Akshay Java
Akshay Java

Alumnus, Ph.D. Alumnus

Microsoft
WA 

Graduated in December 2008

Akshay Java

Refereed Publications

2009

  1. K. Burton, A. Java, and I. Soboroff, "The ICWSM 2009 Spinn3r Dataset", InProceedings, Third Annual Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2009), May 2009, 24 citations.

2008

  1. A. Java, "Mining Social Media Communities and Content", PhdThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, December 2008, 52840 downloads.
  2. T. Finin, A. Joshi, P. Kolari, A. Java, A. Kale, and A. Karandikar, "The Information ecology of social media and online communities", Article, AI Magazine, September 2008, 5633 downloads, 11 citations.
  3. A. Java, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Detecting Commmunities via Simultaneous Clustering of Graphs and Folksonomies", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Tenth Workshop on Web Mining and Web Usage Analysis (WebKDD), August 2008, 5522 downloads, 5 citations.
  4. A. Java, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Approximating the Community Structure of the Long Tail", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2008), March 2008, 4498 downloads, 4 citations.
  5. A. Karandikar, A. Java, A. Joshi, T. Finin, Y. Yesha, and Y. Yesha, "Second Space: A Generative Model For The Blogosphere", InProceedings, Proceedings of the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2008), March 2008, 3840 downloads, 1 citation.

2007

  1. A. Java, S. Nirenburg, M. McShane, T. Finin, J. English, and A. Joshi, "Using a Natural Language Understanding System to Generate Semantic Web Content", Article, International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, November 2007, 2777 downloads, 13 citations.
  2. A. Joshi, T. Finin, A. Java, A. Kale, and P. Kolari, "Web 2.0 Mining: Analyzing Social Media", InProceedings, Proceedings of the NSF Symposium on Next Generation of Data Mining and Cyber-Enabled Discovery for Innovation, October 2007, 4755 downloads, 5 citations.
  3. A. Java, X. Song, T. Finin, and B. Tseng, "Why We Twitter: Understanding Microblogging Usage and Communities", InProceedings, Procedings of the Joint 9th WEBKDD and 1st SNA-KDD Workshop 2007, August 2007, 46421 downloads, 342 citations.
  4. J. Martineau, A. Java, P. Kolari, A. Joshi, T. Finin, and J. Mayfield, "BlogVox: Learning Sentiment Classifiers", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Twenty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, July 2007, 1500 downloads, 2 citations.
  5. A. Java, "A Framework for Modeling Influence, Opinions and Structure in Social Media", InProceedings, 22nd Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2007), April 2007, 4333 downloads, 4 citations.
  6. A. Java, P. Kolari, T. Finin, A. Joshi, and T. Oates, "Feeds That Matter: A Study of Bloglines Subscriptions", InProceedings, Proceedings of the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2007), March 2007, 5717 downloads, 17 citations.
  7. A. Kale, A. Karandikar, P. Kolari, A. Java, and A. Joshi, "Modeling Trust and Influence in the Blogosphere Using Link Polarity", InProceedings, Proceedings of the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2007), March 2007, 4051 downloads, 36 citations.
  8. P. Kolari, A. Java, and A. Joshi, "Spam in Blogs and Social Media, Tutorial", InProceedings, ICWSM 2007, March 2007, 2672 downloads, 3 citations.
  9. P. Kolari, T. Finin, A. Java, and A. Joshi, "Towards Spam Detection at Ping Servers", InProceedings, Proceedings of the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2007), March 2007, 2118 downloads, 5 citations.
  10. A. Java, P. Kolari, T. Finin, A. Joshi, J. Martineau, and J. Mayfield, "The BlogVox Opinion Retrieval System", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Fifteenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2006), February 2007, 3578 downloads, 7 citations.
  11. A. Java, P. Kolari, T. Finin, J. Mayfield, A. Joshi, and J. Martineau, "BlogVox: Separating Blog Wheat from Blog Chaff", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data, 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-2007), January 2007, 3013 downloads, 8 citations.

2006

  1. P. Kolari, A. Java, T. Finin, J. Mayfield, A. Joshi, and J. Martineau, "Blog Track Open Task: Spam Blog Classification", InCollection, TREC 2006 Blog Track Notebook, November 2006, 7336 downloads, 11 citations.
  2. P. Kolari, A. Java, T. Finin, T. Oates, and A. Joshi, "Detecting Spam Blogs: A Machine Learning Approach", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 21st National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2006), July 2006, 10084 downloads, 75 citations.
  3. P. Kolari, A. Java, and T. Finin, "Characterizing the Splogosphere", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Workshop on Weblogging Ecosystem: Aggregation, Analysis and Dynamics, 15th World Wid Web Conference, May 2006, 6584 downloads, 84 citations.
  4. A. Java, T. Finin, and S. Nirenburg, "SemNews: A Semantic News Framework", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Twenty-First National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-06), February 2006, 4763 downloads, 15 citations.
  5. A. Java, T. Finin, and S. Nirenburg, "Text understanding agents and the Semantic Web", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 39th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 2006, 6635 downloads, 19 citations.

2005

  1. A. Java, T. Finin, and S. Nirenburg, "Integrating Language Understanding Agents Into the Semantic Web", InProceedings, First International Symposium on Agents and the Semantic Web, November 2005, 5052 downloads, 10 citations.
  2. T. Finin, L. Ding, R. Pan, A. Joshi, P. Kolari, A. Java, and Y. Peng, "Swoogle: Searching for knowledge on the Semantic Web", InProceedings, AAAI 05 (intelligent systems demo), July 2005, 4967 downloads, 35 citations.

2003

  1. S. Kallurkar, Y. Shi, R. S. Cost, C. Nicholas, A. Java, and e., "UMBC at TREC 12", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Twelfth Text Retrieval Conference, November 2003, 3474 downloads, 8 citations.
  2. E. Perlman and A. Java, "Predictive Mining of Time Series Data in Astronomy", Article, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XII ASP Conference Series, January 2003, 2009 downloads, 12 citations.

Non-Refereed Publications

2007

  1. A. Kale, P. Kolari, A. Java, T. Finin, and A. Joshi, "On Modeling Trust in Social Media using Link Polarity", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, May 2007, 2797 downloads.
  2. P. Kolari and A. Java, "Spam Blogs: Ping Servers and Adversaries", TechReport, March 2007.

2006

  1. A. Java, S. Nirenburg, M. McShane, J. English, and A. Joshi, "Using a Natural Language Understanding System to Generate Semantic Web Content", TechReport, October 2006, 2298 downloads.
  2. A. Java, J. English, and S. Nirenburg, "Automated Fact Repository Construction through Ontology Filtering and Natural Language Processing", TechReport, March 2006, 68 downloads.
  3. A. Java, P. Kolari, T. Finin, and T. Oates, "Modeling the Spread of Influence on the Blogosphere", TechReport, UMBC TR-CS-06-03, March 2006, 10795 downloads, 47 citations.

Past Projects

  1. Feeds that matter, Ph.D. Student
  2. memeta, Student
  3. ontosem2owl, Ph.D. Student
  4. Semantic Discovery: Discovering Complex Relationships in Semantic Web, Ph.D. Student
  5. SemNews, Ph.D. Student
  6. Swoogle, Ph.D. Student
  7. Twitterment, Adjunct Faculty
  8. Vox Blogguli, Ph.D. Student