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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

SYS 362 - Discrete Event Simulation


A first course in the theory and practice of discrete-event simulation. Monte Carlo methods, generating random numbers and variates, spreadsheet add-ins and applications, sampling distributions and confidence intervals, input analysis and distribution fitting. Discrete-event dynamic systems, modeling, simulation logic and data structures, output analysis, model verification and validation, comparing alternative systems, simulation optimization, case studies. Applications span communication, computer, distribution, health-care, manufacturing, service, and transportation systems. Modern simulation software tools, including animation. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: CS 201, APMA 310, 312, and major in systems engineering.

Credits: 4