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Nimit Pattanasri

Entrepreneur, Researcher
Bangkok, Thailand
Contact: nimit is my user name and my host name is (<my user name>@<my host name>)

Research Interests 
  • Information retrieval and comprehension
  • Data mining and comprehension
  • 2004/10-2007/09    Doctor of Informatics in Social Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan (Thesis title: "Context-Preserving Multimedia Retrieval for Enhancing Comprehension of Search Results", Supervisor: Prof. Katsumi Tanaka)
  • 2002/05-2003/12    Master of Engineering in Computer Science, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (Thesis title: "UML Change Detection and Management for Consistency Maintenance", Supervisor: Prof. Vilas Wuwongse)
  • 1996/05-2000/04    Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering, Kasetsart University, Thailand
  • 2010/04-2011/03    Researcher at Department of Social Informatics, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan
  • 2008/04-2010/03    Researcher at Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University, Japan
  • 2007/10-2008/03    Researcher at Department of Social Informatics, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan
  • 2004/01-2004/09    Research Associate at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • 2001/01-2003/12    Research Assistant at Asian Institute of Technology (2001) and Galoirs (2002-2003), Thailand
  • The EII Best Student Paper Award for APWeb/WAIM'07
  • The IEEE-TCDL Best Student Paper Award for ICADL'05
Recent Publications
  • Kouichi Akamatsu, Nimit Pattanasri, Adam Jatowt, Katsumi Tanaka. Measuring Comprehensibility of Web Pages Based on Link Analysis. In Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (WI'11), Lyon, France (Acceptance ratio=20.5%) (to appear)
  • Nimit Pattanasri, Masayuki Mukunoki, Michihiko Minoh: Learning to Estimate Slide Comprehension in Classrooms with Support Vector Machines, IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, vol.5, no. 1, pp. 52--61, Jan-Mar, 2012 [preprint] (IEEE paper posting policy)
  • Nimit Pattanasri, Masayuki Mukunoki, Michihiko Minoh: ComprehEnRank: Estimating Comprehension in Classroom by Absorbing Random Walks on a Cognitive Graph. In Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM’09), Hong Kong, China, ACM, pp. 1769--1772. (short paper) (Acceptance ratio = (123+171)/847 = 35%) [poster]
  • Sujeet Pradhan, Nimit PattanasriTwo-Dimensional Retrieval in Synchronized Media Streams. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA’09), Brisbane, Australia, LNCS 5463, pp. 236--240.(short paper) [link]
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    Academic Activities 
    • Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC) in 2011
    • Reviewer of Joint WICOW/AIRWeb Workshop on Web Quality (WebQuality 2011) in conjunction with the 20th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2011)
    • PC member of the 44th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (in HICSS 2011 Minitrack: Web Information Credibility Analysis)
    • Reviewer of the the 4th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2010)
    • Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies (TLT) in 2010
    • PC member of the 4th Workshop on Information Credibility on the Web (WICOW 2010) in conjunction with the ACM 19th World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2010)
    • PC member of the 2nd Workshop on Information Credibility on the Web (WICOW 2008) in conjunction with the ACM 17th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008)
    • Reviewer of the the 17th World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2008)
    • PC member of the 1st International Symposium on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services (KES IIMSS 2008)
    • Staff member of the 9th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL 2006)
    Professional Memberships
    • SIGIR
    Unofficial Turnaround Time of Database (DB) / Information Retrieval (IR) / Artificial Intelligence (AI) Journals (ordered by speed of review)

     Journals  Average Turnaround time (months)  Acceptance rate
     VLDB Journal Track (PVLDB)  1
     ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST)  1 to 3  ?
     Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JSIST)  1.5 to 2  15%
     The Journal on Data Semantics (JoDS)  2  ?
     Elsevier's Artificial Intelligence  2.5  ?
     The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR)  3  ?
     ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB)  3  ?
     Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS)  3  ?
     The Journal of Information Retrieval  3  ?
     Information Research  3 to 6  35%
     IEEE Intelligent Systems  4 to 6  <10%
     ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS)  5  ?
     ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD)  5  ?
     IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering (TKDE)  6  ?
     The Journal on Digital Libraries  6  25%

    Unofficial Rankings of Journals & Conferences
    • Here is a useful (unofficial) reference from Sourav Browmick.