
Description:  Introduction to system modeling and decisionmaking using computer simulation; Discreteevent simulation and popular modeling paradigms; Continuous and hybrid simulations; Input modeling; Output analysis and random numbers; Application areas and tools for simulation. (Prerequisite: STAT 210) 
Credit Hours.:  3 
Text Book:  Simio and Simulation: Modeling, Analysis, Applications, 1st Ed, W. Kelton, Jeffrey Smith, David Sturrock, Alexander Verbraeck, Learning Solutions, 2010 
Coordinator:  Leila Ismail 
Topics Outline:   Introduction to Modeling and Simulation
 Review of Basic Probability and Simulation Concepts
 Random Number Generation
 Input Modeling
 Output Modeling
 Simio Simulation Software
 Stochastic Petri Nets
 Verification & Validation
 Comparing Systems

Outcomes:   Explain techniques of mathematical models.
 Design models for simple and complex problems.
 Model discrete event systems.
 Use simulation software to solve complicated problems.
 Evaluate the performance of different systems using simulation techniques.

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Prerequisite  STAT210: Probability and Statistics
