AMS 553: Simulation Modeling and Analysis Instructor: Jiaqiao Hu Class: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:50 - 5:10pm, MELVILLE LBR E4310 Office: Math Tower 1-107 Phone: (631)6328239 Email Address: [email protected]Office Hours: Wednesdays 12:30-2:30 pm or by appointment Course Website: www.ams.sunysb.edu/~jqhu/courses/553/AMS553.html TA: TBA Office: TBA Email: TBA Office Hours: TBA Text Book: A.M. Law and W.D. Kelton, Simulation Modeling and Analysis (4th ed.), McGraw-Hill. Topics to be covered: Chapters 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12, speciﬁc topics include: review of probability theory, random number generation, random variate generation, selection of input distributions, output analysis, variance reduction techniques, and an introduction to simulation optimization. Note that no simulation language or software will be taught in this course. Prerequisites: Students are required to have a strong background in calculus-based probability and statistics and some computer programming experience in Fortran, C, C++, Basic, or Matlab,
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