The Effect of Cellular Interactions on Cancer Cell Growth Using Evolutionary Game Theory Mihir Paithane, Student, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Center at Mills E. Godwin High School
In this experiment, game theory was used to assess the interactions between three cell phenotypes usually found in cancer. The three defined cells were autonomous growth cells, invasive and motile malignant cells, and cells that performed anaerobic glycolysis. Based on preset variables in the payoff matrix, analytical equations were deduced that allowed for the analysis of the proportion of autonomous growth and malignant cells in a tumor. AnyLogic was also used to simulate the interactions between cancerous and normal cells.» Read more
Evaluation of Agent-Based and Discrete-Event Simulation for Modeling Construction Earthmoving Operations E. Zankoul, H. Khoury and R. Awwad.
One of the most common operations to any construction project is earthwork. In fact, most, if not all, construction projects begin with earthwork activities. These activities require heavy equipment, are generally quite costly and consume a considerable amount of time.» Read more
A Hybrid Simulation Framework for Integrated Management of Infrastructure Networks Mostafa Batouli, Ali Mostafavi, Florida International University. Winter Simulation Conference, 2014.
The objective of this paper is to propose and test a framework for integrated assessment of infrastructure systems at the interface between the dynamic behaviors of assets, agencies, and users. For the purpose of this study a hybrid agent-based/mathematical simulation model is created and tested using a numerical example related to a roadway network.» Read more
Integrated Simulation Approach for Assessment of Performance in Construction Projects: a System-of-Systems Framework Jin Zhu, Ali Mostafavi. Winter Simulation Conference, 2014.
This research proposes and tests an integrated framework for bottom-up simulation of performance in construction projects. The proposed framework conceptualizes construction projects as systems-of-systems in which the abstraction and micro-simulation of dynamic behaviors are investigated at the base-level consisting of the following elements: human agents, information, and resources.» Read more
Towards a Semiconductor Supply Chain Simulation Library (SCSC-SIMLIB) Jingjing Yuan, Thomas Ponsignon, Infineon Technologies AG. Winter Simulation Conference, 2014.
Simulation is a widely used technique for analyzing and managing supply chains. Simulation software packages offer standard libraries for selected functions and application areas. However, no commercial or freeware simulation tool proposes building blocks specific to semiconductor manufacturing.» Read more
Comparing the Performance of Two Different Customer Order Behaviors Within the Hierarchical Production Planning Thomas Felberbauer, Klaus Altendorfer, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. Winter Simulation Conference, 2014.
A hierarchical production planning structure enables manufacturing systems to handle customer disturbances with different measures on different planning levels. Two different kinds of customer order behavior can be observed and are as well discussed in literature.» Read more
Jobsite Logistic Simulation in Mechanized Tunneling M. Scheffer, T. Rahm, R. Duhme, M. Thewes, M. König, Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Winter Simulation Conference, 2014.
Projects in mechanized tunneling frequently do not reach their targeted production performance. Reasons are often related to an undersized or disturbed supply-chain management of the surface jobsite. Due to the sensitive interaction of production and logistic processes, planning and analyzing the supply-chain is a challenging task.» Read more
Partial Paradigm Hiding and Reusability in Hybrid Simulation Modeling Using the Frameworks Health-DS and I7-Anyenergy A. Djanatliev, P. Bazan, R. German, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. Winter Simulation Conference, 2014.
Many complex real-world problems which are difficult to understand can be solved by discrete or continuous simulation techniques, such as Discrete-Event-Simulation, Agent-Based-Simulation or System Dynamics. In recently published literature, various multilevel and large-scale hybrid simulation examples have been presented that combine different approaches in common environments.» Read more
Marine Logistics Decision Support for Operation and Maintenance of Offshore Wind Parks with a Multi Method Simulation Model Endrerud, Liyanage, and Keseric. Winter Simulation Conference, 2014.
The offshore wind industry in Europe is looking to move further from shore and increase the size of wind parks and wind turbines. As of now marine logistics during the operation and maintenance life cycle phase is, besides wind turbine reliability, the most important limitation for wind turbine service, repair and replacement, and pose a large risk for wind park operators and owners.» Read more
Discrete Choice, Agent Based and System Dynamics Simulation of Health Profession Career Paths T. Flynn, Y. Tian, K. Masnick, G. McDonnell, E. Huynh, A. Mair, N. Osgood. Winter Simulation Conference, 2014.
Modelling real workforce choices accurately via Agent Based Models and System Dynamics requires input data on the actual preferences of individual agents. Often lack of data means that analysts can have an understanding of how agents move through the system, but not why, and when.» Read more