• Mohammad Amin Kuhail, Spencer Cook, Joshua Neustrom, Praveen Rao - Teaching Parallel Programming with Active Learning. In 8th NSF/TCPP Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Computing Education (EduPar-18), pages 1-8, Vancouver, 2018. (PDF) (to appear)
  • Anirban Mondal, Praveen Rao, Sanjay Madria - Mobile Computing, IoT and Big Data for Urban Informatics: Challenges and Opportunities. In Smart Cities: Software Services and Cyber Infrastructure, 16 pages, Springer 2018. (Editors: M. Maheswaran & E. Badidi) (book chapter) (to appear)
  • Daniel Lopez Barron, Dig Vijay Yarlagadda, Praveen Rao, Ossama Tawfik, Deepthi Rao - Scalable Storage of Whole Slide Images and Fast Retrieval of Tiles Using Apache Spark. In Proc. SPIE 10581, Medical Imaging 2018: Digital Pathology, 1058113 (6 March 2018), 6 pages, Houston, TX, 2018. (PDF) (DOI)

  • Fadhilah Kurnia Putri, Giltae Song, Joonho Kwon, Praveen Rao - DISPAQ: Distributed Profitable-Area Query from Big Taxi Trip Data. In Sensors, 17(10):2201, pages 1-42, 2017. (PDF)
  • Anas Katib, Praveen Rao, Vasil Slavov - A Tool for Efficiently Processing SPARQL Queries on RDF Quads. In the 16th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2017), pages 1-4, Vienna, Austria. (PDF) (demo)
  • Praveen Rao, Charles Kamhoua, Laurent Njilla, Kevin Kwiat - Methods to Detect Cyberthreats on Twitter. In Surveillance in Action - Technologies for Civilian, Military and Cyber Surveillance, pages 333-350, Springer, 2017. (Editors: P. Karampelas & T. Bourlai) (book chapter) (PDF) (DOI)
  • Praveen Rao, Anas Katib, Kobus Barnard, Charles Kamhoua, Kevin Kwiat, Laurent Njilla - Scalable Score Computation for Learning Multinomial Bayesian Networks Over Distributed Data. In the AAAI 2017 Workshop on Distributed Machine Learning (DML 2017), pages 498-504, San Francisco, CA, 2017. (PDF)

  • Praveen Rao, Anas Katib, Charles Kamhoua, Kevin Kwiat, Laurent Njilla - Probabilistic Inference on Twitter Data to Discover Suspicious Users and Malicious Content. In the 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Security and Privacy in Social Networks and Big Data (SocialSec 2016), pages 407-414, Fiji, December 2016. (PDF)
  • Ardi Imawan, Fitri I. Indikawati, Joonho Kwon, Praveen Rao - Querying and Extracting Timeline Information from Road Traffic Sensor Data. In Sensors, Volume 16, No. 9, pages 1340-1376, 2016. (PDF)
  • Praveen Rao, Anas Katib, Daniel E. Barron Lopez - A Knowledge Ecosystem for the Food, Energy, and Water System. In the KDD 2016 Workshop on Data Science for Food, Energy and Water (DSFEW), San Francisco, 2016. (PDF)
  • Anas Katib, Vasil Slavov, Praveen Rao - RIQ: Fast Processing of SPARQL Queries on RDF Quadruples. In the Journal of Web Semantics (JWS), Vol. 37, pages 90-111, March 2016. (DOI) (PDF)
  • Dipali Pal, Praveen Rao, Vasil Slavov, Anas Katib - Fast Processing of Graph Queries on a Large Database of Small and Medium-Sized Data Graphs. In the Journal of Computer and System Sciences (JCSS), Vol. 82, Issue 6, pages 1112–1143, September 2016. (DOI) (PDF
  • Anirban Mondal, Praveen Rao, Sanjay Madria - Mobile Computing, Internet of Things, and Big Data for Urban InformaticsIn the 17th IEEE International on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2016), Porto, Portugal, 2016. (tutorial slides) (PDF)
  • Joonho Kwon, Praveen Rao - Semantic Processing of Road Traffic Data for Smart Cities. In IEEE Smart Cities Workshop: Crossing Discipline Boundaries for Smart Cities, Kansas City, MO, 2016. (short paper) 

  • Anas Katib, Deepthi Rao, Praveen Rao, Karen Williams, Jim Grant - A Prototype of a Novel Cell Phone Application for Tracking the Vaccination Coverage of Children in Rural Communities. In Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine (CMPB) journal, Volume 122, Issue 2, pages 215-228, 2015. (PDF)
  • Scott Campbell, Jay Pedersen, James C McClay, Praveen Rao, Dhundy Bastola, James Campbell - An Alternative Database Approach for Management of SNOMED CT and Improved Patient Data Queries. In the Journal of Biomedical Informatics (JBI), Volume 57, pages 350-357, 2015. (PDF)
  • Satya Sahoo, Praveen Rao - Provenance Analysis and RDF Query Processing: W3C PROV for Data Quality and Trust. In the 14th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2015), Bethlehem, PA, 2015. (tutorial website)(slides)
  • Praveen Rao, Joonho Kwon, Sangjun Lee, L. Venkata Subramaniam - Advanced Big Data Management and Analytics for Ubiquitous Sensors. In International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Vol. 2015, Article ID 174894, pages 1-1, 2015. (editorial)
  • Oswaldo Cuen-Tellez , Praveen Rao, Inés f. Vega-López - Towards Large-Scale Signal Data Processing using the MapReduce Model. In the 5° Congreso Internacional de computación México - Colombia XV Jornada Académica en Inteligencia Artificial Septiembre 24, 25 y 26 de 2015, Cartagena - Colombia. (PDF)

  • Sejun Song, Praveen Rao, Baek-Young Choi, Deep Medhi - Cloud Audit Experimentation: An Efficient Facility for Storing and Mining of Cloud Event LogsNSFCloud Workshop on Experimental Support for Cloud Computing, Arlington, VA, 2014. (position paper) (PDF)
  • Sejun Song, Baek-Young Choi, Praveen Rao, Deep Medhi - Cyber-­Infrastructure Federation may be a New Recipe for a Pandemic Disaster. NSF-sponsored Workshop on the Development of Next-Generation Cyberinfrastructure, Washington D.C., 2014. (position paper
  • Vasil Slavov, Anas Katib, Praveen Rao, Srivenu Paturi, Dinesh Barenkala - Fast Processing of SPARQL Queries on RDF Quadruples. In the Proceedings of the 17th International Workshop on the Web and Databases (WebDB 2014), Snowbird, UT, 2014. (PDF) (Workshop website) (tech report)
  • Vasil Slavov, Anas Katib, Praveen Rao - A Tool for Internet-Scale Cardinality Estimation of XPath Queries over Distributed Semistructured Data. In Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2014), Chicago, 2014. (demo) (PDF)
  • Vasil Slavov, Praveen Rao - A Gossip-Based Approach for Internet-Scale Cardinality Estimation of XPath Queries over Distributed Semistructured Data. The VLDB Journal, Volume 23, Issue 1, pages 51-76, 2014(PDF) (Springer)

  • Vasil Slavov, Praveen Rao, Srivenu Paturi, Tivakar Komara Swami, Michael Barnes, Deepthi Rao, Raghuvarun Palvai - A New Tool for Sharing and Querying of Clinical Documents Modeled Using HL7 Version 3 Standard. In Computer Methods and Programs in BiomedicineVolume 112, Issue 3, December 2013, Pages 529–552. (PDF)  (Elsevier)
  • Anas Katib, Deepthi Rao, Praveen Rao, Karen Williams - A Low-Cost Cell Phone Application for Tracking the Vaccination Coverage of Children in Rural Communities. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2013 (ICHI 2013), pages 115-120, Philadephia, PA. (PDF)

  • Vasil Slavov, Praveen Rao, Dinesh Barenkala, Srivenu Paturi - Performance of RDF Query Processing on the Intel SCC. Proceedings of the 6th Manycore Applications Research Community Symposium (MARC 2012), Toulouse, France, July 2012. (PDF)
  • Praveen Rao, Tivakar Komara Swami, Deepthi Rao, Michael Barnes, Swati Thorve, Prasad Natoo - A Software Tool for Large-Scale Sharing and Querying of Clinical Documents Modeled Using HL7 Version 3 Standard. Proceedings of the 2nd ACM International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI 2012), Miami, FL, Jan 2012. (PDF) 

  • Vasil Slavov, Praveen Rao - Towards Internet-Scale Cardinality Estimation of XPath Queries over Distributed XML Data. Proceedings of 6th International Workshop on Networking Meets Databases (NetDB 2011), Athens, Greece. (PDF)
  • Dipali Pal, Praveen Rao - A Tool For Fast Indexing and Querying of Graphs. Proceedings of 20th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2011), pages 241-244, Hyderabad, India. (demo) (PDF)

  • Praveen Rao, Stanley Edlavitch, Jeffery Hackman, Timothy Hickman, Douglas McNair, Deepthi Rao - Towards Large-scale Sharing of Electronic Health Records of Cancer Patients. Proceedings of the 1st ACM International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI 2010), pages 545-549, Arlington, VA, Nov 2010. (PDF)

  • Joonho Kwon, Praveen Rao, Bongki Moon, Sukho Lee - Fast XML Document Filtering By Sequencing Twig Patterns. ACM Transactions on Internet Technologies (TOIT), Volume 9, Issue 4, Article 13, September 2009.
  • Bhavik Shah, Praveen Rao, Bongki Moon, Mohan Rajagopalan - A Data Parallel Algorithm for XML DOM Parsing. Proceedings of 6th International XML Database Symposium (XSym '09) , Lyon, France. (PDF)
  • Praveen Rao, Bongki Moon - Locating XML Documents in a Peer-to-Peer Network Using Distributed Hash Tables. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, (TKDE), Volume 21, No 12, pp 1737-1752, December 2009. (PDF)
  • Praveen Rao, Bongki Moon - An Internet-Scale Service for Publishing and Locating XML Documents. Proceedings of 25th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE '09) , Shanghai, China. (demo) (PDF)

  • Joonho Kwon, Praveen Rao, Bongki Moon, Sukho Lee - Value-based Predicate Filtering of XML Documents. Data and Knowledge Engineering (DKE), 67(1), pages 51-73, 2008. (PDF)

  • Joonho Kwon, Praveen Rao, Bongki Moon, Sukho Lee - Value-based Predicate Filtering of Streaming XML Documents. In Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE'07), pages 289-293, Seoul, South Korea, 2007. 
  • Praveen Rao, Justin Cappos, Varun Khare, Bongki Moon, Beichuan Zhang - Net-X: Unified Data-Centric Internet Services. Third International Workshop on Networking Meets Databases (NetDB'07), Cambridge, MA, April 2007.
  • Vijay Kumar, Praveen Rao, Ali Hurson, and Sanjay Madria - Management of Sensor Networks via Graph Mining. Proceedings of the 3rd International Innovations and Real-time Applications of Distributed Sensor Networks Symposium (IRA-DSN '07), Shreveport, Louisiana.

  • Praveen Rao, Bongki Moon - SketchTree: Approximate Tree Pattern Counts over Streaming Labeled Trees. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2006), page 80, Atlanta, USA, April 2006. (PDF)
  • Praveen Rao, Bongki Moon - Sequencing XML Data and Query Twigs for Fast Pattern Matching. ACM Transactions On Database Systems (TODS), 31(1):299-345, March 2006. (PDF)
  • K. Barnard, A. Connolly, L. Denneau, A. Efrat, J.N. Heasley, R. Jedicke, J.M. Kubica, B. Moon, A. Moore, S. Morris, P. Rao. The LSST Moving Object Processing Pipeline. SPIE International Symposium for Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, 2006.
  • J. Kubica, T. Axelrod, K. Barnard, A. Connolly, L. Denneau, A. Efrat, J. Heasley, R. Jedicke, B. Moon, A. Moore, S. Morris, P. Rao. Efficiently Tracking Moving Sources in the LSST. The 207th meeting of the American Astronomical Association, 2006.

  • Joonho Kwon, Praveen Rao, Bongki Moon, Sukho Lee - FiST: Scalable XML Document Filtering by Sequencing Twig Patterns. Proceedings of the 31th International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB 2005), pages 217-228, Trondheim, Norway, August-September 2005. (PDF)

  • Praveen Rao, Bongki Moon - PRIX: Indexing and Querying XML using Prüfer Sequences. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2004), pages 288-300, Boston, USA, March 2004. (PDF)
  • Quanzhong Li, Praveen Rao, Bongki Moon - Indexing and Twig Query Processing for XML Data. Proceedings of 2004 International Conference on Internet Information Retrieval (IRC 2004), Goyang, Korea, November 2004.

  • Xubin Zeng, Praveen Rao, R.S DeFries, M.C. Hansen - Interannual Variability and Decadal Trend of Global Fractional Vegetation from 1982 to 2000. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 2003, 42, pages 1525-1530. (PDF)

  • Neelam Gupta, Praveen Rao - Program Execution based module cohesion measurement. 16th IEEE International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 01), San Diego, USA November 2001. (PDF) Best paper nomination

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