Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

  • “Using a knowledge learning framework to predict errors” (with S. Currim, S. Ram and A. Durcikova). Information Systems, Vol 40, March 2014.
  • “A Maintenance Centric Approach to the View Selection Problem” (with R. Hylock). Information Systems, Vol 38, Issue 7, October 2013.
  • “Adding Temporal Constraints to XML Schema” (with S. Currim, C. Dyreson, R. Snodgrass, S. Thomas). Accepted for publication, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Vol 24, Issue 8, August 2012.
  • "Safe & Efficient Privacy-policy Enforcement on Hadoop" (with Insoon Jo, Eunjin Jung, & Heon Y. Yeom). Information Journal, Vol 15, Issue 4, April 2012.
  • “Modeling spatial and temporal set-based constraints during conceptual database design” (with S. Ram). Information Systems Research, Vol 23, Issue 1, March 2012.
  • “Competitive Intelligence Task Analysis and Retrieval: An End-User Approach” (with L. Zhang and S. Currim). Review of Business Information Systems, Vol 15, Issue 2, 2011.
  • “A data modeling process for decomposing healthcare patient data sets” (with Der-Fa Lu, W. Nick Street, Ray Hylock, Connie Delaney). Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, Vol 13, Issue 1, February 2009.
  • “Conceptually modeling Windows and Bounds for space and time in database constraints” (with S. Ram). Communications of the ACM, November 2008.
  • “Validating quicksand: Schema versioning in τXSchema” (with C. Dyreson, R. T. Snodgrass, S. Currim, S. Joshi). Data and Knowledge Engineering, Vol 65, Issue 2, May 2008.
  • “Weaving Temporal and Reliability aspects into a schema tapestry” (with C. Dyreson, R. T. Snodgrass, S. Currim). Data and Knowledge Engineering, Vol 63, Issue 3, December 2007.
  • “Information management, dissemination and related training in the bio-active agents from biodiversity in Latin America project” (with S. Ram, B. Timmermann, B.Hutchinson and J. Henzel). Journal of Pharmaceutical Biology, Vol. 37, supplement, 1999, pp. 35-54.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • “SMARTBUS: A Web Application for Smart Urban Mobility and Transportation” (with S. Ram, Y. Wang, F. Dong, E. Dantas, L. A. Sabóia), AW4city 2nd International Smart City Workshop, 2016.
  • “Using Big Data for Predicting Freshmen Retention” (with Y. Wang, S. Ram, S. Currim). International Conference on Information Systems, 2015.
  • “Class Imbalance Learning and Novel Feature Extraction Methods for Predicting Freshman Retention” (with Y. Wang, S. Ram, S. Currim), 25th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems, 2015.
  • "Safe &  Efficient Privacy-policy Enforcement on Hadoop" (with Insoon Jo, Eunjin Jung & Heon Y. Yeom), International Conference on Computer Convergence Technology, 2011.
  • “When Entities are Types: Effectively Modeling Type-Instantiation Relationships” (with S. Ram).  Third International Workshop on Active Conceptual Modeling of Learning, ACM-L, 2010.
  • “Exploratory Competitive Intelligence through Task Complexity Analysis” (with S. Currim and L. Zhang). Fifth annual conference of Midwest Association for Information Systems (MWAIS), 2010.
  • “Privacy policy enforcement for health information data access” (with E. Jung, X. Xiao and I. Jo). WiMD 2009: ACM International Workshop on Medical-grade Wireless Networks. May 2009.
  • “Quips, MD: Query Information Privacy and Security, for Medical Data” (with X. Xiao, E. Jung). Proceedings of the 18th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems, 2008.
  • “NursingCareWare: Warehousing for nursing care research and knowledge discovery” (with R. Hylock, W. N. Street, D-F Lu), Proceedings of the 3rd INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics, 2008.
  • “RFID Tagging at the aggregate level: implications for using groupings” (with S. Ram). Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium on Research in Systems Analysis and Design, 2008.
  • “Database systems: Understanding the effect of organizational knowledge creation on data quality” (with S. Currim). Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium on Research in Systems Analysis and Design, 2008.
  • “RFID Data: A case of and for types and instances” (with S. Ram). Proceedings of the 17th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems, 2007. [Acceptance rate ~ 32%; Acceptance rate for Conceptual modeling track not known but likely under 30% based on past data]
  • “Understanding the concept of “Completeness” in frameworks for modeling cardinality constraints” (with S. Ram). Proceedings of the 16th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems, 2006. [Acceptance rate 82/220 ~ 37%; acceptance rate in Conceptual modeling track: ~ 27%]
  • “Schema-mediated exchange of temporal XML data” (with C. Dyreson, R. T. Snodgrass, S. Currim). Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, 2006. [Acceptance rate 37/158 ~ 23%]
  • “Making the case for new semantic constructs to model RFID data” (with S. Ram). Proceedings of the Fifth Symposium on Research in Systems Analysis and Design, 2006.
  • “Validating quicksand: schema versioning in τXSchema” (with C. Dyreson, R. T. Snodgrass, S. Currim, S. Joshi). Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on XML Schema and Data Management, 2006. [Acceptance rate 10/15 ~ 66%]
  • “A Tale of Two Schemas: creating a temporal XML schema from a snapshot schema with τXSchema” (with S. Currim, R. T. Snodgrass, C. Dyreson). In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Extending Database Technology, 2004, Heraklion-Crete, Greece. pp. 348-364. [Acceptance rate 42/294 ~ 14%] 

Other Publications and Presentations

  • “A literature survey of computational support for global public policy” (with William Foster, Russ Reinsch, Hannah Thoreson, Soheil Saheil). Technical Report. 2013.
  • “Modeling Spatial and Temporal Cardinality Constraints”, (with S. Ram). Information Systems sub-track INFORMS, November 2010.
  • “The CARD System”, (with Nicholas Neidig, Alankar Kampoowale, Girish Mhatre). 29th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, (ER 2010), pp. 219-223.
  • “τXSchema—Support for Data- and Schema-Versioned XML Documents”, (with S. Currim, C. Dyreson, R. T. Snodgrass, S. W. Thomas, S. Joshi and E. Roeder). Technical Report TR-91, TimeCenter, May 2009.
  • “Q-RICE: Query Rewriting and policy Integration for access Control and Enforcement” (with E. Jung, Xin Xiao, Nathan Burnette and Eric Hoffman).  DIMACS workshop on Internet Privacy: Facilitating Seamless Data Movement with Appropriate Controls. September 2008.
  • “A Data modeling process For decomposing healthcare patient data sets” (with Der-Fa Lu, W. Nick Street, Connie Delaney). International Conference to Celebrate the Centennial of the College of Nursing, Seoul National University, 2007.
  • “CARD: Constraint Automated Representation for Database Systems” (with Nicholas Neidig, Alankar Kampoowale, Girish Mhatre, Mark Vanderflugt and Anish Padiyara). Prototype Session Demonstration, at 17th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems, 2007.
  • “Developing information products for an international biodiversity project” (with S. Ram, B. Hutchinson, J. Henzel, and B. Timmermann). International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists Quarterly Bulletin, Vol. XLIV, No. 3-4, 2000, pp. 35-54.