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Journal Publications:

  • Jafer, S., Chhaya, B., Durak, U., and Gerlach, T.,” Automatic Generation of Flight Simulation Scenarios with Aviation Scenario Definition Language,” Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, Vol. 0, No. 0, Jan 2018, 1–10. doi:10.2514/1.i010514
  • Chhaya, B., Jafer, S., and Durak, U.,” Formal Verification of Simulation Scenarios in Aviation Scenario Definition Language (ASDL),” Aerospace, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 10, Jan 2018. doi:10.3390/aerospace5010010
  • Jafer, S., and Mi, W.,” Comparative Study of Aircraft Boarding Strategies Using Cellular Discrete Event Simulation,” Aerospace, Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 57, 2017. doi:10.3390/aerospace4040057
  • Jafer, S., and Updegrove. J.,” Optimization of Air Traffic Control Training at the Federal Aviation Administration Academy,” Aerospace, Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 50, 2017.doi:10.3390/aerospace4040050
  • Jafer, S., and Lawler, R., “Emergency crowd evacuation modeling and simulation framework with cellular discrete event systems,” Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, Vol. 92, No. 8, pp. 795–817, 2016. doi:10.1177/0037549716657411
  • Jafer, S., Liu, Q., and Wainer, G. “Synchronization Methods in Parallel and Distributed Discrete-Event Simulation”. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory (SIMPAT Elsevier) 30 (2013): 54-73.
  • Jafer, S., and Wainer, G. “Parallel Algorithms for Cellular Models Simulation”. Parallel Processing Letters (PPL) Journal, International Conference on Unconventional Computation, 2007.

Book Chapters:

  • Wainer, G., Li, Q., Jafer, S. “Parallel Simulation of DEVS and Cell-DEVS models in CD++”. In Discrete-Event Modeling and Simulation: Theory and Applications, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 226-272, 2010.

Conference Papers:

  • Jafer, S., and Gauthier, R “ A Complete System Architectural Case Study: Open-Source Puppet”, In Systems Conference (SysCon), 2018 Annual IEEE International, (In press).
  • Chhaya, B., Jafer, S., Coyne, W. B., Thigpen, N. C., and Durak, U “ Enhancing Scenario-Centric Air Traffic Control Training”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2018-1399), Jan 2018. doi:10.2514/6.2018-1399
  • Moallemi, M., Jafer, S., and Chhaya, B “ Scenario Specification Challenges for Next Generation Aviation Technology Demonstrations”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2018-1396), Jan 2018. doi:10.2514/6.2018-1396
  • Durak, U., Jafer, S., Wittman, R., Mittal, S., Hartmann, S., and Zeigler, B. P “ Computational Representation for a Simulation Scenario Definition Language”. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2018-1398), Jan 2018 doi:10.2514/6.2018-1398
  • Durak, U., Jafer, S., Beard, S. D., Reardon, S., Murphy, J. R., Crider, D. A., Gerretsen, A., Lenz, H., Macchiarella D. N., Rigby T. K., Torens, C., Adolf, F “ Towards a Standardization for Simulation Scenario Development in Aviation - Panel Discussion”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2018-1395), Jan 2018. doi:10.2514/6.2018-1395
  • Jafer, S., Chhaya, B., and Durak, U., “Graphical Specification of Flight Scenarios with Aviation Scenario Definition Language (ASDL)”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2017-1311), 2017. doi:10.2514/6.2017-1311
  • Durak, U., Pruter, I., Gerlach, T., Jafer, S., Pawletta, T., and Hartmann, S “ Using System Entity Structures to Model the Elements of a Scenario in a Research Flight Simulator”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2017-1076), Jan 2017. doi:10.2514/6.2017-1076
  • Updegrove, J., and Jafer, S “ Recommendations for next generation air traffic control training”, IEEE. In Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), IEEE/AIAA 36th, 2017. doi:10.1109/dasc.2017.8102129
  • Jafer, S., and Durak, U., “Tackling the Complexity of Simulation Scenario Development in Aviation”, In Proceedings of the Symposium on Modeling and Simulation of Complexity in Intelligent, Adaptive and Autonomous Systems, Society for Computer Simulation International, p.4, 2017. doi:10.22360/springsim.2017.msciaas.005
  • Jafer, S., Chhaya, B., and Durak, U “ OWL Ontology To ECORE Metamodel Transformation for Designing a Domain Specific Language To Develop Aviation Scenarios”, In Proceedings of the Symposium on Model-driven Approaches for Simulation Engineering, Society for Computer Simulation International, p. 3, 2017. doi:10.22360/springsim.2017.mod4sim.003
  • Jafer, S., Chhaya, B., Durak, U., and Gerlach, T “ Formal Scenario Definition Language for Aviation: Aircraft Landing Case Study”, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, AIAA AVIATION Forum, (AIAA 2016-3521), 2016. doi:10.2514/6.2016-3521
  • Moallemi, M., Jafer, S., and Towhidnejad, M “ Conceptual Flight Dynamic Model for Bombardier Global 5000 Aircraft”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, AIAA AVIATION Forum, (AIAA 2016-3525), 2016. doi:10.2514/6.2016-3525
  • Jafer, S., and Jones, S., “Simulation Of 4G Cellular Communication For Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs)”, In Proceedings of the 49th Annual Simulation Symposium, Society for Computer Simulation International (ANSS), p.3, 2016. doi:10.22360/springsim.2016.anss.007
  • Touret, C., and Jafer, S “ ChallengeIt building the 21st century classroom economically”, In SoutheastCon, pp. 1-8, 2015. doi:10.1109/secon.2015.7132975
  • Lawler, R., and Jafer, S “ Egress modeling with cellular discrete event system” SoutheastCon, pp. 1-8, 2015. doi:10.1109/secon.2015.7132943
  • Towhidnejad, M., Kestler, C., Jafer, S., and Nicholas, V “ Introducing computational thinking through stealth teaching”, IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE) Proceedings, pp. 1-7, 2014. doi:10.1109/fie.2014.7044407
  • Jafer, S., and Hornick, M “ Systematic Offering of Software Engineering Tools and Practices in Software Engineering Curriculum”, In Proceedings of American Society for Engineering Education South East (ASEE SE), 2014.
  • Jafer, S., and Mi, W. “Simulation of Aircraft Boarding Strategies with Discrete-Event Cellular DEVS”, In Proceedings of the Symposium on Theory of Modeling & Simulation-DEVS Integrative, Society for Computer Simulation, p. 32, 2014. (Best Paper Runner-up among 89 submissions)
  • Jafer, S “ Collaborative Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization Framework for Airport Emergency”, In Proceedings of the International Defense and Homeland Security Simulation Workshop, 2014.
  • Jafer, S., and Benjamin, J “ Hybrid Vehicle Simulation System with discrete-event modeling and simulation”, In Systems Conference (SysCon), 8th Annual IEEE, pp. 539-545, 2014. doi:10.1109/syscon.2014.6819308
  • Jafer, S., Jafer, Y., and Wainer, G. “Data Mining with Cellular Discrete Event Modeling and Simulation”. In Proceedings of the 45th Annual Simulation Symposium, p. 4. Society for Computer Simulation International, 2012.
  • Jafer, S., and Wainer, G. “Conservative Synchronization Methods for Parallel DEVS and Cell-DEVS”. In Proceedings of the 2011 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, pp. 60-67. Society for Modeling & Simulation International, 2011.
  • Jafer, S., and Wainer, G. “A Performance Evaluation of the Conservative DEVS Protocol in Parallel Simulation of DEVS-based Models”. In Proceedings of the 2011 Symposium on Theory of Modeling & Simulation: DEVS Integrative M&S Symposium, pp. 103-110. Society for Computer Simulation International, 2011.
  • M. Moallemi, Jafer, S., A. Seyed, and Wainer, G. “Interfacing DEVS and Visualization Models for Emergency Management”. In Proceedings of the 2011 Symposium on Theory of Modeling & Simulation: DEVS Integrative M&S Symposium, pp. 111-116. Society for Computer Simulation International, 2011.
  • Jafer, S., and Wainer, G. “Global Lookahead Management (GLM) Protocol for Conservative DEVS Simulation”. In Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT), 2010 IEEE/ACM 14th International Symposium on, pp. 141-148. IEEE, 2010.
  • Jafer, S., and Wainer, G. “Conservative DEVS - A Novel Protocol for Parallel Conservative Simulation of DEVS and Cell-DEVS Models”. In Proceedings of the 2010 Spring Simulation Multiconference, p. 140. Society for Computer Simulation International, 2010.
  • Jafer, S., and Wainer, G. “Conservative vs. Optimistic Parallel Simulation of DEVS and Cell-DEVS: A Comparative Study”. In Proceedings of the 2010 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, pp. 342-349. Society for Computer Simulation International, 2010.
  • Jafer, S., and Wainer, G. “Flattened Conservative Parallel Simulator for DEVS and CELL-DEVS”. In Computational Science and Engineering, 2009. CSE'09. International Conference on, vol. 1, pp. 443-448. IEEE, 2009.
  • Sanz, V., Jafer, S., G. Wainer, G. Nicolescu, A. Urquia, and S. Dormido. “Hybrid Modeling of OptoElectrical Interfaces Using DEVS and Modelica”. In Proceedings of the 2009 Spring Simulation Multiconference, p. 146. Society for Computer Simulation International, 2009.
  • Jafer, S., and Wainer, G. “Event Behavior of Discrete Event Simulations in CD++ Vs. NS-2”. In Proceedings of the 2008 Spring simulation multiconference, p. 13. Society for Computer Simulation International, 2008.
  • Al-aubidy, B., Dias A., Bain R., Jafer, S., M. Dumontier, G. Wainer, and J. Cheetham. “Advanced DEVS Models with Applications to Biomedicine”. Artificial Intelligence, Simulation and Planning, Buenos Aires, Argentina. AIS 2007.
  • Jafer, S., and Wainer, G. “An Environment for Advanced Parallel Simulation of Cellular Models”. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Unconventional Computation – UC’07. August 2007.