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Discrete Event Simulation in a Virtual Enterprise Environment: a Case Study Reflection of Multiple Developers

Joacim Johnsson ; Björn Johansson (Institutionen för produkt- och produktionsutveckling)
European Simulation Symposium and Exhibition Vol. 15 (2003), 1, p. 309-314.
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

Today, making decisions in a distributed production system, like a Virtual Enterprise [VE], have few support tools. This paper discusses how Discrete Event Simulation [DES] can be used in a VE environment. A DES model was built involving multiple developers who were individually responsible for one part of the model. In this case study, incremental development methodology has been used together with a methodology for conducting DES projects. The paper presents reflections from the developers and gives recommendations for applying DES on a VE. The most important reflections were to formulate a well defined goal for the project as a whole, to start with integration as early as possible, and to have tangible goals.

Nyckelord: Discrete Event Simulation, Virtual Enterprise, Multiple

Denna post skapades 2006-08-28. Senast ändrad 2014-12-09.
CPL Pubid: 7871


Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för produkt- och produktionsutveckling (1991-2017)


Teknisk mekanik

Chalmers infrastruktur