The Twelfth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation

SIMUL 2020

October 18, 2020 to October 22, 2020 - Porto, Portugal

Deadlines

Submission

Jul 22, 2020

Notification

Aug 13, 2020

Registration

Aug 25, 2020

Camera ready

Sep 03, 2020

Publication

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library

Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

Indexing Procedure

Affiliated Journals

SIMUL 2020 - The Twelfth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation

October 18, 2020 - October 22, 2020

SIMUL 2020: Program
Onsite and Online Options: In order to accommodate a large number of situations, we are offering the option for either physical presence or virtual participation (pdf slides or pre-recorded videos).

SoftNet 2020 - Conference Schedule

Conference Venue Location

Conference Hotel Information
Hotel Novotel Porto Gaia
Rua Martir Sao Sebastiao, Afurada,
4400-499 Vila Nova de Gaia
Phone: +351 22 772 8700
More details to follow.
E-mail h1050@accor.com

 

Opening Welcome

 

You can find here more details on how the program is arranged.

 

Tutorials

Building a Small-scale Multiplatform Automated Software Testing Facility
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Maxim Mozgovoy, The University of Aizu, Japan
- short bio
- short description
- video presentation
- presentation slides

Advanced Accuracy Assessment for Binary classifiers
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Luigi Lavazza, Dipartimento di Scienze teoriche e Applicate - Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Italy
- short bio
- short description
- video presenation
- presentation slides

 

Keynote Speeches

Current Trends in Software Engineering and the Implications of their Convergence
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Roy Oberhauser,  Aalen University, Germany
- presentation slides
- short bio

Challenges of Distant Learning Implementation of a Programming Class
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Evgeny Pyshkin, University of Aizu, Japan
- presentation slides
- short bio

Adaptive Data-Center for AI Machine Learning Acceleration (will be posted soon)
Speaker: Dr. Sr. Dir. Xinli Gu, Futurewei Technology, Inc., USA
- presentation slides
- short bio

Chatbots: Paradigm Change for User Interaction or Just Another Hype?
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Stephan Böhm, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Germany
- presentation slides
- short bio

What is More Important for Simulation: Methods or Tools?
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Carlo Simon, Hochschule Worms, German
- presentation slides
- video presentation
- short bio

The Internet of Things in Oil/Gas Reservoir
Speaker: Dr. Abdallah Alshehri, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
- presentation slides
- short bio

 

Panels

 

Systems for Citizen-oriented Services
(citizen responsibility, democracy and social networks, service adoption, special services, ….)

Chair: Stephan Böhm, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Panelists:
Valentin Plenk, Institute of Information Systems at Hof University, Germany
Chia Hung Kao, National Taitung University, Taiwan
Yasushi Kambayashi, Nippon Institute of Technology, Japan
Maxim Mozgovoy, The University of Aizu, Japan
Krishna Kavi, University of North Texas, USA

Challenges in Complex Software Systems
(requirements, adaptation, updates, real-time, user behavior, deployment, etc.)

Chair: Mannaert Herwig, University of Antwerp, Belgium
- video presentation
Panelists:
Dieter Landes, University of Applied Sciences Coburg, Germany
Radek Koci, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Frank Herrmann, OTH Regensburg, Germany
Kevin Lano, King's College London, UK
Mannaert Herwig, University of Antwerp, Belgium
- video presentation

Advances in Communications Technologies
(communication software, technologies -sdn, 5g, 6g, cyber -, control, sensing, data processing, …)

Chair: Jorge Cobb, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Panelists:
Zhaobo Zhang, Futurewei Technologies, US
Rony Kumer Saha, KDDI Research, Inc., Japan
Eugen Borcoci, University POLITEHNICA Bucharest, Romania
Jorge Cobb, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA

 

Special Tracks

ICSNC 2020 OG4IR: 4th Industrial Revolution Applications in Oil & Gas Upstream Industry
Chairs and Coordinators:
Dr. Abdallah A. Alshehri, Petroleum Scientist, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Klemens Katterbauer, Deep Learning Specialist, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia

Introduction
Abdallah A. Alshehri, Klemens Katterbauer
- presentation slides / editorial

Feature-oriented Joint Time-lapse Seismic and Electromagnetic History Matching Using Ensemble Methods [PRESENTATION]
Yanhui Zhang, Ibrahim Hoteit
- presentation slides / video

Machine Learning and Data Mining for the Early Detection of Stuck Pipe Incidents [PRESENTATION]
Arturo Magana-Mora, Mohammad AlJubran
- presentation slides / video

Edge Computing - Enabling New Applications and Insights in the Drilling Sector [PRESENTATION]
Arturo Magana-Mora, Chinthaka Gooneratne, Michael Affleck
- presentation slides / video

An Overview of Natural Language Processing Driven Approaches Towards Assisted Formation Evaluation Interpretation [PRESENTATION]
Klemens Katterbauer, Reem Alyami, Rabeah Al-Zaidy, Alberto Marsala
- presentation slides / video

Real-time Intelligent Sensor Selection for Subsurface Flow and Fracture Monitoring [PRESENTATION]
Klemens Katterbauer, Abdallah A. Alshehri, Alberto Marsala
- presentation slides / video

FracBots: The Next Real Reservoir IoT [PRESENTATION]
Abdallah A. Alshehri
- presentation slides / video

Modeling Transient Perturbations [PRESENTATION]
Damian San Roman Alerigi
- presentation slides / video

 

SIMUL 2020 SIMMaApp: The Use of Simulation for Manufacturing Applications
Chair and Coordinator: Professor Dr. Frank Herrmann, OTH Regensburg, Germany

Zoom Meeting for presentations on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 10:30am Berlin Time (GMT +2)
Meeting access link: https://oth-regensburg.zoom.us/j/87282825706?pwd=VG12cDdiUWVPWTZSVmUxZmdTck0xQT09
Meeting ID: 872 8282 5706
Mobil:
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Password: will be sent via email to everyone

Introduction
Frank Herrmann
- presentation slides / editorial

Scheduling of a Real World Filter Production with Lot-Size 1
Frank Herrmann
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Enhancing Charging & Parking Processes of AGV Systems: Progressive Theoretical Considerations
Maximilian Selmair, Tobias Maurer
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Challenges of Stochastic Project Scheduling in Manual Manufacturing: A Hybrid Simulation-Based Scheduling Approach
Mathias Kühn, Thorsten Schmidt, René Schöne, Dmytro Pukhkaiev, Uwe Aßmann
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A New Simulation-Based Approach to Schedule Personnel Deployment Times in Decentrally Controlled Production Systems
Julia Schwemmer, Thorsten Schmidt, Michael Völker
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Provision of Model Parameters for Capacity Planning of Aircraft Maintenance Projects: A Workload Estimation Method based on Enterprise Resource Planning Data
Christian Fabig, Michael Völker, Thorsten Schmidt
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Clock Pulse Modeling and Simulation of Push and Pull Processes in Logistics
Carlo Simon, Stefan Haag, Lara Zakfeld
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

Regular Tracks

ICSEA 2020, The Fifteenth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances

A Systematic Literature Review on Misconceptions in Software Engineering
Carolin Gold-Veerkamp, Nermin Saray
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Agile Specification of Code Generators for Model-Driven Engineering
Kevin Lano, Qiaomu Xue, Shekoufeh Kolahdouz-Rahimi
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Plagiarism Detection Systems for Programming Assignments: Practical Considerations
Maxim Mozgovoy, Evgeny Pyshkin
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Implementing Service Design Methods and Tools into Software Development, A Case Study: Service Design Sprint
Jemina Luodemäki, Jouni Similä, Hannu Salmela
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A Machine Learning Approach Towards Automatic Software Design Pattern Recognition Across Multiple Programming Languages
Roy Oberhauser
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Systematic Review on the Use of Metrics for Estimating the Effort and Cost of Software Applicable to the Brazilian Public Sector
Washington Almeida, Felipe Furtado, Luciano Monteiro, Fernando Escobar, Sahra Silva
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Defining Leadership and its Challenges while Transitioning to DevOps
Krikor Maroukian, Stephen Gulliver
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Software Quality Evaluation via Static Analysis and Static Measurement: an Industrial Experience
Luigi Lavazza
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Capacity Planning of Cloud Computing Workloads: A Systematic Review
Carlos Diego Cavalcanti Pereira, Felipe Silva Ferraz
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

An Architectural Smell Evaluation in an Industrial Context
Francesca Arcelli Fontana, Federico Locatelli, Ilaria Pigazzini, Paolo Mereghetti
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Offensive and Defensive Perspectives in Additive Manufacturing Security
Rohith Yanambaka Venkata, Nathaniel Brown, Daniel Ting, Krishna Kavi
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Experience of Video Classes Related to Mobile Development Produced by Multidisciplinary Students Who Used the Challenge Based Learning Methodology
Andrew Diniz da Costa, Carlos José Pereira de Lucena, Hendi Lemos Coelho, Ricardo Almeida Venieris, Gustavo Robichez Carvalho
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Performance Comparison of Two Deep Learning Algorithms in Detecting Similarities Between Manual Integration Test Cases
Cristina Landin, Leo Hatvani, Sahar Tahvili, Hugo Haggren, Martin Längkvist, Amy Loutfi, Anne Håkansson
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

UML-based Model-Driven Code Generation of Error Detection Mechanisms
Lars Huning, Padma Iyenghar, Elke Pulvermueller
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

MARKA: A Microservice Architecture-Based Application Performance Comparison Between Docker Swarm and Kubernetes
Tuğba Günaydın, Göker Cebeci, Özgün Subaşı
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A Model-Based Safe-by-Design Approach with IP Reuse for Automotive Applications
Morayo Adedjouma, Nataliya Yakymets
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Effect of Data Science Teaching for Non-STEM Students. A Systematic Literature Review
Luiz Barboza, Erico Teixeira
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Analysis of the Online Survey Methodology: A Systematic Literature Review
Mariana Pincovsky
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Not Another Review on Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence in Public Security - A Condensed Primer on Approaches and Techniques
Marcos Vinicius Pinto de Andrade, Ana Paula Cavalcanti Furtado
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Requirements Validation Through Scenario Generation and Comparison
Radek Koci
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Analyzing Challenges in Software Engineering Capstone Projects
Yvonne Sedelmaier, Dieter Landes
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Generational Characterizations and Consumption Patterns in Artificial Intelligence
Adriana Falcão
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Code Quality Metrics Derived from Software Design
Omar Masmali, Omar Badreddin
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Automated Requirements Engineering Framework for Agile Development
Muhammad Aminu Umar
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A Prototype of Smart Navigation Service
Chia Hung Kao
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

The Technology Executive Role: A Study of the Main Competencies and Capabilities of the CIO / CTO
Carlos Sampaio, Felipe Ferraz
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Teaching Agile Software Engineering Practices Using Scrum and a Low-Code Development Platform – A Case Study
Jose Carlos Metrôlho, Fernando Reinaldo Ribeiro, Pedro Passão
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Integrating Two Metaprogramming Environments: An Explorative Case Study
Herwig Mannaert, Chris McGroarty, Scott Gallant, Koen De Cock
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Computer-Project-Ontology Construction, Validation and Choice of Knowledge Base
Raja Hanafi, Lassad Mejri, Henda Hajjemi
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

ICSNC 2020, The Fifteenth International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications

Media Content Delivery Protocols Performance and Reliability Evaluation in Cellular Mobile Networks
Igor Dronnikov, Kirill Krinkin
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Realization of RF and Microwave Energy Harvesting System Adapted to GSM-900 Network for Low Power Consumption Sensors Feeding
Chemseddine Benkalfate, Achour Ouslimani, Abed-Elhak Kasbari, Mohammed Feham
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A New Paradigm for Spectrum Allocation in Millimeter-Wave Systems
Rony Kumer Saha
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Stabilizing Voronoi Diagrams for Sensor Networks with Hidden Links
Jorge Cobb
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

On Evaluating Spectrum Allocation Techniques in Millimeter-Wave Systems Using Indoor Smalls for 5G/6G
Rony Kumer Saha
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A Massive Millimeter-Wave Spectrum Allocation and Exploitation Technique Toward 6G Mobile Networks
Rony Kumer Saha
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Hybrid Interweave-Underlay Millimeter-Wave Spectrum Access in Multi-Operator Cognitive Radio Networks Toward 6G
Rony Kumer Saha
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Exploiting Multi-Path for Safeguarding mmWave Communications Against Randomly Located Eavesdroppers
Rohith Talwar, Nancy Amala J, George Medina, Akshadeep Singh Jida, Mohammed E. Eltayeb
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

CENTRIC 2020, The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services

Bias – A Lurking Danger that Can Convert Algorithmic Systems into Discriminatory Entities
Thea Gasser, Eduard Klein, Lasse Seppänen
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Human-Machine Interaction: EEG Electrode and Feature Selection Exploiting Evolutionary Algorithms in Motor Imagery Tasks
Aurora Saibene, Francesca Gasparini
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A Preliminary Analysis of the Physiological Response Generated by Negative Thoughts
Nagore Sagastibeltza, Ainhoa Yera, Asier Salazar-Ramirez, Raquel Martinez, Javier Muguerza
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Estimation of Body Part Acceleration While Walking Using Frequency Analysis
Shohei Hontama, Kyoko Shibata, Yoshio Inoue, Hironobu Satoh
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Interactive Wiki for Special-purpose Machines
Thomas Herpich, Valentin Plenk
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Impact of Advertising Intensity on Customer Churn for Web-Mail Services: Insights from a Customer Survey in Germany
Jasmin Ebert, Stephan Böhm, Christian Jäger, Frank Rudolf
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Intent Identification and Analysis for User-centered Chatbot Design: A Case Study on the Example of Recruiting Chatbots in Germany
Stephan Böhm, Judith Drebert, Sebastian Meurer, Olena Linnyk, Jens Kohl, Harald Locke, Levitan Novakovskij, Ingolf Teetz
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

User-Centered Methods Applied to 4D/BIM Collaborative Scheduling
Hugo Carvalho Mota, Benoit Roussel
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Wizard-of-Oz Testing as an Instrument for Chatbot Development An experimental Pre-study for Setting up a Recruiting Chatbot Prototype
Stephan Böhm, Judith Drebert, Sebastian Meurer
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

VALID 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Advances in System Testing and Validation Lifecycle

Testing in Production [PRESENTATION]
Jos van Rooyen
- presentation slides / video

Testing and Validation of Monitoring Technologies to Assess the Performance and Genotyping of Poa pratensis (C3) Mixed with Other Grass Species (C4)
Pedro V. Mauri, Lorena Parra, Jaime Lloret, Salima Yousfi, José F. Marín
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Toward an Exact Simulation Interval for Multiprocessor Real-Time Systems Validation
Joumana Lagha, Jean-Luc Béchennec, Sébastien Faucou, Olivier-H Roux
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

An Overview of Cloud-Native Networks Design and Testing
Zhaobo Zhang, Xinli Gu
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

SIMUL 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation

An Agent-Based Model of Delegation Relationships With Hidden-Action On the Effects of Heterogeneous Memory on Performance
Patrick Reinwald, Stephan Leitner, Friederike Wall
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

On the Effectiveness of Minisum Approval Voting in an Open Strategy Setting: An Agent-Based Approach
Joop van de Heijning, Stephan Leitner, Alexandra Rausch
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A Recurrent Neural Network for the Detection of Structure in Methylation Levels along Human Chromosome
Wim de Mulder, Rafel Riudavets, Martin Kuiper
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

RUL Prediction for Cold Forming Production Tooling
Wim De Mulder, Haije Zijlstra, Alessandro Di Bucchianico
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Mixed Reality Autonomous Vehicle Simulation: Implementation of aHardware-In-the-Loop Architecture at a Miniature Scale
Robin Baruffa, Jacques Pereira, Pierre Romet, Franck Gechter, Tobias Weiss
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

The Digital Twin as a Design Tool in Industry 4.0: A Case Study
Ivan A Renteria-Marquez, Anabel Renteria, Tzu-Liang (Bill) Tseng
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Event Triggered Simulation of Push and Pull Processes
Stefan Haag, Lara Zakfeld, Carlo Simon, Christian Reuter
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Designing a Model for Flu Propagation in Emergency Departments
Morteza Ansari Dogaheh, Emilio Luque Fadón, Manel Taboada, Francisco Epelde
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

SOTICS 2020, The Tenth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics

Interfaces of Political Participation: Challenging the Analysis of Communicative Spaces
Yulia Belinskaya, Joan Ramon Rodriguez-Amat
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Does Social Media Behaviors Reflect Users’ Anxiety? A Case Study of Twitter Activities
Tian Wang, Masooda Bashir
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Managing Role Identities on Various Social Network Sites: Analysis of the Use of Social Network Sites by Latvian Youth
Velta Skolmeistere
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

INNOV 2020, The Ninth International Conference on Communications, Computation, Networks and Technologies

SDN-based Dynamic Traffic Shaping Method
Syunsuke Suzuki, Shin-ichi Kuribayashi
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

HEALTHINFO 2020, The Fifth International Conference on Informatics and Assistive Technologies for Health-Care, Medical Support and Wellbeing

A Mobile Health Application for Medication Reconciliation using RxNorm and FHIR
Thomas Agresta, Steven Demurjian, Eugene Sanzi, John DeStefano, Stacy Ward-Charlerie, Rachel Rusnak, Ryan Tran
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Rated Lexicon for the Simplification of Medical Texts
Anaïs Koptient, Natalia Grabar
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library