Various ways academics teach simulation: Are they all appropriate?

Tayfur Altiok, Pierre L’Ecuyer, Bruce W. Schmeiser, Lee W. Schruben, W. David Kelton, Barry L. Nelson, Thomas J. Schriber, James R. Wilson

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This panel discusses goals and educational strategies for teaching simulation in academia. Clearly, there is considerable material to cover in a single course or a sequence thereof in, say, an undergraduate program. The issue is how to motivate and empower students to analyze complex problems correctly and to prevent the pitfall of misusing the concept.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1580-1591
Number of pages12
JournalWinter Simulation Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Chemical Health and Safety
  • Applied Mathematics


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