Web-Based Parallel Simulation of AGVs Using Java and JINI

  • Rong Ye
  • Wen-Jing Hsu
  • Ze-Hua Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2127)


The vision of Computational Grids promises an exciting future for the distributed simulation community. In this project we make a small but practical step toward the grand vision of distributed simulation by using certain prevailing Internet technologies to enable access of simulation services anytime and anywhere. Specifically, this project focuses on accessing distributed simulation of AGVs (Automated Guided Vehicle) in container port operations through the World Wide Web. The objectives are to explore and address relevant issues, evaluate various approaches, demonstrate a workable version. We initially construct the AGV simulation system in an indirect communication model and identify its merits and demerits. Then, we explore the use of JINI technology for an efficient and robust direct communication architecture.


Service Provider Automate Guide Vehicle Service Repository Grand Vision Simulation Execution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rong Ye
    • 1
  • Wen-Jing Hsu
    • 1
  • Ze-Hua Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Advanced Information Systems, School of Computer EngineeringNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore

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