Advancing the Frontiers of Simulation: A Festschrift in by Christos Alexopoulos, David Goldsman, James R. Wilson

By Christos Alexopoulos, David Goldsman, James R. Wilson

This Festschrift honors George Samuel Fishman, one of many founders of the sphere of machine simulation and a pace-setter within the disciplines of operations learn and administration technology for the previous 5 many years. The papers during this quantity span the idea, method, and alertness of desktop simulation. popular researcher, instructor, mentor, and writer, Fishman has made primary contributions to either the idea and perform of simulation, the dissemination of information, carrier to the career, and the development of the prestige of the sector. between his many honors and awards are the prestigious carrier Award from TIMS/College on Simulation; the Frederick W. Lanchester Prize from INFORMS; and the INFORMS Simulation Society’s Lifetime expert fulfillment Award.

Individual papers during this quantity comprise a biography after which an interview with Fishman; machine in depth Statistical version construction; Patchwork Distributions; Asymptotic Validity of Batch capability Steady-State self assurance durations; effective Modeling of Delays in Discrete-Event Simulation; Sampling from Linear Multivariate Densities; issue Screening in Simulation Experiments; etc that every one honor the achievements, impact, and friendship of George Samuel Fishman.

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G: Yes. I taught a seminar in it. Lee Schruben was one of my students. In fact, if I remember correctly, when we recruited Lee as a student, we offered him a fellowship 30 C. Alexopoulos et al. in the Health Services Program. Wayne Winston of Indiana University was also a member of that program. Several things occurred during those years. The OR simulation research community became much more active. The Winter Simulation Conference was instrumental in that. It created a focus. In particular, it established an accommodation between industry and universities, which in many ways continues to this day, perhaps in different proportions.

And D. L. Iglehart. 1974b. Simulating stable stochastic systems II: Markov chains. Journal of the ACM 21(1):114–123. Fishman, G. S. 1964. Price behavior under alternative forms of price expectations. Quarterly Journal of Economics 78:281–298. Fishman, G. S. 1967. Problems in the statistical analysis of simulation experiments: The comparison of means and the length of sample records. Communications of the ACM 10:94–99. Fishman, G. S. 1968. The allocation of computer time in comparing simulation experiments.

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