New Smarter Cities paper: TRISTAN: Real-Time Analytics on Massive Time Series Using Sparse Dictionary Compression accepted at IEEE BigData 2014! [acceptance rate: 18%]. Joint work w/ IBM Research. Details here: http://exascale.info/node/286
Our paper on fixing grammatical errors using large N-grams corpora and preposition ranking has been accepted at CIKM (IR track)! Also, TransactiveDB has been accepted at PVLDB. PDFs coming soon...
Scaling-up the Crowd: Micro-Task Pricing Schemes for Worker Retention and Latency Improvement accepted at HCOMP 2014. See you in Pittsburgh this Fall!
Phil was invited for a second time to Verisign's Distinguished Speaker Series. Also, two journal papers accepted: B-hist: Entity-centric search over personal web browsing history (Journal of Web Semantics) and the Entity Registry System (ERCIM News).
The slides from our CUSO Seminar on Big Data are now available online (see our blog post for details)!
Our WWW2014 presentations are now available online: NER, TripleProv, and Transactive Search. Also, we wrote a blog post with some of the highlights of the conference.
Our Transactive Search paper has also been accepted at the International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2014 Web Science track)! Also, we now have a blog, check it out here: http://blog.exascale.info .
Best way to start this new year: two XI papers accepted at WWW 2014! Effective Named Entity Recognition for Idiosyncratic Web Collections, and TripleProv: Efficient Processing of Lineage Queries over a Native RDF Store [acceptance rate 12.9%] .
Slides from Prof. Cudré-Mauroux's talk on ERS (the Entity Registry System) are online on slideshare [Verisign Labs Distinguished Speakers Series, Internet Infrastructures Grant Winner]
OLTPBench (joint work w/ CMU and Microsoft) accepted at PVLDB [pdf]! Also, TRank goes open-source and is nominated for best-paper at ISWC [pdf, ppt, github].