Eugene Fink's publications

Books

Eugene Fink. Changes of problem representation: Theory and experiments. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2003. See introduction in PostScript or PDF, preface, or table of contents.

Eugene Fink and Derick Wood. Restricted-orientation convexity. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2004. See introduction in PostScript or PDF, preface, or table of contents.

Journal articles

Manuela Veloso, Jaime Carbonell, Alicia Perez, Daniel Borrajo, Eugene Fink, and Jim Blythe. Integrating planning and learning: The Prodigy architecture. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 7(1), pages 81-120, 1995. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Derick Wood. Fundamentals of restricted-orientation convexity. Information Sciences, 92, pages 175-196, 1996. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Qiang Yang. Automatically selecting and using primary effects in planning: Theory and experiments. Artificial Intelligence Journal, 89, pages 285-315, 1997. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Derick Wood. Strong restricted-orientation convexity. Geometriae Dedicata, 69(1), pages 35-51, 1998. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Derick Wood. Generalized halfspaces in restricted-orientation convexity. Journal of Geometry, 62, pages 99-120, 1998. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Michael Heath. Image-processing projects for an algorithms course. International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, 15(5), pages 859-868, 2001. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Kevin B. Pratt and Eugene Fink. Search for patterns in compressed time series. International Journal of Image and Graphics, 2(1), pages 89-106, 2002. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Derick Wood. Planar strong visibility. International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications, 13(2), pages 173-187, 2003. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink, Josh Johnson, and Jenny Hu. Exchange market for complex goods: Theory and experiments. Netnomics, 6(1), pages 21-42, 2004. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink, Princeton K. Kokku, Savvas Nikiforou, Lawrence O. Hall, Dmitry B. Goldgof, and Jeffrey P. Krischer. Selection of patients for clinical trials: An interactive web-based system. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, 31(3), pages 241-254, 2004. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink. Automatic evaluation and selection of problem-solving methods: Theory and experiments. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 16(2), pages 73-105, 2004. See PostScript, PDF, or abtract.

Eugene Fink and Jim Blythe. Prodigy bidirectional planning. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 17(3), pages 161-200, 2005. See PostScript, PDF, or abtract.

Eugene Fink, Jianli Gong, and Josh Johnson. Exchange market for complex goods: Search for optimal matches. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 19(2), pages 91-117, 2007. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Harith Suman Gandhi. Compression of time series by extracting major extrema. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 23(2), pages 255-270, 2011. See PDF or abstract.

Book chapters

Eugene Fink and Manuela Veloso. Formalizing the Prodigy planning algorithm. In Malik Ghallab and Alfredo Milani, editors, New Directions in AI Planning, pages 261-271. IOS Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1996. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Kevin B. Pratt. Indexing of compressed time series. In Mark Last, Abraham Kandel, and Horst Bunke, editors, Data Mining in Time Series Databases, pages 43-65. World Scientific, Singapore, 2004. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Conference papers

Eugene Fink and Qiang Yang. Automatically abstracting effects of operators. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Planning Systems, pages 243-251, 1992. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Qiang Yang. Formalizing plan justifications. In Proceedings of the Ninth Conference of the Canadian Society for Computational Studies of Intelligence, pages 9-14, 1992. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Qiang Yang. Characterizing and automatically finding primary effects in planning. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 1374-1379, 1993. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Qiang Yang. Planning with primary effects: Experiments and analysis. In Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 1606-1611, 1995. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Derick Wood. Three-dimensional strong convexity and visibility. In Proceedings of the Vision Geometry IV Conference, pages 61-72, 1995. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Derick Wood. Restricted-orientation halfspaces. In Proceedings of the Vision Geometry V Conference, pages 24-33, 1996. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Derick Wood. Generalizing halfspaces. In Proceedings of the Eighth Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry, pages 211-216, 1996. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Derick Wood. Three-dimensional restricted-orientation convexity. In Proceedings of the Eighth Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry, pages 258-263, 1996. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Derick Wood. Computational problems in strong visibility. In Proceedings of the Vision Geometry VI Conference, pages 95-105, 1997. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Jim Blythe. A complete bidirectional planner. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Planning Systems, pages 78-84, 1998. See PostScript, PDF, abstract.

Eugene Fink. How to solve it automatically: Selection among problem-solving methods. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Planning Systems, pages 128-136, 1998. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Princeton K. Kokku, Lawrence O. Hall, Dmitry B. Goldgof, Eugene Fink, and Jeffrey P. Krischer. A cost-effective agent for clinical trial assignment. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 2002. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Savvas Nikiforou, Eugene Fink, Lawrence O. Hall, Dmitry B. Goldgof, and Jeffrey P. Krischer. Knowledge acquisition for clinical-trial selection. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 60-65, 2002. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Eugene Fink, Josh Johnson, and John Hershberger. Multi-attribute exchange market: Representation and indexing of orders. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce, pages 186-187, 2003. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink, Josh Johnson, and John Hershberger. Multi-attribute exchange market: Theory and experiments. In Proceedings of the Sixteenth Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 603610, 2003. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, conference talk, or poster.

Eugene Fink, Kevin B. Pratt, and Harith Suman Gandhi. Indexing of time series by major minima and maxima. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 2332-2335, 2003. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Eugene Fink, Lawrence O. Hall, Dmitry B. Goldgof, Bhavesh D. Goswami, Matthew Boonstra, and Jeffrey P. Krischer. Experiments on the automated selection of patients for clinical trials. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 4541-4545, 2003. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Eugene Fink, Josh Johnson, and John Hershberger. Fast-paced trading of multi-attribute goods. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 4280-4287, 2003. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Eugene Fink, Jianli Gong, and John Hershberger. Multi-attribute exchange market: Search for optimal matches. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 4140-4146, 2004. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Hong Tang, Yelena Mukomel, and Eugene Fink. Diagnosis of ovarian cancer based on mass spectra of blood samples. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 3444-3450, 2004. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Eugene Fink, Aaron Goldstein, Philip Hayes, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Search for approximate matches in large databases. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 1431-1435, 2004. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Eugene Fink, Ulas Bardak, Brandon Rothrock, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Scheduling with uncertain resources: Collaboration with the user. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 11-17, 2006. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Eugene Fink, P. Matthew Jennings, Ulas Bardak, Jean Oh, Stephen F. Smith, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Scheduling with uncertain resources: Search for a near-optimal solution. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 137-144, 2006. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Ulas Bardak, Eugene Fink, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Scheduling with uncertain resources: Representation and utility function. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 1486-1492, 2006. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Ulas Bardak, Eugene Fink, Chris R. Martens, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Scheduling with uncertain resources: Elicitation of additional data. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 1493-1498, 2006. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Eugene Fink. Evaluation of representations in AI problem solving. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 349-353, 2007. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or poster.

Eugene Fink and Harith Suman Gandhi. Important extrema of time series. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 366-372, 2007. See PostScript, PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Bin Fu, Eugene Fink, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Analysis of uncertain data: Tools for representation and processing. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 3256-3260, 2008. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Alexander Carpentier, Mehrbod Sharifi, Eugene Fink, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Scheduling with uncertain resources: Learning to ask the right questions. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 2543-2547, 2008. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Steven Gardiner, Eugene Fink, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Scheduling with uncertain resources: Learning to make reasonable assumptions. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 2554-2559, 2008. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Eugene Fink, P. Matthew Jennings, Konstantin Salomatin, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Scheduling with uncertain resources: Representation of common knowledge. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 2642-2646, 2009. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Eugene Fink, Ankur Sarin, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Analysis of uncertain data: Smoothing of histograms. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 2549-2555, 2009. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Anatole Gershman, Eugene Fink, Bin Fu, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Analysis of uncertain data: Evaluation of given hypotheses. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 2556-2561, 2009. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Anatole Gershman, Eugene Fink, Bin Fu, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Analysis of uncertain data: Selection of probes for information gathering. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 2227-2232, 2009. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Judith Gelernter, Dong Cao, Raymond Lu, Eugene Fink, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Creating and visualizing fuzzy document classification. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 672-679, 2009. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Mehrbod Sharifi, Eugene Fink, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Learning of personalized security settings. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 3428-3432, 2010. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Eugene Fink, Mehrbod Sharifi, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Application of machine learning and crowdsourcing to detection of cybersecurity threats. In Proceedings of the DHS Science Conference, Fifth Annual University Network Summit, 2011. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Julio Lopez, Colin Degraf, Tiziana DiMatteo, Bin Fu, Eugene Fink, and Garth Gibson. Recipes for baking black forest databases: Building and querying black hole merger trees from cosmological simulations. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Scientific and Statistical Database Management Conference, 2011. See PDF or abstract.

Mehrbod Sharifi, Eugene Fink, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Detection of Internet scam using logistic regrerssion In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 2168-2172, 2011. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Mehrbod Sharifi, Eugene Fink, and Jaime G. Carbonell. SmartNotes: Application of crowdsourcing to the detection of web threats. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 1346-1350, 2011. See PDF, abstract, or conference talk.

Workshop papers

Eugene Fink and Derick Wood. Restricted-orientation convexity in higher-dimensional spaces. In Proceedings of the Seventh Graduate Conference on Computer Science, pages 128-136, 1992. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Qiang Yang. A spectrum of plan justifications. In Proceedings of the AAAI 1993 Spring Symposium, pages 29-33, 1993. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Qiang Yang. Forbidding preconditions and ordered abstraction hierarchies. In Proceedings of the AAAI 1993 Spring Symposium, pages 34-38, 1993. See PostScript, PDF, abstract.

Eugene Fink and Qiang Yang. Search reduction in planning with primary effects. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Theory Reformulation and Abstraction, pages 39-55, 1994. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink. Systematic approach to the design of representation-changing algorithms. In Proceedings of the Symposium on Abstraction, Reformulation, and Approximation, pages 54-61, 1995. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Bhavesh D. Goswami, Lawrence O. Hall, Dmitry B. Goldgof, Eugene Fink, and Jeffrey P. Krischer. Using probabilistic methods to optimize data entry in accrual of patients to clinical trials. In Proceedings of the Seventeenth IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, pages 434-439, 2004. See PostScript, PDF, or abtract.

B. Cenk Gazen, Jaime G. Carbonell, Philip J. Hayes, Chun Jin, and Eugene Fink. Hypothesis formation and tracking in ARGUS. In Proceedings of the NIMD Principal Investigator Meeting, 2004. See PostScript, PDF, or conference talk.

Jaime G. Carbonell, Eugene Fink, Chun Jin, B. Cenk Gazen, Santosh Ananthraman, Philip J. Hayes, Ganesh Mani, and Dwight Dietrich. Exploring massive structured data in ARGUS. In Proceedings of the NIMD Principal Investigator Meeting, 2005. See PostScript, PDF, or conference talk.

Jaime G. Carbonell, Eugene Fink, Chun Jin, B. Cenk Gazen, Johny Mathew, Abhay Saxena, Vini Satish, Santosh Ananthraman, Dwight Dietrich, and Ganesh Mani. Scalable data exploration and novelty detection. In Proceedings of the NIMD Principal Investigator Meeting, 2006. See PostScript, PDF, or conference talk.

Gregory Kesden, Eugene Fink, and Daniel Sleator. Training of the Carnegie Mellon teams for the ACM programming competition. In Proceedings of the Competitive Learning Institute Symposium, 2009. See PDF or conference talk.

Bin Fu, Kai Ren, Julio Lopez, Eugene Fink, and Garth Gibson. DISC-Finder: A data-intensive scalable cluster finder for astrophysics. In Proceedings of the ACM International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing, pages 348-351, 2010. See PDF, abstract, or poster.

Anatole Gershman, Travis Wolfe, Eugene Fink, and Jaime G. Carbonell. News personalization using support vector machines. In Proceedings of the SIGIR Workshop on Enriching Information Retrieval, 2011. See PDF or abstract.

Workshop posters

Julio Lopez, Bin Fu, Eugene Fink, Swapnil Patil, Wittawat Tantisiriroj, Milo Polte, Lin Xiao, Vijay Vasudavan, and Garth Gibson. Astro-DISC: Data-intensive analytics for astrophysics. Poster at the Sixteenth Annual Workshop and Retreat of the Parallel Data Laboratory, November 2009. See PDF.

Bin Fu, Eugene Fink, and Julio Lopez. Astronomy applications of map-reduce: A distributed friends-of-friends algorithm. Poster at the Sixteenth Annual Workshop and Retreat of the Parallel Data Laboratory, November 2009. See PDF.

Julio Lopez, Bin Fu, Eugene Fink, and Garth Gibson. Scalable spatial indexing for data-intensive science applications. Poster at the Sixteenth Annual Workshop and Retreat of the Parallel Data Laboratory, November 2009. See PDF.

Bin Fu, Kai Ren, Julio Lopez, Eugene Fink, and Garth Gibson. DISC-Finder: A distributed algorithm for identifying galaxy clusters. Poster at the Visit Day of the Parallel Data Laboratory, May 2010. See PDF.

Bin Fu, Eugene Fink, Julio Lopez, Christos Faloutsos, and Garth Gibson. DISC-Distances: Analyzing the distribution of distances between galaxies. Poster at the Visit Day of the Parallel Data Laboratory, May 2010. See PDF.

Bin Fu, Tarush Aggarwal, Eugene Fink, and Garth Gibson. DISC-SkyMap: Indexing and retrieval of celestial objects. Poster at the Visit Day of the Parallel Data Laboratory, May 2010. See PDF.

Eugene Fink, Mehrbod Sharifi, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Machine learning methods for cybersecurity. Poster at the Research Retreat of the Command, Control, and Interoperability Center for Advanced Data Analsys, October 2010. See the poster in PowerPoint.

Bin Fu, Sangjae Yoo, Gor Nilanon, Eugene Fink, Julio Lopez, and Garth Gibson. DISC-Quasars: Identification of distant quasars in sky surveys. Poster at the Seventeenth Annual Workshop and Retreat of the Parallel Data Laboratory, October 2010. See PDF.

Julio Lopez, Colin Degraf, Tiziana DiMatteo, Bin Fu, Eugene Fink, and Garth Gibson. DISC-Holes: Data models and algorithms for black hole datasets. Poster at the Thirteenth Annual Visit Day of the Parallel Data Laboratory, May 2011. See PDF.

Technical reports

Eugene Fink. A survey of sequential and systolic algorithms for the algebraic path problem. Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, 1992. Technical Report CS-92-37. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink. Justified plans and ordered hierarchies. Masters Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, 1992. Technical Report CS-92-42. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink and Manuela Veloso. Prodigy planning algorithm. Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University, 1994. Technical Report CMU-CS-94-123. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink. Design of representation-changing algorithms. Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University, 1995. Technical Report CMU-CS-95-120. See PostScript, PDF, or abstract.

Eugene Fink. Automatic representation changes in problem solving. Ph.D. Thesis, Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999. Technical Report CMU-CS-99-150. See PostScript, PDF, and abstract.

Bin Fu, Kai Ren, Julio Lopez, Eugene Fink, and Garth Gibson. DISC-Finder: A data-intensive scalable cluster finder for astrophysics. Parallel Data Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010. Technical Report CMU-PDL-10-104. See PDF or abstract.

Julio Lopez, Colin Degraf, Tiziana DiMatteo, Bin Fu, Eugene Fink, and Garth Gibson. Recipes for baking black forest databases: Building and querying black hole merger trees from cosmological simulations. Parallel Data Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University, 2011. Technical Report CMU-PDL-11-104. See PDF or abstract.

Patents

Eugene Fink, Ganesh Mani, Dwight Dietrich, Joshua M. Johnson, Steven V. Fischetti, and Jaime G. Carbonell. Method and system for multi-dimensional trading. US Patent 7406443, published on July 29, 2008. See Free Patents Online.

Philip J. Hayes, Eugene Fink, and Ganesh Mani. Method and system for approximate matching of data records. US Patent 7801878, published on September 21, 2010. See Free Patents Online.