September 21, 2016


Publications 2017

  • T. Awwad, N. Bennani, K. Ziegler, V. Rehn-Sonigo, L. Brunie & H. Kosch.
    Efficient Worker Selection Through History-based Learning in Crowdsourcing
    Computer Software and Applications Conference COMPSAC, 8 juillet 2017, Turin, Italy.
  • G. Lena Cota, S. Ben Mokhtar, G. Gianini, E. Damiani, J. Lawall, G. Muller & L. Brunie
    Analysing Selfishness Flooding with SEINE
    The 47th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN’17), 30 juin 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA.

PhD thesis:

  • A. Petit. Introducing Privacy in Current Web Search Engines
  • Guido Lena Cota. Addressing Selfishness in the Design of Cooperative Systems
  • Vincent Primault. Practically Preserving and Evaluating Location Privacy


Publications 2016

  • S. Zwicklbauer, C. Seifert, M. Granitzer.
    Robust and Collective Entity Disambiguation Through Semantic Embeddings
    Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, pp. 425–434, New York, NY, USA. [PDF]
  • S. Zwicklbauer, C. Seifert, M. Granitzer.
    DoSeR – A Knowledge-Base-Agnostic Framework for Entity Disambiguation Using Semantic Embeddings
    The Semantic Web. Latest Advances and New Domains – 13th International Conference, ESWC 2016, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, May 29 – June 2, 2016, Proceedings, pp. 182–198. [PDF]
  • T. Awwad, N. Bennani, L. Brunie, D. Coquil, H. Kosch, V. Rehn-Senigo.
    Task Characterization for an Effective Worker Targeting in Crowdsourcing
    HASE 2016, 63-64
  • M. Alsarem, P.-E. Portier, S. Calabretto, H. Kosch.
    Ordonnancement d’entités pour la rencontre du web des documents et du web des données
    CoRR abs/1602.06136, 2016
  • J. Jurgovsky, M. Granitzer, C. Seifert.
    Evaluating Memory Efficiency and Rosbustness of Words Embeddings
    ECIR 2016 [PDF]

PhD thesis:

  • Alsarem, Mazen. Semantic Snippets via Query-Biased Ranking of Linked Data Entities

  • Klaghstan, Merza. Video Data Dissemination in Opportunistic Networks, a Scalable Scheme
    Towards a Better User-Viewing-Experience

Publications 2015

  • J. Schlötterer, C. Seifert, W. Lutz, M. Granitzer.
    From Context-Aware to Context-Based: Mobile Just-In-Time Retrieval of Cultural Heritage Objects
    Advances in Information Retrieval – 37th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2015, Vienna, Austria, March 29 – April 2, 2015. Proceedings, pp. 805–808. [PDF]
  • J. Jurgovsky, M. Granitzer.
    Comparing Recursive Autoencoder and Convolutional Network for Phrase-Level Sentiment Polarity Classification
    Natural Language Processing and Information Systems – 20th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, NLDB 2015 Passau, Germany, June 17-19, 2015 Proceedings, pp. 160–166. 
  • C. Seifert, J. Schlötterer, M. Granitzer.
    User Interface Considerations for Browser-Based Just-in-Time-Retrieval
    Information Visualisation (iV), 2015 19th International Conference on, pp. 460-467. [PDF]
  • G. Lena Cota, S. Ben Mokhtar, J. Lawall, G. Muller, G. Gianini, E. Damiani, L. Brunie.
    A Framework for the Design Configuration of Accountable Selfish-Resilient Peer-to-Peer Systems
    IEEE 34th Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, September 2015, Montreal, Canada, pp. 276-285
  • A. Petit, T. Cerqueus, S. Ben Mokhtar, L. Brunie, H. Kosch.
    PEAS: Private, Efficient and Accurate Web Search
    IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (Trustcom’15), August 2015, Helsinki (Finlande).
  • G. Gianini, M. Cremonini, A. Rainini, G. Lena Cota, L. Ghemmogne Fossi.
    A Game Theoretic approach to Vulnerability Patching
    IEEE International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Research (ICTRC),  Abu Dhabi, 2015, pp. 88-91
  • E. Egyed-Zsigmond, H. Kosch, V. Charpenay.
    Leveraging Knowledge from the Linked Open Data Cloud in the task of Reverse Geo-tagging
    Inforsid, 29 mai 2015, Biarritz (France), pp. 115-130
  • M. Amiel, L. Brunie, A. Flory, T. R. Mayer, M. Said.
    Digital care in the Alpine Space
    Urbani issiv, vol. 1, pp. 21-24, 2015.


Publications 2014

  • A. Petit, S. Ben Mokhtar, L. Brunie, H. Kosch.
    Towards Efficient and Accurate Privacy Preserving Web Search
    Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Middleware for Next Generation Internet Computing, ACM ed. Bordeaux, France. pp: 1:1-1:6 MW4NG Workshop of the 15th International Middleware Conference 2014. [PDF]
  • M. Alsarem, P-E. Portier, S. Calabretto, H. Kosch
    SEMashup: Making Use of Linked Data for Generating Enhanced Snippets
    ESWC, Crète. pp.1-10 European Semantic Web Conference 2014  [PDF]
  • M. Klaghstan, N. Bennani, D. Coquil, H. Kosch, L. Brunie
    Contact-Based Adaptive Granularity for Scalable Video Transmission in Opportunistic Networks
    International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference 2014, 4-8 aout 2014, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  • B. Habegger, O. Hasan, L. Brunie, N. Bennani, H. Kosch, E. Damiani.
    Personalization vs. Privacy in Big Data Analysis
    International Journal of Big Data, ISSN 2326-442X
    , 2014, pp. 25-35. [PDF]
  • H. Mousselly Sergieh, M. Döller, E. Egyed-Zsigmond, G. Gianini, H. Kosch, J.-M. Pinon
    Tag Relatedness Using Laplacian Score Feature Selection and Adapted Jensen-Shannon Divergence
    MultiMedia Modeling. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8325, 2014, pp. 159-171. [PDF]
  • H. Mousselly Sergieh, D. Watzinger, B. Huber, M. Döller, E. Egyed-Zsigmond, H. Kosch
    Folkioneer: Efficient Browsing of Community Geotagged Images on a Worldwide Scale
    MultiMedia Modeling.Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8326, 2014, pp. 361-364. [PDF]

PhD Thesis:

  • Limam, Lyes, Usage-Driven Unified Model for User Profile and Data Source Profile Extraction

  • Moussely Sergieh, Hatem. Search-based Automatic Image Annotation using Geotagged
    Community Photos

  • Vilsmeier, Christian. Contextualized Access to Distributed and Heterogeneous Multimedia Data
  • Yang, Yulian. Metaheuristic based Peer Rewiring for Semantic Overlay Networks

Publications 2013

  • O. Hasan, B. Hebegger, L. Brunie, N. Bennani, E. Damiani
    A Discussion of Privacy Challenges in User Profiling with Big Data Techniques: The EEXCESS Use Case
    IEEE 2nd International Congress on Big Data, Santa Clara, California, USA, 2013. [PDF]
  • H. Dikow, O. Hasan, H. Kosch, L. Brunie, R. Sornin
    Improving the Accuracy of Business-to-Business (B2B) Reputation Systems through Rater Expertise Prediction
    Computing, October 2013, Springer Vienna, Austria. [PDF]
  • V. El-Khoury, M. Jergler, G. Abebe Bayou, D. Coquil, H. Kosch
    Fine-granularity semantic video annotation: An approach based on automatic shot level concept detection and object recognition
    International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications, Volume 9, Number 3, 2013, pp. 243-269. [PDF]
  • M. Klaghstan, D. Coquil, N. Bennani, H. Kosch, L. Brunie
    Enhancing Video Viewing Experience in Opportunistic Networks Based on SVC: an Experimental Study
    24th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (IEEE PIMRC) 2013, London, Great Britain.
  • G. Gianini, E. Damiani, T. R. Mayer, D., Coquil, H. Kosch, L. Brunie
    Many-player Inspection Games in Networked Environments
    7th IEEE International Conference on digital Ecosystems and Technologies (IEEE DEST-CEE) 2013, Menlo Park, California, USA. [PDF]
  • Best paper award
    H.M. Sergieh, E. Egyed-Zsigmond, G. Gianini, H. Kosch, J.-M. Pinon, M. Döller
    Tag similarity in folksonomies
    INFORSID 2013, Paris, France. [PDF]

PhD Thesis:

  • El Khoury, Vanessa. Semantic Protection and Personalization of Video Content PIAF: MPEG
    Compliant Framework Preserving User Perceived

  • Mayer, Tobias. Achieving Collaboration in Distributed Sysetms Deployed over Selfish Peers

  • Miao, Jingwei. Contextualized Access to Distributed and Heterogeneous Multimedia Data

Publications 2012

  • D. Yehuala, L. Brunie, M. Libsie, D. Coquil
    A Latency Hiding Framework For Enhanced Ubiquitous Access to Big Data in a Constrained Digital Ecosystem: Application to Digital Medical Archives
    ACM MEDES, Addis-Abéba, Ethiopia, 2012. [PDF]
  • R. Tchokpon, N. Bennani, S. Cimato
    Ensuring XML Integrity Using Watermarking Techniques
    SITIS 2012, IEEE ed. sorronto- Naples-Italy. pp. 668-674. IEEE 2012. [PDF]
  • H. Mousselly Sergieh, G. Gianini, M. Döller, H. Kosch, E. Egyed Zsigmond, J.-M. Pinon
    Geo-based automatic image annotation
    2nd ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval, Article No. 46, ACM New York, 2012. [PDF]
  • V. El-Khoury, D. Coquil, N. Bennani, L. Brunie
    Personalized video adaptation framework (PIAF): high-level semantic adaptation
    Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer US, October 2012. [PDF]
  • H. Mousselly-Sergieh, E. Egyed-Zsigmond, M. Döller, D. Coquil, J.-M. Pinon, H. Kosch
    Improving SURF Image Matching Using Supervised Learning
    The 8th International Conference on Signal Image and Internet Systems (SITIS 2012), November 2012. [PDF]
  • M. Anisetti, C. Ardagna, V. Bellandi, E. Damiani, M. Döller, F. Stegmaier, T. Rabl, H. Kosch, L. Brunie
    Landmark assisted Location and Tracking in Outdoor Mobile Network

    Multimedia Tools and Application, Volume 59, Number 1, 2012. [PDF]
  • T. R. Mayer, L. Brunie, D. Coquil, H. Kosch
    On reliability in publish/subscribe systems: a survey.
    International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems, Volume 27, Number 5, pp. 369-386. [PDF]
  • M. Viviani, L. Limam, N. Bennani, E. Zsigmond, D. Coquil
    Multi-application Personalization: Data Propagation Evaluation on a Real-life Search Query Log
    6th IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems Technologies-Complex Environment Engineering,IEEE ed. Campione d’Italia, Italy. [PDF]

  • C. Vilsmaier, R. Karp, M. Döller, H. Kosch, L. Brunie
    Towards automativ detection of CBIRs configuration
    18th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling, Springer Verlag, LNCS series 2012, ed. Klagenfurt, Austria. [PDF]
  • T. Mayer, D. Coquil, C. Schoernich, H. Kosch
    RCourse: a robustness benchmarking suite for publish/subsrcibe overlay simulations with Peersim
    First Workshop on P2P and Dependability, Article No. 3, ACM New York 2012. [PDF]
  • M. Klaghstan, R. Haensch, D. Coquil, O. Hellwich
    Impact of Hierarchical Structures in Image Categorization Systems
    3rd International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications. [PDF]
  • C. Vilsmaier, M. Doeller, H. Kosch, L. Brunie, J. Jurgovsky
    QueDi: Query distribution in a semantic CBIR network
    The First International Workshop on Multimedia Databases and Data Engineering (MDDE 2012), held in conjunction with the 38th International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB 2012).
  • V. El-Khoury, M. Jergler, D. Coquil, H. Kosch
    Semantic Video Content Annotation at the Object Level
    10th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM2012). [PDF]
  • G. Gianini, T. R. Mayer, D. Coquil, H. Kosch, L. Brunie
    Inspection Games for Selfish Network Environments
    University of Passau, Faculty of Informatics and Mathematics
    Technical Report MIP-1203. [PDF]

PhD Thesis:

  • Torbey, Zeina. Increasing Data Availability in Mobile ad-hoc Networks: a Community-centric and
    Resource-aware Replication Approach

 Publications 2011

  • T. Rabl, H. M. Sergieh, M. Frank, H. Kosch
    Demonstration des Parallel Data Generation Framework
    BTW Vol. 180, Gl 2011, pp. 730 – 733. [PDF]
  • T. Rabl, M. Frank, H. M. Sergieh, H. Kosch
    A Data Generator for Cloud-Scale Benchmarking
    Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking, R. Nambiar and M. Poess, eds., Springer, LNCS, Vol. 6417, pp. 41-56, 2011. [PDF]
  • Z. Torbey, N. Bennani, D. Coquil, L. Brunie
    User Centric Replication Approach to Maintain Data Availability in MANET

    4th International Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems, and Applications,London, UK, 2011.
  • Z. Torbey, N. Bennani, D. Coquil, L. Brunie
    Performance Evaluation for CReaM: User-Centric Replication Model

    11ième Conference Internationale sur les Nouvelles Technologies de la Repartition, Paris, France, 2011. [PDF]
  • G. Abebe Bayou, D. Coquil, H. Kosch
    Enhancing Semantic Video Adaptation Speed in a Proxy Based Delivery System

    Workshop on Multimedia on the Web 2011, Graz, Austria.
  • A. N. Ndjafa, D. Coquil, H. Kosch, L. Brunie
    Towards a Model for Multimedia Dataspaces

    Workshop on Multimedia on the Web 2011, Graz, Austria.
  • T. Mayer, D. Coquil, L. Brunie, H. Kosch
    Evaluating the Robustness of Publish/Subscribe Systems

    Sixth International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing, Barcelona, Spain, 2011. [PDF]
  • O. Hasan, L. Brunie, E. Damiani
    A Privacy Preserving Reputation Protocol for Web Service Provider Selection
    3rd IEEE International Workshop on Security Aspects of Process and Services Engineering (SAPSE 2011), in conjunction with 35th Annual IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2011), IEEE ed. Munich, Germany,  2011. [PDF]


Publications 2010

  • T. R. Mayer, S. Libert, and M. ten Hompel.
    Contribution to the performance evaluation of decentralized material flow controls on the example of a control prototype
    Logistics Journal, 2010.
  • V. El-Khoury, D. Coquil, N. Bennani
    Utility Function for Semantic Video Content Adaptation
    8th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM’2010), Paris, France, November 2010. [PDF]
  • L. Limam, D. Coquil, H. Kosch, L. Brunie
    Extracting User Interests from Search Query Logs: A Clustering Approach
    7th International Workshop on Text-based Information Retrieval in conjunction with DEXA 2010, University of Deusto Bilbao, Spain 30 August – 3 September 2010. [PDF]
  • C. Vilsmaier, D. Coquil, F. Stegmaier, M. Döller, L. Brunie, H. Kosch
    Query Result Aggregation in Distributed Multimedia Databases
    3rd International Symposium on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services, Baltimore, USA, July 2010
  • N. Bennani, E. Damiani, S. Cimato
    Toward cloud-based key management for outsourced databases
    Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops (COMPSACW), 2010 IEEE 34th Annual, July 2010, pp. 232-236 [PDF]
  • N. Bennani, E. Damiani, S. Cimato
    A Distributed and Privacy-preserving Method for Network Intrusion Detection
    On the Move to Meaningful Internet System OTM 2010: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 6427,2010, pp. 861-875 [PDF]
  • Z. Torbey, N. Bennani, D. Coquil, L. Brunie
    A Decentralized and Autonomous Replication model for Mobile Environments
    6e Journées Francophones Mobilité et Ubiquité, UbiMob 2010, June 2010. [PDF]
  • F. Stegmaier, M. Doeller, D. Coquil, V. El-Khoury, H. Kosch
    VAnalyzer: a MPEG-7 based Semantic Video Annotation Tool
    Workshop on Interoperable Social Multimedia Applications (WISMA’2010), Barcelona, Spain, May 2010.
  • T. Mayer, D. Coquil, M. Döller, L. Limam, F. Stegmaier, H. Kosch
    Live-Ticker Supported Sports Video Annotation
    Workshop on Interoperable Social Multimedia Applications (WISMA’2010), Barcelona, Spain, May 2010. [PDF]
  • Z. Torbey, N. Bennani, L. Brunie, D. Coquil
    CReaM: User-Centric Replication Model for Mobile Environments
    International Workshop on “Mobile P2P Data Management, Security and Trust (M-PDMST 2010)” in conjunction with the MDM 2010 conference, April 2010. [PDF]
  • D. Coquil, L. Brunie, H. Kosch
    Distributed Databases
    The Handbook of Technology Management, Hossein Bigdoli ed., John Wiley & Sons, January 2010.


Publications 2009

  • V. El-Khoury, N. Bennani, O. A-M Ouksel
    Distributed Key Management in Dynamic Outsourced Databases : a Trie-Based Approach
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    1st International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications (DBKDA09), IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Service, Q. Chen, A Cuzzocrea, T. Hara, E. Hunt, M. Popescu ed. Cancun (Mexico). pp. 56-61, 2009. [PDF]
  • M. Döller, A. N. Ndjafa Yakou, R. Tous, J. Delgado et al.
    Semantic MPEG Query Format Validation and Processing
    IEEE MultiMedia, October–December 2009, pp. 22–33. [PDF]
  • A. Benoit, H. Kosch, V. Rehn-Sonigo, Y. Robert
    Multicriteria Scheduling of Pipeline Workflows (and Application to the JPEG Encoder).
    International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, Vol. 23, No. 2, 171-187, 2009. [PDF]
  • Best paper award
    M. Döller, T. Mayer, K. Lim Fong, S. Beck, H. Kosch, D. Coquil
    Standardized Mobile Multimedia Query Composer.
    2nd International Symposium on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services, July 2009. [PDF]
  • M. Döller, G. Köckerandl, S. Jans, L. Limam
    MoidEx: Location-based mTourism system on mobile devices.
    IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems (ICMCS’09), April 2009. [PDF]
  • V. El-Khoury
    A Multi-level Access Control Scheme for Multimedia Database.
    9th Workshop on Multimedia Metadata (WMM’09), Toulouse, France, March 2009. [PDF]

PhD Thesis:

  • Sonigo-Rehn, Veronika. Multi-criteria Mapping and Scheduling of Workflow Applications onto
    heteregeneous Platforms

Publications 2008

  • L. Brunie, M. Döller, H. Kosch, M. Granitzer, R. Klamma, W. Bailer, M. Lux, M. Spaniol
    Multimedia Metadata Standards
    Encyclopedia of Multimedia, 2nd edition, B. Furht ed., Springer Verlag, Berlin, October 2008.
  • H. Kosch, L. Böszörményi, G. Hölbling, D. Coquil, J. Heuer
    Personalization of Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting.
    International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, Volume 2008, Article ID 238073, 2008. [PDF]
  • Y. Fawaz, G. Berhe, L. Brunie, M. Scuturici, D. Coquil
    Efficient Execution of Service Composition for Content Adaptation in Pervasive Computing
    International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, Special issue on Personalization of Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting, Hindawi Publishing, September 2008. [PDF]
  • L. Limam, D. Coquil, L. Brunie, H. Kosch
    Query Log Analysis for User-Centric Multimedia Databases
    The 2008 International Conference on New Media Technology, I-Media’08, pp.441-444, Graz, Austria, September 2008.
  • A. Benoit, H. Kosch, V. Rehn-Sonigo, Y. Robert
    Bi-criteria Pipeline Mappings for Parallel Image Processing
    The 2008 International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS’2008, Springer Verlag, Perugia, Italy, 2008. [PDF]
  • D. Coquil, G. Hölbling, H. Kosch
    An Overview of the Emerging Digital video Broadcasting-Handheld (DVB-H) Technology
    Handbook of Mobile Broadcasting: DVB-H, DMB, ISDB-T and MediaFLO, Borko Furht and Syed Ahson editors, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, April 2008.
  • D. Coquil, L. Brunie, H. Kosch
    Semantic and Cooperative Document Delivery Over Distributed Systems
    IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks 2008, Innsbruck, Austria, February 2008. [PDF]