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Farhana Murtaza Choudhury
farhana.choudhury@rmit.edu.au
   
Lecturer
Early Career Development Fellow
School of Science (Computer  Science and Information Technology)
RMIT University 
Melbourne, Australia 

  
I am a Lecturer - Early Career Development Fellow at RMIT University in the School of Science (Computer Science and Information Technology) since September, 2017. I am affiliated with the RMIT - NICTA Data Analytics Lab and the Information Storage and Retrieval (ISAR) Research Group.

My current work focuses on Spatial and Spatial-textual Databases, Data visualization, Social network, and Streaming query processing. My PhD supervisors are Prof. Timos Sellis and Dr. Shane Culpepper. See my resume and list of publications for details. 

Notable Publications 

           Farhana Murtaza Choudhury, J. Shane Culpepper, Zhifeng Bao, and Timos Sellis
           Very Large Data Bases Journal (VLDBJ), to appear, 2018. ERA Rank - A*.

          Mingzhao Li, Zhifeng Bao, Farhana M. Choudhury, and Timos Sellis
          in Proc. of International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), pp. 767-770, 2018. CORE Rank A*.

          Arif Arman, Kaysar Abdullah, Mohammed Eunus Ali, and Farhana Murtaza Choudhury 
         In Proc of CIKM, pp. 2447-2450, 2017. CORE Rank - A.

Farhana Murtaza Choudhury, Zhifeng Bao, J. Shane Culpepper, and Timos Sellis
In Proc. of ICDE, pp. 585-596, 2017.

         Farhana Murtaza Choudhury, J. Shane Culpepper, Timos Sellis, and Xin Cao
          In Proc. of the Very Large DataBases (VLDB) Endow. vol. 9(6): 456-467, 2016.
          (Access an extended version of the paper here)  

Farhana Murtaza Choudhury, Mohammed Eunus Ali, Sarah Masud, Suman Nath, and Ishat E. Rabban
In the Journal of Information Systems, vol. 42: 89-106, 2014. 

Sarah Masud, Farhana Murtaza Choudhury, Mohammed Eunus Ali, and Sarana Nutanong
In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pp. 637-6482013.

Other Publications 

8. Farhana M. Choudhury, J. Shane Culpepper, Zhifeng Bao, and Timos Sellis, “Batch processing of Top-k Spatial-textual Queries”, ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems (TSAS) journal, vol. 3(4), pp. 1-40, 2018. 
9. Hui Luo, Farhana M. Choudhury, Zhifeng Bao, J. Shane Culpepper, and Bang Zhang, “MaxBRkNN Queries for Streaming Geo-Data”, International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA), Full paper, 2018 (to appear). 
10. Mingzhao Li, Farhana M. Choudhury, Zhifeng Bao, Hanan Samet, and Timos Sellis, “ConcaveCubes: Supporting Cluster-based Geographical Visualization in Large Data Scale”, EG/VCTG Conference on Visualization (EuroVis), Full paper, 2018 (to appear).
11. Liangjun Song, Zhifeng Bao, Farhana M. Choudhury, and Timos Sellis, “Joint Top-k Subscription Query Processing over Microblog Threads”, in Proc. of Australasian Database Conference (ADC), pp. 381-394, 2016. (Winner of the best student paper award). 
12. Ch. Md. Rakin Haider, Arif Arman, Mohammed Eunus Ali, and Farhana M. Choudhury, “Continuous Maximum Visibility Query for a Moving Target”. in Proc. of Australasian Database Conference (ADC), pp. 82-94, 2016. (Winner of the best student poster award).
13. Farhana M. Choudhury, J. Shane Culpepper, Timos Sellis, “Batch processing of top-k spatial-textual queries”, in Proc. of the International Workshop on Managing and Mining Enriched Geo-Spatial Data (GEORICH), in conjunction with the ACM SIGMOD, pp. 7-12, 2015. 
14. Joel Mackenzie, Farhana M. Choudhury, and J. Shane Culpepper, “Efficient location-aware web search”, in Proc. of the Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS), pp. 1-8, 2015. (Winner of the best paper award). 
15. Hasan Shahid Ferdous, Farhana Murtaza Choudhury, Md. Rashidujjaman Rifat, and Shubrami Moutushy, “Usability Analysis of e-Governance Services in Bangladesh - A Survey and Future Directions”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT), pp. 417-422, 2012. 
16. Sarah Masud, Monjura Afrin, Farhana Murtaza Choudhury, and Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed, “VizResearch: Linking the Knowledge of People and the People with Knowledge”, in Proc. of the International Workshop on Advances in Computational Social Science, in conjunction with the International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS), pp. 1416-1425, 2012.