Publications

2012

  • Mohammed Yahdi, Sara Abdelmageed, Jon Lowden, Lloyd Tannenbaum. Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Colonization-Infection Model: Parameter impacts and Outbreak Risks. Journal of Biological Dynamics, Volume 6, Issue 2, 2012, pages 645-662.
  • Akshaye Dhawan, Alison L Nolan, Rajshekhar Sunderamman and Weiling Li, “A Reusable Visual Web Query Interface for a collection of Neuroscience Ontologies”, Journal of Advances in Bioinformatics, Hindawi Publishing Group. (Under Review)
  • Garron, Andy and April Kontostathis. 2012. Latent Semantic Indexing with Selective Query Expansion. In Proceedings of the Text Mining Workshop 2012. Anaheim, CA. April 2012.
  • Alex Onderdonk, Brian Green, Rich Kimberly, Nicholas Scoville, Homological sequences in discrete Morse theory, Submitted December 2012
  • Mohammed Yahdi, Nicole Fiorentino, Pamela Kirkpatrick, Alexandra Signoriello, Jayant Velagala. Stochastic Models for an Antibiotic-Resistant Infection, under review

2011

  • Akshaye Dhawan, Neal Shukla, Cassandra Chapman, Stephan Hennion, "Fault Tolerant Clustering in Dense Wireless Sensor Networks", In 2nd International Workshop on Advances in Networking and Computing, Osaka, Japan, November 2011.
  • Akshaye Dhawan, Alison L. Nolan, "Designing Reusable User-Interfaces for generating SPARQL queries for a Collection of Neuroscience Ontologies", In 7th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA'11), Changsha, China, May 2011
  • Garron, Andy and April Kontostathis. 2012 Applying Latent Semantic Indexing on the TREC 2011 Legal Dataset. In The Nineteenth Text REtrieval Conference Proceedings. November 2011. Bethesda, MD. http://trec.nist.gov/pubs/trec19/t19.proceedings.html
  • M. Agiorgousis, B. Green, A. Onderdonk, K. Rich, N Scoville, Graph Isomorphisms in Discrete Morse Theory, Submitted August 2011
  • Mohammed Yahdi, Emily Dougherty, Michael Dunlea, Clinton Watton. Optimal Control Theory for a Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Infection and Outbreak Model, Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling. Submitted

2010

Presentations & Abstracts

2013

  • Alex Onderdonk, Brian Green, , Homological sequences in discrete Morse theory,, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, January 2013.
  • Fiorentino, Pamela Kirkpatrick, Alexandra Signoriello, Jayant Velagala, Antibiotic-Resistant Nosocomial Infection, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, January 2013.
  • Michelle Tanco, “User Interfaces for generating SPARQL queries for end-users”, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, January 2013.

2012

  • Michelle Tanco, “User Interfaces for generating SPARQL queries for end-users”, 28th Annual Eastern Conference of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSCE), Galloway, NJ, 2012.
  • Nicole Fiorentino, Alexandra Signoriello. Stochastic Models of an Antibiotic-Resistant Nosocomial Infection, Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, National Institute of Mathematics & Biological Systems, University of Tennessee, Nov. 2012
  • Jayant Velagala, Alexandra Signoriello. Stochastic Models of an Antibiotic-Resistant Nosocomial Infection, Undergraduate Science Research Symposium, Haverford College, September 2012
  • M. Agiorgousis, B. Green, and A. Onderdonk, “Discrete Morse Functions and Homology,”Undergraduate Science Research Symposium, Haverford College, September 2012
  • M. Agiorgousis, B. Green, A. Onderdonk, K. Rich, N Scoville, Discrete Morse theory and the homology Of simplicial complexes, August 2012, Mathfest, Madison
  • Nicole Fiorentino, Pamela Kirkpatrick, Alexandra Signoriello. Stochastic Models of an Antibiotic-Resistant Nosocomial Infection, August 2012, Mathfest, Madison.
  • M. Agiorgousis, B. Green, A. Onderdonk, and K. Rich “Discrete Morse Functions and Homology,” Disappearing Boundaries Summer Research Meeting, Lebanon Valley College, July 2012
  • M. Dunlea, Modeling and Analysis of a Multiscale Interaction. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics/Mathematical Association of America (SIAM/MAA) Third Mid-Atlantic Regional Applied Mathematics Conference, Shippensburg University, April 2012.
  • Garron, Andy and April Kontostathis. 2012. Latent Semantic Indexing with Selective Query Expansion. In Proceedings of the Text Mining Workshop 2012. Anaheim, CA. April 2012. Presented by Andy Garron.
  • M. Yahdi, Mathematical Modeling, Transmission Dynamics and Control of Antibiotic-Resistant Infections, Invited speaker, Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium, Villanova University, April 2012.
  • M. Yahdi, Mike Dunlea, Optimal Control for a VRE Model. Abstracts of Papers Presented to the American Mathematical Society, American Mathematical Society, Volume 33, Number 1, Issue 167, Winter 2012.
  • Seth Aaronson and Marie Meyer, ''Graph Isomorphisms in Discrete Morse theory,” AMS/MAA Joint meetings, Boston, January 2012.
  • M. Yahdi, Emily Dougherty, Michael Dunlea, Clinton Watton. Optimal Control for a VRE Model. AMS Session on Mathematical Biology and Related Fields, American Mathematical Society (AMS), Boston, January 2012.

2011

  • M. Yahdi, Parameter Analysis and Optimal Control of a VRE Model, International Conference on antibiotic-Resistant Infections: Mathematical Modeling, Transmission Dynamics and Control. University of Miami, FL, December 9-11, 2011.
  • Garron, Andy and April Kontostathis. Applying Latent Semantic Indexing on the TREC 2011 Legal Dataset. Talk presented by Andy Garron at the Legal Track Workshop at The Nineteenth Text REtrieval Conference. November 2011. Bethesda, MD.
  • Nicholas Scoville, Graph Isomorphisms in Discrete Morse Theory, November 2011, Saint Joseph’s University (invited talk)
  • Nicholas Scoville, Graph Isomorphisms in Discrete Morse Theory, October 2011, Swarthmore College (invited talk)
  • Emily Dougherty, Michael Dunlea, Clinton Watton. Optimal Control Theory for a VRE Model, Annual Summer Research Symposium, Haverford College, Sept. 2011.
  • Nicholas Scoville, Discrete Morse Functions on Graphs, August 2011, Mathfest, Lexington
  • M. Yahdi, Analysis of a Colonization-Infection Model, International Workshop on Mathematical Biology: Control & Analysis, Invited Speaker, Casablanca, June 20 -24, 2011.
  • Sara Abdelmageed, Lloyd Tannenbaum Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Colonization-Infection Model: Parameter impacts and Outbreak Risks. Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Section of the MAA, Harrisburg, PA, April 2011.
  • Akshaye Dhawan, Neal Shukla, Cassandra Chapman, “Fault tolerant clustering in Wireless Sensor Networks”, CCSCE’2011, Arlington, VA. Poster.
  • Akshaye Dhawan, Alison Nolan and Ryan Lehman, "Developing Semantic Web Representations and Query Interfaces for Biological Data", CCSNE'2011, Springfield, MA. Poster.
  • Akshaye Dhawan, Alison L. Nolan, "Designing Reusable User-Interfaces for Browsing a Collection of Neurological Ontologies", In 1st IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS'11), Orlando, FL. February 2011. Extended abstract
  • M. Yahdi, Sara Abdelmageed, Jon Lowden, Lloyd Tannenbaum Modeling, Analysis and Outbreak Risk of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci, Special Session on Mathematical Biology and Ecology, Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans, 2011.
  • M. Yahdi, Modeling, Analysis and Outbreak Risk of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci. Abstracts of Papers Presented to the American Mathematical Society, American Mathematical Society, Volume 32, Number 1, winter 2011.

2010

  • Garron, Andy and April Kontostathis. Applying Latent Semantic Indexing on the TREC 2010 Legal Dataset. Talk presented by Andy Garron at the Legal Track Workshop at The Nineteenth Text REtrieval Conference. November 2010. Bethesda, MD.
  • Sara Abdelmageed, Modeling Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci: Simulation, Analysis and Outbreak Risk, Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, National Institute of Mathematics & Biological Systems, University of Tennessee, Nov. 2010
  • Garron, Andy and April Kontostathis. Applying Latent Semantic Indexing on the TREC 2010 Legal Dataset. Poster presented by Andy Garron at The Nineteenth Text REtrieval Conference. November 2010. Bethesda, MD.
  • M. Yahdi, VRE Colonization-infection Model: Parameter Impacts, Outbreak Risk and Control, Symposium on Mathematical Modeling in Population Biology and Epidemiology, Oct 2010, Texas Tech University, TX.
  • Jon Lowden, Lloyd Tannenbaum Mathematical Model and Outbreak Risk of VRE, International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology, September 2010, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
  • Akshaye Dhawan, Brian Lim and Michael Bruckel, "Congestion Control in Wireless Sensor Networks", CCSCE'2010, Juniata, PA. Winner, 1st Prize, Best Poster
  • Akshaye Dhawan, Alison Nolan and Ryan Lehman, "Developing Semantic Web Representations for Biological Data", CCSCE'2010, Juniata, PA. Winner, 3rd Prize, Best Poster
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