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Kotoulas, S., Tachmazidis, I., Antoniou, G., Flouris, G. "Towards Parallel Nonmonotonic Reasoning with Billions of Facts." KR 2012.

Kotoulas, S., Urbani, J., Boncz, P., Mika, P. "Large-scale SPARQL engine on Pig using runtime query-optimizer and skew-resistant joins." VLDB 2012.

Lecue, F. "Diagnosing Changes in Ontology Stream: A DL Reasoning Approach." AAAI 2012.

Tachmazidis, I., Flouris, G., Antoniou, G., Kotoulas, S., McCluskey, L. "Scalable Nonmonotonic Reasoning over RDF data using MapReduce." ISWC 2012.

Freddy Lecue, Nikolay Mehandjiev, Juergen Vogel, Patrick Un, Bernhard Neu. "KPI-based Service Composition Modeling and Optimization with Design Time User Interaction." ICWS 2012.

N. Pelekis, A. Gkoulalas-Divanis, M. Vodas, A. Plemenos, D. Kopanaki, Y. Theodoridis. " N. Pelekis, A. Gkoulalas-Divanis, M. Vodas, A. Plemenos, D. Kopanaki, Y. Theodoridis." EDBT/ICDT 2012.

G. Loukides, A. Gkoulalas-Divanis, J. Shao. "Efficient and Flexible Anonymization of Transaction Data." KAIS, 2012.

Vanessa Lopez, Spyros Kotoulas, Marco Luca Sbodio, Martin Stephenson, Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis and Pol Mac Aonghusa. "QuerioCity: A Linked Data Platform for Urban Information Management." International Semantic Web Conference.

Freddy Lecue, Anika Schumann and Marco Sbodio. "Applying Semantic Web Technologies for Diagnosing Road Traffic Congestions." International Semantic Web Conference.

Marco Luca Sbodio, Freddy Lecue and Anika Schumann. "A Prototype for Semantic based Diagnosis of Road Traffic Congestions." International Semantic Web Conference.

Spyros Kotoulas, Jacopo Urbani, Peter Boncz and Peter Mika. "Robust Runtime Optimization and Skew-Resistant Execution of Analytical SPARQL Queries on Pig." International Semantic Web Conference.

Grigorios Loukides, Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis. "Utility-Aware Anonymization of Diagnosis Codes." IEEE TITB (journal).

Grigorios Loukides, Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis. "Efficient and Flexible Anonymization of Transaction Data". KAIS (journal).

N. Pelekis, A. Gkoulalas-Divanis, M. Vodas, A. Plemenos, D. Kopanaki, Y. Theodoridis. "Private-HERMES: A Benchmark Framework for Mining and Privacy-Preserving Mobility Data Querying." EDBT 2012.


J. W. Yoon, F. Fusco, M. Wurst. "Bayesian Separation of Wind Power Generation Signals." ICPR 2012.

Mathieu Sinn, Ali Ghodi, Karsten Keller. "Detecting change-points in time series by maximum mean discrepancy of ordinal pattern distributions." UAI 2012.

F. Fusco, M. Wurst, J. W. Yoon. "Mining Residential household Information from Low-resolution Smart Meter Data." ICPR 2012.

Mevissen M., and Ragnoli E., and Yu J. Y., "Distributionally robust optimization for polynomial optimization problems." ISMP 2012.

Gummadi R., Johari R., and Yu J. Y., "Mean Field Equilibria of Multiarmed Bandit Games", EC 2012.

Gerchinovitz S. and Yu J. Y., "Adaptive and Optimal Online Linear Regression on L1-balls", Theoretical Computer Science, 2012.

Ba A., Sinn M., Goude, Y., and Pompey, P. "Adaptive Learning of Smoothing Functions: Application to Electricity Load Forecasting", NIPS 2012.

Sinn M. and Chen B. "Mixing properties of Conditional Markov Chains with unbounded feature functions", NIPS 2012.

Brady N., " Making Your Building Smarter :The Retrofit Challenges", ICEBO International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations, 2012.


A. Fukunaga, A. Kishimoto, A. Botea. "Iterative Resource Allocation for Memory Intensive Parallel Search Algorithms on Clouds, Grids, and Shared Clusters." AAAI 2012.

A. Fukunaga, A. Kishimoto, A. Botea. "Evaluation of a Simple, Scalable, Parallel Best-First Search Strategy." Artificial Intelligence Journal.

J. W. Yoon, T. T. Tchrakian. "Bayesian Implementation of Lagrangian Macroscopic Traffic Flow Model." ICPR 2012.

T. Baptista, E. Bouillet, F. Calabrese, O. Verscheure. "Towards building an uncertainty-aware multi-modal journey planner." IEEE ITSC.

A. Botea, J. Rintanen, D. Banerjee. "Optimal Reconfiguration for Supply Restoration With Informed A< formula formulatype=". Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on 3(2), 583--593, IEEE, 2012.

A. Fukunaga, A. Kishimoto, A. Botea. "Iterative Resource Allocation for Memory Intensive Parallel Search Algorithms". 2012 -

A. Botea. "Fast, Optimal Pathfinding with Compressed Path Databases". 2012 -

JW Yoon, F Pinelli, F Calabrese. "Cityride: a predictive bike sharing journey advisor". IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), 2012.

A S Cacciapuoti, F Calabrese, M Caleffi, G Di Lorenzo, L Paura. "Human-mobility enabled wireless networks for emergency communications during special events". Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Elsevier, 2012.

G Di Lorenzo, J Reades, F Calabrese, C Ratti. "Predicting Personal Mobility with Individual and Group Travel Histories". Environment & Planning B, 2012.

F Calabrese, M Diao, G Di Lorenzo, J Ferreira, C Ratti. "Understanding Individual Mobility Patterns from Urban Sensing Data: A Mobile Phone Trace Example". Transportation Research Part C, 2012.

M Sinn, JW Yoon, F Calabrese, E Bouillet. "Predicting arrival times of buses using real-time GPS measurements". 5th International IEEE Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), 2012.


Radu Marinescu , Rina Dechter and Natalia Flerova (UC Irvine). "Searching for M best solutions for graphical models." AAAI -2012.

Nic Wilson (UCC) and Radu Marinescu. "An axiomatic framework for influence diagram computation with partially ordered utilities." KR-2012.

R. Marinescu, N. Wilson, A. Razak (UCC). "Multi-objective influence diagrams." UAI 2012.

Batthacharjya, D and L.A. Deleris, “Fault-tree circuits” Decision Analysis May 2012.

Deleris, L.A. and M. Elisabeth Paté-Cornell. “Insolvencies in the American Property and Casualty Insurance Industry: A System’s Approach” accepted for publications in Risk and Decision Analysis 3(1), 3--18 2012.

Mohammed Attia, Khaled Shaalan, Lamia Tounsi and Josef van Genabith "Automatic Extraction and Evaluation of Arabic LFG Resources". Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2012).


Riesen, R., Ferreira, K., Da Silva, D., Lemarinier, P. "Alleviating Scalability Issues of Checkpointing Protocols." Supercomputing 2012.

Fiala, D., Mueller, F., Engelmann, C., Riesen, R., Ferreira, K., Brightwell, R. "Detection and Correction of Silent Data Corruption for Large-Scale High-Performance Computing." Supercomputing 2012.

D. Ajwani, S. Ali, J. Morrison. "Graph Partitioning for Reconfigurable Topology." IPDPS 2012.

Vinoth Suryanarayanan, Georgios Theodoropoulos. "Synchronised Range Queries in Distributed Simulations of Multi-Agent Systems (accepted)." ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation (TOMACS).

Avinash Malik, Alain Girault, and Zoran Salcic. "Formal Semantics, Compilation and Execution of the GALS Programming Language DSystemJ." IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, published July 2012.

Rolf Riesen, Kurt Ferreira, Dilma Da Silva, Pierre Lemarinier, Dorian Arnold, Patrick G. Bridges. "Alleviating Scalability Issues of Checkpointing Protocols." Supercomputing.

Konstantinos Christodoulopoulos, Marco Ruffini, Donal O’Mahony and Kostas Katrinis, "Topology Configuration in Hybrid EPS/OCS Interconnects", in Proceedings of the 2012 International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par 2012), Rhodes Island, Greece, August 2012 (Distinguished Paper Award).

Diego Lugones, Kostas Katrinis and Martin Collier, "A Reconfigurable Optical/Electrical Interconnect Architecture for Large-scale Clusters and Datacenters", in Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Computing (CF '12), Cagliari, Italy, May 2012 (Best Paper Award).


I. Herlin, D. Bereziat, N. Mercier, S. Zhuk. "Divergence-free motion estimation." ECCV 2012.

Rounce, D; B. Eck; M. Barrett; D. Lawler (2012). “Reducing Turbidity of Construction Site Runoff: Coagulation with Polyacrylamide” Transportation Research Record. 12-1250.

Fearghal O Donncha, Emanuele Ragnoli, Konstantin Katrinis, Olivier Verscheure, Michael Hartnet "Characterizing observed circulation patterns within a bay using HF radar and numerical model simulations" HIC 2012.

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; R. Charbeneau (2012). “Forchheimer flow in gently sloping layers: application to drainage of porous asphalt.” Water Resources Research. 48, W01530, doi:10.1029/2011WR010837.

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; R. Charbeneau (2012). “Coupled Surface-Subsurface Model for Simulating Drainage from Permeable Friction Course Highways.” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 138(13).

Emanuele Ragnoli, Fearghal O Donncha, Michael Hartnett "Characterizing ocean gyres formation within a bay using vorticity and HF radar measurements." EGU General Assembly 2012.

Stephen Nash, Michael Hartnett, Alister McKinstry, Emanuele Ragnoli, David Nagle "High resolution modelling and observation of wind-driven surface currents in a semi-enclosed estuary." EGU General Assembly 2012.

Emanuele Ragnoli, Sergiy Zhuk, Fearghal O Donncha, Frank Suits, Michael “An Optimal Interpolation Scheme for Assimilation of HF Radar Current data into a Numerical Ocean Model.” IEEE/MTS Oceans 2012.

Fearghal O Donncha, Emanuele Ragnoli, Sergiy Zhuk, Michael Hartnett “Surface flow dynamics within an exposed wind-driven bay: Combined HF radar observationas and model simulations." IEEE/MTS Oceans 2012.

A Akhriev, M Purcell,H Kolar, E McKeown Biospheric Engineering Ltd., P Yeatman Geospectrum Technologies Inc., "Measurement of Particle Velocity Levels at Ocean Energy Sites" , European Conference on Underwater Acoustics (ECUA 2012).

M Purcell, D Gregg, A Vasudevan, "Real-time sensor signal capture from a harsh environment ", IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT).


M Meneghin, D Pasetto, H Franke, F Petrini, J Xenidis, "Performance Evaluation of Interthread Communication Mechanisms on Multicore/Multithreaded Architectures" at ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing 2012 (Best Poster Award).

M Aldinucci, M Danelutto, M Meneghin, P Kilpatrick, M Torquati, "An Efficient Synchronisation Mechanism for Multi-Core Systems", International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par 2012), Rhodes Island, Greece, August 2012.


Massimiliano Meneghin. "Efficient Smith-Waterman on multi-core with FastFlow." Proc. of Intl. Euromicro PDP 2010 IEEE, February 2010.

O. Callanan, A. Castelfranco, C.H. Crawford, E. Creedon, S. Lekuch, K. Muller, M. Nutter, H. Penner, B. Purcell, M. Purcell and J. Xenidis. "A Study in Rapid Prototyping: Leveraging Software and Hardware Simulation Tools in the Bringup of System on a Chip Based Platforms." IEEE International Symposium on Rapid System Prototyping, May 2011.

Massimiliano Meneghin, Marco Aldinucci, Marco Danelutto, Peter Kilpatrick, Massimo Torquati. "Accelerating Code on Multi-Cores with FastFlow." Euro-Par 2011

Kay Muller. "Beyond Multicore." AoT White Paper, March 2010

Davide Pasetto. "Tools for Very Fast Regular Expression Matching." IEEE Computer Journal, March 2010.

Davide Pasetto. "Streaming Low-latency Communication in On-Line Trading Systems." IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium, April 2010.

Davide Pasetto. "Intra-Socket and Inter-Socket Communication in Multi-core Systems." IEEE Computer Architecture Letters journal, April 2010.

Davide Pasetto. "Scalable Graph Exploration on Multicore Processors." Supercomputing 2010, November 2010.

Davide Pasetto. "DotStar: Breaking the Scalability and Performance Barriers in Parsing Regular Expressions." International Supercomputing Conference, May 2010.

Davide Pasetto, Massimiliano Meneghin, Fabrizio Petrini, Hubertus Franke, Jimi Xenidis, "Performance evaluation of inter-thread communication mechanisms on multicore/multithreaded architectures", IBM Technical Report, 2012.