Real modularity in dynamic system simulation languages

Ostroversnik, M., and Murray-Smith, D.J. (1998) Real modularity in dynamic system simulation languages. System Analysis Modelling Simulation, 31, pp. 169-182.

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The introduction of real modularity in dysnamic system simulation languages, as defined in general purpose programming languages, provides possibilities for easier re-use and better quality of submodels. This paper presents two basic lemmas that must be followed by the developer of a modular system simulation language. The lemmas have been tested empirically in the dynamic modular object oriented simulation language OOSlim. The findings indicate that, in contrast to most contemporary simulation language implementations, the flat sorting process must be performed at run-time.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:dynamic system, simulation, modularity, object-oriented
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Murray-Smith, Professor David
Authors: Ostroversnik, M., and Murray-Smith, D.J.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy
Journal Name:System Analysis Modelling Simulation
Journal Abbr.:SAMS
Publisher:Gordon and Breach Science Publishers

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