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Discrete-event simulation for health and medicine

Discrete-event simulation for health and medicine

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Published by Society for Medical Decision Making in Cincinnati,OH .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcourse faculty: James Stahl, Cindy Bryce.
Series2000 short course syllabus -- SC-5, Short course syllabus 2000 -- SC-5, SC-5
ContributionsStahl, James., Bryce, Cindy., Society for Medical Decision Making.
The Physical Object
Pagination20p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18817449M

Discrete Event System - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily. Discrete event simulation focuses on the processes in a system at a medium level of abstraction. Typically, specific physical details, such as car geometry or train acceleration, are not represented. Discrete event simulation modeling is widely used in the manufacturing, logistics, and healthcare fields.

the primary aim at the outset was characterizing and validating a computer simulation model of existing operations to identify targets for improvement. Methods: The adoption and validation of a DES model of processes and procedures affecting patient flow and satisfaction, employee experience, and efficiency were undertaken in Multiple sources were tapped for data, including direct. @article{osti_, title = {Principles of discrete event simulation. [Book review]}, author = {Fishman, G S}, abstractNote = {According to the author of the book, it is meant to describe concepts, methods, and procedures for modeling the behavior of a discrete event system, for translating the model into code executable on a digital computer, and for analyzing sample sequences that emerge.

Discrete Event Simulation (DES) software approximates continuous processes into defined, non-continuous events. For example, Discrete Event Simulation software in a vehicle manufacturing facility would model the movement of a car part from Assembly into the Paint Shop as two events i.e. the departure event and the arrival event. Discrete event simulation (DES) is a type of computer simulation that imitates the operation of a real-world system. This type of virtualization provides users with broad capability to examine performance measures for potential operational changes and to plan for new or changing facilities.


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