Modeling Routing Processes through Network Theory: A Grammar to Define RDEVS Simulation Models

  • María J. Blas UTN
  • Clarisa Espertino UTN
  • Silvio Gonnet UTN


The Routed DEVS (RDEVS) formalism provides a reasonable formalization for the simulation of routing processes. In this paper, we introduce a context-free grammar for the definition of routing processes as a particular case of a constrained network model. Such grammar is based on a metamodel that defines the semantics over the syntactical elements. This metamodel allows a direct mapping between its concepts and RDEVS simulation models. A Java implementation is provided for the grammar as a plug-in for Eclipse IDE. The main benefit of this software tool is the feasibility of getting a simulation model without having programming skills.


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BLAS, María J.; ESPERTINO, Clarisa; GONNET, Silvio. Modeling Routing Processes through Network Theory: A Grammar to Define RDEVS Simulation Models. In: WORKSHOP EM MODELAGEM E SIMULAÇÃO DE SISTEMAS INTENSIVOS EM SOFTWARE (MSSIS), 3. , 2021, Joinville. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2021 . p. 10-19. DOI: