IRI 2010 Program

[Program Overview], [Detailed Program]

August 4, 2010

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Conference Registration

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Informal Meet & Greet - Coffee / Pastries

8:30 a.m. - 8:400 a.m.

Welcome, Conference Opening Remarks

8:40 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.


Dr. Lotfi Zadeh, UC Berkeley, USA 

Title: Precisiation of Meaning—Toward Computation with Natural Language

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session A

Session A1: 

Automation, Integration and Reuse across Various Apps

Session Chair: 

Mark McKenney


A Message-Based Interoperability Framework with Application to Astrophysics


László István Etesi, André Csillaghy and Lin-Ching Chang, The Catholic University of America, USA 




Effective API Navigation and Reuse


Awny Alnusair(1), Tian Zhao(1) and Eric Bodden(2) 


(1) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA


(2) Technische, Germany



Empirical Evaluation of Active Sampling for CRF-based Analysis of Pages 


Manabu Ohta(1), Ryohei Inoue(1) and Atsuhiro Takasu(2) 


(1) Okayama University, Japan


(2) National Institute of Informatics, Japan



Workflow Management of Simulation based Computation Processes in Transportation Domain 


Qunzhi Zhou and Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California, USA 



Session A2: 

Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery I

Session Chair: 

Brandeis H. Marshall


Improving Query Suggestion by Utilizing User Intent


Shuo-En Tsai(1), Chia-Yu Tsai(2), Shih-Wei Tu(2) and Yi-Shin Chen(1)


(1) National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan


(2) National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan



Evaluating the Impact of Data Quality on Sampling


Jason Van Hulse, Taghi Khoshgoftaar and Amri Napolitano, Florida Atlantic University, USA 



Improving the Runtime of Clustering Algorithms with a Simple Check on the Minimum Distance


Alan Chia-Lung Chen, Shang Gao, Reda Alhajj, Panagiotis Karampelas, University of Calgary, Canada



A Comparative Study of Filter-based Feature Ranking Techniques


Huanjing Wang(1), Taghi Khoshgoftaar(2) and Kehan Gao(3)


(1) Western Kentucky University, USA


(2) Florida Atlantic University, USA


(3) Eastern Connecticut State University, USA


12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session B

Session B1: 

Information Assurance I

Session Chair: 

Du Zhang


Active Learning with Neural Networks for Intrusion Detection

Naeem Seliya(1) and Taghi Khoshgoftaar(2)

(1) University of Michigan – Dearborn, USA


(2) Florida Atlantic University, USA


Dynamic Multicast Height Balance Key Agreements for Secure Multicast Communication in Ad Hoc Networks

Hua-Yi Lin, Tzu-Chiang Chiang, Che-Yu Yang and Jia-Lin Chang, China University of Technology, Taiwan, ROC., Taiwan



Secure information exchange

Thouraya Bouabana-Tebibel, Sara Mehar and Rym Nesrine Guibadj, ESI, Algeria



Model Based Detection of Implied Scenarios in Multi Agent Systems

Mohammad Moshirpour, Abdolmajid Mousavi and Behrouz Far, University of Calgary, Canada

Session B2: 

Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery II

Session Chair: 

Mark McKenny


k-NN Based LS-SVM Framework for Long-Term Time Series Prediction

Zifang Huang and Mei-Ling Shyu, University of Miami, USA


Aggregating Music Recommendation Web APIs by Artist

Brandeis Marshall, Purdue University, USA


A Novel Feature Selection Technique for Highly Imbalanced Data

Taghi Khoshgoftaar(1), Kehan Gao(2) and Jason Van Hulse(1)


(1) Florida Atlantic University, USA


(2) Eastern Connecticut State University, USA




Class Compactness for Data Clustering

Yuqing Song, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Prof. Xindong Wu's keynote in absentia delivered by Prof. Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University


Title: Data Mining for Ubiquitous Personalized Information Fusion

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Reception and Poster Exhibition

  Poster boards of size 30"x 40" will be provided for poster presentations. The authors should plan to bring posters of appropriate size(s) or slides accordingly. Please make sure that the fonts are adequately sized to ensure that the text is visible from reasonable distance.






Toward an Integrated System for Command and Control Net-Centric Web Services and Sustainment: Application to Homeland Security


Kevin Adams, Sandi Lehan, Marion Ceruti, Stuart Rubin and Jeff Waters, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, USA




An Information Model for Managing Domain Knowledge via Faceted Taxonomies


Hung-ju Chu and Randy Y.C. Chow, University of Florida, USA




A Context-Aware Proactive Source Code Search and Retrieval Tool


Eduardo Cruz Reis Santos, Fernando Cesar de Almeida, Eduardo Santana de Almeida, Silvio Romero de Lemos Meira, Federal University of Bahia and RiSE, Brazil




Building to Grid (B2G) at the California Smart Grid Center


Russ Tatro, Suresh Vadhva, Puneet Kaur, Niral Shahpatel, Jeremy Dixon and Karim Alzanoon, California State University, Sacramento, USA




Re-use of existing System Protection Concerns and Interconnection Rules for integration of Future Distributed Generation


Mohammad Vaziri, Suresh Vadhva, C. J. Hoffman  and K. K. Yagnik, California State University, Sacramento, USA




Solar Energy in a Volume And Efficiency in Solar Power Generation


M. Yahyavi, Mohammad Vaziri and Suresh Vadhva, California State University, Sacramento, USA




Towards an Approach for Enterprise Application Integration Based on Specialized Services and Business Objects

Zakaria Maamar(1), Youcef Baghdadi(2), Wathiq Mansoor(3)

(1) Zayed University,

(2) Sultan Qaboos University

(3) American University in Dubai


A Level Set Based Method of License Plate Localization


Yuqing Song, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China




A Virtual Distributed Computing System based on Multi-Steps Task Allocation


Satoshi Takahashi(1) and Tokuro Matsuo(2)


(1) University of Tsukuba, Japan


(2) Yamagata University, Japan




Cost Forecast of Sheet Metal Parts using 3D CAD-Models in SME


Patrick Gugel and Holger Schrödl, University of Augsburg, Germany




Method of Identifying a Type 2 Membership Function and Application to Decision-Making Problems


Yoshiki Uemura, Mie University, Japan

August 5, 2010

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (provided by conference)

8:40 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.


Stuart Rubin, SSC-PAC, San Diego, CA

Title: Computing with Words, Machine Learning, and Semantic Processing

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session C

Session C1: 

Biomedical & Healthcare Systems

Session Chair: 

Faruk Polat


Automatic Detection of Anomalies in Blood Glucose Using a Machine Learning Approach

Ying Zhu, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada


A Supervised Machine Learning Approach of Extracting Coexpression Relationship among Genes from Literature

Richa Tiwari, Chengcui Zhang and Thamar Solorio, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA



Linked Data based Semantic Similarity and Data Mining

Hao Sheng, Huajun Chen, Tong Yu and Yelei Feng, College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, China


A Nettree for Pattern Matching with Flexible Wildcard Constraints

Youxi Wu(1), Xindong Wu(2), Fan Min(3) and Yan Li(4)

(1) Hebei University of Technology, China


(2) University of Vermont, USA


(3) University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China


(4) Hebei University of Technology, China

Session C2: 

Semantic Web and Emerging Applications

Session Chair: 

Seung-Yun Kim


Searching for Individual Entities: a Query Analysis

Barbara Bazzanella, Heiko Stoermer and Paolo Bouquet, University of Trento, Italy


Light-weight Semantics and Bayesian Classification: A Hybrid technique for dynamic Web Service Discovery

Omair Shafiq, Reda Alhajj, Jon G. Rokne and Ioan Toma, University of Calgary, Canada



eCultura, a Semantically-Enriched Web-Based Approach to Manage Cultural Contents

Carlos M. Cornejo, Iván Ruiz-rube and Juan Manuel Dodero, Universidad de Cádiz, Spain


A Framework Based Approach for Unified Detection of Aspect Weaving Problems

Kun Tian, Kang Zhang and Kendra Cooper, University of Texas at Dallas, USA

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session D

Session D1: 

Information Assurance II

Session Chair: 

Seung-Yun Kim


Inconsistencies in Information Security and Digital Forensics

Du Zhang, California State University, USA


BaRMS: A Bayesian Reputation Management Approach for P2P Systems

Xuelian Long and James Joshi, University of Pittsburgh, USA


On the Composition of Access Control Management in Multidomain Environment

Walid Tfaili, Abedlghani Chibani and Yacine Amirat, University Paris Est, LISSI Lab, Creteil, France




Resistant Image Watermarking in the Phases of the Complex Hadamard Transform Coefficients

Roumen Kountchev(1), Stuart Rubin(2), Mariofanna Milanova(3), Vladimir Todorov(4) and Roumiana Kountcheva(4)


(1) Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria


(2) Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, CA, USA


(3) University of Arkansas, Little Rock, USA

(4) T&K Engineering Co., Bulgaria

Session D2: 

Multimedia Systems

Session Chair: 

Christian Wagner


Direction Clustering for Characterizing Movement Patterns

Wenjun Zhou, Hui Xiong, Yong Ge, Jannite Yu, Hasan Ozdemir and K.C. Lee, Rutgers University, USA



Integration of Global and Local Information in Videos for Key Frame Extraction

Dianting Liu(1), Mei-Ling Shyu(1), Chao Chen(1) and Shu-Ching Chen(2)

(1) University of Miami, USA


(2) Florida International University, USA


Object Tracking by Chiaroscuro Patterns

Yuqing Song, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


A Three-Dimensional Geographic and Storm Surge Data Integration System for Evacuation Planning

Jairo Pava, Fausto Fleites, Fang Ruan, Kasturi Chatterjee, Shu-Ching Chen and Keqi Zhang, Florida International University, USA

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Panel Session

Pannel Session: 

Title: Information Re-Use and Integration for the Public Sector

Session Chair: 

Gordon Lee

Panel Members: 

Reda Alhajj, University of Calgary, Canada


Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA

James Joshi, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Gordon Lee, San Diego State University, USA


Stuart Rubin, SPAWAR Systems Center, USA


Mei-Ling Shyu, University of Miami, USA


Lofti Zadeh, University of California, Berkeley, USA

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


August 6, 2010

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.


8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Session E

Session E1: 

Data Integration / Human-Machine Information Systems

Session Chair: 

Brandeis H, Marshall


User Centered Design of Context Aware Cell Phones in Human-centric Systems

Ashish Godbole and Seung-yun Kim, Shepherd University, USA



An Integrated Evaluation Model of User Satisfaction with Social Media Services

Chorng-Shyong Ong and Min-Yuh Day, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


Geometric and Thematic Integration of Spatial Data into Maps

Mark McKenney, Texas State University, USA


A Fuzzy Ontology-based Semantic Data Integration System

Cristiane Yaguinuma, Gustavo Afonso, Vinícius Ferraz, Sérgio Borges and Marilde Santos, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil

Session E2: 

Service Oriented Architecture / Web Services

Session Chair: 

Awny Alnusair


A Gateway-based Framework for Finding and Accessing Mobile Web Services

Qusay H. Mahmoud, Thanh Ngo, University of Guelph, Canada


A Service-Based Approach for Next-Generation Product Lifecycle Management

Stefan Silcher, Jorge Minguez, Thorsten Scheibler and Bernhard Mitschang, Universitaet Stuttgart, Germany


Estimating Difference of Web Services

Qianhui Liang(1) and Stuart H. Rubin(2)

(1) Singapore University, Singapore

(2) SPAWAR Systems Center (SSC), USA


An Adaptive Middleware Framework for Scientific Computing at Extreme Scales

Arzu Gosney, Christopher Oehmen, Adam Wynne and Justin Almquist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session F

Session F1: 

AI & Decision Support Systems

Session Chair: 

James Marshall


MUS-Based Generation of Arguments and Counter-arguments

Philippe Besnard(1), Eric Gregoire(2), Cedric Piette(2) and Badran Raddaoui(2)


(1)CNRS, IRIT, Universite Paul Sabatier, France

(2) Universite Lille-Nord de France, Artois, France


A Case-based Data Warehousing Courseware

Manashree Kulkarni, Meiliu Lu and Du Zhang, California State University Sacramento, USA



AMTEA: Tool for Creating and Exploiting Annotations in the Context of Economic Intelligence (Competitive Intelligence)

Olusoji Okunoye(1,2), Amos David(1) and Charles Uwadia(2)


(1) Equipe SITE-LORIA, France

(2) University of Lagos, Nigeria


Optimal Replacement Policy with Age-Based Inspection Scheme for Condition-Based Maintenance

Hamid Reza Golmakani and Fahimeh Fattahipour, Tafresh University, Iran

Session F2: 

Component Based Design

Session Chair: 

Wen Yu


Component Search and Reuse: An Ontology-based Approach

Awny Alnusair and Tian Zhao, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA


A Stochastic Time Series Generator with Adaptive Software Architecture

Ognjen Sobajic, Nesa Ilich, Mahmood Moussavi and Behrouz Far, University of Calgary, Canada


A Requirements Engineering Process for Software Product Lines

Danuza Neiva, Fernando Cesar de Almeida, Eduardo Santana de Almeida and Silvio Lemos Meira, Federal University of Bahia and RiSE, Brazil



Ontology based Knowledge Modeling and Reuse Approach in Product Redesign

Xijuan Liu(1), David Rosen(2) and Zhonghai Yu(1)


(1) Shanghai Dianji University, China


(2) Georgia Institute of Technology, USA



12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session G

Session G1: 

Soft Computing/Knowledge Discovery, Acquisition and Management

Session Chair: 

Cristina Ribeiro


Identification of Monotone Measures Using Genetic Algorithms

Bo Guo, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA


The Power of Genetic Algorithm in Automated Assessment of School Readiness

Iyad Suleiman, Tamer Salman, Shang Gao, Faruk Polat, Maha Arslan, Reda Alhajj and Mick Ridley, University of Calgary, Canada



Visual Information Retrieval from 2D Shapes by Bipolar Matching

Yuqing Song, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Knowledge-Based Feedback of IPS² Use Information

Günter Seliger and René Gegusch, Technische Universität Pascalstr, Germany




Adaptive fuzzy control of a class of nonlinear time-delay systems with input nonlinearity

Shabnam Pourdehi, Dena Karimipour, Navid Noroozi and Fereidoon Shabaninia, Shiraz University, Iran



Session G2: 

Fuzzy/Neural Systems

Session Chair: 

Fereidoon Shabani


Multiple fuzzy neural networks modeling on sparse data based on a nonparametric regression technique

Cruz Vega Israel and Wen Yu Liu, CINVESTAV, Mexico



Fuzzy Composite Concepts based on Human Reasoning

Christian Wagner and Hani Hagras, University of Essex, United Kingdom


Neural modeling with automatic structure selection

Xiaoou Li and Wen Yu, CINVESTAV-IPN, Mexico




A Fuzzy XML Database System: Data Storage and Query Processing


Ying Jin and Sangeetha Veerappan, California State University, Sacramento, USA




Fuzzy Sliding Mode Control Algorithm and Extended Kalman Filter for Nonlinear Chemical Reactors


Ehsan Moshksar, Faridoon Shabaninia and Navid Noroozi, Shiraz University, Iran



3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Session H

Session H1: 

Information Reuse

Session Chair: 

Manabu Ohta


Methodology to associate the Product Design and Project Management processes in a common platform

Citlalih Gutiérrez Estrada, Sergio Díaz Zagal, Eréndira Rendón Lara, Celso Hernández Tenorio and and Rafael Cruz Reyes, Instituto Tecnológico de Toluca, Mexico



An Experimental Investigation of Reusable Requirements Retrieval

Anas Mahmoud and Nan Niu, Mississippi State University, USA


Entity Re-use in a Large News Corpus

Angela Fogarolli, Heiko Stoermer and Barbara Bazzanella, University of Trento, Italy



Progress Towards a NASA Earth Science Reuse Enablement System (RES)

James J. Marshall(1), Robert R. Downs(2) and Chris A. Mattmann(3)


(1) INNOVIM / NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA


(2) Columbia University, USA

(3) NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory / University of Southern California, USA


Combining Feature Modeling and Object Oriented Concepts to Manage the Software Variability

  Victor T. Sarinho and Antônio L. Apolinário

State University of Feira de Santana, Brazil

Session H2: 

Data Mining and Heurestic Optimization

Session Chair: 

Min-Yu Day


Determining Result Quality for Vertical Result Merging

Brandeis Marshall, Purdue University, USA


A Chinese fuzzy autocompletion approach

Yelei Feng, Huajun Chen and Hao Sheng, Zhejiang University, China



Hybrid Ant Colony Optimization for Intensification and Diversification

Masaya Yoshikawa and Shimohigashi Yoshiaki, Meijo university, Japan


Tag Grid: supporting collaborative and fuzzy multidimensional queries of tagged datasets

Ken Q. Pu and Russell Cheung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

Ying Jin and Sangeetha Veerappan, California State University, Sacramento, USA


Sentence Level Fact Based Search Engine: News Fact Finder

Cristina Ribeiro, Ricardo Salmon, Swathi Amarala and Christina Hamada

University of Waterloo, Canada