List of Publications

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  • Ahnaf Farhan, Roberto Camacho Barranco, M. Shahriar Hossain and Monika Akbar. Diffusion-based Temporal Word Embeddings. The AAAI-21 Workshop on Scientific Document Understanding at the Thirty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-21), SDU@AAAI-21, 2021.

  • Mark A. Williams, Roberto Camacho Barranco, S. M. Naim, Sumi Dey, M. Shahriar Hossain, and Monika Akbar . A Vulnerability Analysis and Prediction Framework. Computers and Security. February 2020, 101751, Elsevier, ScienceDirect. Impact factor: 3.062. Link

  • Muztaba Fuad, Monika Akbar, Lynn Zubov, Debzani Deb. Out-of-class Activities: What Have We Been Doing and How We Can Change it for the Future. ICCSE 2019: 714-719. Link

  • Mark A. Williams, Sumi Dey, Roberto C. Barranco, S. M. Naim, M. Shahriar Hossain, and Monika Akbar. Analyzing Evolving Trends of Vulnerabilities in National Vulnerability Database. IEEE Big Data 2018, International Workshop on Big Data Analytics for Cyber Intelligence and Defense. December 10-13, 2018. Link

  • Roberto Camacho Barranco, R. F. Dos Santos, M. Shahriar Hossain, and Monika Akbar. Tracking the Evolution of Words with Time-reflective Text Representations. IEEE Big Data, Regular paper in the 4th Special Session on Intelligent Data Mining, 2018, pages: 2088-2097. (pdf)

  • Monika Akbar, Lucia Dura, Ann Q. Gates, Angel Ortega, Mary K. Roy, Claudia Santiago, Jesus G. Tellez, Elsa Q. Villa. Sol y Agua: A Game-based Learning Platform to Engage Middle-school Students in STEM. Frontiers in Education Conference, (FIE) 2018: 1-9. (pdf)

  • Muztaba Fuad, Monika Akbar, Lynn Zubov. Dysgu: A Mobile-Based Adaptive System to Redesign Out-of-class Activities. Frontiers in Education Conference, (FIE) 2018: 1-5. Link

  • Jaime C. Acosta, Salamah Salamah, Edger E. Padilla, Monika Akbar , Alex Fielder. A Collaboration Pipeline for Cybersecurity Research, Analytics, and Tools. Cyber Security and Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC) journal, 2018. Link

  • Francisco Osuna, Monika Akbar, Ann Q. Gates, On Using Disparate Scholarly Data to Identify Potential Members for Interdisciplinary Research Groups. IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI), 59-68, 2017. (pdf)

  • Prashant Chandrasekar, Islam Harb, Monika Akbar, Ann Gates, Chris Frank, Warren Bickel, Edward Fox and Elsa Tai. A DL framework and case studies with linked open data. RUMOUR 2017, a workshop held in conjunction with ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2017, http://2017.jcdl.org/), Toronto, Canada, June 19-23, 2017.

  • Francisco Osuna, Bhanukiran Gurijala, Patricia Esparza, Monika Akbar, Ann Q. Gates, "A Feasibility Study of an Approach to Extend Research Footprints Using Disparate Sources", in AAAI workshop of Scholarly Big Data: AI Perspectives, Challenges, and Ideas, 2016.

  • Monika Akbar, "Digital Technology Shaping Teaching Practices in Higher Education", Mini Review in Frontiers in ICT, vol:3, 2016.

  • Nadia P. Kozievitch, Luiz C. Gomes-Jr, Tatiana M. C. Gadda, Keiko V. O. Fonseca, and Monika Akbar, "Analyzing the Acoustic Urban Environment - A Geofencing-Centered Approach in the Curitiba Metropolitan Region, Brazil", in 5th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems, SmartGreens 2016.

  • Juan Jose Rodriguez Vila, Nádia Puchalski Kozievitch, Tatiana M. C. Gadda, Keiko Fonseca, Marcelo O Rosa, Luiz C. Gomes-jr, Monika Akbar , "Urban Mobility Challenges – An Exploratory Analysis of Public Transportation Data in Curitiba", in Revista de Informática Aplicada, Volume 12, number 1, 2016.

  • Elsa Tai Wai Yan, Ann Q. Gates, Monika Akbar, "Cyber-infrastructure Support for the Integration and Analysis of Student Success Data", in Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), IEEE, pp.1-5, 2015.

  • Monika Akbar, Clifford A. Shaffer, Weiguo Fan, Edward A. Fox. "Recommendation Based on Deduced Social Networks in an Educational Digital Library". International Conference on Digital Libraries (DL 2014), London, Sept. 2014 (long paper, acceptance rate < 25%). (pdf)

  • Monika Akbar, Clifford A. Shaffer, Edward A. Fox. Social Networks in Digital Libraries, ed. by Edward A. Fox and Jonathan P. Leidig. Digital Library Applications: CBIR, Education, Social Networks, eScience/Simulation, and GIS. Morgan & Claypool Publishers, San Francisco, March 2014, 2014, 45-62. ISBN paperback 9781627050326, ebook 9781627050333.

  • Edward A. Fox, Monika Akbar, Sherif Hanie El Meligy Abdelhamid, Noha Ibrahim Elsherbiny, Mohamed Magdy Gharib Farag, Fang Jin, Jonathan P. Leidig, Sai Tulasi Neppali. Digital Libraries. In Computing Handbook Vol. 2 (Information Systems and Information Technology), Section 3, Ch. 18, ed. by Heikki Topi, Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, in press for 2014, http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781439898444

  • Davinia Hernandez-Leo, Monika Akbar, Deborah Tatar, and Edward A. Fox. "Social tools for educators: supporting the needs of specific communities". IEEE Learning Technology Newsletter special theme on "Social Networks and Social Computing in Technology-Enhanced Learning", 2012.

  • Monika Akbar , Clifford A. Shaffer, Edward A. Fox. "Deduced Social Networks for an Educational Digital Library". Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2012), Washington D.C., June 10-14, 2012, 43-46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2232817.2232828

  • Eric Fouh, Monika Akbar, Clifford A. Shaffer, "The Role of Visualization in Computer Science Education", Computers in the Schools, Volume 29, issue 1-2, pages: 95-117, 2012.

  • Mahmud Shahriar Hossain, Monika Akbar, Nicholas F. Polys, "Narratives in the Network: Interactive Methods for Mining Cell Signaling Networks", Journal of Computational Biology, Volume 19, issue 9, pages: 1043-1059, September 2012. Impact factor: 1.7.

  • Monika Akbar, Weiguo Fan, Clifford A. Shaffer, Yinlin Chen, Lillian N. Cassel, Lois M. L. Delcambre, Daniel D. Garcia, Gregory W. Hislop, Frank M. Shipman III, Richard Furuta, B. Stephen Carpenter II, Hao-wei Hsieh, Bob Siegfried, Edward A. Fox. "Digital Library 2.0 for Educational Resources". TPDL 2011:89-100. Acceptance rate = 19%.(pdf)

  • Clifford A. Shaffer, Monika Akbar, Alexander Joel D. Alon, Michael Stewart, Stephen H. Edwards, "Getting Algorithm Visualizations into the Classroom", Proceedings of the 42nd ACM technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE), 2011. Acceptance rate = 34%.(pdf)

  • Edward A. Fox, Yinlin Chen, Monika Akbar, Clifford A. Shaffer, Stephen H. Edwards, Peter Brusilovsky, Dan Garcia, Lois Delcambre, Felicia Decker, David Archer, Richard Furuta, Frank Shipman, Stephen Carpenter, and Lillian (Boots) Cassel, "Ensemble PDP-8: Eight Principles for Distributed Portals", Proceedings of ACM and IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), 2010. Acceptance rate = 25%.(pdf)

  • Clifford A. Shaffer, Matthew L. Cooper, Alexander Joel D. Alon, Monika Akbar, Michael Stewart, Sean Ponce, Stephen H. Edwards, "Algorithm Visualization: The State of the Field", ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE). Volume 10 Issue 3, 2010.(pdf)

  • M. Shahriar Hossain, Monika Akbar and Nicholas F. Polys, "Storytelling and Clustering for Cellular Signaling Pathways", International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering (IKE'09) , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Vol. 1, Pages: 109-115, July 13-16, 2009.(pdf)

  • Monika Akbar, Dr. Rafal A. Angryk, "Frequent Pattern-Growth Approach for Document Organization", ACM 17th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008), the 2nd International workshop on Ontologies and Information Systems for the Semantic Web, Napa Valley, California, October 26-30, 2008. Pages: 77-82.(pdf)

  • M. Shahriar Hossain, Monika Akbar and Dr. Rafal A. Angryk, "Sense Based Organization of Descriptive Data", 2007 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, IEEE Press, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 7-10, 2007. Pages: 468-473.(pdf)
  • M. Shahriar Hossain, Monika Akbar and Dr. J. Denbigh Starkey, "Inexpensive Construction of a 3D Face Model from Stereo Images", 10th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (IEEE Co-sponsored ICCIT '07), Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 27-29, 2007. Pages: 196-201.(pdf)

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