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Tocher Medal 2017

Journal of Simulation

About the prize

Winners:
Jie Xu, George Mason University, Virginia, USA
Edward Huang, George Mason University, Virginia, USA
Liam Hsieh, George Mason University, Virginia, USA
Loo Hay Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Qing-Shan Jia, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Chun-Hung Chen, George Mason University, Virginia, USA

Given For: 
The Tocher Medal is awarded in recognition of the most outstanding contribution to the philosophy, theory or practice of simulation published in Journal of Simulation within the relevant period (2015-2016).

Journal of Simulation

Table of Contents for Journal of Simulation. List of articles from both the latest and ahead of print issues.

Language: en-US

Publisher: tandf

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Citation

Simulation optimization in the era of Industrial 4.0 and the Industrial Internet
Journal of Simulation 10, 310-320

The paper exploits simulation in a “frontier” topic, Industry 4.0, offering [once again] a distinctively powerful tool for decision makers in organizations across the globe.  The authors' approach leverages the increased data available with Industry 4.0, optimization techniques and computing power with a blend of simulation models of different granularity [“fidelity”, in the author's terminology] to enable smart decisions in an industrial context. The paper explains the context showing simulation becoming increasingly relevant to Industry 4.0 and is well written and presented.

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