Publications: Full List

 

Books

 

ROBINSON, S. (2014). Simulation: The Practice of Model Development and Use, 2nd edition. Palgrave, London.  

 

Burgess, N., Worthington C., Davis, N., Radnor, Z., ROBINSON, S., Cooke, M. (2011). SimLean Healthcare: Handbook. www.simlean.org, SimLean Publishing ISBN: 978-0-9570823-0-4.

 

ROBINSON, S., Brooks, R.J., Kotiadis, K. and van der Zee, D.-J. (2011). Conceptual Modelling for Discrete-Event Simulation.  Chapman and Hall/CRC Boca Raton, FL, USA.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2004). Simulation: The Practice of Model Development and Use. Wiley, Chichester.  

 

Brooks, R.J. and ROBINSON, S. (2001). Simulation. Palgrave. 

 

ROBINSON, S. (1994). Successful Simulation: a Practical Approach to Simulation Projects. McGraw-Hill, Maidenhead, England. 

 

Book Chapters

 

ROBINSON, S. (2015). Conceptual Modeling for Discrete-Event Simulation. In Department of Defense Conceptual Modeling Handbook.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2014). Discrete-Event Simulation: A Primer. In Discrete Event Simulation and System Dynamics for Management Decision Making (Brailsford, S., Churilov, L. and Dangerfield, B., eds.). Wiley, Chichester, UK, pp. 10-25.

 

Morecroft, J. and ROBINSON, S. (2014). Explaining Puzzling Dynamics: A Comparison of System Dynamics and Discrete-Event Simulation. In Discrete Event Simulation and System Dynamics for Management Decision Making (Brailsford, S., Churilov, L. and Dangerfield, B., eds.). Wiley, Chichester, UK, pp. 165-198.

 

Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2014). An Empirical Study Comparing Model Development in Discrete-Event Simulation and System Dynamics.  In Discrete Event Simulation and System Dynamics for Management Decision Making (Brailsford, S., Churilov, L. and Dangerfield, B., eds.). Wiley, Chichester, UK, pp. 140-164.

 

White, Jr, K.P. and ROBINSON, S. (2011). Initial Transient Period in Steady-State Systems. Encyclopaedia of Operations Research and Management Science. Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (J.J. Cochran, ed.), Wiley, New York. DOI: 10.1002/9780470400531.eorms0408

 

ROBINSON, S. (2011). Conceptual Modelling for Simulation: Definition and Requirements. Conceptual Modelling for Discrete-Event Simulation (Robinson, S., Brooks, R.J., Kotiadis, K. and van der Zee, D.-J., eds.). Chapman and Hall/CRC Boca Raton, FL, USA, pp. 3-30.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2011). A Framework for Simulation Conceptual Modeling. Conceptual Modelling for Discrete-Event Simulation (Robinson, S., Brooks, R.J., Kotiadis, K. and van der Zee, D.-J., eds.). Chapman and Hall/CRC Boca Raton, FL, USA, pp. 73-101.

 

van der Zee, D.-J., Brooks, R.J., ROBINSON, S. and Kotiadis, K. (2011). Conceptual Modelling: Past, Present and Future. Conceptual Modelling for Discrete-Event Simulation (Robinson, S., Brooks, R.J., Kotiadis, K. and van der Zee, D.-J., eds.).  Chapman and Hall/CRC Boca Raton, FL, USA, pp. 473-490.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2010). Conceptual Modeling for Simulation. Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (J.J. Cochran, ed.), Wiley, New York. DOI: 10.1002/9780470400531.eorms0177

 

Worthington, C., ROBINSON, S., Burgess, N. and Radnor, Z. (2010). Rapid Modelling of Patient Flow in a Health Care Setting: Integrating Simulation with Lean.  Rapid Modelling and Quick Response: Intersection of Theory and Practice (Reiner, G., ed.). Spinger, London, pp. 131-142.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2007). Modeling Human Interaction in Organizational Systems. Handbook of Dynamic System Modeling (Fishwick, P.A., ed.). CRC Press.

 

Journal Papers

 

Jahangirian, M. Taylor, S., Young, T. and ROBINSON, S. (2016). Key Performance Indicators for Successful Simulation Projects. Journal of the Operational Research Society. Forthcoming.

 

ROBINSON, S., Dimitriou, S. and Kotiadis, K. (2016). Addressing the Sample Size Problem in Behavioural Operational Research: Simulating the Newsvendor Problem. Journal of the Operational Research Society. Forthcoming.

 

Gogi, A., Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON. S. (2016). An Experimental Investigation into the Role of Simulation Models in Generating Insights. European Journal of Operational Research, 249 (3), pp. 931-944.

 

Monks, T., ROBINSON, S. and Kotiadis, K. (2016) Can Involving Clients in Simulation Studies Help them Solve their Future Problems? A Transfer of Learning Experiment. European Journal of Operational Research, 249 (3), pp. 919-930. OPEN ACCESS

 
Mortenson, M.J., Doherty, N.F. and ROBINSON, S. (2015). Operational Research from Taylorism to Terabytes: A Research Agenda for the Analytics Age. European Journal of Operational Research, 241, pp. 583-595. OPEN ACCESS
 

ROBINSON, S. (2015). Modelling without Queues: Adapting Discrete-Event Simulation for Service Operations. Journal of Simulation, 9, pp. 195-205.

 

Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2015). Is Simulation in Health Different? Journal of the Operational Research Society, 66 (4), pp. 602-614.

 

Monks, T. ROBINSON, S. and Kotiadis, K. (2014). Learning from Discrete-Event Simulation: Exploring the High Involvement Hypothesis. European Journal of Operational Research, 235 (1), pp. 195–205.

 

ROBINSON, S., Worthington, C., Burgess, N. and Radnor, Z.J. (2014).  Facilitated Modelling with Discrete-Event Simulation: Reality or Myth? European Journal of Operational Research, 234, pp. 231–240.

 

Ahmed, R. and ROBINSON, S. (2014). Modelling and Simulation in Business and Industry: Insights into the Processes and Practices of Expert Modellers. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 65 (5), pp. 660-672.

 

van der Zee, D.J., Holkenborg, B. and ROBINSON, S. (2012). Conceptual Modeling for Simulation-Based Serious Gaming. Decision Support Systems, 54, pp. 33-45.

 

Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2012). The Application of Discrete Event Simulation and System Dynamics in the Supply Chain Context. Decision Support Systems, 52 (4), pp. 802–815.

 

ROBINSON, S., Lee, E.P.K. and Edwards, J.S. (2012). Simulation Based Knowledge Elicitation: Effect of Visual Representation and Model Parameters. Expert Systems with Applications.

 

ROBINSON, S., Radnor, Z.J., Burgess, N. and Worthington, C. (2012). SimLean: Utilising Simulation in the Implementation of Lean in Healthcare. European Journal of Operational Research, 219 (1), pp.188-197.

 

Hoad, K. ROBINSON, S. and Davies, R. (2011). AutoSimOA: A Framework for Automated Analysis of Simulation Output. Journal of Simulation, 5 (1), pp. 9-24.

 

ROBINSON, S. and Brooks, R.J. (2010). Independent Verification and Validation of an Industrial Simulation Model. Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, 86 (7), pp. 405-416.

 

Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2010). Model Development in Discrete-Event Simulation and System Dynamics: An Empirical Study of Expert Modellers. European Journal of Operational Research, 207, pp. 784-794.

 

ROBINSON, S. and Davies, R. (2010). An Investigation of the Effect of Educational Background on Performance in Simulation Studies. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 61 (12), pp. 1685-1693.

 

Hoad, K. ROBINSON, S. and Davies, R. (2010). Automated Selection of the Number of Replications for a Discrete-Event Simulation. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 61 (11), pp. 1632 –1644.

 

Hoad, K. ROBINSON, S. and Davies, R. (2010). Automating Warm-Up Length Estimation. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 61 (9), pp.1389-1403.

 

White Jr., K.P. and ROBINSON, S. (2010). The Problem of the Initial Transient (Again), or Why MSER Works. Journal of Simulation, 4 (4), pp. 268-272.

 

Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2009). Comparing Discrete-Event Simulation and System Dynamics: Users’ Perceptions. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 60 (3), pp. 296-312.

 

Ahmed, R., Hall, T., Wernick, P. and ROBINSON, S. (2008). Software Process Simulation Modelling: A Survey of Practice. Journal of Simulation, 2 (2), pp. 91-102.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2008). Conceptual Modelling for Simulation Part I: Definition and Requirements. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 59 (3), pp. 278-290.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2008).  Conceptual Modelling for Simulation Part II: A Framework for Conceptual Modelling. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 59 (3), pp. 291-304.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2007). The Future’s Bright the Future’s…Conceptual Modelling for Simulation! Journal of Simulation, 1 (3), pp. 149-152.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2007). A Statistical Process Control Approach to Selecting a Warm-up Period for a Discrete-Event Simulation. European Journal of Operational Research, 176 (1), pp. 332-346.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2007). PSMs: Looking in from the Outside. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 58 (5), pp. 689-691.

 

ROBINSON, S., Lee, E., and Edwards, J.S. (2007). Improving the Use of Visual Interactive Simulation as a Knowledge Elicitation Tool. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 3 (3/4), pp. 260-272.

 

Taylor, S.J.E. and ROBINSON, S. (2006). So Where to Next? A Survey of the Future for Discrete-Event Simulation. Journal of Simulation 1 (1), pp. 1-6.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2005). Distributed Simulation and Simulation Practice. Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Computer Simulation, 81 (1), pp. 5-13.

 

ROBINSON, S., Alifantis, A., Edwards, J.S., Ladbrook, J. and Waller, T. (2005) Knowledge Based Improvement: Simulation and Artificial Intelligence for Identifying and Improving Human Decision-Making in an Operations System.  Journal of the Operational Research Society, 56 (8), pp. 912-921.

 

Taylor, S.J.E., ROBINSON, S. and Ladbrook, J. (2005). An Investigation into the Use of Net-Conferencing Groupware in Simulation Modelling. Journal of Computing and Information Technology, 13 (2), pp. 95-106.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2005). Discrete-Event Simulation: From the Pioneers to the Present, What Next? Invited Review Journal of the Operational Research Society, 56 (6), pp. 619-629.

 

Edwards, J.S., Alifantis, A., Hurrion, R.D., Ladbrook, J., ROBINSON, S. and Waller, T. (2004). Using a Simulation Model for Knowledge Elicitation and Knowledge Management. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 12 (7-8), pp. 527-540.

 

ROBINSON, S., Nance, R.E., Paul, R.J., Pidd, M. and Taylor, S.J.E. (2004). Simulation Model Reuse: Definitions, Benefits and Obstacles. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 12 (7-8), pp. 479-494.

 

ROBINSON, S., Alifantis, A., Hurrion, R.D., Edwards, J.S., Ladbrook, J. and Waller, T. (2003). Modelling and Improving Maintenance Decisions: Having Foresight with Simulation and Artificial Intelligence. SAE 2002 Transactions Journal of Materials & Manufacturing.  SAE International, Warrendale, PA, pp. 256-264. 

 

ROBINSON, S., Edwards, J.S. and Yongfa, W. (2003). Linking the Witness Simulation Software to an Expert System to Represent a Decision-Making Process. Journal of Computing and Information Technology, 11 (2), pp. 123-133.

ROBINSON, S. Meadows, M., Mingers, J. O’Brien, F.A., Shale, E.A. and Stray, S. (2003). Teaching ORMS to MBAs at Warwick Business School: A Turnaround Story. Interfaces, 33 (2), pp. 67-76.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2002). Modes of Simulation Practice: Approaches to Business and Military Simulation. Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory, 10, pp. 513-523.

 

ROBINSON, S., Brooks, R.J. and Lewis, C.D. (2002). Detecting Shifts in the Mean of a Simulation Output Process. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 53 (No. 5), pp.559-573.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2002). General Concepts of Quality for Discrete-Event Simulation. European Journal of Operational Research, 138 (1), pp. 103-117.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2001). Soft with a Hard Centre: Discrete-Event Simulation in Facilitation. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 52 (8), pp. 905-915.

 

ROBINSON, S. (1999). Simulation Verification, Validation and Confidence: A Tutorial. Transactions of the Society for Computer Simulation International, 16 (2), pp. 63-69.

 

ROBINSON, S. and Stanger, M. (1999). Strategies for Simulating: Investigating and Improving the Use of Simulation at British Airways OR. OR Insight, 12 (1), pp. 8-15.

 

ROBINSON, S. (1999). Measuring Service Quality: Current Thinking, Future Requirements. Marketing Intelligence and Planning, 17 (1), pp. 21-32.

 

ROBINSON, S. (1998). Measuring Service Quality in the Process of Delivering a Simulation Study: The Customer’s Perspective. International Transactions in Operational Research, 5 (5), pp. 357-374.

 

ROBINSON, S. and Pidd, M. (1998). Provider and Customer Expectations of Successful Simulation Projects. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 49 (3), pp. 200-209.

 

Hewitt, F., ROBINSON, S. and Bennett, D. (1996). Modelling and Benchmarking Business Processes: The Supply-Line Example. Benchmarking for Quality Management and Technology, 3 (2), pp. 4-14.

 

ROBINSON, S. and Higton, N. (1995). Computer Simulation for Quality and Reliability Engineering. Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 11, pp. 371-377.

 

ROBINSON, S. (1995). An Heuristic Technique for Selecting the Run-length of Non-terminating Steady-state Simulations. Simulation, 65 (3), pp. 170-179.

 

ROBINSON, S. (1994). An Introduction to Visual Interactive Simulation in Business. International Journal of Information Management, 14 (1), pp. 13-23.

 

ROBINSON, S. (1993). The Application of Computer Simulation in Manufacturing. Integrated Manufacturing Systems, 4 (No. 4), pp. 18-23.

 

Conference Papers

 

McHaney, R., Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2016). A Linguistic Examination of Problem Solving Approaches in Simulation. Proceedings of the 8th Simulation Workshop (SW16) (A. Anagnostou, K. Hoad, M.Kunc, eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 113-123.

 

Arvitrida, N.I., ROBINSON, S., Tako, A.A. and Robertson, D.A. (2016). An Agent-Based Model of Supply Chain Collaboration: Investigating Manufacturer Loyalty. Proceedings of the 8th Simulation Workshop (SW16) (A. Anagnostou, K. Hoad, M.Kunc, eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 35-44.

 

Ibrahim Shire, M., Jun, G.T. and ROBINSON, S. (2016).  System Dynamics’ Potential in Developing Safety in Complex Systems– Literature Review and a Pilot Study for Medication Safety in a Hopsital Pharmacy. Proceedings of the 8th Simulation Workshop (SW16) (A. Anagnostou, K. Hoad, M.Kunc, eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 238-247.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2016). Conceptual Modelling for Simulation: A Tutorial. Proceedings of the 8th Simulation Workshop (SW16) (A. Anagnostou, K. Hoad, M.Kunc, eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 13-24.

 

Tsioptsias, N., Tako, A. and ROBINSON, S. (2016). Model Validation and Testing in Simulation: A Literature Review. Student Conference on OR (SCOR 16).

 

Arvitrida, N.I., ROBINSON, S. and Tako, A.A. (2015). How do Competition and Collaboration Affect Supply Chain Performance? An Agent Based Modeling Approach. Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference (L. Yilmaz, W. K. V. Chan, I. Moon, T. M. K. Roeder, C. Macal, and M. D. Rossetti, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 218-229.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2015). A Tutorial on Conceptual Modeling for Simulation. Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference (L. Yilmaz, W. K. V. Chan, I. Moon, T. M. K. Roeder, C. Macal, and M. D. Rossetti, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1820-1834.

 

ROBINSON, S., Arbez, G., Birta, L. Tolk, A. and Wagner, G. (2015).  Conceptual Modeling: Definition, Purpose and Benefits. Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference (L. Yilmaz, W. K. V. Chan, I. Moon, T. M. K. Roeder, C. Macal, and M. D. Rossetti, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 2812-2826.

 

Roca, R., Pace, D., ROBINSON, S., Tolk, A. and Yilmaz, L. (2015). Paradigms for Conceptual Modeling. 2015 Spring Simulation Multi-Conference, The Society for Modeling & Simulation International , pp. 202-209.

 

Gogi, A., Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2014). A Preliminary Study on the Role of Simulation Models in Generating Insights. Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference (A. Tolk, S. D. Diallo, I. O. Ryzhov, L. Yilmaz, S. Buckley, and J. A. Miller, eds), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 3618-3629.

 

Ahmed, F., ROBINSON, S. and Tako, A.A. (2014). Using the Structured Analysis and Design Technique (SADT) in Simulation Conceptual Modeling. Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference (A. Tolk, S. D. Diallo, I. O. Ryzhov, L. Yilmaz, S. Buckley, and J. A. Miller, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1038-1049.

 

Gogi, A., Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2014). Generating Insights: The Effectiveness of Simulation Models in Creative Problem Solving. Proceedings of the 7th Simulation Workshop (SW14) (B.Tjahjono, C. Heavey, S. Onggo, van der Zee, D.-J., eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 133-142.

 

McHaney, R., Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2014). Model Building in System Dynamics and Discrete-event Simulation: A Comparison of Analysts’ Language. Proceedings of the 7th Simulation Workshop (SW14) (B.Tjahjono, C. Heavey, S. Onggo, van der Zee, D.-J., eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham pp. 1-13.

 

Ahmed, F., ROBINSON, S. and Tako, A.A. (2014). Conceptual Modelling: Lessons from Computer Science. Proceedings of the 7th Simulation Workshop (SW14) (B.Tjahjono, C. Heavey, S. Onggo, van der Zee, D.-J., eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 154-166.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2013). Conceptual Modeling for Simulation. Proceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference (R. Pasupathy, S.-H. Kim, A. Tolk, R. Hill, and M. E. Kuhl, eds). IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 377-388.

 

Cheng, R., Haas, P., ROBINSON, S., Schruben, L. and Roeder, T.M. (2013). Panel: Are We Effectively Preparing Our Students to be Certified Analytics Professionals? Proceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference (R. Pasupathy, S.-H. Kim, A. Tolk, R. Hill, and M. E. Kuhl, eds). IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 3544-3555.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2012). Tutorial: Choosing what to Model - Conceptual Modeling for Simulation. Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference (C. Laroque, J. Himmelspach, R. Pasupathy, O. Rose, and A.M. Uhrmacher, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1909-1920.

 

Henderson, S.G., Jacobson, S. and ROBINSON, S. (2012). Tutorial: Teaching an Advanced Simulation Topic. Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference (C. Laroque, J. Himmelspach, R. Pasupathy, O. Rose, and A.M. Uhrmacher, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 13-21.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2012). A Tutorial on Conceptual Modelling for Simulation. Keynote Papers OR54 (R. Raeside and G. Andreeva, eds.), Edinburgh, September. Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 36-49.

 

Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2012). Is Simulation in Health Different and is it More Difficult? Proceedings of the 6th Simulation Workshop (SW12) (B.Tjahjono, C. Heavey, S. Onggo, van der Zee, D.-J., eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 92-101.

 

Hoad, K. and ROBINSON, S. (2011). Implementing MSER-5 in Commercial Simulation Software and its Wider Implications. Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference (S. Jain, R.R. Creasey, J. Himmelspach, K.P. White, and M. Fu, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 495-503.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2011). Choosing the Right Model: Conceptual Modeling for Simulation. Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference(S. Jain, R.R. Creasey, J. Himmelspach, K.P. White, and M. Fu, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1428-1440.

 

ROBINSON, S., Radnor, Z., Burgess, N. and Worthington, C. (2011). Developing SimLean: A Fusion of Simulation and Lean for Healthcare Processes. British Academy of Management Conference. Award Winner: Development Mental Paper Award in Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

 

ROBINSON, S. and Worthington, C. (2011). SimLean Health: Implementing Simulation and Lean for Improvement of Healthcare Systems. INFORMS Simulation Society 2011 Research Workshop (L’Ecuyer, P., Haas, P.J. and Henderson, S.G., eds.), INFORMS Simulation Society, p. 60.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2011). Designing Simulation that are Better than the Rest: Conceptual Modelling for Simulation. Young OR 17 (Monks, T., ed.), Nottingham, April. Keynote Talk. Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 3-14.

 

Pidd, M., ROBINSON, S., Cheng, R.C.H, Davies, R. and Hoad K. (2010). PhD Training in Simulation: NATCOR. Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference (B. Johansson, S. Jain, J. Montoya-Torres, J. Hugan, and E. Yücesan, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 339-343.

 

Worthington, C. and ROBINSON, S. (2010). Integrating Simulation with Lean: Rapid Low Fidelity Modelling in Healthcare. 17th International Annual EurOMA Conference, Porto, June.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2010). Modelling Service Operations: A Mixed Discrete-Event and Agent Based Simulation Approach. Proceedings of the 5th Simulation Workshop (SW10) (Gunal, M., Tjahjono, B., Robinson, S. and Taylor, S.J.E., eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 192-199.

 

Hoad, K., ROBINSON, S. and Davies, R. (2010). Classification of Discrete Event Simulation Models and Output: Creating a Sufficient Model Set. Proceedings of the 5th Simulation Workshop (SW10) (Gunal, M., Tjahjono, B., Robinson, S. and Taylor, S.J.E., eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 137-143.

 

Dimitriou, S., ROBINSON, S. and Kotiadis, K. (2010). The Impact of Prices on Boundedly Rational Decision Makers: Evidence from Simulating the Beer Distribution Game. Proceedings of the 5th Simulation Workshop (SW10) (Gunal, M., Tjahjono, B., Robinson, S. and Taylor, S.J.E., eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 219-228.

 

Monks, T., ROBINSON, S. and Kotiadis, K. (2010). Model Reuse versus Model Development: Effects on Single-Loop Learning. Proceedings of the 5th Simulation Workshop (SW10) (Gunal, M., Tjahjono, B., Robinson, S. and Taylor, S.J.E., eds.), Operational Research Society, Birmingham, pp. 200-209.

 

Monks, T., ROBINSON, S. and Kotiadis, K. (2009). Model Reuse Versus Model Development: Effects on Credibility and Learning. Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference (M. D. Rossetti, R. R. Hill, B. Johansson, A. Dunkin, and R. G. Ingalls, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 767-778.

 

Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2009). Comparing Model Development in Discrete Event Simulation and System Dynamics. Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference (M. D. Rossetti, R. R. Hill, B. Johansson, A. Dunkin, and R. G. Ingalls, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 979-991.

 

Dimitriou, S., ROBINSON, S. and Kotiadis, K. (2009). The Impact of Human Decision Makers’ Individualities on The Wholesale Price Contract’s Efficiency: Simulating the Newsvendor Problem. Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference (M. D. Rossetti, R. R. Hill, B. Johansson, A. Dunkin, and R. G. Ingalls, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 2353-2364.

 

Watts, C.J. and ROBINSON, S. (2009). Energisers, Boundary Spanners and the Knowing-Doing Gap. The 6th Conference of the European Social Simulation Association, University of Surrey, 14-18 September.

 

Hoad, K., ROBINSON, S. and Davies, R. (2009). Automating Discrete Event Simulation Output Analysis – Automatic Estimation of Number of Replications, Warm-up Period and Run Length. INFORMS Simulation Society 2009 Research Workshop (Lee, L.H., Kuhl, M.E., Fowler, J.W., Robinson, S., eds.), INFORMS Simulation Society, pp. 75-79.

 

White, Jr, K.P. and ROBINSON, S. (2009). The Problem of the Initial Transient (Again), or Why MSER Works. INFORMS Simulation Society 2009 Research Workshop (Lee, L.H., Kuhl, M.E., Fowler, J.W., Robinson, S., eds.), INFORMS Simulation Society, pp. 90-95.

 

Hoad, K., ROBINSON, S. and Davies, R. (2008). Automating Warm-Up Length Estimation. Proceedings of the 2008 Winter Simulation Conference (S. J. Mason, R. R. Hill, L. Mönch, O. Rose, T. Jefferson, J. W. Fowler, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 532-540.

 

Kotiadis, K. and ROBINSON, S. (2008). Conceptual Modelling: Knowledge Acquisition and Model Abstraction. Proceedings of the 2008 Winter Simulation Conference (S. J. Mason, R. R. Hill, L. Mönch, O. Rose, T. Jefferson, J. W. Fowler, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 951-958.

 

Dimitriou, S., ROBINSON, S. and Kotiadis, K. (2008). The Newsvendor Problem: An Agent Based Simulation Perspective. EUROMA Conference.

 

Watts, C.J. and ROBINSON, S. (2008). The Interaction Ritual Agents Model. UK Social Networks Conference.

 

Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2008). Model Building in System Dynamics and Discrete-Event Simulation: A Quantitative Comparison. System Dynamics Society Conference, Athens.  Winner of Dana Meadows Award.

 

Tako, A.A. and ROBINSON, S. (2008). Comparison of Model Building in Discrete-Event Simulation and System Dynamics. Proceedings of the Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2008 (SW08) (C. Currie, K. Kotiadis, S. Robinson and S. Taylor, eds.) Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp. 209-218.

 

Hoad, K., ROBINSON, S. and Davies, R. (2008). Automating Estimation of Warm-up Length. Proceedings of the Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2008 (SW08) (C. Currie, K. Kotiadis, S. Robinson and S. Taylor, eds.) Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp. 97-104.

 

Pidd, M. and ROBINSON, S. (2007). Organising Insights into Simulation Practice. Proceedings of the 2007 Winter Simulation Conference (Henderson, S.G., Biller, G., Hsieh, M.-H., Shortle, J., Tew, J.D., Barton, R.R., eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 771-775.

 

Hoad, K, ROBINSON, S. and Davies, R. (2007). Automating DES Output Analysis: How Many Replications to Run. Proceedings of the 2007 Winter Simulation Conference (Henderson, S.G., Biller, G., Hsieh, M.-H., Shortle, J., Tew, J.D., Barton, R.R., eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 505-512.

 

Ahmed R and ROBINSON S. (2007). Simulation in Business and Industry: How Simulation Context Can Affect Simulation Practice. Spring Simulation MultiConference, Business and Industry Symposium, Norfolk, USA, 25-29 March.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2006). Conceptual Modeling for Simulation: Issues and Research Requirements. Proceeding of the 2006 Winter Simulation Conference (L. F. Perrone, F. P. Wieland, J. Liu, B. G. Lawson, D. M. Nicol, and R. M. Fujimoto, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 792-800.

 

Sargent, R.G., Nance, R.E., Overstreet, C.M., ROBINSON, S. and Talbot, J. (2006). The Simulation Project Life-Cycle: Models and Realities. Proceeding of the 2006 Winter Simulation Conference (L. F. Perrone, F. P. Wieland, J. Liu, B. G. Lawson, D. M. Nicol, and R. M. Fujimoto, eds.), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 863-871.

 

ROBINSON, S., Lee, E.P.K., and Edwards, J.S. (2006). Improving the Use of Visual Interactive Simulation as a Knowledge Elicitation Tool. Proceedings of the Industrial Simulation Conference 2006 (Genco, A., Gentile, A. and Sorce, S. eds.), EUROSIS, pp. 479-485.

 

Morecroft, J. and ROBINSON, S. (2006). Comparing Discrete-Event Simulation and System Dynamics: Modelling a Fishery. Proceedings of the Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2006 (SW06) (J. Garnett, S. Brailsford, S. Robinson and S. Taylor, eds.). Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp.137-148.

 

Tako, A. and ROBINSON, S. (2006). Towards an Empirical Comparison of Discrete-Event Simulation and System Dynamics in the Supply Chain Context. Proceedings of the Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2006 (SW06). (J. Garnett, S. Brailsford, S. Robinson and S. Taylor, eds.) Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp. 149-156.

 

Lee, E.P.K., ROBINSON, S. and Edwards, J.S. (2006). Exploring the use of Visual Interactive Simulation as a Knowledge Elicitation Tool. Proceedings of the Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2006 (SW06). (J. Garnett, S. Brailsford, S. Robinson and S. Taylor, eds.) Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp. 283-292.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2006). Issues in Conceptual Modelling for Simulation: Setting a Research Agenda. Proceedings of the Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2006 (SW06) (J. Garnett, S. Brailsford, S. Robinson and S. Taylor, eds.). Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp. 165-174.

 

Morecroft, J. and ROBINSON, S. (2005). Explaining Puzzling Dynamics: Comparing the Use of System Dynamics and Discrete-Event Simulation. The 23rd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, July 17-21, 2005, Boston. Conference CD.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2005). Automated Analysis of Simulation Output Data. Proceeding of the 2005 Winter Simulation Conference (M. E. Kuhl, N. M. Steiger, F. B. Armstrong, and J. A. Joines, eds.). IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 763-770.

 

Ahmed. R., Hall, T., Wernick, P., and Robinson, S. (2005). Evaluating a Rapid Simulation Modelling Process through Controlled Experiments. Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering, Noosa Heads, Australia, IEEE, pp. 325-334, 17-18 November.

 

Lee, E.P.K, ROBINSON, S. and Edwards, J.S. (2005). Improving the Use of Simulation-assisted AI in Eliciting Operations Knowledge. Third European Conference on Intelligent Management Systems in Operations (Kobbacy, K.A.H., Vadera, S. and Labib, A.S., eds.), The Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp. 105-115.

 

ROBINSON, S., Edwards, J.S. and Lee, E.P.K. (2005). Simulation Based Knowledge Elicitation. International Conference on Human-Computer Interface: Advances for Simulation Modelling. New Orleans, 23-27 January 2005.  Proceedings of 2005 Western Simulation Multiconference (Vakilzadian, H., McQuay, W., Branch, S. and Ingalls, V.W. eds.), Society for Modeling and Computer Simulation, San Diego, CA, pp. 18-24.

 

Ahmed R, Hall T., Wernick P. and  ROBINSON, S. (2004). Simulation Modelling Practices of ProSim03 Modellers: A Survey. Proceedings of ProSim04 Workshop, Edinburgh, UK. May, 2004, pp.67-76

 

ROBINSON, S. (2004). Designing the Conceptual Model in Simulation Studies. Proceedings of the 2004 Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop (SW04) (Brailsford, S.C., Oakshott, L., Robinson, S. and Taylor, S.J.E., eds.). Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp. 259-266.

 

Ahmed, R., Hall, T., Wernick, P. and ROBINSON, S. (2004). Evaluating the Quality of Software Process Simulation Models. Proceedings of the 2004 Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop (SW04) (Brailsford, S.C., Oakshott, L., Robinson, S. and Taylor, S.J.E., eds.). Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp. 267-273.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2003). Modelling Human Decision-Making. Proceedings of the 17th European Simulation Multiconference (ESM 2003) (D. Al-Dabass, ed.). SCS, Delft, pp. 448-455.

 

Taylor, S.J.E., ROBINSON, S. and Ladbrook, J. (2003). Towards Collaborative Simulation Modelling: Improving Human-to-Human Interaction through Groupware. Proceedings of the 17th European Simulation Multiconference (ESM 2003) (D. Al-Dabass, ed.). SCS, Delft, pp. 474-482.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2002). A Statistical Process Control Approach for Estimating the Warm-up Period. Proceeding of the 2002 Winter Simulation Conference ed. E. Yucesan, C.-H. Chen, J.L. Snowden and J.M. Charnes. Piscataway, New Jersey: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, pp. 439-446.

 

Edwards, J.S., Alifantis, A., Hurrion, R.D., Ladbrook, J., ROBINSON, S. and Waller, T. (2002). Knowledge Elicitation Supported by Simulation. Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2002. Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp. 31-37.

 

Taylor, S.J.E., Hlupic, V., ROBINSON, S. and Ladbrook, J. (2002). GROUPSIM: Investigating Issues in Collaborative Simulation Modelling.  Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2002. Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp. 11-18.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2002). Selecting a Warm-up Period: A Statistical Process Control Approach. Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2002. Operational Research Society, Birmingham, UK, pp. 69-78.

 

ROBINSON, S., Alifantis, A., Hurrion, R.D., Edwards, J.S., Ladbrook, J. and Waller, T. (2002). Modelling and Improving Maintenance Decisions: Having Foresight with Simulation and Artificial Intelligence. In Foresight Vehicle Technology: Consumer Driven Design, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Purchasing (M. Sporton, ed.).  SAE International, SP-1694, Warrendale, PA, pp. 201-208.

 

ROBINSON, S., Alifantis, A., Edwards, J.S., Hurrion, R.D., Ladbrook, J. and Waller, T. (2001). Modelling and Improving Human Decision Making with Simulation. Proceeding of the 2001 Winter Simulation Conference ed. B.A. Peters, J.S. Smith, D.J. Medeiros, and M.W. Rohrer. Piscataway, New Jersey: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.  pp. 913-920.

 

Alifantis, A. and ROBINSON, S. (2001).  Using Simulation and Neural Networks to Develop a Scheduling Advisor. Proceeding of the 2001 Winter Simulation Conference ed. B.A. Peters, J.S. Smith, D.J. Medeiros, and M.W. Rohrer. Piscataway, New Jersey: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.  pp. 954-958.

 

ROBINSON, S. (2001). Modes of Simulation Practice in Business and the Military. Proceeding of the 2001 Winter Simulation Conference ed. B.A. Peters, J.S. Smith, D.J. Medeiros, and M.W. Rohrer. Piscataway, New Jersey: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.  pp. 805-811

 

Alifantis, A., ROBINSON, S., Edwards, J.S., Hurrion, R.D., Ladbrook, J. and Waller, T. (2001). Knowledge Based Improvement: Simulation and AI for Improving Unplanned Maintenance Operations. Intelligent Management Systems in Operations: 2nd European Conference (K. Kobbacy and S. Vadera, eds.), pp. 49-60.

 

Dennis, S., King, B., Hind, M. and ROBINSON, S. (2000). Applications of Business Process Simulation and Lean Techniques in British Telecommunications Plc. Proceedings of the 2000 Winter Simulation Conference (J.A. Joines, R.R. Barton, K. Kang, and P.A. Fishwick, eds.). IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 2015-2021.

 

ROBINSON, S. (1999). Three Sources of Simulation Inaccuracy (and How to Overcome Them). Proceedings of the 1999 Winter Simulation Conference (P.A. Farrington, H.B. Nembhard, D.T. Sturrock, and G.W. Evans, eds.). IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1701-1708.

 

ROBINSON, S. (1999). Concepts of Simulation Quality. UK Sim ’99: Fourth Conference of the United Kingdom Simulation Society (D. Al-Dabass and R. Cheng, eds.), Nottingham Trent University, pp. 99-102.

 

Hlupic, V. and ROBINSON, S. (1998). Business Process Modelling and Analysis Using Discrete-Event Simulation. Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 1998 (D.J. Medeiros, E.F. Watson, M. Manivannan, J. Carson, eds.), The Society for Computer Simulation, San Diego, CA, pp. 1363-1369.

 

ROBINSON, S., Edwards, J.S. and Yongfa, W. (1998). An Expert Systems Approach to Simulating the Human Decision Maker. Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 1998 (D.J. Medeiros, E.F. Watson, M. Manivannan, J. Carson, eds.), The Society for Computer Simulation, San Diego, CA, pp. 1541-1545.

 

ROBINSON, S. and Stanger, M. (1998). Developing a Simulation Strategy for British Airways OR. Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 1998 (D.J. Medeiros, E.F. Watson, M. Manivannan, J. Carson, eds.), The Society for Computer Simulation, San Diego, CA, pp. 1183-1189.

 

ROBINSON, S., Edwards, J.S. and Yongfa, W. (1998). Simulating Human Decision Making with Expert Systems. 12th European Simulation Multiconference, pp. 646-649.

 

ROBINSON, S. (1997). Simulation Model Verification and Validation: Increasing the Users’ Confidence. Proceeding of the 1997 Winter Simulation Conference (Andradottir, S., Healy, K.J., Withers, D.H. and Nelson, B.L., eds.). The Society for Computer Simulation, San Diego, CA, pp. 53-59.

 

ROBINSON, S. and Pidd, M. (1997). SimQual: Customer Assessment of Simulation Studies. Proceedings of UK Sim ’97: Third Conference of the United Kingdom Simulation Society (Luker, P., ed), DeMontfort University, UK, pp. 128-139.

 

ROBINSON, S. and Pidd, M. (1995). Service Quality in the Management of Simulation Projects. Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference 1995 (Alexopoulos, C., Kang, K., Lilegdon, W.R. and Goldsman, D., eds.), The Society for Computer Simulation, San Diego, CA, pp. 952-959.

 

ROBINSON, S. and Bhatia, V. (1995). Secrets of Successful Simulation Projects. Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference 1995, (Alexopoulos, C., Kang, K., Lilegdon, W.R. and Goldsman, D., eds.), The Society for Computer Simulation, San Diego, CA, pp. 61-67.

 

Hewitt, F., Bennett, d. and ROBINSON, S. (1995). Benchmarking Distribution, Logistics and the Supply Chain Process. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Logistics (K.S. Pawar ed.), University of Nottingham, England, pp. 267-274

 

ROBINSON, S. and McMillan, A. (1992). Visual Interactive Simulation in Airport Design: Modelling a Tracked Transit System. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference and Exhibition of ASTAIR 92. London. pp. 312-323.

 

 

 

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