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A methodology for the decomposition of discrete event models for parallel simulation

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3 Author(s)
Taylor, S.J.E. ; Univ. of Westminster, London, UK ; Winter, S.C. ; Wilson, D.R.

Parallel simulation has presented the possibility of performing high-speed simulation. However, when attempting to make a link between the requirements of parallel simulation and discrete event simulation used in commercial areas such as manufacturing, a major problem arises. This lies in the decomposition of the simulation into a series of concurrently executing objects. Using the activity cycle diagram simulation technique as an illustrative example, this paper suggests a solution to this decomposition problem. This is discussed within the context of providing a conceptually seamless methodology for translating simulation models into a form which can exploit the benefits of parallel computing

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Parallel and Distributed Processing, 1993. Proceedings. Euromicro Workshop on

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27-29 Jan 1993