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Dr. Aparna Varde has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts. 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 Science and Management Program. Her experience includes being a Visiting 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 and her B.E. in Computer Engineering from the University of Bombay, India. Her interests span Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Database Systems with particular emphasis on multidisciplinary research. She has industrial experience mostly in multinational companies such as Lucent Technologies and Citicorp. Aparna's research has been supported by grants from organizations such as PSEG, NSF, Roche and Merck. Her professional activites include serving as a panelist for NSF, founder and co-chair of ACM CIKM's Ph.D.workshops, reviewer for premier journals, e.g. IEEE's TKDE and ACM's TKDD and PC member at leading conferences, e.g. IEEE's IDCM and ACM's CIKM. She has over 100 publications including a book chapter, 5 edited volumes 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 travel, Yoga, aerobics, painting, literature, music and other cultural events. This is her faculty profile page at Montclair State University.


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2021

  1. Laura A. Paulino, Correy Hannum, Aparna Varde and Christopher J. Conti --- Search Methods in Motion Planning for Mobile Robots --- Springer LNCS Intelligent Systems Conference, IntelliSys, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Sep 2021.
  2. Jorge Torres, Vaibhav Anu and Aparna Varde --- Understanding the Information Disseminated Using Twitter During the COVID-19 Pandemic --- IEEE International IoT, Electronics and Mechatronics Conference, IEMTRONICS, Toronto, ON, Canada, Apr 2021, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/IEMTRONICS52119.2021.9422523
  3. Jorge Torres, Vaibhav Anu, Aparna Varde and Christopher Duran --- My-Covid-Safe-Town: A mobile application to support post-Covid recovery of small local businesses --- IEEE International IoT, Electronics and Mechatronics Conference, IEMTRONICS, Toronto, ON, Canada, Apr 2021, pp. 1-7, DOI: 10.1109/IEMTRONICS52119.2021.9422594
  4. Simon Razniewski, Niket Tandon and Aparna Varde --- Information to Wisdom: Commonsense Knowledge Extraction and Compilation --- ACM Web Search and Data Mining conference WSDM, Jerusalem, Israel, Mar 2021, pp. 1143-1146.
  5. Christina Varghese, Drashti Pathak and Aparna Varde --- SeVa: A Food Donation App for Smart Living --- IEEE Computing and Communications Workshop and Conference, CCWC, Las Vegas, NV, Jan 2021, pp. 408-413.

2020

  1. Drashti Pathak, Aparna Varde, Gerard de Melo and Clement Alo --- Hydroinformatics and the Web: Analytics and Dissemination of Hydrology Data for Climate Change and Sustainability --- ACM SIGWEB Journal, Autumn 2020, ISSN: 1931-1745, Article No. 3, pp. 1- 17, doi.org/10.1145/3427478.3427481.
  2. Christopher J. Conti, Aparna Varde and Weitian Wang --- Task Quality Optimization in Collaborative Robotics --- IEEE Big Data Conference, Atlanta, GA, Dec 2020, pp. 5652 - 5654.
  3. Xu Du, Matthew Kowalski, Aparna Varde, Boxiang Dong --- LSOMP; Large Scale Ordinance Mining Portal --- IEEE Big Data Conference, Atlanta, GA, Dec 2020, pp. 5662-5664.
  4. Divyadharshini Karthikeyan, Aparna Varde and Weitian Wang --- Transfer Learning for Decision Support in Covid-19 Detection from a Few Images in Big Data --- IEEE Big Data Conference, Atlanta, GA, Dec 2020, pp. 4873-4881.
  5. Jessica Lourenco and Aparna Varde --- Item-Based Collaborative Filtering and Association Rules for a Baseline Recommender in E-Commerce --- IEEE Big Data Conference, Atlanta, GA, Dec 2020, pp. 4636-4645.
  6. Emebo Onyeka, Aparna Varde, Vaibhav Anu, Niket Tandon, Olawande Daramola --- Using Commonsense Knowledge and Text Mining for Implicit Requirements Localization --- IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI, Online, Nov 2020, pp. 935-940.
  7. Chritopher J. Conti, Aparna Varde and Weitian Wang --- Robot Action Planning by Commonsense Knowledge in Human-Robot Collaborative Tasks --- IEEE International IoT, Electronics and Mechatronics Conference, IEMTRONICS, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Sep 2020. DOI: 10.1109/IEMTRONICS51293.2020.9216410, pp. 170-176.
  8. Divyadharshini Karthikeyan, Sudha Shah, Aparna Varde and Clemant Alo --- Interactive Visualization and App Development for Precipitation Data in Sub-Saharan Africa --- IEEE International IoT, Electronics and Mechatronics Conference, IEMTRONICS, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Sep 2020, DOI:DOI: 10.1109/IEMTRONICS51293.2020.9216362, pp. 302-308.
  9. Christina Varghese, Aparna Varde and Xu Du --- An Ordinance-Tweet Mining App to Disseminate Urban Policy Knowledge for Smart Governance --- Springer LNCS Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society for Responsible Design, Implementation and Use of Information and Communication Technology, I3E, Skukuza, South Africa, Apr 2020, Vol. 12067, pp. 389-401.
  10. Anurag Garg, Niket Tandon and Aparna Varde --- I am guessing you can't recognize this: Generating adversarial images for object detection using spatial commonsense --- AAAI Conference, New York, NY, Feb 2020, 13789-13790.

2019

  1. Xu Du, Matthew Kowalski, Aparna Varde, Gerard de Melo and Robert Taylor --- Public Opinion Matters: Mining Social Media Text for Environmental Management --- ACM SIGWEB Journal, Autumn 2019, ISSN: 1931-1745, Article No. 5, pp. 1-15, doi.org/10.1145/3352683.3352688
  2. Onyeka Emebo, Vaibhav Anu and Aparna Varde --- Identifying Implicit Requirements in SRS Big Data --- IEEE Big Data Conference, Los Angeles, CA, Dec 2019, pp. 6169-6171.
  3. Pooja Bhagat, Aparna Varde and Anna Feldman --- WordPrep: Word-based Preposition Prediction Tool --- IEEE Big Data Conference, Los Angeles, CA, Dec 2019, pp. 2169-2176.
  4. Boxiang Dong, Aparna Varde, Danilo Stevanovic, Jiayin Wang and Liang Zhao --- Interpretable Distance Metric Learning for Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition --- IEEE DataCom: International Conference on Big Data Intelligence and Computing, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Nov 2019, pp. 114-118.
  5. Boxiang Dong, Hui Wang, Aparna Varde, Dawei Li, Bharath Samanthula, Weifeng Sun, Liang Zhao --- Cyber Intrusion Detection by Using Deep Neural Networks with Attack-Sharing Loss --- IEEE DataCom: International Conference on Big Data Intelligence and Computing, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Nov 2019, pp. 9-16.
  6. Drashti Pathak, Aparna Varde, Clement Alo and Felix Oteng --- Ubiquitous Access for Local Water Management Through HCI Based App Development --- IEEE Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference, UEMCON, New York City, NY, Oct 2019, pp. 226-232.
  7. Shireesha Chandra, Aparna Varde and Jiayin Wang --- A Hive and SQL Case Study in Cloud Data Analytics --- IEEE Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference, UEMCON, New York City, NY, Oct 2019, pp. 112-118.

2018

  1. Manish Puri, Aparna Varde and Boxiang Dong --- Pragmatics and Semantics to Connect Specific Local Laws with Public Reactions -- IEEE Big Data Conference, Seattle, WA, Dec 2018, pp. 5433-5435.
  2. Manish Puri, Aparna Varde, Xu Du and Gerard de Melo --- Smart Governance through Opinion Mining of Public Reactions on Ordinances --- IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (IEEE ICTAI 2018), Volos, Greece, Nov 2018, pp. 838 - 845.
  3. Abidha Pandey, Manish Puri and Aparna Varde --- Object Detection with Neural Models, Deep Learning and Common Sense to Aid Smart Mobility --- IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (IEEE ICTAI 2018), Volos, Greece, Nov 2018, pp. 859 - 863.
  4. Ketaki Gandhe, Aparna Varde and Xu Du --- Sentiment Analysis of Twitter Data with Hybrid Learning for Recommender Applications --- IEEE Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (IEEE UEMCON 2018), New York City, NY, Nov 2018, DOI: 10.1109/UEMCON.2018.8796661
  5. Danilo Stevanovic, Aparna Varde and Boxiang Dong --- Search Methods for Recognizing Characters from Chinese Calligraphy --- NSF Annual Garden State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation STEM Research Conference (NSF GS-LSAMP 2018), Rutgers, Newark, Oct 2018.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.

2017

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Gerard de Melo, Niket Tandon and Aparna Varde --- Commonsense for Machine Intelligence: Text to Knowledge and Knowledge to Text --- In ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM, Nov 2017, Singapore, pp. 53 - 54.
  4. Xu Du, Diane Liporace and Aparna Varde --- Urban Legislation Assessment by Data Analytics with Smart City Characteristics --- In IEEE Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference, UEMCON, Oct 2017, New York City, NY, pp. 20-25.
  5. Xu Du, Aparna Varde and Robert Taylor --- Mining Ordinance Data From the Web for Smart City Development --- In CSREA Press, International Conference on Data Mining DMIN, Jul 2017, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 84-90, ISBN: 1-60132-453-7.
  6. Priya Persaud and Aparna Varde --- Autonomous Vehicle Applications with Common Sense Knowledge for Smart Cities --- Technical Report, NSF GS LSAMP program, Montclair State University, NJ, June 2017, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.34561.51047

2016

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Onyeka Emebo, Aparna Varde and Daramola Olawande --- Common Sense Knowledge, Text Mining and Ontology for Implcit Requirements --- In CSREA Press International Conference on Data Mining DMIN, Jul 2016, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 146 - 152, ISBN: 1-60132-431-6.
  6. 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.
  7. Onyeka Emabo and Aparna Varde --- Early Identification of Implicit Requirements with the COTIR Approach using Common Sense, Ontology and Text Mining --- Technical Report, Fullbright PhD Scholar Research Visit, Dept. of Computer Science, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, May 2016, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.27296.84486
  8. 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.

2015

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.34007.73129
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

2014

  1. 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.
  2. Gerard de Melo, Mouna Kacimi and Aparna Varde --- PIKM 2014: 5th ACM Workshop for PhD Students in Information and Knowledge Management: Workshop Summary --- In ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management,CIKM, Nov 2014, Shanghai, China, pp. 2098-2099.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Gerard de Melo, Mouna Kacimi and Aparna Varde --- Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Ph.D Students --- In ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management,CIKM, Nov 2014, Shanghai, China, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1481-7.

2013

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.

2012

  1. 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.
  2. Michael Pawlish, Aparna Varde and Stefan Robila --- Energy Management to Optimize Data Centers for Sustainability --- In IGCST CSE, Dec 2012, Goa, India.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Aparna Varde and Fabian Suchanek --- PIKM 2012: 5th ACM Workshop for PhD Students in Information and Knowledge Management: Workshop Summary --- In ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Oct 2012, Maui, HI, pp. 2776-2777.
  6. 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.
  7. Aparna Varde and Fabian Suchanek --- Proceedings of the 5th PhD Workshop Information and Knowledge --- In ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Oct 2012, Maui, HI, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1719-1.

2011

  1. 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.
  2. Michael Pawlish, Aparna Varde and Stefan Robila --- Optimizing Strategies for Server Utilization in Data Centers --- In IDA (International Data Analysis conference) PhD Session, Oct 2011, Porto, Portugal.
  3. Daniel Jackowitz and Aparna Varde --- Image Mining using Non-metric Distances --- In ACM Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, Oct 2011, Arlington, VA.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

2010

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Anisoara Nica and Aparna Varde --- PIKM 2010: ACM workshop for PhD Students in Information and Knowledge Management: Workshop Summary --- In ACM CIKM, Oct 2010, Toronto, Canada, pp. 1979-1980.
  6. 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.
  7. Michael Pawlish and Aparna Varde --- A Decision Support System for Green Data Centers --- In ACM CIKM Workshops, Oct 2010, Toronto, Canada, pp. 47-56.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Anisoara Nica and Aparna Varde --- Proceedings of the 3rd workshop on Ph.D. students in information and knowledge management --- In ACM CIKM, Oct 2010, Toronto, Canada, ISBN: 978-1-4503-0385-9.

2009

  1. 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.
  2. Aparna Varde --- Organizing PhD Colloqiums and Workshops --- In ER Conference on Conceptual Modeling, Nov 2009, Gramado, Brazil.
  3. 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.

2008

  1. Aparna Varde, Srikanta Bedathur and Gerhard Weikum --- Time Aware Query Expansion over Text Archives --- Technical Report, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbruecken, Germany, Aug 2008. DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.14625.45928
  2. 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.
  3. Aparna Varde and Jian Pei --- Advances in Information and Knowledge Management --- In ACM SIGIR Forum Journal, 2008, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 29-35.
  4. 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.
  5. Prasan Roy and Aparna Varde --- PIKM 2008: Proceedings of the 2nd Ph.D. Worksshop in CIKM --- ACM CIKM, Oct 2008, Napa Valley, CA, ISBN: 978-1-60558-257-3

2007

  1. Aparna Varde, Stephen Bique and David Brown --- Distance Metric Learning by Greedy, Exhaustive and Hybrid Approaches --- Technical Report, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA, Dec 2007, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.36448.94729
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Aparna Varde and Jian Pei --- Proceedings of the ACM first Ph.D. workshop in CIKM --- In ACM CIKM, Nov 2007, Lisbon, Portugal, ISBN: 978-1-59593-832-9.

2006

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Aparna Varde, Jianyu Liang, Elke Rundensteiner and Richard D. Sisson Jr. --- Exploring Data Mining Research in Nanotechnology --- Technical Report, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Massachusetts, Jul 2006, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.13589.99048
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Richard D. Sisson Jr. and Aparna Varde --- Data Mining in Heat Treatment --- In Heat Treating Progress, Mar / Apr 2006, pp. 18-20.

2005

  1. 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, pp. 348-357.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

2004

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Richard Sisson Jr. and Aparna Varde --- Data Mining: Promoting E-Business in Heat Treating --- In Heat Treating Progress, Mar / Apr 2004, pp. 46-49.

2003

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

2002...

  1. Aparna Varde, Makiko Takahashi, Mohammed Maniruzzaman --- Web-based Data Mining for Quenching Analysis --- In IFHTSE-ISEC, Oct 2002, Columbus, OH.
  2. 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.
  3. Aparna Varde and Elke Rundensteiner --- SWECCA for Data Warehouse Maintenance --- In Systemics, Cyebernetics and Informatics Conference, Jul 2002, Orlando,FL, pp. 352-357.
  4. Aparna Varde --- Data Warehousing and Data Extraction on the World Wide Web --- In WebTech, Nov 1999 Somerset, NJ, Track 19.

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