About Me

I am an Assistant Professor in the Computer and Information Sscience Department at Temple University. Before joining Temple University I was a Research Associate affiliated with Purdue University, Discovery Park, Cyber Center and a visiting faculty in the Computer Science Department at Purdue University.

Research Interests
Databases, information retrieval, managing unstructured data, information integration, information extraction, opinion mining and retrieval, Web-oriented research, cyber-infrastructure for science
Current Activity
  • Large-Scale Entity Disambiguation - joint work with Professor Lou Si
  • Integrating data from local search engines - joint work with Professors Clement Yu and Weiyi Meng
    Merging Query Results From Local Search Engines for Geo-referenced Objects in ACM TWEB (to appear)
  • Cyber-infrastructure for Science
      iHUB (A Collaborative Network for Ionomics Information Management) - Cyber Center.
      CRIS (Computational Research Infrastructure for Science) - Cyber Center.
      iHUB - An Information and Collaborative Management Platform for Life Sciences
  • ORLF (Online Record Linkage and Fusion).
  • Sentiment Analysis - with Profs. Clement Yu and Weiyi Meng.
    Polarity Consistency Checking for Domain Independent Sentiment Dictionaries in IEEE TKDE (to appear).
    The Role of Adverbs in Sentiment Analysis in Proc. of Frame Semantics in NLP: A Workshop in Honor of Chuck Fillmore.
  • I will teach Principles of Data Management this Fall.
  • Professional Service:
Deep Web Query Interface Understanding and Integration, co-authored with Weiyi Meng and Clement Yu. Download here.