Preparing the Input

  • George S. Fishman
Part of the Springer Series in Operations Research book series (ORFE)


The modeling representations of Chapter 2 and the programming concepts of Chapter 3 provide us with the ability to create relatively sophisticated simulation models and executable programs, but only after we have identified all sources of stochastic variation, specified sampling distributions that characterize each source, and assign numerical values to the parameters of the distributions. This chapter addresses these issues.


Service Time Arrival Process Waste Generation Interarrival Time Fitted Distribution 
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  • George S. Fishman
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  1. 1.Department of Operations ResearchUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillUSA

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