# Browse Dept. of Computer Science by Title

• (2009-03)
Wireless networks have raised great attention in the past decades because they provide tether-free connectivity. Although much of the e ort in wireless network research has been spent on reducing the interference among the ...

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• (2014-09-16)
Software rapidly evolves. A refactoring is a code change that preserves the behavior of the program. There has been much interest in automation to make refactoring more efficient and reliable. Although modern Integrated ...

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• (2010-06-01)
This paper presents the detailed design and implementation of the joint Bluetooth/Wifi scanning framework called UIM, which collects both location information and ad hoc contact of the human movement at the University ...

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• (2005-08)
Task interruption often has a significant negative impact on a user's productivity and affective state. Cognitive theorists have argued that interrupting the execution of primary tasks at moments of lower mental workload ...

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• (2005-09)
A challenge in building interruption reasoning systems is to compute an accurate cost of interruption (COI). Prior work has used non task-specific cues to predict COI, but ignore characteristics related to the /structure/ ...

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• (2012-05-22)
The overarching goal of my research is to design protocols for efficient communication in delay tolerant networks (DTNs), with a particular focus on pocket switched networks (PSNs), an emerging class of ad hoc networks ...

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• (2009)
Lastly, we proposed and implemented aComment to detect operating system concurrency bugs and handle the complex interaction between interrupts and lock. Specifically, we designed a new type of interrupt related annotations, ...

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• (2014-05-30)
We present Wasef, a metadata system for NoSQL data stores. Wasef allows us to support important features such as data provenance, flexible data operations, and new administration tools. Our system has a general design that ...

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• (2016-07-08)
An unprecedented development of various kinds of social media platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare, has been witnessed in recent years. This huge amount of user generated data are multi-dimensional in nature. ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Current delay- and disruption-tolerant networks are human-centric in nature, in that mobility and communication tend to follow human-based characteristics, such as certain high-level mobility patterns, the development of ...

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• (2012-02-01)
The query-based search paradigm is based on the assumption that the searchers are able to come up with the effective differentiator terms to make their queries specific and precise. In reality, however, a large number of ...

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• (2014-05-30)
Lexical entailment is a requirement for success in the domains of Recognizing Textual Entailment (RTE) as well as related tasks like Question-Answering and Information Extraction. Previous approaches tend to fall into two ...

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• (2006-05)
Ensuring long-term, or lifetime'' reliability, as dictated by the hard error rate due to wear-out based failures, is a critical requirement for microprocessor manufacturers. At the same time, the steady increases in CMOS ...

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• (2006)
Overall, this dissertation lays the basic foundation for microarchitectural analysis of lifetime reliability and provides new tools and techniques to handle this critical emerging technology challenge.

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• (2007)
There has been a long standing division in AI between logical symbolic and probabilistic reasoning approaches. While probabilistic models can deal well with inherent uncertainty in many real-world domains, they operate on ...

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• (2007-09)
There has been a long standing division in AI between logical symbolic and probabilistic reasoning approaches. While probabilistic models can deal well with inherent uncertainty in many real-world domains, they operate on ...

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• (2012-06-27)
Probabilistic Graphical Models (PGMs) promise to play a prominent role in many complex real-world systems. Probabilistic Relational Graphical Models (PRGMs) scale the representation and learning of PGMs. Answering questions ...

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• (2014-05-30)
Probabilistic Relational Graphical Model (PRGM) is a popular tool for modeling uncertain relational knowledge, of which the set of uncertain relational knowledge is usually assumed to be independent with the domain of the ...

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• (2010-09)
We present a lifted inference algorithm for relational hybrid graphical models. Hybrid graphical models with continuous and discrete variables naturally represent many real-world applications in robotics, financial ...

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• (2013-02-03)
As real-time embedded systems become more complex, there is a desire to use these systems on higher performance commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components. However, worst case execution times (WCET) are unreasonably high ...

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