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WSC
2008
9 years 10 months ago
A methodology for input data management in discrete event simulation projects
Discrete event simulation (DES) projects rely heavily on high input data quality. Therefore, the input data management process is very important and, thus, consumes an extensive a...
Anders Skoogh, Björn Johansson
WSC
2008
9 years 10 months ago
Generating artificial populations using a multi-level fuzzy inference engine
The design of complex artificial populations is the first step in simulating evolution during the time span of socioeconomic variables as the family income. In this paper, a new h...
Carlos R. Garcia-Alonso, Gabriel M. Perez-Alcala
WSC
2008
9 years 10 months ago
Using simulation in the implementation of an Outpatient Procedure Center
Creation of an Outpatient Procedure Center (OPC) is a complicated endeavor, requiring a detailed understanding of the resources available and the procedures to be performed. Misca...
Todd R. Huschka, Brian T. Denton, Bradly J. Narr, ...
WSC
2008
9 years 10 months ago
How to build better models: Applying agile techniques to simulation
For simulation practitioners, the common steps in a simulation modeling engagement are likely familiar: problem assessment, requirements specification, model building, verificatio...
James T. Sawyer, David M. Brann
WSC
2008
9 years 10 months ago
Simulation based decision-making for hospital pharmacy management
Managing healthcare delivery systems plays an important role for healthcare providers in order to have high quality service performances. Inpatient pharmacy delivery systems are o...
Alkin Yurtkuran, Erdal Emel
WSC
2008
9 years 10 months ago
Coping with typical unpredictable incidents in a logic fab
Within the last months the semiconductor plant of Infineon in Dresden has converted to a pure manufacturer of logic products. With it, premises for production control have changed...
Wolfgang Scholl
WSC
2008
9 years 10 months ago
Revenue management: Models and methods
Revenue management is the collection of strategies and tactics firms use to scientifically manage demand for their products and services. The practice has grown from its origins i...
Kalyan T. Talluri, Garrett J. van Ryzin, Itir Z. K...
WSC
2008
9 years 10 months ago
Using Little's Law to estimate cycle time and cost
Well designed models can provide timely answers and summarize understanding of complex systems. Simple use cases can illustrate the applicability and inferences possible with even...
Kristin Rust
WSC
2008
9 years 10 months ago
Improving patient flow in a hospital emergency department
Hospital emergency departments in the US are facing increasing challenges due to growth in patient demand for their services, and inability to increase capacity to match demand. W...
Deborah J. Medeiros, Eric Swenson, Christopher DeF...
WSC
2008
9 years 10 months ago
Data Farming around the world overview
Data Farming combines the rapid prototyping capability inherent in certain simulation models with the exploratory power of high performance computing to rapidly generate insight i...
Gary E. Horne, Klaus-Peter Schwierz
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