Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2014’

Javascript Performance

I’ve done a little benchmarking for Javascript DIS binary performance on various web browsers, and done some comparisons to JSON format messages. http://jsperf.com/javascript-dis/2 Shows comparative decode speeds for binary DIS Javascript on Chrome, Firefox, IE 11, and some mobile browsers. I also compared the decode speeds to that of a type of WebLVC message in JSON format, and to DIS …

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Call for Position Papers – 4th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications

CALL FOR POSITION PAPERS 4th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications SIMULTECH website: http://www.simultech.org/ August 28 – 30, 2014 Vienna, Austria In Cooperation with: ACM SIGMIS, ACM SIGSIM, MIMOS, JSST, ASIASIM and AIS SIGMAS Co-organized by: OCG Sponsored by: INSTICC INSTICC is Member of: OMG, WfMC and APDIO Technically Co-sponsored by: SCS, Liophant Simulation, Simulation Team, …

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March 2014 DASN (RDT&E) M&S Newsletter

M&S Forums across the Navy and Marine Corps foster collaboration internally and are linkage nodes for external communications. At our recent DoN M&S Summit, having each M&S Forum lead participate and allowing group interaction resulted in robust and forward-looking discussions. This month’s newsletter showcases our various M&S Forums and provides points of contact so that you can get involved and …

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Presentation Advice

Since so much of the job of almost everyone who reads this blog involves presentations, I wanted to post this here.  Garr Reynolds is a Tokyo-based presentation instructor, and in his blog today he discusses an exercise he did in one of his classes.  He had students come up with a “Good” and “Bad” list from their experience as the …

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2014 Simulation and Training Community Forum, Dayton Ohio

Registration is now open for the 2014 Simulation & Training Community Forum, to be held at the Holiday Inn Fairborn (Dayton, OH) on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.   This event replaces the USAF APBI, which was held annually from 2004 to 2012, but unfortunately had to be cancelled last year. The Simulation & Training Community Forum will feature program updates from …

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Virtual reality gets real with Army’s 3D game update

“The Army is getting more real with its 3D training game, Virtual Battle Space 3, by creating avatars that match the strength, endurance and skills of the users rather than letting them take the virtual field in the shape of a sinewy virtual super warrior.  …” Read more here: http://defensesystems.com/articles/2014/04/10/army-vbs3-virtual-training-gets-real.aspx?s=ds_140414  

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International Workshop on Applied Modeling and Simulation – Istanbul, Turkey

WAMS 2014- CALL FOR PAPERS The International Workshop on Applied Modeling and Simulation (WAMS 2014) (http://www.msc-les.org/conf/wams2014) Date and Location September 16-19 2014 Ataturk Wargaming and Convention Center Istanbul, Turkey WAMS 2014 will be co-located with 9th NATO CAX Forum. Key Dates Extended Abstracts, May15th 2014 Acceptance Notification, June15th 2014 Camera Ready Papers, July15th 2014 Indexing The WAMS proceedings will be submitted …

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SAGE M&S News: Free Simulation Article Access during SpringSim 2014

From SAGE Publishers: We are   looking forward to attending this year’s Spring Simulation Multi-Conference 2014   (SpringSim’14).   The conference brings together leading experts in Simulation and Modeling   from around the world. Read on to find out more about the conference   competition, exclusive free content trials and a brand new section in SIMULATION journal.   Free Trial …

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Society for Modeling and Simulation International April 2014 Newsletter

The April 2014 issue of the SCS M&S Newsletter is now online! Click here to take a look at this month’s newsletter. We’ve redesigned our newsletter template to make it easier for you to read and enjoy. This month’s newsletter topics include: Past SCS President Receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from California State University Release of NetLogo 5.0.5 Complex Systems Digital Campus News …

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Defense News — Drones with a hive mentality

Pentagon wants teamwork out of drones DARPA’s program could let unmanned aircraft work around the contested airspace and spectrum likely in future conflicts. See http://defensesystems.com/articles/2014/03/31/darpa-code-autonomous-drone-squadron.aspx?s=ds_020414

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