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Random Variate Generation - Course 6b
Random-Variate Generation
Generate random variates from any given distribution using
uniform random numbers
Random variates (of appropriate distributions) are used as inputs
in Simulation (interar

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Input Modeling
Input Modeling
Input models provide the driving force for a simulation model.
Simulation output depend on the simulation input.
The quality of the output is no better than the quality of inputs.
Input Modeling
4 steps of

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Input Modeling
Input Modeling
Input models provide the driving force for a simulation model.
Simulation output depend on the simulation input.
The quality of the output is no better than the quality of inputs.
Input Modeling
4 steps of

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Simulation
Random Numbers- Course 6a
Random Number Generation
Where to use random numbers:
Event listing
Interarrival time
Service times
time to failure (Hatalar aras sre )
Any process which is not deterministic
Random Numbers with Uniform
di

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Course 4
Goal
Model variables are generally probabilistic, not
deterministic
Statistical models are used to describe probabilistic
variables
Sample the phenomenon of interest to develop an
appropriate model:
Select the distribution

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Verification and Validation
of Simulation Models
Steps in Simulation Study
Verification and Validation of
Simulation Model
Model
Build the model
Verification building the model correctly (correctly
implemented with good input and str

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Week 3
Concepts in Discrete-Event Simulation
System: a collection of entities that interact together over
time, e.g., people and machines.
Model: an abstract representation of a system.
System state: a collection of variables that co

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Week 1
Simulation
Real-world
process
A set of assumptions
concerning the behavior of a system
Modeling
& Analysis
Simulation is the imitation of the operation of a real-world
process or system over time
System behavior is analyzed by

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Course 2
Queueing System Simulation
Single channel queueing system
Infinite calling population
Waiting queue
(FCFS first come first served)
Random service time
Random interarrival times
Average arrival rate
Average arrival rate should

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Week 5
Queueing Models
A simple but typical queueing model:
Queueing models provide the analyst with a powerful tool for
designing and evaluating the performance of queueing systems.
Simulation is often used in the analysis of queuei