Students

PhD Guidance

The following PhD theses have been supervised by me over the past several years:

On-going:

  1. K R Parthasarathy, PhD work on Ontology based Organizational Document Repositories, started in July 2007.
  2. S Baskaran, PhD work on Efficiency Issues in ETL flows for Data warehousing, started in July 2009.
  3. S S Uma Sankari, PhD work on Ontologies for Simulation of Spacecraft Launch Vehicles , started in July 2009.
  4. Sangeetha, PhD work on Semantic Data Management, started in July 2010.
  5. Vinu E V, PhD work on Semantic Web Technology and Applications, started in July 2012.
  6. Ashika Naidu, PhD work on Natural Language Processing and Ontologies, started in July 2012.
  7. Subhashree S, PhD work on Semantic Web Technology, started in July 2013.

Completed:

  1. Representation and Evaluation of XAPTH Queries with Ordered Axes, PhD Thesis, Abdul Nizar M, May 2011, Dept. of Computer Science and Engg., IIT Madras. (Abstract)
  2. Efficient Query-specific Summarization of Text Documents, PhD Thesis, C Ravindranath Chowdary, July 2009, Dept. of Computer Science and Engg., IIT Madras. (Abstract)
  3. Customized Content Delivery Through XML Message Brokering, PhD Thesis, R Gururaj, July 2008, Dept. of Computer Science and Engg., IIT Madras.
  4. Realizing the Semantic Web using XML and OWL ontologies, PhD Thesis, Sujatha R Upadhyaya, July 2007, Dept. of Computer Science and Engg., IIT Madras.
  5. Wavelength Converters in Wavelength Routed All-Optical Computer Networks, PhD Thesis, K R Venugopal, July 2000, Dept. of Computer Science and Engg., IIT Madras.

MS (Master's by Thesis) Guidance

The following MS theses have been supervised by me over the past several years.

On-going:

  1. Kunal Mulay, MS Work on RDF data storage, indexing and qerying, started in Jan 2010.
  2. Rahul Bharuka, MS Work on Query processing on RDF data, started in Jan 2011.
  3. Rajasekhar Velamuri, MS Work on Issues in Semantic modelling and Large Data, August 2011.
  4. Krishna Chaitanya T V, MS Work on Semantic modelling and information systems, Jan 2012.
  5. Gayathri V, MS Work on RDF and Linked Data, Jan 2012.
  6. Kevin Alex Mathews, MS Work on Semantic Web Technologies, July 2014.

Completed:

  1. B R Kuldeep Reddy, Efficient SPARQL Querying of the Web of Linked Data, MS Thesis, July 2013. (Abstract)
  2. Nitin Kumar, Optimizing ETLWorkflows in DataWarehousing, MS Thesis, June 2011. (Abstract)
  3. G Sairam, Query Log Based On-line Index Maintenance For Information Retrieval System, MS Thesis, June 2011. (Abstract)
  4. M Sravanthi, A Query Specific Text Summarization System (QueSTS) and its Application for Slides Generation, MS Thesis, July 2009. (Abstract)
  5. O V Ravi Kumar, Pre-order Sequences for Efficient Indexing and Querying of XML Data, MS Thesis, July 2009. (Abstract)
  6. Managing XML data with evolving DTD's, MS thesis, by B V N Prashanth, July 2008.
  7. Using Ontologies for information retrieval, MS Thesis, by R Sandhya, July 2008.
  8. Extended join algorithms and path based approach for XPATH evaluation, MS thesis, by M Archana, March 2006.
  9. Indexing and querying of XML data using modified Prufer sequences, MS thesis, by K Hima Prasad, July 2006.
  10. Efficient binary structural join algorithms on XML data, MS Thesis, by G V Subramanyam, July 2005.
  11. Dynamic Object Typing and Binding for XML, MS Thesis, by Paul P Mathew, July 2005.
  12. A query engine for XML document repositories, MS Thesis, by P C Karthik, November 2003.
  13. Semantic Caching for XML Query Systems, MS Thesis, by K Ravichandran, July 2003.
  14. An XML based Subscription System using Query Rewriting, MS Thesis, by B Ravindar Reddy, May 2003.
  15. Mapping Rules: A New Approach for XML Data Translation and Data Integration, MS Thesis, by M Sudharshana, July 2002.
  16. Data Cube: Efficient Computation and Selection of Views for Materialization, MS Thesis, by M Madhava Krishna, July 2001.
  17. Algorithms for Association Rule Mining without Pruning, MS Thesis, by M Arul Arasu, July 2001.
  18. Lightpath Routing in WDM All-optical Networks, MS Thesis, by M S Shiva Kumar, July 2000.
  19. New Algorithmic Results on Strongly Chordal Graphs, MS Thesis, by N Kalyana Rama Prasad, July 1997.