Start: 2013-06-07, Publication: 2013-06-09


A new OASIS technical committee is being formed. The OASIS XML Interchange Language (XMILE) for System Dynamics Technical Committee has been proposed by the members of OASIS listed in the charter below. The TC name, statement of purpose, scope, list of deliverables, audience, IPR mode and language specified in the proposal will constitute the TC's official charter. Submissions of technology for consideration by the TC and the beginning of technical discussions may occur no sooner than the TC's first meeting.

System Dynamics is an interactive environment for simulating the impact of policy on complex ecosystems. The TC will accept as input the following SMILE and XMILE specifications published on 7 June 2013: & SMILE is a descriptive language based on Dynamo that allows people to create System Dynamic models and components. XMILE is a specification that encodes SMILE in XML.


Name:Owen Ambur


Name:OASIS XML Interchange Language for System Dynamics Technical Committee


The TC will produce OASIS Standard versions of both the SMILE and XMILE specifications within 12 to 16 months of the first meeting. The TC may optionally deliver white papers, orientation materials, tutorials, and such other non-normative content as may be useful to the community.


  • Proposers of the XMILE TC

  • Karim Chichaklyisee systems, inc.

  • Joanne Egnerisee systems, inc.

  • Steve AdlerIBM

  • Eleni PratsiniIBM

  • Lianjun AnIBM

  • Soumyadip GhoshIBM

  • LMLIE TC ParticipantsThe eligibility requirements for becoming a participant in the TC at the first meeting are: (a) you must be an employee or designee of an OASIS member organization or an individual member of OASIS, and
 (b) you must join the Technical Committee, which members may do by using the Roster "join group" link on the TC's web page [a]. To be considered a voting member at the first meeting: (a) you must join the Technical Committee at least 7 days prior to the first meeting (on or before 17 July 2013); and
 (b) you must attend the first meeting of the TC, at the time and date fixed below (24 July 2013). Participants also may join the TC at a later time. OASIS and the TC welcomes all interested parties. Non-OASIS members who wish to participate may contact us about joining OASIS [b]. In addition, the public may access the information resources maintained for each TC: a mail list archive, document repository and public comments facility, which will be linked from the TC's public home page at [c].