This collection contains selected publications and research by WPI Computer Science faculty.

WPI faculty can submit their publications and research to be archived in Digital WPI by emailing digitalwpi@wpi.edu.

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Submissions from 2003

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Comprehensibility & Overfitting Avoidance in Genetic Programming for Technical Trading Rules, Lee A. Becker and Mukund Seshadri

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Cooperative Coevolution of Technical Trading Rules, Lee A. Becker and Mukund Seshadri

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GP-evolved Technical Trading Rules Can Outperform Buy and Hold, Lee A. Becker and Mukund Seshadri

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An Evaluation of the Run-Time Performance of the Model-Tracing Algorithm of Two Different Production Systems: JESS and TDK, Sanket Choksey and Neil T. Heffernan iii

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The Effect of Latency on User Performance in Real-Time Strategy Games, Mark Claypool

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Search Smarter, Not Harder - Using Personalization to Improve Web Search Results, Mark Claypool, Eugene Cushman, Daniel Murphy, and George Stuart

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Applying Byzantine Agreement Protocols to the Intrusion Detection Problem in Distributed Systems, Fernando C. Colon Osorio and Xiaoning Wang

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MASS: A Multi-Axis Storage Structure for Large XML Documents, Kurt W. Deschler and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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Order-sensitive View Maintenance of Materialized XQuery Views, Katica Dimitrova, Maged EL-Sayed, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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Addressing Order Challenges in XML Query Processing, Maged EL-Sayed, Katica Dimitrova, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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FS-Miner: An Efficient and Incremental System to Mine Contiguous Frequent Sequences, Maged EL-Sayed, Elke A. Rundensteiner, and Carolina Ruiz

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An Algebraic Approach for Incremental Maintenance of Materialized XQuery Views, Maged EL-Sayed, Ling Wang, Luping Ding, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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An Event Sequence Language and its Relationship to Weak Automata, Kathi Fisler

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A Methodology for Evaluating Predictions of Transfer and an Empirical Application to Data from a Web-Based Intelligent Tutoring System: How to Improve Knowledge Tracing in Dialog Based Tutors, Neil T. Heffernan iii and Ethan A. Croteau

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Exploration of Dimensionality Reduction for Text Visualization, Shiping Huang, Matthew O. Ward, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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Distance-Enhanced Association Rules for Gene Expression, Aleksandar Icev, Carolina Ruiz, and Elizabeth Ryder

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Enhancing Active Queue Management with Round-trip Time Awareness, Choong-Soo Lee, Mark Claypool, and Robert Kinicki

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Low Delay Marking for TCP in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, Choong-Soo Lee, Mingzhe Li, Emmanuel Agu, Mark Claypool, and Robert Kinicki

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Performance Enhancement of TFRC in Wireless Networks, Mingzhe Li, Emmanuel Agu, Mark Claypool, and Robert Kinicki

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Characteristics of Streaming Media Stored on the Web, Mingzhe Li, Mark Claypool, Robert Kinicki, and James Nichols

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Cost-Driven View Maintenance over Distributed Data Sources, Bin Liu and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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A Framework for Optimizing View Maintenance Plans over Distributed Data Sources, Bin Liu, Elke A. Rundensteiner, and David Finkel

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Seamless Integration of Diverse Data Types into Exploratory Visualization Systems, Anilkumar Patro, Matthew O. Ward, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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Mapping Nominal Values to Numbers for Effective Visualization, Geraldine E. Rosario, Elke A. Rundensteiner, David Brown, and Matthew O. Ward

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An Extension of the Ruzsa-Szemerédi Theorem, Gábor N. Sárközy and Stanley Selkow

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On a question of Gowers concerning isosceles right-angle triangles, Gábor N. Sárközy and Stanley Selkow

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On a Turán-type hypergraph problem of Brown, Erdos and T. Sós, Gábor N. Sárközy and Stanley Selkow

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Using Related Domain Names to Improve DNS Performance, Hao Shang and Craig E. Willis

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Decomposing lambda - the Kernel programming language, John N. Shutt

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Monads for Programming Languages, John N. Shutt

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The Effect of Latency on User Performance in Warcraft III, Nathan Sledon, Eric Girard, Seth Borg, Mark Claypool, and Emmanuel Agu

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Updating XQuery Views Published over Relational Data, Ling Wang and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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Adjusting Forward Error Correction with Temporal Scaling for TCP-Friendly Streaming MPEG, Huahui Wu, Mark Claypool, and Robert Kinicki

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Interactive Hierarchical Dimension Ordering, Spacing and Filtering for Exploration of High Dimensional Datasets, Jing Yang, Wei Peng, Matthew O. Ward, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

Submissions from 2002

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Discovering a Research Agenda for Using Design Rationale in Software Maintenance, Janet Burge and David Brown

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NFRs: Fact or Fiction, Janet Burge and David Brown

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Analysis of RED-Family Active Queue Management, Jae Chung and Mark Claypool

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FairPlayer or FoulPlayer? - Head to Head Performance of RealPlayer Streaming Video Over UDP versus TCP, Jae Chung, Yali Zhu, and Mark Claypool

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Network Analysis of Counter-strike and Starcraft, Mark Claypool, David LaPoint, and Josh Winslow

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Prefetching For Visual Data Exploration, Punit R. Doshi, Elke A. Rundensteiner, Matthew O. Ward, and Daniel Stroe

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Modular Verification of Feature-Oriented Software Models, Kathi Fisler and Shriram Krishnamurthi

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Active Queue Management for Web Traffic, Matt Hartling, Mark Claypool, and Robert Kinicki

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MediaPlayer™ versus RealPlayer™ - A Comparison of Network Turbulence, Mingzhe Li, Mark Claypool, and Robert Kinicki

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A Transactional Approach to Parallel Data Warehouse Maintenance, Bin Liu, Songting Chen, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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RED-Worcester - Traffic Sensitive Active Queue Management, Vishal Phirke, Mark Claypool, and Robert Kinicki

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XEM: XML Evolution Management, Hong Su, Diane K. Kramer, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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An Adaptable Benchmark for MPFS Performance Testing, Yubing Wang and Mark Claypool

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RealTracer - Tools for Measuring the Performance of RealVideo on the Internet, Yubing Wang and Mark Claypool

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Visual Hierarchical Dimension Reduction for Exploration of High Dimensional Datasets, Jing Yang, Matthew O. Ward, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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XML Algebra Optimization, Xin Zhang, Bradford Pielech, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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XAT: XML Algebra for the Rainbow System, Xin Zhang and Elke A. Rundensteiner

Submissions from 2001

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Router Support for Better Video Transmission, Jae Chung and Mark Claypool

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Gangam: Modeling Transformations for Integrating Now and Tomorrow, Kajal Claypool and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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B+ Retake: Sustaining High Volume Inserts into Large Data Pages, Kurt W. Deschler and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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2001 Computer Science Department MQP Review, Micha Hofri and Craig E. Willis

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Evolving Legacy System Features using Regression Test Cases and Components, Alok Mehta and George T. Heineman

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Evolving Legacy Systems by Locating System Features using Regression Test Cases, Alok Mehta and George T. Heineman

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The Content Manager: A tool to develop multilingual and multi-prefernce web sites, Alok Mehta, Piedad Rodriguez, Ricardo Rodriguez, and George T. Heineman

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Automatic Transformation of XML Documents, Hong Su, Harumi Kuno, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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Improving Multimedia Streaming with Content-Aware Video Scaling, Avanish Tripathi and Mark Claypool

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An Empirical Study of RealVideo Performance Across the Internet, Yubing Wang, Mark Claypool, and Zheng Zuo

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A Framework for Visualizing the Behavior of Component-Based Software Systems, Matthew O. Ward and George T. Heineman

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Demonstration of Ameliorating Packet Loss in a Video Stream by Using Interleaving, Yali Zhu and Mark Claypool

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Using Redundancy and Interleaving to Ameliorate the Effects of Packet Loss in a Video Stream, Yali Zhu, Mark Claypool, and Yanlin Liu

Submissions from 2000

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Finding parameters which influence the performance of Java for streaming video over the network, Vikram Chhabra, Akshay Kothare, and Mark Claypool

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Better-Behaved, Better-Performing Multimedia Networkign, Jae Chung and Mark Claypool

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Router Support for Better Video Transmission, Jae Chung and Mark Claypool

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Dynamic-CBT and ChIPS - Router Support for Improved Multimedia Performance on the Internet, Mark Claypool and Jae Chung

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Dynamic-CBT - Better Performing Active Queue Management for Multimedia Networking, Mark Claypool and Jae Chung

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The Performance of Distance Education Video in Java, Mark Claypool, Tom Coates, Shawn Hooley, Eric Shea, and Chris Spellacy

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An Open Source Laboratory for Operating Systems Projects, Mark Claypool, David Finkel, and Craig E. Willis

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Implicit Interest Indicators, Mark Claypool, Phong Le, Makoto Waseda, and David Brown

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Putting PANTS on Linux: Transparent Migration in a Beowulf Cluster, Kevin Dickson, Chuck Homie, Bryan Villamin, Mark Claypool, and David Finkel

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A New Adaptive-Support Algorithm for Association Rule Mining, Weiyang Lin, Carolina Ruiz, and Sergio A. Alvarez

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On edge colorings with at least q colors in every subset of p vertices, Gábor N. Sárközy and Stanley Selkow

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N²VIS: An Interactive Visualization Tool for Neural Networks, Matthew J. Streeter, Matthew O. Ward, and Sergio A. Alvarez

Submissions from 1999

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Reasoning with Design Rationale, Janet Burge and David Brown

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Aggregation Path Index for Incremental Web View Maintenance, Li Chen and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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Optimizing the Performance of Schema Evolution Sequences, Kajal Claypool, Chandrakant Natarajan, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: Formal Verification for Consistent Database Evolution, Kajal Claypool and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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The RE-WEB Approach towards Web View Generation and Restructuring: Re-usable ODMG-based Templates, Kajal Claypool, Elke A. Rundensteiner, Li Chen, and Bhupesh Kothari

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Extending Schema Evolution to Handle Object Models with Relationships, Kajal Claypool, Elke A. Rundensteiner, and George T. Heineman

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Combing Content-Based and Collaborative Filters in an Online Newspaper, Mark Claypool, Anuja Gokhale, Tim Miranda, Paul Murnikov, Dmitry Netes, and Matthew Sartin

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Enhancing Existing Incremental View Maintenance Algorithms Using the Multi-Relation Encapsulation Wrapper, Lingli Ding, Xin Zhang, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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Correlation Thresholds for More Accurate Collaborative Filtering, Anuja Gokhale and Mark Claypool

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Expectation Formation in Multi-Agent Design Systems, Dan L. Grecu and David Brown

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Adaptation of Software Components, George T. Heineman

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Architectural Evolution of Legacy Systems, George T. Heineman and Alok Mehta

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An Experiment in Component Adaptation, George T. Heineman and Helgo Ohlenbusch

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Using Redundancy to Repair Video Damaged by Network Data Loss, Yanlin Liu and Mark Claypool

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Discovery of Design Methodologies, Cirrus Shakeri, David Brown, and Mohammad N. Noori

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Abstraction Work in Programming - Working Definition, John N. Shutt

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Recursive Adaptable Grammars, John N. Shutt

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S-Expressiveness and the Abstractive Power of Programming Languages, John N. Shutt

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MinMax Trees: Efficient Relational Operation Support for Hierarchical Data Exploration, Ionel D. Stroe, Elke A. Rundensteiner, and Matthew O. Ward

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DyDa: Dynamic Data Warehouses Maintenance in a Fully Concurrent Environments, Xin Zhang and Elke A. Rundensteiner

Submissions from 1998

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A transformation-based combination framework for approximate reasoning, Sergio A. Alvarez

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OQL SERF: An ODMG Implementation of the Template-Based Schema Evolution Framework, Kajal Claypool, Jing Jin, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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SERF: Schema Evolution through an Extensible, Re-usable and Flexible Framework, Kajal Claypool and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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Touchstone - A Lightweight Processor Benchmark, Mark Claypool