Federation

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Definitions

European Project Definitions

CIPRNet project

The CIPRNet project [1] uses the following definition:

Federation is a collection of interoperating federated simulations. (source: Rathnam, 2004). The federation may include additional components like logging tools, a graphical user interface for controlling the federation, visualisa-tion tools and more.


DIESIS project

The DIESIS project [2] gives the following definition:

"A collection of interoperating federated simulations." [3]


The federation may include additional components like logging tools, a graphical user interface for controlling the federation, visualisation tools and more.

Standard Definition

HLA

A set of simulations, a common federation object model, and a supporting Run Time Interface (RTI), that are used together to form a larger model or simulation.

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Notes

  1. http://www.ciprnet.eu/
  2. http://www.diesis-project.eu/
  3. Tarun Rathnam (2004). Using Ontologies to Support Interoperability in Federated Simulation. Master Thesis. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. http://www.smartech.gatech.edu/handle/1853/4788.

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