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A problem-oriented programming language designed to assist the user in developing models. Acronym for general-purpose systems simulation.
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
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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This kind of tool is also very useful to help students during the learning process of GPSS
(and other simulation tools); we have studied GPSS
model and grouped a subset of entities to develop a base model, which has to be extended but is full enough to start playing with simple yet powerful simulations.
For example, Romeu (1995, 1997) briefly outlines a GPSS
simulation model of an aquatic ecosystem.
A new version of GPSS
/PC is known as GPSS
WORLD, which will have even higher quality animation as well as numerous other features not found in GPSS
is little more than a converter--changing a digital signal to a heading-error signal.
While a hand-flying pilot can follow along, the real benefit of automation comes through GPSS
The SAM with GPSS
has a list price of $2795 and the alerter-only version is $1795.
On the topic of GPSS
, one function we like in the Aspen GPSS
is the wings-level mode.
You sacrifice some capability with a non-WA AS 430 or 530, especially if you have or plan to install a GPSS
steering converter to your autopilot.
is an option that requires a panel-mounted command switch and remote converter box.