Professor Barry Nelson

Distinguished Visiting Scholar

Enhancing stochastic kriging metamodels with gradient estimators
Chen, X., Ankenman, B.E., Nelson, B.L. 03/2013 In: Operations Research. 61, 2, p. 512-528. 17 p.
Journal article

Foundations and methods of stochastic simulation: a first course
Nelson, B. 2013 New York : Springer Verlag. 276 p. ISBN: 978-1461461593.
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An Adaptive Hyperbox Algorithm for High-Dimensional Discrete Optimization via Simulation Problems
Xu, J., Nelson, B.L., Hong, L.J. 2013 In: INFORMS Journal on Computing. 25, 1, p. 133-146. 14 p.
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The effects of common random numbers on stochastic kriging metamodels
Chen, X., Ankenman, B.E., Nelson, B.L. 03/2012 In: ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation. 22, 2, p. 1-20. 20 p.
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Modelling and simulating non-stationary arrival processes to facilitate analysis
Nelson, B.L., Gerhardt, I. 02/2011 In: Journal of Simulation. 5, 1, p. 3-8. 6 p.
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Metamodeling for cycle time-throughput-product mix surfaces using progressive model fitting
Yang, F., Liu, J., Tongarlak, M., Ankenman, B.E., Nelson, B.L. 2011 In: Production Planning and Control. 22, 1, p. 50-68. 19 p.
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Speeding up COMPASS for high-dimensional discrete optimization via simulation
Hong, L.J., Nelson, B.L., Xu, J. 11/2010 In: Operations Research Letters. 38, 6, p. 550-555. 6 p.
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A confidence interval procedure for expected shortfall risk measurement via two-level simulation
Lan, H., Nelson, B.L., Staum, J. 09/2010 In: Operations Research. 58, 5, p. 1481-1490. 10 p.
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Improving the efficiency and efficacy of controlled sequential bifurcation for simulation factor screening
Wan, H., Ankenman, B.E., Nelson, B.L. 1/07/2010 In: INFORMS Journal on Computing. 22, 3, p. 482-492. 11 p.
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Stochastic kriging for simulation metamodeling
Ankenman, B.E., Nelson, B.L., Staum, J. 03/2010 In: Operations Research. 58, 2, p. 371-382. 12 p.
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Using simulation early in the design of a fuel injector production line
Tongarlak, M.H., Ankenman, B., Nelson, B.L., Borne, L., Wolfe, K. 03/2010 In: Interfaces. 40, 2, p. 105-117. 13 p.
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Industrial strength COMPASS: a comprehensive algorithm and software for optimization via simulation
Xu, J., Nelson, B.L., Hong, J.L. 01/2010 In: ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation. 20, 1, p. 1-29. 29 p.
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Discrete-event system simulation
Banks, J., Carson, J.S., Nelson, B.L., Nicol, D.M. 2010 5th ed. ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall. 622 p. ISBN: 0-13-606212-1.
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Optimization via simulation over discrete decision variables
Nelson, B.L. 2010 In: TutORials in Operations Research. Hanover, Md. : INFORMS p. 193-207. 15 p. ISBN: 978-0-9843378-0-4.
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Indirect cycle time quantile estimation using the Cornish–Fisher expansion
Bekki, J.M., Fowler, J.W., Mackulak, G.T., Nelson, B.L. 10/2009 In: IIE Transactions. 42, 1, p. 31-44. 14 p.
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Fully sequential selection procedures with control variates
Tsai, S.C., Nelson, B.L. 10/2009 In: IIE Transactions. 42, 1, p. 71-82. 12 p.
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Transforming renewal processes for simulation of nonstationary arrival processes
Gerhardt, I., Nelson, B.L. 10/2009 In: INFORMS Journal on Computing. 21, 4, p. 630-640. 11 p.
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Combined screening and selection of the best with control variates
Tsai, S.C., Nelson, B., Staum, J. 2009 In: Advancing the frontiers of simulation. Dordrecht : Springer p. 263-289. 27 p. ISBN: 978-1-4419-0816-2. Electronic ISBN: 978-1-4419-0817-9.
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Estimating cycle time percentile curves for manufacturing systems via simulation
Yang, F., Ankenman, B.E., Nelson, B.L. 09/2008 In: INFORMS Journal on Computing. 20, 4, p. 628-643. 16 p.
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Variance-based sampling for simulating cycle time—throughput curves using simulation-based estimates
Fowler, J.W., Leach, S.E., Mackulak, G.T., Nelson, B.L. 07/2008 In: Journal of Simulation. 2, 2, p. 69-80. 12 p.
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An adaptive procedure for estimating coherent riskmeasures based on generalized scenarios
Lesnevski, V., Nelson, B.L., Staum, J. 2008 In: Journal of Computational Finance. 11, p. 1-31. 31 p.
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Evaluation of the ARTAFIT method for fitting time-series input processes for simulation
Biller, B., Nelson, B.L. 2008 In: INFORMS Journal on Computing. 20, 3, p. 485-498. 14 p.
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