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Title Summer of simulation : 50 years of seminal computer simulation research / John Sokolowski, Umut Durak, Navonil Mustafee, Andreas Tolk, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 278 pages)
Series Simulation foundations, methods and applications
Simulation foundations, methods and applications
Contents Intro; Preface; Introduction; Historical Perspective; Chapter Summaries; Contents; Contributors; 1 50 Summers of Computer Simulation; Abstract; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 The History of Summer Computer Simulation Conference; 1.2.1 The First Years; 1.2.2 Establishment and Beyond; 1.3 Summers of Simulation Application; 1.3.1 Seasons of Disease Modeling; 1.4 Summers of Methodology and Tools; 1.4.1 Simulation Software: A Historical Perspective and Future Trends; 1.4.2 Standardization and Reuse; 1.4.3 M and S and AI: The Odd Couple; 1.5 Upcoming Summers; 1.5.1 Is Simulation An Option for the Future?
1.5.2 Big Theory and Big Simulation1.5.3 Ubiquity of Simulation; 1.6 Summary; Acknowledgements; Disclaimer; References; 2 How Abstraction, Formalization and Implementation Drive the Next Stage in Modeling and Simulation; Abstract; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Abstraction, Formalization, and Implementation; 2.3 Ladder of Causation Versus Systems Specification Levels; 2.4 Synergy Between Data Science and Simulation Modeling; 2.4.1 Automating the Activities of M 2.5 Summary and Future Work; Appendix 1: Memoryless Systems; References
3 High-Speed, Low-Cost Simulation of Power Electronic Systems-A 50+ Year CollaborationAbstract; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Early Days; 3.3 A Time of Change; 3.4 Society for Computer Simulation; 3.5 California State University, Chico; 3.6 Partnership Renewed; 3.7 ONR Support; 3.8 Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; 4 Over Fifty Years of My Involvement in Simulation; Abstract; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 The Beginnings; 4.3 The Reviewers Were Not Ready; 4.4 The Trio; 4.5 Basics: Inputs and Data; 4.6 Quality and Failure Avoidance in Simulation; 4.7 Ethics in Simulation; 4.8 On Machine Understanding
4.9 Synergies4.10 Intelligence and Simulation; 4.11 Agent-Directed Simulation; 4.12 Simulation Terminology; 4.13 M and S Body of Knowledge (Bok); 4.14 Big Picture of Simulation; 4.15 Bigger Picture of Relationships: Similarity and Veracity; 4.16 My Aspiration for The Future of Simulation; 4.17 Epilogue; References; 5 Limitations and Usefulness of Computer Simulations for Complex Adaptive Systems Research; Abstract; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Complex Adaptive Systems; 5.3 Categories of Emergence; 5.3.1 Epistemological and Ontological Emergence; 5.3.2 Maier's Emergence Categories
5.4 Epistemological Constraints of Computational Systems5.5 Implications; 5.5.1 Research and Education; 5.5.2 Emergence in Simulations of Complex Adaptive Systems; 5.5.3 Decision Support and Management; 5.5.4 Moving the Boundaries of Possibilities; 5.6 Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; 6 Cloud-Based Simulation; Abstract; 6.1 The Development of Modeling and Simulation: From Web to Cloud; 6.2 Web-Based Simulation; 6.2.1 Definition of Web-Based Simulation; 6.2.2 The Advantages and Disadvantage of WBS Compared to Classical Systems; 6.3 Extensible Modeling and Simulation Framework (XMSF)
Summary This book is based on the "Summer Simulation Multi-Conference" (SCSC), which has been a prominent platform for the dissemination of scholarly research in the M & S community for the last 50 years. In keeping with the conferences seasonal title, the authors have called this half-century "the summer of simulation," and it has led not only to simulation-based disciplines but also simulation as a discipline. This book discusses contributions from the SCSC in four sections. The first section is an introduction to the work. The second section is devoted to contributions from simulation research fellows who were associated with the SCSC, while the third section features the SCSCs most influential contributions. Lastly, the fourth section includes contributions from the best papers in the last five years. Features: " A comprehensive volume dedicated to one of the simulation domains major conferences: the SCSC " Offers a scientometric analysis of the SCSC " Revisits high-impact topics from 50 years of the SCSC " Includes chapters by simulation research fellows associated with the SCSC " Presents updated best-paper contributions from the recent conference This work will be of value to anyone interested in the evolution of modeling and simulation over the last fifty years. Readers will gain a perspective on what drove this evolution, and develop an understanding of the key contributions that allowed this technology to grow into its own academic discipline and profession
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF file page
Subject Computer simulation -- Research
Computer simulation -- Research.
SCIENCE -- System Theory.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Operations Research.
Form Electronic book
Author Durak, Umut, editor
Mustafee, Navonil, editor
Sokolowski, John A., 1953- editor
Tolk, Andreas, editor
ISBN 3030171639