IE 581 — Simulation Design and Analysis http://www.ecn.purdue.edu/ ∼ ie581/ Spring 2011 School of Industrial Engineering MWF 9:30am, GRIS 280 Purdue University Instructor: Bruce Schmeiser cell phone: (765) 491–8665 School of Industrial Engineering Purdue University e-mail: bruce @ purdue.edu West Lafayette, IN 47907–2023 office: Grissom 228 Teaching Assistant: Greg Thompson e-mail: glthomps @ purdue.edu Office Hours: Schmeiser Thompson by appointment As announced and or drop in. in the course web page. Prerequisites: Undergraduate engineering probability and statistics (e.g., IE230/IE330). Some computer programming. Previous exposure to Monte Carlo simulation is not required. Textbook: A.M. Law and W.D. Kelton, Simulation Modeling and Analysis, McGraw-Hill, 2000 (third edition). Computers: Your choice. Software: MSExcel and any C compiler. Content: IE 581 is an introduction to Monte Carlo simulation, focusing on probabilistic and statistical methods useful to the simulation practitioner. In particular, IE 581 considers U(0,1) pseudo-random
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