WSC 2021 Proceedings


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Advanced Tutorials
Advanced Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
[In person] Reflections on Simulation Optimization
Chair: Zeyu Zheng (Stanford University)
Reflections on Simulation Optimization
Shane G. Henderson (Cornell University)
Abstract
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Advanced Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
[In person] Thinking Inside the Box: A Tutorial on Grey-Box Bayesian Optimization
Chair: Russell R. Barton (Pennsylvania State University)
Thinking Inside the Box: A Tutorial on Grey-Box Bayesian Optimization
Raul Astudillo and Peter Frazier (Cornell University)
Abstract
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Advanced Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
[In person] A Tutorial on How to Connect Python with Different Simulation Software to Develop Rich Simheuristics
Chair: Andrea D'Ambrogio (University of Roma TorVergata)
A Tutorial on How to Connect Python with Different Simulation Software to Develop Rich Simheuristics
Mohammad Peyman (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya); Mohammad Dehghanimohammadabadi (Northeastern University); and Pedro Copado-Mendez, Javier Panadero, and Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
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Advanced Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
[In person] Business Process Modeling and Simulation with DPMN: Processing Activities
Chair: Dehghani Mohammad (Northeastern University)
Business Process Modeling and Simulation with DPMN: Processing Activities
Gerd Wagner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
Abstract
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Advanced Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
[Virtual] Toward Unbiased Deterministic Total Orderings of Parallel Simulations with Simultaneous Events
Chair: Soumyadip Ghosh (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)
Toward Unbiased Deterministic Total Orderings of Parallel Simulations with Simultaneous Events
Neil McGlohon and Christopher D. Carothers (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
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Commercial Case Studies
Commercial Case Study · Commercial Case Studies
[In person] Factory Environment
Chair: Yusuke Legard (MOSIMTEC)
Model Predictive Control of Cooling System for an Existing Building
Young-Sub Kim and Cheol-Soo Park (Seoul National University, Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering)
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Development of weather normalization process for commercial building energy benchmarking
Young-Seo Yoo, Dong-Hyuk Yi, and Cheol-Soo Park (Seoul National University)
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Real-time Model Predictive Heating Control for a Factory Building Using Lumped Approach
Seon-Jung Ra, Han-Sol Shin, and Cheol-Soo Park (Seoul National University)
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Commercial Case Study · Commercial Case Studies
[In person] Data-Driven Simulation
Chair: Nathan Ivey (MOSIMTEC LLC)
A Collaborative Test and Data-Driven Simulation Solution
German Reyes, Michael Allen, and Dayana Cope (Engineering USA)
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Simulating Backfill Operations for Underground Mining
SAURABH PARAKH (MOSIMTEC) and Nicole Russell (Sibanye Stillwater)
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Commercial Case Study · Commercial Case Studies
[In person] Data Science
Chair: David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Generating Business Value through Simulation and Data Science
Bipin Chadha (CSAA Insurance Group)
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An Integrated Solution for Data Farming and Knowledge Discovery in Simulation Data: A Case Study of the Battery Supply of a Vehicle Manufacturer
Jonas Genath, Soeren Bergmann, and Steffen Strassburger (TU Ilmenau) and Sven Spieckermann and Stephan Stauber (SimPlan AG)
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Commercial Case Study · Commercial Case Studies
[In person] Logistics
Chair: Amy Greer (MOSIMTEC, LLC)
Simulation-Based Aircraft Spare Parts Optimization With Operational Objectives And Constraints
Salena Hess, Dimitris Kostamis, Kriton Konstantinidis, and Konstantinos Varsos (Oliver Wyman)
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Case Study: Emulation Of Amazon Air Hub For Material Flow Control Validation
Weilin Li, Hao Zhou, and Nanaware Ganesh (Amazon)
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Planning for TR3 Production using Simio
Patricia Buchanan (University of Washington) and Oscar Candanoza and Ivan Iturriaga (L3Harris)
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Commercial Case Study · Commercial Case Studies
[In person] Machine Learning Applications
Chair: Nathan Ivey (MOSIMTEC LLC)
Explainable RL and Rule Reduction for Better Building Control
Seongkwon Cho and Cheol-Soo Park (Seoul National University)
Abstract
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Application of Daylighting Gaussian Process Emulator to Lighting Control of an Existing Building
Hyeong-Gon Jo, Young-Sub Kim, and Cheol-Soo Park (Seoul National University, Building Simulation Lab)
Abstract
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Commercial Case Study, Panel · Commercial Case Studies
[In person] Panel: Challenges in Satisfying the Need and Promotion of Modeling & Simulation Workforce
Chair: David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Panel: Challenges in Satisfying the Need and Promotion of Modeling & Simulation Workforce
Hessam Sarjoughian (Arizona State University), Edward Yellig (Intel Corporation), James Nutaro (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), and Akshay Rajhans (MathWorks)
Abstract
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Commercial Case Study · Commercial Case Studies
[Virtual] Productivity and Manufacturing
Chair: Devdatta Deo (Simio LLC)
Using Simulation And Machine Learning To Innovate Long-term Production And Operational Planning
Rie Gaku (Momoyama Gakuin University); Louis Luangkesorn (Highmark Health); and Soemon Takakuwa (Chuo University, Nagoya University)
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Improving the check-in processes of an airline company in an airport terminal
Jaime Sotomayor and Alicia García-Hernández (baobab soluciones) and Alvaro Garcia-Sanchez (Universidad Politénica de Madrid, baobab soluciones)
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Applied Productivity AI/ML Platform Based Lot Cycle Time Prediction in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Madhav Kidambi and Jeong Cheol Seo (Applied Materials)
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Commercial Case Study · Commercial Case Studies
[Virtual] Manufacturing Optimization
Chair: David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Virtual Engineering to Design Advanced Manufacturing Systems
Emile Glorieux and Terie Purse (MTC)
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Application of Simulation Optimization to Minimize Downtime
Lewis Bobbermen and Tao Vink (Polymathian)
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Process Wind Tunnel for Improving Business Process
Sudhendu Rai (American International Group (AIG))
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Commercial Case Study · Commercial Case Studies
[Virtual] Haulage Operations
Chair: Devdatta Deo (Simio LLC)
Haulage Simulation with Complex Allocation and Tactical Stockpiling
Kevin Nguyen and Solene Hegarty-Cremer (Polymathian)
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Simulation of Carrapateena Underground Haulage Operations
Colin Eustace and Lewis Bobbermen (Polymathian) and Daniel Hronsky (OZ Minerals)
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Assessing the Hinterland of Maritime Ports in the European Northern Range
Ralf Elbert and Michael Gleser (Technische Universität Darmstadt) and Frank Van der Laan (Port of Rotterdam)
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Commercial Case Study · Commercial Case Studies
[Virtual] Supply Chains and Virtual Plants
Chair: David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Increasing Efficiency of Central Mexico Berry DC Network
Khaled Mabrouk (Sustainable Productivity Solutions)
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Supply Chain Reduction in Regulated Markets
Andreas Schoechtel (Thermo Electron LED GmbH, Durham University Business School) and Riccardo Mogre (Durham University Business School)
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Virtual Factory for Formulation Plants in Life Science Manufacturing
Jerome Frutiger, Manuel Pereira Remelhe, and Andrea Vester (Bayer AG)
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Commercial Case Study · Commercial Case Studies
[Virtual] Digital Twin
Chair: David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Digital Twin Applications for Design and Operation of AGVs in Shop Floor
Donggun Lee, Seunghyun Song, Chanhyeok Lee, and Sang Do Noh (Sungkyunkwan University) and Sangmun Yun and Hyeonyeong Lee (LG Electronics)
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Digital twin-based applications for assembly production lines of global automotive part suppliers
joohee Lym, Jinho Yang, Jonghwan Choi, and Sang Do Noh (Sungkyunkwan University); Sang Hyun Lee and Jeong Tae Kang (IT Division Yura Corporation); and Jungmin Song, Dae Yub Lee, and Hyung Sun Kim (Dexta Inc.)
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X-TEAM D2D: Modeling Future Smart and Seamless Travel in Europe
Margarita Bagamanova and Miguel Mujica Mota (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences) and Vittorio Di Vito (Italian Aerospace Research Center)
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Multi-Method Simulations For Large Fleet Autonomous Material Handling Robots
Bonnie Yue (Clearpath Robotics)
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Contributed Papers
Contributed Paper, Technical Session · Modeling Methodology
[Virtual] Modeling Methodologies 1
Chair: Ezequiel Pecker Marcosig (UBA, CONICET)
Availability and Stock Rupture Estimation by Using Continuous and Discrete Simulation Models
Edson Luiz Ursini and Henry de Castro Lobo dos Santos (Campinas State University) and Marcelo Tsuguio Okano (Centro Paula Souza/Campinas State University)
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Towards Semi-Automatic Model Specification
David Shuttleworth (Old Dominion University) and Jose Padilla (Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center; Old Dominion University)
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How Modeling Methods for Fuzzy Cognitive Maps Can Benefit From Psychology Research
Samvel Mkhitaryan (Maastricht University, CAPHRI) and Philippe J. Giabbanelli (Miami University)
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Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
[Virtual] Factory Operations 1
Chair: Abdelgafar Hamed (Infineon Technologies AG)
Backward Simulation for Production Planning - Recent Advances in a Real-world Use-case
Christoph Laroque and Madlene Leissau (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau) and Wolfgang Scholl and Germar Schneider (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH)
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Towards a Generic Semiconductor Manufacturing Simulation Model
Abdelhak KHEMIRI, Claude YUGMA, and Stéphane DAUZERE-PERES (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne)
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Simulating and evaluating supply chain disruptions along an end-to-end semiconductor automotive supply chain
Jaenichen Maximilian, Abdelgafar Ismail, Volker Dörrsam, and Christian James Martens (Infineon Technologies AG); Christina Johanna Liepold (TU Munich); and Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
[Virtual] Estimation Methodology 2
Chair: Yijie Peng (George Mason University)
Variance Reduction for Generalized Likelihood Ratio Method in Quantile Sensitivity Estimation
Yijie Peng (Peking University), Michael Fu (University of Maryland), Hu Jiaqiao (State University of New York), Pierre L'Ecuyer (University of Montreal), and Bruno Tuffin (INRIA)
Abstract
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Calibration Using Emulation of Filtered Simulation Results
Ozge Surer and Matthew Plumlee (Northwestern University)
Abstract
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On Constructing Confidence Region for Model Parameters in Stochastic Gradient Descent via Batch Means
Yi Zhu (WeRide Corp) and Jing Dong (Columbia University)
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Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · Project Management and Construction
[Virtual] Simulation for Emergency Planning and Response
Chair: Wenying Ji (George Mason University)
Public Demand Estimation following Disasters through Integrating Social Media and Community Demographics
Yudi Chen and Wenying Ji (George Mason University)
Abstract
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Creating an Inter-hospital Resilient Network for Pandemic Response Based on Blockchain and Dynamic Digital Twins
Qiuchen Lu (University College London); Xiang Xie (University of Cambridge); Long Chen (Loughborough University); and Zhen Ye, Zigeng Fang, Jiayin Meng, Michael Pitt, and Jinyi Lin (University College London)
Abstract
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Machine Learning and Simulation-Based Framework for Disaster Preparedness Prediction
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Zhenlong Jiang, Ran Ji, Yudi Chen, and Wenying Ji (George Mason University)
Abstract
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Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · Aviation Modeling and Analysis
[Virtual] Advanced Technologies in Air Transportation
Chair: John Shortle (George Mason University)
Predicting Runway Configuration Transition Timings using Machine Learning Methods
Max En Cheng Lau, Andy Jun Guang Lam, and Sameer Alam (Nanyang Technological University)
Abstract
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Technology Adoption in Air Traffic Management: A Combination of Agent-Based Modeling with Behavioral Economics
Bill Roungas (KTH Royal Institute of Technology); Miguel Baena, Oliva Garcia-Cantu Ros, Ruben Alcolea, and Ricardo Herranz (Nommon Solutions and Technologies); and Jayanth Raghothama (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
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Capacity Analysis for a Flow Corridor with Dynamic Wake Separation
Azin Zare Noghabi (Facebook, George Mason University) and John Shortle (George Mason University)
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Doctoral Colloquiums
Doctoral Colloquium · PhD Colloquium
PhD Colloquium I
Chair: Chang-Han Rhee (Northwestern University)
Hyperparameter Optimization of Deep Neural Network with Applications to Medical Device Manufacturing
Gautham Sunder (University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management)
Abstract
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Contextual Ranking and Selection with Gaussian Processes
Sait Cakmak (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Estimating the Effectiveness of Non-pharmaceutical Interventions in Heterogeneous Populations During an Emerging Infectious Disease Epidemic
Johannes Ponge (University of Münster)
Abstract
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Simulation Optimization for a Digital Twin Using a Multi-fidelity Framework
Yiyun Cao (University of Southampton)
Abstract
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Applying Discrete-event Simulation and Value Stream Mapping to Reduce Waste in an Automotive Engine Manufacturing Plant
Ana Carolina M. Moreira (Auburn University)
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Real-time Generation and Exploitation of Discrete Event Simulation Models as Decision-support Tools for Manufacturing
Giovanni Lugaresi (Politecnico di Milano)
Abstract
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Towards Semi-automatic Model Specification
David Shuttleworth (Old Dominion University)
Abstract
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Modeling Multi-Level Patterns of Environmental Migration in Bangladesh: An Agent-Based Approach
Kelsea B. Best (Vanderbilt University)
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Simulation Model Simplification Extended Abstract
Igor Stogniy (Technische Universität Dresden)
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Higher-Order Coverage Error Analysis for Batching and Sectioning
Shengyi He (Columbia University)
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Doctoral Colloquium · PhD Colloquium
PhD Colloquium II
Chair: Chang-Han Rhee (Northwestern University)
Farming for Mining: Combining Data Farming and Data Mining to Gain Knowledge in Supply Chains
Joachim Hunker (Technische Universität Dortmund)
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A Simulation Analysis of Analytics-driven Community-based Reintegration Programs
Iman Attari (Indiana University Bloomington)
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Optimal Scheduling of a Multi-Clinic Healthcare Facility in the Course of a Pandemic
Hossein Piri (University of British Columbia)
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Investigating Cloud-based Architecture for Distributed Simulation (ds) in Operational Reasearch (or)
Nura Tijjani Abubakar (Brunel University London; Jigawa State Institute of IT, Kazaure)
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Characterizing the Distributions of Commits in Large Source Code Repositories
Aradhana Soni (The University of Tennessee)
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Simulation of Video Analytic Applications Using Deep Learning
Dipak Pudasaini (Ryerson University)
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Using Longitudinal Health Records to Simulate the Impact of National Treatment Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease
Daniel Otero-Leon (University of Michigan)
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Why does Facebook fail to catalyze diverse friendship formations?
Firman M. Firmansyah (Stony Brook University)
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Methodological Improvements Of Online Pandemic Simulation For Short-term Healthcare Resource Prediction
Daniel Garcia-Vicuña (Public University of Navarre)
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A Parallel Algorithm to Execute DEVS Simulations in Shared Memory Architectures
Guillermo G. Trabes (Carleton University)
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Doctoral Colloquium · PhD Colloquium
PhD Colloquium Poster Session
Chair: Chang-Han Rhee (Northwestern University)
Hyperparameter Optimization of Deep Neural Network with Applications to Medical Device Manufacturing
Gautham Sunder (University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management)
Abstract
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Modeling Multi-Level Patterns of Environmental Migration in Bangladesh: An Agent-Based Approach
Kelsea B. Best (Vanderbilt University)
Abstract
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Towards Semi-automatic Model Specification
David Shuttleworth (Old Dominion University)
Abstract
pdf
Contextual Ranking and Selection with Gaussian Processes
Sait Cakmak (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Abstract
pdf
Simulation Optimization for a Digital Twin Using a Multi-fidelity Framework
Yiyun Cao (University of Southampton)
Abstract
pdf
Why does Facebook fail to catalyze diverse friendship formations?
Firman M. Firmansyah (Stony Brook University)
Abstract
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Real-time Generation and Exploitation of Discrete Event Simulation Models as Decision-support Tools for Manufacturing
Giovanni Lugaresi (Politecnico di Milano)
Abstract
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Characterizing the Distributions of Commits in Large Source Code Repositories
Aradhana Soni (The University of Tennessee)
Abstract
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Simulation of Video Analytic Applications Using Deep Learning
Dipak Pudasaini (Ryerson University)
Abstract
pdf
Optimal Scheduling of a Multi-Clinic Healthcare Facility in the Course of a Pandemic
Hossein Piri (University of British Columbia)
Abstract
pdf
Investigating Cloud-based Architecture for Distributed Simulation (ds) in Operational Reasearch (or)
Nura Tijjani Abubakar (Brunel University London; Jigawa State Institute of IT, Kazaure)
Abstract
pdf
Simulation Model Simplification Extended Abstract
Igor Stogniy (Technische Universität Dresden)
Abstract
pdf
A Simulation Analysis of Analytics-driven Community-based Reintegration Programs
Iman Attari (Indiana University Bloomington)
Abstract
pdf
Higher-Order Coverage Error Analysis for Batching and Sectioning
Shengyi He (Columbia University)
Abstract
pdf
Applying Discrete-event Simulation and Value Stream Mapping to Reduce Waste in an Automotive Engine Manufacturing Plant
Ana Carolina M. Moreira (Auburn University)
Abstract
pdf
Using Longitudinal Health Records to Simulate the Impact of National Treatment Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease
Daniel Otero-Leon (University of Michigan)
Abstract
pdf
A Parallel Algorithm to Execute DEVS Simulations in Shared Memory Architectures
Guillermo G. Trabes (Carleton University)
Abstract
pdf
Estimating the Effectiveness of Non-pharmaceutical Interventions in Heterogeneous Populations During an Emerging Infectious Disease Epidemic
Johannes Ponge (University of Münster)
Abstract
pdf
Farming for Mining: Combining Data Farming and Data Mining to Gain Knowledge in Supply Chains
Joachim Hunker (Technische Universität Dortmund)
Abstract
pdf
Methodological Improvements Of Online Pandemic Simulation For Short-term Healthcare Resource Prediction
Daniel Garcia-Vicuña (Public University of Navarre)
Abstract
pdf

Introductory Tutorials
Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[In person] Multiple Streams with Recurrence-Based, Counter-Based, and Splittable Random Number Generators
Chair: Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
Multiple Streams with Recurrence-Based, Counter-Based, and Splittable Random Number Generators
Pierre L'Ecuyer (University of Montreal, Google); Olivier Nadeau-Chamard (University of Montreal); Yi-Fan Chen (Google Research); and Justin Lebar (Waymo)
Abstract
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Commercial Case Studies
[In person] Tested Success Tips For Simulation Project Excellence
Chair: David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Tested Success Tips For Simulation Project Excellence
Devdatta Deo and David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Abstract
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[In person] Tutorial: Graphical Methods for the Design and Analysis of Experiments
Chair: Kelsea B Best (Vanderbilt University)
Tutorial: Graphical Methods for the Design and Analysis of Experiments
Russell Barton (The Pennsylvania State University)
Abstract
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[In person] Work Smarter, Not Harder: A Tutorial on Designing and Conducting Simulation Experiments
Chair: Daniel García de Vicuña (Public University of Navarre)
Work Smarter, Not Harder: A Tutorial on Designing and Conducting Simulation Experiments
Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School), Paul Sanchez (retired), and Hong Wan (North Carolina State University)
Abstract
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[In person] A Gentle Introduction To Bayesian Optimization
Chair: Daniel Otero-Leon (University of Michigan)
A Gentle Introduction To Bayesian Optimization
Antonio Candelieri (University of Milano-Bicocca)
Abstract
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[Virtual] Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation for Management Decisions: A Review and Tutorial
Chair: Giovanni Lugaresi (Politecnico di Milano)
Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation for Management Decisions: A Review and Tutorial
Bhakti Stephan Onggo (University of Southampton) and Joël Foramitti (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Abstract
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[Virtual] A tutorial on Participative Discrete Event Simulation in the virtual workshop environment
Chair: Hossein Piri (University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business)
A tutorial on Participative Discrete Event Simulation in the virtual workshop environment
Antuela Tako (Loughborough University) and Kathy Kotiadis (University of Kent)
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Invited Papers
Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
[Virtual] Factory Operations 1
Chair: Abdelgafar Hamed (Infineon Technologies AG)
Backward Simulation for Production Planning - Recent Advances in a Real-world Use-case
Christoph Laroque and Madlene Leissau (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau) and Wolfgang Scholl and Germar Schneider (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH)
Abstract
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Towards a Generic Semiconductor Manufacturing Simulation Model
Abdelhak KHEMIRI, Claude YUGMA, and Stéphane DAUZERE-PERES (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne)
Abstract
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Simulating and evaluating supply chain disruptions along an end-to-end semiconductor automotive supply chain
Jaenichen Maximilian, Abdelgafar Ismail, Volker Dörrsam, and Christian James Martens (Infineon Technologies AG); Christina Johanna Liepold (TU Munich); and Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG)
Abstract
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Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
[Virtual] Estimation Methodology 2
Chair: Yijie Peng (George Mason University)
Variance Reduction for Generalized Likelihood Ratio Method in Quantile Sensitivity Estimation
Yijie Peng (Peking University), Michael Fu (University of Maryland), Hu Jiaqiao (State University of New York), Pierre L'Ecuyer (University of Montreal), and Bruno Tuffin (INRIA)
Abstract
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Calibration Using Emulation of Filtered Simulation Results
Ozge Surer and Matthew Plumlee (Northwestern University)
Abstract
pdf
On Constructing Confidence Region for Model Parameters in Stochastic Gradient Descent via Batch Means
Yi Zhu (WeRide Corp) and Jing Dong (Columbia University)
Abstract
pdf
Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · Project Management and Construction
[Virtual] Simulation for Emergency Planning and Response
Chair: Wenying Ji (George Mason University)
Public Demand Estimation following Disasters through Integrating Social Media and Community Demographics
Yudi Chen and Wenying Ji (George Mason University)
Abstract
pdf
Creating an Inter-hospital Resilient Network for Pandemic Response Based on Blockchain and Dynamic Digital Twins
Qiuchen Lu (University College London); Xiang Xie (University of Cambridge); Long Chen (Loughborough University); and Zhen Ye, Zigeng Fang, Jiayin Meng, Michael Pitt, and Jinyi Lin (University College London)
Abstract
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Machine Learning and Simulation-Based Framework for Disaster Preparedness Prediction
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Zhenlong Jiang, Ran Ji, Yudi Chen, and Wenying Ji (George Mason University)
Abstract
pdf
Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · Aviation Modeling and Analysis
[Virtual] Advanced Technologies in Air Transportation
Chair: John Shortle (George Mason University)
Predicting Runway Configuration Transition Timings using Machine Learning Methods
Max En Cheng Lau, Andy Jun Guang Lam, and Sameer Alam (Nanyang Technological University)
Abstract
pdf
Technology Adoption in Air Traffic Management: A Combination of Agent-Based Modeling with Behavioral Economics
Bill Roungas (KTH Royal Institute of Technology); Miguel Baena, Oliva Garcia-Cantu Ros, Ruben Alcolea, and Ricardo Herranz (Nommon Solutions and Technologies); and Jayanth Raghothama (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
Abstract
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Capacity Analysis for a Flow Corridor with Dynamic Wake Separation
Azin Zare Noghabi (Facebook, George Mason University) and John Shortle (George Mason University)
Abstract
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Invited Paper · Hybrid Simulation
[Virtual] Hybrid Simulation Modeling
Chair: Nurul Izrin Md Saleh (Universiti Malaysia Kelantan)
Hybrid Conceptual Modeling for Simulation: An Ontology Approach during COVID-19
Nurul Izrin Md Saleh (Universiti Malaysia Kelantan), David Bell (Brunel University London), and Zuharabih Sulaiman (University of Malaya)
Abstract
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Systemic Characteristics to Support Hybrid Simulation Modeling
Tillal Eldabi (University of Surrey, Surrey Business School)
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Panels
Panel · Plenary
[In person] Panel: Women in Simulation
Chair: Margaret Loper (Georgia Tech Research Institute)
Women in Simulation
Hamsa Bastani (University of Pennsylvania); Renee Thiesing (Simio LLC); and Jane Macfarlane (Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California at Berkeley)
Abstract
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Panel · Using Simulation to Innovate
[In person] Panel Discussion on Simulation and AI
Chair: Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
Using Simulation and Artificial Inteligence to Innovate - Are We Getting Even Smarter?
Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University London), Juergen Branke (Warwick Business School), Oliver Rose (Institute of Applied Computer Science), Young-Jun Son (University of Arizona), and Susan Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
Abstract
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Commercial Case Study, Panel · Commercial Case Studies
[In person] Panel: Challenges in Satisfying the Need and Promotion of Modeling & Simulation Workforce
Chair: David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Panel: Challenges in Satisfying the Need and Promotion of Modeling & Simulation Workforce
Hessam Sarjoughian (Arizona State University), Edward Yellig (Intel Corporation), James Nutaro (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), and Akshay Rajhans (MathWorks)
Abstract
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Panel · Healthcare Applications
[Virtual] Panel on Simulation Modeling for Covid-19
Chair: Christine Currie (University of Southampton)
Panel on Simulation Modeling for Covid-19
Dionne M. Aleman (University of Toronto), Anastasia Anagnostou (Brunel University London), Christine Currie (University of Southampton), John W. Fowler and Esma S. Gel (Arizona State University), and Alexander R. Rutherford (Simon Fraser University)
Abstract
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Panel · Simulation and Philosophy
[Virtual] Panel on Ethical Considerations for Validation
Chair: Andreas Tolk (The MITRE Corporation)
Panel on Ethical Constraints on Validation, Verification, and Application of Simulation
Andreas Tolk (The MITRE Corporation), Justin E. Lane (ALAN Analytics s.r.o), F. LeRon Shults (University of Agder), and Wesley J. Wildman (Boston University)
Abstract
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Panel · Plenary
[Virtual] What follows after tenure?
Chair: Cristina Ruiz-Martín (Carleton University)
What Follows After Tenure?
Cristina Ruiz Martin (Carleton University)
Abstract
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Panel
[Virtual] Panel Session: Coffee with ...
Chair: Cristina Ruiz-Martín (Carleton University)
Coffee With ...
Cristina Ruiz Martin (Carleton University)
Abstract
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Plenary
Plenary · Plenary
Keynote: Beyond Data: Data-Driven Digital Twins for Sustainable Future Cities
Chair: Margaret Loper (Georgia Tech Research Institute)
Beyond Data: Data-Driven Digital Twins for Sustainable Future Cities
Jane Macfarlane (University of California at Berkley)
Abstract
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Plenary · Plenary
Titan Talk: Andreas Tolk: When Smart People share Smart Methods to create Smart Cities: How M&S enables Transdisciplinary Solutions
Chair: Margaret Loper (Georgia Tech Research Institute)
When Smart People share Smart Methods to create Smart Cities: How M&S enables Transdisciplinary Solutions
Andreas Tolk (The MITRE Corporation)
Abstract
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Plenary · Plenary
[In person] Military Keynote
Chair: Nathaniel D. Bastian (United States Military Academy)
Digital Discovery within the Air Force Enterprise Modeling, Simulation and Analysis Ecosystem
David Panson (Air Force Office of Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation (SDPE))
Abstract
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Plenary · Plenary
Titan Talk: David Nicol Challenges and Approaches to the Modeling and Simulation of Gargantuan Discrete Systems
Chair: Margaret Loper (Georgia Tech Research Institute)
Challenges and Approaches to the Modeling and Simulation of Gargantuan Discrete Systems
David Nicol (University of Illinois)
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Plenary · PhD Colloquium
PhD Colloquium Keynote
Chair: Chang-Han Rhee (Northwestern University)
New Trends in Simulation and Decision Making Under Uncertainty
Jose Blanchet (Stanford University)
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Plenary · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
MASM Keynote: Chip Technology Innovations and Challenges for Process Tool Scheduling and Control
Chair: Hyun-Jung Kim (KAIST)
Chip Technology Innovations and Challenges for Process Tool Scheduling and Control
Tae-Eog Lee (KAIST)
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Technical Sessions
Technical Session · Simulation Education
[In person] Simulation Education
Chair: Andrew J. Collins (Old Dominion University); James F. Leathrum (Old Dominion University)
A New M&S Engineering Program with a Base in Computer Engineering
James Leathrum, Yuzhong Shen, and Oscar Gonzalez (Old Dominion University)
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Increased Need for Data Analytics Education in Support of Verification and Validation
Christopher Lynch, Ross Gore, Andrew Collins, Steven Cotter, Gayane Grigoryan, and James Leathrum (Old Dominion University)
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Technical Session · Healthcare Applications
[In person] Applications of Simulation in Healthcare
Chair: Daniel Garcia de Vicuna (Public University of Navarre)
Improving Input Parameter Estimation In Online Pandemic Simulation
Daniel Garcia-Vicuña and Fermin Mallor (Public University of Navarre)
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Physician Shift Scheduling to Improve Patient Safety and Patient Flow in the Emergency Department
Vishnunarayan Girishan Prabhu and Kevin Taaffe (Clemson University) and Ronald Pirrallo, William Jackson, and Michael Ramsay (Prisma Health-Upstate)
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Using Simulation Models as Early Strategic Decision Support in Health Care - Designing a Medical 3D Printing Center at Point of Care in Hospitals
Philipp Url, Stefan Paal, Thomas Rosenzopf, Nikolaus Furian, Wolfgang Vorraber, and Siegfried Voessner (Graz University of Technology) and Martin Toedtling, Ulrike Zefferer, and Ute Schaefer (Medical University of Graz)
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[In person] Multiple Streams with Recurrence-Based, Counter-Based, and Splittable Random Number Generators
Chair: Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
Multiple Streams with Recurrence-Based, Counter-Based, and Splittable Random Number Generators
Pierre L'Ecuyer (University of Montreal, Google); Olivier Nadeau-Chamard (University of Montreal); Yi-Fan Chen (Google Research); and Justin Lebar (Waymo)
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Technical Session · Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
[In person] Support Development of Control Systems
Chair: Leon McGinnis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Designing and Implementing Operational Controllers for A Robotic Tote Consolidation Cell Simulation
Leon McGinnis, Shannon Buckley, and Ali V. Barenji (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Scheduling and Controlling Multiple Vehicles on a Common Track in High-Powered Automated Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems
Andreas Habl, Andrei Evseev, and Johannes Fottner (Technische Universität München)
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A Simulation-based Participatory Modelling Framework For Stakeholder Involvement In Urban Logistics
Amita Singh, Magnus Wiktorsson, Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge, and Seyoum Eshetu Birkie (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
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Technical Session · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
[In person] Production Planning for Wafer Fabs
Chair: Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
Predicting Cycle Time Distributions With Aggregate Modelling Of Work Areas In A Real-World Wafer Fab
Patrick Deenen (Eindhoven University of Technology, Nexperia); Jelle Adan (Nexperia); and John Fowler (Arizona State University)
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An Optimization Framework for Managing Product Transitions in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Carlos Leca (North Carolina State University), Karl Kempf (Intel Corporation), and Reha Uzsoy (North Carolina State University)
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Data-driven Production Planning Formulations for Wafer Fabs: A Computational Study
Tobias Voelker and Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
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Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
[In person] Estimation Methodology 1
Chair: Shengyi He (Columbia University)
Higher-Order Coverage Error Analysis for Batching and Sectioning
Shengyi He and Henry Lam (Columbia University)
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Sufficient Conditions for a Central Limit Theorem to Assess the Error of Randomized Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods.
Marvin K. Nakayama (New Jersey Institute of Technology) and Bruno Tuffin (Inria Rennes, University of Rennes)
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Technical Session · Data Science for Simulation
[In person] DSS 3
Chair: Hamdi Kavak (George Mason University); Abdolreza Abhari (Ryerson University)
Requirements for Data-Driven Reliability Modeling and Simulation of Smart Manufacturing Systems
Jonas Friederich, Sune Chung Jepsen, Sanja Lazarova-Molnar, and Torben Worm (University of Southern Denmark)
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A Queueing Model for Evaluation of Video Analytics Job Scheduling Strategies for Smart Cities
Mani Sharifi, Abdolreza Abhari, and Sharareh Taghipour (Ryerson University)
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Commercial Case Studies
[In person] Tested Success Tips For Simulation Project Excellence
Chair: David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Tested Success Tips For Simulation Project Excellence
Devdatta Deo and David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
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Technical Session · Healthcare Applications
[In person] Long term planning for chronic diseases
Chair: Priscille Koutouan (North Carolina State University)
Using Longitudinal Health Records to Simulate the Impact of National Treatment Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease
Daniel Felipe Otero-Leon, Weiyu Li, Mariel S. Lavieri, Brian T. Denton, Jeremy B. Sussman, and Rodney Hayward (University of Michigan)
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Creating Simulated Equivalents to Project Long-term Population Health Outcomes of Underserved Patients: an Application to Colorectal Cancer Screening
Priscille Koutouan and Maria Mayorga (North Carolina State University) and Meghan O'Leary and Kristen Hassmiller Lich (University of North Carolina)
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Exploring Market Segment Assignment Strategies to Monopsonistic Entities in a Hypothetically Coordinated Vaccine Market
Bruno Alves Maciel and Ruben A. Proano (Rochester Institute of Technology)
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Technical Session · Complex, Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous Systems
[In person] M&S of Adaptive and Autonomous Systems
Chair: Saurabh Mittal (MITRE Corporation)
Development of a Reinforcement Learning-based Adaptive Scheduling Algorithm for Block Assembly Production Line
Best Contributed Applied Paper - Finalist
Jonghun Woo, young In Cho, and So Hyun Nam (Seoul National University) and Jong-Ho Nam (Korea Maritime and Ocean University, Seoul National Univeersity)
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A Traffic Avoidance Path Planning Method for Autonomous Vehicles in a Warehouse Environment
Sriparvathi Bhattathiri, Maojia Li, and Michael Kuhl (Rochester Institute of Technology)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing Applications
[In person] MA2
Chair: Ana Moreira (Auburn University)
Applying Discrete-Event Simulation and Value Stream Mapping to Reduce Waste in an Automotive Engine Manufacturing Plant
Ana Carolina M. Moreira and Daniel F. Silva (Auburn University)
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Initial Assessment of the Influence of Robustness on the Weighted Tardiness for a Scheduling Problem with High Demand Volatility Based on a Simulation Model
Ziga Letonja, Nikolaus Furian, Johannes Pan, and Vössner Siegfried (Graz University of Technology) and Melanie Reuter-Oppermann (Technical University of Darmstadt)
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[In person] Tutorial: Graphical Methods for the Design and Analysis of Experiments
Chair: Kelsea B Best (Vanderbilt University)
Tutorial: Graphical Methods for the Design and Analysis of Experiments
Russell Barton (The Pennsylvania State University)
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Technical Session · Environment and Sustainability Applications
[In person] Environmental and Sustainability Applications 1
Chair: Suzanne DeLong (The MITRE Corporation)
Sustainable Computing and Simulation: A Literature Survey
Suzanne DeLong and Andreas Tolk (MITRE Corporation)
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Modeling Multi-Level Patterns of Environmental Migration in Bangladesh: An Agent-Based Approach
Kelsea B. Best, Ao Qu, and Jonathan Gilligan (Vanderbilt University)
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Technical Session · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
[In person] Scheduling Applications in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Chair: semya Elaoud (Flexciton Ltd)
Multi-Objective Parallel Batch Scheduling In Wafer Fabs With Job Timelink Constraints
Semya Elaoud, Ruaridh Williamson, Begun Efeoglu Sanli, and Dennis Xenos (Flexciton Limited)
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An Evaluation of Strategies for Job Mix Selection in Job Shop Production Environments - Case : a Photolithography Workstation
Amir Ghasemi (University of Limerick) and Cathal Heavey (university of limerick)
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Technical Session · Simulation Optimization
[In Person] Applications & Related Methods
Chair: Kimberly Holmgren (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Customer Path Generation Simulation for Selection From Proposed Grocery Store Layouts
Kimberly Holmgren (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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SPSC: an efficient, general-purpose execution policy for stochastic simulations
Yu-Lin HUANG, Gildas Morvan, Frédéric Pichon, and David Mercier (Université d'Artois)
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Technical Session · Military and National Security Applications
[In person] Rockets, Active Shooter Defeat System, and Violence Modeling
Chair: Andrew Hall (Marymount University, Institute for Defense Analysis)
Development of a Neural Network-Based Controller for Short-Range Rockets
Raul de Celis and Luis Cadarso (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos)
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Investigating an Active Shooter Defeat System with Simulation and Data Farming
Charles Lovejoy (Recruiting Command, United States Army) and Mary McDonald, Thomas Lucas, and Susan Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
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Technical Session · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
[In person] MASM 1
Chair: Raphael Herding (FTK – Forschungsinstitut für Telekommunikation und Kooperation e. V., Westfälische Hochschule)
Simulation-based Performance Assessment of Sustainable Manufacturing Decisions
Jens Rocholl and Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
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Design and Application of an Ontology for Demand Fulfillment in Semiconductor Supply Chains
Raphael Herding (FTK – Forschungsinstitut für Telekommunikation und Kooperation e. V., Westfälische Hochschule); Lars Moench (FTK – Forschungsinstitut für Telekommunikation und Kooperation e. V., University of Hagen); and Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG)
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A Scalable Deep Learning-based Approach for Anomaly Detection in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Simone Tedesco (Universita' degli Studi di Padova); Gian Antonio Susto (Università degli Studi di Padova); and Natalie Gentner, Andreas Kyek, and Yao Yang (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Technical Session · Modeling Methodology
[In person] Modeling Methodologies 2
Chair: Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
Model Transformation across DEVS and Event Graph Formalisms
Neal DeBhur and Hessam Sarjoughian (Arizona State University)
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Exploiting Provenance and Ontologies in Supporting Best Practices for Simulation Experiments: A Case Study on Sensitivity Analysis
Pia Wilsdorf, Nadine Fischer, Fiete Haack, and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
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Data Generation with PROSPECT: a Probability Specification Tool
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Alan Ismaiel, Ivan Ruchkin, Jason Shu, Oleg Sokolsky, and Insup Lee (University of Pennsylvania)
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Technical Session · Simulation Optimization
[In person] Global Search Methods
Chair: Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
Getting to "rate-optimal" in Ranking & Selection
Harun Avci, Barry L. Nelson, and Andreas Waechter (Northwestern University)
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Partitioning and Gaussian Processes for Accelerating Sampling in Monte Carlo Tree Search for Continuous Decisions
Menghan Liu, Yumeng Cao, and Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
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Treed-Gaussian processes with Support Vector Machines as nodes for nonstationary Bayesian optimization
Antonio Candelieri (Universita Milano Bicocca) and Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
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Technical Session · Using Simulation to Innovate
[In person] Using Simulation and Digital Twins to Innovate - Are We Getting Smarter?
Chair: Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University London)
Using Simulation and Digital Twins to Innovate - Are We Getting Smarter?
Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University London), Loo Hay Lee (National University of Singapore), Bjorn Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology), Sumin Jeon (Siemens Pte Ltd.), Peter Lenderman (D-SIMLAB Technologies Pte Ltd), and Guodong Shao (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
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Technical Session · Modeling Methodology
[In person] Agent Based Modeling
Chair: Pia Wilsdorf (University of Rostock)
Inferring Dependency Graphs for Agent-based Models Using Aspect-oriented Programming
Justin Kreikemeyer, Till Koester, Adelinde Uhrmacher, and Tom Warnke (University of Rostock)
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One Step At A Time: Improving The Fidelity Of Geospatial Agent-Based Models Using Empirical Data
Amy A. Marusak (The University of Texas at Arlington); Anuj Mittal (Dunwoody College of Technology, School of Engineering); and Caroline C. Krejci (The University of Texas at Arlington)
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Technical Session · Simulation and Philosophy
[In person] Real World Ethical Implications for Analysis
Chair: Andreas Tolk (The MITRE Corporation)
These two invited papers focusing on epistemological and ethical challenges of using simulation for decision making. While the application domain is defense, the implications are generalizable. The presentation will be followed by a 30 min discussion of the paper and the implications with the auditorium.
Sic Semper Simulation -- Balancing Simplicity and Complexity in Modeling and Analysis
Ernie Page (MITRE Corporation) and James Thompson and Matthew Koehler (The MITRE Corporation)
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A New Ethical Principle for Analysts Who Use Models
Paul Davis (RAND Corporation, Pardee RAND Graduate School)
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[In person] Work Smarter, Not Harder: A Tutorial on Designing and Conducting Simulation Experiments
Chair: Daniel García de Vicuña (Public University of Navarre)
Work Smarter, Not Harder: A Tutorial on Designing and Conducting Simulation Experiments
Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School), Paul Sanchez (retired), and Hong Wan (North Carolina State University)
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Technical Session · Model Uncertainty and Robust Simulation
[In person] New Advances in Simulation Optimization and Estimation
Chair: Sara Shashaani (North Carolina State University)
Selection of the Most Probable Best under Input Uncertainty
Kyoung-Kuk Kim and Taeho Kim (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) and Eunhye Song (Pennsylvania State University)
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Generating Synthetic Populations Based on German Census Data
Johannes Ponge, Malte Enbergs, Michael Schüngel, Bernd Hellingrath, André Karch, and Stephan Ludwig (University of Münster)
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[In person] A Gentle Introduction To Bayesian Optimization
Chair: Daniel Otero-Leon (University of Michigan)
A Gentle Introduction To Bayesian Optimization
Antonio Candelieri (University of Milano-Bicocca)
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Technical Session · Military and National Security Applications
[In person] Civil Infrastructure, Hostile Crowds and Military Modernization
Chair: Nathaniel D. Bastian (United States Military Academy)
Leveraging Network Interdependencies to Overcome Inaccessible Civil Infrastructure Data
Brigham Moore, David Jacques, and Steven Schuldt (Air Force Institute of Technology)
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Toward Better Management of Potentially Hostile Crowds
Susan K. Aros, Anne Marie Baylouny, Deborah E. Gibbons, and Mary McDonald (Naval Postgraduate School)
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A Cross-Discipline Framework to Enable Military Modernization Research
Nathan Colvin (Old Dominion University)
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Technical Session · Model Uncertainty and Robust Simulation
[In person] Sampling and Estimation
Chair: Sara Shashaani (North Carolina State University)
Non-parametric Uncertainty Bias and Variance Estimation via Nested Bootstrapping and Influence Functions
Kimia Vahdat and Sara Shashaani (North Carolina State University)
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Efficient Computation for Stratified Splitting
Peter Glynn (Stanford University) and Zeyu Zheng (University of California, Berkeley)
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Nonparametric Kullback-Liebler Divergence Estimation Using M-spacing
Linyun He and Eunhye Song (Pennsylvania State University)
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Technical Session · Hybrid Simulation
[In person] Hybrid Simulation Modeling and Methods
Chair: Caroline C. Krejci (The University of Texas at Arlington)
A RESTful Persistent DEVS-based Interaction Model for the Componentized WEAP and LEAP RESTful Frameworks
Mostafa D. Fard and Hessam S. Sarjoughian (Arizona State University)
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Data Farming Output Analysis Using Explainable AI
Niclas Feldkamp (Ilmenau University of Technology)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing Applications
[In person] Warehousing
Building a Digital Twin for Robot Workcell Prognostics and Health Management
Deogratias Kibira (National Institute of Standards and Technology, University of Maryland) and Guodong Shao and Brian A. Weiss (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
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Technical Session · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
[In person] MASM panel
Chair: John Fowler (Arizona State University)
Production-level Artificial Intelligence Applications in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Chen-Fu Chien (National Tsing Hua University), Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG), John Fowler (Arizona State University), Lars Moench (University of Hagen), and Cheng-Hung Wu (National Taiwan University)
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Technical Session · Military and National Security Applications
[In person] Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning, Generative Methods, and Bayesian Neural Networks
Chair: Andrew Hall (Marymount University, Institute for Defense Analysis)
Challenges and Opportunities for Generative Methods in the Cyber Domain
Marc Chale (Air Force Institute of Technology) and Nathaniel Bastian (United States Military Academy)
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Robust Decision-Making in the Internet of Battlefield Things Using Bayesian Neural Networks
Adam Cobb and Brian Jalaian (U.S. Army Research Laboratory), Nathaniel Bastian (United States Military Academy), and Stephen Russell (U.S. Army Research Laboratory)
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Graph Neural Network Based Behavior Prediction to Support Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning in Military Training Simulations
Lixing Liu, Nikolos Gurney, Kyle McCullough, and Volkan Ustun (Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California)
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Technical Session · Simulation in Industry 4.0
[In person] Simulation as Digital Twin in Industry 4.0 Framework I
Chair: Dehghani Mohammad (Northeastern University)
Digital Twin-based Services for Smart Production Logistics
Erik Flores-García, Yongkuk Jeong, and Sichao Liu (KTH Royal Institute of Technology); Goo Young Kim (Sungkyunkwan University); and Magnus Wiktorsson and Lihui Wang (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
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Simulation-Optimization of Digital Twin
Mohammad Dehghanimohammadabadi (Northeastern University), Renee Thiesing (Simio LLC.), and Sahil Belsare (Northeastern University)
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Multi-Agent System Model for Dynamic Scheduling in Flexible Job Shops
Akposeiyifa Joseph Ebufegha and Simon Li (University of Calgary)
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Technical Session · Simulation Optimization
[In person] Local & Gradient-Based Search Methods
Chair: David Eckman (University of Pittsburgh)
Improved Complexity of Trust-region Optimization for Zeroth-order Stochastic Oracles with Adaptive Sampling
Yunsoo Ha and Sara Shashaani (North Carolina State University) and Quoc Tran-Dinh (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Inexact-Proximal Accelerated Gradient Method for Stochastic Nonconvex Constrained Optimization Problems
Morteza Boroun and Afrooz Jalilzadeh (The University of Arizona)
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Flat Chance! Using Stochastic Gradient Estimators to Assess Plausible Optimality for Convex Functions
David J. Eckman (Texas A&M University) and Matthew Plumlee and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
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Technical Session · Covid-19 and Epidemiological Simulations
[In person] Case studies of COVID-19 impacts and interventions
Chair: Miguel Mujica Mota (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences)
DeepABM: Scalable and Efficient Agent-Based Simulations via Geometric Learning Frameworks - A Case Study for COVID-19 Spread and Interventions
Ayush Chopra (MIT); Esma Gel (Arizona State University); Jayakumar Subramanian and Balaji Krishnamurthy (Adobe India); Santiago Romero-Brufau, Kalyan Pasupathy, and Thomas Kingsley (Mayo Clinic); and Ramesh Raskar (MIT)
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BPMN-Based Simulation Analysis of the COVID-19 Impact on Emergency Departments: a Case Study in Italy
Carole Neuner (University of Rome Tor Vergata) and Paolo Bocciarelli and Andrea D'Ambrogio (University of Roma Tor Vergata)
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Covid-19-related Challenges for New Normality in Airport Terminal Operations
Michael Schultz (Technische Universität Dresden), Miguel Mota (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences), Mingchuan Luo (Technische Universität Dresden), Paolo Scala (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences), and Daniel Lubig (Technische Universität Dresden)
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Technical Session · Simulation for Smart Cities
[Virtual] Simulation for Smart Cities 2
Chair: Edward Y. Hua (MITRE Corporation)
Simulating Urban Transition in Major Socio-economic Shocks
Jiaqi Ge (University of Leeds) and Bernardo Furtado (Institute for Applied Economic Research)
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A Workflow for Data-Driven Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Buildings
Joseph Boi-Ukeme and Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[Virtual] Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation for Management Decisions: A Review and Tutorial
Chair: Giovanni Lugaresi (Politecnico di Milano)
Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation for Management Decisions: A Review and Tutorial
Bhakti Stephan Onggo (University of Southampton) and Joël Foramitti (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
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Technical Session · Simulation Education
[Virtual] Simulation Education
Chair: Jakub Bijak (University of Southampton); Kristina Eriksson (University West, Sweden)
An Educational Model for Competence Development within Simulation and Technologies for Industry 4.0
Kristina Eriksson, Eva Bränneby, and Monika Hagelin (University West, Sweden)
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TEACHING A MODELING PROCESS: REFLECTIONS FROM AN ONLINE COURSE
Jakub Bijak (University of Southampton); André Grow (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research); Philip A. Higham, Jason Hilton, Martin Hinsch, Kim Lipscombe, 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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Structuring a Simulation Course Around the simEd Package for R
Barry Lawson (Bates College) and Lawrence Leemis (William & Mary)
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Technical Session · Covid-19 and Epidemiological Simulations
[Virtual] Agent based models for Tracking the Spread of Covid-19
Chair: Esteban Lanzarotti (DC-ICC, UBA-CONICET)
High Performance Agent-Based Modeling to Study Realistic Contact Tracing Protocols
Stefan Hoops, Jiangzhuo Chen, Abhijin Adiga, Bryan Lewis, and Henning Mortveit (Biocomplexity Institute & Initiative); Justin Crow, Elena Diskin, Seth Levine, Helen Tazelaar, Brooke Rossheim, and Chris Ghaemmaghami (Virginia Department of Health); Carter Price (RAND); Hannah Baek (Biocomplexity Institute & Initiative); Rebecca Early (Virginia Department of Health); and Mandy Wilson, Dawen Xie, Samarth Swarup, Srinivasan Venkatramanan, Christopher Barrett, and Madhav V. Marathe (Biocomplexity Institute & Initiative)
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A Multi-aspect Agent-based Model of Covid-19: Disease Dynamics, Contact Tracing Interventions and Shared Space-driven Contagions
Esteban Lanzarotti (Departamento de Computación, FCEyN-UBA / Instituto de Ciencias de la Computación (ICC-CONICET)); Francisco Roslan and Leandro Groisman (Departamento de Computación, FCEyN-UBA); and Lucio Santi and Rodrigo Castro (Departamento de Computación, FCEyN-UBA / Instituto de Ciencias de la Computación (ICC-CONICET))
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Simulating SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in the NYC Subway
Alexander J. Washburn and Ye W. Paing (Hunter College CUNY), Pauline Lin (University of Melbourne), and Felisa J. Vazquez-Abad (CUNY)
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Technical Session · Data Science for Simulation
[Virtual] DSS 1
Chair: Hamdi Kavak (George Mason University); Abdolreza Abhari (Ryerson University)
Detecting Communities and Attributing Purpose to Human Mobility Data
Best Contributed Applied Paper - Finalist
Esther John, Katherine Cauthen, and Nathanael Brown (Sandia National Laboratories) and Linda Nozick (Cornell University)
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Input Data Modeling: An Approach Using Generative Adversarial Networks
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
José Arnaldo Barra Montevechi, Afonso Teberga Campos, Gustavo Teodoro Gabriel, and Carlos Henrique Santos (Universidade Federal de Itajubá)
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Electoral David-vs-Goliath: Probabilistic Models of Spatial Distribution of Electors to Simulate District-based Election Outcomes
Adway Mitra (IIT Kharagpur)
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Technical Session · Healthcare Applications
[Virtual] Operations Management and Patient Flow II
Chair: Christine Currie (University of Southampton)
Simulating New York City Hospital Load Balancing During COVID-19
Enrique Lelo de Larrea (Columbia University); Edward M. Dolan, Nicholas E. Johnson, and Timothy R. Kepler (FDNY); Henry Lam, Sevin Mohammadi, and Audrey Olivier (Columbia University); Afsan Quayyum (FDNY); Elioth Sanabria, Jay Sethuraman, and Andrew W. Smyth (Columbia University); and Kathleen S. Thomson (FDNY)
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Modeling of Waiting Lists for Chronic Heart Failure in the Wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic
Alan Wise (a.wise1@lancaster.ac.uk), Alexander Heib (University of Southampton), Lucy E. Morgan (Lancaster University), Christine Currie (University of Southampton), Alan Champneys (University of Bristol), Ramesh Nadarajah and Chris Gale (University of Leeds), and Mamas Mamas (Keele University)
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A Demand and Capacity Model for Home-based Intermediate Care: Optimizing the 'Step-down' Pathway
Alison Harper and Martin Pitt (University of Exeter); Manon De Prez, Zehra Önen Dumlu, and Christos Vasilakis (University of Bath); and Paul Forte and Richard Wood (BNSSG CCG)
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Technical Session · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
[Virtual] MASM 2
Chair: Abdelgafar Hamed (Infineon Technologies AG)
Simulation Model Simplification For Changing Product Mix Scenario
Igor Stogniy (TU Dresden), Wolfgang Scholl (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH), and Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG)
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On Scheduling A Photolithography Toolset Based On A Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach With Action Filter
Taehyung Kim and Hyeongook Kim (KAIST), James Robert Morrison (Central Michigan University), Eungjin Kim (Samsung Display Company), and Tae-eog Lee (KAIST)
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Identifying Potentials and Impacts of Lead-Time Based Pricing in Semiconductor Supply Chains with Discrete-Event Simulation
Tobias Leander Welling, Ludmila Quintao Noel Gomes De Carvalho, and Abdelgafar Ismail (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Technical Session
[Virtual] Patient Centered Modeling and Clinical Trials
Chair: Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
Sensitivity Analysis in Clinical Trial Simulation at SAS Institute
Wendy Xi Jiang, Bahar Biller, and Jim Box (SAS Institute, Inc) and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
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BBECT: Bandit Based Ethical Clinical Trials
Ramprasath L and Mohammed Shahid Abdulla (Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode)
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Supporting Efficient Assignment of Medical Resources in Cancer Treatments with Simulation-optimization
Leandro do C. Martins, Juliana Castaneda, and Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya); Barry B. Barrios (Stanford University); Abtin Tondar and Laura Calvet (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya); and Jose Luis Sanchez-Garcia (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
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Technical Session, Introductory Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
[Virtual] A tutorial on Participative Discrete Event Simulation in the virtual workshop environment
Chair: Hossein Piri (University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business)
A tutorial on Participative Discrete Event Simulation in the virtual workshop environment
Antuela Tako (Loughborough University) and Kathy Kotiadis (University of Kent)
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Contributed Paper, Technical Session · Modeling Methodology
[Virtual] Modeling Methodologies 1
Chair: Ezequiel Pecker Marcosig (UBA, CONICET)
Availability and Stock Rupture Estimation by Using Continuous and Discrete Simulation Models
Edson Luiz Ursini and Henry de Castro Lobo dos Santos (Campinas State University) and Marcelo Tsuguio Okano (Centro Paula Souza/Campinas State University)
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Towards Semi-Automatic Model Specification
David Shuttleworth (Old Dominion University) and Jose Padilla (Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center; Old Dominion University)
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How Modeling Methods for Fuzzy Cognitive Maps Can Benefit From Psychology Research
Samvel Mkhitaryan (Maastricht University, CAPHRI) and Philippe J. Giabbanelli (Miami University)
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Technical Session · Environment and Sustainability Applications
[Virtual] Environmental and Sustainability Applications 2
Chair: Adrian Ramirez Nafarrate (ITAM)
Dynamic Modeling and Sensitivity Analysis of a Stratified Heat Storage Coupled with a Heat Pump and an Organic Rankine Cycle
Daniel Scharrer, Marco Pruckner, Peter Bazan, and Reinhard German (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg)
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DiSH-trend: Intervention Modeling Simulator That Accounts for Trend Influences
Stefan Andjelkovic and Natasa Miskov-Zivanov (University of Pittsburgh)
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Analyzing the Charging Capacity of Electric Vehicles for Interurban Travel using Simulation
Adrian Ramirez-Nafarrate, Juan Carlos Grayeb Pereira, Francisco J. Ruiz Barajas, and Hugo Briseño (Universidad Panamericana) and Ozgur M. Araz (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
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Technical Session · Modeling Methodology
[Virtual] DEVS
Chair: Hessam Sarjoughian (Arizona State University)
Specifying and Executing the Combination of Timed Finite State Automata en Causal-Block Diagrams by mapping onto DEVS
Hans Vangheluwe, Randy Paredis, and Joachim Denil (University of Antwerp, Flanders Make)
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DEVS Markov Modeling and Simulation of Activity-Based Models for MBSE Application
Abdurrahman Alshareef (King Saud University) and Chungman Seo, Anthony Kim, and Bernard P. Zeigler (RTSync Corp.)
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Complexity Analysis on Flattened PDEVS Simulations
Guillermo G. Trabes (Carleton university, Universidad Nacional de San Luis); Veronica Gil-Costa (Universidad Nacional de San Luis, CCT CONICET San Luis); and Gabriel A. Wainer (Carleton University)
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Technical Session · Simulation in Industry 4.0
[Virtual] Simulation as Digital Twin in Industry 4.0 Framework II
Chair: Lauren Czerniak (University of Michigan)
Simulation Optimization for a Digital Twin using a Multi-Fidelity Framework
Yiyun Cao, Christine Currie, and Bhakti Stephan Onggo (University of Southampton) and Michael Higgins (Ford)
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Applying Simheuristics for Safety Stock and Planned Lead Time Optimization in a Rolling Horizon MRP System under Uncertainty
Wolfgang Seiringer (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria), Juliana Castaneda (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), Klaus Altendorfer (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria), and Javier Panadero and Angel Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
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Improving Simulation Optimization Run Time When Solving for Periodic Review Inventory Policies in a Pharmacy
Lauren L. Czerniak, Mark S. Daskin, Mariel S. Lavieri, Burgunda V. Sweet, Jennifer Erley, and Matthew A. Tupps (University of Michigan)
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Indolence is fatal: Research Opportunities in Designing Digital Shadows and Twins for Decision Support
Teresa Marquardt (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel), Lucy Morgan (Lancaster University Management School), and Catherine Cleophas (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)
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Technical Session · Complex, Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous Systems
[Virtual] Complexity Management
Chair: Saurabh Mittal (MITRE Corporation)
Simulation-Supported Engineering of Self-Adaptive Software Systems
Tom Meyer, Andreas Ruscheinski, Pia Wilsdorf, and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
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Managing the Complexity of Collaborative Simulation-Based Human-in-the-Loop Experimentation
David Prochnow and Robert Portigue (MITRE Corporation)
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Cyber (Re-)Insurance Policy Writing is NP-Hard in IoT Societies
Ranjan Pal, Taoan Lu, and Peihan Liu (University of Michigan) and Xinlong Yin (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Room Match: Achieving Thermal Comfort Through Smart Space Allocation and Environmental Control in Buildings
Min Deng, Bo Fu, and Carol C. Menassa (University of Michigan)
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Technical Session · Military and National Security Applications
[Virtual] Medical Evacuation, Security Screening, and Unmanned Underwater Vehicles
Chair: Danielle Morey (University of Washington)
Identification of Latent Structure in Spatio-Temporal Models of Violence
Nicholas Clark and Krista Watts (West Point)
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Analyzing the Impact of Triage Classification Errors on Military Medical Evacuation Dispatching Policies
Emily S. Graves, Phillip R. Jenkins, and Matthew J. Robbins (Air Force Institute of Technology)
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A Simulation-Optimization Approach to Improve the Allocation of Security Screening Resources in Airport Terminal Checkpoints
Eduardo Pérez and Logan Taunton (Texas State University) and Jorge A. Sefair (Arizona State University)
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Multi-Fidelity Modeling for the Design of a Maritime Environmental Survey Network utilizing Unmanned Underwater Vehicles
Danielle Morey (University of Washington), Randall Plate and Cherry Wakayama (Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific), and Zelda Zabinsky (University of Washington)
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Technical Session · Model Uncertainty and Robust Simulation
[Virtual] Simulation Optimization, Prediction, and Estimation
Chair: Ilya Ryzhov (University of Maryland)
Efficient Black Box Importance Sampling for VaR and CVaR Estimation
Anand Deo and Karthyek Murthy (Singapore University of Technology and Design)
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Dynamic Sampling Policy for Subset Selection
Gongbo Zhang and Yijie Peng (Peking University), Jianghua Zhang (Shandong University), and Enlu Zhou (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Short-Term Adaptive Emergency Call Volume Prediction
Elioth Sanabria, Henry Lam, Enrique Lelo de Larrea, and Jay Sethuraman (Columbia University); Edward Dolan, Nicholas Johnson, and Timothy Kepler (FDNY); Sevin Mohammadi and Audrey Olivier (Columbia University); Afsan Quayyum (FDNY); Andrew Smyth (Columbia University); and Kathleen Thomson (FDNY)
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Estimating a Conditional Expectation with the Generalized Likelihood Ratio Method
Yi Zhou, Michael Fu, and Ilya Ryzhov (University of Maryland)
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Technical Session · Agent-based Simulation
[Virtual] ABS Modeling Methodologies
Chair: Bhakti Stephan Onggo (University of Southampton)
A Generalized Network Generation Approach for Agent-based Models
Kristina Heß (NORDAKADEMIE), Oliver Reinhardt (University of Rostock), Jan Himmelspach (NORDAKADEMIE), and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
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CSonNet: An Agent-Based Modeling Software System for Discrete Time Simulation
Best Contributed Applied Paper - Finalist
Chris J. Kuhlman, Joshua Priest, Aparna Kishore, Lucas Machi, Dustin Machi, and S. S. Ravi (University of Virginia)
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An Uncertainty Quantification Approach for Agent-Based Modeling of Human Behavior in Networked Anagram Games
Zhihao Hu and Xinwei Deng (Virginia Tech) and Chris Kuhlman (University of Virginia)
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Technical Session · Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
[Virtual] Retail Logistics
Chair: Lieke de Groot (Belsimpel)
Environmental Sustainability as Food for Thought! Simulation-based Assessment of Fulfillment Strategies in the e-Grocery Sector
Marvin Auf der Landwehr, Maik Trott, and Christoph von Viebahn (Hochschule Hannover)
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Simulation and Optimization Framework for On-demand Grocery Delivery
Siddhartha Paul and Goda Doreswamy (Swiggy, Bundl Technologies)
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Developing a Calibrated Discrete Event Simulation Model of Shops of a Dutch Phone and Subscription Retailer During COVID-19 to Evaluate Shift Plans to Reduce Waiting Times
Lieke de Groot (Belsimpel) and Alexander Hübl (University of Groningen)
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Technical Session · Agent-based Simulation
[Virtual] Simulations of Human Movements
Chair: Chris Kuhlman (University of Virginia)
Agent-based Simulation of Aircraft Boarding Strategies Considering Elderly Passengers
Denise Ferrari and Bruna Fabrin (Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica)
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Measuring Proximity of Individuals during Aircraft Boarding Process with Elderly Passengers through Agent-based Simulation
Denise Ferrari and Bruna Fabrin (Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica)
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A Model-based Analysis of Evacuation Strategies in Hospital Emergency Departments
Boyi Su and Jaeyoung Kwak (Nanyang Technological University); Ahmad Reza Pourghaderi (Singapore Health Services); Michael H. Lees (Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam); Kenneth B. K. Tan, Shin Yi Loo, Ivan S.Y. Chua, and Joy L. J. Quah (Singapore General Hospital); Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University); and Marcus E. H. Ong (Duke-NUS Medical School)
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Technical Session · Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
[Virtual] Local Transport
Chair: Bhakti Stephan Onggo (University of Southampton)
Solving an Urban Ridesharing Problem with Stochastic Travel Times: A Simheuristic Approach
Leandro do C. Martins (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), Maria Torres and Elena Perez-Bernabeu (Universitat Politècnica de València), Canan G. Corlu (Boston University), Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), and Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarre)
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A Simulation-Based Approach to Compare Policies and Stakeholders' Behaviors for the Ride-Hailing Assignment Problem
Ignacio Ismael Erazo Neira (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Rodrigo De la Fuente (Universidad de Concepcion)
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Waste Collection of Medical Items under Uncertainty Using Internet of Things and City Open Data Repositories: A Simheuristic Approach
Mohammad Peyman, Yuda Li, Rafael D. Tordecilla, Pedro J. Copado-Méndez, and Angel A. Juan (Open University of Catalonia) and Fatos Xhafa (Polytechnic University of Catalonia)
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Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
[Virtual] Factory Operations 1
Chair: Abdelgafar Hamed (Infineon Technologies AG)
Backward Simulation for Production Planning - Recent Advances in a Real-world Use-case
Christoph Laroque and Madlene Leissau (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau) and Wolfgang Scholl and Germar Schneider (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH)
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Towards a Generic Semiconductor Manufacturing Simulation Model
Abdelhak KHEMIRI, Claude YUGMA, and Stéphane DAUZERE-PERES (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne)
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Simulating and evaluating supply chain disruptions along an end-to-end semiconductor automotive supply chain
Jaenichen Maximilian, Abdelgafar Ismail, Volker Dörrsam, and Christian James Martens (Infineon Technologies AG); Christina Johanna Liepold (TU Munich); and Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Technical Session · Military and National Security Applications
[Virtual] Naval Forces, Population Dynamics, and Amphibious Platform Cost Analysis
Chair: Michèle Fee (Defence Research and Development Canada)
A Simulation Model to Evaluate Naval Force Fleet Mix
Michèle Fee and Jean-Denis Caron (Defence Research and Development Canada)
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Modelling the Mentee-Mentor Population Dynamics: Continuous and Discrete Approaches
Samuel Schaffel (Defence Research and Development Canada Centre for Operational Research and Analysis), François-Alex Bourque (Defence Research and Development Canada - Centre for Operational Research and Analysis), and Slawomir Wesolkowski (Royal Canadian Air Force)
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Cost Analysis for Operational and System Level Considerations for an Electromagnetic Railgun on an Amphibious Platform
Christian Diaz (Naval Postraduate School), Paul Beery (Naval Postgraduate School), and Anthony Pollman (Naval Postraduate School)
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Technical Session · Simulation Optimization
[Virtual] Applications
Chair: Jeff Hong (City University of Hong Kong)
Recursive Midpoint Search for Line of Sight
Paul Francis Evangelista and Vikram Mittal (USMA)
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A Simulation Driven Optimization Algorithm for Scheduling Sorting Center Operations
Supratim Ghosh, Aritra Pal, Prashant Kumar, Ankush Ojha, Aditya Avinash Paranjape, Souvik Barat, and Harshad Khadilkar (Tata Consultancy Services Ltd)
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Option Pricing By Neural Stochastic Differential Equations: A Simulation-Optimization Approach
Shoudao Wang and Jeff Hong (Fudan University)
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Technical Session · Simulation Optimization
[Virtual] Gradient-Based Optimization
Chair: Soumyadip Ghosh (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)
Stochastic Approximation with Gaussian Process Regression
Yingcui Yan, Haihui Shen, and Zhibin Jiang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
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Sensitivity Analysis and Time-cost Tradeoffs in Stochastic Activity Networks
Peng Wan, Michael Fu, and Steve Marcus (The University of Maryland at College Park)
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On Solving Distributionally Robust Optimization Formulations Efficiently
Soumyadip Ghosh and Mark S. Squillante (IBM Research) and Ebisa Wollega (Colorado State University)
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Technical Session · Healthcare Applications
[Virtual] Operations Management and Patient Flow
Chair: Vijay Gehlot (Villanova University)
Toolkit for Healthcare Professionals: A Colored Petri Nets Based Approach for Modeling and Simulation of Healthcare Workflows
Vijay Gehlot, Jake Robinson, and Manisha Tanwar (Villanova University); Elliot B. Sloane (Villanova University; Foundation for Living, Wellness, and Health); and Nilmini Wickramasinghe (Swinburne University of Technology, Epworth HealthCare)
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A High-fidelity, Machine-learning Enhanced Queueing Network Simulation Model for Hospital Ultrasound Operations
Yihan Pan, Zhenghang Xu, and Jin Guang (School of Data Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen); Jingjing Sun (Department of Information Management and Information System, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics); Chengwenjian Wang and Xuanming Zhang (School of Mathematical Science, Fudan University); Xinyun Chen and Jiangang Dai (School of Data Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen); Yichuan Ding (Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University); Pengyi Shi (Krannert School of Management, Purdue University); and Hongxin Pan, Kai Yang, and Song Wu (Luohu Hospital System)
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Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
[Virtual] Metamodeling and Simulation Optimization
Chair: Haoting ZHANG (University of California, Berkeley; IEOR Department)
Neural Network-Assisted Simulation Optimization with Covariates
Haoting Zhang (University of California, Berkeley); Jinghai He (Shanghai Jiao Tong University); Donglin Zhan (Columbia University); and Zeyu Zheng (University of California, Berkeley)
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Neural Predictive Intervals for Simulation Metamodeling
Henry Lam (Columbia University) and Haofeng Zhang (Columbia University; IEOR Department, Columbia University)
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Information Consistency of Stochastic Kriging and Its Implications
Yutong Zhang and Xi Chen (Virginia Tech)
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Technical Session · Covid-19 and Epidemiological Simulations
[Virtual] Modeling the Spread of COVID-19
Chair: Glenn Davidson (Carleton University)
Studying Covid-19 Spread Using a Geography Based Cellular Model
Glenn Davidson and Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
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Informing University Covid-19 Decisions Using Simple Compartmental Models
Benjamin Hurt, Aniruddha Adiga, Madhav Marathe, and Christopher L. Barrett (University of Virginia)
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Travel Cadence and Epidemic Spread
Lauren Streitmatter (University of Toronto) and Peter Zhang (Carnegie Mellon University)
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Technical Session · Covid-19 and Epidemiological Simulations
[Virtual] Effectiveness of Interventions against the Spread of Covid-19
Chair: Erik Rosenstrom (NC State)
City-scale Simulation of COVID-19 Pandemic and Intervention Policies using Agent-based Modeling
Gaurav Suryawanshi, Varun Madhavan, Adway Mitra, and Partha Pratim Chakrabarti (IIT Kharagpur)
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High Quality Masks Reduce Covid-19 Infections and Death in the US
Erik Rosenstrom, Julie Swann, Julie Ivy, and Maria Mayorga (NC State University); Buse Eylul Oruc and Pinar Keskinocak (Georgia Institute of Technology); and Nathaniel Hupert (Cornell University)
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Technical Session · Aviation Modeling and Analysis
[Virtual] Airport Operations
Chair: John Shortle (George Mason University)
On Static vs Dynamic (Switching Of) Operational Policies in Aircraft Turnaround Team Allocation and Management
Sudipta Saha and Maurizio Tomasella (University of Edinburgh), Giovanni Cattaneo and Andrea Matta (Politecnico di Milano), and Silvia Padron (TBS Business School)
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Enhanced Operational Management of Airport Ground Support Equipment for Better Aircraft Turnaround Performance
Siddhanta Saggar and Maurizio Tomasella (University of Edinburgh) and Giovanni Cattaneo and Andrea Matta (Politecnico di Milano)
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Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
[Virtual] Estimation Methodology 2
Chair: Yijie Peng (George Mason University)
Variance Reduction for Generalized Likelihood Ratio Method in Quantile Sensitivity Estimation
Yijie Peng (Peking University), Michael Fu (University of Maryland), Hu Jiaqiao (State University of New York), Pierre L'Ecuyer (University of Montreal), and Bruno Tuffin (INRIA)
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Calibration Using Emulation of Filtered Simulation Results
Ozge Surer and Matthew Plumlee (Northwestern University)
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On Constructing Confidence Region for Model Parameters in Stochastic Gradient Descent via Batch Means
Yi Zhu (WeRide Corp) and Jing Dong (Columbia University)
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Technical Session · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
[Virtual] Factory Operations 2
Chair: Reha Uzsoy (North Carolina State University)
Machine Learning-based Periodic Setup Changes for Semiconductor Manufacturing Machines
Je-Hun Lee and Hyun-Jung Kim (KAIST); Young Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, KAIST); Yun Bae Kim (Sungkyunkwan University); and Byung-Hee Kim and Gu-Hwan Chung (VMS Solutions)
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Adaptive Rule Based Order Release In Semiconductor Manufacturing
Philipp Neuner (University of Innsbruck)
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Operator Resource Planning in a Giga Fab During Covid-19 Restrictions
Ching Foong Lee and Aik Ying Tang (Infineon Technologies (Kulim) Sdn Bhd), Georg Seidel (Infineon Technologies Austria AG), and Soo Leen Low and Boon Ping Gan (D-SIMLAB Technologies Pte Ltd)
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Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · Project Management and Construction
[Virtual] Simulation for Emergency Planning and Response
Chair: Wenying Ji (George Mason University)
Public Demand Estimation following Disasters through Integrating Social Media and Community Demographics
Yudi Chen and Wenying Ji (George Mason University)
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Creating an Inter-hospital Resilient Network for Pandemic Response Based on Blockchain and Dynamic Digital Twins
Qiuchen Lu (University College London); Xiang Xie (University of Cambridge); Long Chen (Loughborough University); and Zhen Ye, Zigeng Fang, Jiayin Meng, Michael Pitt, and Jinyi Lin (University College London)
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Machine Learning and Simulation-Based Framework for Disaster Preparedness Prediction
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Zhenlong Jiang, Ran Ji, Yudi Chen, and Wenying Ji (George Mason University)
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Technical Session
[Virtual] Insights
Chair: Joe Viana (BI Norwegian Business School, Department of Accounting and Operations Management)
Getting Insight into Noise, Vibration, and Harshness Simulation Data
Kresimir Matkovic (VRVis Austria); Denis Gracanin (Virginia Tech); Rainer Splechtna (VRVis Austria); Goran Todorovic, Stanislav Goja, and Boris Bedic (AVL-AST d.o.o.); and Helwig Hauser (University of Bergen)
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Assessing Resilience of Medicine Supply Chain Networks to Disruptions: A Proposed Hybrid Simulation Modeling Framework
Joe Viana and Kim van Oorschot (BI Norwegian Business School) and Christine Årdal (Norwegian Institute of Public Health)
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Warehouse Storage Assignment for Surface Mount Components Using an Improved Genetic Algorithm
Shin Woong Sung, Seungmin Jeong, Siwoo Park, Eoksu Sim, and Chong Keun Kim (Samsung Electronics)
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Invited Paper, Contributed Paper, Technical Session · Aviation Modeling and Analysis
[Virtual] Advanced Technologies in Air Transportation
Chair: John Shortle (George Mason University)
Predicting Runway Configuration Transition Timings using Machine Learning Methods
Max En Cheng Lau, Andy Jun Guang Lam, and Sameer Alam (Nanyang Technological University)
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Technology Adoption in Air Traffic Management: A Combination of Agent-Based Modeling with Behavioral Economics
Bill Roungas (KTH Royal Institute of Technology); Miguel Baena, Oliva Garcia-Cantu Ros, Ruben Alcolea, and Ricardo Herranz (Nommon Solutions and Technologies); and Jayanth Raghothama (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
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Capacity Analysis for a Flow Corridor with Dynamic Wake Separation
Azin Zare Noghabi (Facebook, George Mason University) and John Shortle (George Mason University)
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Technical Session · Data Science for Simulation
[Virtual] DSS 4
Chair: Hamdi Kavak (George Mason University); Abdolreza Abhari (Ryerson University)
Combining Simulation and Machine Learning for Response Time Prediction for the Shortest Remaining Processing Time Discipline
Jamol Pender, Sukriti Sudhakar, and Eva Zhang (Cornell University)
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Learning the Tandem Lindley Recursion
Sergio David Palomo and Jamol Pender (Cornell University)
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Uniting Simulation and Machine Learning for Response Time Prediction in Processor Sharing Queues
Jamol Pender and Elena Zhang (Cornell University)
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GraphTrans: A Software System for Network Conversions for Simulation, Structural Analysis, and Graph Operations
Chris J. Kuhlman, Henry Carscadden, Lucas Machi, Dustin Machi, and S. S. Ravi (University of Virginia)
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Technical Session · Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
[Virtual] Parcel Supply Chains
Chair: Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarre, Institute of Smart Cities)
Last-Mile Delivery of Pharmaceutical Items to Heterogeneous Healthcare Centers with Random Travel Times and Unpunctuality Fees
Ángel A. Juan (Open University of Catalonia), Massimo Bertolini (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia), Javier Panadero (Open University of Catalonia), Mattia Neroni (University of Parma), and Erika Herrera (Open University of Catalonia)
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On-Demand Logistics Service For Packages: Package Bidding Mechanism vs. Platform Pricing
Manish Tripathy, Ramin Ahmed, and Michael Kay (North Carolina State University)
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Combining Simulation with Reliability Analysis in Supply Chain Project Management under Uncertainty: A Case Study in Healthcare
Marisa A. Lostumbo, Miguel Saiz, and Laura Calvet (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya); David Lopez-Lopez (ESADE business school); and Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
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From Logistics Process Models To Automated Integration Testing: Proof-of-Concept Using Open-Source Simulation Software
Paul Konrad Reichardt and Wladimir Hofmann (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität), Sebastian Lang (Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF), and Tobias Reggelin (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität)
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Technical Session · Model Uncertainty and Robust Simulation
[Virtual] Data-driven Simulation Optimization
Chair: Hoda Bidkhori (University of Pittsburgh)
Data-driven Two-stage Stochastic Programming with Marginal Data
Ke Ren and Hoda Bidkhori (University of Pittsburgh)
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A Bayesian Approach to Online Simulation Optimization with Streaming Input Data
Tianyi Liu, Yifan Lin, and Enlu Zhou (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Distributionally Robust Cycle and Chain Packing with Application to Organ Exchange
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Duncan C. McElfresh (University of Maryland), Ke Ren (University of Pittsburgh), John P. Dickerson (University of Maryland), and Hoda Bidkhori (University of Pittsburgh)
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Physics of Decision: Application to Polling Place Risk Management
Thibaut Cerabona and Frederick Benaben (IMT Mines Albi) and Benoit Montreuil, Ali Vatankhah Barenji, and Dima Nazzal (H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering)
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Technical Session · Poster Session
Poster Session
Chair: María Julia Blas (INGAR CONICET UTN)
DES For The Efficient Design Of A Jackets Nodes Workshop Using Disruptive Technologies
Adolfo Lamas Rodríguez (NAVANTIA), Belén Sañudo Costoya (UMI Navantia - UDC), Inés Taracido López (NAVANTIA), Santiago José Tutor Roca (UMI Navantia-UDC), and Clara Varea Delgado (NAVANTIA)
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Discrete Event Simulation for Evaluation of the Performance of a Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic
S. Yasaman Ahmadi and Jennifer Lather (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
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Reinforcement Learning With Discrete Event Simulation: The Premise, Reality, And Promise.
Sahil Belsare and Mohammad Dehghanimohammadabadi (Northeastern University)
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Streamlining The United States Immigration Court System: Using Simulation and Data Science to Effectively Deploy Capacity
Geri Dimas, Adam Ferrarotti, Renata A. Konrad, and Andrew C. Trapp (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
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On The Hausdorff Distance Between A Pareto Set And Its Discretization
Burla Ondes and Susan Hunter (Purdue University)
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Developing a Driving Model for Workload Evaluation
Josalin Kumm (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Holly Handley and Yusuke Yamani (Old Dominion University)
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Automation in the Process of Knowledge Discovery in Simulation Data
Jonas Genath (Technische Universität Ilmenau)
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Discrete Event Simulation of Smart Parking Conflict Management
antoine dominici (SPE UMR CNRS 6134, Townhall of Bastia) and Laurent Capocchi, Emmanuelle De Gentili, and Jean-François Santucci (SPE UMR CNRS 6134)
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Incorporating Knowledge Discovery Technology in Micro-Dynamic Analysis Method
Shuang Chang, Hiroaki Yamada, Shohei Yamane, and Kotaro Ohori (Fujitsu Ltd.)
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Mathematical Modeling of Novel Coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2) Infection in Dialysis Facilities
Michal Mankowski (KAUST) and Abdulrahman Housawi and Shahzada Junaid Qazi (Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
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Optimizing Warehouse Picking Operations Using Autonomous Mobile Robots: a Simulation Approach
Vipul Garg and Jacob Maywald (University of North Texas)
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Simulating The Active Cases and Hospitalization Cases of COVID-19
Shaon Bhatta Shuvo and Ziad Kobti (University of Windsor)
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A Framework for Supporting Simulation of MBSE Models
Nicholas Engle and Michael Miller (Air Force Institute of Technology)
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Digital Twin Based Cyber-Attack Detection For Manufacturing Systems
Chandrasekhar Sivasubramanian, Giulia Pedrielli, Petar Jevtic, and Georgios Fainekos (Arizona State University) and Mani Janakiram (Intel Corporation)
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Simulating Truck Fleet Configuration for Wood Terminals
Christoph Kogler, Alexander Stenitzer, and Peter Rauch (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna)
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Multi-objective Simulation Optimization Of The Adhesive Bonding Process Of Materials
Alejandro Morales-Hernández, Inneke Van Nieuwenhuyse, and Sebastian Rojas Gonzalez (Hasselt University, Data Science Institute) and Jeroen Jordens, Maarten Witters, and Bart Van Doninck (Flanders Make)
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Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
[Virtual] Sampling Methodology and Reliability
Chair: Dashi I. Singham (Naval Postgraduate School)
Learning to Simulate Sequentially Generated Data via Neural Networks and Wasserstein Training
Tingyu Zhu (Peking University) and Zeyu Zheng (University of California, Berkeley)
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Competing Incentives in Sequential Sampling Rules
Dashi Singham (Naval Postgraduate School) and J. George Shanthikumar (Purdue University)
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Measuring Reliability of Object Detection Algorithms for Automated Driving Perception Tasks
Huanzhong Xu and Jose Blanchet (Stanford) and Marcos Paul Gerardo-Castro and Shreyasha Paudel (Ford Motors Co.)
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Efficient Simulation for Linear Programming under Uncertainty
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Dohyun Ahn and Lewen Zheng (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
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Technical Session · Healthcare Applications
[Virtual] Simulating Disease Progression
Chair: Varun Madhavan (IIT Kharagpur)
A Simulation Model of Breast Cancer Incidence, Progression, Diagnosis and Survival in India
Saumya Gupta, Chandan Mittal, Soham Das, and Shaurya Shriyam (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi); Atul Batra (All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi); and Varun Ramamohan (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
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Comparing Data Collection Strategies Via Input Uncertainty When Simulating Testing Policies Using Viral Load Profiles
Drupad Parmar and Lucy E. Morgan (Lancaster University), Eva D. Regnier and Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School), and Andrew C. Titman (Lancaster University)
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A Discrete Simulation Optimization Approach Towards Calibration of an Agent-Based Simulation Model of Hepatitis C Virus Transmission
Soham Das (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi), Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter), and Varun Ramamohan (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
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Technical Session · Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
[Virtual] Complex Logistics Systems
Chair: Ralf Elbert (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
Network Generation for Simulation of Multimodal Logistics Systems
Robert van Steenbergen, Matteo Brunetti, and Martijn Mes (University of Twente)
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A Farming-for-Mining-Framework to Gain Knowledge in Supply Chains
Joachim Hunker, Alexander Wuttke, Anne Antonia Scheidler, and Markus Rabe (Technische Universität Dortmund)
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A Cascading Online-Simulation Framework to Optimize Installation Cycles for Offshore Wind Farms
Daniel Rippel and Michael Lütjen (BIBA - Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH at the University of Bremen), Helena Szczerbicka (Leibnitz University Hannover), and Michael Freitag (University of Bremen)
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Technical Session · Modeling Methodology
[Virtual] Queueing Models
Chair: Veronica Gil-Costa (UNSL, CCT CONICET San Luis)
MEASURING THE OVERLAP WITH OTHER CUSTOMERS IN THE SINGLE SERVER QUEUE
Sergio Palomo and Jamol Pender (Cornell University)
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Calibrating Infinite Server Queueing Models Driven by Cox Process
Ruixin Wang and Harsha Honnappa (Purdue University)
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Hide Your Model! Layer Abstractions for Data-Driven Co-Simulations
Moritz Gütlein, Reinhard German, and Anatoli Djanatliev (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg)
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Technical Session · Healthcare Applications
[Virtual] Applications of Simulation in Healthcare I
Chair: F. LeRon Shults (University of Agder)
Using Discrete Event Simulation to Improve Performance at Two Canadian Emergency Departments
Evgueniia Doudareva (University of Toronto)
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Artificial Societies in the Anthropocene
F. LeRon Shults (University of Agder), Wesley J. Wildman (Boston University), Monica Toft (Tufts University), and Antje Danielson (MIT)
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Technical Session · Complex, Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous Systems
[Virtual] V&V for M&S of Complex Systems
Chair: Hessam Sarjoughian (Arizona State University)
Composability Verificiation Of Complex Systems Using Colored Petri Nets
Imran Mahmood and Syed Hassan Askari (National University of Sciences and Technology, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and Hessam S. Sarjoughian (Arizona State University; School of Computing, Information, and Decision Systems Engineering)
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Simulation and Model Validation for Mental Health Factors Using Multi-Methodology Hybrid Approach
Arsineh Boodaghian Asl, Jayanth Raghothama, Adam Darwich, and Sebastiaan Meijer (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
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Data-driven Modelling of Repairable Fault Trees From Time Series Data With Missing Information
Parisa Niloofar and Sanja Lazarova-Molnar (University of Southern Denmark, SDU)
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Technical Session · Data Science for Simulation
[Virtual] DSS 2
Chair: Hamdi Kavak (George Mason University); Abdolreza Abhari (Ryerson University)
ExecutionManager: A Software System to Control Execution of Third-Party Software that Performs Network Computations
Chris J. Kuhlman, Henry Carscadden, Lucas Machi, Aparna Kishore, Dustin Machi, and S. S. Ravi (University of Virginia)
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AutoML Approach to Classification of Candidate Solutions for Simulation Models of Logistic Systems
Ilya Jackson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Transport and Telecommunication Institute) and Josué C. Velázquez-Martínez (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Ride Along: Using Simulation to Staff the Ithaca Police Department
Jamol Pender, Christopher Archer, and Matthew Ziron (Cornell University)
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Technical Session · Using Simulation to Innovate
[Virtual] Simulation Analytics for Smart Digital Twin
Chair: Haobin Li (National University of Singapore, Centre for Next Generation Logistics)
A Unified Offline-Online Learning Paradigm via Simulation for Scenario-dependent Selection
Haitao Liu, Xiao Jin, Haobin Li, Loo Hay Lee, and Ek Peng Chew (National University of Singapore)
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On the Convergence of Optimal Computing Budget Allocation Algorithms
Yanwen Li and Siyang Gao (City University of Hong Kong)
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Three Carriages Driving the Development of Intelligent Digital Twins – Simulation plus Optimization and Learning
Haobin Li, Xinhu Cao, Xiao Jin, Loo Hay Lee, and Ek Peng Chew (National University of Singapore)
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Technical Session · Scientific Applications
[Virtual] Scientific Applications
Chair: Rafael Mayo-García (CIEMAT); Esteban Mocskos (University of Buenos Aires (AR), CSC-CONICET)
A Novel Cloud-based Framework for Standardized Simulations in the Latin American Giant Observatory (LAGO)
Antonio Juan Rubio-Montero, Raúl Pagán-Muñoz, Rafael Mayo-García, and Alfonso Pardo-Diaz (CIEMAT); Iván Sildelnik (CONICET); and Hernán Asorey (CNEA, Instituto de Tecnologías en Detección y Astropartículas)
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Non-Equilibrium Green Functions Approach to Study Transport Through a-Si:H/c-Si Interfaces
Alessandro Pecchia (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)); Francesco Buonocore, Massimo Celino, and Simone Giusepponi (ENEA); Edoardo Di Napoli and Sebastian Achilles (Jülich Supercomputing Centre); and Pablo Luis Garcia-Muller and Rafael Mayo-Garcia (CIEMAT)
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Comparing the Effect of Code Optimizations on Simulation Runtime Across Synchronous Cellular Automata Models of HIV
Junjiang Li (Miami University), Till Köster (University of Rostock), and Philippe J. Giabbanelli (Miami University)
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Technical Session · Healthcare Applications
[Virtual] Applications of Simulation in Healthcare II
Chair: Iman Attari (Indiana University Bloomington)
A Simulation Analysis of Analytics-driven Community-based Re-integration Programs
Iman Attari (Indiana University Bloomington), Parker Adam Crain and Pengyi Shi (Purdue University), Jonathan Eugene Helm (Indiana University Bloomington), and Nicole Adams (Purdue University)
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Measuring the Impact of Data Standards in an Internal Hospital Supply System
Manuel Rossetti, Edward Pohl, and Kayla McKeon (University of Arkansas) and Rodney Kizito (U. S. Department of Energy)
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Technical Session · Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
[Virtual] Public Disaster Management
Chair: Reha Uzsoy (North Carolina State University)
Supporting Hospital Logistics during the First Months of the COVID-19 Crisis: A Simheuristic for the Stochastic Team Orienteering Problem
Markus Rabe (Technical University Dortmund); Rafael D. Tordecilla (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Universidad de La Sabana); Leandro do C. Martins (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya); Jorge Chicaiza-Vaca (Technical University Dortmund); and Angel A. Juan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
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Relief Food Supply Network Simulation
Bhakti Stephan Onggo and Christine Currie (University of Southampton) and Tomy Perdana, Gheo Fauzi, Audi Achmad, and CIpta Endyana (Universitas Padjadjaran)
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A Data Processing Pipeline for Cyber-Physical Risk Assessments of Municipal Supply Chains
Gabriel Arthur Weaver (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
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Technical Session · Modeling Methodology
[Virtual] Tools and Environments
Chair: Rodrigo Castro (Universidad de Buenos Aires, ICC-CONICET)
The OpenModelica Environment for Building Digital Twins of Sustainable Cyber-Physical Systems
Peter Fritzson (Linköping University)
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A SIMULATION TOOL TO PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS IN OUT-OF-STOCK SITUATIONS FOR B2B COMPANIES
Sebastian Pinto Guzman (USACH), Veronica Gil-Costa (UNSL), and Mauricio Marin (USACH)
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Parallel Application Power and Performance Prediction Modeling Using Simulation
Kishwar Ahmed (University of South Carolina Beaufort), Kazutomo Yoshii (Argonne National Laboratory), and Samia Tasnim (Florida A&M University)
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Technical Session · Project Management and Construction
[Virtual] Simulation for Built Environment and Construction Logistics
Chair: Khandakar Rashid (Arizona State University)
Evaluating Supply- And Reverse Logistics Alternatives in Building Construction Using Simulation
Christina Gschwendtner and Anne Fischer (Technical University Munich), Iris Tommelein (University of California), and Johannes Fottner (Technical University Munich)
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Agent-based Simulation to Predict Occupants' Physical Distancing Behaviors in Educational Buildings
Bogyeong Lee (Dankook University) and Changbum Ryan Ahn (Texas A&M University)
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Automated Active And Idle Time Measurement In Modular Construction Factory Using Inertial Measurement Unit and Deep Learning For Dynamic Simulation Input
Khandakar Mamunur Rashid and Joseph Louis (Oregon State University)
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Technical Session · Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transportation
[Virtual] Last Mile Logistics
Chair: Canan Gunes Corlu (Boston University)
A Hybrid Modeling Approach for Automated Parcel Lockers as a Last-Mile Delivery Scheme: A Case Study in Pamplona (Spain)
Adrian Serrano-Hernandez (Public University of Navarre, Institute of Smart Cities); Sergio Martinez-Abad and Aitor Ballano (Public University of Navarre); Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarre, Institute of Smart Cities); and Markus Rabe and Jorge Chicaiza-Vaca (Technical University Dortmund)
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Parcel Delivery for Smart Cities: A Synchronization Approach for Combined Truck-Drone-Street Robot Deliveries
Berry Gerrits and Peter Schuur (University of Twente)
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A Genetic Algorithm Simheuristic for the Open UAV Task Assignment and Routing Problem with Stochastic Traveling and Servicing Times
Alfons Freixes (Open University of Catalonia, Euncet Business School); Angel A. Juan, Pedro Jesus Copado-Mendez, and Javier Panadero (Open University of Catalonia); Carles Serrat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTECH); and Juan Francisco Gómez González (Open University of Catalonia)
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Technical Session · Modeling Methodology
[Virtual] Applications in engineering and social systems
Chair: Abdurrahman Alshareef (Arizona State University)
Simulation Case Studies On An Advanced Sensitivity Analysis For New Extended Bus Types In The Modern Power Systems
Zongjie Wang (University of Connecticut) and C.L. Anderson (Cornell University)
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Data-driven Exploration of Lentic Water Bodies with ASVs Guided by Gradient-free Optimization/Contour Detection Algorithms
Eva Besada-Portas, José María Girón-Sierra, Juan Jiménez, and José Antonio López-Orozco (Complutense University of Madrid)
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Simulating Online Social Response: a Stimulus/response Perspective
Huajie Shao and Tarek Abdelzaher (UIUC); Sam Cohen and James Flamino (RPI); Jiawei Han and Minhao Jiang (UIUC); Gyorgy Korniss, Omar Malik, and Aamir Mandviwalla (RPI); Yuning Mao, Yu Meng, Wenda Qiu, and Dachun Sun (UIUC); Boleslaw Szymanski (RPI); Ruijie Wang, Chaoqi Yang, and Zhenzhou Yang (UIUC); Lake Yin (RPI); and Xinyang Zhang and Yu Zhang (UIUC)
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Technical Session · Project Management and Construction
[Virtual] Digital Twins in the Built Environment
Chair: Fernanda Leite (The University of Texas at Austin)
An Automated Framework For Generating Synthetic Point Clouds from As-built BIM with Semantic Annotation for Scan-to-BIM
Jong Won Ma, Bing Han, and Fernanda Leite (The University of Texas at Austin)
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Explainable Modeling in Digital Twin
Lu Wang and Tianhu Deng (Tsinghua University) and Zeyu Zheng and Zuo-Jun Shen (University of California, Berkeley)
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Seeing Through Walls: Real-Time Digital Twin Modeling of Indoor Spaces
Best Contributed Applied Paper - Finalist
Fang Xu, George Pu, Paul Wei, Amanda Aribe, James Boultinghouse, Nhi Dinh, and Jing Du (University of Florida)
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Technical Session · Project Management and Construction
[Virtual] Scheduling and Dynamic Simulation
Chair: Fang Xu (University of Florida)
Enhanced Resource Scheduling Framework for Industrial Construction Projects
Maedeh Taghaddos (University of Alberta), Hosein Taghaddos (University of Tehran), Yasser Mohamed (University of Alberta), Ulrich Hermann (PCL Industrial Management Inc.), and Simaan AbouRizk (University of Alberta)
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Analyzing Impact Of Semi-Productive Work Hours In Scheduling And Budgeting Labor-Intensive Projects: Simulation-Based Approach
Leila Zahedi (University Of Alberta, University of Alberta); Ming Lu (University of Alberta); and Todd Collister (Supreme Steel)