This page contains a selection of my publications. The complete list (as of September 2015) consists of: 5 books/book chapters; 27 journal articles; and 140 peer reviewed conference papers.

Books and Book Chapters

  • Dittrich, A., Gunes, M. H., and Dascalu, S. (2013). Network Analysis of Software Repositories: Identifying Subject Matter Experts [link to Springer]; [link to our final version]. In Menezes, R., Evsukoff, A., and Gonzales, M.C. (editors), Complex Networks, Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol. 424, 2013, pp. 187-198, Springer-Verlag.

  • Elpern, J. and Dascalu, S., A Framework for Understanding the Open Source Revolution [link to Safari]; [link to book chapter], Chapter XIV in Designing Software-Intensive Systems [link to Amazon], Pierre Tiako (editor), IGI Global, 2008, pp. 439-454.

  • Munteanu, F., Ionescu, T., Saru, D., Musca, G., and Dascalu, S., Computer Programming (in Romanian), 2nd Edition, Editura Didactica and Pedagogica, Bucharest, Romania, 1995.

  • Ionescu, T., Nastea, D., and Dascalu, S., Pascal, A High Level Programming Language, course notes (in Romanian), Polytechnic University of Bucharest, 1991.

  • Mihu, I., Iliescu, S., Catana, I., Gaburici, V., Munteanu, F., Dumitriu, S., Barbulea, S., Carstoiu, D., Simion, G., Dascalu, S., and Marcu, A., Industrial Electronics and Automation, laboratory guide (in Romanian), Polytechnic University of Bucharest, 1986.

    Journal Articles [selected]

  • Gibbs, I., Dascalu, S., and Harris, F.C., Jr. (2015). A separation-based UI architecture with a DSL for role specialization, Journal of Systems and Software, 101: 69-85.

  • Yi, B., Wang, X., Harris, F.C., Jr., and S. Dascalu (2014). sEditor: a prototype for a sign language interfacing system, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 44 (4): 499-510.

  • Hoang, R.V., Tanna , D., Jayet Bray, L.C., Dascalu, S.M., and Harris, F.C., Jr. (2013). A novel CPU/GPU simulation environment for large-scale neural modeling, Frontiers in Neuroinformatics 7 (19): 1-10.

  • Jayet Bray, L.C., Barker, E.R., Ferneyhough, G.B., Hoang, R.V., Bryant, B.D., Dascalu, S.M., and F.C., Harris, Jr. (2012). Real-time human-robot interaction underlying neurorobotic trust and intent recognition. Neural Networks 32: 130-137.

  • Jayet Bray, L.C., Anumandla, S.R., Thibeault, C.M., Hoang, R.V., Goodman, P.H., Dascalu, S.M., Bryant, B.D., and F.C. Harris, Jr. (2012). Goal-related navigation of a neuromorphic virtual robot. BM Neuroscience, 13 (suppl. 2): O3.

  • Brandstetter III, W.E., Mahsman, J.D., White, C.J., Dascalu, S., and F.C. Harris, Jr. (2011). Multi-resolution deformation in out-of-core terrain rendering. International Journal of Computers and Their Applications 18 (4): 262-272.

  • Brown D., Hoang R., Sgambati M., Brown T., Dascalu S., and F.C. Harris, Jr. (2010). An application for tree detection using satellite imagery and vegetation data. Journal of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering (JCMSE) 10 (1, 2) suppl. 1: 13-25.

  • Hegie J.M., Kimmel A.S., Parian K.H., Dascalu S., and F.C. Harris, Jr. (2010). WiELD-CAVE: Wireless ergonomic lightweight device for use in the CAVE. Journal of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering (JCMSE) 10 (1, 2) suppl. 2: 177-186.

  • Motwani R., Harris F.C. Jr., and S. Dascalu (2010). An Eigen-normal approach for 3D mesh watermarking using support vector machines. Journal of Electronic Science and Technology (JEST) 8 (3): 237-243.

  • Muhanna, M., Tackitt, B. and S. Dascalu (2009). Prototype details of the smartphone-based Researcher Companion Software (RCS). [link to ACM Digital Library]. Journal of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 9 (1, 2) suppl. 2: 191-200.

  • Elpern, J. and S. Dascalu (2009). A framework for understanding the open source revolution [link to IGI-IJOSSP]. Journal of Open Source Software and Processes 1 (3): 1–16.

  • Karam, M., Smedley, T., and Dascalu, S. (2008). Unit level test adequacy criteria for visual dataflow languages and a testing methodology, ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM), January 2008, 18 (1): 1-38.

  • Goodman, P., Zou, Q., and S. Dascalu (2008). Framework and implications of virtual neurorobotics. Frontiers in Neuroscience 2 (1): 123-128.

  • Karam, M., Dascalu, S., Safa, H., Santina, R., and Z. Koteich (2008). A product-line architecture for web service-based visual composition of web applications. Journal of Systems and Software 81 (6): 855-867.

  • Nicolescu, M., Leigh, R., Olenderski, A., Louis, S., Dascalu, S., Miles, C., Quiroz, J., and R. Aleson (2007). A training simulation system with realistic autonomous ship control. Computational Intelligence Journal 23 (4): 497-516.

  • Goodman, P., Buntha, S., Zou, Q., and S. Dascalu (2007). Virtual neurorobotics to accelerate development of plausible neuromorphic brain architectures. Frontiers in Neurorobotics Journal 1 (1): 1-7.

    Conference Papers [selected]

  • Dittrich, A., Dascalu, S., and Gunes M. (2013). ATMOS: A Data Collection and Presentation Toolkit for the Nevada Climate Change Portal. Proceedings of the International Conf. on Software Eng. and Applications (ICSOFT-EA 2013), Reykjavik, Iceland, July 2013, pp. 206-2013.

  • Gibbs, I., Fritzinger, E., Dascalu, S.M., Harris, F.C., Jr., and Shen, Y. (2013). A Workflow Job Manager for the Nevada Climate Change Portal. Procs of the 2013 Intl. Conf. on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS-2013), May 2013, San Diego, CA, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 316-323.

  • Patel, J., Dascalu, S.M., and Harris, F.C. (2013). Runtime Generation of Data Processors on Local User Computers. Proceedings of the 2013 International Conf. on Collab. Technologies and Systems (CTS 2013) May 2013, San Diego, CA, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 76-83.

  • Reed, S., Reed, T., and Dascalu, S.M. (2013). Coupling Recursive Hyperspheric Classification with Linear Discriminant Analysis for Improved Results. Procs. of the Intl. Conf. on Info. Techn: New Generations (ITNG-2013), Las Vegas, NV, April 2013, IEEE Computer Society Press, 596-601.

  • Vesco, J., Harris, F.C., Jr., Dascalu, S.M., Jackson, D., and Baker, J.E. (2013). Semi-Automated Analysis Software for a Novel Biochemistry Assay . Proceedings of the Intl. Conf. on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG-2013), Las Vegas, NV, April 2013, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 46-52.

  • Patel, J., Okamoto, S., Dascalu, S.M., and Harris, F.C., Jr. (2013). A Web-enabled Approach for Generating Data Processors. Proceedings of the Intl. Conf. on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG-2013), Las Vegas, NV, April 2013, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 71-76.

  • Gibbs, I., Dascalu, S.M., and Harris, F.C., Jr. (2013). Web Portal Usability Tests for the Nevada Climate Change Portal. Proceedings of the Intl. Conf. on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG-2013), Las Vegas, NV, April 2013, IEEE Computer Society Press, 39-45.

  • Fritzinger, E., Dascalu, S. M., Ames, D. P., Benedict, K., Gibbs, I., McMahon, M., and Harris, F. C. (2012). The Demeter Framework for Model and Data Interoperability. Proceedings of the International Congress on Environmental Modeling and Software (iEMSs-2012), Leipzig, Germany, July 2012, pp. 1535-1543.

  • Patel, J., Okamoto, S., Dascalu, S. M., and Harris, F. C. (2012). Web-Enabled Toolkit for Data Interoperability Support. Procs. of the International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE-2012), Los Angeles, CA, June 2012, pp. 161-166.

  • Jordan, N. M., Perry, K. B., Narala, N., Bray, L. J., Dascalu, S. M., and Harris, F. C. (2012). Design and Implementation of an NCS-NeuroML Translator. Procs. of the Intl. Conf. on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE-2012), Los Angeles, CA, pp. 13-19.

  • Okamoto, S., Hoang, R. V., Dascalu, S. M., Harris, F. C., and Belkhatir, N. (2012). SUNPRISM: An Approach and Software Tools for Collaborative Climate Change Research. Procs. of the 13th Intl. Conf. on Collab. Tech. and Systems (CTS-2012), May 2012, Denver, CO, pp. 583-590.

  • Vesco, J. M., Gilgen, K., Paine, A., Owens, M., Nussbaum, M., Sinatra, G. M., Ahmad, S., Crippen, K. J., Dascalu, S. M., Harris, F. C. (2012). Losing the Lake: Development and Deployment of an Educational Game. Procs. of the Intl. Conf. on Computers and Their Applications (CATA-2012), Las Vegas, NV, March 2012, 6 pages.

  • McMahon, M.J., Jr., Harris, F.C., Jr., S. Dascalu, and Strachan S. (2011). S.E.N.S.O.R.- Applying Modern Software and Data Management Practices to Climate Research, Procs. of the 2011 Workshop on Sensor Network Applications (SNA-2011), Nov. 2011, Honolulu, HI, pp. 147-153.

  • Anumandla, S.R., Jayet-Bray, L., Thibeault, C.M., Hoang, R.V., Dascalu, S., Harris, F.C., Jr., and P. H. Goodman (2011). Modeling Oxytocin Induced Neurorobotic Trust and Intent Recognition in Human Robot Interaction, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2011,) July 31-Aug 5, 2011, San Jose, CA, pp. 3213-3219.

  • Dascalu, S., Fritzinger, E., Okamoto S. and F.C. Harris, Jr. (2011). Towards a Software Framework for Model Interoperability, Procs. of the 9th IEEE International Conf. on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 2011), July 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 705-710.

  • White, C.J., Dascalu, S. and F. C. Harris, Jr. (2011). Software Development Aspects of Out-Of-Core Data Management for Planetary Terrain, Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (ICSOFT-2011), July 2011, Seville, Spain, pp. 185-191.

  • McMahon, M.J., Jr., Dascalu, S., Harris, F.C., Strachan, S. and F. Biondi (2011). Architecting Climate Change Data Infrastructure for Nevada, in Salinesi, C. and Pastor, O. (eds.), Advanced Information Systems Engineering Workshops CAISE-2011, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, LNBIP-83, June 2011, Springer, pp. 354-365.

  • Patel, J. and S. Dascalu (2011). EnduRan: A Web Application for Managing Racing Events, in Proceedings of the 7th Intl. Conf. on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG-2011), April 2011, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 60-65.

  • Motwani, R., Motwani, M., Harris, F.C. Jr., and S. Dascalu (2010). Towards a Scalable and Interoperable Global Environmental Sensor Network Using Service-Oriented Architecture, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP-2010), December 2010, Brisbane, Australia, 6 pages.

  • Muhanna, M., Buntha, S., Okamoto, S., McMahon, M. J.,, Jr., Dascalu, S., and F.C. Harris, Jr. (2010). CAVEMANDER: Creating 3D Command-and-Control Scenarios for the CAVE Automatic Virtual Environment,, Proceedings of the 2010 Intl. Conference on Distributed Media Systems (DMS-2010), Oak Brooks, IL, October 2010, pp. 300-304.

  • Reed, S.B., Reed, T.R.C., Nicolescu M., and Dascalu, S. (2010). Recursive, Hyperspherical Behavioral Learning for Robotic Control, Proceedings of the World Automation Congress (WAC-2010), Kobe, Japan, September 2010, IEEE Computer Society, 8 pages.

  • Reed, S.B., Reed, T.R.C., and Dascalu, S. (2010). High Dimensional Pattern Recognition Using the Recursive Hyperspheric Classification Algorithm, Proceedings of the World Automation Congress (WAC-2010), Kobe, Japan, September 2010, IEEE Computer Society, 8 pages.

  • Okamoto S., Fritzinger E., Dascalu S., Harris F.C., Jr., Latifi S., and M. McMahon, Jr. (2010). Towards an Intelligent Software Tool for Enhanced Model Interoperability in Climate Change Research, Proceedings of the World Automation Congress (WAC-2010), Kobe, Japan, September 2010, IEEE Computer Society, 6 pages.

  • Essa, E., Dittrich, A., Dascalu, S., and F.C. Harris, Jr. (2010). Design Considerations for a Software Tool to Facilitate Course Assessment for ABET Accreditation, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG-2010), Las Vegas, NV, IEEE Computer Society Press, April 2010, pp. 88-93.

  • Motwani, R., Dascalu S., and F.C. Harris, Jr. (2010). Voice Biometric Watermark for 3D Models, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conf. on Computer Engineering and Technology (ICCET 2010), Sichuan, China, April 2010, IEEE Computer Society Press, vol. 2, pp. 632-636.

  • Levy M.A., Dascalu S., and F.C. Harris, Jr. (2010). Ringermute: An Audio Data Mining Toolkit, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer and Their Applications (CATA-2010), Honolulu, HI, March 2010, pp. 93-100.

  • Motwani M., Bryant B.D., Dascalu S., and F.C. Harris, Jr. (2010). 3D Multimedia Protection Using Artificial Neural Network, Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Workshop on Digital Rights Management, part of the 7th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference, Las Vegas, NV, January 2010, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 1-5.

  • Buntha, S., Muhanna, M., Okamoto, S., Dascalu, S. and F.C. Harris, Jr. (2009). A GUI Wizard for Developing Command and Control Applications in CAVE. Procs. of the 4th Intl. Conf. on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI-2009), St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Nov. 2009, pp. 301-308.

  • Quiroz, J., Banerjee, A., Louis, S. J., and Dascalu, S. (2009). Document Design with Interactive Evolution, 2nd Intl. Symp. on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services (IIMSS-2009), Mogliano Veneto, Italy, July 2009, published by Springer Verlag in Damiani et al (eds.), New Directions in Intelligent Interactive Multimedia and Services, Studies in Comp. Intelligence, SCI-226: 309-319.

  • Seelbinder, B. and Dascalu, S. (2009). Student Aid: A Touchscreen Device, Procs. of the 18st Intl. Conf. on Software Eng. and Data Eng. (SEDE-2009), Las Vegas, NV, June 2009, pp. 73-78.

  • Quiroz, J., Louis, S.J., Banerjee, A., and S. Dascalu (2009). Towards Creative Design Using Collaborative Interactive Genetic Algorithms, Procs. of 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2009), Trondheim, Norway, May 2009, IEEE Press, pp. 1849-1856.

  • Ambardekar, A., Nicolescu, M., and Dascalu, S. (2009). Ground Truth Verification Tool (GTVT) for Video Surveillance Systems, Procs. of the 2nd Intl. Conf. on Advances in Computer-Human Interaction (ACHI-2009), Cancun, Mexico, Feb. 2009, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 354-359.

  • Kenyon, J., Harris, F.C., Jr. and Dascalu, S. (2008). The C++ Hybrid Imperative Meta-Programmer: CHIMP, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Innovation in Software Engineering (ISE-2008), Vienna, Austria, December 2008, 6 pages.

  • Reed, S., Looney, C., and Dascalu, S. (2008). A Recursive Hyperspheric Classification Algorithm, Proceedings of the 21st Intl. Conf. on Computer Applications in Industry and Eng. (CAINE-2008), Honolulu, HI, Nov. 2008, pp. 156-160 (recipient of Best Paper award at CAINE-2008).

  • Phillips, J., Hoang, R., Mahsman, J., Sgambati, M., Zhang, X., Dascalu, S., and Harris, F.C., Jr. (2008). Scripted Artificially Intelligent Basic Online Tactical Simulation, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE-2008), Honolulu, HI, November 2008, pp. 292-297.

  • Calic, T., Dascalu, S., and D. Egbert. Tools for MDA Software Development: Evaluation Criteria and Set of Desirable Features. Proceedings of the 5th Intl. Conf. on Information Technology: New Generation (ITNG-2008), Las Vegas, NV, April 2008, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 44-50.

  • Quiroz, J., Shankar, A., Louis, S., and S. Dascalu. Interactive Genetic Algorithms for User Interface Layouts, Proceedings of the IEEE International Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2007), Singapore, September 2007, pp. 1366-1373.