The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation

SIMUL 2021

October 03, 2021 to October 07, 2021 - Barcelona, Spain



Jul 27, 2021


Aug 19, 2021


Sep 02, 2021

Camera ready

Sep 04, 2021

Deadlines differ for special tracks. Please consult the conference home page for special tracks Call for Papers (if any).


Published by IARIA Press (operated by Xpert Publishing Services)

Archived in the Open Access IARIA ThinkMind Digital Library

Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

Indexing Procedure

Affiliated Journals

SIMUL 2021 - The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation

October 03, 2021 - October 07, 2021

SIMUL 2021: Awards
Onsite and Online Options: In order to accommodate a large number of situations, we are offering the option for either physical presence or virtual participation (pdf slides or pre-recorded videos).

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. The authors of these papers are also receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.


Awarded Papers (also Invited for IARIA Journals)

Business Process Simulation Focusing Supply Chain Risk Management Aspects
Frank Schätter, Frank Morelli

In Silico Investigation of Cardiac Arrhythmia Susceptibility in Long QT Phenotype
Anthony Owusu-Mensah, Victoria Lam, Bright Tsevi, Michel Audette, Makarand Deo

Surrogate Predictive and Multi-domain Modelling of Complex Systems by Fusion of Agent-based Simulation, Cellular Automata, and Machine Learning
Stefan Bosse

A Framework to Specify Agent-Based Models Using ODD* Protocol
Cédric Grueau, Thyago Romagna Bendo, Alan Gavioli, João Junior Araújo

A Photorealistic Rendering Infrastructure for Man-in-the-loop Real-time Vehicle Simulation
Alessandro Tasora, Dario Mangoni


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

Toward an Interactive, Patient-specific, VR-based Obstetrics Simulator
Michel Audette, Marco Parente, Dulce Oliveira, Sreekanth Arikatla, Alfred Abuhamad, Rumit Singh Kakar, Mark Scerbo, Lucia Tabacu, John Conery, Christopher MacGowan, Renato Natal Jorge

A Mixed-Reality Simulator for an Autonomous Delivery System Using Platooning.
Prem Chand Pavani, Pierre Romet, Franck Gechter, El-Hassane Aglzim

Simulation of the Clinical Interactions Among COPD Patients and Healthcare Staff in the Emergency Department
Mohsen Hallaj Asghar, Alex Vicente Villalba, Alvaro Wong, Dolores Rexachs, Emilio Luque

Emergence of a Multiple-Sourcing Strategy in a Buyer-Supplier Network: Effects of different Quantity-Quality and Quantity-Price Trade-Offs
Kristian Strmenik, Christian Mitsch, Friederike Wall, Gernot Moedritscher

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