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EC2BargainHunter: It's Easy to Hunt for Cost Savings on Amazon EC2!
Found in: 2013 IEEE World Congress on Services (SERVICES)
By Rajaraman Kanagasabai,Le Duy Ngan,Yuzhang Feng,Anitha Veeramani,Joel Koo Chong En,Chan Chee Keong,Flora S. Tsai,Artur Andrzejak
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 480-487
Return on investment is a critical decision factor for end-users going for cloud deployments. However, major cloud vendors typically provide a myriad of interdependent cloud service options in a variety of purchasing models, that severely complicates cost ...
Context-Aware Mobile Learning with a Semantic Service-Oriented Infrastructure
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, International Conference on
By Yilun Chia, Flora S. Tsai, Ang Wee Tiong, Rajaraman Kanagasabai
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 896-901
Exploiting mobile technologies for educational purposes has promises of realizing ubiquitous, unobtrusive, personal and situated learning, but is non-trivial due to the challenges in the process of designing, communicating and presenting traditional e-lear...
Computer Animation of Facial Emotions
Found in: Cyberworlds, International Conference on
By Choong Seng Chan, Flora S. Tsai
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 425-429
Computer facial animation still remains a very challenging topic within the computer graphics community. In this paper, a realistic and expressive computer facial animation system is developed by automated learning from Vicon Nexus facial motion capture da...
Authorship Identification for Online Text
Found in: Cyberworlds, International Conference on
By Richmond Hong Rui Tan, Flora S. Tsai
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 155-162
Authorship identification for online text such as blogs and e-books is a challenging problem as these documents do not have a considerable amount of content. Therefore, identification is much harder than other documents such as books and reports. The paper...
Introduction to Mobile Information Retrieval
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Flora S. Tsai, Minoru Etoh, Xing Xie, Wang-Chien Lee, Qiang Yang
Issue Date:January 2010
pp. 11-15
<p>The new frontier of mobile information retrieval will combine context awareness and content adaptation.</p>
A Survey on Mobile Landmark Recognition for Information Retrieval
Found in: Mobile Data Management, IEEE International Conference on
By Tao Chen, Kui Wu, Kim-Hui Yap, Zhen Li, Flora S. Tsai
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 625-630
The growing usage of mobile devices has led to proliferation of many mobile applications. A growing trend in mobile applications is centered on mobile landmark recognition. It is a new mobile application that recognizes a captured landmark using the mobile...
OntoMobiLe: A Generic Ontology-Centric Service-Oriented Architecture for Mobile Learning
Found in: Mobile Data Management, IEEE International Conference on
By Keng Y. Yee, Ang Wee Tiong, Flora S. Tsai, Rajaraman Kanagasabai
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 631-636
Creation of pedagogical learning models to handle the specificity of mobile learning and the inherent constraints of mobile devices is a fundamental challenge in mobile learning. In this paper, we propose a generic semantics-based service-oriented architec...
Combining named entities and tags for novel sentence detection
Found in: Proceedings of the WSDM '09 Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval (ESAIR '09)
By Flora S. Tsai, Yi Zhang
Issue Date:February 2009
pp. 2
Novel sentence detection aims at identifying novel information from an incoming stream of sentences. Our research applies named entity recognition (NER) and part-of-speech (POS) tagging on sentence-level novelty detection and proposes a mixed method to uti...
Blog search and mining in the business domain
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 international workshop on Domain driven data mining (DDDM '07)
By Flora S. Tsai, Kap Luk Chan, Yun Chen
Issue Date:August 2007
pp. 55-60
Weblogs, or blogs, have rapidly gained in popularity over the past few years. In particular, the growth of business blogs written by or providing commentary on businesses and companies opens up new opportunities for developing blog-specific search and mini...