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WSC 2012 ProceedingsCreated 2013-6-22


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Advanced Tutorial
Tutorial: Optimization via Simulation with Bayesian Statistics and Dynamic Programming
Chair: Jie Xu (George Mason University)
Tutorial: Optimization via Simulation with Bayesian Statistics and Dynamic Programming
Peter I. Frazier (Cornell University)
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Tutorial: Input Uncertainty in Output Analysis
Chair: Alp Akcay (Carnegie Mellon University)
Tutorial: Input Uncertainty in Output Analysis
Russell R. Barton (The Pennsylvania State University)
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Tutorial: Advanced Spatial Systems with Cellular Discrete-Event Modeling and Simulation
Chair: Susan R. Hunter (Cornell University)
Tutorial: Advanced Spatial Systems with Cellular Discrete-Event Modeling and Simulation
Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
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TUTORIAL: TOOLS AND METHODOLOGIES FOR EXECUTING SUCCESSFUL SIMULATION CONSULTING PROJECTS
Chair: Thomas J. Schriber (University of Michigan)
TUTORIAL: TOOLS AND METHODOLOGIES FOR EXECUTING SUCCESSFUL SIMULATION CONSULTING PROJECTS
Carley Jurishica and Nancy Zupick (Rockwell Automation)
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Advanced tutorial on parallel simulation
Chair: Chuljin Park (Georgia Tech)
Tutorial: Parallel Simulation on Supercomputers
Kalyan Perumalla (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
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How Discrete-Event Simulation Software Works and Why It Matters
Chair: Carley Jurishica (Rockwell Automation)
How Discrete-Event Simulation Software Works and Why It Matters
Thomas J. Schriber (University of Michigan), Daniel T. Brunner (Kiva Systems, Inc.) and Jeffrey S. Smith (Auburn University)
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Advanced tutorial on teaching simulation
Chair: Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
Tutorial: Teaching an Advanced Simulation Topic
Shane Henderson (Cornell University), Sheldon H. Jacobson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Stewart Robinson (Loughborough University)
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Tutorial: Conceptual Simulation Modeling with Onto-UML
Chair: Bahar Biller (Carnegie Mellon University)
Tutorial: Conceptual Simulation Modeling with Onto-UML
Giancarlo Guizzardi (Federal University of Espírito Santo) and Gerd Wagner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
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Analysis Methodology
Discrete Optimization, Ranking, and Selection
Chair: Jeff Hong (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Ranking and Selection with Unknown Correlation Structures
Huashuai Qu, Ilya O. Ryzhov and Michael C. Fu (University of Maryland)
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Closed-Form Sampling Laws For Stochastically Constrained Simulation Optimization On Large Finite Sets
Nugroho Pujowidianto (National University of Singapore), Susan Hunter and Raghu Pasupathy (Virginia Tech), Loo Hay Lee (National University of Singapore) and Chun-Hung Chen (George Mason University)
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Efficient Computing Budget Allocation For A Single Design by Using Regression with Sequential Sampling Constraint
Xiang Hu, Loo Hay Lee and Ek Peng Chew (National University of Singapore), Douglas J. Morrice (The University of Texas at Austin) and Chun-Hung Chen (George Mason University)
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Input modeling and service systems
Chair: Rouba Ibrahim (University College London)
Simulation Optimization for Appointment Scheduling
Paulien Koeleman and Ger Koole (VU University Amsterdam)
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On The Modeling and Forecasting of Call Center Arrivals
Rouba Ibrahim (University College London), Pierre L'Ecuyer (University of Montreal), Haipeng Shen (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and Nazim Regnard (University of Montreal)
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A Quick Assessment of Input Uncertainty
Barry L. Nelson and Bruce E. Ankenman (Northwestern University)
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Gradient-Based Optimization
Chair: Peter Glynn (Stanford University)
Combining Gradient-based Optimization with Stochastic Search
Enlu Zhou (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Jiaqiao Hu (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
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Optimization via Gradient Oriented Polar Random Search
Haobin Li, Loo Hay Lee and Ek Peng Chew (National University of Singapore)
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Averaging and Derivative Estimation Within Stochastic Approximation Algorithms
Fatemeh Hashemi and Raghu Pasupathy (Virginia Tech)
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Simulation in Emergency 博雅彩彩票注册 and Defense
Chair: Shane G. Henderson (Cornell University)
Evaluating dynamic dispatch strategies for Emergency Medical 博雅彩彩票注册: TIFAR simulation tool
Martin van Buuren (CWI), Karen Aardal (TU Delft), Rob van der Mei (CWI) and Henk Post (Connexxion)
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Optimally Tuned Markov Chain Simulations of Battles for Real Time Decision Making
Russell CH Cheng (University of Southampton) and James Moffat (DSTL)
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Exploring Bounds on Ambulance Deployment Policy Performance
Eric Cao Ni, Susan R. Hunter, Shane G. Henderson and Huseyin Topaloglu (Cornell University)
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Metamodeling
Chair: Enver Yucesan (INSEAD)
Stochastic kriging for conditional value-at-risk and its sensitivities
Xi Chen (Northwestern University), Kyoung-Kuk Kim (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
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Moving Least Squares Regression for High Dimensional Simulation Metamodeling
Peter Salemi, Barry Nelson and Jeremy Staum (Northwestern University)
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SELECTING RANDOM LATIN HYPERCUBE DIMENSIONS AND DESIGNS THROUGH ESTIMATION OF MAXIMUM ABSOLUTE PAIRWISE CORRELATION BEHAVIOR
Alejandro Samson Hernandez, Thomas W. Lucas and Paul Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
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Rare-Event Simulation I
Chair: Jose Blanchet (Columbia University)
On Error Rates in Rare Event Simulation with Heavy Tails
Soren Asmussen (Aarhus University, Denmark) and Dominik Kortschak (Université Lyon 1)
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Rare events in cancer recurrence timing
Kevin Z. Leder and Jasmine Y. Foo (University of Minnesota)
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Rare-event simulations for Exponential Integrals of Smooth Gaussian Processes
Jingchen Liu and Gongjun Xu (Columbia University)
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Analysis and Optimization of Complex Stochastic Systems
Chair: Marvin K. Nakayama (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
Sampling Point Processes on Stable Unbounded Regions and Exact Simulation of Queues
Jose Blanchet and Jing Dong (Columbia University)
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Optimal Scenario Tree Reductions for the Stochastic Unit Commitment Problem
Ali Koc and Soumyadip Ghosh (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)
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Using Sectioning to Construct Confidence Intervals for Quantiles When Applying Importance Sampling
Marvin K. Nakayama (NJIT)
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Multilevel simulation
Chair: Mike Giles (Oxford University)
Multilevel Primal and Dual Approaches for Pricing American Options
John Schoenmakers (Weierstrass Institute Berlin), Denis Belomestny (Duisburg-Essen University) and Marcel Ladkau (Weierstrass Institute Berlin)
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