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Just Getting Started - Recommended Reading


Origins of MP


MP Presentations & Invited Talks



Textbook Chapters

  • Giammarco, K. Exposing and controlling emergent behaviors using models with human reasoning. In Engineering Emergence: Real World Applications; Rainey, L.B., Holland, O.T., Eds.; CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group: Boca Raton, FL, USA, in press.
  • Giammarco, K.; Auguston, M. Behavior modeling approach for the early verification and validation of system of systems emergent behaviors. In Engineering Emergence: A Modeling and Simulation Approach; Rainey, L.B., Jamshidi, M., Eds.; CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group: Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2020; pp. 357-388.
  • Quartuccio, J. J.; Giammarco, K. A model-based approach to investigate emergent behaviors in systems of systems. In Engineering Emergence: A Modeling and Simulation Approach; Rainey, L.B., Jamshidi, M., Eds.; CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group: Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2020; pp. 389-458.
  • Whitcomb, C.A.; Auguston, M.; Giammarco, K. Composition of Behavior Models for Systems Architecture.  In Modeling and Simulation Support for System of Systems Engineering Applications; Rainey, L.B., Tolk, A., Eds.; John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, USA, 2015; pp. 361–391.



Additional MP Literature



Master's Theses and Dissertations


STEM Internship Projects

Best Paper Awards 


2017 Best Transition in Systems Engineering Research - Best Paper Award at 15th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER)

Giammarco, Kristin and Kathleen Giles. "Verification and validation of behavior models using lightweight formal methods." In Disciplinary convergence in systems engineering research, pp. 431-447. Springer, Cham, 2018.

2015 Best Paper Award - Journal of Software and Systems Modeling

Song, Songzheng, Jiexin Zhang, Yang Liu, Mikhail Auguston, Jun Sun, Jin Song Dong, and Tieming Chen. "Formalizing and verifying stochastic system architectures using Monterey Phoenix."  Software & Systems Modeling  15, no. 2 (2016): 453-471.

















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