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Discrete Event simulation in an environment for Temporal Expert Systems

  • Ramón P. Otero
  • Alvaro Barreiro
  • Pedro Cabalar
  • David Lorenzo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1030)

Abstract

The relationship between Generalized Magnitudes (a Temporal Reasoning Scheme) and Discrete Event Systems Specifications is examined, revisiting a previous work of translation between both formalisms. As a result of this study, the Generalized Magnitudes Scheme is extended by adding autonomous activation — the system determines the next instant in which it must be re-evaluated. This new feature allows using the Generalized Magnitudes for representing and simulating Discrete Events models directly, which contributes several interesting representational properties. Finally, the computing process of the next activation instant is described.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramón P. Otero
    • 1
  • Alvaro Barreiro
    • 1
  • Pedro Cabalar
    • 1
  • David Lorenzo
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. Computación, Fac. InformaticsUniversity of A CoruñaA CoruñaSpain

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