WSC 2023 Proceedings




Plenary
Plenary · Plenary
Opening Plenary: Modeling for Energy Resilience: How DOE Uses Simulation to Model and Manage Everything from the Power Grid to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Chair: Bahar Biller (SAS Institute, Inc)
Modeling for Energy Resilience: How DOE Uses Simulation to Model and Manage Everything from the Power Grid to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Ann Dunkin (Department of Energy)
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Titans of Simulation: Resilience of Supply Chains and the Role of Simulation
Chair: John Shortle (George Mason University)
Resilience of Supply Chains and the Role of Simulation
John Fowler (Arizona State University)
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Plenary · Plenary
Titans of Simulation: Ensuring Food Security under Climate Change: How Simulation Can Help in Making Agricultural Supply Chains More Resilient
Chair: John Shortle (George Mason University)
Ensuring Food Security under Climate Change: How Simulation Can Help in Making Agricultural Supply Chains More Resilient
Enver Yücesan (INSEAD)
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Advanced Tutorials
Track Coordinator - Advanced Tutorials: Henry Lam (Columbia University), Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
Screening Simulated Systems for Optimization
Chair: Eunhye Song (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Jinbo Zhao (Texas A&M University), Javier Gatica (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile), and David Eckman (Texas A&M University)
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Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
Practical Impact and Academia Are Not Antonyms
Chair: Russell R. Barton (Pennsylvania State University)
Shane Henderson (Cornell University)
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Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
Statistical Limit Theorems in Distributionally Robust Optimization
Chair: Henry Lam (Columbia University)
Jose Blanchet (Stanford University) and Alexander Shapiro (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
Digital Twins: Features, Models, and Services
Chair: Feng Ju (Arizona State University)
Andrea Matta (Politecnico di Milano, Via La Masa 1) and Giovanni Lugaresi (KU Leuven)
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Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
Bootstrapping and Batching for Output Analysis
Chair: Sara Shashaani (North Carolina State University)
Raghu Pasupathy (Purdue University)
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Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
Coarse-Grained Simulations of DNA and RNA Systems with oxDNA and oxRNA Models: Tutorial
Chair: Wei Xie (Northeastern University)
Matthew Sample, Michael Matthies, and Petr Sulc (Arizona State University)
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Tutorial · Advanced Tutorials
Importance Sampling Strategy for Heavy-tailed Systems with Catastrophe Principle
Chair: Henry Lam (Columbia University)
Importance Sampling Strategy for Heavy-Tailed Systems with Catastrophe Principle
Xingyu Wang and Chang-Han Rhee (Northwestern University)
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Agent-based Simulation
Track Coordinator - Agent-Based Simulation: Andrew J. Collins (Old Dominion University), Chris Kuhlman (University of Virginia)
Technical Session · Agent-based Simulation
Military and Homeland Security Agent-based Modeling
Chair: Berry Gerrits (University of Twente)
Squashing Bugs and Improving Design: Using Data Farming to Support Verification and Validation of Military Agent-Based Simulations
Susan K. Aros and Mary L. McDonald (Naval Postgraduate School)
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Beyond Accuracy: Cybersecurity Resilience Evaluation of Intrusion Detection System against DoS Attacks using Agent-based Simulation
Jeongkeun Shin, Geoffrey B. Dobson, L. Richard Carley, and Kathleen M. Carley (Carnegie Mellon University)
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Using Evolutionary Model Discovery to Develop Robust Policies
Alex Isherwood, Matthew Koehler, and David Slater (MITRE Corporation)
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Technical Session · Agent-based Simulation
Healthcare Agent-based Modeling
Chair: Xueying Liu (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
An Iterative Analysis Method Using Causal Discovery Algorithms to Enhance ABM as a Policy Tool
Shuang Chang, Takashi Kato, Yusuke Koyanagi, Kento Uemura, and Koji Maruhashi (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.)
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A Review of Agent-based Modeling Applications in Substance Abuse Policy Research
Xiang Zhong (University of Florida), Xuanjing Li (Tsinghua University), and Samantha Mangoni (University of Florida)
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Supporting Emergency Department Risk Mitigation with a Modular and Reusable Agent-Based Simulation Infrastructure
Thomas Godfrey (King's College London); Rahul Batra, Sam Douthwaite, and Jonathan Edgeworth (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust); Matthew Edwards (King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust); Simon Miles (Aerogility Ltd); and Steffen Zschaler (King's College London)
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Technical Session · Agent-based Simulation
Sustainable Transportation Agent-based Modeling
Chair: Xiang Zhong (University of Florida)
Simulating Interaction Behaviors in Bi-directional Shared Corridor with Real Case Study
Yun-Pang Flötteröd, Jakob Erdmann, and Daniel Krajzewicz (German Aerospace Center (DLR)) and Johan Olstam (The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute)
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Rebalancing Integrated, Demand-responsive Passenger and Freight Transport – An Agent-based Simulation Approach
Johannes Staritz, Julia Kütemeier, Helen Sand, Christoph von Viebahn, and Maylin Wartenberg (Hochschule Hannover)
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A Simulation Model for Bio-Inspired Charging Strategies for Electric Vehicles in Industrial Areas
Berry Gerrits and Martijn Mes (University of Twente) and Robert Andringa (Distribute)
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Technical Session · Agent-based Simulation
Games and Agent-based Modeling
Chair: Haibei Zhu (J.P. Morgan)
Modeling Reactive Game Agents Using the Cell-DEVS Modeling Formalism
Alvi Jawad, Cristina Ruiz-Martín, and Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
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A Calibration Model for Bot-Like Behaviors in Agent-Based Anagram Game Simulation
Xueying Liu, Zhihao Hu, and Xinwei Deng (Virginia Tech) and Chris Kuhlman (University of Virginia)
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Feature Importance for Uncertainty Quantification in Agent-based Modeling
Gayane Grigoryan and Andrew J. Collins (Old Dominion University)
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Technical Session · Agent-based Simulation
Transportation Agent-based Modeling
Chair: Kshama Dwarakanath (J.P. Morgan AI Research)
A Simulation-Based Method for Analyzing Supply Chain Vulnerability Under Pandemic: A Special Focus on the Covid-19
Xinglu Xu and Bochi Liu (Dalian University of Technology) and Weihong Grace Guo (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)
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System Simulation and Machine Learning-Based Maintenance Optimization for an Inland Waterway Transportation System
Maryam Aghamohammadghasem, Jose Azucena, Farid Hashemian, Haitao Liao, Shengfan Zhang, and Heather Nachtmann (University of Arkansas)
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Four Years of Not-Using a Simulator: The Agent-Based Template
Dominik Brunmeir and Martin Bicher (TU Wien); Matthias Rößler, Christoph Urach, Claire Rippinger, and Matthias Wastian (dwh GmbH); and Niki Popper (TU Wien)
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Technical Session · Agent-based Simulation
Agent-based Modeling Design
Chair: Gayane Grigoryan (Old Dominion University)
Transparency as Delayed Observability in Multi-Agent Systems
Kshama Dwarakanath and Svitlana Vyetrenko (J.P. Morgan AI Research), Toks Oyebode (J.P. Morgan Regulatory Affairs), and Tucker Balch (J.P. Morgan AI Research)
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Once Burned, Twice Shy? The Effect of Stock Market Bubbles on Traders that Learn by Experience
Haibei Zhu and Svitlana Vyetrenko (J.P. Morgan), Serafin Grundl (Federal Reserve Board), David Byrd (Bowdoin College), and Kshama Dwarakanath and Tucker Balch (J.P. Morgan)
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Matchmaking in Crowd-shipping Platforms: The Effects of Mediator Control
Preetam Kulkarni and Caroline C. Krejci (University of Texas at Arlington)
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Analysis Methodology
Track Coordinator - Analysis Methodology: Ben Feng (University of Waterloo), Sara Shashaani (North Carolina State University)
Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
Simulation in Queueing Systems
Chair: Jun Luo (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Real-Time Estimations for the Waiting-Time Distribution in Time-Varying Queues
Kurtis Konrad and Yunan Liu (North Carolina State University)
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Achieving Stable Service-Level Targets in Time-Varying Queueing Systems: A Simulation-Based Offline Learning Staffing Algorithm
Kurtis Konrad and Yunan Liu (North Carolina State University)
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Estimating Spline-based Nonhomogeneous Poisson Intensities Using Constrained Quadratic Programming
Siqi Chen, Jing Yang (Sunny) Xi, and Wai Kin (Victor) Chan (Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute, Shenzhen International Graduate School, Tsinghua University)
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Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
Advances in Rare-event Simulation
Chair: Linyun He (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Efficiency of Estimating Functions of Means in Rare-Event Contexts
Marvin Nakayama (New Jersey Institute of Technology) and Bruno Tuffin (INRIA, University of Rennes)
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Conditional Importance Sampling for Convex Rare-Event Sets
Dohyun Ahn and Lewen Zheng (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
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Curse of Dimensionality in Rare-Event Simulation
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Yuanlu Bai, Antonius B. Dieker, and Henry Lam (Columbia University)
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Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
Advances in Importance Sampling
Chair: Dohyun Ahn (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Efficient Input Uncertainty Quantification for Regenerative Simulation
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Linyun He (Georgia Institute of Technology), Mingbin Ben Feng (University of Waterloo), and Eunhye Song (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Robust Importance Sampling for Stochastic Simulations with Uncertain Parametric Input Model
Seung Min Baik and Young Myoung Ko (Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)) and Eunshin Byon (University of Michigan)
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Generalized Importance Sampling for Nested Simulation
Qingyuan Chen (Cornell University) and Mingbin Ben Feng (University of Waterloo)
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Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
Output Analysis
Chair: Sara Shashaani (North Carolina State University)
Bootstrap Confidence Intervals for Simulation Output Parameters
Russell R. Barton (The Pennsylvania State University) and Luke A. Rhodes-Leader (Lancaster University)
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Optimal Batching under Computation Budget
Shengyi He and Henry Lam (Columbia University)
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Confidence Intervals for Randomized Quasi-Monte Carlo Estimators
Pierre L'Ecuyer (Université de Montréal), Marvin K. Nakayama (New Jersey Institute of Technology), Art B. Owen (Stanford University), and Bruno Tuffin (Inria)
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Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
Steady-state Simulation
Chair: David Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology)
A Fixed-Sample-Size Method for Estimating Steady-State Quantiles
Athanasios Lolos, Christos Alexopoulos, and David Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology); Kemal Dinçer Dingeç (Gebze Technical University); Anup C. Mokashi (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center); and James R. Wilson (North Carolina State University)
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COSIMLA with General Regeneration Set to Compute Markov Chain Stationary Expectations
Peter W. Glynn (Stanford University) and Zeyu Zheng (University of California Berkeley)
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Fast Approximation to Discrete-Event Simulation of Markovian Queueing Networks
Tan Wang (Fudan University), Yingda Song (Shanghai Jiaotong University), and Jeff Hong (Fudan University)
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Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
Innovative Applications of Simulation Methodology
Chair: Hua Zheng (Northeastern University)
Structure-function Dynamics Hybrid Modeling: RNA Degradation
Hua Zheng, Wei Xie, Paul C. Whitford, Ailun Wang, Chunsheng Fang, and Wandi Xu (Northeastern University)
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Tracking and Detecting Systematic Errors in Digital Twins
Luke A. Rhodes-Leader (Lancaster University) and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
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Sensitivity Analysis for Stopping Criteria with Application to Organ Transplantations
Xingyu Ren, Michael Fu, and Steven Marcus (University of Maryland)
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Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
Design of Experiments and Screening
Chair: Zeyu Zheng (University of California, Berkeley)
The Variability in Design Quality Measures for Multiple Types of Space-filling Designs Created by Leading Software Packages
Thomas W. Lucas (Naval Postgraduate School) and Jeffrey D. Parker (United States Marine Corps)
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Top-m Factor Screening for Stochastic Simulation: Multi-Armed Bandit And Sequential Bifurcation Combined
Wen Shi (Central South University), Hong Wan (North Carolina State University), and Xiang Xie (Central South University)
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Best Arm Identification with Fairness Constraints on Subpopulations
Yuhang Wu, Zeyu Zheng, and Tingyu Zhu (University of California, Berkeley)
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Technical Session · Analysis Methodology
Analysis Uses in Optimization
Chair: Ilya Ryzhov (University of Maryland)
Efficient Bandwidth Selection for Kernel Density Estimation
Haidong Li (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences), Long Wang and Yijie Peng (Peking University), and Di Wang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
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CGPT: A Conditional Gaussian Process Tree for Grey-Box Bayesian Optimization
Mengrui (Mina) Jiang, Tanmay Khandait, and Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
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Mean-Variance Portfolio Optimization with Nonlinear Derivative Securities
Shiyu Wang and Guowei Cai (Lingnan College, Sun Yat-sen University); Peiwen Yu (Soochow University); Guangwu Liu (City University of Hong Kong); and Jun Luo (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
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Aviation Modeling and Analysis
Track Coordinator - Aviation Modeling and Analysis: Sameer Alam (Nanyang Technological University), Miguel Mujica Mota (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences), Michael Schultz (Bundeswehr University Munich)
Technical Session · Aviation Modeling and Analysis
Airport and Airspace Operations
Tactical Minimization of the Environmental Impact of Holding in the Terminal Airspace and an Associated Economic Model
Aditya Paranjape and Anwesha Basu (Tata Consultancy Services Ltd)
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Use of Variable Sized Entities to Model Airport Passenger Flow with Pedestrian Dynamics
Erich Deines and Tanuj Babele (TransSolutions LLC) and Gary Gardner (InControl)
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Technical Session · Aviation Modeling and Analysis
Machine Learning Applications in Aviation
Chair: John Shortle (George Mason University)
Aircraft Line Maintenance Scheduling using Simulation and Reinforcement Learning
Simon Widmer, Syed Shaukat, and Cheng-Lung Wu (UNSW)
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Neural Networks for GNSS Matrix Attitude Determination in Aerospace Transportation
Raul de Celis, Jose Gonzalez-Barroso, Pablo Solano-Lopez, and Luis Cadarso (Rey Juan Carlos University)
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Complex and Resilient Systems
Track Coordinator - Complex and Resilient Systems: Saurabh Mittal (MITRE Corporation), Claudia Szabo (The University of Adelaide, University of Adelaide)
Technical Session · Complex and Resilient Systems
Cyber Resilience in Complex Systems
Chair: Claudia Szabo (University of Adelaide, The University of Adelaide)
A Mathematical Theory to Quantify Cyber-Resilience in IT/OT Networks
Ranjan Pal (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Rohan Sequeira (University of Southern California), and Michael Siegel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence Framework for Proactive Detection and Risk Explanation of Cyber Attacks in Smart Grid
Shirajum Munir and Sachin Shetty (Old Dominion University)
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A Mathematical Theory to Price Cyber-Cat Bonds Boosting IT/OT Security
Ranjan Pal (MIT Sloan School of Management) and Bodhibrata Nag (Indian Institute of Management Calcutta)
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Technical Session · Complex and Resilient Systems
Panel: Resilience and Complexity in Socio-cyber-physical Systems
Chair: Claudia Szabo (University of Adelaide, The University of Adelaide)
Resilience and Complexity in Socio-Cyber-Physical Systems
Claudia Szabo (University of Adelaide), Rodrigo Castro (CIFASIS-CONICET), Joachim Denil (University of Antwerp), and Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
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Technical Session · Complex and Resilient Systems
Panel: Using Simulation to Improve Trust and Autonomy Adoption
Chair: Kelly Neville (MITRE Corporation)
The Use of Simulation to Improve Trust and Adoption of Autonomy and AI in High-Consequence Work Systems
Emily Barrett, Lisa Billman, Theresa Fersch, Valerie Gawron, and Kelly Neville (MITRE Corporation); Emily Patterson (The Ohio State University); and Eric Vorm (Naval Air Warfare Center)
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Technical Session · Complex and Resilient Systems
Resilient Enterprise and Services
Chair: Claudia Szabo (University of Adelaide, The University of Adelaide)
Symbiotic Use of Digital Twin, Simulation and Design Thinking Approach for Resilient Enterprise
Souvik Barat, Sylvan Lobo, Reshma Korabu, Himabindu Thogaru, and Ravi Mahamuni (Tata Consultancy Services Research)
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Markov Process Simulations of Service Systems with Concurrent Hawkes Service Interactions
Andrew Daw (University of Southern California) and Galit B. Yom-Tov (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)
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Stochastic Climate Simulation for Power Grid Net Demand Risk Assessment
Rob Cirincione (Sunairio)
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Technical Session · Complex and Resilient Systems
Handling Uncertainty in Complex and Resilient Systems
Chair: Souvik Barat (TCS)
Effects of Timing of Agents' Reactions in Pharmaceutical Supply Chains under Disruption
Rozhin Doroudi, Ozlem Ergun, Jacqueline Griffin, and Stacy Marsella (Northeastern University)
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Model Predictive Control in Optimal Intervention of COVID-19 with Mixed Epistemic-Aleatoric Uncertainty
Jinming Wan, Saeideh Mirghorbani, N. Eva Wu, and Changqing Cheng (Binghamton University)
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Technical Session · Complex and Resilient Systems
Reliability in Power Systems
Chair: Jinming Wan (Binghamton University)
Cascading Transformer Failure Probability Model Under Geomagnetic Disturbances
Pratishtha Shukla, James Nutaro, and Srikanth Yoginath (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
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Impact of Salt-To-Steam Heat Exchanger Failure Rates on Lifetime Production of Concentrating Solar Power Tower Plants
Karoline Hood (US Army, Colorado School of Mines) and Alex Zolan (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
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Data Science for Simulation
Track Coordinator - Data Science for Simulation: Abdolreza Abhari (Ryerson University), Hamdi Kavak (George Mason University)
Technical Session · Data Science for Simulation
Machine Learning for Simulation
Chair: Hamdi Kavak (George Mason University)
Causal Dynamic Bayesian Networks for Simulation Metamodeling
Best Contributed Theoretical Paper - Finalist
Pracheta Boddavaram Amaranath (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Sam Witty (Basis Research Institute), and Peter J. Haas and David Jensen (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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Deep-learning-assisted Cardiac Electrophysiology Simulation
Weixuan Dong, Yifu Li, and Rui Zhu (The University of Oklahoma)
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Inferring Epidemic Dynamics Using Gaussian Process Emulation of Agent-Based Simulations
Abdulrahman Ahmed, M. Amin Rahimian, and Mark Roberts (University of Pittsburgh)
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Technical Session · Data Science for Simulation
Data Analytics for Simulation
Chair: Abdolreza Abhari (Toronto Metropolitan University)
Autonomic Orchestration of In-Situ and In-Transit Data Analytics for Simulation Studies
Xiaorui Du (Technical University of Munich); Adriano Pimpini (Sapienza, University of Rome); Andrea Piccione (Huawei Munich Research Center); Zhuoxiao Meng and Anibal Siguenza-Torres (Technical University of Munich); Stefano Bortoli (Huawei Munich Research Center); Alois Knoll (Technical University of Munich); and Alessandro Pellegrini (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
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Scaling Cross-Relations with Larger Dataset
Victor Diakov (Simfoni Ltd.)
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Uncovering Competitor Pricing Patterns in the Danish Pharmaceutical Market via Subsequence Time Series Clustering: A Case Study
Ruhollah Jamali (University of Southern Denmark) and Sanja Lazarova-Molnar (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
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Technical Session · Data Science for Simulation
Simulation in Action
Chair: Hamdi Kavak (George Mason University)
A Preliminary Study of Regularization Framework for Constructing Task-Specific Simulators
Dilara Aykanat (University of California, Berkeley); Nian Si (The University of Chicago); and Zeyu Zheng (University of California, Berkeley)
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Using Simulation to Assess the Reliability of Forecasts in High-tech Industry
Bhoomica Mysore Nataraja (Eindhoven University of Technology); Tanmay Aggarwal (Lambda Function Inc); and Nitish Singh, Koen Herps, and Ivo Adan (Eindhoven University of Technology)
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Digital Twin Based Learning Framework for Adaptive Fault Diagnosis in Microgrids with Autonomous Reconfiguration Capabilities
Temitope Runsewe, Abdurrahman Yavuz, and Nurcin Celik (University of Miami)
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Environment Sustainability and Resilience
Technical Session · Environment Sustainability and Resilience
Critical Infrastructures
Chair: Raymond Smith (East Carolina University)
A Network Theory to Quantify and Bound Cyber-risk in IT/OT Systems
Best Contributed Applied Paper - Finalist
Ranjan Pal (MIT Sloan School of Management), Rohan Xavier Sequeira (University of Southern California), and Sander Zeijlemaker and Michael Siegel (MIT Sloan School of Management)
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Safeguarding Infrastructure from Cyber Threats with NLP-based Information Retrieval
Christin J. Salley, Neda Mohammadi, and John E. Taylor (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Modeling of Circular Economy Strategies for CFRP-made Aircrafts
Arnd Schirrmann and Uwe Beier (Airbus)
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Technical Session · Environment Sustainability and Resilience
Food and Supply Chains
Chair: Virginia Fani (University of Florence)
System Dynamics Simulation of External Supply Chain Disruptions on a Simplified Semiconductor Supply Chain
Anna Christina Hartwick, Abdelgafar Ismail, Beatriz Kalil Valladão Novais, Mohammed Zeeshan, and Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG)
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An Agent-Based Model of Agricultural Land Use in Support of Local Food Systems
Poojan Patel and Caroline Krejci (University of Texas at Arlington), Nicholas Schwab (University of Northern Iowa), and Michael Dorneich (Iowa State University)
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Technical Session · Environment Sustainability and Resilience
Simulation for Sustainability
Chair: Jonathan M. Gilligan (Vanderbilt University)
Sustainability Assessment Through Simulation: The Case Of Fashion Renting
Virginia Fani and Romeo Bandinelli (University of Florence)
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Simulative Analysis of the Sustainability Driven Transformation of Casting Plants
Johannes Dettelbacher, Wolfgang Schlüter, and Alexander Buchele (Ansbach University of Applied Sciences)
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A Customizable Community-Building-Energy-Modeling Decision Support System (CCBEM-DSS) for Net-Zero Planning in Developing Countries
Omprakash Ramalingam Rethnam and Albert Thomas (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)
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Technical Session · Environment Sustainability and Resilience
Electric and Autonomous Transportation
Chair: Neda Mohammadi (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Simulation, Optimization and Control of Trajectories of ASVs Performing HACBS Monitoring Missions in Lentic Waters
Alfredo Gonzalez-Calvin, Lía García-Perez, José Luis Risco-Martín, and Eva Besada-Portas (Complutense University of Madrid)
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Lightweight Smart Charging vs. Immediate Charging with Buffer Storage: Towards a Simulation Study for Electric Vehicle Grid Integration at Workplaces
Paul Benz and Marco Pruckner (Universität Würzburg)
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A Simulation-Based Decision Support Tool for Direct Current Fast Charger Installations
Cathy Rupp (BC Hydro); Deep Jariwala, Suellen Ventura, and Scott Nason (SAS Institute (Canada) , Inc); Bahar Biller (SAS Institute, Inc); and Yanan Sun and Parvir Girn (BC Hydro)
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Technical Session · Environment Sustainability and Resilience
Water and Environmental Resources
Chair: Christin Salley (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Equity-Driven Management of Essential Environmental Resources Under Price-Based Consumption
Shai Amouyal and Noa Zychlinski (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)
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Modeling the Dynamics of Sediment Transport, Tides, and Sea-Level Rise: Implications for the Resilience of Coastal Bengal
Christopher M. Tasich, Jonathan M. Gilligan, and George M. Hornberger (Vanderbilt University)
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Infrastructure Planning Using a Dynamic Simulation to Improve Sustainability and Resilience: Case Study for a Coastal Watershed
Raymond Smith (East Carolina University)
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Introductory Tutorials
Track Coordinator - Introductory Tutorials: Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University), Chang-Han Rhee (Northwestern University)
Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
Importance Sampling for Minimization of Tail Risks: A Tutorial
Chair: Chang-Han Rhee (Northwestern University)
Anand Deo (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore) and Karthyek Murthy (Singapore University of Technology and Design)
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Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
Event Graphs: Syntax, Semantics, and Implementation
Chair: Md Tariqul Islam (Purdue University)
Murat M. Gunal (Fenerbahce University); Yahya Ismail Osais (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Interdisc. Research Center for Intellig. Secure Systems); and Gerd Wagner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
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Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
Simulation-Driven Digital Twins: The DNA of Resilient Supply Chains
Chair: David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Stephan Biller (Purdue University) and Paul Venditti, Jinxin Yi, Xi Jiang, and Bahar Biller (SAS Institute, Inc)
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Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
Tested Success Tips for Simulation Project Excellence
Chair: Björn Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology)
David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
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Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
Design and Analysis of Simulation Experiments Using Three Simple Statistical Formulas
Chair: Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University)
Averill Law (Averill M. Law & Associates, Inc.)
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Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
Statistical Uncertainty Quantification for Expensive Black-Box Models: Methodologies and Input Uncertainty Applications
Chair: Chang-Han Rhee (Northwestern University)
Henry Lam (Columbia University)
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Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
Tutorial: Basics of Metamodeling
Chair: Paulo Victor Freitas Lopes (Chalmers University of Technology, Aeronautics Institute of Technology)
Russell Barton (The Pennsylvania State University)
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Tutorial · Introductory Tutorials
An Introduction to Discrete-event Modeling and Simulation with DEVS
Chair: Russell R. Barton (Pennsylvania State University)
An Introduction to Discrete-Event Modeling and Simulation with DEVS
Yentl Van Tendeloo and Randy Paredis (University of Antwerp) and Hans Vangheluwe (University of Antwerp, Flanders Make)
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Healthcare and Life Sciences
Track Coordinator - Healthcare and Life Sciences: Bjorn Berg (University of Minnesota), Masoud Fakhimi (University of Surrey), Tugce Martagan (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Technical Session · Healthcare and Life Sciences
Simulation Modeling for COVID I
Chair: Christine Currie (University of Southampton)
Using Simulation to Study the Impact of Covid-19 Policies on the Availability of Childcare
Adam Cahall, Jasmine Eng, Jane Gao, Ben Hilbert, and Jamol Pender (Cornell University)
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Enhancing Pandemic Preparedness Using Mean Field and Simulation Modeling
Mohammad Dehghanimohammadabadi (Northeastern University) and Gökçe Dayanıklı (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
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Equitable Allocation of Scarce Resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Study for Convalescent Plasma Distribution
Jasdeep Singh Dhahan and Alexander Rutherford (Simon Fraser University), Andrew Shih (University of British Columbia), Na Li (University of Calgary), and Douglas Down (McMaster University)
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Technical Session · Healthcare and Life Sciences
Simulation Modeling for COVID II
Chair: Yuming Sun (Georgia Institute of Technology)
A Multi-Team Multi-Model Collaborative COVID-19 Forecasting Hub for India
Aniruddha Adiga (University of Virginia); Siva Athreya (International Centre for Theoretical Sciences-TIFR, Indian Statistical Institute); Kantha Rao Bhimala (CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute); Ambedkar Dukkipati and Tony Gracious (Indian Institute of Science); Shubham Gupta (IBM Research Europe); Benjamin Hurt, Gursharn Kaur, Bryan Lewis, and Madhav Marathe (University of Virginia); Vidyadhar Mudkavi and Gopal Krishna Patra (CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute); Przemyslaw Porebski (University of Virginia); Nihesh Rathod and Rajesh Sundaresan (Indian Institute of Science); Srinivasan Venkataramanan (University of Virginia); and Sarath Yasodharan (Indian Institute of Science)
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Multi-criteria Simulation Optimization for COVID-19 Testing in Schools
Yiwei Zhang, Maria Mayorga, Julie Ivy, and Julie Swann (North Carolina State University)
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Endogenous Human Behavior in Models of COVID-19 Transmission: A Systematic Scoping Review
Alisa Hamilton (Johns Hopkins University, Center for Systems Science and Engineering; One Health Trust); Fardad Haghpanah, Sasha Tulchinsky, Nodar Kipshidze, and Suprena Poleon (One Health Trust); Gary Lin (Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, One Health Trust); Hongru Du and Lauren Gardner (Johns Hopkins University, Center for Systems Science and Engineering); and Eili Klein (One Health Trust; Johns Hopkins University, Department of Emergency Medicine)
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Technical Session · Healthcare and Life Sciences
Improving Emergency Department Efficiency Using Simulation
Chair: Vishnunarayan Girishan Prabhu (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Measuring Emergency Department Resilience to Demand Surge: A Discrete-Event Simulation Framework
Eman Ouda, Andrei Sleptchenko, and Mecit Can Emre Simsekler (Khalifa University) and Ghada R. El-Eid (Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City)
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Analysis of the Resilience of an Emergency Department: the Case of Accident with Multiple Victims
Mariela Ester Rodriguez (National University of Jujuy); Francesc Boixader (Computer Science School, Autonomous University of Barcelona); Francisco Epelde (Consultant Internal Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona); Alvaro Wong (Autonomous University of Barcelona); Eva Bruballa (Computer Science School, Autonomous University of Barcelona); Armando De Giusti (National University of La Plata); and Dolores Rexach and Emilio Luque (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
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A Generalized Symbiotic Simulation Model of an Emergency Department for Real-Time Operational Decision-Making
Alexander R. Heib, Christine S. M. Currie, Bhakti Stephan Onggo, and Honora K. Smith (University of Southampton) and James Kerr (Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
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Technical Session · Healthcare and Life Sciences
Discrete-event Simulation Models to Inform Healthcare Decisions
Chair: Marta Staff (University of Exeter)
Estimating Quantile Fields for a Simulated Model of a Homeless Care System
Dashi I. Singham (Naval Postgradaute School)
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Measuring the Operational Impacts of Right-Sizing Prenatal Care Using Simulation
Leena Ghrayeb, Timothy Bryan, Meghana Kandiraju, Tejas Maire, Yuanbo Zhang, Amy Cohn, and Alex Peahl (University of Michigan)
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Open-Source Modeling for Orthopedic Elective Capacity Planning Using Discrete-Event Simulation
Alison Harper, Martin Pitt, and Thomas Monks (University of Exeter)
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Technical Session · Healthcare and Life Sciences
Simulation Modeling for Covid-19 III
Chair: Arindam Fadikar (Argonne National Laboratory)
Evaluating Parallelization Strategies for Large-Scale Individual-Based Infectious Disease Simulations
Johannes Ponge (University of Münster), Lukas Bayer (RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau), Dennis Horstkemper (University of Münster), Wolfgang Bock (RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau), and Bernd Hellingrath and André Karch (University of Münster)
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Determining the Impact of Facility Layout Methods on Walk-in Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics: A Theoretical Exploration
S. Yasaman Ahmadi and Jennifer Lather (University of Nebraska Lincoln)
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A Network-based Analytics Framework For High-resolution Agent-Based Epidemic Simulation Ensembles
Amro Alabsi Aljundi, Galen Harrison, Jiangzhuo Chen, Madhav Marathe, Henning S. Mortveit, Anil Vullikanti, and Abhijin Adiga (University of Virginia)
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Technical Session · Healthcare and Life Sciences
Medical Decision Analysis
Chair: Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter, The Business School)
Continuous-Time Survival Model Study Designs for Heart Recovery Applications
Jason Bodnar (ABIOMED, Inc.)
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KSIM 2.0: A Simulation of Kidney Allocation Using OPTN Records
Masoud Barah (Northwestern University), Vikram Kilambi (RAND Corporation), and Sanjay Mehrotra (Northwestern University)
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Modeling and Simulation of the SARS-CoV-2 Lung Infection and Immune Response with Cell-DEVS
Ali Ayadi (University of Strasbourg, ICube laboratory); Claudia Frydman (Aix Marseille Université); and Quy Thanh Le (Da Nang University of Science and Technology)
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Technical Session · Healthcare and Life Sciences
Patient Flow Through Healthcare Processes
Chair: Alison Harper (University of Exeter, The Business School)
Integrating Home Health Care and Patient Transportation: A Sample Average Approximation Approach to Optimize Scheduling and Routing
Lorena Silvana Reyes Rubiano (Universidad de La Sabana, RWTH Aachen University); Marcel Müller (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg); Jana Voegl (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna); Angelica Sarmiento (Colombian School of Engineering Julio Garavito); William Javier Guerrero (Universidad de La Sabana); and Patrick Hirsch (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna)
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A Preliminary Predictive Simulation Model for Hip and Knee Replacement Profile-Dependent Pathway Stages
Ahmed Bakali El Kassimi (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, Univ Clermont Auvergne, INP Clermont Auvergne, CNRS, UMR 6158 LIMOS); Marianne Sarazin (Clinique Médico-Chirurgicale Mutualiste, Groupe Aésio Santé); Xiaolan Xie (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, Univ Clermont Auvergne, INP Clermont Auvergne, CNRS, UMR 6158 LIMOS); and Pierre-Luc Fresard and Bertand Semay (Clinique Médico-Chirurgicale Mutualiste, Groupe Aésio Santé)
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Forecasting Patient Arrivals and Optimizing Physician Shift Scheduling in Emergency Departments
Vishnunarayan Girishan Prabhu (University of North Carolina); Kevin Taaffe (Clemson University); and Ronald Pirrallo, William Jackson, Michael Ramsay, and Jessica Hobbs (Prisma Health-Upstate)
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Technical Session · Healthcare and Life Sciences
Hybrid Simulation in Healthcare
Chair: Bjorn Berg (University of Minnesota)
Hybrid Models with Real-Time Data in Healthcare: A Focus on Data Synchronization and Experimentation
Navonil Mustafee and Alison Harper (University of Exeter, The Business School) and Joe Viana (BI Norwegian Business School)
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Modeling and Simulation of Genomic Sequencing Platform Operations
Jules Le Lay (Centre Léon Bérard), Vincent Augusto and Xavier Boucher (Mines Saint-Etienne), Lionel Perrier (Centre Léon Bérard), and Xiaolan Xie (Mines Saint-Etienne)
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Technical Session · Healthcare and Life Sciences
Simulation Modeling for Infectious Diseases
Chair: Maria Mayorga (North Carolina State University)
SEAIRD Model to Simulate the Impact of Human Behaviors
Aidan Fahlman and Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
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A Compartmental Simulation Model to Improve Interventions for Controlling Poliovirus Outbreaks
Yuming Sun, Pinar Keskinocak, and Lauren Steimle (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Stephanie Kovacs and Steven Wassilak (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
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Technical Session · Healthcare and Life Sciences
Healthcare Operations
Chair: Lambros Viennas (University of Surrey, Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd.)
Conceptual Modeling for Perishable Inventory: A Case Study in Human Milk Banking
Marta Staff and Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter) and Natalie Shenker (Imperial College London)
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Clinical Pathway Clustering Using Surrogate Likelihoods and Replayability Validation
William Thomas Plumb, Alex Bottle, Giuliano Casale, and Alex Liddle (Imperial College London)
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Technical Session · Healthcare and Life Sciences
Applications of Simulation in Healthcare
Chair: Bjorn Berg (University of Minnesota)
A Simulation Model and Dashboard for Predicting Covid-19 Bed Requirements
Best Contributed Applied Paper - Finalist
Yin-Chi Chan, Kaya Dreesbeimdiek, Ajith Kumar Parlikad, and Tom Ridgman (University of Cambridge); Nicholas J. Matheson and Ben Warne (University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust); and Denise Franks (Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
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Trajectory-Oriented Optimization of Stochastic Epidemiological Models
Arindam Fadikar (Argonne National Laboratory), Mickael Binois (Inria Centre at Université Côte d'Azur), Nicholson Collier and Abby Stevens (Argonne National Laboratory), Kok Ben Toh (Northwestern University), and Jonathan Ozik (Argonne National Laboratory)
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Modeling the Potential Impact of Community Health Volunteers in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Buruli Ulcer
Fatumah Atuhaire, Christine S. M. Currie, and Rebecca B. Hoyle (University of Southampton)
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Hybrid Simulation
Track Coordinator - Hybrid Simulation: Anastasia Anagnostou (Brunel University London), Antuela Tako (Loughborough University)
Technical Session · Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Simulation for Supply Chain Management
Chair: Anastasia Anagnostou (Brunel University London)
Hybrid Discrete-Event Simulation with Repeated Machine Learning Prediction-Based Quality Inspection of Inbound Distribution Center Deliveries
Joost R. Remmelts and Alexander Hübl (University of Groningen)
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A Hybrid System Dynamics/Input-Output Model for Studying the Impact of Transportation Delays on the Resilience of National Supply Chains
William Steven Bland, Lissette Escobar, Andrew Hong, Grace Kenneally, A.J. Liberatore, and Scott Rosen (MITRE Corporation)
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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Countermeasures in ICT Supply Chains through Elicitation-Informed Simulation
Rong Lei, Samar Saleh, Weihong Grace Guo, Elsayed Elsayed, and Fred Roberts (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey) and Paul Kantor (Paul B Kantor, Consultant)
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Technical Session · Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Simulation in Manufacturing
Chair: Fernando Barros (University of Coimbra)
Design of a Serious Game for Safety in Manufacturing Industry Using Hybrid Simulation Modeling: Towards Eliciting Risk Preferences
Hanane El Raoui and John Quigley (University of Strathclyde), Ayse Aslan and Gokula Vasantha (Edinburgh Napier University), Jack Hanson and Jonathan Corney (Edinburgh University), and Andrew Sherlock (National Manufacturing Institute Scotland/ University of Strathclyde)
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Hybrid Simulation of Product Reconditioning: A Case Study
Sean McConville (Air Force Institute of Technology, University of North Texas); Suman Niranjan and Arunachalam Narayanan (University of North Texas); and Joseph Murray (Dayblink Consulting)
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Virtual Planning of a Metal Additive Manufacturing Factory Using Techno-Economic Hybrid Simulation Models
Eldar Shakirov, Haden Quinlan, and A. John Hart (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Technical Session · Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Simulation Methodology
Chair: Steffen Strassburger (Technische Universität Ilmenau)
Choosing the Right Entity Size to Minimize Discretization Error in Discrete Event Simulation Models
Leonardo Chwif (IMT), Wilson Pereira (Simulate), and José Arnaldo Barra Montevechi (Federal University of Itajubá)
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How Not to Visualize Your Simulation Output Data
Jonas Genath (Ilmenau University of Technology) and Steffen Strassburger (Technische Universität Ilmenau)
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Approximate Discrete-Event Method for Supervisory Control
Maaz Jamal and Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
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Technical Session · Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Simulation Applications I
Chair: Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter, The Business School)
Smart Sports Predictions via Hybrid Simulation: NBA Case Study
Ignacio Erazo (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Simulation Model to Forecast Gender Pension Wealth Gap in the Light of Demographic Changes
Bożena Mielczarek (Wroclaw University of Science and Technology)
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Hybrid Simulation in Construction
Masoud Fakhimi (University of Surrey); Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter, The Business School); and Tillal Eldabi (University of Bradford)
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Technical Session · Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Simulation Applications II
Chair: Tillal Eldabi (University of Bradford)
Simulating Technician Populations with Tandem Analytic and Discrete Event Models
George Ryan Ambrose and Francois Alex Bourque (Defence Research and Development Canada)
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πHyFlow: A Modular Process Interaction Worldview
Fernando Barros (University of Coimbra)
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Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
Technical Session · Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
Automated Vehicles
Chair: Carles Serrat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTECH)
Simulating and Evaluating Internal Logistics Strategies for Suppliers in Just-in-Sequence Supply Systems in the Automotive Industry
Helen Christina Sand, Marvin Auf der Landwehr, and Christoph von Viebahn (Hochschule Hannover)
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Route Selection in Mixed Fleet Warehouses
Anna Rotondo (Irish Manufacturing Research)
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Modeling Autonomous Vehicle-Targeted Aggressive Merging Behaviors in Mixed Traffic Environment
JongIn Bae (Georgia Institute of Technology), Abhilasha Jairam Saroj (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Wonho Suh (Hanyang University), and Michael P. Hunter and Angshuman Guin (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Technical Session · Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
New Approaches
Chair: Canan Gunes Corlu (Boston University)
Estimating Parameters with Data Farming for Condition-Based Maintenance in a Digital Twin
Alexander Wuttke, Joachim Hunker, and Markus Rabe (TU Dortmund University) and Jan-Philipp Diepenbrock (IVA Schmetz GmbH)
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Approach for Classifying the Automatability of Verification and Validation Techniques
Katharina Langenbach and Markus Rabe (TU Dortmund University)
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A Simulation-Based TDABC Model to Manage Supply Chain Costing: A Case Study
Siham Rahoui, John Crowe, and Amr Mahfouz (Technological University Dublin)
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Technical Session · Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
Freight and Complex Supply Chains
Chair: Xueping Li (University of Tennessee)
A Deep Q-Network Based on Radial Basis Functions for Multi-Echelon Inventory Management
Liqiang Cheng and Jun Luo (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Weiwei Fan (Tongji University), and Yidong Zhang and Yuan Li (Alibaba)
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Simulation-based Cost Modeling to Measure the Effect of Automated Trucks in Inter-terminal Container Transportation
Ann-Kathrin Lange, Johannes Hinckeldeyn, Hendrik Rose, Nicole Nellen, and Michaela Grafelmann (Hamburg University of Technology)
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Large Scale Logistics Network Simulation and Its Application in JD Logistics
Sheng Liu (Institute of Automation) and Xiaotian Zhuang, Liang Yan, Yu Wang, and Shengnan Wu (Jingdong Logistics)
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Technical Session · Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
Hybrid Models
Chair: Sahil Belsare (Walmart, Inc. USA; Northeastern University)
An Integrated System Dynamics and Discrete Event Supply Chain Simulation Framework for Supply Chain Resilience with Non-stationary Pandemic Demand
Mustafa Camur (GE Research); Chin-Yuan Tseng (Georgia Institute of Technology); Aristotelis E. Thanos (GE Research); Chelsea C. White (Georgia Institute of Technology); Walter Yund (GE Research); and Eleftherios Iakovou (Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Energy Institute)
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Integrating a Mode Choice Model into Agent-based Simulation for Freight Transport Planning and Decarbonization Analysis
Senlei Wang, Dhanan Sarwo Utomo, and Philip Greening (Heriot-Watt University)
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Technical Session · Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
Production Planning
Chair: Katharina Langenbach (TU Dortmund University)
Improving Buffer Storage Performance in Ceramic Tile Industry via Simulation
Marco Taccini (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia); Giulia Dotti (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Marco Biagi Foundation); Manuel Iori (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia); and Anand Subramanian (Universidade Federal da Paraíba)
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Simulating the Impact of Forecast related Overbooking and Underbooking Behavior on MRP Planning and a Reorder Point System
Wolfgang Seiringer and Klaus Altendorfer (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria) and Thomas Felberbauer (University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten)
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Pick Order Assignment and Order Batching Strategy for Robotic Mobile Fulfilment System Warehouse
Shuo-Yan Chou, Aisyahna Nurul Mauliddina, Anindhita Dewabharata, and Ferani Eva Zulvia (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology)
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Technical Session · Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
Risks and Resilience
Chair: Joachim Hunker (Technische Universität Dortmund)
A Supply Chain Resilience Case Study Linking Key Resilience Areas with Process Mining
Frank Schätter, Florian Haas, and Frank Morelli (Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences)
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Conceptualizing Resilience in Supply Chain Simulation
Simon Taylor, Anastasia Anagnostou, and Kate Mintram (Brunel University London) and Ed Hua, Andreas Tolk, Mark Pfaff, and David Mendonca (MITRE Corporation)
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Building and Operating Resilient Transportation Yards Using Simulation
Hafsa Binte Mohsin, Jae Yong Lee, and Vamshi Krishna Suvarna (Amazon)
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Technical Session · Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
Traffic Simulation
Chair: Dave Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Optimizing Arterial Traffic Signal Settings: Shotgun Version for Simultaneous Perturbation Stochastic Approximation Approach
Yen-Hsiang Chen and Michael Franciudi Hartono (National Taiwan University)
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Breaking Through the Traffic Congestion: Asynchronous Time Series Data Integration and XGBOOST for Accurate Traffic Density Prediction
Eloi Garcia, Carles Serrat, and Fatos Xhafa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTECH)
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Technical Session · Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
Simheuristic Approaches
Chair: Michael Kuhl (Rochester Institute of Technology)
A Dynamic Forecast Demand Scenario Analysis to Design an Automated Parcel Lockers Network in Pamplona (Spain) Using a Simulation-Optimization Model
Irene Izco (Public University of Navarre); Adrian Serrano-Hernandez and Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarre, Institute of Smart Cities); and Bartosz Sawik (AGH University of Science and Technology)
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A Demand Modeling Pipeline for an Agent-Based Traffic Simulation of the City of Barcelona
Jonas Fuentes Leon (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spindox Spain); Francesca Giancola (Spindox S.p.A.; DIAG, Sapienza University of Rome); and Andrea Boccolucci and Mattia Neroni (Spindox S.p.A.)
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Technical Session · Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
Yard Management
Chair: Klaus Altendorfer (Upper Austrian University of Applied Science)
Cloud-Based Hybrid Simulation Model For Optimizing Warehouse Yard Operations
Mohammed Farhan, Pascalin Ngoko, Farouq Halawa, and Raashid Mohammed (Amazon)
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Simulation-Based Analysis of Improvements in Vehicle Routing with Time Windows Using a One-sided VCG Mechanism for the Reallocation of Unfavorable Time Windows
Felix Roeper and Ralf Elbert (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
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Crossstacks: A Dataset and a Simulative Study of Storage Allocation Strategies for Cross-Docking Block-Stacking Warehouses
Alexandru Rinciog (TU Dortmund University), Natalia Ogorelysheva (Fraunhofer IML), Jakob Pfrommer (TU Dortmund University), Anna Vasileva (Fraunhofer IML), and Hardik Rathod and Anne Meyer (TU Dortmund University)
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Technical Session · Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
Simulation with Reinforcement Learning
Chair: Steffen Strassburger (Technische Universität Ilmenau)
Multi-Agent Proximal Policy Optimization for a Deadlock Capable Transport System in a Simulation-Based Learning Environment
Marcel Müller (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg); Lorena Silvana Reyes Rubiano (RWTH Aachen University, Universidad de La Sabana); and Tobias Reggelin and Hartmut Zadek (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg)
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Simulation Analysis of a Reinforcement-Learning-Based Warehouse Dispatching Method Considering Due Date and Travel Distance
Sriparvathi Shaji Bhattathiri, Ankita Tondwalkar, Michael E. Kuhl, and Andres Kwasinski (Rochester Institute of Technology)
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Purpose in the Machine: Do Traffic Simulators Produce Distributionally Equivalent Outcomes for Reinforcement Learning Applications?
Rex Chen, Kathleen M. Carley, Fei Fang, and Norman Sadeh (Carnegie Mellon University)
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Technical Session · Logistics Supply Chains Transportation
Simulation-Optimization with Uncertainty
Chair: Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarre, Institute of Smart Cities)
Solving the Multi-Allocation p-Hub Median Problem with Stochastic Travel Times: A Simheuristic Approach
Niklas Jost (TU Dortmund), Majsa Ammouriova (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), Aleksandra Grochala (TU Dortmund), Angel Juan (Universitat Polit`ecnica de Val`encia), and Christin Schumacher (TU Dortmund)
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Simulation-based Analysis of Onshore Wind Farm Installation Strategies
Daniel Rippel, Sebastian Eberlein, Stephan Oelker, and Michael Lütjen (BIBA - Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH at the University of Bremen) and Michael Freitag (BIBA - Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH at the University of Bremen, University of Bremen)
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A Two-Stage Stochastic Model for Drone Delivery System with Uncertainty in Customer Demands
Xudong Wang, Gerald Jones, and Xueping Li (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
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Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Track Coordinator - Manufacturing and Industry 4.0: Alp Akcay (Eindhoven University of Technology), Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau), Guodong Shao (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Panel: Maintenance and Operations of Manufacturing Digital Twins
Chair: Alp Akcay (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Maintenance and Operations of Manufacturing Digital Twins
Alp Akcay (Eindhoven University of Technology), Stephan Biller (Purdue University), Boon Ping Gan (D-SIMLAB Technologies Pte Ltd), Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau), and Guodong Shao (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Biomanufacturing and Process Industry
Chair: Daniel Seufferth (Universität der Bundeswehr München)
Stochastic Molecular Reaction Queueing Network Modeling for In Vitro Transcription Process
Keqi Wang, Wei Xie, and Hua Zheng (Northeastern University)
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Rolling-Horizon Simulation Optimization for a Multi-Objective Biomanufacturing Scheduling Problem
Kim van den Houten, Mathijs de Weerdt, and David Tax (Delft University of Technology); Esteban Freydell (DSM); and Eva Christopoulou and Alessandro Nati (Systems Navigator)
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From Simulation To Real-Time Digital Twin and AI - Implementation in a Food Manufacturing Plant
Hosni Adra (CreateASoft, Inc)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Deep Reinforcement Learning Applications
Chair: Alp Akcay (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Semiconductor Fab Scheduling with Self-Supervised and Reinforcement Learning
Best Contributed Applied Paper - Finalist
Pierre Tassel and Benjamin Kovács (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt); Martin Gebser (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Graz University of Technology); Konstantin Schekotihin (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt); and Patrick Stöckermann and Georg Seidel (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Deep Reinforcement Learning with Discrete-event Simulation for Steel Plate Stacking Problem
SaeNal Sung and SookYoung Son (HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering); Young-in Cho, Hee-chang Yoon, and Jong Hun Woo (Seoul National University); and Jong-Ho Nam (Korea Maritime and Ocean University)
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Digital Twins and Deep Reinforcement Learning for Online Optimization of Scheduling Problems
Bulent Soykan and Ghaith Rabadi (University of Central Florida)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Manufacturing Operations
Chair: Klaus Altendorfer (Upper Austrian University of Applied Science)
Modeling and Simulation for the Operative Service Delivery Planning in the Context of Product-Service Systems
Enes Alp (Ruhr-Universität Bochum); Michael Herzog (Centre for the Engineering of Smart Product-Service Systems (ZESS)); Furkan Ercan (Ruhr-Universität Bochum); and Bernd Kuhlenkötter (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Centre for the Engineering of Smart Product-Service Systems (ZESS))
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Simulation-Based Energy Reduction for a Lead-Acid Battery Production with Stochastic Maturation and Drying Processes
Balwin Bokor and Klaus Altendorfer (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria)
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LNG CCS (Cargo Containment System) Manufacturing System using IoT Data and Schedule Simulation
Yonghee Kim and Eunsun Jeong (HDKSOE)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Manufacturing Intralogistics
Chair: Nitish Singh (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Simulation-Based AGV Management with a Linear Dispatching Rule
Nitish Singh, Jeroen B.H.C. Didden, Alp Akcay, Tugce Martagan, and Ivo J.B.F. Adan (Eindhoven University of Technology)
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Analysis of Autonomous Mobile Robots in Warehousing Using a Digital Twin Simulation
Michael Sellen (CreateASoft, Inc)
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Sequential Decision-Making Framework for Robotic Mobile Fulfillment System-Based Automated Kitting System
Jaeung Lee, Sungwook Jang, and Young Jae Jang (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) and Yooeui Jin, Il Kyu Lim, Seungmin Jeong, and Eoksu Sim (Global Technology Research Samsung Electronics)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Case Studies in Manufacturing I
Chair: David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Simulation of SKU Slotting in Lift Truck Manufacturing Facility Warehouse: Raymond Corporation, Iowa
Jay Amer (University of Tennessee, Knoxville; N. J. Malin); Xueping Li (University of Tennessee, Knoxville); and Michael Bambino (N. J. Malin)
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Simulating the Material Delivery Process for an Automotive Body Shop
Joseph Hugan (TriMech, LLC)
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An Integrated System of Scheduling and Digital Twins for Ore Transportation Inside-Outside Steelworks
Shun Yamamoto and Akira Kumano (JFE Steel Corporation)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Predictive Maintenance
Chair: Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau)
Simulation-Based Evaluation of Imperfect Predictive Maintenance Models in Discrete Manufacturing: A Procedure Model and Case Study
Clemens Gutschi, Nikolaus Furian, and Siegfried Voessner (Graz University of Technology)
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Data-Driven Smart Maintenance Decision Analysis: A Drone Factory Demonstrator Combining Digital Twins and Adapted AHP
Paulo Victor Lopes (Aeronautics Institute of Technology) and Siyuan Chen, Juan Pablo González Sánchez, Ebru Turanoglu Bekar, Jon Bokrantz, and Anders Skoogh (Chalmers University of Technology)
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Understanding Stakeholder Requirements for Digital Twins in Manufacturing Maintenance
Siyuan Chen (Chalmers University of Technology); Paulo Victor Lopes (Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Federal University of Sao Paulo); and Juan Pablo González Sánchez, Ebru Turanoglu Bekar, Jon Bokrantz, and Anders Skoogh (Chalmers University of Technology)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Assembly Lines
Chair: Deogratias Kibira (National Institute of Standards and Technology, University of Maryland)
A Simulation-Based Approach for Line Balancing under Demand Uncertainty in Production Environment
S. M. Atikur Rahman and Md Fashiar Rahman (The University of Texas at El Paso), Tamanna Kamal (NC State University), and Tzu-Liang (Bill) Tseng (The University of Texas at El Paso)
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Optimization of Flat Block Assembly Line Using Constraint Programming and Discrete-Event Simulation
Dong Hoon Kwak and Jong Hun Woo (Seoul National University); Ki Young Cho (Seoul National University, Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering); and Hee Chang Yoon (Seoul National University)
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Digital Twin Architecture for a Flow Shop Assembly System
Gihan Lee and Seunghwan Chang (Ajou University), Onyu Yu and Jungik Yoon (LG Production and Research Institute), and Sangchul Park (Ajou University)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Simulation Approaches
Chair: Guodong Shao (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Reverse Engineering the Future – An Automated Backward Simulation Approach to On-Time Production in the Semiconductor Industry
Madlene Leißau and Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau)
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Using Kubernetes to Improve Data Farming Capabilities
Falk Stefan Pappert, Daniel Seufferth, Heiderose Stein, and Oliver Rose (University of the Bundeswehr Munich)
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Optimizing Production System Configurations across a Broad Design Space: A Case Study
Scott Nill and Larissa Nietner (LineLab, MIT)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Manufacturing and Supply Chains
Chair: Thomas Felberbauer (St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences)
Modeling Risk Prioritization of a Manufacturing Supply Chain using Discrete Event Simulation
Arpita Chari and Silvan Marti (Chalmers University of Technology); Paulo Victor Lopes (Aeronautics Institute of Technology (ITA), Chalmers University of Technology); and Björn Johansson, Mélanie Despeisse, and Johan Stahre (Chalmers University of Technology)
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A Simulation-Based Approach for Evaluating Different Model Mixes for Production Planning of a Contract Manufacturer in the Automotive Industry
Simon Gruber, Clemens Gutschi, Nikolaus Furian, and Siegfried Vössner (Graz University of Technology, Institute of Engineering- and Business Informatics)
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Digital Twins for Supply Chains: Main Functions, Existing Applications, and Research Opportunities
Giovanni Lugaresi (KU Leuven); Zied Jemai (CentraleSupelec, Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Tunis); and Evren Sahin (CentraleSupelec)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Production Planning
Chair: Geert van Kollenburg (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Investigating Production Yield Effect on Inventory Control Through a Hybrid Simulation Approach
Marina Materikina, Atefeh Shoomal, Linh Ho Manh, and Yuan Zhou (University of Texas Arlington)
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Stick to the Plan or Adjust Dynamically? Combining Order Release and Overtime Planning for Varying Demand and Process Uncertainty
Julian Fodor and Stefan Haeussler (University of Innsbruck)
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An MDP Model-Based Reinforcement Learning Approach for the Nesting Problem: A Case Study in Ship Design
SookYoung Son (Seoul National University, HD KSOE); YounHyun Kim and KiSun Kim (HD KSOE); and JongHun Woo (Seoul National University, Research Institute of Marine Systems Engineering)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Case Studies in Manufacturing II
Chair: Molly Arthur (Simio)
A Logistics Simulation Model Repository to Accelerate Simulation Modeling in the Aerospace Industry
Bjoern Goedecke (Airbus Operations), Philipp Braun (Hamburg University of Technology), Tobias Kuhrt (Airbus Aerostructures), Nadhir Mechai and Arne Anhalt (Accenture Industry X), Klaus Fischer and Helge Fromm (Airbus Operations), and Yannik Dreischhoff (Accenture Industry X)
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Specification, Simulation and Analysis of Alternatives for On-line Scheduling of Independent Jobs in Different Servers
Jaume Figueras Jové and Pau Fonseca Casas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
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Simulation-Based Analyses and Improvements of the Smart Line Management System in Canned Beverage Industry: A Case Study in Europe
Ahmad Attar, Yuqing Jin, Martino Luis, Shuya Zhong, and Voicu Ion Sucala (University of Exeter)
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Technical Session · Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Assembly Lines II
Chair: Ali Ahmad Malik (Oakland University)
Integrating Scheduling of Logistic Support Processes in Agent-Based Industry 4.0 Assembly Simulation
Adrian Freiter (Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering ISST) and Christian Schwede (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Bielefeld)
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MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Track Coordinator - MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing: John Fowler (Arizona State University), Young Jae Jang (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daim Research), Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
Technical Session · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Scheduling I
Chair: Reha Uzsoy (North Carolina State University)
A Reinforcement Learning Approach for Improved Photolithography Schedules
Tao Zhang (Universität der Bundeswehr München), Kamil Erkan Kabak (Izmir University of Economics), Cathal Heavey (University of Limerick), and Oliver Rose (Universität der Bundeswehr München)
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Deploying an Advanced AI Diffusion Scheduler at a Renesas Fab
James Adamson and Lio Weinstock (Flexciton Ltd), Jay Maguire (Renesas), Lara Nichols (FabTime), and Dionysios Xenos (Flexciton Ltd)
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Deep Learning Enabling Digital Twin Applications in Production Scheduling: Case of Flexible Job Shop Manufacturing Environment
Amir Ghasemi (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam School of International Business); Yavar Taheri Yeganeh and Andrea Matta (Politecnico di Milano); Kamil Erkan Kabak (Izmir University of Economics); and Cathal Heavey (University of Limerick)
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Technical Session · MASM: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Time Issues in Wafer Fabs
Chair: Young Jae Jang (KAIST)
Optimization of Timelinks in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Nina Dybowski, Maria Sander, and Ralf Sprenger (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH)
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Queue Time Prediction Methodology in Semiconductor Fab
Donguk Kim, Byeongseon Lee, and Sangchul Park (Ajou University)