Agent-Based Simulation Replication: A Model Driven Architecture Approach

  • Candelaria Sansores
  • Juan Pavón
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3789)

Abstract

In Multi-agent based simulation (MABS) systems, computational models are built as multi-agent systems (MAS). Replication of these models can contribute to improve the reliability of the results and understanding of the system. One of the main problems for facilitating replication is the lack of a simulation integrated environment that supports the whole research process from conceptual modeling to simulation implementation and analysis. We address this issue providing a high-level conceptual modeling abstraction for simulation development, including transformation tools that facilitate the implementation of simulations on different simulation platforms. In this way, agent-based simulation development process is driven by modeling, because users focus on conceptual modeling, while implementation code is generated automatically.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Candelaria Sansores
    • 1
  • Juan Pavón
    • 1
  1. 1.Dep. Sistemas Informáticos y ProgramaciónUniversidad Complutense de MadridMadridSpain

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