Professor Barry Nelson

Distinguished Visiting Scholar

Airline Disruption Recovery Using Symbiotic Simulation and Multi-fidelity Modelling
Rhodes-Leader, L., Onggo, B.S.S., Worthington, D.J., Nelson, B.L. 19/03/2018 In: Proceedings of the 9th Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop (SW18). Operational Research Society p. 146-155. 10 p. ISBN: 9780903440639.
Conference contribution

Detecting bias due to input modelling in computer simulation
Morgan, L., Nelson, B.L., Titman, A.C., Worthington, D.J. 3/12/2017 In: 2017 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC). Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE Press p. 1974-1985. 12 p. ISBN: 9781538634301. Electronic ISBN: 9781538634288.
Conference contribution

Input uncertainty quantification for simulation models with piecewise-constant non-stationary Poisson arrival processes
Morgan, L., Titman, A.C., Worthington, D.J., Nelson, B.L. 11/12/2016 In: WSC '16 Proceedings of the 2016 Winter Simulation Conference . Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE Press p. 370-381. 12 p. Electronic ISBN: 9781509044849.
Conference contribution

'Some tactical problems in digital simulation' for the next 10 years
Nelson, B.L. 02/2016 In: Journal of Simulation. 10, 1, p. 2-11. 10 p.
Journal article

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

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.
Journal article

Foundations and methods of stochastic simulation: a first course
Nelson, B. 2013 New York : Springer Verlag. 276 p. ISBN: 978-1461461593.
Book

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Book

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.
Chapter

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Chapter

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

NSF Workshop on Simulation Optimization
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Asian Simulation and Modeling Conference
Participation in conference

Surveys in Operations Research and Management Science (Journal)
Editorial activity

Mathematics Department, College of William & Mary
Visiting an external academic institution

IIE Annual Conference and Expo
Participation in conference

Department of Operational Sciences, Air Force Institute of Technology
Visiting an external academic institution

Naval Research Logistics (Journal)
Editorial activity

Omega Rho Distinguished Lecture
Prize (including medals and awards)

Statistical Methods in Medicine, STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training

  • Simulation and Stochastic Modelling
  • STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training

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