2nd Edition

Modern Statistical, Systems, and GPSS Simulation, Second Edition




ISBN 9780849339226
Published November 9, 1998 by CRC Press
560 Pages

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Book Description

Modern Statistical, Systems, and GPSS Simulation, Second Edition introduces the theory and implementation of discrete-event simulation. This text:

  • establishes a theoretical basis for simulation methodology
  • provides details of an important simulation language (GPSS - General Purpose Simulation System)
  • integrates these two elements in a systems simulation case study
    Valuable additions to the second edition include coverage of random number generators with astronomic period, new entropy-based tests of uniformity, gamma variate generation, results on the GLD, and variance reduction techniques.
    GPSS/PC is an interactive implementation of GPSS for the IBM-PC compatible family of microcomputers. The disk accompanying Modern Statistical, Systems, and GPSS Simulation contains the limited educational version of GPSS/PC with many illustrative examples discussed in the text.
  • Table of Contents

    Discrete Event Computer Simulation
    Introduction to GPSS
    Random Number Generation and Testing
    Random Variable Generation
    Intermediate GPSS
    Statistical Design and Analysis of Simulations
    Advanced GPSS Features
    Case Study of a Simulation: Design, Analysis, and Programming
    Appendices
    References

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    Reviews

    "This book is an impressive compendium of the most commonly used classical statistical procedures that one is likely to encounter either in practice or in the literature where statistical methods are applied."
    - Karen Kafadar, University of Colorado-Denver, in the Journal of the American Statistical Association, 1997