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau), Guodong Shao (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Manufacturing Applications
Semiconductor Applications
Chair: Guodong Shao (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
A Discrete-event Heuristic for Makespan Optimization in Multi-server Flow-shop Problems with Machine Re-entering
Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau), Pedro Copado and Javier Panadero (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), and Rocio de la Torre (INARBE Institute)
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Simulation-based Evaluation of Lot Release Policies in a Power Semiconductor Facility - A Case Study
Henriette Allgeier, Christian Flechsig, Jacob Lohmer, and Rainer Lasch (Technische Universität Dresden) and Germar Schneider and Benjamin Zettler (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH)
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Manufacturing Applications
Simulation and Optimization in Manufacturing
Chair: Klaus Altendorfer (Upper Austrian University of Applied Science)
Multi-Level Optimization With Aggregated Discrete-Event Models
Simon Lidberg (University of Skövde, Volvo Car Corporation) and Tehseen Aslam and Amos H.C. Ng (University of Skövde)
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Simulation-based Multi-objective Optimization for Reconfigurable Manufacturing System Configurations Analysis
Carlos Alberto Barrera Diaz (University of Skövde), Erik Flores Garcia (KTH Royal Institute of Technology), Tehseen Aslam and Amos H.C Ng (University of Skövde), and Magnus Wiktorsson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
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On the Use of Simheuristics to Optimize Safety-Stock Levels in Material Requirements Planning with Random Demands
Barry Barrios, Angel Juan, and Javier Panadero (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya – IN3); Alejandro Estrada-Moreno (Universitat Rovira i Virgili); and Klaus Altendorfer and Andreas J. Peirleitner (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria)
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Manufacturing Applications
Simulation and AI I
Chair: Daniel Nåfors (Chalmers University of Technology)
Deep Q-Network Model for Dynamic Job Shop Scheduling Problem Based on Discrete Event Simulation
Yakup none Turgut and Cafer Erhan Bozdag (Istanbul Technical University, none)
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Machine Learning (Reinforcement Learning)-based Steel Stock Yard Planning Algorithm
Jong Hun Woo, Young In Cho, Sang Hyun Yu, So Hyun Nam, Haoyu Zhu, and Dong Hoon Kwak (Seoul National University) and Jong-Ho Nam (Korea maritime and ocean university)
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Simulation Evaluation of Automated Forecast Error Correction Based on Mean Percentage Error
Sarah Zeiml and Ulrich Seiler (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria), Thomas Felberbauer (St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences), and Kaus Altendorfer (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria)
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Manufacturing Applications
Simulation and AI II
Chair: Thomas Felberbauer (St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences)
Scheduling Jobs in a Two-Stage Hybrid Flow Shop with a Simulation-Based Genetic Algorithm and Standard Dispatching Rules
Benjamin Rolf, Tobias Reggelin, Abdulrahman Nahhas, and Marcel Müller (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg) and Sebastian Lang (Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF)
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Simulation-Based Deep Reinforcement Learning for Modular Production Systems
Niclas Feldkamp, Soeren Bergmann, and Steffen Strassburger (Ilmenau University of Technology)
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Dynamically Changing Sequencing Rules with Reinforcement Learning in a Job Shop System with Stochastic Influences
Jens Heger and Thomas Voss (Leuphana Universität)
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Manufacturing Applications
Manufacturing Applications I
Chair: Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau)
Simulation in Hybrid Digital Twins for Factory Layout Planning
Daniel Nåfors and Björn Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology), Sven Erixon (Plastal Industri AB), and Per Gullander (RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB)
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Design and Simulation of a New Biomedical Production Process
Annika Garbers, Victoria Nolletti, Krista Stanislow, and Michael Kuhl (Rochester Institute of Technology)
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A Heijunka Study for Automotive Assembly Using Discrete-Event Simulation: A Case Study
Ivan Arturo Renteria-Marquez, Anabel Renteria, Carmen Noemi Almeraz, and Tzu-Liang (Bill) Tseng (University of Texas at El Paso)
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Manufacturing Applications
Manufacturing Applications II
Chair: Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau)
Simulation-Aided Assessment of Team Performance: The Effects of Transient Underachievement and Knowledge Transfer
Yaileen Mendez-Vazquez (Milwaukee School of Engineering, Oregon State University); David Nembhard (Oregon State University); and Mauricio Cabrera-Rios (University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez)
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Simulation-Based Performance Assessment Of A New Job-Shop Dispatching Rule For Semi-Heterarchical Industry 4.0 Architectures
Guido Guizzi, Silvestro Vespoli, Andrea Grassi, and Liberatina Carmela Santillo (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, dei Materiali e della Produzione Industriale)
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Deploying Discrete-Event Simulation and Continuous Improvement to Increase Production Rate in a Modular Construction Facility
Fatima Alsakka, Salam Khalife, Mohammad Darwish, Mohamed Al-Hussein, and Yasser Mohamed (University of Alberta)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Track Coordinator - MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing: John Fowler (Arizona State University), Michael Hassoun (Ariel University), Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
AMHS
Chair: anna benzoni (Mines Saint-Étienne, Univ Clermont Auvergne; STMicroelectronics)
Static AMHS Simulation Based on Planned Product Mixes
Robert Schmaler and Christian Hammel (FabFlow GmbH) and Christian Schubert (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH)
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Optimizing The Allocation Of Single-Lot Stockers In An AMHS In Semiconductor Manufacturing
Lucas Aresi (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, STMicroelectronics Crolles); Stéphane Dauzère-Pérès and Claude Yugma (Mines Saint-Etienne); and Moulaye Ndiaye and Lionel Rullière (STMicroelectronics)
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Allocating Reticles in an Automated Stocker for Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility
Anna Benzoni (Mines Saint-Étienne, Univ Clermont Auvergne; STMicroelectronics); Claude Yugma (Mines Saint-Étienne, Univ Clermont Auvergne); and Pierre Bect and Alain Planchais (ST Microelectronics)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Factory Operations I
Chair: Michael Hassoun (Ariel University)
Multi-objective Optimization of a Sorting System
Arjan Smit, Jelle Adan, and Patrick C. Deenen (Eindhoven University of Technology)
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A Simulation Optimization Approach for Managing Product Transitions in Multistage Production Lines
Atchyuta Manda (North Carolina State University), Karthick Gopalswamy (Walmart Labs), and Sara Shashaani and Reha Uzsoy (North Carolina State University)
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Heuristics for Order-Lot Pegging in Multi-Fab Settings
Lars Mönch (University of Hagen), Liji Shen (WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management), and John Fowler (Arizona State University)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Factory Operations II
Chair: Thomas Ponsignon (Infineon Technologies AG)
A Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach For Optimal Replenishment Policy In A Vendor Managed Inventory Setting For Semiconductors
Muhammad Tariq Afridi and Santiago Nieto-Isaza (Technische Universität München) and Hans Ehm, Thomas Ponsignon, and Abdelgafar Hamed (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Periodic Workload Control: A Viable Alternative For Semiconductor Manufacturing
Philipp Neuner, Stefan Haeussler, and Quirin Ilmer (University of Innsbruck)
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Challenges Associated with Realization of Lot Level Fab out Forecast in a Giga Wafer Fabrication Plant
Georg Seidel (Infineon Technologies Austria AG), Ching Foong Lee and Aik Ying Tang (Infineon Technologies (Kulim) Sdn. Bhd.), Wolfgang Scholl (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH), and Soo Leen Low and Boon Ping Gan (D-SIMLAB Technologies Pte Ltd)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing, Plenary
Wednesday Keynote
Chair: Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
Industry 3.5 as Hybrid Strategy empowered by AI & Big Data Analytics and Collaborative Research with Micron Taiwan for Smart Manufacturing
Chen-Fu Chien (National Tsing Hua University)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Simulation Methodology I
Chair: Denny Kopp (University of Hagen)
First Steps Towards Bridging Simulation And Ontology To Ease The Model Creation On The Example Of Semiconductor Industry
Nour Ramzy, Christian James Martens, Shreya Singh, Thomas Ponsignon, and Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG)
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An Agent-Based Simulation Model With Human Resource Integration For Semiconductor Manufactoring Facility
Joris Werling and Claude Yugma (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne); Ameur Soukhal (Polytech Tours, Université de Tours); and Thierry Mohr (STMicroelectronics)
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Integrating Critical Queue Time Constraints into SMT2020 Simulation Models
Denny Kopp (University of Hagen); Michael Hassoun (Ariel University); Adar Kalir (Intel Corporation, Ben-Gurion University); and Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Simulation Methodology II
Chair: Leon McGinnis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Using Accuracy Measurements To Evaluate Simulation Model Simplification
Igor Stogniy (Technische Universität Dresden) and Wolfgang Scholl (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH)
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An Analysis-agnostic System Model of the Intel Minifab
Leon McGinnis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Simulation-based Digital Twin of a Complex Shop-Floor Logistics System
Dávid Gyulai and Júlia Bergmann (Insitute for Computer Science and Control), Attila Lengyel (Western Digital Corporation), and Botond Kádár and Dávid Czirkó (EPIC InnoLabs Ltd.)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Panel
Chair: John Fowler (Arizona State University)
Scheduling and Simulation in Waferfabs: Competitors, Independent Players or Amplifiers?
Peter Lendermann (D-SIMLAB Technologies Pte Ltd); Stephane Dauzère-Pérès (Mines Saint-Étienne, Univ Clermont Auvergne); Leon McGinnis (Georgia Institute of Technology); Lars Mönch (University of Hagen); Tina O'Donnell (Seagate Technology); Georg Seidel (Infineon Technologies Austria AG); and Philippe Vialletelle (ST Microelectronics)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Quality
Chair: Stephane Dauzère-Pérès (École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne, BI Norwegian Business School)
Interpretable Anomaly Detection for Knowledge Discovery in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Mattia Carletti, Marco Maggipinto, Alessandro Beghi, and Gian Antonio Susto (University of Padova) and Natalie Gentner, Yao Yang, and Andreas Kyek (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Dynamic Sampling For Risk Minimization In Semiconductor Manufacturing
Etienne Le Quere (Soitec, Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne); Stéphane Dauzère-Pérès and Karim Tamssaouet (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne); and Cédric Maufront and Stéphane Astie (Soitec)
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Enhancing Scalability of Virtual Metrology: A Deep Learning-based Approach for Domain Adaptation
Natalie Gentner (University of Padova, Infineon Technologies AG); Mattia Carletti (University of Padova); Andreas Kyek (Infineon Technologies AG); Gian Antonio Susto (University of Padova); and Yao Yang (Infineon Technologies AG)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Planning
Chair: Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG)
Modelling And Mathematical Optimization For Capacity Planning Of A Semiconductor Wafer Test Module
Julia Siess (University of Regensburg) and Hermann Gold and Thomas Ponsignon (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Maintenance With Production Planning Constraints In Semiconductor Manufacturing
Alexandre MORITZ (Mines Saint-Étienne, Univ Clermont Auvergne; STMicroelectronics); Stéphane DAUZERE-PERES (Mines Saint-Étienne, Univ Clermont Auvergne; BI Norwegian Business School); Oussama BEN-AMMAR (Mines Saint-Étienne, Univ Clermont Auvergne; Mines Saint-Étienne); and Philippe VIALLETELLE (STMicroelectronics)
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Characterizing Customer Ordering Behaviors In Semiconductor Supply Chains With Convolutional Neural Networks
Marco Ratusny, Alican Ay, and Thomas Ponsignon (Infineon Technologies AG)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Scheduling
Chair: Andy Ham (Liberty University)
A Simulation-based Sequential Search Method for Multi-Objective Scheduling Problems of Manufacturing Systems
Je-Hun Lee, Young Kim, and Yun Bae Kim (Sungkyunkwan University); Byung-Hee Kim and Gu-Hwan Chung (VMS Solutions); and Hyun-Jung Kim (KAIST)
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Advanced Production Scheduling in a Seagate Technology Wafer Fab
Georgios M. Kopanos, Dennis Xenos, and Slava Andreev (Flexciton Ltd) and Tina O’Donnell and Sharon Feely (Seagate Technology)
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Integrated Scheduling of Jobs, Reticles, Machines, Amhs and Arhs in a Semiconductor Manufacturing
Andy Ham (North Carolina A&T State University), Myoung-Ju Park (Kyung Hee University), Ho-Jun Shin and Si-Young Choi (CSPI), and John W. Fowler (Arizona State University)
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Military Applications and Homeland Security
Track Coordinator - Military Applications and Homeland Security: Nathaniel Bastian (Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Department of Defense), Andrew Hall (United States Military Academy, Army Cyber Institute)
Military Applications and Homeland Security, Plenary
Military Keynote
Chair: Nathaniel Bastian (Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Department of Defense)
Combining AI with M&S to Meet Emerging Military Challenges
Peter Schwartz (MITRE Corporation)
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Military Applications and Homeland Security
Simulation-Based Approaches for Defense Training and Military Workforce Modeling
Chair: Nathaniel Bastian (Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Department of Defense)
Low Altitude Air Defense Training System
John R. Surdu, Dirk Harrington, Jason Black, Tony Lynch, Wyatt Schmitz, and Jordan Bracken (Cole Engineering Services, Inc.)
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Workforce Populations: Empirical versus Markovian Dynamics
Robert M. Bryce and Jillian Anne Henderson (Government of Canada)
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Methods for Estimating Incidence Rates and Predicting Incident Numbers in Military Populations
Stephen Okazawa (Defence Research and Development Canada)
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Military Applications and Homeland Security
Emerging Techniques for Rocket Guidance Simulation, MSaaS and DODAS with RDBMS
Chair: Andrew Hall (Army Cyber Institute, United States Military Academy)
A Neural Network for Sensor Hybridization in Rocket Guidance
Raul de Celis, Pablo Solano-Lopez, and Luis Cadarso (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos)
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ArTIC-M&S: An Architecture for TOSCA-based Inter-Cloud Modeling and Simulation
Paolo Bocciarelli (University of Rome Tor Vergata), Andrea D'Ambrogio (University of Roma TorVergata), and Umut Durak (German Aerospace Center (DLR))
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Advancing Self-healing Capabilities in Interconnected Micgrogrids via Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems with Relational Database Management
Abdurrahman Yavuz, Joshua M. Darville, and Nurcin Celik (University of Miami); Jie Xu and Chun-Hung Chen (George Mason University); and Brent Langhals and Ryan Engle (Air Force Institute of Technology)
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Military Applications and Homeland Security
Managing and Supporting Projects through the Lifecycle
Chair: Matthew Dickinson (Systecon North America); Andrew Hall (Army Cyber Institute, United States Military Academy)
Modeling and Simulation: Balancing Performance, Schedule, and Cost
Paul Brown (Systecon North America) and Courtney Kawazoe and Alex Nguyen (Naval Surface Warfare Center)
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Product Supportability through Lifecyle Modeling and Simulation
Justin Woulfe (Systecon North America) and Magnus Andersson (Systecon AB)
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Model Uncertainty and Robust Simulation
Track Coordinator - Model Uncertainty and Robust Simulation: Canan Gunes Corlu (Boston University), Enlu Zhou (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Model Uncertainty and Robust Simulation
New Advances in Simulation Optimization
Chair: Henry Lam (Columbia University)
Context-dependent Ranking and Selection under a Bayesian Framework
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Haidong Li (Peking University), Henry Lam (Columbia University), Zhe Liang (Tongji University), and Yijie Peng (Peking University)
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Confidence Intervals and Regions for Quantiles Using Conditional Monte Carlo and Generalized Likelihood Ratios
Lei Lei (Chongqing University), Christos Alexopoulos (Georgia Institute of Technology), Yijie Peng (Peking University), and James Wilson (North Carolina State University)
Abstract
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Optimal Switching in a Dynamic, Stochastic, Operating Environment
Byunghee Choi (Lebanon Valley Colllege) and Robert D. Weaver (Pennsylvania State University)
Abstract
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Model Uncertainty and Robust Simulation
Simulation Optimization under Uncertainty
Chair: Angel A. Juan (IN3-Open University of Catalonia (UOC), IN3)
A Simheuristic Algorithm for Reliable Asset and Liability Management under Uncertainty Scenarios
Christopher Bayliss, Armando Miguel Nieto, Marti Serra, Mariem Gandouz, and Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
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On the Scarcity of Observations when Modelling Random Inputs and the Quality of Solutions to Stochastic Optimisation Problems
Canan G. Corlu (Boston University), Javier Panadero (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), Bhakti Stephan Onggo (University of Southampton), and Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
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Calibrating Input Parameters via Eligibility Sets
Yuanlu Bai and Henry Lam (Columbia University)
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Model Uncertainty and Robust Simulation
Data-Driven Simulation Optimization
Chair: Eunhye Song (Pennsylvania State University)
Joint Resource Allocation for Input Data Collection and Simulation
Jingxu Xu (University of California, Berkeley); Peter W. Glynn (Stanford University); and Zeyu Zheng (University of California, Berkeley)
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Statistical Inference for Approximate Bayesian Optimal Design
Prateek Jaiswal and Harsha Honnappa (Purdue University)
Abstract
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Simulation Optimization Based Feature Selection, a Study on Data-driven Optimization with Input Uncertainty
Kimia Vahdat and Sara Shashaani (North Carolina State University)
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Modeling Methodology
Track Coordinator - Modeling Methodology: Rodrigo Castro (ICC-CONICET, Universidad de Buenos Aires), Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
Modeling Methodology
DEVS Modelling and Simulation: Applications
Chair: José Luis Risco-Martín (Complutense University of Madrid, Center for Computational Simulation)
Modelling Fog & Cloud Collaboration Methods on Large Scale
Khaldoon Al-Zoubi (Jordan University of Science & Technology, Carleton University) and Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
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Energy Efficiency Evaluation of Parallel Execution of DEVS Models in Multicore Architectures
Guillermo G. Trabes (Carleton University), Veronica Gil Costa (Universidad Nacional de San Luis), and Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
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A DEVS Simulation Algorithm Based on Shared Memory for Enhancing Performance
Román Cárdenas (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Carleton University); Kevin Henares (Universidad Complutense de Madrid); Patricia Arroba (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Center for Computational Simulation); Gabriel A. Wainer (Carleton University); and José L. Risco-Martín (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Center for Computational Simulation)
Abstract
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Modeling Methodology
DEVS Modelling and Simulation: Theory
Chair: Rodrigo Castro (Universidad de Buenos Aires, ICC-CONICET)
DEVS-Scripting: A Black-box Test Frame for DEVS Models
Matthew B. McLaughlin (Arizona State University, Fires Battle Lab) and Hessam S. Sarjoughian (Arizona State University)
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A New Simulation Algorithm for PDEVS Models with Time Advance Zero
Cristina Ruiz-Martín, Guillermo Trabes, and Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
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Translating Process Interaction World View Models to DEVS: GPSS to Python(P)DEVS
Randy Paredis, Simon Van Mierlo, and Hans Vangheluwe (University of Antwerp)
Abstract
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Modeling Methodology
Spatio-Temporal Simulation: Methods
Chair: Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
Extended Model Space Specification for Mobile Agent-based Systems to Support Automated Discovery of Simulation Models
Hai Le and Xiaolin Hu (Georgia State University)
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Pragmatic Logic-based Spatio-temporal Pattern Checking in Particle-based Models
Andreas Ruscheinski, Anja Wolpers, Philipp Henning, Tom Warnke, Fiete Haack, and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
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Composition of Geographic-based Component Simulation Models
William A. Boyd and Hessam S. Sarjoughian (Arizona State University)
Abstract
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Modeling Methodology
Spatio-Temporal Simulation: Applications
Chair: Khaldoon Al-Zoubi (Carleton University)
Anomalous Transport of Infectious Diseases in Structured Populations
Günter Schneckenreither (Vienna University of Technology)
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Performance and Soundness of Simulation: A Case Study based on a Cellular Automaton for In-Body Spread of HIV
Till Köster (University of Rostock), Philippe J. Giabbanelli (Miami University), and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
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Modeling Methodology
Multi-Formalism and Multi-Simulation
Chair: Adelinde Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
Learning Rule-based Explanatory Models from Exploratory Multi-Simulation For Decision-Support Under Uncertainty
Brodderick Rodriguez and Levent Yilmaz (Auburn University)
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Autonomous and Composable M&S System of Systems with the Simulation, Experimentation, Analysis and Testing (SEAT) Framework
Saurabh Mittal, Nick Kasdaglis, Lamar Harrell, Robert Wittman, John Gibson, and David Rocca (MITRE Corporation)
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Modeling the Water-energy Nexus for the Phoenix Active Management Area
Mostafa Fard and Hessam Sarjoughian (Arizona State University); Imran Mahmood (Nat. Univ. of Sciences & Technology); and Adil Mounir, Xin Guan, and Giuseppe Mascaro (Arizona State University)
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Modeling Methodology
Model Specification Methodologies
Chair: Hessam Sarjoughian (Arizona State University)
Simulus: Easy Breezy Simulation in Python
Jason Liu (Florida International University)
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Online Risk Measure Estimation Via Natural Gradient Boosting
Xiaoting Cai (Shanghai University, School of Management); Yang Yang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen; School of Data Science); and Guangxin Jiang (Harbin Institute of Technology, School of Management)
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Conceptual Models in Simulation Studies: Making it Explicit
Pia Wilsdorf, Fiete Haack, and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
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Modeling Methodology
Stochastic and Queueing Systems
Chair: Cristina Ruiz-Martín (Carleton University)
Scheduling Queues with Simultaneous and Heterogeneous Requirements from Multiple Types of Servers
Noa Zychlinski, Carri W. Chan, and Jing Dong (Columbia University)
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Integrated Performance Evaluation of Extended Queueing Network Models with Line
Giuliano Casale (Imperial College London)
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Approximating the Levy-frailty Marshall-Olkin model for failure times
Javiera Barrera and Guido Lagos (Universidad Adolfo Ibañez)
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Project Management and Construction
Project Management and Construction
Robots on Construction Sites
Chair: Jing Du (University of Florida)
An Immersive Virtual Learning Environment for Worker-Robot Collaboration on Construction Sites
Pooya Adami, Tenzin Doleck, Burcin Becerik-Gerber, Lucio Soibelman, Yasemin Copur-Gencturk, and Gale Lucas (University of Southern California)
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Toward Intelligent Workplace: Prediction-Enabled Proactive Planning for Human-Robot Coexistence on Unstructured Construction Sites
Da Hu (The University of Tennessee, Knoxville); Jiannan Cai (The University of Texas at San Antonio); Yuqing Hu (Pennsylvania State University); and Shuai Li (The University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Abstract
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Neural Functional Analysis In Virtual Reality Simulation: Example Of A Human-Robot Collaboration Tasks
Qi Zhu and Jing Du (University of Florida)
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Project Management and Construction
Sensors for Simulation
Chair: Amir Behzadan (Texas A&M University)
Comparison of Different Beamforming-based Approaches for Sound Source Separation of Multiple Heavy Equipment at Construction Job Sites
Behnam Sherafat and Abbas Rashidi (University of Utah) and Sadegh Asgari (Merrimack College)
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Deep Generative Adversarial Network to Enhance Image Quality for Fast Object Detection in Construction Sites
Nipun Nath and Amir H. Behzadan (Texas A&M University)
Abstract
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A Thermal-Based Technology for Roller Path Tracking and Mapping in Pavement Compaction Operations
Linjun Lu and Fei Dai (West Virginia University)
Abstract
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Project Management and Construction
Project Management
Chair: Ming Lu (University of Alberta)
A Tale of Two Simulations for Project Managers
Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University)
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A Specification for Effective Simulation Project Management
Allen G. Greenwood (FlexSim Software Products, Inc.)
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On The Use Of Simulation-Optimization In Sustainability Aware Project Portfolio Management
Miguel Saiz (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, EAE Business School); Marisa Andrea Lostumbo (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya); Angel Alejandro Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Euncet Business School); and David Lopez-Lopez (ESADE business school, EAE Business School)
Abstract
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Project Management and Construction
Information and Planning
Chair: Wenying Ji (George Mason University)
Planning and Scheduling Drainage Infrastructure Maintenance Operations Under Hard and Soft Constraints: A Simulation Study
Monjurul Hasan, Ming Lu, and Simaan AbouRizk (University of Alberta) and Jason Neufeld (EPCOR Utilities Inc.)
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Automated Abstraction of Operation Processes from Unstructured Text for Simulation Modeling
Yitong Li and Wenying Ji (George Mason University) and Simaan M. AbouRizk (University of Alberta)
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Understanding the Dynamics of Information Flow During Disaster Response Using Absorbing Markov Chains
Yitong Li and Wenying Ji (George Mason University)
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Project Management and Construction
Integrating Simulation with Other Methods I
Chair: Joseph Louis (Oregon State University)
Predicting Terminal Mid-Air Collisions Through Simulation Experiments of Air Traffic Control
Yanyu Wang, Pingbo Tang, and Ying Shi (Carnegie Mellon University); Yongming Liu (Arizona State University); and Nancy J. Cooke (Arizona State University, Human Systems Engineering)
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A Green Performance Bond Framework for Managing Greenhouse Gas Emissions During Construction: Proof of Concept Using Agent-Based Modeling
Sadegh Asgari (Merrimack College, Columbia University)
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Project Management and Construction
Integrating Simulation with Other Methods II
Evaluation and Selection of Hospital Layout Based on an Integrated Simulation Method
Yongkui Li, Yan Zhang, and Lingyan Cao (Tongji University)
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Optimizing Labor Allocation In Modular Construction Factory Using Discrete Event Simulation And Genetic Algorithm
Khandakar M. Rashid (Oregon State University; Civil Engineering Student Association, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology); Joseph Louis (Oregon State University); and Colby Swanson (Momentum Innovation Group)
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Simulation and the Humanities
Track Coordinator - Simulation and the Humanities: F. LeRon Shults (University of Agder), Andreas Tolk (MITRE Corporation)
Simulation and the Humanities
Simulation and the Humanities
Chair: Andreas Tolk (MITRE Corporation)
Simulating Epidemics: Why the Models Failed Us
Eric Winsberg (University of South Florida)
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Best Friends Forever? Modelling the Mechanisms of Friendship Network Formation
Ivan Puga-Gonzalez (University of Agder), Kevin McCaffree (University of North Texas), and Fount LeRon Shults (NORCE)
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Simulation Applications In Humanitarian Logistics: A Systematic Literature Review
Camila Laura Pareja Yale, Márcia Lorena da Silva Frazão, Marco Aurélio de Mesquita, and Hugo Tsugunobu Yoshida Yoshizaki (University of São Paulo)
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Simulation for Global Challenges
Track Coordinator - Simulation for Global Challenges: Dave Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology), Stewart Robinson (Loughborough University)
Simulation for Global Challenges
Simulation for Global Challenges
Chair: Stewart Robinson (Loughborough University)
Modeling And Simulation For Decision Support In Precision Livestock Farming
Parisa Niloofar (University of Southern Denmark), Deena P. Francis (Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences), Sanja Lazarova-Molnar (University of Southern Denmark), Alexandru Vulpe (University Politechnica of Bucharest), and George Suciu and Mihaela Balanescu (BEIA Consult International)
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Modelling Migration: Decisions, Processes and Outcomes
Jakub Bijak, Philip A. Higham, Jason Hilton, Martin Hinsch, Sarah Nurse, and Toby Prike (University of Southampton); Oliver Reinhardt (University of Rostock); Peter WF Smith (University of Southampton); and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
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Inventory Management with Disruption Risk
Canan Gunes Corlu (Boston University); Bahar Biller (SAS Institute, Inc); Elliot Wolf (The Chemours Company); and Enver Yucesan (INSEAD)
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Simulation in Industry 4.0
Track Coordinator - Simulation in Industry 4.0: Young Jae JANG (Daim Research, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Andrea Matta (Politecnico di Milano)
Simulation in Industry 4.0
Digital Twin Applications in Production I
Chair: Young Jae JANG (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daim Research)
A Digital Twin Framework for Real-time Analysis and Feedback of Repetitive Work in the Manual Material Handling Industry
Abhimanyu Sharotry, Jesus A. Jimenez, David Wierschem, Francis A. Mendez Mediavilla, Rachel M. Koldenhoven, Damian Valles, George Koutitas, and Semih Aslan (Texas State University)
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Robot Collaboration Intelligence with AI
Illhoe Hwang (KAIST); Young Jae Jang (KAIST, Daim Research); Seol Hwang, Sangpyo Hong, and Hyunsuk Baek (KAIST); and Kyuhun Hahn (Daim Research)
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A Case Study of Digital Twin for a Manufacturing Process Involving Human Interactions
Hasan Latif (North Carolina State University), Guodong Shao (NIST), and Binil Starly (North Carolina State University)
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Simulation in Industry 4.0
Digital Twin Applications in Production II
Chair: Andrea Matta (Politecnico di Milano)
A Generic Workflow Engine for Iterative, Simulation-based Non-Linear System Identifications
Michael Polter, Peter Katranuschkov, and Raimar J. Scherer (Technische Universität Dresden)
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A Design of Digital Twins for Supporting Decision-making in Production Logistics
Yongkuk Jeong, Erik Flores-García, and Magnus Wiktorsson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
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Simulation in Industry 4.0
Data-Driven Simulation Modeling and Analysis
Chair: Joachim Hunker (Technische Universität Dortmund)
Digital Twins in Simulative Applications: A Taxonomy
Hendrik van der Valk, Joachim Hunker, and Markus Rabe (Technische Universität Dortmund) and Boris Otto (Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering ISST, Technische Universität Dortmund)
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Generation And Tuning Of Discrete Event Simulation Models For Manufacturing Applications
Giovanni Lugaresi and Andrea Matta (Politecnico di Milano)
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Data-Driven Fault Tree Modeling For Reliability Assessment Of Cyber-Physical Systems
Sanja Lazarova-Molnar, Parisa Niloofar, and Gabor Kevin Barta (University of Souther Denmark)
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Simulation in Industry 4.0
New Frameworks for Industry 4.0 Applications
Chair: Martijn Mes (University of Twente)
A Method Proposal For Conducting Simulation Projects In Industry 4.0: A Cyber-Physical System In An Aeronautical Industry
José Arnaldo Barra Montevechi, Carlos Henrique dos Santos, Gustavo Teodoro Gabriel, Mona Liza Moura de Oliveira, José Antônio de Queiroz, and Fabiano Leal (Universidade Federal de Itajubá)
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A General Simulation Framework for Smart Yards
Matteo Brunetti, Martijn Mes, and Jelle van Heuveln (University of Twente)
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Scalable, Reconfigurable Simulation Models in Industry 4.0-Oriented Enterprise Modeling
Mahdi El Alaoui El Abdellaoui (elm.leblanc, Bosch Group; Mines Saint-Etienne); Frédéric Grimaud, Paolo Gianessi, and Xavier Delorme (Mines Saint-Etienne); and Emmanuel Bricard (elm.leblanc, Bosch Group)
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Simulation Optimization
Track Coordinator - Simulation Optimization: Susan R. Hunter (Purdue University), Peter Salemi (MITRE Corporation)
Simulation Optimization
Constraints I
Chair: Andrea Matta (Politecnico di Milano)
Sample-Path Algorithm for Global Optimal Solution of Resource Allocation in Queueing Systems with Performance Constraints
Mengyi Zhang and Andrea Matta (Politecnico di Milano) and Arianna Alfieri (Politecnico di Torino)
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Batch Bayesian Active Learning for Feasible Region Identification by Local Penalization
Jixiang Qing, Nicolas Knudde, Ivo Couckuyt, and Tom Dhaene (Ghent University) and Kohei Shintani (Toyota Motor Corporation)
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Simulation Optimization
Constraints II
Chair: Dashi I. Singham (Naval Postgraduate School)
Sample Average Approximation for Functional Decisions Under Shape Constraints
Dashi Singham (Naval Postgraduate School) and Henry Lam (Columbia University)
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Feasibility Determination When the Feasible Region is Defined by Non-linear Inequalities
Daniel Solow (Case Western Reserve University), Roberto Szechtman (Naval Postgraduate School), and Enver Yucesan (INSEAD)
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Identifying the Best System in the Presence of Stochastic Constraints with Varying Thresholds
Yuwei Zhou, Sigrun Andradottir, and Seong-Hee Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Simulation Optimization
Bayesian Optimization
Chair: Juergen Branke (Warwick Business School)
Modification of Bayesian Optimization for Efficient Calibration of Simulation Models
Daiki Kiribuchi, Masashi Tomita, and Takeichiro Nishikawa (Toshiba Corporation) and Satoru Yokota, Ryota Narasaki, and Soh Koike (Kioxia Corporation)
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Partition-Based Bayesian Optimization for Stochastic Simulations
Songhao Wang and Szu Hui Ng (National University of Singapore)
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Bayesian Optimization Searching for Robust Solutions
Hoai Phuong Le and Juergen Branke (University of Warwick)
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Simulation Optimization
Markov Decision Processes
Chair: Yijie Peng (Peking University)
Asynchronous Value Iteration for Markov Decision Processes with Continuous State Spaces
Xiangyu Yang (Fudan University); Jiaqiao Hu (State University of New York, Stony Brook); Jian-Qiang Hu (Fudan University); and Yijie Peng (Peking University)
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The Actor-Critic Algorithm for Infinite Horizon Discounted Cost Revisited
Abhijit Gosavi (Missouri University of Science and Technology)
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Risk-efficient Sequential Simulation Estimators
Raghu Pasupathy (Purdue University) and Yingchieh Yeh (National Central University)
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Simulation Optimization
Gaussian Processes
Chair: Eunhye Song (Pennsylvania State University)
Smart Linear Algebraic Operations for Efficient Gaussian Markov Improvement Algorithm
Xinru Li and Eunhye Song (Pennsylvania State University)
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A Gaussian process based algorithm for stochastic simulation optimization with input distribution uncertainty
Haowei Wang, Szu Hui Ng, and Xun Zhang (National University of Singapore)
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Sensitivity Analysis of Arc Criticalities in Stochastic Activity Networks
Peng Wan and Michael C. Fu (The University of Maryland at College Park)
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Simulation Optimization
Gradient-based Optimization
Chair: David J. Eckman (Northwestern University)
Simulation Optimization by Reusing Past Replications: Don't Be Afraid of Dependence
Tianyi Liu and Enlu Zhou (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Biased Gradient Estimators in Simulation Optimization
David J. Eckman (Northwestern University) and Shane G. Henderson (Cornell University)
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Unbiased Gradient Simulation for Zeroth-order Optimization
Guanting Chen (Stanford University)