Article | Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools | Higher-Order Acausal Models

Title:
Higher-Order Acausal Models
Author:
David Broman: Department of Information and Computer Science, Linköping University, Sweden Peter Fritzson: Department of Information and Computer Science, Linköping University, Sweden
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Year:
2008
Conference:
Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools
Issue:
029
Article no.:
007
Pages:
59-69
No. of pages:
11
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2008-07-02
ISBN:
978-91-7519-823-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


Current equation-based object-oriented (EOO) languages typically contain a number of fairly complex language constructs for enabling reuse of models. However; support for model transformation is still often limited to scripting solutions provided by tool implementations. In this paper we investigate the possibility of combining the well known concept of higher-order functions; used in standard functional programming languages; with acausal models. This concept; called Higher-Order Acausal Models (HOAMs); simplifies the creation of reusable model libraries and model transformations within the modeling language itself. These transformations include general model composition and recursion operations and do not require data representation/ reification of models as in metaprogramming/metamodeling. Examples within the electrical and mechanical domain are given using a small research language. However; the language concept is not limited to a particular language; and could in the future be incorporated into existing commercially available EOO-languages.

Keywords: Higher-Order;Acausal;Modeling; Simulation; Model Transformation; Equations; Object-Oriented; EOO

Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools

Author:
David Broman, Peter Fritzson
Title:
Higher-Order Acausal Models
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Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools

Author:
David Broman, Peter Fritzson
Title:
Higher-Order Acausal Models
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