2012-2013 Presentations

Graduate Research Presentation Day

Date and Time: Monday March 18, 2013

Location: STM 326

Presentations:

Presenter: Andrew Yates 

Title: ADRTrace: Detecting Expected and Unexpected Adverse Drug Reactions from User Reviews on Social Media Sites

A. Yates and N. Goharian, "ADRTrace: Detecting Expected and Unexpected Adverse Drug Reactions from User Reviews on Social Media Sites." 35th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2013.

Presenter: Dongyi Guan

Title: Increasing Stability of Result Organization for Session Search

D. Guan and H. Yang, "Increasing Stability of Result Organization for Session Search." 35th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2013. 

 

Graduate Research Presentation Day

Date and Time: Friday November 16, 2012

Location: STM 414

Presentations:

Presenter: Jon Parker 

Title: A Distributed Platform for Global-Scale Agent-Based Models of Disease Transmission

J. Parker and J. M. Epstein, "A Distributed Platform for Global-Scale Agent-Based Models of Disease Transmission." ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, vol 22, No 1, Article 2, December 2011. [pdf]

Presenter: Henry Tan

Title: $100,000 Prize Jackpot. Call Now! Identifying the Pertinent Features of SMS Spam

H. Tan, N. Goharian, and M. Sherr, “$100,000 Prize Jackpot. Call Now! Identifying the Pertinent Features of SMS Spam.” In The 35thACM International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), August 2012. (short) [pdf]

Presenter: Brad Moore

Title: Exploring the Potential Benefits of Expanded Rate Limiting in Tor: Slow and Steady Wins the Race With Tortoise

B. Moore, C. Wacek, M. Sherr, "Exploring the Potential Benefits of Expanded Rate Limiting in Tor: Slow and Steady Wins the Race With Tortoise." In Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), December 2011. [pdf]

Presenter: Andrew Yates

Title: Efficient Estimation of Aspect Weights

J. Parker, A. Yates, and N. Goharian, “Efficient Estimation of Aspect Weights." In The 35th ACM International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), August 2012. (short) [pdf]

Presenter: Yanan Zhu 

Title: To Follow or Not to Follow: A Feature Evaluation

Y. Zhu and N. Goharian, "To Follow or Not to Follow: A Feature Evaluation", Proceedings of the 22nd international conference on World Wide Web (WWW'13), 2013. (short) [pdf]

Presenter: Amin Teymorian 

Title: RESQ: Rank-Energy Selective Query Forwarding for Distributed Search Systems

A.Teymorian, X. Qin, and O. Frieder, "RESQ: Rank-Energy Selective Query Forwarding for Distributed Search Systems." In the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), October 2012. (short) [pdf]

Presenter: Andrew Yates 

Title: Validating Web Content with Senser

J. Wilberding, A. Yates, M. Sherr, W. Zhou, "Validating Web Content with Senser", Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), Dec 2013. [pdf]

Presenter: Henry Tan

Title: Optimal Broadcast in Shared Spectrum Radio Networks

M. Ghaffari, S. Gilbert, C. Newport, and H. Tan, "Optimal Broadcast in Shared Spectrum Radio Networks." In 16th International Conference On Principles Of DIstributed Systems (OPODIS 2012), December 2012.

Presenter: Jon Parker 

Title: The Spewy Louie Poker Bot

J. Parker and C. Wacek, "The Spewy Louie Poker Bot." 2012 Computer Poker Symposium at AAAI., 2012. (short) [pdf]

Presenter: Chris Wacek 

Title: An Empirical Evaluation of Relay Selection in Tor

C. Wacek, H. Tan, K. Bauer, and M. Sherr, "An Empirical Evaluation of Relay Selection in Tor." In Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), February 2013.