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2007
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Predicting the impact on business performance of enhanced information system using business process simulation
The estimation of the impact on performance in business process (BP) by introducing an information system (IS) is an important practical problem in investment appraisal. This pape...
Yifei Tan, Soemon Takakuwa
WSC
2007
7 years 1 months ago
A metamodel-based representation method for reusable simulation model
The composition and reuse of simulation model is currently a hot research topic in the area of complex system modeling and simulation. A unified simulation model representation is...
Yonglin Lei, Lili Song, Weiping Wang 0002, Caiyun ...
WSC
2007
7 years 1 months ago
Process flowcharting and simulation of house structure components production process
Stimulated by the success of management innovation in the manufacturing industry – culminating in lean production, many homebuilders attempt to model the construction process on...
Haitao Yu, Mohamed Al-Hussein, Reza Nasseri
WSC
2007
7 years 1 months ago
Kriging metamodeling in constrained simulation optimization: an explorative study
This paper describes two experiments exploring the potential of the Kriging methodology for constrained simulation optimization. Both experiments study an (s, S) inventory system ...
William E. Biles, Jack P. C. Kleijnen, Wim C. M. V...
WSC
2007
7 years 1 months ago
Duality in high level petri-nets: a basis to do diagnoses
In this paper the relation of high-level Petri-nets (hlpn) and linear algebra is outlined. On the basis of this relation the theory of the dual spaces can be brought in to a new c...
Jörg R. Müller, Eckehard Schnieder
WSC
2007
7 years 1 months ago
Expecting the unexpected: representing, reasoning about, and assessing construction project contingencies
Planning, scheduling and effective management of contingencies are crucial for the successful management of construction projects. In this paper we explore a mathematical represen...
G. Ryan Anderson, Nilufer Onder, Amlan Mukherjee
WSC
2007
7 years 1 months ago
Monte Carlo methods in the physical sciences
I will review the role that Monte Carlo methods play in the physical sciences. They are very widely used for a number of reasons: they permit the rapid and faithful transformation...
Malvin H. Kalos
WSC
2007
7 years 1 months ago
Finite-sample performance guarantees for one-dimensional stochastic root finding
We study the one-dimensional root finding problem for increasing convex functions. We give gradient-free algorithms for both exact and inexact (stochastic) function evaluations. ...
Samuel Ehrlichman, Shane G. Henderson
WSC
2007
7 years 1 months ago
Using event simulation to evaluate internet protocol enhancements for special services
Disasters can cause extraordinary service demand by the public, while concurrently causing outages that reduce network capacity to serve the surging demand. It is imperative that ...
David A. Garbin, Patrick V. McGregor, Denise M. Be...
WSC
2007
7 years 1 months ago
A simulation-based algorithm for supply chain optimization
In a supply chain, there are wide variety of problems, such as transportation scheduling problems and warehouse location problems. These problems are independently defined as opt...
Takayuki Yoshizumi, Hiroyuki Okano
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