Graduate Research Presentation Day

Date and Time: Friday April 25, 2014

Location: STM 404/414

Presentations:

Presenter: Henry Tan 

Title: Censorship Resistance as a Side-Effect

H. Tan and M. Sherr, “Censorship Resistance as a Side-Effect." 22nd International Workshop on Security Protocols, 2014. (short)[pdf]

Presenter: Andrew Yates

Title: Relevance-Ranked Domain-Specific Synonym Discovery

A. Yates, N. Goharian, O. Frieder, “Relevance-Ranked Domain-Specific Synonym Discovery.” In Proceedings of the 36th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR '14), April 2014. [pdf]

Presenter: Sicong Zhang

Title: Utilizing Query Change for Session Search

D. Guan, S. Zhang, and H. Yang, “Utilizing Query Change for Session Search.” In Proceeding of the 36th Annual ACM SIGIR conference, 2013. [pdf]

Presenter: Jiyun Luo

Title: The water filling model and the cube test: multi-dimensional evaluation for professional search

 L. Jiyun, C. Wing, H. Yang, and M. Hearst, "The water filling model and the cube test: multi-dimensional evaluation for professional search." In Proceedings of the 22nd ACM international conference on Conference on information & knowledge management, 2013. (short) [pdf]

Presenter: Andrew Yates 

Title: A Framework for Public Health Surveillance

A. Yates, J. Parker, N. Goharian, and O. Frieder, "A Framework for Public Health Surveillance." In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), May 2014.

Presenter: Yifang Wei 

Title: Understanding evolving group structures in time-varying networks

 P. Caravelli, Y. Wei, D. Subak, L. Singh, and J. Mann, “Understanding evolving group structures in time-varying networks.” ASONAM, 2013. (short) [pdf]

 

Graduate Research Presentation Day

Date and Time: Friday November 22, 2013

Location: STM 414

Presentations:

Presenter: Chris Wacek 

Title: Users Get Routed: Traffic Correlation in Tor by Realistic Adversaries

A. Johnson, C. Wacek, R. Jansen, M. Sherr, and P. Syverson, "Users Get Routed: Traffic Correlation in Tor by Realistic Adversaries." In ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), 2013. [pdf]

Presenter: Tonghe Wang 

Title: Brief Announcement: Fair Maximal Independent Sets in Trees

J. Fineman, C. Newport, and T. Wang, "Brief Announcement: Fair Maximal Independent Sets in Trees." In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on the Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC), 2013. (short) [pdf]

Presenter: Andrew Yates 

Title: Semi-supervised Sentiment Analysis: Merging Labeled Sentences with Unlabeled Reviews to Identify Sentiment

A. Yates, N. Goharian, W. Yee, "Semi-supervised Sentiment Analysis: Merging Labeled Sentences with Unlabeled Reviews to Identify Sentiment", American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST), Nov 2013. [pdf]

Presenter: Jason Soo

Title: A non-learning approach to spelling correction in web queries

J. Soo, "A non-learning approach to spelling correction in web queries." Proceedings of the 22nd international conference on World Wide Web companion, 2013. (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: Yifang Wei 

Title: Understanding Site-Based Inference Potential for Identifying Hidden Attributes

W. B. Moore, Y. Wei, A. Orshefsky, M. Sherr, L. Singh, and H. Yang., "Understanding Site-Based Inference Potential for Identifying Hidden Attributes." PASSAT, 2013. [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: Jon Parker

Title: Automatic Enhancement and Binarization of Degraded Document Images

J. Parker, O. Frieder, and G. Frieder, "Automatic Enhancement and Binarization of Degraded Document Images." In Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), 2013, International Conference on IEEE, 2013. [pdf]

Presenter: Andrew Yates 

Title: Graded Relevance Ranking for Synonym Discovery

A. Yates, N. Goharian and O. Frieder, "Graded Relevance Ranking for Synonym Discovery." Proceedings of the 22nd international conference on World Wide Web (WWW'13), 2013. (short) [pdf]

Presenter: Jon Parker 

Title: A Framework for Detecting Public Health Trends with Twitter

J. Parker, Y. Wei, A. Yates, N. Goharian, O. Frieder, "A Framework for Detecting Public Health Trends with Twitter." The 2013 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining, Aug. 2013. [pdf]

Presenter: Andrew Yates 

Title: Extracting Adverse Drug Reactions from Forum Posts and Linking them to Drugs

A. Yates, N. Goharian, O. Frieder, “Extracting Adverse Drug Reactions from Forum Posts and Linking them to Drugs.” SIGIR Workshop on Health Search and Discovery, July-Aug 2013. (short) [pdf]