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OWINFO course information 2WB05

Meetings:
 Quartile 2, Mondays 13.45  15.30 in MA 1.41 and (sometimes) Thursdays 13.45  15.30 in MF 07. A detailed schedule is given below.

Lecturer:
 Marko Boon

 office:
MF 4.089

 telephone:
247 2989

 email:
marko@win.tue.nl

Examination:
 The course evaluation will be based on 4 or 5 take home assignments. Assignments are given on Mondays. Some assignments take two weeks to complete, while others have to be handed in one week later. Please check this webpage for the most updated information.

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Lecture notes
An old version of the
lecture notes is still available,
but the course has been updated and no recent lecture notes are available. You can use the course
slides and the sample source code as learning material.
Course outline from week to week
Week 1, Monday November 12, 2012
 Lecture slides: Lecture 1: Introduction
 Assignment: problem1.pdf

Javasource text of simulations:

For beginning Java programmers, the source code of the Coin toss and Birthday problems are also available in a simplified, nonobject oriented form:
Javasource text of simulations:
Note that some Java documentation can be found at the bottom of this page.

Mathematica notebooks: (rightclick and select Save Target As...)
The exact solution is also printed in this Mathematica notebook.

Matlab source code for coin tossing and birthday problem:
Week 1, Thursday November 15, 2012
No lecture.
Week 2, Monday November 19, 2012
 Discussion of last week's exercise
 Lecture slides: Lecture 2: Discrete Event Simulation I
 Lecture slides: Lecture 4: Discrete Simulation
 Assignment: problem2.pdf

Source text of simulation twomachine production line:

Source code for discrete M/M/1 simulation:
Week 2, Thursday November 22, 2012
No lecture! (this is different from the original schedule)
Week 3, Monday November 26, 2012
 Discussion of last week's exercise
 Lecture slides: Lecture 3: Discrete Event Simulation II
 Assignment: problem3.pdf
 Javasource text of simulations:
Week 3, Thursday November 29, 2012
No Lecture.
Week 4, Monday December 3, 2012
No Lecture.
Week 4, Thursday December 6, 2012
 Discussion of last week's exercise
 Lecture slides: Lecture 5: random number generators
 Lecture slides: Lecture 6: Processinteraction approach for discreteevent simulation

 Mathematica notebook on how to write simulations of queueing systems (requires at least version 9): processInteraction.nb

High quality random number generator (based on Numerical Recipes): HighQualityRandom.java

Javasource text of simulations:
Week 5, Monday December 10, 2012
 Assignment: problem4.pdf
 Case study: queueing networks
 Javasource text of simulations:
Week 5, Thursday December 13, 2012
No lecture.
Week 6, Monday December 17, 2012
 Discussion of last week's exercise
 Lecture slides: Input and output analysis of a simulation
Week 6, Thursday December 20, 2012
No lecture.
Week 7, Monday January 7, 2013
 Discussion of last week's exercise
 Lecture slides: How do we generate random variables?
 Assignment: problem5.pdf
Week 7, Thursday January 10, 2013
No lecture.
Java Documentation
 Lecture notes of the basic Java Course can be found on the homepage of Kees Huizing.
 To install Java, follow these steps:
 Download and install the Java Development Kit (JDK) from Sun's Java Web page. Choose the regular JDK 6 Update 17 (or whatever update is the latest,
without EE, JavaFX or NetBeans.
 Install a program to write, compile, and run you Java programs. For example: NetBeans.
References

Adan, I.J.B.F.; Eenige, M.J.A. van; Resing, J.A.C.:
Fitting discrete distributions on the first two moments.
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 9, 1995,
pp. 623632.

J. Banks and J.S. Carson (2001). Discreteevent system simulation.
3rd ed. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

P. Bratley, B.L. Fox and L.E. Schrage (1983).
A guide to simulation. Springer.

G.S. Fishman (2001). Discreteevent simulation: modeling, programming, and
analysis. Berlin: Springer.

A.M. Law and W.D. Kelton (2000). Simulation modeling and analysis.
3rd ed. New York: McGrawHill.

W.D. Kelton, R.P. Sadowski, D.A. Sadowski (2002).
Simulation with Arena. 2nd ed., London: McGrawHill, 2002

S.M. Ross (1997). Simulation. 2nd ed. London: Academic Press.

H.C. Tijms (1999). Spelen met kansen. Utrecht: Epsilon.

H.C. Tijms (2002). Operationele analyse: een inleiding in modellen en
methoden. Utrecht: Epsilon.
