Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Wei Xie Co-Winner of INFORMS Simulation Society 2015 Outstanding Publication Award


Two papers co-authored by ISE faculty Wei Xie won the INFORMS Simulation Society 2015 Outstanding Publication Award: Barton, Russell R., Barry L. Nelson, and Wei Xie (2014). “Quantifying Input Uncertainty via Simulation Confidence Intervals,” INFORMS Journal on Computing 26(1): 74-87. Xie, Wei, Barry L. Nelson, and Russell R . Barton (2014). “A Bayesian Framework for Quantifying Uncertainty in Stochastic Simulation,” Operations Research 62(6): 1439-1452. The award criteria and previous winners may be found at: The award, which carries with it a cash prize of $500, will be presented at the Winter Simulation Conference, Huntington Beach, CA, December 6-9, 2015 ( The award is presented both at the opening ceremony (8– 9:30 am, Monday, December 7) and at the INFORMS Simulation Society business meeting (6:15 – 8 pm, Tuesday, December 8). These papers may be found at