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Research interests

Dr. Silva’s research focuses on innovative ways to analyze and process data. His specific areas of interest include: social media analysis, online misbehavior detection, social computing, cyberbullying detection in social networks, big data, similarity-aware data analysis, scalable database systems, and fairness and transparency in AI.

Education/Academic qualification

PHD, Purdue University

… → 2010

MS, Purdue University

… → 2006

BS, Pontific Catholic University

… → 2001

Research interests

  • Social Media Analysis
  • Online Misbehavior Detection
  • Social Computing
  • Big Data
  • Scalable Database Systems
  • Similarity-aware Data Analysis
  • Cyberbullying Detection
  • Computer Science Education

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Research Output 2007 2020

  • 351 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 27 Conference contribution
  • 7 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Editorial

Pivot-based approximate k-NN similarity joins for big high-dimensional data

Čech, P., Lokoč, J. & Silva, Y., Jan 1 2020, In : Information Systems. 87, 101410.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Approximation algorithms
Electric sparks
Data mining
Scalability
Nearest neighbor search

Hierarchical attention networks for cyberbullying detection on the instagram social network

Cheng, L., Guo, R., Silva, Y., Hall, D. & Liu, H., Jan 1 2019, SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, SDM 2019. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Publications, p. 235-243 9 p. (SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, SDM 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experiments
5 Citations (Scopus)

XBully: Cyberbullying detection within a multi-modal context

Cheng, L., Li, J., Silva, Y., Hall, D. & Liu, H., Jan 30 2019, WSDM 2019 - Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 339-347 9 p. (WSDM 2019 - Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Heterogeneous networks
Identification (control systems)
2 Citations (Scopus)

BullyBlocker: toward an interdisciplinary approach to identify cyberbullying

Silva, Y., Hall, D. & Rich, C., Dec 1 2018, In : Social Network Analysis and Mining. 8, 1, 18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Identification (control systems)
psychology
Application programs
computer science
Computer science

DBSnap++: Creating data-driven programs by snapping blocks

Silva, Y., Schenk, T. G., Nieuwenhuyse, A. & Symons, A., Jul 2 2018, ITiCSE 2018 - Proceedings of the 23rd Annual ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. Andreou, P., Armoni, M., Read, J. C. & Polycarpou, I. (eds.). Association for Computing Machinery, p. 170-175 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Specifications
Computer science
programming
Education
instruction

Projects 2014 2022