Databases and Data Exchange

  • Ian Anthony Stroud
  • Hildegarde Nagy


This chapter describes some of the main aspects of communication between modelling systems. First of all, local disc formats are described, since this is a basis for other data exchange. Data exchange can be divided into roughly two categories: standardised data exchange; and non-standardised data exchange. Standardised data exchange is formal, done once, but sometimes bulky. Non-standardised data exchange often means that code has to be specially written or adapted.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.STI-IPR-LICPEcole Polytechnique Federale de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.LausanneSwitzerland

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