A methodology for the decomposition of discrete event models for parallel simulation

Taylor, Simon J.E. and Winter, Stephen and Wilson, Derek R. (1993) A methodology for the decomposition of discrete event models for parallel simulation. In: Proceedings of the Euromicro Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Processing, Gran Canaria, 27 - 29 Jan 1993. IEEE, pp. 536-543. ISBN 0818636106

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMPDP.1993.336359


Parallel simulation has presented the possibility of performing high-speed simulation. However, when attempting to make a link between the requirements of parallel simulation and discrete event simulation used in commercial areas such as manufacturing, a major problem arises. This lies in the decomposition of the simulation into a series of concurrently executing objects. Using the activity cycle diagram simulation technique as an illustrative example, this paper suggests a solution to this decomposition problem. This is discussed within the context of providing a conceptually seamless methodology for translating simulation models into a form which can exploit the benefits of parallel computing.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: University of Westminster > Science and Technology > Electronics and Computer Science, School of (No longer in use)
Depositing User: Miss Nina Watts
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2011 15:21
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2011 11:41
URI: http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/id/eprint/9811

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