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Event Detection in Twitter
Twitter, as a form of social media, is fast emerging in recent years. Users are using Twitter to report real-life events. This paper focuses on  detecting those events by analyzing the text stream inExpand
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A-STAR: A Mobile Ad Hoc Routing Strategy for Metropolis Vehicular Communications
One of the major issues that affect the performance of Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANET) is routing. Recently, position-based routing for MANET is found to be a very promising routing strategy forExpand
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TwiNER: named entity recognition in targeted twitter stream
Many private and/or public organizations have been reported to create and monitor targeted Twitter streams to collect and understand users' opinions about the organizations. Targeted Twitter streamExpand
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Optimization of Resource Provisioning Cost in Cloud Computing
In cloud computing, cloud providers can offer cloud consumers two provisioning plans for computing resources, namely reservation and on-demand plans. In general, cost of utilizing computing resourcesExpand
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Position Based Opportunistic Routing for Robust Data Delivery in MANETs
Traditional MANET routing protocols are quite susceptible to link failure as well as vulnerable to malicious node attack. In this paper, we propose a novel protocol called Position basedExpand
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TrustCloud: A Framework for Accountability and Trust in Cloud Computing
The key barrier to widespread uptake of cloud computing is the lack of trust in clouds by potential customers. While preventive controls for security and privacy are actively researched, there isExpand
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Optimal virtual machine placement across multiple cloud providers
Cloud computing provides users an efficient way to dynamically allocate computing resources to meet demands. Cloud providers can offer users two payment plans, i.e., reservation and on-demand plansExpand
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A Routing Strategy for Metropolis Vehicular Communications
One of the major issues that affect the performance of mobile ad hoc networks (MANET) is routing. Recently, position-based routing for MANET is found to be a very promising routing strategy forExpand
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A survey of application level multicast techniques
Application level multicasting is increasingly being used to overcome the problem of non-ubiquitous deployment of IP multicast across heterogeneous networks. To the best of our knowledge, this paperExpand
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Efficient Hierarchical Parallel Genetic Algorithms using Grid computing
In this paper, we present an efficient Hierarchical Parallel Genetic Algorithm framework using Grid computing (GE-HPGA). The framework is developed using standard Grid technologies, and has twoExpand
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