Missouri S&T

Publications



Modeling and Analysis of Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructures

Journal Articles
  • N. Jarus, M. Woodard, K. Marashi, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, J. Lin, A. Faza, and P. Maheshwari, "Survey on Modeling and Design of Cyber-Physical Systems," Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems, 2017.
    Status: Submitted
  • M. Woodard, K. Marashi, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Survivability Evaluation and Importance Analysis for Complex Networked Systems," IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, 2017.
    Status: Submitted
  • K. Marashi, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Consideration of Cyber-Physical Interdependencies in Reliability Modeling of Smart Grids," IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, 2017.
    Status: Published
  • K. Marashi, M. Woodard, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Quantitative Reliability Analysis for Intelligent Water Distribution Networks," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Feb. 2014.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "An integrated cyber-physical reliability model for the Smart Grid," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 2013.
    Status: Under review
  • S. White, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Security Concepts for Cloud Computing," Principles, Methodologies, and Service-Oriented Approaches for Cloud Computing, pp. 116-142, 2013.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "A case study in quantitative analysis of cyber-physical systems: reliability of the electric power grid," IEEE Trans. Rel., 2013.
    Status: Under review
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani and A. R. Hurson, "Introduction to green and sustainable computing," Part I of Advances in Computers, vol. 87, pp. 1-6, 2012.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "A semantic agent framework for cyber-physical systems," Semantic Agent Systems: Foundations and Applications, 2011.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "Integrated Cyber-physical Simulation of Intelligent Water Distribution Networks," Scientific and Engineering Applications Using MATLAB, 2011.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Reliability Modeling for Intelligent Water Distribution Networks," Int'l. J. of Performability Engineering, Special Issue on Performance and Dependability Modeling of Dynamic Systems, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 467-478, Sep. 2011.
    Status: Published
Book Chapters
  • M. Woodard, M. Wisely, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "A Survey of Data Cleansing Techniques for Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructure Systems," vol. 102, A. R. Hurson and M. Goudarzi, Eds. Elsevier, 2016, pp. 63-110.
    Status: Published
  • M. Woodard, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Propagation of Corrupted Data in Critical Infrastructure Cyber-Physical Systems: A Research Survey," Elsevier, 2015.
    Status: Published
  • M. Woodard, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "A Survey of Research on Data Corruption in Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructure Systems," vol. 98, A. R. Hurson, Ed. Elsevier, 2015, pp. 59-87.
    Status: Published
  • S. C. White and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Comparison of Security Models: Attack Graphs Versus Petri Nets," vol. 94, A. R. Hurson, Ed. Elsevier, 2014, pp. 1-24.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, A. Hurson, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Knowledge Management For Fault-Tolerant Water Distribution," in Large Scale Network-Centric Distributed Systems, H. Sarbazi-Azad and A. Y. Zomaya, Eds. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013, pp. 649-677.
    Status: Published
  • M. Woodard and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Modeling of autonomous vehicle operation in intelligent transportation systems," in Software Engineering for Resilient Systems, vol. 8166, A. Gorbenko, A. Romanovsky, and V. Kharchenko, Eds. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Oct. 2013, pp. 133-140.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "Integrated Cyber-Physical Fault Injection for Reliability Analysis of the Smart Grid," in Proc. 29th Int'l. Conf. Computer Safety, Reliability and Security (SAFECOMP), vol. 6351, 2010, pp. 277-290.
    Status: Published
Conference Articles
  • M. Woodard, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "A Petri-Net Model for Propagation of Corrupted Data in a Networked System," 2017.
    Status: Under review
  • N. Jarus, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Models, Metamodels, and Model Transformation for Cyber-Physical Systems," in 7th IEEE International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC), Nov. 2016.
    Status: Published
  • I. A. Alobaidi, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Survivability analysis and recovery support for smart grids," in In Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Resilient Cyber Systems, Chicago, USA, Aug. 2016.
    Status: Published
    Awards: Recipient of best paper award
  • K. Marashi, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Quantification and Analysis of Interdependency in Cyber-Physical Systems," in Proc. of the 3rd Int'l. Workshop on Reliability and Security Aspects for Critical Infrastructure (ReSA4CI '16), in conjunction with the 46th IEEE/IFIP Int'l. Conf. on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN '16), Toulouse, France, Jun. 2016.
    Status: Published
  • M. N. Albasrawi, N. Jarus, K. A. Joshi, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Analysis of Reliability and Resilience for Smart Grids," in Proceedings of the 38th Annual IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Jul. 2014, pp. 529-534.
    Status: Published
  • K. Marashi and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Towards Comprehensive Modeling of Reliability for Smart Grids: Requirements and Challenges," in Proc. 15th IEEE Int'l. High Assurance Systems Engineering Symp. (HASE), Miami, USA, Jan. 2014.
    Status: Published
  • K. Marashi, M. Woodard, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Quantitative Reliability Analysis for Intelligent Water Distribution Networks," in Proc. Embedded Topical Meeting on Risk Management for Complex Socio-Technical Systems (RM4CSS), Annual Meeting of the American Nuclear Society, Washington, D.C., USA, Nov. 2013.
    Status: Published
  • A. Faza, J. Lin, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Net-Centric Assurance for Critical Infrastructure Systems," in Meeting of the NSF Net-Centric Software & Systems Industry/University Cooperative Research Center, Rolla, USA, Feb. 2012.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Ontologies and Decision Support for Failure Mitigation in Intelligent Water Distribution Networks," in Proc. 45th Hawaii Int'l. Conf. on System Sciences (HICSS), Maui, USA, Jan. 2012.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "An Agent-Based Approach to Reconciling Data Heterogeneity in Cyber-Physical Systems," in Proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Heterogeneity in Computing Workshop (HCW '11), Anchorage, USA, May 2011, pp. 93-103.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "A Game-Theoretic Approach to Decision Support for Intelligent Water Distribution," in Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS '11), Kauai, USA, Jan. 2011.
    Status: Published
    Awards: Best paper nominee
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "Modeling Cyber-Physical Systems with Semantic Agents," in Proceedings of the IEEE 34th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops (COMPSACW '10), Washington, DC, USA, 2010, pp. 13-18.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "Modeling Cyber-Physical Systems with Semantic Agents," in Proceedings of the 34th IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '10), Seoul, South Korea, Jul. 2010.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "A General Framework for Quantitative Modeling of Dependability in Cyber-Physical Systems: A Proposal for Doctoral Research," in Proceedings of the 33rd Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '09), 2009, vol. 1, pp. 668-671.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "Reliability Modeling for the Advanced Electric Power Grid: A Proposal for Doctoral Research," in 33rd Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference, Jul. 2009, vol. 1, pp. 672-675.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "Towards Integrated Simulation of Cyber-Physical Systems: A Case Study on Intelligent Water Distribution," in Eighth IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC '09), 2009, pp. 690-695.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "Reliability Analysis for the Advanced Electric Power Grid: From Cyber Control and Communication to Physical Manifestations of Failure," in Proc. 28th Int'l. Conf. Computer Safety, Reliability and Security (SAFECOMP), Sep. 2009, vol. 5775, pp. 257-269.
    Status: Published
    Awards: Recipient of best paper award
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "The Advanced Electric Power Grid: Complexity Reduction Techniques for Reliability Modeling," in Proceedings of the 27th international conference on Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security (SAFECOMP '08), 2008, pp. 429-439.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "Reliability Modeling for the Advanced Electric Power Grid," in Proc. 26th Int'l. Conf. Computer Safety, Reliability and Security (SAFECOMP), Sep. 2007, vol. 4680, pp. 370-383.
    Status: Published
Books
  • A. Hurson and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, Eds., Dependable and Secure Systems Engineering. Elsevier, 2012.
    Status: Published

Pervasive Computing

Journal Articles
  • M. Wisely, A. R. Hurson, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Public Data Dissemination via Broadcasting," Journal of Information Processing, vol. 23, no. 3, 2015.
    Status: Published
  • T. Morrow, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "PERCEPOLIS: Cyberinfrastructure for Personalized Education," Handbook of Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education, 2015.
    Status: To appear
  • C. S. Wagner, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Algorithms and Techniques for Proactive Search," Journal of Information Processing, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 425-434, 2014.
    Status: Published
  • C. S. Wagner, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Proactive Search: Using Outcome-Based Dynamic Nearest-Neighbor Recommendation Algorithms to Increase Search Engine Efficacy," ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 2014.
    Status: Under revision for resubmission
  • E. Jean, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. R. Hurson, and B. Shirazi, "Tools and techniques for interoperability and dynamic reconfiguration of pervasive systems," Pervasive Computing and Networking, 2011.
    Status: Published
  • A. R. Hurson and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "PERCEPOLIS: Pervasive Cyberinfrastructure for Personalized Learning and Instructional Support," Intelligent Information Management, vol. 2, no. 10, pp. 583-593, Oct. 2010.
    Status: Published
  • A. R. Hurson, B. Sun, J. Hannan, Y. Jiao, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Energy-Efficient Scheduling Algorithms for Data Retrieval from Indexed Parallel Broadcast Channels," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 2009.
    Status: Under revision
Book Chapters
  • T. Morrow, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Pervasive Cyberinfrastructure for Personalized Education," in Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education, vol. 2, Hershey, USA: IGI Global, 2016, pp. 817-839.
    Status: Published
  • L. Heendaliya, D. Lin, and A. Hurson, "Continuous Predictive Line Queries for On-the-Go Traffic Estimation," in Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems XVIII, no. 8980, A. Hameurlain, J. Küng, R. Wagner, H. Decker, L. Lhotska, and S. Link, Eds. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015, pp. 80-114.
    Status: Published
  • L. Heendaliya, M. Wisely, D. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Hurson, "Influence-Aware Predictive Density Queries under Road-Network Constraints," in Advances in Spatial and Temporal Databases, no. 9239, C. Claramunt, M. Schneider, R. C.-W. Wong, L. Xiong, W.-K. Loh, C. Shahabi, and K.-J. Li, Eds. Springer International Publishing, Aug. 2015, pp. 80-97.
    Status: Published
  • C. S. Wagner, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Accurate and Efficient Search Prediction Using Fuzzy Matching and Outcome Feedback," in Proc. 6th Int'l. Conf. on Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP), vol. 8199, N. Brisaboa, O. Pedreira, and P. Zezula, Eds. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, pp. 219-232.
    Status: Published
  • C. S. Wagner, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. R. Hurson, and B. Shirazi, "A Survey of Techniques for Improving Search Engine Scalability through Profiling, Prediction, and Prefetching of Query Results," in Scalable Computing and Communications: Theory and Practice, S. U. Khan, A. Y. Zomaya, and L. Wang, Eds. New Jersey, USA: Wiley-IEEE Computer Society Press, Jan. 2013, pp. 467-506.
    Status: Published
  • E. Jean, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. R. Hurson, and B. Shirazi, "Tools and Techniques for Dynamic Reconfiguration and Interoperability of Pervasive Systems," in Pervasive Computing and Networking, John Wiley & Sons, Jun. 2011, pp. 09-26.
    Status: Published
Conference Articles
  • T. Morrow, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Decision Support for Personalized Education," Pittsburgh, USA, Jul. 2016.
    Status: Published
  • M. Wisely, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Energy Consumption of Algorithms for Data Retrieval from Indexed Parallel Broadcast Channels," in Proceedings of 2016 Seventh International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC), Hangzhou, China, 2016.
    Status: To appear
  • T. Morrow, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Algorithmic Decision Support for Personalized Education," in 2016 IEEE 17th International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI), Jul. 2016, pp. 188-197.
    Status: Published
  • T. Morrow, "A Context-aware Ontology for Personalized Learning: Pervasive Computing for Educational Technology," in IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication Workshops (PerCom Workshops), 2015, pp. 242-244.
    Status: Published
  • M. Wisely, A. Hurson, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "An extensible simulation framework for evaluating centralized traffic prediction algorithms," in International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE), Oct. 2015, pp. 391-396.
    Status: Published
  • A. Bahmani, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Ontology-Based Recommendation Algorithms for Personalized Education," in Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA '12), Vienna, Austria, Sep. 2012, pp. 111-120.
    Status: Published
  • A. Bahmani, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Context-aware recommendation algorithms for the PERCEPOLIS personalized education platform," in Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2011, pp. 1-6.
    Status: Published
  • A. R. Hurson, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, L. Miller, and B. Shirazi, "Enriching STEM Education through Personalization and Teaching Collaboration," in Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Workshop on PervasivE Learning, Life, and Leisure (PerEL '11), Seattle, USA, Mar. 2011, pp. 543-549.
    Status: Published
  • A. R. Hurson and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Transforming the Instruction of Introductory Computing to Engineering Students," in IEEE Transforming Engineering Education: Creating Interdisciplinary Skills for Complex Global Environments, Apr. 2010, pp. 1-19.
    Status: Published
  • A. R. Hurson and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "A pervasive computing platform for individualized higher education," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering (CiSE '09), Wuhan, China, Dec. 2009, pp. 1-4.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Emerging Pervasive Systems - Research Challenges and Proposed Solutions (Panel)," in Ninth Annual International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT '09), Seattle, USA, Jul. 2009, pp. xx-xxi.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Ethics in Computing (Panel)," in 31st Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '07), Jul. 2007, vol. 1, pp. 16-16.
    Status: Published

Assurance and Development of Embedded Systems

Journal Articles
  • P. Maheshwari, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and D. Pommerenke, "Software-Based Methodologies for Root-Cause Analysis of Embedded System Failures Resulting from Electrostatic Discharge," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2014.
    Status: Submitted
  • V. Winter, B. Cukic, T. Khoshgoftaar, K. Mori, R. Paul, C. Pérez-Leguizamo, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, J. Sloan, M. Vouk, and I. Yen, "High Consequence Systems and Semantic Computing," International Journal of Semantic Computing, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 291-324, Sep. 2013.
    Status: Published
  • E. Jean, I. Rauschert, R. Collins, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Hurson, and C. Jiao, "RISN: An Efficient Sensor Network Overlay with Support for Autonomous and Distributed Applications," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 1-16, Jan. 2011.
    Status: Published
  • T. Harms, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and F. Bastianini, "Structural health monitoring of bridges using wireless sensor networks," IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 14-18, Dec. 2010.
    Status: Published
Book Chapters
  • F. Bastianini, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, G. Pascale, and G. Perri, "Cost-Effective Dynamic Structural Health Monitoring with a Compact and Autonomous Wireless Sensor System," in Nondestructive Testing of Materials and Structures, Springer Netherlands, 2013, pp. 1065-1070.
    Status: Published
  • V. Plessi, F. Bastianini, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "A Wireless System for Real-Time Environmental and Structural Monitoring," in Proceedings of the 5th IFIP Workshop on Software Technologies for Future Embedded & Ubiquitous Systems (SEUS '07), Santorini Island, Greece: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2007, pp. 456-465.
    Status: Published
Conference Articles
  • A. Sabatini, N. Jarus, P. Maheshwari, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Software instrumentation for failure analysis of USB host controllers," in IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), May 2013, pp. 1109-1114.
    Status: Published
  • A. Gunasekaran, N. Patel, S. Cross, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Recent enhancements to and applications of the SmartBrick structural health monitoring platform," in Proceedings of the 19th International SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, USA, Mar. 2012.
    Status: Published
  • A. Gunasekaran, N. Patel, S. Cross, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Towards a military-standard wireless sensor platform for the detection of improvised explosive devices," in Proceedings of the 7th SPIE Symposium on Defense, Security + Sensing, Baltimore, USA, Apr. 2012.
    Status: Published
  • A. Gunasekaran, P. Chulick, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Military-standard sensor nodes for the SmartBrick structural health monitoring platform," in Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM '11), Stanford, USA, Sep. 2011, pp. 2115-2122.
    Status: Published
  • A. Gunasekaran, P. Chulick, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "The SmartBrick wireless sensor node for high-resolution structural health monitoring," in Proceedings of the 18th International SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, USA, Mar. 2011.
    Status: Published
  • F. Bastianini, G. Pascale, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Cost Effectiveness of Structural Health Monitoring in Low Sensor Count Installations using a Wireless Autonomous SHM (WASHM) Device," in European Workshop on Cultural Heritage Preservation and Training Day (EWCHP '11), Jan. 2011.
    Status: Published
  • P. Maheshwari, T. Li, J. Lee, B. Seol, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and D. Pommerenke, "Software-Based Analysis of the Effects of Electrostatic Discharge on Embedded Systems," in IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Jul. 2011, pp. 436-441.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Smart Technology - Applications and Infrastructure," in IEEE 35th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference, Jul. 2011, pp. 522-522.
    Status: Published
  • T. Asami and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Green IT - From Devices to Applications (Panel)," in IEEE 34th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference, Jul. 2010, pp. 24-24.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "High assurance systems: State of the art and practice (plenary panel)," in Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International High Assurance Systems Engineering Symposium (HASE '10), San Jose, USA, Nov. 2010, p. xiv.
    Status: Published
  • E. Jean, R. T. Collins, A. R. Hurson, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and Y. Jiao, "RISN: An Efficient, Dynamically Tasked and Interoperable Sensor Network Overlay," in IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing, Dec. 2010, pp. 224-231.
    Status: Published
  • T. Harms, P. Shah, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, Z. Bourque, and F. Bastianini, "Zigbee-enabled structural health monitoring with the SmartBrick network," in Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM '09), Stanford, USA, Sep. 2009, pp. 909-917.
    Status: Published
  • B. Banks, T. Harms, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and F. Bastianini, "A low-cost wireless system for autonomous generation of road safety alerts," in Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems, 2009.
    Status: Published
  • P. Shah, A. Singh, S. Agarwal, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Sensor data fusion for spectroscopy-based detection of explosives," in Proc. 4th SPIE Symp. on Defense, Security + Sensing, Orlando, USA, Apr. 2009.
    Status: Published
  • T. Harms, F. Bastianini, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Recent enhancements to the SmartBrick structural health monitoring platform," in 12th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Oct. 2009, pp. 1-6.
    Status: Published
  • T. Harms, B. Banks, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and F. Bastianini, "Design and testing of a low-power wireless sensor network for structural health monitoring of bridges," in Proceedings of the 16th International SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials and Non-destructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2009.
    Status: Published
  • E. Jean, R. T. Collins, A. R. Hurson, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and Y. Jiao, "Pushing Sensor Network Computation to the Edge," in 5th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, Sep. 2009, pp. 1-4.
    Status: Published
  • W. K. Al-Assadi, S. Gandla, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and I. P. Dugganapally, "Design of a flood prediction system," in 12th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Oct. 2009, pp. 1-6.
    Status: Published
  • T. Harms, F. Bastianini, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "An embedded wireless system for remote monitoring of bridges," in The 15th International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2008.
    Status: Published
  • S. Gandla, W. K. Al-Assadi, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and R. A. R. Rao, "Design and FPGA Prototyping of a Flood Prediction System," in IEEE Region 5 Conference, Apr. 2008, pp. 1-6.
    Status: Published
  • T. Harms, B. Banks, F. Bastianini, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Enhancement of autonomous real-time SHM with short-range wireless communication," in The 4th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (EWSHM 2008), 2008.
    Status: Published
  • F. Bastianini, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Nanni, V. Plessi, and N. Galati, "An autonomous networked wireless device for structural health monitoring," in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Vancouver, Canada, 2007.
    Status: Published
  • F. Bastianini, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, N. Galati, V. Plessi, and A. Nanni, "A low-cost wireless system for real-time structural health monitoring," in Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM '07), Stanford, USA, Sep. 2007, pp. 129-136.
    Status: Published
  • T. V. Freiberger, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and E. Atekwana, "Hydrological Monitoring with Hybrid Sensor Networks," in International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM '07), Valencia, Spain, Oct. 2007, pp. 484-489.
    Status: Published
  • V. Plessi, F. Bastianini, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "An Autonomous and Adaptable Wireless Device for Flood Monitoring," in Proceedings of the 30th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '06), Chicago, USA, Sep. 2006.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "A General Purpose Framework for Wireless Sensor Network Applications," in 30th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '06), Sep. 2006, vol. 2, pp. 356-358.
    Status: Published
    Awards: Recipient of best student paper award

Older Publications on Modeling

Journal Articles
  • H. Fahmi, M. Latif, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, P. Liu, and L. H. Hsu, "Proxy servers for scalable interactive video support," IEEE Computer, Special Issue on Continuous Media on Demand, vol. 34, no. 9, Sep. 2001.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "Software engineering metrics for COTS-based systems," IEEE Computer, Special Issue on Software Engineering on Internet Time, vol. 34, no. 5, May 2001.
    Status: Published
  • S. Ali, H. J. Siegel, M. Maheswaran, D. Hensgen, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Representing Task and Machine Heterogeneities for Heterogeneous Computing Systems," Tamkang Journal of Science and Engineering, Special 50th Anniversary Issue, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 195-207, Sep. 2000.
    Status: Published
Book Chapters
  • S. A. Masood Sedigh Sarvestani and A. Ghafoor, "Security Management for an e-Enterprise," in Enterprise Information Systems Assurance and System Security: Managerial and Technical Issues, M. Warkentin and R. B. Vaughn, Eds. 2006.
    Status: Published
  • A. G. Sedigh Sarvestani Sahra and R. A. Paul, "A Metrics-Guided Framework for Cost and Quality Management of Component-Based Software," in Component-Based Software Quality: Methods and Techniques, vol. 2693, A. Cechich, Ed. Springer-Verlag, Jul. 2003.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "A metrics-guided framework for cost and quality management of component-based software," in Component-Based Software Quality, Springer, 2003, pp. 374-402.
    Status: Published
Conference Articles
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani and A. Ghafoor, "A graph-based model for component-based software development," in 10th IEEE International Workshop on Object-Oriented Real-Time Dependable Systems, Feb. 2005, pp. 254-259.
    Status: Published
  • A. Masood, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Ghafoor, "Efficiently managing security concerns in component based system design," in 29th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC'05), Jul. 2005, vol. 2, pp. 164-169.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "Metrics and models for cost and quality of component-based software," in Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing, May 2003, pp. 149-155.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, B. Shafiq, A. Masood, and A. Ghafoor, "Research Challenges in e-Enterprise Security," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Frontiers of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, 2003.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "Temporal modeling of software test coverage," in Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Computer Software and Applications, Aug. 2002, pp. 823-828.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "Metrics-based framework for decision making in COTS-based software systems (short paper)," in Proceedings of the IEEE/IEICE International Symposium on High-Assurance Systems Engineering (HASE '02), Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 2002.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "Metrics-guided quality management for component-based software systems," in 25th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '01), Oct. 2001, pp. 303-308.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, R. A. Paul, and A. Ghafoor, "A New Approach to Temporal Coverage Modeling and Assurance-Based Testing (poster)," in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE '00), San Jose, USA, Oct. 2000.
    Status: Published
    Awards: Recipient of student travel award
  • S. Ali, H. J. Siegel, M. Maheswaran, D. Hensgen, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Task execution time modeling for heterogeneous computing systems," in Proceedings of the 9th Heterogeneous Computing Workshop (HCW 2000), Aug. 2000, pp. 185-199.
    Status: Published
  • A. Bashandy, R. Paul, S. Baqai, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, H. Fahmi, and A. Ghafoor, "A protocol architecture for guaranteed quality of service in collaborated multimedia applications," in Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Application-Specific Systems and Software Engineering and Technology (ASSET '99), Aug. 1999, pp. 120-127.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, J. Joshi, A. Bashandy, and A. Ghafoor, "Evaluation of filtering mechanisms for MPEG video communications," in Proceedings of the 17th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, Oct. 1998, pp. 449-454.
    Status: Published

Modeling and Analysis of Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructures

2017
  • N. Jarus, M. Woodard, K. Marashi, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, J. Lin, A. Faza, and P. Maheshwari, "Survey on Modeling and Design of Cyber-Physical Systems," Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems, 2017.
    Status: Submitted
  • M. Woodard, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "A Petri-Net Model for Propagation of Corrupted Data in a Networked System," 2017.
    Status: Under review
  • M. Woodard, K. Marashi, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Survivability Evaluation and Importance Analysis for Complex Networked Systems," IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, 2017.
    Status: Submitted
  • K. Marashi, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Consideration of Cyber-Physical Interdependencies in Reliability Modeling of Smart Grids," IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, 2017.
    Status: Published
2016
  • M. Woodard, M. Wisely, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "A Survey of Data Cleansing Techniques for Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructure Systems," vol. 102, A. R. Hurson and M. Goudarzi, Eds. Elsevier, 2016, pp. 63-110.
    Status: Published
  • N. Jarus, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Models, Metamodels, and Model Transformation for Cyber-Physical Systems," in 7th IEEE International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC), Nov. 2016.
    Status: Published
  • I. A. Alobaidi, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Survivability analysis and recovery support for smart grids," in In Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Resilient Cyber Systems, Chicago, USA, Aug. 2016.
    Status: Published
    Awards: Recipient of best paper award
  • K. Marashi, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Quantification and Analysis of Interdependency in Cyber-Physical Systems," in Proc. of the 3rd Int'l. Workshop on Reliability and Security Aspects for Critical Infrastructure (ReSA4CI '16), in conjunction with the 46th IEEE/IFIP Int'l. Conf. on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN '16), Toulouse, France, Jun. 2016.
    Status: Published
2015
  • M. Woodard, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Propagation of Corrupted Data in Critical Infrastructure Cyber-Physical Systems: A Research Survey," Elsevier, 2015.
    Status: Published
  • M. Woodard, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "A Survey of Research on Data Corruption in Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructure Systems," vol. 98, A. R. Hurson, Ed. Elsevier, 2015, pp. 59-87.
    Status: Published
2014
  • K. Marashi, M. Woodard, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Quantitative Reliability Analysis for Intelligent Water Distribution Networks," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Feb. 2014.
    Status: Published
  • M. N. Albasrawi, N. Jarus, K. A. Joshi, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Analysis of Reliability and Resilience for Smart Grids," in Proceedings of the 38th Annual IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Jul. 2014, pp. 529-534.
    Status: Published
  • K. Marashi and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Towards Comprehensive Modeling of Reliability for Smart Grids: Requirements and Challenges," in Proc. 15th IEEE Int'l. High Assurance Systems Engineering Symp. (HASE), Miami, USA, Jan. 2014.
    Status: Published
  • S. C. White and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Comparison of Security Models: Attack Graphs Versus Petri Nets," vol. 94, A. R. Hurson, Ed. Elsevier, 2014, pp. 1-24.
    Status: Published
2013
  • J. Lin, A. Hurson, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Knowledge Management For Fault-Tolerant Water Distribution," in Large Scale Network-Centric Distributed Systems, H. Sarbazi-Azad and A. Y. Zomaya, Eds. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013, pp. 649-677.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "An integrated cyber-physical reliability model for the Smart Grid," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 2013.
    Status: Under review
  • S. White, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Security Concepts for Cloud Computing," Principles, Methodologies, and Service-Oriented Approaches for Cloud Computing, pp. 116-142, 2013.
    Status: Published
  • M. Woodard and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Modeling of autonomous vehicle operation in intelligent transportation systems," in Software Engineering for Resilient Systems, vol. 8166, A. Gorbenko, A. Romanovsky, and V. Kharchenko, Eds. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Oct. 2013, pp. 133-140.
    Status: Published
  • K. Marashi, M. Woodard, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Quantitative Reliability Analysis for Intelligent Water Distribution Networks," in Proc. Embedded Topical Meeting on Risk Management for Complex Socio-Technical Systems (RM4CSS), Annual Meeting of the American Nuclear Society, Washington, D.C., USA, Nov. 2013.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "A case study in quantitative analysis of cyber-physical systems: reliability of the electric power grid," IEEE Trans. Rel., 2013.
    Status: Under review
2012
  • A. Hurson and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, Eds., Dependable and Secure Systems Engineering. Elsevier, 2012.
    Status: Published
  • A. Faza, J. Lin, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Net-Centric Assurance for Critical Infrastructure Systems," in Meeting of the NSF Net-Centric Software & Systems Industry/University Cooperative Research Center, Rolla, USA, Feb. 2012.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani and A. R. Hurson, "Introduction to green and sustainable computing," Part I of Advances in Computers, vol. 87, pp. 1-6, 2012.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Ontologies and Decision Support for Failure Mitigation in Intelligent Water Distribution Networks," in Proc. 45th Hawaii Int'l. Conf. on System Sciences (HICSS), Maui, USA, Jan. 2012.
    Status: Published
2011
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "An Agent-Based Approach to Reconciling Data Heterogeneity in Cyber-Physical Systems," in Proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Heterogeneity in Computing Workshop (HCW '11), Anchorage, USA, May 2011, pp. 93-103.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "A semantic agent framework for cyber-physical systems," Semantic Agent Systems: Foundations and Applications, 2011.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "Integrated Cyber-physical Simulation of Intelligent Water Distribution Networks," Scientific and Engineering Applications Using MATLAB, 2011.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "A Game-Theoretic Approach to Decision Support for Intelligent Water Distribution," in Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS '11), Kauai, USA, Jan. 2011.
    Status: Published
    Awards: Best paper nominee
  • J. Lin and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Reliability Modeling for Intelligent Water Distribution Networks," Int'l. J. of Performability Engineering, Special Issue on Performance and Dependability Modeling of Dynamic Systems, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 467-478, Sep. 2011.
    Status: Published
2010
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "Integrated Cyber-Physical Fault Injection for Reliability Analysis of the Smart Grid," in Proc. 29th Int'l. Conf. Computer Safety, Reliability and Security (SAFECOMP), vol. 6351, 2010, pp. 277-290.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "Modeling Cyber-Physical Systems with Semantic Agents," in Proceedings of the IEEE 34th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops (COMPSACW '10), Washington, DC, USA, 2010, pp. 13-18.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "Modeling Cyber-Physical Systems with Semantic Agents," in Proceedings of the 34th IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '10), Seoul, South Korea, Jul. 2010.
    Status: Published
2009
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "A General Framework for Quantitative Modeling of Dependability in Cyber-Physical Systems: A Proposal for Doctoral Research," in Proceedings of the 33rd Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '09), 2009, vol. 1, pp. 668-671.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "Reliability Modeling for the Advanced Electric Power Grid: A Proposal for Doctoral Research," in 33rd Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference, Jul. 2009, vol. 1, pp. 672-675.
    Status: Published
  • J. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Miller, "Towards Integrated Simulation of Cyber-Physical Systems: A Case Study on Intelligent Water Distribution," in Eighth IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC '09), 2009, pp. 690-695.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "Reliability Analysis for the Advanced Electric Power Grid: From Cyber Control and Communication to Physical Manifestations of Failure," in Proc. 28th Int'l. Conf. Computer Safety, Reliability and Security (SAFECOMP), Sep. 2009, vol. 5775, pp. 257-269.
    Status: Published
    Awards: Recipient of best paper award
2008
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "The Advanced Electric Power Grid: Complexity Reduction Techniques for Reliability Modeling," in Proceedings of the 27th international conference on Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security (SAFECOMP '08), 2008, pp. 429-439.
    Status: Published
2007
  • A. Z. Faza, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and B. M. McMillin, "Reliability Modeling for the Advanced Electric Power Grid," in Proc. 26th Int'l. Conf. Computer Safety, Reliability and Security (SAFECOMP), Sep. 2007, vol. 4680, pp. 370-383.
    Status: Published

Pervasive Computing

2016
  • T. Morrow, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Pervasive Cyberinfrastructure for Personalized Education," in Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education, vol. 2, Hershey, USA: IGI Global, 2016, pp. 817-839.
    Status: Published
  • T. Morrow, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Decision Support for Personalized Education," Pittsburgh, USA, Jul. 2016.
    Status: Published
  • M. Wisely, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Energy Consumption of Algorithms for Data Retrieval from Indexed Parallel Broadcast Channels," in Proceedings of 2016 Seventh International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC), Hangzhou, China, 2016.
    Status: To appear
  • T. Morrow, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Algorithmic Decision Support for Personalized Education," in 2016 IEEE 17th International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI), Jul. 2016, pp. 188-197.
    Status: Published
2015
  • L. Heendaliya, D. Lin, and A. Hurson, "Continuous Predictive Line Queries for On-the-Go Traffic Estimation," in Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems XVIII, no. 8980, A. Hameurlain, J. Küng, R. Wagner, H. Decker, L. Lhotska, and S. Link, Eds. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015, pp. 80-114.
    Status: Published
  • M. Wisely, A. R. Hurson, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Public Data Dissemination via Broadcasting," Journal of Information Processing, vol. 23, no. 3, 2015.
    Status: Published
  • T. Morrow, "A Context-aware Ontology for Personalized Learning: Pervasive Computing for Educational Technology," in IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication Workshops (PerCom Workshops), 2015, pp. 242-244.
    Status: Published
  • M. Wisely, A. Hurson, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "An extensible simulation framework for evaluating centralized traffic prediction algorithms," in International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE), Oct. 2015, pp. 391-396.
    Status: Published
  • T. Morrow, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "PERCEPOLIS: Cyberinfrastructure for Personalized Education," Handbook of Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education, 2015.
    Status: To appear
  • L. Heendaliya, M. Wisely, D. Lin, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Hurson, "Influence-Aware Predictive Density Queries under Road-Network Constraints," in Advances in Spatial and Temporal Databases, no. 9239, C. Claramunt, M. Schneider, R. C.-W. Wong, L. Xiong, W.-K. Loh, C. Shahabi, and K.-J. Li, Eds. Springer International Publishing, Aug. 2015, pp. 80-97.
    Status: Published
2014
  • C. S. Wagner, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Algorithms and Techniques for Proactive Search," Journal of Information Processing, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 425-434, 2014.
    Status: Published
  • C. S. Wagner, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Proactive Search: Using Outcome-Based Dynamic Nearest-Neighbor Recommendation Algorithms to Increase Search Engine Efficacy," ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 2014.
    Status: Under revision for resubmission
2013
  • C. S. Wagner, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Accurate and Efficient Search Prediction Using Fuzzy Matching and Outcome Feedback," in Proc. 6th Int'l. Conf. on Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP), vol. 8199, N. Brisaboa, O. Pedreira, and P. Zezula, Eds. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, pp. 219-232.
    Status: Published
  • C. S. Wagner, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. R. Hurson, and B. Shirazi, "A Survey of Techniques for Improving Search Engine Scalability through Profiling, Prediction, and Prefetching of Query Results," in Scalable Computing and Communications: Theory and Practice, S. U. Khan, A. Y. Zomaya, and L. Wang, Eds. New Jersey, USA: Wiley-IEEE Computer Society Press, Jan. 2013, pp. 467-506.
    Status: Published
2012
  • A. Bahmani, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Ontology-Based Recommendation Algorithms for Personalized Education," in Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA '12), Vienna, Austria, Sep. 2012, pp. 111-120.
    Status: Published
2011
  • A. Bahmani, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Context-aware recommendation algorithms for the PERCEPOLIS personalized education platform," in Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2011, pp. 1-6.
    Status: Published
  • E. Jean, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. R. Hurson, and B. Shirazi, "Tools and techniques for interoperability and dynamic reconfiguration of pervasive systems," Pervasive Computing and Networking, 2011.
    Status: Published
  • A. R. Hurson, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, L. Miller, and B. Shirazi, "Enriching STEM Education through Personalization and Teaching Collaboration," in Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Workshop on PervasivE Learning, Life, and Leisure (PerEL '11), Seattle, USA, Mar. 2011, pp. 543-549.
    Status: Published
  • E. Jean, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. R. Hurson, and B. Shirazi, "Tools and Techniques for Dynamic Reconfiguration and Interoperability of Pervasive Systems," in Pervasive Computing and Networking, John Wiley & Sons, Jun. 2011, pp. 09-26.
    Status: Published
2010
  • A. R. Hurson and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Transforming the Instruction of Introductory Computing to Engineering Students," in IEEE Transforming Engineering Education: Creating Interdisciplinary Skills for Complex Global Environments, Apr. 2010, pp. 1-19.
    Status: Published
  • A. R. Hurson and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "PERCEPOLIS: Pervasive Cyberinfrastructure for Personalized Learning and Instructional Support," Intelligent Information Management, vol. 2, no. 10, pp. 583-593, Oct. 2010.
    Status: Published
2009
  • A. R. Hurson, B. Sun, J. Hannan, Y. Jiao, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Energy-Efficient Scheduling Algorithms for Data Retrieval from Indexed Parallel Broadcast Channels," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 2009.
    Status: Under revision
  • A. R. Hurson and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "A pervasive computing platform for individualized higher education," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering (CiSE '09), Wuhan, China, Dec. 2009, pp. 1-4.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Emerging Pervasive Systems - Research Challenges and Proposed Solutions (Panel)," in Ninth Annual International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT '09), Seattle, USA, Jul. 2009, pp. xx-xxi.
    Status: Published
2007
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Ethics in Computing (Panel)," in 31st Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '07), Jul. 2007, vol. 1, pp. 16-16.
    Status: Published

Assurance and Development of Embedded Systems

2014
  • P. Maheshwari, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and D. Pommerenke, "Software-Based Methodologies for Root-Cause Analysis of Embedded System Failures Resulting from Electrostatic Discharge," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2014.
    Status: Submitted
2013
  • A. Sabatini, N. Jarus, P. Maheshwari, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Software instrumentation for failure analysis of USB host controllers," in IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), May 2013, pp. 1109-1114.
    Status: Published
  • V. Winter, B. Cukic, T. Khoshgoftaar, K. Mori, R. Paul, C. Pérez-Leguizamo, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, J. Sloan, M. Vouk, and I. Yen, "High Consequence Systems and Semantic Computing," International Journal of Semantic Computing, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 291-324, Sep. 2013.
    Status: Published
  • F. Bastianini, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, G. Pascale, and G. Perri, "Cost-Effective Dynamic Structural Health Monitoring with a Compact and Autonomous Wireless Sensor System," in Nondestructive Testing of Materials and Structures, Springer Netherlands, 2013, pp. 1065-1070.
    Status: Published
2012
  • A. Gunasekaran, N. Patel, S. Cross, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Recent enhancements to and applications of the SmartBrick structural health monitoring platform," in Proceedings of the 19th International SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, USA, Mar. 2012.
    Status: Published
  • A. Gunasekaran, N. Patel, S. Cross, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Towards a military-standard wireless sensor platform for the detection of improvised explosive devices," in Proceedings of the 7th SPIE Symposium on Defense, Security + Sensing, Baltimore, USA, Apr. 2012.
    Status: Published
2011
  • E. Jean, I. Rauschert, R. Collins, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Hurson, and C. Jiao, "RISN: An Efficient Sensor Network Overlay with Support for Autonomous and Distributed Applications," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 1-16, Jan. 2011.
    Status: Published
  • A. Gunasekaran, P. Chulick, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Military-standard sensor nodes for the SmartBrick structural health monitoring platform," in Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM '11), Stanford, USA, Sep. 2011, pp. 2115-2122.
    Status: Published
  • A. Gunasekaran, P. Chulick, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "The SmartBrick wireless sensor node for high-resolution structural health monitoring," in Proceedings of the 18th International SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, USA, Mar. 2011.
    Status: Published
  • F. Bastianini, G. Pascale, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. R. Hurson, "Cost Effectiveness of Structural Health Monitoring in Low Sensor Count Installations using a Wireless Autonomous SHM (WASHM) Device," in European Workshop on Cultural Heritage Preservation and Training Day (EWCHP '11), Jan. 2011.
    Status: Published
  • P. Maheshwari, T. Li, J. Lee, B. Seol, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and D. Pommerenke, "Software-Based Analysis of the Effects of Electrostatic Discharge on Embedded Systems," in IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Jul. 2011, pp. 436-441.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Smart Technology - Applications and Infrastructure," in IEEE 35th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference, Jul. 2011, pp. 522-522.
    Status: Published
2010
  • T. Asami and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Green IT - From Devices to Applications (Panel)," in IEEE 34th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference, Jul. 2010, pp. 24-24.
    Status: Published
  • T. Harms, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and F. Bastianini, "Structural health monitoring of bridges using wireless sensor networks," IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 14-18, Dec. 2010.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "High assurance systems: State of the art and practice (plenary panel)," in Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International High Assurance Systems Engineering Symposium (HASE '10), San Jose, USA, Nov. 2010, p. xiv.
    Status: Published
  • E. Jean, R. T. Collins, A. R. Hurson, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and Y. Jiao, "RISN: An Efficient, Dynamically Tasked and Interoperable Sensor Network Overlay," in IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing, Dec. 2010, pp. 224-231.
    Status: Published
2009
  • T. Harms, P. Shah, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, Z. Bourque, and F. Bastianini, "Zigbee-enabled structural health monitoring with the SmartBrick network," in Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM '09), Stanford, USA, Sep. 2009, pp. 909-917.
    Status: Published
  • B. Banks, T. Harms, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and F. Bastianini, "A low-cost wireless system for autonomous generation of road safety alerts," in Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems, 2009.
    Status: Published
  • P. Shah, A. Singh, S. Agarwal, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Sensor data fusion for spectroscopy-based detection of explosives," in Proc. 4th SPIE Symp. on Defense, Security + Sensing, Orlando, USA, Apr. 2009.
    Status: Published
  • T. Harms, F. Bastianini, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Recent enhancements to the SmartBrick structural health monitoring platform," in 12th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Oct. 2009, pp. 1-6.
    Status: Published
  • T. Harms, B. Banks, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and F. Bastianini, "Design and testing of a low-power wireless sensor network for structural health monitoring of bridges," in Proceedings of the 16th International SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials and Non-destructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2009.
    Status: Published
  • E. Jean, R. T. Collins, A. R. Hurson, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and Y. Jiao, "Pushing Sensor Network Computation to the Edge," in 5th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, Sep. 2009, pp. 1-4.
    Status: Published
  • W. K. Al-Assadi, S. Gandla, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and I. P. Dugganapally, "Design of a flood prediction system," in 12th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Oct. 2009, pp. 1-6.
    Status: Published
2008
  • T. Harms, F. Bastianini, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "An embedded wireless system for remote monitoring of bridges," in The 15th International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2008.
    Status: Published
  • S. Gandla, W. K. Al-Assadi, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and R. A. R. Rao, "Design and FPGA Prototyping of a Flood Prediction System," in IEEE Region 5 Conference, Apr. 2008, pp. 1-6.
    Status: Published
  • T. Harms, B. Banks, F. Bastianini, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Enhancement of autonomous real-time SHM with short-range wireless communication," in The 4th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (EWSHM 2008), 2008.
    Status: Published
2007
  • V. Plessi, F. Bastianini, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "A Wireless System for Real-Time Environmental and Structural Monitoring," in Proceedings of the 5th IFIP Workshop on Software Technologies for Future Embedded & Ubiquitous Systems (SEUS '07), Santorini Island, Greece: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2007, pp. 456-465.
    Status: Published
  • F. Bastianini, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Nanni, V. Plessi, and N. Galati, "An autonomous networked wireless device for structural health monitoring," in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Vancouver, Canada, 2007.
    Status: Published
  • F. Bastianini, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, N. Galati, V. Plessi, and A. Nanni, "A low-cost wireless system for real-time structural health monitoring," in Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM '07), Stanford, USA, Sep. 2007, pp. 129-136.
    Status: Published
  • T. V. Freiberger, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and E. Atekwana, "Hydrological Monitoring with Hybrid Sensor Networks," in International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM '07), Valencia, Spain, Oct. 2007, pp. 484-489.
    Status: Published
2006
  • V. Plessi, F. Bastianini, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "An Autonomous and Adaptable Wireless Device for Flood Monitoring," in Proceedings of the 30th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '06), Chicago, USA, Sep. 2006.
    Status: Published
  • A. Z. Faza and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "A General Purpose Framework for Wireless Sensor Network Applications," in 30th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '06), Sep. 2006, vol. 2, pp. 356-358.
    Status: Published
    Awards: Recipient of best student paper award

Older Publications on Modeling

2006
  • S. A. Masood Sedigh Sarvestani and A. Ghafoor, "Security Management for an e-Enterprise," in Enterprise Information Systems Assurance and System Security: Managerial and Technical Issues, M. Warkentin and R. B. Vaughn, Eds. 2006.
    Status: Published
2005
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani and A. Ghafoor, "A graph-based model for component-based software development," in 10th IEEE International Workshop on Object-Oriented Real-Time Dependable Systems, Feb. 2005, pp. 254-259.
    Status: Published
  • A. Masood, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, and A. Ghafoor, "Efficiently managing security concerns in component based system design," in 29th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC'05), Jul. 2005, vol. 2, pp. 164-169.
    Status: Published
2003
  • A. G. Sedigh Sarvestani Sahra and R. A. Paul, "A Metrics-Guided Framework for Cost and Quality Management of Component-Based Software," in Component-Based Software Quality: Methods and Techniques, vol. 2693, A. Cechich, Ed. Springer-Verlag, Jul. 2003.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "A metrics-guided framework for cost and quality management of component-based software," in Component-Based Software Quality, Springer, 2003, pp. 374-402.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "Metrics and models for cost and quality of component-based software," in Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing, May 2003, pp. 149-155.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, B. Shafiq, A. Masood, and A. Ghafoor, "Research Challenges in e-Enterprise Security," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Frontiers of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, 2003.
    Status: Published
2002
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "Temporal modeling of software test coverage," in Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Computer Software and Applications, Aug. 2002, pp. 823-828.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "Metrics-based framework for decision making in COTS-based software systems (short paper)," in Proceedings of the IEEE/IEICE International Symposium on High-Assurance Systems Engineering (HASE '02), Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 2002.
    Status: Published
2001
  • H. Fahmi, M. Latif, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, P. Liu, and L. H. Hsu, "Proxy servers for scalable interactive video support," IEEE Computer, Special Issue on Continuous Media on Demand, vol. 34, no. 9, Sep. 2001.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "Software engineering metrics for COTS-based systems," IEEE Computer, Special Issue on Software Engineering on Internet Time, vol. 34, no. 5, May 2001.
    Status: Published
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, A. Ghafoor, and R. A. Paul, "Metrics-guided quality management for component-based software systems," in 25th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC '01), Oct. 2001, pp. 303-308.
    Status: Published
2000
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, R. A. Paul, and A. Ghafoor, "A New Approach to Temporal Coverage Modeling and Assurance-Based Testing (poster)," in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE '00), San Jose, USA, Oct. 2000.
    Status: Published
    Awards: Recipient of student travel award
  • S. Ali, H. J. Siegel, M. Maheswaran, D. Hensgen, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Representing Task and Machine Heterogeneities for Heterogeneous Computing Systems," Tamkang Journal of Science and Engineering, Special 50th Anniversary Issue, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 195-207, Sep. 2000.
    Status: Published
  • S. Ali, H. J. Siegel, M. Maheswaran, D. Hensgen, and S. Sedigh Sarvestani, "Task execution time modeling for heterogeneous computing systems," in Proceedings of the 9th Heterogeneous Computing Workshop (HCW 2000), Aug. 2000, pp. 185-199.
    Status: Published
1999
  • A. Bashandy, R. Paul, S. Baqai, S. Sedigh Sarvestani, H. Fahmi, and A. Ghafoor, "A protocol architecture for guaranteed quality of service in collaborated multimedia applications," in Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Application-Specific Systems and Software Engineering and Technology (ASSET '99), Aug. 1999, pp. 120-127.
    Status: Published
1998
  • S. Sedigh Sarvestani, J. Joshi, A. Bashandy, and A. Ghafoor, "Evaluation of filtering mechanisms for MPEG video communications," in Proceedings of the 17th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, Oct. 1998, pp. 449-454.
    Status: Published