A Mediate-Based ABS Framework in Large-Scale Military Analytic Simulation

  • Yang Mei
  • Zhou Yun
  • Yang Shan-liang
  • Yang Zheng-jun
  • Huang Ke-di
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 402)


In this paper, we present a novel mediate-based framework for ABS (Agent-based simulation) which integrates common functions for commanders and operational entities in military analytic simulation. This framework aims to provide architecture for agents that run faster than real-time. Traditional “sense-think-action” cycle for multi-agent is extended to “sense-think-lookahead-action” cycle to reduce computation complexity and avoid possible loss of interactions. And a simulation platform with three mediators is designed for typical actions of military agents. The initial implementation of sense mediator is described and the spending of time for a simple scenario is compared with traditional approaches.


Military simulation Sense mediator Agent-based simulation Agent cycle 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yang Mei
    • 1
  • Zhou Yun
    • 1
  • Yang Shan-liang
    • 1
  • Yang Zheng-jun
    • 2
  • Huang Ke-di
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Information Systems and ManagementNational University of Defense TechnologyChangshaP.R. China
  2. 2.Hunan Expressway Management BureauChangshaP.R. China

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