Model Repositories for Systems of Systems

  • Bernard P. Zeigler
  • Hessam S. Sarjoughian
Part of the Simulation Foundations, Methods and Applications book series (SFMA)


In this chapter we discuss another modeling and simulation environment that supports both development and storage of families of DEVS models for Systems of Systems. Component-based System Modeler (CoSMo) is grounded in a unified logical, persistence, and visual model development concept. We show how you can develop; store, retrieve, and instantiate DEVS SoS models such as those for service oriented and cloud systems (Chaps.  14 and  15). We develop a unified concept supporting logical, visual, and persistence modeling and simulation framework (CoSMoS) which lends itself for data (XML-Schema) modeling and XML Schema code as well as cellular automata modeling. We show how the concept of SW/HW co-design for systems of systems fits seamlessly into the CoSMoS framework. While being based on the same underlying concepts of DEVS model construction, MS4 Me™ and CoSMoS offer somewhat different perspectives on support for SoS model construction.


Composite Model Instance Model Entity Relation Template Model Network Interface Card 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard P. Zeigler
    • 1
  • Hessam S. Sarjoughian
    • 2
  1. 1.Chief ScientistRTSync Corp.RockvilleUSA
  2. 2.Computer Science & Engineering FacultyArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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