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Three-dimensional conceptual model for service-oriented simulation

  • Wen-guang Wang
  • Wei-ping Wang
  • Justyna Zander
  • Yi-fan Zhu
Science Letters


In this letter, we propose a novel three-dimensional conceptual model for an emerging service-oriented simulation paradigm. The model can be used as a guideline or an analytic means to find the potential and possible future directions of the current simulation frameworks. In particular, the model inspects the crossover between the disciplines of modeling and simulation, service-orientation, and software/systems engineering. Finally, two specific simulation frameworks are studied as examples.

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Conceptual model Modeling and simulation Service-oriented architecture Systems engineering 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wen-guang Wang
    • 1
  • Wei-ping Wang
    • 1
  • Justyna Zander
    • 2
  • Yi-fan Zhu
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Information System and ManagementNational University of Defense TechnologyChangshaChina
  2. 2.Fraunhofer Institute FOKUSKaiserin-Augusta-Allee 31BerlinGermany

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