Tags: umbc

Research Areas

  1. Social media

Refereed Publications


  1. C. H. Song, D. Lawrie, and T. Finin, "Improving Neural Named Entity Recognition with Gazetteers", Article, arXiv:2003.03072, March 2020, 71 downloads.
  2. R. Ayanzadeh, M. Halem, and T. Finin, "Reinforcement Quantum Annealing: A Quantum-Assisted Learning Automata Approach", Article, arXiv:2001.00234 [quant-ph], January 2020, 232 downloads.


  1. J. Sleeman, V. Caicedo, M. Halem, and B. Demoz, "Using Lidar and Machine Learning to Identify Planetary Boundary Layer Heights", InProceedings, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Abstracts, December 2019.
  2. A. Diaz, A. Sherman, and A. Joshi, "Phishing in an academic community: A study of user susceptibility and behavior", Article, Crypologia, August 2019, 129 downloads.


  1. A. Padia, F. Ferraro, and T. Finin, "Team UMBC-FEVER: Claim verification using Semantic Lexical Resources", InProceedings, Proceedings of the First Workshop on Fact Extraction and Verification, November 2018, 344 downloads.
  2. J. Sleeman, T. Finin, and M. Halem, "Ontology-Grounded Topic Modeling for Climate Science Research", InCollection, Emerging Topics in Semantic Technologies. ISWC 2018 Satellite Events, October 2018, 474 downloads.
  3. A. Padia, A. Roy, T. W. Satyapanich, F. Ferraro, S. Pan, Y. Park, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "UMBC at SemEval-2018 Task 8: Understanding Text about Malware", InProceedings, Proceedings of International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2018), June 2018, 640 downloads.


  1. T. W. Satyapanich and T. Finin, "Event Nugget Detection Task: UMBC systems", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 9th Text Analysis Worksho, November 2016, 800 downloads.


  1. T. W. Satyapanich, H. W. Gao, and T. Finin, "Ebiquity: Paraphrase and Semantic Similarity in Twitter using Skipgram", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2015), June 2015, 753 downloads.
  2. Z. Syed, L. Han, M. M. Rahman, T. Finin, J. Kukla, and J. Yun, "UMBC_Ebiquity-SFQ: Schema Free Querying System", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Semantic Web Evaluation Challenge, ESWC, June 2015, 846 downloads.


  1. P. Pappachan, R. Yus, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Rafiki: A Semantic and Collaborative Approach to Community Health-care in Underserved Areas", InProceedings, 10th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom 2014), October 2014, 1218 downloads.
  2. R. Yus, V. Mulwad, T. Finin, and E. Mena, "Infoboxer: Using Statistical and Semantic Knowledge to Help Create Wikipedia Infoboxes", InProceedings, 13th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2014), Riva del Garda (Italy), October 2014, 810 downloads.
  3. A. L. Kashyap, L. Han, R. Yus, J. Sleeman, T. W. Satyapanich, S. R. Gandhi, and T. Finin, "Meerkat Mafia: Multilingual and Cross-Level Semantic Textual Similarity systems", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, August 2014, 3034 downloads.
  4. V. Mulwad, T. Finin, and A. Joshi, "Interpreting Medical Tables as Linked Data to Generate Meta-Analysis Reports", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, August 2014, 953 downloads.


  1. L. Han, A. L. Kashyap, T. Finin, J. Mayfield, and J. Weese, "UMBC_EBIQUITY-CORE: Semantic Textual Similarity Systems", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Second Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics, June 2013, 3431 downloads.


  1. S. More, M. L. Mathews, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "A Semantic Approach to Situational Awareness for Intrusion Detection", InProceedings, Proceedings of the National Symposium on Moving Target Research, June 2012, 2741 downloads.
  2. J. Mayfield and T. Finin, "Evaluating the Quality of a Knowledge Base Populated from Text", InProceedings, Joint Workshop on Automatic Knowledge Base Construction and Web-scale Knowledge Extraction, June 2012, 3465 downloads.
  3. v. Stoyanov, J. Mayfield, T. Xu, D. Oard, D. Lawrie, T. Oates, and T. Finin, "A Context-Aware Approach to Entity Linking", InProceedings, Joint Workshop on Automatic Knowledge Base Construction and Web-scale Knowledge Extraction, June 2012, 2366 downloads.


  1. 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, 1820 downloads, 3 citations.


  1. L. Kagal and J. A. Hendler, "Proceedings of the Policy Management for the Web workshop", Proceedings, World Wide Web Consirtium, May 2005, 2435 downloads.


  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, 4064 downloads, 8 citations.
  2. L. Ding, Y. Shi, Y. Zou, Z. Ding, and R. Pan, "Strategies and heuristics used by the UMBCTAC agent in the third Trading Agent Competition", InProceedings, Workshop on Trading Agent Design and Analysis, held in conjunction with the Eighteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, August 2003, 2664 downloads, 3 citations.


  1. T. Finin, A. Joshi, L. Kagal, O. V. Ratsimor, S. Avancha, V. Korolev, H. Chen, F. Perich, and R. S. Cost, "Intelligent Agents for Mobile and Embedded Devices", Article, International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, December 2002, 3567 downloads, 17 citations.
  2. T. Finin, A. Joshi, L. Kagal, O. V. Ratsimor, S. Avancha, V. Korolev, H. Chen, F. Perich, and R. S. Cost, "Information agents for mobile and embedded devices", Article, International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, September 2002, 1268 downloads.


  1. T. Finin, A. Joshi, L. Kagal, O. V. Ratsimor, and V. Korolev, "Information Agents for Mobile and Embedded Devices", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop Cooperative Information Agents, September 2001, 3956 downloads, 17 citations.

Non-Refereed Publications


  1. , " UMBC/ICMA Survey of Local Government Cybersecurity Practices", TechReport, ICMA and UMBC, April 2017, 341 downloads.


  1. L. Han, T. Finin, P. McNamee, A. Joshi, and Y. Yesha, "Improving Word Similarity by Augmenting PMI with Estimates of Word Polysemy", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, June 2011.


  1. L. Han, C. Parr, J. Sachs, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "RDF123: a mechanism to transform spreadsheets to RDF", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, August 2007, 8695 downloads, 9 citations.


  1. L. Ding, Y. Shi, Z. Ding, and R. Pan, "UMBCTAC: A Balanced Bidding Agent", TechReport, UMBC Technical Report TR-02-15, December 2002, 3973 downloads.

Old News

  1. Ebiquity student Karuna Joshi receives IBM Ph.D. Fellowship
    March 12, 2011
  2. Yun Peng receives award from NIST for supply chain research
    March 10, 2011
  3. Platys: From Position to Place in Next Generation Networks
    August 31, 2009
  4. From 'Need to Know’ to ‘Need to Share’:
    April 30, 2008
  5. Looking back at the ebiquity research group's 2006
    January 1, 2007
  6. UMBC researchers investigate the Blogosphere
    September 5, 2006
  7. Parr gives invited talk at ESA 2006
    August 23, 2006
  8. Swoogle 2006 released
    February 1, 2006
  9. SemNews: news text to Semantic Web
    January 12, 2006
  10. Welcome to the Splogosphere
    December 16, 2005
  11. Zhongli Ding defends dissertation
    December 5, 2005
  12. ELVIS poster wins award
    October 28, 2005
  13. Finin to serve as editor-in-chief of Journal of Web Semantics
    September 1, 2005
  14. McNamee receives best paper award
    August 15, 2005
  15. Finin co-chairs AI and the Web track at AAAI 2006
    July 1, 2005
  16. UMBC ebqiuity members help organize SWPW
    May 1, 2005
  17. UMBC and IBM collaborate on autonomic computing
    February 24, 2005
  18. ebiquity paper selected as best paper
    January 3, 2005
  19. UMBC ebiquity group launches four new PhDs
    December 23, 2004
  20. Harry Chen defends dissertation
    December 3, 2004
  21. ebiquity helps land IBM SUR award
    October 1, 2004
  22. Xiaocheng Luan defends dissertation
    September 17, 2004
  23. Lalana Kagal defends dissertation
    September 15, 2004
  24. Finin gives invited talk at AAAI 2004
    August 27, 2004
  25. UMBC Student honored by CRA as an Outstanding Undergraduate
    August 3, 2004
  26. ebiquity Student Team Wins $120M in Supply Chain Contest
    July 25, 2004
  27. Three new PhDs
    May 19, 2004
  28. Rod Adkins to speak on IBM's pervasive computing programs
    January 17, 2004
  29. Introducing Dr. Hidenari Kiyomitsu of Kobe University
    January 17, 2004
  30. Olga Streltchenko
    November 14, 2003
  31. CoBrA Added New Ontologies
    October 24, 2003
  32. Agentcities project a finalist in 2003 Descartes Prize
    September 25, 2003
  33. UMBC Participates in CNSF's 9th Annual Capitol Hill Science Exhibition
    June 19, 2003
  34. UMBC Team Wins Award at Agentcities Agent Technology Competition
    February 6, 2003