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51. Enabling Flexible Manufacturing Systems by Using Level of Automation as Design Parameter
Topic: Simulation
Published: 8/19/2009
Authors: Bjorn J. Johansson, Asa Fasth, Johan Stahre, Juhani Heilala, Swee Kong Leong, Yung-Tsun Tina Lee, Frank H Riddick
Abstract: Handling flexibility in an ever changing manufacturing environment is one of the key challenges for a successful industry. By using tools for virtual manufacturing, industries can analyze and predict outcomes of changes before taking action to ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903201

52. Recommended Practices for Homeland Security Modeling and Simulation
Topic: Simulation
Published: 8/13/2009
Authors: Sanjay Jain, Charles McLean
Abstract: This paper recommends practices for development and deployment of modeling, simulation and analysis (MS&A) tools for homeland security applications. The set of recommended practices applicable to any MS&A application includes: software engineering ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903226

53. Overview of MSA Needs for Homeland Security
Topic: Simulation
Published: 7/29/2009
Authors: Charles R. McLean, Sanjay Jain, Yung-Tsun Tina Lee
Abstract: A number of modeling, simulation and analysis (MSA) efforts have evolved to support homeland security initiatives. Various organizations involved in homeland security related work have realized the value of MSA and have funded development for their i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903091

54. System Testing Using Use Cases for an ER Simulation Model
Topic: Simulation
Published: 7/29/2009
Author: Guodong Shao
Abstract: Modeling and simulation (M&S) techniques are increasingly being used to solve problems and aid decision making in many different fields. It is particularly useful for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) applications because of its feature of non-de ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903325

55. PARAMETER VALIDATION USING CONSTRAINT OPTIMIZATION FOR MODELING AND SIMULATION
Topic: Simulation
Published: 5/11/2009
Authors: Guodong Shao, Charles R. McLean, Alexander Brodsky, Paul Ammann
Abstract: Modeling and simulation (M&S) techniques are increasingly being used to solve problems and aid decision making in many different fields. Results of simulations are expected to provide reliable information for decision makers. But potential errors may ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902524

56. Advancing Manufacturing Research Through Competitions
Topic: Simulation
Published: 4/17/2009
Authors: Stephen B. Balakirsky, Rajmohan Madhavan
Abstract: Competitions provide a technique for building interest and collaboration in targeted research areas. This paper will present a new competition that aims to increase collaboration amongst Universities, automation end-users, and automation manufacturer ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902579

57. Tradeoffs in Building a Generic Supply Chain Simulation Capability
Topic: Simulation
Published: 10/15/2008
Author: Sanjay Jain
Abstract: Building a simulation model for any large complex sys-tem requires high expertise and effort. These requirements can be reduced through building generic simulation capability that includes artifacts for facilitating the development of the simulation ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824711

58. Current Activities Related to the Core Manufacturing Simulation Data Standards Development Effort
Topic: Simulation
Published: 8/7/2008
Authors: Yung-Tsun Tina Lee, Frank H Riddick, Charles R. McLean, Swee Kong Leong
Abstract: The Core Manufacturing Simulation Data (CMSD) specification, developed by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, provides neutral structures for the efficient exchange of manufacturing data in a simulation environment. The ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824688

59. Applying Software Product Line Technology to Simulation Modeling of Emergency Response Facility
Topic: Simulation
Published: 7/15/2008
Authors: Guodong Shao, Yung-Tsun Tina Lee
Abstract: This paper proposes an effective, reusable solution for modeling and simulation. The approach is to develop a Software Product Line (SPL) architecture that explicitly captures the commonality and variability in a family of similar simulation system ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903022

60. REPRESENTING LAYOUT INFORMATION IN THE CMSD SPECIFICATION
Topic: Simulation
Published: 7/9/2008
Authors: Frank H Riddick, Yung-Tsun Tina Lee
Abstract: Developing mechanisms for the efficient exchange of information between simulations and other manufacturing tools is a critical problem today. For many areas of manufacturing, neither representations for the information nor mechanisms for exchanging ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824678



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