Humans can help computers find better answers faster
Specialization in Combinatorial Algorithms,
Supervised by Professor Stanley Gill Williamson.
Specialization in Operating Systems,
Supervised by Professor John Bruno.
o Computer Science Department, Rutgers University
Director of the MSCS Program and Associate Professor 2015 - present.
o DIMACS, Rutgers University
Research Professor 2006 - 2015;
o Computer Science Department, Texas A&M University
Research Associate Professor, 1994-1995;
Director of the Laboratory for Algorithms Design, 1990-1994;
Assistant Professor, 1988-1993;
Supervised 1 Ph.D. Dissertation and 7 Master Theses.
o Computer Science and Mathematics Departments - University of California, Santa Barbara and San Diego: Visiting Professor and Lecturer, 1986-1987.
o Senior Research Scientist, Ask.com, 2004 - 2007.
o Senior Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Labs, and Bell Labs, 1995 - 2002.
o Program Committee Member of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Dec. 2016.
o Leader of the Universal Information Graphs Project at DyDAn (A founded multi million DHS center of excellence at Rutgers University). Conceived and designed the project. Developed new algorithms for semi-external data partitioning. Identified, hired and supervised key personal to build the overall hardware and software infrastructure. Participated in the overall DyDAn proposal writing.
o Organizer of the DyDAn Seminar series, 2007.
o Organizer of DIMACS Computational and Mathematics Epidemiology Seminar series, 2006-2007.
o Program Co-Chair (with G. Cormode) of DIMACS Tutorial on Data Mining and Epidemiology, March 23-24, 2006.
o Program Chair of the First DIMACS Workshop on Data Mining and Epidemiology, March 18-19, 2004.
o Conceived, Designed and made operational a software platform for Query Relevance Algorithms Research. Interviewed, hired and supervised the required technical personal, Ask.com, 2004-2006.
o Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal on Discrete Algorithms, Elsevier Publishers, 2002-present.
o Program Chair of the First AT&T Visualization Days, May 30, 2001.
o Program Co-Chair (with J. Vitter) of the First DIMACS Workshop on External Memory Algorithms and Visualization, May 20-22, 1998.
o Co-Editor of the Massive Computing Series, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998-present.
o Associate Managing Editor of the Journal on Computing and Information, Canada, 1994-1998.
o Algorithms Group Leader. In charge of recruiting, interviewing, evaluating and recommending faculty candidates. Founder and director of the Laboratory for Algorithms Design, Texas A&M University, 1990-1994.
James Abello has taught Computer Programming, Software Fabrication, Operating Systems, Scientific Computing, Discrete Mathematics, Data Structures, Analysis of Algorithms (Sequential, Parallel and Distributed), Formal Languages, Computability, Complexity Theory, Combinatorial Optimization, Operations Research, Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Numerical Analysis, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Algorithms, Java, Web Based Computing and Information Visualization are his current teaching interests.
François Queyroi, “Partitionnement de grands graphes : mesures, algorithmes et visualisation. (Graph Partitioning : measures, algorithms and visualization).”,Computer Science Department, University of Bordeaux, France 2013.
Hans-Jörg Schulz , “Explorative Graph Visualization”, University of Rostock, 2010.
Christian Tominski, “Event-Based Visualization for User-Centered Visual Analysis”, PhD thesis, University of Rostock, Germany, 2006.
Frank van Ham, “Interactive Visualization of Large State Spaces”, PhD thesis, ISBN 90-386-0704-0, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, 2005.
Krishna Kumar, “Combinatorial Aspects of Point Visibility”, Computer Science Department, Texas A&M University, August 1993.
Pritish Sahu, “Data Facets Navigation”, Computer Science Department, RutgersUniversity, May 2017.
Timothy Veach, “An Animated Graph Environment”, Computer Science Department, Texas A&M University, September 1990.
Sanjay Joshi, “Some Algorithmic Results in Graph Imbeddings”, Computer Science Department, Texas A&M University, December 1990 (Co-Chairman).
Ronald Chambers, “Heuristics for the Traveling Salesman Problem”, Computer Science Department, Texas A&M University, December 1991.
Sekhar Pisupati, “Polynomial Algorithms for Visibility Graphs of Staircase Polygons”, Computer Science Department, Texas A&M University, December 1991.
Chris Roda, “An Animated Interface to the AGE System”, Computer Science Department, Texas A&M University, August 1992.
Anne Hwang, “Pattern Matching for the Evaluation of Sucker-Rod Pumped Wells”, Petroleum Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, September 1992 (Co-Chairman).
Don Sonom, “Visualization of Heuristics for Some NP-Complete Problems”, Computer Science Department, Texas A&M University, December 1993.
Craig Smith, “A Graphics-based Language for Algorithm Animation”, Computer Science Department, Texas A&M University, May 1994.