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Advancing the Frontiers of Simulation: A Festschrift in Honor of George Samuel Fishman

This Festschrift honors George Samuel Fishman, one of the founders of the field of computer simulation and a leader in the disciplines of operations research and management science for the past five decades. The papers in this volume span the theory, methodology, and application of computer... Full description

1st Person: Alexopoulos, Christos
Additional Corporate Bodies: SpringerLink (Online service)
Additional Persons: Goldsman, David; Wilson, James R.
Type of Publication: Book
Published: Boston, MA Springer US 2009, 2009
Series: International Series in Operations Research & Management Science
Keywords: Economics
Computer science / Mathematics
Mathematical optimization
Economics/Management Science
Operations Research/Decision Theory
Computational Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
Optimization
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505 0 |a review of sequential bifurcation -- F2-Linear random number generators -- Opportunities and challenges in health care simulation -- Future trends in distributed simulation and distributed virtual environments -- Combined screening and selection of the best with control variates -- Optimal linear combinations of overlapping variance estimators for steady-state simulation -- Author index 
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520 |a This Festschrift honors George Samuel Fishman, one of the founders of the field of computer simulation and a leader in the disciplines of operations research and management science for the past five decades. The papers in this volume span the theory, methodology, and application of computer simulation. Renowned researcher, teacher, mentor, and author, Fishman has made fundamental contributions to both the theory and practice of simulation, the dissemination of knowledge, service to the profession, and the advancement of the status of the field. Among his many honors and awards are the Distinguished Service Award from TIMS/College on Simulation; the Frederick W. Lanchester Prize from INFORMS; and the INFORMS Simulation Society’s Lifetime Professional Achievement Award. Individual papers in this volume include a biography and then an interview with Fishman; Computer Intensive Statistical Model Building; Patchwork Distributions; Asymptotic Validity of Batch Means Steady-State Confidence Intervals; Efficient Modeling of Delays in Discrete-Event Simulation; Sampling from Linear Multivariate Densities; Factor Screening in Simulation Experiments; and many others that all honor the achievements, influence, and friendship of George Samuel Fishman 

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