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Birds on the Wall: Distributing a Process-Oriented Simulation

By Adam T. Sampson, John Markus Bjørndalen and Paul S. Andrews

Abstract

The CoSMoS project aims to develop reusable tools and techniques for complex systems modelling and simulation. Using process-oriented software design techniques, we have built a concurrent model of continuous space, usable in a variety of complex systems simulations. In this paper, we describe how we refactored our space model to allow our simulations to run in an efficient and highly-scalable manner across clusters of commodity machines--and, in particular, to support distributed simulation and visualisation on the Tromsø Display Wall

Topics: QA76
Publisher: IEEE Press
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:kar.kent.ac.uk:24108

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