A Hybrid Model for Dynamic Simulation of Custom Software Projects in a Multiproject Environment

  • Javier Navascués
  • Isabel Ramos
  • Miguel Toro
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5543)


This paper describes SimHiProS, a hybrid simulation model of software production. The goal is to gain insight on the dynamics induced by resource sharing in multiproject management. In order to achieve it the hierarchy of decisions in a multiproject organization is modeled and some resource allocation methods based on algorithms from the OR/AI domain are used. Other critical issues such as the hybrid nature of software production and the effects of measurement and control are also incorporated in the model. Some first results are presented.


Hybrid simulation multiproject resource management hierarchical decision making 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javier Navascués
    • 1
  • Isabel Ramos
    • 2
  • Miguel Toro
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Organización Industrial y Gestión de EmpresasUniversidad de SevillaSevillaSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas InformáticosUniversidad de SevillaSevillaSpain

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