Cadidacy Exam Defended : June 26, 2015 Publications
Mehdi Niknam, Parimala Thulasiraman, Sergio Carmolinga, A parallel algorithm for connected component labeling of gray-scale images on homogeneous multicore architectures , High Performance Computing Symposium, June 6-9, Toronto, CA, 2010.

Mehdi Niknam and Parimala Thulasiraman, An adaptive learning path recommendation based on meaningful learning theory using ant colony optimization, The 15th TASET International Education Technology Conference and International Research Symp osium on E-Learning and New Media, Istanbul, Turkey, May 27-29, 2015.

Mehdi Niknam and Parimala Thulasiraman. (2017). LPR: An ACO Learning Path Recommendation System based on Meaningful Learning Theory, International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education (submitted).