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Winter Simulation Conference (2001)
Arlington, VA, USA
Dec. 9, 2001 to Dec. 12, 2001
ISBN: 0-7803-7307-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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The definition and potential role of simulation within an aerospace company (Abstract)

C.A. Murphy , Sch. of Eng., Sheffield Hallam Univ., UK
pp. 829-837

Biotech industry: simulation and beyond (Abstract)

P.V. Saraph , Process Optimization Group, Bayer Corp., Berkeley, CA, USA
pp. 838-843

A taxonomy of a living model of the enterprise (Abstract)

L. Whitman , Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Eng., Wichita State Univ., KS, USA
pp. 848-855

Ford's Power Train Operations-changing the simulation environment (Abstract)

J. Ladbrook , Dunton Eng. Centre, Ford Motor Co., Basildon, UK
pp. 863-869

Simulation of shipbuilding operations (Abstract)

C. McLean , Manuf. Simulation & Visualization Group, Nat. Inst. of Stand. & Technol., Gaithersburg, MD, USA
pp. 870-876

Prediction of process parameters for intelligent control of freezing tunnels using simulation (Abstract)

S. Ramakrishnan , Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 888-895

Plate/sheet nest release and throughput simulation for WSC '01 (Abstract)

L.D. Weed , Manuf. Eng. Dept., The Raymond Corp., Greene, NY, USA
pp. 902-904

Solving sequential decision-making problems under virtual reality simulation system (Abstract)

Yang Xianglong , Syst. Simulation Lab., Beijing Univ. of Aeronaut. & Astronaut., China
pp. 905-912

Understanding the fundamentals of Kanban and CONWIP pull systems using simulation (Abstract)

R.P. Marek , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 921-929

Real-time adaptive control of multi-product multi-server bulk service processes (Abstract)

D.-J. van der Zee , Production Syst. Design Group, Groningen Univ., Netherlands
pp. 930-936

Improving simulation model adaptability with a production control framework (Abstract)

S.M. Gahagan , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 937-945

Computer simulation analysis of electricity rationing effects on steel mill rolling operations (Abstract)

T.F. Brady , Technol. & Eng., Purdue Univ. North Central, Westville, IN, USA
pp. 946-948

A practical bottleneck detection method (Abstract)

C. Roser , Software Sci. Lab., Toyota Central R&D Labs. Inc., Aichi, Japan
pp. 949-953

Using simulation and neural networks to develop a scheduling advisor (Abstract)

T. Alifantis , Operational Res. & Syst. Group, Warwick Bus. Sch., Coventry, UK
pp. 954-958

Computer-aided manufacturing simulation (CAMS) generation for interactive analysis - concepts, techniques, and issues (Abstract)

B. Kulvatunyou , Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 968-976

Database driven factory simulation: a proof-of-concept demonstrator (Abstract)

L.G. Randell , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Lund Univ., Sweden
pp. 977-983

Feasibility for automatic data collection (Abstract)

N.H. Robertson , Systems, Modelling & Integration Res. Group, Sheffield Hallam Univ., UK
pp. 984-990

A virtual environment for simulating manufacturing operations in 3D (Abstract)

R. Chawla , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 991-997

Efficiently modeling warehouse systems (Abstract)

D. Burnett , Logistics Project, Ryder Integrated Logistics, Inc., West Chester, PA, USA
pp. 1001-1006

Using simulation to evaluate site traffic at an automobile truck plant (Abstract)

J.C. Hugan , Forward Vision Services, Livonia, MI, USA
pp. 1013-1016

Simulation optimization of airline delay with constraints (Abstract)

D.W. Hutchison , Dept. of Math. Sci., Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD, USA
pp. 1017-1022

Simulation of check-in at airports (Abstract)

P.E. Joustra , Incontrol Enterprise Dynamics, Maarssen, Netherlands
pp. 1023-1028

Hybrid agent-based simulation for analyzing the National Airspace System (Abstract)

Seungman Lee , Sch. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 1029-1037

Simone: Large scale train network simulations (Abstract)

D. Middelkoop , Dept. of Innovation, Railned, Utrecht, Netherlands
pp. 1042-1047

Simulation modeling at Union Pacific Railroad (Abstract)

M.A. Dalal , Decision Technol. Group, Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, NE, USA
pp. 1048-1055

Defining models of urban traffic using the TSC tool (Abstract)

M. Lo Tartaro , Fac. de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Buenos Aires Univ., Argentina
pp. 1056-1063

An SLX-based microsimulation model for a two-lane road section (Abstract)

M. Lemessi , Dept. of Hydraulics, Transp. & Roads (DITS), Rome Univ., Italy
pp. 1064-1071

Simulation of a night taxi-bus service for the historical center of Rome (Abstract)

T. Schulze , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Magdeburg Univ., Germany
pp. 1072-1078

A preliminary study of tramming speeds in multiple tele-operated load-haul-dump scenarios using QUEST (Abstract)

N. Runciman , Mines Res., INCO Ltd., Copper Cliff, Ont., Canada
pp. 1084-1089

Modeling risk in the dynamic environment of maritime transportation (Abstract)

J.R.W. Merrick , Dept. of Math. Sci., Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond, VA, USA
pp. 1090-1098

Modeling continuous flow with discrete-event simulation (Abstract)

S.S. Kuo , Math. Modeling Group, BASF Corp., Mt. Olive, NJ, USA
pp. 1099-1103

Staging queues in material handling and transportation systems (Abstract)

K.R. Gue , Graduate Sch. of Bus. & Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate Sch., Monterey, CA, USA
pp. 1104-1108

Simulation and analysis of dealers' returns distribution strategy (Abstract)

H. Zhao , Sch. of Ind. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 1109-1116

Designing the support logistics for the FAA ACE-IDS system (Abstract)

R.G. Ingalls , Sch. of Ind. Eng. & Manage., Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK, USA
pp. 1117-1122

Distributed simulation with incorporated APS procedures for high-fidelity supply chain optimization (Abstract)

P. Lendermann , Manuf. Inf. Technol. Div., Gintic Inst. of Manuf. Technol., Singapore, Singapore
pp. 1138-1145

Supply Chain Process Design Toolkit (SCPDT) (Abstract)

P. Benjamin , Knowledge Based Systems, Inc., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 1146-1154

Simulating test program methods in semiconductor assembly test factories (Abstract)

C.D. DeJong , Intel Corp., Chandler, AZ, USA
pp. 1157-1162

How "overstaffing" at bottleneck machines can unleash extra capacity (Abstract)

R.C. Kotcher , TDK Group Co., Headway Technol., Milpitas, CA, USA
pp. 1163-1169

An overall framework for generating simulation-based cycle time-throughput curves (Abstract)

Sungmin Park , Managerial ResearchTeam, Korea Gas Corp., Kyonggi, South Korea
pp. 1178-1187

Sizing a pilot production line using simulation (Abstract)

Peng Qu , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville, AR, USA
pp. 1188-1193

Critical tools identification and characteristics curves construction in a wafer fabrication facility (Abstract)

D. Nazzal , Sch. of Ind. Eng. & Manage. Syst., Central Florida Univ., Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 1194-1199

Scheduling batch processing machines in complex job shops (Abstract)

K. Oey , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville, AR, USA
pp. 1200-1207

Dispatching heuristic for wafer fabrication (Abstract)

M. Mollaghasemi , Dept. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 1215-1219

Implementation of response surface methodology using variance reduction techniques in semiconductor manufacturing (Abstract)

C.D. McAllister , Marcus Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 1225-1230

Graphical methods for robust design of a semiconductor burn-in process (Abstract)

S.L. Rosen , Harold & Inge Marcus Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 1231-1237

Dow Chemical design for Six Sigma rail delivery project (Abstract)

P. Buss , Dow Chem. Co., Midland, MI, USA
pp. 1248-1251

Simulation in government: validating business strategy (Abstract)

S. Shrader , Accenture, Houston, TX, USA
pp. 1259-1261

Averages kill (or how to sell business process simulation) (Abstract)

M.R. Grabau , Accenture, Reston, VA, USA
pp. 1262-1265

An empirical validation of a duality model of TCP and queue management algorithms (Abstract)

S. Athuraliya , EE Dept., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
pp. 1269-1274

Deterministic fluid models of congestion control in high-speed networks (Abstract)

S. Shakkottai , Coordinated Sci. Lab., Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
pp. 1275-1281

Fluid model for window-based congestion control mechanism (Abstract)

R.J. La , Math. of Commun. Networks, Motorola Inc., Arlington Heights, IL, USA
pp. 1282-1290

Discrete event fluid modeling of TCP (Abstract)

D.M. Nicol , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Dartmouth Coll., Hanover, NH, USA
pp. 1291-1299

On the impact of concurrent downloads (Abstract)

Yong Liu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 1300-1305

Towards high performance modeling of the 802.11 wireless protocol (Abstract)

J. Liu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Dartmouth Coll., Hanover, NH, USA
pp. 1315-1320

Use of DaSSF in a scalable multiprocessor wireless simulation architecture (Abstract)

T.J. Delve , Wireless Access Technol. Res., Motorola Labs., Arlington Heights, IL, USA
pp. 1321-1329

Simulating networks of wireless sensors (Abstract)

Sung Park , Dept. of Electr. Eng., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 1330-1338

Satellite communications representation in network simulation (Abstract)

K.Y. Jo , C4I Modeling, Simulation & Assessment, Defense Inf. Syst. Agency, Arlington, VA, USA
pp. 1346-1352

Experiences parallelizing a commercial network simulator (Abstract)

Hao Wu , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 1353-1360

Optimistic parallel simulation of a large-scale view storage system (Abstract)

G. Yaun , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 1363-1371

Towards COTS distributed simulation using GRIDS (Abstract)

S.J.E. Taylor , Centre for Appl. Simulation Modelling, Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 1372-1379

Simulation of rare events in transportation systems (Abstract)

L.M. Kaufman , Center for Safety-Critical Syst., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 1380-1385

A discrete-event simulation application for clinics serving the poor (Abstract)

C. Alexopoulos , Sch. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 1386-1391

A simulation study of the Labor and Delivery Rooms at JMH (Abstract)

M.A. Centeno , Ind. & Syst. Eng., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA
pp. 1392-1400

The use of simulation for process improvement at an ambulatory surgery center (Abstract)

F.J. Ramis , Departamento de Ingenieria Ind., Univ. del Bio-Bio, Concepcion, Chile
pp. 1401-1404

Multi-objective simulation optimization for a cancer treatment center (Abstract)

F.F. Baesler , Departamento de Ingenieria Ind., Univ. del BioBio, Concepcion, Chile
pp. 1405-1411

A proposed approach for modeling healthcare systems for understanding (Abstract)

T. Eldabi , Centre for Appl. Simulation Modelling (CASM), Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 1412-1420

Key enablers in the development of simulation (Abstract)

S.P. Murphy , Systems, Modelling & Integration Res. Group, Sheffield Hallam Univ., UK
pp. 1429-1437

Call center scheduling technology evaluation using simulation (Abstract)

S. Gulati , Operations Res. Program, Delaware Univ., Newark, DE, USA
pp. 1438-1442

Choosing among seven BASES (Abstract)

S. Gittlitz , S & G Simulations, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 1443-1449

Panel session: the future of simulation (Abstract)

J. Banks , S & G Simulations, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 1453-1460

Emulation: Debug it in the lab-not on the floor (Abstract)

C. Schiess , Design Syst. Inc., Farmington Hills, MI, USA
pp. 1463-1465

Integrating capacity simulation into process planning (Abstract)

V. Hetem , Tech. Services, Daimler Chrysler, Auburn Hills, MI, USA
pp. 1470-1472

Simulation data exchange (SDX) implementation and use (Abstract)

D. Sly , e-Factory Bus. Dev., UGS e-Factory, Ames, IA, USA
pp. 1473-1477

The expanding role of simulation in future manufacturing (Abstract)

C. McLean , Manuf. Simulation & Modeling Group, Nat. Inst. of Stand. & Technol., Gaithersburg, MD, USA
pp. 1478-1486

Seamless integration of layout and simulation (Abstract)

K. Mecklenburg , Inf. Syst. & Services, Gen. Motors, Warren, MI, USA
pp. 1487-1491

Simulation of bored pile construction (Abstract)

T.M. Zayed , Constr. Eng. & Manage. Dept., Zagazig Univ., Egypt
pp. 1495-1503

Comparison of simulation modeling techniques that use preemption to capture design uncertainty (Abstract)

N. Gil , Constr. Eng. & Manage. Program, California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
pp. 1504-1511

Simulation of production homebuilding using Simphony (Abstract)

A. Sawhney , Del E.Webb Sch. of Constr., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 1521-1527

Enabling smooth and scalable dynamic 3D visualization of discrete-event construction simulations (Abstract)

V.R. Kamat , Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 1528-1533

Practical approaches for validating a construction simulation (Abstract)

J.J. Shi , Dept. of Civil & Archit. Eng., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 1534-1540

Using belief networks to assess risk (Abstract)

B. McCabe , Dept. of Civil Eng., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 1541-1546

On the use of fuzzy clustering in construction simulation (Abstract)

M. Marzouk , Dept. Building, Civil, & Environ. Eng., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 1547-1555

EZStrobe-general-purpose simulation system based on activity cycle diagrams (Abstract)

J.C. Martinez , Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 1556-1564

Thoughts and musings on simulation education (Abstract)

R.E. Nance , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 1567-1570

Panel session- education for simulation practice-five perspectives (Abstract)

J. Banks , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 1571-1579

Integration of computer simulation and visualization research into undergraduate degree programs (Abstract)

T.A. Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Indiana Univ., PA, USA
pp. 1592-1595

More on a model curriculum for modeling and simulation (Abstract)

R.E. Crosbie , McLeod Inst. of Simulation Sci., California State Univ., Chico, CA, USA
pp. 1596-1598

Why we need to offer a modeling and simulation engineering curriculum (Abstract)

L.J. De Vin , Dept. of Eng. Sci., Univ. of Skovde, Sweden
pp. 1599-1604

Genisa: a web-based interactive learning environment for teaching simulation modelling (Abstract)

T. Atolagbe , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 1605-1612

Teaching manufacturing systems simulation in a computer aided teaching studio (Abstract)

C.R. Standridge , Padnos Sch. of Eng., Grand Valley State Univ., Grand Rapids, MI, USA
pp. 1613-1618

YACHTS - yet another cooperative high level architecture training software (Abstract)

A.G. Bruzzone , Dept. of Production Eng., Genoa Univ., Italy
pp. 1619-1623

Assessment of student preparation for discrete event simulation courses (Abstract)

L. Chwif , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Maua Sch. of Eng., Sao Caetano do Sul, Brazil
pp. 1624-1631

A crowd of Little Man Computers: visual computer simulator teaching tools (Abstract)

W. Yurcik , Dept. of Appl. Comput. Sci., Illinois State Univ., Normal, IL, USA
pp. 1632-1639

Author Directory (Abstract)

pp. 1643-1678

Author Index (Abstract)

pp. 1681-1685
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