Eduard Dragut

Office: 315 Wachman Hall
Mailing: 324 Wachman Hall
1805 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone:(215) 204-0521


Post Doctoral Research, Purdue University, 2010 - 2013
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, Computer Science, July 2010
M.S., University of Iowa, 2004,
Bachelor of Science, University of Bucharest, Computer Science, June 1998

Research Interests :

Databases, information retrieval, management of (un)structured data, information integration,
information extraction, data quality, opinion mining and retrieval, Web-oriented research, cyberinfrastructure
for scientific research

Selected Publications:

  1. E. Dragut, B. P. Beirne, A. Neyestani, B. Atassi, C. Yu, W. Meng, B. DasGupta, YumiInt - A Deep Web Integrating System for Local Search Engines for Geo-referenced Objects, 29 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE’13), Brisbane, Australia 2013
    (demo paper) [acceptance rate: around 30%].

  2. E. Dragut, W. Hong, C. Yu, P. Sistla, W. Meng, Polarity Consistency Checking for Sentiment Dictionaries, The 50 th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL’12), Jeju, South Korea, July 2012 [acceptance rate: 19%].

  3. E. Dragut, M. Ouzzani, A. Madkour, N. Mohamed, P. Baker, D. Salt. Ionomics Atlas - A Tool To Explore Interconnected Ionomic, Genomic and Environmental Data. The 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM '12), Maui, USA,
    November 2012 (demo paper) [acceptance rate: 40%]

  4. E. Dragut, C. Yu, P. Sistla, W. Meng, Construction of a Sentiment Word Dictionary, 19th International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM’10), Toronto, Canada, October 2010 (short paper) [acceptance rate: 31.3%]

  5. T. Kabisch, E. Dragut, C. Yu, U. Leser, Deep Web Integration with VisQI, 36th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB’10), Singapore, Sept 2010 (demo paper) [acceptance rate: 36%].