Perspectives on the Evolution of Simulation

@article{Nance2002PerspectivesOT,
  title={Perspectives on the Evolution of Simulation},
  author={R. Nance and R. Sargent},
  journal={Oper. Res.},
  year={2002},
  volume={50},
  pages={161-172}
}
Simulation is introduced in terms of its different forms and uses, but the focus on discrete event modeling for systems analysis is dominant as it has been during the evolution of the technique within operations research and the management sciences. This evolutionary trace of over almost fifty years notes the importance of bidirectional influences with computer science, probability and statistics, and mathematics. No area within the scope of operations research and the management sciences has… Expand
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