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Winter Simulation Conference (2000)
Orlando, FL, USA
Dec. 10, 2000 to Dec. 13, 2000
ISBN: 0-7803-6579-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Introduction to simulation (Abstract)

J. Banks , AutoSimulations Div., Brooks Autom., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 9-16

Input modeling (Abstract)

L. Leemis , Dept. of Math., Coll. of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA
pp. 17-25

Tips for successful practice of simulation (Abstract)

D.A. Sadowski , Rockwell Software, Sewickley, PA, USA
pp. 26-31

Experimental design for simulation (Abstract)

W.D. Kelton , Dept. of Quantitative Anal. & Oper. Manage., Cincinnati Univ., OH, USA
pp. 32-38

Output analysis procedures for computer simulations (Abstract)

D. Goldsman , Sch. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 39-45

Simulation-based optimization (Abstract)

A.M. Law , Averill M. Law & Assoc. Inc., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 46-49

Verification, validation and accreditation of simulation models (Abstract)

R.G. Sargent , Simulation Res. Group, Syracuse Univ., NY, USA
pp. 50-59

Web-based modeling and simulation (Abstract)

S. Narayanan , Dept. of Biomed., Ind. & Human Factors Eng., Wright State Univ., Dayton, OH, USA
pp. 60-62

Introduction to manufacturing simulation (Abstract)

S. Miller , Rockwell Software Inc., Sewickley, PA, USA
pp. 63-66

Robust design: seeking the best of all possible worlds (Abstract)

S.M. Sanchez , Dept. of Oper. Res., Naval Postgraduate Sch., Monterey, CA, USA
pp. 69-76

Groupware and the simulation consultant (Abstract)

S.J.E. Taylor , Centre for Appl. Simulation Modelling, Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 83-89

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

T.J. Schriber , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Syst., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 90-100

Output analysis for simulations (Abstract)

C. Alexopoulos , Sch. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 101-108

Bayesian methods for simulation (Abstract)

S.E. Chick , Dept. of Ind. & Oper. Eng., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 109-118

A survey of simulation optimization techniques and procedures (Abstract)

J.R. Swisher , Mary Washington Hosp., Fredericksburg, VA, USA
pp. 119-128

Mathematics for simulation (Abstract)

S.G. Henderson , Dept. of Ind. & Oper. Eng., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 137-146

On hybrid combination of queueing and simulation (Abstract)

N.M. van Dijk , Incontrol Bus. Eng., Amsterdam Univ., Netherlands
pp. 147-150

Using simulation for option pricing (Abstract)

J.M. Charnes , Sch. of Bus., Kansas Univ., Lawrence, KS, USA
pp. 151-157

Creating distributed simulation using DEVS M&S environments (Abstract)

B.P. Zeigler , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 158-160

The Arena product family: enterprise modeling solutions (Abstract)

V. Bapst , Rockwell Software, Sewickley, PA, USA
pp. 163-169

AutoMod tutorial [simulation package] (Abstract)

M.W. Rohrer , AutoSimulations, Brooks Autom. Co., Bountiful, UT, USA
pp. 170-176

GPSS/H: a 23-year retrospective view (Abstract)

J.O. Henriksen , Wolverine Software Corp., Alexandria, VA, USA
pp. 177-182

SLX: the X is for extensibility [simulation software] (Abstract)

J.O. Henriksen , Wolverine Software Corp., Alexandria, VA, USA
pp. 183-190

Adding animation to a simulation using Proof/sup TM/ (Abstract)

J.O. Henriksen , Wolverine Software Corp., Alexandria, VA, USA
pp. 191-196

Simulation modeling and optimization using ProModel (Abstract)

C.R. Harrell , Dept. of Manuf. Eng., Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA
pp. 197-202

Healthcare simulation modeling and optimization using MedModel (Abstract)

C.R. Harrell , Dept. of Manuf. Eng., Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA
pp. 203-207

An enterprise modeling and analysis toolkit (Abstract)

D. Delen , Knowledge Based Syst. Inc., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 215-223

Driving digital manufacturing to reality (Abstract)

R.G. Brown , Delmia Group, Troy, MI, USA
pp. 224-228

Eliminate bottlenecks with integrated analysis tools in eM-Plant (Abstract)

M.U. Heinicke , Tecnomatix Technol., Stuttgart, Germany
pp. 229-231

Effective real-time simulations of event-based systems (Abstract)

C.A. Rabbath , Opal-RT Technol. Inc., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 232-238

Smart modeling-basic methodology and advanced tools (Abstract)

A. Mehta , Lanner Group Inc., Houston, TX, USA
pp. 241-245

Silk, Java and object-oriented simulation (Abstract)

R.A. Kilgore , ThreadTec Inc., Chesterfield, MO, USA
pp. 246-252

ALPHA/Sim simulation software tutorial (Abstract)

K.E. Moore , ALPHATECH Inc., Burlington, MA, USA
pp. 259-267

Optimizing simulations with CSIM18/OptQuest: finding the best configuration (Abstract)

H. Schwetman , Mesquite Software Inc., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 268-273

Modeling with the Micro Saint simulation package (Abstract)

D. Schunk , Micro Anal. & Design Inc., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. 274-279

The Extend simulation environment (Abstract)

D. Krahl , Imagine That Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
pp. 280-289

Exploratory analysis enabled by multiresolution, multiperspective modeling (Abstract)

P.K. Davis , RAND & the RAND Graduate Sch., Santa Monica, CA, USA
pp. 293-302

The ARGESIM-comparisons on discrete simulation results and evaluation (Abstract)

F. Breitenecker , Dept. of Simulation Tech., Vienna Univ. of Technol., Austria
pp. 312-315

System dynamics modelling in supply chain management: research review (Abstract)

B.J. Angerhofer , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 342-351

Distributed supply chain simulation in GRIDS (Abstract)

R. Sudra , Centre for Appl. Simulation Modelling, Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 356-361

PERT scheduling with resources using qualitative simulation graphs (Abstract)

R.G. Ingalls , Corp. Supply Chain Oper., Compaq Comput. Corp., Houston, TX, USA
pp. 362-370

An integrated object model for activity network based simulation (Abstract)

G. Zulch , Inst. for Human & Ind. Eng., Karlsruhe Univ., Germany
pp. 371-380

Mathematical programming models of discrete event system dynamics (Abstract)

L.W. Schruben , Dept. of Ind. Eng. & Oper. Res., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
pp. 381-385

Organization and selection of reconfigurable models (Abstract)

A. Diaz-Calderon , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 386-393

Toward a standard process: the use of UML for designing simulation models (Abstract)

H. Richter , Fraunhofer-Inst. fur Produktionstech. & Autom., Stuttgart, Germany
pp. 394-398

Computer assistance for model definition (Abstract)

H. De Swaan Arons , Fac. of Econ., Erasmus Univ., Rotterdam, Netherlands
pp. 399-408

Aggressiveness/risk effects based scheduling in time warp (Abstract)

V. Cortellessa , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Electr. Eng., West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV, USA
pp. 409-417

Parallel execution of a sequential network simulator (Abstract)

K.G. Jones , Div. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., San Antonio, TX, USA
pp. 418-424

Cost/benefit analysis of interval jumping in power-control simulation (Abstract)

D.M. Nicol , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Dartmouth Coll., Hanover, NH, USA
pp. 425-431

Software engineering best practices applied to the modeling process (Abstract)

D.H. Withers , Dell Comput. Corp., Round Rock, TX, USA
pp. 432-439

Models and representation of their ownership (Abstract)

H.S. Sarjoughian , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 440-448

On simulation model complexity (Abstract)

L. Chwif , Mechatronics Lab., Sao Paulo Univ., Brazil
pp. 449-455

A method for achieving stable distributions of wireless mobile location in motion simulations (Abstract)

T. Dean , Network Solutions Sect., Motorola Inc., Arlington Heights, IL, USA
pp. 456-463

Using simulation and critical points to define states in continuous search spaces (Abstract)

M.S. Atkin , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 464-470

Facilitating level three cache studies using set sampling (Abstract)

N.C. Thornock , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA
pp. 471-479

A systematic approach to linguistic fuzzy modeling based on input-output data (Abstract)

H. Salehfar , Dept. of Electr. Eng., North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks, ND, USA
pp. 480-486

SNOOPy Calendar Queue (Abstract)

J. Huang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 487-495

A simulation model of backfilling and I/O scheduling in a partitionable parallel system (Abstract)

H.D. Karatza , Dept. of Inf., Aristotelian Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 496-506

Using lattice rules for variance reduction in simulation (Abstract)

C. Lemieux , Dept. of Math. & Stat., Calgary Univ., Alta., Canada
pp. 509-516

Quasi-Monte Carlo methods in cash flow testing simulations (Abstract)

M.G. Hilgers , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Missouri Univ., Rolla, MO, USA
pp. 517-526

Generating "dependent" quasi-random numbers (Abstract)

S.G. Henderson , Dept. of Ind. & Oper. Eng., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 527-536

Adaptively choosing the best procedure for selecting the best system (Abstract)

J. Boesel , Mitre Corp., McLean, VA, USA
pp. 537-543

Ranking and selection for steady-state simulation (Abstract)

D. Goldsman , Sch. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 544-553

New results on procedures that select the best system using CRN (Abstract)

S.E. Chick , Dept. of Ind. & Oper. Eng., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 554-561

Nonparametric estimation of nonhomogeneous Poisson processes using wavelets (Abstract)

M.E. Kuhl , Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Syst. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 562-571

Simulation from non-standard distributions using envelope methods (Abstract)

M.J. Evans , Dept. of Stat., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 572-576

Input modeling using a computer algebra system (Abstract)

D.L. Evans , Dept. of Math., Coll. of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA
pp. 577-586

Importance sampling in derivative securities pricing (Abstract)

Y. Su , Sch. of Bus., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 587-596

A real options design for quality control charts (Abstract)

H.B. Nembhard , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
pp. 597-603

Variance reduction techniques for value-at-risk with heavy-tailed risk factors (Abstract)

P. Glasserman , Graduate Sch. of Bus., Columbia Univ., New York, NY, USA
pp. 604-609

A stopping procedure based on phi-mixing conditions (Abstract)

E.J. Chen , Dept. of Quantitative Anal. & Oper. Manage., Cincinnati Univ., OH, USA
pp. 617-626

Simulation output analysis via dynamic batch means (Abstract)

Y. Yeh , Sch. of Ind. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 637-645

Adaptive importance sampling simulation of queueing networks (Abstract)

P.-T. De Boer , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Twente Univ., Enschede, Netherlands
pp. 646-655

Simulating GI/GI/1 queues and insurance risk processes with subexponential distributions (Abstract)

N.K. Boots , Dept. of Econ., Vrije Univ., Amsterdam, Netherlands
pp. 656-665

Automatic random variate generation for simulation input (Abstract)

W. Hormann , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Bogazici Univ., Istanbul, Turkey
pp. 675-682

A new class of linear feedback shift register generators (Abstract)

P. L'Ecuyer , Dept. d'Inf. et de Recherche Oper., Montreal Univ., Que., Canada
pp. 690-696

Analysis of simulation factorial experiments by EDF resample statistics (Abstract)

R.C.H. Cheng , Fac. of Math. Studies, Southampton Univ., UK
pp. 697-703

Low cost response surface methods for and from simulation optimization (Abstract)

T. Allen , Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 704-714

An enhanced two-stage selection procedure (Abstract)

E.J. Chen , Dept. of Quantitative Anal. & Oper. Manage., Cincinnati Univ., OH, USA
pp. 727-735

Optimal selection probability in the two-stage nested partitions method for simulation-based optimization (Abstract)

S. Olafsson , Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Syst. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 736-742

Improved decision processes through simultaneous simulation and time dilation (Abstract)

P. Hyden , Sch. of Oper. Res. & Ind. Eng., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA
pp. 743-748

Finding important independent variables through screening designs: a comparison of methods (Abstract)

L. Trocine , Dept. of Ind. Eng. & Manage. Syst., Central Florida Univ., Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 749-754

A comparison of five steady-state truncation heuristics for simulation (Abstract)

L.C. Malone , Dept. of Syst. Eng., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 755-760

Nonparametric adaptive importance sampling for rare event simulation (Abstract)

K. Pawlikowski , Sch. of Syst. & Manage. Eng., Sung Kyun Kwan Univ., Suwon, South Korea
pp. 767-772

Analyzing transformation-based simulation metamodels (Abstract)

M.A. Irizarry , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Puerto Rico Univ., Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
pp. 773-781

Multi-response simulation optimization using stochastic genetic search within a goal programming framework (Abstract)

F.F. Baesler , Dept. of Ind. Eng. & Manage. Syst., Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 788-794

A practical approach to sample-path simulation optimization (Abstract)

M.C. Ferris , Dept. of Comput. sci., Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
pp. 795-804

Simulation optimization using tabu search (Abstract)

B. Dengiz , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Gazi Univ., Ankara, Turkey
pp. 805-810

Verification, validation, and accreditation in the life cycle of models and simulations (Abstract)

J. Chew , US Army Dev. Test. Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, USA
pp. 813-818

Planning for verification, validation, and accreditation of modeling and simulation applications (Abstract)

O. Balci , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 829-839

Enhancing modeling and simulation accreditation by structuring verification and validation results (Abstract)

D. Brade , Inst. fur Tech. Intelligenter Syst., Univ. der Bundeswehr Munchen, Neubiberg, Germany
pp. 840-848

Well-defined intended uses: an explicit requirement for accreditation of modeling and simulation applications (Abstract)

O. Balci , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 849-854

Joint Warfare System (JWARS) verification and validation lessons learned (Abstract)

M.L. Metz , Innovative Manage. Concept. Inc., Sterling, VA, USA
pp. 855-858

Verification and validation without independence: a recipe for failure (Abstract)

J.D. Arthur , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 859-865

An integrated approach to verification, validation, and accredition of models and simulations (Abstract)

D. Caughlin , Space & Flight Syst. Lab., Colorado Univ., Colorado Springs, CO, USA
pp. 872-881

Validation of trace-driven simulation models: more on bootstrap tests (Abstract)

J.P.C. Kleijnen , Dept. of Inf. Syst., Tilburg Univ., Netherlands
pp. 882-892

Hierarchy-of-models approach for aggregated-force attrition (Abstract)

J.G. Taylor , Dept. of Oper. Res., Naval Postgraduate Sch., Monterey, CA, USA
pp. 925-932

An underlying model for defeat mechanisms (Abstract)

B. Heeringa , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 933-939

Anticipatory planning support system (Abstract)

J.R. Surdu , Dept. of Electr. Eng., US Mil. Acad., West Point, NY, USA
pp. 950-957

Recursive simulation to aid models of decisionmaking (Abstract)

U.W. Pooch , Wilkes Univ., Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
pp. 958-963

Component-based simulation modeling (Abstract)

A.H. Buss , Dept. of Oper. Res., Naval Postgraduate Sch., Monterey, CA, USA
pp. 964-971

A formation behavior for large-scale micro-robot force deployment (Abstract)

D.D. Dudenhoeffer , Human-Syst. Simulation Lab., Idaho Nat. Eng. & Environ. Lab., ID, USA
pp. 972-982

Simulation methods for analysis of traffic processes in ATM networks (Abstract)

K.Y. Jo , Defense Inf. Syst. Agency, Arlington, VA, USA
pp. 983-990

Developing tactics using low cost, accessible simulations (Abstract)

L.H. McKenna , Maritime Warfare Centre, Portsmouth, UK
pp. 991-1000

Predicting enemy force closure with simulation (Abstract)

M.R. Grabau , Protean Consuting Inc., Centerville, VA, USA
pp. 1006-1009

Development of a fast all-seasons model for the state of the ground (Abstract)

M. Albert , Cold Regions Res. & Eng. Lab., US Army Eng. Res. & Dev. Center, Hanover, NH, USA
pp. 1010-1019

Integrating cold weather impacts on human performance into army M&S applications (Abstract)

G. Phetteplace , US Army Cold Regions Res. & Eng. Lab., Hanover, NH, USA
pp. 1020-1024

Tire model for simulations of vehicle motion on high and low friction road surfaces (Abstract)

J. Lacombe , US Army Cold Regions Res. & Eng. Lab., Hanover, NH, USA
pp. 1025-1034

High resolution satellite communication simulation (Abstract)

B.L. Murphy , 2696 Linda Marie Drive, Oakton, VA, USA
pp. 1043-1049

Simulation in a box (a generic reusable maintenance model) (Abstract)

N. Brown , Kelley Logistics Support Syst. Inc., Fairborn, OH, USA
pp. 1050-1056

Simulation-based acquisition: an impetus for change (Abstract)

W.J. Davis , Dept. of Gen. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 1061-1067

United States Marine Corps aerial refueling requirements analysis (Abstract)

W.R. Gates , Dept. of Syst. Manage., Naval Postgraduate Sch., Monterey, CA, USA
pp. 1075-1081

Author Index (Abstract)

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