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Hoad, Kathryn, Robinson, Stewart, 1964- and Davies, Ruth, Prof.
(2008)
*Automating warm-up length estimation.*
In: 2008 Winter Simulation Conference, Miami, FL, Dec 07-10, 2008. Published in: Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2008, Volumes 1-5
pp. 532-540.

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## Abstract

There are two key issues in assuring the accuracy of estimates of performance obtained from a simulation model. The first is the removal of any initialisation bias, the second is ensuring that enough output data is produced to obtain an accurate estimate of performance. This paper is concerned with the first issue, and more specifically warm-up estimation. A continuing research project is described that aims to produce an automated procedure, for inclusion into commercial simulation software, for estimating the length of warm-up and hence removing initialisation bias from simulation output data.

Item Type: | Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED) |
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Subjects: | T Technology > T Technology (General) |

Divisions: | Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School |

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH): | Automation, Operations research, Estimation theory |

Journal or Publication Title: | Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2008 |

Publisher: | IEEE |

ISBN: | 978-1-4244-2707-9 |

Date: | 2008 |

Volume: | Volumes 1-5 |

Number of Pages: | 9 |

Page Range: | pp. 532-540 |

Identification Number: | 10.1109/WSC.2008.4736110 |

Status: | Not Peer Reviewed |

Publication Status: | Published |

Access rights to Published version: | Restricted or Subscription Access |

Funder: | Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), SIMUL8 Corporation |

Grant number: | EP/D033640/1 (EPSRC) |

Version or Related Resource: | Hoad, K., et al. Automating warm-up length estimation. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 61(9), pp. 1389-1403. http://wrap.warwick.ac.uk/id/eprint/5368 |

Title of Event: | 2008 Winter Simulation Conference |

Type of Event: | Conference |

Location of Event: | Miami, FL |

Date(s) of Event: | Dec 07-10, 2008 |

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URI: | http://wrap.warwick.ac.uk/id/eprint/6435 |

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