Concurrent and Comparative Discrete Event Simulation

By (author) Ulrich, Ernst G.; By (author) Agrawal, Vishwani D.; By (author) Arabian, Jack H.

The two unique benefits of Concurrent and Comparative Discrete Event Simulation are: speed, which is usually 1000 to 10 000 times faster than conventional discrete event simulation; and methodology, which permits the concurrent/comparative simulation of many thousands of experiments. One idea is that a one-for-many experiment, called the reference, is simulated in its entirety, while all others are simulated only where they differ from the reference. A second idea extends the first one; many one-for-many experiments will be significantly more efficient than only one experiment. These two ideas result in tremendous efficiencies, permitting the concurrent simulation of tens of thousands of experiments. The material in the book covers a vast application area in the scientific and business world. For example, in the design experimentation of nuclear power plant operations, many scenarios can be simulated to derive desirable designs or safe operating procedures. Concurrent fault simulation is already a mature technique in the computer aided design of digital systems. Concurrent/Comparative Simulation (CCS) of several instruction sets for a computer can help a designer in making performance tradeoffs. One of the most powerful future applications for CCS/MDCCS (Concurrent and Comparative Simulation/Multi-Domain Concurrent and Comparative Simulation) will be in the testing and debugging of computer programs.

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  • Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction and Overview. 2. New Applications. 3. History and Background: Digital Logic and Fault Simulation. 4. Concurrent Fault Simulation. 5. Multi-List Traversal. 6. Observation. 7. Multi-Domain Concurrent and Comparative Simulation. 8. Fault Simulation of Diagnostic Programs. 9. Concurrent Software Simulation (CSS). 10. Min-Max Simulation. 11. Concurrent Test Generation. 12. Simulation and Multiprocessors. 13. Conclusion and Future Work. Index.

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書名 Concurrent and Comparative Discrete Event Simulation
著作者等 Agrawal, Vishwani D.
Arabian, Jack H.
Ulrich, Ernst G.
出版元 Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
刊行年月 2012.09.27
版表示 Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
ページ数 203p
大きさ H235 x W155
ISBN 9781461361817
言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国