A widely applied method of experimental design in stochastic simulation is to use the same pseudo random-number stream for each of the systems or alternatives to be compared. If there are only two alternatives, there is a well-known simple method of statistical analysis. This paper presents Graybill's 3 extension of that analysis technique to the case of several systems or alternatives and points out its applicability in the simulation environment. The technique is illustrated using a stochastic simula tion model of a small inventory system. An empirical comparison with other methods of design and analysis is included.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Modeling and Simulation
- Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design