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European Definitions

DIESIS project

The DIESIS project [1] gives the following definition:

  • "A single simulation model that interoperates with other simulations in a federation" [2].
  • In the DIESIS context, a federate also refers to the aggregate of a simulator and its specific enhancements, e.g., certain interfaces or middleware.

Other International Definitions

United Nations’ Definition

National Definitions

Standard Definition

Discussion Topic

See also


  1. http://www.diesis-project.eu/
  2. Tarun Rathnam (2004). Using Ontologies to Support Interoperability in Federated Simulation. Master Thesis. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. http://www.smartech.gatech.edu/handle/1853/4788.