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Title:
An Approach to Cellular Automata Modelling in Modelica
Author:
Victorino Sanz: Dpto. de Informática y Automática, ETSI Informática, UNED, Spain Alfonso Urquia: Dpto. de Informática y Automática, ETSI Informática, UNED, Spain
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Year:
2013
Conference:
Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Modeling Languages and Tools; April 19; University of Nottingham; Nottingham; UK
Issue:
084
Article no.:
015
Pages:
121-120
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2013-03-27
ISBN:
978-91-7519-621-3 (print)
978-91-7519-617-6 (online)
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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A new Modelica library; named CellularPDEVS; is introduced in this manuscript. This new library facilitates the description of one- and two-dimensional Cellular Automata (CA) models in Modelica. CellularPDEVS models have been specified using Parallel DEVS. The library has been implemented using the functionality of the DEVSLib library which supports the Parallel DEVS formalism in Modelica. CellularPDEVS allows the user to focus on describing the behavior of the cell and the characteristics of the cellular space. CellularPDEVS models are compatible with other DEVSLib models; facilitating the combination of CA; Parallel DEVS and other Modelica models. Three examples are presented: Wolfram’s rule 30 and 110; and the Conway’s Game of Life.

Keywords: Modelica; Cellular Automata; Parallel DEVS; CellularPDEVS; DEVSLib

Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Modeling Languages and Tools; April 19; University of Nottingham; Nottingham; UK

Author:
Victorino Sanz, Alfonso Urquia
Title:
An Approach to Cellular Automata Modelling in Modelica
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Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Modeling Languages and Tools; April 19; University of Nottingham; Nottingham; UK

Author:
Victorino Sanz, Alfonso Urquia
Title:
An Approach to Cellular Automata Modelling in Modelica
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