WSC 2018 Proceedings


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Keynote
Keynote
Conference Keynote: Scott F. Breor
Chair: Björn Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology)
Assessing Critical Infrastructure Dependencies and Interdependencies
Scott F. Breor (U.S. Department of Homeland Security)
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Titans of Simulation
Titans of Simulation
Titan Talk: Peter Frazier
Chair: Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University)
Bridging the Gap from Academic Research to Industry Impact
Peter I. Frazier (Cornell University)
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Titans of Simulation
Titan Talk: Russell Cheng
Chair: Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University)
Creating a Real Impression: Visual Statistical Analysis
Russell Cheng (University of Southampton)
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Best Papers
Track Coordinator - Best Papers: Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University)
Best Papers
Best Applied Paper
Simulation Based Prediction of the Near-Future Emergency Medical Services System State
Tobias Andersson Granberg and Hien Thi Ngoc Nguyen (Linköping University)
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Best Papers
Best Theoretical Paper
Sampling Uncertain Constraints under Parametric Distributions
Henry Lam (Columbia University) and Fengpei Li (fl2412@columbia.edu)
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Best Papers
Finalists for Best Applied Paper
RH-RT: A Data Analytics Framework for Reducing Wait Time at Emergency Departments and Centres for Urgent Care
Navonil Mustafee, John Powell, and Alison Harper (University of Exeter)
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Stochastic Optimization for Feasibility Determination: An Application to Water Pump Operation in Water Distribution Network
Yi-An Tsai (Arizona State University), Riccardo Perego (University of Milano-Bicocca), Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University), Zelda B. Zabinsky (University of Washington), Antonio Candelieri (University of Milano-Bicocca), Hao Huang (Yuan Ze University), and Logan Mathesen (Arizona State University)
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Ford's Power Train Operations: Changing the Simulation Environment 2
Michael Higgins (Ford Motor Company) and John Ladbrook (Ford Motor Company, University of East London)
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Modeling Bursts in the Arrival Process to an Emergency Call Center
Pierre L'Ecuyer (University of Montreal; DIRO, GERAD, CIRRELT) and Klas Gustavsson and Leif Olsson (Mid-Sweden University, Faculty of Science)
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Best Papers
Finalists for Best Theoretical Paper
Gradient Based Criteria for Sequential Design
Collin B. Erickson, Bruce E. Ankenman, and Matthew Plumlee (Northwestern University) and Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
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Exact Posterior Simulation From The Linear LASSO Regression
Zdravko Botev and Yi-Lung Chen (UNSW Sydney), Pierre L'Ecuyer (University of Montreal), Shev MacNamara (University of Technology Sydney), and Dirk P. Kroese (University of Queensland)
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An Improved Simulation of Hybrid Biological Models with Many Stochastic Events and Quasi-Disjoint Subnets
Mostafa Herajy (Port Said University) and Monika Heiner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
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Data-Driven Ranking and Selection: High-Dimensional Covariates and General Dependence
Zeyu Zheng (University of California, Berkeley); Xiaocheng Li (Stanford University); and Xiaowei Zhang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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Simulation for a Noble Cause
Track Coordinator - Simulation for a Noble Cause: George Miller (MOSIMTEC), David Poza (University of Valladolid)
Simulation for a Noble Cause
Humanitarianism - I
Chair: David Poza (University of Valladolid)
A Systems Modeling Approach to Analyzing Human Trafficking
Jeffrey Brelsford and Saurabh Parakh (MOSIMTEC)
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Where Are They Headed Next? Modeling Emergent Displaced Camps in the DRC Using Agent-based Models
Erika Frydenlund and Peter Foytik (Old Dominion University), Alain Ouattara (United Nations), and Jose J. Padilla (Old Dominion University)
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How Does Humanitarianism Spread? Modeling the Origins of Citizen Initiatives through Norm Diffusion
Khadijeh Salimi, Erika Frydenlund, and Jose J. Padilla (Old Dominion University) and Hanne Haaland and Hege Wallevik (University of Agder)
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Simulation for a Noble Cause
Humanitarianism - II
Chair: George Miller (MOSIMTEC)
A Management Tool Based on Discrete Event Simulation for Humanitarian Support
Vlademir Fazio Santos (FEEC Unicamp), Edson Luiz Ursini and Paulo Sergio Martins (School of Technology of Unicamp), and Michel Daoud Yacoub (FEEC Unicamp)
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Simulation Model and Simulation-based Serious Gaming in Humanitarian Logistics
Robert de Souza, Linda William, Giuseppe Timperio, and Za'Aba Bin Abdul Rahim (National University of Singapore)
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Developing an Agent-based Simulation Model of the Use of Different Communication Technologies in Inter-Organizational Disaster Response Coordination
Susan Aros and Deborah Gibbons (Naval Postgraduate School)
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Simulation for a Noble Cause
Healthcare
Chair: George Miller (MOSIMTEC)
Optimal Enterprise Results in the Clinical Research Environment
Antonio R. Rodriguez (National Institutes of Health (NIH))
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An Integrated Simulation Frame