Friday May 26th, 2017

Location: DePaul Center Room 8005

9:00-10:00 Registration- Breakfast
Morning Session (10:00-12:00) Session Chair: Fatemeh Vahedian
10:00-10:10 Welcome  Dr Jacob Furst, Director of School of Computing
10:10-10:25 A study of Hybrid-Agile:Agile with Discipline at IBM

Redar Ismail, Robert Garcia and Olayele Adelakun

10:25-10:45 Using Uncertain Graphs to Automatically Generate Event Flows from News Stories

Laura Christiansen, Bamshad Mobasher and Robin Burke

10:45-11:00 Recommender Systems as Multistakeholder Environments

Himan Abdollahpouri, Robin Burke and Bamshad Mobasher

11:00-11:20 Faster Responses for Interactive Queries in Software Projects

Alexander Rasin, Hyungsik Kim and Robert Cole

11:20-11:40 A New N-gram Analytics Tool in ELAN and its Application to Improve Automatic Fingerspelling Generation

Souad Baowidan, Natalie Ningshan Guo, Sarah Johnson, Robyn Moncrief and Larwan Berke

11:40-12:00 User-Bias Compensation through Percentile-based Ratings

Masoud Mansoury, Robin Burke and Bamshad Mobasher

Lunch and Poster Presentation
Keynote Speaker
It’s not Junk: Using Evolutionary Computation to Infer Functional Regions in Noncoding DNA

 Dr. Clare Bates Congdon – Bowdoin College

Afternoon session (2:00-4:00) Session Chair: Robyn Moncrief
2:00-2:15 Mining Associations between Quality Concerns and Functional Requirements

Xiaoli Lian and Jane Cleland-Huang

2:15-2:35 Weighted Random Walk Sampling for Multi-Relational Recommendation

Fatemeh Vahedian, Robin Burke and Bamshad Mobasher

2:35-2:50 Controlling Popularity Bias in Learning-to-Rank Recommendation

Himan Abdollahpouri, Robin Burke and Bamshad Mobasher

2:50-3:10 A Clustering Approach for Personalizing Diversity in Collaborative Recommender Systems

Farzad Eskandanian, Bamshad Mobasher and Robin Burke

3:10-3:30 Carving Database Storage to Detect and Trace Security Breaches

James Wagner, Alexander Rasin, Boris Glavic, Karen Heart, Jacob Furst, Lucas Bressan and Jonathan Grier

3:30-3:50 Natural Language Diagnostic tool for Radiologists

Priya Deshpande, Alexander Rasin, Eli Brown, Jacob Furst and Daniela Stan Raicu

3:50-4:00 Wrap-up