MODELING & SIMULATION OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS

Course Information
TitleΜΟΝΤΕΛΟΠΟΙΗΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΟΣΟΜΟΙΩΣΗ ΥΠΟΛΟΓΙΣΤΙΚΩΝ ΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΩΝ / MODELING & SIMULATION OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS
CodeNNA-07-02
FacultySciences
SchoolInformatics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorEleni Karatza
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40002919

Programme of Study: Undergradute Studies - School of Informatics (2015-today)

Registered students: 9
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Information SystemsElective Courses745
Digital MediaElective Courses745
Communication, Networks And Systems ArchitectureElected Compulsory Directional745
Information And Communication Technologies In EducationElective Courses745
General Common DirectionElective Courses745

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600004927
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of programming, probabilities and statistics. English language skills for text reading.
Learning Outcomes
Thorough grasp of modelling and simulation concepts. Acquaintance with simulation packets. Building the necessary background for systems modeling. Development of simulators and use of simulation packets. Practice in solving exercises based on taught theory.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Basic Simulation Modelling. Systems, models and simulation. Simulation types. Discrete event simulation. Queueing system simulation. Modeling complex systems. Simulation software and tools. The GPSS/H language. The simulation packet Simul8. Selecting input probability distributions. Generating random numbers and random variates. Techniques for building valid and credible simulation models. Output data analysis. Parallel and distributed simulation. New approaches in modeling and simulation - Applications.
Keywords
Modeling, Simulation
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Use of computer for teaching. Use of eLearning for communication.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures521.7
Reading Assigment602
Project301
Practising in the lab in the use of simulation software80.3
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams 80%, project (simulation program) 20% (will be counted only provided that the written exam test is graded with at least 4.5).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
• Μ. Ρουμελιώτης, Σ. Σουραβλάς, "Τεχνικές Προσομοίωσης", Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2011. • Μ. Σφακιανάκης, "Προσομοίωση και Εφαρμογές", Εκδόσεις Πατάκη, Αθήνα 2001.
Additional bibliography for study
Ελένη Καρατζά, Διαφάνειες μαθημάτων, https://elearning.auth.gr/auth/saml/login.php. Averill M. Law, W. David Kelton, "Simulation modeling and Analysis", McGraw- Hill Higher Education, 2001. Jerry Banks, John S. Carson II, John Ngo Sy, "Getting Started with GPSS/H", Wolverine Software Corp., Annandale Va, 1995. Jerry Banks, Barry Nelson, John Carson, "Discrete-Event System Simulation", Prentice Hall, 1999. Stewart Robinson, "Simulation, The Practice of Model Development and Use", Wiley, 2007. Επιπρόσθετα ερευνητικά άρθρα.
Last Update
14-10-2015