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Yelena Yesha
Professor 

Primary Role:Principal Faculty

Department: CSEE
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Biography: Yelena Yesha received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from York University, Toronto, Canada in 1984, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees in Computer and Information Science from The Ohio State University in 1986 and 1989, respectively. Since 1989 she has been with the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, where she is presently a Verizon Professor. In addition, from December, 1994 through August, 1999 Dr. Yesha served as the Director of the Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences at NASA. Her research interests are in the areas of distributed databases, distributed systems, mobile computing, digital libraries, electronic commerce, and trusted information systems. She published 8 books and over 100 refereed articles in these areas. Dr. Yesha was a program chair and general co-chair of the ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management and a member of the program committees of many prestigious conferences. She is a member of the editorial board of the Very Large Databases Journal, and the IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, and is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Digital Libraries. During 1994, Dr. Yesha was the Director of the Center for Applied Information Technology at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Dr. Yesha is a senior member of IEEE, and a member of the ACM.

 

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70 Refereed Publications

2014

1. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "USM Community Cloud: VCL-based Academic Cloud", InProceedings, 2nd International IBM Cloud Academy Conference ICA CON 2014, Atlanta, May 2014, 145 downloads.

2. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "Automating Cloud Services Lifecycle through Semantic technologies", Article, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, January 2014, 496 downloads.

2013

3. Lushan Han et al., "Improving Word Similarity by Augmenting PMI with Estimates of Word Polysemy", Article, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), June 2013, 1150 downloads.

4. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "A policy-based cloud broker for the VCL platform", Article, International Journal of Cloud Computing, January 2013, 352 downloads.

2012

5. Michael A. Grasso et al., "Genetic information for chronic desease prediction", InProceedings, Bioinformatics and Biomedicine Workshops (BIBMW), November 2012.

6. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "Workshop on Analytics for Big Data Generated by Healthcare and Personalized Medicine Domain", InProceedings, Conference of the Center for Advanced Studies on Collaborative Research (CASCOn 2012), November 2012.

7. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "A Policy-based Approach to Smart Cloud Services", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Annual Service Research and Innovation Institute Global Conference, July 2012, 613 downloads.

8. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "Policy based Cloud Services on a VCL platform", InProceedings, Proceedings of the first International IBM Cloud Academy Conference (ICA CON 2012), April 2012, 933 downloads.

9. Ashwini Lahane et al., "Detection of Unsafe Action from Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Video", InProceedings, Proceedings of ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium, January 2012, 620 downloads.

10. Justin Martineau et al., "Sub-cellular Feature Detection and Automated Extraction of Collocalized Actin and Myosin Regions", InProceedings, Proceedings of ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium, January 2012, 377 downloads.

2011

11. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "Managing the Quality of Virtualized Services", InProceedings, Proceedings of the SRII Global Conference 2011, March 2011, 657 downloads.

2010

12. Curt Tilmes et al., "Tracking Provenance of Earth Science Data", Article, Earth Science Informatics, November 2010, 542 downloads.

13. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "User-centric Smart Services on the Cloud", InBook, The Smart Internet, October 2010, 647 downloads.

14. David Chapman et al., "Scientific Services on the Cloud ", InBook, Handbook of Cloud Computing, September 2010, 489 downloads.

15. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "Policy Driven Negotiations for Managing Virtualized Services on the Cloud", InProceedings, Proceedings of 19th Annual Frontiers in Service Conference, Sweden, June 2010, June 2010, 387 downloads.

16. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., " Integrated Lifecycle of IT Services in a Cloud Environment (Detailed paper)", InProceedings, In proceedings of The Third International Conference on the Virtual Computing Initiative (ICVCI 2009), April 2010, 1121 downloads.

17. Curt Tilmes et al., "Provenance Artifact Identification in the Atmospheric Composition Processing System (ACPS)", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance, February 2010, 240 downloads.

2009

18. Michael A. Grasso et al., "Video Summarization of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomies", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AMIA 2009 Annual Symposium, November 2009, 965 downloads.

19. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "User-centric Smart Services", Proceedings, (Invited paper) in proceedings of CASCON 2009, November 2009, 1131 downloads.

20. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "Quality metrics for Virtualized IT Services on the Cloud", InProceedings, Proceedings of 18th Annual Frontiers in Service Conference, Hawaii, 2009, October 2009.

21. Lushan Han et al., "Finding Semantic Web Ontology Terms from Words", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Eigth International Semantic Web Conference, October 2009, 1256 downloads.

22. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "Integrated Lifecycle of IT Services in a Cloud Environment (extended abstract)", InProceedings, In proceedings of The Third International Conference on the Virtual Computing Initiative (ICVCI 2009), October 2009, 1107 downloads.

23. Lushan Han et al., "Data Integration for E-Science Using Correlated Concepts", InProceedings, Microsoft eScience Workshop 2009, September 2009.

24. Milton Halem et al., "Providing Gridded Atmospheric Radiance Products and Services from MODIS and AIRS Instruments on NASA's Aqua Satellite", Article, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2008., February 2009.

25. Milton Halem et al., "Service-Oriented Atmospheric Radiances (SOAR): Gridding and Analysis Services for Multisensor Aqua IR Radiance Data for Climate Studies", Article, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, January 2009.

2008

26. Onkar Walavalkar et al., "Streaming Knowledge Bases", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Scalable Semantic Web knowledge Base Systems, October 2008, 2184 downloads.

27. Pranam Kolari et al., "Expert Search using Internal Corporate Blogs", InProceedings, Workshop on Future Challenges in Expertise Retrieval, SIGIR 2008, July 2008, 1458 downloads.

28. Amit Karandikar et al., "Second Space: A Generative Model For The Blogosphere", InProceedings, Proceedings of the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2008), March 2008, 2823 downloads.

2007

29. Milton Halem et al., "SOAR: A System for the Analysis of Atmospheric Radiances", InProceedings, EOS Transactions, December 2007.

30. Sheetal Agarwal et al., "A Pervasive Computing System for the Operating Room of the Future", Article, Mobile Networks and Applications, August 2007, 2376 downloads.

31. Patti Ordonez et al., "A Ubiquitous Context-Aware Environment for Surgical Training", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems, August 2007, 1335 downloads.

32. Milton Halem et al., " A Web Service Tool (SOAR) for the Dynamic Generation of L1 Grids of Coincident AIRS, AMSU and MODIS Satellite Sounding Radiance Data for Climate Studies ", Article, EOS Transactions, June 2007.

33. Anand Patwardhan et al., "Threshold-based Intrusion Detection in Ad Hoc Networks and Secure AODV", Article, Ad Hoc Networks Journal (ADHOCNET), May 2007, 2076 downloads.

34. Pranam Kolari et al., "On the Structure, Properties and Utility of Internal Corporate Blogs", InProceedings, Proceedings of the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2007), March 2007, 10716 downloads.

35. Milton Halem et al., "Sensor Web Design Studies for Realtime Dynamic Congestion Pricing", Proceedings, PerTrans07, March 2007, 2509 downloads.

2006

36. Pranam Kolari et al., "Monitoring Conversations on the Blogosphere: An Enterprise Perspective", InProceedings, CASCON 2006 Exhibit Program, October 2006.

37. Anand Patwardhan et al., "A Data Intensive Reputation Management Scheme for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications, July 2006, 2206 downloads.

38. Anand Patwardhan et al., "Querying in Packs: Trustworthy Data Management in Ad Hoc Networks", Article, International Journal of Wireless Information Networks, June 2006, 2568 downloads.

39. Pranam Kolari et al., "Policy Management of Enterprise Systems: A Requirements Study", InProceedings, Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks, June 2006, 3960 downloads.

40. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "Integrating service discovery with routing and session management for ad-hoc networks", Article, Ad Hoc Networks, March 2006.

41. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "Toward Distributed Service Discovery in Pervasive Computing Environments", Article, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing , February 2006, 1592 downloads.

2005

42. Anand Patwardhan et al., "Active Collaborations for Trustworthy Data Management in Ad Hoc Networks", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Systems, November 2005, 2270 downloads.

43. Filip Perich et al., "Collaborative Joins in a Pervasive Computing Environment", Article, VLDB Journal, April 2005, 2680 downloads.

44. Li Ding et al., "On Homeland Security and the Semantic Web: A Provenance and Trust Aware Inference Framework", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AAAI SPring Symposium on AI Technologies for Homeland Security, March 2005, 2815 downloads.

45. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "Service Composition for Mobile Environments", Article, Journal on Mobile Networking and Applications, Special Issue on Mobile Services, January 2005, 2759 downloads.

2004

46. Olga Streltchenko et al., "Multi-agent simulation of financial markets", InBook, Formal Modeling in Electronic Commerce: Representation, Inference, and Strategic Interaction, December 2004, 2107 downloads.

47. Filip Perich et al., "In Reputation We Believe: Query Processing in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks", InProceedings, International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Networking and Services, August 2004, 3047 downloads.

48. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "Towards Distributed Service Discovery in Pervasive Computing Environments", Article, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, July 2004, 2515 downloads.

49. Filip Perich et al., "On Data Management in Pervasive Computing Environments", Article, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, May 2004, 4264 downloads.

50. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "A Distributed Service Composition Protocol for Pervasive Environments", Proceedings, Wireless Communcations and Networking Conference (WCNC), March 2004, 2306 downloads.

51. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "Integrating Service Discovery with Routing and Session Management for Ad hoc Networks", Article, Ad Hoc Networks Journal by Elsevier Science, March 2004, 2661 downloads.

52. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "A Queueing Theoretic Model for Service Discovery in Ad-hoc Networks", InProceedings, Communication Networks and Distributed Systems Modeling and Simulation Conference (CNDS), January 2004, 2107 downloads.

2003

53. Olga Vladi Ratsimor et al., "Service Discovery in Agent-based in Pervasive Computing Environments", Article, Journal on Mobile Networking and Applications, November 2003, 2171 downloads.

54. Olga Vladi Ratsimor et al., "eNcentive: A Framework for Intelligent Marketing in Mobile Peer-To-Peer Environments", InProceedings, The 5th International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 2003), October 2003, 4617 downloads.

55. Filip Perich et al., "Neighborhood-Consistent Transaction Management for Pervasive Computing Environments", InProceedings, 14th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2003), September 2003, 3279 downloads.

56. Amit Choudhri et al., "PatientService : Electronic Patient Record Redaction and Delivery in Pervasive Environments", InProceedings, Fifth International Workshop on Enterprise Networking and Computing in Healthcare Industry (Healthcom 2003), June 2003, 362 downloads.

57. Sethuram Balaji Kodeswaran et al., "Using Peer-to-Peer Data Routing for Infrastructure-based Wireless Networks ", InProceedings, First IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications , March 2003, 1962 downloads.

58. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "On Using a Warehouse to Analyze Web Logs", InCollection, Distributed and Parallel Databases, March 2003, 1814 downloads.

59. Sasikanth Avancha et al., "P2P M-Commerce in Pervasive Environments", Article, ACM SIGecom Exchanges, January 2003, 3621 downloads.

2002

60. Sasikanth Avancha et al., "On Experiments with a Transport Protocol for Pervasive Computing Environments", Article, Computer Networks, November 2002, 1769 downloads.

61. Olga Vladi Ratsimor et al., "Combining Infrastructure and Ad hoc Collaboration For Data Management in Mobile Wireless Networks", InProceedings, Workshop on Ad hoc Communications and Collaboration in Ubiquitous Computing Environments, November 2002, 2144 downloads.

62. Sethuram Balaji Kodeswaran et al., "Numi: A Framework for Collaborative Data Management in a Network of InfoStations", InProceedings, UMBC SRC, November 2002, 3536 downloads.

63. Lalana Kagal et al., "Centaurus : An Infrastructure for Service Management in Ubiquitous Computing", Article, ACM Wireless Networks Journal, November 2002, 1704 downloads.

64. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "A Reactive Service Composition Architecture for Pervasive Computing Environments", InProceedings, Seventh Personal Wireless Communications Conference (PWC 2002), October 2002, 3151 downloads.

65. Olga Vladi Ratsimor et al., "Allia: Alliance-based Service Discovery for Ad-Hoc Environments", InProceedings, ACM Mobile Commerce Workshop, September 2002, 2338 downloads.

66. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "GSD: A Novel Group-based Service Discovery Protocol for MANETs", InProceedings, 4th IEEE Conference on Mobile and Wireless Communications Networks (MWCN), September 2002, 2975 downloads.

67. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "Middleware for Mobile Information Access", InProceedings, 5th International Workshop on Mobility in Databases and Distributed Systems (MDDS 2002), September 2002, 2910 downloads.

68. Filip Perich et al., "Profile Driven Data Management for Pervasive Environments", InProceedings, 13th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2002), September 2002, 3688 downloads.

2001

69. Olga Vladi Ratsimor et al., "Agents2Go: An Infrastructure for Location-Dependent Service Discovery in the Mobile Electronic Commerce Environment", InProceedings, ACM Mobile Commerce Workshop, July 2001, 3450 downloads.

1999

70. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "Warehousing and Mining Web Logs", InProceedings, Workshop on Web Information and Data Management, 1999 ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'99), November 1999, 2459 downloads.

15 Non-Refereed Publications

2011

1. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "A Semantic Approach to Automate Service Management in the Cloud ", TechReport, UMBC Tech report TR-CS-11-02, June 2011, 419 downloads.

2. Lushan Han et al., "Improving Word Similarity by Augmenting PMI with Estimates of Word Polysemy", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, June 2011.

2009

3. Karuna Pande Joshi et al., "A Framework for Relating Frontstage and Backstage Quality in Virtualized Services ", TechReport, TR-CS-09-01, May 2009, 939 downloads.

4. Lushan Han et al., "Finding Appropriate Semantic Web Ontology Terms from Words", TechReport, , May 2009, 1387 downloads.

2006

5. Sheetal Agarwal et al., "A Pervasive Computing System for the Operating Room of the Future", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, September 2006, 2918 downloads.

6. Sheetal Agarwal et al., "Context-Aware System to Create Electronic Medical Records", TechReport, , July 2006, 2209 downloads.

7. Pranam Kolari et al., "Policy Management of Enterprise Systems: A Requirements Study", TechReport, TR-CS-06-02 , March 2006, 1617 downloads.

2003

8. Filip Perich et al., "Collaborative Joins in a Pervasive Computing Environment", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, August 2003, 3050 downloads.

9. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "Towards Distributed Service Discovery in Pervasive Computing Environments", TechReport, Submitted to IEEE TMC Technical Report TR-CS-03-26, June 2003, 2362 downloads.

2002

10. Sethuram Balaji Kodeswaran et al., "Numi: A Framework for Collaborative Data Management in a Network of InfoStations", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, November 2002, 203 downloads.

11. Lalana Kagal et al., "Vigil: Providing Trust for Enhanced Security in Pervasive Systems", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, August 2002, 3659 downloads.

12. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "A Reactive Service Composition Architecture for Pervasive Computing Environments", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, March 2002, 3125 downloads.

13. Dipanjan Chakraborty et al., "Middleware for Mobile Information Systems", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, March 2002, 2756 downloads.

2001

14. Filip Perich et al., "Query Routing and Processing in Mobile Ad-Hoc Environments", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, November 2001, 3737 downloads.

1999

15. Lalana Kagal et al., "A Highly Adaptable Infrastructure for Service Discovery and Management in Ubiquitous Computing", TechReport, Technical Report, TR CS-01-06, November 1999.

 

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 Semantic Cloud Services Framework, Principal Faculty.