EUropean Simulation Multiconference Prel.Prog.

Philippe Geril (
Tue, 23 Apr 1996 14:58:21 +0200

ESM 96




JUNE 2-6, 1996
Hosted by the Budapest University of Economic Sciences

Organised by:
The Society for Computer Simulation

Sponsored by
CASS, The Chinese Association for System Simulation
CSSS, The Czech and Slovak Simulation Society
EuSC, The European Simulation Council
EUROSIM, Federation of European Simulation Societies
HSS, The Hungarian Simulation Society
JSST, The Japan Society for Simulation Technology
LSS, The Latvian Simulation Society
PSS, The Polish Simulation Society
SiE, Simulation In Europe ESPRIT Working Group
TSS, The Turkish Simulation Society

Budapest is not only the capital of Hungary, but also its geographic,
scientific and cultural centre. As a result of its location on both banks
of the river Danube, Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities of Europe.
The city grew out of the union of both cities on either bank of the Danube,
the hillstrewn Buda on the right bank and the lowlying Pest on the left
bank. As a result of its chequered history from Roman times, through the
Middle Ages and Renaissance to the present day, Budapest blends a myriad
of building styles into one harmonious entity. One of its peculiarities
lies in the fact that there are some 180 hot springs feeding
10 thermal baths.

For more information contact Philippe Geril, SCS International,
European Simulation Office, University of Ghent, Coupure Links 653,
B-9000, Ghent, Belgium. Phone: +, Fax: +,
Tel.Priv.:+32.59.800.804 E-Mail:

PLEASE NOTE information on SCS and the conferences can be obtained at
the following WWW address:

An exhibition will be held in rooms adjacent to the lectures rooms of the
Budapest University of Economics
Companies which have already shown an interest in exhibiting are:
Aesop GmbH
John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
dSpace Gmbh
Lake Dsp
The Society for Computer Simulation
For further information on exhibiting please contact Philippe Geril on
+ or by email on

General Conference Chairman
Andras Javor
KFKI Research Institute for Measurement and Computing
P.O.Box 49
H-1525, Budapest, Hungary.
Tel: +

General Conference Co-Chairman
Axel Lehmann
Univ.der Bundeswehr Munchen
Fak.fuer Informatik
Werner-Heisenberg-Weg 39
D-85579, Neubiberg, Germany
Fax: +49.89.6004.3560

General Program Chairman
Istvan Molnar
Budapest University of Economic Sciences
Institute of Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Dept.of Computer Science
Kinizci U. 1-7
H-1092, Budapest, Hungary
Tel: +36.1218.4665
Fax: +36.1218.4665

General Program Co-Chairman
Zoltan Benyo
Technical University of Budapest
Muegyetem rkp.9
H-1111 Budapest, Hungary
Tel: +36.1.463.1410
Fax: +36.1.463.2204

SCS Conference Coordinator:
Rainer Rimane
Universitat Erlangen-Nuremberg Informatik IV
Martensstrasse 1
D-91058 Erlangen, Germany
Tel: +49.9131.857896
Fax: +49.9131.39388.

Simulation Methodology and AI

Conference Chairman:
Andras Javor

Program Chairman:
Axel Lehmann

Simulation in Economics

Conference Chairman:
Hans-Dieter Heike
Fachgebiet Statistik und Oekonometrie
D-64283 Darmstadt, Germany
Tel: +49.6151.16.52.93
Fax: +49.6151.16.55.53

Program Chairman:
Istvan Molnar

Qualitative Information, Fuzzy Techniques, and Neural Networks in Simulation

Conference Chairman:
Francois E. Cellier
Dept. of Electr. & Comp. Engineering
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721, U.S.A.
Tel: +1.602.621.6192
E-mail: Cellier@ECE.Arizona.Edu.

Program Chairman:
Josep Aguilar
Grup SAC, Dept. ESAII E.T.S.E.I. Terrassa
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
E-08222, Terrassa, Spain
Tel: +34.3.7398144
Fax: +34.3.7398101

Simulation in Electronics and Telecommunications

Conference Chairman:
Winfried Hahn
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
University of Passau
Innstrasse 33
D-94032 Passau, Germany.
Tel: +49.851.509.3050
Fax: +49.851.509.3042

Program Chairman:
Gyula Csopaki
Technical University of Budapest
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
H-1521 Budapest PF91

Analytical and Numerical Modelling Techniques

Conference Chairman:
Gunter Bolch
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Department Computer Science
Chair of Operating Systems
Martensstrasse 1
91058 Erlangen, Germany
Tel.: +49.9131.857903
Fax: +49.9131.39388

Program Chairman:
Hermann de Meer
University of Hamburg
CS Department RO
Vogt-Koeln-Strasse 30
D-22537, Hamburg, Germany.
Tel: +49.40.547.15347
Fax: +49.40.547.15328

Simulation of Multibody Systems

Conference Chairman:
Hans Brauchli
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Institute of Mechanical Engineering
CH-8092, Zurich, Switzerland.
Tel: +41.1.632.3567
Fax: +

Program Chairman:
Lehrstuhl fuer Machinendynamik
Brandenburg Techn.Univ.Cottbus
Karl-Marx-Strasse 17
D-03044 Cottbus, Germany
Tel: +
Fax: +

Modelling the Dynamics of Organizations and Information Systems

Conference Chairman:
Alexander Verbraeck
Delft University of Technology
Systems Engineering, Policy Analysis and Management
Jaffalaan 5
P.O.Box 5015
2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands.
Tel: +

Mission Earth

Conference Chairman:
Alfred Jones
Dept.of Computer Science & Engineering
Florida Atlantic University
FL 33431-0091 Boca Rotan, USA
Fax: +407.367.2800

Program Chairman:
Marc Clymer
P.O.Box 69
Hessel Point Road
MI-49745, Hessel, USA
Tel: +1.906.484.2792
Fax: +1.906.484.2350

Session for Students

Conference Chairman:
Wolfgang Borutzky
Fachhochschule Koln
Fachbereich Informatik
Am Sandberg 1
D-51643, Gummersbach 1, Germany
Tel: +49.2261.8196.411
Fax: +49.2261.8196.15

Program Chairman:
Szechenyi Istvan College
Hedervari u. 3
H-9026 Gyor, Hungary
Tel: +36.96.426.623
Fax: +36.96.329.269

Because of limited space in this Preliminary Programme, the listing of
IPC members is not included.
It can be found on WWW under

Conference Coordination
Philippe Geril
The Society for Computer Simulation International
European Simulation Office
University of Ghent
Coupure Links 653
B-9000 Ghent, Belgium.
Tel: +
Fax; +
Tel./Fax Priv.:+32.59.800.804


The Budapest 1996 European Simulation Multiconference will award the
best paper of the ESM 96. The International Program Committee will nominate
the best paper in each conference. The chosen papers will be judged
according to their quality, their presentation and the response to questions. IPC will then nominate the overall best paper of them. The authors of the best papers will be awarded at the conference closing session.


A number of Tutorials will be held during the conference they are:

New Aspects for Run Time QoS Measurement in Networks and Distributed Systems.
by Petre Dini, University of Montreal, CRIM, Montreal, Canada.

This tutorial analyzes how all existing features of networks and distributed
systems facilitate or make difficult the evaluation of the system
performance. New approaches are presented in an analytical and numerical
way to measure, calculate, and interpret complex correlations related to QoS
between events occurring in networks and distributed systems. Concrete
mechanisms, methodologies, and algorithms to measure QoS are presented.
Implementation issues within distributed systems and connections with
middle-ware platforms conclude the tutorial.

An Introduction to Cellular Automata for Modeling and Simulation
Martin Wildberger, EPRI, USA.

This tutorial will provide an elementary introduction to the programming of
cellular automata and their use as a tool for modelling and simulation.
Besides several simple examples, it will also describe briefly recent work
using Cas to model wave equations in conenction with electric power systems
and demonstrate a program for evolving one-dimensional cellular automata
(Cas) using continuous as well as discrete states. These continuous Cas
model the wave equation, the Permi-Pasta-Ulam nonlinear string, the damped
driven oscillator, etc.. This WINDOWS-based software, known as CAPOW, was
developed by Rudy Rucker and students at San Jose State University under a
grant from the Electric Power Research Institute.

Numerical Solution Methods for Markov Chains
Udo R.Krieger, Deutsche Telekom AG, Darmstadt, Germany.

We sketch the interactive solution of queueing models by the advanced
software techniques of the tool MACOM and present efficient algorithms to
compute the steady-state distributions and the corresponding transient
solutions of the resulting finite Markov chains. Moreover, solution methods
for infinite Markov chains with matrix-geometric steady-state solutions are
discussed. It is the objective to emphasize the algorithmic aspects of the
solution methods and to limit theoretical considerations to a minimum.

Fuzzy-Object Oriented System Modelling and Simulation
T.Van Le, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia.

This tutorial presents the latesttechnique in simulation that combines the
three concepts of object-oriented system modelling, fuzzy holographic
memories, and nondeterministic programming, to make system simulation more
realistic and flexible, as it can handle vageuly distributed objects and

Computer Simulation Languages, Continuous and Discrete Examples.
Ralph C. Huntsinger, California State University, Chico, USA

This tutorial will cover an introduction to three Continuous Systems
Simulation Languages and two Discrete Simulation Systems languages.

The three Continuous languages are (1) CSSL-IV ( Continuous Systems
Simulation Language version four), (2) ESL ( the European Space Agency
Simulation Language), and TUTSIM ( a popular block diagram simulation
language described in the CRC Press textbook " Computer-Assisted Simulation
of Dynamic Systems with Block Diagram Languages").
All of these very high level languages are software tools to allow the
rapid modeling and simulation of transient dynamic systems. Application
examples include systems that can be described with non-linear,
non-homogeneous, simultaneous, high order, ordinary differential equations.

The two Discrete Simulation Systems languages are (1) GPSS/H ( the General
Purpose Simulation System from Wolverine Software Corporation in the USA),
and (2) PASION ( a very nice powerful language developed at the
Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City). These languages are software
tools that allow the easy modeling of waiting line systems and use
queuing theory and random number generation to model stochastic systems.
Both of these languages are of great assistance to Industrial Engineers
and persons involved in Operations Research and Logistics.

In addition the Discrete languages provide animation software packages to
display the ongoing simulation to management to help with their
understanding of the simulation process.
One package is the PASION ANIMATOR from Mexico.

PC (personal computer) versions of each of these six software packages
will be demonstrated at the tutorial so participants can get a "feel"
of the power and usefulness of this software.

The tutorial will demonstrate that "Computer Simulation is FUN !!!"

SCS Members Blue Sky Meeting
For the SCS members there will be an SCS Blue Sky meeting of the European
members on Tuesday the 4th of June at 5.30 p.m.-6.30 the Budapest
University of Economics. This meeting is also open to all other
participants, who are interested.

The SCS European Simulation Council Meeting and European Conference Board
Meeting will be held on Wednesday evening at 6.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m. and will
continue Thursday morning at 9.00 a.m. till 11.00 a.m.

Registrants will receive the Printed ESM96 Final Programme at the



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Budapest University of Economics is located in the business district of
Budapest within walking distance of several hotels (Atrium Hyatt, Forum,
Gellert, Korona).

Its predecessor was the "Commercial Section" of The Technical University of
Budapest, which was set up in 1857. Out of this section, the Economic
section was established in 1912. This situation remained till 1948 when it
was seperated from the University and it became the independent University
of Economic Sciences. A number of years later it received its present name:
the Budapest University of Economic Sciences.
It has four main faculties: Business, Economics, Social Science and
International Studies.
For its participants it boasts several conference rooms, a wonderful
art-deco university buffet and a vaulted cafeteria.
The nearest subway station is Kalvin ter.

Budapest University of Economics
Dimitrov ter 8
1093 Budapest
tel: +36.1.2184665
fax: +36.1.2184665
central tel: +36.12.170233 or

The parallel sessions will be held in the main building on the 1st,
2nd and 3rd floor. The registration desk will be placed in the hallway
close to these lecture rooms


We have reserved a number of rooms in the hotels listed below for the
conference participants. The hotels are overbooked in June, so please make
your hotel reservation is done as soon as possible, otherwise we can not
guarantee your accomodation in these hotels. The participants can arrange
their hotel reservation directly with the hotels they choose. It is
IMPORTANT to note that on the reservation you have to write the abbreviation
ESM'96. That denotes you as an ESM'96 participant. If you do not follow
the above instructions, no rooms will be available to you.

The prices in every hotel include breakfast.

Hotel Volga ***
Dozsa Gy. ut 65.
H-1134 Budapest
Fax: +36-1-1408316

single room: 90 DM
double room: 120 DM
20 minutes from the Conference site, travelling directly by underground.

Hotel Rege ***
Palos u. 2
H-1021 Budapest
Fax: +36-1-1767680

single room: 80 DM
double room: 100 DM

Quiet place in a green area, travelling by bus no. 22 till Moscow square,
from there by underground. (From the hotel to the Conference site 40 minutes)

Hotel Garden ***
Tarogato ut 2-4.
H-1021 Budapest
Fax: +36-1-2742088

single room: 90 DM
double room: 95 DM

Quiet place in a green area, travelling by bus or tram no. 56 till Moscow
square, from there by underground. (From the hotel to the Conference site :
40 minutes)

Hotel Victoria ****
Bem rakpart 11.
H-1011 Budapest
Fax: +36-1-2015816

The price of the rooms (with two beds): 185 DM

On the bank of the river Danube, near the Conference site, travelling by
tram no. 19. (From the hotel to the Conference site : 15 minutes)

Szent Istvan krt. 22
H-1137 Budapest
Fax: +36-1-1384622 (attention of: Mraz Zoltan)

single room: 123 DM
double room: 156 DM

For more than 5 nights:

single room: 112 DM
double room: 142 DM

In the City centre, near the Conference site, travelling by tram no. 2.
(From the hotel to Conference site: 15 minutes)

Hotel Technika
Zach u. 3/a
H-1101 Budapest
Fax: +36-1-2651776

Accomodation in 2 bed rooms. In case somebody registers alone, the hotel
management puts another conference participant into the room (to keep the
price low). (At the time of reservation please indicate male or female.)

Price: 36 DM/person

Travelling by tram no. 37 till the Blaha Lujza square, from there by
underground. (From the hotel to the Conference site : 45 minutes)

Hotel GELLERT****
Szent Gellert ter 1
H-1111 Budapest
Fax: +36-1-1666631

Hotel with a high reputation, near to the Conference site on the opposite
shore of the Danube, 5 minutes walking accross the bridge or 1 short stop
by tram. The hotel has a thermal bath and swimming pool the use of which is
included in the price.

Price for a double room/night: DEM 348
Price for a single room/night: DEM 318

(Breakfast, use of swimming pool, and thermal bath included)

Other hotels which have room availability after April 15th can be contacted
through our website.



Registration for the 1996 ESM will start on Sunday the 2ND OF JUNE at
1.00 p.m. at the main building of the University and continue till
4.30 p.m. During the conference registration will be at the main building
from 8.00 a.m.till 5.00 p.m. on Monday the 3rd of June, from 8.30 a.m.
till 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday the 4th of June and at 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday
the 5th of Juner.

Tutorials will be held during the conference in the designated rooms


Sunday June 2, 6.00 p.m.
Get-Together-Party at the main building of the University

Tuesday June 4, 7.30 p.m.
Social Event

Lunch will be served at the University restaurant

One conference proceedings plus short paper Proceedings will be published
with regard to the 1996 ESM.


The conference will start on Sunday June 2nd with a welcome presentation by
the Dean of the University and followed by a get-together-party at 6.00 pm.
The scientific sessions will run from Monday June 3rd from 9.00 a.m. to
Wednesday June 5th till 6.00 p.m. Thursday morning from 8.30 a.m. there will
be 5 tutorials (see programme) in parallel which are FREE to all conference
registrants. The conference ends proper at 12.30 on Thursday June 6th.
The conference structure as is can be found on our


Discrete Simulation in Science and Engineering
Donald Greenspan, University of Texas at Arlington, USA


New Aspects for Run Time QoS Measurement in Networks and Distributed Systems
Petre Dini, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada.

An Introduction to Cellular Automata for Modeling and Simulation
Martin Wildberger, EPRI, USA

Numerical Solution Methods for Markov Chains
Udo R.Krieger, Deutsche Telekom, Darmstadt, Germany

Fuzzy Object-Oriented System Modelling and Simulation
T.Van Le, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia

Computer Simulation Languages, Continuous and Discrete Examples
Ralph Huntsinger, California State University Chico, Chico, USA


Knowledge Based Methods

Database and Qualitative Simulation Agents in DICSIM Environment
Vladimir Marik, Olga Stepanikova, Ondrej Flek, Jan Kout, Czech Technical
University, Prague, Czech Republic.

An Expert System for Strategic Analysis
Henk de Swaan Arons and Philip Waalewijn, Erasmus University of Rotterdam,
Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Simulation as an Aid to Build a Management Expert System.
Henk de Swaan Arons and Robert D.Menko, Erasmus University Rotterdam,
Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Examples of The Knowledge Bases Used in The Computer Expert Systems Used
for Environmental Protection.
Cezary Orlowski and Andrzej Tubielewicz, Technical University of Gdansk,
Gdansk, Poland.

A Knowledge-Based System Approach for Control of Batch Bioprocesses.
Svetla Vasileva, ICSR-BASc, Sofia, Bulgaria

Object-Oriented Modeling I

The Object-Oriented Approach and The Event Discrete Simulation Paradigms.
Bernardo Copstein, Carlos Eduardo Pereira and Favio R.Wagner.Universidade
Federal do Rio Grande do Sol, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Building Complex Software Systems Based on The Simulation of Object Oriented
Basic Components.
P.Goehner, R.Belschner, M.Gunzert and W.Fleisch, University of Stuttgart,
Stuttgart, Germany.

Object-Oriented and Distributed Simulation of Complex Continuous Systems.
Martin Schoeckle, Institute of Nuclear and Energy Systems, Stuttgart,

OODBMS Support for Configuration of Modular Hierarchical Simulation Programs.
Herbert Praehofer, Johannes Kepler Unviersity Linz, Linz, Austria.

Object-Oriented Modeling II

Visual-MOOM - A Graphical Object-Oriented Modelling Environment for The
Design of Mechatronic Systems.
Martin Hahn and Matthias Wolf, Universitaet GH Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany.

Object-Oriented Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Ljubomir Jerinic, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad and Vladan Devedzic,
University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia

OODEVIS: An Object-Oriented Discrete Event Intelligent Simulation Environment.
B.Kechar and M.Mehadji, University of Oran, Oran, Algeria.

Parallel and Distributed Simulation

An Investigation of Parallel Simulation System Structures.
Gy.Buzasy, M.Benko and A.Javor, KFKI, Budapest, Hungary.

A Software Agent Distributed System for Dynamic Load Balancing.
Jose Neves, Jose machado, Lino Costa and Paulo Cortez, Universidade do
Minho, Braga Codex, Portugal

Making Asynchronous Simulation MoreAsynchronous.
Helge Hagenauer and Werner Pohlmann, Universitaet Salzburg, Salzburg,

A New Approach To The Distributed Simulation of Timed Petri Nets.
Qing-Ming Cui and Stephen J.Turner, University of Exeter, Exeter,
United Kingdom.

A New Algorithm and Simulation for Task Assignment in Parallel Distributed
Pham Hong Hanh and Valery Simonenko, National Technical University, Kiev,

A New Model for Job Scheduling in Parallel Systems
Pham Hong Hanh and Valery Simonenko, National Technical University, Kiev,

Real-Time and Control I

An Execution-Driven Real Time Simulator for Embedded Control Systems:
Techniques, Application and Evaluation.
C.Mueller-Schloer and Jan Spitzkowsky, University of Hannover, Hannover,

Hard Real-Time Systems Modeling and Simulation.
Miguel Miguel, Juan C.Duenas, ETSI Telecomunicacion, Univ.Politecnica
de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Experimentation Within the Real Time Simulation Framework.
D.Anagnostopoulos, M.Nikolaidou and P.Georgiadis, University of Athens,
Athens, Greece.

Real Time and Control II

Illustrating the Principles and Application of SPC by Simulation.
R.Van Landeghem and K.De Backer, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium

Predictive Controller Design with The Guaranteed H (infinity) Control
Performances for Electrical Drives.
K.Hentabli and D.Pinchon, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens,
France and S.Tarasiewicz, Laval University, Quebec, Canada.

Model Reduction by Singular Perturbation Approach Application on Robust
Control of Induction Motor.
K.Hentabli and D.Pinchon, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens,
France and S.Tarasiewicz, Laval University, Quebec, Canada.

Comparisons of Finite-Difference and Orthogonal Collocation Methods in
Simulation of Sampled-Data-Controlled-Continuous Plants with Time-Delay.
Mieczyslaw Metzger, Technical University of Silesia, Gliwice, Poland.

Real-Time Simulation of The Virtual LabVIEW-Based Controllers for Education.
Mieczyslaw Metzger, Technical University of Silesia, Gliwice, Poland.

Traffic Simulation

A Powerful Traffic Simulation Tool -DYNEMO
Qing Chen, Deutsche Automobilgesellschaft mbH, Braunschweig, Germany.

AI Controlled Traffic Emmission Line Source.
G.Szucz, A.Vigh and A.Farkas, KFKI, Budapest, Hungary.

Using Simulation for Capacity Planning in a Transportation System.
Andrew Greasley, University of Derby, Derby, United Kingdom.

Traffic Simulation II

A 3D Simulation Case Study of Airport Traffic Handling.
Henk de Swaan Arons, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, and Ellen
Metaal, IRM Consult, The Netherlands.

Airport Simulation with an Intelligent Support.
University of Macao, Macau.

Interactive Aircraft Trajectory Optimization and Simulation.
Kai Virtanen and Harri Ehtamo, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo,

SIMIS: A Space Mission Simulator
Francois Martin-Dupont, Matra Marconi Space, Toulouse Cedex, France.

Simulation of Route Time Table Optimal Division for Transport Vehicles.
Mikulas Alexik, University of Transport and Communications, Zilina, Slovakia.

Numerical Methods

Accelerated Numerical Simulation by Multigrid Computation
Rosa Maria Spitaleri, CNR, Rome, Italy

>From The Reference Model to a User Friendly Grid Generation System.
Rosa Maria Spitaleri and Rossella Cossu, CNR, Rome, Italy.

Modular Simulation Method for Coupled Problems.
Arnolf Maurer and Stefan Schulte, Siemens AG, Erlangen, Germany.

Spline Approximation Technique in Equation-Based Dynamic Process Modelling.
Alexei Lisounkin, Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems, Berlin,

Manufacturing and Logistics

A Multi-Agent Simulation Methodology for Manufacturing Systems
Gerard Fleury, Jean-Yves Goujon, Michel Gourgand and Philippe Lacomme,
LIMOS, Aubiere Cedex, France.

Modelling of Manufacturing Process in Order to Simulate and to Analyze The
Impact of The Control Process on The System.
Regis Dindeleux and Alain Haurat, LLP-CESALP-SLIGOS, Annecy Cedex, France.

Multimodel Logistic Chain Simulation for Strategic Decision Making.
Bernd E.Hirsch, Thorsten Kohlmann and Jens Schumacher, BIBA, Bremen, Germany.

Discrete and Mixed Methods I

Using Nomads To Support Process Oriented Discrete Event Simulation In A
Purely Functional Language.
D.A.Harrison, University of Northumbria, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, United Kingdom.

Discrete Event Synchronisation Priority.
John B.Evans, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Discrete Event Closed-Loop Systems in MAX Algebra.
P.Spacek, A.El Moudni, S.Zerhouni and M.Ferney, Ecole Nationale
de Belfort, Belfort Technopole, France.

Discrete and Mixed Methods II

Specification and Simulation of Combined Continuous Time/Discrete Event
D.A.van Beek, JE.Rooda and M.van den Muyzenberg, Eindhoven University of
Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

A Combined-System Simulator for Mechatronic Systems
Jan F.Broenink and Paul BT.Weustink, University of Twente, Twente,
The Netherlands

Dynamic Inheritance For Discrete Event Simulation.
Gyorgy Pongor, Technical University Budapest, Budapest, Hungary.

Bond Graphs

Exploiting Tearing for Processing Models Containing Algebraic Constraints
W.Borutzky, Cologne Polytechnic, Gummersbach, Germany.

Bond Graph Model of a Steam generator process and Its Environment.
B.Ould Bouamama and G.Dauphin-Tanguy, LAIL, URA-CNRS, Villeneuve d'Ascq,

Biological Problems

Left Ventricular Function Assessment Based on Ultrasound Echocardiographic
B.Asztalosi, N.Voros and Z.Benyo, Technical University of Budapest and
G.Harrison and L.Jordan, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

Multi-Agent Coordination in Living Systems
Uwe M.Borghoff and Remo Pareschi, Rank Xerox Research Centre, Meylan,
France and Paolo Bottoni and Piero Mussio, University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Training Simulators

Instrumental Navigation Simulator for Group Training of Maritime Bridge
Radu Tuchila, Transportation Research Institute and Manuel Wolfshant,
Incertrans SA, Bucharest, Romania

End-User Experience from Plant Analyser to Full Scope Training Simulator
Development with APROS
Karri Honkoila and Kari Porkholm, IVO International Ltd, and Pekka Kokkonen,
IVO Generation Services Ltd., and Timo Kallonen, Imatran Voima Oy, Vantaa,

Graphic and Visual Methods I

A Flexible Graphical User Interface to Heterogeneous Neural Network
Radu Drossa, Zoran Obradovic and Justin Fletcher, Washington State
University, Pullman, USA.

A Graphical Simulation and Automatic Model generation System.
Youngmin Hur and Stephen A.Szygenda, The University of Texas at Austin,
Austin, USA

Visual Processing Techniques for Numerical Simulation Data.
Rosella Cosso, CNR, Rome, Italy.

Graphic and Visual Methods II

Graphical Object-Oriented Tool for Simulators of Heat Exchanger Networks.
Piotr Laszxzyk, Technical Academy of Silesia, Gliwice, Poland.

Graphical Model Editor for Distributed Event-Oriented Simulation Toolset
Miroslav Adamy, Ivan Lalis and Peter Menhart, Slovak technical University,
Bratislava, Slovakia.

Program Visualization and Visual Programming
Frederic Van de Veire, Centre d'Automatique de Lille, Lille, France.

Optimization and Evaluation Methods I

Simulating The Worst Case prediction Error of System Trajectories.
Tuomas Raivio, Harri Ehtamo and Raimo P.Hamalainen, Helsinki University of
Technology, Espoo, Finland.

On The Integration of a Large-Scale Nonlinear Optimization Tool With Open
Modeling and Simulation Environments for Dynamic Systems
Franke Ruediger and Arnold Eckhard, Technical University of Ilmenau,
Ilmenau, Germany.

Model Tuning Using Incomplete Data
Anita Post, University of Twente, Enschede and Hans Akkermans, Netherlands
Energy Research Foundation, Petten, The Netherlands.

007: A System for Automated Model Revision.
Anita Post, University of Twente, Enschede and Hans Akkermans, Netherlands
Energy Research Foundation, Petten, and Jan Top, Agro-Technical Research
Organization ATO-DLO, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Optimization and Evaluation Methods II

Simulation Validation and Verification - A Confidence Enhancement Technique.
Frank Giannasi, Philip Lovett and Anthony N.Godwin, Coventry University,
Coventry, United Kingdom.

Optimization of Discrete-Event Simulation Models in LATISS.
Yuri Merkuryev, Vladimir Visipkov and Yuris Terauds, Riga Technical
University, Riga, Latvia.

MADM: A System for Optimal Choice Problem.
C.Resteanu, F-G.Filip, M.Smodi and C.Ionescu, Research Institute for
Informatics, Bucharest, Romania.

Miscellaneous I

Some Applications of a Novel Waveform Generator to Simulation
Ganjer Ali and Richard Zobel, University of Manchester, Manchester,
United Kingdom

A Database Approach Simulation Modeling
Marvin S.Seppanen, Productive Systems, Winona, USA

An Evolutive Distributed Algebraic Petri Nets Simulator
Jarle Hulaas, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Simulation Study of The Flexible Recipes Implementation on a Batch Process.
Davorka Sel, Stanko Strecnik, Nadja Hvala and Srecko Milanic, University of
Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Miscellaneous II

Two-Level Resource Allocation Problem under Control Constraints.
Z.Duda, Silesian Technical University, Gliwice, Poland

Najwa Gadah Eldam, Harare, Zimbabwe

Agent-Based Simulation Model Design.
Valent Klima and Antonin Kavicka, University of Transport and
Communications, Zilina, Slovak Republic.

An Agent-Based Architecture For The Support of Large-Scale Simulations.
M.J.Corbin, DRA Franborough and P.S.Sapaty, University of Surrey, Guildford,
United Kingdom.


Business Simulation I

M.I.S.T.E.L.A. A Seamless Image of Telefonica De Espana
German Gonzalez, Telefonica de Espana, Madrid, Spain.

Simulating Concurrent Engineering Utilising A Virtual Environment.
B.Parkinson, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom

A Simulation Model for The Behaviour of Innovative Companies.
Marco Santoni, Eleamedia, Firenze, Italy.

Simulation of The Business Operations of a Small Furniture Company.
Ingolf Stahl, Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden.

Business Simulation II

Continuous Computer Simulation - A Support in Managing and Decision-Making
in The Production and Business of Furniture.
Tomislav Grladinovic, Zagreb University, Zagreb, Croatia.

Massively Parallel Simulation of Business Process Models
Alois Ferscha and Michael Richter, Universitaet Wien, Vienna, Austria

The Structure and Employement of the LUDUS Computer Aided Business Decision
R.Zohler, L.Gasgar and M.Ladner

Simulation in Education I

A Generic Architecture of Instructional Systems for Simulation Modelling.
Tajudeen Atolaghe and Vlatka Hlupic, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United

Personality-Type Based Simulation Education.
Willi Bernhard, Basle Institute of Technology, Muttenz, Switzerland

Teaching Discrete-Event Simulation to Business Students.
Ingolf Stahl, Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden.

Simulation in Education II

Structural Concepts of a New Master Curriculum in Simulation
A.Moscadini, E.Omey and I.Molnar

Teaching Discrete Event Simulation with an Applied Bias
E.F.Fletcher, R.Breyer and B.Taslos

System Dynamics as a Teaching Tool for Simulation
A.Moscardini, I.Molnar and F.Colpaert

Simulation in Economy I

Optimization of Large Fuel Storages for Renewable Energy Plants.
F.Groppi, ENEL-CRAM, Milan, Italy.

Block Random Systems in Economics.
Ferenc Juhasz and Zsuzsa Juhasz, Technical University of Budapest, Budapest,

Micro Macro Simulation of The Household and Enterprise Sector Modelling
Extension, Simulation and Linking.
Hans-Dieter Heike, Christian Rothkirch, Thomas Sauerbier and Christian
Woessner, Technical University of Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany.

Input-Output Analysis of an Industrial Region Economic Activity
Galina Kraiushkina, Cherepovets State Industrial Institute, Cherepovets,

Simulation in Economy II

Predicting Movements in The Foreign Currency Markets Using Discrete Event
Paul A.Walker and Alfred Vella, Universityof Luton, Luton, and Vlatka
Hlupic, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom.

The Analysis and Simulation of Dynamical Systems Using MAPLE
Dia S., D.Middleton and M.Vicsez

Evaluation of Advanced Communications Technologies for Public
Administrations with Process Modeling and Simulation.
Heiko Duin and Marita Sinnigen, Universitaet Bremen, Bremen, Germany.


Simulation of Distributed and Cellular Systems

Simulation of Trader and Mediator Instances in Large Mobile Distributed
K.Richter, St.Rudolf and K Irmscher, Freiberg Univ.of Mining and Technology,
Freiberg, Germany.

Variance Reduction Technique for a cellular System with Dynamic Resource
Bruno Tuffin, IRISA, Rennes Cedex, France.

Simulation of "Client-Server" Distributed Data Processing Systems.
Egils Ginters and Aivis Spungis, Latvian Intelligent Systems Ltd., Sigulda
and Yuri merkuryev, Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia.

A Comparison of Scheduling Policies for Real-Time Network.
O.Gaultier and A.Hachicha, ESIGETEL, Avon and K.Chen, ENST, Paris Cedex,

Visual Modelling Techniques for Simulation

Visual Simulation Environment based on Extended Predicate/Transition Nets
F.J.Rammig, Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Paderborn, Germany

A Simulation Environment Combining Intelligent Agents, Parallel Logic
Programming and 3-D Animation
F.J.Rammig, Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Paderborn, Germany

Simulation in HW in The Loop Using Pictorial Java
F.J.Rammig, Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Paderborn, Germany

Parallel Simulation

Parallel Simulation of 1kx1k ATM Switch Fabric.
T.Lazraq, F.Oestmann and H.Tenhunen, Royal Institute of Technology, Kista,

UDL/I and OCCAM: Simulation Languages for Rapid-Prototyping of Digital
W.Hahn, A.Hagerer and B.Wagner, University of Passau, Passau, Germany.

Performance of a Time Warp Based Simulator of Large -Scale PCS Networks.
R.Beraldi and L.Nigro, Universita della Calabria, Rende, Italy

Comparison of Null-Message Reduction Techniques in The Parallel Simulation
of Multistage Interconnection Networks.
Gabor Fodor, Tamas Marosits and Robert Szabo, Technical University of
Budapest, Budapest, Hungary.

Simulation of Networks I

Load Modelling for Simulation
Dr.Ellen Walther-Klaus, Universitaet der Bundeswehr, Munchen, Germany

Simulative Analysis of End-To-End Call-Blocking probability Evaluation
Techniques in Multi-Rate Loss Networks.
Tibor Cinkler, Gabor Fodor, Sador Racz and Tamas Henk, Technical University
of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary.

Circuit-Level Simulation

Analysis of Reflection Characteristic for NTL by Time Domain Simulation.
Kazuhito Murakami, Kinki University, Osaka and Junya Ishii,
Kinki University, Wakayama-ken, Japan.

Event-Driven Transient Simulation Using Implicit Algorithms.
Gabriel-Stefan Popescu, Technical University Iasi, Iasi, Romania.

An Efficient Starting Method for Simulation of Power Circuit
Simon Chon-Wee See, Silicon Graphics Inc., Singapore

Nonlinear Transistor Models for Symbolic Simulation of Harmonic Distortion
Petr Dobrvolny, Technical University of Brno, Brno, Czech Republic.

Design Validation

Characterisation of VBR Video Using (alpha)-stable Distributions
Stephen Bates and Steve McLaughlin, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh,
United Kingdom

Validating Hybrid Designs with Co-Simulation.
Viviane Jonckers, Kurt Schoovaerts, and Bart Wydaeghe, VUB, Brussels, and
Johan Peeters and Marc Jadoul, Alcatel Telecom, Zaventem, Belgium and
Eckhardt Holz, Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Converter and Filter Simulation

Increasing of The Dynamic Range of an Oversampled Multibit Analog Digital
Radimir Vrba, Technical University of Brno, Brno, Czech Republic

Power Converter Control Techniques Simulation in Pscpie-Based Environment :
A Fuzzy Logic Control Case Study.
Adriana Pastravanu, Gabriel Popescu and Ion Bogdan, Technical University,
Iasi, Romania.

Simulation and Design of Tap-Feeded Multi-Wires for Mobile Communication
J.Ishii, S.Hontsu and M.Asai, Kinki University, Wakayama Pref. and
K.Murakami, Kinki University, Osaka, Japan.

Layout Optimization

Layout Data in TCAD Frameworks.
Rui Martins and S.Selberherr, TU Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

Simulation: Manhattan Wiring and Routing (VLSI Chips).
Mohamed Senouci, Universite d'Oran Es-Senia, Oran, Algeria.

Simulation of Networks II

A Simulation Study of the ABR-Service in ATM
Mikael Schulz and Fiffi Hellstrand, Ericsson Utvecklings AB and Robert
Roenngren, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Is VBR Video Non-Stationary or Self-Similar? Implications for ATM Traffic
Stephen Bates and Steve McLaughlin, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh,
United Kingdom

Simulation Modelling of The Effects of ISI on The Performance of DS-CDMA
Codes for a Wireless ATM LAN.
Keng T.Tan and Tadeusz Wysocki, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia.

An Efficient Adaptive Routing Strategy for Network Management Protocol.
T.Srikantahn and G.S.Hura, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Simulation Automation

The Automation of Program Construction for Simulation in Electronics.
V.D.Dmitrienko, S.Yu. Leonov and T.V.Gladkih, Kharkov Politechnical
University, kharkov, Ukraine.

Speed Up Embedded Simulation.
Robert Komanec, TU Brno, Brno, Czech Republic.


Fuzzy Logic

A Fuzzy Evolutionary Approach To Hough Transform in Image Boundary
T.Van Le, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia

Fuzzy Functions and Modelling.
Tom Longshaw and Sue Haines, DRA Malvern, Malvern, United Kingdom.

Fuzzy Decision Making

Fuzzy Tree Structures as An Efficient Tool in Decision Making Systems
Tomaz Savsek, HQ Military Schools, and Marjan Vzjak, University of
Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Knowledge-Based System for On-Line Stress Evaluation in Thick Walled
Vessels in Thermal Power Plants.
N.Serman, D.Loncar and M.Serman, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.

Fuzzy Simulation

Qua-SI. III: A Software Tool for The Simulation of Fuzzy Dynamical Systems.
Gianluca Bontempi, IDSIA, Lugano, Switzerland

Incorporation of Fuzzy Rule Bases Into PFHOSS Simulation Models
T.Van Le, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia

A Fuzzy Dynamic Inheritance Model in Object-Oriented Simulation.
Q.Nguyen and T.Van Le, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia

Reducing Uncertainty Level of An Industrial Steam Generation Unit: A
Simulation Study.
M.B.Hadjyinski and A.T.Tzanev, Univ.of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy,
Sofia, Bulgaria.

Fuzzy Control

Fuzzy Extended Sliding Mode Controller.
Sonia Hajri, Francois Delmotte and Pierre Borne, Ecole Centrale de Lille,
Villeneuve d'Ascq, France.

Fuzzy Control of Managerial Systems Using Qualitative Simulation Models.
Julio Macedo, Institut de Strategies Industrielles, Pincourt, Canada.

Influence of The Configurations and Adjustment Parameters of The Fuzzy Logic
M.Santos and la Cruz, UCM and S.Dormido, UNED, Madrid, Spain

Dynamical Approach for Event Recognition in Chemical Processes via Neural
M.Elmisurati, Technical University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

Qualitative Reasoning

Commonsense Reasoning about Processes with RAP
Ines Arana, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Means for Estimating the Forecasting Error in a Fuzzy Inductive Reasoning
Francois D.Cellier, Univ.of Arizona, Tucson, USA and Josefina Lopez, Angela
Nebot and Gabriela Cembrano, Univ.Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona,

A Fuzzy-Genetic Modeling Approach for Systems that Produce Sparse Data
Silvano P.Colombano, Tarang Patel, barathi Raghavan and Steven Thomas,
NASA-Ames Research Center, Moffet Field, USA.

Towards Qualitative Fuzzy Modeling using Fuzzy Clusters and Knowledge
Acquisition Tools.
M.Delgado and M.A.Vila, Universidad de Granada, Granada and
A.F.Gomez-Skarmeta, Murcia, Spain.

Neuro-Fuzzy Systems

NeuroRoughSetsLab an Intelligent Data Processing Software Laboratory for
Rough Sets and Neural Networks Processing.
Roman W.Swiniarski and Jinwoo Lee, San Diego State University, San Diego,

Pruning in Fuzzy-Neural Systems
Giovanna Castellano, IESI-CNR and Anna Maria Fanelli, Universita degli
Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy

Fuzzy Sets and Neural Network Applied in Multi-User Networked Virtual
Paulo Camargo Silva, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany.

Neural Modelling

A Neural Network for Simulation and Analysis of Signals and Images
A.Oletsky, Mohyla Academy National University, Kiev, Ukraine.

Simulating of Neural Models of Electroheat Systems Using Neural Network
Toolbox for Matlab.
D.Sankowski and P.Szaruga, Technical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland.

A Biological Auditory Neural Model for Speech Processing.
J.M.Fernandez, D.del Valle, V.Rodellar and P.Gomez, Universidad Politecnica
de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Creating Musical Sequences with an Artificial Neural Network.
Heinz Peter Reidmacher and Arthur Csetenyi, Budapest University of Economic
Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Neural Control

Adaptive Control Distributed Parameter Systems by Recurrent Multi-Layer
Neural Networks.
Algis Garliauskas, Institute of Mahtematics and Informatics, Vilnius
Lithuania and Madan M.Gupta, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.

Building Neural Network Models of Hydrolysis Process for Control Purposes.
Srecko Milanic and Rihard Karba, University of Ljubjlana, Trzaska,
Nadja Hvala and Davorka Sel, Stanko Strmcnik, Institute Jozef Stefan,
Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Neural Computing

Selforganizing Computing Processes in Networks with Speed Independent
Functional Elements.
A.Katkov and N.Goubareni, Technical University of Czestochowa, Czestochowa,

Test-Process Simulation with neural Network Evaluation.
Juraj Povazanec, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, United Kingdom and
Jiri Kaderka, Vladislav Musil and Petr Simek, technical University of Brno,
Brno, Czech Republic.

Supervisory Control

Graph-Theoretic Method for Integrated Process Control and Diagnostic System
K.M.Hangos and I.P.Gal, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Technical
University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary.,

Computational Intelligence in Modelling of Dynamical Systems.
Esko K.Juuso, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Window-Based Quantitative to-Qualitative Interface for Intelligent
Supervisory Systems.
Ramon Sarrate-Estruch and Josep Aguilar-Martin, Universitat Politecnica
de Catalunya, Terrassa, Spain.

Dealing with Qualitative Information in Simulation for Supervisory Systems
J.Melindez, Jilde la Rosa, J.Colomer and J.Vehm, University of Girona,
Girona, Spain.

Failure Analysis I

Order of Magnitude Reasoning for Automated Failure Modes and Effects of
Hydraulic Systems.
D.R.Bull, C.R.Burrows and K.A.Edge, University of Bath, Bath and P.G.Hawkins
and D.J.Woollons, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom.

Fault Diagnosis System Based on Parity Equations and Fuzzy Logic.
Luis Miguel, Margarita Mediavilla and Jos R.Pern, University of
Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain.

Using Simulation to Generate Data for Building Neural Network Models and
Diagnosing Faults in Electric Circuits.
S.Xia, De Montfort University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Decision Fault Trees for Diagnosis of Constant Faults of Circuits.
Mikhail Moshkov, Nizhni Novgorod State University, Nizhni Novgorod, Russia

Failure Analysis II

On The Depth of Decision Trees for Controlling Faults of Circuits.
Vladimir Shevtchenko, Nizhni Novgorod State University, Nizhni Novgorod,

Enhancing Search Efficiency in Diagnostic Reasoning Based on Causal Graphs
Via Qualitative Probabilities
Pilar Fuster Parra, Univ.of Baleraic islands, Palma, Spain, and Antoni
Ligeza, Institute of Automatics, Krakow, Poland and Josep Aguilar-Martin,
LAAS, Toulouse Cedex, France.

Machine Learning Approach to Fault Trees Synthesis
Dani Juricic and Alenka Znidarsic, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana,

Time Series Prediction

A Modular Network System for Time Series Analysis
N.Nicoloyannis and M.Lamure, Universite de Lyon 1, Villeurbanne Cedex,

Time Series Prediction Using Fuzzy Inductive Reasoning- A New Look at an
Old Problem.
Francois D.Cellier, Univ.of Arizona, Tucson, USA and Josefina Lopez and
Gabriela Cembrano, Univ.Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.


Queueing Systems

Loss Probability Computation in the MAP/PH/1/K Queue
Bruno Sericola, IRISA-INRIA, Campus de Beaulieu, Rennes Cedex, France

A Max-Plus Algebra Approach in Deadlock Analysis of Fork-Join Queueing
Nikolai Krivulin, St.Petersburg State University, St.Petersburg, Russia.

Markov Models

Semi-Markov Models Identification Based on The Small Samples Approach.
Markovich Nataly, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, and Wolfgang
Morgenstern and Anatoly Michalski, Heidelberg Academy for the Humanities and
Sciences, Heidelberg, Germany.

An effective Approach To The Completion Time Analysis of On-Off Markov
Reward Models.
Andras Pfening and Miklos Telek, Technical University of Budapest, Budapest,
Hungary and Khalid Begain, Mu'tah University, Mu'tah, Jordan.

Analysis of Phase-Type Queueing Networks with the Multi-Level Method
Graham Horton, Stefan Greiner, Erlangen-Nuremberg Univ., Germany

A Tool To Model and Solve Markovian Models.
Stanley M.Oliveira, Maria I.C.Cabral, Edilson Ferneda and Marcos
A.G.Brasileiro, UFPB-CCT-DSC/DEE, Campina Grande, Brazil.

Analytical methods

On Modelling of Fir Filters with First Order Autoregressive Errors.
G.Mirac Bayhan and Mahmut Bayhan, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey.

Utilisation of The Junction Structure Matrix and The Loops Properties of a
Bond Graph Model to Avoid Implicit Equations During The Generation of
Analytical Redundancy Relations and Sensors Placement.
D.Mosiek, Ecole des Mines de Douai, Douai, and M.Tagina, Ecole Centrale de
Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq, and JP Cassar and G.Dauphin-Tanguy, Universite des
Sciences et Technologies, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France.


Monte-Carlo Simulation Tests for Smooth Approximations in Nondifferentiable
Optimization Models.
Joseph Kreimer, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

Optimization of Periodic Polling Systems with Non-Preemptive, Time Limited
J.P.C.Blanc, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands.

Application of H (infinity) Optimization for Solving The Non-Linear Two-Mass
Adam Lozowicki, Technical University of Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland.

Optimization Approach of Complex Discrete Event Systems.
Belhassen Mazigh, Institut Polytechnique de Sevenans, Belfort Cedex, France.

QoS Modelling

A Classification of Quantitative Models for Quality of Service Evaluation
and Control in Integrated Broadband Communication Networks
Hermann de Meer, Department of Computer Science, Univ. of Hamburg, Germany

A Quality-of-Service Approach for Mobile Users of Replicated Data in
Distributed Systems.
C.Liebig, H.Pagnia and F.Schwappacher, University of Darmstadt, Darmstadt,
Germany and O.Theel, INRIA-IRISA Rennes, Rennes Cedex, France

A Dynamic QoS Measurement Model to Manage Distributed Systems
Peter Dini, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada

A Monitoring System for QoS Evaluation in The PSTN Using a Non Intrusive
Francesco Beritelli, Salvatore Casale and Alfredo Cavallaro, University
of Catania, Catania and Fabio Mattei, Telecom Italia, Rome and Roberto
Montagna, CSELT, Turin, Italy.

High Speed Networks

Stochastic Bounds and Q0S Application To The Loss Rates in ATM Networks.
J.M.Fourneau and H.Taleb, Universite de Versailles Saint-Quentin, Versailles
and N.Pekergin, Universite de Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris, France

QoS Negotiation and Admission Control in ATM Networks
T.Chiotis, National University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Quality of MPEG Transfer over ATM DBR Service Class.
Naoki Wakamiya, Masayuki Murata and Hideo Miyahara, Osaka University,
Osaka, Japan.

A Pricing Model for High Speed Networks with Priorities.
Hong Jiang, Ikhlaq Sidhu and Scott Jordan, AT&T Bell Labs, US Robotics and
Northwestern University, USA.


A Model for The Characterization and Analysis of Multimedia Conference
A.Lombardo and G.Schembra, Istituto di Informatica e Telecomunicazioni,
Catania, Italy

Using IDA for Performance Improvement in Multimedia Servers.
Antonio Puliafito, Salvatore Riccobene and Lorenzo Vita, Universita di
Catania, Catania, Italy and Miklos Telek, Technical University of Budapest,
Budapest, Hungary

SDL-Based Modelling

A Framework for Performance Evaluation of SDL/MSC-Specified Systems
Winfried Dulz, Department of Computer Science, Erlangen-Nuremberg Univ.,

Integration of SDL Based QoS-Evaluation in Protocol Design.
Joerg Hintelmann, University of Essen, Essen, Germany



Hamiltonian Differential Causality in Modeling Constrained Mechnical Systems.
J.Van Dijk, University of Twente, Twente, The Netherlands.

Optimization of Mechnanisms with Unilateral Constraints and Collisions.
M.Schulz and H.Brauchli, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Modelling and Simulation of Nonholonomic Multibody Systems.
Wojciech Blajer, Technical University of Radom, Radom, Poland.

Concurrent Nonlinear Dynamics Modeling and Control of Multibody Systems.
E.V.Zakhariev, K.K.Delchev and S.B.Karastanev, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Numerical Procedures

Method Based on Trial-and Error for The Investigation of Initial-Value
Problems for Multibody Systems with Friction.
H.J.Klepp, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany.

Multirate Extrapolation Methods.
Christian Engstler, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany.

A Robust Self-Starting Implicit Time Integration Scheme Including
Constraint Projection for The Simulation of Multibody Systems.
Pierre Dehombreux, Olivier Verlinden, Calogero Conti, Faculte Polytechnique
de Mons, Mons, Belgium

Real-Time Parallel Computation

Efficient Formulations for Real-Time Dynamic Simulation of Multibody Systems.
Jose M.Jimenez, A.N.Avello and J.Garcia de Jalon, University of Navarre,
San Sebastian, Spain.

Efficient Distributed Parallel Simulation of Multibody Systems.
Remi Cozot and Laurent Cogne, IRISA, Rennes Cedex, France

Contribution to Parallel and Vector Computation in Multibody Dynamics
P.Fisette and J.M.Peterkenne, University of Louvain-la-Neuve,
Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.


A Wheel-Rail Contact Module for a Realistic Simulation of The Running
Behaviour of Railway Vehicles.
Gerhard Vohla, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.

THE DADS Dynamic Rail Impact Test Model.
Steve Mark and Ford Cook, MTMCTEA, USA.

Modelling the Normal Gait as Optimal Control Motion of Multibody System
Alexander Polihchuk, National Academy of Sciences, Lviv, Ukraine

On The Use of High Performance Computing in Multibody Analysis for
Two-Wheeler Suspension Design.
Jose M.Jimenez and Luis Matey, University of Navarre, San Sebastian, Spain.

Special Effects

Modeling of Mechanical Errors in Multibody Systems with Friction and
Clearances in The Pairs.
Evtim Zakhariev, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

A Contribution to Damage Evaluation Based on Adapted Multibody Systems.
Hans H.Mueller-Slany and Frank Brunzel, University of Duisburg, Duisburg,

Simultaneous Deployment of a Cable from Two Moving Bodies.
Shlomo Djerassi and Hagay Bamberger, Rafael, Haifa, Israel.

Flexible Bodies

Formal Computation of Non-Rigid Multibody Systems Dynamics.
Remi Cozot, IRISA, Rennes Cedex, and Dominique Villard, Ecole des Mines
de Nantes, Nantes Cedex, France.

Multibody Systems and Small Vibrations.
A.L.Schwab and J.P.Meijaard, Delft University of Technology, Delft,
The Netherlands.

Simulation of Three-Dimensional Maneuver and Control of Flexible Multibody
Leonard Meirovitch and Timothy J.Stemple, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
and State University, Blacksburg, USA


Simulation and Information Systems

Simulation of An Information System behaviour Using The Ordinary Petri Nets.
A.Ghomari and M.K.Rahmouni, Universite d'Oran Es-Senia, Oran, Algeria.

Behavior Study and Its Validation by Simulation of Information Systems.
Mustapha Kamel Abdi, Universite Es-Senia, Oran, Algeria

Version Concept in Specifying Object-Dynamic Behaviour
Lahouaria Bendoukha and Mustapha-Kamel Rahmouni, Universite Es-Senia, Oran,

Bond-Graphs for Information Systems
Hafid Haffaf and Mustapha Kemal, Universite d'Oran, Oran, Algeria

Simulation Effectiveness and Evaluation

Increasing The Effectiveness of Simulation Modelling in The Organisation.
Andrew Greasley, University of Derby, Derby, United Kingdom.

A Simulation Based Hospital Evaluation and Decision Support System
Ivan Futo and Laszlo Sztojkov, ML Consulting and Computing Ltd., and Andras
Gabor and Attila Sokvari, Budapest University of Economic Sciences,
Budapest, Hungary.

Evaluation of Social, Economic and Cultural Benefits of Applications of
Advanced Communications with CRIMP
Heiko Duin and Peter Friess, Universitaet Bremen, Bremen, Germany.

Analysis of Production Processes I

Performance of The FMS Dispatching Rules vs.Multi-Criteria Under Different
Loads: Using a Simulated Approach.
Mujanah Ezat Agha, Aleppo, Syria and M.El-Baradie, Dublin City University,
Dublin, Ireland.

Simulation Analysis of The Job-Shop Priority Rules: Under Three Differential
Processing Time Distributions and Exponential Job-Arrival Time.
Mujanah Ezat Agha, Aleppo, Syria and M.El-Baradie, Dublin City University,
Dublin, Ireland.

The Effect of Individual Process Time Variability on an Otherwise Balanced
Production Line.
M.J.Holgate, University of Durham, Durham, United Kingdom.

Analysis of Production Processes II

Total Quality Management in Mechatronic Production Facilities Through
Pietro Giribone, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

Discrete-Time Analysis of Batch Servers with Bounded Idle Time.
P.Tran-Gia and A.Schoemig, Bayerische Julius-Maximilians Universitaet
Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany.

Increasing Economics of Tool Supplies by Using Simulation Technique
Klaus Weinert and Andy Mumm, University of Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany.

Factory and Process Simulation I

Integration of Simulation and CAD Systems for A Virtual Factory Within
Synthetic Environments for Manufacturing.
J.Habibi and R.N.Zobel, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Model-Oriented Construction of Manufacturing Information Systems (MIS).
W.Dangelmaier, T.Langemann and R.Wenski, Heinz Nixdorf Institut,
University of Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany.

PRO-ART/CE An Environment for Managing The Evolution of Chemical Process
Simulation Models.
Ralf Doemges, Bernd Lohmann, Klaus Pohl, Matthias Jarke and Wolfgang
Marquardt, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany.

Factory and Process Simulation II

Knowledge Based Models for Production Planning Under Unstable Economy.
Vladimir Putilov, Kola Science Centre, Apatity, Murmansk Region, Russia.

Continuous Simulation and Production Management in Food Industries.
Daniel Thiel, ENITIAA, Nantes cedex, France

A Constrained Knowledge-Based Simulation of a Production System.
Abid Jazaa, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan

Simulation in Time-Tabling and Scheduling

Modelling of The Time Table Planner Activities on The Base of An
Information System.
Veronika Stoffa and Marian Morvai, Education University, Nitra, Slovakia.

Modelling and Simulating Underground Railway Systems.
R.Minciardi and M.Paolucci, University of Genoa, Genoa and R.Pescenti,
University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.

Object-Oriented Simulation of Cleaning Operations in Urban Environments.
Agostino G.Bruzzone, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy

Advanced Simulation Tools Assisting Production Scheduling
Carmen Bobeanu and Florin-Gheorghe Filip, Research Institute of
Informatics, Bucharest, Romania



Modelling of Atmospheric Pollutants Transfer from Chernobyl Nuclear Power
V.L.Katkov, Institute of Engineering Cybernetics, Minsk, Belarus

The LabView-Based Virtual Simulator of The Substrate Consumption Rate
Measurement System in The Activated Sludge Process.
Jacek Czeczot, Technical University of Silesia, Gliwice, Poland.

Application of Simulations in The Field of Water Resources and Water
E.Schaefer and W.Loiskandl, Universitaet fuer Bodenkultur Wien, Vienna,

Simulation of Dispersion Patterns of Polluting Agents in Urban Canyons
Using Neural Architectures
Domenico Di Noto, Roberto Ionna, Domenico Mozzone and Giuseppe Pederiva,
University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

Communication & Environment

A Multiple Agent System Querying a Prototype Expert System (Through The
Internet) Containing Knowledge on Waste Water Cleaning Procedures
G.Frenk, E.J.H.Kerckhoffs, R.Abu Yaman and R.Vingerhoeds, Delft University
of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.

Sharing of Waste Water Treatment Plant Experimental Data Through The
Internet; An Initial Study.
Wijnand van de Calseijde and Eugene Kerckhoffs, Delft University of
Technology, Delft, The Netherlands and Hans Vangheluwe, University of Ghent,
Ghent, Belgium


An Approach for Modeling The Stochastic Behaviour of Ambient Factors
in Simulating Power Plants Based on Renewable Energies.
Ilario Astinov, Staffordshire University, Stafford, United Kingdom.

Simulation of Heat Generation and Consumption with Different Strategies
F.J.Pasveer and E.J.H.Kerckhoffs, Delft University of Technology and
H.Mijmerands, Institute of Technology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Modelling and Simulating Self-Organised Critical Systems
Sylvain Giroux, Tele-Universite, Montreal, Canada and Pierre Marcenac,
Universite de la Reunion, La Reunion and Joel Quinqueton, Universite de
Montpellier, Montpellier Cedex, and Jean-Robert Grasso, Observatoire de
Grenoble, Grenoble, France


Simulations by Neurocomputing of The Local Quasi-Independent Epidemics
Evolutions and of Their Composition in an Overall AIDS Viral Epidemics.
Al.Cristea and C.N.Zaharia, Institute of Virology, and I.Simionescu,
Institute of Microtechnology, Bucharest, Romania.


Simulation Models and Databases in Management Games
Juris Galibeckis and Dzintars Tomsons, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia.

Simulation Game of Insurance Company Management.
Svetlana Loginova, Elena Shirshova, Burov Konstantin and Gershkovitch
Dmitry, St.Petersburg, Russia.

Object-Oriented Programming in Modelling of The Time-Table Planner
Marian Morvai and Veronika Stoffa, Education University, Nitra, Slovakia.

Comparison Between Two Approaches for Manipulation Robot Control
Nina Patarinska and Alexander Hristov, Technical University of Sofia,
Sofia, Bulgaria

Multi-Agent Systems, Theory and Simulation
Gabor Tatai, Budapest University, Budapest, Hungary

Simulation of Event Building Methods in High Energy Physics Data
Acquisition Systems.
Gabor Harangazo, Budapest Muszaki Egyetem, Budapest, Hungary


2-6 June, 1996

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[] New Aspects for Run Time QoS Measurement in Networks and Distributed
Petre Dini, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada.

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Martin Wildberger, EPRI, USA

[] Numerical Solution Methods for Markov Chains
Udo R.Krieger, Deutsche Telekom, Darmstadt, Germany

[] Fuzzy Object-Oriented System Modelling and Simulation
T.Van Le, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia

[] Computer Simulation Languages, Continuous and Discrete Examples.
Ralph C. Huntsinger, California State University, Chico, USA