Introduction to simulation

  title={Introduction to simulation},
  author={J. William Schmidt},
  booktitle={Winter Simulation Conference},
This paper offers an introduction to the fundamental concepts of system modeling with emphasis on the application of digital simulation. The topics presented include system modeling, model classification, a discussion of mathematical and simulation models, their distinction and relative advantages, an overview of systems analysis, an example simulation model, and brief discussions of random numbers, random variable generation and simulation languages. The material presented is largely… CONTINUE READING
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