News

 

Check the ARS Lab Researchers In The News

 

  • New book on Discrete-Event SimulationDEVS book
  • New book on Discrete-Event Simulation CD++ book (it has been ranked #1 in the Modeling and Simulation category at Amazon on August 14, 2009).
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  • Prof. Wainer wins Carleton University Research Achievement Award.
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  • Prof. Wainer received the Faculty Graduate Mentoring Award recognizing faculty "who render exceptional service to graduate students as supervisors and research mentors".
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  • Qi Liu, ARSLab Alumnus, was interviewed about his current work as a researcher in industry. Read the interview here.
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  • Prof. Wainer wins the Distinguished Professional Achievement Award by the Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS). August 2013.
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  • Rodrigo Castro (co-supervised by Prof. Wainer) won the Best DEVS Modeling and Simulation Ph.D. Dissertation Award 2013. Mohammad Moallemi (supervised by Prof. Wainer) won the Runner-Up Award.

     

  • The Symposium of Theory of Modeling and Simulation (TMS/DEVS 2012), obtained the Best Symposium Award during SpringSim 2012.

     

  • Qi Liu (supervised by Prof. Wainer) won the Best DEVS Modeling and Simulation Ph.D. Dissertation Award (Spring Simulation Conference; Symposium of Theory of Modeling and Simulation 2012). Khaldoon Al-Zoubi (supervised by Prof. Wainer) won the Runner-Up Award.

     

  • ARSLab 4th Year Students interviewed for IT Manager Connection: Team MOSA and Team Friendly Neighborhood.
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  • Prof. Wainer interviewed for IT Manager Connection
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  • Mohammad Moallemi and Shafagh Jafer have been featured at Carleton Now .
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  • ARS Lab is an Associate Team of INRIA.
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  • Prof. Wainer wins the Outstanding Professional Contribution Award given by the Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS). The committee decided to recommend Gabriel Wainer for this award for his contributions to advancing the state-of-the-art of discrete-event modeling and real-time simulation. Read a news release here.
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  • Read the interview to Amit Badlani (MITACS Globalink student) and his news article on Carleton Now.
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  • Prof. Wainer and his students Ahmed Ahmed and Mohammad Moallemi obtained the runner-up Best Paper Award on the Summer Computer Simulation Conference 2011 for their paper entitled “VCELL: A 3D Real-time Visual Simulation in Support of Combat”.
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  • Mohammad Moallemi and Prof. Wainer win the Best Paper Award at the Symposium of Theory of Computer Simulation 2011 (of 91 submissions).
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  • March 1st, 2011. Prof. Wainer is cited as Top-3 ranked Author in the field of Simulation by the Microsoft Academic Research site (Last 10 years; over 56,000 authors in the ranking; PDF files here). He is also ranked Top-5 in the Last 5 Years (27,000 authors PDF files here), and Top 52 overall (over 93,000 authors; PDF files here). News release here.
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  • Watch the award-winning video (AAAI 2010) by Michael Floyd and Babak Esfandiari here (the robotics examples found in the video have been filmed in the ARS lab).
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  • Best Paper Award: the paper “Applying the TPS Method To Modeling And Simulation Of Biological Systems” (by R. Goldstein, N. Farran, H. Yigang, S. Lissari, G. Wainer) was the runner-up Best Paper Award for the 2010 ACM/SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference. 2010 (of 152 submissions).
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  • Prof. Wainer is cited as Top-14 ranked Author in the field of Simulation by the Microsoft Academic Research site. (PDF file here)
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  • ARS Lab is a member of the newly created GRAND NCE. Further information about the ENCAD project (Enabling Technologies for CAD systems) can be found here.
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  • Prof. Wainer is a winner of  The First Bernard P. Zeigler DEVS Modeling and Simulation award. Pictures of the ceremony can be found here.
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  • Best Paper Award:the paper "Advanced IDE for Modeling and Simulation of Discrete Event Systems" (by M. Bonaventura, G. Wainer, R. Castro) was the runner-up Best Paper Award for Springsim (of 350 submissions).
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  • Rhys Goldstein obtained the University Medal for Outstanding Graduate Work (Master's Level).
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  • New videos of our grad students in our YouTube channel.
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  • Qi Liu is visiting IBM Watson Research Center on a MITACS ACCELERATE Ontario scholarship (research: parallel simulation on the Cell BE). Check here for information about his upcoming Seminar.
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  • Prof. Wainer is a keynote speaker in the HPC LatinAmerica conference (Mar del Plata, Argentina).
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  • Prof. Wainer is the General Chair of the Symposium on Theory of Modeling and Simulation (DEVS'10) (Orlando, FL,USA).
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  • Prof. Wainer is the General Co-Chair of the Summer Computer Simulation Conference 2010.
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  • Prof. Wainer is a member of the Steering Committee of SummerSim 2010.
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  • Our papers are among The 50 Most-Frequently Read Articles on the SIMULATION Journal
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  • Qi Liu obtained a "Best Poster Award - People's Choice" on the 2nd Annual Carleton Cell BE Programming Workshop (CCPW-2009).
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  • Prof. Wainer is a member of the Steering Committee for SimuTools 2010 (Torremolinos, Spain).
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  • Our collaborative effort with Prof. Yuhong Yan University of New Brunswick was selected as a finalist in the IEEE Services Computing Contest 2008. The service integrates prediction of forest fires, weather data and Google Maps (a demo can be found here and a fully featured version here.
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  • Prof. Wainer is the General Chair of the Spring Computer Simulation Conference 2009 (San Diego, CA).
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  • Prof. Wainer is the General Co-Chair of the International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques for Communications, Networks and Systems, SimuTools 2009(Rome, Italy).
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  • Check the DEVS and Cell-DEVS entries on Wikipedia.
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