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2 What Is Simulation? Simulation: A model of a complex system and the experimental manipulation of the model to observe the results. Systems that are best suited to being simulated are dynamic , interactive , and complicated. Model: An abstraction of a real system. It is a representation of the objects within the system and the rules that govern the interactions of the objects.
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3 Constructing Models A Discrete Event Simulation… consists of entities, attributes, and events. Entity: the representation of some object in the real system that must be explicitly defined Attribute: some characteristic of a particular entity Event: an interaction between entities
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Queuing Systems Queuing system: a discrete-event model that uses random numbers to represent the arrival and duration of events. The system is made up of servers and queues of objects to be served. The objective is to utilize the servers as fully as
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