Leyla Zhuhadar, Ph.DAIS

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Leyla Popova Zhuhadar



 

Assistant Professor in Computer Information Systems (Business Informatics), Department of Computer Information Systems, Gordon Ford College of Business, Western Kentucky University. In addition, I am an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) at University of Louisville. Weekends, I work on my research in the Knowledge Discovery and Webmining Lab at University of Louisville. [Author of HyperManyMedia Platform] foaf

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      • Grants:
        • Award Number #14-8022: Research & Creative Activities Program (RCAP) External Track: 2014-2015, $35,148.00.
        • Gordon Ford College of Business Summer Research Grant, Western Kentucky University, 2014, $5,000.00.
      • Elected to be the University Senate representative to Student Research Council, 2013-2014
      • Advocate for the Kentucky Computer Science in Education, 2013-2014.
      • Article(s) accepted in peer-reviewed conference proceedings (since joined IS)
        • Leyla Zhuhadar, A Synergistic Approach Between A Thesaurus-based Approach and A Corpus-based Approach to Build an Ontology for a Multilingual Search Engine, Special Issue in Computer-Human Interaction, Computers in Human Behavior Journal (Elsevier), Computers in Human Behavior, 2014.
        • Leyla Zhuhadar, Jeff Butterfield. Analyzing Students Logs in Open Online Courses Using SNA Techniques. The 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2014, Savannah, Georgia, USA, August 7-9, 2014.
        • Leyla Zhuhadar, Bryan Carson, Jerry Daday. Moving from Entrenched Structure to a Universal Design. The 16th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Rochester, NY, USA, October 20-22 2014.
      • Peer-reviewed Article Presented at Professional Meeting (since joined IS)
        • Analyzing Students Logs in Open Online Courses Using SNA Techniques. The 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2014, Savannah, Georgia, USA, August 7-9, 2014.
        • Toward the Design of a Recommender System: Visual Clustering and Detecting Community Structure in a Web Usage Network, Knowledge Discovery and Web Mining Lab, University of Louisville, KY. Nov 3, 2013.

      Journal Articles in-Progress (since joined IS)

      Research work with undergraduate students: Abstract/Posters/Presentations (since joined IS)

        • American Red Cross Disaster Preparedness, the WKU 44th Annual Student Research Conference, March 22, 2014.
        • Achieving Competitive Advantage with a Designated Hitter, the WKU 44th Annual Student Research Conference, March 22, 2014.
        • Growing Diversity at WKU, the WKU 44th Annual Student Research Conference, March 22, 2014.

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      • Leyla Zhuhadar, Automated discovery, categorization and retrieval of personalized semantically enriched e-learning resources (Amazon/Barnes & Noble).

      • PhD. Dissertation Research--defense presentation [pdf]

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