SCIENTIA SINICA Informationis, Volume 48, Issue 7: 794-809(2018) https://doi.org/10.1360/N112017-00301

Modeling and simulation method of equipment support system based on multiple agents

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  • ReceivedApr 17, 2018
  • AcceptedApr 28, 2018
  • PublishedJul 18, 2018


The equipment support system plays a decisive role in modern war. If the actual equipment test is used, the cost of time, manpower, and material resources is higher, so the modeling and simulation method is more scientific. However, as a complex system, the equipment support system has many components and complex interactions, so it is difficult to reveal its characteristics by using a simulation method based on the discrete event. Therefore, the emergent properties of the system can be revealed by the bottom-up and collaborative autonomy of the agents through a simulation method based on multiple agents to model and simulate the equipment support system. In this research, the simulation modeling of the equipment support system is carried out based on multiple agents, the architecture of the simulation platform is constructed, and such key technologies as simulation operation management, time synchronization, and data distribution are studied. A publish subscribe algorithm for a two-way dynamic rough linked list tree is proposed. Finally, through the prototype system and case analysis, it is proved that the modeling and simulation method based on multiple agents is feasible.

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