Airport simulation using CORBA and DIS
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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