A statistical process control approach for estimating the warm-up period
UNSPECIFIED (2002) A statistical process control approach for estimating the warm-up period. In: 35th Winter Simulation Conference, SAN DIEGO, CA, DEC 08-11, 2002. Published in: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2002 WINTER SIMULATION CONFERENCE, VOLS 1 AND 2 pp. 439-446.Full text not available from this repository.
One means for dealing with initialization bias in simulation experiments is to implement a warm-up period. This requires the correct estimation of the initial transient. A new method for determining the warm-up period, based upon the principles of statistical process control (SPC), is described. The method is tested on empirical data from a simulation model that has been used in a real-life study. In comparing the results to those from two commonly used warm-up methods, it appears that the SPC method performs well. The strengths and weaknesses of the approach are discussed.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
|Journal or Publication Title:||PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2002 WINTER SIMULATION CONFERENCE, VOLS 1 AND 2|
|Editor:||Yucesan, E and Chen, CH and Snowdon, JL and Charnes, JM|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 439-446|
|Title of Event:||35th Winter Simulation Conference|
|Location of Event:||SAN DIEGO, CA|
|Date(s) of Event:||DEC 08-11, 2002|
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