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Mohsen Beheshti, Ph.D.

Title: Professor and Chair, Computer Science

Department: Computer Science

Office: NSM A-132
Phone Extension: x3398
Email Username: mbehesti

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Refereed Journal Articles

  • Intrusion Detection Rules using A Generalized Rough Set Model, With, J. Han, K. Kowalski, The Mediterranean Journal of Computers and Networks, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2007.
  • Fuzzy Petri Nets for Decision Making in an Uncertain and Variable Environment , with Ali Berrashed, Andre de Korvin, Chenyi Hu, and Ongard Sirisaengtaksin, Journal of Neural, Parallel and Scientific Computation, pp. 309-323, 1997.
  • Concurrency Control in a DBMS by Exploiting Navigation, with L. M. L. Delcambre, the journal of Distributed and Parallel Databases. (being revised to be resubmitted)


 

Refereed Conference Papers

  • Work-in-Progress: CS0 Course Implementation in Computer Science Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions, with, Richard A. Aló, John Fernandez, Ann Quiroz Gates, Desh Ranjan, Frontiers in Education Conference FIE07, Baltimore, 2007.
  • A Fast Feature Selection Approach for Network Intrusion Detection Systems, with Jianchao Han, Kazimierz Kowalski, ICEE2007 Conference, Tehran, Iran , 2007.
  • Panel - The Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Interventions to Increase Hispanic Participation in Computing, with Malek Adjouadi1, Richard Alo, John Fernandez, David Novick, and Nayda Santiago, Frontiers in Education Conference FIE06, San Diego, 2006.
  • Data Fusion Support for Intrusion Detection and Prevention, with Richard Wasniowski, Forth International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, INTG 2007, Las Vegas, USA, April 2007
  • Computing Variance under Interval Uncertainty: A New Algorithm and Its Potential Application to Privacy in Statistical Databases, with Richard Alo and Gang Xiang, Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge Management Systems, IPMU06, Paris, France, 2006.
  • Interval and Fuzzy Techniques in Business-Related Computer Security: Intrusion Detection, Privacy Protection, with Jianchao Han, Luc Longpre, and et. Al., International Conference on Fuzzy Sets and Soft Computing in Economics and Finance (FSSCEF), Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2006.
  • Analysis of Log Files Intersections for Security Enhancement, with Kazimierz Kowalski, Third International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, INTG 2006, Las Vegas, USA, April 2006.
  • Information Fusion in Sensor-Based Intrusion Detection Systems, Secure IT Conference 2006, Anaheim, CA, March 2006.
  • An Approach for Fuzzy Clustering with Feature Significance, with Jianchao Han, International Conference on Intelligent Technology, Intech’ 05, Phuket Thailand, December 2005.
  • Autonomous On-line Advising, with Kazimierz Kowalski, and, Jianchao (Jack) Han, E-Learn 2005, Cancouver BC, Canada, October 2005.
  • Detecting Network Intrusions Based on a Generalized Rough Set Model, with Jianchao Han and Kazimiers Kowalski, International Symposium on Telecommunications, IST2005, Tehran, Iran, September 2005.
  • Drive in Rain: Animating Raindrop Behaviors on Vehicle Windshields, with Yonggao Yand and Jim X, Chen, IEEE Potentials magazine, March 2005.
  • Discovering Both Positive and Negative Fuzzy Association Rules in Databases, with Jianchao Han, International Conference on Intelligent Technology, Intech’ 04, Houston, Texas, December 2004.
  • Nonlinear Projections and Magic Lenses:3D View Deformation, with Yonggao Yand and Jim X, Chen, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE CG&A, November 2003.
  • Apply Nonlinear Projections to Deform 3D Worlds, with Yonggao Yang and Jim X, Chen, The Forth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Applications and Technologies, PDCAT’03, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China, August 2003.
  • An Access Control Model Based On Fuzzy Set Theory, with R. Alo, A. Dekorvin, and A. Berrached, Information Processing and Management under Uncertainty in Knowledge Systems, IPMU 2001.
  • Applying Fuzzy Relation Equations to Threat Analysis with A. Berrached , A. de Korvin, and R. Alo, Orlando, Florida, SCI 2001, August 2001.
  • Design of Unmanned Vehicle Controller with A. Berrached, A. de Korvin, and R. Alo. Fifth Annual International CSI Computer Conference, Orlando, Florida, July 2001.
  • Active Access Control in Distributed Systems with A. deKorvin and A. Berrached, The 2001 International Conference on Internet Computing (IC'2001).
  • Teaching Programming Language Paradigms Using a Laboratory Approach, with Ananda Gunawardona. Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges South Central Conference, CCSC:SCC 2001, The Journal Computing in Small Colleges, Vol 16 Number 3, Amarillo College, Amarillo Texas, April 20-21, 2001.
  • Intelligent Access Control in Distributed Systems Using Fuzzy Relation Equations, withA. Berrached, A. de Korvin, and R. Alo, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Infrastructure for Electronic Business, Science, and Education on the Internet (SSGRR-2000) L’Aquila, Italy July 31-August 6, 2000.
  • Estimating Fuzzy Quantities Based On Uncertain Information with A. Berrached, A. Dekorvin, and R. Alo , Information Processing and Management under Uncertainty in Knowledge Systems, IPMU 2000.
  • A High Level Language for Object-Oriented Transactions, Heterogenheous and Internet Databases, Proceedings of the 9th International Database Conference, IDC'99, at Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong, July 16, 1999.
  • Concurrency Control When Uncertainty is Present, with A. de Korvin, O. Sirisaengtaksin, and Ali Berrached, Fourth Annual International CSI Computer Conference, CSICC'98, Tehran, Iran, January 1999.
  • Evaluation of Relevance Filtering Methods in Distributed Interactive Simulation Systems, with A. Berrached, O. Sirisaengtaksin, and A. de Korvin, 2nd International Conference on Non-Linear Problems in Aviation & Aerospace, ICNPAA-98, Daytona Beach, April 1998.
  • An update of: Query Optimization in an Object-Oriented Database Management System, Chapter in Handbook of Data Management, 1998, Auerbach Publications, 1998.
  • Optimizing Concurrency Control in OODBS Using Fuzzy Sets, with A. Berrached, O. Sirisaengtaksin, and A. de Korvin, submitted to Expert Systems Applications & Artificial Intelligence, EXPERSYS-98.
  • Approaches to Multicast Group Allocation in HLA Data Distribution Management, with A. Berrached, O. Sirisaengtaksin, and A. de Korvin, Spring 1998 Simulation Interoperability Workshop, SIW'98, Orlando, pp. 1063-1068, March 1998.
  • On Interval Weighted Three-layer Neural Networks, with Chenyi Hu, Ali Berrashed, Andre de Korvin, and Ongard Sirisaengtaksin, The 31st Annual Simulation Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts, pp. 188-194, April 1998.
  • Computer Security Model under Uncertain/Partial Information, with Ali Berrached, Andre de Korvin, Chenyi Hu, and Ongard Sirisaengtaksin, Information Processing and Management under Uncertainty in Knowledge Systems, IPMU 98, pp. 1840-1845, 1998.
  • Performance Evaluation for a Concurrency Control Mechanism in an ODBMS, 4th International Conference on Object-Oriented Information Systems, OOIS '97, November 1997.
  • Instructional Software for Closed Laboratories in CS1, with William Waller, The Integrating Technology into Computer Science Education Conference, ITICSE'97, June 1997.
  • Concurrency Control in an Object-Oriented DBMS by Exploiting Navigation, with L. M. L. Delcambre, 7th International Hong Kong Computer Society Database Workshop, May 1996.
  • A Navigational Transaction Language for an Object-Oriented DBMS, with L. M. L. Delcambre, Arkansas Computer Conference, ACC '96, pp. 1-11, March 1996.
  • Query Optimization in an Object-Oriented Database Management System, with L. M. L. Delcambre, Handbook of Data Management, 1996-97 yearbook, Auerbach Publications, pp. 279-294, August 1996.
  • Applying Fuzzy Logic to an Object-Oriented Query Optimization Algorithm, with Andre de Korvin, Expert Systems Applications & Artificial Intelligence, EXPERSYS '95, pp. 313-318, November 1995.
  • Logical Optimization When Uncertainty Is Present, with Andre de Korvin, 6th International Conference and Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications, DEXA '95, pp. 87-96, Sept. 1995.
  • A Logical Optimization Algorithm in an Object-Oriented DBMS, with L. M. L. Delcambre, Arkansas Computer Conference, ACC '95, pp. 20-25, March 1995.
  • Improving Performance in an Object-Oriented DBMS by Exploiting Navigation, Ph.D. Dissertation, The Center for Advanced Computer Studies, USL, Lafayette, LA, May 1992.
  • Design of Unmanned Vehicle Controller with A. Berrached, A. de Korvin, and R. Alo. (in preparation).


 

Conference Papers

  • Data Conversion: PDF to XML to Database, with Jung Lia, 12thIinternational Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM’03, New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2003, An abstract submitted for presentation.
  • A Procedure for Distributed Systems Security Using Fuzzy Sets, The Proceeding of the Distributed Simulation, AI and Virtual Environments Workshop, Mexico City, pp. 14-28, February 1998.
  • Evaluation of Grid-Based Data Distribution in HLA, with Ali Berrached and Ongard Sirisaengtaksin, Conference on Simulation Methods and Applications, CSMA'98, Orlando, Florida, November 1998.
  • Improving Higher Education, with Elias Deeba and Richard Álo, Regional Seminar on Higher Education: Higher Education in the Coming Century, December 1997.
  • An Adaptive Environment Modeling Method Under Uncertainty, with Richard Álo, Andre de Korvin, Chenyi Hu, and Ongard Sirisaengtaksin, The 6th Conference on Computer Generated Forces and Behavioral Representation, CGF, 573-580, June 1996.


 

Student Papers

  • SnortMart – a Network Intrusion Detection System DataMart, with Marcus Mizushima,, Telecommunications, Networks and Systems 2007 (IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2007)), Lisbon, Portugal, July 2007
  • Program Assessment Tool, with David Wickham, e-Learning 2007 (IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2007)), Lisbon, Portugal, July 2007
  • Student Advising System, with Tin Tran, and Kazimierz Kowaslski, World Conference in E-learning in Corpporate, Government, Health Care, and Higher Education, E-Learn 06, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2006.
  • Eli Anderson, Wireless Payment Terminal, The Symposium on Computing at Minority Institutions, ADMI ‘02, Orlando, Florida, April 29 – May 1 2002.
  • Howard Pierson, Armando Guerra, and Mario Barrientos, Database Management System Implementation of the Task Process Description, The Symposium of Computing at Minority Universities ADMI'98, Rice University, Houston, Texas, June 1998.


 

Selected Presentations

  • Hispanic-Serving Insitutions and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), National Science Foundation Listening Session, Washington D.C., March 2009.
  • Panel - The Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Interventions to Increase Hispanic Participation in Computing, Frontiers in Education Conference FIE06, San Diego, 2006.
  • Information Fusion in Sensor-Based Intrusion Detection Systems, Secure IT Conference 2006, Anaheim, CA, March 2006.
  • Detecting Network Intrusions Based on a Generalized Rough Set Model, International Symposium on Telecommunications, IST2005, Tehran, Iran, September 2005.
  • Information Fusion in Sensor-Based Intrusion Detection Systems, Secure IT Conference 2006, Anaheim, CA, March 2006.
  • Detecting Network Intrusions Based on a Generalized Rough Set Model, International Symposium on Telecommunications, IST2005, Tehran, Iran, September 2005.
  • Center for Excellence in Knowledge Management and Computational Science (CECS), USDOC/HIS White House Initiative Workshop, California State University, Dominguez Hills, March16, 2005.
  • Discovering Both Positive and Negative Fuzzy Association Rules in Databases, Intech’04, Houston, Texas, December 2-4, 2005.
  • Translating PDF to XML: A Data Conversion Process, Key note Speaker at Sigma Xi CSHUD Chapter Annual Meeting, May 2004.
  • Designing an Autonomous Vehicle, ADSRC Annual Review at University Central Florida, November 5, 1999
  • Object Recognition Using Wavelet Transforms, ADSRC Annual Review at University Central Florida, November 5, 1999.
  • Extraction of obstructed Objects from Images Using Wavelet Transforms, Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, October 5, 1999.
  • Designing an Autonomous Vehicle, 3rd VIEW workshop, UHD Houston, Texas, March 15, 1999.
  • Concurrency Control When Uncertainty is Present, Departmental Seminar, UHD Houston, Texas, March 1, 1999.
  • Concurrency Control When Uncertainty is Present, Fourth Annual International CSI Computer Conference, CSICC'98, Tehran, Iran, January 1999.
  • Task Process Description, at Cognitive Behavior Modeling Workshop, UHD Houston, Texas, August 20-21, 1998.
  • A Procedure for Distributed Systems Security Using Fuzzy sets, at AI and Virtual Environments Workshop, Mexico City, February 1998.
  • Task Process Description, Austin Research Laboratory (ARL), University of Texas at Austin, Texas, January 22, 1998.
  • kA Product Template Tool, Dynamic Scenario Builder, STRICOM Research Common, Orlando Florida, December 15, 1997.
  • Applying Fuzzy Logic to a Concurrency Control in an ODBMS, ADSRC Annual Review at University of Houston-Downtown, November 20, 1997.
  • The Field of Computer Science, Career Day, At St. Pius X High School, Houston, Texas, November 1997.
  • Applying Fuzzy Logic to a Concurrency Control in an ODBMS, ADSRC workshop at University of Houston-Downtown, May 2-3 1997.
  • A Navigational Transaction Language for an Object-Oriented DBMS, The Computer and Mathematical Science Seminar, University of Houston Downtown, October 1996.
  • Fuzzy Petri Nets for Decision Making in an Uncertain and Variable Environment, Army grant first year report presentation, Orlando Florida, September 1996.
  • A Navigational Transaction Language for an Object-Oriented DBMS, Arkansas Computer Conference, ACC '96, March 1996.
  • The Three-Fold Introduction to Computer Science, The Computer and Mathematical Science Seminar, University of Houston Downtown, September 1995.
  • Object-Oriented Across Undergraduate Computer Science Curricula, The Computer and Mathematical Science Seminar, University of Houston Downtown, November 1994.
  • Logical Optimization for an Object-Oriented DBMS, The Computer and Mathematical Science Seminar, University of Houston Downtown, October 1993.
  • Concurrency Control in an Object-Oriented DBMS, The Computer and Mathematical Science Seminar, University of Houston Downtown, October 1992.


 

Grants Awarded

  • Masters of Science in Computer Science, at California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2007, Approved.
  • TECS Workshop, Teacher Engagement in Computer Science: Strengthening High School Computer Science Educators, DEQ Project, CSUDH, $14,540, September 2006.
  • JETT Workshop, Java Engagement for Teacher Training: Strengthening High School Computer Science Educators, DEQ Project, CSUDH, $17,240, March 2006.
  • Enhancing Introductory Computer Science Courses Using Mentored Pair Programming, DUE – CCLI–Adaptation and Implementation, NSF, 2005, $148,120.
  • Upgrading Computer Science PC Lab, Technology Advancement Program (TAP) Grant, Amount: $29,000, Duration: 01-01-06 to 12-30-06, PI, November 2006.
  • Boeing-Pacific Contours Mentor Protégé, DoD and Boeing, $108.880. Duration: 1 year, 2006.
  • BPC-A: Computing Alliance for Hispanic-Serving Institution, Co-PI, NSF, Duration: 3 years, amt: $2,000,000. , 2005.
  • Instrumentation to Support the Center of Excellence in Computational Science (CECS), Army Research Office, ARO, $199,968, 2005.
  • Information Fusion in Senor-Based Intrusion Detection Systems, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Period: Aug 2005 – Aug. 2007, Amount; $134,296, 2005.
  • Upgrading Computer Science PC Lab, Technology Advancement Program (TAP) Grant, Amount: $14,301, Duration: 01-01-04 to 12-30-04, PI, January 2004.
  • Professional Master Degrees in Sciences in the State of California, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Amount: $182,000, Lead for CSUDH, January 2004.
  • Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarship (CSEMS), NSF, Amount: $ 396,256. Duration: 0-01-03 to 08-31-07, Co-PI, 2003.
  • Weapon System Technical Data Knowledge Management Project, DOD-Defense Information Systems Agency, Contract#: DCA100-00-D-4002, Amount: $1,320,000. Duration: 10-01-02 to 09-30-03, PI and Project Director, September 2002.
  • Rational Corporation University Grant Program, Software licenses for Rational Rose awarded by Rational Corporation, Estimated amount: $500,000. January 2002.
  • Visiting Scientist Grant awarded to invite a consultant review the department planning strategy, December 2001.
  • Masters of Science in Computer Information Systems, at Prairie View A&M University, 2001, Approved.
  • Masters of Science in Computer Science, at Prairie View A&M University, 2001, Approved.
  • Knowledge Discovery, Extraction of Obstructed Objects from images using Wavelet Transforms, Subcontracted from Bethune Cookman College, it also provided stipend for three students (research assistants), Period covered: May 1 - Oct. 1 1999.
  • Army Research office (ARO) grant extension, Grant number: DAAH-0495-1-0250, Partially supported, period covered: Sept. 1, 1998 - Aug. 31 1999,.
  • Rational Corporation University Grant Program, Software licenses awarded (Rational Rose) by Rational Corporation, Amount: $150,000.00, February 1999.
  • The University Organized Research Grant ORC awarded by UHD, April 1997.
  • Computational Science and Advanced Distributed Simulation, C2SDS, Member and Co-PI for the Center.
  • Army Research office (ARO) grant, Grant number: DAAH-0495-1-0250, Partially supported, period covered: Sept. 1, 1995 - Aug. 31 1998.
  • Improving Research and Undergraduate Education in Computer Science, National Science Foundation, CISE/CDA MI-I, Award amount: $757,596, Period covered: Sept. 1, 1995 - Aug. 31, 2000, Co-PI, Grant number: CDA-9522157, 1995.
  • The University Organized Research Grant ORC awarded by UHD, May 1995.
  • The Faculty Development Grant awarded by UHD, May 1995.
  • Sun Workstations awarded from Defense Automation Resources Information Center, April 1995.
  • Object-oriented Database Environment (ODE) software awarded by AT&T bell laboratories, February 1995.
  • Easel Corporation University Grant Program, Software awarded by Easel Corporation, December 1994.


 

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