Prof. Dr.  Sanja Lazarova-Molnar KIT

Prof. Dr. Sanja Lazarova-Molnar

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    Institute AIFB
    KIT-Campus South
    Kaiserstr. 89
    D-76133 Karlsruhe

Bio

Sanja Lazarova-Molnar is a Professor at the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany. In addition, she is a Professor with the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Southern Denmark in Denmark. Her research focuses on data-driven simulation, digital twins, and cyber-physical systems modeling for reliability and energy efficiency enhancement. Actively engaged in developing advanced methodologies, she leverages her expertise to optimize complex systems through data-driven simulation. She leads activities focused on digital twins and data-driven simulation in several European and national projects. Furthermore, Professor Lazarova-Molnar assumes leadership roles in IEEE and The Society for Modeling & Simulation International (SCS), contributing significantly to these professional organizations. She was also one of the Proceedings Editors for the Winter Simulation Conference in 2019 and 2020 and an associate editor of SIMULATION: Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International. More info can be found on https://lazarova-molnar.net/.

Research Interests

• Modeling and Simulation • Data-driven Simulation • Data Analytics • Digital Twins • Energy Efficiency • Reliability Modeling and Analysis

Publications


2024
Reliability assessment of manufacturing systems: A comprehensive overview, challenges and opportunities
Friederich, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2024. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 72, 38 – 58. doi:10.1016/j.jmsy.2023.11.001
PySPN: An Extendable Python Library for Modeling & Simulation of Stochastic Petri Nets
Friederich, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2024. Simulation Tools and Techniques, Ed.: J-L. Guisado-Lizar, A. Riscos-Núñez, M-J. Morón-Fernández, G. Wainer, 15th EAI International Conference, SIMUtools 2023, Seville, Spain, December 14-15, 2023, Proceedings, 70–78, Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-57523-5_6
Validation of Digital Twins in Labor-Intensive Manufacturing: Significance and Challenges
Zare, A.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2024. Procedia Computer Science, 238, 623–630
Essential Data Requirements for Industrial Energy Efficiency with Digital Twins: A Case Study Analysis
Khodadadi, A.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2024. The 7th International Conference on Emerging Data and Industry
Learning Temporal Truth Tables of Dynamic Fault Trees from Time Series Data on Faults
Niloofar, P.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2024. 2023 7th International Conference on System Reliability and Safety (ICSRS), Bologna, 22nd-24th November 2023, 449 – 453, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICSRS59833.2023.10381460
Using Process Mining for Face Validity Assessment in Agent-Based Simulation Models: An Exploratory Case Study
Bemthuis, R.; Govers, R.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2024. Cooperative Information Systems – 29th International Conference, CoopIS 2023, Groningen, The Netherlands, October 30–November 3, 2023, Proceedings. Ed.: M. Sellami, 311 – 326, Springer Nature Switzerland. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-46846-9_17
An Approach for Face Validity Assessment of Agent-Based Simulation Models Through Outlier Detection with Process Mining
Bemthuis, R.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2024. Enterprise Design, Operations, and Computing – 27th International Conference, EDOC 2023, Groningen, The Netherlands, October 30 – November 3, 2023, Proceedings. Ed.: H. Proper, 134 – 151, Springer Nature Switzerland. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-46587-1_8
2023
A conceptual framework for holistic assessment of decision support systems for sustainable livestock farming
Niloofar, P.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Thumba, D. A.; Shahin, K. I.
2023. Ecological Indicators, 155, Art.-Nr.: 111029. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2023.111029
Towards Sustainable Manufacturing: Digital Twins for Enhanced Energy Efficiency
Khodadadi, A.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023, July 3. 11th EUROSIM Simulation Congress (2023), Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 3–5, 2023
Equipment-centric Data-driven Reliability Assessment of Complex Manufacturing Systems
Friederich, J.; Cai, W.; Gan, B. P.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. SIGSIM-PADS ’23: Proceedings of the 2023 ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation, 62 – 72, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). doi:10.1145/3573900.3591111
Digital Twins for Energy-Efficient Manufacturing
Mohamed, N.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Al-Jaroodi, J.
2023. 2023 IEEE International Systems Conference (SysCon), Vancouver, Canada, 17-20 April 2023, 1–7, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/SysCon53073.2023.10131066
Data-driven extraction and analysis of repairable fault trees from time series data
Niloofar, P.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. Expert Systems with Applications, 215, Art.-Nr.: 119345. doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2022.119345
Uber Meets Bus: A Simulation Study of Public Ride-hailing Service
Li, X.; Swanson, C.; Swanson, K.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. IISE Annual Conference and Expo
The Impact of Adding Interaction-Driven Evolutionary Behavior to the Schelling’s Model
Turgut, Y.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. 11th EUROSIM Simulation Congress (2023), Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 3–5, 2023
Multi-objective Decision Support Tool for Sustainable Livestock Farming
Shahin, K.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Niloofar, P.
2023. 2023 8th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies Hrsg.: IEEE, 8th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies (SpliTech 2023), Split / Dalmatien, Kroatien, 20.06.2023–23.06.2023, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.23919/SpliTech58164.2023.10192938
Uncovering Competitor Pricing Patterns in the Danish Pharmaceutical Market via Subsequence Time Series Clustering: A Case Study
Jamali, R.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. 2023 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), 793 – 804, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/WSC60868.2023.10407784
A General Framework for Human-in-the-Loop Cognitive Digital Twins
Niloofar, P.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Omitaomu, F.; Xu, H.; Li, X.
2023. 2023 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), 3202 – 3213, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/WSC60868.2023.10407598
A Framework for Validating Data-Driven Discrete-Event Simulation Models of Cyber-Physical Production Systems
Friederich, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. 2023 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), 2860 – 2871, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/WSC60868.2023.10407382
Predictive Process Monitoring for Prediction of Remaining Cycle Time in Automated Manufacturing: A Case Study
Friederich, J.; Lindeløv, J. K.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. 2023 IEEE 28th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), 1–8, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ETFA54631.2023.10275361
Towards Developing an Agent-Based Model of Price Competition in the European Pharmaceutical Parallel Trade Market
Jamali, R.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 200 – 213, Springer Nature Switzerland. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-43264-4_13
Agent-based Simulation of the Pharmaceutical Parallel Trade Market: A Case Study
Jamali, R.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. Procedia Computer Science, 220, 495 – 502. doi:10.1016/j.procs.2023.03.063
Ftaproxim - R Package for Proxel-Based Simulation of Fault Trees: A Case Study
Niloofar, P.; Haghbin, H.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. 2022 6th International Conference on System Reliability and Safety (ICSRS), 55–58, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICSRS56243.2022.10067562
Discovering Agent Models using Process Mining: Initial Approach and a Case Study
Bemthuis, R. H.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. 2022 IEEE Intl Conf on Parallel & Distributed Processing with Applications, Big Data & Cloud Computing, Sustainable Computing & Communications, Social Computing & Networking (ISPA/BDCloud/SocialCom/SustainCom), 163–172, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ISPA-BDCloud-SocialCom-SustainCom57177.2022.00028
Vibration Data Analysis for Fault Detection in Manufacturing Systems - A Systematic Literature Review
Lorenz, A.; Siewertsen, B.; Kyhe Clemmensen, V.; Blaamann Petersen, J.; Friederich, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2023. 2022 IEEE 17th Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA), 851–857, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICIEA54703.2022.10006127
2022
Validation of Digital Twins: Challenges and Opportunities
Hua, E. Y.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Francis, D. P.
2022. Proceedings of the 2022 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC). Ed.: B. Feng, 2900–2911, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/WSC57314.2022.10015420
Proxel-Based Simulation of Fault Trees in R
Niloofar, P.; Haghbin, H.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2022. Proceedings of the 2022 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC). Ed.: B. Feng, 2523–2533, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/wsc57314.2022.10015368
Data-Driven Reliability Modeling of Smart Manufacturing Systems Using Process Mining
Friederich, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2022. Proceedings of the 2022 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC). Ed.: B. Feng, 2534–2545, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/wsc57314.2022.10015301
Towards Agent-based Simulation of the Parallel Trading Market of Pharmaceuticals
Jamali, R.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2022. 2022 IEEE Intl Conf on Parallel & Distributed Processing with Applications, Big Data & Cloud Computing, Sustainable Computing & Communications, Social Computing & Networking (ISPA/BDCloud/SocialCom/SustainCom), 173–181, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ISPA-BDCloud-SocialCom-SustainCom57177.2022.00029
Teaching Modeling, Simulation, and Performance Evaluation Course Online with Jupyter Notebook: Course Development and Lessons Learned
Sallabi, F. M.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2022. IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2022), 1–8, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/FIE56618.2022.9962690
A framework for data-driven digital twins of smart manufacturing systems
Friederich, J.; Francis, D. P.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mohamed, N.
2022. Computers in Industry, 136, Article no: 103586. doi:10.1016/j.compind.2021.103586
Process Mining for Dynamic Modeling of Smart Manufacturing Systems: Data Requirements
Friederich, J.; Lugaresi, G.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Matta, A.
2022. Procedia CIRP, 107, 546–551. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2022.05.023
Experimental Comparison of Open Source Discrete-Event Simulation Frameworks
Kristiansen, O. S.; Sandberg, U.; Hansen, C.; Jensen, M. S.; Friederich, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2022. Simulation Tools and Techniques. Ed.: D. Jiang, 315–330, Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-97124-3_24
The Relationship Between Agent-based Simulation and Game Theory in the Case of Parallel Trade
Jamali, R.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2022. 2022 IEEE International Conference on Agents (ICA), 36–41, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICA55837.2022.00013
2021
Requirements for Data-Driven Reliability Modeling and Simulation of Smart Manufacturing Systems
Friederich, J.; Jepsen, S. C.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Worm, T.
2021. Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2021). Ed.: S. Kim, 12 S., Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/WSC52266.2021.9715410
Data-Driven Modelling Of Repairable Fault Trees From Time Series Data With Missing Information
Niloofar, P.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2021. Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2021). Ed.: S. Kim, 12 S., Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/WSC52266.2021.9715375
Process Mining for Reliability Modeling of Manufacturing Systems with Limited Data Availability
Friederich, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2021. 2021 8th International Conference on Internet of Things: Systems, Management and Security (IOTSMS). Hrsg.: IEEE, 8th International Conference on Internet of Things: Systems, Management and Security (2021) Online, 06.12.2021–09.12.2021, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/IOTSMS53705.2021.9704921
Fusion of Data and Expert Knowledge for Fault Tree Reliability Analysis of Cyber-Physical Systems
Niloofar, P.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2021. 2021 5th International Conference on System Reliability and Safety (ICSRS), 92–97, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICSRS53853.2021.9660717
Data-driven decision support in livestock farming for improved animal health, welfare and greenhouse gas emissions: Overview and challenges
Niloofar, P.; Francis, D. P.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Vulpe, A.; Vochin, M.-C.; Suciu, G.; Balanescu, M.; Anestis, V.; Bartzanas, T.
2021. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 190, Article no: 106406. doi:10.1016/j.compag.2021.106406
A Research Setup Demonstrating Flexible Industry 4.0 Production
Jepsen, S. C.; Worm, T.; Johansen, A.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Kjargaard, M. B.; Kang, E.-Y.; Friederich, J.; Heredia Mena, J. E.; Soltani, R.; Sorensen, S. L.; Hjort Schwee, J.
2021. International Symposium ELMAR 2021, Zadar, HR, 2021, 13-15 September, 143–150, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ELMAR52657.2021.9550961
Estimating Livestock Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Existing Models, Emerging Technologies and Associated Challenges
Thumba, D. A.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Niloofar, P.
2021. 6th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies (SpliTech 2021). Ed.: P. Solic, 6 S., Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.23919/SpliTech52315.2021.9566450
Data Requirements for Automated Simulation Modelling of Production Systems with Varying Resource Behaviour
Lugaresi, G.; Friederich, J.; Matta, A.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2021. Annual Modeling and Simulation Conference (ANNSIM 2021), Fairfax, VA, USA, July 19-22, 2021
Towards Data-Driven Reliability Modeling for Cyber-Physical Production Systems
Friederich, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2021. The 12th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT) / The 4th International Conference on Emerging Data and Industry 4.0 (EDI40) / Affiliated Workshops. 4th International Conference on Emerging Data and Industry 4.0 (2021) Warschau, Polen, 23.03.2021–26.03.2021, 589–596, Elsevier. doi:10.1016/j.procs.2021.03.073
Towards Data-Driven Digital Twins for Smart Manufacturing
Francis, D. P.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mohamed, N.
2021. Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Systems Engineering, ICSEng 2020. Ed.: H. Selvaraj, 445–454, Springer Nature Switzerland. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-65796-3_43
Are We Ready to Evaluate the Smart Readiness of Australian Buildings?
Markoska, E.; Sethuvenkatraman, S.; Jakica, N.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2021. Sustainability in Energy and Buildings 2020. Ed.: J. Littlewood, 549–559, Springer Singapur. doi:10.1007/978-981-15-8783-2_46
Applications of Integrated IoT-Fog-Cloud Systems to Smart Cities: A Survey
Mohamed, N.; Al-Jaroodi, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Jawhar, I.
2021. Electronics, 10 (23), Article no: 2918. doi:10.3390/electronics10232918
2020
Modeling and Simulation for Decision Support in Precision Livestock Farming
Niloofar, P.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Francis, D. P.; Vulpe, A.; Suciu, G.; Balanescu, M.
2020. 2020 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC). Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2020) Hrsg.: IEEE Orlando, FL, USA, 14.12.2020–18.12.2020, 2601–2612, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/WSC48552.2020.9383975
Data-driven Decision Support Tools for Reducing GHG Emissions from Livestock Production Systems: Overview and Challenges
Thumba, D. A.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Niloofar, P.
2020. 2020 7th International Conference on Internet of Things: Systems, Management and Security (IOTSMS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/IOTSMS52051.2020.9340217
Data-Driven Fault Tree Modeling for Reliability Assessment of Cyber-Physical Systems
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Niloofar, P.; Barta, G. K.
2020. 2020 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC). Hrsg.: IEEE. Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2020) Orlando, FL, USA, 14.12.2020–18.12.2020, 2719–2730, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/WSC48552.2020.9383882
2020 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)
Bae, K.-H.; Feng, B.; Kim, S.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Zheng, Z.; Roeder, T.; Thiesing, R. (Eds.)
2020. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Reliability Analysis of Cyber-Physical Systems
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mohamed, N.
2020. Simulation for Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering. Ed.: J. Risco Martín, 385–405, Springer Nature Switzerland. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51909-4_15
Automating Reliability Analysis: Data-driven Learning and Analysis of Multi-state Fault Trees
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Niloofar, P.; Barta, G. K.
2020. 30th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2020 and 15th Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference, PSAM 2020 Hrsg.: Baraldi, Piero; Di Maio, Francesco; Zio, Enrico. Proceedings of the 30th European Safety and Reliability Conference and the 15th Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference, 1805–1812, Research Publishing Services. doi:10.3850/978-981-14-8593-0_4602-cd
2019
The Synergy of Simulation and Time Series Forecasting for Live Performance Testing of Smart Buildings
Markoska, E.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2019. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services. 21st International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (2019) München, Deutschland, 02.12.2019–04.12.2019, 579–583, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). doi:10.1145/3366030.3366093
Data analytics framework for Industry 4.0: enabling collaboration for added benefits
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mohamed, N.; Al-Jaroodi, J.
2019. IET Collaborative Intelligent Manufacturing, 1 (4), 109–125. doi:10.1049/iet-cim.2019.0012
On the Extension of Schelling’s Segregation Model
Liu, Z.; Li, X.; Khojandi, A.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2019. 2019 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC). Hrsg.: IEEE Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2019) National Harbor, MD, USA, 08.12.2019–11.12.2019, 285–296, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/WSC40007.2019.9004848
Deriving Simulation Models from Data: Steps of Simulation Studies Revisited
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Li, X.
2019. 2019 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), 2771–2782, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/WSC40007.2019.9004697
Usability Requirements for Smart Buildings’ Performance Testing Solutions: A Survey
Markoska, E.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2019. 2019 Fourth International Conference on Fog and Mobile Edge Computing (FMEC). Hrsg.: Fourth International Conference on Fog and Mobile Edge Computing (FMEC 2019) Rom, Italien, 10.06.2019–13.06.2019, 265–270, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/FMEC.2019.8795308
LEAF: Live Building Performance Evaluation Framework
Markoska, E.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2019. 2019 Fourth International Conference on Fog and Mobile Edge Computing (FMEC), 306–311, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/FMEC.2019.8795329
Assessment of Building Intelligence Requirements for Real Time Performance Testing in Smart Buildings
Markoska, E.; Jakica, N.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Kragh, M. K.
2019. 2019 4th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies (SpliTech). Hrsg.: IEEE. 4th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies (SpliTech 2019) Splitska, Kroatien, 18.06.2019–21.06.2019, 1–6, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.23919/SpliTech.2019.8783002
Industry 4.0: Opportunities for Enhancing Energy Efficiency in Smart Factories
Mohamed, N.; Al-Jaroodi, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2019. 2019 IEEE International Systems Conference (SysCon), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/SYSCON.2019.8836751
Simulation and Artificial Intelligence: Synergies in the Making
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2019. (L. Periac-Arnold, Ed.)
Leveraging the Capabilities of Industry 4.0 for Improving Energy Efficiency in Smart Factories
Mohamed, N.; Al-Jaroodi, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2019. IEEE Access, 7, 18008–18020. doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2897045
Combining Performance Testing and Metadata Models to Support Fault Detection and Diagnostics in Smart Buildings
Markoska, E.; Johansen, A.; Kjærgaard, M. B.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Jradi, M.; Jørgensen, B. N.
2019. Applied System Innovation, 2 (3), 28. doi:10.3390/asi2030028
2018
Collaborative Data Analytics for Industry 4.0: Challenges, Opportunities and Models
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mohamed, N.; Al-Jaroodi, J.
2018. 2018 6th International Conference on Enterprise Systems (ES), 100–107, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ES.2018.00023
Comparative Evaluation of Threshold Modelling for Smart Buildings’ Performance Testing
Markoska, E.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2018. 2018 Ninth International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC). Ninth International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC 2018) Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 22.10.2018–24.10.2018, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/IGCC.2018.8752125
A service-oriented middleware for cloud of things and fog computing supporting smart city applications
Mohamed, N.; Al-Jaroodi, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Jawhar, I.; Mahmoud, S.
2018. 2017 IEEE SmartWorld Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, Advanced and Trusted Computed, Scalable Computing and Communications, Cloud and Big Data Computing, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation, SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/CBDCom/IOP/SCI 2017 - Conference Proceedings. Hrsg.: IEEE. IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced & Trusted Computed, Scalable Computing & Communications, Cloud & Big Data Computing, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (2017) San Francisco, CA, USA, 04.08.2017–08.08.2017, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/UIC-ATC.2017.8397564
2017
SmartCityWare: A service-oriented middleware for cloud and fog enabled smart city services
Mohamed, N.; Al-Jaroodi, J.; Jawhar, I.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mahmoud, S.
2017. IEEE Access, 5, 17576–17588. doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2731382
Mobile crowdsourcing of occupant feedback in smart buildings
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Logason, H. þór; Andersen, P. G.; Kjærgaard, M. B.
2017. ACM SIGAPP Applied Computing Review, 17 (1), 5–14. doi:10.1145/3090058.3090060
WiP abstract: Towards a framework for comprehensive and systematic reliability evaluation of Building Management Systems
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2017. ICCPS 2017 : 2017 ACM/IEEE 8th International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems : 18-20 April 2017, Pittsburgh, PA : Proceedings, 89–90, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1145/3055004.3064844
Towards collaborative data analytics for smart buildings
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mohamed, N.
2017. Information Science and Applications 2017. Ed.: K. Kim, 459–466, Springer Singapur. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-4154-9_53
Towards Service-Oriented Middleware for Fog and Cloud Integrated Cyber Physical Systems
Mohamed, N.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Jawhar, I.; Al-Jaroodi, J.
2017. 2017 IEEE 37th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops. Ed.: A. Musaev, 67–74, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICDCSW.2017.49
On the complexity of smart buildings occupant behavior: Risks and opportunities
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mohamed, N.
2017. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. BCI ’17: Proceedings of the 8th Balkan Conference in Informatics, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). doi:10.1145/3136273
Middleware to support cyber-physical systems
Mohamed, N.; Al-Jaroodi, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Jawhar, I.
2017. 2016 IEEE 35th International Performance Computing and Communications Conference, IPCCC 2016, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/PCCC.2016.7820605
Collaborative data analytics for smart buildings: opportunities and models
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mohamed, N.
2017. Cluster Computing, 22, 1065–1077. doi:10.1007/s10586-017-1362-x
Cloud of things: Optimizing smart city services
Mohamed, N.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Al-Jaroodi, J.
2017. 2017 7th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and Applied Optimization, ICMSAO 2017. Hrsg.: IEEE. 7th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and Applied Optimization (ICMSAO 2017) Schardscha, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, 04.04.2017–06.04.2017, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICMSAO.2017.7934875
A practical approach to validation of buildings’ sensor data: A commissioning experience report
Mattera, C. G.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Shaker, H. R.; Jorgensen, B. N.
2017. Proceedings - 3rd IEEE International Conference on Big Data Computing Service and Applications, BigDataService 2017, 287–292, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/BigDataService.2017.48
A framework for collaborative cloud-based fault detection and diagnosis in smart buildings
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mohamed, N.
2017. 2017 7th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and Applied Optimization, ICMSAO 2017. Hrsg.: IEEE. 7th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and Applied Optimization (2017) Schardscha, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, 04.04.2017–06.04.2017, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
A discrete-event simulation tool for decision support in selecting project scheduling strategies
Rasmussen, T. H.; Hansen, N.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2017. 2017 7th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and Applied Optimization, ICMSAO 2017, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICMSAO.2017.7934872
2016
SBDaaS: Smart building diagnostics as a service on the cloud
Mohamed, N.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Al-Jaroodi, J.
2016. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Green Building and Smart Grid, IGBSG, Prag, 27th-29th June 2016, 40–45, IEEEXplore. doi:10.1109/IGBSG.2016.7539417
Software Engineering Issues for Cyber-Physical Systems
Al-Jaroodi, J.; Mohamed, N.; Jawhar, I.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2016. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP), 1–6, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/SMARTCOMP.2016.7501717
Mobile crowdsourcing of data for fault detection and diagnosis in smart buildings
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Logason, H. þór; Andersen, P. G.; Kjærgaard, M. B.
2016. RACS ’16: Proceedings of the International Conference on Research in Adaptive and Convergent Systems, 12–17, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). doi:10.1145/2987386.2987416
Fault detection and diagnosis for smart buildings: State of the art, trends and challenges
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Shaker, H. R.; Mohamed, N.; Jørgensen, B. N.
2016. 2016 3rd MEC International Conference on Big Data and Smart City (ICBDSC), 1–7, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICBDSC.2016.7460392
Challenges in the data collection for diagnostics of smart buildings
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mohamed, N.
2016. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 941–951, Springer Nature Singapore. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-0557-2_90
CE-BEMS: A cloud-enabled building energy management system
Mohamed, N.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Al-Jaroodi, J.
2016. 2016 3rd MEC International Conference on Big Data and Smart City, ICBDSC 2016, 351–356, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
A Conceptual Framework for Occupant-Centered Building Management Decision Support System
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Shaker, H. R.
2016. Intelligent Enviroments. Ed.: P. Novais, 436–445, IOS Press. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-690-3-436
2015
Poster abstract: Towards a categorization framework for occupancy sensing systems
Kjærgaard, M. B.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Jradi, M.
2015. Proceedings of the 2015 ACM 6th International Conference on Future Energy Systems, 215–216, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). doi:10.1145/2768510.2770947
Modeling and Simulation for Enterprise Decision-Making: Successful Projects and Approaches
Ramadan, N.; Ajami, R.; Mohamed, N.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2015. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, IEOM 2015, Article no: 7093873, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Evolution of feature-oriented software: How to stay on course and avoid the cliffs of modularity drift
Olszak, A.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Jørgensen, B. N.
2015. Software technologies. Ed.: A. Holzinger, 183–201, Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-25579-8_11
Commercial buildings energy performance within context: Occupants in spotlight
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Kjærgaard, M. B.; Shaker, H. R.; Jørgensen, B. N.
2015. SMARTGREENS 2015 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems. Ed.: M. Helfert, 306–312, SciTePress. doi:10.5220/0005495203060312
Challenge: Advancing energy informatics to enable assessable improvements of energy performance in buildings
Jørgensen, B. N.; Kjærgaard, M. B.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Shaker, H. R.; Veje, C. T.
2015. Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Sixth International Conference on Future Energy Systems, 77–81, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). doi:10.1145/2768510.2770935
2014
Simulation and modeling efforts to support decision making in healthcare supply chain management
Abukhousa, E.; Al-Jaroodi, J.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mohamed, N.
2014. The ScientificWorld journal, 2014, Art.-Nr.: 354246. doi:10.1155/2014/354246
A service-oriented middleware for building collaborative UAVs
Mohamed, N.; Al-Jaroodi, J.; Jawhar, I.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2014. Journal of intelligent and robotic systems, 74 (1-2), 309–321. doi:10.1007/s10846-013-9942-3
2013
Petri nets extension to model state-varying failure rates
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2013. SCSC ’13: Proceedings of the 2013 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Art.-Nr.: 31
Discrete-event simulation for design of enhanced project schedules
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mizouni, R.
2013. Summer Computer Simulation Conference and Work in Progress (SCSC 2013 and WIP 2013) : 2013 Summer Simulation Multiconference : Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 7-10 July 2013 / SCS.Ed.: A. Abhari, 51–58, Curran
Discrete-Event Simulation for Design of Evolving Project Schedules
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mizouni, R.
2013. Summer Computer Simulation Conference and Work in Progress (SCSC 2013 and WIP 2013) : 2013 Summer Simulation Multiconference : Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 7-10 July 2013. Ed.: A. Abhari, 51–58, Curran Associates
Formalization and Petri net-Based Extension to Model Factors of State-Varying Failures for Reliability Modeling
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2013. International journal of computer science and network security, 13 (7), 14–21
Recent trends in solving the deterministic resource constrained Project Scheduling Problem
Karam, A.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2013. 2013 9th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT), Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 17-19 March 2013, 124–129, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/Innovations.2013.6544405
Petri nets extension to model state-varying failure rates
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2013. Simulation series, 245–252
Performance modeling of data dissemination in vehicular ad hoc networks
Chaqfeh, M.; Lakas, A.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2013. 2013 IEEE/ACM 17th International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications, 135–141, IEEE Computer Society. doi:10.1109/DS-RT.2013.22
Modeling and simulation of epidemic spread: Recent advances
Shatnawi, M.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Zaki, N.
2013. 9th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT 2013), 118–123, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Middleware requirements for collaborative unmanned aerial vehicles
Mohamed, N.; Al-Jaroodi, J.; Jawhar, I.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2013. 2013 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), Atlanta, GA, USA, 28-31 May 2013, 1051–1060, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICUAS.2013.6564794
Failure impact on coverage in linear wireless sensor networks
Mohamed, N.; Al-Jaroodi, J.; Jawhar, I.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2013. 2013 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS) Date of Conference: 07-10 July 2013, Toronto, ON, Canada, 188–195, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Agent-based modeling and simulation framework for enhanced project schedules
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2013. Proceedings - 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, MODSIM 2013. Ed.: J. Piantadosi, 887–893. doi:10.36334/modsim.2013.C8.lazarovamolnar
2012
Simulation-based feature selection for software requirements baseline
Mizouni, R.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2012. Journal of Software, 7 (7), 1440–1450
2011
A Genetic Algorithm to Enhance Transmembrane Helices Prediction
Zaki, N.; Bouktif, S.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2011. GECCO ’11: Proceedings of the 13th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation. Ed.: N. Krasnogor, 347–354, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). doi:10.1145/2001576.2001624
A Framework For Enhanced Project Schedule Design To Aid Project Manager’s Decision Making Processes
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mizouni, R.; Kesserwan, N.
2011. The 23th European Modeling & Simulation Symposium : September, 12 - 14, 2011, Rome, Italy ; EMSS 2011. Ed.: A. G. Bruzzone, 516–525
2010
Floating task: Introducing and simulating a higher degree of uncertainty in project schedules
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mizouni, R.
2010. 2010 19th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructures for Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE), Larissa, 28th-30th June 2010, 136–141, IEEE Xplore
Proxel-based performability analysis of Non-Markovian phased-mission systems
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2010. 2010 Fourth Asia International Conference on Mathematical/Analytical Modelling and Computer Simulation, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 26-28 May 2010, 585–590, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/AMS.2010.118
Modeling human decision behaviors for accurate prediction of project schedule duration
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Mizouni, R.
2010. Enterprise and Organizational Modeling and Simulation. EOMAS 2010. Ed.: J. Barjis, 179–195, Springer-Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15723-3_12
2009
Device-Level Majority von Neumann Multiplexing
Beiu, V.; Ibrahim, W.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2009. Encyclopedia of artificial intelligence. Ed.: J. Rabuñal Dopico, 471–479, IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-59904-849-9.ch072
True state-space complexity prediction: By the proxel-based simulation method
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2009. 2009 International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT), Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 15-17 December 2009, 130–134, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/IIT.2009.5413761
Protein-protein interaction based on pairwise similarity
Zaki, N.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; El-Hajj, W.; Campbell, P.
2009. BMC Bioinformatics, 10, Art.-Nr.: 150. doi:10.1186/1471-2105-10-150
2008
The Importance of Involvement of New Thinking Techniques in the Classroom
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2008. 2008 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEE, Budapes/Pecs, Hungary, July, 2008
State-dependent transitions in discrete stochastic models: Deterministic simulation approach
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2008. Summer Computer Simulation Conference 2008, SCSC 2008, Part of the 2008 Summer Simulation Multiconference, SummerSim 2008, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 16 - 19. Juni 2008, 85–90
2007
A Framework for an Expressive Automated Homework Grading System
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2007. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference e-Learning 2007. Ed.: ed. M. B. Nunes, IADIS Press
A strategy for reliability assessment of future nano-circuits
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Beiu, V.; Ibrahim, W.
2007. Proceedings of the 6th Conference on WSEAS International Conference on Applied Computer Science (ACACOS’07). Ed.: A. Xu, World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS)
Proxels for Reliability Assessment of Future Nano-Architectures
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Beiu, V.; Ibrahim, W.
2007. 2007 2nd International Design and Test Workshop, 2nd International Design and Test Workshop (2007), Kairo, Ägypten, 16.12.2007–18.12.2007, 88–89, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/IDT.2007.4437435
What von Neumann did not say about multiplexing beyond gate failures: the gory details
Beiu, V.; Ibrahim, W.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2007. Computational and Ambient Intelligence : 9th International Work-Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, IWANN 2007, San Sebastián, Spain, June 20-22, 2007, Proceedings, 487–496, Springer
Why Nano-DSP Will be Fan-In Constrained
Ibrahim, W.; Beiu, V.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2007. IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24-27 November 2007, 317–320, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICSPC.2007.4728319
Reliability the fourth optimization pillar of nanoelectronics
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Beiu, V.; Ibrahim, W.
2007. ICSPC 2007 Proceedings - 2007 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications. Hrsg.: IEEE, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (2007), Dubai, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, 24.11.2007–27.11.2007, 73–76, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICSPC.2007.4728258
Accurate Nano-Circuits Reliability Evaluations Based on Combining Numerical Simulations with Monte Carlo
Ibrahim, W.; Beiu, V.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2007. 2007 2nd International Design and Test Workshop, Cairo, Egypt, 16-18 December 2007, 139–144, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/IDT.2007.4437447
A fresh look at majority multiplexing when devices get into the picture
Beiu, V.; Ibrahim, W.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2007. 2007 7th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology - IEEE-NANO 2007, Proceedings, 883–888, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/NANO.2007.4601325
2006
A new approach for computing conditional probabilities of general stochastic processes
Wickborn, F.; Isensee, C.; Simon, T.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Horton, G.
2006. 39th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS’06), 39th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS 2006), Huntsville, AL, USA, 02.04.2006–06.04.2006, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ANSS.2006.7
2005
Proxels Practically: The Meaning of the Lifetime Factor
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Horton, G.
2005. 18th Symposium Simulationstechnique ASIM 2005 : Proceedings, Erlangen, September 12-15, 2005, 446ff, SCS Publ. House
Phases or Proxels: The Decision Factors
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Horton, G.
2005. 2nd Balkan Conference in Informatics (BCI), Ohrid, Macedonia. 2nd Balkan Conference in Informatics (2005), Ohrid, Mazedonien, 17.11.2005–19.11.2005
A framework for performability modelling using proxels
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Horton, G.
2005. International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization …
Description framework for proxel-based simulation of a general class of stochastic models
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Horton, G.
2005. Proceedings of Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Philadelphia, 24th-28th July 2005
Combining proxels and discrete phases
Isensee, C.; Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Horton, G.
2005. Proceeding of the First International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization, Sharjah, U.A.E. February 1-3, 2005, 5–1
The Proxel-Based Method: Formalisation, Analysis and Applications. PhD dissertation
Lazarova-Molnar, S.
2005. Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
2004
Pre-processing of Stochastic Petri Nets and an improved Storage Strategy for Proxel Based Simulation. master’s thesis
Balaprakash, P.
2004. Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Proxel-Based Simulation of Stochastic Petri Nets
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Horton, G.
2004. Simulation und Visualisierung 2004 (SimVis 2004), Magdeburg, 4th-5th March 2004, 179–190, SCS Publishing House e.V
Proxel-based simulation of a warranty model
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Horton, G.
2004. European Simulation multiconference. 18th European Simulation Multiconference (ESM 2004), Magdeburg, Deutschland, 13.06.2004–16.06.2004, 221–224
2003
Proxel-based simulation for fault tree analysis
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Horton, G.
2003. 17. Symposium simulationstechnik (ASIM 2003). 17. Symposium simulationstechnik (2003), Magdeburg, Deutschland, 16.09.2003–19.09.2003
An Experimental Study of the Behaviour of the Proxel-Based Simulation Algorithm
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Horton, G.
2003. Simulation und Visualisierung 2003 (SimVis 2003), Magdeburg, 6th-7th März 2003, 419–430, SCS Publishing House e.V
Proxel-based simulation of stochastic petri nets containing immediate transitions
Lazarova-Molnar, S.; Horton, G.
2003. Electronic notes in theoretical computer science, 85 (4), 203–2017