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Book Chapters

-Richa Tiwari, Chengcui Zhang, Thamar Solorio, and Wei-Bang Chen, “A Supervised Machine Learning Approach of Extracting and Ranking Published Papers Describing Coexpression Relationships among Genes,” Edited by zyer, Tansel; Mehr, Keivan Kian; Tan, Mehmet, Recent Trends in Information Reuse and Integration, Springer-Verlag, 2012, ISBN 978-3-7091-0737-9.


-Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, “Automated Bacterial Colony Counting for Clonogenic Assay,” Edited by Dr. Andriani Daskalaki, Handbook of Research on Dental Computing and Applications: Advanced Techniques for Clinical Dentistry, IGI Global, 2009, ISBN: 978-160566292-3.


-Min Chen, Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, and Chengcui Zhang, “Video Event Mining via Multimodal Content Analysis and Classification,” Edited by Valery A. Petrushin and Latifur Khan, Multimedia Data mining and Knowledge Discovery, Springer-Verlag, 2007, ISBN: 978-1-84628-436-6.


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
1. Chengcui Zhang, “Multimedia Semantics, Indexing, and Applications,” International Journal on Semantic Computing, pp. 1-3, Vol. 6, No. 2 (2012). [Impact Factor: 1.8]


2. Chengcui Zhang, “Ubiquitous Multimedia Engineering: The Interplay of Multiple Disciplines,” International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management, pp. i-iii, 3(2), April-June 2013.


3. Lin Yang, Wei-Bang Chen, Chengcui Zhang, John Johnstone, Gary Warner, and Song Gao, “Profiling Online Auction Sellers by Image Editing Styles,” IEEE Multimedia, pp. 29-39, Vol. 19, Issue 1, Jan. 2012. [Impact Factor: 2.258]


4. Min Chen, Hongli Luo, and Chengcui Zhang, “Multimedia Semantic Computing,” International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering & Management, pp. 1-4, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 2011.


5. Liping Zhou, Wei-Bang Chen, and Chengcui Zhang, “Authorship Detection and Encoding for Images,” International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering & Management, pp. 22-37, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2011.


6. Chengcui Zhang, Liping Zhou, Wen Wan, Jeffrey Birch, and Wei-Bang Chen, “An Image Clustering and Feedback-based Retrieval Framework,” International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering & Management, pp. 55-74, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2010.


7. Lin Yang, John Johnstone, and Chengcui Zhang, “Ranking canonical views for tourist attractions,” International Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp. 573-589, Vol. 46, No. 2-3/January, 2010. [Impact factor: 0.914]


8. Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Xin Chen, Lin Yang, and John Johnstone, “A Multiple Instance Learning and Relevance Feedback Framework for Retrieving Abnormal Incidents in Surveillance Videos,” Journal of Multimedia, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 310-321, August, 2010.


9. Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, “A Hybrid Framework for Protein Sequences Clustering and Classification Using Signature Motif Information,” Journal of Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, Volume 16 Issue 4, pp. 353-365, December 2009. [Impact Factor: 3.451]


10. William I. Grosky, Chengcui Zhang, and Shu-Ching Chen, “Intelligent and Pervasive Multimedia Systems: Guest Editor’s Introduction,” IEEE Multimedia, vol. 16 no. 1, pp. 14-15, Jan.-Mar., 2009. [Impact Factor: 2.258]


11. Chengcui Zhang and Xin Chen, “Semantic Retrieval of Events from Indoor Surveillance Video Databases,” Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol.30, Issue 12, September 2009, pp. 1067-1076. [Impact Factor: 1.864]


12. Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Xin Chen, Richa Tiwari, Lin Yang, and Gary Warner, “A Multimodal Data Mining Framework for Revealing Common Sources of Spam Images,” Journal of Multimedia, Vol. 4, No. 5, October 2009, pp. 313-320.


13. Ying Liu, Xin Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Alan Sprague, “Semantic Clustering for Region-based Image Retrieval,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 157-166, Feb. 2009. [Impact Factor: 1.394]


14. Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, “An Automated Bacterial Colony Counting and Classification System,” Information Systems Frontiers, vol. 11, issue 4, pp. 349-368, 2009. [Impact Factor: 1.596]


15. Chengcui Zhang, Xin Chen, Wei-Bang Chen, and Lin Yang, “Spam Image Clustering for Identifying Common Sources of Unsolicited Emails,” International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics, Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 1-20, 2009. [Impact factor: 0.364]


16. Xin Chen, Chengcui Zhang, Shu-Ching Chen, and Stuart H. Rubin, “A Human-Centered Multiple Instance Learning Framework for Semantic Video Retrieval,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Part C, vol. 39, issue 2, pp. 228-233, 2009. [Impact Factor: 2.105]


17. C. Wei, A.P. Sprague, G. Warner, and A. Skjellum. Clustering spam domains and targeting spam origin for forensic analysis. J. Digital Forensics, Security, and Law, 5: 2010.


18. Y. Liu and A.P. Sprague. Outlier detection and evaluation by network flow. Intl. J. Computer Applications in Technology 33: 237–246, 2008.


REFEREED INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS
1. Song Gao, Chengcui Zhang, and Wei-Bang Chen, “An Improvement of Color Image Segmentation through Projective Clustering,” accepted for publication, Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Information Integration and Reuse, Las Vegas, NV, USA, August 8-10, 2012.


2. Richa Tiwari, Chengcui Zhang, and Manuel Montes, “UAB at MediaEval 2011: Genre Tagging Task,” Proceedings of the MediaEval 2011 Workshop, Sep. 1-2, Pisa, Italy.


3. Richa Tiwari and Chengcui Zhang, “Video genre detection using a multimodality approach,” Proceedings of 2011 ACM Multimedia, pp. 879-880, Scottsdale, AZ, USA, November 28 – December 1, 2011.


4. Wei-bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, “Multiple object retrieval in image databases using hierarchical segmentation tree,” Proceedings of 2011 ACM Multimedia, pp. 881-882, Scottsdale, AZ, USA, November 28 – December 1, 2011.


5. Song Gao, Chengcui Zhang, and Wei-Bang Chen, “Identifying Image Spam Authorship with Variable Bin-Width Histogram-based Projective Clustering,” Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME2011), Jul. 11-15, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. [Accepted as a top 15% paper, and selected for oral presentation at a selection rate of 8% out of 744 submissions]


6. Lin Yang, John Johnstone, and Chengcui Zhang, “Efficient place recognition with canonical views,” Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME2011), Jul. 11-15, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. [Accepted as a top 15% paper, and selected for oral presentation at a selection rate of 8% out of 744 submissions]


7. John David Osborne, Song Gao, Wei-bang Chen, Aleodor Andea, and Chengcui Zhang, “Machine Classification of Melanoma and Nevi from Skin Lesions,” Proceedings of the 2011 ACM International Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC2011), pp. 100-105, Mar. 21-24, 2011, Taichun, Taiwan.


8. Song Gao, Chengcui Zhang, and Wei-Bang Chen, “A Variable Bin Width Histogram based Image Clustering Algorithm,” Proceeding of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, September 22-24, 2010, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.


9. Richa Tiwari, Chengcui Zhang, and Thamar Solorio, “A Supervised Machine Learning Approach of Extracting Coexpression Relationship among Genes from Literature,” Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, pp. 98-103, August 4-6, 2010, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2010. [Acceptance Rate: 33.9%]


10. Liping Zhou, Chengcui Zhang, Wen Wan, Jeffrey Birch, and Wei-Bang Chen, “An Image Clustering and Retrieval Framework Using Feedback-based Integrated Region Matching,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, pp. 596-601, December 13-15, Miami, FL, USA, 2009.


11. Hua Zhong, Wei-Bang Chen, and Chengcui Zhang, “Classifying Fruit Fly Early Embryonic Developmental Stage Based On Embryo In Situ Hybridization Images,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, pp. 145-152, September 14-16, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2009. [Acceptance Rate: 29%]


12. Richa Tiwari, Chengcui Zhang, and Wei-Bang Chen, “Extraction of Coexpression Relationship among Genes from Biomedical Text using Dynamic Conditional Random Fields,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, pp. 1-4, August 3-4, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 2009.


13. Lin Yang, John Johnstone, and Chengcui Zhang, “Vehicle Tracking from Disparate Views,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, pp. 534-537, June 28 – July 3, Cancun, Mexico, 2009.


14. Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Xin Chen, and Gary Warner, “Revealing Common Sources of Image Spam by Unsupervised Clustering with Visual Features,” Proceedings of the 2009 ACM International Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC2009), pp. 891-892, March 8-12, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2009.


15. Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, “Bacteria Colony Enumeration and Classification for Clonogenic Assay,” Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM2008), pp. 487-488, December 15-17, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2008.


16. Wei-Bang Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Hua Zhong, “An Unsupervised Protein Sequences Clustering Algorithm Using Functional Domain Information,” Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, pp. 76-81, July 13-15, 2008, Las Vegas, NV, USA.


17. Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Wen-Lin Liu, and Chi-Bang Chen, “An Automated Bacterial Colony Counting System,” Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous, and Trustworthy Computing, pp. 233-240, June 11-13, 2008, Taichung, Taiwan.


18. Liping Zhou, Dezheng Zhang, Xin Chen, and Chengcui Zhang, “A Method for Semantics-based Conceptual Expansion of Ontology,” Proceedings of the 2008 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, pp. 1583-1587, March 16-24, 2008, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil (Acceptance Rate: 28%).


19. C. Wei, A.P. Sprague, G. Warner, and A. Skjellum. Identifying new spam domains by hosting IPs: Improving domain blacklisting. In Proc. Conf. on Email and Anti-Spam (CEAS)}, 2010.


20. C. Wei, A.P. Sprague, G. Warner, and A. Skjellum. Characterization of spam advertised website hosting strategy. In Proc. Conf. on Email and Anti-Spam (CEAS), 2009.


21. C. Wei, A.P. Sprague, and G. Warner. Clustering malware-generated spam emails with a novel fuzzy string matching algorithm. In Proc. ACM Symp. on Applied Computing (SAC), pages 889–890, 2009.


22. C. Wei, A.P. Sprague, G. Warner, and A. Skjellum. Mining spam email to identify common origins for forensic application. In Proc. ACM Symp. on Applied Computing (SAC), pages 1432-1436, 2008.


23. C. Wei, A.P. Sprague, and G. Warner. Detection of network blocks used by the Stormworm botnet. In Proc. ACM Southeast Conf. (ACMSE), 2008.


24. R.E. Jamison and A.P. Sprague. Barriers and jiggling in pluri-threshold graphs. Congressus Numerantium, 2009.


REFEREED POSTERS AND ABSTRACTS
1. Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Richa Tiwari, Xin Chen, and Gary Warner, “Spam Image Clustering: A Novel Approach in Revealing Common Sources of Spam,” Proceedgins of the 61st Annual Meeting of American Academy of Forensic Science, pp. 155-156, February 16-21, 2009, Denver, Colorado, USA.


2. Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, “A Two-Phase Hybrid Method for Biological Sequence Clustering,” Proceedings of 2006 LSS Computational Systems Bioinformatics Conference, August 14-18, 2006, Stanford University, California, USA.

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