Transforming conceptual models of the mission space into simulation space models

Küçükyavuz, Fatih
Helping to abstract a valid model from real system, conceptual modeling is an essential phase in simulation development lifecycle. With the development of the KAMA framework, a new methodology was presented to develop mission space conceptual model for simulation systems. It provides metamodel elements represented by graphical diagrams to develop conceptual models of mission space. BOM (Base Object Model), developed by SISO (Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization), is another conceptual modeling concept serving for simulation space. KAMA models are very close to problem domain and intend to model real world concepts in requirement analysis and development phase. Whereas, being vital inputs for the simulation design phase, BOM models are closer to solution domain. Hence there is no defined way of using the captured mission space knowledge in simulation space, problem arises when moving from requirement analysis to design phase. In this study, to solve this problem, we propose a method for transforming mission space conceptual models in simulation space. Our solution approach will be mapping the KAMA mission space models to BOM simulation space models for automatically transport real world analysis results to simulation designers.