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Expert in Data Mining and Machine Learning

Expert ID: 727470 Kentucky, USA

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He has worked in data mining field for more than 14 years. During this period he implemented projects related analysis of time series in energy prediction domain, route planing in virtual real world environments, detection of attacks in computer networks, and recently, click fraud detection and prevention system in Internet advertising. As a result of this latest project he has submitted a patent application, and also initiated a new company.

In the same period he taught a graduate course on data mining, and published one of the first textbooks in the field which is used in more than 100 universities all over the world. He published more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, conferences, and books.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, Indiana - Bloomington, Indiana - Lexington, Kentucky - Louisville, Kentucky - Owensboro, Kentucky - Cincinnati, Ohio - Hamilton, Ohio - Middletown, Ohio

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1980 Degree: PhD Subject: Computer Science Institution: University of Sarajevo
Year: 1975 Degree: MS Subject: Computer Science Institution: University of Sarajevo
Year: 1972 Degree: BEng. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: University of Sarajevo

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1995 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor Department: Computer Engineering and Computer Science Responsibilities: He is Professor, Director of Graduate Studies at the Depertment, and Director of Data Mining Lab.
Years: 1972 to 1994 Employer: University of Sarajevo Title: Associate Professor Department: School of Electrical Engineering Responsibilities: He was associate Professor, and in the period 1987-1989 Associate Dean for Research.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2007 to 2008 Agency: NSF Role: PI Description: STTR Phase I Project: Development of Data Mining Techniques to Support Click Fraud Detection and Prevention,
Years: 2005 to 2007 Agency: US Treasury Department Role: Co-PI Description: Kentucky Center for Resilient Information Systems (CRIS)
Years: 2003 to 2005 Agency: NSF Role: PI Description: Knowledge Discovery in Large VE: A New Approach for Solving Wayfinding Problem
Years: 2001 to 2002 Agency: NASA Role: Co-PI Description: Use of Multiple AI Methodologies to Produce Foundation for an Intelligent Medical System.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1972 to 1994 Country / Region: Bosnia and Herzegovina Summary: He has worked as Associate Professor at the University, and a consultant at local companies.

Career Accomplishments

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Professional Appointments
•Editorial Board of the Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery WIREs DMKD, Wiley, since 2007,
•Editorial Board for the Transactions on Machine Learning and Data Mining Journal, since 2008
•Guest Editor for the IEEE Internet Computing, Special Issue on Distributed Data Mining, July/August 2006,
•Editorial Board for The Information Resources Management Journal (IRMJ), since 2005,
•Editorial Board for The Mathematical Methods for Learning, Springer,
•General Chair and Program Chair for several international conferences
•Member if the IEEE Data Mining Technical Committee (DMTC)
Awards / Recognition
•The Outstanding Paper Award at the IADIS International Conference e-Commerce 2009, Algarve, Portugal, June 2009.
•Distinguish Service Award for 2008, April 2008.
•2007 Student-Nominated Faculty Favorites.
•The Best Paper Award presented at the 2007 International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering, San Francisco, CA, November 2007.
•The Best Paper Honorable Mention Award at the 2005 International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, Atlanta, GA, May 2005.
•The 2005 and 2007 Student-Nominated Faculty Favorites.
•Nomination for the Best Paper, International Conference of the Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, St. Louis, MO, November 2004.
•2004 Distinguish Faculty Award Nominee.
•The Best Paper Award at the 2003 International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, Los Angeles, CA, June 2003.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has more than 200 conference publications, 26 publications in international refereed journals, 17 book chapters, seven books, and one patent application.

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