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Daniel Berleant

Department of Information Science
Engineering and Information Technology (EIT) Bldg., Rm. 562
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2801 S. University Ave., EIT 562
Little Rock, AR 72204
USA
(501) 569-3488
(501) 683-7049 (fax)
berleant@gmail.com
jdberleant@ualr.edu
http://ualr.edu/jdberleant
Education

Ph.D.     1991     Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin
M.S. 1990 Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin
B.S. 1982 Computer Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Experience
2009–Present, Professor
2007–2008, Interim Chair, Department of Information Science
2006–2009, Associate Professor
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Department of Information Science
University of Arkansas at Little Rock/University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Joint Graduate Program in Bioinformatics
Integrating Computing PhD Program (2009–Present)
Technology Innovation Program (2010–Present)
1999–2006, Associate Professor
Iowa State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Lawrence Baker Center for Bioinformatics and Biological Statistics (2000–2006)
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program (2000–2006)
Information Infrastructure Institute (2003–2006)
Human Computer Interaction Graduate Program (2003–2006)
1997–1999, Associate Professor
1991–1997, Assistant Professor
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering (1998–1999)
Department of Computer Systems Engineering (1991–1998)
Adjunct, Department of Electrical Engineering (1993–1999)
1983–1991, Research Scientist Engineer Associate, Research Assistant, and Teaching Assistant
University of Texas at Austin, Department of Computer Sciences
1989, Technical Staff Member
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, Artificial Intelligence Group
1982–1983, Software Engineer
Sorcim Corp., San Jose, CA
1980–1982, Software Developer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Psychology
1979, Project Manager
Quadex Corp., Cambridge, MA
Publications and other products (“*” indicates student author)

In preparation or submitted
  1. M. Bauer, S. Chavan, J. Ding, and D. Berleant, “Co-occurrence frequency and interaction prediction,” in preparation.
  2. J. Elliott, D. Berleant, and N. Bouaynaya, “Central limit theorem-based approach to evidence combination of information quality dimensions,” in preparation.
Book
  1. D. Berleant, The Human Race to the Future: What Could Happen — and What to Do, Lifeboat, 2013, 2014, and e-book editions. Reviews by Docksai, Lassen, Hijazi.
Journal articles
  1. L. Zhang, D. Berleant, J. Ding, and E. S. Wurtele, “Automatic extraction of biomolecular interactions: an empirical approach,” BMC Bioinformatics (2013), 14:234, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-14-234.
  2. R. E. Belford, M. A. Bauer, D. Berleant, J. L. Holmes, and J. W. Moore, “ChemEd DL WikiHyperGlossary: Connecting digital documents to online resources, while coupling social to canonical definitions within a glossary,” Proceedings ICCE-ECRICE, Giornale di Didattica e Cultura della Socieΰ Chimica Italiana (Rivista CnS) 34(Spec. 3) (2012), pp. 46–50. ISSN 0392-8942.
  3. L. Zhang, D. Berleant, Y. Wang, L. Li, D. Cook, and E. S. Wurtele, “BirdsEyeView: graphical overviews of experimental data,” BMC Bioinformatics (2012), 13(suppl 15):S11, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-S15-S11. (Refereed)
  4. M. A. Bauer* and D. Berleant, “Usability survey of biomedical question answering systems,” Human Genomics (2012), 6:17.
  5. J. D. Wren, D. M. Kupfer, E. J. Perkins, S. Bridges and D. Berleant, “Introduction: Proceedings of the 2010 MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS) conference,” BMC Bioinformatics (2010), 11(Suppl 6):S1, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-11-S6-S1.
  6. M. A. Bauer*, R. E. Belford, J. Ding, and D. Berleant, “ISDB: Interaction Sentence Database,” BMC Research Notes (2010), 3:122, doi:10.1186/1756-0500-3-122.
  7. D. Berleant, M. White, E. Pierce, E. Tudoreanu, A. Boeszoermenyi*, Y. Shtridelman* and J. C. Macosko, “The genetic code – more than just a table,” Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics (2009), 55(2):107–116, doi:10.1007/s12013-009-9060-9.
  8. L. Zhang*, D. Berleant, J. Ding, T. Cao, and E. S. Wurtele, “PathBinder — text empirics and automatic extraction of biomolecular interactions,” BMC Bioinformatics (2009), 10(suppl 11):S18, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-10-S11-S18. (Refereed)
  9. J. Ding*, D. Berleant, J. Xu, K. Juhlin, E. Wurtele and A. Fulmer, “GeneNarrator: mining the literaturome for relations among genes,” Journal of Proteomics & Bioinformatics (2009), 2:360–371, doi:10.4172/jpb.1000096.
  10. J. D. Wren, Y. Gusev, R. D. Isokpehi, D. Berleant, U. Braga-Neto, D. Wilkins and S. Bridges, “Proceedings of the 2009 MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS) conference,” BMC Bioinformatics (2009), 10(Suppl 11):S1, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-10-S11-S1.
  11. D. Berleant, L. Andrieu, J.-P. Argaud, F. Barjon, M.-P. Cheong*, M. Dancre, G. Sheble, and C.-C. Teoh*, “Portfolio management under epistemic uncertainty using stochastic dominance and Information-Gap Theory,” International Journal of Approximate Reasoning (2008), 49(1):101–116.
  12. D. Berleant, M. Ceberio, G. Xiang, and V. Kreinovich, “Towards adding probabilities and correlations to interval computations,” International Journal of Approximate Reasoning (2007), 46:499–510.
  13. V. Kreinovich, D. Berleant, O. Kosheleva, and H. T. Nguyen, “Unimodality, independence lead to NP-hardness of interval probability problems,” Reliable Computing (2007), 13(3):261–282.
  14. D. Berleant, F. G. Cozman, O. Kosheleva, V. Kreinovich, “Dealing with imprecise Probabilities: interval-related talks at ISIPTA'05,” Reliable Computing (2006), 12(2):153–165.
  15. J. Ding*, L. M. Hughes*, D. Berleant, A. W. Fulmer, and E. S. Wurtele, “PubMed Assistant: a biologist-friendly interface for enhanced PubMed search,” Bioinformatics (2006), 22(3):378–380.
  16. J. Ding*, K. Viswanathan*, D. Berleant, L. Hughes, E. S. Wurtele, D. Ashlock, J. Dickerson, A. Fulmer, and P. S. Schnable, “Using the biological taxonomy to access biological literature using PathBinderH,” Bioinformatics (2005), 21(10):2560–2562.
  17. J. Ding* and D. Berleant, MedKit: a helper toolkit for automatic mining of MEDLINE/PubMed citations,” Bioinformatics (2005), 21:694–695.
  18. D. Berleant and J. Zhang*, “Bounding the times to failure of 2-component systems,” IEEE Transactions on Reliability (2004), 53(4):542–550.
  19. H. Regan, S. Ferson and D. Berleant, “Equivalence of methods for uncertainty propagation of real-valued random variables,” International Journal of Approximate Reasoning (2004), 36:1–30.
  20. D. Berleant and V. Nesterov, “Editors’ note,” Reliable Computing (2004), 10(2):81–82.
  21. D. Berleant and J. Zhang*, “Using Pearson correlation to improve envelopes around the distributions of functions,” Reliable Computing (2004), 10(2):139–161.
  22. D. Berleant and J. Zhang*, “Representation and problem solving with Distribution Envelope Determination (DEnv),” Reliability Engineering and System Safety (2004), 85(1–3):153–168.
  23. D. Berleant, L. Xie*, and J. Zhang*, “Statool: a tool for Distribution Envelope Determination (DEnv), an interval-based algorithm for arithmetic on random variables,” Reliable Computing (2003), 9(2):91–108.
  24. D. Berleant, M.-P. Cheong*, C. Chu, Y. Guan, A. Kamal, G. Sheblé, S. Ferson, and J.F. Peters, “Dependable handling of uncertainty,” Reliable Computing (2003),9(6):407–418. (Invited.)
  25. D. Berleant, “Safe and effective computer arithmetic” (a review of Scientific Computing, Validated Numerics, Interval Methods, Joint Proceedings of SCAN 2000 and Interval 2000, ed. by W. Krämer and J. von Gudenberg, Kluwer Academic/Plenum, 2001), The Computer Journal (2002), 45(5):578–579. (Invited.)
  26. D. Berleant, “Does typography affect proposal assessment?,” Communications of the ACM (August 2000), 43(8):24–25.
  27. H. Berghel, D. Berleant, T. Foy*, and M. McGuire*, “Cyberbrowsing: information customization on the Web,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science (JASIS) (1999), 50(10):505–511.
  28. J. Simonson, D. Berleant, X. Zhang*, M. Xie*, and H. Vo*, “Version augmented URI's for reference permanence via an Apache Module design,” Computer Networks and ISDN Systems (1998), 30(1–7):337–345. Also presented at the Seventh International World Wide Web Conference (WWW7), Brisbane, Australia.
  29. D. Berleant and C. Goodman-Strauss, “Bounding the results of arithmetic operations on random variables of unknown dependency using intervals,” Reliable Computing (1998), 4(2):147–165.
  30. D. Berleant and H. Cheng*, “A software tool for automatically verified operations on intervals and probability distributions,” Reliable Computing (1998), 4(1):71–82.
  31. D. Berleant and B. Kuipers, “Qualitative and quantitative simulation: bridging the gap,” Artificial Intelligence (1997), 95(2):215–255.
  32. D. Berleant, L. Shi*, X. Wei*, K. Viswanathan*, C. Chai*, N. Majid*, Y. Qu*, and P. Sunkara*, “LEARN: software for foreign language vocabulary acquisition from English unrestricted text,” Computer Assisted Language Learning (1997), 10(2):107–120.
  33. D. Berleant,“Engineering Word Experts for word disambiguation,” Natural Language Engineering (1995), 1(4):339–362.
  34. D. Berleant and B. Liu*, “Robert's Rules of Order for e-mail meetings,” Computer (Nov. 1995), 28(11):84–85. Note: This is an IEEE Computer Society Top Takes on Computing Technology article. According to IEEE, "All articles have appeared in the Top Ten Articles listings, which are identified by actual & visitor's views." An audio file (i.e., podcast) is available.
  35. D. Berleant, “A unified representation for numerical and qualitative simulations,” Applied Computing Review (1995), 3(1):23–26.
  36. D. Berleant and H. Berghel, “Customizing Information: part 2, how successful are we so far?,” Computer (Aug. 1994), 27(10):76–78.
  37. D. Berleant and H. Berghel, “Customizing Information: part 1, getting what we need, when we need it,” Computer (Sept. 1994), 27(9):96–98.
  38. H. Berghel and D. Berleant, “The challenge of customizing cybermedia,” Heuristics (1994), 7(2):33–43.
  39. R. R. Goforth and D. Berleant, “A simulation model to assist in managing the HIV epidemic: IMAP2,” Simulation (1994), 63(2):128–136, doi: 10.1177/003754979406300208.
  40. D. Berleant, S. Lovelady*, and K. Viswanathan*, “A foreign vocabulary learning aid for the networked world of tomorrow: the LEARN project,” SIGICE Bulletin (1994), 19(3):22–29.
  41. D. Berleant, “Automatically verified reasoning with both intervals and probability density functions,” Interval Computations 1993(2):48–70.
Software
  1. D. Berleant (project leader), PubMed Assistant, a biologist friendly interface for enhanced PubMed searches, at http://metnet.vrac.iastate.edu/browser. On-line as of 2005.
  2. D. Berleant (project leader), PathBinderH, a large bioinformatics text repository, at www.plantgenomics.iastate.edu/PathBinderH. On-line as of 2005.
  3. D. Berleant (project leader), MetNet PathBinder, a plant metabolomics text repository currently being integrated into the overall MetNet system as part of an NSF-funded project. http://metnet.vrac.iastate.edu/MetNet_PathBinder.htm. On-line as of 2005.
  4. D. Berleant (project leader), Statool, a system for arithmetic on partially specified probability distributions. http://ualr.edu/jdberleant/statool/index.htm.
Book chapters
  1. M. Mete*, N. Yuruk*, X. Xu, and D. Berleant, “Knowledge discovery in textual databases: a concept-association mining approach,” chapter 11 of Y. Chan, J. Talburt and T. Talley, eds., Data Engineering: Mining, Information and Intelligence, Springer, 2010, pp. 225–244.
  2. D. Berleant, J. Ding*, L. Hughes*, A. Fulmer, E. Wurtele, K. Viswanathan, and P. S. Schnable, “PathBinderH: a tool for sentence-focused, plant taxonomy-sensitive access to the biological literature,” chapter 5 in G. P. Rao, C. Wagner & R. K. Singh, eds., Application of Genomics and Bioinformatics in Plants, Studium Press LLC, Houston, 2008, pp. 121–136.
  3. D. Berleant, G. Anderson, and C. Goodman-Strauss, “Arithmetic on bounded families of distributions: a DEnv algorithm tutorial,” chapter 9 in C. Hu, R.B. Kearfott, A. de Korvin, and V. Kreinovich, eds., Knowledge Processing with Interval and Soft Computing, pp. 183–210, Springer, 2008 (ISBN 978-1-84800-325-5).
  4. E. S. Wurtele, L. Li, D. Berleant, D. Cook, J. A. Dickerson, J. Ding*, H. Hofmann, M. Lawrence*, E. K. Lee*, J. Li*, W. Mentzen, L. Miller, B. J. Nikolau, N. Ransom*, and Y. Wang, “MetNet: systems biology software for Arabidopsis,” in B. J. Nikolau and E. S. Wurtele, Concepts in Plant Metabolomics, Springer, 2007, pp. 145–158.
  5. J. A. Dickerson, D. Berleant, P. Du*, J. Ding*, C. M. Foster*, L. Li*, and E. S. Wurtele, “Creating, modeling, and visualizing metabolic networks,” chapter 17 in H. Chen, S. S. Fuller, C. Friedman, and W. Hersh, eds., Medical Informatics: Knowledge Management and Data Mining in Biomedicine, Springer, 2005, pp. 491–518.
  6. J. A. Dickerson, D. Berleant, Z. Cox*, W. Qi*, D. Ashlock, E. S. Wurtele, and A. W. Fulmer, “Creating metabolic network models using text mining and fuzzy expert systems,” in J. T. L. Wang, C. H. Wu, and P. Wang, eds., Computational Biology and Genome Informatics, World Scientific Publishing Co., 2003, pp. 207–238.
  7. D. Berleant, “Testing and qualification,” in W. D. Brown, ed., Advanced Electronic Packaging: with Emphasis on Multichip Modules, Instructor's Solutions Manual, IEEE Press, 1998, pp. 62–67.
  8. S. Kolluru* and D. Berleant, “Testing and qualification,” chapter 12 in W. D. Brown, ed., Advanced Electronic Packaging: With Emphasis on Multichip Modules, IEEE Press, 1998, pp. 447–491.
  9. D. Berleant, “Automatically verified arithmetic on probability distributions and intervals,” in B. Kearfott and V. Kreinovich, eds., Applications of Interval Computations, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, pp. 227–244.
  10. R. Doyle, U. Fayyad, D. Berleant, L. Charest, L. de Mello, H. Porta and M. Weismeyer, “Sensor selection in complex systems monitoring using information quantification and causal reasoning,” in B. Faltings and S. Struss, eds., Recent Advances in Qualitative Physics, MIT Press, 1992, pp. 229–244.
  11. D. Berleant and B. Kuipers, “Qualitative-numeric simulation with Q3,” in B. Faltings and S. Struss, eds., Recent Advances in Qualitative Physics, MIT Press, 1992, pp. 3–16. (Preliminary versions in AAAI's 1990 MBR Workshop and in the 4th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning 1990.)
Proceedings – full paper reviewed
  1. J. Berleant, D. Ashlock and D. Berleant, “Evolutionary modeling using state-conditioned L-systems,” Proceedings of the 6th BioNanoTox (Biology, Nanotechnology, Toxicology) and Applications International Research Conference, Nov. 18–19, 2011, Little Rock, accepted for publication but proceedings did not appear.
  2. M. C. Howe, D. Berleant, J. Chacko and C. Biedenbender, “Toward a semi-automated literature review of eye development,” Proceedings of the 6th BioNanoTox (Biology, Nanotechnology, Toxicology) and Applications International Research Conference, Nov. 18–19, 2011, Little Rock, accepted for publication but proceedings did not appear.
  3. Y. Yiliyasi and D. Berleant, “World oil reserves data: information quality assessment and analysis,” 16th International Conference on Information Quality, Nov. 18–20, 2011, Adelaide, Australia, proceedings at http://iciq2011.unisa.edu.au/doc/ICIQ2011_Proceeding_Nov.zip.
  4. M. C. Howe, D. Berleant and A. Everett, “The ‘ttime’ package: performance evaluation in a cluster computing environment,” 5th BioNanoTox (Biology, Nanotechnology, Toxicology) and Applications International Research Conference, AIP Conference Proceedings 1326, American Institute of Physics, Nov. 4–5, 2010, Little Rock, pp. 150–155. ISBN 978-0-7354-0906-4.
  5. D. Berleant, K. Villaverde, and O. M. Kosheleva, “Towards a more realistic representation of uncertainty: an approach motivated by info-gap decision theory,” Proceedings of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS ’08), May 19–22, New York.
  6. M.-P. Cheong*, G.B. Sheble, D. Berleant, C.-C. Teoh*, J.-P. Argaud, M. Dancre, L. Andrieu and F. Barjon, “Second-order stochastic dominance portfolio optimization for an electric energy company,” Proceedings of Power Tech 2007, July 1–5, Lausanne.
  7. D. Berleant and G.T. Anderson, “Decision-making under severe uncertainty for autonomous mobile robots,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Oct. 7–10, 2007, Montréal.
  8. M. Ceberio, G. Xiang, L. Longpré, V. Kreinovich, H.T. Nguyen, and D. Berleant, “Two etudes on combining probabilistic and interval uncertainty: processing correlations and measuring loss of privacy,” Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies, Dec. 12–15, 2006, Taipei, pp. 8–17.
  9. M.-P. Cheong*, G. B. Sheblé, and D. Berleant, “Knowledge extraction and data mining for the competitive electricity auction market,” Proceedings of The 9th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2006), Stockholm, June 11–15, 2006.
  10. D. Berleant, O. Kosheleva, and H. T. Nguyen, “Adding unimodality or independence makes interval probability problems NP-hard,” Proceedings of the Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems (IPMU 2006), Paris, France, July 2–7, 2006, pp. 833–839.
  11. D. Berleant, S. Ferson, V. Kreinovich and W.A. Lodwick, “Combining interval, probabilistic, and fuzzy uncertainty: foundations, algorithms, challenges – an overview,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms (FNG’05), Tijuana, Oct. 13–14, 2005.
  12. M.-P. Cheong*, G. Sheblé, D. Berleant, J. Zhang*, and G. Kahrimanis, “Uncertainty quantification in a model electric energy bidding problem: a multi-criteria decision making approach,” Proceedings of the 15th Power Systems Computation Conference, Liège, Belgium, Aug. 22–26, 2005.
  13. J. Zhang* and D. Berleant, “Arithmetic on random variables: squeezing the envelopes with new joint distribution constraints,” Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium On Imprecise Probabilities and Their Applications (ISIPTA ’05), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, July 20–23 2005, pp. 416–422.
  14. D. Berleant, M. Dancre, J.-P. Argaud, and G. Sheble, “Electric company portfolio optimization under interval stochastic dominance constraints,” Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium On Imprecise Probabilities and Their Applications (ISIPTA ’05), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, July 20–23 2005, pp. 51–57.
  15. J. Ding* and D. Berleant, “Design of a Standoff Object-Oriented Markup Language (SOOML) for annotating biomedical literature,” 7th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), Miami, May 25–28, 2005, pp. 382–385.
  16. D. Berleant, J. Miao, M. Arvold*, J. Brown*, R. DeVries*, T. Drucker*, L. Elkin*, C. Gofron*, and K.-H. Kim*, “Head-tail display: a lightweight approach to query-dependent document display,” Hypertext 2004, Santa Cruz, CA, Aug. 9–13, 2004, pp. 22–23.
  17. M.-P. Cheong*, D. Berleant, and G. Sheblé, “Information Gap Decision Theory as a tool for strategic bidding in competitive electricity markets,” Proceedings, 8th Int. Conf. on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, Sept. 12–16, 2004, Ames, Iowa. (Awarded one of the student prize paper awards.)
  18. J. Miao* and D. Berleant, “From paragraph networks to document networks,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology (ITCC 2004), April 5–7, Las Vegas, Vol. 1, pp. 295–303.
  19. D. Berleant, J. Miao*, Z. Gu*, and D. Xu*, “Toward dialogues with documents: MultiBrowser,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology (ITCC 2004), April 5–7, Las Vegas, Vol. 1, pp. 287–294.
  20. J. Ding*, D. Berleant, J. Xu, and A. W. Fulmer, “Extracting biochemical interactions from MEDLINE using a link grammar parser,” in Proceedings of the Fifteenth IEEE Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2003), Nov. 3-5, Sacramento, pp. 467–471.
  21. J. Miao* and D. Berleant, “A graph based approach to comparing search engines, proceedings,” Fifth Russian Conference on Digital Libraries, St. Petersburg, Oct. 29–31, 2003.
  22. M.-P. Cheong*, D. Berleant, and G. Sheblé, “On the dependency relationship between bids,” in Proceedings of the 35th North American Power Symposium, Rolla, Missouri, Oct. 20–22, 2003.
  23. J. Ding*, D. Berleant, D. Nettleton, and E. Wurtele, “Mining MEDLINE: abstracts, sentences, or phrases?,” Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 7 (2002), Kaua'i, Hawaii, Jan. 3–7, pp. 326–337. (Also available at psb.stanford.edu.)
  24. D. Berleant, Z. Gu*, S. Russell, J. F. Peters, S. Ramanna, and H. Berghel, “Using software engineering concepts and techniques to leverage learning: a novel approach, 2001 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 24–27, 12 pages.
  25. J. A. Dickerson, D. Berleant, Z. Cox*, W. Qi*, D. Ashlock, and E. Wurtele, “Creating metabolic network models using text mining and expert knowledge,” Atlantic Symposium on Computational Biology, Genome Information Systems & Technology (CBGIST 2001), pp. 26–30.
  26. D. Berleant, “Models for reader interaction systems,” Ninth International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Washington, D.C., Nov. 6–11, 2000, ACM Press, pp. 127–133.
  27. D. Berleant, and A. Bayyari*, “Document authentication and permanence service,” HyperText 2000, May 30 – June 3, San Antonio, Texas, pp. 226–227.
  28. D. Berleant and B. Liu*, “Is sensitivity analysis more fault tolerant than point prediction?,” Simulation in the Medical Sciences: Proceedings of the 1997 Western MultiConference, The Society for Computer Simulation International, pp. 196–199.
  29. D. L. Andrews, J. M. Conrad, L. Schaper, S. A. Mengel, and D. Berleant, “Design of a high speed MIMD distributed processor node using MCM technology,” Proceedings of the 1993 International Electronics Packaging Conference, Sept., San Diego, International Electronics Packaging Society, pp. 132–139.
  30. D. Berleant, R. Goforth, and J. Yuan*, A computer model for predicting AIDS incidence among intravenous drug abusers,” Proceedings of the Arkansas Academy of Sciences, 1993, Arkadelphia, AR.
  31. J. Mathew*, J. M. Conrad, and D. Berleant, “Word sense disambiguation by constraint satisfaction: a feasibility study,” Proceedings of the Arkansas Computer Conference, Oct. 14–15, 1993, Little Rock, Arkansas Society for Computer and Information Technology, pp. 74–79.
  32. D. Berleant, H. Berghel, and K. Viswanathan*, “Electronic information management: a perspective,Proceedings of the Arkansas Computer Conference, Oct. 14–15, 1993, Little Rock, Arkansas Society for Computer and Information Technology, pp. 50–57.
  33. R. R. Goforth, D. Berleant, K. Bognaes*, and H. Bushar, “Histogram editing for semi-quantitative data input in interactive simulations,” Proceedings of the 1993 ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing, Indiana, ACM Press, pp. 627–633.
  34. D. Berleant and R. Kaduchak*, “Learn a foreign language in (almost) zero minutes a day: a computer-assisted instruction system,” Proceedings of the Arkansas Computer Conference, Oct. 29–30, 1992, Little Rock, Arkansas Society for Computer and Information Technology, pp. 57–62.
  35. D. Berleant, R. R. Goforth, and A. Khanna*, “Comparison of simulation with PDFs vs. fuzzy values,” Proceedings of the Symposium on Computer Simulation in Industrial Engineering and in Problems of Urban Development, Nov. 18–19, 1992, Mexico City, Society for Computer Simulation, pp. I9–I15.
  36. D. Berleant, A. Chandra, K. Bognaes*, C.-G. Liaw, L. Sheng* and J. Ch'ng*, “Probabilities of qualitative behaviors for dependability analysis of a fault-tolerance model,” Proceedings of the 1992 ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing, Mar. 1–3, 1992, Kansas City, ACM Press, pp. 883–889.
  37. D. Berleant, “Qualitative-quantitative simulation: in brief,” Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference on AI, Simulation and Planning in High Autonomy Systems, Apr. 1–2, 1991, Cocoa Beach, Florida, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 233–240.
  38. D. Berleant and B. Kuipers, “Combined qualitative and numerical simulation with Q3,” 4th International Workshop on Qualitative Physics, July 9–12, 1990, Lugano, Switzerland, pp. 140–152.
  39. D. Berleant*, “A unification of numerical and qualitative model simulation,” Proceedings of the 1989 Workshop on Model Based Reasoning, Sponsored by AAAI, pp. 91–96.
  40. R. Doyle, D. Berleant*, L. Falcone, and U. Fayyad*, “Selective simulation and selective sensor interpretation in monitoring,” Proceedings of the AIAA Computers in Aerospace VII Conference and Exhibit, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1989, pp. 859–870.
  41. B. Kuipers and D. Berleant*, “Using incomplete quantitative knowledge in qualitative reasoning,” Proceedings of the Seventh National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-88), Morgan-Kaufmann, Los Altos, California, pp. 324–329. (Also presented at the Qualitative Physics Workshop, 1988).
Proceedings – other
  1. R. E. Belford, M. A. Bauer, D. Berleant, J. L. Holmes, and J. W. Moore, “Chemed DL WikiHyperGlossary: Connecting digital documents to online resources, while coupling social to canonical definitions within a glossary,” 22nd Int. Conf. on Chemistry Education/11th European Conf. on Research in Chemical Education, July 15–20, 2012, Rome.
  2. R. S. Segall, S. Atiff, D. Berleant, C. Biedenbender, K. Eversole, E. Hood, J. Pamarthi, D. Vicuna, “Using text mining for data classification & categorization: research in progress,” Proceedings of the ALAR Conference on Applied Research in Information Technology, April 9, 2010, Conway, AR, pp. 73–77, http://research.acxiom.com/c2010/ALAR2010Proceedings.zip
  3. D. Berleant, J. Zhang*, and G. Sheblé, “Activity networks and uncertainty quantification: 2nd-order probability for solving graphs of concurrent and sequential tasks,” Proceedings, NSF Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Savannah Georgia, Sept. 15–17, 2004, pp. 53–67.
  4. D. Xu*, D. Berleant, G. Takle, and Z. Pan, “A better understanding of the effects of software defects in weather simulation,” WRF/MM5 User’s Workshop poster session, Boulder, June 22–25, 2004.
  5. J. Zhang* and D. Berleant, “Envelopes around cumulative distribution functions from interval parameters of standard continuous distributions,” Proceedings, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS 2003), Chicago, pp. 407–412.
  6. D. Berleant, J. Zhang*, R. Hu*, and G. Sheblé, “Economic dispatch: applying the interval-based distribution envelope algorithm to an electric power problem,” SIAM Workshop on Validated Computing 2002 Extended Abstracts, Toronto, May 23–25, pp. 32–35. (Entire submission refereed.)
  7. D. Berleant, L. Xie*, J. Zhang*, and G. Sheblé, “An improved tool for distribution envelope determination, a technique for interval-based, verified arithmetic on random variables,” SIAM Workshop on Validated Computing 2002 Extended Abstracts, Toronto, May 23–25, pp. 26–31. (Entire submission refereed.)
  8. G. Sheblé and D. Berleant, “Bounding the composite value at risk for energy service company operation with DEnv, an interval-based algorithm,” SIAM Workshop on Validated Computing 2002, Extended Abstracts, Toronto, May 23–25, pp. 166–171. (Entire submission refereed.)
  9. J. N. Davis and D. Berleant, “The ‘problem’ of foreign/second-language reading: a technological solution,” Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Technology in Education (ICTE), Santa Fe, March 8–11, 1998. (Abstract refereed.)
  10. R. Goforth and D. Berleant, “The use of probability density functions in an epidemiological model and computer simulation,” abstract, Second Asian Mathematical Conference (AMC95), Oct. 17–20, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, p. 107. (Abstract refereed.)
  11. H. Cheng*, and D. Berleant, “A software tool for automatically verified reasoning with intervals and probability distributions,” International Journal of Reliable Computing Supplement (peer-refereed extended abstracts of APIC '95 International Workshop on Applications of Interval Computations), El Paso, TX, Feb. 23–25, pp. 58–61. (Entire submission refereed.)
  12. D. Berleant, H. Cheng*, P. Hoang*, M. Ibrahim*, S. Jamil*, and P. Krovvidi*, “Robustness measurement: an approach to assessing simulation program reliability,” in M. J. Chinni, ed., Proceedings of the Military, Government and Aerospace Simulation Conference, The Society for Computer Simulation, 1994 (ISBN 1-56555-072-2), pp. 165–170.
  13. D. Berleant* and A. Chandra*, “Probabilities of qualitative behaviors for dependability analysis: overview,” Model Based Reasoning Workshop Notes, AAAI-91, July. (Earlier version in Knowledge Based Construction of Probabilistic and Decision Models Workshop Notes, AAAI-91.) (Entire submission refereed.)
  14. D. Berleant*, “A unification of numerical and qualitative model simulation,” Proceedings of the 1989 Workshop on Model Based Reasoning, IJCAI-89.
Patents
  1. E. E. Hood, K. A. Eversole, J. D. Berleant, R. S. Segall, R. A. Mustell, D. V. Requesens, Method and System for Data Collection and Analysis to Assist in Facilitating Regulatory Approval of a Product, U.S. patent application number 20110224933, Sept. 15, 2011.
Other papers
  1. J. Berleant, D. Ashlock and D. Berleant, “Evolutionary modeling using state-conditioned L-systems,” Conference of the Mid-South Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS), College Station, TX, Apr. 1–2, 2011. (Abstract)
  2. D. Berleant, “Combining evidence: the Naïve Bayes model vs. semi-naïve evidence combination,” Software Artifact Research and Development Laboratory Technical Report SARD04-11, 2004.
  3. G. Kahrimanis and D. Berleant, “Direct Pivotal Predictive Inference,” arXiv.org, Oct. 19, 2004.
  4. M.-P. Cheong, G. B. Sheblé, and D. Berleant, “Business intelligence using information gap decision theory and data mining approach in competitive bidding,” report, EPRC/PAR 41st Annual Meeting, 2004.
  5. S. Ferson, J. Hajagos*, D. Berleant, J. Zhang*, W. T. Tucker, L. Ginzburg, and W. Oberkampf, “Dependence in Dempster-Shafer theory and probability bounds analysis,” Technical Report SAND2004-3072, Sandia National Laboratory, October 2004.
  6. D. Berleant and Z. Gu*, “Hash table sizes for storing n-grams for text processing,” Technical Report 10-00a, Software Research Lab, 3215 Coover Hall, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, Oct. 2000.
  7. D. Berleant, “Tip on using mid-course evaluations,Relative to Teaching newsletter, Teaching and Faculty Support Center, U. of Arkansas, Fayetteville, April, 1996.
  8. D. Berleant, “Software ‘robustness’ assessment addresses the question: ‘how much do bugs matter?,’” Arkansas Computer Bulletin 8 (1) (Winter 1995), p. 8.
  9. D. Berleant, “From the industrial age to the information age: research projects are constructing missing links,” Arkansas Computer Bulletin 7 (7) pp. 4–6. Portions also appear in Arkansas Razorbytes 2(1) (Spring 1994).
  10. D. Berleant, R. R. Goforth, and J. Yuan, A Computer Model for Predicting AIDS Among Intravenous Drug Abusers, Technical Report 1994-1, Computer Systems Engineering Dept., U. of Arkansas, 1994.
  11. H. Berghel and D. Berleant, The Challenge of Customizing Cybermedia, technical report CSCI-TR-94-02, Computer Science Dept., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, July 1994.
  12. D. Berleant with others, “The Computer Cartooned,” cartoons about computers, serialized in the Arkansas Computer Bulletin, 1993–94. From the unpublished manuscript.
  13. M. Stanley, H. Berghel, and D. Berleant, A Preliminary Word Frequency Analysis for Technical Computing Literature, technical report CSCI-TR-93-02, Computer Science Dept., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1993.
  14. H. Berghel and D. Berleant, Word-Based Gisting for Electronic Information Management, technical report CSCI-TR-93-06, Computer Science Dept., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, August 1993.
  15. H. Berghel, D. Berleant, K. Viswanathan, and V. Sunkara, KEYCHAIN: A Research Support Tool for the Study of Keyword Chains in Electronic Documents, technical report CSCI-TR-93-07, Computer Science Dept., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, August 1993.
  16. J.M. Conrad, S. A. Mengel, D. Berleant, and D. L. Andrews, Architectural Issues for the University of Arkansas Multichip Module-based Multiprocessor, technical report 1993-3, Computer Systems Engineering Dept., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1993.
  17. D. Berleant, The Use of Quantitative Information with Qualitative Reasoning, technical report AI91-163, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin, August 1991.
  18. D. Berleant*, The Use of Partial Quantitative Information with Qualitative Reasoning, dissertation, University of Texas at Austin, 1991.
  19. D. Berleant*, “Constraint propagation by Waltz Filtering is sound,” Constraint Directed Reasoning Workshop Notes, AAAI-90, pp. 2–11.
  20. D. Berleant*, “Probabilities of qualitative behaviors from probability distributions on inputs,” technical report AI90-136, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin, August 1990.
  21. B. Kuipers and D. Berleant, A Smooth Integration of Incomplete Quantitative Knowledge into Qualitative Simulation, technical report AI90-122, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin, January 1990.
  22. U. Fayyad, D. Berleant, L. Charest, R. Doyle, L. Falcone, K. Kandt, and G. Tsuyuki, Selective Processing in Monitoring Autumn 1989 Report, JPL D-7103, Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Panels, presentations, posters, etc.
  1. [2014] D. Berleant, Interviewed by The Futurist magazine, Feb. 5, 2014.
  2. [2014] D. Berleant, Interviewed about geotagging by KATV, channel 7, Jan. 21. (to be aired later).
  3. [2013] D. Berleant, "From Highly Centralized to Highly Decentralized societies," WorldFuture 2013, Chicago, July 21. (Presentation)
  4. [2013] D. Berleant, "The Future of Computing-Inspired Biotechnology (or is that Biotechnology-Inspired Computing?)," HIT@UCA: Applied Research In Health Information, REU summer program, U. Central Arkansas, May 22. (Presentation)
  5. [2013] R. E. Belford, D. Berleant, M. A. Bauer, J. L. Holmes, and J. W. Moore, "ChemEd DL Wikihyperglossary (WHG): A social semantic information literacy service for digital documents," 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, April 7–11, New Orleans. (Presentation)
  6. [2013] M. A. Bauer, R. E. Belford, D. Berleant, and R. A. Hall, "Jikitou biomedical question answering system: Using multiple resources to answer biomedical questions," 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, April 7–11, New Orleans.
  7. [2013] A. P. Cornell, M. A. Bauer, D. Berleant, and R. E. Belford, "WikiHyperGlossary (WHG): New knowledge frameworks for historical documents and the role of Web APIs," 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, April 7–11, New Orleans. (Poster)
  8. [2012] A. Cornell, M. A. Bauer, D. Berleant, and R. E. Belford, "Preprocessing glossaries to identify chemical terms and associate InChis to enable the WikiHyperGlossary to enhance digital text documents and web pages with semantic features," Arkansas INBRE Research Conference, Oct. 5–6, Fayetteville, AR.
  9. [2012] R. E. Belford (presenter), M. Bauer, D. Berleant, R. Hall, J. Holmes, and J. W. Moore, "ChemEd DL WikiHyperGlossary: An information literacy tool of the digital era," 2012 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE), July 29 – Aug. 2, University Park, Pennsylvania. (Presentation)
  10. [2012]M. A. Bauer (presenter), D. Berleant, R. E. Belford and R. A. Hall, "The Jikitou Biomedical Question Answering System: Using a Syntactic Parser to Rank Possible Answers," NIH, NIGMS Fourth Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE), June 25–27, Washington, DC. (Poster)
  11. [2012] D. Berleant, "The Future of Computing-Inspired Biotechnology...or is that...Biotechnology-Inspired Computing?," HIT@UCA: Applied Research In Health Information, REU summer program, U. Central Arkansas, Jun. 6. (Presentation)
  12. [2012] M. A. Bauer (presenter), D. Berleant, R. E. Belford and R. A. Hall, "The Jikitou Biomedical Question Answering System: Using High-Performance Computing to Preprocess Possible Answers," Cyberinfrastructure Day, May 4, Little Rock, AR. (Poster)
  13. [2011] R. E. Belford, A. P. Cornell, D. Berleant, and M. A. Bauer, "WikiHyperGlossary as a semantic web interface," American Chemical Society Spring 2012 National Meeting & Exposition, March 25–29, San Diego. (Poster)
  14. [2011] W. Barnett (presenter) and 14 other contributors including D. Berleant, "Guide to Research Networking Tools," CTSA Strategic Goal #3 Committee (SGC-3), Sept. 8, 2011.
  15. [2011] R. E. Belford, J. W. Moore, D. Berleant, J. L. Holmes, M. A. Bauer, and R. Hall, "ChemEd DL WikiHyperGlossary (WHG)" Gordon Research Conference on Chemistry Education & Practice, Davidson, N. Carolina, June 26 – July 1. (Poster)
  16. [2011] D. Berleant, "Some Lessons I Have Learned...or...'That's Life'," (also in PDF format); Careers In Academia panel, HIT@UCA: Applied Research In Health Information, REU summer program, U. Central Arkansas, Jun. 20.
  17. [2011] C. Biedenbender, D. Berleant, K. Eversole, E. Hood, L. Leach, R. Mustell, R. Segall, and D. Vicuna, "Text Mining: Using Rule Based and Neural Network Based Approaches,"e; 2011 UALR Student Research Expo, Little Rock, April 11. (Poster)
  18. [2011] M. C. Howe, D. Berleant, and A. Everett, "Evaluation of the Translating Time (ttime) Package Across a Cluster Computing Environment," Conference of the Mid-South Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS), College Station, TX, Apr. 1–2. (Poster)
  19. [2011] S. Joginipelli, 67 additional authors, and D. Berleant, "The MCBIOS Metric: regional collaboration to monitor biotechnology’s future," Conference of the Mid-South Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS), College Station, TX, Apr. 1–2. (Presentation abstract)
  20. [2011] R. E. Belford, J. W. Moore, D. Berleant, M. A. Bauer, J. L. Holmes, and R. A. Hall, "Enhancing Learning with a WikiHyperGlossary," 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim, CA, March 27–31. (Talk)
  21. [2010] M. A. Bauer*, D. Berleant, R. E. Belford, and R. A. Hall, "Integrating the HyperGlossary with a Question Answering System," 8th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference, Aspen, CO, Dec. 9–11. (Poster)
  22. [2010] Y. Yiliyasi* and D. Berleant, "Analyzing World Peak Oil Data from an Information Quality Perspective," 15th International Conference on Information Quality, Little Rock, AR, Nov. 12–14, 2010. (Poster)
  23. [2010] R. E. Belford, M. A. Bauer*, D. Berleant, R. A. Hall and J. W. Moore, "ChemEd DL WikiHyperGlossary," NDSL Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1–3, 2010. (Poster)
  24. [2010] D. Berleant, R. Segall, E. Hood, K. Eversole, D. Vicuna, S. Atiff*, C. Biedenbender*, J. Pamarthi*, and N. Pippenger*, "Enabling Crop Deregulation with Software: a Prototype (P3-209)," Arkansas P3 Center Symposium, Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, Petit Jean, Aug. 15–17, 2010. (Invited Presentation)
  25. [2010] D. V. Vicuna Requesens, K. A. Eversole, R. A. Mustell, R. S. Segall, D. Berleant, and E. Hood "Establishing a baseline database to demonstrate substantial equivalence of GE and non-GE crops through data mining and text mining," Plant Biology 2010, Jul. 31 – Aug. 4, Montreal. Also Arkansas P3 Center Symposium, Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, Petit Jean, Aug. 15–17, 2010. (Poster P01013, http://abstracts.aspb.org/pb2010/public/P01/P01013.html)
  26. [2010] R. E. Belford, M. A. Bauer*, and D. Berleant, "The Use of a Digital Glossary in Support of a General Chemistry Class," 21st Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE), Aug. 1–5, Denton, TX. (Presentation P715)
  27. [2010] M. A. Bauer*, D. Berleant, R. E. Belford, and R. Hall, "Anthropomorphic Question Answering Approach for the -Omic Era," NIH, NCRR Third Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE), June 16–18, Bethesda, Maryland. (Poster)
  28. [2009] M. A. Bauer*, D. Berleant, and R. E. Belford, “Anthropomorphic Question Answering System for the -Omic Era,” Southeast IDeA Regional Meeting, Nov. (Poster, won $50 student award)
  29. [2009] M. A. Bauer*, R. E. Belford, D. Berleant, J. L. Holmes, J. W. Moore, R. A. Hall, and K. I. Yancey*, “WikiHyperGlossary Software Design and Implementation,” National Science Digital Learning Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Nov. 17–19. (Poster)
  30. [2009] R. E. Belford, J. W. Moore, D. Berleant, J. L. Holmes, M. A. Bauer*, and K. E. Yancey*, “ChemEd DL WikiHyperGlossary,” American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition, Washington, D. C., Aug. 16–20. (Presented by R. E. Belford)
  31. [2009] R. E. Belford, J. W. Moore, D. Berleant, J. L. Holmes, M. A. Bauer*, R. Hall and K. E. Yancey*, “Creating a WikiHyperGlossary for ChemEd DLPathBinder,” Gordon Research Conference on Chemistry Education Research and Practice, Waterville, ME, June 21–26. (Poster)
  32. [2009] L. Zhang*, D. Berleant, J. Ding, and E. Wurtele, “PathBinder — text empirics for automatic extraction of biomolecular interactions,” Conference of the Mid-South Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS), Starkville, MS, Feb. 20–21. (Poster)
  33. [2008] J. Macosko, W. Kerr, M. White, and D. Berleant, “Novel teaching tools for biophysics courses: the thermodynamic Venn diagram and the codon hypergrid,” 2008 Carolina Biophysics Symposium, Chapel Hill, NC, Nov. 20–21. (Poster)
  34. [2008] R. E. Belford, J. W. Moore, D. Berleant, J. L. Holmes, M. A. Bauer*, S. Z. Sullivan*, and K. E. Yancy*, “Enhancing ChemEd DL with a WikiHyperGlossary,” NSDL: STEM Research and Education in Action, Washington, D.C., Sept. 30 – Oct. 2. (Poster)
  35. [2008] M.A. Bauer*, D. Berleant, and R. Hall, “ISDB: Interaction Sentence Database,” National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE), Washington, D.C., Aug. 6–8. (Poster, won $1,000 student travel award)
  36. [2008] G. Springer and D. Berleant, “Electronic Collaborations and the Great Plains Network,” The 5th Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society, Feb. 23–24, Oklahoma City. (Presentation)
  37. [2008] D. Berleant, L. Andrieu, J.-P. Argaud, F. Barjon, M.-P. Cheong*, M. Dancre, G. Sheble, and C.-C. Teoh*, “Portfolio Management Under Epistemic Uncertainty Using Stochastic Dominance and Information-Gap Theory,” The 3rd International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, Feb. 20–22, Savannah, Georgia. (Presentation)
  38. [2007] D. Berleant, “GPN Bioinformatics Planning Session,” GPN2007: Markers, Milestones, and New Directions, Kansas City, Missouri, May 31. (Presentation)
  39. [2007] M. Chae*, D. Berleant, C.-H. Jo, and S.F. Jennings, “Hierarchical Table Representation for the Transcription Codons,” MidSouth Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, New Orleans, Feb. 1–3, 2007. (Poster)
  40. [2005] D. Berleant, “Further Computational Challenges Regarding CDF Bounds/P-Boxes/Credal Sets…,” Fourth International Symposium On Imprecise Probabilities And Their Applications (ISIPTA ’05), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, July 23. (Invited panel)
  41. [2005] D. Berleant, “Paths to the Future,” Institute for Information Science and Technology, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, May 5. (Presentation)
  42. [2005] D. Berleant, “Searching and Serving Biological Texts: Generalizing the Lessons,” Overture/Yahoo, Feb. 25. (Presentation)
  43. [2005] L. Hughes, J. Ding, K. Viswanathan, A. Fulmer, D. Berleant, and P.S. Schnable, “PathBinderH: a Tool for Linnaean Taxonomy-Aware Literature Searches,” Plant and Animal Genome XIII Conference, San Diego, January 15–19. (Poster)
  44. [2004] D. Berleant, M.-P. Cheong, G. Kahrimanis, G. Sheblé, and J. Zhang, “Optimizing Electric Power Bidding Under Severe Uncertainty,” INFORMS Annual Meeting 2004, Denver, October 24–27. (Presentation)
  45. [2004] M.-P. Cheong, G. Sheblé, and D. Berleant, “Information Gap Based Decision Theory for Data Mining of Competitive Bidding,” IEEE Power Engineering Society 2004 General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 6–10. (Presentation)
  46. [2003] D. Berleant and J. Ding, “Extracting Protein Interactions from Sentences: the PathBinder Project,” 3rd Annual UI/ISU Bioinformatics Workshop, Iowa City, April 25. (Presentation)
  47. [2002] E.S. Wurtele, J.A. Dickerson, Z. Cox, D. Cook, D. Ashlock, D. Berleant, B. Fatland, and C.M. Foster, “Computational Analysis of Genome-Wide Metabolome, Proteome, and Transcriptome Expression Data in Arabidopsis,” First International Congress on Plant Metabolomics, April 7–11, Wageningen, The Netherlands. (Presented by E. S. Wurtele)
  48. [2002] G. Sheblé, D. Berleant, J. Zhang, M. Cheong, and R. Thomas, “Market Interaction and Market Power” (III), Power Systems Engineering Research Center, Industrial Activities Board meeting, Dec. 12, Atlanta, Georgia. (Poster)
  49. [2002] D. Berleant, “(a+b)a, Cumulative Credibility, and the Distribution Envelope Determination (DEnv) Algorithm,” Epistemic Uncertainty Workshop, Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico, Aug. 6–7. (Poster)
  50. [2002] D. Ashlock and D. Berleant, “Machine Learning and Bioinformatics Workshop,” Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc., July 10–11, Coralville, Iowa. (Presentation)
  51. [2002] J. Miao and D. Berleant, “EPICS at ISU,” EPICS National Meeting, May 29–30, West Lafayette, IN. (Poster)
  52. [2002] D. Berleant and others, “Validation Workshop Panel,” SIAM Workshop on Validated Computing, Toronto, May 24. (Invited Panel)
  53. [2002] D. Berleant and D. Ashlock, “Collaborative Research Project: Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc., and Iowa State University,” Mar. 21, Coralville, IA. (Presentation)
  54. [2002] D. Berleant, “Support for Oligo Manufacturing with Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery,” Integrated DNA Technologies, Feb. 28, Coralville, IA. (Presentation)
  55. [2002] D. Berleant, “Vehicle Diagnostics and Prognostics for Benefits over the Long-, Short-, and Medium-Term,” John Deere and Co., Feb. 14, Waterloo, IA. (Presentation)
  56. [2001] J. Ding*, D. Berleant, D. Nettleton, and E. Wurtele, “Mining MEDLINE: Abstracts, Sentences, or Phrases?,” Plant Sciences Institute Scientific Symposium, Oct. 19, 2001, Ames, Iowa. (Poster)
  57. [2001] D. Berleant, G. Sheblé, and J. Zhang, “Market Interactions and Market Power,” (II), Power Systems Engineering Research Center, Industrial Activities Board meeting, June 1, Oak Brook, Illinois. (Poster)
  58. [2001] D. Berleant, “On Completion Time of Concurrent Tasks,” Dept. of Computer Science, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, April 5. (Presentation)
  59. [2000] G. Sheblé, D. Berleant, and R. Thomas, “Market Interaction and Market Power” (I), Power Systems Engineering Research Center, Industrial Activities Board meeting, Dec. (Poster)
  60. [2000] W. Qi* and D. Berleant, “PathBinder: a System for Mining MEDLINE for Protein Interactions,” Joint Bioinformatics Workshop, Nov. 3–4, 2000, Iowa City. (Poster)
  61. [2000] L. Elkin*, C. Gofron*, M. Travis*, and D. Berleant, “WISER: Split Windows for Browsing Scientific Literature,” Joint Bioinformatics Workshop, Nov. 3–4, 2000, Iowa City. (Poster)
  62. [2000] J. Ding*, B. Duwairi*, J. Miao*, and D. Berleant, “Three Systems for Improved Access to Literature on the Web,” Joint Bioinformatics Workshop, Nov. 3–4, 2000, Iowa City. (Poster)
  63. [1999] D. Berleant, “Arithmetic on Random Variables of Unknown Dependency,” Dept. of Computer Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, Nov. 18. (Presentation)
  64. [1999] D. Berleant, “Thicket Approach to Arithmetic on Random Variables,” Applied Biomathematics, Setauket, NY, July. (Presentation)
  65. [1999] D. Berleant, “Dialogues With Documents,” Dept. of Computer and Information Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, Mar. (Presentation)
  66. [1999] D. Berleant, “Dialogues With Documents: Customized Interaction With Texts,” Dept. of Computer Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, Mar. 5. (Presentation)
  67. [1996] D. Berleant, “From Concept to Theory to Software to Applications — the Research Strategy and Status of Verified Combination of Intervals with Distribution Functions,” SIAM 1996 Annual Meeting, abstract on p. 44 of final program, Kansas City, Missouri. (Presentation)
  68. [1996] D. Berleant, “Research at the Software Artifact Research Laboratory,” School of Computer Science, Information Systems, and Telecommunications, DePaul University, Chicago, Feb. 16. (Presentation)
  69. [1995] D. Berleant, “AI and Other Research at the SAR&D Laboratory,” Department of Computer Science, University of Maine, Orono, July 21. (Presentation)
  70. [1994] D. Berleant, “IMAP2: Interactive Modeling for AIDS Prediction,” Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, July 18. (Presentation)
  71. [1994] D. L. Andrews, J. M. Conrad, S. A. Mengel, and D. Berleant, “Architectural Tradeoffs and Design for a Scalable Distributed Memory, High Speed, Message Passing MIMD Multiprocessor,” Scalable High Performance Computing Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee, May 23–25. (Poster)
  72. [1993] D. Berleant, “Simulation with Incomplete Information: Then, Now, and the Future,” Advanced Information Systems Section Seminar, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, June 18. (Presentation)
  73. [1991] D. Berleant, “Perspectives in AI,” Arkansas Computer Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas, October 18. (Invited panel)

External Funding

    1. [Team Leader] NIH. “Arkansas Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR).” 2009–2014. $19.9 million. (PI: C. L. Lowery, U. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences). Alternatively: [Co-PI] NIH Subcontract from U. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. “AR Clinical Translational Science Institute.” 2009–2014. $331,578. (PI: J. Talburt)
    2. [PI] NSF (0849626). “Collaborative Research: A Web-Based System for Modeling and Predicting Neurodevelopment Across Mammalian Species.” 2009–2013. $331,123. (Co-PI: S. Jennings; other PIs at Cornell U., U. of Central Arkansas, and U. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences)
    3. [PI] USDA-SBIR Subcontract from Infinite Eversole Specialty Crop Services, LLC. “A Prototype Program for Attaining Specialty Crop Non-Regulated Status.” 2009–2011. $22,752.
    4. [PI] Arkansas Biosciences Institute (ABI) and Great Plains Network. MCBIOS 2010 conference support. 2010. $2,900. (Additional PI: R. Segall)
    5. [PI] NSF EPSCoR P3 subgrant P3-209. “Enabling Crop Deregulation with Software: a Prototype.” 2009–2010. $91,571. (Co-PIs: E. Hood, R. Segall)
    6. [Co-PI] NSF (DUE 0840830). “ChemEd Digital Library Wikihyperglossary.” 2009–2011. $149,453. (PI: R. Belford)
    7. [Co-PI] NSF (DBI 0520267). “MetNet: Integrated Software for Arabidopsis Systems Biology Research.” 2005–2008. $969,634. (PI: E.S. Wurtele)
    8. [PI] Electricité de France, “Portfolio Optimization Under Stochastic Dominance Constraints: the Interval Approach.” 2005–2006. $43,657.62. (Co-PI: G. Sheblé)
    9. [PI] Invitrogen Corp. “Web Site Usability Study” 2004–2005. $34,000. (Co-PIs: P. Patterson, S. Smith)
    10. [PI] The Procter and Gamble Co. “Ontology-Based Clustering of Texts.” 2004–2005. $28,793.
    11. [PI] Corporation for National and Community Service (a federally funded corporation with competitive grant programs). “EPICS at Iowa State University: Assistive Technology for Disabled Children.” Subcontract from Purdue University. 2000–2004. Responsible for approx. $88,739 out of $122,790 total. (Co-PIs: R. Anderson, S. Openshaw, and J. Comer)
    12. [PI] Hewlett-Packard Development Co. Tablet PC. 2003. $1,699 in hardware.
    13. [Co-PI] Rockwell-Collins Foundation. “Equipment for Software Engineering Research Laboratory,” funds to be used to equip a laboratory. 2002. $25,000. (PI: S. Kothari)
    14. [Co-PI] Procter and Gamble. “Bioinformatic Tools for Extraction and Modeling of Signal Transduction Pathways.” 2000–2003. Responsible for approx. $51,508 out of $221,551 total. (PI: D. Ashlock)
    15. [PI] Microsoft Corp. “Software for the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program.” 2000. $24,465 in software.
    16. [Co-PI] Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC), competitively awarded. “Market Interactions and Market Power.” 2000–2002. Responsible for $40,000 out of $140,000 total. (PI: G. B. Sheblé)
    17. [Consultant] Public Health Service. “Quality Assurance for Environmental Risks.” 1998–2000. $699,431. (PI: S. Ferson).
    18. [Co-PI] Arkansas Highways and Transportation Department and Mack-Blackwell Transportation Center. “Automated Traffic Accident Data Entry.” 1996–1998. Responsible for approx. $30,000 out of $161,226 total. (PI: S. Johnson)
    19. [Consultant] National Endowment for the Humanities. “Development of Interactive, Multimedia Educational Software for Studying Native American Cultural History and Foreign Language Learning.” 1996–1999. $200,000 + match. (PD: T. Green)
    20. [PI] Booze, Allen, & Hamilton Inc. “Demographic Extensions to IMAP2, An Interactive Model for AIDS Prediction to Determine the Impact of Proposed Improvements in the Use and Production of Certain Medical Devices.” 1995–1996. $44,300.
    21. [PI] Food and Drug Administration. “An Extension of 'An Interactive Model for HIV/AIDS Prediction (IMAP2) to Determine the Impact of Proposed Improvements in the Use and Production of Certain Medical Devices' to Model Geography and Transit in HIV Epidemiology.” 1994–1995. $24,900.
    22. [PI] Computer Based Systems, Inc. “An Interactive Model for HIV/AIDS Prediction to Determine the Impact of Proposed Improvements in the Use and Production of Certain Medical Devices: Phase 3 Maintenance.” 1993–1995. $27,450.
    23. [PI] Arkansas Science and Technology Authority. “Learn a Foreign Language in (Almost) Zero Minutes a Day: A Computer Assisted Instruction System.” 1993–1994. $24,470.
    24. [Co-PI] Computer Based Systems, Inc. “An Interactive Model for HIV/AIDS Prediction to Determine the Impact of Proposed Improvements in the Use or Production of Certain Medical Devices.” 1991–1992. Responsible for approx. $15,000 out of $45,132 total. (PI: R. Goforth)
Honors and Awards
Courses Taught

IFSC 7321 Info Science: Principles/Theory
New course
Taught Spring 2011, 2012
IFSC 2200 Ethics in the Profession
New course
Taught Spring, Fall 2011
IFSC 4301 Information, Computing and the Future
New course
Taught Fall 2009, 2010; Spring 2012
IFSC 4210 Computer Ethics
Taught Spring 2010
IFSC 4396 Information Systems App. (capstone)
Taught Fall 2007
IFSC 7310 Information Systems Analysis
Taught Spring 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
IFSC 5445/4445 Bioinformatics Theory and Apps.
Taught Fall 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
IFSC 3360 Systems Analysis and Design
Taught Spring 2007, 2008
CPRE 308 Operating Systems, Princ. and Practice Lab
Taught Fall 2005
CPRE 486 Object-Oriented Software Eng.
New course 2000, new preparation 2003
Taught Fall 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
CPRE 485 Java and Internet Programming
New preparation of existing course
Taught Spring 2000–2003, & shared 2004
Enrollment of 175+ in 2003 & 2004
CPRE 587 Text Mining, Processing, & Internet
New course
Taught spring 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
ENGR 161 Eng. Prob. with Comp. Lab
New preparation of existing course
Taught Fall 1999
CSEG 4533 Object-Oriented Prog. & Design
New preparation of existing course
Taught until 1999
CSEG 3543 Data Structures
New preparation of existing course
Taught until 1999
CSEG 5023Software Engineering I
New preparation of existing course
Taught until 1998
CSEG 510 Computing: Future and Now
Taught until 1998, new course
CSEG 457 Senior Design
Taught until 1998
CSEG 5033 Software Engineering II
Taught until 1997
CSEG 5003 Intro. to Artificial Intelligence
New preparation of existing course
Taught until 1996
CSEG 4933 Computer Systems Analysis
New preparation of existing course
Taught until 1996
CSEG 3933 C Programming
New preparation of existing course
Taught until 1996
CSEG 5323 Text Processing
New course
Taught until 1995
CSEG 5333 Knowledge Based Systems
New course
Taught until 1994
CSEG 5801 Graduate Seminar
Taught until 1994
CSEG 5063 Computer Systems Optimization
New preparation of existing course
Taught until 1993
CSEG 5093 Fault-Tolerant Computing
New preparation of existing course
Taught until 1992
CSEG 4513 Operating Systems
New preparation of existing course
Taught 1991
Advising

Visiting scholar sponsorship

  1. Won-Jung Kim, Ph.D. (12/99–12/00).
Doctoral students advised (graduation date)
  1. Michael Bauer, The Jikitou Biomedical Question Answering System: Facilitating the Next Stage in the Evolution of Information Retrieval (August 2013).
  2. Marico Howe, Eye, Prenatal Tissue Differentiation Tree, Gene Expression... Event Time Correlations Across Species (in progress).
  3. Yusuf Yiliyasi, The Sigma-IQ Methodology: an Information Quality Perspective on Oil Data (May 2012).
  4. Lifeng Zhang, Text Mining for Systems Biology and MetNet; App. IV (suppl. material); App. V (suppl. material) (December 2010).
  5. Jing Ding, Improving Text Clustering for Functional Analysis of Genes (May 2006).
  6. Jianzhong Zhang, Partial Information Usage in Uncertainty Quantification (May 2006).
  7. Jinghao Miao, Implementation and Analysis of Direct Multidisplay Repositories (May 2004).
Master's thesis students advised (graduation date)
  1. Jagadish Pamarthi, Extracting Sentences about Crop Composition from the Literature (co-advisor, December 2010).
  2. Mei-Peng Cheong, Electric Power Commodity Trading Under 2nd-Order Uncertainty (co-advisor, December 2004).
  3. Dong-Ping Xu, Mutation Analysis and Weather Simulation Systems (August 2004).
  4. Jing Ding, Mining Protein Interactions from Biomedical Abstracts (August 2003).
  5. Wenxin Qi, PathBinder: Mining MEDLINE for Protein-Protein Interactions PubMed (May 2003).
  6. Jianzhong Zhang, Uncertainty Operations with Statool (August 2002).
  7. Shoba Selvarajan, Implementation of MPICH on Top of MP_Lite (May 2002).
  8. Zhong Gu, Direct Multidisplay for Web Document Repositories (August 2001).
  9. Ullas Soans, Algorithms for Information Extraction from Text (December 1998).
  10. Shuxuan Yan, Study Guide Authoring System (May 1998).
  11. Jinping Huang, A Server Based Search Engine-Like Interface for Individual Web Documents (May 1998).
  12. Lizhi Xie, A Software Tool for Automatically Verified Operations on Distributions of Dependent Random Variables (December 1997).
  13. Ji Mu, Http Client that Browses: a Stand-Alone MultiBrowser for the Web (December 1997).
  14. Xidan Zhou, Web-Based Document Browser (WBDB): A MultiBrowser for the Web (August 1997).
  15. Liang Qiu, Development of LEARN for Windows: A Computer Assisted Language Learning System (December 1996).
  16. Nikhat Fatima, Hyperbrowser: Information Customization with Automatic Generation of Hyperlinks (December 1996).
  17. Byron Liu, A Mutation Based Approach to Software Fault Tolerance Assessment (May 1996).
  18. Rajesh Potti, MultiBrowser: A Multiway Lookahead Based Information Customizer for Documents (May 1996).
  19. Daniel Tappan, A Russian to English Translation System for Scientific Abstracts (May 1996).
  20. Lingyun Shi, Development and Enhancement of LEARN: A Computer Assisted Language Learning System (December 1995).
  21. Cristopher R. Jansson, An Implementation of Isolated Word Speech Recognition (August 1995).
  22. Srinivas Kolluru, Software for MCM Design Testing with a Comprehensive Survey of the MCM Testing Field December 1994).
  23. Hang Cheng, A Software Tool for Automatically Verified Reasoning with Intervals and Cumulative Distribution Functions (December 1994).
  24. Jun-Ping Zhang, Ph.D., Extension and Maintenance of the Interactive Model for AIDS Prediction (IMAP2) With Emphasis on Automated Sensitivity Analysis (December 1994).
  25. Xinxin Wei, Chinese Character Display and Sound Storage in the LEARN System (May 1994).
Master's project students advised (graduation date)
  1. Thomas Hahn, Comparison of Machine Learning Algorithms in Microarray Gene Expression Analysish (Co-advisor, in progress)
  2. Michael Bauer, A resource for text mining research (May 2008)
  3. Wenyu Ye, Ph.D., Hashing N-Grams and Applications in Information Retrieval (August 2003)
  4. David Radack, Structural Coverage Analysis of a Dynamic Device Driver (Co-advisor, December 2001).
  5. Travis VanDerKamp, Conversion of Java2D Graphics API to an OpenGL Graphics API (August 2001).
  6. Nishad Karekar, Sentence Matching Algorithms for Text Retrieval (December 1998).
  7. Fengrui Zhang, Investigation of A Mutation Based Software Dependability Metric (December 1998).
  8. Ali Agha, An Enterprise-Wide Solution for Network Management and Communication (August 1998).
  9. Richard Albers, Design and Implementation of a Web Page Indexer and Search Engine (May 1998).
  10. Yujiang Qu, Computer Assisted Physics Learning System for Mechanics (December 1995).
  11. Chinlin Chai, Porting and Perfective Maintenance of MATHTOOL with Visual Basic (December 1995).
  12. Venkateswara P. Sunkara, Investigations into Word Experts (Co-advisor, August 1994).
  13. Syed Jamil, Report on Approximate String Matching (May 1994).
Professional Memberships and Professional Development (partial list)
Consulting Service Activities

External

Internal (partial list)

References