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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
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