Prof Dr Kurt Maly

Office Address: Department of Computer Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0162
Office Phone:  757-683-4817
Office Fax:      757-683-4900
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Career Highlights:
Born in Modling, Austria, August 20, 1944; Austrian citizen; permanent resident of U.S.A.

1973  Ph.D. Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University.

1972  Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

1980-82  Acting Chairman, Department of Computer Science, University  of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

1982-85  Head, Department of Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

1985-  Eminent Professor,  Dept. of Computer Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

1993-03 ICASE consultant

1985-07 Chair, Dept. of Computer Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

1989-  Eminent Scholar, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

1991-  Visiting Professor (Honorary Professor), Hefei University of  Technology, Hefei, P. R. China

1991-  Kaufman Professor, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA


Five Relevant Publications:

"Supporting Multi-Criteria Decision Making through Collaborative Faceted Classification," (with H. Wu and M. Zubair), Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Multi Criteria Decision Making, Chengdu, China, June 21-26, 2009
“Automated Support for a Collaborative System to Organize a Collection using Facets”, (with H. Wu, M. Zubair, V. Antonov), pp. 187-203, ELPUB, Milan, June 2009
“Automated Approach to Cross Linking References for a Large Technical Collection”, (with S. Zeil, M. Zubair, S. Mavram,  ICoASL 2008,  New Delhi, Nov. 2008
“Automated Template-Based Metadata Extraction Architecture” , (with Paul Flynn, Li Zhou, Steven Zeil,  and Mohammad Zubair) ,  Asian Digital Libraries. Looking Back 10 Years and Forging New Frontiers, Lecture Notes in Comp. Sc., Springer Berlin / Heidelberg,  Volume 4822/2007,  pp. 326 – 336, Jan., 2008
“A Scriptable, Statistical Oracle for a Metadata Extraction System”, (with  Steven J. Zeil Mohammad Zubair, Ashraf Amrou, Ali Aazhar, Naveen Ratkal), pp. 396 -404, STEV07, Portland, Oregon, Oct 2007

Five Other Selected Publications:
 “Exploring Historical Image Collections with Collaborative Faceted Classification”, (with Harris Wu, Mohammad Zubair), pp. 44-47,  DH2008, Oulu, Finland, June 2008
“Collaborative Classification of Growing Collections with Evolving Facets”, (with H. Wu, M. Zubair), proc. pp.167-170,  HT07, Manchester, Sept 2007

“A Machine Learning Approach for Automatic Text Categorization – A Case Study for DTIC Collection”, (with  S. Zeil, M. Zubair, N. Ratkal), ICSIIT 2007, proceedings, pp. 128-132,  Bali, Indonesia, July 2007 “Scientific and Technical Reports – Preparation, Presentation, and Preservation”, (with Kurt Molholm, Chair, Ramona Bernard, Jane L. Cohen, Eleanor G. Frierson, Maureen L. Long, Gabrielle Michalek, Gopalakrishnan Nair, Frederick M. O’Hara,  Jane Ryan, Sharon Thibodeau, Thomas L. Warren ), An American National Standard Developed by the National Information Standards Organization Published by the National Information Standards Organization, NISO Press, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A. Approved by NISO. ANSI approval pending, p. 96, June 2005
“Lessons Learned with Arc, An OAI-PMH Service Provider”, (with X. Liu, M.Zubair, M. L. Nelson), Library Trends, Vol. 53, No. 4, Spring 2005 (“The Commercialized Web: Challenges for
Libraries and Democracy,” edited by Bettina Fabos), pp. 590–603

Grants, Publications and Presentations:
In addition to current grants of $300,000 per year from NSF, NASA and others, about $2,500,000 in preceding five years.  About forty-five publications in addition to the ones listed above in refereed journal and conference proceedings in last five years.  Twelve invited talks and workshops and about thirty-five presentations at universities, government agencies and companies in last three years.