Tags: mac

Research Areas

  1. Machine learning

Refereed Publications


  1. M. M. Rahman and T. Finin, "Deep Understanding of a Document's Structure", InProceedings, 4th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies, December 2017, 215 downloads.
  2. S. Saha and K. P. Joshi, "Cognitive Assistance for Automating the Analysis of the Federal Acquisition Regulations System", InProceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium 2017, November 2017, 244 downloads.
  3. K. Khanna and A. Joshi, "AI based approach to identify compromised meters in data integrity attacks on smart grid", Article, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, October 2017, 100 downloads.
  4. M. M. Rahman and T. Finin, "Understanding the Logical and Semantic Structure of Large Documents", Article, arXiv e-print, September 2017, 106 downloads.


  1. K. P. Joshi, A. Gupta, S. Mittal, C. Pearce, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "ALDA : Cognitive Assistant for Legal Document Analytics", InProceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium 2016, September 2016, 490 downloads.
  2. A. L. Kashyap, L. Han, R. Yus, J. Sleeman, T. W. Satyapanich, S. R. Gandhi, and T. Finin, "Robust Semantic Text Similarity Using LSA, Machine Learning and Linguistic Resources", Article, Language Resources and Evaluation, March 2016, 859 downloads.
  3. N. K. Sharma and A. Joshi, "Representing attribute based access control policies in OWL", InProceedings, Tenth International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC), February 2016, 704 downloads.


  1. W. Li, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "SVM-CASE: An SVM-based Context Aware Security Framework for Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks", InProceedings, 82nd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, September 2015, 573 downloads.
  2. J. Sleeman, T. Finin, and A. Joshi, "Entity Type Recognition for Heterogeneous Semantic Graphs", Article, AI Magazine, March 2015, 641 downloads.


  1. L. Han, "Schema Free Querying of Semantic Data", PhdThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, August 2014, 705 downloads.


  1. V. Korolev, M. A. Grasso, and A. Joshi, "On Use of Machine Learning Techniques and Genotypes for Prediction of Chronic Diseases", InProceedings, AMIA Annual Symposium, November 2013.
  2. J. Sleeman and T. Finin, "Recognizing Entity Types in Heterogeneous Semantic Graphs", InProceedings, AAAI 2013 Fall Symposium on Semantics for Big Data, November 2013, 790 downloads.
  3. J. Sleeman and T. Finin, "Type Prediction for Efficient Coreference Resolution in Heterogeneous Semantic Graphs", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, September 2013, 611 downloads.
  4. A. Joshi, "Linked Data for Software Security Concepts and Vulnerability Descriptions", MastersThesis, University of Maryland Baltimore County, July 2013, 988 downloads.
  5. J. Martineau, D. Cheng, and T. Finin, "TISA: Topic Independence Scoring Algorithm", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 9th Internastional Conference on Machine Learning and Data Mining, July 2013, 506 downloads.


  1. A. Lahane, Y. Yesha, M. A. Grasso, A. Joshi, and e., "Detection of Unsafe Action from Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Video", InProceedings, Proceedings of ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium, January 2012, 1072 downloads.


  1. J. Martineau, "Identifying and Isolating Text Classification Signals from Domain and Genre Noise for Sentiment Analysis", PhdThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, December 2011, 1623 downloads.
  2. W. Li, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "SAT: an SVM-based Automated Trust Management System for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2011 Military Communications Conference, November 2011, 1233 downloads.
  3. M. Oberoi, P. Jagtap, A. Joshi, T. Finin, and L. Kagal, "Information Integration and Analysis: A Semantic Approach to Privacy", InProceedings, Proc. Third IEEE International Conference on Information Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust, October 2011, 1039 downloads.
  4. V. Mulwad, W. Li, A. Joshi, T. Finin, and K. Viswanathan, "Extracting Information about Security Vulnerabilities from Web Text", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Web Intelligence for Information Security Workshop, August 2011, 2214 downloads.
  5. W. Li, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "ATM: Automated Trust Management for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks Using Support Vector Machine", InProceedings, 12th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2011), June 2011, 1117 downloads.


  1. I. Mayk, A. Patwardhan, and e., "Tactical Information Technology for Assured Network Operations Information Dissemination and Management for Battle Command Support Services", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 27th Army Science Conference, November 2010, 882 downloads.
  2. J. Sleeman and T. Finin, "Learning Co-reference Relations for FOAF Instances", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Poster and Demonstration Session at the 9th International Semantic Web Conference, November 2010, 1873 downloads, 2 citations.
  3. J. Sleeman and T. Finin, "Computing FOAF Co-reference Relations with Rules and Machine Learning", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Social Data on the Web, November 2010, 2846 downloads, 6 citations.
  4. P. A. Kodeswaran, F. Perich, W. Li, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Enforcing Secure and Robust Routing with Declarative Policies", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2010 Military Communications Conference, October 2010, 1250 downloads, 1 citation.
  5. V. Mulwad, "T2LD - An automatic framework for extracting, interpreting and representing tables as Linked Data", MastersThesis, UMBC, August 2010, 2375 downloads.
  6. A. Karandikar, "Clustering short status messages: A topic model based approach", MastersThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, July 2010, 8634 downloads.
  7. J. Sleeman and T. Finin, "A Machine Learning Approach to Linking FOAF Instances", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Linked Data Meets Artificial Intelligence, January 2010, 2059 downloads, 5 citations.


  1. M. A. Grasso, T. Finin, X. Zhu, A. Joshi, and Y. Yesha, "Video Summarization of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomies", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AMIA 2009 Annual Symposium, November 2009, 1455 downloads.
  2. J. Martineau, T. Finin, A. Joshi, and S. Patel, "Improving Binary Classification on Text Problems using Differential Word Features", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, November 2009, 3546 downloads, 4 citations.
  3. P. McNamee, M. Dredze, A. Gerber, N. Garera, T. Finin, J. Mayfield, C. Piatko, D. Rao, D. Yarowsky, and M. Dreyer, "HLTCOE Approaches to Knowledge Base Population at TAC 2009", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2009 Text Analysis Conference, November 2009, 895 downloads, 6 citations.
  4. J. Martineau and T. Finin, "Delta TFIDF: An Improved Feature Space for Sentiment Analysis", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Third AAAI Internatonal Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, May 2009, 5615 downloads, 5 citations.
  5. J. Mayfield and e., "Cross-Document Coreference Resolution: A Key Technology for Learning by Reading", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AAAI 2009 Spring Symposium on Learning by Reading and Learning to Read, March 2009, 2373 downloads, 6 citations.


  1. Y. Shi, "An Investigation of Linguistic Information for Speech Recognition Error Detection", PhdThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, October 2008, 2699 downloads.
  2. C. Tilmes, "Standardizing Interfaces for External Access to Data and Processing for the NASA Ozone Product Evaluation And Test Element", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2008 Geoinformatics Conference , July 2008.
  3. T. Finin, A. Joshi, L. Kagal, J. Niu, R. Sandhu, W. H. Winsborough, and B. Thuraisingham, "ROWLBAC - Representing Role Based Access Control in OWL", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 13th Symposium on Access control Models and Technologies, June 2008, 6312 downloads, 61 citations.
  4. Y. Peng and L. L. Augsburger, "Knowledge-Based Systems and Other AI Applications for Tableting", InBook, Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms, January 2008, 2380 downloads.


  1. P. Kolari, "Detecting Spam Blogs: An Adaptive Online Approach", PhdThesis, Ph.D. Dissertation, December 2007, 6956 downloads, 3 citations.
  2. C. Parr, J. Sachs, L. Han, and T. Wang, "RDF123 and Spotter: Tools for generating OWL and RDF for biodiversity data in spreadsheets and unstructured text", InProceedings, Proceedings of Biodiversity Information Standards Annual Conference (TDWG 2007), October 2007, 1538 downloads, 3 citations.
  3. S. Agarwal, A. Joshi, T. Finin, Y. Yesha, and T. Ganous, "A Pervasive Computing System for the Operating Room of the Future", Article, Mobile Networks and Applications, August 2007, 2860 downloads.
  4. M. A. Grasso and e., "Accuracy of the suspected blood indicator in detecting red lesions during wireless capsule endoscopy", Proceedings, American College of Physicians, Maryland Regional Associates Meeting, Baltimore Maryland, May 2007.
  5. T. Finin, J. Sachs, and C. Parr, "Finding Data, Knowledge, and Answers on the Semantic Web", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 20th International FLAIRS Conference, February 2007, 2176 downloads, 1 citation.
  6. S. Dornbush, J. English, T. Oates, Z. Segall, and A. Joshi, "XPod: A Human Activity Aware Learning Mobile Music Player", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Workshop on Ambient Intelligence, 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-2007), January 2007, 3463 downloads, 13 citations.


  1. 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, 9968 downloads, 75 citations.
  2. 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, 6530 downloads, 84 citations.
  3. T. Finin and L. Ding, "Search Engines for Semantic Web Knowledge", InProceedings, Proceedings of XTech 2006: Building Web 2.0, May 2006, 23281 downloads, 14 citations.
  4. L. Ding, "Enhancing Semantic Web Data Access", PhdThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, April 2006, 5811 downloads, 8 citations.
  5. P. Kolari, T. Finin, and A. Joshi, "SVMs for the Blogosphere: Blog Identification and Splog Detection", InProceedings, AAAI Spring Symposium on Computational Approaches to Analysing Weblogs, March 2006, 11613 downloads, 112 citations.


  1. W. Wilson, Y. Peng, and L. L. Augsburger, "Generalization of a Prototype Intelligent Hybrid System for Hard Gelatin Capsule Formulation Development", Article, AAPS PharmSciTech, October 2005, 1498 downloads.
  2. S. B. Kodeswaran and A. Joshi, "Using Location Information for Scheduling in 802.15.3 MAC", InProceedings, 2nd International Conference on Broadband Networks (BROADNETS 2005), October 2005, 3069 downloads.
  3. T. Briggs and T. Oates, "Discovering Domain-Specific Composite Kernels", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Twentieth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Seventeenth Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial intelligence, July 2005, 1381 downloads.
  4. V. Parekh, "Applying Ontologies and Semantic Web technologies to Environmental Sciences and Engineering", MastersThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, May 2005, 12685 downloads, 1 citation.
  5. A. B. Shah, "An integrated development environment for policies", MastersThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, March 2005, 2050 downloads.


  1. H. Chen, "An Intelligent Broker Architecture for Pervasive Context-Aware Systems", PhdThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, December 2004, 6176 downloads, 17 citations.
  2. L. Kagal, T. Finin, and A. Joshi, "Declarative Policies for Describing Web Service Capabilities and Constraints", InProceedings, W3C Workshop on Constraints and Capabilities for Web Services, October 2004, 7320 downloads, 23 citations.
  3. L. Kagal, "A Policy-Based Approach to Governing Autonomous Behavior in Distributed Environments", PhdThesis, University of Maryland Baltimore County, September 2004, 10 citations.
  4. Y. Zou, "Agent-Based Services for the Semantic Web", PhdThesis, UMBC, Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, August 2004, 5222 downloads, 4 citations.


  1. L. Kagal, T. Finin, and A. Joshi, "A Policy Based Approach to Security for the Semantic Web", InProceedings, 2nd International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2003), September 2003, 10286 downloads, 218 citations.
  2. J. Mayfield and T. Finin, "Information retrieval on the Semantic Web: Integrating inference and retrieval", InProceedings, Proceedings of the SIGIR Workshop on the Semantic Web, August 2003, 5115 downloads, 76 citations.


  1. G. Kalra, Y. Peng, M. Guo, and L. L. Augsburger, "A hybrid intelligent system for formulation of BCS Class II drugs in hard gelatin capsules", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, November 2002, 3580 downloads.


  1. R. S. Cost, Y. Chen, T. Finin, Y. K. Labrou, and Y. Peng, "Using Colored Petri Nets for Conversation Modeling", InBook, Agent Communication Languages, September 2000, 4469 downloads, 77 citations.


  1. R. S. Cost, Y. Chen, T. Finin, Y. K. Labrou, and Y. Peng, "Modeling agent conversations with colored petri nets", InProceedings, Working notes of the Autonomous Agents '99 Workshop on Specifying and Implementing Conversation Policies, May 1999, 2300 downloads, 114 citations.


  1. M. A. Grasso, "Automated speech recognition in medical applications", Article, MD Computing, January 1995, 15 citations.


  1. T. Finin, "Translating KL-One from interlisp to Franzlisp", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Second KL-One Workshop, June 1982, 294 downloads.

Non-Refereed Publications


  1. S. Nair, S. Mittal, and A. Joshi, "Using Data Analytics to Detect Anomalous States in Vehicles", TechReport, December 2015, 405 downloads.


  1. J. Martineau and P. A. Kodeswaran, "SecurePass: Guarding sensitive information from untrusted machines", TechReport, September 2008, 1264 downloads.


  1. S. Agarwal, A. Joshi, and Y. Yesha, "A Pervasive Computing System for the Operating Room of the Future", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, September 2006, 3390 downloads.
  2. S. Agarwal, A. Joshi, T. Ganous, and Y. Yesha, "Context-Aware System to Create Electronic Medical Records", TechReport, July 2006, 2668 downloads.
  3. A. Java, J. English, and S. Nirenburg, "Automated Fact Repository Construction through Ontology Filtering and Natural Language Processing", TechReport, March 2006, 68 downloads.


  1. H. Chen and S. Tolia, "Steps Towards Creating a Context-Aware Agent System", TechReport, September 2001, 2544 downloads, 21 citations.