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||Association for Computing Machinery
the Association for Computing
Machinery, the world’s
largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers
resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.
ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library
and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge
publications, conferences, and career resources.
||ECMS European Council for
Modelling and Simulation
European Council for Modelling and Simulation, is an
independent forum of European academics and practitioners
dedicated to research, development, and applications of modelling
||ETSA European Training and
Training and Simulation Association (ETSA) represents the
European training and simulation community and provides an
environment for users and suppliers to exchange opportunities,
ideas, information, and strategies on training and simulation
technology and methodology. It brings together all those that
have a professional interest in improving the effectiveness
of training and training related interoperability, standards
and codes of practice. It represents to governments and other
users of training and simulation the non-partisan business
interests of the industry.
Federation of European Simulation Societies, provides
a European forum for regional and national simulation societies
to promote the advancement of modelling and simulation in
industry, research and development.
Under EUROSIM umbrella, EUROSIM Member Societies and co-operating
societies and groups organise conferences, produce publications
on modelling and simulation, work in standardising or technical
||IEEE – Institute of Electrical
and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
non-profit organization, IEEE is the world's leading professional
association for the advancement of technology. IEEE's core
purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence
for the benefit of humanity.
Through its global membership, IEEE is a leading authority
on areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications
to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics
The goal of IEEE is to be essential to the global technical
community and to technical professionals everywhere, and be
universally recognized for the contributions of technology
and of technical professionals in improving global conditions.
College on Simulation
The Institute for Operations
Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) serves the scientific
and professional needs of OR/MS investigators, scientists, students,
educators, and managers, as well as the institutions they serve,
by such services as publishing a variety of journals that describe
the latest OR/MS methods and applications and by organizing professional
of Industrial Engineers
The Global Association of Productivity & Efficiency Professionals
is the world’s largest professional society dedicated solely
to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals
involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in
1948, IIE is an international, nonprofit association that provides
leadership for the application, education, training, research,
and development of industrial engineering.
||IASTED The International Association
of Science and Technology for Development
International Association of Science and Technology for Development
(IASTED) is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting economic and cultural advancement.
Established in 1977, IASTED organizes multidisciplinary conferences for academics
and professionals, mainly in the fields of engineering, science, and education.
IASTED holds conferences and courses in both industrialized and developing nations.
is a Chapter of the Society for Computer Simulation International.
Liophant is a non-profit association born in order to be
a trait-d'union among simulation developers and users; Liophant
is devoted to promote and diffuse the simulation techniques
and methodologies; the Association promotes exchange of students,
sabbatical years, organization of International Conferences,
organization of courses and stages in companies to apply the
simulation to real problems..
||McLeod Institute of Simulation Sciences
McLeod Institute of Simulation Sciences (MISS) is an initiative
of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS).
The Institute is named after Mr. John McLeod, the founder of
the Society and the first editor of its journal, "Simulation".
The MISS consists of co-operating Centers active in professionalism,
research, education, and knowledge dissemination in the modeling
and simulation (M&S) domain. They feel modeling and simulation
is an enabling technology
||Decision making in system design, development, optimization, control,
and acquisition, as well as for sensitivity analysis, planning, and prototyping
|| Education and training to enhance decision making and/or motor skills
||Supporting real system operations
||Enriching real system operations
The MISS aims to provide an organizational structure that will
serve to integrate and enrich, within its Centers, the activities
of modeling and simulation expertise throughout the world.
||The Michigan Simulation Users
||The National Center for Simulation
The Orlando-based National
Center for Simulation (NCS) has
been very much focused on efforts to promote and provide modeling
and simulation technology transfer, education, and business
development support to the government, industry, and academic
communities. NCS serves as an important link between the military,
other government at all levels, industry, and academia engaged
in research, development, and applications of simulation technology.
And, NCS serves as a bridge between the “traditional” defense
simulation organizations and other simulation-related communities
of interest, such as the digital media and medical simulation
and training communities.
||SIGMETRICS – Association
for Computing Machinery
SIGMETRICS is the ACM Special Interest Group (SIG) for the computer systems
performance evaluation community.
SIGMETRICS promotes research in performance analysis techniques
as well as the advanced and innovative use of known methods
and tools. It sponsors conferences, such as its own annual
conference (SIGMETRICS), publishes a newsletter (Performance
Evaluation Review), and operates a mailing list linking researchers,
students, and practitioners interested in performance evaluation.
Target areas of performance analysis include file and memory
systems, database systems, computer networks, operating systems,
architecture, distributed systems, fault tolerant systems,
and real-time system. In addition, members are interested in
developing new performance methodology including mathematical
modeling, analysis, instrumentation techniques, model verification
and validation, workload characterization, simulation, statistical
analysis, stochastic modeling, experimental design, reliability
analysis, optimization, and queuing theory.
||SIGSIM – Association
for Computing Machinery
the ACM Special Interest Group (SIG) on Simulation. Its mission
is to promote and disseminate the advancement of high quality
state-of-the-art in modeling and simulation across a broad
range of interests.
an occasional forum – kept relatively
informal by mutual agreement – of organizations with broad
interest in modeling and simulation technology, professional
development, industry, and market.
Organizational membership includes Government,
Commercial, Academic, and Professional organizations. Membership
is initiated by an official expression of interest by the applicant
organization, indicating its role in the modeling and simulation
community-of-practice and its interest in participating in
the SimSummit forum. Acceptance of the organization as a member
of the forum is by consensus of existing member organizations
as determined by the Executive Committee.
The objective of the SimSummit forum is no less
than to significantly advance the evolution of the modeling
and simulation profession, industry, and market. Particular
goals of SimSummit are:
||to establish a comprehensive international forum of the
most significant organizations in Modeling and Simulation.
||to identify and maintain for the worldwide M&S community-of-practice
a common ‘canonical’ topical agenda upon which
cooperative effort may be focused.
||to facilitate effective and constructive collaboration
organizations and beyond by means of participative events, publications,
collaborative workspaces, and shared information assets.
||to realize a truly intervisible, comprehensive, self-conscious,
modeling and simulation community-of-practice.
The special virtue of the SimSummit forum is to
educe the very considerable degree of common interest that
exists even among relatively disparate organizations from Government,
Industry, Professional Societies and Academia, involved in
M&S of many styles for a wide variety of purposes in apparently
exclusive application domains, and to derive therefrom the
greatest possible collective benefit for the international
||SISO Simulation Interoperability
Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO) is an international
organization dedicated to the promotion of modeling and simulation
interoperability and reuse for the benefit of a broad range
of modeling and simulation communities. SISO's Conference
Committee organizes Simulation Interoperability Workshops
(SIWs) in the US and Europe. SISO's Standards Activity Committee
develops and supports simulation
interoperability standards, both independently and in conjunction
with other organizations. SISO is
recognized as a Standards Development Organization (SDO) by
NATO and as a Standards Sponsor by
IEEE. In addition, SISO is a Category C Liaison Organization
with ISO/IEC (JTC 1) for the development
of standards for the representation and interchange of data
regarding Synthetic Environment Data
Representation and Interchange Specification (SEDRIS).
in 1952, The Society
for Modeling & Simulation International
(SCS) is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven corporation (dba
Simulation Councils, Inc.) managed by a Board of Directors
and a President's Council. SCS is the only technical Society
dedicated to advancing the use of modeling and simulation
to solve real-world problems. SCS is the principal technical
society devoted to the advancement of simulation and allied
computer arts in all fields. The purpose of SCS is to facilitate
communication among professionals in the field of simulation.
To this end, SCS organizes meetings of regional councils, sponsors
and co-sponsors national and international conferences, and
publishes the SIMULATION: Transactions
of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International and
the Modeling & Simulation magazines.
Analytics, a digital magazine published by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Science INFORMS, provides readers with real-life examples of how data, modeling and mathematical analysis is used to drive better business decisions and provide concrete competitive advantage.
||The Engineering Economist
Engineering Economist is a refereed journal published
jointly by the Engineering Economy Division of the American
Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) and the Institute of
Industrial Engineers (IIE). The journal publishes articles,
case studies, surveys, book and software reviews, and readers'
comments that represent current research, practice, and teaching
involving problems of capital investment.
This quarterly journal seeks submissions in a number of areas,
including, but not limited to: capital investment analysis,
cost estimation and accounting, cost of capital, design economics,
economic decision analysis, education, policy analysis (i.e.
governmental), and research and development.
a mission of covering the full spectrum of industrial engineering
practice, year after year, the award-winning Industrial
Engineer magazine is rated as the number one benefit by members
Engineer features articles that focus on
industrial engineering issues, problems, and solutions, as
well as recent developments and research that may have a significant
impact on the practice of industrial engineering.
Emphasis is placed on practical value
and analytical approach. Industrial Engineer articles tend
to be based on experience and actual hands-on operating situations,
take a how-to tone, or highlight valuable
applications in a working environment.
Management features articles that focus
on current management issues, developments, challenges, problems,
and solutions. Articles offer significant insight
and assistance to executives, department heads,
operating managers, industrial engineers, and those aspiring
to management positions.
Industrial Management articles tend to be based on experience
and hands-on operating situations and those that illustrate
valuable applications in a working environment.
the flagship journal of the Institute of Industrial Engineers,
Transactions articles cover a wide range of topics of interest
to industrial engineers who want to remain current with the
state-of-the-art technologies. The refereed journal fosters
the engineering community by publishing papers with a strong
methodological focus motivated by real problems that impact
engineering practice and research. Published monthly, the journal
is composed of four focus issues:
||Design and Manufacturing
||Operations Engineering and Analysis
||Quality and Reliability Engineering
||Scheduling and Logistics
IIE Transactions encourages research motivated by critical
and complex engineering problems that arise in a wide variety
of domains including service, public policy, health care, security,
biotechnology, transportation, and others. The journal publishes
papers that integrate industrial engineering with other disciplines
including statistics, other engineering disciplines, computer
science, biological science, and operations research. Articles
covering new methodologies and state-of-the-art surveys are
included in the journal.
Today is the magazine for members of the Institute for
Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).
The bi-monthly publication provides a comprehensive look at
operations research and management science through stories,
feature articles, case studies, software reviews and surveys
authored by recognized leaders in the field. Operations research
and management science are interdisciplinary sciences aimed
at solving operational and societal problems arising in all
areas of industry, business and government.
||Simulation Technology Magazine
The SISO Simulation
Technology On-line Magazine is a publication
of the Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization and
is intended as a forum for keeping the SISO community abreast
of issues and information of interest to its members.
This quarterly, digital magazine provides a comprehensive
look at the analytics profession through news articles, features,
columns, and departments. Analytics will provide a window into
applications of mathematics, operations research, and statistics
to drive business decisions.
||Simulation: Transactions of
The Society for Modeling and Simulation International
Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International is
the monthly refereed transactions of the leading society
devoted to advancing the discipline and profession of modeling
and simulation. An archival journal in both print and electronic
form, it consists of distinct sections--one devoted to theory,
the other to applications. Published articles have a clear
relevance to general modeling and simulation issues. In addition to its archival
mission, the journal aims to help professionals and researchers, particularly
those involved in multidisciplinary projects, apply advances in modeling and
simulation theory, methodology and technology to their application areas.
The principal focus of Simulation is on research papers,
however, comprehensive review and tutorial papers that explain
methodological topics in modeling and simulation are also within
the scope of the journal.