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Qi Yu

Associate Professor
School of Information
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

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Qi Yu

Associate Professor
School of Information
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

Education

BE, Zhejiang University (China); MS, National University of Singapore (Singapore); Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Currently Teaching

HCIN-909
0 Credits
This course is part of a capstone experience for graduate students who are just beginning the thesis topic development process. Students must submit an accepted proposal as a prerequisite for formal thesis work. Requires permission of the program director for enrollment.
ISTE-612
3 Credits
This is the second course in a two-course sequence that provides students with exposure to foundational information sciences and technologies. Topics include internet middleware technologies, data and text analytics, and information visualization. Note: One year of programming in an object-oriented language, a database theory course, a course in Web development, and a statistics course is needed.
ISTE-780
3 Credits
Rapidly expanding collections of data from all areas of society are becoming available in digital form. Computer-based methods are available to facilitate discovering new information and knowledge that is embedded in these collections of data. This course provides students with an introduction to the use of these data analytic methods, with a focus on statistical learning models, within the context of the data-driven knowledge discovery process. Topics include motivations for data-driven discovery, sources of discoverable knowledge (e.g., data, text, the web, maps), data selection and retrieval, data transformation, computer-based methods for data-driven discovery, and interpretation of results. Emphasis is placed on the application of knowledge discovery methods to specific domains.
HCIN-796
1 - 6 Credits
Students electing a research capstone experience will work closely with an adviser on a current research project or one self-developed and guided by the adviser. Permission of the capstone committee and the graduate program director is required.
HCIN-795
1 - 4 Credits
In this course, students will apply the theories and methodologies to the investigation of a problem in the HCI domain. Students who have already prepared a proposal for their capstone project,will design and implement a solution to a problem, and communicate the results.
NSSA-791
1 - 4 Credits
This course is a capstone course in the MS NSA and MS IAF (Information Assurance and Forensics) programs. It offers students the opportunity to investigate a selected topic within the NSSA domain. The student will do this using and an applied laboratory approach. Students must submit an acceptable proposal to a project committee (chair, and reader) before they may be registered by the department for the MS NSSA Project. Students must defend their work in an open project defense and complete a written report of their work before a letter grade is awarded.
ISTE-791
1 - 4 Credits
The project-based culminating experience for the master of science in information sciences and technologies program. A MS project will typically include a software system development component requiring a substantial and sustained level of effort. Students must submit an approved project proposal in order to enroll. (Permission of project committee and graduate program director)
ISTE-790
1 - 6 Credits
The thesis capstone experience for the master of science in information sciences and technologies program. Students must submit an approved capstone proposal in order to enroll.
ISTE-909
0 Credits
This course supports the proposal development process for graduate students who are beginning the thesis experience. Students begin the development of an accepted proposal as a prerequisite for formal thesis registration.
MEDI-788
3 Credits
This team-based course provides students with the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills learned in coursework to design, develop, and implement a solution to a real problem in the medical informatics domain. Project teams also will be responsible for submitting a final project report, and for making a final presentation to project stakeholders. (Completion of first year courses)
MEDI-909
0 Credits
This course is part of a capstone experience for graduate students who are beginning the capstone experience. Students will submit an accepted proposal as a prerequisite for the formal thesis. Permission of the graduate adviser is required.
NSSA-901
0 Credits
NSSA-909
0 Credits
This course is part of a capstone experience for graduate students who are beginning the capstone experience. Students will submit an accepted proposal as a prerequisite for the formal thesis. (Permission of the graduate advisor.)
NSSA-790
1 - 6 Credits
This course is a capstone course in the MS in computing decurity program. It offers students the opportunity to investigate a selected topic and make an original contribution which extends knowledge within the computing security domain. As part of their original work students will write and submit for publication an article to a peer reviewed journal or conference. Students must submit an acceptable proposal to a thesis committee (chair, reader, and observer) before they may be registered by the department for the MS Thesis. Students must defend their work in an open thesis defense and complete a written report of their work before a pass/fail grade is awarded.
NSSA-900
0 Credits

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Published Conference Proceedings
Shi, Weishi and Qi Yu. "An Efficient Many-Class Active Learning Framework for Knowledge-Rich Domains." Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining. Ed. Dacheng Tao and Bhavani Thuraisingham. New York, NY: IEEE, Web.
Kang, Jai W., et al. "IT Curriculum: Coping with Technology Trends & Industry Demands." Proceedings of the Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education. Ed. Thomas Ayers and Daniel Bogaard. New York, NY: ACM, Print.
Obot, Nse, et al. "From Novice to Expert Narratives of Dermatological Disease." Proceedings of the PerCom Workshops. Ed. Daniele Riboni and Petteri Nurmi. New York, NY: IEEE, Print.
Guo, Xuan, et al. "Modeling Physicians\\\' Utterances to Explore Diagnostic Decision-making." Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Ed. Carles Sierra. Melbourne, Australia, NA: IJCAI, 2017. Print.
Shi, Weishi, Xumin Liu, and Qi Yu. "Correlation-Aware Multi-Label Active Learning for Web Service Tag Recommendation." Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Web Services. Ed. Ilkay Altintas and Shiping Chen. New York, NY: IEEE, 2017. Print.
Peng, Shunshun, Hongbing Wang, and Qi Yu. "Estimation of Distribution with Restricted Boltzmann Machine for Adaptive Service Composition." Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Web Services. Ed. Ilkay Altintas and Shiping Chen. New York, NY: IEEE, 2017. Print.
Wang, Hongbing, Zhengping Yang, and Qi Yu. "Online Reliability Prediction via Long Short Term Memory for Service-Oriented Systems." Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Web Services. Ed. Ilkay Altintas and Shiping Chen. New York, NY: IEEE, 2017. Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "Large-Scale and Adaptive Service Composition Using Deep Reinforcement Learning." Proceedings of the Service-Oriented Computing - 15th International Conference. Ed. E. Michael Maximilien. New York, NY: Springer, 2017. Print.
Kang, Jai, Qi Yu, and Erik Golen. "Teaching IoT (Internet of Things) Analytics." Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education. Ed. Thomas Ayers and Daniel Bogaard. Rochester, NY: ACM, 2017. Print.
Wang, Hongbing, Xingzhi Zhang, and Qi Yu. "Integrating POMDP and SARSA(λ) for Service Composition with Incomplete Information." Proceedings of the ICSOC. Ed. Quan Z. Sheng et al. Banff, Canada: n.p., Print.
Liu, Xumin, et al. "An LDA-SVM Active Learning Framework for Web Service Classification." Proceedings of the ICWS. Ed. Stephan Reiff-Marganiec. San Francisco, CA: n.p., Web.
Wang, Hongbing, Guicheng Huang, and Qi Yu. "Automatic Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning for Efficient Large-Scale Service Composition." Proceedings of the ICWS. Ed. Stephan Reiff-Marganiec. San Francisco, CA: n.p., Web.
Wan, Yao, et al. "Incorporating Heterogeneous Information for Mashup Discovery with Consistent Regularization." Proceedings of the PAKDD. Ed. James Bailey et al. Auckland, New Zealand: n.p., Print.
Guo, Xuan, et al. "An Expert-in-the-loop Paradigm for Learning Medical Image Grouping." Proceedings of the PAKDD. Ed. James Bailey et al. Auckland, New Zealand: n.p., Web.
Bullard, Joseph, et al. "Towards Early Dementia Detection: Fusing Linguistic and Non-Linguistic Clinical Data." Proceedings of the CLPsych@HLT-NAACL. Ed. Kristy Hollingshead and Lyle H. Ungar. San Diego, CA: n.p., Web.
Kang, Jai W., et al. "Security Requirements Embedded in MS Programs in Information Sciences and Technologies." Proceedings of the SIGITE/RIIT. Ed. Deborah Boisvert and Stephen J. Zilora. Boston, MA: n.p., Web.
Jain, Aditi, Xumin, Liu, and Yu, Qi. "Aggregating Functionality, Use History, and Popularity of APIs to Recommend Mashup Creation." Proceedings of the Service-Oriented Computing - 13th International Conference, ICSOC 2015, Goa, India, November 16-19, 2015. Ed. Alistair Barros, et al. New York, NY: Springer, Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "Integrating Gaussian Process with Reinforcement Learning for Adaptive Service Composition." Proceedings of the Service-Oriented Computing - 13th International Conference, ICSOC 2015, Goa, India, November 16-19, 2015. Ed. Alistair Barros, et al. New York, NY: Springer, Print.
Liu, Xumin, et al. "Extracting, Ranking, and Evaluating Quality Features of Web Services through User Review Sentiment Analysis." Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Web Services, ICWS 2015, New York, NY, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015. Ed. John A. Miller and Hong Zhu. New York, NY: IEEE, Web.
Chen, Liang, et al. "WS-HFS: A Heterogeneous Feature Selection Framework for Web Services Mining." Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Web Services, ICWS 2015, New York, NY, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015. Ed. John A. Miller and Hong Zhu. New York, NY: IEEE, Web.
Yu, Qi, Wang, Hongbing, and Chen, Liang. "Learning Sparse Functional Factors for Large-Scale Service Clustering." Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Web Services, ICWS 2015, New York, NY, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015. Ed. John A. Miller and Hong Zhu:. New York, NY: IEEE, Web.
Wan, Yao, et al. "Time-Aware API Popularity Prediction via Heterogeneous Features." Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Web Services, ICWS 2015, New York, NY, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015. Ed. John A. Miller and Hong Zhu. New York, NY: IEEE, Web.
Wang, Hongbing, Zhou, Shuxiang, and Yu, Qi. "Discovering Web Services to Improve Requirements Decomposition." Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Web Services, ICWS 2015, New York, NY, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015. Ed. John A. Miller and Hong Zhu. New York, NY: IEEE, Web.
Kang, Jai, Holden, Edward P., and Yu, Qi. "Pillars of Analytics Applied in MS Degree in Information Sciences and Technologies." Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education, SIGITE 2015, Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 30 - October 3, 2015. Ed. Amber Settle, Terry Steinbach, and Deborah Boisvert. New York, NY: ACM, Web.
Bullard, Joseph, et al. "Inference from Structured and Unstructured Electronic Medical Data for Dementia Detection." Proceedings of the 14th INFORMS Computing Society Conference Richmond, Virginia, January 11{13, 2015. Ed. Brian Borchers, J. Paul Brooks, and Laura McLay. Baltimore, MD: INFORMS, Web.
Guo, Xuan, et al. "Infusing Perceptual Expertise and Domain Knowledge into a Human-centered Image Retrieval System: A Prototype Application." Proceedings of the ETRA 2014. Ed. Pernilla Qvarfordt and Dan Witzner Hansen. Safety Harbor, FL: ACM, Print.
Guo, Xuan, et al. "Fusing Multimodal Human Expert Data to Uncover Hidden Semantics." Proceedings of the GazeIn@ICMI 2014. Ed. Hung-Hsuan Huang, et al. Istanbul, Turkey: ACM, Print.
Bullard, Joseph, et al. "Towards Multimodal Modeling of Physicians' Diagnostic Confidence and Self-awareness Using Medical Narratives." Proceedings of the COLING 2014. Ed. Jan Hajic and Junichi Tsujii. Dublin, Ireland: ACL, 2014. Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "Integrating On-policy Reinforcement Learning with Multi-agent Techniques for Adaptive Service Composition." Proceedings of the ICSOC 2014. Ed. Xavier Franch, et al. Paris, France: Springer, Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "Adaptive and Dynamic Service Composition via Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning." Proceedings of the ICWS 2014. Ed. David De Roure, Bhavani Thuraisingham, and Jia Zhang. Anchorage, Alaska: IEEE, Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "A Novel Online Reliability Prediction Approach for Service-Oriented Systems." Proceedings of the ICWS 2014. Ed. David De Roure, Bhavani Thuraisingham, and Jia Zhang. Anchorage, Alaska: IEEE, Print.
Hochberg, Limor, et al. "Towards Automatic Annotation of Clinical Decision-Making Style." Proceedings of the The 8th Linguistic Annotation Workshop. Ed. Lori Levin and Manfred Stede. Dublin, Ireland: n.p., Print.
Kang, Jai W, Edward P Holden, and Qi Yu. "Design of an Analytic Centric MS Degree in Information Sciences and Technologies." Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education. Ed. Rob Friedman and Ken Baker. Atlanta, Georgia: ACM, 2014. Print.
Wang, L., et al. "Online Reliability Time Series Prediction for Service-Oriented System of Systems." Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC). Ed. S. Basu. Berlin, Germany: Springer, 2013. Print.
Chen, L., et al. "WT-LDA: User Tagging Augmented LDA for Web Service Clustering." Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC). Ed. S. Basu. Berlin, Germany: n.p., 2013. Print.
Wang, H., X. Wang, and Q. Yu. "Optimal Self-Healing of Service-Oriented Systems with Incomplete Information." Proceedings of the IEEE Big Data Congress. Ed. P. Hofmann. Santa Clara, CA: n.p., 2013. Print.
Wang, H., H. Sun, and Q. Yu. "Reliable Service Composition via Automatic QoS Prediction." Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2013). Ed. Michael Goul. Santa Clara, CA: n.p., 2013. Print.
Naik, S. and Q. Yu. "Evolutionary User Selection to Maximize the Influence of Viral Marketing." Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM). Ed. Tansel Ozyer. Niagara Falls, Canada: n.p., 2013. Print.
Yu, Q., Z. Zheng, and H. Wang. "Trace Norm Regularized Matrix Factorization for Service Recommendation." Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS). Ed. Michael Lyu. Santa Clara, CA: n.p., 2013. Print.
Yu, Q. "Decision Tree Learning from Incomplete QoS to Bootstrap Service Recommendation." Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS). Ed. Carole A. Goble, Peter P. Chen, and Jia Zhang. Honolulu, HI: IEEE, 2012. Print.
Yu, Q. "Sparse Functional Representation for Large-scale Service Clustering." Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2012). Ed. C. Liu, et al. Shanghai, China: Springer, Print.
Yu, Qi. "Place Semantics into Context: Service Community Discovery from the WSDL Corpus." Proceedings of the Service-Oriented Computing - 9th International Conference, ICSOC 2011. Ed. Gerti Kappel, Zakaria Maamar, and Hamid R. Motahari-Nezhad. Germany: Springer, Print.
Knight, Andrew, Qi Yu, and Manjeet Rege. "Efficient Range Query Processing on Uncertain Data." Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, IRI 2011. Ed. Reda Alhajj, James B. D. Joshi, and Mei-Ling Shyu. Las Vegas, NV: IEEE, 2011. Web.
Journal Paper
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "Effective BigData-Space Service Selection over Trust and Heterogeneous QoS Preferences." IEEE Transactions on Services Computing 11. 4 (2018): 644-657. Print.
Liu, Xumin, et al. "Log Sequence Clustering for Workflow Mining in Multi-workflow Systems." Data & Knowledge Engineering 117. (2018): 1-17. Print.
Zheng, Ervine, et al. "Tag-aware Dynamic Music Recommendation." Expert System with Applications 106. (2018): 244-251. Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "Incorporating Both Qualitative and Quantitative Preferences for Service Recommendation." Journal of Parallel Distributed Computing 114. (2018): 46-69. Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "A Proactive Approach Based on Online Reliability Prediction for Adaptation of Service-oriented Systems." Journal of Parallel Distributed Computing 114. (2018): 70-84. Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "Integrating Modified Cuckoo Algorithm and Creditability Evaluation for QoS-aware Service Composition." Knowledge-Based Systems 140. (2018): 64-81. Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "Online Reliability Time Series Prediction via Convolutional Neural Network and Long Short Term Memory for Service-oriented Systems." Knowledge-Based Systems 159. (2018): 132-147. Print.
Liu, Xumin, et al. "Statistical Learning of Domain-Specific Quality-of-Service Features from User Reviews." ACM Transactions on Internet Technology 17. 2 (2017): 22:1-22:24. Print.
Wang, Hongbign, et al. "Integrating Reinforcement Learning with Multi-Agent Techniques for Adaptive Service Composition." ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems 12. 2 (2017): 8:1-8:42. Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "Combining Quantitative Constraints with Qualitative Preferences for Effective Non-functional Properties-aware Service Composition." Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing 100. (2017): 71-84. Print.
Bouguettaya, Athman, et al. "A Service Computing Manifesto: The Next 10 Years." Communications of ACM 60. 4 (2017): 64-72. Print.
Guo, Xuan, et al. "Intelligent Medical Image Grouping through Interactive Learning." International Journal of Data Science and Analytics (JDSA) 2. 3 (2016): 95-105. Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "Effective Service Composition Using Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning." Knowledge-Based Systems 92. (2016): 151-168. Print.
Wang, Hongbing, et al. "Online Reliability Prediction via Motifs-based Dynamic Bayesian Networks for Service-Oriented Systems." IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE). (2016): 24 pages. Print.
Wang,, Hongbing, et al. "Effective BigData-Space Service Selection over Trust and Heterogeneous QoS Preferences." IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC). (2016): 14 pages. Print.
Sheng, Michael, et al. "Guest Editorial: Big Data Analytics and the Web." IEEE Trans. Big Data 2. 3 (2016): 189. Print.
Bouguettaya, Athman, et al. "Efficient agglomerative hierarchical clustering." Expert Syst. Appl. 42. 5 (2015): 2785-2797. Print.
Yu, Qi. "CloudRec: A Framework for Personalized Service Recommendation in the Cloud." Knowl. Inf. Syst. 43. 2 (2015): 417-443. Print.
Wu, Jian, et al. "Trust-aware Media Recommendation in Heterogeneous Social Networks." World Wide Web 18. 1 (2015): 139-157. Print.
Guo, Xuan, et al. "From Spoken Narratives to Domain Knowledge: Mining Linguistic Data for Medical Image Understanding." Artificial Intelligence in Medicine 62. 2 (2014): 79-90. Print.
Yu, Qi. "QoS-aware Service Selection via Collaborative QoS Evaluation." World Wide Web 17. 1 (2014): 33-57. Print.
Wu, J., et al. "Selecting Skyline Services for QoS-aware Composition by Upgrading MapReduce Paradigm." Cluster Computing 16. 4 (2013): 693-706. Print.
Andhale, J. P., M. Rege, and Q. Yu. "Discovering Heterogeneous Evolving Web Service Communities Using Semi-Supervised Non Negative Matrix Factorization." International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing (IJMLC) 3. 2 (2013): 201-205. Print.
Yu, Q. "Efficient Large-scale Service Clustering via Sparse Functional Representation and Accelerated Optimization." International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems (IJCIS) 22. 4 (2013): 1-26. Print.
Yu, Q. and A. Bouguettaya. "Efficient Service Skyline Computation for Composite Service Selection." IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) 25. 4 (2013): 776-789. Web.
Chen, Xi, et al. "Web Service Recommendation via Exploiting Location and QoS Information." IEEE Trans. Parallel Distrib. Syst. 25. 7 (2013): 1913-1924. Print.
Yu, Q. and A. Bouguettaya. "Multi-Attribute Optimization in Service Selection." World Wide Web Journal (WWWJ) 15. 1 (2012): 1-31. Print.
Yu, Q. and J. Kang. "Integrating User Invocation Data and Extended Semantics for Service Community Discovery." International Journal of Next-Generation Computing (IJNGC) 3. 2 (2012): 1-19. Print.
Xu, Kai, et al. "Web Service Management System for Bioinformatics Research: A Case Study." Service Oriented Computing and Applications 5. 1 (2011): 1-15. Print.
Liu, Xumin, et al. "Efficient Change Management in Long-Term Composed Services." Service Oriented Computing and Applications 5. 2 (2011): 87-103. Print.
Yu, Qi and Athman Bouguettaya. "Multi-Attribute Optimization in Service Selection." World Wide Web Journal (WWWJ) 15. 1 (2012): 1-31. Print.
Bouguettaya, Athman, et al. "Service-Centric Framework for a Digital Government Application." IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC) 4. 1 (2011): 3-16. Print.
Full Length Book
Pahl, Claus, et al. Service-Oriented Computing - 16th International Conference, ICSOC 2018, Hangzhou, China, November 12-15, 2018, Proceedings. 16 ed. Berlin, Germany: Springer, 2018. Web.
Ghose, A., et al. Service-Oriented Computing - ICSOC 2012 Workshops - ICSOC 2012, International Workshops ASC, DISA, PAASC, SCEB, SeMaPS, WESOA, and Satellite Events. Shanghai, China: Springer, 2013. Print.
Liu, C., et al. 10th International Conference, ICSOC 2012 Shanghai, China,. 10 ed. Shanghi, China: Springer, 2012. Print.
External Scholarly Fellowships/National Review Committee
7/15/2018 - 6/30/2021
     National Science Foundation
     Amount: 497,423
10/1/2018 - 9/30/2022
     Office of Naval Research
     Amount: 1,586,800
Book Chapter
Kang,, Jai W, et al. "Web-Based Implementation of Data Warehouse Schema Evolution." New Trends in Intelligent Information and Database Systems. New York, NY: Springer, 2015. 313-322. Web.
Naik, Sanket Anil and Yu, Qi. "Evolutionary Influence Maximization in Viral Marketing." Recommendation and Search in Social Networks. New York, NY: Springer, 2015. 217-247. Web.
Yu, Qi. "On Bootstrapping Web Service Recommendation." Web Services Foundations. Ed. Athman Bouguettaya, Quan Z. Sheng, and Florian Daniel. New York, NY: Springer, 2014. 589-608. Print.
Invited Keynote/Presentation
Yu, Qi. "Big Data Analytics In Service Computing." S&T Seminars. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY. 25 Apr. 2014. Lecture.
Yu, Qi. "On Large-scale Service Clustering: Sparse Learning and Probabilistic Modeling." RMIT Workshop in Service Computing. RMIT. Melbourne, VIC. 8 Dec. 2014. Lecture.
Yu, Qi. "Big Data Analytics in Service Computing." Upstate New York Oracle User Group Educational Workshop. Upstate New York Oracle User Group. Buffalo, NY. 7 Jun. 2013. Conference Presentation.