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Investigating distributed simulation with COTS simulation packages: Experiences with Simul8 and the HLA

By N Mustafee and SJE Taylor


Commercial-off-the-shelf simulation packages (CSPs) are used widely in industry. Several research groups are currently working towards the creation of distributed simulation with these CSPs. The motivations to do this are various and are largely unproven as there are very few good examples of this kind of distributed simulation in practice. Our goal is therefore to create a distributed simulation environment using CSPs that will allow end users to make their own decisions as to whether this technology will be useful. This paper presents continuing research in creating such an environment using the CSP Simul8 and the High Level Architecture, the IEEE 1516 standard for distributed simulation. The scope of this paper is limited to the CSPI-PDG Type I Interoperability Reference Model

Topics: Distributed simulation, Interoperability reference models, HLA, Simul8
Publisher: Operational Research Society
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:bura.brunel.ac.uk:2438/4001
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