Hua Lu's Publications


Peer-Reviewed Papers
  1. X. Fu, J. Huang, H. Lu, J. Xu, Y. Li: Top-k Taxi Recommendation in Realtime Social-Aware Ridesharing Service. 15th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD), 18 pages, 2017. (Accepted)
  2. J. Chen, H. Lu, I. Keles, C. S. Jensen: Crowdsourcing Based Evaluation of Ranking Approaches for Spatial Keyword Querying. 18th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), 10 pages, 2017. (Accepted March 2017)
  3. J. Jiang, H. Lu, P. Li, G. Pan, X. Xie: Finding Influential Local Users with Similar Interest from Geo-tagged Social Media Data. 18th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), 10 pages, 2017. (Accepted March 2017)
  4. J. Jiang, Y. Tong, H. Lu, B. Cui, K. Lei, L. Yu: GVoS: A General System for Near-Duplicate Video-Related Applications on Storm. ACM Transactions on Information Systems (ACM TOIS), 36(1):1, 2017.
  5. T. Ahmed, T. B. Pedersen, H. Lu: Finding Dense Locations in Symbolic Indoor Tracking Data: Modeling, Indexing, and Processing. GeoInformatica 21(1):119-150, 2017.
  6. Z. Shao, M. A. Cheema, D. Taniar, H. Lu: VIPTree: An Effective Index for Indoor Spatial Queries. Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, 10(4):325-336, 2016.
  7. H. Li, H. Lu, X. Chen, G. Chen, K. Chen, L. Shou: Vita: A Versatile Toolkit for Generating Indoor Mobility Data for Real-World Buildings. Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, 9(13):1453-1456, 2016. Demonstration.
  8. H. Yin, B. Cui, H. Lu: Expert Team Finding for Review Assignment. 2016 Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (TAAI), 8 pages, 2016.
  9. S. K. Jensen, J. T. V. Nielsen, H. Lu, M. A. Cheema: Outdoor-Indoor Space: Unified Modelling and Shortest Path Search. 8th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Indoor Spatial Awareness (ISA, in conjunction with ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Conference), pages 35-42, 2016.
  10. A. I. Baba, H. Lu, W.-S. Ku, T. B. Pedersen: Cleansing Indoor RFID Data Using Regular Expressions. 23rd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS), pages 77:1-77:4, 2016. Short paper.
  11. T. Ahmed, T. B. Pedersen, T. Calders, H. Lu: Online Risk Prediction for Moving Objects in Symbolic Locations. 17th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), pages 102-111, 2016.
  12. A. I. Baba, M. Jaeger, H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen, W.-S. Ku, X. Xie: Learning-Based Cleansing for Indoor RFID Data. ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD), pages 925-936, 2016.
  13. J. Xu, H. Lu: Indexing and Querying a Large Database of Typed Intervals. 19th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), pages 670-671, 2016. Poster paper.
  14. H. Lu, C. Guo, B. Yang, C. S. Jensen: Finding Highly Visited Indoor POIs Using Symbolic Indoor Tracking Data. 19th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), pages 461-472, 2016.
  15. J. Zhang, W.-S. Ku, X. Jiang, X. Qin, M.-T. Sun, H. Lu: A Framework for Multi-Criteria Optimal Location Selection. 23rd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS), page 86, 2015. Demonstration.
  16. H. Li, P. Peng, H. Lu, L. Shou, K. Chen, G. Chen: E2C2: efficient and effective camera calibration in indoor environments. UbiComp/ISWC Adjunct, pages 9-12, 2015.
  17. J. Jiang, H. Lu, B. Yang, B. Cui: Finding Informative Locals from Geo-tagged Social Media Data. 31st IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 267-278, 2015.
  18. W. Zhang, G. Qi, G. Pan, H. Lu, S. Li, Z. Wu: City-scale Social Event Detection and Evaluation with Taxi Traces. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST), 6(3):40, 2015.
  19. S. Shang, J. Liu, K. Zheng, H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen, J.-R. Wen: Planning unobstructed paths in traffic-aware spatial networks. GeoInformatica 19(4):723-746, 2015.
  20. X. Xie, H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen: Distance-Aware Join for Indoor Moving Objects. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 27(2):428-442, 2015.
  21. A. I. Baba, H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen, X. Xie: Handling False Negatives in Indoor RFID Data. 15th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), pages 117-126, 2014.
  22. T. Ahmed, T. B. Pedersen, H. Lu: Finding Hotspots in Indoor Tracking Data. 15th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), pages 189-194, 2014. Short paper.
  23. M. Boysen, C. de Haas, H. Lu, X. Xie: A Journey from IFC Files to Indoor Navigation. 13th International Symposium on Web and Wireless GIS (W2GIS), pages 148-165, 2014.
  24. J. Shi, H. Lu, J. Lu, C. Liao: Optimal Location Selection: A Skylining Approach to Optimize Influence and Cost. 19th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA), pages 61-76, 2014.
  25. M. Boysen, C. de Haas, H. Lu, X. Xie, A. Pilvinyte: Constructing Indoor Navigation Systems from Digital Building Information. 30th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 1194-1197, 2014. Demonstration.
  26. K. Mullesgaard, J. L. Pedersen, H. Lu and Y. Zhou: Efficient Skyline Computation in MapReduce. 16th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), pages 37-48, 2014.
  27. J. Zhang, W.-S. Ku, M.-T. Sun, X. Qin and H. Lu: Multi-Criteria Optimal Location Query with Overlapping Voronoi Diagrams. 16th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), pages 391-402, 2014.
  28. H. Jeung, H. Lu, S. Sathe, M. L. Yiu: Managing Evolving Uncertainty in Trajectory Databases. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 26(7):1692-1705, 2014.
  29. X. Xie, M. L. Yiu, R. Cheng, H. Lu: Scalable Evaluation of Trajectory Queries over Imprecise Location Data. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 26(8):2029-2044, 2014.
  30. T. Ahmed, T. B. Pedersen, H. Lu: Capturing Hotspots for Constrained Indoor Movement. 21st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS), pages 462-465, 2013. Short paper.
  31. A. I. Baba, H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen, X. Xie: A Graph Model for False Negative Handling in Indoor RFID Tracking Data. Proceedings of the 21st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS), pages 454-457, 2013. Short paper.
  32. W. Zhang, H. Lu, B. Xu, H. Yang: Web Phishing Detection Based on Page Spatial Layout Similarity. Informatica, 37(3):231-244, 2013.
  33. C. Ma, H. Lu, L. Shou, G. Chen: KSQ: Top-k Similarity Query on Uncertain Trajectories. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 25(9):2049-2062, 2013.
  34. Sari H. Hussein, Hua Lu, Torben Bach Pedersen: Reasoning about RFID-tracked Moving Objects in Symbolic Indoor Spaces. 25th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), 12 pages, 2013.
  35. S. Shang, H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen, X. Xie: Finding Traffic-Aware Fastest Paths in Spatial Networks. 13th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD), pages 128-145, 2013.
  36. Sari H. Hussein, H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen: UniModeling: A Tool for the Unified Modeling and Reasoning in Outdoor and Indoor Spaces. 13th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD), pages 490-495, 2013. Demonstration.
  37. A. Baniukevic, C. S. Jensen, H. Lu: Hybrid Indoor Positioning Systems with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth: Architecture and Performance. 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), pages 207-216, 2013.
  38. A. I. Baba, H. Lu, X. Xie, T. B. Pedersen: Spatiotemporal Cleansing for Indoor RFID Tracking Data. 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), pages 187-196, 2013.
  39. L. Radaelli, D. Sabonis, H. Lu, C. S. Jensen: Identifying Typical Movements among Indoor Objects - Concepts and Empirical Study. 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), pages 197-206, 2013.
  40. S. Shang, H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen, X. Xie: Travel Time Estimation in Traffic-Aware Spatial Networks. 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), pages 247-250, 2013. Short paper.
  41. T. Ahmed, T. B. Pedersen, H. Lu: A Data Warehouse Solution for Analyzing RFID-Based Baggage Tracking Data. 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), pages 283-292, 2013. Industrial paper.
  42. X. Xie, H. Lu, J. Chen, S. Shang: Top-k Neighborhood Dominating Query. 18th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA), pages 131-145, 2013.
  43. H. Yin, B. Cui, H. Lu, Y. Huang, J. Yao: A Unified Model for Stable and Temporal Topic Detection from Social Media Data. 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 661-672, 2013.
  44. Z. Zhang, H. Shu, Z. Chong, H. Lu, Y. Yang: C-Cube: Elastic Continuous Clustering in the Cloud. 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 577-588, 2013.
  45. X. Xie, H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen: Efficient Distance-Aware Query Evaluation on Indoor Moving Objects. 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 434-445, 2013.
  46. J. Yu, W.-S. Ku, M.-T. Sun, H. Lu: An RFID and Particle Filter-Based Indoor Spatial Query Evaluation System. 16th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), pages 263-274, 2013.
  47. H. Lu, Y. Zhou, J. Haustad: Efficient and Scalable Continuous Skyline Monitoring in Two-Tier Streaming Settings. Information Systems (IS), 38(1):68-81, 2013.
  48. S. H. Hussein, H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen: Towards a Unified Model of Outdoor and Indoor Spaces. 20th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS), 4 pages, 2012.
  49. H. Lu, C. S. Jensen: Upgrading Uncompetitive Products Economically. 28th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 977-988, 2012.
  50. H. Lu, X. Cao, C. S. Jensen: A Foundation for Efficient Indoor Distance-Aware Query Processing. 28th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), 12 438-449, 2012.
  51. C. Ma, H. Lu, L. Shou, G. Chen, S. Chen: Top-k Similarity Search on Uncertain Trajectories. 23rd International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), pages 589-591, 2011. Poster paper.
  52. A. Baniukevic, D. Sabonis, C. S. Jensen, H. Lu: Improving Wi-Fi Based Indoor Positioning Using Bluetooth Add-Ons. 12th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), pages 246-255, 2011.
  53. M. L. Yiu, C. S. Jensen, J. M鴏ler, H. Lu: Design and Analysis of a Ranking Approach to Private Location-Based Services. ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS), 36(2), 42 pages, 2011.
  54. H. Lu, B. Yang, C. S. Jensen: Spatio-Temporal Joins on Symbolic Indoor Tracking Data. 27th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 816-827, 2011.
  55. H. Lu, C. S. Jensen, Z. Zhang: Flexible and Efficient Resolution of Skyline Query Size Constraints. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 23(7):991-1005, 2011.
  56. H. Lu, M. L. Yiu: On Computing Farthest Dominated Locations. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 23(6):928-941, 2011.
  57. M. L. Yiu, H. Lu, N. Mamoulis, M. Vaitis: Ranking Queries on Spatial Data with Quality Preferences. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 23(3):433-446, 2011.
  58. L. Chen, B. Cui, H. Lu: Constrained Skyline Query Processing against Distributed Data Sites. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 23(2):204-217, 2011.
  59. H. Lu, Y. Zhou, J. Haustad: Continuous Skyline Monitoring over Distributed Data Streams. 22nd International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), pages 565-583, 2010.
  60. H. Lu, L. Xu: Identifying the Most Influential User Preference from an Assorted Collection. 22nd International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), pages 233-251, 2010.
  61. Z. Zhang, H. Lu, B. C. Ooi, A. Tung: Understanding the Meaning of a Shifted Sky: A General Framework on Extending Skyline Query. The VLDB Journal, 19(2):181-201, 2010.
  62. B. Yang, H. Lu, C. S. Jensen: Probabilistic Threshold k Nearest Neighbor Queries over Moving Objects in Symbolic Indoor Space. 13th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), pages 335-346, 2010.
  63. B. Yang, H. Lu, C. S. Jensen: Scalable Continuous Range Monitoring of Moving Objects in Symbolic Indoor Space. 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), pages 671-680, 2009.
  64. C. S. Jensen, H. Lu, B. Yang: Indexing the Trajectories of Moving Objects in Symbolic Indoor Space. 11th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD), pages 208-227, 2009.
  65. H. Lu, M. L. Yiu: Identifying the Most Endangered Objects from Spatial Datasets. 21st International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), pages 608-626, 2009.
  66. C. S. Jensen, H. Lu, B. Yang: Graph Model Based Indoor Tracking. 10th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), pages 122-131, 2009.
  67. B. Cui, L. Chen, L. Xu, H. Lu, G. Song, Q. Xu: Efficient Skyline Computation in Structured Peer-to-Peer Systems. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 21(7):1059-1072, 2009.
  68. H. Lu, C. S. Jensen, M. L. Yiu: PAD: Privacy-Area Aware, Dummy-Based Location Privacy in Mobile Services. 7th International ACM Workshop on Data Engineering for Wireless and Mobile Access (MobiDE), pages 16-23, 2008.
  69. Y. Lu, B. Cui, J. Zhao, H. Lu, J. Shen: Towards Efficient and Flexible KNN Query Processing in Real-Life Road Networks. 9th International Conference on Web-Age Information Management (WAIM), pages 230-237, 2008.
  70. L. Chen, B. Cui, H. Lu, L. Xu, Q. Xu: iSky: Efficient and Progressive Skyline Computing in a Structured P2P Network. 28th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), pages 160-167, 2008.
  71. M.L. Yiu, C. S. Jensen, X. Huang, H. Lu: SpaceTwist: Managing the Trade-Offs Among Location Privacy, Query Performance, and Query Accuracy in Mobile Services. 24th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 366-375, 2008.
  72. B. Cui, H. Lu, Q. Xu, L. Chen, Y. Dai, Y. Zhou: Parallel Distributed Processing of Constrained Skyline Queries by Filtering. 24th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 546-555, 2008.
  73. X. Huang, C. S. Jensen, H. Lu, S. Saltenis: S-GRID: A Versatile Approach to Efficient Query Processing in Spatial Networks. 10th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD), pages 93-111, 2007.
  74. H. Lu, Z. Huang, C. S. Jensen, L. Xu: Distributed, Concurrent Range Monitoring of Spatial-Network Constrained Mobile Objects. 10th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD), pages 403-422, 2007.
  75. Z. Huang, C. S. Jensen, H. Lu, B. C. Ooi: Collaborative Spatial Data Sharing Among Mobile Lightweight Devices. 10th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD), pages 366-384, 2007.
  76. X. Huang, H. Lu: Snapshot Density Queries on Location Sensors. 6th International ACM Workshop on Data Engineering for Wireless and Mobile Access (MobiDE), pages 75-78, 2007. Poster paper.
  77. B. C. Ooi, Z. Huang, D. Lin, H. Lu, L. Xu: Adapting Relational Database Engine to Accommodate Moving Objects in SpADE. 23rd IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 1505-1506, 2007. Demonstration.
  78. Z. Huang, H. Lu, B. C. Ooi, A. Tung: Continuous Skyline Queries for Moving Objects. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 18(12):1645-1658, 2006.
  79. Z. Huang, C. S. Jensen, H. Lu, B. C. Ooi: Skyline Queries against Mobile Lightweight Devices in MANETs. 22nd IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 66, 2006.
  80. H. Li, H. Lu, B. Huang, Z. Huang: Two Ellipse-based Pruning Methods for Group Nearest Neighbor Queries. 13th ACM International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), pages 192-199, 2005.
  81. Z. Zhang, X. Guo, H. Lu, A. Tung, N. Wang: Discovering Strong Skyline Points in High Dimensional Spaces. 14th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), pages 247-248, 2005. Poster paper.
  82. B. Huang, Z. Huang, D. Lin, H. Lu, Y. Song, H. Li: ITQS: An Integrated Transport Query System. ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD), pages 951-952, 2004. Demonstration.
Tutorial
  1. H. Lu, M. A. Cheema: Indoor Data Management. 32nd IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), pages 1414-1417, 2016.
Proceedings
  1. C. S. Jensen. H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen, C. Thomsen, K. Torp: 26th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management, SSDBM 2014, Aalborg, Denmark, June 30-July 2, 2014. ACM 2014, ISBN 978-1-4503-2722-0.
  2. K. Aberer, A. Joshi, S. Mukherjea, D. Chakraborty, H. Lu, N. Venkatasubramanian, S. Kanhere: 13th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management, MDM 2012, Bengaluru, India, July 23-26, 2012. IEEE Computer Society 2012, ISBN 978-1-4673-1796-2
  3. L. Kulik, R. H. Güting, H. Lu: Indoor Spatial Awareness - ISA 2011, 3rd International Workshop, Chicago, IL, USA, November 1, 2011. Proceedings ACM 2011.
Invited Articles
  1. X. Gu, L. Shou, H. Lu, G. Chen: A Generic Framework for Cyber-Physical Web. Proceedings of Workshop on Middleware for Cloud-enabled Sensing (In conjunction with the 14th ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference), December 9, 2013.
  2. Lars Kulik, Ralf Hartmut Güting, H. Lu: ISA 2011 Workshop Report: a report on the Third International Workshop on Indoor Spatial Awareness: (Chicago, Illinois - November 1, 2011). SIGSPATIAL Special 4(1): 8-9, 2012.
  3. H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen, S. Saltenis, B. Thomsen, L. L. Thomsen, K. Torp: Daisy: The Center for Data-intensive Systems at Aalborg University. SIGMOD Record 41(4): 39-44, 2012.
  4. C. S. Jensen, H. Lu, B. Yang: Indoor -- A New Data Management Frontier. IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, 33(2):12-17, 2010.
  5. C. S. Jensen, H. Lu: The Great Indoors: A Data Management Frontier. 2nd Workshop on Research Directions in Situational-aware Self-managed Proactive Computing in Wireless Ad-hoc Networks (In conjunction with MDM 2010), 3 pages, 2010.
Book Chapters
  1. C. S. Jensen, H. Lu, M. L. Yiu: Location Privacy Techniques in Client-Server Architectures. Chapter 2, pages 31-58 in Privacy in Location-Based Applications, edited by C. Bettini, S. Jajodia, P. Samarati, and X. S. Wang, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2009.
Technical Reports
  1. G. Cong, H. Lu, B. C. Ooi, D. Zhang, M. Zhang: Efficient Spatial Keyword Search in Trajectory Databases. CoRR abs/1205.2880, 12 pages, May 2012.
  2. X. Xie, M. L. Yiu, R. Cheng, H. Lu: Trajectory Possible Nearest Neighbor Queries over Imprecise Location Data. DB Technical Report TR-33, Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University, 29 pages, October 2012.
  3. S. H. Hussein, H. Lu, T. B. Pedersen: Unified Modeling and Reasoning in Constrained Outdoor and Indoor Spaces. DB Technical Report TR-30, Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University, 23 pages, July 2012.
  4. H. Lu, C. S. Jensen, Z. Zhang: Skyline Ordering: A Flexible Framework for Efficient Resolution of Size Constraints on Skyline Queries. DB Technical Report TR-27, Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University, 28 pages, January 2010.
  5. X. Huang, H. Lu: Snapshot Density Queries on Location Sensors. DB Technical Report TR-21, Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University, 12 pages, May 2007.

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