A zone based architecture for massively multi-user simulations

  title={A zone based architecture for massively multi-user simulations},
  author={Ihab Kazem and Dewan Tanvir Ahmed and Shervin Shirmohammadi},
Massively multi-user simulation requires synchronous communication among the parties. In this paper, we present a multi-user collaboration architecture that divides the virtual world into multiple adjacent hexagonal regions in order to properly organize the entities and efficiently manage their liaison. A special node, named hybrid node, is in charge of each hexagonal region and constructs a data distribution tree at the application layer rather than the network layer. While constructing the… CONTINUE READING