WSC 2017 Proceedings


Overview | By Event Type | By Track | Author Index



Keynote
Program Event Content · Keynote
50th Anniversary Keynote: Barry L. Nelson
Chair: Ernie Page (MITRE Corporation)
WSC 2067: What Are The Chances?
Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
Abstract
pdf

Titan Keynote
Program Event Content · Titan Keynote
Titan Talk - Bernard P. Zeigler
Chair: Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
Why Should We Develop Simulation Models in Pairs?
Bernard P. Zeigler (University of Arizona)
Abstract
pdf
Program Event Content · Titan Keynote
Titan Talk - Robert Sargent
Chair: Gabriel Wainer (Carleton University)
A Perspective on Fifty-five Years of the Evolution of Scientific Respect for Simulation
Robert G. Sargent (Syracuse University)
Abstract
pdf

History of Simulation
Paper · History of Simulation
History of the Winter Simulation Conference, I
Chair: Russell R. Barton (Pennsylvania State University)
History of the Winter Simulation Conference: Overview and Notable Facts and Figures
Dave Goldsman and Mariana de Almeida Costa (Georgia Institute of Technology), Paul Goldsman (self-employed), and James R. Wilson (North Carolina State University)
Abstract
pdf
History of the Winter Simulation Conference: Origins and Early Years (1967-1974)
Thomas J. Schriber (Ross School of Business, University of Michigan) and Julian Reitman, Arnold Ockene, and Harold G. Hixson (Not Applicable)
Abstract
pdf
History of the Winter Simulation Conference: Renaissance Period (1975 – 1982)
Robert G. Sargent (Syracuse University), Paul Roth (pr productions), and Thomas J. Schriber (The University of Michigan)
Abstract
pdf
Paper · History of Simulation
International Simulation History with Keynote
Chair: Robert G. Sargent (Syracuse University)
A History of Simulation Development in the UK
Brian W. Hollocks (Bournemouth University)
Abstract
pdf
The Countries of the Participants in the Winter Simulation Conference
Dave Goldsman and Mariana de Almeida Costa (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Paul Goldsman (self-employed)
Abstract
pdf
Paper · History of Simulation
History of the Winter Simulation Conference, II
Chair: Bruce Schmeiser (Purdue University)
History of the Winter Simulation Conference: Coming-of-Age Period (1983-1992)
Robert G. Sargent (Syracuse University)
Abstract
pdf
History of the Winter Simulation Conference: Period of Growth, Consolidation, and Innovation (1993-2007)
Russell R. Barton (The Pennsylvania State University), Jeffrey A. Joines (North Carolina State University), and Douglas J. Morrice (The University of Texas at Austin)
Abstract
pdf
History of the Winter Simulation Conference: Modern Period (2008–2017)
Christos Alexopoulos (Georgia Institute of Technology), Jeffrey Joines (NC State University), and Michael E. Kuhl (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Abstract
pdf
Paper · History of Simulation
History of Simulation Analysis
Chair: Russell Cheng (University of Southampton)
A Concise History of Simulation Output Analysis
Christos Alexopoulos (Georgia Institute of Technology) and W. David Kelton (University of Cincinnati)
Abstract
pdf
History of Seeking Better Solutions, aka Simulation Optimization
Michael Fu (University of Maryland) and Shane Henderson (Cornell University)
Abstract
pdf
History of Improving Statistical Efficiency
Russell Barton (Pennsylvania State University); Marvin K. Nakayama (New Jersey Institute of Technology); and Lee Schruben (University of California, Berkeley)
Abstract
pdf
Paper · History of Simulation
History of Simulation Inputs
Chair: Laurel Travis (VATECH)
History of Input Modeling
Russell Cheng (University of Southampton)
Abstract
pdf
History of Uniform Random Number Generation
Pierre L'Ecuyer (University of Montreal)
Abstract
pdf
History of Random Variate Generation
Michael Kuhl (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Abstract
pdf
Paper · History of Simulation
History of Simulation Computing
Chair: Abdullah Alabdulkarim (Majmaah University)
History of Computer Simulation Software: An Initial Perspective
Richard E. Nance (Virginia Tech (Retired)) and C. Michael Overstreet (Old Dominion University (Retired))
Abstract
pdf
Parallel Discrete Event Simulation: The Making of a Field
Richard Fujimoto (Georgia Institute of Techology); Rajive Bagrodia (Scalable Network Technologies Inc., University of California at Los Angeles); Randal Bryant (Carnegie Mellon University); K. Mani Chandy (California Institute of Technology); David Jefferson (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory); Jayadev Misra (The University of Texas at Austin); David Nicol (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign); and Brian Unger (University of Calgary, River Run Collaboratory Ltd.)
Abstract
pdf
Paper · History of Simulation
History of Simulation Modeling
Chair: Tony Yaacoub (Georgia Institute of Technology)
History of Verification and Validation of Simulation Models
Robert G. Sargent (Syracuse University) and Osman Balci (Virginia Tech)
Abstract
pdf
The History of Simulation Modeling
Stephen Roberts (North Carolina State University) and Dennis Pegden (Simio, LLC)
Abstract
pdf
Paper · History of Simulation
Computer Simulation Archive
Chair: Stephen Roberts (Noth Carolina State University)
Creation of the Computer Simulation Archive
Robert G. Sargent (Syracuse University) and James R. Wilson (North Carolina State University)
Abstract
pdf
The Computer Simulation Archive: Development and Current Contents
Richard E. Nance (Virginia Tech) and Gwyneth A. Thayer (North Carolina State University)
Abstract
pdf
The Importance of the Computer Simulation Archive
Greg Raschke and Susan K. Nutter (NC State University)
Abstract
pdf
Paper · History of Simulation
Simulation History of Application Domains
Chair: Astrid Klueter (Technical University Dortmund)
A History of United States Military Simulation
Raymond R. Hill and J. O. Miller (AFIT)
Abstract
pdf
Five Decades of Healthcare Simulation
Sally C. Brailsford (University of Southampton), Michael W. Carter (University of Toronto), and Sheldon H. Jacobson (University of Illinois)
Abstract
pdf
History and Perspective of Simulation in Manufacturing
Leon F. McGinnis (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Oliver Rose (Universitat der Bundeswehr München)
Abstract