Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Conference papers

OSIF: A Framework To Instrument, Validate, and Analyze Simulations

Judicaël Ribault 1 Olivier Dalle 1 Denis Conan 2 Sébastien Leriche 2
1 MASCOTTE - Algorithms, simulation, combinatorics and optimization for telecommunications
CRISAM - Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée , Laboratoire I3S - COMRED - COMmunications, Réseaux, systèmes Embarqués et Distribués
Abstract : In most existing simulators, the outputs of a simulation run consist either in a simulat ion report generated at the end of the run and summarizing the statistics of interest, or in a (set of) trace file(s) containing raw data samples produced and saved regularly during the run, for later post-processing. In this paper, we address issues related to the management of these data and their on-line processing, such as: (i)~the instrumentation code is mixed in the modeling code; (ii)~the amount of data to be stored may be enormous, and often, a significant part of these data are useless while their collect may consume a significant amount of the computing resources; and (iii)~it is difficult to have confidence in the treatment applied to the data and then make comparisons between studies since each user (model developer) builds its own ad-hoc instrumentation and data processing. In this paper, we propose OSIF, a new component-based instrumentation framework designed to solve the above mentioned issues. OSIF is based on several mature software engineering techniques and frameworks, such as COSMOS, Fractal and its ADL, and AOP.
Document type :
Conference papers
Complete list of metadata

Cited literature [17 references]  Display  Hide  Download
Contributor : Judicaël Ribault Connect in order to contact the contributor
Submitted on : Monday, November 1, 2010 - 6:13:21 PM
Last modification on : Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 4:10:08 PM
Long-term archiving on: : Friday, October 26, 2012 - 12:50:26 PM


Files produced by the author(s)


  • HAL Id : inria-00465141, version 1


Judicaël Ribault, Olivier Dalle, Denis Conan, Sébastien Leriche. OSIF: A Framework To Instrument, Validate, and Analyze Simulations. SIMUTools2010, Mar 2010, Torremolinos, Spain. ⟨inria-00465141⟩



Les métriques sont temporairement indisponibles