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Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS'05) (2005)
Monterey, Californi
June 1, 2005 to June 3, 2005
ISSN: 1087-4097
ISBN: 0-7695-2383-8
pp: 273-281
Rob Minson , University of Birmingham
Georgios Theodoropoulos , University of Birmingham
Traditionally Interest Management (IM) in distributed environments has been performed through a ?top-down? expression of interest patterns in the model. For many models the interest patterns are complicated or highly dynamic and are not suitable for expression in this way. Top-down expression also forces the model to contain data about the network communication which should strictly be encapsulated by the infrastructure. We propose a system, based on a Distributed Shared Variable abstraction, capable of automatically deriving interest expressions at the infrastructure level in a ?bottom-up? manner. We demonstrate through a simulated testbed that for certain access patterns this dramatically improves the precision of the IM system without sacrificing transparency from a modeller perspective.

R. Minson and G. Theodoropoulos, "An Adaptive Interest Management Scheme for Distributed Virtual Environments," Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS'05)(PADS), Monterey, Californi, 2005, pp. 273-281.
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