David A. Grossman, Ph.D.

  

PUBLICATIONS

Patents

  • “Intranet Mediator,” Patent filing by IIT.  Patent filing by the Illinois Institute of Technology US Patent #6,904,428.  June 7, 2005.  (Co-Inventor:  Frieder)

 

  • “Detection of Misuse of Authorized Access in an Information Retrieval System,” US Patent #7,299,496. November 20, 2007.   (Co-Inventor:  Frieder)

 

Books

  1. Grossman and O. Frieder, Information Retrieval: Algorithms and Heuristics, Kluwer Academic Publishers, ISBN 0-7923-8271-4, 1998. Second Edition 2004 by Springer Publishers, ISBN 1-4020-3003-7 (hardcover), 1-4020-3004-5 (paperback).

2012. G. Frieder, O. Frieder, D. Grossman.  Computer Science Programming Basics          in Ruby.  O’Reilly Press. Full Book

Book Chapter 

  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, A. Chowdhury, D. Grossman, N. Goharian, and O. Frieder, “Recent Results on Fusion of Effective Retrieval Strategies in the Same Information Retrieval System,” Distributed Multimedia Information Retrieval, edited by J. Callan, F. Crestani, and M. Sanderson, Spring-Verlag, LNCS-2924, 2003. PDF

Journal Publications

  1. Grossman, C. J. Staton, B. Bailey, M. C. McCabe, O. Frieder, and D. Roberts, “Applications-Level Performance Testing: A Case Study of a Large Finance Application,” IEEE Software, September 1996
  1. A. Grossman, O. Frieder, D. O. Holmes, and D. C. Roberts, “Integrating Structured Data and Text: A Relational Approach,” Journal of the American Society of Information Science, 48(2), February 1997.
  1. Lundquist, O. Frieder, D. Holmes, and D. Grossman, “A Parallel Relational Database Management System Approach to Relevance Feedback in Information Retrieval,” Journal of the American Society of Information Science, 50(5), April 1999. PDF
  1. Chowdhury, O. Frieder, E. Burger, D. Grossman, and K. Makki, “Dynamic Routing System (DRS): Fault Tolerance in Network Routing,” Computer Networks and ISDN, Elsevier Science Publishing Co., North-Holland, 31(1-2), January 1999. (Paper was selected from conference proceedings). PDF
  1. Frieder, D. Grossman, A. Chowdhury, and G. Frieder, “Efficiency Considerations in Very Large Information Retrieval Servers,” Journal of Digital Information, (British Computer Society), 1(5), April 2000.
  1. Grossman, S. Beitzel, E. Jensen, and O. Frieder, “IIT Intranet Mediator: Bringing Data Together on a Corporate Intranet,” IEEE IT PRO, January/February 2002.
  1. Chowdhury, O. Frieder, D. Grossman, M. McCabe, “Collection Statistics for Fast Duplicate Document Detection,” ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), 20(2), April 2002PDF
  1. Aljlayl, O. Frieder, and D. Grossman, “On Bi-Directional English-Arabic Search,” Journal of the American Society of Information, Science and Technology, 53(13), November 2002. PDF
  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, A. Chowdhury, D. Grossman, “On Fusion of Effective Retrieval Strategies in the Same Information Retrieval System”, to appear in the Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology.
  1. Aqeel, S. Beitzel, E. Jensen, D. Grossman, O. Frieder, “On the Development of Name Search Techniques for Arabic”, to appear in the Journal of the American Society of Information Science and TechnologyPDF
  1. Goharian, D. Grossman, N. Raju, O. Frieder, “Migrating Information Retrieval from the Graduate to the Undergraduate Curriculum”, Journal of Information Systems Education, vol 15 (1), April 2004.
  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, A. Chowdhury, D. Grossman, O. Frieder, and N. Goharian, “On Fusion of Effective Retrieval Strategies in the Same Information Retrieval System”, Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, 55(10), July 2004.
  1. Aqeel, S. Beitzel, E. Jensen, D. Grossman and O. Frieder, “On the Development of Name Search Techniques for Arabic,” Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, 57(6), April 2006
  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, A. Chowdhury, O. Frieder, and D. Grossman, “Temporal Analysis of a Very Large Topically Categorized Web Query Log,” Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, 58(2), January 2007. PDF
  1. Cathey, E. Jensen, S. Beitzel, O. Frieder, and D. Grossman, “Exploiting Parallelism to Support Scalable Hierarchical Clustering,” Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, (to appear, 58(8), June 2007. PDF
  1. Cathey, E. Jensen, S. Beitzel, D. Grossman, and O. Frieder, “Using a Relational Database for Scalable XML Search,” Journal of Supercomputing, 44(2), May 2008. PDF

Strongly Refereed Conference Publications  (less then 35% acceptance rate)

  1. Lundquist, D. Grossman, and O. Frieder, “Improving Relevance Feedback in the Vector-Space Model,” ACM Sixth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 1997. PDF
  1. Chowdhury, A., D. Grossman, O. Frieder, and E. Burger, “DRS: A Fault Tolerant Network Routing System For Mission Critical Distributed Applications,” IEEE Sixth International Conference on Computer & Communications Networks, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 1997.
  1. Roberts, D. Grossman, O. Frieder, R. Bernstein, and E. Bishop, “Performance Testing of Communication Protocols For Three-Tier Computing: Results for ICA and X Window Protocols,” IEEE International Sixth Conference on Computer & Communications Networks, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 1997.
  1. C. McCabe, A. Chowdhury, D. Grossman, and O. Frieder, “A Unified Environment for Fusion of Information Retrieval Approaches,” ACM Eighth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Kansas City, Missouri, November 1999. PDF
  1. C. McCabe, D. Holmes, D. Grossman, O. Frieder, “Parallel Platform-Independent Implementation of Information Retrieval Algorithms,” Int’l Conf on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA’00), Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2000. Acceptance Rate: 26%.
  1. C. McCabe, J. Lee, A. Chowdhury, D. Grossman, and O. Frieder, “On the Design and Evaluation of a Multi-Dimensional Approach to Information Retrieval,” ACM Nineteenth SIGIR, Athens, Greece, July 2000. PDF
  1. Lee, D. Grossman, O. Frieder, and M.C. McCabe, “Integrating Structured Data and Text: A Multi-dimensional Approach,” IEEE Int’l Conf. on Information Technology: Coding and Computing (ITCC), Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2000.
  1. Lee, S. Beitzel, E. Jensen, D. Grossman, and O. Frieder, “Intranet Mediators: A Prototype,” IEEE Second Int’l Conf. on Information Technology: Coding and Computing (ITCC), Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2001.
  1. C. McCabe, A. Chowdhury, D. Grossman, and O. Frieder, “System Fusion for Improving Performance in Information Retrieval Systems,” IEEE Second Int’l Conf. on Information Technology: Coding and Computing (ITCC), Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2001.
  1. Ak, D. Grossman, O. Frieder, and M.C. McCabe, “Using Predictive Models to Improve Data Quality of Character Data,” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Systems and Engineering. ISE’ 2001, Las Vegas, Nevada, June, 2001.
  2. Chowdhury, O. Frieder, D. Grossman, and M. C. McCabe, “Analyses of Multiple-Evidence Combinations for Retrieval Strategies,” ACM Twentieth SIGIR, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 2001. PDF
  1. Lo, M. Chang, O. Frieder, D. Grossman, “The Object Behavior of Java Object-Oriented Database Management Systems,” International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing (ITCC), Las Vegas, Nevada, April, 2002.
  1. Aljlayl, O. Frieder, and D. Grossman, “On Arabic-English Cross-Language Information Retrieval: A Machine Translation Approach, International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing (ITCC), Las Vegas, Nevada, April, 2002.
  1. Lee, D. Grossman, R. Orlandic, “MIRE: A Multidimensional Information Retrieval Engine for Structured Data and Text,” International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing (ITCC), Las Vegas, Nevada, April, 2002.
  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, A. Chowdhury, D. Grossman, and O. Frieder, “Using Manually-built Web Directories for Automatic Evaluation of Known-Item Retrieval,” ACM Twenty-Sixth SIGIR, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 2003. PDF
  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, A. Chowdhury, O. Frieder, D. Grossman, and N. Goharian, “Disproving the Fusion Hypothesis: An Analysis of Data Fusion via Effective Information Retrieval Strategies,” ACM Eighteenth Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), Melbourne, Florida, March 2003. PDF
  1. Lee, D. Grossman, R. Orlandic. “Adopting a Hierarchical Category Dimension into a Multidimensional Retrieval Engine”, International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering, (IKE’03), Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2003.
  1. Graubins, D. Grossman, “Feature Selection for Predicting the Stock Market”, in International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering, (IKE’03), Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2003.
  1. Cathey, N. Goharian, D. Grossman, “Misuse Detection for Information Retrieval Systems: A Preliminary Approach”, International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering, (IKE’03), Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2003. PDF
  1. Lee, D. Grossman, R. Orlandic. “Adopting a Hierarchical Category Dimension into a Multidimensional Retrieval Engine”, to appear in International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering, (IKE’03), Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2003.
  1. Ma, R. Cathey, N. Goharian, D. Grossman, “Misuse Detection for Information Retrieval Systems”, ACM 12th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), November 2003.
  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, A. Chowdhury, D. Grossman, and O. Frieder, “Hourly Analysis of a Very Large Topically Categorized Web Query Log,” ACM Twenty-Seventh Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Sheffield, United Kingdom, July 2004. PDF
  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, A. Chowdhury, D. Grossman, and O. Frieder, “Evaluation of Filtering Current News Search Results,” ACM Twenty-Seventh Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Sheffield, United Kingdom, July 2004. PDF
  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, O. Frieder, D. Grossman, D. D. Lewis, A. Chowdhury, and A. Kolcz, “Automatic Web Query Classification Using Labeled and Unlabeled Training Data,” ACM Twenty-Eighth Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Salvador, Brazil, August 2005. PDF
  1. Jensen, S. Beitzel, D. Grossman, O. Frieder, and A. Chowdhury, “Predicting Query Difficulty on the Web by Learning Visual Clues,” ACM Twenty-Eighth Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Salvador, Brazil, August 2005. PDF
  1. Liu, S. Liu, C. Yu, W. Meng, O. Frieder, and D. Grossman, “Database Selection in Intranet Mediators for Natural Language Queries,” ACM Fourteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Bremen, Germany, November 2005. PDF
  1. Heard, J. Wilberding, G. Frieder, O. Frieder, D. Grossman, and L. Kane, “On a Mediated Search of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Data,” Sixth Next Generation Information Technology Systems (NGITS), Sefayim, Israel, July 2006.
  1. Argamon, G. Agam, O. Frieder, D. Grossman, D. Lewis, G. Sohn,, and K. Voorhees, “A Complex Document Information Processing Prototype,” ACM Twenty-Ninth Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Seattle, Washington, August 2006. PDF
  1. Lewis, G. Agam, S. Argamon, O. Frieder, D. Grossman, and J. Heard, “Building a Test Collection for Complex Document Information Processing,” ACM Twenty-Ninth Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Seattle, Washington, August 2006. PDF
  1. Agam, S. Argamon, O. Frieder, D. Grossman, and D. Lewis, “Content-Based Document Image Retrieval in Complex Document Collections,” Document Recognition and Retrieval XIV (Part of the IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), San Jose, California, January 2007.
  1. Liu, G. Agam, D. Grossman. “Generalized Sentiment-Bearing Expression Features for Sentiment Analysis”, “24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2012), Mumbai, India, 2012.

Lightly Refereed Conference Publications (over 35% acceptance rate) 

  1. Grossman and J. Driscoll, “Structuring Text Within a Relational System,”  Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA ’92),  September 1992.
  1. Grossman, “Using the Relational Model and Part-of-Speech Tagging to Implement Text Relevance,” Proceedings of the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM ’92), October 1992.
  1. Grossman, C. J. Staton, B. Bailey, M. C. McCabe, A. Latts, O. Frieder, C. Bock, and D. Roberts, “A Prototype-Driven Approach to Application-Level Performance Testing:  A Case Study of a Large Finance Application,” IEEE 3rd Symp. on Assessment of Quality Software Development Tools, Washington, DC, June 1994.
  1. C. McCabe and D. Grossman, “The Role of Tools in Development of a Data Warehouse,” Proceedings of the IEEE Fourth Annual Symposium on the Assessment of Software Tools, 1996
  1. Grossman, K. Sweeney, and O. Frieder, “Client/Server Performance Testing: A Case Study of a Personnel Application,” Int’l Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS-XI), Antalya, Turkey, November 1996.
  1. Lundquist, D. Grossman, O. Frieder and D. Holmes, “A Parallel Implementation of Relevance Feedback Using the Relational Model,” IIIS World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, Caracas, Venezuela, July 1997.
  1. Grossman, S. Beitzel, E. Jensen, and O. Frieder, “The IIT Intranet Mediator: An Overview,” DELOS Workshop on Information Seeking, Searching, and Querying in Digital Libraries, Zurich, Switzerland, December 2000. PDF
  1. Grossman, N. Goharian, O. Frieder, N. Raju, “Extending the Undergraduate Computer Science Curriculum to Include Information Retrieval and Data Mining,” The 5th IASTED International Multi-Conference Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE 2002), Cancun, Mexico, May, 2002.
  1. Goharian, D. Grossman, N. Raju “Extending the Undergraduate Computer Science Curriculum To Include Data Mining”, IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Coding & Computing, April 2004.
  1. Cathey, L. Ma, N. Goharian, D. Grossman, “Misuse Detection for Information Retrieval Systems: A Preliminary Approach” International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA 03), Las Vegas, Nevada, June, 2003.
  1. Heard, J. Wilberding, G. Frieder, O. Frieder, D. Grossman, and L. Kane, “On a Mediated Search of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Data,” Sixth Next Generation Information Technology Systems (NGITS), Sefayim, Israel, July 2006.

Invited Publications 

  1. Grossman, D. Holmes, and O. Frieder, “A Parallel DBMS Approach to IR in TREC-3,” Overview of the Third Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-3), NIST Special Publication 500-225, April 1995.
  1. Grossman, D. Holmes, O. Frieder, M Nguyen, and C. Kingsbury, “Improving Accuracy and Run-Time Performance for TREC-4,” Overview of the Fourth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-4), NIST Special Publication 500-225, November 1996.
  1. Grossman, J Reichart, A, Chowdhury, C. Lundquist, D. Holmes, and O. Frieder, “Using Relevance Feedback within the Relational Model for TREC-5” Overview of the Fifth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-5), NIST Special Publication 500-238, November 1997.
  1. Lundquist, D. Holmes, D. Grossman, O. Frieder, and M. C. McCabe, “Expanding Relevance Feedback in the Relational Model,” Overview of the Sixth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-6), NIST Special Publication 500-240, August 1998.
  1. Holmes, M. C. McCabe, D. Grossman, A. Chowdhury, and O. Frieder, “Use of Query Concepts and Information Extraction to Improve Information Retrieval Effectiveness,” Overview of the Seventh Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-7), NIST Special Publication 500-242, July 1999.
  1. C. McCabe, D. Holmes, K. Alford, A. Chowdhury, D. Grossman, and O. Frieder, “IIT at TREC-8: Improving Baseline Precision,” Overview of the Eighth Text Retrieval Conference  (TREC-8), NIST Special Publication 500-244, July 2000.
  1. Frieder, A. Chowdhury, D. Grossman, M. C. McCabe, “On the Integration of Structured Data and Text: A Review of the SIRE Architecture,” DELOS Workshop on Information Seeking, Searching, and Querying in Digital Libraries, Zurich, Switzerland, December 2000.
  1. Chowdhury, S. Beitzel, E. Jensen, M. Sai-lee, D. Grossman, O. Frieder, M. C. McCabe, and D. Holmes, “IIT at TREC-9: Entity Based Feedback with Fusion,” Overview of the Ninth Text Retrieval Conference  (TREC-9), NIST Special Publication 500-246, July 2001.
  1. Grossman and O. Frieder, “Divide and Conquer,” Intelligent Enterprise, 4(12), August 10, 2001.
  1. Grossman and O. Frieder, “How to get that Unstructured Information into your Data Warehouse,” Intelligent Enterprise, 4(14), September 18, 2001.
  1. Grossman and O. Frieder, “How to get that Unstructured Information into your Data Warehouse, Continued,” Intelligent Enterprise, 4(16), October 24, 2001.
  1. Callan, P. Kantor, and D. Grossman. Information Retrieval and OCR: From Converting Content to Grasping Meaning.  ACM SIGIR Forum, 36(2), Fall 2002. PDF
  1. Chowdhury, M. Aljlayl, E. Jensen, S. Beitzel, D. Grossman, and O. Frieder, “IIT at TREC-2002: Linear Combinations Based on Document Structure and Varied Stemming for Arabic Retrieval,” Overview of the Eleventh Text Retrieval Conference  (TREC-11), NIST Special Publication 500-246, Gaithersburg, Maryland,  July 2003.
  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, R. Cathey, L. Ma, D. Grossman, O. Frieder, A. Chowdhury, G. Pass, H. Vandermolen, “IIT at TREC-2003: Task Classification & Document Structure for Known-Item Search”, Overview of the Twelfth Text Retrieval Conference  (TREC-12), NIST Special Publication 500-246, July 2004.
  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, and D. Grossman, “A Survey of Retrieval Strategies for OCR Text Collections”, Invited to the 2003”. ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) Workshop on “Information Retrieval and OCR: From Converting Content to Grasping Meaning, Tampere, Finland, October, 2002.
  1. Beitzel, E. Jensen, and D. Grossman, “A Survey of Retrieval Strategies for OCR Text Collections”, Invited to the 2003”. Symposium on Document Image Understanding Technologies, Greenbelt, Maryland, April 2003.
  1. Frieder, D. Grossman, and A. Chowdhury, “On Scalable Information Retrieval Systems,” Keynote Paper, IEEE Second International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications, Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 2003.
  1. Agam, S. Argamon, O. Frieder, D. Grossman, D. Lewis, “Complex Document Information Processing: Prototype, Test Collection, and Evaluation,” Paper Corresponding to Frieder Invited Presentation, Document Recognition and Retrieval XIII (Part of the IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), San Jose, California, January 2006.
  1. Agam, O. Frieder, D. Grossman. “ Security Informatics in Complex Documents “,NATO Science for Peace and Security, Series: Human and Societal Dynamics – Security Informatics and Terrorism –Patrolling the Web by IOS Press, Netherlands,  2008.