A metamodel for the HLA object model

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Cetinkaya D., Oguztuzun H.

20th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Bonn, Germany, 28 - 31 May 2006, pp.207-208 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.7148/2006-0207
  • City: Bonn
  • Country: Germany
  • Page Numbers: pp.207-208


The High Level Architecture (HLA), IEEE Std. 1516-2000, provides a general framework for distributed simulation applications, called federations. An HLA object model, be it a simulation object model (SOM), a federation object model (FOM) or the management object model (MOM), describes the data that can be transferred during some federation execution. This paper introduces a metamodel for the HLA Object Model, fully accounting for IEEE Std. 1516.2. The metamodel ("paradigm") is constructed with GME (Generic Modeling Environment), a meta-programmable tool for domain-specific modeling, developed by the Institute for Software Integrated Systems at Vanderbilt University. The paper also describes an application based on the paradigm. This work aims at bringing model-integrated computing to bear on HLA-based distributed simulation.