The Comparison of Structured Modeling and Simulation Modeling of Queueing Systems

  • Igor Yakimov
  • Alexander Kirpichnikov
  • Vladimir MokshinEmail author
  • Zuhra Yakhina
  • Rustem Gainullin
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 800)


The paper provides the description of 13 structured and simulation modeling systems: AnyLogic, Arena, Bizagi Modeler, Business Studio, Enterprise Dynamics, ExtendSim, Flexsim, GPSS W, Plant Simulation, Process Simulator, Rand Model Designer, Simio Simul8. The routes of dynamic objects movement in modeling systems in structured models built in these SSMS are visually represented. SSMS are compared according to structural models of \(M{\slash }M{\slash }5\) queuing systems obtained in these SSMS and the difference of simulation modeling from analytical modeling results. The reliability was assessed by the values of mathematical expectation and standard deviations of quantity and time indexes. The paper aims to select SSMS for modeling probabilistic objects in conformity with the area the object refers to, consideration of simulation modeling results credibility, and users personal preferences as well.


Simulated model Analytical model Queueing system M / M / 5 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Igor Yakimov
    • 1
  • Alexander Kirpichnikov
    • 2
  • Vladimir Mokshin
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Zuhra Yakhina
    • 1
  • Rustem Gainullin
    • 2
  1. 1.Kazan National Research Technical University named after A. N. Tupolev KAIKazanRussian Federation
  2. 2.Kazan National Research Technological UniversityKazanRussian Federation
  3. 3.Automation and Control System LaboratorySiemens Engineering CenterKazanRussian Federation

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