Simulation of Discrete Systems

COSC 3408.03



Instructor: Harjinder Sandhu

Note: for email regarding course, use hsandhu@ariel only.

Office: CCB218

Class Times and Locations: Tuesdays, Thursdays 2:30 - 4:00 in CCB115

Office Hours: Tuesdays at 11-12, Thursdays at 11-12 and 1-2


Contents


Tentative schedule


Evaluation

Four Assignments     10% each
Midterm              20%
Final Exam           40%        

Assignments

Assignment 4, in postscript format.

Question/Answer/Hints

Assignment questions

Assignment hints


Text books

Required Text

Discrete Event System Simulation, Banks, Carson, and Nelson, Second Edition

Highly Recommended

Any book C++ Programming.

Tentative Outline of Topics

Topics to be covered (in Textbook)

1. Introduction to Simulation : Chapters 1 - 2

2. General Principles : Chapter 3

3. Statistical models in simulation : Chapter 6

4. Brief intro to Queueing models : Parts of Chapter 7

5. Random Number Generation : Chapter 8

6. Input Modelling : Chapter 10

7. Verification/Validation and Analysis : Chapters 11-12

8. Evaluation of Alternative Designs : Chapter 13