Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Department of Computer Science Faculty.


Submissions from 2022


Evaluation of Continuous Power-Down Schemes, James Andro-Vasko and Wolfgang Bein

The State of the Art in Voting Machine Technology: Just How Reliable Are They?, Hal Berghel and Hal Berghel

Text Classification Using Neural Network Language Model (NNLM) and BERT: An Empirical Comparison, Armin Esmaeilzadeh and Kazem Taghva

Generating Correction Candidates for OCR Errors Using BERT Language Model and FastText SubWord Embeddings, Mahdi Hajiali, Jorge Fonseca Cacho, and Kazem Taghva

Clinical Text Classification of Alzheimer’s Drugs’ Mechanism of Action, Mina Esmail Zadeh Nojoo Kambar, Pouyan Nahed, Jorge F. Cacho, Garam Lee, Jeffrey L. Cummings, and Kazem Taghva

A Roadmap for Multi-Omics Data Integration Using Deep Learning, Mingon Kang, Euiseong Ko, and Tesfaye B. Mersha

Global Postal Automation, Aimee Vachon, Leslie Ordonez, and Jorge F. Cacho

Submissions from 2021

Survey of the Development of Quantum Cryptography and Its Applications, Daniel Alvarez and Yoohwan Kim

An Evaluation For Online Power Down Systems Using Piece-Wise Linear Strategies, James Andro-Vasko and Wolfgang Bein

Decrease and Reset for Power-Down, James Andro-Vasko, Wolfgang Bein, Hiro Ito, Shoji Kasahara, and Jun Kawahara

Security and Privacy Issues with Virtual Private Voice Assistants, Deeksha Anniappa and Yoohwan Kim

Image Analysis With Machine Learning Algorithms to Assist Breast Cancer Treatment, Abu Asaduzzaman, Fadi N. Sibai, Shigehiko Kanaya, Md Altaf-Ul-Amin, Md Jashim Uddin, Kishore K. Chidella, and Parthib Mitra

Performance and Cost Analysis of Sia, a Blockchain-Based Storage Platform, Phillipe Austria, Chol Hyun Park, Alex Hoffman, and Yoohwan Kim

A Collapsing Academy, Part II: How Cancel Culture Works on the Academy, Hal Berghel

The Online Disinformation Opera, Hal Berghel

Acceleration of Vector Bilateral Filtering for Hyperspectral Imaging With GPU, Chong Chen

CoviReader: Using IOTA and QR Code Technology to Control Epidemic Diseases across the US, Benjamin Cisneros, Jiani Ye, Chol Hyun Park, and Yoohwan Kim

Computing Competencies for Undergraduate Data Science Programs: An ACM Task Force Final Report, Andrea Danyluk, Paul Leidig, Andrew McGettrick, Lillian Cassel, Maureen Doyle, Christian Servin, Karl Schmitt, and Andreas Stefik

Fun and Engaging Pre-CS1 Programming Languages, Daniel D. Garcia, Michael P. Rogers, and Andreas Stefik

Random Generation of Visibility Aware Polygons, Laxmi Gewali and Bibek Subedi


A Survey on Securing IoT Ecosystems and Adaptive Network Vision, Tejaswini Goli and Yoohwan Kim

A Divide and Conquer method with Semi-Global Failover for Software Defined Networks, Kasra Goravanchi, Ju Yeon Jo, and Yoohwan Kim


Bountychain: Toward Decentralizing a Bug Bounty Program with Blockchain and IPFS, Alex Hoffman, Phillipe Austria, Chol Hyun Park, and Yoohwan Kim


Functional Coordination of BET Family Proteins Underlies Altered Transcription Associated With Memory Impairment in Fragile X Syndrome, Seung Kyoon Kim, Xihui Liu, Jongmin Park, Dahun Um, Gokhul Kilaru, Cheng Ming Chiang, Mingon Kang, Kimberly M. Huber, Keunsoo Kang, and Tae Kyung Kim


Prediction of Alzheimer’s Disease-Specific Phospholipase C Gamma-1 SNV by Deep Learning-Based Approach for High-Throughput Screening, Sung Hyun Kim, Sumin Yang, Key Hwan Lim, Euiseng Ko, Hyun Jun Jang, Mingon Kang, Pann Ghill Suh, and Jae Yeol Joo

Epidemic Vulnerability Index for Effective Vaccine Distribution Against Pandemic, Hunmin Lee, Mingon Kang, Yingshu Li, Daehee Seo, and Donghyun Kim

A Survey on Security Attacks and Solutions in the IoT Network, Xingwei Liang and Yoohwan Kim

Low-Latency In-Band Integration of Multiple Low-Power Wide-Area Networks, Venkata P. Modekurthy, Dali Ismail, Mahbubur Rahman, and Abusayeed Saifullah

A Distributed Real-Time Scheduling System for Industrial Wireless Networks, Venkata P. Modekurthy, Abusayeed Saifullah, and Sanjay Madria

Hyperspectral Methods in Microscopy Image Analysis: A Survey, Shirin Nasr-Esfahani, Venkatesan Muthukumar, Emma E. Regentova, Kazem Taghva, and Mohamed B. Trabia

Multi-Objective Grid Scheduling for Battery Exchange Stations in Battery Consolidation Systems, Dara Nyknahad, Wolfgang Bein, Laxmi Gewali, and Rojin Aslani


PathCNN: Interpretable Convolutional Neural Networks for Survival Prediction and Pathway Analysis Applied to Glioblastoma, Jung Hun Oh, Wookjin Choi, Euiseong Ko, Mingon Kang, Allen Tannenbaum, and Joseph O. Deasy

A Secure Communication Method for CANBus, Chol Hyun Park, Yoohwan Kim, and Ju Yeon Jo

Analysis Of Traffic Based On Signals Using Different Feature Inputs, Baby S. Ravilla, Wolfgang Bein, and Yazmin E. Martinez

A Self-Stabilizing 1-Maximal Independent Set Algorithm, Hideyuki Tanaka, Yuichi Sudo, Hirotsugu Kakugawa, Toshimitsu Masuzawa, and Ajoy K. Datta

Submissions from 2020

SpeakOut, a Web App for Online Therapy and Web Counseling, Shubhshree Anand, Doina Bein, James Andro-Vasko, and Wolfgang Bein

Online Competitive Schemes for Linear Power-Down Systems, James Andro-Vasko, Wolfgang Bein, Benjamin Cisneros, and Janelle Domantay

Deterministic and Stochastic Simulation: A combined approach to Passenger Routing in Railway Systems, Wolfgang Bein, Gonzalo Barbeito, Maximilian Moll, and Stefan Pickl

A Critical Look at the 2019 College Admissions Scandal?, Hal Berghel

New Prespectives on (Anti)Social Media, Hal Berghel

The Sokol Hoax: A 25-Year Retrospective, Hal Berghel, Robert N. Charette, and John L. King

Interpretable Machine Learning in Bioinformatics, Young-Rae Cho and Mingon Kang

GPU Programming Productivity in Different Abstraction Paradigms, Patrick Daleiden, Andreas Stefik, and Philip Merlin Uesbeck

Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Student Performance in Parallel Programming using a New Measurement Technique, Patrick Daleiden, Andreas Stefik, P. Merlin Uesbeck, and Jan Pedersen

Election in Unidirectional Rings with Homonyms, Ajoy K. Datta, Stephane Devismes, Anais Durand, Lawrence Larmore, and Kariane Altisen

Linear Time Distributed Swap Edge Algorithms, A. K. Datta, P. Ferragina, Lawrence Larmore, L. Pagli, and G. Prencipe

Decentralized Marketplace using Blockchain,Cryptocurrency,and Swarm Technology, Jorge Fonseca Cacho

Building a Wikipedia N-GRAM Corpus, Jorge Ramon Fonseca Cacho, Ben Cisneros, and Kazem Taghva

OCR Post Processing Using Support Vector Machines, Jorge Ramon Fonseca Cacho and Kazem Taghva

The State of Reproducible Research in Computer Science, Jorge Ramon Fonseca Cacho and Kazem Taghva

The State of Reproducible Research In Computer Science, Jorge Ramón Fonseca Cacho and Kazem Taghva

Fast Heuristics for Covering 1.5D Terrain, Laxmi Gewali and Jiwan Khatiwada

Design Guidelines and Recommendations for Multimodal, Touchscreen-based Graphics, Jenna L. Gorlewicz, Jennifer L. Tennison, P. Merlin Uesbeck, Margaret E. Richard, Hari P. Palani, Andreas Stefik, Derrick W. Smith, and Nicholas A. Giudice

Page-Net: Interpretable and Integrative Deep Learning for Survival Analysis Using Histopathological Images and Genomic Data, Jie Hao, Sai Chandra Kosaraju, Nelson Zange Tsaku, Dae Hyun Song, and Mingon Kang

A Framework for Decentralized Private Random State Generation and Maintenance for Multiplayer Gaming Over Blockchain, Russell Harkanson, Carter Chiu, Yoohwan Kim, and Ju-Yeon Jo

Decentralized Security Bounty Management on Blockchain and IPFS, Alex Hoffman, Eric Becerril-Blas, Kevin Moreno, and Yoohwan Kim

Proportional Fair Secondary Receiver Selection Algorithm for Full-duplex WLAN, Jin-Ki Kim, Yoohwan Kim, Ju-Yeon Jo, and Jae-Hyun Kim

Deep-Hipo: Multi-Scale Receptive Field Deep Learning for Histopathological Image Analysis, Sai Chandra Kosaraju, Jie Hao, Hyun Min Koh, and Mingon Kang

Access to Computing Education for Students with Disabilities, Richard E. Ladner, Andreas Stefik, Amy J. Ko, and Brianna Blaser

Computer Science Principles for Teachers of Deaf Students, Richard E. Ladner, Andreas Stefik, Jill Naumann, and Erin Peach


A Design of MAC Model Based on the Separation of Duties and Data Coloring: DSDC-MAC, Soon-Book Lee, Yoo-Hwan Kim, Jin-Woo Kim, and Chee-Yang Song


Measurement of Human Walking Movements by Using a Mobile Health App: Motion Sensor Data Analysis, Sungchul Lee, Ryan M. Walker, Yoohwan Kim, and Hyunhwa Lee

Zoning Effect on the Capacity and Placement Planning for Battery Exchange Stations in Battery Consolidation Systems, Dera Nyknahad, Rojin Aslani, Wolfgang Bein, and Laxmi Gewali

Secure IoT Data Management in a Private Ethereum Blockchain, Vinay K.C. Ramesh, Yoohwan Kim, and Ju-Yeon Jo

Facial Expression Recognition with Convolutional Neural Networks, Shekhar Singh and Fatma Nasoz

"Research Supporting Multisensory Engagement by BVI and Sighted Students to Advance Integrated Learning of Astronomy and Computer Science", T. Spuck, J. Hammerman, K. Meredith, D. Reichart, Andreas Stefik, Y. Catricheo, S. Gasca, A. Grossi, K. Gustavson, J. Haislip, E. Hochberg, T. Linder, and B. Feranchak


Rethinking the Weakness of Stream Ciphers and Its Application to Encrypted Malware Detection, William Stone, Daeyoung Kim, Victor Youdom Kemmoe, Mingon Kang, and Junggab Son

Self-Stabilizing Token Distribution on Trees With Constant Space, Yuichi Sudo, Ajoy K. Datta, Lawrence L. Larmore, and Toshimitsu Masuzawa

Establishing Vibration-Based Tactile Line Profiles for Use in Multimodal Graphics, Jennifer L. Tennison, P. Merlin Uesbeck, Nicholas A. Giudice, Andreas Stefick, Derrick W. Smith, and Jenna L. Gorlewicz

A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effects of Embedded Computer Language Switching, P. Merlin Uesbeck, Cole S. Peterson, Bonita Sharif, and Andreas Stefik

A UAV with Autonomy, Pattern Recognition for Forest Fire Prevention, and AI for Providing Advice to Firefighters Fighting Forest Fires, Evangelos A. Yfantis

A Data Driven PID Control System, Evangelos A. Yfantis and William Culbreth

Understanding the Effects of TCP Tunneling on Approaching High Performance HAIPE-Encrypted Satellite Communication Systems, Qi Zhao, Xin Tian, Genshe Chen, Russell Harkanson, Yoohwan Kim, and Khanh Pham

Submissions from 2019

Link-renaming Technique for Efficiently Increasing Similarity Among SDN Entries, Abdulrahman Almohaimeed, Abu Asaduzzaman, and Kishore Konda Chidella

Online Competitive Control of Power-Down Systems with Adaptation, James Andro-Vasko and Wolfgang Bein


Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Management with Multi-State Power-Down Systems, James Andro-Vasko, Wolfgang W. Bein, and Hiro Ito

Shared Entry Logger to Eliminate Duplicate Requests to SDN Controller, Abu Asaduzzaman, Abdulhrahman Almohaimeed, and Kishore K. Chidella

A Survey on Algorithmic Approaches on Electric Vehicle Adaptation in a Smart Grid: An Introduction to Battery Consolidation Systems, Wolfgang Bein, Dara Nyknahad, and Rojin Aslani

Data Analytics and Optimization for Decision Support, Wolfgang Bein, Stefan Pickl, and Fei Tao

Codes of Ethics in a Post-Truth World, Hal Berghel

Huawei, BIS, and the IEEE: It's Déjà Vu All Over Again, Hal Berghel

Vehicle Telematics: The Good, Bad and Ugly, Hal Berghel

A Novel Design Framework for Embedded Applications, Kishore Konda Chidella, Abu Asaduzzaman, and Abdulrahman Almohaimeed

Impact of Non-Uniform Subnets on the Performance of Wireless Network-on-Chip Architectures, Kishore Konda Chidella, Abu Asaduzzaman, and Abdulrahman Almohaimeed

UAS-Based Object Tracking via Deep Learning, Marc Dinh, Brendan Morris, and Yoohwan Kim

Practical Evaluation of Different Omics Data Integration Methods, Wenjia Feng, Zekun Yu, Mingon Kang, Haijun Gong, and Tae-Hyuk Ahn

Using the Google Web 1T 5-Gram Corpus for OCR Error Correction, Jorge R. Fonseca Cacho


Interpretable Deep Neural Network for Cancer Survival Analysis by Integrating Genomic and Clinical Data, Jie Hao, Youngsoon Kim, Tejaswini Mallavarapu, Jung Hun Oh, and Mingon Kang


Resolving Intravoxel White Matter Structures in the Human Brain Using Regularized Regression and Clustering, Andrea Hart, Brianna Smith, Sean Smith, Elijah Sales, Jacqueline Hernandez-Camargo, Yarlin Mayor Garcia, Felix Zhan, Lori Griswold, Brian Dunkelberger, Michael R. Schwob, Sharang Chaudhry, Justin Zhan, Laxmi Gewali, and Paul Oh

Moral Hazards in Cyber Vulnerability Markets, Alex Hoffman and Hal Berghel

A Market Place Solution for Energy Transaction on Ethereum Blockchain, Chol Hyun Park, Ivanrey Mejia Barlongo, and Yoohwan Kim

Semi-Supervised Discriminative Transfer Learning in Cross-Language Text Classification, Mingon Kang, Ashis Biswas, Dong-Chul Kim, and Jean Gao

Integration of Multi-omics Data for Expression Quantitative Trait Loci (eQTL) Analysis and eQTL Epistasis, Mingon Kang and Jean Gao

Gene-and Pathway-Based Deep Neural Network for Multi-omics Data Integration to Predict Cancer Survival Outcomes, Mingon Kang, Jie Hao, Mohammad Masum, and Jung Hun Oh

Hi-LASSO: High-Dimensional LASSO, Mingon Kang, Youngsoon Ki, Jie Hao, Tejaswini Mallavarapu, and Joongyang Park

DoT-Net: Document Layout Classification Using Texture-based CNN, Mingon Kang, Sai Chandra Kosaraju, Mohammed Masum, Nelson Zange Tsaku, Pritesh Patel, Tanju Bayramoglu, and Girish Modgil

Fast and Accurate Machine Learning-based Malware Detection via RC4 Ciphertext Analysis, Mingon Kang, Junggab Son, Euiseong Ko, Uday Bhaskar Boyanapalli, Donghyun Kim, and Youngsoon Kim

Effects of TCP Transfer Buffers and Congestion Avoidance Algorithms on the End-to-End Throughput of TCP-over-TCP Tunnels, Yoohwan Kim, Russell Harkanson, Ju-Yeon Jo, and Khanh Pham

Brief Announcement: Analysis of a Memory-Efficient Self-stabilizing BFS Spanning Tree Construction, Lawrence Larmore, Ajoy Datta, Stéphane Devismes, and Colette Johnen

Analysis of a Memory-Efficient Self-Stabilizing BFS Spanning Tree, Lawrence Larmore, Ajoy K. Datta, Stephane Devismes, and Colette Johnen