ACM SIGSIM History
ACM SIGSIM was first created as a Special Interest Committee on Simulation in 1967. It was founded as a Special Interest Group (SIG) in April 1969. Brandin  describes its formative years (1967-1969) and explains the motivation and forces surrounding its foundation as a SIG in April 1969.
- Brandin, D. (1973), "The history of SIGSIM," Simuletter, Vol. 4, No. 4 (July), pp. 27-31.