Introduction to Modeling and Simulation
|Overview of M&S Areas|
|Example Visual Simulations|
|Video of a Demonstration of Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) for Military Training|
|Modeling Fundamentals: Concepts of Models and Systems, Concepts of Modeling, Classifications of Models|
|Solving Problems Using Monte Carlo Simulation|
|M&S Life Cycle|
|Osman Balci (2012), “A Life Cycle for Modeling and Simulation,” Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International 88, 7, 870–883.
|Verification and Validation (V&V) and Quality Assurance (QA) throughout the M&S Life Cycle|
|Osman Balci and Richard E. Nance (1985), “Formulated Problem Verification as an Explicit Requirement of Model Credibility,” Simulation 45, 2 (Aug.), 76-86.
|M&S Requirements Engineering|
|Osman Balci and William F. Ormsby (2000), “Well-Defined Intended Uses: An Explicit Requirement for Accreditation of Modeling and Simulation Applications,” In Proceedings of the 2000 Winter Simulation Conference (Orlando, FL, Dec. 10-13). IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 849-854.
|Simulation Model Intended Use Documentation Template and Guidelines|
|Use Case Documentation Template and Guidelines|
|Osman Balci, James D. Arthur, and William F. Ormsby (2011), “Achieving Reusability and Composability with a Simulation Conceptual Model,” Journal of Simulation 5, 3 (Aug.), 157-165.
|Osman Balci and William F. Ormsby (2007), “Conceptual Modeling for Designing Large-Scale Simulations,” Journal of Simulation 1, 3 (Aug.), 175–186.
|Architecting a Network-Centric M&S Application|
|Amine Chigani and Osman Balci (2012), “The Process of Architecting for Software / System Engineering,” International Journal of System of Systems Engineering 3, 1, 1-23.
|David S. Myers and Osman Balci (2009), “A Web-Based Visual Simulation Architecture,” International Journal of Modelling and Simulation 29, 2, 137-148.
|Osman Balci and William F. Ormsby (2008), “Network-Centric Military System Architecture Assessment Methodology,” International Journal of System of Systems Engineering 1, 1-2, 271-292.
|The U.S. Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) Version 2.0|
|Design of an M&S Application|
|Simulation Input Data Modeling|
|M&S Implementation / Programming|
|Osman Balci, Anders I. Bertelrud, Charles M. Esterbrook, and Richard E. Nance (1998), “Visual Simulation Environment,” In Proceedings of the 1998 Winter Simulation Conference (Washington, DC, Dec. 13-16). IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 279-287.
|Random Number Generation|
|Random Variate Generation|
|Mohammad Sabah and Osman Balci (2005), “Web-based Random Variate Generation for Stochastic Simulations,” International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling 1, 1-2, 16-25.
|Video of a Demonstration of the Random Variate Generation Web Service
|Procedural Programming Conceptual Frameworks|
|Osman Balci (1988), “The Implementation of Four Conceptual Frameworks for Simulation Modeling in High-Level Languages,” In Proceedings of the 1988 Winter Simulation Conference (San Diego, CA, Dec. 12-14). IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 287-295.
|M&S Application Integration|
|Experimentation with, Exercise or Use of an M&S Application|
|Presentation of M&S Project Results|
|Certification of an M&S Application|
| Osman Balci (2001), “A Methodology for Certification of Modeling and Simulation Applications,” ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation (TOMACS) 11, 4 (Oct.), 352-377.
|Storage and Reuse of Certified M&S Applications|
|Principles of Verification, Validation, Quality Assurance, and Certification of M&S Applications|
|Osman Balci (2010), “Golden Rules of Verification, Validation, Testing, and Certification of Modeling and Simulation Applications,” SCS M&S Magazine, Oct. 2010 Issue 4, The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS), Vista, CA.
|M&S Verification, Validation, and Testing Techniques|
|Osman Balci (1998), “Verification, Validation, and Testing”, In The Handbook of Simulation, J. Banks, Editor, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, August, Chapter 10, pp. 335-393.|