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Towards Unified System Modeling and Simulation with ModelicaML: Modeling of Executable Behavior Using Graphical Notations

Wladimir Schamai
EADS Innovation Works, Hamburg, Germany

Peter Fritzson
PELAB – Programming Environment Lab, Dept. Computer Science, Linköping University, Sweden

Chris Paredis
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

Adrian Pop
PELAB – Programming Environment Lab, Dept. Computer Science, Linköping University, Sweden

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Published in: Proceedings of the 7th International Modelica Conference; Como; Italy; 20-22 September 2009

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 43:70, s. 612-621

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Published: 2009-12-29

ISBN: 978-91-7393-513-5

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


This paper is a further step towards application of the Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) paradigm; using standardized; graphical; and executable system modeling languages. It presents further development of Modelica graphical Modeling Language (ModelicaML); a UML Profile for Modelica; which enables an integrated modeling and simulation of system requirements and design (for systems including both hardware and software). This approach combines the power of the OMG UML/SysML standardized graphical notation for system and software modeling; and the modeling and simulation power of Modelica. It facilitates the creation of executable system-specification and analysis models that can simulate time-discrete (or eventbased) and time-continuous system behavior.


Modelica; ModelicaML; UML; SysML; graphical modeling; system requirements; system design


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