Journals | Conferences | Other Publications | Papers in Review | Papers in Progress

Journal Papers

  1. Temporal and Spatiotemporal Investigation of Tourist Attraction Visit Sentiment on Twitter
    J.J. Padilla, H. Kavak, C.J. Lynch, S.Y. Diallo, R.J. Gore,
    PLOS One, 2018, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0198857 [Paper] [BibTex]
  2. Applying Statistical Debugging for Trace Validation of Agent-Based Models
    R.J. Gore, C.J. Lynch, H. Kavak
    SIMULATION: Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International, 2016, doi:10.1177/0037549716659707 [Paper] [BibTex]
  3. Towards a World Wide Web of Simulation
    S.Y. Diallo, R.J. Gore, J.J. Padilla, H. Kavak, C.J. Lynch
    The Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, 2015, doi:10.1177/1548512915621974 [Paper] [BibTex]
  4. Semi-Automated Initialization of Simulations: An Application to Healthcare.
    J.J. Padilla, S.Y. Diallo, H. Kavak, O. Sahin, J.A. Sokolowski and R.J. Gore
    The Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, 2015, doi:10.1177/1548512915570143 [Paper] [BibTex]

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

  1. Fine-Scale Prediction of People's Home Location using Social Media Footprints H. Kavak, Vernon-Bido and J.J. Padilla
    SBP-BRIMS Conference 2018, Washington, DC, July 10-13, 2018
    [Paper]
  2. Big Data, Agents, and Machine Learning: towards A Data-Driven Agent-based Modeling Approach
    H. Kavak, J.J. Padilla, C.J. Lynch, and S.Y. Diallo
    51st Annual Simulation Symposium, Baltimore, MD, April 15-18, 2018, doi: 10.22360/SpringSim.2018.ANSS.021
    [Paper] [BibTex]
  3. Assessing the Impact of Cyberloafing on Cyber Risk
    D. Vernon-Bido, G. Grigoryan, H. Kavak, and J.J. Padilla
    51st Annual Simulation Symposium, Baltimore, MD, April 15-18, 2018, doi: 10.22360/SpringSim.2018.ANSS.020
    [BibTex]
  4. Storytelling and Simulation Creation
    J.J. Padilla, C.J. Lynch, H. Kavak, Shawn Evett, Devon Nelson, Calvin Carson, and Joshua del Villar
    Winter Simulation Conference, Las Vegas, NV, December 3-6, 2017, pp. 4288-4299
    [Paper] [BibTex]
  5. Incorporating Sound Cues in Simulations
    J. Deuro, C.J. Lynch, H. Kavak, and J.J. Padilla
    Winter Simulation Conference, Las Vegas, NV, December 3-6, 2017, pp. 4209-4219
    [Paper] [BibTex]
  6. Identifying Unexpected Behaviors of Agent-based Models through Spatial Plots and Heat Maps
    C.J. Lynch, H. Kavak, D. Vernon-Bido, and R.J. Gore
    Swarmfest 2017, Suffolk, VA, August 11-13, 2017
    [Paper] [In Essence]
  7. The Spread of Wi-Fi Router Malware Revisited
    H. Kavak, J.J. Padilla, D. Vernon-Bido, R.J. Gore, and S.Y. Diallo
    20th Communications and Networking Simulation Symposium, Virginia Beach, VA, April 23-26, 2017
    [Paper] [BibTex]
  8. Using Simulation Games for Teaching and Learning Discrete-Event Simulation
    J.J. Padilla, C.J. Lynch, H. Kavak, S.Y. Diallo, R.J. Gore, A. Barraco, and B. Jenkins
    2016 Winter Simulation Conference, Arlington, VA, December, 11-14, 2016, pp. 3375-3384
    [Paper] [BibTex]
  9. Towards Modeling Factors that Enable an Attacker
    D. Vernon-Bido, J.J. Padilla, S.Y. Diallo, H. Kavak, and R.J. Gore
    Summer Simulation Conference Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 24-27, 2016
    [Paper] [BibTex]
  10. A characterization of cybersecurity simulation scenarios
    H. Kavak, J.J. Padilla, D. Vernon-Bido, S.Y. Diallo, and R.J. Gore
    19th Communications and Networking Simulation Symposium, Pasadena, CA, April 3-6, 2016
    [Paper] [BibTex]
  11. Modeling and Simulation as a Service (MSaaS) for Education: Learning STEM Concepts through Simulation Use and Building
    J.J. Padilla, E. Romero-Hall, S.Y. Diallo, A. Barraco, H. Kavak, C.J. Lynch, R.J. Gore, and M. Sheth-Chandra
    2015 Summer Simulation Conference, Chicago, IL, July, 26-29, 2015
    [Paper] [BibTex]
  12. Cloud-based Simulators: Making Simulations Accessible to Non-Experts and Experts Alike
    J.J. Padilla, S.Y. Diallo, A. Barraco, H. Kavak, and C.J. Lynch.
    2014 Winter Simulation Conference, Savannah, GA, December, 7-10, 2014, pp. 3630-3639
    [Paper] [BibTex]
  13. Leveraging Social Media Data in Agent-based Simulations.
    J.J. Padilla, S.Y. Diallo, H. Kavak, O. Sahin, and B. Nicholson.
    47th Annual Simulation Symposium, Tampa, FL, April 13-16, 2014
    [Paper] [BibTex]

Other Publications (non-peer reviwed)

  1. Procedural City Generation Beyond Game Development
    J-S Kim, H. Kavak and A. Crooks
    SIGSPATIAL Special, Volume 10 Issue 2, doi:10.1145/3292390.3292397 [Paper]
  2. Human Mobility Simulation Framework Using Big Data and Agents (Best presentation award)
    H. Kavak and J.J. Padilla
    2016 Spring Simulation Conference, Poster Session and Student Colloquium, doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.4179.7522 [Poster]
  3. A Data-Driven Spatial Agent-based Simulation Application with In-memory Caching Support
    H. Kavak and J.J. Padilla
    2017 Spring Simulation Conference, DEMO Session [Paper]

Papers in Review

  1. An Evolution of Verification Perspectives, Characteristics, and Challenges in Modeling and Simulation w/ C.J. Lynch, S.Y. Diallo, and J.J. Padilla,
    Submitted to the ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation
  2. Simulation of Cybersecurity w/ J.J. Padilla et al.
    Submitted a revised version to the Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation.

Papers in Progress

  1. A Patterns of Life Simulation for Urban Science (H. Kavak et al.)
  2. Verification and Validation as a Service (H. Kavak et al.)
  3. An Agent-Based Simulation Framework to Generate Plausible Trajectory Data (J-S. Kim et al.)
  4. A Simulation Experimentation Framework (J-S. Kim et al.)
  5. Towards Massive Agent-Based Geospatial Simulation (U. Manzoor et al.)