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