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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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A supply chain case study of a food manufacturing merger (Abstract)

D.J. Parsons , Simulation Dynamics Inc., Maryville, TN, USA
pp. 1090-1094

Using simulation to analyze supply chains (Abstract)

D. Schunk , Micro Analysis & Design Inc., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. 1095-1100

Simulation model for shipment of waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (Abstract)

C.J. Barnard , Idaho Nat. Eng. & Environ. Lab., Idaho Falls, ID, USA
pp. 1101-1106

An MSE-based simulation capability for strategic and tactical logistics (Abstract)

C.R. Standridge , Grand Valley State Univ., Grand Rapids, MI, USA
pp. 1107-1113

Simulation and optimization of sugar cane transportation in harvest season (Abstract)

J.A. Diaz , Inf. & Knowledge Manage. Center, Inst. Superior Politecnico, Havana, Cuba
pp. 1114-1117

SimAir: a stochastic model of airline operations (Abstract)

J.M. Rosenberger , Sch. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 1118-1122

Simulation based operational analysis of future space transportation systems (Abstract)

A.J. Ruiz-Torres , Dept. of Inf. & Decision Sci., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. 1123-1131

Hybrid-system simulation for national airspace system safety analysis (Abstract)

A.R. Pritchett , Sch. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 1132-1142

Traffic flow simulation using CORSIM (Abstract)

L.E. Owen , Dept. of Intelligent Transp. Syst., ITT Ind., Colorado Springs, CO, USA
pp. 1143-1147

Traffic simulation of roundabouts in Switzerland (Abstract)

W. Bernhard , CIM-Center Muttenz, Inst. of Technol., Manage. & Design, Basle, Switzerland
pp. 1148-1153

The use of simulation modeling for intermodal capacity assessment (Abstract)

B.C. Kulick , Autom. Associates Inc., Solana Beach, CA, USA
pp. 1164-1167

Simulation modeling and analysis of a new international terminal (Abstract)

A.S. Kiran , Kiram Consulting Group, San Diego, CA, USA
pp. 1168-1172

Train station passenger flow study (Abstract)

J.P. Li , Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Newark, NJ, USA
pp. 1173-1176

Inventory management simulations at Cat Logistics (Abstract)

C.A. Goodsell , Caterpillar Logistics Services Inc., Mossville, IL, USA
pp. 1185-1190

A Voice Assisted Simulation-Animation Architecture (Abstract)

J. Bekavac , Int. Bus. Machines Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
pp. 1201-1210

Seeing is believing: the importance of visualization in manufacturing simulation (Abstract)

M.W. Rohrer , AutoSimulations, Bountiful, UT, USA
pp. 1211-1216

Simulation for recurring decisions (Abstract)

K.G.C. de Ruiter , Incontrol Bus. Eng., Marssen, Netherlands
pp. 1217-1221

System sizing using modeling and simulation (Abstract)

M.J. Engiles , Enterprise Eng. Syst. & Technol., CACI Inc.-Fed., Chantilly, CA, USA
pp. 1222-1226

Simulation of transport protocols over wireless communication networks (Abstract)

H. ElArag , Sch. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 1235-1241

A strategic supply chain simulation model (Abstract)

J. Ritchie-Dunham , Dept. of Manage. Sci. & Inf. Syst., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 1260-1264

A methodology for developing robotic workcell simulation models (Abstract)

F.S. Cheng , Dept. of Ind. & Eng. Technol., Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant, MI, USA
pp. 1265-1271

Ensuring the successful adoption of discrete event simulation in a manufacturing environment (Abstract)

J.M. Knoil , Corp. Mater. Group, Genie Ind., Redmond, WA, USA
pp. 1297-1304

Optimizing production work flow using OpEMCSS (Abstract)

J.R. Clymer , Appl. Res. Center for Syst. Sci., California State Univ., Fullerton, CA, USA
pp. 1305-1314

Using simulation techniques for continuous process verification in industrial system development (Abstract)

P. Klingstam , Virtual Manuf. Centre, Volvo Car Corp., Gothenburg, Sweden
pp. 1315-1321

Using simulation for manufacturing process reengineering-a practical case study (Abstract)

L. Silva , Seccao Autom. de Gestao e Engenharia Ind., Aveiro Univ., Portugal
pp. 1322-1328

Simulation of an evolutionary tuned fuzzy dispatching system for automated guided vehicles (Abstract)

K.K. Tan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 1339-1343

Automated material handling system traffic control by means of node balancing (Abstract)

N. Bahri , Dept. of Autom. Planning & Design, PRI Autom. Inc., Billerica, MA, USA
pp. 1344-1346

Simulating the furniture industry (Abstract)

R.J. Gaskins , Sim X Inc., Woodbridge, VA, USA
pp. 1347-1350

Simulation of the remote unit assembly and test: a case study (Abstract)

J. Fields , AT&T Wireless Services, Redmond, WA, USA
pp. 1351-1354

Scheduling flow-shops with limited buffer spaces (Abstract)

M.X. Weng , Dept. of Ind. & Manage. Syst. Eng., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
pp. 1359-1363

Look-ahead strategies for controlling batch operations in industry-overview, comparison and exploration (Abstract)

D.-J. van der Zee , Dept. of Production Syst. Design, Groningen Univ., Netherlands
pp. 1364-1373

Simulation in daily factory operation: 'setting the line bogey in Augusta' (Abstract)

G.D. Rehn , Dept. of Process Eng., Deere & Co., Moline, IL, USA
pp. 1380-1384

Product-mix analysis with discrete event simulation (Abstract)

R. Al-Aomar , Classic Adv. Dev. Syst. Inc., Troy, MI, USA
pp. 1385-1392

Language based simulation models as management tools for assembly lines (Abstract)

T. Schulze , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Magdeburg Univ., Germany
pp. 1393-1401

Using simulation to evaluate cargo ship design on the LPD17 program (Abstract)

J.C. Hugan , Forward Vision Services, Livonia, MI, USA
pp. 1407-1410

Simulation based design for a shipyard manufacturing process (Abstract)

D.J. Medeiros , Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 1411-1414

Using emulation to validate a cluster tool simulation model (Abstract)

H.T. LeBaron , AutoSimulations Div., Brooks Autom. Inc., Bountiful, UT, USA
pp. 1417-1422

Productivity modeling of semiconductor manufacturing equipment (Abstract)

M. Pool , Appl. Mater. Inc., Santa Clara, CA, USA
pp. 1423-1427

Analysis of the nonstationary behavior of a wafer fab during product mix changes (Abstract)

M.A. Dummler , Inst. of Comput. Sci., Wurzburg Univ., Germany
pp. 1436-1442

Cluster tool simulation assists the system design (Abstract)

S. Poolsup , Model Builders Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 1443-1448

Partitioning parallel simulation of wireless networks (Abstract)

A. Boukerche , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Texas Univ., Denton, TX, USA
pp. 1449-1457

Maximizing delivery performance in semiconductor wafer fabrication facilities (Abstract)

S.J. Mason , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville, AR, USA
pp. 1458-1463

Simulation based cause and effect analysis of cycle time distribution in semiconductor backend (Abstract)

A.I. Sivakumar , Gintic Inst. of Manuf. Technol., Nanyang Technol. Inst., Singapore
pp. 1464-1471

Scheduling MEMS manufacturing (Abstract)

Wang Lixin , Dept. of Mech. & Production Eng., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 1472-1480

Why do simple wafer fab models fail in certain scenarios? (Abstract)

O. Rose , Inst. of Comput. Sci., Wurzburg Univ., Germany
pp. 1481-1490

Web based robot simulation using VRML (Abstract)

M. Rohrmeier , IXOS Software AG, Munich, Germany
pp. 1525-1528

Virtual machines for message based, real-time and interactive simulation (Abstract)

Hansoo Kim , Dept. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 1529-1532

Avatar kinematics modeling for telecollaborative virtual environments (Abstract)

C. Luciano , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 1533-1538

The IMS MISSION architecture for distributed manufacturing simulation (Abstract)

C. McLean , Nat. Inst. of Stand. & Technol., Gaithersburg, MD, USA
pp. 1539-1548

Automatic generation of simulation models from neutral libraries: an example (Abstract)

F.-W. Jaekel , Dept. of Syst. & Ind. Eng., Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 1558-1567

Simulation in the future (Abstract)

J. Banks , Brooks Automation
pp. 1568-1576

Composable simulations (Abstract)

S. Kasputis , VisiTech, Arlington, VA, USA
pp. 1577-1584

Model composability as a research investment: responses to the featured paper (Abstract)

P.C. Davis , RAND Graduate Sch. of Policy Studies, Santa Monica, CA, USA
pp. 1585-1591

Simulation education: past reflections and future directions (Abstract)

R.E. Nance , Syst. Res. Center, Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 1595-1601

How should we teach simulation? (Abstract)

I. Stahl , Dept. of Managerial Econ., Stockholm Sch. of Econ., Sweden
pp. 1602-1612

Taking HLA education to the Web (Abstract)

K.L. Morse , Sci. Applications Int. Corp., San Diego, CA, USA
pp. 1619-1623

Medical education as a model for simulation education (Abstract)

A.F. Seila , Dept. of Manage. Inf. Syst., Georgia Univ., Athens, GA, USA
pp. 1624-1629

Teaching simulation using case studies (Abstract)

C.R. Standridge , Sch. of Eng., Grand Valley State Univ., Grand Rapids, MI, USA
pp. 1630-1634

Integrating modelling and data analysis in teaching discrete event simulation (Abstract)

K. Pawlikowski , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Canterbury Univ., Christchurch, New Zealand
pp. 1645-1650

Interactive Web-based animations for teaching and learning (Abstract)

M. Syrjakow , Inst. of Comput. Design & Fault Tolerance, Karlsruhe Univ., Germany
pp. 1651-1659

A virtual textbook for modeling and simulation (Abstract)

T. Wiedemann , Tech. Univ. Berlin, Germany
pp. 1660-1665

A model curriculum in modeling and simulation: do we need it? Can we do it? (Abstract)

R.E. Crosbie , Inst. of Simulation Sci., California State Univ., Chico, CA, USA
pp. 1666-1675

Teaching system modeling, simulation and validation (Abstract)

J. Desel , Katolische Univ., Eichstatt, Germany
pp. 1669-1675

Simulation software: an Operational Research Society survey of academic and industrial users (Abstract)

V. Hlupic , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 1676-1683

Modeling reality with simulation games for a cooperative learning (Abstract)

J.R. Galvao , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Leiria Polytech. Inst., Portugal
pp. 1692-1698

Linking spatially explicit parallel continuous and discrete models (Abstract)

B.K. Szymanski , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 1705-1712

An agent-based framework for linking distributed simulations (Abstract)

L.F. Wilson , Thayer Sch. of Eng., Dartmouth Coll., Hanover, NH, USA
pp. 1713-1721

"Plug and test" - software agents in virtual environments (Abstract)

A.M. Uhrmacher , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rostock Univ., Germany
pp. 1722-1729

Domain-general simulation and planning with physical schemas (Abstract)

M.S. Atkin , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 1730-1738

Using agent-based modeling to capture airpower strategic effects (Abstract)

R.K. Bullock , Air Force Studies & Anal. Agency, Pentagon ADM, VA, USA
pp. 1739-1746

A simulation test-bed to evaluate multi-agent control of manufacturing systems (Abstract)

R.W. Brennan , Dept. of Mech. & Manuf. Eng., Calgary Univ., Alta., Canada
pp. 1747-1756

Agent-based simulation of dynamic online auctions (Abstract)

H. Mizuta , Res. Lab., IBM Japan Ltd., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 1772-1777

Distributed Web-based simulation optimization (Abstract)

Yuh-Chuyn Luo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Chung Cheng Inst. of Technol., Taoyuan, Taiwan
pp. 1785-1793

The MONARC toolset for simulating large network-distributed processing systems (Abstract)

I.C. Legrand , Lab. of High Energy Phys., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
pp. 1794-1801

A Web-based interface for storing and executing simulation models (Abstract)

A. Guru , Dept. of Ind. & Manage. Syst. Eng., Nebraska Univ., Lincoln, NE, USA
pp. 1810-1814

A Java-based simulation manager for Web-based simulation (Abstract)

C. Marr , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Louisville Univ., KY, USA
pp. 1815-1822

An interactive land use VRML application (ILUVA) with servlet assist (Abstract)

J.P.C. Kleijnen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA, USA
pp. 1823-1830

A model-based approach for component simulation development (Abstract)

P. Benjamin , Knowledge Based Syst. Inc., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 1831-1839

Dynamic component substitution in Web-based simulation (Abstract)

D.M. Rao , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Cincinnati Univ., OH, USA
pp. 1840-1848

Finding a substrate for federated components on the Web (Abstract)

J.A. Miller , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Georgia Univ., Athens, GA, USA
pp. 1849-1854

Simfone': an object-oriented simulation framework (Abstract)

M.D. Rossetti , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville, AR, USA
pp. 1855-1864

A review of Web based simulation: whither we wander? (Abstract)

J. Kuljis , Centre for Appl. Simulation Modelling, Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 1872-1881

Issues in Java-based continuous time step physical modelling (Abstract)

L.A. Schaefer , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 1882-1887

Java engine for UML based hybrid state machines (Abstract)

A.V. Borshchev , Dept. of Distributed Comput. & Networking, St. Petersburg Tech. Univ., Russia
pp. 1888-1894

Simulation as a tool for resource management (Abstract)

T.M. Zayed , Div. of Construction Eng. & Manage., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 1897-1906

Simphony-an integrated environment for construction simulation (Abstract)

S. AbouRizk , Dept. of Civil & Environ. Eng., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
pp. 1907-1914

Simulation of a production plant in the brick industry (Abstract)

E. Rybin , Dept. of Simulation & Int. Networks, Austrian Res. Centre, Seibersdorf, Austria
pp. 1915-1918

JavaBeans-based framework for construction simulation (Abstract)

A. Sawhney , Del E. Webb Sch. of Construction, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 1919-1925

Optimizing earthmoving operations using object-oriented simulation (Abstract)

M. Marzouk , Dept. of Building, Civil & Environ. Eng., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 1926-1932

3D visualization of simulated construction operations (Abstract)

V.R. Kamat , Contruction Eng. & Manage. Program, Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 1933-1937

Object-oriented technology for enhancing activity-based modeling functionality (Abstract)

J.J. Shi , Dept. of Civil & Archit. Eng., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 1938-1944

An industry perspective on the role of equipment-based earthmoving simulation (Abstract)

G. Kannan , Volvo Construction Equip. NA, Asheville, NC, USA
pp. 1945-1952

Using simulation for the economic evaluation of liver transplantation (Abstract)

L.P. Baldwin , Centre for Appl. Simulation Modelling, Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 1963-1970

A simulation study of the radiology department at JMH (Abstract)

M.A. Centeno , Dept. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA
pp. 1978-1984

Monte Carlo simulation experiments for analysis of HIV vaccine effects and vaccine trial design (Abstract)

D.C. Barth-Jones , Center for Healthcare Effectiveness Res., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 1985-1994

Effective uses of business process simulation (Abstract)

A. Greasley , Derbyshire Bus. Sch., Derby Univ., UK
pp. 2004-2009

Enterprise simulation: framework for a strategic application (Abstract)

M.M. Datar , Concert (AT&T-British Telecom), Middletown, NJ, USA
pp. 2010-2014

Simulation modelling: the link between change management panaceas (Abstract)

W. Currie , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 2022-2028

Creating a paperless municipal court (Abstract)

J.M. Petrakis , BIRG Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA
pp. 2029-2035

Venture launch: use of simulation to support strategic operational decisions (Abstract)

G.R. Clay , Andersen Consulting, Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 2036-2039

Author Directory (Abstract)

pp. 2059-2107

Index (Abstract)

pp. 2109-2114
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