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Keynote Address
Introductory and Advanced Tutorials
Software and Modelware Tutorials
Focus Sessions
Parallel Simulation
AI: What Simulationists Really Need to Know (Panel)
Software Engineering and Simulation: Mutual Contributions
Trends and Expectations of the Use of Simulation Within DoD
A Dynamic View of Simulation Support Environments
Analysis Methodology
General Monte Carlo Methods
Multivariate Methods for Design and Analysis
Analysis Issues in Manufacturing Simulations
Improving Efficiency in Simulation Experiments
Experimental Designs for Simulation
Response-Surface Related Models
Simulation Optimization
Alternative Approaches for Specifying Input Distributions and Processes (Panel)
Simulation Output Analysis
Modeling Methodology
Using Artificial Intelligence
Distributed Simulation Systems
Problems in Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Interactive Simulation (Panel)
Graphical Representation
Object-Oriented Influences
Visual Simulation
Qualitative Simulation
Custom Simulations
Manufacturing Applications
Electronics Manufacturing
Financial Simulations
Effective Cost Modeling on the Factory Floor: Taking Simulation to the Bottom Line (Panel)
Real-Time Application of Simulation
Simulation-Based Scheduling Systems
Medium to High Volume Production Systems
Flexible and Cellular Manufacturing
Decision Support for Manufacturing
Automated Guided Vehicle Systems
Conveyors and Control
General Applications
Exploiting Problem Structure for High Performance Simulation
Productivity and Performance Modeling
Transportation Systems I
Transportation Systems II
Transportation Systems III
Computer Networks
Computer Systems I
Computer Systems II
Military Systems I
Military Systems II
Industry I
Industry II

Keynote Address

Simulation, Technology, and the Decision Process
Philip J. Kiviat
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Introductory and Advanced Tutorials

Perspectives on Simulation Using GPSS
Thomas J. Schriber
Introduction to Simulation
Arne Thesen and Laurel E. Travis
Artificial Intelligence and Simulation (Tutorial)
Jeff Rothenberg
Guidelines for Successful Simulation Studies
Osman Balci
Design and Analysis of Simulation Experiments for Manufacturing Applications
Averill M. Law
Parallel Simulation Using the Time Warp Operating System
Peter L. Reiher
Smoothing Time Series for Input and Output Analysis in System Simulation Experiments
Peter A. W. Lewis and James G. Stevens
Output Analysis for Simulation
Andrew F. Seila
A Five Level Hierarchy for the Management of Simulation Models
Fran鏾is E. Cellier, Qingsu Wang, and Bernard P. Zeigler
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Software and Modelware Tutorials

Special Purpose Simulator Development
Marvin S. Seppanen
SLAM II Tutorial
Jean J. O'Reilly and James P. Whitford
Introduction to SLAMSYSTEM
William R. Lilegdon and Julie N. Ehrlich
Simulation Modeling and Analysis with INSIGHT: A Tutorial
Stephen D. Roberts and Mary Ann Flanigan
Modeling Efficiently with GPSS/H
Robert C. Crain and Daniel T. Brunner
AutoMod II
Van B. Norman
Simulation and Animation with SIMNET II and ISES
Hamdy A. Taha, R. B. Taylor, and Nazar A. Younis
Proof: The General Purpose Animator
Nancy J. Earle, Daniel T. Brunner, and James O. Henriksen
Introduction to SIMAN
David T. Sturrock and C. Dennis Pegden
A Brief SIMSCRIPT II.5 Tutorial
William J. Garrison
MODSIM II - A Modular, Objective-Oriented Language
Ron Belanger
Computer Animation with Cinema
Jacob P. Poorte and Deborah A. Davis
ProModelPC Tutorial
Charles R. Harrell and Ken Tumay
NETWORK II.5 Tutorial: Network Modeling Without Programming
William J. Garrison
Introduction to SIMFACTORY II.5
John Goble
A Tutorial on GENETIK Simulation and Scheduling
Kieran Concannon and Paul Becker
Tutorial: Scheduling Manufacturing Systems with FACTOR
Douglas G. MacFarland and Mary E. Grant
A Tutorial Introduction to Object-Oriented Simulation and Sim++
Greg Lomow and Dirk Baezner
Introduction to Process-Oriented Simulation and CSIM
Herbert D. Schwetman
Simulation Graphical Modeling and Analysis (SIGMA) Tutorial
Lee W. Schruben
Introduction to the General Simulation System GSS and Its Application to Communications Systems
Naeem Malik
Modeling Manufacturing Systems Using MANUPLAN and SIMSTARTER - A Tutorial
Rajan Suri, Dianne Derleth, and Michael Tomsicek
A Tutorial on WITNESS
Charles Murgiano
A Tutorial on UniFit II: A System for Total Support of Simulation Input Modeling
Stephen G. Vincent and Averill M. Law
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Focus Sessions

Parallel Simulation

A "Conservative" Approach to Parallelizing the Sharks World Simulation
David M. Nicol and Scott E. Riffe
Parallel Simulation of the Sharks World Problem
Rajive L. Bagrodia and Wen-Toh Liao
A Time Warp Implementation of Sharks World
Matthew T. Presley, Peter L. Reiher, and Steven Bellenot
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AI: What Simulationists Really Need to Know (Panel)

AI: What Simulationists Really Need to Know (Panel)
David P. Miller, Jeff Rothenberg, David W. Franke, Paul A. Fishwick, and R. James Firby
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Software Engineering and Simulation: Mutual Contributions

A Simulation for Combat Systems Development and Acceptance Testing
Thad J. Janowiak
A Functional Approach to Simulation Programming
Adrienne Bloss
The Runtime Creation of Code for Printing Simulation Output
John H. Reynolds
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Trends and Expectations of the Use of Simulation Within DoD

Defense Science Board Recommendations: An Examination of Defense Policy on the Use of Modeling and Simulation
Barry M. Horowitz
Simulation for Design, Test and Evaluation, and Training: Reconciling the Differences
Ronald G. Hughes
Future Real-Time Testing and Evaluation Computing Environments
Douglas R. Goodman and Robert G. Enk
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A Dynamic View of Simulation Support Environments

Integrated Support Environments for Simulation Modelling
David W. Balmer and Ray J. Paul
Proving Temporal Properties of Hybrid Systems
Sanjai Narain and Jeff Rothenberg
Model Generation Issues in a Simulation Support Environment
Osman Balci, Richard E. Nance, E. Joseph Derrick, Ernest H. Page, and John L. Bishop
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Analysis Methodology

General Monte Carlo Methods

Lattice Structure of Pseudorandom Sequences from Shift-Register Generators
Shu Tezuka
Solving Product From Stochastic Networks with Monte Carlo Summation
Keith W. Ross and Jie Wang
Sequential Bayesian Analysis of Simulation Experiments
Jorge Haddock and Thomas R. Willemain
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Multivariate Methods for Design and Analysis

Power Comparisons for the Multivariate Batch-Means Method
John M. Charnes
Batch-Size Effects on Simulation Optimization Using Multiple Comparisons with the Best
Lynne Goldsman and Barry L. Nelson
Characterizing Distribution of Discrete Bivariate Random Variables for Simulation and Evaluation of Solution Methods
Bridget A. Moore, Jeffrey A. Peterson, and Charles H. Reilly
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Analysis Issues in Manufacturing Simulations

The Application of Experimental Design to the Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing Lines
Sarah J. Wood and Peter D. Welch
Using Experimental Design to Improve the Efficiency of Simulation Modeling - A Manufacturing Perspective
Steve Hatami, Earl Cowley, and Cynthia Morey
Models of Random Machine Downtimes for Simulation
Averill M. Law
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Improving Efficiency in Simulation Experiments

Sensitivity Analysis with Regard to Capacity Expansion in Network Flow Simulation
Christos Alexopoulos and George S. Fishman
Control Variates for Stochastic Network Simulation
Thanos N. Avramidis and James R. Wilson
Fitting Parametric Models By Conditional Simulation
Russell C. H. Cheng
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Experimental Designs for Simulation

Some Optimal Simulation Designs for Estimating Quadratic Response Surface Functions
Joan M. Donohue, Ernest C. Houck, and Raymond H. Myers
Statistics and Deterministic Simulation Models: Why Not?
Jack P. C. Kleijnen
Heuristic Diagnostics for the Presence of Pure Error in Computer Simulation Models
Jeffrey D. Tew and Marnita C. Crenshaw
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Response-Surface Related Models

Initial Transient Effects in the Frequency Domain
Douglas J. Morrice, Lee W. Schruben, and Sheldon H. Jacobson
System Identification Using Frequency Domain Methodology
Arnold Buss
A New Algorithm for Stochastic Optimization
Sigrun Andradottir
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Simulation Optimization

Use of Common Random Numbers in Comparing Alternatives
Gordon M. Clark
Finite-Time Behavior of Two Simulation Optimization Algorithms
Ying Tat Leung and Rajan Suri
Bias Properties of Infinitesimal Perturbation Analysis for Multi-Server Queues
Michael C. Fu and Jian-Qiang Hu
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Alternative Approaches for Specifying Input Distributions and Processes (Panel)

Alternative Approaches for Specifying Input Distributions and Processes (Panel)
W. David Kelton, Bennett L. Fox, Mark E. Johnson, Averill M. Law, Bruce W. Schmeiser, James R. Wilson, John P. Meszaros, Cynthia L. Morey, and Cynthia L. Morey
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Simulation Output Analysis

Single-Replication Simulation
David Goldsman, James J. Swain, and David Withers
Simulation and Regression: Dealing with the Assumption of a Common Error Variance
Peter D. Welch
Overlapping Batch Statistics
Bruce W. Schmeiser, Thanos N. Avramidis, and Sherif Hashem
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Modeling Methodology

Using Artificial Intelligence

The Role of Polymorphism in Class Evolution in the Devs-Scheme Environment
Tag Gon Kim
Applying Knowledge-Based System Design and Simulation in Information System Requirements Determination
Kung-Chao Liu and Jerzy W. Rozenblit
Expert Simulation System Based on a Relational Database
Robert E. Shannon and Martha A. Centeno
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Distributed Simulation Systems

A Unified Distributed Simulation System
Jeff McAffer
Distributed Simulation: No Special Tools Required
Frank Paterra, C. Michael Overstreet, and Kurt Maly
An Approach Towards Distributed Simulation of Timed Petri Nets
Devendra Kumar and Saad Harous
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Problems in Parallel and Distributed Simulation

Simultaneous Events and Distributed Simulation
Bruce A. Cota and Robert G. Sargent
Time-Based Performance Evaluation of Protocols for Distributed Systems: An Alternative to Message Counting
Phil Kearns and Jeffrey E. Payne
Restructuring Networks to Avoid Deadlocks in Parallel Simulations
Christopher H. Nevison
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Interactive Simulation (Panel)

Interactive Simulation (Panel)
Charles R. Standridge, Kenneth M. Marwiczak, Deborah A. Davis, Kenneth J. Musselman, and Daniel T. Brunner
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Graphical Representation

Simulation Modelling Support Via Network Based Concepts
Stephen C. Mathewson
Analysis of Markov Chains Using Simulation Graph Models
Enver Y點esan
A Framework for Reusability Using Graph-Based Models
Dana L. Wyatt
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Object-Oriented Influences

Experiences in Developing an Object-Oriented Modeling Environment for Manufacturing Systems
Chuda B. Basnet, Phillip A. Farrington, David B. Pratt, Manjunath Karnath, S. Cem Karacal, and Terrence G. Beaumariage
Object Oriented Programming Languages for Developing Simulation-Related Software
Timothy Thomasma and James Madsen
Computational Mechanics Solvers Based on Object-Oriented Design Principles
Joseph Whitesell and John D. Reid
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Visual Simulation

Object Oriented Visual Interactive Simulation
Ranko Vujosevic
Hierarchical Modeling in a Graphical Simulation System
Robert F. Gordon, Edward A. MacNair, Kurtiss J. Gordon, and James F. Kurose
General Purpose Visual Simulation System: A Functional Description
John L. Bishop and Osman Balci
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Qualitative Simulation

Fuzzy Set Methods for Qualitative and Natural Language Oriented Simulation
Paul A. Fishwick
Accuracy in Qualitative Descriptions of Behaviour
Tony Morgan
Fuzzy Measures in Inductive Reasoning
DongHui Li and Fran鏾is E. Cellier
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Custom Simulations

A Fast Simulation Approach for Tandem Queueing Systems
Liang Chen and Chien-Liang Chen
Template Based Simulators: An Example from Manufacturing
Arne Thesen
A Generalized Reliability Block Diagram (RBD) Simulation
Kerry D. Figiel and Dileep R. Sule
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Manufacturing Applications

Electronics Manufacturing

Electronic Manufacturing Cell Design Using PC-Based Modeling and Simulation Tools
Ravindra Gujar, Paul Desruelle, and Randall Hammer
Simulation: The Small Manufacturer's Unknown Need
Walter J. Trybula
A Flexible Simulation Framework for Evaluating Multi-Level, Heuristic-Based Production Control Strategies
G. Don Taylor, Jr.
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Financial Simulations

The Representation of Accounting Data in Industrial Simulation
Craig McLanahan and Michael G. Ketcham
Financial Simulation: Combining Cost Information in Systems Analysis
Michael J. O'Loughlin, Mary K. Driskell, and Gregory Diehl
Simultaneous Cost and Production Analysis of Manufacturing Systems
David P. Christy and George B. Kleindorfer
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Effective Cost Modeling on the Factory Floor: Taking Simulation to the Bottom Line (Panel)

Effective Cost Modeling on the Factory Floor: Taking Simulation to the Bottom Line (Panel)
John S. Zuk, George B. Kleindorfer, Robert D. Moore, William B. Nordgren, and Don T. Phillips
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Real-Time Application of Simulation

Implementation Issues Using Simulation for Real-Time Scheduling, Control, and Monitoring
Catherine M. Harmonosky
A Simulation-Based Work Order Release Mechanism for a Flexible Manufacturing System
Daniel J. Muller, John K. Jackman, and Charles Fitzwater
Towards a Realtime Knowledge-Based Simulation System for Diagnosing Machine Tool Failure
S. Manivannan and Jerry Banks
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Simulation-Based Scheduling Systems

A Simulation Model for Production Scheduling of a Facility in a Process Industry
Todd A. Barnes and L. Leslie Gardner
Near-Term Distributed Simulation of Apparel Manufacturing
Roy P. Pargas, John C. Peck, Prashant K. Khambekar, and Satish K. Dharmaraj
A Methodology for Development of Simulation Based Production Schedule Generation Systems
Knud Erik Wichmann
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Medium to High Volume Production Systems

ALSS II: The Advanced Assembly Line System Simulator
Marvin S. Seppanen
Data Requirements for Analysis of Manufacturing Systems Using Computer Simulation
Steve Hatami
Simulation of a New Cellular Manufacturing Facility for the SSC Particle Accelerator
David R. Kalasky
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Flexible and Cellular Manufacturing

Using Computer Simulation to Compare Tool Delivery Systems in an FMC
Eric P. Hedlund, Wayne J. Davis, and Peter L. Webster
A Macro/Micro Modeling Approach to the Simulation of Cellular Manufacturing Systems
Suraj M. Alexander, William E. Biles, Gerald W. Evans, and Ismail M. Zahran
Performance of Dispatching Rules Under Perfect Sequencing Flexibility
Ram Racharnadugu and Thomas J. Schriber
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Decision Support for Manufacturing

Detailed Simulation for Semiconductor Manufacturing
Robert W. Atherton, Linda F. Atherton, and Mark A. Pool
SBDSS - A Simulation Based Decision Support System
Maryam S. Shahraray and Martin Maeschke
Using the MAXX Simulator for Electronic Card Manufacturing
Stephen J. Buckley, Darcy M. Palmer, Chae Hun An, James U. Korein, Javad H. Ahmadi, Peng Si Ow, and Urban A. Brunner
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Automated Guided Vehicle Systems

An AGVS Simulation Code Generate for Manufacturing Applications
Dah-Chuan Gong and Leon F. McGinnis
Using Simulation in Design of a Cellular Assembly Plant with Automatic Guided Vehicles
Onur M. 躭gen and Pankaj Kedia
Building Flexible AGV and ASRS System Models for Facility Design Phase Applications
Ronald L. Webster and David F. Foster
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Conveyors and Control

A Case Study: Simulation of Packaging Line Control Logic
Stuart Gittlitz
Multiobjective Optimization and Analysis of Picking/Conveyance Systems
Soemon Takakuwa
Modeling High Volume Conveyor Sorting Systems
Christine M. Geinzer and John P. Meszaros
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General Applications

Exploiting Problem Structure for High Performance Simulation

Vectorization and Parallelization of Transport Monte Carlo Simulation Codes
Kenichi Miura
Unboundedly Parallel Simulations via Recurrence Relations for Network and Reliability Problems
Albert G. Greenberg, Boris D. Lubachevsky, and Isi Mitrani
Parallel Trace-Driven Cache Simulation by Time Partitioning
Philip Heidelberger and Harold S. Stone
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Productivity and Performance Modeling

Using Discrete Event Simulation to Evaluate Housestaff Work Schedules
Robert W. Klein, Mark A. Dame, Robert S. Dittus, and David J. DeBrota
A Simulation Model for Assessing Fishing Fleet Performance Under Uncertainty
Harvey H. Millar and Eldon A. Gunn
A Systems Analysis and Model of a Parallel Multi-Server Queueing System
Thomas D. Clark, Jr., Kathy L. McCommon, and Donald H. Hammond
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Transportation Systems I

The Role of Interactive Graphics When Applying Traffic Simulation Models
Edward B. Lieberman and Barbara Andrews
Traffic Modeling Software for IVHS Applications
Alberto J. Santiago and Hobih Chen
Dynamic Simulation-Assignment Methodology to Evaluate In-Vehicle Information Strategies in Urban Traffic Networks
R. Jayakrishnan and Hani S. Mahmassani
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Transportation Systems II

Flow Profile Comparison of a Microscopic Car-Following Model and a Macroscopic Platoon Dispersion Model for Traffic Simulation
Donald T. Ganz and James R. Mekemson
Use of Multimedia to Augment Simulation
Peter Aiken, Frank Armour, Peggy Brouse, Ann Fields, Mandy Hassanpour, Jianhong Liang, and James D. Palmer
Examination of Air Traffic Flow at a Major Airport
Fathi Sokkar, Andy Harjanto, and Stewart V. Nelson
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Transportation Systems III

A Multi-Purpose Toll Collection Plaza Model
Andrew J. Junga
Using Computer Simulation for Rapid Transit Operating Strategies
John S. Carson and Onala M. Atala
The Use of Computer Simulation for Marine Terminal Planning
Beth C. Carpenter and Thomas Ward
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Computer Networks

Simulation of the LAN Behavior in the Distributed HP-UX Environment
Joseph J. Deval, Thomas C. Kerrigan, and Michael K. Molloy
Simulation of a Real-Time Fault Detection and Analysis System for a CIM Token Ring Network
Mark D. Pardue and James D. Palmer
A Simulation Study of the Communications Performance of the Federal Aviation Administration Mode Select Beacon System for Air Traffic Control
Charlotte Laqui and Yaoshuang Qu
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Computer Systems I

Disk I/O, A Study in Shifting Bottlenecks
Charles E. Knadler, Jr. and Ralph M. May
Simulating Dedicated Unix PC-Based Application Systems
Boleslaw K. Szymanski and Steven H. Azzaro
Effects of Distributed Database Modeling on Evaluation of Transaction Rollbacks
Ravi Mukkamala
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Computer Systems II

System Performance Analysis With an ADA Process Model Development
Joseph A. Viceroy
On Comparing Load Indices Using Oracle Simulation
Sayed A. Banawan and John Zahorjan
Developing a Simulator for the USC Orthogonal Multiprocessor
Sharad Mehrotra
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Military Systems I

The Oak Ridge Spreadsheet Battle Model
Dean S. Hartley III
Toward Real Time Simulation: Prototyping of a Large Scale Parallel Ground Target Simulation
John B. Gilmer, Jr., David W. O'Brien, and Jeffery E. Payne
Ammunition Upload and Deployment V2.0: A Simulation Analysis
Stephen Richard Parker
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Military Systems II

An Evaluation Technique for a Protocol in Development
Philip M. Irey IV, David T. Marlow, and Richard E. Nance
The Command and Control Communications and Information Network Analysis Tool (C3INAT)
John P. Mullen, Jason Rupe, Srinagesh Gavirneni, and Way Kuo
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Industry I

A Corporate Strategy for Implementing Process Simulation
Douglas J. Payne, Nandu N. Thondavadi, and Phil Francis
Modeling and Analysis of a New Product Development in Electronic Sub-Assembly Manufacturing
Leo A. Joseph, Jeffrey T. Watt, and Nancy Wigglesworth
Using a Manufacturing Based Simulation Package to Model a Customer Service Center
Victor Chin and Steven C. Sprecher
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Industry II

A Simulation Analysis of the Effects of Transportation System Parameters on Inventory Levels
R. Greer Lavery
Concurrent Simulation with Entity Life Modeling: An Airport Simulator Using Ada
Pen-Nan Lee, Ravinder R. Purumandla, and William Nehman
Evaluation of Heuristics for Inspection Station Allocation in Serial Production Systems
Sanjay Saxena, Chi-Ming Chang, Hin Bun Chow, and Jim Lee
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