An Agent-Based C4ISR Testbed

Joseph Andrew Giampapa, Katia Sycara, Sean R. Owens, Robin Glinton, Young-Woo Seo, Bin Yu, Charles E. Grindle and Yang Xu
Conference Paper, Eighth International Conference on Information Fusion, Vol. 2, July, 2005

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Abstract

This paper describes six functional extensions to the OneSAF Testbed Baseline (OTB) modeling and simulation environment: (1) the addition of modules to access OTB?s terrain database, (2) a supervised, on-line “batch-mode” interface to OTB for running experiments, (3) the addition of virtual reality (VR) agent proxies for integration with a low-cost, off-the-shelf VR engine, (4) a two-way OTB-agent bridge for the real-time query and control of OTB entities, (5) an unsupervised, off-line “batch-mode” interface for automatically loading, generating, reconfiguring, and executing experiments, and (6) the addition of new sensor model entities. These extensions enable the integration with OTB of C2 and multi-level information fusion algorithms that would not normally integrate with its event-based modeling and simulation engine. This paper describes the system architecture of the testbed and some of the research applications that demonstrate its use.


@conference{Giampapa-2005-9227,
author = {Joseph Andrew Giampapa and Katia Sycara and Sean R. Owens and Robin Glinton and Young-Woo Seo and Bin Yu and Charles E. Grindle and Yang Xu and},
title = {An Agent-Based C4ISR Testbed},
booktitle = {Eighth International Conference on Information Fusion},
year = {2005},
month = {July},
volume = {2},
publisher = {IEEE},
address = {3 Park Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10016-5997},
keywords = {C4ISR testbed, OneSAF, agent, multi-level information fusion, simulation, RETSINA},
} 2017-09-13T10:43:20-04:00