WSC 2017 Proceedings


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Doctoral Colloquium
Doctoral Colloquium · PhD Colloquium
Ph.D. Colloquium Lunch
Chair: Emily Lada (SAS Institute Inc.)
Doctoral Colloquium · PhD Colloquium
Ph.D. Colloquium Keynote
Chair: Emily Lada (SAS Institute Inc.)
Recent Lessons on Research Ethics and Academic Publishing
James R. Wilson (North Carolina State University)
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Doctoral Colloquium · PhD Colloquium
Ph.D. Colloquium Presentations I
Chair: Weiwei Chen (Rutgers University)
A Multi-objective Perspective on Robust Ranking and Selection
Weizhi Liu (National University of Singapore)
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Analyzing Different Dispatching Policies for Probability Estimation in Time Constraint Tunnels in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Alexandre Lima (ST MICROELECTRONICS, Ecoles des Mines de Saint-Etienne)
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A Simulation-optimization Framework to Solve the Workforce Scheduling Problem in Complex Manufacturing and Logistic Contexts
Ludovica Maccarrone (Sapienza)
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Optimizing Production Allocation with Simulation in the Fashion Industry: A Multi-Level Hierachical Optimization Framework Proposal
Virginia Fani (University of Florence)
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Integrating Consumer Adoption Modeling in Renewable Energy Expansion Planning
Anuj Mittal (Iowa State University)
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A Quantile Adaptive Search for Black-box Simulation Optimization on Continuous Domains with Practical Implementations
David Linz (University of Washington)
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Evaluating Static and Adaptive Safety Stock Policies for Robust Pharmaceutical Supply Chains
Rana Azghandi (Northeastern University)
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Acquisition Functions for Simultaneous Bayesian Optimisation of Multiple Problems
Michael Pearce (University of Warwick)
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Sustainable Urban Freight Transport: a Simheuristic Approach
Lorena Silvana Reyes-Rubiano (Public University of Navarra)
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Measure Valued Differentiation for Stochastic Neural Networks
Thomas Flynn (Graduate Center, City University of New York)
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A Recommendation System for First-order Nearly Orthogonal-and-balanced (NOAB) Designs
Zachary C. Little (Air Force Institute of Technology / The Perduco Group)
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Using Simulation to Model Clinical Medication Reviews in Communuity Pharmacies
Kathryn N. Smith (North Carolina State University)
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Delivery Routing Decisions of a Hybrid Online Hyperlocal Food Service Marketplace-quick Service Restaurant
Kavitha Chetana Didugu (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad)
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Doctoral Colloquium · PhD Colloquium
Ph.D. Colloquium Presentations II
Chair: Emily Lada (SAS Institute Inc.)
Discrete Event Simulation Scenario Testing of Schematic Layouts in an Emergency Department Expansion Project
Jennifer Lather (The Pennsylvania State University)
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An Architecture to Simulate Diffusion Processes in Multiplex Dynamic Networks
Cristina Ruiz-Martín (Carleton University)
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Using Simulation Optimization for Interdependent Operations in Health Centers
Vahab Vahdat (Northeastern University)
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A Computational Model of Action Potential in the Mouse Detrusor Smooth Muscle Cell
Chitaranjan Mahapatra (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)
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Ontology-Based Modeling Framework to Generate Federation Object Model in the Supply Chain Domain
Juan Leonardo Sarli (CONICET UTN INGAR)
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Toward Precise Semantics of Actions
Abdurrahman Alshareef (ASU)
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Tumor Simulation by Using Supermodeling - An Example of a New Concept of Data Assimilation in Modeling of Complex Systems
Adrian Kłusek (AGH University of Science and Technology)
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A Devs Based Modeling Architecture of Electrical Power Systems
Ange-Lionel Toba (Old Dominion University)
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Simulating Ddos Attacks on the us Fiber-optics Internet Infrastructure
Sumeet Kumar (CMU)
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Combined DEVS Multiresolution Simulation and Model Checking
Soroosh Gholami (Arizona State University)
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An Analysis Model to Evaluate Web Applications Quality Using a Discrete-Event Simulation Approach
María Julia Blas (INGAR (UTN-CONICET))
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Detection of Emergent Behaviors in System of Dynamical Systems Using Similitude Theory
Shweta Singh (Northeastern University)
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BIM-based Building Permit Procedures Using Decision Making Methods
Judith Ponnewitz (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
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Industrial Case Study
Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Manufacturing 1
Chair: Guodong Shao (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Application of Core Technologies for Smart Manufacturing: a Case Study of Cost Benefit Analysis Based on Modeling and Simulation for Sustainability
Chanmo Jun, Ju Yeon Lee, and Bo Hyun Kim (Korea Institute of Industrial Technology) and Sang Do Noh (Sungkyunkwan University)
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Knowledge Discovery in Simulation Data - A Case Study for a Backhoe Assembly Line
Niclas Feldkamp, Soeren Bergmann, and Steffen Strassburger (Ilmenau University of Technology); Thomas Schulze (Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg); Praneeth Akondi (John Deere Technology Center); and Marco Lemessi (John Deere GmbH & Co. KG)
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Flexible Processing Mix Strategy for Complexity of Automated Manufacturing System
Hayder Zghair (Kettering University) and Ahad Ali (Lawrence Tech University)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Military
Chair: Jie Xu (George Mason University)
A Role for General Purpose Simulation in Campaign-level Operational Modeling
Michael Lehocky (Operations Research and Cost Analysis Solutions, LLC)
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Using a Genetic Programming approach to Mission Planning to deliver more agile Campaign Level Modelling for Military Operational Research
Paul Glover and Simon Collander-Brown (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) and Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University London)
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Calculation of Radiation Exchange Using Macro-Class View Factors
Thomas P. Etheredge, Matthew C. Rigney, and Matthew B. Haynes (US Army / AMRDEC) and Brad H. Seal and Jamie E. Burns (Torch Technologies)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Homeland Security
Chair: Edward Williams (PMC)
Modeling and Simulation of Port-of-entry Systems
Weiwei Chen, Benjamin Melamed, and Mingfei Teng (Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick) and Christopher Canaday (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
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Simulation of Performance Based Services in Disaster Response Operations
Arnd Schirrmann (Airbus)
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Clustering People Trust Behavior in Emergency Evacuation: Evidence from Sinabung Volcano Eruption
Hilya Mudrika Arini, Tim Bedford, John Quigley, and Calvin Burns (University of Strathclyde)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Logistics
Chair: Jonatan Berglund (Chalmers University of Technology)
Simulating Recovery Strategies to Enhance the Resilience of a Semiconductor Supply Network
Yilin Chen, Thomas Ponsignon, Roland Weixlgartner, and Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Integrating Campus Operations Decision Support Models at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Antonio R. Rodriguez and Joseph J. Wolski (National Institutes of Health)
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Hierarchical Simulation Modelling Of Distribution Centers
Dusan Sormaz and Mandvi Malik (Ohio University)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Manufacturing 2
Chair: Anders Skoogh (Chalmers University of Technology)
Simulation Analysis of Processing Complexity and Production Variety in Automated Manufacturing System
Hayder Zghair (Kettering University) and Ahad Ali (Lawrence Tech University)
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Verification and Validation of Shipyard Logistics Simulation System and its Use Case Identification
Yong-Kuk Jeong, Hui-Qiang Shen, SeungHoon Nam, Youngmin Kim, and Jong-Gye Shin (Seoul National University); Philippe Lee (Xinnos Co., Ltd.); and Jae Ho Choi and Jong Hun Woo (Korea Maritime and Ocean University)
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CraftBrew: Experiences of Developing a Low-Cost Brewery Manamgement System with Cloud-Based Simulation
Simon J. E. Taylor, Anastasia Anagnostou, and David Bell (Brunel University London) and Shane Kite and Gary Patterson (Saker Solutions)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Analysis
Chair: Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University)
Improving Historical Demand Data Through Simulation
Oroselfia Sanchez and Idalia Flores (UNAM)
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Wealth Distribution Simulation Using a System Dynamic Flow Model
Javier Lara de Paz, Idalia Flores, and Gabriel Policroniades (UNAM)
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Simulation Model for Studying Impact of Demographic, Temporal, and Geographic Factors on Hospital Demand
Bozena Mielczarek and Jacek Zabawa (Wroclaw University of Science and Technology)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Technique
Chair: Timothy Sprock (NIST)
Invoking ARTEMIS - The Multi-Objective Hunt for Diverse and Robust Alternative Solutions
Stephen C. Upton, Mary L. McDonald, and Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School) and Holly M. Zabinski (Marine Corps Combat Development Command)
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Modeling Fluid Simulation with Dynamic Boltzmann Machine
Kun Zhao and Takayuki Osogami (IBM Research - Tokyo)
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Case Study in 3D Modeling of 2D Plan View CAD Data for Use in Computer Simulation
Joseph J. Wolski and Marco A. Narciso (National Institutes of Health)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Healthcare 1
Chair: Fei Chen (Johnson & Johnson)
An Application of Discrete Event Simulation for Planning and Resource Allocation in a State Hospital System Servicing Both Criminal and Civil Commitments
Bradley J. Bartos M.A., Michelle Mioduszewski M.A., and Matthew Renner B.A. (University of California, Irvine; Irvine Simulation Modeling Lab) and Richard McCleary Ph.D. (University of California, Irvine; School of Social Ecology)
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Optimization of the Emergency Department in Hospitals Using Simulation and Experimental Design: Case Study
Abdeljelil Aroua and Georges Abdul-Nour (Université de Québec à Trois Rivières)
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A Flexible Simulation Model Aimed to Improve Inpatient Units in Health Care
Mandvi Malik and Dusan Sormaz (Ohio University)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Manufacturing 3
Chair: Björn Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology)
Virtual Enterprise, a Management Training Tool
Sergio Valenzuela (U. de Las Américas - Chile, Evirtual - Chile)
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Searching Leverage Points to Increase Sales of a Vertically Integrated Black Tea Company
Yutaka Takahashi (School of Commerce, Senshu University) and Nobuhide Tanaka (Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University)
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Simulation Based Process Mapping for the Fabrication of Bridge Girders
Arash Mohsenijam, Meimanat Soleimanifar, and Ming Lu (University of Alberta)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Healthcare 2
Chair: Guodong Shao (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Optimization and Simulation of an Ambulance Location Problem
Idalia Flores, Esther Segura, and Alexander Vindel (UNAM)
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Adaptive Resource Modeling To Redirect Stakeholder Perception Of Bottlenecks
Christina S. Mouradian, Shaghayegh Norouzzadeh, Nancy Riebling, and Martin Doerfler (Northwell Health)
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Agent-based Simulation and Optimization of Hospital Utilization in a Regional Network
wei wang (Philips research), jun li (boston university), yugang jia (Philips research), and marcelo santos (philips research)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Transportation
Chair: Ju Yeon Lee (Korea Institute of Industrial Technology)
Denali National Park and Preserve’s Transportation System: How a Discrete Event Simulation Model Can Manage Complexity
Robin Clark (QMT Group) and William Clark and Bridget Borg (Denali National Park)
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Modeling Approach for Managing the Demand in Congested Airport Networks: The Case of Mexico City Airport
Ann Wellens (DIMEI, Facultad de Ingeniería; Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) and Miguel Mujica Mota (Aviation Academy, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences)
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Agent-Based Simulation Modeling of a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Station Using Smart Card Data
SangHyung Ahn, Samuel Richard Hislop-Lynch, Jiwon Kim, and Roy Zhu (The University of Queensland)
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Paper
Paper · Analysis Methodology
Simulation Analysis
Chair: James R. Thompson (MITRE Corporation)
Simulation-based Predictive Analytics for Dynamic Queueing Systems
Huiyin Ouyang (The University of Hong Kong) and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
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Deep Gaussian Process Metamodeling Of Sequentially Sampled Non-Stationary Response Surfaces
Vincent Dutordoir and Ivo Couckuyt (Ghent University)
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Paper · Healthcare Applications
Addressing Health Care Waiting Times
Chair: Mohammad Dehghani (NorthEastern University)
Rationalizing Healthcare Budgeting when Providing Services with Mandated Maximum Delays: A Simulation Modeling Approach
Philip Troy (CIUSSS West-Central Montreal)
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Using Simulation to Help Hospitals Reduce Emergency Department Waiting Times: Examples and Impact
Thomas Monks and Rudabeh Meskarian (University of Southampton)
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Improving Patient Waiting Time at a Pure Walk-In Clinic
Haydon D. Reese, Vivekanand Anandhan, Eduardo Perez, and Clara Novoa (Texas State University)
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Paper · Aviation Modeling and Analysis
Airport Operations
Chair: Miguel Mujica Mota (Amsterdam University of applied Sciences, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences)
Simulating A Multi-Airport Region To Foster Individual Door-To-Door Travel
Martin Jung (German Aerospace Center)
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Faster Aircraft Boarding Enabled by Infrastructural Changes
Michael Schultz (German Aerospace Center)
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Enhancing the Toolkit of Airport Operations Analysts: Evidence from an Airport Baggage Handling System Improvement Project
Maurizio Tomasella, Paul Hancock, Bilyana Hristova, Zuzana Vancova, and Burak Buke (University of Edinburgh)
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Paper · Architecture and Construction
Emerging Issues in Construction
Chair: Ming Lu (University of Alberta)
A Scenario-based Simulation Framework of on- and off-site Construction Logistics
Ningshuang Zeng, Maximilian Dichtl, and Markus König (Ruhr-University Bochum)
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Criticality Visualization Using 4D Simulation for Major Capital Projects
Michel Guevremont (Hydro-Québec) and Amin Hammad (Concordia University)
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Towards a Conceptual Modeling Framework for Construction Simulation
Mohammed Adel Abdelmegid, Vicente A. González, Michael O’Sullivan, and Cameron G. Walker (The University of Auckland); Mani Poshdar (Auckland University of Technology); and Ashkan M. Naraghi (The University of Auckland)
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Paper · Environment and Sustainability Applications
Environment and health
Chair: Josep Casanovas (UPC, Barcelona Supercomputing Center)
Simulation Study in Quantifying Heterogeneous Causal Effects
Jianing Zhao (College of William and Mary), Daniel M. Runfola (AidData), and Peter Kemper (College of William and Mary)
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A Discrete-Event Simulation Approach to Identify Rules that Govern Arbor Remodeling for Branching Cutaneous Afferents in Hairy Skin
Hyojung Kang, Rachel Orlowsky, and Gregory J. Gerling (University of Virginia)
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Towards Rapid Population Genetics Forward-in-time Simulations
Victor Sepulveda (CeBiB, Centre for Biotechnology and Bioengineering Santiago, CHILE); Roberto Solar and Alonso Inostrosa-Psijas (CITIAPS, Universidad de Santiago de Chile Santiago, CHILE); Veronica Gil-Costa (CeBiB, CONICET, UNSL San Luis, ARGENTINA); and Mauricio Marin (CeBiB, Centre for Biotechnology and Bioengineering DIINF, Universidad de Santiago de Chile Santiago, CHILE)
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Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Epidemics Modeling and Control
Chair: Parastu Kasaie (Johns Hopkins University)
Hybrid Agent-Based Modeling of Zika in the United States
Chris J. Kuhlman, Yihui Ren, Bryan Lewis, and James Schlitt (Virginia Tech)
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Exploring the Epidemiological Impact of Universal Access to Rapid Tuberculosis Diagnosis Using Agent-based Simulation
Parastu Kasaie, Hojoon Sohn, and Emily Kendall (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health); Gabriela Gomez and Anna Vassall (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine); Madhukar Pai (McGill University); and David Dowdy (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Paper · Simulation Education, Social and Behavioral Simulation
Human Simulation: At the Intersection of Simulation Engineering and the Humanities
Chair: Saikou Diallo (Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center; VMASC)
Teaching at the Intersection of Simulation and the Humanties
Wesley Wildman (Center for Mind and Culture), Paul Fishwick (The nivesity of Texas at Dallas), and LeRon Shults (University of Agder)
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Paper · Logistics, SCM, Transportation
Logistics Case Studies
Chair: Loo Hay Lee (National University of Singapore)
Efficient Gate System Operations for a Multi-Purpose Port Using Simulation-Optimization
Ketki Kulkarni (Singapore Management University) and Khiem Trong Tran, Hai Wang, and Hoong Chuin Lau (SMU)
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A Simulation Tool For Truck Loading At Fuel Filling Plants
Ad Ridder and Ben Cohen (Vrije University Amsterdam) and Bart Mateman (ORTEC Consulting Group)
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Empty Container Stacking Operations: Case Study of an Empty Container Depot in Valparaiso Chile
Felipe Hildago, Diego Aranda, and Jimena Pascual (PUCV); Alice E. Smith (Auburn University); and Rosa Gonzalez (University of Los Andes)
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Paper · Manufacturing Applications
Manufacturing Applications I
Chair: Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University)
Module-Based Modeling and Analysis of Just-In-Time Production Adopting Dual-Card Kanban System and Mizusumashi worker
Kanna Miwa (Nagoya Gakuin University), Junichi Nomura (Seijoh University), and Soemon Takakuwa (Chuo University)
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Using Simulation to Determine the Safety Stock Level for Intermittent Demand
Fredrik Persson (Linköping University); Minna Axelsson (Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery); and Fredrik Edlund, Christoffer Lanshed, Agnes Lindström, and Frida Persson (Linköping University)
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Simulation of Maintenance Activities for Micro-Manufacturing Systems by Use of Predictive Quality Control Charts
Daniel Rippel and Michael Lütjen (BIBA - Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH at the University of Bremen) and Michael Freitag (University of Bremen)
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Paper · Military, Homeland Security and Emergency Response
Military Keynote
Chair: Raymond Hill (Air Force Institute of Technology)
Military Simulation: A Ubiquitous Future
Douglas D. Hodson (Air Force Institute of Technology)
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Paper · Modeling Methodology
Modeling Formalisms
Chair: Adelinde Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
Towards a Universal Formalism for Modeling and Simulation
Fernando Barros (University of Coimbra)
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An Abstract State Machine Semantics for Discrete Event Simulation
Gerd Wagner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
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Routing Structure Over Discrete Event System Specification: A DEVS Adaptation To Develop Smart Routing In Simulation Models
María Julia Blas, Silvio Gonnet, and Horacio P. Leone (INGAR (UTN-CONICET))
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Paper · MASM
Planning Methods
Chair: Reha Uzsoy (North Carolina State University)
On Agent-Based Modeling In Semiconductor Supply Chain Planning
Sebastian Achter (Hamburg University of Technology); David Meyer-Riehl (Infineon Technologies AG); Iris Lorscheid and Jonas Hauke (Hamburg University of Technology); Can Sun, Thomas Ponsignon, and Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG); and Matthias Meyer (Hamburg University of Technology)
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Incorporating Elements of a Sustainable and Distributed Generation System Into a Production Planning Model for a Wafer Fab
Timm Ziarnetzky (University of Hagen), Thulasi Kannaian and Jesus Jimenez (Texas State University), and Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
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Robust Approaches for Estimating Clearing Functions
Erinc Albey and Ihsan Yanikoglu (Ozyegin University) and Reha Uzsoy (North Carolina State University)
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Paper · Hybrid Simulation
Simulation & Analytics - 1
Chair: Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter)
A Hybrid Process-Mining Approach for Simulation Modeling
Waleed Abohamad, Ahmed Ramy, and Amr Arisha (Dublin Institute of Technology)
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Learning about Systems Using Machine Learning: Towards More Data-driven Feedback Loops
Mahmoud Elbattah and Owen Molloy (NUI Galway)
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A Hybrid Approach For Building Models And Simulations For Smart Cities: Expert Knowledge And Low Dimensionality
Elhabib Moustaid and Sebastiaan Meijer (KTH)
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Paper · Simulation Optimization
Simulation Optimization Applications
Chair: Dashi I. Singham (Naval Postgraduate School)
Sample Average Approximations for the Continuous Type Principal-Agent Problem: An Example
Dashi I. Singham (Naval Postgraduate School) and Wenbo Cai (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
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A Simulation-Based Quality Variance Control System for the Environment-Sensitive Process Manufacturing Industry
Lin Tang, Miao He, Xunan Zhang, Yutao Ba, and Changrui Ren (IBM Research - China)
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Data-driven Adaptive Threshold Control for Bike Share Systems
Felisa J. Vazquez-Abad (Hunter College), Michael C. Fu (Robert H. Smith School of Business), and Silvano Bernabel (Hunter College)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
The Basics of Simulation
Chair: Christine Currie (University of Southampton)
K. Preston White (University of Virginia) and Ricki G. Ingalls (Diamond Head Associates)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Toward Reliable Validation of HPC Interconnect Simulation Models
Chair: Christopher D. Carothers (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Misbah Mubarak (Argonne National Laboratory), Nikhil Jain (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), Jens Domke (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Noah Wolfe and Caitlin Ross (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Kelvin Li (University of California at Davis), Abhinav Bhatele (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), Christopher D. Carothers (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Kwan-Liu Ma (University of California at Davis), and Robert B. Ross (Argonne National Laboratory)
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Paper · Aviation Modeling and Analysis
Aircraft Trajectory Modeling for Safety and Efficiency
Chair: Miguel Mujica Mota (Amsterdam University of applied Sciences, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences)
Rare Event Simulation for Potential Wake Encounters
Azin Zare-Noghabi and John Shortle (George Mason University)
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A Study on Modeling Techniques for Fuel Burn Estimation based on Flight Simulator Experiment Data
Navinda Kithmal Wickramasinghe, Daichi Toratani, Sachiko Fukushima, and Hiroko Hirabayashi (Electronic Navigation Research Institute)
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Design Methodology to Simulate Continuous Descent Operations at Kansai International Airport
Daichi Toratani, Navinda K. Wickramasinghe, Sachiko Fukushima, and Hiroko Hirabayashi (Electronic Navigation Research Institute)
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Paper · MASM
Dispatching Applications
Chair: Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
Analyzing Different Dispatching Policies for Probability Estimation in Time Constraint Tunnels in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Alexandre Lima, Valeria Borodin, and Stephane Dauzère-Pérès (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne) and Philippe Vialletelle (STMicroelectronics)
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Two Boundary based Dispatching Rule for On-time Delivery and Throughput of Wafer FABs with Dedication Constraints
Kang H. Cho, Yong H. Chung, and YouIn Choung (Ajou university); ByungH. Kim (VMS Solutions Co., Ltd.); and Sang C. Park (Ajou university)
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Simulation-based Optimization to Design Equipment Health-aware Dispatching Rules
Lorenz Reinhardt and Lars Moench (University of Hagen)
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Paper · Environment and Sustainability Applications
Environment and energy
Chair: Alessandro Pellegrini (Sapienza, University of Rome)
Energy Simulation In Dynamic Production Networks (ESProNet): Simulation For Industrial Symbiosis
Martin Maiwald, Linda Kosmol, Christoph Pieper, and Thorsten Schmidt (Technische Universität Dresden) and Alex Magdanz (ESI ITI GmbH)
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Integrating Consumer Preferences in Renewable Energy Expansion Planning Using Agent-based Modeling
Anuj Mittal and Caroline C. Krejci (Iowa State University)
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Artificial Neural Network Models for Building Energy Prediction
Ki Uhn Ahn and Cheol Soo Park (Sungkyunkwan University)
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Paper · Healthcare Applications
Innovative Simulation Uses in Health Care
Chair: James Benneyan (Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute)
A Model Based Simulation Toolkit for Evaluating Renal Replacement Policies
Bilge Celik and Pieter M. E. Van Gorp (TU/e); Andre C. J. Snoeck (TU/e, MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics); and Remi C. van Riet, Peter J. de Winter, and Anna Wilbik (TU/e)
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Using Simulation to Study the Impact of Racial Demographics on Blood Transfusion Allocation Policies
Marie Kahara and Jamol Pender (Cornell University)
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Simulation of an Active Ankle Prosthesis of One Degree of Freedom
Luis Alfredo Calle and Paúl Andrés Chacón (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana), Juan Carlos Vidal (Universidad de Cuenca), and Gabriela Lissette Carrión and Julio Cesar Zambrano (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana)
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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)
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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)
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Paper · Analysis Methodology
Interpolation and Parameters
Chair: Jason Veneman (MITRE)
Fitting Continuous Piecewise Linear Poisson Intensities via Maximum Likelihood and Least Squares
Zeyu Zheng and Peter W. Glynn (Stanford University)
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Stochastic Co-Kriging for Steady-State Simulation Metamodeling
Xi Chen (Virginia Tech) and Sahar Hemmati and Feng Yang (West Virginia University)
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Asymmetric Kriging Emulator for Stochastic Simulation
QIONG Zhang (Virginia Commonwealth University) and Wei Xie (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Introduction to Information and Process Modeling for Simulation
Chair: Alberto Falcone (University of Calabria)
Gerd Wagner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
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Paper · Manufacturing Applications
Manufacturing Applications II
Chair: Anders Skoogh (Chalmers University of Technology)
Coupled Simulation of Energy and Material Flow - A Use Case In An Aluminum Foundry
Tim Peter, Lionel Reiche, Sigrid Wenzel, and Martin Fehlbier (University of Kassel)
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Beyond Calls: Modeling The Connection Center
Paul Liston, James Byrne, Orla Keogh, and PJ Byrne (Dublin City University)
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Control and Design of the Fillet Batching Process in a Poultry Processing Plant
Kay Peeters, Tugce Martagan, and Ivo Adan (Eindhoven University of Technology) and Patrick Cruysen (Marel Poultry)
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Paper · Military, Homeland Security and Emergency Response
Operations Modeling
Chair: Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
A Reference Autonomous Mobility Model
Phillip Durst and Christopher Goodin (U.S. Army ERDC) and Derek Anderson and Cindy Bethel (Mississippi State University)
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Simulation Based Multi-mission Cutter Scheduling Evaluation for the United States Coast Guard
Gregory Higgins (United States Coast Guard) and Sercan Demir and Nurcin Celik (University of Miami)
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Modeling Anti-Air Warfare with Discrete Event Simulation and Analyzing Naval Convoy Operations
Ali E. Opcin (Turkish Naval Forces) and Arnold H. Buss, Thomas W. Lucas, and Paul J. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School)
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Paper · Modeling Methodology
Parallel Simulation
Chair: Jason Liu (Florida International University)
Virtual Time III: Unification of Conservative and Optimistic Synchronization in Parallel Discrete Event Simulation
David Jefferson and Peter Barnes (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
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A Work-stealing based Dynamic Load Balancing Algorithm for Conservative Parallel Discrete Event Simulation
Wenjie Tang and Yiping Yao (National University of Defense Technology), Xiao Song (Beihang University), and Feng Zhu and Tianlin Li (National University of Defense Technology)
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Energy Consumption of HLA Data Distribution Management Approaches
SaBra A. Neal and Richard M. Fujimoto (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Paper · Simulation Optimization
Random/Heuristic Search
Chair: Zelda Zabinsky (University of Washington)
A Computational Comparison of Simulation Optimization Methods using Single Observations within a Shrinking Ball on Noisy Black-Box Functions with Mixed Integer and Continuous Domains
David D. Linz and Zelda B. Zabinsky (University of Washington), Seksan Kiatsupaibul (Chulalongkorn University), and Robert Smith (University of Michigan)
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Multi-Fidelity Simulation Optimization with Level Set Approximation Using Probabilistic Branch and Bound
David D. Linz (University of Washington), Hao Huang (Yuan Zu University), and Zelda B. Zabinsky (University of Washington)
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A Two-Time-Scale Adaptive Search Algorithm for Global Optimization
Jiaqiao Hu and Qi Zhang (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Restraining Complexity and Scale Traits for Component-based Simulation Models
Chair: Philip A. Wilsey (University of Cincinnati)
Hessam S. Sarjoughian (Arizona State University)
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Paper · Hybrid Simulation
Simulation & Analytics - 2
Chair: Tillal Eldabi (Brunel University)
A Global and Local Search Approach to Quay Crane Scheduling Problem
Kyrylo Perelygin (NVIDIA) and Joseph J. Kim (California State University Long Beach)
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A Bayesian Simulation Approach for Supply Chain Synchronization
Bianica Pires, Joshua Goldstein, and Dave Higdon (Virginia Tech); Shane Reese (Brigham Young University); Paul Sabin and Gizem Korkmaz (Virginia Tech); Shan Ba, Ken Hamall, and Art Koehler (Procter & Gamble); and Stephanie Shipp and Sallie Keller (Virginia Tech)
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A Hybrid Approach Using Forecasting and Discrete-Event Simulation for Endoscopy Services
Alison Harper and Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter) and Mark Feeney (Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust)
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Paper · Logistics, SCM, Transportation
Simulation Application for Container Terminals
Chair: Elizabeth R. Rasnick (Georgia Southern University)
Using Simulation and Emulation Throughout the Life Cycle of a Container Terminal
Csaba Attila Boer and Yvo A. Saanen (TBA B.V.)
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A Simulation Model for Designing Straddle Carrier-based Container Terminals
Pasquale Legato and Rina Mary Mazza (University of Calabria)
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A Modularized Simulation for Traffic Network in Container Terminals via Network of Servers with Dynamic Rates
Chenhao Zhou (National University of Singapore); Haobin Li (Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR Singapore); and Loo Hay Lee and Ek Peng Chew (National University of Singapore)
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Paper · Architecture and Construction
Simulation for Sustainable Construction
Chair: Markus König (Ruhr-University Bochum)
Carbon Dioxide Emission Evaluation in Construction Operations Using DES: A Case Study of Carwash Construction
Zhidong Li and Reza Akhavian (California State University East Bay)
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Simulating Total Embodied Energy of Building Products through BIM
Raja Shahmir Nizam, Yue Xiao, Tongpo Zhang, Yuelong Liu, and Cheng Zhang (Xian Jiaotong Liverpool University)
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Simulating a Ready-mix Concrete Plants Network Using Multimethod Approach
Jaime Alberto Sánchez Velásquez (Universidad EIA) and Maria Camila Aristizábal Isaza (Cementos Argos S.A.)
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Paper · Social and Behavioral Simulation
Social Simulation Methodologies
Chair: Cristina Ruiz-Martín (Carleton University)
The Rig: A Leadership Practice Game to Train on Debiasing Techniques
Martin Prause and Jürgen Weigand (WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management)
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Dynamic Multiplex Social Network Models on Multiple Time Scales for Simulating Contact Formation and Patterns in Epidemic Spread
Günter Schneckenreither and Niki Popper (Vienna University of Technology)
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Evolving a Grounded Approach to Behavioral Composition
Mayuri Duggirala, Mukul Malik, Suman Kumar, and Harshal Hayatnagarkar (Tata Consultancy Services) and Vivek Balaraman (Tata Consultancy Services)
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Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Urban Planning and Resource Conservation
Chair: Ashkan Negahban (Penn State University)
Agent-based Modeling Framework for Simulation of Complex Adaptive Mechanisms Underlying Household Water Conservation Technology Adoption
Kambiz Rasoulkhani (Texas A&M University); Brianne Logasa (University of California Los Angeles, University of California San Diego); Maria Presa Reyes (Florida International University); and Ali Mostafavi (Texas A&M University)
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Modeling and Simulating Households and Firms Location Choice Using Agent-based Models: Application to the Urban Area of Bordeaux
Youssef Bouanan, Seghir Zerguini, and Nathalie Gaussier (University of Bordeaux)
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An Agent Based Model For Joint Placement of PV Panels and Green Roofs
Xueping Li, Mohammad Ramshani, and Anahita Khojandi (University of Tennessee, Knoxville); Olufemi Omitaomu (Oak Ridge National Laboratory); and Jon Michael Hathaway (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
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Paper · Environment and Sustainability Applications
Applications
Chair: Pau Fonseca i Casas (Universitat Politèncica de Catalunya)
An Hybrid Simulator for Managing Hydraulic Structures Operational Modes to Ensure the Safety of Territories with Complex River Basin from Flooding
Roberto Revetria (Genoa University), Olga Ivanova and Mikhail Ivanov (Bauman Moscow State Technical University), and Lorenzo Damiani (Genoa University)
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Modeling of Land Cover Changes on Alternative Scenarios
Anton Afanasyev and Alexander Zamyatin (Tomsk State University) and Perdro Cabral (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa)
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Paper · Analysis Methodology
Analytics in Applicatons
Chair: Eric Applegate (Purdue University)
Surrogate Assisted Model Reduction for Stochastic Biochemical Reaction Networks
Prashant Singh and Andreas Hellander (Uppsala University)
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Explorative Analysis in a Preliminary Phase of Hybrid Vehicle Design by Means of Tangible Interaction
Kresimir Matkovic (VRVis Research Center), Denis Gracanin (Virginia Tech), Mario Duras (AVL AST d.oo), and Reza Tasooji and Mohamed Handosa (Virginia Tech)
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Portfolio Risk Measurement via Stochastic Mesh
Kun Zhang, Guangwu Liu, and Shiyu Wang (City University of Hong Kong)
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Paper · Social and Behavioral Simulation
Applications of Social Simulation
Chair: Martin Prause (WHU)
Worker Grouping and Assignment for Serial and Parallel Manufacturing Systems Considering Workers’ Heterogeneity and Task Complexity
Yaileen M. Méndez-Vázquez and David A. Nembhard (Oregon State University)
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Modeling the Effects of Insider Threats on Cybersecurity of Complex Systems
Teodora Baluta, Lavanya Ramapantulu, Yong Meng Teo, and Ee-Chien Chang (National University of Singapore)
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Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Buidling Occupancy and Crowd Simulation
Chair: Young-Jun Son (University of Arizona)
Data Assimilation With Sensor-Informed Resampling For Building Occupancy Simulation
Sanish Rai (West Virginia University Institute of Technology) and Xiaolin Hu (Georgia State University)
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Large-scale Distributed Agent-based Simulation for Shopping Mall and Performance Improvement with Shadow Agent Projection
Hideyuki Mizuta (IBM Japan)
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Simulating Crowd Motion Using Density Estimation and Optical Flow
Di Chen and Gary Soon Tan (National University of Singapore) and Antoine Fagette and Stephen Chai (Thales Group)
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Paper · Architecture and Construction
Construction Safety and Risk Analysis
Chair: Amir Behzadan (Texas A&M University)
Coupling Risk Attitude and Motion Data Mining in a Preemptive Construction Safety Framework
Khandakar M. Rashid (Arizona State University) and Songjukta Datta and Amir H. Behzadan (Texas A&M University)
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Acquisition and Processing of Input Data for an Object-oriented safety Risk Simulation in Building Construction
Juergen Melzner (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
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Characterization of the Underlying Mechanisms of Vulnerability in Complex Projects Using Dynamic Network Simulation
Jin Zhu and Ali Mostafavi (Texas A&M University)
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Paper · Healthcare Applications
Epidemics and Spread of Disease
Chair: Idalia Flores (UNAM, Facultad de Ingeniería)
Development and Application of Agent-based Disease Spread Simulation Model: The Case of Suwon, Korea
Yo-Han Kim, Hyun-Jin Jung, Yun-Bae Kim, Gi-Sun Jung, Young Kim, and Nokhaiz Tariq Khan (SungKyunKwan University) and Jin-Soo Park (Yongin University)
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Modeling Approaches, Challenges, and Preliminary Results for the Opioid and Heroin Co-Epidemic Crisis
James Benneyan, Jacqueline Garrahan, Iulian Ilies, and Xiaoli Duan (Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute)
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An Agent-Based Model to Investigate Behavior Impacts on Vector-Borne Disease Spread
Anna Paula Galvão Scheidegger and Amarnath Banerjee (Texas A&M University)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Paper · Military, Homeland Security and Emergency Response
Manpower and Communications
Chair: Raymond Hill (Air Force Institute of Technology)
Single and Multi-objective Parameter Estimation of a Military Personnel System via Simulation Optimization
Lee Alan Evans, Ki-Hwan G. Bae, and Arnab Roy (University of Louisville)
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Aircrew Manpower Supply Modelling Under Change: An Agent-Based Discrete Event Simulation Approach
Vivian Nguyen, Ana Novak, Mina Shokr, and Kristan Pash (Defence Science and Technology Group)
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Simulating the Effect of Degraded Wireless Communications on Emergent Behavior
Bradley Fraser (Defence Science and Technology Group), Claudia Szabo (The University of Adelaide), and Robert Hunjet (Defence Science and Technology Group)
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Paper · Simulation Optimization
Metamodel-based Simulation Optimization
Chair: Szu Hui Ng (National University of Singapore)
Computational Methods for Optimization via Simulation Using Gaussian Markov Random Fields
Mark B. Semelhago, Barry L. Nelson, and Andreas Waechter (Northwestern University) and Eunhye Song (Penn State University)
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Enhancing Pattern Search for Global Optimization with an Additive Global and Local Gaussian Process Model
Qun Meng and Szu Hui Ng (National University of Singapore)
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Trust Region Based Stochastic Optimization with Adaptive Restart: A Family of Global Optimization Algorithms
Logan M. Mathesen and Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University) and Szu Hui Ng (National University of Singapore)
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Paper · Hybrid Simulation
Methodology and Frameworks for Hybrid Simulation
Chair: Joe Viana (Akershus University Hospital)
Modeling Mixed Type Random Variables
Christopher Weld and Lawrence Leemis (The College of William and Mary)
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A Cross-Paradigm Simulation Framework For Complex Logistics Systems
Thiago Brito and Rui Carlos Botter (University of Sao Paulo)
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A Hybrid Simulation Model of Helping Behavior
Josiah J. Green, Caroline C. Krejci, and David E. Cantor (Iowa State University)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Open Science: Approaches and Benefits for Modeling & Simulation
Chair: Stewart Robinson (Loughborough University)
Simon J.E. Taylor, Anastasia Anagnostou, and Adedeji Fabiyi (Brunel University London); Christine Currie and Thomas Monks (University of Southampton); Roberto Barbera (Catania University); and Bruce Becker (C.S.I.R. Meraka Institute)
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Paper · Aviation Modeling and Analysis
Separation of Air Traffic
Chair: Joe Hoffman (MITRE)
Air Traffic Simulation with 4D Multi-Criteria Optimized Trajectories
Judith Rosenow and Hartmut Fricke (Technische Universität Dresden) and Michael Schultz (German Aerospace Center (DLR))
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Potential of runway capacity enhancements without building a new runway
Stefan Kern (German Aerospace Center)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Simulating Networks with ns-3 and Enhancing Realism with DCE
Chair: Philip Dickens (TBC)
Jared S. Ivey (Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex), Brian P. Swenson (Georgia Tech Research Institute), and George F. Riley (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Paper · Logistics, SCM, Transportation
Simulation Applications in Warehouse Operations
Chair: Astrid Klueter (Technical University Dortmund)
The Impact of Item Weight on Travel Times in Picker-to-parts Order Picking: An Agent-based Simulation Approach
Ralf Elbert and Jan Philipp Müller (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
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Simulation Modeling of Shuttle Vehicle-Type Mini-Load AS/RS Systems for E-Commerce Industry of Japan
Rie Gaku (St. Andrew's University) and Soemon Takakuwa (Chuo University)
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Determination of an Empirical Model of Average Rank for Multi-deep As/rs Based on Simulation
Latefa Ghomri (Tlemcen University) and Olivier Cardin (LUNAM Université, IUT de Nantes)
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Paper · Manufacturing Applications
Simulation Based Optimization
Chair: Guodong Shao (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Integrating Simulation-Based Optimization, Lean, and the Concepts of Industry 4.0
Enrique Ruiz-Zúñiga, Matias Urenda Moris, and Anna Syberfeldt (University of Skövde)
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A Framework for Selecting and Evaluating Process Improvement Projects Using Simulation and Optimization Techniques
Faisal Aqlan (Penn State Behrend), Sreekanth Ramakrishnan (IBM Corporation), Lawrence Al-Fandi (American University of the Middle East), and Chanchal Saha (IBM Corporation)
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Towards Adaptive Simulation-Based Optimization to Select Individual Dispatching Rules for Production Control
Mirko Kück, Eike Broda, and Michael Freitag (BIBA - Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH at the University of Bremen); Torsten Hildebrandt (SimPlan AG); and Enzo Morosini Frazzon (Federal University of Santa Catarina)
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Paper · MASM
Simulation-based Decision Support for AMHS
Chair: Jesus A. Jimenez (Texas State University-San Marcos)
Simulation Based Evaluation of Different Empty Vehicle Management Strategies with Considering Future Transport Jobs
Robert Schmaler and Thorsten Schmidt (Technische Universität Dresden) and Matthias Schoeps, Joerg Luebke, Ralf Hupfer, and Nikolas Schlaus (GLOBALFOUNDRIES)
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Continuous Flow Transport Scheduling for Conveyor-Based AMHS in Wafer Fabs
Clemens Schwenke and Klaus Kabitzsch (Dresden University of Technology)
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A Simulation-based Approach for an Effective Amhs Design in a Legacy Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility
Ali Ben-Salem and Claude Yugma (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne (EMSE), CMP) and Emmanuel Troncet and Jacques Pinaton (STMicroelectronics Rousset)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
A Tutorial on Design of Experiments for Simulation Modeling
Chair: David Bell (Brunel University London)
Averill Law (Averill M. Law & Associates, Inc.)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Advanced Tutorial on Microscopic Discrete Event Traffic Simulation
Chair: Young Jin Kim (Intel Corporation, Georgia Institute of Technology)
John A. Miller (University of Georgia), Casey N. Bowman (University of North Georgia), and Hao Peng (University of Georgia)
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Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Agent-Based Simulation of Financial Markets
Chair: Ashkan Negahban (Penn State University)
Towards a Model of the U.S. Stock Market: How Important is the Securities Information Processor?
Brian F. Tivnan, Matthew Koehler, David Slater, and Jason Veneman (MITRE) and Brendan F. Tivnan (University of Vermont)
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StockYard: A Discrete Event-Based Stock Market Exchange Simulator
Jianling Wang, Vivek George, and Tucker Balch (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Maria Hybinette (The University of Georgia)
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An Agent-Based Study of Herding Relationships with Financial Markets Phenomena
Yasaman Kamyab Hessary and Mirsad Hadzikadic (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
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Paper · Aviation Modeling and Analysis
Air Traffic Flow Management
Chair: Michael Schultz (German Aerospace Center, Institute of Flight Guidance)
Building an Integrated Simulation Environment for Modeling Traffic Management Interactions
Shin-Lai Alex Tien, Huina Gao, David Bodoh, and James DeArmon (The MITRE Corporation)
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A Down to Earth Solution: Applying a Robust Simulation-Optimization Approach to Resolve Aviation Problems
Paolo Scala and Miguel Mujica (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences) and Daniel Delahaye (Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile)
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Using Fast-Time Simulation to Assess Weather Forecast Accuracy Requirements for Air Traffic Flow Management
Alexander Klein (AvMet Applications, Inc.)
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Paper · Healthcare Applications
Data Analysis in Health Care Simulation
Chair: Joseph K. Agor (North Carolina State University)
Hybrid Research Simulation Modeling for Making Decisions on Sample Size and Power of Randomized Clinical Trials Considering Expected Net Benefits
Ismail Abbas (Universidad Politecnica de Cataluña)
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Hybrid, Composable Approach to Simulations in Healthcare Operations and Management
Jayanth Raghothama, Hamza Hanchi, and Sebastiaan Meijer (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
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Data-Driven Simulation for Healthcare Facility Utilization Modeling and Evaluation
Xuxue Sun (University of South Florida); Chao Meng (Valdosta State University); Nan Kong (Purdue University); and Hongdao Meng, Kathryn Hyer, and Mingyang Li (University of South Florida)
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Paper · Social and Behavioral Simulation
Demographic Simulation
Chair: Carmen Iasiello (George Mason University)
Using Agent Based Modeling to Replicate Origins of Social Complexity: The Case of Limited Evidence in the Late Longshan Cultures and Early Erlitou Culture
Carmen Arleth Iasiello (George Mason University)
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Practical Application of Wedding Ring in Agent-based Demographic Simulation
Jeongsik Kim (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology); Euihyun Paik, Chun-Hee Lee, and Jang Won Bae (Electronics Telecommunications Research Institute); and Namhun Kim (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)
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A Generative Stochastic Graphical Model for Simulating Social Protest
Dharmashankar Subramanian (IBM Research) and Lucia Titus (NC State University)
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Paper · Analysis Methodology
Factors and Sampling
Chair: Kyle Cooper (Tata Consultancy Services, Purdue University)
Improving Prediction from Stochastic Simulation via Model Discrepancy Learning
Henry Lam, Matthew Plumlee, and Xinyu Zhang (University of Michigan)
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Controlled Morris Method: A New Distribution-Free Sequential Testing Procedure for Factor Screening
Wen Shi (Hubei University of Economics) and Xi Chen (Virginia Tech)
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Optimizing the Design of a Latin Hypercube Sampling Estimator
Alexander J. Zolan and John J. Hasenbein (University of Texas at Austin) and David P. Morton (Northwestern University)
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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)
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History of Seeking Better Solutions, aka Simulation Optimization
Michael Fu (University of Maryland) and Shane Henderson (Cornell University)
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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)
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Paper · Architecture and Construction
Integrating Sensor Data in Construction Simulation
Chair: Cheng Zhang (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University)
Human Activity Recognition and Mobile Sensing for Construction Simulation
Nipun D. Nath, Prabhat Shrestha, and Amir H. Behzadan (Texas A&M University)
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An Evolutionary Method to Refine Imperfect Sensor Data for Construction Simulation
Prabhat Shrestha and Amir Behzadan (Texas A&M University)
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Construction Objects Recognition in Framework of Cps
Yaseen Srewil and Raimar Scherer (TU Dresden)
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Paper · Military, Homeland Security and Emergency Response
Networks, Refugees and Vortices
Chair: Julia Phillips (Argonne National Laboratory)
Network Layer Connectivity Awareness with Application to Investigate the OLSR Protocol in Tactical MANETs
Ming Li, Mazda Salmanian, and Tricia J. Willink (Defence Research and Development Canada)
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Balancing National Security and Refugee Rights Under Public International Law
Mariusz Adam Balaban (U.S. Army) and Paweł Mielniczek (University of Warsaw)
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Simulation of the January 2014 Polar Vortex and Its Impacts on Interdependent Electric-Natural Gas Infrastructure
Edgar C. Portante, James A. Kavicky, Brian A. Craig, Leah Talaber, and Stephen M. Folga (Argonne National Laboratory)
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Paper · Hybrid Simulation
Panel on Hybrid Simulation
Chair: Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter)
Purpose and Benefits of Hybrid Simulation: Contributing to the Convergence of Its Definition
Navonil Mustafee (University of Exeter), Sally Brailsford (University of Southampton), Anatoli Djanatliev (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg), Tillal Eldabi (Brunel University London), Martin Kunc (University of Warwick), and Andreas Tolk (The MITRE Corporation)
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Paper · Simulation Optimization
Ranking and Selection I
Chair: Loo Hay Lee (National University of Singapore)
A Multi-objective Perspective on Robust Ranking and Selection
Weizhi Liu (National University of Singapore), Siyang Gao (City University of Hong Kong), and Loo Hay Lee (National University of Singapore)
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Optimal Computing Budget Allocation via Sampling based Unbiased Approximation
Xiao Jin (National University of Singapore); Haobin Li (Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR Singapore); and Loo Hay Lee and Ek Peng Chew (National University of Singapore)
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Ranking and Selection with Covariates
Haihui Shen and Liu Jeff Hong (City University of Hong Kong) and Xiaowei Zhang (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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Paper · Logistics, SCM, Transportation
Simheuristics for Logistics, SCM and Transportation (1)
Chair: Angel A. Juan (IN3-Open University of Catalonia, IN3)
A Visualization Tool Based on Traffic Simulation for the Analysis and Evaluation of Smart City Policies, Innovative Vehicles and Mobility Concepts
Lídia Montero and Mª Paz Linares (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya); Josep Casanovas-Garcia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona Supercomputing Center); and Oriol Serch (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
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A Simheuristic Approach for the Stochastic Team Orienteering Problem
Javier Panadero (Open University of Catalonia), Jesica de Armas (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Christine S.M. Currie (University of Southampton), and Angel A. Juan (Open University of Catalonia)
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A Heuristic Simulation-based Framework to Improve the Scheduling of Blocks Assembly and the Production Process in Shipbuilding
Natalia Basán and Victoria Achkar (INTEC (UNL – CONICET)), Alejandro García-del-Valle (University of A Coruña and UMI Navantia-UDC), and Carlos Méndez (INTEC (UNL – CONICET))
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Paper · Manufacturing Applications
Simulation Based Planning
Chair: Thomas Felberbauer (St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences)
Application of a Multi-Level Simulation Model for Aggregate and Detailed Planning in Shipbuilding
María del Mar Cebral-Fernández, Marcos Rouco-Couzo, Marta Quiroga Pazos, Diego Crespo-Pereira, and Alejandro García del Valle (University of A Coruña) and Rafael Morgade Abeal (Navantia Ferrol)
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Simulation Based Manufacturing System Improvement Focusing on Capacity and MRP Decisions – a Practical Case from Mechanical Engineering
Andreas J. Peirleitner and Klaus Altendorfer (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria) and Thomas Felberbauer (St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences)
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Simulation Based Approach to Calculate Utilization Limits in Opto Semiconductor Frontends
Falk Stefan Pappert (Universität der Bundeswehr), Fabian Suhrke and Jonas Mager (OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH), and Oliver Rose (Universität der Bundeswehr)
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Paper · MASM
Simulation Modeling Issues
Chair: Thomas Ponsignon (Infineon Technologies AG)
Towards a New Simulation Testbed for Semiconductor Manufacturing
MIchael Hassoun (Ariel University) and Adar Kalir (Ben-Gurion University)
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Test Problems, Reference Models and Fab Simulation
Po-Chen Lin and Leon McGinnis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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An Easy Approach of Extending a Short Term Simulation Model for Long Term Forecast in Semiconductor Industry
Marcin Mosinski and Tobias Weissgaerber (Robert Bosch GmbH), Soo Leen Low and Boon Ping Gan (D-SIMLAB Technologies Pte Ltd), and Patrick Preuss (D-SIMLAB Technologies GmbH)
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Paper · Modeling Methodology
Simulation and Games
Chair: Rodrigo Castro (Universidad de Buenos Aires, ICC-CONICET)
Warriors or Bulls - Introducing Retroactive Gambling Line Simulation
Robert Alan Bowman (Clarkson University)
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Overcoming Challenges in Educational STEM Game Design and Development
Katherine Smith, John Shull, Yuzhong Shen, Anthony Dean, and Jennifer Michaeli (Old Dominion University)
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An Actor-model Based Bottom-up Simulation - an Experiment on Indian Demonetisation Initiative
Souvik Barat and Vinay Kulkarni (TCS), Tony Clark (Sheffield Hallam University), and Balbir Barn (Middlesex University)
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Paper · Modeling Methodology
Simulation and Synthetic Biology
Chair: Richard Fujimoto (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Provenance in Modeling and Simulation Studies -- Bridging Gaps
Andreas Ruscheinski and Adelinde Uhrmacher (University of Rostock)
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A Brief History of COMBINE
Chris J. Myers (University of Utah), Gary Bader (University of Toronto), Padraig Gleeson (University College London), Martin Golebiewski (HITS gGmbH), Michael Hucka (California Institute of Technology), Nicolas Le Novere (The Babraham Institute), David Nickerson (University of Auckland), Falk Schreiber (University of Konstanz), and Dagmar Waltemath (University of Rostock)
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DiSH Simulator: Capturing Dynamics of Cellular Signaling with Heterogeneous Knowledge
Khaled Sayed (University of Pittsburgh), Yu-Hsin Kuo and Anuva Kulkarni (Carnegie Mellon University), and Natasa Miskov-Zivanov (University of Pittsburgh)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
A Tutorial on Simulation Conceptual Modeling
Chair: Tillal Eldabi (Brunel University)
Stewart Robinson (Loughborough University)
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Paper · Simulation Optimization
Bayesian Ranking and Selection
Chair: Ilya Ryzhov (University of Maryland)
A Bayesian Ranking and Selection Problem with Pairwise Comparisons
Laura Priekule and Stephan Meisel (University of Münster)
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Efficient Expected Improvement Estimation for Continuous Multiple Ranking and Selection
Michael Arthur Leopold Pearce and Juergen Branke (University of Warwick)
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Rate-Optimality of the Complete Expected Improvement Criterion
Ye Chen and Ilya Ryzhov (University of Maryland)
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Paper · Modeling Methodology
Computing Systems
Chair: Chris Myers (University of Utah)
An Analytical Memory Hierarchy Model for Performance Prediction
Gopinath Chennupati, Nandakishore Santhi, Stephan Eidenbenz, and Sunil Thulasidasan (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
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Simulation of HPC Job Scheduling and Large-Scale Parallel Workloads
Mohammad Abu Obaida and Jason Liu (Florida International University)
Abstract
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Using Quality of Service Lanes to Control the Impact of Raid Traffic Within a Burst Buffer
Elsa Gonsiorowski (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), Christopher D. Carothers (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Justin LaPre (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue), Philip Heidelberger (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center), and Cyriel Minkenberg and German Rodriguez (Rockley Photonics)
Abstract
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Paper · Simulation Education
Educating Simulationists
Chair: Saikou Diallo (Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center; VMASC)
An R Package for Simulation Education
Barry Lawson (University of Richmond) and Lawrence M. Leemis (College of William & Mary)
Abstract
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Automated Model Verification Using an Equivalence Test on a Reference Model
Akin Akbulut and Stephan Abke (University of Paderborn) and Christoph Laroque (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau)
Abstract
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Approaches for Simulation Model Simplification
Durk-Jouke van der Zee (Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Groningen)
Abstract
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Paper · Military, Homeland Security and Emergency Response
Frameworks and Space
Chair: Raymond Hill (Air Force Institute of Technology)
Joint Military Space Operations Simulation as a Service
Erdal Cayirci (University of Stavanger) and Hakan Karapinar and Lutfu Ozcakir (HAVELSAN)
Abstract
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Conceptual Framework for an Automated Battle Planning System in Combat Simulations
Byron Harder (USMC) and Curtis Blais and Imre Balogh (Naval Postgraduate School)
Abstract
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The Role of Simulation Frameworks in Relation to Experiments
David King (AFIT), Douglas Hodson (AFIT/ENG), and Gilbert Peterson (AFIT)
Abstract
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Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Global Security-Related Applications
Chair: Paul Goldsman (self-employed)
Surrogate Assisted Calibration Framework for Crowd Model Calibration
Wenchao Yi (Nanyang Technological University), Jinghui Zhong (South China University of Technology), Singkuang Tan and Wentong Cai (Nanyang Technological University), and Nan Hu (Agency for Science Technology and Research)
Abstract
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Simulating DDoS Attacks on the US Fiber-Optics Internet Infrastructure
Sumeet Kumar and Kathleen M. Carley (Carnegie Mellon University)
Abstract
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Towards an Automated Framework for Agent-based Simulation of Refugee Movements
Diana Suleimenova, David Bell, and Derek Groen (Brunel University London)
Abstract
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Paper · History of Simulation
History of Simulation Inputs
Chair: Laurel Travis (VATECH)
History of Input Modeling
Russell Cheng (University of Southampton)
Abstract
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History of Uniform Random Number Generation
Pierre L'Ecuyer (University of Montreal)
Abstract
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History of Random Variate Generation
Michael Kuhl (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Abstract
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Paper · Hybrid Simulation
Hybrid Simulation in Healthcare
Chair: Sally Brailsford (University of Southampton)
Using Discrete Event Simulation and Soft Systems Methodology for Optimizing Patient Flow and Resource Utilization at the Surgical Unit of Radiumhospitalet in Oslo, Norway
Lene Berge Holm (Oslo and Akershus University College of applied sciences) and Tone Bjornenak, Guri Galtung Kjaeserud, and Harald Noddeland (Oslo University Hospital HF)
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Optimizing Home Hospital Service Delivery in Norway using a Combined Geographical Information System, Agent Based, Discrete Event Simulation Model.
Joe Viana and Vigdis M. Ziener (Oslo University Hospital), Irene G. Ponton (Akershus University Hospital), Marita S. Holhjem (Oslo University Hospital), and Lise J. Thøgersen and Tone B. Simonsen (Akershus University Hospital)
Abstract
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Combining Bootstrap-based Stroke Incidence Models with Discrete Event Modeling of Travel-Time and Stroke Treatment: Non-Normal Input and Non-Linear Output
Kim Rand-Hendriksen, Joe Viana, and Fredrik Dahl (Akershus University Hospital)
Abstract
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Manufacturing 1
Chair: Guodong Shao (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Application of Core Technologies for Smart Manufacturing: a Case Study of Cost Benefit Analysis Based on Modeling and Simulation for Sustainability
Chanmo Jun, Ju Yeon Lee, and Bo Hyun Kim (Korea Institute of Industrial Technology) and Sang Do Noh (Sungkyunkwan University)
Abstract
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Knowledge Discovery in Simulation Data - A Case Study for a Backhoe Assembly Line
Niclas Feldkamp, Soeren Bergmann, and Steffen Strassburger (Ilmenau University of Technology); Thomas Schulze (Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg); Praneeth Akondi (John Deere Technology Center); and Marco Lemessi (John Deere GmbH & Co. KG)
Abstract
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Flexible Processing Mix Strategy for Complexity of Automated Manufacturing System
Hayder Zghair (Kettering University) and Ahad Ali (Lawrence Tech University)
Abstract
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Military
Chair: Jie Xu (George Mason University)
A Role for General Purpose Simulation in Campaign-level Operational Modeling
Michael Lehocky (Operations Research and Cost Analysis Solutions, LLC)
Abstract
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Using a Genetic Programming approach to Mission Planning to deliver more agile Campaign Level Modelling for Military Operational Research
Paul Glover and Simon Collander-Brown (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) and Simon J. E. Taylor (Brunel University London)
Abstract
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Calculation of Radiation Exchange Using Macro-Class View Factors
Thomas P. Etheredge, Matthew C. Rigney, and Matthew B. Haynes (US Army / AMRDEC) and Brad H. Seal and Jamie E. Burns (Torch Technologies)
Abstract
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Paper · Simulation Optimization
Parallelization and Experimentation of Simulation Optimization Algorithms
Chair: Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University)
Optimal Design of Master-worker Architecture for Parallelized Simulation Optimization
Haobin Li (Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR Singapore); Giulia Pedrielli (Arizona State University); Loo Hay Lee (National University of Singapore); and Xiuju Fu and Xiao Feng Yin (Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR Singapore)
Abstract
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Application of a Second-order Stochastic Optimization Algorithm for Fitting Stochastic Epidemiological Models
Atiye Alaeddini and Daniel Klein (Institute for Disease Modeling)
Abstract
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Empirically Comparing the Finite-Time Performance of Simulation-Optimization Algorithms
Naijia Dong and David Eckman (Cornell University), Matthias Poloczek (University of Arizona), and Xueqi Zhao and Shane Henderson (Cornell University)
Abstract
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Paper · Healthcare Applications
Patient Flow Through Health Care Processes
Chair: Ki-Hwan G. Bae (University of Louisville)
Simulating Triage of Patients into an Internal Medicine Department to Validate the Use of an Optimization-based Workload Score
Joseph Agor, Kendall McKenzie, Maria Mayorga, and Osman Ozaltin (North Carolina State University) and Riddhi Parikh and Jeanne Huddleston (Mayo Clinic)
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Proactive Patient Flow Redesign for Integration of Multiple Outpatient Clinics
Vahab Vahdat, Jacqueline Griffin, Sarah Burns, and Rana Azghandi (Northeastern University)
Abstract
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Performance Evaluation of Respite Care Services Through Multi-Agent Based Simulation
Oussama Batata, Vincent Augusto, Setareh Ebrahimi, and Xiaolan Xie (Mines Saint-Etienne)
Abstract
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Power Consumption in Parallel and Distributed Simulations
Chair: Dong Jin (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Richard Fujimoto (Georgia Institute of TEchnology)
Abstract
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Paper · Logistics, SCM, Transportation
Simheuristics for Logistics, SCM and Transportation (2)
Chair: Reha Uzsoy (North Carolina State University)
Flow-Time Estimation by Synergistically Modeling Real and Simulation Data
Hoda Sabeti and Feng Yang (West Virginia University)
Abstract
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A Heteroscedastic t-Process Simulation Metamodeling Approach and Its Application in Inventory Control and Optimization
Guangrui Xie and Xi Chen (Virginia Tech)
Abstract
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An Iterative Refinement Approach to Fitting Clearing Functions to Data from Simulation Models of Production Systems
Karthick Gopalswamy and Reha Uzsoy (North Carolina State University)
Abstract
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Paper · Manufacturing Applications
Simulation Based Scheduling
Chair: Leon McGinnis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Real-Time Job Shop Scheduling Based on Simulation and Markov Decision Processes
Tao Zhang, Shufang Xie, and Oliver Rose (Universität der Bundeswehr München)
Abstract
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Simulation-based Dynamic Shop Floor Scheduling for a Flexible Manufacturing System in the Industry 4.0 Environment
Wenhe Yang and Soemon Takakuwa (Chuo University)
Abstract
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Optimizing Production Allocation with Simulation in the Fashion Industry: A Multi-Company Case Study
Virginia Fani, Romeo Bandinelli, and Rinaldo Rinaldi (University of Florence)
Abstract
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Paper · Analysis Methodology
Simulation Output and Uncertainty
Chair: Susan R. Hunter (Purdue University)
On the Estimation of the Mean Time to Failure by Simulation
Peter W. Glynn (Stanford University), Marvin K. Nakayama (New Jersey Institute of Technology), and Bruno Tuffin (INRIA)
Abstract
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Variance and Derivative Estimation for Virtual Performance in Simulation Analytics
Yujing Lin and Barry L. Nelson (Northwestern University)
Abstract
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Analyzing and Simplifying Model Uncertainty in Fuzzy Cognitive Maps
Eric A. Lavin and Philippe Giabbanelli (Northern Illinois University)
Abstract
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Paper · Architecture and Construction
Smart Buildings / Data Integration
Chair: Amin Hammad (Concordia University)
Towards Systematic Reliability Modeling of Smart Buildings
Sanja Lazarova-Molnar, Elena Markoska, and Hamid Reza Shaker (University of Southern Denmark)
Abstract
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Hybrid Metaheuristic Experiments of Real-time Adaptive Optimization of Parametric Shading Design through Remote Data Transfer
Hwang Yi (Florida International University)
Abstract
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Synthesizing Engineering Design, Material Takeoff and Simulation-Based Estimating on a Bridge Deck Reinforcement Case
Ming Lu, Chaoyu Zheng, Chaojue Yi, and Monjurul Hasan (University of Alberta)
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Paper · Logistics, SCM, Transportation
Uncertainty modeling in operations planning
Chair: Canan Gunes Corlu (Boston University)
Uncertainty Quantification on Simulation Analysis Driven by Random Forests
Amirhossein Meisami (University of Michigan), Henry Lam (Columbia University), and Mark P. Van Oyen (University of Michigan)
Abstract
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Simulation-Based Production Planning for Engineer-to-Order Systems with Random Yield
Alp Akcay and Tugce Martagan (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Abstract
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The Role of Learning on Industrial Simulation Design and Analysis
Bahar Biller, Stephan R. Biller, and Onur Dulgeroglu (GE Global Research) and Canan Gunes Corlu (Boston University)
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Paper · MASM
Various Modeling Approaches in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Chair: Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG, none.)
Classifying Defects in Topography Images of Silicon Wafers
Corinna Kofler and Gunter Spöck (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) and Robert Muhr (Infineon Technologies Austria AG)
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Bridging Short and Mid-Term Demand Forecasting in the Semiconductor Industry
Nicola Sabrina Schuster (Technical University of Munich), Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG), Andreas Hottenrott (Technical University of Munich), and Tim Lauer (Infineon Technologies AG)
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Harmonizing Operations Management of Key Stakeholders in Wafer Fab Using Discrete Event Simulation
Georg Seidel (Infineon Technologies Austria AG), Ching Foong Lee and Ai Mei Kam (Infineon Technologies (Kulim) Sdn Bhd), Boon Ping Gan and Chew Wye Chan (D-SIMLAB Technologies Pte Ltd), and Andre Naumann and Patrick Preuss (D-SIMLAB Technologies GmbH)
Abstract
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Best Practices for Simulation Projects
Chair: Gerd Wagner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
Revisiting the Four C's of Managing a Successful Simulation Project
Melanie Barker and Nancy Zupick (Rockwell Automation)
Abstract
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Avoid Failures! Tested Success Tips for Simulation Excellence
David T. Sturrock (Simio LLC)
Abstract
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Paper · MASM
Dispatching and Scheduling Methods
Chair: Andreas Klemmt (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH)
Scheduling Strategy of Semiconductor Production Lines with Remaining Cycle Time Prediction
Li Li and Qingyun Yu (Tongji University)
Abstract
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From Dispatching To Scheduling: Challenges in Integrating a Generic Optimization Platform into Semiconductor Shop Floor Execution
Andreas Klemmt, Jens Kutschke, and Christian Schubert (Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH)
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Paper · Future of Simulation
Future of Simulation: Network and System Applications
Chair: Dong Jin (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Integrating Mathematical Optimization in DEVS for Nuclear Medicine Patient and Resource Scheduling
Eduardo Pérez (Texas State University)
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A Hardware-in-the-loop Emulation Testbed for High Fidelity and Reproducible Network Experiments
Xiaoliang Wu, Qi Yang, Xin Liu, and Dong Jin (Illinois Institute of Technology) and Cheolwon Lee (National Security Research Institute of Korea)
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A Brief History of HPC Simulation and Future Challenges
Kishwar Ahmed and Jason Liu (Florida International University), Abdel-Hameed Badawy (New Mexico State University), and Stephan Eidenbenz (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
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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))
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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.)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Homeland Security
Chair: Edward Williams (PMC)
Modeling and Simulation of Port-of-entry Systems
Weiwei Chen, Benjamin Melamed, and Mingfei Teng (Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick) and Christopher Canaday (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
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Simulation of Performance Based Services in Disaster Response Operations
Arnd Schirrmann (Airbus)
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Clustering People Trust Behavior in Emergency Evacuation: Evidence from Sinabung Volcano Eruption
Hilya Mudrika Arini, Tim Bedford, John Quigley, and Calvin Burns (University of Strathclyde)
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Paper · Simulation Education
Humans, Education and Simulation
Chair: Saikou Diallo (Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center; VMASC)
Incorporating Sound in Simulations
Justin Deuro, Christopher J. Lynch, Hamdi Kavak, and Jose J. Padilla (Old Dominion University)
Abstract
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Agent-based Simulation for Teaching Ethics
Ruth Isabel Murrugarra (Universidad Adolfo Ibañez) and William Allan Wallace (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
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Paper · Advanced Tutorials
Inside Discrete-Event Simulation Software: How It Works and Why It Matters
Chair: Hessam Sarjoughian (Arizona State University)
Thomas J. Schriber (University of Michigan), Daniel T. Brunner (Dan Brunner Associates LLC), and Jeffrey S. Smith (Auburn University)
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Paper · Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous Systems
Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous Systems: Session 1
Chair: Claudia Szabo (University of Adelaide)
Towards Smart Manufacturing wtih Virtual Factory and Data Analytics
Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University), David Lechevalier (Université de Bourgogne), and Anantha Narayanan (University of Maryland)
Abstract
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Heuristics for Planning with Rare Catastrophic Events
Youngjun Kim, Yonatan Gur, and Mykel John Kochenderfer (Stanford University)
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A Comparison Analysis of Swarm Intelligence Algorithms for Robot Swarm Learning
Jiaqi Fan (Donghua University), Mengqi Hu (University of Illinois at Chicago), Xianghua Chu (Shenzhen University), and Dong Yang (Donghua University)
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Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Learning and Adaptation
Chair: Mohammad Dehghani (NorthEastern University)
Optimizations for Neuron Time Warp (NTW) for Stochastic Reaction-Diffusion Models of Neuron
Mohammad Nazrul Ishlam Patoary and Carl Tropper (McGill University, Canada); Robert McDougal (Yale University, USA); and William W. Lytton (SUNY Downstate Medical Center)
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Agent-Based Model Construction Using Inverse Reinforcement Learning
Kamwoo Lee, Mark Rucker, William T. Scherer, Peter A. Beling, Matthew S. Gerber, and Hyojung Kang (University of Virginia)
Abstract
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Using Situational Awareness for Adaptive Decision Making in Agent-Based Simulation
Okan Topçu (Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus (NCC))
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Logistics
Chair: Jonatan Berglund (Chalmers University of Technology)
Simulating Recovery Strategies to Enhance the Resilience of a Semiconductor Supply Network
Yilin Chen, Thomas Ponsignon, Roland Weixlgartner, and Hans Ehm (Infineon Technologies AG)
Abstract
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Integrating Campus Operations Decision Support Models at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Antonio R. Rodriguez and Joseph J. Wolski (National Institutes of Health)
Abstract
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Hierarchical Simulation Modelling Of Distribution Centers
Dusan Sormaz and Mandvi Malik (Ohio University)
Abstract
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Manufacturing 2
Chair: Anders Skoogh (Chalmers University of Technology)
Simulation Analysis of Processing Complexity and Production Variety in Automated Manufacturing System
Hayder Zghair (Kettering University) and Ahad Ali (Lawrence Tech University)
Abstract
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Verification and Validation of Shipyard Logistics Simulation System and its Use Case Identification
Yong-Kuk Jeong, Hui-Qiang Shen, SeungHoon Nam, Youngmin Kim, and Jong-Gye Shin (Seoul National University); Philippe Lee (Xinnos Co., Ltd.); and Jae Ho Choi and Jong Hun Woo (Korea Maritime and Ocean University)
Abstract
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CraftBrew: Experiences of Developing a Low-Cost Brewery Manamgement System with Cloud-Based Simulation
Simon J. E. Taylor, Anastasia Anagnostou, and David Bell (Brunel University London) and Shane Kite and Gary Patterson (Saker Solutions)
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Paper · Simulation Optimization
Ranking and Selection II
Chair: Jeff Hong (City University of Hong Kong)
Optimal Computing Budget Allocation for Ranking the Top Designs with Stochastic Constraints
Hui Xiao and Hu Chen (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics) and Loo Hay Lee (National University of Singapore)
Abstract
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An Efficient Fully Sequential Selection Procedure Guaranteeing Probably Approximately Correct Selection
Sijia Ma and Shane G. Henderson (Cornell University)
Abstract
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A New Framework of Designing Sequential Ranking-and-selection Procedures
Ying Zhong and L. Jeff Hong (City University of Hong Kong)
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Paper · Analysis Methodology
Rare-event Simulation
Chair: Xi Chen (Virginia Tech)
Accurate Computation of the Right Tail of the Sum of Dependent Log-normal Variates
Zdravko Botev (University of New South Wales) and Pierre L'Ecuyer (University of Montreal)
Abstract
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A Joint Gaussian Process Metamodel to Improve Quantile Predictions
Songhao Wang and Szu Hui Ng (National University of Singapore)
Abstract
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Logarithmically Efficient Estimation of the Tail of the Multivariate Normal Distribution
Zdravko Botev, Daniel Mackinlay, and Yi-Lung Chen (University of New South Wales)
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Paper · Logistics, SCM, Transportation
Scheduling and Dispatching
Chair: Klaus Altendorfer (Upper Austrian University of Applied Science)
The Value of Real-Time Data in Stochastic Flowshop Scheduling: A Simulation Study for Makespan
Jose M. Framinan, Paz Perez-Gonzalez, and Victor Fernandez-Viagas (University of Sevilla)
Abstract
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Design and Simulation Analysis of PDER: A Multiple-Load Automated Guided Vehicle Dispatching Algorithm
Maojia P. Li and Michael E. Kuhl (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Abstract
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Data-Driven Simulation-Based Model for Planning Roadway Operation and Maintenance Projects
Emad Mohamed, Parinaz Jafari, Ming-Fung Siu, and Simaan AbouRizk (University of Alberta)
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Paper · Logistics, SCM, Transportation
Simheuristics for Logistics, SCM and Transportation (3)
Chair: Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarre)
Using Simulation to Estimate Evacuation Times in Large-size Aircrafts: A Case Study with Simio
Pau Estany (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Laura Calvet (Open University of Catalonia - IN3), Pau Fonseca (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech), and Angel A. Juan (Open University of Catalonia - IN3)
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A Simheuristic Approach for Freight Transport in Sustainable and Smart Cities
Lorena Silvana Reyes-Rubiano (Public University of Navarra), Laura Calvet (Open University of Catalonia), Javier Faulin (Public University of Navarra), and Angel Juan (Open University of Catalonia)
Abstract
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Designing Internal Supply Routes: A Case Study in the Automotive Industry
Marcelus Fabri and Helena Ramalhinho (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
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Paper · Manufacturing Applications
Simulation & Data Analytics
Chair: Camilla Lundgren (Chalmers University of Technology)
A VSM Approach to Support Data Collection for a Simulation Model
Maja Viktoria Linnea Bärring, Daniel Nåfors, Daniel Henriksen, David Olsson, and Björn Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology) and Ulrika Larsson (RUAG Space Group)
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Integrating Data Analytics and Simulation for Defect Management in Manufacturing Environments
Faisal Aqlan (Penn State Behrend), Sreekanth Ramakrishnan (IBM Corporation), and Abdulrahman Shamsan (Binghamton University)
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Knowledge Discovery and Robustness Analysis in Manufacturing Simulations
Niclas Feldkamp, Soeren Bergmann, and Steffen Strassburger (Ilmenau University of Technology) and Thomas Schulze (Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg)
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Paper · Modeling Methodology
Simulation Tools and Applications
Chair: Kalyan Perumalla (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
The Modelverse: a Tool for Multi-Paradigm Modelling and Simulation
Yentl Van Tendeloo (University of Antwerp) and Hans Vangheluwe (University of Antwerp; Flanders Make vzw; McGill University)
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A Sequential Statistics Approach to Dynamic Staffing under Demand Uncertainty
Fatemeh S. Hashemi and Michael R. Taaffe (Virginia Tech)
Abstract
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Incorporating Abstraction Methods into System-Analysis Integration Methodology for Discrete Event Logistics Systems
Timothy Sprock and Conrad Bock (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
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Paper · Healthcare Applications
Simulation in Health Care Scheduling
Chair: Idalia Flores (UNAM, Facultad de Ingeniería)
Scheduling Model for Non-Critical Patients Admission into a Hospital Emergency Department
Eva Bruballa (Tomàs Cerdà Computer Science School, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona); Alvaro Wong and Dolores Rexachs (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona); Francisco Epelde (Parc Taulí Hospital Universitari, Institut d’Investigació i Innovació Parc Taulí I3PT, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona); and Emilio Luque (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
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Simheuristic of Patient Scheduling Using a Table-Experiment Approach - Simio and Matlab Integration Application
Mohammad Dehghanimohammadabadi (Northeastern University), Mandana Rezaeiahari (State University of New York at Binghamton), and Thomas Keyser (Western New England University)
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Calibration of a Stochastic Agent-Based Model for Re-Hospitalization Numbers of Psychiatric Patients
Martin Richard Bicher (TU Wien), Christoph Urach (dwh GmbH), Claire Rippinger (DEXHELPP), Günther Zauner (dwh GmbH), and Nikolas Popper (DEXHELPP)
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Paper · Cyber-Physical Systems
Verification and Validation
Chair: Akshay Rajhans (MathWorks)
Efficient Simulation-Based Verification of Probabilistic Timed Automata
Arnd Hartmanns (University of Twente), Sean Sedwards (National Institute of Informatics), and Pedro R. D'Argenio (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba)
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Modeling Lessons from Verifying Large Software Systems for Safety and Security
Suresh Kothari and Payas Awadhutkar (Iowa State University), Ahmed Tamrawi (Yarmouk University), and Jon Mathews (EnSoft Corp.)
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Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Agent-Driven Experiment Management and Modeling
Chair: Alice E. Smith (Auburn University)
Model Alignment Using Optimization and Design of Experiments
Alejandro Teran, Alice E. Smith, and Levent Yilmaz (Auburn University)
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Models as Self-Aware Cognitive Agents and Adaptive Mediators for Model-Driven Science
Levent Yilmaz, Sritika Chakladar, Kyle Doud, Alice E. Smith, and Alejandro Teran-Somohano (Auburn University) and Halit Oguztuzun, Sema Cam, Orcun Dayibas, and Bilge Kaan Gorur (Middle East Technical University)
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A Framework for Formal Automated Analysis of Simulation Experiments using Probabilistic Model Checking
Kyle Doud and Levent Yilmaz (Auburn University)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Analysis
Chair: Sanjay Jain (The George Washington University)
Improving Historical Demand Data Through Simulation
Oroselfia Sanchez and Idalia Flores (UNAM)
Abstract
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Wealth Distribution Simulation Using a System Dynamic Flow Model
Javier Lara de Paz, Idalia Flores, and Gabriel Policroniades (UNAM)
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Simulation Model for Studying Impact of Demographic, Temporal, and Geographic Factors on Hospital Demand
Bozena Mielczarek and Jacek Zabawa (Wroclaw University of Science and Technology)
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Paper · Cyber-Physical Systems
Control of CPS
Chair: Akshay Rajhans (MathWorks)
Designing Highway Access Control System Using Multi-Class M/G/C/C State Dependent Queueing Model and Cross-Entropy Method
Yifan Wang, Daniel Kim, and Seong-Hee Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Haengju Lee (DGIST)
Abstract
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A SimEvents Model For Hybrid Traffic Simulation
Yue Zhang and Christos G. Cassandras (Boston University) and Wei Li and Pieter J. Mosterman (MathWorks)
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Paper · Modeling Methodology
DEVS Applications
Chair: Fernando Barros (University of Coimbra)
An Approach for DEVS Based Modeling of Electrical Power Systems
Ange-Lionel Toba, Mamadou Seck, Matthew Amissah, and Sarah Bouazzaoui (Old Dominion University)
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A Cell-DEVS Model for Fracture Propagation in Rock
Gabriel Wainer and Scott Stewart (Carleton University)
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Hierarchical Markov Decision Process Based on Devs Formalism
Céline Kessler, Laurent Capocchi, and Jean Francois Santucci (SPE UMR CNRS 6134) and Bernard Zeigler (RTSync Corp.)
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Paper · Simulation Education
Education and Games
Chair: Saikou Diallo (Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center; VMASC)
Simulation-based Business Game for Teaching Methods in Logistics and Production
Alexander Hübl (Upper Austrian University of applied science) and Gudrun Fischer (Deggendorf Institute of Technology)
Abstract
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Sim4edu.com – Web-Based Simulation For Education
Gerd Wagner (Brandenburg University of Technology)
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Striving For Ubiquity of Simulation in Operations Through Educational Enhancements
Allen G. Greenwood (Poznan University of Technology)
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Paper · Healthcare Applications
Health Care Operations
Chair: Niki Popper (Vienna University of Technology)
Modeling and Simulating Hospital Operations in a 3D Environment
Fraser L. Greenroyd (Loughborough University), Rebecca Hayward (BuroHappold Engineering Ltd.), Andrew Price and Peter Demian (Loughborough University), and Shrikant Sharma (BuroHappold Engineering Ltd.)
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Reducing Capital Cost and Semi-Private Bed Experience By Simulating Hospital Inpatient Operations
Martin J. Miller (Decision Analytics)
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Simulation-based Design and Traffic Flow Improvements in the Operating Room
Amin Khoshkenar, Kevin Taaffe, Miranda Muhs, Lawrence Fredendall, and Yann Ferrand (Clemson University); Dee San (MUSC Health); and Anjali Joseph (Clemson University)
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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
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The History of Simulation Modeling
Stephen Roberts (North Carolina State University) and Dennis Pegden (Simio, LLC)
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Paper · Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous Systems
Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous Systems: Session 2
Chair: Claudia Szabo (University of Adelaide)
Discrete Event Simulation of a Road Intersection Integrating V2V and V2I Features to Improve Traffic Flow
Ben Benzaman and Deepak Sharma (Montana State University)
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A Tool for Mining Discrete Event Simulation Model
Yan Wang and Grégory Zacharewicz (IMS, University of Bordeaux); Mamadou Kaba Traoré (LIMOS, University of Blaise Pascal); and David Chen (IMS, University of Bordeaux)
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Sequential Experimentation to Efficiently Test Automated Vehicles
Zhiyuan Huang and Henry Lam (University of Michigan) and Ding Zhao (University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute)
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Paper · Agent-Based Simulation
Logistics and Transportation Infrastructure
Chair: Dave Goldsman (Georgia Institute of Technology)
An Agent-Based Simulation Model for Autonomous Trailer Docking
Berry Gerrits, Martijn R.K Mes, and Peter C. Schuur (University of Twente)
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An Agent-based Simulation Model for Distributed Vehicle Sharing Operations
Mengqi Hu and Yang Chen (University of Illinois at Chicago) and Xiaopeng Li and Kaiqi Xiong (University of South Florida)
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Paper · Analysis Methodology
Metamodeling
Chair: James R. Thompson (MITRE Corporation)
A Stochastic Simulation Calibration Framework for Real-time System Control
Wei Xie and Pu Zhang (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) and qiong zhang (Virginia Commonwealth University)
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Metamodeling a Systems Dynamics Model: A Contemporary Comparison of Methods
Rodrigo Andres De la Fuente (University of Concepcion) and Raymond Lester Smith (East Carolina University)
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A Misspecification Test for Simulation Metamodels
Shiyu Wang, Guangwu Liu, and Kun Zhang (City University of Hong Kong)
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Paper · Manufacturing Applications
New Technologies
Chair: Klaus Altendorfer (Upper Austrian University of Applied Science)
The Value of 5G Connectivity for Maintenance in Manufacturing Industry
Camilla Lundgren, Anders Skoogh, Björn Johansson, and Johan Stahre (Chalmers University of Technology) and Martin Friis (AB SKF)
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Realistic Virtual Models for Factory Layout Planning
Daniel Nåfors, Erik Lindskog, Jonatan Berglund, Liang Gong, and Björn Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology) and Johan Vallhagen (GKN Aerospace Engine Systems)
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Combining Augmented Reality and Simulation-Based Optimization for Decision Support in Manufacturing
Ingemar Karlsson, Jacob Bernedixen, Amos H.C. Ng, and Leif Pehrsson (University of Skövde)
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Paper · Logistics, SCM, Transportation
Simheuristics for Logistics, SCM and Transportation (4)
Chair: Edward Williams (PMC)
Method to Model Actions for Discrete-event Simulations of Logistics Networks
Markus Rabe, Dominik Schmitt, and Felix Dross (Technische Universität Dortmund)
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Integrated Optimization and Simulation Models for the Locomotive Refueling System Configuration Problem
Lucas George Verschelden, Jessica L. Heier Stamm, and Todd Easton (Kansas State University)
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Using Simulation to Estimate Critical Paths and Survival Functions in Aircraft Turnaround Processes
Andres San Antonio Bou (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona), Angel A. Juan (Open University of Catalonia), Pau Fonseca (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya), Daniel Guimarans (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences), and Laura Calvet (Open University of Catalonia)
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Paper · Simulation Optimization
Simulation Optimization with Input Uncertainty
Chair: Eunhye Song (Penn State University)
Ranking and Selection under Input Uncertainty: A Budget Allocation Formulation
Di Wu and Enlu Zhou (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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Robust Simulation Based Optimization with Input Uncertainty
Sathishkumar Lakshmanan and Jayendran Venkateswaran (IIT Bombay)
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Bayesian Simulation Optimization with Input Uncertainty
Michael Arthur Leopold Pearce and Juergen Branke (University of Warwick)
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Paper · Logistics, SCM, Transportation
Strategic Decision Support
Chair: John Shortle (George Mason University)
Efficiency of Non-compliance Chargeback Mechanisms in Retail Supply Chains
Chun-Miin (Jimmy) Chen (Bucknell University)
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A Simulation Study to Evaluate the Appropriate Dimensions of a New Automated Log Sorting and Storing Technology in the Wood Processing Industry
Martin Pernkopf and Manfred Gronalt (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna)
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Perspectives of a Future-Proof Primary Resource Logistics Chain
Oliver Meier, Henning Strubelt, and Sebastian Trojahn (Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Technique
Chair: Timothy Sprock (NIST)
Invoking ARTEMIS - The Multi-Objective Hunt for Diverse and Robust Alternative Solutions
Stephen C. Upton, Mary L. McDonald, and Susan M. Sanchez (Naval Postgraduate School) and Holly M. Zabinski (Marine Corps Combat Development Command)
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Modeling Fluid Simulation with Dynamic Boltzmann Machine
Kun Zhao and Takayuki Osogami (IBM Research - Tokyo)
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Case Study in 3D Modeling of 2D Plan View CAD Data for Use in Computer Simulation
Joseph J. Wolski and Marco A. Narciso (National Institutes of Health)
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Paper · Introductory Tutorials
Tutorials on System Dynamics and The Tao of Simulation
Chair: Anastasia Anagnostou (Brunel University)
System Dynamics: a Soft and Hard Approach to Modelling
Martin Kunc (University of Warwick)
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The Tao of Simulation
Lee Schruben and Abhinav Adduri (UC Berkeley)
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Paper · Analysis Methodology
Calibration and Bias
Chair: Wei Xie (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Finite Variance Unbiased Estimation of Stochastic Differential Equations
Ankush Agarwal and Emmanuel Gobet (Ecole Polytechnique)
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Bayesian Sequential Calibration Using Detailed Sample Paths
Bo Wang (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Qiong Zhang (Virginia Commonwealth University), and Wei Xie (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
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Detecting Bias Due to Input Modelling in Computer Simulation
Lucy Elizabeth Morgan (Lancaster University), Barry Lee Nelson (Northwestern University), and Andrew Titman and David John Worthington (Lancaster University)
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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)
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The Computer Simulation Archive: Development and Current Contents
Richard E. Nance (Virginia Tech) and Gwyneth A. Thayer (North Carolina State University)
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The Importance of the Computer Simulation Archive
Greg Raschke and Susan K. Nutter (NC State University)
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Paper · Logistics, SCM, Transportation
Flow and Inventory Optimization
Chair: Suman Niranjan (Savannah State University)
Information Blackouts in a Multi-Echelon Supply Chain Simulation
Elizabeth R. Rasnick (Georgia Southern University) and Dean C. Chatfield (Old Dominion University)
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Simulation Modeling of Alternative Staffing and Task Prioritization in Manual Post-Distribution Cross Docking Facilities
David Alan Cox and Manuel Rossetti (University of Arkansas)
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A Study of Remanufacturing System in Presence of Unreliable Supply of New Products
Suman Niranjan (Savannah State University)
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Paper · Future of Simulation
Future of Simulation: Social and Service System Applications
Chair: Roberto San Jose (Technical University of Madrid (UPM))
Modelling of Urban Climate Impacts using Regional and Urban CFD Models. Application to Madrid (Spain) and London (UK)
Roberto San Jose, Juan Luis Perez-Camaño, and Libia Pérez (Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Computer Science School) and Rosa Maria Gonzalez-Barras (Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Faculty of Physics)
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A Conceptual Framework to Federate Testbeds for Cybersecurity
Lavanya Ramapantulu, Yong Meng Teo, and Ee-Chien Chang (National University of Singapore)
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A Spherical Monte Carlo Approach for Calculating Value-at-Risk and Expected Shortfall in Financial Risk Management
Huei-Wen Teng (National Chiao Tung University)
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Paper · Simulation Optimization
Gradient-based Simulation Optimization
Chair: Seyed Farzad Yousefian (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
Data Driven Stochastic Approximation for Change Detection
Thomas Flynn (Graduate Center, City University of New York) and Olympia Hadjiliadis, Ioannis Stamos, and Felisa J. Vazquez-Abad (Hunter College, City University of New York)
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A Smoothing Stochastic Quasi-Newton Method for Non-lipschitzian Stochastic Optimization Problems
Farzad Yousefian (Oklahoma State University), Angelia Nedich (Arizona State University), and Uday Shanbhag (Penn State University)
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An Epsilon-Constraint Method for Integer-Ordered Bi-Objective Simulation Optimization
Kyle Cooper and Susan R. Hunter (Purdue University) and Kalyani Nagaraj (Oklahoma State University)
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Industrial Case Study, Paper · Case Studies
Healthcare 1
Chair: Fei Chen (Johnson & Johnson)
An Application of Discrete Event Simulation for Planning and Resource Allocation in a State Hospital System Servicing Both Criminal and Civil Commitments
Bradley J. Bartos M.A., Michelle Mioduszewski M.A., and Matthew Renner B.A. (University of California, Irvine; Irvine Simulation Modeling Lab) and Richard McCleary Ph.D. (University of California, Irvine; School of Social Ecology)
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Optimization of the Emergency Department in Hospitals Using Simulation and Experimental Design: Case Study
Abdeljelil Aroua and Georges Abdul-Nour (Université de Québec à Trois Rivières)
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A Flexible Simulation Model Aimed to Improve Inpatient Units in Health Care
Mandvi Malik and Dusan Sormaz (Ohio University)
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Paper · Healthcare Applications
Healthcare Services Under External Pressure
Chair: Raid Al-Alomar (Abu Dhabi University)
Operations Analysis of Hospital Ward Evacuation Using Crowd Density Model with Occupancy Area and Velocity by Patient Type
Mitsuko Yokouchi, Yuri Hasegawa, and Ryosuke Sasaki (Kobe Women's University); Rie Gaku (St. Andrew’s University); Yukinori Murata and Nobuko Mizuno (Fujita Health University); and Asuka Inaba and Toshinori Tanaka (Iwasa Hospital and Maternity)
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Health Care Emergency Plan Modeling and Simulation in Case of Major Flood
Afafe Zehrouni, Vincent Augusto, Thierry Garaix, Raksmey Phan, and Xiaolan Xie (Ecole des Mines de Saint Etienne)
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Data-Driven Generic Discrete Event Simulaton Model of Hospital Patient Flow Considering Surge
Carolyn R. Busby and Michael W. Carter (University of Toronto)