Accession Number : AD0671917

Title :   GRAIL/GPSS: GRAPHIC ON-LINE MODELING,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Haverty,J. P.

Report Date : JUN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Computer-based simulation has always been one of the major techniques used in system analysis but many analysts have objected to the lead-time required to develop a useful model. This is a status report on a capability being developed at The RAND Corporation that attempts to provide the systems analyst with a whole new dimension in the field of simulation and, in particular, offers an opportunity for major decreases in the amount of analyst's time required to produce a working simulation model. The Paper reviews some of the deficiencies in the current art of model-building, describes a research project that formed an essential base on which to build this new dimension of capability, and illustrates the progress of the project to date. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DATA PROCESSING, SIMULATION), (*COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, *GRAPHICS), FLOW CHARTING, INPUT OUTPUT DEVICES, TIME SHARING, PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, CATHODE RAY TUBE SCREENS

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware
      Computer Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE