Research: Publications

Selected publications, in reverse chronological order

  • Lin Wu, Xiaodi Huang, Chengyuan Zhang, John Shepherd, and Yang Wang,
    An efficient framework of bregman divergence optimization for co-ranking images and tags in a heterogeneous network,
    Multimedia Tools and Applications, pages 126, 2014
  • Xinyu Li, Roya Rastan, John Shepherd, and Hye Young Paik,
    Automatic affiliation extraction from calls-for-papers,
    In Proceedings of the 2013 Work- shop on Automated Knowledge Base Construction, AKBC 13, pages 97102, New York, NY, USA, 2013. ACM
  • Lin Wu, Yang Wang, John Shepherd, and Xiang Zhao,
    Max-sum diversification on image ranking with non-uniform matroid constraints,
    Neurocomputing, 118(0):10 20, 2013
  • Lin Wu, Yang Wang, and John Shepherd,
    Efficient image and tag co-ranking: A bregman divergence optimization method,
    In Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Multimedia, MM 13, pages 593596, New York, NY, USA, 2013. ACM
  • Lin Wu, Yang Wang, John Shepherd, and Xiang Zhao,
    An optimization method for proportionally diversifying search results,
    In Jian Pei, Vincent S. Tseng, Longbing Cao, Hiroshi Motoda, and Guandong Xu, editors, Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, volume 7818 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 390401. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
  • Lin Wu, Yang Wang, and John Shepherd,
    Co-ranking images and tags via random walks on a heterogeneous graph,
    In Shipeng Li, Abdulmotaleb Saddik, Meng Wang, Tao Mei, Nicu Sebe, Shuicheng Yan, Richang Hong, and Cathal Gurrin, editors, Advances in Multimedia Modeling, volume 7732 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 228238. Springer Berlin Heidel- berg, 2013
  • SeyedAlireza Hajimirsadeghi, Hye-Young Paik, and John Shepherd,
    Processbook: Towards social network-based personal process managementi,\\ In Marcello Rosa and Pnina Soffer, editors, Business Process Management Workshops, volume 132 of Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, pp. 268279. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
  • Carroll Russell and John Shepherd,
    Online role-play environments for higher education,
    British Journal of Educational Technology, vol.41, no.6, November 2010 , pp. 992-1002(11)
  • Vincent W. L. Tam and John Shepherd,
    Webpage relationships for information retrieval within a structured domain,
    HT'10, Proceedings of the 21st ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 13-16, 2010, p.307-308.
  • Sandra Wills, Elizabeth Rosser, Elizabeth Devonshire, Elyssebeth Leigh, Carol Russell, John Shepherd,
    Project EnROLE Blue Report: encouraging role based online learning environments,
    Final Report on Project EnROLE, Australian Government Office of Teaching and Learning, 2009, available via www.olt.gov.au/resources/1694
  • Jialie Shen, John Shepherd, Bin Cui, Kian-Lee Tan,
    A Novel Framework for Efficient Automated Singer Identification in Large Music Databases,
    ACM Transactions on Information Systems (ACM TOIS), vol.27, no.3, 2009.
  • Vincent Tam and John Shepherd,
    Information retrieval in structured domains,
    Proceedings of the Twentieth Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2009), Athman Bouguettaya and Xuemin Lin (eds), Wellington, New Zealand, January 2009, pp.143-150. Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology, Volume 92.
  • Sandra Wills, Elizabeth Devonshire, Elyssebeth Leigh, Elizabeth Rosser, John Shepherd and Andrew Vincent,
    Encouraging role based online learning environments (Symposium and Poster),
    Atkinson, R.J., McBeath, C., Soong, S. K. A. & Cheers, C. (Eds) (2007). ICT: Providing choices for learners and learning. Proceedings ascilite Singapore 2007. Centre for Educational Development, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2-5 December, pp.1093-1098.
  • Jialie Shen, John Shepherd, Bin Cui and Ling Liu (eds),
    Intelligent Music Information Systems: Tools and Methodologies,
    Information Science Reference, Hershey, New York, 2007.
  • Jialie Shen, John Shepherd, Anne H. H. Ngu,
    An Empirical Study of Query Effectiveness Improvement via Multiple Visual Feature Integration,
    International Journal on Image Graphics 7(3): 551-581 (2007)
  • Mehregan Mahdavi, John Shepherd, Boualem Benatallah,
    Regulation Mechanism for Caching in Portal Applications,
    ICSOFT 2007, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Software and Data Technologies, Volume PL/DPS/KE/MUSE, Barcelona, Spain, July 22-25, 2007
  • Angela Carbone, Michael de Raadt, Judy Kay, Raymond Lister, Andrew Litchfield, Richard Raban, Paul Roe, Daniel Santamaria, Judy Sheard, John Shepherd, Andrew Solomon, Richard Thomas,
    The Carrick Vision and Computing Education: Four Case Studies in Multi-institutional Collaboration,
    Proceedings of the Ninth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2007), Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, January 2007. Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology, Vol. 66, Samuel Mann and Simon (eds).
  • Jialie Shen, John Shepherd,
    Efficient benchmarking of content-based image retrieval via resampling,
    ACM Multimedia 2006: 569-578
  • Jialie Shen, John Shepherd, Bin Cui, Kian-Lee Tan,
    HSI: A Novel Framework for Efficient Automated Singer Identification in Large Music Databases,
    Proceedings of International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), 2006, p.169
  • Jialie Shen, John Shepherd, Anne H. H. Ngu,
    Towards Effective Content-Based Music Retrieval With Multiple Acoustic Feature Combination,
    IEEE Transactions on Multimedia vol.8 no.6, pp.1179-1189 (2006).
  • Jialie Shen, John Shepherd, Anne H. H. Ngu,
    InMAF: Indexing Music Databases via Multiple Acoustic Features,
    Proceedings of the 2006 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, Chicago, USA, June 2006, pp.778-780
  • Jialie Shen, Bin Cui, John Shepherd, Kian-Lee Tan,
    Towards Efficient Automated Singer Identification in Large Music Databases,
    SIGIR 2006: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Seattle, USA, August 2006, pp.59-66
  • Anne H. H. Ngu, Jialie Shen, John Shepherd,
    Towards Semantically Meaningful Feature Spaces for Efficient Indexing in Large Image Databases,
    in Managing Multimedia Semantics, Uma Srinivasan and Surya Nepal (eds.), IRM Press, 2005.
  • Jialie Shen, John Shepherd, and Anne H.H. Ngu,
    On Efficient Music Genre Classification,
    Database Systems for Advanced Applications: 10th International Conference, DASFAA 2005, Beijing, China, April 2005.
  • Jialie Shen, John Shepherd, and Anne H. H. Ngu,
    Semantic-Sensitive Classification for Large Image Libraries,
    11th International Conference on Multi Media Modeling (MMM 2005), Melbourne, Australia, January 2005.
  • Anne Ngu, Banchong Harangsri, and John Shepherd,
    Query Size Estimation for Joins using Systematic Sampling,
    Distributed and Parallel Databases: An International Journal, vol.3, no.15, pp.237-275, 2004
  • Jialie Shen, John Shepherd, and Anne H.H. Ngu,
    Integrating heterogeneous features for efficient content based music retrieval,
    Proceedings of the 2004 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Washington, DC, USA, November 2004.
  • Mehregan Mahdavi and John Shepherd,
    Caching Dynamic Data in Portal Applications,
    Proceedings of the 14th International Workshop on Research Issues on Data Engineering (RIDE 2004): Web Services for E-Commerce and E-Government Applications, Boston, USA, March 2004.
  • Jialie Shen, John Shepherd, Anne H.H. Ngu, and Du Q. Huynh,
    Improving query effectiveness for large image databases with multiple visual feature combination,
    Ninth International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2004), Jeju Island, Korea, March 2004.
  • Mehregan Mahdavi, John Shepherd, and Boualem Benatallah,
    A collaborative approach for caching dynamic data in portal applications,
    Fifteenth Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2004), Dunedin, New Zealand, January 2004.
  • Liping Ma, John Shepherd,
    Information Extraction via Automatic Pattern Discovery in Identified Region,
    Proceedings of Database and Expert Systems Applications, 15th International Conference, DEXA 2004, Zaragoza, Spain, August 30-September 3, 2004
  • Liping Ma, John Shepherd,
    Information extraction using two-phase pattern discovery,
    SIGIR 2004: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Sheffield, UK, July 25-29, 2004
  • Liping Ma, YanChun Zhang, John Shepherd, and Anh Nguyen,
    Text classification via synopses extraction,
    Fourth International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, Rome, Italy, December 2003.
  • Siew Siew Ong and John Shepherd,
    Experiences in running and developing WebCMS,
    Second International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2003), Melbourne, Australia, August 2003.
  • Jialie Shen, Anne H.H Ngu, John Shepherd, Du Q. Huynh, and Quan Z. Sheng,
    CMVF: A novel dimension reduction scheme for efficient indexing in a large image database,
    ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2003), San Diego, California, June 2003.
  • Liping Ma, John Shepherd, and Anh Nguyen,
    Document classification via structure synopses,
    Fourteenth Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2003), Adelaide, South Australia, February 2003.
  • David Eyers, John Shepherd, and Raymond K Wong,
    Merging Prolog and XML databases,
    Seventh Australian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS), Sydney Australia, December 2002.
  • Siew Siew Ong and John Shepherd,
    WebCMS: A web-based course management system,
    Third International Workshop on Management of Information on the Web (Web-Based Teaching and Learning) at DEXA2002, Aix-en-Provence, France, September 2002.
  • Liping Ma, John Shepherd, and Yanchun Zhang,
    Extracting information from semistructured data,
    Third International Conference of Advances in Web-Age Information Management (WAIM 2002), Beijing, China, August 2002.
  • Liping Ma, John Shepherd, and Raymond Wong,
    Learning-based transformation for text documents,
    Sixth World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI 2002), Orlando, Florida, USA, July 2002.
  • Mohammed Nabil, Anne H.H. Ngu, and John Shepherd,
    Modeling and retrieval of moving objects,
    International Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2001.
  • John Shepherd and Liping Ma,
    Building a database of database conferences: A case-study in web information extraction,
    Third International Asia-Pacific Web Conference, Xian, China, October 2000.
  • Ruth Kurniawati, Jesse Jin, and John Shepherd,
    Web Object Collection: Here or There?,
    SPIE Conference on on Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems III, November 1999.
  • John Shepherd, Xiaoming Zhu, and Nimrod Megiddo,
    A fast indexing method for multidimensional nearest-neighbor search,
    SPIE Conference on Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases VI, San Jose, California, January 1999.
  • Andrew Vincent and John Shepherd,
    Teaching Middle East Politics by Interactive Computer Simulation,
    Journal of Interactive Multimedia Education, November 1998.
  • Ruth Kurniawati, Jesse Jin, and John Shepherd,
    Web Object Collection: Here or There?,
    SPIE Conference on on Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems III, November 1999.
  • Ruth Kurniawati, Jesse Jin, and John Shepherd,
    Efficient nearest neigbour searches using weighted Euclidean metrics,
    Sixteenth British National Database Conference (BNCOD16), Cardiff, Wales, July 1998.
  • Mohammed Nabil, John Shepherd, and Anne H.H. Ngu,
    An Image Retrieval System for Distributed Environments,
    Eighth International Workshop on Research Issues in Data Engineering (RIDE98), Orlando, Florida, February 1998.
  • Ruth Kurniawati, Jesse Jin, and John Shepherd,
    Techniques for supporting efficient content-based retrieval in multimedia databases,
    The Australian Computer Journal, vol.29, no.4, November 1997.
  • Banchong Harangsri, John Shepherd, and Anne H.H. Ngu,
    Selectivity estimation for joins using systematic sampling,
    Eighth International Conference and Workshop on Database and Expert-systems Applications (DEXA'97), Toulouse, France, September 1997.
  • Banchong Harangsri, Samuel Matsushima, John Shepherd, and Anne H.H. Ngu,
    Handling missing values in database systems using a naive bayesian classifier,
    SIGMOD Workshop on Research Issues in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Tucson, Arizona, May 1997.

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