Table of contents for Principles of modeling and simulation : a multidisciplinary approach / John A. Sokolowski, Catherine M. Banks.

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Contributors
Preface
Part One	Principles of Modeling and Simulation: A Multidisciplinary Approach
	Chapter 1	What is Modeling and Simulation
				Introduction
				Models: Approximations of Real World Events
 A Brief History of Modeling and Simulation
 Application Areas
 Using Modeling and Simulation: Advantages and Disadvantages
 Conclusion
 Key Terms
 Further Reading
 References
 		by Catherine M. Banks			
			
 Chapter 2	The Role of Modeling and Simulation
				Introduction
				Using Simulations to Solve Problems 	
 Uncertainty and Its Effects
 Gaining Insight
 A Simulation?s Lifetime
 Conclusion
 Key Terms
 Further Reading
 by Paul F. Reynolds, Jr.
Part Two	Theoretical Underpinnings				
	Chapter 3	Simulation: Models That Vary Over Time					
				Introduction
				Discrete Event Simulation
				Continuous Simulation
				Conclusion
				Key Terms
				References
						by John A. Sokolowski
	Chapter 4	Queue Modeling and Simulation
				Introduction
				Analytical Solution
				Queuing Models
				Sequential Simulation
				SimPack Queuing Implementation
				Parallel Simulation
				Conclusion
				Key Terms
				Further Reading
				References
 by Paul A. Fishwick and Hyungwook Park
 
	Chapter 5	Human Interaction with Simulations									Introduction
				Simulation and Data Dependency 	by Michael P. Bailey
				Visual Representation 		by Ahmed K. Noor
				Conclusion
				Key Terms
				References
	Chapter 6	Verification and Validation
				Introduction 
				Performing Verification and Validation
				Verification and Validation Examples
				Conclusion
				Key Terms
				References
 by Mikel D. Petty
Part Three	Practical Domains
	Chapter 7	Uses of Simulation 
				Introduction
				The Many Facets of Simulation
				Experimentation Aspect of Simulation
				Experience Aspect of Simulation
				Examples of Uses of Simulation
				Ethics in the Use of Simulation
				Some Excuses to Avoid Simulation
				Conclusion
				Key Terms
				Further Exploration
				References
				Appendix A-Simulation Associations/Groups/Research Centers
						by Tuncer I. ¿ren	
	Chapter 8	Modeling and Simulation: Real World Examples
				Introduction
				Transportation	M&S	by Michael D. Fontaine
				Business M&S 	by David P. Cook
				Medical M&S 	by C. Donald Combs
 Social Science M&S 	by J. Sokolowski, C. Banks
 Conclusion
 Key Terms
 Further Reading
 References				
 	Chapter 9	The Future of Simulation
				Introduction
				A Brief . . . and Selective . . . History of Simulation
				Convergent Simulations
				Serious Games
				Human-Simulator Interfaces
				Computing Technology
				The Role of Education in Simulation
				The Future of Simulation
							by R. Bowen Loftin
 
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Mathematical models.
Simulation methods.
Interdisciplinary research.