Sparks, H., "Uniform Dataflow Software System for Global CIM Applications", Proceedings of CIMCON 90, National Institute of Standards & Technology, 1990, pp. 353-372.

Sparks, H., "Object Oriented Dataflow Programming Techniques for Industrial Automation", Proceedings of Control Expo 90, Chicago, 1990.

Chatham, B. and Sparks, H., "Butterfly HOSE: Graphical Programming for Parallel Systems", Abstracts of IEE and USENIX Fifth Workshop on Real-time Software and Operating Systems, Washington, 1988, pp. 75-79.

Sparks, H., "Butterfly HOSE: Graphical Programming for Parallel Systems", IEEE 5th Workshop on Real-Time Software and Operating Systems, Washington DC., 1988.

Tillman, D., Sparks, H., "Multiprocessor Control System", Japanese patent publication 4943, 1991.

Sparks, H., Thoen, B., Clark, A., "The Schema Architecture and Driving Simulator Applications", MTS Systems Corporation , 2001.

Sparks, H., "Introduction to Programming with Alltalk", MTS Systems Corporation, 1991.

Clark, J., Sparks, H. "Unique Features and Capabilities of the NADS Motion System", S.A.E. International Technical Conference on Enhanced Safety of Vehicles, 2001

Sparks, H., White, D. A. "Parallel Programming Environment for the Design Simulation and Implementation of Advanced Robotic Systems", SME Conference on Robotic Systems in Aerospace Manufacturing, Fort Worth, 1987.