Conceptual modelling for simulation Part II: a framework for conceptual modelling
Robinson, Stewart. (2008) Conceptual modelling for simulation Part II: a framework for conceptual modelling. Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol.59 (No.3). pp. 291-304. ISSN 0160-5682Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602369
Following on from the definition of a conceptual model and its requirements laid out in a previous paper, a framework for conceptual modelling is described. The framework consists of five iterative activities: understanding the problem situation, determining the modelling and general project objectives, identifying the model outputs, identify the model inputs, and determining the model content. The framework is demonstrated with a modelling application at a Ford Motor Company engine assembly plant. The paper concludes with a discussion on identifying data requirements from the conceptual model and the assessment of the conceptual model.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of the Operational Research Society|
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.|
|Number of Pages:||14|
|Page Range:||pp. 291-304|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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