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The Fourth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation

SIMUL 2012

November 18-23, 2012 - Lisbon, Portugal


The papers listed below have been selected as "Best Papers" based on the reviews of the original submission, the camera-ready version, and the presentation during the conference. For the awarded papers, a digital award will be issued in the name of the authors.

Awarded Papers

Urban Energy Flow Microsimulation in a Heating Dominated Continental Climate
Diane Perez, Clémentine Vautey, Jérôme Kämpf

Development of a Neural Network-based Building Model and Application to Geothermal Heat Pumps Predictive Control
Tristan Salque, Peter Riederer, Dominique Marchio

An Automatic Approach for Parameter Optimization of Material Flow Simulation Models based on Particle Swarm Optimization
Christoph Laroque, Jan-Patrick Pater

Capacity Planning for Elderly Care in Ireland Using Simulation Modeling
Mohamed AF Ragab, Waleed Abo-Hamad, Amr Arisha

A Flexible Analytic Model for the Design Space Exploration of Many-Core Network-on-Chips Based on Queueing Theory
Erik Fischer, Albrecht Fehske, Gerhard P. Fettweis

Model-based Prediction of Complex Multimedia/Hypermedia Systems
Franco Cicirelli, Libero Nigro, Francesco Pupo


The following papers have been selected on the basis of their contents, specificaly for lending themselves to an interesting extended work. The authors of these papers are receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.

Papers Invited for IARIA Journals

Comparison of lumped simulation models for three different building envelopes
Kyung-Soo Yoon, Young-Jin Kim, Cheol-Soo Park, Keon-Ho Lee

Object-Oriented Paradigms for Modelling Vascular Tumour Growth: A Case Study
Anthony J Connor, Jonathan Cooper, Helen M Byrne, Philip K Maini, Steve McKeever

Monte Carlo Simulation of an Optical Differential Phase-Shift Keying Communication System with Direct Detection Impaired by In-Band Crosstalk
Genádio Martins, Luís Cancela, João Rebola

Multi-objective Linear Programming Optimization for Waste Management Simulation
Eric Solano


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