Computer simulation in management science

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Wiley, 1984 - Business & Economics - 237 pages
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The fifth edition of this book reflects its continued popularity and standing in the field. It provides a clear guide to the role of modelling and the computer simulation methods used in management science. Readers will find an in-depth coverage of the modelling, computing and statistical aspects of discrete simulation and systems dynamics. Overall the book shows how practical simulation models are built and used, and provides the theory needed to do this. Revisions to this edition include a new chapter on Monte Carlo simulation using spreadsheets, a new look inside discrete simulation software and simulation models in Visual Basic, SIMUL8 and Micro Saint. Further information can be found at: http: //www.lancs.ac.uk/staff/smamp/mpsim.html

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A variety of modelling approaches
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Discrete event modelling
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Event activity and process approaches to modelling
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