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Parallel discrete-event simulation of population dynamics

Onggo, B S S (2008) Parallel discrete-event simulation of population dynamics. In: Winter Simulation Conference, 2008. WSC 2008. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 1047-1054. ISBN 978-1-4244-2707-9

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Abstract

Research in parallel simulation has been around for more than two decades. However, the number of papers reporting on its application to real world problems is limited. At the 2002 PADS conference, researchers discussed the need to go beyond synchronization and performance issues, and, in particular, to demonstrate that parallel simulation could be used in real world applications outside military and network simulations. Since then, we have seen an increase in the number of papers on the parallel simulation applications in areas such as operations management and the physical sciences. This paper advocates the application of parallel simulation in population dynamics which is often used as the basis for policy planning and analysis. In this paper, we show how the simulation model is implemented using the ¿sik parallel simulation library. We conduct some experiments to measure the simulation performance. The result shows that good event parallelism can be achieved.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Management Science
ID Code: 46993
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 11 Jul 2011 21:09
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 00:31
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/46993

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