Lars Kulik

Congratulations to Dr Hairuo Xie

Congratulations to Dr. Hairuo Xie for completing his PhD. Dr Egemen Tanin and I were Hairuo’s supervisors. His thesis is entitled Privacy-Aware Aggregate Query Processing.

Congratulations to Dr Mohammed Eunus Ali

Congratulations to Dr Mohammed Eunus Ali for completing his PhD. Dr Egemen Tanin, Rui Zhang and I were Eunus’ supervisors. His thesis is entitled Motion-Aware Optimization in Spatial Data Management.

ARC DP grant success

ARC Discovery Project Grant, $300,000, 2011-2013. Managing private location data in a mobile and networked world: getting the balance right. Chief investigators: L. Kulik, E. Tanin, J. Bailey.

Location based data are transforming the mobile service industry and this project will develop novel approaches to safeguard the location privacy of mobile individuals. This will facilitate the development of privacy-aware services which can be used for real time traffic monitoring, care for the elderly and smartphone enabled location services.

Two ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2010 papers accepted

One full paper authored by Sarana Nutanong, Egemen Tanin, Mohammed Eunus Ali, and myself on Local Network Voronoi Diagram has been accepted for ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2010. The second accepted full paper is authored by Jie Shao, myself, and Egemen and is titled Easiest-to-Reach Neighbor Search. The acceptance rate for full papers was 20.9%.

PMC article accepted

The paper “Don’t Trust Anyone”: Privacy Protection for Location-Based Services authored by Tanzima Hashem and myself has been as been accepted for publication in Pervasive and Mobile Computing.

VLDB Journal article accepted

The paper A Motion-Aware Approach for Efficient Evaluation of Continuous Queries on 3D Object Databases, authored by Mohammed Eunus Ali, Egemen Tanin, Rui Zhang, and myself, has been accepted for the VLDB Journal. The full citation is under my publications.

EDBT 2010 paper accepted

A paper authored by Tanzima Hashem, myself, and Rui Zhang on Privacy Preserving Group Nearest Neighbor Queries has been accepted for EDBT 2010. The acceptance rate was 17.6%.