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LargeScale Modeling

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A Testbed for Power System Security Evaluation
David M. Nicol, Matt Davis, Tom Overbye
International Journal of Information and Computer Security


GPU Coprocessing for WIreless Networking Simulation
Scot Bai, David M. Nicol
Proceedings of the 2009 Symposium on Application Acceleration in High Performance Computing
July 2009


Tradeoffs Between Model Abstraction, Execution Speed, and Accuracy
David Nicol
Proceedings of the European Modeling and Simulation Symposium
Barcelona, Spain, October 2006, pp. 1320


Advanced Concepts in Network Simulation
D. Nicol, M. Liljenstam and J. Liu
Proceedings of 2005 Winter Simulation Conference
Orlando, FL, December 2005


Simulation of Network Traffic at Coarse Timescales
D.M. Nicol and G. Yan
Proceedings of the 2005 Conference on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation
Monterey, CA, June 2005


OnDemand Computation of Policy Based Routes for LargeScale Network Simulation
Michael Liljenstam and David M. Nicol
Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference
Washington, DC, December 2004


Simulation Analysis of Virtual Geographic Routing
David M. Nicol, Michael E. Goldsby and Michael M. Johnson
Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference
Washington, DC, December 2004


Diagnostics for Causes of Packet Loss in a High Performance Data Transfer System
P. Dickens and D. Nicol
Proceedings of the 18th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2004)
IEEE Computer Society,Santa Fe, New Mexico 2004


Comparing Passive and Active Worm Defenses
Michael Liljenstam and David M. Nicol
Proceedings of the 2004 Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of Systems
Sept. 2004


Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Worm Effects on the Internet Routing Infrastructure
D. M. Nicol, M. Liljenstam and J. Liu
Proceedings of the Performance Tools 2003 Conference
Sept. 2003


Simulation of LargeScale Networks Using SSF
David M. Nicol, Jason Liu and Micheal Liljenstam
Proceedings of the 2003 Winter Simulation Conference
New Orleans, LA, Dec. 2003, 650657


Simulation Analysis of Virtual Geographic Routing
David M. Nicol, Michael E. Goldsby, and Michael M. Johnson
Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference
December, 2004


Evaluation of Secure PeertoPeer Overlay Routing for Survivable SCADA Systems
Jeffery J. Farris and David M. Nicol
Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference
December, 2004


Utility Analysis of Network Simulators
David M. Nicol
International Journal of Simulation : Systems, Science, and Technology
To appear. 2003


DiscreteEvent Fluid Modeling of TCP Background Traffic
David M. Nicol and Guanhua Yan
ACM TOMACS
To appear. 2003


Utility Analysis of Parallel Simulation
David M. Nicol
2003 Conference on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
San Diego, CA , June, 2003


Using Simulation to Understand Dynamic Connectivity at the Core of the Internet
David M. Nicol and Brian Premore and Andy Ogielski
Proceedings of UKSim 2003
Cambridge University, England , April, 2003


Scalability of Garbage Collection in Javabased DiscreteEvent Simulators
David M. Nicol
Proceedings of UKSim 2003
Cambridge University, England , April, 2003


Scalablity of Network Simulators Revisited
David M. Nicol
Proceedings of the Communication Networks and Distributed Systems Modeling and Simulation Conference
Orlando, FL , February, 2003


A Mixed Abstraction Level Simulation Model of LargeScale Internet Worm Infestations ,
M. Liljenstam and Y. Yuan and B. Premore and D. Nicol
Proceedings of the Tenth IEEE/ACM Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer Telecommunication Systems
Fort Worth, TX, October, 2002


Challenges in Using Simulation to Explain Global Routing Instabilities
David Nicol
2002 Conference on Grand Challenges in Simulation
San Antonio, TX, January, 2002


DiscreteEvent Fluid Modeling of TCP
David Nicol
2001 Winter Simulation Conference
Arlington, VA , December, 2001


Simulation Modeling of LargeScale Adhoc Sensor Networks
Jason Liu and David Nicol and Felipe Perrone and Michael Liljenstam and Chip Elliot and Dave Pearson
European Interoperability Workshop 2001
London England, June, 2001


Learning Not to Share
David Nicol and Jason Liu
2001 Conference on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Lake Arrowhead,CA, May, 2001, 2655


A Geographically Distributed Enterprise System
Heidi Ammerlahn and David Nicol and Michael Goldsby and Michael Johnson
Future Generation Computer Systems
17(2): 135146, October 2000


Modeling the Global Internet
James Cowie and David Nicol and Andy Ogielski
IEEE Computing in Science and Engineering
1(1): 4250, Jan.Feb. 1999


Simulation of Fluid Stochastic Petri Nets
Gianfranco Ciardo and David Nicol and Kishor Trivedi
IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering
25(2): 207217, March/April 1999


An Investigation of OutOfCore Parallel DiscreteEvent Simulation
Anna Poplawski and David Nicol
1999 Winter Simulation Conference
Phoenix, AZ, December, 1999, 524530


Towards Realistic MillionNode Internet Simulations
James Cowie and David Nicol and Hongbo Liu and Jason Liu and Andy Ogielski
1999 Int'l Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications
Las Vegas, June, 1999


Modeling 100,000 Nodes and Beyond: SelfValidating and Design
Andrew Ogielski and James Cowie and David Nicol
DARPA/NIST and Workshop on and Validiation of LargeScale Network and Simulation Models
Reston, VA, May, 1999


Fluidbased Simulation of Communication Networks using SSF
David Nicol and Michael Goldsby and Michael Johnson
1999 SCS European Simulation Conference
Erlangen, Germany, October, 1999


Fluid Stochastic Petri Nets: Theory Applications and Solution Techniques
Graham Horton and David Nicol and V. Kulkarni and Kishor Trivedi
European Journal of Operational Research
105(1): 184201, February 1998


Distributed State Space Generation of DiscreteState Stochastic Models
Gianfranco Ciardo and David Nicol and Josh Gluckman
INFORMS Journal on Computing
10(1): 8293, January 1998


Scalability, Locality, Partitioning, and Synchronization
David Nicol
1998 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Banff, Canada, June, 1998, 411


Automated Parallelization of Discrete Statespace Generation
David Nicol and Gianfranco Ciardo
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
47: 153167, 47 1997


DiscreteEvent Simulation of Fluid Stochastic Petri Nets
Gianfranco Ciardo and David Nicol and Kishor Trivedi
1997 Petri Nets and Performance Modeling Symposium
1997, 217225


Modeling TCP with the TeD Parallel Simulation Language
Brian Premore and David Nicol
1997 Winter Simulation Conference
Atlanta, GA, December, 1997, 437443


The IDES Framework: A case study in Development of a Parallel
David Nicol and Michael Johnson and Anne Yoshimura
1997 Winter Simulation Conference
Atlanta, GA, December, 1997, 9399


Parallelized Direct Execution Simulation of Message Passing Programs
Phillip Dickens and David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
7(10): 10901105, October 1996


Integrating Reliability Analysis with a Performance Tool
David Nicol and Dan Palumbo and Michael Ulrey
Communications in Reliability Maintainability and Supportability


A Comparative Study of Parallel Algorithms for Simulating Continuous Time Markov Chains
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation
5(4): 326354, October 1995


Automated Parallel Simulation of Timed PetriNets
David Nicol
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
29(1): 6074, August 1995


Parallelized Network Simulators for MessagePassing Parallel Programs
Phillip Dickens and David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
1995 MASCOTS Conference
January, 1995, 1820


Timing Simulation of Paragon Codes Using Workstation Clusters
Phillip Dickens and Philip Heidelberger and David Nicol
1994 Winter Simulation Conference
Orlando, FL, December, 1994, 13471353


A Distributed Memory LAPSE:Parallel Simulation of MessagePassing Programs
Phillip Dickens and David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
1994 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Edinbourgh, Scotland, July, 1994, 3238


Efficient Massively Parallel Simulation of Dynamic Channel Assignment Schemes for Wireless Cellular Communications
Albert Greenberg and David Nicol and Boris Lubachevsky and Paul Wright
1994 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Edinbourgh, Scotland, July, 1994, 187194


A Sweep Algorithm for Massively Parallel Simulation of CircuitSwitched Networks
Bruno Gaujal and Albert Greenberg and David Nicol
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
18( 4): 484500, August 1993


Optimistic Parallel Simulation of Markov Chains Using Uniformization
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
18(4): 395410, August 1993


Conservative Parallel Simulation of Markov Chains Using Uniformization
Philip Heidelberger and David Nicol
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
4(8): 906921, August 1993


Parallel Simulation of Markovian Queueing Networks Using Adaptive Uniformization
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
1993 ACM SIGMETRICS Conference
Santa Clara, CA, May, 1993, 135145


Parallel Algorithms for Simulating Continuous Time Markov Chains
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
1993 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
San Diego, CA, May, 1993, 1118


MIMD Parallel Simulation of Circuit Switched Communication Networks
David Nicol and Albert Greenberg and Boris Lubachevsky
1992 Winter Simulation Conference
Arlington, VA, December, 1992, 629636


Simultaneous Parallel Simulations of Continuous Time Markov Chains at Multiple Parameter Settings
Philip Heidelberger and David Nicol
1991 Winter Simulation Conference
Phoenix, AZ, December, 1991, 602607


Parallel Simulation of Timed PetriNets
David Nicol and Subhas Roy
1991 Winter Simulation Conference
Phoenix, AZ, December, 1991, 574583


Generation and Analysis of Large Reliability Models
Dan Palumbo and David Nicol
Proceedings of IEEE/AIAA Ninth Digital Avionics Systems Conference
Virginia Beach, VA, 1990, 350354

Simulation Kernel

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A Testbed for Power System Security Evaluation
David M. Nicol, Matt Davis, Tom Overbye
International Journal of Information and Computer Security


High Performance Simulation of LowResolution Network Flows
David M. Nicol and Guanhua Yan
Simulation : Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International
82(1):2142, January 2006


Simulation of LargeScale Networks Using SSF
David M. Nicol, Jason Liu and Micheal Liljenstam
Proceedings of the 2003 Winter Simulation Conference
New Orleans, LA, Dec. 2003, 650657


An Implementation of the SSF Scalable Simulation Framework on the Cray MTA
R. Henry and S. Kahan and J. Liu and David Nicol
2003 Conference on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
San Diego, CA, June, 2003,


Scalability of Garbage Collection in Javabased DiscreteEvent Simulators
David M. Nicol
Proceedings of UKSim 2003
Cambridge University, England , April, 2003


Scalablity of Network Simulators Revisited
David M. Nicol
Proceedings of the Communication Networks and Distributed Systems Modeling and Simulation Conference
Orlando, FL , February, 2003


Composite Synchronization for Parallel Discrete Event Simulation
David Nicol and Jason Liu
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
13(5), May 2002


Analysis of Composite Synchronization
David Nicol
2002 Conference on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Washington, D.C., May, 2002, 115124


Lookahead Revisited in Parallel Wireless Simulations
Jason Liu and David Nicol
2002 Conference on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Washington, D.C., May, 2002, 7988


Learning Not to Share
David Nicol and Jason Liu
2001 Conference on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Lake Arrowhead,CA, May, 2001, 2655


Consistent Modeling of Distributed Mutual Exclusion Protocol Using Optimistic Synchronization
Malcolm Low and David Nicol
2001 Conference on Parallel and
Lake Arrowhead,CA, May, 2001, 137144


Lockfree Scheduling of Logical Processes in Parallel Simulation
Jason Liu and David Nicol
2001 Conference on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Lake Arrowhead, CA, May, 2000, 2224


Safe Timestamps and Large Scale Modeling
David Nicol and James Cowie and Jason Liu
2000 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Bologna, Italy, May, 2000, 7178


Modeling the Global Internet
James Cowie and David Nicol and Andy Ogielski
IEEE Computing in Science and Engineering
1(1): 4250, Jan.Feb. 1999


An Investigation of OutOfCore Parallel DiscreteEvent Simulation
Anna Poplawski and David Nicol
1999 Winter Simulation Conference
Phoenix, AZ, December, 1999, 524530


Performance Prediction of a Parallel Simulator
Jason Liu and David Nicol and Brian Premore and Anna Poplawski
1999 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS)
Atlanta, GA., May, 1999, 156164


Transformation of ns TCP Models to TED
Brian Premore and David Nicol
ACM Performance Evaluation Review
25(4): 4048, March 1998


Nops: A Conservative Simulation Engine for TeD
Anna Poplawski and David Nicol
1998 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Banff, CA, June, 1998, 180187


The IDES Framework: A case study in Development of a Parallel
David Nicol and Michael Johnson and Anne Yoshimura
1997 Winter Simulation Conference
Atlanta, GA, December, 1997, 9399


The Dark Side of Risk (what your mother never told you about Time Warp)
David Nicol and Jason Liu
1997 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Lockenhaus, Austria, May, 1997, 188195


Parallelized Direct Execution Simulation of Message Passing Programs
Phillip Dickens and David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
7(10): 10901105, October 1996


Analytic Comparison of Bounded Time Warp and YAWNS
Phillip Dickens and David Nicol and Paul Reynolds and Mark Duva
ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation
6(4): 297320, October 1996


Parallel Execution for Serial Simulators
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation
6(3): 210242, July 1996


Principles of Conservative Parallel Simulation
David Nicol
1996 Winter Simulation Conference
Coronado, CA, December, 1996, 128135


Experiments in Automated Load Balancing of Parallel Simulation
Linda Wilson and David Nicol
1996 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Philadelphia,PA, May, 1996, 411


On Extending More Parallelism to Serial Simulators
Philip Heidelberger and David Nicol
1996 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Philadelphia, PA , May, 1996, 202206


Parallelizable ExecutionDriven Simulation of Threaded Distributed Memory Parallel Computations
David Nicol and Jason Liu
1996 MASCOTS Conference
San Jose, CA, 1996, 174178


Building Parallel Simulations from Serial Simulators
Philip Heidelberger and David Nicol
1996 MASCOTS Conference
Santa Barbara, CA, 1996, 24


A Comparative Study of Parallel Algorithms for Simulating Continuous Time Markov Chains
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation
5(4): 326354, October 1995


Automated Load Balancing in SPEEDES
Linda Wilson and David Nicol
1995 Winter Simulation Conference
Washington, D.C., December, 1995, 590596


Towards A ThreadBased Parallel Direct Execution Simulator
Phillip Dickens and David Nicol and Matthew Haines and Piyush Mehotra
29th Hawaii Int'l Conf. of System Science
1995


On Extending Parallelism to Serial Simulations
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
1995 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Lake Placid, NY, June, 1995, 6067


Global Virtual Time and Distributed Synchronization
Jeff Steinman and David Nicol and Craig Lee and Linda Wilson
1995 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Lake Placid, NY, June, 1995, 139148


Parallelized Network Simulators for MessagePassing Parallel Programs
Phillip Dickens and David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
1995 MASCOTS Conference
January, 1995, 1820


Parallel Simulation Today
David Nicol and Richard Fujimoto
Annals of Operations Research
53: 249286, December 1994


A Distributed Memory LAPSE:Parallel Simulation of MessagePassing Programs
Phillip Dickens and David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
1994 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Edinbourgh, Scotland, July, 1994, 3238


Efficient Massively Parallel Simulation of Dynamic Channel Assignment Schemes for Wireless Cellular Communications
Albert Greenberg and David Nicol and Boris Lubachevsky and Paul Wright
1994 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Edinbourgh, Scotland, July, 1994, 187194


The Impact of Adding Aggressiveness to a NonAggressive Windowing Protocol
Phillip Dickens and David Nicol and Paul Reynolds, Jr. and Mark Duva
1993 Winter Simulation Conference
San Diego, CA, December, 1993, 731739


Optimistic Parallel Simulation of Markov Chains Using Uniformization
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
18(4): 395410, August 1993


Conservative Parallel Simulation of Markov Chains Using Uniformization
Philip Heidelberger and David Nicol
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
4(8): 906921, August 1993


Parallel Simulation of Markovian Queueing Networks Using Adaptive Uniformization
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
1993 ACM SIGMETRICS Conference
Santa Clara, CA, May, 1993, 135145


Parallel Algorithms for Simulating Continuous Time Markov Chains
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
1993 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
San Diego, CA, May, 1993, 1118


Conservative Parallel Simulation of Priority Class Queueing Networks
David Nicol
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
3(3): 294303, May 1992


Inflated Speedups in Parallel Simulations via malloc()
David Nicol
International Journal on Simulation
2: 413426


Simultaneous Parallel Simulations of Continuous Time Markov Chains at Multiple Parameter Settings
Philip Heidelberger and David Nicol
1991 Winter Simulation Conference
Phoenix, AZ, December, 1991, 602607


Parallel Simulation of Timed PetriNets
David Nicol and Subhas Roy
1991 Winter Simulation Conference
Phoenix, AZ, December, 1991, 574583


High Performance Parallelized Discrete Event Simulation of a Stochastic Queueing Network
David Nicol
1988 Winter Simulation Conference
San Diego, CA, December, 1988, 306314


The Implementation of a Parallelized Simulation of Queueing Networks using Fortran and Abstract Data Types
Keith Miller and David Nicol
1988 Winter Simulation Conference
San Diego, CA, December, 1988, 333338


Parallel DiscreteEvent Simulation of Stochastic Queueing Networks
David Nicol and proceedings of and the
ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Parallel Programming
New Haven, CT, July, 1988, 124137


Models of Privacy Preserving Traffic Tunneling
David M. Nicol and Nabil Schear
Simulation
85(9):589607, 2009


Utility Analysis of Network Simulators
David M. Nicol
International Journal of Simulation : Systems, Science, and Technology
To appear. 2003


On kary ncubes: Theory and Applications
Weizhen Mao and David M. Nicol
Discrete Applied Mathematics
129(1): 171193, 2003


Utility Analysis of Parallel Simulation
David M. Nicol
2003 Conference on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
San Diego, CA , June, 2003


Composite Synchronization for Parallel Discrete Event Simulation
David Nicol and Jason Liu
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
13(5), May 2002


Analysis of Composite Synchronization
David Nicol
2002 Conference on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Washington, D.C., May, 2002, 115124


Consistent Modeling of Distributed Mutual Exclusion Protocol Using Optimistic Synchronization
Malcolm Low and David Nicol
2001 Conference on Parallel and
Lake Arrowhead,CA, May, 2001, 137144


Safe Timestamps and Large Scale Modeling
David Nicol and James Cowie and Jason Liu
2000 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Bologna, Italy, May, 2000, 7178


Simulation of Fluid Stochastic Petri Nets
Gianfranco Ciardo and David Nicol and Kishor Trivedi
IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering
25(2): 207217, March/April 1999


Performance Prediction of a Parallel Simulator
Jason Liu and David Nicol and Brian Premore and Anna Poplawski
1999 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS)
Atlanta, GA., May, 1999, 156164


Fluid Stochastic Petri Nets: Theory Applications and Solution Techniques
Graham Horton and David Nicol and V. Kulkarni and Kishor Trivedi
European Journal of Operational Research
105(1): 184201, February 1998


Scalability, Locality, Partitioning, and Synchronization
David Nicol
1998 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Banff, Canada, June, 1998, 411


IDES: A Javabased Distributed Simulation Engine
David Nicol and Michael Johnson and Ann Yoshimura
1998 International Workshop on Modeling Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS)
Montreal, Canada, 1998, 233240


The Dark Side of Risk (what your mother never told you about Time Warp)
David Nicol and Jason Liu
1997 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Lockenhaus, Austria, May, 1997, 188195


Performance Modeling of the IDES Framework
David Nicol and M. Johnson and M. Goldsby and A. Yoshimura
1997 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Lockenhaus, Austria, June, 1997, 3845


Analytic Comparison of Bounded Time Warp and YAWNS
Phillip Dickens and David Nicol and Paul Reynolds and Mark Duva
ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation
6(4): 297320, October 1996


Static Assignment of Complex Tasks using Stochastic Majorization
David Nicol and Rahul Simha and Don Towsley
IEEE Transactions on Computers
45(6): 730741, June 1996


On Bottleneck Partitioning of kary ncubes
David Nicol and Weizhen Mao
Parallel Processing Letters
6(6): 389399, June 1996


Noncommittal Barrier Synchronization
David Nicol
Parallel Computing
21: 529549, 1995


Empirical Study of Parallel TraceDriven Cache Simulators
David Nicol and Eric Carr
1995 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Lake Placid, NY, June, 1995, 166169


Global Virtual Time and Distributed Synchronization
Jeff Steinman and David Nicol and Craig Lee and Linda Wilson
1995 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Lake Placid, NY, June, 1995, 139148


Massively Parallel Algorithms for TraceDriven Cache Simulations
David Nicol and Albert Greenberg and Boris Lubachevsky
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
5(8): 849859, August 1994


Assignment of Processors for Pipeline Computations
Alok Choudhary and Bhagirath Harahari and David Nicol and Rahul Simha
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
5(4): 439445, April 1994


Optimal Multiphase Complete Exchange on CircuitSwitched Hypercube Architectures
David Nicol and Shahid Bokhari
1994 ACM SIGMETRICS Conference
Nashville, TN , May, 1994, 252260


The Impact of Adding Aggressiveness to a NonAggressive Windowing Protocol
Phillip Dickens and David Nicol and Paul Reynolds, Jr. and Mark Duva
1993 Winter Simulation Conference
San Diego, CA, December, 1993, 731739


A Sweep Algorithm for Massively Parallel Simulation of CircuitSwitched Networks
Bruno Gaujal and Albert Greenberg and David Nicol
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
18( 4): 484500, August 1993


Optimistic Parallel Simulation of Markov Chains Using Uniformization
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
18(4): 395410, August 1993


Conservative Parallel Simulation of Markov Chains Using Uniformization
Philip Heidelberger and David Nicol
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
4(8): 906921, August 1993


The Cost of Conservative Synchronization in Parallel DiscreteEvent Simulations
David Nicol
Journal of the ACM
40(2): 304333, April 1993


Parallel Simulation of Markovian Queueing Networks Using Adaptive Uniformization
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
1993 ACM SIGMETRICS Conference
Santa Clara, CA, May, 1993, 135145


Parallel Algorithms for Simulating Continuous Time Markov Chains
David Nicol and Philip Heidelberger
1993 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
San Diego, CA, May, 1993, 1118


Optimistic Global Synchronization for Parallel DiscreteEvent Simulations
David Nicol
1993 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
San Diego, CA, May, 1993, 2734


Load Balancing Using Stochastic Majorization
David Nicol and Rahul Simha and Don Towsley
1993 INFOCOMM
1993, 13061313


Conservative Parallel Simulation of Priority Class Queueing Networks
David Nicol
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
3(3): 294303, May 1992


MIMD Parallel Simulation of Circuit Switched Communication Networks
David Nicol and Albert Greenberg and Boris Lubachevsky
1992 Winter Simulation Conference
Arlington, VA, December, 1992, 629636


Communication Efficient Global Load Balancing
David Nicol
1992 Scalable High Performance Computing Conference
Williamsburg, VA, 1992, 292299


Massively Parallel Algorithms for TraceDriven Cache Simulations
David Nicol and Albert Greenberg and Boris Lubachevsky
1992 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Newport Beach, CA, 1992, 311


Improved Algorithms for Mapping Pipelined and Parallel Algorithms
David Nicol and David O'Hallaron
IEEE Transactions on Computers
40(3): 295306, March 1991


Simultaneous Parallel Simulations of Continuous Time Markov Chains at Multiple Parameter Settings
Philip Heidelberger and David Nicol
1991 Winter Simulation Conference
Phoenix, AZ, December, 1991, 602607


Performance Bounds on SelfInitiating Parallel Discrete Event Simulations
David Nicol
ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation
1(1): 2450, 1990


A Multistage Linear Array Assignment Problem
Rex Kincaid and David Nicol and Dana Richards and Doug Shier
Operations Research
38(6): 9931005, Nov.Dec. 1990


An Analysis of Scatter Decomposition
David Nicol and Joel Saltz
IEEE Transactions on Computers
39(11): 13371345, November 1990


Parallelization of Sparse Dynamic Programming Problems
David Nicol
ORSA Journal on Computing
2(2): 162173, Spring 1990


Optimal Dynamic Remapping of Data Parallel Computations
David Nicol and Paul Reynolds, Jr.
IEEE Transactions on Computers
39(2): 206219, February 1990


Performance Analysis of Massively Parallel DiscreteEvent Simulations
David Nicol
SIGPLAN Symposium on the Practice and Principles of Parallel Programming
Seattle, WA, March, 1990


Optimal Partitioning of Random Programs Across Two Processors
David Nicol
IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering
15(2): 134141, February 1989


Dynamic Remapping of Parallel Computations with Varying Resource Demands
David Nicol and Joel Saltz
IEEE Transactions on Computers
37(9): 10731087, September 1988


Problem Size, Parallel Architecture, and Optimal Speedup
David Nicol and Frank Willard
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
5: 404420, August 1988


Expected Performance of mSolution Backtracking
David Nicol
SIAM Journal on Computing
17(1): 114127, February 1988


Parallel DiscreteEvent Simulation of Stochastic Queueing Networks
David Nicol and proceedings of and the
ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Parallel Programming
New Haven, CT, July, 1988, 124137


Problem Oriented Protocol Design
David Nicol and Paul Reynolds
1984 Winter Simulation Conference,


High Performance Simulation of Internet Worms
David M. Nicol
ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation
January 2007


The Impact of Stochastic Variability on Worm Detection
David M. Nicol
Proceedings of ACM Worm 2006
Alexandria, VA, November 2006


Top Speed of Flash Worms Revisited
David M. Nicol
Proceedings of the European Modeling and Simulation Symposium
Barcelona, Spain, October 2006, pp. 2130


Implementation and Instrumentation of a FlashWorm
Steve Hanna and David M. Nicol
Proceedings of 2006 DETER Community Workshop
Arlington, VA, June 2006, pp. 9194


Models and Analysis of Active Worm Defense
D. Nicol
Proceedings of Mathematical Methods, Models and Architectures for Computer Networks Security Workshop
St. Petersburg, Russia, September 2005


Comparing Passive and Active Worm Defenses
Michael Liljenstam and David M. Nicol
Proceedings of the 2004 Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of Systems
Sept. 2004


Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Worm Effects on the Internet Routing Infrastructure
D. M. Nicol, M. Liljenstam and J. Liu
Proceedings of the Performance Tools 2003 Conference
Sept. 2003


Models of Active Worm Defenses
David M. Nicol, Michael Liljenstam
2004 IPSI Studenica Conference
June 2004


Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Worm Effects on the Internet Routing Infrastructure
D. M. Nicol and M. Liljenstam and J. Liu
Proceedings of the Performance Tools 2003 Conference
To appear. September, 2003


Simulating Realistic Network Worm Traffic for Worm Warning System Design and Testing
M. Liljenstam and D. M. Nicol and V. Berk and R. Gray
Proceedings of the 2003 Workshop on Rapid Malcode (WORM)
To appear. Washington, DC, October, 2003


A Mixed Abstraction Level Simulation Model of LargeScale Internet Worm Infestations ,
M. Liljenstam and Y. Yuan and B. Premore and D. Nicol
Proceedings of the Tenth IEEE/ACM Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer Telecommunication Systems
Fort Worth, TX, October, 2002


Efficient Path Authentication for Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Security
Meiyuan Zhou, Sean W. Smith and David M. Nicol
Department of Defense Information Assurance Newsletter
9(3):1418, Fall 2006


Aggregated Path Authentication for Efficient BGP Security
M. Zhao, S. Smith and D. Nicol
Proceedings of the 2005 ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2005)
Alexandria, VA, November 2005


Evaluating the Performance Impact of PKI on BGP Security
M. Zhao, S. Smith and D. Nicol
4th Annual PKI R&D Workshop
Gaithersburg, MD, April 2005


A BGP Attack Against Traffic Engineering
J. Kim, S.Y. Ko, D.M. Nicol, X.A. Dimitropoulos, and G.F. Riley
Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference
December, 2004


Evaluation of Efficient Security for BGP Route Announcements using Parallel Simulation
David M. Nicol, Sean W. Smith, Meiyuan Zhao
Simulation : Practice and Theory
Summer 2004


Using Simulation to Understand Dynamic Connectivity at the Core of the Internet
David M. Nicol and Brian Premore and Andy Ogielski
Proceedings of UKSim 2003
Cambridge University, England , April, 2003


Challenges in Using Simulation to Explain Global Routing Instabilities
David Nicol
2002 Conference on Grand Challenges in Simulation
San Antonio, TX, January, 2002


GPU Coprocessing for WIreless Networking Simulation
Scot Bai, David M. Nicol
Proceedings of the 2009 Symposium on Application Acceleration in High Performance Computing
July 2009


Empirical Validation of Wireless Models in Simulations of Ad Hoc Routing Protocols
J. Liu, Y. Yuan, D. M. Nicol, R. S. Gray, C. C. Newport, D. Kotz, and L. F. Perrone
Simulation : Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International
81(4):307323, 2005


Simulation Analysis of Virtual Geographic Routing
David M. Nicol, Michael E. Goldsby, and Michael M. Johnson
Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference
December, 2004


Lookahead Revisited in Parallel Wireless Simulations
Jason Liu and David Nicol
2002 Conference on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Washington, D.C., May, 2002, 7988


Towards High Performance Modeling of the 802.11 Wireless Protocol
Jason Liu and David Nicol and Felipe Perrone and Michael Liljenstam
2001 Winter Simulation Conference
Arlington, VA , December, 2001


Simulation Modeling of LargeScale Adhoc Sensor Networks
Jason Liu and David Nicol and Felipe Perrone and Michael Liljenstam and Chip Elliot and Dave Pearson
European Interoperability Workshop 2001
London England, June, 2001


Cost/Benefit Analysis of Interval Jumping in PowerControl Simulation
David Nicol and Felipe Perrone
2000 Winter Simulation Conference
Orlando, FL, December, 2000, 425431


Using Nbody Algorithms for Interference Computation in Wireless Cellular Simulations
Felipe Perrone and David Nicol
2000 MASCOTS Conference
San Fransisco, CA, August, 2000, 4956


Rapid Simulation of Wireless Systems
Felipe Perrone and David Nicol
1998 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Banff, Canada, June, 1998, 170177

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Useable Global Network Access Policy for Process Control Networks
David M. Nicol, William H. Sanders, Sankalp Singh, Mouna Seri
IEEE Security and Privacy
6(6):3036, Nov.Dec. 2008


A Testbed for Power System Security Evaluation
David M. Nicol, Matt Davis, Tom Overbye
International Journal of Information and Computer Security


Models of Privacy Preserving Traffic Tunneling
David M. Nicol and Nabil Schear
Simulation
85(9):589607, 2009


A Calculus of Trust and Its Applications to PKI and Identity Management
Jingwei Huang and David M. Nicol
Proceedings of 2009 IDTrust
April 2009


Experiences Validating the Access Policy Tool in Industrial Settings
David M. Nicol, William H. Sanders, Sankalp Singh, Mouna Seri
Proceedings of the 2010 Hawaii International Conference on System Science
January 2010


PolicyGlobe: A Framework for Integrating Network and Operating System Security
Hamed Okhravi, David Nicol, Ryan Kagin
Proceedings of CCS 2009 Workshop on Assurable and Useable Security Configuration (SAFECONFIG)
November 2009


Detection of Nuclear Material at Border Crossings by Correlating Movement and Radition Measurements
David M. Nicol, Rose Tsang, Heidi Ammerlahn and Michael Johnson
Proceedings of the 2006 Winter Simulation Conference
Monterey, CA, December 2006, pp. 536544


SCADA Cybersecurity Testbed Development
C. M. Davis, J. E. Tate, H. Okhravi, C. Grier, T. J. Overbye, and D. Nicol
Proceedings of the 2006 North American Power Symposium
Carbondale, IL, September 2006


Sensor Fusion Algorithms for the Detection of Nuclear Material at Border Crossings
David M. Nicol, Rose Tsang, Heidi Ammerlahn and Michael Johnson
Sensors, and Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C3I) Technologies for Homeland Security and Homeland Defense V. Edited by Carapezza, Edward M.. Proceedings of the SPIE
Orlando, FL, May 2006, pp. 62011O


RINSE : The RealTime Immersive Network Simulation Environment for Network Security Exercises
M. Liljenstam, J. Liu, D.M. Nicol, Y. Yuan, G. Yan and C. Grier
Simulation : Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International
82(1):4359, January 2006


Performance analysis of binary code protection
D. Nicol and H. Okhravi
Proceedings of 2005 Winter Simulation Conference
Orlando, FL, December 2005


RINSE: the Realtime Interactive Network Simulation Environment for Network Security Exercises
M. Liljenstam, D.M. Nicol, Y. Yuan, G. Yan and J. Liu
Proceedings of the 2005 Conference on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation
Monterey, CA, June 2005


ModelBased Evaluation: From Dependability to Security
David M. Nicol, William H. Sanders and Kishor S. Trivedi
IEEE Trans. on Dependability and Security
1(1):4865, 2004


Fast ModelBased Penetration Testing
Sankalp Singh, James Lyons, and David M. Nicol
Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference
December, 2004


A BGP Attack Against Traffic Engineering
J. Kim, S.Y. Ko, D.M. Nicol, X.A. Dimitropoulos, and G.F. Riley
Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference
December, 2004

 
