Extended versions of best term projects in this course have been often been accepted for publication in different venues.

This is a non-comprehensive list (you can find copies of the papers here).

- “Introduction to Cellular Automata in Gaming”. G. Wainer, Q. Liu, O. Dalle, B. Zeigler. Simulation and Gaming. Sage Publishers. Vol. 41, No. 6. pp.796-823. December 2010.

- “A survey on the application of the Cell-DEVS formalism in cellular models”. G. Wainer, R. Castro. Journal of Cellular Automata. Vol. 5, No. 6. pp. 509-524. 2010.

- “DEVS modeling of mobile wireless ad hoc networks”. U. Farooq, B. Balya, G. Wainer. Simulation Modeling, Practice and Theory. Elsevier. Vol. 15, No. 3., pp. 285-314. 2007.

- “Creating Spatially-Shaped Defense Models Using DEVS and Cell-DEVS”. R. Madhoun, G.Wainer. In SCS Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation. Volume 2, Issue 3, July 2005. pp. 121-143.

- “A Model-Driven Technique for Development of Embedded Systems Based on the DEVS Formalism”. G. Wainer, E. Glinsky, P. MacSween. In Model-driven Software Development - Volume II of Research and Practice in Software Engineering. S. Beydeda and V. Gruhn eds., Springer-Verlag. 2005.

- “A Cell-DEVS Model For Logistic Urban Growth”. B. St-Aubin, G. Wainer. Proceedings of Annual Simulation Symposium, Tucson AZ. 2019.

- “Heterogeneous Crowd Simulation”. S. Janapalli, O. Hesham, G. Wainer. Proceedings of Annual Simulation Symposium, Tucson AZ. 2019.

- “Cellular Discrete-Event Models For Social Systems” I. Oyelowo and M. Dan’gana, G. Wainer. Proceedings of SummerSim 2019. Berlin, Germany.

- “Design And Implementation Of A Building Control System In Embedded-DEVS”. Kyle Bjornson; Ben Earle, J. B. Ukeme, G. Wainer; Proceedings of Symposium on Theory of Modeling and Simulation, Tucson AZ. 2019.

- “Cell-DEVS Models Of Social Influence For Human Behavior”. A. Behl, C. Ruiz-Martín, G. Wainer. Proceedings of Summer Computer Simulation Conference. Bordeaux, France. 2018.

- “A Cell-DEVS Visualization and Analysis Platform. B. St-Aubin, O. Hesham, G. Wainer. Proceedings of Summer Computer Simulation Conference. Bordeaux, France. 2018.

- “Observed Behaviours in Simulated Close-range Pedestrian Dynamics”. O. Hesham*, Princy*, W. Aburime*, Z. Rabeh*, S. Bhushan*, G. Wainer. SimAUD 2018. Delft, The Netherlands. 2018.

- “Cell-DEVS Modeling and Simulation of artificial hydraulic fracturing of rocks in boreholes”. J. Boi-Ukeme*, I. Oyelowo*, G. Wainer, N. Echegini*, S. Zlotnik. SpringSim 2018 (TMS’18). Baltimore, MD. 2018.

- “A Cell-DEVS Model For Fracture Propagation In Rock”. G. Wainer, S. Stewart. Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference, Las Vegas, NV. 2017.

- “Modeling and Simulation of User Mobility and Handover in LTE-A Mobile Networks Using DEVS”. B. Kazi, G. Wainer, V. Guimaraes da Silva. SpringSim 2017 (CNS'17). Virginia Beach, VA. 2017.

- “Modeling and Simulation of Crowd using Cellular Discrete Event Systems Theory”, R. Farrell, M. Moallemi, S. Wang, W. Xiang, G. Wainer. Proceedings of ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (PADS). Montréal, QC. 2013.

- “Cellular Simulation of Asymmetric Energy Requirements in Wireless Sensor Networks”. M. Moallemi, M. El-Shabani, G. Wainer. Proceedings of 2013 SCS/ACM Summer Computer Simulation Conference (SCSC'13). Toronto, ON. 2013.

- “DEVS Simulation of Peer-To-Peer File-Sharing”. A. Davoust, G. Wainer, B. Esfandiari. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2012). MOSPAS. Madrid, Spain, 2012.

- “Interactive DEVS-based Building Information Modeling & Simulation for Emergency Evacuation”. S. Wang, M. Van Schyndel, G. Wainer, V. Subashini Rajus, R. Woodbury. Accepted for publication in Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference. Berlin, Germany. 2012.

- “Music Generation Using Cellular Models”. H. Morris, G. Wainer. Proceedings of 2012 SCS/ACM/IEEE Symposium on Theory of Modeling and Simulation, TMS/DEVS’12. Orlando, FL. 2012.

- “Data Mining with Cellular Discrete Event Modeling and Simulation”. S. Jafer, Y. Jafer, G. Wainer. Proceedings of Annual Simulation Symposium (SCS/ACM). Orlando, FL. 2012.

- “GATLAS: Google Earth Visualization For Atlas”. G. Wainer, K. Edwards. Proceedings of 2011 SCS/ACM Symposium on Theory of Modeling and Simulation, TMS/DEVS’11. Boston, MA. 2011.

- “Creation of DEVS models using imitation learning”. M. Floyd, G. Wainer. Proceedings of the 2010 ACM/SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference. 2010.

- “DEVS-based modeling of a human motion data synthesis system”. S.A. Etemad, G. Wainer. Proceedings of the 2010 ACM/SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference (WIP session). 2010.

- “Modeling and Controlling a Robotic Arm with E-CD++”. F. Rafsanjani-Sadeghi, M. Moallemi, G. Wainer. Proceedings of the 2010 ACM/SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference (Poster session). 2010.

- “Simulation of Large Wireless Sensor Networks using Cell-DEVS”, B. Qela, G. Wainer, H. Mouftah, Accepted for publication in Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, Austin, TX. 2009.

- “Aircraft Evacuation DEVS Implementation & Visualization”. P. Castonguay, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of Springsim 2009 (DEVS Symposium). San Diego, CA. USA.

- “Tools for DEVS Modeling, Simulation and 3D Visualization”. P. Castonguay, T. Pendergast, G. Wainer. Poster Abstract. SIMUTools 2009. Rome, Italy.

- “Cable-Anchor Robot Implementation using Embedded CD++”. Keith Holman, Jeremy Kuzub, Mohammad Moallemi , Gabriel Wainer. Poster Abstract. SIMUTools 2009. Rome, Italy.

- “Modeling a neural decoder based on spiking neurons in DEVS”. Y. Boiko and G. Wainer. In Proceedings of Springsim 2009 (DEVS Symposium). San Diego, CA. USA.

- “Definition of Dynamic DEVS Models- Dynamic Structure CD++”. Monageng Kgwadi, Hui Shang and Gabriel Wainer. Poster Papers Workshop. SpringSim 2008. Ottawa, Canada. 2008.

- “Design of Persian Tapestry in CD++”. Mohammad Moallemi and Gabriel Wainer. Poster Papers Workshop. SpringSim 2008. Ottawa, Canada. 2008.

- “Implementing the SCIDDICA Landslide Model in Cell-DEVS”. Brian Webb and Gabriel A. Wainer. Poster Papers Workshop. SpringSim 2008. Ottawa, Canada. 2008.

- “Modeling quantum dot devices in Cell-DEVS environment”. Yuri Boiko and Gabriel Wainer. Poster Papers Workshop. SpringSim 2008. Ottawa, Canada. 2008.

- “Modelling Tumor-Immune Systems with Cell-DEVS”. G. Wainer, R. Goldstein. Proceedings of the European Modeling and Simulation Conference 2008. Nicosia, Cyprus. 2008.

- “Modeling Robot Path Planning with CD++”. G. Wainer. In Proceedings of ACRI 2006, LNCS Vol. 4173. Perpignan, France. 2006.

- “Improved Cell-DEVS Models for Fire Spreading Analysis” M. MacLeod, R. Chreyh, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of ACRI 2006, LNCS Vol. 4173. Perpignan, France. 2006.

- “Applying DEVS modeling for Discrete Event Multiple Model Control of a Time Varying Plant”. A. Campbell, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of Wintersim 2006. Monterey, CA. 2006.

- “Random Numbers Generation with 2D Cell-DEVS”. A. Al Sanad, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of the 2006 SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference. Calgary, AB, Canada. 2006.

- “Definition of Cell-DEVS Models for Complex Diffusion Systems”. W. Ding, C. Lin, L. Chechiu, X. Wu, G. Wainer. Proceedings of the 2005 SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference. Philadelphia, PA. 2005.

- “Simulating Market Dynamics with CD++”. Q. Liu, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Atlanta, GA. 2005.

- “Experimental results on the use of Modelica/CD++”. L. Chechiu, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of the 2005 SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference (Student Workshop). Philadelphia, PA. 2005

- “A model of virus spreading using Cell-DEVS”. H. Shang, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Atlanta, GA. 2005.

- “Applying Cell-DEVS in 3D Free-Form Shape Modeling”. P. Wu, X. Wu, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of ACRI 2004. Netherlands. Vol. 3305 Sloot, P.; Chopard, B.; Hoekstra, A. Eds. 2004.

- “A DEVS Library for Layered Queuing Networks”. D. Petriu, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of the SCS 1st Mediterranean Multiconference on Modeling and Simulation. Genoa, Italy. 2004.

- “Implementing finite state machines using the CD++ toolkit”. T. Zheng, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of the 2003 SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference. Montreal, QC. Canada. 2003.

- “Modeling of maze-solving problems using Cell-DEVS”. K. Lam, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of the 2003 SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference. Montreal, QC. Canada. 2003.

- “Modeling a sand pile application using Cell-DEVS”. H. Saadawi, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of the 2003 SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference. Montreal, QC. Canada. 2003.

- “Using the CD++ DEVS toolkit to develop Petri Nets”. C. Jacques, G. Wainer. In Proceedings of the 2002 SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference. San Diego, CA. U.S.A. 2002.

- “Applying the TPS Method To Modeling And Simulation Of Biological Systems”. R. Goldstein, N. Farran, H. Yigang, S. Lissari, G. Wainer. Proceedings of the 2010 ACM/SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference. 2010. (Runner-up for Best Paper Award).

Awards in the Student Paper Contest, SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference. Montréal, QC, Canada. Advisor: G. Wainer.

- “Modeling of Maze-Solving Systems using Cell-DEVS”. K. Lam (Best paper award).
- “Modeling a sand pile application using Cell-DEVS”. H. Saadawi (Second runner-up).

- Daniel Melean, former student of SYSC 5104 (who completed a project on simulation under Prof. Wainer's supervision) won the first Senate Medal for Academic Performance for an M. Eng. student.