Handbook of Research on Discrete Event Simulation Environments: Technologies and Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605667757
  • ISBN-13: 9781605667751
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 673 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released January 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Discrete event simulation environments have desirable features and components now driving researchers to develop and enhance existing environments. The Handbook of Research on Discrete Event Simulation Environments: Technologies and Applications provides a comprehensive overview of theory and practice in simulation systems. A leading publication in this growing field, this Handbook of Research offers researchers, academicians, and practitioners progressive findings in simulation methodologies, modeling, standards, and applications.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Table of Contents.
1: Simulation: Body of Knowledge.
2: Simulation Environments as Vocational and Training Tools.
3: Agent–Based Modeling: A Historical Perspective and a Review of Validation and Verification Efforts.
4: Verification and Validation of Simulation Models.
5: DEVS–Based Simulation Interoperability.
6: Experimental Error Measurement in Monte Carlo Simulation.
7: Efficient Discrete Simulation of Coded Wireless Communication Systems.
8: Teaching Principles of Petri Nets in Hardware Courses and Students Projects.
9: An Introduction to Reflective Petri Nets.
10: Trying out Reflective Petri Nets on a Dynamic Workflow Case.
11: Applications of Visual Algorithm Simulation.
12: Virtual Reality: A New Era of Simulation and Modelling.
13: Implementation of a DES Environment.
14: Using Simulation Systems for Decision Support.
15: The Simulation of Spiking Neural Networks.
16: An Integrated Data Mining and Simulation Solution.
17: Modeling and Simulation of IEEE 802.11g using OMNeT++.
18: Performance Modeling of IEEE 802.11 WLAN using OPNET: A Tutorial.
19: On the Use of Discrete–Event Simulation in Computer Networks Analysis and Design.
20: Queuing Theory and Discrete Events Simulation for Health Care: From Basic Processes to Complex Systems with Interdependencies.
21: Modelling a Small Firm in Jordan Using System Dynamics.
22: The State of Computer Simulation Applications in Construction.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.