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Speaker: Dimitris Gunopulos
Title:  Searching in Sequences of Documents and in Biological Sequences
Location: 11:00 am, February 23, Thursday, ENGR 4201 


Abstract: We consider the problem of searching in two domains where the ordering is important, namely biological sequence data, and data from live, time-stamped data collections (such as blogs). As the number and size of such data collections increase, the problem of efficiently indexing and searching such data becomes more important. We present novel approaches for subsequence matching and for keyword search and event identification in document sequences.

Bio: Dimitrios Gunopulos got his PhD from Princeton University in 1995. He has held positions as a Postoctoral Fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut for Informatics, Research Associate at the IBM Almaden Research Center, Visiting Researcher at the University of Helsinki, Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the University of California Riverside, and Associate Professor in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens. His research is in the areas of Data Mining, Knowledge Discovery in Databases, Databases, Sensor Networks, Peer-to-Peer systems, and Algorithms. He has co-authored over a hundred journal and conference papers that
have been widely cited and a book. He has supervised 10 Ph.D. theses and 19 MS. His research has been supported by NSF (including an NSF CAREER award), the DoD, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Tobacco Related Disease Research Program, the European Commission, AT&T and Nokia. He has served as a General co-Chair in IEEE ICDM 2010, as a PC co-Chair in ECML/PKDD 2011, IEEE ICDM 2008, ACM SIGKDD 2006,
SSDBM 2003, and DMKD 2000, and as an associate Editor at KAIS, at IEEE TKDE, at IEEE TPDS, and at ACM TKDD.

Host: Carlotta Domeniconi ([log in to unmask])