Tina Tian

Assistant Professor

Computer Science


  • PHD, New Jersey Inst. of Tech.

Courses Taught

  • 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
  • Research

    Semantic Web Search, Ontology, Social Network Mining, Webometrics

  • Publications and Scholarly 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, and Grants
    • Manhattan College Summer Grant 2013
    • Excellence in Teaching Award at New Jersey Institute of Technology 2011