Airport simulation using CORBA and DIS

  • Günther Rackl
  • Filippo de Stefani
  • Francois Héran
  • Antonello Pasquarelli
  • Thomas Ludwig
Track C1: (Industrial) End-user Applications of HPCN
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1593)

Abstract

This paper presents the SEEDS simulation environment for the evaluation of distributed traffic control systems. Starting with an overview of the general simulator architecture, performance measurements of the simulation environment carried out with a prototype for airport ground-traffic simulation are described.

The main aspects of the performance analysis are the attained application performance using CORBA and DIS as communication middleware, and the scalability of the overall approach.

The evaluation shows that CORBA and DIS are well suited for distributed interactive simulation purposes because of their adequate performance, high scalability, and the high-level programming model which allows to rapidly develop and maintain complex distributed applications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Günther Rackl
    • 1
  • Filippo de Stefani
    • 2
  • Francois Héran
    • 3
  • Antonello Pasquarelli
    • 2
  • Thomas Ludwig
    • 1
  1. 1.LRR-TUM Institut für InformatikTechnische Universität MünchenMünchenGermany
  2. 2.ALENIA MARCONI SystemsRomaItalia
  3. 3.SOGITEC Division ElectroniqueSURESNES CEDEXFrance

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