Dissertations and Theses Directed

John A. Miller

2010-2019 | 2000-2009 | 1990-1999 | 1980-1989 | other

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Chair/Co-Chair of Advisory Committees (11 PhD + 72 MS + 6 MAMS = 89)


    Theses 2010-2016 (8 PhD + 19 MS + 1 MAMS = 28)

  1. Casey N. Bowman, "Big Data Simulation: Application to Traffic Flow," Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. in CS Degree) Expected 2018. Committee: John A. Miller (Major), Walter D. Potter, Maria Hybinette and Ping Ma, Employed by . - citations -

  2. Mustafa Nural, "Automated Predictive Big Data Analytics Using Ontology," Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. in CS Degree) Expected 2017. Committee: John A. Miller (Major), Jessica C. Kissinger, Khaled Rasheed and Hamid R. Arabnia, Employed by . - citations -

  3. Vishnu Gowda Harish, "A Big Data Platform Integrating Compressed Linear Algebra with Columnar Databases," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) January 2017. Employed by Manhattan Associates, Atlanta, GA.

  4. Zhe Jin, "Bayesian Networks with Structural Restrictions: Performance and Parallelizations," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2016. Employed by FedEx Corp., Memphis, TN.

  5. Zhaochong Liu, "Parallel Matrix Factorization in Big Data Analytics," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2016. Employed by Coca-Cola, Atlanta, GA.

  6. Sumana Venkatesh, "Subgraph Pattern Matching for Graph Databases," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) December 2014. Employed by .

  7. Khalifeh Al Jadda, "Scaling Up Machine Learning Algorithms to Handle Big Data," Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. in CS Degree) December 2014. Committee: John A. Miller (Major), William S. York (Co-Major), Krys J. Kochut and Khaled Rasheed, Employed by CareerBuilder, Atlanta, GA. - citations -

  8. Naman Fatehpuria, "Parallel Support Vector Machines Using SMO," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) November 2014. Employed by Walmart Labs, Sunnyvale, CA.

  9. Sameer Gaherwar, "Efficient Transfer of Scientific Data," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) November 2014. Employed by mGage, Atlanta, GA.

  10. Arash J.Z. Fard, "Subgraph Pattern Matching: Models, Algorithms, and Techniques," Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. in CS Degree) July 2014. Committee: John A. Miller (Major), Lakshmish Ramaswamy (Co-Major), Hamid R. Arabnia and Krys J. Kochut, Employed by HP Vertica, Cambridge, MA. - citations -

  11. Ayushi Jain, "Parallel Algorithms for Subgraph Pattern Matching," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2014. Employed by Symantec Corp., Mountain View, CA.

  12. Matthew W. Saltz, "A Fast Algorithm for Subgraph Pattern Matching on Large Labeled Graphs," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2013. Enrolled in Universite Lumire Lyon 2, France.

  13. M. Usman Nisar, "A Comparison of Techniques for Graph Analytics on Big Data," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) April 2013. Employed by LandMark Resources (LMKR), Inc., Islamabad, Pakistan.

  14. Gregory A. Silver, "Ontology Driven Simulation using DeMO and JSIM," Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. in CS Degree) April 2013. Committee: John A. Miller (Major), William S. York, Maria Hybinette, Hamid R. Arabnia. Employed by Anderson College (Assistant Professor), Anderson, SC. - citations -

  15. Yung-Long Li, Parallelization of ScalaTion for Big Data Analytics," Technical Report (M.A.M.S. Degree) December 2012. Employed by EITS, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  16. Jun Han, "Quantitative Glycomics Using Simulation Optimization," Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. in CS Degree) August 2012. Committee: John A. Miller (Major), William S. York, Krys J. Kochut and Maria Hybinette, Employed by Yext, Inc., New York, NY.

  17. Singaram Sundar, "Invocation of Web Services in Glycomics Portal," Advisors: William S. York (Major) and John A. Miller (Co-Major). Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2012. Employed by CSG International, Atlanta, GA.

  18. Alok Dhamanaskar, "Bioinformatics Workflow Design Using Semantically Annotated Web Services," Advisors: Jessica C. Kissinger (Major) and John A. Miller (Co-Major). Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2012. Employed by Kissinger Lab, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  19. Ki Tae Myoung, "Keyword Search in the Glycomics Portal," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) April 2012. Advisors: John A. Miller (Major) and I. Budak Arpinar (Co-Major). Employed by CCRC, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  20. Haseeb Yousaf, "Performance Evalaution of Java Object-Relational Mapping Tools," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) April 2012. Employed by Ecosystems Research Division, EPA, Athens, GA.

  21. Chaitanya Guttula, "RadiantWeb: A Tool Facilitating Semantic Annotation of Web Services," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) April 2012. Employed by CCRC, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  22. Rui Wang, "Algorithms for Semi-Automatic Web Service Composition: Data Mediation and Service Suggestion," Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. in CS Degree) April 2011. Committee: Eileen T. Kraemer (Major), John A. Miller (Co-Major), Hamid R. Arabnia and Jessica C. Kissinger, Employed by Critical Mention, Inc., New York, NY.

  23. Naga Krishna Gollapudi, "SemCloud: Using Semantics to Improve Automation on a Cloud," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2010. Employed by EITS, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  24. Shiva Sandeep Garlapati, "Comparative Evaluation of SAWSDL-Based Semantic Web Service Discovery Algorithms," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2010. Employed by OVPR, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  25. Osama Al-Haj Hassan, "Scalability and Efficiency in Personalized Web Services," Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. in CS Degree) July 2010. Committee: Lakshmish Ramaswamy (Major), John A. Miller (Co-Major), Thiab Taha and Maria Hybinette. Employed by Al-Isra University (Assistant Professor), Amman, Jordan. - citations -

  26. Sumedha Ganjoo, "Extending Galaxy with Semantic Web Services," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2010. Employed by National Instruments, Austin, TX.

  27. Srikalyan Swayampakula, "Service Oriented Web Applications: GlycoVault as a Case Study," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) April 2010. Employed by SemanticBits, Herndon, VA.

  28. Sadiq Charaniya, "Facilitating DL Reasoners through Ontology Partitioning," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) April 2010. Employed by OVPR, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.


    Theses 2000-2009 (3 PhD + 26 MS + 1 MAMS = 30)

  29. Shefali Shastri, "Use of Semantics in Designing and Executing Scientific Workflows: A Case Study Using Galaxy," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) December 2009. Employed by EITS, University of Georgia , Athens, GA.

  30. Cary Marcus Pennington, "Building Federated Bioinformatics Databases Using Web Services," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) October 2009. Employed by Kissinger Lab, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  31. Kushel Rai Bellipady, "Ontology Driven Simulation Using Ontology Mediation Techniques," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2009. Employed by Epic Systems Corporation, Madison-Verona, WI.

  32. Savitha Emani, "A Comparative Evaluation of Semantic Web Service Discovery: Algorithms and Engines," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) April 2009. Employed by G. Narayanamma Institute of Technology and Sciences (Assistant Professor), Hyderabad, India.

  33. Angela I. Maduko, "Graph Summaries for Optimizing Graph Pattern Queries on RDF Databases," Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. in CS Degree) April 2009. Committee: Amit P. Sheth (Major) and John A. Miller (Co-Major), I. Budak Arpinar, Krys J. Kochut and Jonathan Arnold. Employed by ADVIS Lab, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.

  34. Kishore Nimmagadda, "Ontology Driven Simulation of Biochemical Pathways Using Hybrid Petri Nets," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) December 2008. Employed by EITS, University of Georgia , Athens, GA.

  35. Shravya S. Nimmagadda, "GlycoVault: A Web-Based Resource for Glycan Pathway Visualization, Analysis and Modeling," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2008. Employed by Capgemini, Atlanta, GA.

  36. Rajesh Narra, "Qrator: A Population and Curation Tool for the GlycO Ontology," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2008. Advisors: John A. Miller (Major) and William S. York (Co-Major). Employed by E-Trade, Atlanta, GA.

  37. Zhiming (Sammy) Wang, "Using Web Services to Integrate Data and Compose Analytic Tools in the Life Sciences," Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. in CS Degree) July 2008. Committee: John A. Miller (Major), Jessica C. Kissinger, Eileen T. Kraemer, Khaleed Rasheed, Alan Gingle. Employed by NINDS, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD.

  38. John D. Lathem, "SA-REST: Bringing the Power of Semantics to REST-Based Web Services," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2007. Advisors: Amit P. Sheth (Major) and John A. Miller (Co-Major). [ slides.ppt ] Employed by Athens Heart Center, Athens, GA.

  39. Richard S. Patterson, "Security and Authorization Issues in HL7 Electronic Health Records: A Semantic Web Services Based Approach," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) August 2006. Employed by Knowledge Integrity, Washington, DC.

  40. Kunal Verma, "Configuration and Adaptation of Semantic Web Processes," Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D. in CS Degree) June 2006. Committee: John A. Miller (Major) and Amit P. Sheth (Co-Major), Robert P. Bostrom, I. Budak Arpinar, Ling Liu (Georgia Tech). [ slides.ppt ] Employed by Accenture Technology Labs, Palo Alto, CA. - citations -

  41. Ivan Vasquez, "Providing Fault Tolerance for Transactional Web Services," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) April 2006. [ slides.ppt ] Employed by ITOS, University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  42. Ke Li, "Lumina: Using WSDL-S for Web Service Discovery," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) December 2005. [ slides.ppt ] Employed by Employease, Inc., Atlanta, GA.

  43. William H. Milnor, III, "Discovering Informative Subgraphs in RDF Graphs," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) August 2005. Advisors: Amit P. Sheth (Major) and John A. Miller (Co-Major). [ slides.ppt ] Employed by TopQuadrant, Inc., Beaver Falls, PA.

  44. Zhijun Zhang, "Ontology Query Languages for the Semantic Web: A Performance Evaluation," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) June 2005. [ slides.ppt ] [User Guide] Employed by .,

  45. Ranjit Mulye, "METEOR-S Process Design and Development Tool," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) March 2005. [ slides.ppt ] Employed by Oblix, Inc., Cupertino, CA.

  46. Preeda L. Rajasekaran, "Enhancing Web Service Descriptions using WSDL-S," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) December 2004. ( Essay ) [ slides.ppt ] Employed by Semagix, Athens, GA.

  47. Rohit Aggarwal, "Constraint Driven Web Service Composition in METEOR-S," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2004. (slides) Employed by Convergys, Inc., Orlando, FL.

  48. Kaarthik Sivashanmugam, "The METEOR-S Framework for Semantic Web Process Composition," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) August 2003. Employed by Semagix, Athens, GA.

  49. Senthilanand Chandrasekaran, "Composition, Performance Analysis and Simulation of Web Services," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) September 2002. (slides in PPT) [Overview of Web Services] [ Documentation ] Employed by Factset Research Systems, Boston, MA.

  50. Sudhanshu Sipani, "Design and Performance of an XML Database Engine: Db4XML," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) June 2002. (slides in PPT) [ Documentation ] Employed by General Electric (GEPS Energy Products), Schenectady, NY.

  51. Minrong Song "RepoX: A Repository for Workflow Designs and Specifications," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) August 2001. [ Appendix ] Enrolled in MBA Program at Michigan State University, Lansing, MI.

  52. Xiang Fang "J3DV: A Java-Based 3D Database Visualization Tool," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) August 2001. San Francisco, CA. [ Documentation ] Employed by InVision Technologies, Newark, CA.

  53. Maria Chinwala, "Algebraic Languages for XML Databases," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2001. (slides in PPT) Employed by ITOS, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  54. Rakesh Malhotra, "XML Database Engines," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 2001. (slides in PPT) Employed by Earthdata, High Point, NC.

  55. Xueqin (Lily) Huang, "XML-Based Messaging for the JSIM Simulation Environment," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) May 2001. (slides , in ppt) [ User's Guide ] Employed by Portal, Atlanta, GA.

  56. Hui Tian, "Storage Management Issues for High Performance Database Visualization," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) December 2000. (slides) Employed by Radiant Systems, Atlanta, GA.

  57. William K. Szaroletta, "Data Mining of Financial Time Series Data to Enhance Portfolio Management," Technical Report (M.A.M.S. in CS Degree) July 2000. Employed by Purdue University (Assistant Professor), West Lafayette, IN.

  58. Junxiu Tao, "HLA-Compliant Distributed JSIM," ( word ) Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) May 2000. (slides) Employed by Intergraph Corp., Huntsville, AL.


    Theses 1990-1999 (27 MS + 2 MAMS = 29)

  59. Sonali C. Sheth, "QT4XML: A Query Tool for XML Documents and Databases," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 1999. (slides) Employed by NightFire Software, Inc., Berkeley, CA.

  60. Mei Fan, "Security for the METEOR Workflow Management System," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) April 1999. Employed by NEA, Inc., Atlanta, GA.

  61. Xuewei Xiang, "Use of Agents to Control the Execution of Simulation Components," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) April 1999. (slides) Employed by Sprint Applied Technology Center, Atlanta, GA.

  62. Yongfu Ge, "Development of a Web-Based Simulation Environment Using Java Beans," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) December 1998. Employed by CMD Services, Atlanta, GA

  63. Hongwei Zhao, "A Graphical Designer for JSIM," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) September 1997. Employed by Nexgen SI, Atlanta, GA.

  64. Weixiong (Simon) Xu, "NEOWork: A Reliable CORBA-Based Workflow Enactment System for METEOR2," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) September 1997. Employed by BuildNet, Inc., Raleigh, NC.

  65. Devanand Palaniswami, "Development of WebWork: METEOR2's Web-based Workflow Management System," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) June 1997. Employed by University of Georgia (OVPAA), Athens, GA.

  66. Leonard P. LaConte, Jr., "SWORDD: A Simple Widely-Available Object-Relational Database Design-Tool," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) June 1997. Employed by Raytheon Company, Boston, MA.

  67. Zhiwei Zhang, "A Java-Based Simulation and Animation Environment: JSIM's Foundation Library," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) March 1997. Employed by ICL, Greenville, SC.

  68. Rajesh S. Nair, "JSIM: A Java-Based Query Driven Simulation and Animation Environment," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) March 1997. Employed by Sun Microsystems, Inc., Mountain View, CA.

  69. Aideen M. Dennis, "Simulation of the Time Warp Protocol for Database Transaction Management," (Techical Report) Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) December 1996. Employed by Exploration Resources, Athens, GA.

  70. Xuzhong (Richard) Wang, "Implementation and Performance Evaluation of CORBA-Based Centralized Workflow Schedulers," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) August 1995. Employed by Datastream Systems, Inc., Greenville, SC.

  71. Bonnie M. Edwards, "Implementing and Evaluating Common Repository Services," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) March 1995. Employed by ActaMed, Atlanta, GA.

  72. Ihab Ezzat Abuelenein, "Interoperability, from a Database Perspective," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) September 1994. Employed by AT&T, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  73. Sumit Roy, "Parallel Implementation and Performance Analysis for the Relational Join Operator," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) September 1994. Employed by CAP Gemini America, Atlanta, GA.

  74. Wensheng Zhang, "GPOMT: A CASE Design Tool Based on the Object Modeling Technique (OMT)," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) June 1994. Employed by OneNet International Communications, Inc., Beachwood, OH.

  75. Preeti Somal, "The Hybrid Protocol for Database Concurrency Control," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) June 1994. Employed by Oracle Corp., Redwood Shores, CA.

  76. Deepa Ramesh, "Hybrid Transaction Management Protocol: Combining Time Warp and Multiversion Timestamp Ordering," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) March 1994. Employed by Hewlett-Packard Company, Cupertino, CA.

  77. Xilong Chen, "An Expert System for Herbal Medicine Diagnosis and Prescription," Masters Thesis (M.S. in AI Degree) September 1993. Employed by Osprey Systems, Inc., Charlotte, NC.

  78. David G. Ason, "Transaction Management: A Simulation of TimeWarp and Multi-Version Timestamp Ordering Concurrency Control Protocols," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) March 1993. Employed by AT&T, Atlanta, GA.

  79. Krishna Puppala, "Distributed Persistent Object Manager," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) July 1992. Employed by iGenesis, New York, NY.

  80. Nilesh R. Parate, "Object-Oriented Databases: The Time Warp Protocols for Concurrency Control," nominated for the James L. Carmon Thesis Research Scholarship, Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) June 1992. Employed by Oracle Corp., Redwood Shores, CA.

  81. Hao Wan, "Efficient Algorithms for Relational Database Normalization," Technical Report (M.A.M.S. Degree) June 1992. Employed by KnowledgeWare, Inc., Atlanta, GA.

  82. Xiaoying Liu, "Simulation of Multiversion Concurrency Control Protocols," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) November 1991. Employed by H.V. Jones Company, Houston, TX.

  83. Ravi V. Gandham, "Evaluation of Hybrids of Hill Climbing and Genetic Algorithms for Multiple Fault Diagnosis," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) September 1991. Employed by Microsoft Corp., Redmond, WA.

  84. Minjane Jan, "Comparing Simulation World Views Using SIMODULA," Technical Report (M.A.M.S. Degree) August 1991. Employed by K-RIM, Atlanta, GA.

  85. Ravi S. Vemuri, "Indexing Techniques in Relational and Object-Oriented Databases," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) September 1990. Employed by West Georgia College (Assistant Professor), Carrollton, GA.

  86. Ender Ucar, "Schema Processing in the KDL Object-Oriented Database System," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) September 1990. Employed by UniSQL, Austin, TX.

  87. Ali A. Keskin, "A Query and Rule Processing System for the KDL Object-Oriented Database System," Masters Thesis (M.S. in CS Degree) August 1990. UniSQL, Austin, TX.


    Theses 1986-1989 (2 MAMS = 2)

  88. Shou-Shan Yeh, "Comparison of Khachiyan's Algorithm with the Simplex Algorithm," Technical Report (M.A.M.S. Degree) June 1988. Employee by Westinghouse Electric Company, Pittsburgh, PA.

  89. Kuen-Yuan (David) Suen, "Development of a Modula-2 Simulation System and a Simulation Study of a Virtual Memory System," Technical Report (M.A.M.S. Degree) March 1988. Employed by Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), Atlanta, GA.


Member of Advisory Committees (other than as major professor)