Techniques for simulation response optimization

Sheldon H. Jacobson, Lee W. Schruben

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Techniques for discrete event simulation optimization are classified into four groups: path search methods, pattern search methods, random methods, and integral methods. Each class is described and a survey of recent literature is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalOperations Research Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1989
Externally publishedYes


  • design of experiments
  • optimization
  • simulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics


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