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Dr. Aparna Varde holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts with a disseration on Data Mining. She is a Tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey, and a Doctoral Faculty Member in their Environmental Management Program. Her work experience includes being a Visiting Senior Researcher at Max Planck Institute for Informatics(MPII) in Saarbruecken, Germany; and a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Math and Computer Science at Virginia State University, USA. Aparna obtained her M.S. in Computer Science at WPI after completing her B.E. in Computer Engineering from the University of Bombay, India. Her research interests span Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Databases and Environmental Management with particular emphasis on multidisciplinary work. She has 4 years of industrial experience mostly in multinational companies such as Lucent Technologies and Citicorp. Aparna's research is supported by grants from PSEG, NSF, Roche and Merck. Her professional activites include serving as a panelist for NSF, co-chair of ACM CIKM's Ph.D.workshops and IEEE ICDM PhD Forum, reviewer for journals such as IEEE's TKDE and ACM's TKDD and PC member at conferences such as IEEE's IDCM, ACM's EDBT and SIAM's SDM. She has 2 software trademarks, a book chapter and several papers in reputed journals and conferences by IEEE, ACM, AAAI etc. Aparna has been awarded Associate Membership of Sigma Xi for excellence in multidisiplinary work. She is classified as an outstanding researcher by the USCIS for permanent residency. As hobbies she enjoys reading, travel, fitness, sea-food, music and other cultural events. This is her faculty web page at Montclair State University.


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Journal, Conference and Book Chapter Publications

  1. Michael Pawlish and Aparna Varde --- The DevOps Paradigm with Cloud Data Analytics for Green Business Applications --- In ACM SIGKDD Explorations Journal, 2018, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp. 51 - 59.
  2. Manish Puri, Xu Du, Aparna Varde and Gerard de Melo --- Mapping Ordinances and Tweets using Smart City Characteristics to Aid Opinion Mining --- In W3C's WWW (The Web Conference), Apr 2018, Lyon, France, pp. 1721 - 1728.
  3. Niket Tandon, Aparna Varde and Gerard de Melo --- Commonsense Knowledge in Machine Intelligence --- In ACM SIGMOD Record Journal, 2017, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp. 49 - 52.
  4. Priya Persaud, Aparna Varde and Stefan Robila --- Enhancing Autonomous Vehicles with Commonsense: Smart Mobility in Smart Cities --- In IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI, Smart Cities Workshop, Nov 2017, Boston, MA, pp. 1008-1112.
  5. Gerard de Melo, Niket Tandon and Aparna Varde --- Commonsense in Machine Intelligence: Text to Knowledge and Knowledge to Text --- In ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM, Nov 2017, Singapore, pp. 53 - 54.
  6. Xu Du, Diane Liporace and Aparna Varde --- Urban Legislation Assessment by Data ANalyitics with Smart City Characteristics --- In IEEE Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference, UEMCON, Oct 2017, New York City, NY, pp. 20-25.
  7. Xu Du, Aparna Varde and Robert Taylor --- Mining Ordinance Data From the Web for Smart City Development --- In World-Comp International Conference on Data Mining DMIN, Jul 2017, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 84-90.
  8. Priyanka Basavaraju and Aparna Varde --- Supervised Learning Techniques in Mobile Apps for Androids --- In ACM SIGKDD Explorations Journal, 2016, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp. 18 - 29.
  9. Priya Persaud, Aparna Varde and Ian Drake --- Common Sense Knowledge, Humanoid Robots and Human Rights --- In IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference, URTC, Nov 2016, Maasachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
  10. Aliva Pradhan and Aparna Varde --- Ontology Based Meta Knowledge Extraction with Semantic Web Tools for Ubiquitous Computing --- In IEEE Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference, UEMCON, Oct 2016, New York City, NY, DOI: 10.1109/UEMCON.2016.7777817, pp. 1- 6.
  11. Priya Persaud and Aparna Varde --- Domain-Specific Knowledge Bases with Common Sense Knowledge for Autonomous Vehicles in Smart Cities --- In NSF GS-LSAMP, Oct 2017, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ.
  12. Onyeka Emebo, Aparna Varde and Daramola Olawande --- Common Sense Knowledge, Text Mining and Ontology for Implcit Requirements --- In World-Comp International Conference on Data Mining DMIN, Jul 2016, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 146 - 152.
  13. Xu Du, Onyeka Emebo, Aparna Varde, Niket Tandon, Sreyasi Nag Chowdhury and Gerhard Weikum --- Air Quality Assessment from Social Media and Structured Data --- In IEEE International Conference on Dara Engineering, ICDE, HDMM Workshop, May 2016, Helsinki, Finland, pp. 54 - 59.
  14. Onyeka Emabo and Aparna Varde --- The COTIR Approach: Common sense, Ontology and Text mining for Implicit Requirements --- Technical Report, Fullbright PhD Scholar Research Visit, Dept. of Computer Science, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, May 2016.
  15. Xu Du, Aparna Varde --- Mining PM2.5 and Traffic Conditions for Air Quality --- In IEEE International Conference on Information and Communication Systems, Apr 2016, Irbid, Jordan, pp. 33 - 38.
  16. Gerard de Melo, Mouna Kacimi and Aparna Varde --- Dissertation Research Problems in Data Management and Related Areas --- In ACM SIGMOD Record Journal, 2015, Volume 44, Issue 4, pp. 53 - 56.
  17. Xu Du, Aparna Varde --- Mining Multicity Urban Data for Sustainable Population Relocation --- In International Journal on Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering, 2015, Volume 9, Issue 12, pp. 2441-2448.
  18. Alan Varghese, Aparna Varde, Jing Peng and Eileen Fitzpatrick --- A Framework for Collocation Error Correction in Web Pages and Text Documents --- In ACM SIGKDD Explorations Journal, 2015, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp. 14-23.
  19. Aparna Varde, Niket Tandon, Sreyasi Nag Chowdhury and Gerhard Weikum --- Common Sense Knowledge in Domain-Specific Knowledge Bases --- Technical Report, Max Planck Institute for Informatics (Research Visit), Saarbruecken, Germany, Aug 2015.
  20. Michael Pawlish, Aparna Varde and Stefan Robila --- The Greening of Data Centers with Cloud Technology --- In IJCAC Journal (International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing), IGI Global, 2015, Vol 5, No. 4, pp. 1 - 23.
  21. Gerard de Melo and Aparna Varde --- Scalable Learning Technologies for Big Data Mining --- In Springer's DASFAA, April 2015, Hanoi, Vietnam, Volume 2, pp. 3-4.
  22. Anisoara Nica, Fabian Suchanek and Aparna Varde --- New Research Directions in Knowledge Discovery and Allied Spheres --- In ACM SIGKDD Explorations Journal, 2014, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp. 46 - 49.
  23. Gerard de Melo, Mouna Kacimi and Aparna Varde --- PIKM 2012: 5th ACM Workshop for PhD Students in Information and Knowledge Management --- In ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management,CIKM, Nov 2014, Shanghai, China, pp. 2098-2099.
  24. Anita Pampoore-Thampi, Aparna Varde and Danlin Yu --- Mining GIS Data to Predict Urban Sprawl --- In ACM conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, KDD (Bloomberg track), Aug 2014, New York City, NY, pp. 118-125.
  25. Michael Pawlish, Aparna Varde, Stefan Robila, Cynthia Alvarez, Christopher Fleischl and Genesis Serviano --- GreenDSS Tool for Data Center Management --- In IEEE International Conference on Informaticn and Communication Systems, Apr 2014, Irbid, Jordan, pp. 1-6.
  26. Aparna Varde, Michael Pawlish, Klavdiya Hammond, Jonathan Tancer, Shireesha Chandra --- Cloud Technology for Big Data Management and Mining --- In IEEE NJBDA Symposium, Apr 2014, Piscataway, NJ.
  27. Aparna Varde and Nikolaj Tatti --- A Panorama of Imminent Doctoral Research in Data Mining --- In ACM SIGMOD Record Journal, 2014, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp. 71-74.
  28. Michael Pawlish, Aparna Varde, Stefan Robila and Anand Ranganathan --- A Call for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers --- In ACM SIGMOD Record Journal, 2014, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp. 45-51.
  29. Aparna Varde, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- QuenchML: A Semantics-Preserving Markup Language for Knowledge Representation in Quenching --- In AIEDAM Journal (Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing), Cambridge University Press, 2013, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 65-82.
  30. Klavdiya Hammond and Aparna Varde -- Cloud Based Predictive Analytics: Text Classification, Recommender Systems and Decision Support --- In IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, ICDM, KDCloud Workshop, Dec 2013, Dallas, Texas, pp. 607-612.
  31. Shubhabrata Mukherjee, Aparna Varde, Giti Javidi and Ehsan Sheybani --- Predictive Analysis of Engine Health for Decision Support --- In ACM SIGKDD Explorations Journal, 2013, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp. 39-49.
  32. Michael Pawlish, Aparna Varde and Stefan Robila --- Decision Support in Data Centers for Sustainability --- In IEEE ICDM KDCloud Workshop, Dec 2013, Dallas, Texas, pp. 613-620.
  33. Mouna Kacimi, Fabian Suchanek and Aparna Varde --- Databases, Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management: Exploring Paths and Crossing Bridges --- In ACM SIGMOD Record Journal, 2013, Volume 42, issue 3, pp. 71-74.
  34. Alan Varghese, Aparna Varde, Jing Peng and Eileen Fitzpatrick --- The CollOrder System for Detecting and Correcting Odd Collocations in L2 Written English, In IEEE International Conference on Information and Communication Systems, Apr 2013, Irbid, Jordan, pp. 155-160.
  35. Jing Peng, Guna Seetharaman, Wei Fan and Aparna Varde --- Exploiting Fisher and Fukunag-Koontz Transforms in Chernoff Dimensionality Reduction --- In ACM TKDD Journal (Transactions on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining), 2013, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 8-32.
  36. Richi Nayak, Pierre Senellart, Fabian Suchanek and Aparna Varde --- Discovering Interesting Information with Advances in Web Technology --- In ACM SIGKDD Explorations Journal, 2012, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 63-81.
  37. Michael Pawlish, Aparna Varde and Stefan Robila --- Energy Management to Optimize Data Centers for Sustainability --- In IGCST CSE, Dec 2012, Goa, India.
  38. Michael Pawlish, Aparna Varde and Stefan Robila --- Cloud Computing for Environment-Friendly Data Centers --- In ACM CIKM CloudDB Workshop, Oct 2012, Maui, HI, pp. 43-48.
  39. Jonathan Tancer and Aparna Varde --- Cloud Technology and EHR Data Management --- In IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, Oct 2012, Beijing, China, pp. 112-117.
  40. Aparna Varde and Fabian Suchanek --- PIKM 2012: 5th ACM Workshop for PhD Students in Information and Knowledge Management --- Workshop Summary Paper in ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Oct 2012, Maui, HI, pp. 2776-2777.
  41. Michael Pawlish, Aparna Varde and Stefan Robila --- Analyzing Utilization Rates in Data Centers for Optimizing Energy Management --- In IGCC 2012 (International Green Computing Conference) ERSS Workshop, Jun 2012, San Jose, California, pp 1-6.
  42. Jonathan Tancer and Aparna Varde --- The Deployment of MML for Data Analytics over the Cloud --- In IEEE's ICDM Conference KDCloud Workshop, Dec 2011, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 188-195.
  43. Michael Pawlish, Aparna Varde and Stefan Robila --- Optimizing Strategies for Server Utilization in Data Centers --- In IDA (International Data Analysis conference) Doctoral Consortium, Oct 2011, Porto, Portugal.
  44. Daniel Jackowitz and Aparna Varde --- Image Mining using Non-metric Distances --- In ACM Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, Oct 2011, Arlington, VA.
  45. Amal Kalurachchi, Debjani Roychoudhury, Aparna Varde and Gerhard Weikum --- SITAC: Discovering Semantically Identical Temporally Altering Concepts in Text Archives --- In ACM EDBT, Mar 2011, Uppsala, Sweden, pp. 566-569.
  46. Jing Peng, Guna Seetharaman, Stefan Robila, Aparna Varde and Wei Fan --- Chernoff Dimensionality Reduction - Where Fischer Meets FKT --- In SIAM SDM, Mesa, Arizona, Apr 2011, pp. 271-282.
  47. Fabian Suchanek, Aparna Varde, Richi Nayak and Pierre Senellart --- The Hidden Web, XML and Semantic Web: A Scientific Data Management Perspective --- In ACM EDBT, Mar 2011 Uppsala, Sweden, pp. 534-537.
  48. Aparna Varde, Elke Rundensteiner and Sally Fahrenholz --- XML Based Markup Languages for Specific Domains --- Chapter in Book "Web-Based Support Systems", Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing, DOI 10.1007/978-1-84882-628-1 11, J.T. Yao (ed.), Springer-Verlag London Limited, UK, 2010, pp. 215-238.
  49. Michael Pawlish and Aparna Varde --- Free Coooling: A Paradigm Shift in Data Centers --- In IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, Dec 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 347-352.
  50. Anisoara Nica, Fabian Suchanek and Aparna Varde --- Emerging Multidisciplinary Research across Database Management Systems --- In ACM SIGMOD Record, 2010, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 33-36.
  51. Amal Kaluarachchi and Aparna Varde ---- CricAI: A Classification Based Tool to Predict the Outcome in ODI Cricket --- In IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, Dec 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 250-255.
  52. Anisoara Nica and Aparna Varde --- PIKM 2010: ACM workshop for PhD Students in Information and Knowledge Management --- In ACM CIKM, Oct 2010, Toronto, Canada, pp. 1979-1980.
  53. Amal Kaluarachchi, Aparna Varde, Srikanta Bedathur, Gerhard Weikum, Jing Peng and Anna Feldman --- Incorporating Terminology Evolution for Query Translation in Text Retrieval with Association Rules --- In ACM CIKM, Oct 2010, Toronto, Canada, pp. 1789-1792.
  54. Michael Pawlish and Aparna Varde --- A Decision Support System for Green Data Centers --- In ACM CIKM Workshops, Oct 2010, Toronto, Canada, pp. 47-56.
  55. Amal Kaluarachchi, Aparna Varde, Jing Peng and Anna Feldman --- Intelligent Time-Aware Query Translation for Text Sources --- In AAAI, Jul 2010, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 1935-1936.
  56. Aparna Varde and Jianyu Liang --- Extending a Distance Metric Learning Approach to Cover Non-Geometric Spaces --- In ICML Workshops, Jun 2010, Haifa, Israel, LNGS: pp. 31-33.
  57. Aliva Pradhan, Aparna Varde, Jing Peng and Eileen Fitzpatrick --- Automatic Classification of Errors in L2 Written English --- In FLAIRS, May 2010, Daytona Beach, Florida, pp. 259-264.
  58. Gregory Roughton, Aparna Varde, Stefan Robila and Jianyu Liang --- A Feature-Based Approach for Processing Nanoscale Images --- In SPIE Scanning Microscopy May 2010, Monterey, California, Vol. 7729, 772911 (2010) 9 pages; doi:10.1117/12.853412.
  59. Gregory Roughton, Lisa McKee, Aparna Varde, Stefan Robila and Jianyu Liang --- Comparing Feature-Based and Wavelet-Based Approaches for Nanoscale Image Processing --- In ACM Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, Apr 2010, Hartford, Connecticut.
  60. Aparna Varde --- Challenging Research Issues in Data Mining, Databases and Information Retrieval --- In ACM SIGKDD Explorations Journal, 2009, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 49-52.
  61. Aparna Varde --- Organizing PhD Colloqiums and Workshops --- In ER Conference on Conceptual Modeling, Nov 2009, Gramado, Brazil.
  62. Aparna Varde, Fabian Suchanek, Richi Nayak and Pierre Senellart --- Knowledge Discovery over Deep Web, Semantic Web and XML --- In DASFAA, Apr 2009, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 784-788.
  63. Aparna Varde, Shuhui Ma, Mohammed Maniruzzaman, David Brown, Elke Rundensteiner and Richard Sisson Jr. --- Comparing Mathematical and Heuristic Approaches for Scientific Data Analysis --- In AIEDAM Journal (Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing), Cambridge University Press, 2008, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 53-69.
  64. Prasan Roy and Aparna Varde --- PIKM 2008: Proceedings of the 2nd Ph.D. Worksshop in CIKM --- ACM CIKM, Oct 2008, Napa Valley, CA.
  65. Aparna Varde and Jian Pei --- Advances in Information and Knowledge Management --- In ACM SIGIR Forum Journal, 2008, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 29-35.
  66. Aparna Varde, Stephen Bique, Elke Rundensteiner, David Brown, Jianyu Liang, Richard Sisson Jr., Ehsan Sheybani and Brian Sayre --- Component Selection to Optimize Distance Function Learning in Complex Scientific Data Sets --- In DEXA, Sep 2008, Turin, Italy, pp. 269-282.
  67. Aparna S. Varde, Elke A. Rundensteiner, Carolina Ruiz, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- LearnMet: Learning Domain-SpecificDistance Metrics for Plots of Scientific Functions --- In MTAP Journal (Multimedia Technology and Applications), 2007, Springer Publishers, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 29-53.
  68. Aparna Varde and Jian Pei --- PIKM 2007:Proceedings of the Ph.D. Workshop in CIKM --- In ACM CIKM, Nov 2007, Lisbon, Portugal.
  69. Aparna Varde, Elke Rundensteiner and Richard Sisson Jr. --- AutoDomainMine: A Graphical Data Mining System for Process Optimization --- In ACM SIGMOD, Jun 2007, Beijing, China, pp. 1103-1105.
  70. Aparna Varde, Elke Rundensteiner, Giti Javidi, Ehsan Sheybani and Jianyu Liang --- Learning the Relative Importance of Features in Image Data --- In IEEE ICDE DBRank Workshop, Apr 2007, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 237-244.
  71. Aparna Varde, Jianyu Liang, Elke A. Rundensteiner, and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Mining Images of Material Nanostructure Data --- In ICDCIT, Dec 2006, Bhubhaneswar, India, pp. 403-413.
  72. Aparna S. Varde, Elke A. Rundensteiner, Carolina Ruiz, David C. Brown, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Designing Semantics-Preserving Cluster Representatives for Scientific Input Conditions --- In ACM CIKM, Nov 2006, Arlington, VA, pp. 708-717.
  73. Mohammed Maniruzzaman, Aparna Varde and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Estimation of Surface Heat Transfer Coefficients for Quenching Process Simulation --- In TMS Materials Sc. and Tech. Conf., Oct 2006, Cincinnati, OH.
  74. Aparna S. Varde, Edwin F. Begley and Sally Fahrenholz-Mann --- MatML: XML for Information Exchange with Materials Property Data --- In ACM KDD's DM-SSP Workshop, Aug 2006, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 47-54.
  75. Aparna S. Varde, Elke A. Rundensteiner, Carolina Ruiz, David C. Brown, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Integrating Clustering and Classification for Estimating Process Variables in Materials Science --- In AAAI, Jul 2006, Boston, MA.
  76. Aparna S. Varde, Elke A. Rundensteiner, Carolina Ruiz, David C. Brown, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Effectiveness of Domain-Specific Cluster Representatives for Graphical Plots --- In ACM SIGMOD's IQIS Workshop, Jun 2006, Chicago, IL, pp. 24-29.
  77. Richard D. Sisson Jr. and Aparna Varde --- Data Mining in Heat Treating: From QuenchMiner to AutoDomainMine --- In Heat Treating Progress, Mar / Apr 2006, pp. 18-20.
  78. Aparna Varde, Elke Rundensteiner, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard Sisson Jr. --- Estimating Heat Transfer Coefficients as a Function of Temperature by Data Mining --- In ASM's Heat Treating Society Conf., Sep 2005, Pittsburgh, PA.
  79. Aparna S. Varde, Elke A. Rundensteiner, Carolina Ruiz, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Learning Semantics-Preserving Distance Metrics for Clustering Graphical Data --- In ACM SIGKDD MDM Workshop, Aug 2005, Chicago, IL, pp. 107-112.
  80. Aparna Varde, Elke Rundensteiner, Carolina Ruiz, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Data Mining over Graphical Results of Experiments with Domain Semantics --- In ACM SIGART, Special Session on Mining Complex Patterns, Mar 2005, Cairo, Egypt, pp. 603-611.
  81. Aparna Varde, Makiko Takahashi, Elke A. Rundensteiner, Matthew O. Ward, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Apriori Algorithm and Game-of-Life for Predictive Analysis in Materials Science --- In KES Journal (International Journal of Knowledge-Based and Intelligence Engineering Systems), IOS Press, Netherlands, 2004, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 213-228.
  82. Aparna Varde, Elke Rundensteiner, Murali Mani, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Augmenting MatML with Heat Treating Semantics --- In ASM Materials Solutions Conf., Oct 2004, Columbus, OH.
  83. Aparna Varde, Elke Rundensteiner, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Computational Estimation of Heat Transfer Curves for Microstructure Prediction and Decision Support --- In TMS Materials Sc. and Tech. Conf., Sep 2004, New Orleans, LA.
  84. Aparna Varde, Elke Rundensteiner, Murali Mani, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Semantic Extensions to Domain-Specific Markup Languages --- In IEEE Int. Conf. on Computing, Communications and Control Technologies, Aug 2004, Austin, TX, pp. 55-60.
  85. Richard Sisson Jr. and Aparna Varde --- Data Mining: Promoting E-Business in Heat Treating --- In Heat Treating Progress, Mar / Apr 2004, pp. 46-49.
  86. Aparna Varde, Makiko Takahashi, Elke A. Rundensteiner, Matthew O. Ward, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- QuenchMiner: Decision Support for Optimization of Heat Treating Processes --- In IEEE's IICAI, Dec 2003, Hyderabad, India, pp. 993-1003.
  87. Aparna Varde, Elke A. Rundensteiner, Mohammed Maniruzzaman and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- The QuenchMiner Expert System for Quenching and Distortion Control --- In ASM's Heat Treating Society Conf., Sep 2003, Indianapolis, IN, pp. 174-183.
  88. Shuhui Ma, Aparna S. Varde, Makiko Takahashi, Darrell K. Rondeau, Md. Maniruzzaman and R. D. Sisson Jr. --- Quenching - Understanding, Controling and Optimizing the Process --- In ICQCD, May 2003, Beijing, China.
  89. Aparna Varde, Makiko Takahashi, Mohammed Maniruzzaman --- Web-based Data Mining for Quenching Data Analysis --- In IFHTSE-ISEC, Oct 2002, Columbus, OH.
  90. Aparna Varde and Elke A. Rundensteiner --- MEDWRAP: Consistent View Maintenance over Distributed Multi-Relation Sources --- In DEXA, Sep 2002, Aix-en-Provence, France, pp. 341-350.
  91. Aparna Varde and Elke Rundensteiner --- SWECCA for Data Warehouse Maintenance --- In Systemics, Cyebernetics and Informatics Conference, Jul 2002, Orlando,FL, pp. 352-357.
  92. Aparna Varde --- Data Warehousing and Data Extraction on the World Wide Web --- In WebTech, Nov 1999 Somerset, NJ, Track 19.

Technical Reports and Theses

  1. Autonomous Vehicle Applications with Common Sense Knowledge for Smart Cities --- Priya Persaud and Aparna Varde, Technical Report, NSF LSAMP program, Montclair State University, NJ, June 2017.
  2. Automating Identification and Management of Implicit Requirements with Common Sense Knowledge --- Onyeka Emebo and Aparna Varde, Technical Report, Dept. of Computer Science, Montclair State University, June 2016.
  3. Common Sense Knowledge in Domain-Specific Knowledge Bases --- Aparna Varde, Niket Tandon, Sreyasi Nag Chowdhury and Gerhard Weikum, Technical Report, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbruecken, Germany, August 2015.
  4. Modeling a Green Decision Support System for Data Center Sustainability --- Michael Pawlish (Advisor: Aparna Varde; Committee: Robert Taylor, Edward Chapel, Anand Ranganathan), PhD Dissertation, Environmental Management PhD Program, Montclair State University, May 2014.
  5. Collocation Error Correction in Web Queries and Text Documents --- Alan Varghese (Advisor: Aparna Varde; Committee: Jing Peng, Eileen Fitzpatrick), MS Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Montclair State University, May 2013.
  6. The SITAC Approach for Time-Aware Query Translation in Text Archives --- Amal Kaluarachchi (Advisor: Aparna Varde; Committee: Jing Peng, Anna Feldman), MS Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Montclair State University, May 2010.

Professional Activities