Let your car drive around as a taxi when you are not using it says Tesla. While Waymo offers taxis without drivers to residents of Phoenix, AZ. Seemingly significant changes to the ways we make journeys are already underway and big business is involved, but what will their impact on our surroundings be?
A recent paper uses simulation modeling to investigate...
Emergency evacuation planning for mass gatherings is essential public safety and security work for authorities and can help save lives. Imran Mahmood and Muhammad Haris of the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, and Hessam Sarjoughian of Arizona State University, USA, have used an AnyLogic based crowd simulation and analysis framework to analyze emergency evacuation strategies for one of the world’s greatest mass gatherings: Hajj.
UDES is designed for teaching the complex nature of city interactions, and also a method for representing them – agent-based simulation.
It is an excellent example model, accessible to all, with both interactive and customizable elements. Let’s take a closer look…
The MITx MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management is part of MIT’s #1 ranked Supply Chain Management Program. The online course gives learners the opportunity to apply to institutions around the world and pursue a full Master’s degree.
Students learn end to end supply chain management with hands-on experience and case studies drawn from real supply chains. The supply chain analysis and optimization element harnesses the power of AnyLogic. Read on for more about this course and the exciting career opportunities...
Timothy E. Hoffman, Katherine J. Barnett, Lyle Wallis and William H. Hanneman of the Center for Environmental Medicine, Colorado State University are to be published in the October 2017 issue of the peer-reviewed Aging Cell journal of the Anatomical Society.
The aim of their investigation was to assess recent significant and unusual research observations regarding aging.
The Handbook of Operations Research Applications at Railroads (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science) is the first book to offer a complete spectrum of the role that operations research has played and can play in the improvement of North American freight railroads. It explores how decisions are made at railroads, contains examples of the mathematical programming formulations to the complex problems, and provides insights into real-world applications. AnyLogic is featured in two chapters: Simulation of Line of Road Operations and Terminal Simulation written by Roger Baugher, who has worked to apply Operations Research tools to railroads for over 40 years as both a railroad employee and consultant (B. Patty, Preface). Roger was instrumental in the development of Algorithmic Blocking and Classification (ABC) while at Norfolk Southern, was the first recipient of the Railroad Applications Special Interest Group (RASIG) Award for his contributions to OR in the railroad industry and is a Franz Edelman Laureate. In addition to Norfolk Southern, Roger Baugher applied his understanding of network optimization approaches to various forms of the transportation organizations, such as BNSF, American Airlines, Pacer Stacktrain, Conrail where he played an integral part in developing the Conrail Network Analysis Model (CNAM)
Reminder: AnyLogic North America Published Paper Program AnyLogic's Published Paper Program rewards Universities for using the simulation modeling software for their research projects. Your department will receive 50% off the next year's maintenance for submitting a published paper to AnyLogic North America. Plus we'll share your work with the AnyLogic simulation modeling community. Rules and restrictions apply to safeguard the integrity of the program and your hard work. You can find details, submission instructions and restrictions on the AnyLogic Academic Partnership page. We are eager to read about the complex problems you are solving using AnyLogic software. By ensuring your maintenance with AnyLogic is up to date, you are guaranteed technical support and all version upgrades, and as you know, AnyLogic is constantly improving and enhancing the already superior software, so take advantage of the Published Paper Program today!
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Today, modeling and simulation are in high demand. Surprisingly, there are few universities that have programs designed for them. In 2000, Old Dominion University was the first in the United States to offer a Ph.D. in modeling and simulation. Now it is the only university in the country with an undergraduate program. Old Dominion has extensive experience in teaching simulation, and Old Dominion chooses AnyLogic.