The Community for Technology Leaders
Winter Simulation Conference (1999)
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Dec. 5, 1999 to Dec. 8, 1999
ISBN: 0-7803-5780-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Introduction to simulation (Abstract)

J. Banks , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
J. Anton , Purdue University
pp. 7-13

Simulation input modeling (Abstract)

L. Leemis , Dept. of Math., Coll. of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA
pp. 14-23

ABC's of output analysis (Abstract)

S.M. Sanchez , Sch. of Bus. Adm., Missouri Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
pp. 24-32

Designing simulation experiments (Abstract)

W.D. Kelton , Dept. of Quantitative Anal. & Oper. Manage., Cincinnati Univ., OH, USA
pp. 33-38

Validation and verification of simulation models (Abstract)

R.G. Sargent , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Syracuse Univ., NY, USA
pp. 39-48

A tutorial on simulation in health care: applications and issues (Abstract)

C.R. Standridge , Grand Valley State Univ., Grand Rapids, MI, USA
pp. 49-55

Simulation of manufacturing systems (Abstract)

M.G. McComas , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
A.M. Law , Averill M. Law & Assoc. Inc., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 56-59

Tips for successful practice of simulation (Abstract)

M.R. Grabau , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
D.A. Sadowski , Syst. Modelling Corp., Sewickley, PA, USA
pp. 60-66

Applying simulation in a consulting environment-tips from airport planners (Abstract)

M.R. Grabau , TransSolutions, Fort Worth, TX, USA
E.E. Miller , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 67-71

Inside discrete-event simulation software: how it works and why it matters (Abstract)

D.T. Brunner , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
T.J. Schriber , Comput. & Inf. Syst., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 72-80

A ranking and selection project: experiences from a university-industry collaboration (Abstract)

D. Goldsman , Sch. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
B.L. Nelson , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 83-92

Simulation optimization methodologies (Abstract)

F. Azadivar , Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Syst. Eng., Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS, USA
pp. 93-100

Stochastic optimization and the simultaneous perturbation method (Abstract)

J.C. Spall , Appl. Phys. Lab., Johns Hopkins Univ., Laurel, MD, USA
pp. 101-109

Advanced input modeling for simulation experimentation (Abstract)

B. Schmeiser , Sch. of Ind. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 110-115

Input models for synthetic optimization problems (Abstract)

C.H. Reilly , Dept. of Ind. Eng. & Manage. Syst., Central Florida Univ., Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 116-121

Parallel and distributed simulation (Abstract)

R.M. Fujimoto , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 122-131

Simulation in an object-oriented world (Abstract)

S.D. Roberts , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
J.A. Joines , Dept. of Ind. Eng., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. 132-140

Simulation: technologies in the new millennium (Abstract)

W.J. Davis , Dept. of Gen. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 141-147

Verification and validation: what impact should project size and complexity have on attendant V&V activities and supporting infrastructure? (Abstract)

J.D. Arthur , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
R.G. Sargent , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 148-155

The Arena product family: enterprise modeling solutions (Abstract)

D. Sadowski , Syst. Modelling Corp., Sewickley, PA, USA
V. Bapat , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 159-166

SLX: pyramid power (Abstract)

J.O. Henriksen , Wolverine Software Corp., Alexandria, VA, USA
pp. 167-175

General-purpose concurrent and post-processed animation with proof/sup TM/ (Abstract)

J.O. Henriksen , Wolverine Software Corp., Alexandria, VA, USA
pp. 176-181

Simulation using GPSS/H (Abstract)

R.C. Crain , Wolverine Software Corp., Alexandria, VA, USA
J.O. Henriksen , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 182-187

Modeling with Extend/sup TM/ (Abstract)

D. Krahl , Imagine That Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
pp. 188-195

Introduction to AweSim (Abstract)

J.J. O'Reilly , Symix Syst. Inc., Indianapolis, IN, USA
W.R. Lilegdon , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 196-200

Introduction to factor/aim (Abstract)

J.J. O'Reilly , Symix Systems, Inc.
W.R. Lilegdon , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 201-207

Simulation modeling and optimization using ProModel (Abstract)

R.N. Price , PROMODEL Corp., Orem, UT, USA
C.R. Harrell , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 208-214

Healthcare simulation modeling and optimization using MedModel (Abstract)

R.N. Price , PROMODEL Corp., Orem, UT, USA
C.R. Harrell , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 215-219

AutoMod product suite tutorial (AutoMod, Simulator, AutoStat) by AutoSimulations (Abstract)

M. Rohrer , AutoSimulations Inc., Bountiful, UT, USA
pp. 220-226

Taylor Enterprise Dynamics (Abstract)

D.R. Hullinger , F&H Simulations Inc., Orem, UT, USA
pp. 227-229

Business solutions using WITNESS (Abstract)

I. Rawles , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
A. Mehta , Lanner Group Inc., Houston, TX, USA
pp. 230-233

MODSIM III and CACI's applications (Abstract)

B. Wood , CACI Products Co., La Jolla, CA, USA
K. Tumay , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 234-238

SDI Industry Pro: simulation for enterprise-wide problem solving (Abstract)

A.J. Siprelle , Simulation Dynamics Inc., Maryville, TN, USA
D.J. Parsons , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 241-248

"Model, then build": a modern approach to systems development using CSIM18 (Abstract)

H. Schwetman , Mesquite Software Inc., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 249-254

New advances for wedding optimization and simulation (Abstract)

J.P. Kelly , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
F. Glover , Sch. of Bus., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. 255-260

Expertfit: total support for simulation input modeling (Abstract)

M.G. McComas , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
A.M. Law , Averill M. Law & Assoc. Inc., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 261-266

ALPHA/Sim simulation software tutorial (Abstract)

J.C. Chiang , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
K.E. Moore , ALPHATECH Inc., Burlington, MA, USA
pp. 267-275

Integrating the CAD model with dynamic simulation: Simulation Data Exchange (Abstract)

S. Moorthy , Eng. Animation Inc., Southfield, MI, USA
pp. 276-280

An overview of fully integrated digital manufacturing technology (Abstract)

S. Freedman , Deneb Robotics Inc., Troy, MI, USA
pp. 281-285

Simulation interoperability using Micro Saint simulation software (Abstract)

W.K. Bloechle , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
W.K. Bloechle , Micro Anal. & Design Inc., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. 286-288

An integrated toolkit for enterprise modeling and analysis (Abstract)

P.C. Benjamin , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
D. Delen , Knowledge Based Syst. Inc., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 289-297

Micro-GPSS on the Web and for Windows: a tool for introduction to simulation in high schools (Abstract)

H. Herper , Inst. for Simulation & Graphics, Otto von Guericke Univ., Magdeburg, Germany
I. Stahl , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 298-306

Network simulations with OPNET (Abstract)

Xinjie Chang , Network Technol. Res. Center, Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
pp. 307-314

Steps to implement Bayesian input distribution selection (Abstract)

S.E. Chick , Dept. of Ind. & Oper. Eng., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 317-324

Using input process indicators for dynamic decision making (Abstract)

L. Schruben , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
M. Freimer , Sch. of Oper. Res. & Ind. Eng., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA
pp. 325-329

Regression metamodelling in simulation using Bayesian methods (Abstract)

R.C.H. Cheng , Fac. of Math. Studies, Southampton Univ., UK
pp. 330-335

Variance reduction of Monte Carlo and randomized quasi-Monte Carlo estimators for stochastic volatility models in finance (Abstract)

P. L'Ecuyer , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
H.B. Ameur , Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 336-343

Efficiency improvements for pricing American options with a stochastic mesh (Abstract)

P. Hyden , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
A.N. Avramidis , Sch. of Oper. Res. & Ind. Eng., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA
pp. 344-350

Stratification issues in estimating value-at-risk (Abstract)

P. Glasserman , Columbia Univ., New York, NY, USA
P. Heidelberger , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 351-358

An asymptotic allocation for simultaneous simulation experiments (Abstract)

Chun-Hung Chen , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
Hsiao-Chang Chen , SynQuest Inc., Clifton Park, NY, USA
pp. 359-366

Can the regenerative method be applied to discrete-event simulation? (Abstract)

S.G. Henderson , Dept. of Eng. Sci., Auckland Univ., New Zealand
P.W. Glynn , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 367-373

Fast simulation of broadband telecommunications networks carrying long-range dependent bursty traffic (Abstract)

D. Makrakis , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
J.R. Gallardo , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Univ. of Western Ontario, London, Ont., Canada
pp. 374-381

Selection procedures with standardized time series variance estimators (Abstract)

W.S. Marshall , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
D. Goldsman , Sch. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 382-388

Designing simultaneous simulation experiments (Abstract)

L. Schruben , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
P. Hyden , Sch. of Oper. Res. & Ind. Eng., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA
pp. 389-394

Simultaneous simulation experiments and nested partition for discrete resource allocation in supply chain management (Abstract)

Chun-Hung Chen , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
Leyuan Shi , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
pp. 395-401

Rare event simulation of delay in packet switching networks using DPR-based splitting (Abstract)

J.K. Townsend , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
Z. Haraszti , Ericsson Radio Syst. AB, Stockholm, Sweden
pp. 402-410

Efficient simulation of a tandem Jackson network (Abstract)

V.F. Nicola , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
D.P. Kroese , Teletraffic Res. Centre, Adelaide Univ., SA, Australia
pp. 411-419

Simulating heavy tailed processes using delayed hazard rate twisting (Abstract)

S. Juneja , Indian Inst. of Technol., New Delhi, India
P. Shahabaddin , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 420-427

Simulation-based estimation of quantiles (Abstract)

E.J. Chen , Dept. of Quantitative Anal. & Oper. Manage., Cincinnati Univ., OH, USA
W.D. Kelton , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 428-434

Improved batching for confidence interval construction in steady-state simulation (Abstract)

J.R. Wilson , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
N.M. Steiger , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Oper. Manage., North Carolina Univ., Greensboro, NC, USA
pp. 442-451

Sensitivity of output performance measures to input distribution shape in modeling queues.3. Real data scenario (Abstract)

D. Gross , Dept. of Syst. Eng. & Oper. Res., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
pp. 452-457

Sensitivity analysis of simulation output to parameters of nonhomogeneous Poisson processes (Abstract)

M.E. Kuhl , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
M.E. Kuhl , Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Syst. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 462-465

Optimization over discrete sets via SPSA (Abstract)

S.D. Hill , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
L. Gerencser , Comput. & Autom. Inst., Hungarian Acad. of Sci., Budapest, Hungary
pp. 466-470

Solving stochastic optimization problems with stochastic constraints: an application in network design (Abstract)

G. Gurkan , Center of Econ. Res., Tilburg Univ., Netherlands
A. Yonca Ozge , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 471-478

Iterative ranking-and-selection for large-scale optimization (Abstract)

S. Olafsson , Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Syst. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 479-485

Statistical methods for sensitivity and performance analysis in computer experiments (Abstract)

L.M. Moore , Stat. Sci. Group, Los Alamos Nat. Lab., NM, USA
B.K. Ray , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 486-491

A survey of ranking, selection, and multiple comparison procedures for discrete-event simulation (Abstract)

S.H. Jacobson , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
J.R. Swisher , Lotus Biochem. Corp., Radford, VA, USA
pp. 492-501

The main issues in nonlinear simulation metamodel estimation (Abstract)

A.M.O. Porta Nova , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
M.I. Reis Dos Santos , Dept. de Matematica, Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 502-509

Developing interest management techniques in distributed interactive simulation using Java (Abstract)

S.J.E. Taylor , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
J. Saville , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 518-523

An investigation of out-of-core parallel discrete-event simulation (Abstract)

D.M. Nicol , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
A.L. Poplawski , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Dartmouth Coll., Hanover, NH, USA
pp. 524-530

Simulation-based constraint generation with applications to optimization of logistic system design (Abstract)

S. Morito , Dept. of Ind. & Manage. Syst. Eng., Waseda Univ., Tokyo, Japan
J. Koida , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 531-536

The development of a methodology for the use of neural networks and simulation modeling in system design (Abstract)

M. Mollaghasemi , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
M. Nasereddin , Dept. of Ind. Eng. & Manage. Syst., Central Florida Univ., Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 537-542

A Monte Carlo study of genetic algorithm initial population generation methods (Abstract)

R.R. Hill , Inst. of Technol., Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, USA
pp. 543-547

Hierarchical modeling and multiresolution simulation (Abstract)

M. Kantner , Kantner Consultants, Pasadena, CA, USA
pp. 548-552

Observations on the complexity of composable simulation (Abstract)

J.M. Opper , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
E.H. Page , Mitre Corp., McLean, VA, USA
pp. 553-560

Incremental system development of large discrete-event simulation models (Abstract)

L.G. Randell , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Lund Univ., Sweden
L.G. Hoist , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 561-568

SMG: a new simulation/optimization approach for large-scale problems (Abstract)

W.T. Scherer , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
C.W. Zobel , Dept. of Manage. Sci. & Inf. Technol., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 569-572

A simulation aided solution to an MCDM problem (Abstract)

A. Eskandari , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
F. Szidarovszky , Dept. of Syst. & Ind. Eng., Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 573-577

An algorithm for goal-driven simulation (Abstract)

J. Gensel , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
M. Page , Project Sherpa INRIA Rhone Alpes, Univ. Pierre Mendes France, Montbonnot, France
pp. 578-585

Database oriented modeling with simulation microfunctions (Abstract)

T. Wiedemann , Tech. Univ. Berlin, Germany
pp. 586-590

Knowledge-based modeling of discrete-event simulation systems (Abstract)

H. de Swaan Arons , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Erasmus Univ., Rotterdam, Netherlands
pp. 591-597

Modular simulation environments: an object manager based architecture (Abstract)

C.R. Standridge , Padnos Sch. of Eng., Grand Valley State Univ., Grand Rapids, MI, USA
pp. 598-602

A decision-theoretic approach to screening and selection with common random numbers (Abstract)

K. Inoue , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
S.E. Chick , Dept. of Ind. & Oper. Eng., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 603-610

Evaluating the probability of a good selection (Abstract)

S. Banerjee , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
B.L. Nelson , Dept. of Ind. Eng. & Manage. Sci., Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL, USA
pp. 611-617

Sensitivity analysis in ranking and selection for multiple performance measures (Abstract)

J. Botler , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
D.J. Morrice , Dept. of Manage. Sci. & Inf. Syst., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 618-624

Monkeys, gambling, and return times: assessing pseudorandomness (Abstract)

S. Wegenkittl , Dept. of Math., Salzburg Univ., Austria
pp. 625-631

Quasi-Monte Carlo via linear shift-register sequences (Abstract)

C. Lemieux , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
P. L'Ecuyer , Dept. d'Inf. et de Recherche Oper., Montreal Univ., Que., Canada
pp. 632-639

Validation of models: statistical techniques and data availability (Abstract)

J.P.C. Kleijen , Dept. of Inf. Syst., Tilburg Univ., Netherlands
pp. 647-654

On the small-sample optimality of multiple-regeneration estimators (Abstract)

J.M. Calvin , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
P.W. Glynn , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 655-661

Determining a warm-up period for a telephone network routing simulation (Abstract)

C.W. Zobel , Dept. of Manage. Sci., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
C.W. Zobel , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 662-665

Optimization via adaptive sampling and regenerative simulation (Abstract)

Leyuan Shi , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
S. Olafsson , Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Syst. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 666-672

Polynomial acceleration of Monte-Carlo global search (Abstract)

J.M. Calvin , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
pp. 673-677

An approach for finding discrete variable design alternatives using a simulation optimization method (Abstract)

J.M. Calvin , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Hanyang Univ., Seoul, South Korea
J.M. Calvin , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 678-685

Analysis of electronics assembly operations: Longbow Hellfire missile power supply (Abstract)

J.D. Hall , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
K.G. Springfield , TASC Inc., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 689-693

Design and evaluation of a selective assembly station for high precision scroll compressor shells (Abstract)

A. Jantayavichit , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
A. Thesen , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
pp. 694-700

Integrating discrete-event simulation with statistical process control charts for transitions in a manufacturing environment (Abstract)

H.B. Nembhard , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
Ming-Shu Kao , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 701-708

Evaluation of cluster tool throughput for thin film head production (Abstract)

E.J. Koehler , Dept. of Wafer Syst. Eng., Seagate Technol., Bloomington, MN, USA
T.M. Wulf , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 714-719

Determining optimal lot-size for a semiconductor back-end factory (Abstract)

J. Potoradi , Infincon Technol. Asia Pacific, Singapore
G. Winz , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 720-726

Use of dynamic simulation to analyze storage and retrieval strategies (Abstract)

T.D. Quinn , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
M.A. Kosfeld , Intel Corp., Chandler, AZ, USA
pp. 736-741

A simulation model to study the dynamics in a service oriented supply chain (Abstract)

E.G. Anderson , Dept. of Manage., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
D.J. Morrice , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 742-748

Increasing the power and value of manufacturing simulation via collaboration with other analytical tools: a panel discussion (Abstract)

O.M. Ulgen , Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Syst., Michigan Univ., Dearborn, MI, USA
G. Coffman , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 749-753

Ancillary effects of simulation (Abstract)

J.W. Fowler , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
M. Hickie , Motorola Inc., Chandler, AZ, USA
pp. 754-758

Validating a manufacturing paradigm: a system dynamics modeling approach (Abstract)

R.A. Reid , Anderson Sch. of Manage., New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque, NM, USA
E.L. Koljonen , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 759-765

Simulation as a tool for continuous process improvement (Abstract)

P. Componation , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
M. Adams , Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 766-773

Reducing model creation cycle time by automated conversion of a CAD AHMS layout design (Abstract)

I. Paprotny , Dept. of Autom. Planning & Design, PRI Autom. Inc., Mesa, AZ, USA
W. Zhao , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 779-783

Increasing first pass accuracy of AMHS simulation output using legacy data (Abstract)

S. Wu , PRI Autom. Inc., Mesa, AZ, USA
J. Rayter , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 784-789

Interface driven domain-independent modeling architecture for "soft-commissioning" and "reality in the loop" (Abstract)

M. Vorderwinkler , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
F. Auinger , Profactor Produktionsforshungs GmbH, Steyr, Austria
pp. 798-805

Simulation optimization with the linear move and exchange move optimization algorithm (Abstract)

M.R.P. Barretto , Mechatronics Lab., Sao Paulo Univ., Brazil
L. Chwif , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 806-811

Using discrete-event simulation to model human performance in complex systems (Abstract)

R. Laughery , Micro Anal. & Design, Boulder, CO, USA
pp. 815-820

Human performance simulation in the analysis of advanced air traffic management (Abstract)

K.M. Corker , Dept. of Comput. Inf. & Syst. Eng., San Jose State Univ., CA, USA
pp. 821-828

On the corrupting influence of variability in semiconductor manufacturing (Abstract)

A.K. Schoemig , Infineon Technol. AG, Regensburg, Germany
pp. 837-842

Validating simulation model cycle times at Seagate Technology (Abstract)

N.S. Grewal , Dept. of Wafer Syst. Eng., Seagate Technol., Bloomington, MN, USA
A.C. Bruska , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 843-849

CONLOAD-a new lot release rule for semiconductor wafer fabs (Abstract)

O. Rose , Inst. of Comput. Sci., Wurzburg Univ., Germany
pp. 850-855

Operational simulation of an X-ray lithography cell: comparison of 200 mm and 300 mm wafers (Abstract)

W.J. Trybula , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
M. Hickie , Dept. of Syst. Eng., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 865-874

Using simulation and genetic algorithms to improve cluster tool performance (Abstract)

M.A. Dimmler , Inst. of Comput. Sci., Wurzburg Univ., Germany
pp. 875-879

Capacity planning for semiconductor wafer fabrication with time constraints between operations (Abstract)

J.K. Robinson , Chance & Robinson Inc., Houston, TX, USA
R. Giglio , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 880-887

Criticality of detailed modeling in semiconductor supply chain simulation (Abstract)

Chu-Cheow Lim , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
Sanjay Jain , Gintic Inst. of Manuf. Technol., Singapore
pp. 888-896

Machine dedication under product and process diversity (Abstract)

D. Rohan , Div. of Microelectron., IBM Corp., East Fishkill, NY, USA
pp. 897-902

Modeling lot routing software through discrete-event simulation (Abstract)

T. Jefferson , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
C.D. DeJong , Intel Corp., Chandler, AZ, USA
pp. 903-908

A model of a 300 mm wafer fabrication line (Abstract)

D. Rohan , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
P.L. Campbell , Div. of Microelectron., IBM Corp., East Fishkill, NY, USA
pp. 909-911

Application of simulation and the Boehm spiral model to 300-mm logistics system risk reduction (Abstract)

T. Colvin , AutoS, Atlanta, GA, USA
J. Weckman , Dept. of Autom. Planning & Design, PRI Autom., Mesa, AZ, USA
pp. 912-917

Author Index (Abstract)

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