Accelerated Simulation of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems via a Multi-Fidelity Modeling Framework†
AbstractSimulation analysis has been performed for simulation experiments of all possible input combinations as a “what-if” analysis, which causes the simulation to be extremely time-consuming. To resolve this problem, this paper proposes a multi-fidelity modeling framework for enhancing simulation speed while minimizing simulation accuracy loss. A target system for this framework is a discrete event dynamic system. The dynamic property of the system facilitates the development of variable fidelity models for the target system due to its high computational cost; and the discrete event property allows for determining when to change the fidelity within a simulation scenario. For formal representation, the paper defines several key concepts such as an interest region, a fidelity change condition, and a selection model. These concepts are integrated into the framework to allow for the achievement of a condition-based disjunction of high- and low-fidelity simulations within a scenario. The proposed framework is applied to two case studies: unmanned underwater and urban transportation vehicles. The results show that simulation speed increases at least 1.21 times with a 5% accuracy loss. We expect that the proposed framework will resolve a computationally expensive problem in the simulation analysis of discrete event dynamic systems. View Full-Text
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Choi, S.H.; Seo, K.-M.; Kim, T.G. Accelerated Simulation of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems via a Multi-Fidelity Modeling Framework. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 1056.
Choi SH, Seo K-M, Kim TG. Accelerated Simulation of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems via a Multi-Fidelity Modeling Framework. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(10):1056.Chicago/Turabian Style
Choi, Seon H.; Seo, Kyung-Min; Kim, Tag G. 2017. "Accelerated Simulation of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems via a Multi-Fidelity Modeling Framework." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 10: 1056.
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