Tina Tian

Tina Tian

Assistant Professor

Department : Computer Science

Email : tina.tian@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7765

Office : RLC 203A


PHD, New Jersey Inst. of Tech.


Semantic Web Search, Ontology, Social Network Mining, Webometrics

Publications & Professional Activities

  • Tian, T. and Agrawal A., “Quantifying the relationship between hit count estimates and Wikipedia article traffic,” Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, vol. 6, no. 5 (2015).
  • Tian, T., Chun, S.A.: Social Network Mining for Developing People Ontology. In: International Conference on Advances in Information Mining and Management (IMMM). Lisbon, Portugal (2013). 
  • Chun, S.A., Tian, T., Geller, J.: Enhancing the Famous People Ontology by Mining a Social Network. In: VLDB'12 workshop on Semantic Web Search (SSW). Istanbul, Turkey (2012). 
  • Tian, T., Chun, S.A., Geller, J.: A Prediction Model for Web Search Hit Counts Using Word Frequencies. Journal of Information Science. vol. 37, issue 5, pp. 462-475. Sage Publishing Co. (2011)
  • Ochs, C., Tian, T., Geller, J.: Google Knows Who is Famous Today: Building an Ontology from Search Engine Knowledge and DBpedia. In: IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC). Palo Alto, CA (2011).
  • Tian, T., Geller, J., Chun, S.A.: Enhancing Interface for Ontology-Supported Homonym Search. In: CAiSe'11 Workshop on Semantic Web Search (SSW). London, UK (2011). Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) 83, pp. 544-553, Springer Verlag, Berlin.
  • Tian, T., Geller, J., Chun, S.A.: Improving Web Search Results for Homonyms by Suggesting Completions from an Ontology. In: ICWE Workshop on Semantic Web Information Management (SWIM). Vienna, Austria (2010). Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), 6385, pp. 175-186, Springer.
  • Tian, T., Geller, J., Chun, S.A.: Predicting Web Search Hit Counts. In: 2010 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology. Toronto, Canada (2010).

Honors & Awards

Manhattan College Summer Grant 2013

Excellence in Teaching Award at New Jersey Institute of Technology 2011

Professional Memberships

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Professional Member

Courses Taught/Teaching

 CMPT 420      Artificial Intelligence

CMPT 438      Algorithms

CMPT 334      Computer Organization

CMPT 241      Web Programming

CMPT 238      Data Structures

CMPT 258      Databases

CMPT 102      Computer Science II

CMPT 155      Computer Applications for Life Sciences

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