Yuandong Zhu

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(This!paper!expands!upon!the!finite!state! machine!approach!for!the!formal!analysis!of! digital!evidence.!The!proposed!method!may! be!used!to!support!the!feasibility!of!a!given! statement!by!testing!it!against!a!relevant! system!model.!To!achieve!this,!a!novel! method!for!modeling!the!system!and! evidential!statements!is!given.!The!method!(More)
Windows XP ShellBag information analysis Registry snapshots analysis a b s t r a c t Built into Microsoft Windows is the ability for the operating system to track user window viewing preferences specific to Windows Explorer. This information, which is called ''ShellBag'' information, is stored in several locations within the Windows Registry in the Windows(More)
This paper introduces a novel approach to user event reconstruction by showing the practicality of generating and implementing signature-based analysis methods to reconstruct high-level user actions from a collection of low-level traces found during a post-mortem forensic analysis of a system. Traditional forensic analysis and the inferences an investigator(More)
This paper proposes a novel method for checking the consistency of forensic registry artifacts by gathering event information from the arti-facts and analyzing the event sequences based on the associated times-tamps. The method helps detect the use of counter-forensic techniques without focusing on one particular counter-forensic tool at a time. Several(More)
The Microsoft Windows registry is an important resource in digital forensic investigations. It contains information about operating system configuration, installed software and user activity. Several researchers have focused on the forensic analysis of the Windows registry, but a robust method for associating past events with registry data values extracted(More)
BACKGROUND B7-H3 exhibits altered expression in various cancers. However, the correlation between B7-H3 expression and prognosis of cancer patients remains controversial. Therefore, we elicit a meta-analysis to investigate the potential value of B7-H3 in the prognostic prediction in human cancers. MATERIALS AND METHODS We searched PubMed (last update by(More)
INTRODUCTION This pooled analysis study aimed to reveal the prognostic relevance of microRNAs (miRNAs) in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). MATERIALS AND METHODS We examined the impact of miRNAs on clinical outcome. Eligible studies were identified and quality assessed using multiple search strategies. Data were extracted from included(More)
OBJECTIVE This study investigated the impact of marital status on cancer-caused specific mortality among acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients in the United States. METHODS We used the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results program to identify 50,825 patients who had their clinical and follow-up information available and were diagnosed for AML between(More)