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Document Library Archive

The document archive below contains reference materials and product documentation for previous versions of CORE and GENESYS. They serve as reference guides to some of the more powerful tools in the Vitech Solution. Guides and documentation for the latest versions of Vitech Software can be found in the main
Product Documentation Library.

If you have any questions about the documentation, please contact our Customer Support team or call us at 540.951.3999.



Installation and Configuration

GENESYS Installation Guide
This guide provides information on installing the GENESYS product family, licensing, installing new releases and upgrading from previous versions.

Definition Guides

Architecture Definition Guide
This Architecture Definition Guide (ADG) provides a structured approach for populating a GENESYS™ project with operational architectural information and producing information about the architecture following the Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) requirements for viewpoint generation using the reports provided with GENESYS.

System Definition Guide
This System Definition Guide (SDG) provides a structured approach for populating a GENESYS™ project with system engineering design information using the GENESYS base schema.

Introductions and Quick Reference

Simulator User Guide
This guide provides information on the usage of the GENESYS model simulator.

GENESYS 4 Guided Tour
The self-paced guided tour uses the Geospatial Library system sample to familiarize users with the GENESYS software and the model-based systems engineering approach.

Security Classification Schema Extension User Guide
This document describes the schema extension to support security levels or classifications associated with elements in the system design.

Standard Compliance Schema Extension User Guide
This document describes the schema extension to support an alternative way for tracing system-level requirements to industry standards.

Technical Product References

DOORS Connector Guide

Getting Started with GENESYS API
The GENESYS architecture was designed with an extensive public Application Programming Interface (API) in mind, providing full programmatic access to repository and project model data. Vitech follows standard, accepted Microsoft .NET framework practices when it comes to managing public interfaces, resulting in a familiar look and feel to external application developers.

DoDAF v2.0 Viewpoint Definitions
The following instructions identify the entities that appear in the various DoDAF 2.0 Viewpoints. It identifies the relationships used to select the appropriate entities contained in the viewpoint. It also identifies attributes that may appear in the viewpoint.

Excel Connector Guide

PowerPoint Connector Guide

Project Connector Guide

MATLAB Constraint Solver

Installation and Configuration

GENESYS Installation Guide
This guide provides information on installing the GENESYS product family, licensing, installing new releases and upgrading from previous versions.

Definition Guides

Architecture Definition Guide
This Architecture Definition Guide (ADG) provides a structured approach for populating a GENESYS™ project with operational architectural information and producing information about the architecture following the Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) requirements for viewpoint generation using the reports provided with GENESYS.

System Definition Guide
This System Definition Guide (SDG) provides a structured approach for populating a GENESYS™ project with system engineering design information using the GENESYS base schema.

Technical Product References

Getting Started with GENESYS API
The GENESYS architecture was designed with an extensive public Application Programming Interface (API) in mind, providing full programmatic access to repository and project model data. Vitech follows standard, accepted Microsoft .NET framework practices when it comes to managing public interfaces, resulting in a familiar look and feel to external application developers.

DoDAF v2.0 Viewpoint Definitions
The following instructions identify the entities that appear in the various DoDAF 2.0 Viewpoints. It identifies the relationships used to select the appropriate entities contained in the viewpoint. It also identifies attributes that may appear in the viewpoint.

Excel Connector Guide
This Excel Connector Guide (ECG) provides information on how to install and use an Excel extension developed to connect the GENESYS™ database to Microsoft® Excel®. The connector is a .NET application that extends the Excel spreadsheet provided in Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013.

Installation and Configuration

CORE 9 Installation Guide
This guide provides information on installing the CORE product family, licensing, installing new releases, and upgrading from previous versions.

Installing CORE Service Packs
These basic instructions are for users that already have a CORE product installed and are installing a service pack update.

Configuring CORE on a WAN
This document describes how to use CORE 9 in a wide-area network (WAN) environment, including configuration of the CORE Enterprise server and clients, DNS, firewalls, and routers.

Data Migration Guide
This Guide provides information need to help project teams considering migration of their project data from the Base 8 schema to the Base 9 schema. Contact Customer Support for the latest schema and scripts once you have decided to migrate your project.

CORE 9 University Edition Installation Guide
Installation guide detailing installing the software, registration, and starting CORE University Edition.

Introductions and Quick Reference

CORE 9 Guided Tour
The self-paced guided tour uses the Geospatial Library system sample to familiarize users with the CORE software and the model-based systems engineering approach.

Quick Reference Guide to CORE 9 Icons
This guide provides a quick reference to commonly-used icons in CORE. Displaying the icon with a description of its function, this guide is valuable reference to have available while you become familiar with CORE's user interface.

COREsim User Guide
This document provides the user with a description of the features and use of COREsim.

DOORS Connector Schema Extension User Guide
This document describes the schema extension to support the connector between CORE and DOORS.

Standard Compliance Schema Extension User Guide
This document describes the schema extension to support an alternative way for tracing system-level requirements to industry standards.

Security Classification Schema Extension User Guide
This document describes the schema extension to support security levels or classifications associated with elements in the system design.


Definition Guides

Architecture Definition Guide
Updated for DoDAF 2.0, this comprehensive guide provides a structured approach to populating a CORE project with architecture definition information using the CORE 9 DoDAF schema. It provides insight and helps teams understand how to make the most effective use of CORE on a project responding to DoDAF. This guide augments the Model-Based Systems Engineering with CORE training course.

System Definition Guide
This guide describes a structured approach to populating a CORE project with systems engineering information using the basic schema provided with CORE. It presents actions that must be accomplished in the context of the classic systems engineering activities of requirements analysis, functional analysis, physical architecture synthesis, and verification and validation. Each activity and the CORE schema classes used to capture the associated information in the system definition repository are described. In addressing each activity, attention is given to populating the repository to facilitate the production of formal documents using the standard scripts provided with CORE. This guide augments the Model-Based Systems Engineering with CORE training course.

Technical Product References

API Reference
Programmer's reference guide on how to use the Application Program Interface (API) to extract information from the CORE 9 database.

COREscript Construct Reference
COREscript reference that provides a description of the constructs (main building blocks) for CORE 9's internal scripting language. COREscript is a hybrid procedural/object-oriented language which supports many of CORE's advanced functions such as document generation and detailed simulation.

COREscript Expression Reference
COREscript reference for CORE 9 that describes the many functions and methods available. The expressions complement the COREscript constructs to give the language its full power and flexibility.

DOORS Connector User Guide
This guide describes the steps to be taken to extract requirement information from IBM® Rational® DOORS® and import this requirement information into CORE.

Installation and Configuration

CORE 8 Installation Guide
This guide provides information on installing the CORE 8 product family, licensing, installing new releases, and upgrading from previous versions.

Installing CORE Service Packs
These basic instructions are for users that already have a CORE product installed and are installing a service pack update.

Configuring CORE on a WAN
This document describes how to use CORE 8 in a WAN (wide-area network) environment, including configuration of the CORE Enterprise server and clients, DNS, firewalls, and routers.

Introductions and Quick Reference

CORE 8 Guided Tour
The self-paced guided tour uses the Autolink system sample to familiarize users with the CORE software and the model-based systems engineering approach.

Quick Reference Guide to CORE 8 Icons
This guide provides a quick reference to commonly-used icons in CORE. Displaying the icon with a description of its function, this guide is valuable reference to have available while you become familiar with CORE's user interface.

COREsim User Guide
This document provides the user with a description of the features and use of COREsim.


Definition Guides

Architecture Definition Guide
Updated for DoDAF 2.0 , this comprehensive 36-page guide provides a structured approach to populating a CORE project with architecture definition information using the CORE 8 DoDAF schema. It provides insight and helps teams understand how to make the most effective use of CORE on a project responding to DoDAF. This guide augments the Model-Based Systems Engineering with CORE training course.

System Definition Guide
This guide describes a structured approach to populating a CORE project with systems engineering information using the basic schema provided with CORE. It presents actions that must be accomplished in the context of the classic systems engineering activities of requirements analysis, functional analysis, physical architecture synthesis, and verification and validation. Each activity and the CORE schema classes used to capture the associated information in the system definition repository are described. In addressing each activity, attention is given to populating the repository to facilitate the production of formal documents using the standard scripts provided with CORE. This guide augments the Model-Based Systems Engineering with CORE training course.

Technical Product References

API Reference
Programmer's reference guide on how to use the Application Program Interface (API) to extract information from the CORE 8 database.

COREscript Construct Reference
COREscript reference that provides a description of the constructs (main building blocks) for CORE 8's internal scripting language. COREscript is a hybrid procedural/object-oriented language which supports many of CORE's advanced functions such as document generation and detailed simulation.

COREscript Expression Reference
COREscript reference for CORE 8 that describes the many functions and methods available. The expressions complement the COREscript constructs to give the language its full power and flexibility.

Installation and Configuration

CORE 7 Installation Guide
This guide provides information on installing the CORE 7 product family, licensing, installing new releases, and upgrading from previous versions.

Installing CORE Service Packs
These basic instructions are for users that already have a CORE product installed and are installing a service pack update.

Configuring CORE on a WAN
This document describes how to use CORE 7 in a WAN (wide-area network) environment, including configuration of the CORE Enterprise server and clients, DNS, firewalls, and routers.

Introductions and Quick Reference

CORE 7 Guided Tour
The self-paced guided tour uses the Autolink system sample to familiarize users with the CORE software and the model-based systems engineering approach.

Quick Reference Guide to CORE 7 Icons
This guide provides a quick reference to commonly-used icons in CORE. Displaying the icon with a description of its function, this guide is valuable reference to have available while you become familiar with CORE's user interface.

COREsim User Guide
This document provides the user with a description of the features and use of COREsim.


Definition Guides

Architecture Definition Guide
Updated for DoDAF 2.0 , this comprehensive 36-page guide provides a structured approach to populating a CORE project with architecture definition information using the CORE 7 DoDAF schema. It provides insight and helps teams understand how to make the most effective use of CORE on a project responding to DoDAF. This guide augments the Model-Based Systems Engineering with CORE training course.

System Definition Guide
This guide describes a structured approach to populating a CORE project with systems engineering information using the basic schema provided with CORE. It presents actions that must be accomplished in the context of the classic systems engineering activities of requirements analysis, functional analysis, physical architecture synthesis, and verification and validation. Each activity and the CORE schema classes used to capture the associated information in the system definition repository are described. In addressing each activity, attention is given to populating the repository to facilitate the production of formal documents using the standard scripts provided with CORE. This guide augments the Model-Based Systems Engineering with CORE training course.

Technical Product References

API Reference
Programmer's reference guide on how to use the Application Program Interface (API) to extract information from the CORE 7 database.

COREscript Construct Reference
COREscript reference that provides a description of the constructs (main building blocks) for CORE 7's internal scripting language. COREscript is a hybrid procedural/object-oriented language which supports many of CORE's advanced functions such as document generation and detailed simulation.

COREscript Expression Reference
COREscript reference for CORE 7 that describes the many functions and methods available. The expressions complement the COREscript constructs to give the language its full power and flexibility.

Installation and Configuration

CORE 6 Installation Guide
This guide provides information on installing the CORE 6 product family, licensing, installing new releases, and upgrading from previous versions.

Installing CORE Service Packs
These basic instructions are for users that already have a CORE product installed and are installing a service pack update.

Configuring CORE Enterprise on a WAN
This document describes how to use CORE 6 in a WAN (wide-area network) environment, including configuration of the CORE Enterprise server and clients, DNS, firewalls, and routers.

Introductions and Quick Reference

CORE 6 Guided Tour
The self-paced guided tour uses the Autolink system sample to familiarize users with the CORE software and the model-based systems engineering approach.

Quick Reference Guide to CORE 6 Icons
This guide provides a quick reference to commonly-used icons in CORE. Displaying the icon with a description of its function, this guide is valuable reference to have available while you become familiar with CORE's user interface.

COREsim User Guide
This document provides the user with a description of the features and use of COREsim.


Definition Guides

Architecture Definition Guide
Updated for DoDAF 2.0 , this comprehensive 36-page guide provides a structured approach to populating a CORE project with architecture definition information using the CORE 6 DoDAF schema. It provides insight and helps teams understand how to make the most effective use of CORE on a project responding to DoDAF. This guide augments the Model-Based Systems Engineering with CORE training course.

System Definition Guide
This guide describes a structured approach to populating a CORE project with systems engineering information using the basic schema provided with CORE. It presents actions that must be accomplished in the context of the classic systems engineering activities of requirements analysis, functional analysis, physical architecture synthesis, and verification and validation. Each activity and the CORE schema classes used to capture the associated information in the system definition repository are described. In addressing each activity, attention is given to populating the repository to facilitate the production of formal documents using the standard scripts provided with CORE. This guide augments the Model-Based Systems Engineering with CORE training course.

Technical Product References

API Reference
Programmer's reference guide on how to use the Application Program Interface (API) to extract information from the CORE 6 database.

COREscript Construct Reference
COREscript reference that provides a description of the constructs (main building blocks) for CORE 6's internal scripting language. COREscript is a hybrid procedural/object-oriented language which supports many of CORE's advanced functions such as document generation and detailed simulation.

COREscript Expression Reference
COREscript reference for CORE 6 that describes the many functions and methods available. The expressions complement the COREscript constructs to give the language its full power and flexibility.

Installation and Configuration

CORE 5.1.5 Installation Guide
This guide provides information on installing the CORE 5.1.5 product family, licensing, installing new releases, and upgrading from previous versions.

Configuring CORE Enterprise on a WAN
This document describes how to use Enterprise 5 in a WAN (wide-area network) environment, including configuration of the CORE Enterprise server and clients, DNS, firewalls, and routers.

CORE 5 Data Migration Guide
This guide provides information needed to help project teams considering migration of their project data from the Base 4.0 schema to the Base 5 schema. Contact Customer Support for the latest schema and scripts once you have decided to migrate your project.

Introductions and Quick Reference

CORE 5 Guided Tour
The self-paced guided tour uses the Autolink system sample to familiarize users with the CORE software and the model-based systems engineering approach.

CORE 5 Guided Tour Sample Files (Commercial Edition)
Sample files for use with the Guided Tour and the Commercial Edition of CORE. After downloading, unzip the contents of this file and copy them into the 50 Samples folder in your Workstation or Enterprise Client installation.

Quick Reference Guide to CORE 5 Icons
This guide provides a quick reference to commonly-used icons in CORE. Displaying the icon with a description of its function, this guide is valuable reference to have available while you become familiar with CORE's user interface.

COREsim Transcript Overview
This basic document describes the fields of the COREsim simulation transcript. This is an essential reference for users post-processing simulation transcripts.


Definition Guides

Architecture Definition Guide
Updated for DoDAF 1.5 , this comprehensive 34-page guide provides a structured approach to populating a CORE project with architecture definition information using the CORE 5 DoDAF schema. It provides insight and helps teams understand how to make the most effective use of CORE on a project responding to DoDAF. This guide augments the Model-Based Systems Engineering with CORE training course.

System Definition Guide
This guide describes a structured approach to populating a CORE project with systems engineering information using the basic schema provided with CORE. It presents actions that must be accomplished in the context of the classic systems engineering activities of requirements analysis, functional analysis, physical architecture synthesis, and verification and validation. Each activity and the CORE schema classes used to capture the associated information in the system definition repository are described. In addressing each activity, attention is given to populating the repository to facilitate the production of formal documents using the standard scripts provided with CORE. This guide augments the Model-Based Systems Engineering with CORE training course.

Technical Product References

API Reference
Programmer's reference guide on how to use the Application Program Interface (API) to extract information from the CORE 5 database.

COREscript Construct Reference
COREscript reference that provides a description of the constructs (main building blocks) for CORE 5's internal scripting language. COREscript is a hybrid procedural/object-oriented language which supports many of CORE's advanced functions such as document generation and detailed simulation.

COREscript Expression Reference
COREscript reference for CORE 5 that describes the many functions and methods available. The expressions complement the COREscript constructs to give the language its full power and flexibility.

Installation and Configuration

CORE 4.0 Enterprise User's Guide
Reference guide to the installation and advanced features of CORE 4.0 Enterprise. For help on standard CORE features, please see online help.

Technical Product References

API Reference
Programmer's reference guide on how to use the Application Program Interface (API) to extract information from the CORE 4 database.

COREscript Construct Reference
COREscript reference that provides a description of the constructs (main building blocks) for CORE 4's internal scripting language. COREscript is a hybrid procedural/object-oriented language which supports many of CORE's advanced functions such as document generation and detailed simulation.

COREscript Expression Reference
COREscript reference that describes the many functions and methods available in CORE 4.0. The expressions complement the standard COREscript constructs to give the language its full power and flexibility.

Installation and Configuration

CORE 3.1 Enterprise User's Guide
Reference guide to the installation of CORE Enterprise 3.1. For help on using CORE, please see the CORE User's Guide or the CORE Online Help File.

Introductions and Quick References

CORE 3.1 Guided Tour
A structured walkthrough of a product and process engineering problem that is designed to introduce you to the basic concepts and capabilities of CORE. It is designed to be used with CORE 3.1 trial version (no longer available for download). This is not intended to demonstrate CORE's full power and flexibility. Contact Vitech to receive an evaluation copy of the latest CORE software.


Product Documentation

COREsim User's Guide
Reference guide for the features and capabilities of the simulator add-on to CORE. COREsim's discrete event simulation engine dynamically executes the CORE models to detect model inconsistencies and inadequate performance early in the modeling process. (Included in On-line Help beginning with version 3.1)

Technical Product References

API Reference
Programmer's reference guide on how to use the Application Programming Interface (API) to extract information from the CORE 3.1 database.

COREscript Construct Reference
Reference guide that provides a description of the constructs (main building blocks) for COREscript, CORE 3.1's internal scripting language. COREscript is a hybrid procedural/object-oriented language which supports many of CORE's advanced functions such as document generation and detailed simulation.

COREscript Expression Reference
Reference guide that describes the many functions and methods available in COREscript. The expressions complement the standard COREscript constructs to give the language its full power and flexibility.


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