Multi-Layered. Simulation Architecture: A Practical Approach

This paper presents a practical approach to design federate architectures by applying a well-known architectural style-layered architecture. Applying the layered architecture to specify the architecture of an HLA-based simulation provides a good separation of concerns, which are the interface, the simulation logic, and the HLA-specific communication. Thus, the layered simulation architecture allows the simulation developers to focus on each concern separately and gives them the freedom to implement each layer in a different programming language, and to encapsulate the repetitive and low-level implementation details of HLA.


Layered simulation architecture: A practical approach
Topcu, Okan; Oğuztüzün, Mehmet Halit S. (2013-03-01)
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O. Topcu and M. H. S. Oğuztüzün, “Multi-Layered. Simulation Architecture: A Practical Approach,” 2011, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: