10TH EUROPEAN SIMULATION 
SYMPOSIUM AND EXHIBITION
October 26-28, 1998
Nottingham, United Kingdom
   
 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM
SIMULATION IN INDUSTRY AND SERVICES TRACK

Please note: dates and times of sessions and presentations can still change. First proposal for the time-schedule.



Track Chair: Marco Pedrocchi (Italy)
Program Chair: Ali Riza Kaylan (Turkey)

Production management
Session Chair:
Monday 26th October, 12.00 - 13.00

SIMIS-3-R
Simulation of a Warehouse Management affected by Unpredictable Product Variations
Lucio Compagno, University of Catania, Paolo Gullino, consultant and Domenico Marchese, Istituto di Industrie Agrarie, Catania, Italy

SIMIS-11-S
Training Simulator for Management The Local Energy Market
Eugeniusz M.Sroczan, Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland

SIMIS-18-R
Simulation for Improvement of The Efficiency of a Maintenance Workshop for Aeronautical Motors
Vittorio Cesaroni, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome and Maria Elena Nenni, University of Naples, Naples, Italy


Business Process management
Session Chair: Ali Riza Kaylan, Bogazici University, Turkey
Monday 26th October, 14.30 - 15.30

SIMIS-13-R
Model Representation Methods for Discrete Event Simulation in Manufacturing
Frank Schormann and Terence Perera, Sheffield Hallam Unviersity, Sheffield, United Kingdom

SIMIS-16-R
Performance by Integration of Intelligent Simulation and Optimization Tools in Production Planning and Control Systems for SME’s
Wilfried Krug and J.Liebelt, Dual-Zentrum, Dresden, Germany

SIMIS-28-R
Web Based Process Management and Simulation Tool
Ali Riza Kaylan, Serhan Ziya and Eda Kemahlio, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey


Production control

Session Chair:
Monday 26th October, 16.00 - 17.00

SIMIS-7-R
Taking Account of The Statistical Certainty of Decisions when Rating Medium-Term PPC Decisions
Lutz Schmidt and Sven Voelker, Technical University Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany

SIMIS-8-S
Simulation-Based Production Control in The Semiconductor Industry by The Use of A Multilevel Concept
Matthias Thiel and Roland Schulz, Technical University of Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany

SIMIS-9-R
A 3D-Kinematics-Based Simulation Tool for Testing of Logic Control Software of Production Systems
K.Feldmann and C.Schnur, University of Erlangen-Nuremburg, Erlangen, Germany

SIMIS-27-R
An Algebraic Approach to Modular Synthesis of Petri-Nets Based Simulation Models of Complex Production Systems
Eugene J.Kerckhoffs, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands and Carmen-Veronica Bobeanu, ICI, Bucharest, Romania


Process and systems design

Session Chair: Peter Thomas, The Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
Monday 26th October, 17.00 - 18.00

SIMIS-15-R
Toward a CAD Tool for the Sizing of Static Converters
Stephane Bergeon, Laurent Gerbaud, Frederic Wurtz and Jean Bigeon, ENSIEG, St.Martin d’Heres, France

SIMIS-19-R
A QFD-Based Framework for Message Exchange
Teruaki ito, The University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan

SIMIS-22-S
Dynamic Analysis of Roll NIP Mechanisms in Papermaking Systems
Erno Keskinen, Jarvenpaa Veli-Matti and Sirpa Launis, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland


Robotics and automation - 1

Session Chair:
Tuesday 27th October, 11.30 - 12.30

SIMIS-5-R
A Haulage Truck Simulator for Improving the Safety of Operation in Surface Mines
Matthew Williams, Bryan Denby and Damian Schofield, AIMS Research Unit, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

SIMIS-6-S
The Simulation of Leg Design for a Hexapod Climbing Robot: A Static Approach
Idris A.Gadoura, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland

SIMIS-30-R
Improved Continuous Path Motion using Stepper Motors
Adrian J. Stout, Peter D. Thomas, Paul A. Orton, The Nottingham Thent University, UK


Robotics and automation - 2
Session Chair:

SIMIS-12-R
Using a Register Model Fault Simulator to Assess The Fault Detection Coverage of Fault Tolerant Embedded Software for Automotive Systems
Stefan Freinatis and Axel Hunger, Gerhard Mercator University of Duisburg, Duisburg, Germany

SIMIS-29-R
Packetized Audio for Industrial Applications: A Simulation Study
Marco Roccetti, Marco Bernardo and Roberto Gorrieri, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

SIMIS-31-R
Simulation of Precision Rotary Motion Metrology System(IME)
Paul A.Orton, E.Hatiris,Peter D.Thomas, Janet F.Poliakoff, The Nottingham Thent University, UK


Supply chain / logistics 1
Session Chair: Luca Maria Gambardella, IDSIA, Switzerland
Tuesday 27th October, 15.30 - 16.30

SIMETH-14-R
Reference Models for Simulation
Markus Rabe and Folker Ohle, IPK, Berlin, and Sigrid Wenzel, IML, Dortmund, Germany

SIMIS-1-R
Logistical System Design for Tunnel Boring Using Dynamic Simulation
D.K.de Vries, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

SIMIS-10-R
Logistic Modeling and Simulation of Automated Guided Vehicles
Alexander Verbraeck, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Yvo A.Saanen, TBA Nederland, The Hague, and Edwin C.Valentin, InControl Business Engineers, Maarssen, The Netherlands


Supply chain / logistics 2
Session Chair:
Tuesday 27th October, 16.30 - 17.30

SIMIS-17-E
Resource Allocation and Scheduling of Operations in an Intermodal Terminal
Marco Zaffalon, Andrea E.Rizzoli, Luca Maria Gambardella and Monaldo Mastrolilli, IDSIA, Lugano, Switzerland

SIMIS-23-R
Simulation of an Ore and Waste Rock Transportation System
Gerardo D.Riquelme, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Valparaiso, Chile

SAI-5-R
Greedy Algorithm in Block World
Adam Galuszka, Silesian Technical University, Gliwice, Poland


Job Shop Scheduling

Session Chair: Robert Signorile, Boston College, USA
Wednesday 28th October, 10.30 - 11.30

SIMIS-2-R
A Study in the Use of Distributed Intelligent Agents in the Simulation of a Flexible Manufacturing Environment
Robert Signorile, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, USA

SIMIS-14-S
Shop-Floor Scheduling of The Batch Manufacturing Process with ARENA Simulation
N.Tipi and S.Bennett, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

SAI-13-R
Dynamic Job-Shop Scheduling Using Intelligent Agents
M.Emin Aydin, Sakarya University, Adapazari, and Ercan Oztemel, Tubitak-Marmara Research Centre, Kocaeli, Turkey

SIMIS-25-R
The NETSIM Concept and its Application
Alptekin Erkollar and C.Heinrich Mayr, University of Klagensfurt, Klagensfurt, Austria

 

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