Developing a simulation model for a level of usage

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Abstract

This paper provides a framework categorising the level of usage of a simulation model and relating this to three key activities in the simulation process of model development, model interaction, and model integration. The aim of the framework is to clarify how the level of usage will decide both the nature of the information derived from the simulation study and the development activities that are required of the model builder. Further work is required in order to determine if in practice the level of usage is determined by the level of information required or other factors, such as a lack of user skills is preventing a higher level of usage of the technique in the organisation. Keywords-simulation; methodology; development I.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSIMUL 2013: the fifth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation
EditorsMarek Bauer, Pascal Lorenz
Place of PublicationWilmington, DE (US)
Pages153-155
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event5th International Conference on Advances in System Simulation - Venice, Italy
Duration: 27 Oct 20131 Nov 2013

Conference

Conference5th International Conference on Advances in System Simulation
Abbreviated titleSIMUL 2013
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Period27/10/131/11/13

Keywords

  • simulation model
  • simulation study
  • simulation process
  • model integration
  • development activity
  • user skill
  • model development
  • model builder
  • model interaction
  • key activity

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