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WSC 2016 Proceedings


Overview | By Track



Keynote and Titans
Keynote · Keynote and Titans
Opening and Keynote
Chair: Todd Huschka (Mayo Clinic)
Many Model Thinking
Scott E. Page (University of Michigan)
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Keynote · Keynote and Titans
Adventures in Policy Modeling!
Chair: Stephen E. Chick (INSEAD)
Edward H. Kaplan (Yale School of Management)
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Keynote · Keynote and Titans
A Data Farmer's Almanac
Chair: Stephen E. Chick (INSEAD)
Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
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Cross-Fertilization
Keynote · Cross-Fertilization
Dark Matter And Super Symmetry: Exploring And Explaining The Universe With Simulations At The LHC
Chair: Russell R. Barton (Pennsylvania State University)
Oliver Gutsche (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)
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Keynote · Cross-Fertilization
Control of an HIV Epidemic among Injection Drug Users: Simulation Modeling on Complex Networks
Chair: Russell R. Barton (Pennsylvania State University)
Alexander R. Rutherford, Bojan Ramadanovic, and Lukas Ahrenberg (Simon Fraser University); Warren Michelow (University of British Columbia); Brandon D. L. Marshall (Brown University); Will Small (Simon Fraser University); Kathleen Deering and Julio S. G. Montaner (St. Paul's Hospital); and Kristztina Vasarhelyi (Simon Fraser University)
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Introductory Tutorials
Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Introduction to Simulation
Chair: Stewart Robinson (Loughborough University)
The Basics of Simulation
K. Preston White. Jr. (University of Virginia) and Ricki G. Ingalls (Texas State University)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Introduction to System Dynamics
Chair: Ignacio J. Martinez-Moyano (Argonne National Laboratory)
System Dynamics: a Behavioral Modeling Method
Martin Kunc (Warwick Business School)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Introduction to Agent Based Modeling
Chair: Gilbert Arbez (University of Ottawa)
Agent-Based Modeling: An Introduction and Primer
Christopher W. Weimer, J.O. Miller, and Raymond R. Hill (Air Force Institute of Technology)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Performing Simulation Projects
Chair: K. White, Jr. (University of Virginia)
A Clue, the Cash, the Commitment, and Courage: The Keys to a Successful Simulation Project
Melanie R. Barker and Nancy B. Zupick (Rockwell Automation)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Conceptual Modeling
Chair: Martin Kunc (Warwick Business School)
Tutorial on ABCmod: An Activity Based Discrete Event Conceptual Modelling Framework
Gilbert Arbez and Louis G. Birta (University of Ottawa)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Input Modeling
Chair: Ricki G. Ingalls (Texas State University)
A Tutorial on How to Select Simulation Input Probability Distributions
Averill M. Law (Averill M. Law & Associates, Inc.)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Simulation Output Analysis
Chair: Nancy Zupick (Rockwell Automation)
A Practical Introduction to Analysis of Simulation Output Data
Christine S.M. Currie and Russell C.H. Cheng (University of Southampton)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Introduction to Hybrid Simulation
Chair: Christine Currie (University of Southampton)
A Primer for Hybrid Modeling and Simulation
Ignacio J. Martinez-Moyano and Charles M. Macal (Argonne National Laboratory)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Simulation Programming Environments
Chair: Raymond Hill (Air Force Institute of Technology)
Introduction to Simulation Using JavaScript
Gerd Wagner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
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Advanced Tutorials
Paper · Advanced Tutorials
A Tutorial on the Operational Validation of Simulation Models
Chair: Osman Balci (Virginia Tech)
Robert G. Sargent (Syracuse University) and David M. Goldsman and Tony Yaacoub (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Advanced Tutorial: Input Uncertainty and Robust Analysis in Stochastic Simulation
Chair: Peter Glynn (Stanford University)
Henry Lam (University of Michigan)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Exact Simulation vs Exact Estimation
Chair: Henry Lam (University of Michigan)
Peter W. Glynn (Stanford University)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
From Desktop To Large-scale Model Exploration with Swift/T
Chair: Charles M. Macal (Argonne National Laboratory)
Jonathan Ozik, Nicholson T. Collier, and Justin M. Wozniak (Argonne National Laboratory) and Carmine Spagnuolo (University of Salerno)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Inside Discrete-event Simulation Software: How It Works and Why It Matters
Chair: Jeffrey Smith (Auburn University)
Thomas J. Schriber (University of Michigan), Daniel T. Brunner (Dan Brunner Associates LLC), and Jeffrey S.Q Smith (Auburn University)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Healthcare Simulation Tutorial: Methods, Challenges, and Opportunities
Chair: Sally Brailsford (University of Southampton)
Michelle M. Alvarado and Mark Lawley (Texas A&M University) and Yan Li (New York Academy of Medicine)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Technology Transfer of Simulation Analysis Methodology: One Man's Opinion
Chair: Shane G. Henderson (Cornell University)
Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Tutorial on the Engineering Principles of Combat Modeling and Distributed Simulation
Chair: Andreas Tolk (MITRE Corporation)
Andreas Tolk (The MITRE Corporation)
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Analysis Methodology
Paper · Analysis Methodology
Analysis for Simulation
Chair: Zeyu Zheng (Stanford University)
Discretization Error of Reflected Fractional Brownian Motion
Peter McGlaughlin and Alexandra Chronopoulou (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
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Three Asymptotic Regimes for Ranking and Selection with General Sample Distributions
Jing Dong and Yi Zhu (Northwestern University)
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