Mohammed Korayem, Ph.D. 

Data Scientist, CareerBuilder.

mkorayem@indiana.edu

 

Research

Mohammed’s PhD research studied large scale textual and visual mining in social media under the supervision of Prof. David Crandall. His other research interests include:

  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Text Mining
  • Web Mining
  • Soft computing


Education


Publications

Mining online social media

First-person and opportunistic imagery

  • Enhancing Lifelogging Privacy by Detecting Screens, in CHI 2016 (with D. Crandall, R. Templeman, D. Chen, A. Kapadia) (acceptance rate 23..4%) [pdf] [www] Honorable Mention Award!

  • PlaceAvoider: Steering First-Person Cameras away from Sensitive Spaces, in NDSS 2014 (with R. Templeman, D. Crandall and A. Kapadia) [pdf]  (acceptance rate 18.6%)

  • Objectavoider: Detecting Sensitive Objects in Imagery from Wearable Cameras (Poster), in NDSS 2014 (with D. Crandall and A. Kapadia)

Semantic search and recommendation systems

  • The Semantic Knowledge Graph: A compact, auto-generated model for real-time traversal and ranking of any relationship within a domain, in IEEE DSAA'16 2016, (with Trey Grainger, Khalifeh AlJadda, and Andries Smith) [pdf]

  • Entity Type Recognition using an Ensemble of Distributional Semantic Models to Enhance Query Understanding, in COMPSAC 2016: The 40th IEEE Computer Society International Conference on Computers, Software & Applications ( with Walid Shalaby, Khalifeh Aljadda, and Trey Grainger) (acceptance rate 20%[pdf]

  • Application of Statistical Relational Learning to Hybrid Recommendation Systems, in STARAI 2016 ( with Shuo Yang, Khalifeh Aljadda, ,Trey Grainger, and Sriraam Natarajan )  [pdf]

  • Query Sense Disambiguation Leveraging Large Scale User Behavioral Data,in IEEE BigData2015 (with  Khalifeh Aljadda, Camilo Ortiz,  and Trey Grainger) [pdf]

  • PGMHD: A Scalable Probabilistic Graphical Model for Massive Hierarchical Data Problems,  in IEEE BigData2014 (with Khalifeh Aljadda, Camilo Ortiz, Trey Grainger, John Miller, and William York) [pdf]

  • Crowdsourced Query Augmentation through Semantic Discovery of Domain-specific Jargon," in IEEE BigData 2014 (with Khalifeh Aljadda, Mohammed Korayem, Trey Grainger, and Chris Russell) [pdf]

  • Augmenting Recommendation Systems Using a Model of Semantically-related Terms Extracted from User Behavior,in ACM RecSys2014 CrowdRec workshop, (with Khalifeh Aljadda, Mohammed Korayem, Camilo Ortiz, Chris Russell, David Bernal, Lamar Payson, Scott Brown and Trey Grainger) [pdf]

Opinion Mining

  • Sentiment/Subjectivity Analysis Survey for Languages other than English, in Social Network Analysis and Mining journal, (Springer)(With Khalifeh Aljadda, and David Crandall )[pdf

  • Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis of Arabic: A Survey, in Advanced Machine Learning Technologies and Applications, Communications in Computer and Information Science series 322, (Springer), AMLTA 2012 . (with David Crandall , and Abdul-Mageed, M) [pdf

  • Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis of Modern Standard Arabic, in proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL2011 (acceptance rate 25%). (with Abdul-Mageed, M. and Diab, M. ) (short paper) [pdf

  • "Yes we can?": Subjectivity Annotation and Tagging for the Health Domain.The International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Process, RANLP2011.  (with Abdul-Mageed, M. and YoussefAgha, A.) [pdf]

  • Linguistic Features, Language Variety, and Sentiment in Arabic Comments on Aljazeera and Alarabiya YouTube Videos. Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics, GURT2011. Language and New Media: Discourse 2.0 (with Abdul-Mageed, M. and AlAhmed, A) (presentation)

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Genetic algorithms and artificial immune system

Dissertations

  • An Immunological Approach to Machine Learning, Master's Thesis, Cairo University, Egypt, 2006

  • Social and egocentric image classification for scientific and privacy applications, Ph.D. Thesis, Indiana University, 2015 [pdf]

Citations of my work as compiled by Google Scholar:

http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=6NukOWsAAAAJ

Semantics scholar:

https://www.semanticscholar.org/author/Mohammed-Korayem/1775613


Media Coverage

Media covered our paper "Mining Photo-sharing Websites to Study Ecological Phenomena" in:

Media covered our paper "PlaceAvoider: Steering First-Person Cameras away from Sensitive Spaces," in:

Media covered our paper "ScreenAvoider: Protecting Computer Screens from Ubiquitous Cameras," in:


Professional Activities


Awards

  • ACM CHI 2016 Honorable Mention Award for "Enhancing Lifelogging Privacy by Detecting Screens" paper, top 4% submission.    
  • Best paper award, The First IEEE International Workshop on Computer Vision for Converging Perspective, held with ICCV 2013
  • SOIC Ph.D. student travel award to attend WSDM2012
  • SOIC Ph.D. student travel award to attend AMLTA2012
  • AAAI student travel award to attend ICWSM2013
  • Best graduation project, Cairo University (Faculty of Computers and Information) 2002
  • Oracle Egypt award for top students in Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo university, 2002
  • Microsoft Egypt award for top students in Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo university, 2002