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Engineering principles of combat modeling and distributed simulation

Author: Andreas Tolk
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, ©2012.
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Explore the military and combat applications of modeling and simulationEngineering Principles of Combat Modeling and Distributed Simulation is the first book of its kind to address the three perspectives that simulation engineers must master for successful military and defense related modeling: the operational view (what needs to be modeled); the conceptual view (how to do combat modeling); and the technical view  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Engineering principles of combat modeling and distributed simulation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas Tolk
ISBN: 9781118180280 1118180283 9781118180310 1118180313 0470874295 9780470874295 1299189458 9781299189454 1118180305 9781118180303
OCLC Number: 784883614
Language Note: English.
Notes: Chapters 1-15 written by Andreas Tolk; chapters 16-32 written by various authors.
Description: 1 online resource (xlii, 888 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Challenges of combat modeling and distributed simulation --
Applicable codes of ethics --
The NATO code of best practice for command and control assessment --
Terms and application domains --
Scenario elements --
Modeling the environment --
Modeling movement --
Modeling sensing --
Modeling effects --
Modeling communications, command and control --
Challenges of distributed simulation --
Standards for distributed simulation --
Modeling and simulation development and preparation processes --
Validation and verification --
Integration of M & S solutions into the operational environment --
History of combat modeling and distributed simulation / M.L. Loper & C.D. Turnitsa --
Serious games, virtual worlds, and interactive digital worlds / R. Smith --
Mathematical applications for combat modeling / P.T. Hester & A. Collins --
Combat modeling with the high level architecture and base object models / M.D. Petty & P. Gustavson --
Test and training enabling architecture (TENA) / E.T. Powell & J.R. Noseworthy --
Combat modeling using the DEVS formalism / I.-C. Moon & T.G. Kim --
GIS data for combat modeling / J.D. Lashlee, J.L. Bricio, R. Holcomb & W.T. Richards --
Modeling tactical data links / J. Sorroche --
Standards-based combat simulation initialization using the military scenario definition language (MSDL) / R.L. Wittman --
Multi-resolution combat modeling / M.D. Petty, R.W. Franceschini & J. Panagos --
New challenges : human, social, cultural, and behavioral modeling / S.K. Numrich & P.M. Picucci --
Agent-directed simulation for combat modeling and distributed simulation / G.K. Bharathy & I. Yilmaz --
Uncertainty representation and reasoning for combat models / P.C.G. Costa, H. Herencia-Zapana, K.B. Laskey --
Model-based data engineering for distributed simulations / S.Y. Diallo --
Federated simulation for system of systems engineering / R.H. Kewley & M.D. Wood --
The role of architecture frameworks in simulation models : the human view approach / H.A.H. Handley --
Multinational computer assisted exercises / E. Cayirci.
Responsibility: edited by Andreas Tolk.


This book covers engineering principles and state-of-the-art methods involved in the many facets of combat modeling and distributed simulation.  Read more...


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Tolk and his coauthors have extensive experience in this area, making this volume a standard reference for researchers engaged in combat modeling. The complexity of the domain, the consequences of Read more...

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