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Enhanced Kepler Framework for Self-Archiving
Found in: Parallel Processing Workshops, International Conference on
By Xiaoming Liu, Kurt Maly, Mohammad Zubair
Issue Date:August 2002
pp. 455
In this paper, we introduce the Enhanced Kepler Framework, an evolution of the original Kepler framework that implements an OAI-PMH-compliant data provider for the individual. The enhanced Kepler framework is influenced by Fasttrack, a peer-to-peer network...
 
Application-Layer Group Communication Server for Extending Reliable Multicast Protocols Services
Found in: Network Protocols, IEEE International Conference on
By Ehab Al-Shaer, Hussein Abdel-Wahab, Kurt Maly
Issue Date:October 1997
pp. 267
Reliable multicast protocols are becoming an essential element in distributed applications such as interactive distance learning applications. However, the existing implementations of reliable multicast protocols are not sufficient to satisfy the group com...
 
A High Performance Implementation of an OAI-Based Federation Service
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Systems, International Conference on
By Kurt Maly, Mohammad Zubair, Li Xuemei
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 769-774
<p>As the number of OAI-PMH compliant digital libraries are growing, we are encountering significant performance bottlenecks. Our earlier experience of implementing the searching and indexing for Arc [6] on a single processor utilizing the standard d...
 
Event-Based Retrieval from a Digital Library Containing Medical Streams
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Mohamed Kholief, Kurt Maly, Stewart Shen
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 231
We describe a digital library that contains streams and supports event-based retrieval. Streams used in the digital library are CT scan, medical text, and audio streams. Events, such as ?tumor appeared?, were generated and represented in the user interface...
 
Repository Synchronization in the OAI Framework
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Xiaoming Liu, Kurt Maly, Mohammad Zubair, Michael L. Nelson
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 191
The Open Archives Initiative Protocol forMetadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) began as an alternative to distributed searching of scholarly eprint repositories. The model embraced by the OAI-PMH is that of metadata harvesting, where value-added services (by a
 
The Software Architecture of an Interactive Remote Instruction System for Heterogeneous Network Environments
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By Ayman Abdel-Hamid, Sahar Ghanem, Kurt Maly, Hussein Abdel-Wahab
Issue Date:July 2001
pp. 0694
Abstract: At Old Dominion University, we have designed and implemented a Java-based distance education system, which we term IRI-h (for Interactive Remote Instruction-heterogeneous). IRI-h is designed to function on a number of heterogeneous platforms, and...
 
Arc: An OAI Service Provider for Cross-Archive Searching
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Xiaoming Liu, Kurt Maly, Mohammad Zubair, Michael L. Nelson
Issue Date:June 2001
pp. 65-66
The usefulness of the many on-line journals and scientific digital libraries that exist today is limited by the lack of a service that can federate them through a unified interface. The Open Archive Initiative (OAI) is one major effort to address technical...
   
Event-Based Retrieval from Digital Libraries Containing Streamed Data
Found in: Information Technology: Coding and Computing, International Conference on
By Mohamed Kholief, Stewart Shen, Kurt Maly
Issue Date:March 2000
pp. 234
Data streams are a very important source of information for both researchers and ordinary users. Data streams might be video or audio streams or might be a stream of sensor readings, satellite images, etc. Saving data, streams in digital libraries add the ...
 
General and Scalable State Feedback for Multimedia Systems
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By Alaa Youssef, Hussein Abdel-Wahab, Kurt Maly, Mohamed Gouda
Issue Date:July 1999
pp. 187
Obtaining feedback information regarding the state of receivers in a multicast session is a fundamental problem that often arises in collaborative multimedia systems.In this paper, we present a definition of the general form of the state feedback problem.T...
 
HiFi: A New Monitoring Architecture for Distributed Systems Management
Found in: Distributed Computing Systems, International Conference on
By Ehab Al-Shaer, Hussein Abdel-Wahab, Kurt Maly
Issue Date:June 1999
pp. 0171
With the increasing complexity of large-scale distributed (LSD) systems, an efficient monitoring mechanism has become an essential service for improving the performance and reliability of such complex applications.This paper presents a {\em scalable, dynam...
 
The Software Architecture of a Distributed Quality of Session Control Layer
Found in: High-Performance Distributed Computing, International Symposium on
By Alaa Youssef, Hussein Abdel-Wahab, Kurt Maly
Issue Date:July 1998
pp. 21
Collaborative multimedia systems demand overall session quality control beyond the level of quality of service (QoS) pertaining to individual streams in isolation of others. To this end, we have recently introduced the concept of Quality of Session (QoSess...
 
NCSTRL+: Adding Multi-Discipline and Multi-Genre Support to the Dienst Protocol Using Clusters and Buckets
Found in: Advances in Digital Libraries Conference, IEEE
By Michael L. Nelson, Kurt Maly, Stewart N.T. Shen, Mohammad Zubair
Issue Date:April 1998
pp. 128
We describe NCSTRL+, a unified, canonical digital library for scientific and technical information (STI). NCSTRL+ is based on the Networked Computer Science Technical Report Library (NCSTRL), a World Wide Web (WWW) accessible digital library (DL) that prov...
 
Synchronization of Multimedia Streams in Distributed Environments
Found in: Multimedia Computing and Systems, International Conference on
By Emilia Stoica, Hussein Abdel-Wahab, Kurt Maly
Issue Date:June 1997
pp. 395
A major feature that distinguishes multimedia applications from other traditional applications is the integration of various media streams that have to be presented in a synchronized fashion. This paper presents a set of algorithms for achieving fine-grain...
 
Reliability, Scalability and Robustness Issues in IRI*
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Ehab Al-Shaer, Alaa Youssef, Hussein Abdel-Wahab, Kurt Maly, C. Michael Overstreet
Issue Date:June 1997
pp. 0320
Over the past two years, we have used the IRI (Interactive Remote Instruction) system to teach several live interactive classes with students in different cities. While this system is a prototype - we are using it to better understand both system performan...
 
Interactive Distance Learning Over Intranets
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Kurt Maly, Hussein Abdel-Wahab, C. Michael Overstreet, J. Christian Wild, Ajay K. Gupta, Alaa Youssef, Emilia Stoica, Ehab S. Al-Shaer
Issue Date:January 1997
pp. 60-71
<p>Many distance learning systems claim to be interactive, but few can offer two-way video, on-the-fly interaction, and application sharing. The authors describe the Interactive Remote Instruction system, which links sites over a high-speed intranet....
 
SmartSpaghetti: Use of smart devices to solve health care problems
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM)
By Mostafa Uddin,Ajay Gupta,Kurt Maly,Tamer Nadeem,Sandip Godambe,Arno Zaritsky
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 40-45
Mobile devices such as smartphones have a number of sensors that can be exploited to solve a number of problems related to health care delivery. In this paper we use accelerometer, gyroscope, and compass sensors on smart-phones to solve a location tracking...
   
Comparison of ontology reasoning systems using custom rules
Found in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS '11)
By Hui Shi, Kurt Maly, Mohammad Zubair, Steven Zeil
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 1-9
In the semantic web, content is tagged with "meaning" or "semantics" that allows for machine processing when implementing systems that search the web. General question/answer systems that are built on top of reasoning and inference face a number of difficu...
     
Collaborative classification of growing collections with evolving facets
Found in: Proceedings of the 18th conference on Hypertext and hypermedia (HT '07)
By Harris Wu, Kurt Maly, Mohammad Zubair
Issue Date:September 2007
pp. 167-170
There is a lack of tools for exploring large non-textual collections. One challenge is the manual effort required to add metadata to these collections. In this paper, we propose an architecture that enables users to collaboratively build a faceted classifi...
     
Harvesting social knowledge from folksonomies
Found in: Proceedings of the seventeenth conference on Hypertext and hypermedia (HYPERTEXT '06)
By Harris Wu, Kurt Maly, Mohammad Zubair
Issue Date:August 2006
pp. 111-114
Collaborative tagging systems, or folksonomies, have the potential of becoming technological infrastructure to support knowledge management activities in an organization or a society. There are many challenges, however. This paper presents designs that enh...
     
GRID Based Federated Digital Library
Found in: Proceedings of the 2nd conference on Computing frontiers (CF '05)
By Kurt Maly, Mohammad Zubair, Pratik Kothari, Vamshi Chilukamarri
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 97-105
With the growing acceptance of the Open Archive Initiative (OAI) [16] framework, a number of digital libraries are becoming OAI compliant. This is making it feasible to build an effective federated digital library, which harvests metadata from the OAI-comp...
     
DP9: an OAI gateway service for web crawlers
Found in: Proceedings of the second ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '02)
By Kurt Maly, Michael L. Nelson, Mohammad Zubair, Xiaoming Liu
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 283-284
Many libraries and databases are closed to general-purpose Web crawlers, and they expose their content only through their own search engines. At the same time many researchers attempt to locate technical papers through general-purpose Web search engines. D...
     
DL-COTF: an XML based digital library for U. S. Navy's operational test and evaluation force
Found in: Proceedings of the 2002 ACM symposium on Applied computing (SAC '02)
By A. Mathur, Kurt Maly, Mohammad Zubair, S. Balusani, S. Sudeep, W. Wolters
Issue Date:March 2002
pp. 493-497
This paper describes the development of the XML based digital library (DL-COTF) for the United States Navy's operational test and evaluation command (COMOPTEVFOR). COMOPTEVOR tests new systems (weapons, ships, aircraft, etc.) that industry develops and dep...
     
Arc: an OAI service provider for cross-archive searching
Found in: Proceedings of the first ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '01)
By Kurt Maly, Michael L. Nelson, Mohammad Zubair, Xiaoming Liu
Issue Date:January 2001
pp. 65-66
The usefulness of the many on-line journals and scientific digital lib raries that exist today is limited by the lack of a service that can federate them through a unified interface. The Open Archive Initiative (OAI) is one major effort to address technica...
     
Building multi-discipline digital libraries (poster)
Found in: Proceedings of the second ACM international conference on Digital libraries (DL '97)
By Kurt Maly, Michael L. Nelson, Stewart N. T. Shen
Issue Date:July 1997
pp. 262-263
This presentation focuses on the strategic design planning and vision creation process for the E-Quarium, the online complement to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. More than six months of informed investigation and analysis resulted in an ambitious redesign of t...
     
Distance education (panel): promise and reality
Found in: Proceedings of the twenty-eighth SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '97)
By Elizabeth S. Adams, James E. Miller, Judith Gal-Ezer, Keith Barker, Kurt Maly, Pam Lawhead, Pete Thomas
Issue Date:February 1997
pp. 313-317
This paper discusses various strategies for introducing and reinforcing software engineering principles in the undergraduate Computer Science curriculum. These strategies are based on a set of standards for internal/external documentation and organization ...
     
Buckets: smart objects for digital libraries
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Kurt Maly, Michael L. Nelson
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 60-62
Case study findings from several corporate environments suggest that successful virtualization does not depend on the degree of technological sophistication. It's how the tools are used that matters.
     
Wide Area Technical Report Service: technical reports online
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Alan L. Selman, Edward A. Fox, James C. French, Kurt Maly
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 45
Wide Area Technical Report Service (WATERS) is a distributed database of computer science technical reports. Contributors are departments of computer science that make their reports, stored locally at their sites, available through World-Wide Web and a WAI...
     
A first course in computer science: What it should be and why.
Found in: Proceedings of the fifth SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '75)
By Allan Hanson, Kurt Maly
Issue Date:January 1975
pp. 95-101
We feel that for a long time introductory computer science courses have degenerated into courses more appropriately titled “Introduction to the Programming Language X” where X has historically been FORTRAN or BASIC and more recently PL/I or APL...
     
Programming and its implication on programming languages: Overview and introduction
Found in: Proceedings of the 1975 annual conference (ACM 75)
By Kurt Maly
Issue Date:January 1975
pp. 213-214
In the short time that has elapsed since the appearance of the special issue of Computing Survey, [8, 12, 23, 31, 32, 33], it has become one of the classics in computer science. Articles from that issue have become required reading material for introductor...
     
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