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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


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 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

Submissions from 2019


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

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


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

A silent self-stabilizing algorithm for the generalized minimal k-dominating set problem, Lawrence Larmore, Ajoy Datta, and Stéphane Université de Bordeaux


Hadoop Performance Analysis Model with Deep Data Locality, Sungchul Lee, Ju-Yeon Jo, and Yoohwan Kim

Implementation of a Blockchain-Based Event Reselling System, Tralyn Le, Yoohwan Kim, and Ju-Yeon Jo

Benefit of Self-stabilizing Protocols in Eventually Consistent Key-value Stores: A Case Study, Duong Nguyen, Sandeep S. Kulkarni, and Ajoy K. Datta

Verifying Channel Communication Correctness for a Multi-core Cooperatively Scheduled Runtime Using CSP, Jan Pedersen and Kevin Chalmers

Voice Interactive Games, P. Piotrowski, Evangelos A. Yfantis, A. Campagna, Q. Cornu, and G. M. Gallitano

A SS-CNN on an FPGA for Handwritten Digit Recognition, Jiong Si, Evangelos Yfantis, and Sarah L. Harris

A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Impact of Polyglot Programming in a Database Context, Andreas Stefik and Phillip Merlin Uesbeck

Loosely-Stabilizing Leader Election with Polylogarithmic Convergence Time, Yuichi Sudo, Fukuhito Ooshita, Hirotsugu Kakugawa, Toshimitsu Masuzawa, Ajoy K. Datta, and Lawrence L. Larmore

Texture-based Deep Learning for Effective Histopathological Cancer Image Classification, Nelson Zange Tsaku, Sai Chandra Kosaraju, Tasmia Aqila, Mohammad Masum, Dae Hyun Song, Ananda M. Mondal, Hyun Min Koh, and Mingon Kang


Beyond Cumulative Sum Charting in Non-Stationarity Detection and Estimation, Felix Zhan, Anthony Martinez, Nilab Rai, Richard McConnell, Matthew Swan, Moinak Bhaduri, Justin Zhan, Laxmi Gewali, and Paul Oh

Submissions from 2018


Continuous State Power-Down Systems for Renewable Energy Management, James Andro-Vasko, Surya Ravali Avasarala, and Wolfgang Bein

Classification of Vegetation Areas Using LiDAR Images and AI, Gevand Balayan and Evangelos Yfantis


Energy Saving In Data Centers, Wolfgang W. Bein

Election Integrity 2018: Are We Better Off Than We Were in 2016? [Aftershock], Hal Berghel


Malice Domestic: The Cambridge Analytica Dystopia, Hal Berghel

Newton's Great Insight, Hal Berghel

The Genesis of Postmodern Disinformatics [Out of Band], Hal Berghel


Trolling Pathologies, Hal Berghel


Weaponizing Twitter Litter: Abuse-Forming Networks and Social Media, Hal Berghel

The Online Trolling Ecosystem, Hal Berhel and Daniel Berleant


Using Empirical Recurrence Rates Ratio For Time Series Data Similarity, Moinak Bhaduri and Justin Zhan

Self-stabilizing Robots in Highly Dynamic Environments, Marjorie Bournat, Ajoy K. Datta, and Swan Dubois


Deep Learning for Link Prediction in Dynamic Networks using Weak Estimators, Carter Chiu and Justin Zhan

Finding Top-k Dominance on Incomplete Big Data Using Map Reduce Framework, Payam Ezatpoor, Justin Zhan, Jimmy Ming-Tai Wu, and Carter Chiu

Reproducible Research in Document Analysis and Recognition, Jorge Ramon Fonseca and Kazem Taghva

Level Set Framework of Multi Labels Fusion for Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Segmentation, Zhaoxuan Gong, Wei Guo, Jia Guo, Zhenyu Zhu, Yoohwan Kim, and Guodong Zhang

Automatic Rib Detection and Segmentation Based on Spatial Distance Constraints Particle Filter Method, Wei Guo, Qiang Chen, Zhaoxuan Gong, Jing Bi, Yoohwan Kim, and Guodong Zhang


Dynamically Adjusting the Mining Capacity in Cryptocurrency with Binary Blockchain, Yoohwan Kim and Ju-Yeon Jo

TCP-GEN Framework to Achieve High Performance for HAIPE-Encrypted TCP Traffic in a Satellite Communication Environment, Yoohwan Kim, Ju-Yeon Jo, Russell Harkanson, and Khanh Pham

Key Based Deep Data Locality on Hadoop, Sungchul Lee, Ju-Yeon Jo, and Yoohwan Kim

Brief Announcement: Feasibility of Weak Gathering in Connected-over-Time Dynamic Rings, Fukuhito Ooshita and Ajoy K. Datta

The Symbiosis Of Concurrency and Verification: Teaching And Case Studies, J B. Pedersen and P H. Welch

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


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


Constant Space Self-stabilizing Center Finding Algorithms in Chains and Trees, Yuichi Sudo, Ajoy Datta, and Lawrence Larmore

Loosely-Stabilizing Leader Election for Arbitrary Graphs in Population Protocol Model, Yuichi Sudo, Fukuhito Ooshita, Hirotsugu Kakugawa, Toshimitsu Masuzawa, Ajoy K. Datta, and Lawrence Larmore


Loosely-Stabilizing Leader Election with Polylogarithmic Convergence Time, Yuichi Sudo, Fukuhito Ooshita, Hirotsugu Kukugawa, Toshimitsu Masuzawa, Ajoy K. Datta, and Lawrence L. Larmore

Concurrent Lock-Free Unbounded Priority Queue with Mutable Priorities, Ivan Walulya, Bapi Chetterjee, Ajoy K. Datta, Rashmi Niyolia, and Philippas Tsigas


Mining Association Rules for Low-Frequency Itemsets, Jimmy Ming-Tai Wu, Justin Zhan, and Sanket Chobe

A New Cyclic Cryptographic Algorithm, Evangelos A. Yfantis

A New Elliptic Cryptographic Algorithm, Evangelos A. Yfantis and Elizabeth F. Dettrey


Prediction of Online Social Networks Users' Behaviors with a Game Theoretic Approach, Felix Zhan, Gabriella Laines, Sarah Deniz, Sahan Paliskara, Irvin Ochoa, Idania Guerra, Shahab Tayeb, Carter Chiu, Martin Pirouz, Elliott Ploutz, Justin Zhan, Laxmi Gewali, and Paul Oh


An Efficient Alternative to Personalized Page Rank for Friend Recommendations, Felix Zhan, Brandon Waters, Maria Mijangos, LeAnn Chung, Raghav Bhagat, Tanvi Bhagat, Matin Pirouz, Carter Chiu, Shahab Tayeb, Elliott Ploutz, Justin Zhan, and Laxmi Gewali

Pulmonary Nodules Segmentation Method Based on Auto-encoder, Guodong Zhang, Mao Guo, Zhaoxuan Gong, Jing Bi, Yoohwan Kim, and Wei Guo

Gaussian Highpass Filters-based Convolutional Neural Network for Pulmonary Nodules Detection in CT Images, Guodong Zhang, Lingchuang Kong, Wei Guo, Jia Guo, Zhenyu Zhu, Yoohwan Kim, and Zhaoxuan Gong

Lung Nodules Detection Based on Modified Extreme Learning Machine with Deep Convolutional Features, Guodong Zhang, Yuxuan Sun, Lingchuang Kong, Jing Bi, Zhaoxuan Gong, Yoohwan Kim, and Wei Guo

False Positive Reduction of Pulmonary Nodules using Three-channel Samples, Guodong Zhang, Wanwan Zhang, Zhaoxuan Gong, Jing Bi, Yoohwan Kim, and Wei Guo

Submissions from 2017


Using Proxies for Node Immunization Identification on Large Graphs, Raymond Ahn and Justin Zhan

Leader Election in Asymmetric Labeled Unidirectional Rings, Karine Altisen, Ajoy K. Datta, Stephane Devismes, Anais Durand, and Lawrence L. Larmore


Alt-News and Post-Truths in the 'Fake News' Era, Hal Berghel


A Quick Take on Windows Security Evolution, Hal Berghel


Equifax and the Latest Round of Identity Theft Roulette, Hal Berghel


Lies, Damn Lies, and Fake News, Hal Berghel