Model Driven Combat Effectiveness Simulation Systems Engineering

  • Zhi Zhu National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, People R. China
  • Yonglin Lei National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, People R. China
  • Yifan Zhu National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, People R. China
Keywords: Metamodelling, Semantics, Model-driven engineering, Effectiveness simulation

Abstract

Model-driven engineering has become popular in the combat effectiveness simulation systems engineering during these last years. It allows to systematically develop a simulation model in a composable way. However, implementing a conceptual model is really a complex and costly job if this is not guided under a well-established framework. Hence this study attempts to explore methodologies for engineering the development of simulation models. For this purpose, we define an ontological metamodelling framework. This framework starts with ontology-aware system conceptual descriptions, and then refines and transforms them toward system models until they reach final executable implementations. As a proof of concept, we identify a set of ontology-aware modelling frameworks in combat systems specification, then an underwater targets search scenario is presented as a motivating example for running simulations and results can be used as a reference for decision-making behaviors.

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Published
2020-02-10
How to Cite
ZhuZ., LeiY., & ZhuY. (2020). Model Driven Combat Effectiveness Simulation Systems Engineering. Defence Science Journal, 70(1), 54-59. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.70.12777
Section
Combat Engineering