Creating Computer Simulation Systems: An Introduction to the High Level Architecture

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - Computers - 212 pages
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The High Level Architecture (HLA) is the first consistent standard for creating component-based computer models and simulations. Recently adopted by the U.S. Department of Defense -- the world's #1 user of computer models and simulations -- HLA is now undergoing international standardization. HLA will generate a large worldwide market for plug-in modeling components -- and if you want to succeed in this market, you need this book. Authored by recognized leaders of the HLA community, it's the only authoritative guide to HLA for decision-makers, software engineers, architects, and project managers alike.

Creating Computer Simulation Systems starts with a broad introduction to HLA, for both technical and managerial newcomers. Understand HLA's architecture, technical goals, and key concepts. Next, learn how to apply HLA in ever greater detail as you walk through an extended tutorial that shows HLA at work in solving a significant real-world modeling and simulation problem. Included is a omplete implementation of HLA for Windows PCs.

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Contents

Introduction
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The Model of Technology Transition
7
Customer Transition
16
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DR. FREDERICK KUHL is a Senior Principal Engineer with the MITRE Corporation who currently leads the international HLA standardization effort.

DR. JUDITH DAHMANN has been Chief Scientist for the Defense Modeling and Simulation Office of the United States Department of Defense since 1995.

DR. RICHARD WEATHERLY is the Chief Engineer of the MITRE Corporation's Information Systems and Technology Division, where he leads the HLA infrastructure development and verification team.

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