Discrete Event Simulation Concepts

  • Janya ChanchaichujitEmail author
  • José F. Saavedra-Rosas


This chapter is concerned with the discrete event simulation (DES) paradigm. The main objective of this chapter is to provide the reader some basic philosophical foundations of the technique and it also serves as a brief introduction to Ptolemy II as it illustrates some of the concepts presented by using the software in the context of a simple example.


Discrete Event simulation (DES) Stochastic modelling Ptolemy II 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janya Chanchaichujit
    • 1
    Email author
  • José F. Saavedra-Rosas
    • 2
  1. 1.School of ManagementWalailak UniversityNakhon Si ThammaratThailand
  2. 2.University of ChileSantiagoChile

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