SUMALI J. CONLON

 

Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

School of Business Administration

University of Mississippi

University, MS 38677

Phone: 662-915-5470

E-mail: sconlon@bus.olemiss.edu

 

EDUCATION

·        Ph.D. in Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

·        B.A. in Statistics with Economics minor, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

 

AREAS OF INTEREST 

       Research:

Sentiment Analysis, Knowledge Management, Text Mining, Web Mining, Business Intelligence, Web Services, Service-Oriented Architecture, Semantic Web, Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Information Retrieval, Database Systems, Information Economics, and Software Engineering

      Teaching:

Database Systems, Decision Support Systems, System Analysis and Design, Artificial Intelligence, and Software Engineering

 

EXPERIENCE

·        Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, University of Mississippi (1996 - Present).

·        Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, University of Mississippi (1990 - 1996).

·        Service Manager, Archo Company, Bangkok, Thailand (1980 – 1981).

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

·        Balan, Shilpa and Sumali Conlon (to appear). “Text Analysis of Green Supply Chain Practices In Health Care.” Journal of Computer Information Systems.

·        James, Tabitha L. Deborah F. Cook, Sumali Conlon, Kellie B. Keeling, Stephane Collignon, and Trevor White (2015). “A framework to Explore innovation at SAP through Bibliometric Analysis of Patent Applications.” Expert Systems with Applications. 44(22), pp. 9389-9401.

·        Conlon, S., Abrahams A., and Simmons K. (2015). “Terrorism Information Extraction from Online Reports.” Journal of Computer Information Systems 55(3), pp 20-28.

·        Simmons Lakisha L. and Sumali Conlon (2013). “Extraction of Financial Information from Online Business Reports.” Database: The Journal of the ACM Special Interest Group on Management Information Systems (SIGMIS). 44(3), pp 34-48.

·        Gates, K., Wilkins, D., Conlon, S., Mossing, S., and Eftink, M., “Maximizing the Value of Student Ratings Through Data Mining,” in Educational Data Mining: Applications and Trends, Chapter 14, Spring-Verlag (2013).

·        Sheikh, Mahmudul and Sumali Conlon (2013).  “Application of Machine Translation in Bilingual Knowledge Management.” Int. J. Intercultural Information Management. 3(2), pp 123-137.

·        Sheikh, Mahmudul and Sumali Conlon (2012).  “A Rule-Based System to Extract Financial Information.” Journal of Computer Information Systems. 52(4), pp 10-19.

·        Simmons, Lakisha, Sumali Conlon, Surma Mukhopadhyay, and Jun Yang (2011).  “A Computer Aided Content Analysis of Online Reviews.”  Journal of Computer Information Systems. 52(1), 43-55.

·        Sheikh, Mahmudul and Sumali Conlon (2010).  “Use of a Fast Information Extraction Method as a Decision Support Tool.” Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 19(4), pp 1-19.

·        Strong, Jody, Kaushik Ghosh, and Sumali Conlon (2008). “Identifying Opportunities in Multilingual Business Environments Using Environmental Scanning and Text Mining Techniques.” Journal of Information Technology and Information Management, 7 (3), 189-203.

·        Strong, Jody, Surma Mukhopadhyay, and Sumali Conlon (2008). “Automatically Extracting Multilingual Information to Support International Business Decision Making.” International Journal of Intercultural Information Management, 1 (4), 359-374.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Jason G. Hale, Susan Lukose, and Jody Strong (2008). “Information Extraction Agents For Service-Oriented Architecture Using Web Service Systems: A Framework.”  Journal of Computer Information Systems. Vol. XLVIII, No3: 74-83.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Susan Lukose, Jason Hale, and Anil Vinjamur (2007). “Automatically Extracting and Tagging Business Information for E-Business Systems Using Syntactic and Semantic Analysis,” Semantic Web Technologies and eBusiness: Virtual Organization and Business Process Automation. A. F. Salam and Jason Steven edited. Idea Group Inc, pp. 101-126.

·        Grant, Gerry and Sumali Conlon (2006). “Edgar Extraction System: An Automated Approach To Analyze Employee Stock Option Disclosures.” Journal of Information Systems. Fall 2006. Vol. 20, Iss. 2; p. 119-142.

·        Conlon, Sumali, John Conlon, and Tabitha James (2004). “The Economics of Natural Language Interfaces: Natural Language Processing Technology as a Scarce Resource.” Decision Support Systems, Vol 38: 141-159, Elsevier Science Publishers, The Netherlands.

·        Conlon, Sumali and Chi Hwang (1998). “Maintaining Computer-Based Information Systems Using Text-Based Intelligent Systems.” the Journal of International Information Management. Vol. 7, No 2: 81-94.

·        Conlon, John and Sumali Conlon (1998). “Robustness of Retrieval Performance Measures Under Optimal User Behavior.” Journal of the American Society for Information Science, Vol 49, No 4: 356-363.

·        Alidaee, Bahram and Sumali Conlon (1997). “A Note on the Bicriterion Scheduling Problem Involving Total Flowtime and Range of Lateness.” The International Journal of Information and Management Science, Vol. 8 No. 2:1-7.

·        Aiken, Milam, Khalid Aljumaih, Brian Reithel, and Sumali Conlon (1997). “Group Support System Impacts Using Four Facilitating Techniques.” The Journal of International Information Management, Vol. 6, No. 2, 19-29 Fall 1997.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Edward Gillenwater, and Chi Hwang (1996). “Enhancing Menu-Based Information Systems Using a Natural Language-Menu Guide.” the Journal of International Information Management, Vol. 5, No. 1: 105-119.

·        Conlon, John, Sumali Conlon, and Chi Hwang (1996). “Nestedness, Separability, Information Systems, and the Role of the Manager.” Decision Support Systems, Vol. 18: 167-179. Elsevier Science Publishers, The Netherlands.

·        Conlon, John and Sumali Conlon (1996). “The Optimal Use of an Information Retrieval System.” Journal of the American Society for Information Science, Vol. 47, No.6: 449-457. John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA.

·        Govindarajulu, ChittiBabu and Sumali Conlon (1996). “ Natural Language Interfaces for End-User Query Processing.” International Business Schools Computing Quarterly, Vol. 7, No.3: 25-30.

·        Hwang, Chi and Sumali Conlon (1996). “An Application Framework for Text-Based Intelligent Systems in Organizational Text Processing.” The Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Vol. 9: 133-140, Fall 1996.

·        Edward L. Gillenwater, Sumali Conlon, and Chi Hwang (1995). “Distributed Manufacturing Support Systems: the Integration of Distributed Group Support Systems with Manufacturing Support Systems.Omega, The International Journal of Management Science, Volume 23, Issue 6, December 1995, Pages 653-665.

·        Conlon, Sumali and Martha Evens (1994). “An Adverbial Lexicon for Natural Language Processing Systems.” International Journal of Lexicography, Vol. 7, No. 3: 197-221, Oxford University Press, U.K..

·        Conlon, Sumali, Brian Reithel, Milam Aiken, M., and  Ashraf Shirani (1994).  A Natural Language Processing Based Group Decision Support System.  Decision Support Systems (12), 181-188.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Joanne Daraine, Agnes D'Souza, Martha Evens, Sherwood Haynes, Jong-Sun Kim, and Robert Strutz (1994). “The IIT Lexical Database: Dream and Reality.” Current Issues in Computational Linguistics: in honor of Don Walker. Linguistica Computazionale , Vol. 9-10: 201-226, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, MA, USA.

·        Conlon, Sumali and Martha Evens (1994). “A Lexical Database for Nouns to Support Parsing, Text Generation, and Information Retrieval.” Research in Humanities Computing, Vol. 3: 75-87, Oxford University Press. U.K..

·        Conlon, Sumali, Martha Evens, Thomas Ahlswede, and Robert Strutz (1993). “Developing a Large Lexical Database for Information Retrieval, Parsing, and Text Generation Systems.” Information Processing and Management , Vol. 29, No. 4: 415- 431, Pergamon Press Ltd., U.K..

·        Pin-Ngern, Sumali, Robert Strutz, and Martha Evens (1991). “Lexical Acquisition for Lexical Databases.” Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series of Springer-Verlag, Volume 507: 264-270.

 

 

 PROCEEDINGS and PRESENTATIONS

 

·        Balan, Shilpa and Sumali Conlon (2014). “Impact of Online Reviews on Business Intelligence in Healthcare.”  Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-2014), Tampa, FL, November (22-25).

·        Balan, Shilpa and Sumali Conlon (2014). “Sentiment Analysis of Improving Patient Satisfaction.”  Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-2014), Tampa, FL, November (22-25).

·        Kim, Donghyun and Sumali Conlon (2013). “Impact of Users’ Cognitive Responses on User Satisfaction in Online Community: Content Analysis of Online Reviews.” Presented at the 19th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Chicago, IL. August (15-17).

·        Conlon, Sumali and Lakisha Simmons (2013).  “Text Mining For IT Businesses To Analyze Their Technology Trends.”   Presented at Technology Innovation and Industrial Management (TIIM), Phuket, Thailans, May 29-31.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Balan Shilpa, Jody Strong and Mahmudul Sheikh (2012). “Automatic Extraction of Information on Terrorist Incidents from the Internet.”  Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-2012), San Francisco, November (17-21).

·        Balan Shilpa and Sumali Conlon (2012). “Evaluating Best Practices in Green Supply Chain.” AMCIS 2012 Proceedings. Paper 60.

·        Balan Shilpa and Sumali Conlon (2012).  “Evaluating Best Practices In Green Supply Chain: Using Collocation Data Mining Techniques.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-2012), San Francisco, November (17-21).

·        Balan Shilpa and Sumali Conlon (2012). “Content Analysis of E-book Reviews.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-2012), San Francisco, November (17-21).

·        Mukhopadhyay, Surma, Sumali Conlon, and Lakisha Simmons (2011). “Consumer Feedback: Does Rating Reflect Reviewers’ Feelings?” (2011). AMCIS 2011 Proceedings - http://aisel.aisnet.org/amcis2011_submissions/164.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Balan Shilpa, and Bidyut Hazarika (2011). “Extracting Online Information about the Impact of Natural Disasters on Supply Chains.” Presented at the 51stAnnual Conference, International Association for Computer Information Systems.

·        Conlon, Sumali and Jody Strong (2011). “Extracting Intelligence and Security Information from Online Reports.” Presented at the 51stAnnual Conference, International Association for Computer Information Systems.

·        Strong, Jody and Sumali J. Conlon (2010). “Terrorism Incidents Information: Extraction from the Internet.”  Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 20-23, San Diego, CA, USA.

·        Sheikh, Mahmudul I and Sumali J. Conlon (2010). “Use of a Fast Information Extraction Methodology as a Tool for Designing a Smart Information System.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 20-23, San Diego, CA, USA.

·        Mukhopadhyay, Surma, Lakisha L Simmons, and Sumali Conlon (2010). “Online Consumer Feedback Reviews – Mood Categorization on Content Analysis.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 20-23, San Diego, CA, USA.

·        Simmons, Lakisha L., Jun Yang, Surma Mukhopadhyay, and Sumali J. Conlon, (2009). “Driving Forces of Consumers’ Online Reviews: An Empirical Study of the Movie Industry.”  Presented at the annual meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, November 14-17, New Orleans, LA, USA.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Mahmudul I Sheikh, Jody Strong, Kaushik Ghosh, and Surma MukhoPadhyay (2008).  “Automatically Extracting Knowledge from Text Documents.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 22-25, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

·        MukhoPadhyay, Surma and Sumali Conlon (2008). “Business Policy Prediction by the Technology of Information Extraction and Data Warehousing.”  Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 22-25, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

·        Sheikh, Mahmudul I, Sumali J. Conlon, Jody Strong, and Surma MukhoPadhyay (2008). “Analyzing Customer Comments from Product Reviews: A Text Based Business Intelligence Application.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 22-25, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

·        Ghosh, Kaushik, Jody Strong, Sumali J. Conlon (2008). Information extraction for decision making during business acquisitions.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 22-25, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

·        Strong, Jody, Sumali J. Conlon, and Kaushik Ghosh (2008). “Identification of Potential Markets with Information Extraction.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 22-25, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

·        Conlon, Sumali J., Jody Strong, and Surma Mukhopadhyay (2007). “Mining Business Texts from Online Sources.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 17-20. Phoenix, AZ, USA.

·        Mukhopadhyay, Surma, Jody Strong, and Sumali Conlon (2007).  “Improving E-commerce Systems with Automatic Information Acquisition.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 17-20. Phoenix, AZ, USA.

·        Strong, Jody, Sumali Conlon, and Surma Mukhopadhyay (2007). “Supporting International Business with Information Processing Tools.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 17-20. Phoenix, AZ, USA.

·        Grant, Gerry and Sumali Conlon (2006).  “EDGAR Extraction System: An Automated Approach to Analyze Employee Stock Option Disclosures.”  Will be presented at American Accounting Association Information Systems Section Mid-Year Conference January 4-7, 2006, Scottsdale, Arizona.

·        Shiekh, Mahmudul and Sumali Conlon (2005). “Extracting Information from a Domain of Unstructured Data.”  Proceedings of the Eleventh Americas Conference on Information Systems, Omaha, NE, USA August 11th-14th 2005. pp. 1348-1354.

·        Hale, Jason, Sumali Conlon, Tim McCready, Susan Lukose, and Anil Vinjamur (2005). “Building Discerning Knowledge Bases from Multiple Source Documents, with Novel Fact Filtering.” Proceedings of the Eleventh Americas Conference on Information Systems, Omaha, NE, USA August 11th-14th 2005. pp. 1552-1558.

·        Vinjamur, Anil, Sumali Conlon, Susan Lukose, Tim McCready, and Jason Hale (2005). “Automatic Extraction and Generation of XML Documents from Financial Reports.” Proceedings of the Eleventh Americas Conference on Information Systems, Omaha, NE, USA August 11th-14th 2005. pp. 3398-3405.

·        Hwang, Drew and Sumali Conlon (2005). “A Web-based Expert indexing Service for Web Financial Pages.” Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information Management and Business.” Taipei, Taiwan, March.

·        Lukose, Susan, Frank Mathew, Sumali Conlon, and Pamela Lawhead (2005). “Effectiveness Of Information Extraction Using Natural Language Processing Techniques.” Presented at The Mississippi Academy of Science conference (MAS), Oxford, MS – First prize award.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Andy Xu, Tobin Lindblom, Barbara Jo White, and Xiaobo Xu(2004). “Expanding Web Queries Using Semantic and Collocation Information.” Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-2004), Boston, MA, November. 7921-7926.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Gerry Grant, Susan Lukose, Frank Mathew, and Mahmudul Sheikh (2004). “The Role of Information Extraction Systems in Improving E-Business.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, November 20-23, 2004. Boston, MA, USA.

·        Xu, Yaquan, Bahram Alidaee, Sumali Conlon, Gary Kochenberger, and Haibo Wang (2004). “New Optimization Algorithm for Support Vector Machine in Text Categorization.” Presented at the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2004 – Denver.

·        Lukose, Susan, Frank Mathew, Sumali Conlon, and Pamela Lawhead (2004). “Extracting Financial Information from Text Documents.” Proceedings of the Tenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, New York, New York, August 2004, 1933-1939.

·        White, Barbara, Jamison Posey, and Sumali Conlon (2004). “When Search Engines “Speak” Your Language: The Role of Communication Accommodation Theory in Personalized Systems.” Proceedings of the Tenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, New York, New York, August 2004, 3385-3395.

·        White, Barbara,Tobin E Lindblom, Sumali Conlon, and Sang Hyun Kim (2003). “Decreasing Query Response Times For Web Auction Sites By Using Statistical And Syntactic Analysis To Reduce The Size Of The Inverted Index.” Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-2003), Washington DC. November.

·        Sheikh, Mahmudul I, Mina Park, and Sumali J. Conlon (2003). “Optimal Decision Trees To Improve Text Categorization Accuracy.” Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-2003), Washington DC. November.

·        Wang, Wendy, Sumali Conlon, and Brian Reithel (2003). “Optimal Components of Research Publication Abstracts: Producing Abstracts that Meet the American National Standards.” Proceedings of the 2003 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2003), Tampa, FL.

·        Zhang, Tao, Jian Li, and Sumali Conlon (2003). “A Neural Network Method to Predict Life Insurer Insolvency.” Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence. (IC-AI'03), Las Vegas, NV, June 24-26, pp 168-174.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Wendy Wang, Jie Zhang, and Yuehua She (2002). “Improving Internet Search using Query Expansion and Focusing.” Presented at the Fifth International Military Applications Symposium Conference, Memphis, TN, June.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Barbara Jo White, and Wendy Wang (2002). “A Tool for Improving Knowledge Management.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-2002), San Diego, CA, November.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Barbara Jo White, and Wendy Wang (2002). “Finding Information on the Web using Linguistic Analysis.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-2002), San Diego, CA, November.

·        Wang, Wendy and Sumali Conlon (2002). “Reducing Information Overload using Automatic Text Summarization.” Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Diego, CA, November.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Jianfeng Wang, and Wendy Wang (2002). “Improving Internet Search using Query Expansion and Focusing.” Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference (WDSI-2002), Las Vegas, NV, April.

·        Wang, Wendy and Sumali Conlon (2002). “Automatic Extraction of Research Publications.” Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference (WDSI-2002), Las Vegas, NV, April.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Sonny Mounicou, Jie Xu, Bart L. Garner, and Wendy Wang (2000). “Improving Internet Search: A Prototype Using Natural Language Processing Techniques.” Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-2000), Orlando, FL, Nov.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Tabitha James, and Bart Garner (1999). “A Natural Language Interface-Based Internet Search System.” presented at INFORMS'99. Philadelphia, Nov.

·        Conlon, Sumali and Bart Garner (1998). “Improving Internet Search Using Linguistic Analysis.” Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference (NEDSI-98), Boston, MA. March.

·        Aiken, Milam, Brian Reithel, Sumali Conlon, and Luvai Motiwalla (1995). “Intelligent Agents in a Group Decision Support System.” Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-95).

·        Bsat, Mohammed, John Seydel, Edward Gillenwater and Sumali Conlon (1995). “A Knowledge Editor for Inventory Control.” Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-95).

·        Hwang, Chi and Sumali Conlon (1995). “The Role of Text-Based Intelligent Systems in Organizational Text Processing.” Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference (NEDSI-95).

·        Hwang, Chi, Sumali Conlon, and Che-Peng Lin (1995). “An Intelligent DSS Design for Integrating Textual Information with Financial Ratio Analysis in Corporate Performance Appraisal.” Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference (WDSI- 95).

·        Conlon, Sumali, Edward Gillenwater, and Chi Hwang (1994). “Natural Language-Menu Based Executive Information Systems: A New Approach to Computer-Aided Executive Decision Making.” Proceedings of the Southern Management Information Systems Association (SMISA-94).

·        Gillenwater, Edward, Sumali Conlon, and Tsutomu Mishina (1993). “The Integration of Manufacturing Management Information Systems into Distributed Group Decision Support Systems.” Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-93).

·        Conlon, Sumali, Edward Gillenwater, and Tsutomu Mishina (1993). “Improving System Flexibility in Executive information Systems Using a Natural a Lnguage Processing Interface.” Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Conference (DSI-93).

·        Conlon, Sumali and Martha Evens (1992). “Can Computers Handle Adverbs?” Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, COLING-92. Nantes, France. July: 1192-1196.

·        Conlon, Sumali and Martha Evens (1991). “Building a Noun Lexical Database to Support Natural Language Processing Applications.” Proceedings of the International Joint Conferences of the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) and the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC). Tempe, Arizona. March: 69- 75.

·        Conlon, Sumali, Martha Evens, and Thomas Ahlswede (1990). “Generating a Lexical Database for Adverbs.” Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the University of Waterloo Centre for the New Oxford English Dictionary: Electronic Text Research. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada. October: 95-109.

·        Pin-Ngern, Sumali and Martha Evens (1990). “Collecting Noun Information for Natural Language Processing Systems.” 35th International Linguistic Association Conference. New York. March.

·        Evens, Martha, Sumali Pin-Ngern, Thomas Ahlswede, Sun M. Li, and Judith Markowitz (1989). “Acquiring Information from Informants for a Lexical Database.” Proceedings of the First International Lexical Acquisition Workshop, Detroit, Michigan. August.

·        Pin-Ngern, Sumali and Martha Evens (1989). “Developing a Computer-Based Adverbial Lexicon.” Conference of the Dictionary Society of North America. Cleveland, Ohio. August.

·        Markowitz, Judith, Sumali Pin-Ngern, Martha Evens, Jeff Anderson, and Sun M. Li (1988). “Generating Lexical Database Entries for Phrases.” Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference of the University of Waterloo Centre for the New Oxford English Dictionary: Information in Text. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada. October: 115-127.

·        Ahlswede, Thomas E., Jeff Anderson, Martha Evens, Sun M. Li, Sumali Pin-Ngern, and Judith Markowitz (1988). “Automatic Construction of a Phrasal Thesaurus for an Information Retrieval System from a Machine Readable Dictionary.” Proceedings of RIAO 1988 (Recherche d'Informmation Assistee par Ordinateur). Cambridge, MA. March: 597-608.

 

PH.D. DISSERTATIONS (CHAIR)

 

·        Shilpa Balan (2013). “Design And Implementation of Novel Data Mining Algorithm to Green Supply Chain Practices in Electronics”

 

·        Jody E. Strong  “Environmental Scanning: A Vertical Information System for Organizational Strategic Expansion Proposal”

 

·        Lakisha L. Simmons (2011). “Extraction of Ontology And Semantic Web information from Online Business Reports.”  First Job:  Indiana State University

 

·        Mahmudul Islam Sheikh (2009). “A Methodology to Improve the Performance of Extracting Information From Financial Documents.” First Job:  Rust College

 

·        Yaquan Xu (2006).  “A New Feature Selection Method Based on Support Vector Machines for Text Categorization.”  First Job:  Virginia State University

 

·        Gerry H. Grant (2005).  “Edgar Extraction System:  An Automated Approach to Analyze Employee Stock Option Disclosures.”  First Job:  California State University - Fullerton

 

·        Wendy Wang (2002).  “Optimal Components of Research Publications Abstracts: Producing Abstracts that meet the American National Standards.” (co-chair) First Job:  San Jose State University 

 

WORKING PAPERS

 

·        Conlon, John. R. and  Sumali Conlon J. “The Optimal Use of a Search Engine” targeted for Decision Support Systems.

·        Conlon, Sumali and  Balan Shilpa. “Extracting Natural Disaster Information on Impact of Supply Chain from Online Reports” targeted for Omega, The International Journal of Management Scienc.

·        Conlon, Sumali and  Balan Shilpa. “Extracting Business Intelligence from Financial Reports” targeted for Database: The Journal of the ACM Special Interest Group on Management Information Systems (SIGMIS)

·        Conlon, Sumali “Extracting Intelligence and Security Information from Online Reports” targeted for Omega, The International Journal of Management Science.

·        Conlon, Sumali “Knowledge Management Systems to Analyze Business Reports” targeted for Decision Support Systems.

·        Mahmudul, Shiekh and  Sumali Conlon J. “Extracting Detailed Financial Information from Documents of Publicly Traded Companies: A Semi-Automated Approach” targeted for IEEE Intelligent Systems.

·        Mukhopadhyay, Surma, Sumali Conlon, and  Simmons, L. “Consumer Feedback: Does Rating Reflect Reviewers' Feelings?” targeted for Information & Management.

·        Shiekh, Mahmudul and  Sumali Conlon “Extracting Detailed Financial Information from Documents of Publicly Traded Companies: A Semi-Automated Approach” targeted for Database: The Journal of the ACM Special Interest Group on Management Information Systems (SIGMIS).

·        Simmons, L. and Sumali Conlon “CAINES: A Semantic Based Knowledge Representation & Extraction System” targeted for Journal of Computer Information Systems.

·        Yang, Jun, Sumali Conlon J., Mukhopadhyay, S., and  Lakisha Simmons. “Driving Forces of Consumers' Online Reviews: An Empirical Study of Movie Industry” targeted for Journal of Business Research.

·        Yang, Jun, Sumali Conlon, Simmons, Lakisha, and  Surma Mukhopadhyay. “Why do they write reviews? An empirical study of consumers' online movie reviews” targeted for Journal of Retailing.

 

MEMBER OF EDITORIAL BOARD

 

·        Journal of Computer Information Systems (Editorial Review Board Member)

·        International Journal of Services Sciences  (IJSSci), Inderscience Publishers Ltd., ISSN (Online): 1753-1454  -  ISSN (Print): 1753-1446.

·        International Journal of Intercultural Information Management (IJIIM), Inderscience Publishers Ltd., ISSN (Online): 1750-0036 - ISSN (Print): 1750-0028.

·        Sasin Journal of Management, ISSN 0859-2659

·        International Journal of Business Research and Management (IJBRM) (International).

·        Computer Science Journals (International).

 


 

REFEREEING

 

Conferences:

 

·        Applied Natural Language Processing

·        Decision Science Institute

·        Journal of Computer Information Systems

·        Mid-South College Computing Conference

·        Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS)

·        Northeast Decision Science Institute

·        Southeastern Institute for Operations Research and Management Science

·        Southern Management Information Systems Association

·        Tools for Artificial Intelligence

 

Journals:

·        ACM SIGMIS Database

·        Decision Support Systems

·        IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering

·        IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A

·        Information Systems Research

·        Omega, The International Journal of Management Science 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

 

·        Program Committee Member: 18th Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS-2009).

·        Program Committee Member: 18th Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS-2007).

·        Program Committee Member: 17th Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS-2006).

·        Program Committee Member: 3rd Mid-South College Computing Conference (2005).

·        Program Committee Member: 16th Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS-2005).

·        Program Committee Member: 15th Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS-2004).

·        Program Committee Member: 14th Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS-2003).

·        Program Chair: 13th Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS-2002), Chicago, Illinois.

·        Program Committee Member: The Fifth Symposium on Natural Language Processing 2002 and Oriental COCOSDA Workshop 2002.

·        Program Committee Member: The Fifth Symposium on Natural Language Processing 2002 and Oriental COCOSDA Workshop 2002.

·        Program Committee Member: 12th Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS-2001).

·        Program Committee Member: 11th Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS-2000).

 


 

GRANTS - PI: Sumali Conlon

 

·        “Extracting Intelligence and Security information from Online Reports,” Faculty Research Program, Center for Intelligence and Security Studies, 2010, $7500.

·        “Retrieving Correct Web Documents Using Syntactic and Semantic Analysis,” Faculty Research Program, University of Mississippi, 2003, $5000.

·        “Automatic Web Searching and Categorizing Using Query Expansion and Focusing,” Navy Personnel Research Studies and Technology Program (The Office of Naval Research), 2001, $68,000.

·        “Improving Internet/Intranet Search Using Linguistic Analysis,” Navy Personnel Research Studies and Technology Program (The Office of Naval Research), 2000, $30,000.

·        Hearin Foundation, 2000, $15,500.

·        Summer Research Grant, University of Mississippi, 1990, $3000.

·        Partners' Grant, University of Mississippi, 1992, $700.

·        Partners' Grant, University of Mississippi, 1993, $990.

·        Summer Research Grant, University of Mississippi, 1994, $3000.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

·        Association for Information Systems (AIS)

·        Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

·        Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)