Publications

A Sampling of Faculty Publications & Presentations

  • Knight, S., Hastings, J. (2015). Case Base Size and Overall Competence: Incremental Increase and Similarity Threshold Selection on a Data Set. Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI-15).
  • Harms, S. Tadesse,T.,  Wardlow, B. (2014) Improving Drought Risk Modelling: Using Multiple Periods of Satellite Data with Ensembles of Data Mining Algorithms, International Journal of Society Systems Science (IJSSS), Vol. 6, No. 2.(June 2014). (refereed, international)
  • Hastings, J. D., Latchininsky, A. V., Adelung, T., Schell, S. P. (2014). Early Assessment of an Approach to Determining the Predictive Coverage of Case- Based Reasoning with Adaptation through CARMA. Proceedings of the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-47). IEEE Computer Society
  • Harms, S., Hastings, J., Jussel, M. (2013). Assessing Writing in Computer Science Bachelor of Science Degree Programs, Midwest Instructional Computing Symposium, April 20, 2013.
  • Harms, S. (2012). Database Systems Course: Service Learning Project, Midwest Instructional Computing Symposium, April 14, 2012.
  • Alavi, A. (2010).  Cybercrime. Business Innovation Summit, Student TrackKearney, NE, October 2010.
  • Harms, S. K. (2010). Moderator and Panelist, The Integration Act. – Blending your career, family, and personal life, Colorado Celebration of Women in Computing (CCWIC), November 2010.
  • Harms, S. Tadesse,T., Wardlow, B. (2009). Algorithm and Feature Selection for VegOut: A Vegetation Condition Prediction Tool, J. Gama et al. (Eds.): Discovery Science 2009, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 5808, pp. 107–120. (R).
  • Hastings, J.D., Latchininsky, A. V. (2009), CARMA: Platform Freedom for a Graphical Lisp Application through Armed Bear Common Lisp, Proceedings of the 2009 International Lisp Conference (ILC 2009), Cambridge, MA, March 22–25, 2009, ACM. (R).
  • Hastings, J.D., Latchininsky, A. V., Schell, S. P. (2009), Sustainability of Grasshopper Management and Support through CARMA, Proceedings of the 42nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-42), Waikoloa Village, Big Island, HI, January 5–8, 2009, IEEE Computer Society, recipient of a Best Paper Award. (R).
  • Hastings, J.D., Latchininsky, A., and Schell, S. (2009), CARMA Expansion to Colorado, Oregon and New Mexico, Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the National Grasshopper Management Board, Aurora, Colorado. (NR).
  • Harms, S., Temporal Event Sequence Rule Mining, Data Warehousing and Mining Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition. J. Wang, ed., Idea Group Inc., August 2008, pp. 1098-1102. (35% acceptance rate, international).
  • Hastings, J., Latchininsky, A., and Schell, S. (2008), CARMA: A Case for Analysis, Proceedings of the 2008 Annual Meeting of the National Grasshopper Management Board, Denver, Colorado. (NR).
A Sampling of CSIT Faculty Professional Presentations
  • Harms, S., (2014).  Developing the IT Talent Pipeline, AIM Institute Broadband Connecting Nebraska Conference, (panelist), October 1, 2014.
  • Hastings, J. D. 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-47), Waikoloa Village, Big Island, HI. (January 9, 2014).
  • Harms, S., (Author & Presenter). Broadband Connecting Nebraska Conference (Youth Track), "The Basics of Coding," AIM Institute, Kearney, NE. (October 1, 2014).
  • Harms, S., Hastings, J., Jussel, M. (2013).  Assessing Writing in Computer Science Bachelor of Science Degree Programs, Midwest Instructional Computing Symposium, April 19, 2013. 
  • Anderson, C. L. (Author), Moriyama, E. (Author). Symposium and Workshop on New Methods for Phylogenomics and Metagenomics, "Introduction to SuiteMSA," University of Texas at Austin, funded by the National Science Foundation through grant DEB 0733029 to the University of, Austin, Texas. (February 17, 2013).
  • Harms, S., Anderson, C. (2012). The Challenges of Completing an Advanced Degree along a Non-Traditional Time-Line, Rocky Mountains Celebration of Women in Computing (RMICWIC) 2012, Birds of a Feather Presentation. 
  • Harms, S. K., Database Systems Course: Service Learning Project, Midwest Instructional Computing Symposium 2012, Cedar Falls, IA, (April 2012). 
  • Harms, S. K., Using Data Mining Techniques for Drought Risk Modeling, Shandong University at Weihai (March 2012).  
  • Alavi, A. (2010).  Cybercrime. Business Innovation Summit, Student TrackKearney, NE, October 2010.
  • Harms, S. K., Moderator and Panelist, The Integration Act. – Blending your career, family, and personal life, Colorado Celebration of Women in Computing (CCWIC), November 2010.
A Sampling of CSIT Funded Grants
  • Hastings, J. D., "Researching Exploits with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles," Sponsored by Nebraska EPSCOR Undergraduate Research Experience, $7,500.00. (2015).
  • Alavi, A, Tenable Network Security Inc., Five year lease of Nessus Enterprise software for system administration, $25,000, May 2014.
  • Alavi, A, Intel, 10 Galileo hardware boards, $600, May 2014.
  • Hastings, J. D. (Principal), "Detecting and Counting Flies on Digital Images of Cattle," Sponsored by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Livestock Entomology Group, $7,546.00. (January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013).
  • Harms, S. (PI), Alavi, A. (co-PI), et al, University of Nebraska Online Worldwide Program Planning Grant: Information Technology BS Online Degree Completion Program, UNK CSIT and UNO School of Interdisciplinary Informatics,$5,952, May 2011.
  • Fruhling, A. (PI), Harms, S. (co-PI), Alavi, A. (co-PI), et al, University of Nebraska Online Worldwide Program Planning Grant:  Bioinformatics degree collaboration, UNO School of Interdisciplinary Informatics and UNK CSIT, $5,778, Sept. 2010.
  • Mahoney, W. (PI), Harms, S. (co-PI), Alavi, A. (co-PI), et al, University of Nebraska Online Worldwide Program Planning Grant:  Information Assurance degree collaboration, UNO School of Interdisciplinary Informatics and UNK CSIT,  $5,778,  July 2010.
  • Harms, S. (PI), Hartman, M. (co-PI), “Technology Transparency in Computer Science (CS), Computer Information Systems(CIS) and Visual Communication and Design (VCD) Curricula”U. of Nebraska Kelly Fund Grant, $23,992, June, 2010 to June, 2011.
  • Hastings, J., (Contracted Cooperator) (Alexandre Latchininsky, PI, U. of Wyoming), “Regional Extension for CARMA: Expanding Grasshopper Management Software to Western States”, USDA–APHIS CAPS, $39,820.
  • Harms, S., “Drought Risk, Impact, and Mitigation System,” United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) grant to UNL (D. Wilhite, PI), with subcontract to UNK (S. Harms, PI), $26,266 to UNK.