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GPSS

(computer science)
A problem-oriented programming language designed to assist the user in developing models. Acronym for general-purpose systems simulation.

GPSS

General Purpose Systems Simulator. Geoffrey Gordon, 1960. Discrete simulations. "The Application of GPSS V to Discrete System Simulation", G. Gordon, P-H 1975. Versions include GPSS II (1963), GPSS III (1965), GPS/360 (1967), and GPSS V (1970).

GPSS

(General Purpose Simulation System) A programming language for discrete event simulation, which is used to build models of operations such as manufacturing environments, communications systems and traffic patterns. Originally developed by IBM for mainframes, PC versions are available, such as GPSS/World by Minuteman Software (www.minutemansoftware.com) and GPSS/H by Wolverine Software (www.wolverinesoftware.com).
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