M&S Verification, Validation and Accreditation Research Direction Considering the Characteristics of Defense M&S

국방 M&S의 특징 분석과 이를 통한 VV&A 방향

  • 김정훈 (한국과학기술원(KAIST) 산업 및 시스템 공학과) ;
  • 정승민 (한국과학기술원(KAIST) 산업 및 시스템 공학과) ;
  • 황일회 (한국과학기술원(KAIST) 산업 및 시스템 공학과) ;
  • 조현주 (한국과학기술원(KAIST) 산업 및 시스템 공학과) ;
  • 김대영 (한국과학기술원(KAIST) 산업 및 시스템 공학과) ;
  • 장영재 (한국과학기술원(KAIST) 산업 및 시스템 공학과)
  • Received : 2013.07.13
  • Accepted : 2013.11.15
  • Published : 2013.12.15


In this paper, we first present an in-depth survey of the research on Verification, Validation and Accreditation (VV&A) applied in various areas. Then we introduce the characteristics of the military and defense Modeling and Simulation (M&S) and propose the direction of method for VV&A with the identified characteristics. The M&S has been widely used in many different applications in the military and defense area including training, analysis, and acquisition. Methods and processes of VV&A have been proposed by researchers and M&S practitioners to guarantee the correctness of the M&S. The idea of applying the formal credibility assessment in VV&A is originated from the Software Engineering Reliability Test and Systems Engineering Development Process. However, the current VV&A techniques and processes proposed in the research community have not utilized the military-and-defense specific characteristics. We identify the characteristics and issues that can be found in the military and defense M&S. Then propose the direction of techniques and methods for VV&A considering the characteristics and issues. Also, possible research direction on the development of VV&A is proposed.


Supported by : 국방과학연구소


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