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What is the general name (e.g. facility location problem) for this problem (if any)?

I would like to know if there is a general name for the following problem: We will open several facilities. Each facility has an associated facility type. There exists a given number of facility ...
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What are process-based DES and event-based DES, exactly?

I have occasionally heard the terms "process-based DES" and "event-based DES". For example, from SimPy: SimPy is a process-based discrete-event simulation framework based on ...
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Analysis model vs. executable implementation of model?

In my post-graduate research and subsequent career in operational analysis, the difference between following seems to have become clearer with the years: (1) a model of a problem or operations in the ...
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