A
statistical modeling process involved in queuing problems
resulting from random events. Simulation is used to
test systems before costly capital investment is in
implementation.

Simulation
Modeling

Simulation
Modeling is a tool used for operational research dealing
with queuing problems. This tool can help an organization
make wise decisions before committing time and capital.
Some typical applications for Simulation modeling are:

• How many ports are needed in a telecommunications
network?
• How many nurse stations are needed on a hospital
floor?
• How many customer service reps are needed in
a call center?
• How many forklift drivers are needed in a warehouse,
etc?

Figure
1: Simulation Modeling

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