Simulation Society

I-Sim Research Workshop 2017

The program organizers are Peter J. Haas (IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, USA) and Georgios Theodoropoulos (Durham University, UK).

Location: University of Durham, UK

Dates: July 31, - August 2, 2017

Theme: Towards an Ecosystem of Simulation Models and Data

Further details will be forthcoming from the workshop organizers. The workshop website is http://www.isim2017.tk, and information will continue to be updated on the site.
Theme: Data is becoming a ubiquitous resource via, e.g., social networks, sensors, and the Internet of Things; at the same time, simulation models are increasingly complex, detailed, and large-scale. In this new world, the simulation community faces major challenges and opportunities both in exploiting available real-world data and in extracting insights from the massive data sets produced from large-scale simulation experiments. The focus of the 2017 Workshop is to promote fruitful interactions between the data science and simulation communities. Contributions are welcomed from the following non-exhaustive list of topics:

• Data assimilation into simulation models (e.g., via Kalman or particle filtering)
• Data farming and experimental design for large-scale simulation experiments
• Data-driven simulations
• Calibration of complex (e.g., agent-based), data-hungry simulations
• Use of database management systems within simulation platforms
• Provenance management for large-scale simulation experiments
• Pushing simulation into database platforms
• Metamodeling, machine-learning and visual-analytic techniques for understanding massive simulation output
• Sharing data: Collaborative modeling and simulation

Upcoming Events

2017 INFORMS Simulation Society Research Workshop: Towards an Ecosystem of Simulation Models and Data, July 31– August 2, 2017, University of Durham, UK. 

The simulation community faces major challenges and opportunities both in exploiting available real-world data and in extracting insights from the massive data sets produced from large-scale simulation experiments. The goal of the 2017 Workshop is to promote fruitful interactions between the data science and simulation communities. The website is http://www.isim2017.tk.

INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017, Houston, TX, USA

Each year, the INFORMS meeting brings together experts from academia, industry and government to consider a broad range of ORMS and analytics research and applications.

Key Contacts

John Shortle
President
jshortle@.gmu.edu

Susan R. Hunter
Communications Editor
susanhunter@purdue.edu

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