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When the Shift Hits the (Television) Fan: A Growing Opportunity for Companion Devices
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Nitya Narasimhan
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 83-86
The television ecosystem faces growing attention and audience fragmentation thanks to an explosion of content sources and content consumption devices. In this article, the author looks at some of the interaction paradigms, viewer behaviors, and innovative ...
Using Location for Personalized POI Recommendations in Mobile Environments
Found in: Applications and the Internet, IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on
By Tzvetan Horozov, Nitya Narasimhan, Venu Vasudevan
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 124-129
Internet-based recommender systems have traditionally employed collaborative filtering techniques to deliver relevant
MAgNET: Mobile Agents for Networked Electronic Trading
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Prithviraj Dasgupta, Nitya Narasimhan, Louise E. Moser, P.m. Melliar-Smith
Issue Date:July 1999
pp. 509-525
<p><b>Abstract</b>—Electronic commerce technology offers the opportunity to integrate and optimize the global production and distribution supply chain. The computers of the various corporations, located throughout the world, will communic...
Descrambling the social TV echo chamber
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st ACM workshop on Mobile systems for computational social science (MCSS '12)
By Nitya Narasimhan, Venu Vasudevan
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 33-38
Ubiquitous broadband access and increased adoption of tablet and smartphone devices is driving new trends in x-shifting and multi-screen viewing for television. These create audience and attention fragmentation problems that impact viewer engagement. But t...
Efficient indexing structure for scalable processing of spatial alarms
Found in: Proceedings of the 18th SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (GIS '10)
By Ling Liu, Myungcheol Doo, Nitya Narasimhan, Venu Vasudevan
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 426-429
We present the design and implementation of a new indexing technique, Mondrian tree. The Mondrian tree indexing method partitions the entire universe of discourse into spatial alarm monitoring regions and alarm-free regions. This enables us to reduce the n...
Interactive visual object search through mutual information maximization
Found in: Proceedings of the international conference on Multimedia (MM '10)
By Jingjing Meng, Junsong Yuan, Nitya Narasimhan, Venu Vasudevan, Ying Wu, Yuning Jiang
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 1147-1150
Searching for small objects (e.g., logos) in images is a critical yet challenging problem. It becomes more difficult when target objects differ significantly from the query object due to changes in scale, viewpoint or style, not to mention partial occlusio...
Is this urgent?: exploring time-sensitive information needs in collaborative question answering
Found in: Proceedings of the 32nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '09)
By Eugene Agichtein, Nitya Narasimhan, Venu Vasudevan, Yandong Liu
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 435-435
As online Collaborative Question Answering (CQA) servicessuch as Yahoo! Answers and Baidu Knows are attracting users, questions, and answers at an explosive rate, the truly urgent and important questions are increasingly getting lost in the crowd. That is,...
VStore: efficiently storing virtualized state across mobile devices
Found in: Proceedings of the First Workshop on Virtualization in Mobile Computing (MobiVirt '08)
By Ankur Pai, Ashish Bijlani, Balasubramanian Seshasayee, Karsten Schwan, Nitya Narasimhan
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 43-47
Mobile virtualization is a nascent technology the value of which lies in enforcing data protection, providing process isolation and simplifying application reuse across device platforms. In this paper, we present VStore, a flexible mechanism for storage ma...