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Deep Learning for Steam Job Candidate Selection
Chung Ming Cheung, Palash Goyal, Arash Saber Tehrani, Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California 2017 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibit, San Antonio, Texas, October 9 – 11, 2017 


Deep Convolutional Network for Oil Reservoir Optimization
Palash Goyal, Chung Ming Cheung, Arash Saber Tehrani, Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California 2017 International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics, Tokyo, Japan, October 19 – 21, 2017

IPDC: Iterative Part-Based Dense Correspondence between Point Clouds
Rongqi Qiu, Ulrich Neumann, University of Southern California WACV 2016: IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision / March 7-9, 2016 in Lake Placid, NY, USA


GPU-Accelerated Parameter Optimization for Classification Rule Learning
Greg Harris, Anand Panangadan, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California The 29th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS 2016) / May 16–18, 2016, Key Largo, Florida


Data Mining with Shapelets for Predicting Valve Failures in Gas Compressors
Om Prasad Patri, Arash Saber Tehrani, Viktor Prasanna, Rajgopal Kannan, Anand Panangadan, University of Southern California. Nabor Reyna, Chevron, U.S.A. SPE Western Regional Meeting (WRM) 2016 / May 24-26, 2016, Anchorage, AK


Smart Oilfield Safety Net: An Integrated System for Prediction of Asset Integrity Opportunities
Muhammad Rizwan Saeed, Charalampos Chelmis, Viktor K Prasanna, Iraj Ershaghi, Xiang Li, Ulrich Neumann, Raghu Raghavendra, Mona Sharifi, Vega Sankur, Ke-Thia Yao, Suya You, University of Southern California Jacques Blouin, Travis L. Harrington, Robert House, Joey Poret, Brian Thigpen, Chevron, U.S.A.


Automated real-time process data analysis using online wavelet transforms: fault detection, data cleansing and compression
Alisha Deshpande, Dr Joe Qin, University of Southern California Lisa Brenskelle, Chevron, U.S.A. SPE Intelligent Energy International Conference and Exhibition/ 6-8 September 2016, AECC, Aberdeen, UK


Thou shalt ASQFor and shalt receive the semantic answer
Muhammad Rizwan Saeed, Charalampos Chelmis, Viktor K Prasanna, University of Southern California IJCAI-16: 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence / July 9th-15th 2016, New York, USA


Robust Dynamic Principal Component Analysis Method for Modelling Process Data
Alisha Deshpande, Dr Joe Qin, University of Southern California Lisa Brenskelle, Chevron, U.S.A. AIChE Conference / San Francisco, Nov 13-18 2016

Rapid Data Integration and Analysis for Upstream Oil and Gas Applications
Greg Harris1, Om Patri1, Ajitesh Srivastava1, Yinuo Zhang1, Anand Panangadan1, Charalampos Chelmis1, Randall McKee2, Mo Theron2, Viktor K. Prasanna1 1. University of Southern California 2. Chevron U.S.A. Inc. SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 28-30 September 2015, Houston, Texas, USA


UFOM: Unified Fuzzy Ontology Matching
Yinuo Zhang, Anand Panangadan, Viktor Prasanna EAI Endorsed Transactions on Collaborative Computing


Failure Prediction for Electrical Submersible Pump Systems
Dong Guo, Cauligi S. Raghavendra, Ke-Thia Yao, Mark Harding, Amir Anvar, Anil Patel SPE Western Regional Meeting, April 27-20, 2015, Anaheim California


Automatic 3D Industrial Point Cloud Classification and Modeling
Guan Pang, Rongqi Qiu, Jing Huang, Suya You and Ulrich Neumann SPE-174069-MS SPE Western Regional Meeting, April 27-20, 2015, Anaheim California


Autoencoder-derived Features as Inputs to Classification Algorithms for Predicting Well Failures
Jeremy Liu, ISI USC, Ayush Jaiswal, USC, Ke-Thia Yao, ISI USC, Cauligi S. Raghavendra, USC SPE-174015-MS SPE Western Regional Meeting, April 27-20, 2015, Anaheim California


Prediction of Remaining Life in Pipes using Machine Learning from Thickness Measurements
Mona Sharifi, Ke-Thia Yao, S. Raghavendra, Iraj Ershaghi, University of Southern California and Robert House and Jacques Blouin, Chevron U.S.A. Inc. SPE-173995-MS SPE Western Regional Meeting, April 27-20, 2015, Anaheim California


Fuzzy Decision Support Based on Exact Rule Matching for Liquid Lift Optimization
M.R. Rajati, J.M. Mendel, University of Southern California; A.S. Popa, Chevron Corporation SPE-15WRM-P-278-SPE-MS SPE Western Regional Meeting, April 27-20, 2015, Anaheim California


Predicting Compressor Valve Failures from Multi-Sensor Data
Om Prasad Patri, University of Southern California; Nabor Reyna, Chevron Information Technology Company; Anand Panangadan, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California SPE-174044-MS SPE Western Regional Meeting, April 27-20, 2015, Anaheim California


Semantic Web Technologies for External Corrosion Detection in Smart Oil fields
M. Saeed, C. Chelmis, V. Prasanna, University of Southern California; B. Thigpen, R. House, J. Blouin, Chevron U.S.A. Inc. SPE-174042-MS SPE Western Regional Meeting, April 27-20, 2015, Anaheim California


Learning of Performance Measures from Crowd-sourced Data with Application to Ranking of Investments
Greg Harris, Anand Panangadan, and Viktor K. Prasanna The 19th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD 2015), May 19-22, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam


The Unified Model of Social Influence and its Application in Influence Maximization
Ajitesh Srivastava, Charalampos Chelmis, Viktor K. Prasanna, Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California SNAM 2015: Social Network Analysis and Mining, November 2015 Journal


Event Extraction from Unstructured Text Data
Chao Shang, Anand Panangadan, and Viktor K. Prasanna 26th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications – DEXA 2015, September 1 – 4, 2015, Valencia, Spain


Social Influence Computation and Maximization in Signed Networks with Competing Cascades
Ajitesh Srivastava, Charalampos Chelmis, Viktor K. Prasanna 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, August 25-28, 2015, Paris, France


Linguistic Goal Oriented Decision Making
Mohammad Reza Rajati, Student Member, IEEE, and Jerry M Mendel, Life Fellow, IEEE IEEE Journal


Fast and Robust Multi-View 3D Object Recognition from Point Clouds
Guan Pang, Rongqi Qiu, Jing Huang, Suya You, Ulrich Neumann University of Southern California International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV), October 19th – 22th, 2015


Multivariate Time Series Classification Using Inter-leaved Shapelets
Om Prasad Patri, Anand V. Panangadan, Rajgopal Kannan, Viktor K. Prasanna NIPS Time Series Workshop, Dec 11, 2015
Semantic Social Network Analysis for the Enterprise
Charalampos Chelmis, Hao Wu, Vikram Sorathia, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California Computing and Informatics, Special Issue on Computational Intelligence for Business Collaboration


Semantic Management of Enterprise Integration Patterns
Om P. Patri, Anand Panangadan, Vikram Sorathia, Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California 10th International Workshop on Information Integration on the Web at ICDE 2014 (30th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering)


Computational Models of Technology Adoption at the Workplace
Charalampos, Ajitesh Srivastava, Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California Social Network Analysis and Mining, Springer Journal


Variable Structure Regression (VSR)
Mohammad M. Korjani and Jerry M. Mendel, University of Southern California IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems


Segmentation and Matching: Towards a Robust Object Detection System
Jing Huang and Suya You, University of Southern California WACV – IEEE Winter Application and Computer Vision Conference / Mar. 24-26, 2014 Steamboat Springs, Colorado


Predicting Failures from Oilfield Sensor Data using Time Series Shapelets
Om Prasad Patri, Anand Panangadan, Charalampos Chelmis, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California Randall McKee, Chevron Corp, USA SPE ATCE / October 27 – 29, 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


The Process-oriented Event Model (PoEM) – A Conceptual Model for Industrial Events
Om Prasad Patri, Anand V. Panangadan, Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California Vikram S. Sorathia, Kensemble Tech Labs, LLP ACM DEBS / May 26 – 29, 2014, Mumbai, India


Pipe-Run Extraction and Reconstruction from Point Clouds
Rongqi Qiu, Qianyi Zhuo, Ulrich Neumann, University of Southern California European Conference on Computer Vision / September 6 – 12, 2014, Zurich, Switzerland


Unified Model of Influence in Social Networks
Ajitesh Srivastava, Charalampos Chelmis, Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California IEEE International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining / August 17 – 20, 2014, Beijing, China


Extracting Discriminative Features for Event-based Electricity Disaggregation
Om P. Patri, Anand Panangadan, Charalampos Chelmis, Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California IEEE SusTech / July 24 – 26, 2014, Portland, OR


Unified Fuzzy Ontology Matching (UFOM)
Yinuo Zhang, Anand Panangadan, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California 15th IEEE Conference on Information Reuse and Integration / August 13 – 15, 2014, San Francisco, CA


Peer Review in Online Forums: Classifying Feedback-Sentiment
Greg Harris, Anand Panangadan, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Empirical Methods for Recognizing Inference in Text / August 13 – 15, 2014, San Francisco, CA


Interactive Query Refinement for Boolean Search
Greg Harris, Anand Panangadan, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California SemADoc2014 / September 16 – 19, 2014, Fort Collins, CO


ArcStrabo: A System for Recognizing Text Labels from Raster Maps
Yao-Yi Chiang, Sima Moghaddam, Sanjauli Gupta, University of Southern California ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2014 / November 4 – 7, 2014, Dallas, TX


A System for Efficient Cleaning and Transformation of Geospatial Data Attributes
Yao-Yi Chiang, Akshay Anand, Ketan Akade, and Bo Wu, University of Southern California ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2014 / November 4 – 7, 2014, Dallas, TX
Theoretical Aspects of Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis
Jerry M. Mendel and Mohammad M. Korjani, University of Southern California Information Sciences Journal


Event Recommendation in Social Networks with Linked Data Enablement
Yinuo Zhang, Hao Wu, Vikram Sorathia, Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California ICEIS 2013, Angers, France 4-7 July, 2013


A Bag-of-semantics Model for Image Clustering
Na Chen, Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California The Visual Computer Journal


Advanced Streaming Data Cleansing
Yingying Zheng, S. Joe Qin, University of Southern California, Lisa A. Brenskelle, Chevron Energy Technology Company SPE-163702 PE Digital Energy Conference and Exhibition/ March 5 – 7, 2013. The Woodlands, TX


A hybrid inferential sensor for RVP modeling using partial least-squares
Yu (Johnny) Pan, University of Southern California MFD Student Symposium. October 20, 2013.


Training-based Object Recognition in Cluttered and Noisy 3D Point Cloud
Guan Pang and Ulrich Neumann, University of Southern California 3DV 2013 / June 29-July 1, 2013. Seattle, Washington.


SDPF: A Framework for Online, Real-time Cleansing of Upstream Operating Data
Farnoush Banaei-Kashani, University of Southern California, California, Lisa Brenskelle, Chevron SPE-165379 SPE WRM 2013, 19-25 April, Monterey, California


Global Model for Failure Prediction for Rod Pump Artificial Lift Systems
Yintao Liu, Anqi Wu, Dong Guo, Ke-Thia Yao, Cauligi S. Raghavendra, University of Southern California SPE 165374 SPE WRM 2013, 19-25 April, Monterey, California


Injection Scheduling Design For Reduced Order Waterflood Modeling
Amin Rezapour, Tayeb Tafti, Antonio Ortega, Iraj Ershaghi, University of Southern California) SPE WRM 2013, 19-25 April, Monterey, California


Group Testing: A Novel Approach to Increase the Effective Frequency or Accuracy of Well-tests Without Increasing Infrastructure Costs
Yenting Lin, and Antonio Ortega, University of Southern California SPE WRM 2013, 19-25 April, Monterey, California


Extracting IF-THEN Rules from Numerical Data using Wang-Mendel Methods
Minshen Hao and Jerry M. Mendel, University of Southern California SPE 165330 SPE WRM 2013, 19-25 April, Monterey, California


Detecting Objects in Scene Point Cloud: A Combinational Approach
Jing Huang and Suya You, University of Southern California 3DV 2013 / June 29-July 1, 2013 Seattle Washington


Enriching Employee Ontology for Enterprises with Knowledge Discovery of Social Networks
Hao Wu, Charalampos Chelmis, Vikram Sorathia, Yinuo Zhang, Om Prasad Patri, Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California The 3rd Workshop on Social Network Analysis in Applications (SNAA 2013). August 25-28, 2013, Niagara Falls, Canada.


Application of the Wavelet Transform for Process Data Compression
Alisha Deshpande, Joe Qin, University of Southern California AIChE Conference, November 4, 2013, San Francisco
SPE 153271 Semiautomatic, Semantic Assistance to Manual Curation of Data in Smart Oil Fields
Charalampos Chelmis, Suchindra Agarwal, Jing Zhao, Vikram Sorathia, Viktor Prasanna (University of Southern California, CA, USA). SPE Western Regional Meeting 2012 / March 19-23, 2012. Bakersfield, California & SPE Economics and Management Journal


SPE 153470 Visualization Grammar: A Phrase-based Reservoir Information Visualization System
Zhenzhen Gao, Luciano Nocera, Ulrich Neumann (University of Southern California, CA, USA) SPE Western Regional Meeting 2012 / March 19-23, 2012. Bakersfield, California


SPE 153272 Recovering Linkage between Seismic Images and Velocity Models
Jing Zhao, Abhay Goel, Charalampos Chelmis, Vikram Sorathia, Viktor Prasanna (University of Southern California). SPE Western Regional Meeting 2012 / March 19-23, 2012. Bakersfield, California


SPE 153895 Aggregating Petroleum Reservoir Interwell Connectivities Using the Generalized Choquet Integral
Minshen Hao, and Jerry M. Mendel (University of Southern California) SPE Western Regional Meeting 2012 / March 19-23, 2012. Bakersfield, California


SPE-153896 Robust Production-Rate Interpolation in Waterflood Management
Daoyuan Zhai and Jerry M. Mendel (University of Southern California) SPE Western Regional Meeting 2012 / March 19-23, 2012. Bakersfield, California


Learning to Rank Complex Semantic Relationships
Na Chen and Viktor K. Prasanna (University of Southern California) International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, Issue 1, 2012.


SPE 154724 Detecting Shale Discontinuity between Different Layers Using Waterflood Tomography
Yenting Lin, Antonio Ortega, Tayeb Ayatollahy Tafti, SPE and Iraj Ershaghi (University of Southern California) SPE Western Regional Meeting 2012 / March 19-23, 2012. Bakersfield, California


Fast Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (Fast fsQCA)
J.M. Mendel and M.M. Korjani (University of Southern California) North American Fuzzy Information Society (NAFIPS) 2012/ August 6-8, Berkeley, CA


Fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA), Part 2: challenges
J.M. Mendel and M.M. Korjani (University of Southern California) North American Fuzzy Information Society (NAFIPS) 2012/ August 6-8, Berkeley, CA


Validation of fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA) by means of a granular description of a function
J.M. Mendel and M.M. Korjani (University of Southern California) North American Fuzzy Information Society (NAFIPS) 2012/ August 6-8, Berkeley, CA


Control Performance Monitoring of Excessive Oscillations of an Offshore Production Facility
Yingying Zheng, Joe Qin (University of Southern California, USA), Michael Barham (Chevron Energy Technology Company, Houston, USA) International Federation of Automatic Control Workshop – Automatic Control in Offshore Oil and Gas Production 5/31/2012-6/1/2012, Trondheim, Norway


Predicting Communication Intention in Social Networks
Charalampos Chelmis and Viktor Prasanna (University of Southern California) 2012 ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing/ Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 3-6, 2012


Rankbox: An Adaptive Ranking System for Mining Complex Semantic Relationships Using User Feedback
Na Chen and Viktor Prasanna (University of Southern California, USA) The 13th IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration/ August 8-10, 2012, Las Vegas, USA


SPE 159835 Event-driven Information Integration for the Digital Oilfield
Om Prasad Patri, Vikrambhai S. Sorathia, Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) 2012/October 8-10, 2012


Semantic Image Clustering Using Object Relation Network
Na Chen and Viktor Prasanna (University of Southern California, USA) The Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP) Conference/ November 27-30, 2012, San Diego, USA


Inferential Reid Vapor Pressure Modeling
Johnny Yu Pan and S. Joe Qin (University of Southern California, USA) Texas – Wisconsin – California Control Consortium/ September 17, 2012


Visually-Complete Aerial LiDAR Point Cloud Rendering
Zhenzhen Gao, Luciano Nocera, Ulrich Neumann International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2012) , Redondo Beach, CA, November 6-9 2012


Fusing Oblique Imagery with Augmented Aerial LiDAR
Zhenzhen Gao, Luciano Nocera, Ulrich Neumann International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2012) , Redondo Beach, CA, November 6-9 2012


PointCloudMatchingbasedon3DSelf-Similarity
Jing Huang and Suya You International Workshop on Point Cloud Processing (Affiliated with CVPR 2012), Providence, Rhode Island, June 16, 2012


2.5DBuildingModelingbyDiscoveringGlobalRegularities
Qian-Yi Zhou and Ulrich Neumann IEEE CVPR 2012


A Visualization Notation for Visual Scaffolds
Sang Yun Lee and Ulrich Neumann (Department of computer Science) University of Southern California SPIE Visualization and Data Analysis, 23-27 January 2011, San Francisco, California


Automatic Early Fault Detection or Improving Reliability and Production for Rod Pump Systems
SPE-146038-PP S. Liu, C.S. Raghavendra, C.G. Dinesh Babu, I. Ershaghi (University of Southern California); Y.Liu, K. Yoa (USC Information Sciences Institute); O. Balogun, L. Olabinjo, R. Soma, J. Ivanhoe, B. Smith, B. Seren, T.L. Lenz (Chevron) 2011 SPE ATCE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 30 October–2 November, Denver, Colorado


Effective Management and Querying of Distributed, Semantic Provence Repositories for Energy Informatics Workflows
Jing Zhao, Karthik Gomadam, Yogesh Simmhan, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California International Journal of Computers and Their Applications (IJCA), Special Issue on Scientific Workflows, Provenance and Their Applications


Level Estimation for Sparse Reconstruction in Discrete Tomography
Yen-ting Lin, Antonio Ortega and Alexandros G. Dimakas, (Department of Electrical Engineering-Systems) University of Southern California 45th Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers/Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds Pacific Grove, California, 6-9 November 2011


Social Networking Analysis: A State of the Art and the Effect of Semantics
Charalampos Chelmis (Department of Computer Sciences), Viktor K. Prasanna (Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering), University of Southern California The Third International Conference on Social Computing, 9-11 October 2011, MIT, Boston, USA


Predicting Missing Provenance using Semantic Associations in Reservoir Engineering
Jing Zhao (Computer Science Department), Karthik Gomadam (Accenture Technology Labs), Viktor Prasanna (Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering), University of Southern California The 5th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, 18-21 September 2011, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA


Data Muling with Mobile Phones for Sensornets
Unkyu Park and John Heidemann, (Information of Sciences Institute) University of Southern California ACM SenSys, November 2011, Seattle, Washington, USA


Semi-supervised Failure Prediction for Oil Production Wells
Yintao Liu, Ke-Thia Yao (University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute); Shuping Liu, Cauligi S. Raghavenda (University of Southern California); Oluwafemi Balogun, Lanre Olabinjo (Chevron) ICDM 2011: The 11th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, 11-14 December 2011, Vancouver, Canada


Exploiting Semantics for Geospatial Data Fusion
Pedro Szekely, Craig A. Knoblock, Shubham Gupta, Mohsen Taheriyan, Bo Wu, (Information Sciences Institute and Computer Science Department) University of Southern California ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2011, 1-4 November 2011, Chicago, Illinois


Electricity Generation from a Floating Marine microbial Fuel Cell
Yeulong Huang, Aswin K. Manohar, Florian Mansfeld (Corrosion and environmental Effects Laboratory (CEEL), The Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Southern California); Zhen He (Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee); Jinjun Kan (Stroud Water Research Center); Kenneth H. Nealson (Department of Earth Science, University of Southern California) Bioresource Technology Journal
Parameter Learning to Infer Injector-Producer Relationship: From Hybrid Constrained Nonlinear Optimization to Learning in Graphical Model
Hyokyeong Lee, supervised by Ke-Thia Yao and Aiichiro Nakano, University of Southern California ICDE 2010 PhD Workshop in conjunction with the 26th International Conference on Data Engineering, 2010 / March 2, 2010 – Long Beach, California, USA


Building Geospatial Mashups to Visualize Information for Crisis Management
Shubham Gupta and Craig Knoblock 7th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management / May 2-5, 2010 -Crowne Plaza Hotel, Seattle, Washington, USA


An Inequality Constrained Extended Kalman Filter for Continual Forecasting of Interwell Connectivities in Waterfloods
Daoyuan Zhai and Jerry M. Mendel, University of Southern California SPE Western Regional Meeting, 2010 / Date: May 27-29, 2010


A Multivariate Autoregressive Model for Characterizing Producer-producer Relationships in Waterfloods from Injection/Production Rate Fluctuations
SPE – 132625 Kun-Han Lee, SPE, Antonio Ortega, Nelia Jafroodi, SPE, Iraj Ershaghi, SPE, University of Southern California SPE Western Regional Meeting, 2010 / Date: May 27-29, 2010


Waterflood Tomography: Mapping High Contrast Permeability Structures Using Injection/Production Data
SPE-132699 Yenting Lin SPE Western Regional Meeting, 2010 / Date: May 27-29, 2010


Intelligent model management and Visualization for smart oilfields
SPE-132629 Charalampos Chelmis, Amol Bakshi, Burcu Seren, Karthik Gomadam, Viktor K. Prasanna, Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California, CA, USA. Chevron Corporation, Houston, TX, USA. Ming Hiseh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, CA, USA. SPE Western Regional Meeting, 2010 / Date: May 27-29, 2010


Identifying Injector-Producer Relationship in Waterflood Using Hybrid Constrained Nonlinear Optimization
SPE -132359 H. Lee, University of Southern California, K. Yao, USC Information Sciences Institute, O. O. Okpani, A. Nakano, and I. Ershaghi, SPE, University of Southern California SPE Western Regional Meeting, 2010 / Date: May 27-29, 2010


Failure Prediction for Artificial Lift Systems
SPE -133545 Y. Liu, K. Yao, USC Information Sciences Institute; S. Liu, C.S. Raghavendra, University of Southern California; T. L. Lenz, L. Olabinjo, B. Seren, Chevron; S. Seddighrad, C. G. Dinesh Babu, University of Southern California SPE Western Regional Meeting, 2010 / Date: May 27-29, 2010


Linguistic Summarization Using IF-THEN Rules
Dongrui Wu, Member, IEEE, Jerry M. Mendel, Life Fellow, IEEE, and Jhiin Joo, Student Member, IEEE, Signal and Image Processing Institute, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2564, USA IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI), July 18-23, 2010, Barcelona, Spain


Dynamic Structure Learning of Factor Graphs and Estimating Parameters of a Constrained Nonlinear Predictive Model for Oilfields Optimization
Hyokyeong Lee, Ke-Thia Yao, Aiichiro Nakano. International Conferene on Artifitial Intelligence (ICAI), July 12-15, 2010, Las Vegas


Data-Driven Mapping of Liquid Saturation in Waterfloods using Injection and Production Data
Houtan Shirani-mehr, University of Southern California, Neli Jafroodi, University of Southern California, Parham Ghods, University of Southern California, Mohammad Javaheri, University of Southern California, Farnoush Banaei-Kashani, University of Southern California, Ryan Beierle, Chevron, Iraj Ershaghi, University of Southern California, Cyrus Shahabi, University of Southern California SPE Western Regional Meeting, 2010 / Date: May 27-29, 2010


SPARSE RECOVERY FOR DISCRETE TOMOGRAPHY
Yen-ting Lin, Antonio Ortega and Alexandros G. Dimakis, Department of Electrical Engineering-Systems, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 90089 International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) / Sept. 26-29, 2010 : Hong Kong


Integrating Provenance Information in Distributed Environments
Jing Zhao, Na Chen, Computer Science Department, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, Karthik Gomadam, Viktor Prasanna, Ming Hsieh Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 2010 IEEE/Web Intelligent Conference/ACM International Conference : Sept. 1-3, 2010 : Toronto, Canada
A Mutual Information-Based Metric for Identification of Nonlinear Injector Producer Relationships in Waterfloods
SPE-121395-PP A.Khodaei, Hyokyeong Lee, F.Banaei-Kashani, C.Shahabi and I. Ershaghi, University of Southern California 2009 SPE Western Regional Meeting held in San Jose, California, USA, 24–26 March 2009


A Novel Method for Mapping Fractures and High Permeability Channels in Waterfloods Using Injection and Production Rates
SPE 121353-PP Kun-Han Lee, SPE, Antonio Ortega, Amir Mohammad Nejad, SPE, Nelia Jafroodi, SPE, Iraj Ershaghi, SPE, University of Southern California 2009 SPE Western Regional Meeting held in San Jose, California, USA, 24–26 March 2009


A New Method for Continual Forecasting of Interwell Connectivity in Waterfloods Using an Extended Kalman Filter
SPE 121393 Daoyuan Zhai, Jerry M. Mendel, Feilong Liu, University of Southern California 2009 SPE Western Regional Meeting held in San Jose, California, USA, 24–26 March 2009


Forecasting the Post-Fracturing Response of Oil Wells in a Tight Reservoir
SPE 121394 Jhiin Joo, Student Member, SPE; Dongrui Wu, Student Member, SPE; Jerry M. Mendel; and Alejandro Bugacov, University of Southern California, (Angela Madding, Chevron, SPE) 2009 SPE Western Regional Meeting held in San Jose, California, USA, 24–26 March 2009


Parallelizing Rule Based Inferencing for Materialized OWL Knowledge Bases
Ramakrishna Soma and Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distributed Systems


Wavelets for Efficient Plot Query Processing
Mehrdad Jahangiri, Cyrus Shahabi, Houtan Shirani-Mehr IEEE Transactions On Knowledge And Data Engineering


High-Order Stencil Computations on Multicore Clusters
Liu Peng, Richard Seymour, Ken-ichi Nomura, Rajiv K. Kalia, Aiichiro Nakano, Priya Vashishta IPDPS 2009/ IEEE. Rome, Italy, May 25-29 2009


A Metascalable Computing Framework for Large Spatiotemporal-Scale Atomistic Simulations
Ken-ichi Nomura, Richard Seymour, Weiqiang Wang, Hikmet Dursun, Rajiv K. Kalia, Aiichiro Nakano, Priya Vashishta IPDPS 2009/ IEEE. Rome, Italy, May 25-29 2009


In-Core Optimization of High-Order Stencil Computations
H. Dursun, K. Nomura, W. Wang, M. Kunaseth, L. Peng, R. Seymour, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, and P. Vashishta PDPTA 2009


A Multilevel Parallelization Framework for High-Order Stencil Computations
H. Dursun, K. Nomura, W. Wang, M. Kunaseth, L. Peng, R. Seymour, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, and P. Vashishta EuroPar 2009


APPLICATION PROFILING ON CELL-BASED CLUSTERS
KEVIN J. BARKER,DARREN J. KERBYSON,SCOTT PAKIN, HIKMET DURSUN PPL 2009


Robust Pose Estimation in Untextured Environments for Augmented Reality Applications
Lu Wang, Jonathan Mooser, Ulrich Neumann ISMAR 2009, Oct. 13-19 2009 – Orlando, FL


A Dynamic Programming Approach to Maximizing Tracks for Structure from Motion
Jonathan Mooser, Suya You, Ulrich Neumann, Raphael Grasset, Mark, Billinghurst


A Robust Approach for Automatic Registration of Aerial Images with Untextured Aerial LiDAR Data
Lu Wang and Ulrich Neumann CVPR 2009


Reservoir Model Information System: REMIS
Sang Yun Lee, Kwang-Wu Leea, Taehyun Rhee, Ulrich Neumann Visualization and Data Analysis 2009, edited by Katy Borner, Jinah Park, Proc. of SPIE-IS&T Electronic Imaging, SPIE Vol. 7243, 72430L


Tones for Real: Managing Multipath in Underwater Acoustic Wakeup
Affan A. Syed,John Heidemann, Wei Ye ACM Sensys/ Nov.4 2009 Berkley, CA


New Method for Reservoir Characterization and Optimization Using CRM-EnOpt Approach
Nelia Jafroodi, Dongxiao Zhanga Journal of Petroleum and Science Engineering


SWATS: Wireless Sensor Networks for Steamflood and Waterflood Pipeline Monitoring
SunHee Yoon, Wei Ye, John Heidemann, Brian Littlefield, and Cyrus Shahabi IEEE Network International


Hybrid Constrained Nonlinear Optimization to Infer Injector-Producer Relationship in Oil Fields
Hyokyeong Lee, Ke-Thia Yao, Olu Ogbonnaya Okpani, Iraj Ershaghi, Aiichiro Nakano Journal of Computaional Science


A Method for Estimating Reservoir Characteristics Between Injectors-Producers in Mature Waterfloods Using Only Injection and Production Rates
Kun-Han Lee, SPE, Antonio Ortega, Amir Mohammad Nejad, SPE, Nelia Jafroodi, SPE, Iraj Ershaghi, SPE, University of Southern California Journal: SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Enginering


Wide-Baseline Image Matching Using Line Signatures
Lu Wang, Ulrich Neumann and Suya You, Computer Science Department, University of Southern California ICCV 2009
A Data Partitioning Approach for Parallelizing Rule Based Inferencing for Materialized OWL Knowledge Bases
R. Soma, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Communication Systems (PDCCS), September 2008


A Framework for Design Space Exploration in Oilfield Asset Development
SPE 112268 Cong Zhang, Amol Bakshi, and Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Will Da Sie and Birlie Bourgeois, Chevron Corporation, USA 2008 SPE Intelligent Energy Conference. February 25-27, 2008. Amsterdam, The Netherlands


A Provenance-Integration Framework for Distributed Workflows in Grid Environments
Jing Zhao, Fan Sun, Carlo Torniai, Amol Bakshi, Viktor Prasanna. Workshop on Grid and Utility Computing (WUGC) 2008


Data Component Based Management of Reservoir Simulation Models
Cong Zhang, Amol Bakshi, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. The 2008 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI08), July 2008


Detecting dirty queries during iterative development of OWL-based applications
R. Soma, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 7th International Conference on Ontologies, DataBases, and Applications of Semantics (ODBASE 2008), Monterrey, Mexico, Nov 11 – 13, 2008


Parallel Inferencing for OWL Knowledge Bases
R. Soma, Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP-2008), September 2008


Semantic web technologies for smart oil field applications
SPE 112267 Ramakrishna Soma, Amol Bakshi, and Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Will Da Sie and Birlie Bourgeois, Chevron Corporation, USA 2008 SPE Intelligent Energy Conference. February 25-27, 2008. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Workflow Instance Detection: Toward a Knowledge Capture Methodology for Smart Oilfields
F. Sun, V. K. Prasanna, A. Bakshi, and L. Pianelo. IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI08), 2008


Denovo Atomistic Simulations on High End Parallel Supercomputers
Aiichiro Nakan, Ken-ichi Nomura,Ashish Sharma, Priya Vashishta, Fuyuki Shimojo, Adri C. T. van Duin, William A. Goddard, Rupak Biswas, Deepak Srivastava, Lin H. Yang, Rajiv K. Kalia


Parallel Lattice Boltzmann Flow Simulation on a Low Cost PlayStatio3 Cluster
Ken-ichi Nomura, Simon W. de Leeuw, Rajiv K. Kalia, Aiichiro Naakano, Liu Peng, Richard Seymour, Lin H. Yang, Priya Vashishta


Parallel Lattice Boltzmann Flow Simulation on Emerging Multi-core Platforms
Liu Peng, Ken-ichi Nomura, Takehiro Oyakawa, Rajiv K. Kalia, Aiichiro Nakano, Priya Vashishta


Fast Simultaneous Tracking and Recognition Using Incremental Keypoint Matching
Jonathan Mooser, Quan Wang, Suya You, and Ulrich Neumann CGIT Lab, Viterbi School of Engineering University of Southern California


Large Document, Small Screen: A Camera Driven Scroll and Zoom Control for Mobile Devices
Jonathan Mooser, Suya You, Ulrich Neumann, CGIT Lab


Demo Abstract: Bringing Sensor Networks Underwater with Low-Power Acoustic Communication
Muhammad Omar Khan, Affan Syed, Wei Ye, John Heidemann, and Jack Wills


Design and Evaluation of Network Reconfiguration Protocols for Mostly-Off Sensor Networks
Yuan Li, Wei Ye, John Heidemann, and Rohit Kulkarni


Plot Query Processing with Wavelets
Mehrdad Jahangiri and Cyrus Shahabi


ProDA: An End-to-End Wavelet-Based OLAP System for Massive Datasets
Cyrus Shahabi, Mehrdad Jahangiri, and Farnoush Banaei-Kashani


AVision-based 2D-3D Registration System
Quan Wang, Suya You


Feature Selection for Real-time Image Matching Systems
Quan Wang, Suya You


Augmented Exhibitions Using Natural Features
Quan Wang, Jonathan Mooser, Suya You and Ulrich Neumann


Neural-Network based Sensitivity Analysis for Injector-Producer Relationship Identification
U. Demiryurek, F. Banaei-Kashani and C. Shahabi, University of Southern California; Frank Wilkinson, Chevron


Comparison and Evaluation of the T-Lohi MAC for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks Identification
Affan A. Syed, Student Member, IEEE, Wei Ye, Member, IEEE, John Heidemann, Senior Member, IEEE


Demo Abstract: A Sensornet-inspired Underwater Acoustic Modem for Wake-up and Data
Affan A. Syed, Muhammad Omar Khan, John Heidemann, Jack Wills, Wei Ye


Interactive Visualization of Oil Reservoir DataData
Sang Yun Lee, Kwang-Wu Lee, Ulrich Neumann


A Phrase-Driven Grammar System for Interactive Data Visualization
Sang Yun Lee, Ulrich Neumann


CDIKP: A Highly-Compact Local Feature
Yun-Ta Tsai, Quan Wang, Suya You
A Method for Characterisation of Flow Units Between Injection-Production Wells Using Performance Data
SPE 114222-PP Kun-Han Lee, Antonio Ortega, Amir Mohammad Nejad, and Iraj Ershaghi, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA 2008 SPE Western Regional and Pacific Section AAPG Joint Meeting. March 31-April 2, 2008. Bakersfield, CA, USA


A Phase-Driven Grammar System for Interactive Data Visualization
Sang Yun Lee and Ulrich Neumann, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA SPIE-IS&T Vol. 6809


A Semantic Framework for Integrated Asset Management in Smart Oilfields
Ram Soma, Amol Bakshi, and Viktor K. Prasanna, 7th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid), May 2007


An Architecture of a Workflow System for Integrated Asset Management in the Smart Oil Field Domain
Ramakrishna Soma, Amol Bakshi, and Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA


An Interval Approach to Fuzzistics for Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Sets
Feilong Liu and Jerry M. Mendel, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA


De Novo Ultrascale Atomistic Simulations on High-End Parallel Supercomputers
Aiichiro Nakano, Rajiv K. Kalia, Ken-ichi Nomura, Ashish Sharma, Priya Vashishta, and Fuyuki Shimojo, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Ashish Sharma, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Fuyuki Shimojo, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
Adri C. T. van Duin and William A. Goddard III, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
Rupak Biswas, Deepak Srivastava, and Lin H. Yang, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA
The International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, Vol.22 No. 1, Spring 2008, pp.113-128


Essentials for Modern Data Analysis Systems
Mehrdad Jahangiri and Cyrus Shahabi, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Forecasting Injector-Producer Relationships from Production and Injection Rates Using an Extended Kalman Filter
SPE 110520 Feilong Liu and Jerry Mendel, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA 2007 SPE Annual Technical Conference. November 11-14, 2007. Anaheim, CA, USA


ModelML: a Markup Language for Automatic Model Synthesis
Cong Zhang, Amol Bakshi, and Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Neural-Network based Sensitivity Analysis for Injector-Producer Relationship Identification
SPE 112124 U. Demiryurek, F. Banaei-Kashani, and C. Shahabi, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Frank Wilkinson, Chevron Corporation, USA 2008 SPE Intelligent Energy Conference. February 25-27, 2008. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Parallel History Matching and Associated Forecast at the Center for Interactive Smart Oilfield Technologies
Ken-ichi Nomura, Rajiv K. Kalia, Aiichiro Nakano, and Priya Vashishta, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jorge L. Landa, ChevronTexaco, San Ramon, CA, USA Springer Science+Business Media, LLC. March 23, 2007.


Parallel Lattice Boltzmann Flow Simulation on a Low-cost PlayStation3 Cluster
Ken-ichi Nomura, Rajiv K. Kalia, Aiichiro Nakano, Liu Peng, Richard Seymour, and Priya Vashishta, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Simon W. de Leeuw, Universtiy of London, UK and University of Leiden, The Netherlands
Lin H. Yang, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA International Journal of Computational Science. 1992-6669 (print) 1992-6677 (online)


Semantic Event Detection from Unstructured Log Files
Fan Sun, Ling Zhuo, Amol Bakshi, and Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Laurent Pianelo, Chevron Energy Technology Company, San Ramon, CA, USA


T-Lohi: A New Class of MAC Protocols for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks
Affan A. Syed, Wei Ye, and John Heidemann, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Understanding Spatio-Temporal Uncertainty in Medium Access with ALOHA Protocols
Affan A. Syed, Wei Ye, Bhaskar Krishnamachari, and John Heidemann, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA WUWNet’07. September 14, 2007. Montréal, Québec, Canada
A Service Oriented Data Composition Architecture for Integrated Asset Management
SPE 99983 Ramakrishna Soma, Abdollah Orangi, Amol Bakshi, and Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Will Da Sie, Chevron Corporation, USA 2006 SPE Intelligent Energy Conference. April 11-13, 2006. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Automated Liquid Unloading in Low-Pressure Gas Wells Using Intermittent and Distributed Heating of Wellbore Fluid
SPE 100650 Golnaz Alipour-Kivi, SPE Alejandro Bugacov, Behrokh Khoshnevis, and Iraj Ershaghi, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA 2006 SPE Western Regional/AAPG Pacific Section/GSA Cordilleran Section. May 8-10, 2006. Anchorage, AK, USA


Automatic Concurrent Water Collection (CWC) System for Unloading Gas Wells
SPE 103266 Behrokh Khoshnevis, Reza Rastegar Moghadam, and Iraj Ershaghi, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA K.Larbi, SPE Victor Villagran, Chevron Corporation, USA 2006 SPE Annual Technical Conference. September 24-27, 2006. San Antonio, TX, USA


Control of Displacement Front in Potential Flow Using Flow Rate Partition
SPE 99524 Mohsen H. Fyrozjaee and Yannis Yortsos, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA 2006 SPE Intelligent Energy Conference. April 11-13, 2006. Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Dynamic Modeling of Partial Liquid Lift for Stripper Gas Wells
SPE 100649 R. Rastegar Moghadam, B. Khoshnevis, and Iraj Ershaghi, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA 2006 SPE Western Regional/AAPG Pacific Section/GSA Cordilleran Section. May 8-10, 2006. Anchorage, AK, USA


Energy Efficient Network Reconfiguration for Mostly Off Sensor Networks
Yuan Li, Wei Ye, John Heidemann, Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA September 2006. 3rd IEEE Secon. Reston, VA, USA


Low-Power Acoustic Modem for Dense Underwater Sensor Networks
Jack Wills, Wei Ye, and John Heidemann, Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA WUWNet ’06. September 25, 2006. Los Angeles, CA, USA


Medium Access for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks
Affan Syed, Wei Ye, and John Heidemann, Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-624. October 2006.


Model-based Framework for Oil Production Forecasting and Optimization: A Case Study in Integrated Asset Management
SPE 99979 Cong Zhang, Abdollah Orangi, Amol Bakshi, and Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Will Da Sie, Chevron Corporation, USA 2006 SPE Intelligent Energy Conference. April 11-13, 2006. Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Sustainable Adaptive Grid Supercomuting: Multiscale simulation of Semiconductor Processing Across the Pacific
Hiroshi Takemiya, Yoshio Tanaka, and Satoshi Sekiguchi, Grid Technology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan Shuji Ogata, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan Rajiv K. Kalia, Aiichiro Nakano, and Priya Vashishta, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA SC2006. November 2006. Tampa, FL, USA


The Linguistic Weighted Average
Dongrui Wu and Jerry M. Mendel, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA July 2006 IEEE. International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2006) pp. 3030-3037. Vancouver, CA, USA


Time Synchronization for High Latency
Affan Syed and John Heidemann, Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA IEEE INFOCOM. April 2006. Barcelona, Spain


Ultra-Low Duty Cycle MAC with Scheduled Channel Polling
Wei Ye, Fabio Silva, and John Heidemann, Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA SenSys ’06. November 1-3, 2006. Boulder, CO, USA
Change Detection in Time Series Data Using Wavelet Footprints
Mehdi Sharifzadeh, Farnaz Azmoodeh, and Cyrus Shahabi, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA C.Bauzer Medeiros et al. (Eds): SSTD 2005, LNCS 3633, pp 127-144, 2005.


History Match and Associated Forecast Uncertainty Analysis-Practical Approaches Using Cluster Computing
IPTC 10751 JL Landa, Chevron Energy Technology Co., USA RK Kalia, A. Nakano, K. Nomura, and P. Vashishta, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA International Petroleum Technology Conference. November 21-23, 2005. Doha, Qatar


ProDA: A Suite of Web-Services for Progressive Data Analysis
Mehrdad Jahangiri and Cyrus Shahabi, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA SIGMOD 2005. June 14-16, 2005. Baltimore, MD, USA


Shift-Split: I/O Efficient Maintenance of Wavelet-Transformed Multidimensional Data
Mehrdad Jahangiri and Cyrus Shahabi, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Dimitris Sacharidis, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, GR SIGMOD 2005. June 14-16, 2005. Baltimore, MD, USA

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