Toward a Unified Foundation for Simulation-Based Acquisition

  • H. S. Sarjoughian
  • F. E. Cellier


Simulation-Based Acquisition (SBA) has become an important framework for the development of engineering systems of high complexity. It offers a rapid prototyping capability for the design and/or evaluation of engineering systems, the components of which are by themselves complex systems that may be manufactured by different vendors. Using SBA, the designers of such Systems of Systems can verify that the interplay between the component systems functions correctly and reliably. The paper stipulates that SBA is enabled by the synergism of three technologies, namely Modeling & Simulation (M&S), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Software Engineering (SE).


Software Engineer Architectural Framework Unify Foundation Artificial Intelligence Community Terminal Variable 
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