June 8 - 10, 2022 | Atlanta, GA, USA

ACM SIGSIM PADS 2022

The flagship conference of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Simulation and Modeling (SIGSIM), PADS continues its reputation for high quality papers.
Note: PADS'22 will be in a fully virtual mode.

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Keynotes

Keynote Speakers

PADS'22 will include invited keynote presentations.

Keynote #1
Hal Finkel, Ph.D.

Hal Finkel, Ph.D.

Program Manager, Advanced Scientific Computing Research, U.S. Department of Energy

Keynote #2
Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski

Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski

Claire and Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Panel

Expert Panel

PADS'22 will include an expert panel session.

Tutorials

List of Tutorials

PADS'22 will include the following tutorials.

Tutorial #1
Introduction to SeQUeNCe, a Customizable Discrete-Event Simulator of Quantum Networks

Introduction to SeQUeNCe, a Customizable Discrete-Event Simulator of Quantum Networks

Presenters: Dr. Rajkumar Kettimuthu, Dr. Joaquin Chung and Alexander Kolar; Argonne National Laboratory and The University of Chicago

Tutorial #2
Introduction to the HELICS Co-Simulation Platform for Multi-System Modeling and Simulation

Introduction to the HELICS Co-Simulation Platform for Multi-System Modeling and Simulation

Presenters: Dr. Trevor Hardy (PNNL), Dheepak Krishnamurthy (NREL)

event

PADS'22

PADS'22 will be in a fully virtual mode.

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Making Research Accessible

PADS'22 seeks to make research participation accessible and open to all researchers worldwide. Please contact the organizing committee for opportunities for engagement by students and faculty in underrepresented institutions and countries.

Global Research Community

PADS'22 aims to involve the world-wide research community in all areas related to discrete event modeling and simulation. Please reach out to the organizing committee to get involved.

Expanding Technologies

Discrete event research is touching an expanding set of areas including digital twins, cyber-physical systems, immersive worlds, and synthetic data generation for AI/ML. PADS'22 invites submissions in all these additional emerging areas.

schedule

Technical Program

The event timing is currently tentatively listed.
All times are listed in US Eastern time zone.

  • 08:00 AM - 08:15 AM

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

    Speakers: Kalyan Perumalla (General Co-Chair), Margaret Loper (General Co-Chair), Kevin Jin (Program Co-Chair) and Chris Carothers (Program Co-Chair)

  • 08:15 AM - 09:00 AM

    Keynote#1

    Session Chair: Kalyan Perumalla

    Title: Community Research Priorities for Next-Generation Scientific Computing and Parallel Discrete Event Simulation

    Speaker: Hal Finkel, Ph.D., Program Manager, Advanced Scientific Computing Research, U.S. Department of Energy

  • 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM

    Paper Session #1

    Session Chair: TBD

    1. Vignesh Babu and David Nicol, Temporally synchronized emulation of devices with simulation of networks. Time: 9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
    2. Daniel Glake, Florian Ocker, Ulfia Lenfers and Thomas Clemen, Adaptive Partitioning for Distributed Multi-Agent Simulations. Time: 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.
  • 10:20 AM - 11:00 AM

    TOMACS Session #1

    Session Chair: Francesco Quaglia

    1. Paolo Bocciarelli, Andrea D’Ambrogio, Andrea Giglio, Emiliano Paglia, Modeling Resources to Simulate Business Process Reliability. ACM Trans. Model. Comput. Simul. 30(3): 14:1-14:25 (2020). Corresponding author: Andrea D’Ambrogio. Time: 10:20 – 10:40 a.m.
    2. Roman Divis, Antonín Kavicka: Reflective Nested Simulations Supporting Optimizations within Sequential Railway Traffic Simulators. ACM Trans. Model. Comput. Simul. 32(1): 1:1-1:34 (2022). Corresponding author: Antonín Kavicka. Time: 10:40 – 11:00 a.m.
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Tutorial #1

    Session Chair: Kevin Jin

    Title: Introduction to SeQUeNCe, a Customizable Discrete-Event Simulator of Quantum Networks

    Speaker(s): Dr. Rajkumar Kettimuthu, Dr. Joaquin Chung and Alexander Kolar; Argonne National Laboratory and The University of Chicago

  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    PhD Colloquium Keynote

    Session Chair: Chris Carothers

    Title: Leveraging Discrete-event Simulations in Advanced Network and Storage Systems Co-Design

    Speaker(s): Dr. Misbah Mubarak, Senior Software Engineer and Tech Lead at AWS HPC

  • 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM

    PhD Colloquium #1

    Session Chair: Neil McGlohon

    1. Ayesha Afzal. Addressing White-box Modeling and Simulation Challenges in Parallel Computing. Time: 12:30 – 12:40 p.m.
    2. Gayane Grigoryan, Explainable Artificial Intelligence: Requirements for Explainability. Time: 12:40 – 12:50 p.m.
    3. Jiefan Zhu, Wenjie Tang, Haoming Zhang and Yiping Yao. Data Assimilation of Opinion Dynamics Based on Particle Filter. Time: 12:50 – 1:00 p.m.
    4. Till Köster, Adelinde Uhrmacher and Philipp Andelfinger. Towards an Open Reproducible Performance Comparison of Parallel and Distributed Discrete-Event Simulators. Time: 1:00 – 1:10 p.m.
  • 08:00 AM - 08:45 AM

    Keynote #2

    Session Chair: Kalyan Perumalla

    Title: Resource-Mediated Consensus Formation

    Speaker(s): Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Department of Computer Science and the Network Science and Technology Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

  • 08:45 AM - 09:30 AM

    Business Meeting

    Agenda: TBD

    Speaker(s): TBD

  • 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM

    Paper Session #2

    Session Chair: TBD

    1. Bo Zhang, Jinghui Zhong and Wentong Cai. A Data-Driven Approach for Pedestrian Intention Prediction in Large Public Places. Time: 9:30 – 9:45 a.m.
    2. Gong Chen, Zheng Hu and Dong Jin. Integrating I/O Time to Virtual Time System for High Fidelity Container-based Network Emulation. Time: 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.
  • 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

    Tutorial #2

    Session Chair: Peter Barnes

    Title: Introduction to the HELICS Co-Simulation Platform for Multi-System Modeling and Simulation

    Speaker(s): Dr. Trevor Hardy (PNNL), Dheepak Krishnamurthy (NREL)

  • 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

    CPS Panel Session

    Session Chair: Kalyan Perumalla

    Title: M&S for Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems

    Moderator:

    • Dr. Juan Lopez Jr (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

    Panelists:

    • Kenneth (KC) Carnes (Tennessee Valley Authority)
    • Pini Huber (Terafence Cyber Security)
    • Prof. Donald Reising (University of Tennessee, Chattanooga)
  • 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM

    PhD Colloquium #2

    Session Chair: Neil McGlohon

    1. Alexander R. Webber, Simon R. Phillpot, Duy T. Nguyen, Eric O. McGhee, W. Gregory Sawyer and Paul Gader. ACESO: A 3D Agent-Based Simulation of the Interaction Between Immune and Tumor Cells. Time: 12:15 – 12:25 p.m.
    2. Grace Kagho. Effective simulation of on-demand services. Time: 12:25 – 12:35 p.m.
    3. Allen Zang. Simulation of Entanglement Generation and Distribution - Towards Practical Quantum Networks. Time: 12:35 – 12:45 p.m.
    4. Andrea Piccione. Comparing Different Event Set Management Strategies in Speculative Parallel Discrete Event Simulation. Time: 12:45 – 12:55 p.m.
    5. Daniel Foguelman. Formal Methods for Modeling and Simulation of Emergent Behavior in Complex Adaptive Systems. Time: 12:55 – 1:05 p.m.
    6. Gong Chen, Yanfeng Qu and Dong Jin. Cyber-Physical Simulation Testbed for MadIoT Attack Detection and Mitigation, Time: 1:05 – 1:15 p.m.
  • 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Paper Session #3

    Session Chair: TBD

    1. Moon Gi Seok, Wen Jun Tan, Boyi Su and Wentong Cai. Hyperparameter Tunning in Simulation-based Optimization for Adaptive Digital-Twin Abstraction Control of Smart Manufacturing System. Time: 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
    2. Elkin Cruz-Camacho, Siyuan Qian, Ankit Shukla, Neil McGlohon, Shaloo Rakheja and Christopher D. Carothers. Evaluating Performance of Spintronics-Based Spiking Neural Network Chips using Parallel Discrete Event Simulation. Time: 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
    3. Federica Montesano, Romolo Marotta and Francesco Quaglia. Spatial/Temporal Locality-based Load-sharing in Speculative Discrete Event Simulation on Multi-core Machines full: Time: 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
    4. Adriano Pimpini, Andrea Piccione, Bruno Ciciani and Alessandro Pellegrini. Speculative Distributed Simulation of Very Large Spiking Neural Networks. Time: 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Award Ceremony

    Session Chair: Georgios Theodoropoulos

  • 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

    Invited Paper Session

    Session Chair: Margaret Loper

    1. Roger Smith. Applying AI Deep Learning to DOD’s big simulation and training projects. Time: 10:15 – 10:35 a.m.
    2. Peter Barnes. Challenges in Simulating Communication Systems. Time: 10:35 – 10:55 a.m.
    3. Suman Debnath, Phani Marthi and Jongchan Choi. Applied Mathematics Challenge: Simulation of Power Electronics in Future Power Grid. Time: 10:55 – 11:15 a.m.
  • 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

  • 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM

    TOMACS Session #2

    Session Chair: Francesco Quaglia

    1. Rajshekar Kalayappan, Avantika Chhabra, Smruti R. Sarangi. ChunkedTejas: A Chunking-based Approach to Parallelizing a Trace-Driven Architectural Simulator. 15:1-15:21. Corresponding author: Rajshekar Kalayappan
    2. Maciej Rafal Burak, Przemyslaw Korytkowski. Inhomogeneous CTMC Birth-and-Death Models Solved by Uniformization with Steady-State Detection. ACM Trans. Model. Comput. Simul. 30(3): 18:1-18:18 (2020). Corresponding author: Maciej Rafal Burak OR email
    3. Oliver Reinhardt, Tom Warnke, Adelinde M. Uhrmacher. A Language for Agent-based Discrete-event Modeling and Simulation of Linked Lives. ACM Trans. Model. Comput. Simul. 32(1): 6:1-6:26 (2022). Corresponding author: Adelinde M. Uhrmacher
  • 01:15 PM - 01:20 PM

    Closing Remarks

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June 8 - 10, 2022

PADS'22 will be in a fully virtual mode.

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About The ACM SIGSIM International Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (ACM SIGSIM-PADS) is the flagship conference of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)’s Special Interest Group on Simulation and Modeling (SIGSIM).

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