Publications

Note: A full list of publications coauthored by Dr. Kokar is available here.

2016

Roman, V., Moskal, J. J., Kokar, M. M., Guseman, R. P., Normoyle, R. B., Scheidt, D. Reusability of Knowledge for Deriving Latent Situational Information in EW Scenarios, to appear in MILCOM 2016.

Y. Chen, J. Moskal, M. M. Kokar, and K. Chowdhury. A comparison of OWL and XML based approaches to representing cognitive radio functions. In Wireless Innovation Forum Conference on Wireless Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio, pages 174-181. Wireless Innovation Forum, 2016.


2015

D. Suresh, M. M. Kokar, J. Moskal, and Y. Chen. Updating CRO to CRO2. In Wireless Innovation Forum Conference on Wireless Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio. Wireless Innovation Forum, 2015.

Y. Chen, M. M. Kokar, J. Moskal, and D. Suresh. Mapping spectrum consumption models to cognitive radio ontology for automatic inference. In Wireless Innovation Forum Conference on Wireless Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio. Wireless Innovation Forum, 2015.

Jakub Moskal, Mieczyslaw Kokar, and John Morgan. Semantic Validation of T&E XML Data. in Proceedings of the International Telemetering Conference (ITC 2015). International Foundation for Telemetering, October 2015.


2014

Ulicny, B. E., Moskal, J. J., Kokar, M. M., Abe, K., & Smith, J. K. (2014). Ontologies for Cyber Situational Awareness. In Cyber Defense and Situational Awareness (pp. 167-199). Springer International Publishing.

Moskal, Jakub J., Mieczyslaw M. Kokar, and Brian E. Ulicny. Comprehension of RDF Data Using Situation Theory and Concept Maps. in Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2014), December 2014.

Kokar, M. M., Shin, S., Ulicny, B., & Moskal, J. Inferring relations and individuals relevant to a situation: An example. In Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support (CogSIMA), 2014 IEEE International Inter-Disciplinary Conference on (pp. 18-194). IEEE.

L. Lechowicz and M. M. Kokar. Waveform reconstruction from ontological description. Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 78 (3):753-769, 2014.


2013

Ulicny, Brian, Jakub Moskal, and Mieczyslaw M. Kokar. Situational Awareness from Social Media. Semantic Technology in Intelligence, Defense and Security (STIDS) 2013. George Mason University. Fairfax, VA.

D. Suresh, M. M. Kokar, and J. Moskal. Prototyping SCA Transceiver APIs Using a Generic Reasoner API. In SDR Winn-Comm: Wireless Innovation Forum Conference on Wireless Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio. Wireless Innovation Forum, 2013.


2012

M. Kokar, B. Ulicny, and J. Moskal. Ontological structures for higher levels of distributed fusion in Distributed Data Fusion for Network-Centric Operations, D. Hall, C.-Y. Chong, J. Llinas, and M. Liggins II, Eds., ed: CRC Press, 2012, pp. 329-347.

Li, Shujun, and Mieczyslaw Kokar. Flexible Adaptation in Cognitive Radios. Springer, 2012.

M. M. Kokar and M. R. Endsley. Situation awareness and cognitive modeling. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 27, no. 3:91-96, 2012.

S. Lu, A. Tazin, and M. M. Kokar. Network Composition for Situation Assessment: A “Trusted Meeting” Case Study. In Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Information Fusion, Fusion’12. ISIF, 2012.

B. Ulicny, Semantic Policy Management, Panel. Semantic Technology and Business Conference. San Francisco, CA. June 7, 2012.

B. Ulicny, M. Kokar, Automating Military Intelligence Confidence Assessments for Twitter Messages. 6th West Point Network Science Workshop. April, 2012.

B. Ulicny, G.M. Powell; W. Ng; J. Moskal; M. Kokar. Situations and policies. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support (CogSIMA 2012), 2012.


2011

W. Ng, O. Simakoff, B. Ulicny, J. Moskal M. Kokar. Semantic Policy Enforcement and Reconciliation for Information Exchange in XMPP. Semantic Technology in Intelligence, Defense and Security (STIDS) 2011. George Mason University. Fairfax, VA.

S. Li, J. Moskal, M. M. Kokar, and D. Brady. An implementation of collaborative adaptation of cognitive radio parameters using an ontology and policy based approach. Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 69(2-3):283-296, 2011.

B. Ulicny, M. Kokar. Two Solutions to Semantic Interoperability Problems. Semantic Technology and Business Conference. Washington, DC. November, 2011.

B. Ulicny, M. Kokar. Toward Formal Reasoning with Epistemic Policies on Information Quality in the Twittersphere. Fusion 2011. Chicago, IL.

B. Ulicny, M. Kokar. The Use of Semantic Technology for Execution and Reconciliation of Security Policies. Poster. Semantic Technology and Business Conference, 2011. San Francisco, CA.

B. Ulicny, G. M. Powell, C. F. Brown, M. Kokar, C. J. Matheus, J. Letkowski, Augmenting the Analyst via Situation-Dependent Reasoning with Trust-Annotated Facts. Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support (CogSIMA) 2011. Miami Beach, FL. Paper


2010

B. Ulicny, C. Matheus, M. Kokar. A Semantic Wiki Alerting Environment Incorporating Credibility and Reliability Evaluation. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS 2010), Fairfax, VA, October 27-28, 2010. (paper, presentation)

B. Ulicny, M. Kokar, C. J. Matheus. Uses of Ontologies in Open Source Blog Mining. In: Obrst L, Janssen T, Ceusters W (eds.) Ontologies and Semantic Technologies for the Intelligence Community. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications. IOS Press Amsterdam, 2010;: pp. 37-55.

B. Ulicny, G. Powell, C. Matheus and M. Kokar, Current approaches to automated information evaluation and their applicability to priority intelligence requirement answering. In Proc. of The 14th International Conference on Information Fusion, FUSION 2010, Edinburgh, UK, July 26-29, 2010.

C. Matheus, The Practical Use of Rules with Ontologies. Presentation at Semantic Technology Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 22-25, 2010. Abstract

B. Ulicny, C. Matheus, M. Coombs, G. Powell and M. Kokar, Priority Intelligence Requirement Answering and Commercial Question- Answering: Identifying the Gaps. In Proc. of the 15th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Santa Monica, CA, June 23-24, 2010. PDF

B. Ulicny, C. Matheus and M. Kokar, Metrics For Monitoring A Social-Political Blogosphere: A Malaysian Case Study, IEEE Internet Computing, pp. 34-44, March/April, 2010. Available Online


2009

C. Matheus, B. Ulicny, M. Kokar and G. Powell. Towards the Formal Representation of Temporal Aspects of Enemy/Threat Courses of Action. In Proc. of The 12th International Conference on Information Fusion, FUSION 2009, Seattle, WA, July 6-9, 2009. Abstract

C. Matheus, Practical OWL 2 RL Reasoning Via Fast Forward-Chaining Inference Engines. Semantic Technology Conference, San Jose, CA, June 14-18, 2009. Abstract Slide Presentation

C. Matheus, B. Ulicny, G. Powell and M. Kokar. On the Formal Representation of Enemy Courses of Action. In Proc. of the 14th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Wasington, D.C., June 15-17, 2009. PDF Slide Presentation

B. Ulicny, M. Kokar and C. Matheus, Mining the Malaysian Sopo Blogosphere. Harvard Political Networks Conference, Cambridge, MA, June 11-12, 2009. Slide Presentation

M. Kokar, C. Matheus and K. Baclawski, Ontology-based situation awareness. Information Fusion, Volume 10, Issue 1 (January 2009) Pages 83-98, ISSN:1566-2535, Elsevier Science Publishers, 2009. Available Online


2008

M. Kokar, J. Letkowski, R. Dionne and C. Matheus. Situation tracking: The concept and a scenario. Proceedings of the 4th IEEE Workshop on Situation Management (SIMA 2008), San Diego, CA, November 2008. PDF

J. Moskal and C. Matheus, Detection of Suspicious Activity Using Different Rule Engines: Comparison of BaseVISor, Jena and Jess Rule Engines, In Proc. of The International RuleML Symposium on Rule Interchange and Applications, RuleML08, Orlando, FL, October 30-31, 2008. Slide Presentation

B. Ulicny, M. Kokar, C. Matheus and G. Powell, Problems and Prospects for Formally Representing and Reasoning about Enemy Courses of Action, In Proc. of the 11th International Conference of Information Fusion, FUSION 2008, Cologne, Germany, June 30-July 3, 2008. PDF

G. Powell, C. Matheus, B. Ulicny, R. Dionne, M. Kokar and D. Lorenz, An Analysis of Situation Development in the Context of Contemporary Warfare, In Proc. of the 13th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Seattle, WA, June 17-19, 2008. PDF

C. Matheus, M. Kokar and R. Dionne, A Demonstration of Formal Policy Reasoning Using an Extended Version of BaseVISor. In Proc. of the IEEE Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks, POLICY 2008, Palisades, NY, June 2-3, 2008. PDF

B. Ulicny. The Malaysian Sopo Blogosphere: How Much Understanding Can
Automated Methods Provide? Harvard Networks in Political Science
Conference. June, 2008. PDF

C. Matheus, Practical RDF/OWL Reasoning, Validation and Querying Using Fast Rules Engines. Semantic Technology Conference, San Jose, May 18-22, 2008. Abstract Slide Presentation

B. Ulicny. Modeling Malaysian Public Opinion by Mining the Malaysian Blogosphere. In Proc. of the 1st Int’l Workshop on Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling and Prediction. Phoenix, AZ. April, 2008. PDF


2007

B. Ulicny, C. Matheus, M. Kokar and K. Baclawski, Uses of Ontologies in Open-Source Blog Mining. Proceedings of the Second International Ontology for the Intelligence Community Conference, Columbia, MD, November 28-29, 2007. PDF

C. Matheus and B. Ulicny, On the Automatic Generation of an OWL Ontology based on the Joint C3 Information Exchange Data Model. 12th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Newport, RI, June 19-21, 2007. PDF Slide Presentation

B. Ulicny, C. Matheus, G. Powell R. Dionne and M. Kokar, Representability of METT-TC Factors in JC3IEDM. 12th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Newport, RI, June 19-21, 2007. PDF Slide Presentation

B. Ulicny, K. Baclawski and A. Magnus, New Metrics for Blog Mining, Proceedings of SPIE — Volume 6570 Data Mining, Intrusion Detection, Information Assurance, and Data Networks Security 2007, Belur V. Dasarathy, Editor, 65700I (Apr. 9, 2007), Orlando, FL. PDF

B. Ulicny and K. Baclawski, New Metrics for Newsblog Mining, Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM’07). Boulder, CO. PDF


2006

C. Matheus, K. Baclawski and M. Kokar. BaseVISor: A Triples-Based Inference Engine Outfitted to Process RuleML and R-Entailment Rules. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Rules and Rule Languages for the Semantic Web, Athens, GA, Nov. 2006. PDF

C. Matheus, B. Dionne, D. Parent, K. Baclawski and M. Kokar. BaseVISor: A Forward-Chaining Inference Engine Optimized for RDF/OWL Triples. In Digital Proceedings of the 5th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2006, Athens, GA, Nov. 2006. PDF

G. Powell, C. Matheus, M. Kokar and D. Lorenz, Understanding the Role of Context in the Interpretation of Complex Battlespace Intelligence. In Proceedings of FUSION’06, Florence, Italy, July, 2006. PDF

B. Ulicny. Lycos retriever: An information fusion engine. In Proceedings of the Human Language Technology Conference of the NAACL, Companion Volume: Short Papers, pages 177-180, New York City, USA, June 2006. Association for Computational Linguistics. PDF


2005

C. Matheus, M. Kokar, K. Baclawski and J. Letkowski, Using SWRL and OWL to Capture Domain Knowledge for a Situation Awareness Application Applied to a Supply Logistics Scenario. In Proceedings of International Conference on Rules and Rule Markup Languages for the Semantic Web, RuleML-2005, Galway, Ireland, November, 2005. PDF

C. Matheus, M. Kokar, K. Baclawski and J. Letkowski, An Application of Semantic Web Technologies to Situation Awarenes. In Proceedings of the 4th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2005, Galway, Ireland, November, 2005. PDF

G. Jakobson, L. Lewis, C. Matheus, M. Kokar and J. Buford, Situation Management: State of the Field and Research Agenda. In Proceedings of Situation Management Workshop at MILCOM, SIMA-2005, Atlantic City, NJ, October, 2005. PDF

C. Matheus, M. Kokar, K. Baclawski, J. Letkowski, C. Call, M. Hinman, J. Salerno and D. Boulware, Lessons Learned From Developing SAWA: A Situation Awareness Assistant. In Proceedings of FUSION’05, Philadelphia, PA, July, 2005. PDF

C. Matheus, D. Tribble, M. Kokar, M. Ceruti and S. McGirr, Towards a Formal Pedigree Ontology for Level-One Sensor Fusion. In Proceedings of the 10th International Command & Control Research and Technology Symposium, McLean, VA, June 2005. PDF

E. Dorion, C. Matheus and M. Kokar, Towards a Formal Ontology for Military Coalitions Operations. In Proceedings of the 10th International Command & Control Research and Technology Symposium, McLean, VA, June 2005. PDF

C. Matheus, Using Ontology-based Rules for Situation Awareness and Information Fusion. Position Paper presented at the W3C Workshop on Rule Languages for Interoperability, April 2005. PDF

C. Matheus, M. Kokar, K. Baclawski, J. Letkowski, C. Call, M. Hinman, J. Salerno and D. Boulware, SAWA: An Assistant for Higher-Level Fusion and Situation Awareness. In Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion, Orlando, FL., March 2005. PDF


2004

K. Baclawski, C. Matheus, M. Kokar, J. Letkowski and P. Kogut, Towards a Symptom Ontology for Semantic Web Applications. In Proceedings of Third International Semantic Web Conference, Hiroshima, Japan, pages 650-667, November, 2004. PDF

C. Matheus, M. Kokar, K. Baclawski, J. Letkowski, and C. Call, The Practical Application of Semantic Web Technologies for Situation Awareness. Demonstration Paper, 3rd International Semantic Web Conference, Hiroshima, Japan, November 2004. PDF

C. Matheus, SWRLp: An XML-Based SWRL Presentation Syntax . In Proceedings of Rules and Rule Markup Languages for the Semantic Web: Third International Workshop, RuleML 2004, Hiroshima, Japan, pages 194-199, November 2004. PDF

M. Kokar, C. Matheus, K. Baclawski, J. Letkowski, M. Hinman, J. Salerno, Use Cases for Ontologies in Information Fusion. In Proceedings of FUSION’04, Stockholm, Sweden, pages 415-422, June 2004. PDF Slide Presentation

M. Kokar, C. Matheus, J. Letkowsk, K. Baclawski and Paul Kogut, Association in Level 2 Fusion. In Proc of SPIE Conference on Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion, Orlando, FL., April 2004. PDF Slide Presentation


2003

C. Matheus, K. Baclawski, M. Kokar, and J. Letkowski, Constructing RuleML-Based Domain Theories on top of OWL Ontologies. In Proceedings of Rules and Rule Markup Languages for Sematic Web: Second International Workshop, RuleML 2003, Sanibel Island, Florida, October 2003. PDF

C. Matheus, M. Kokar and K. Baclawski, A Core Ontology for Situation Awareness. In Proceedings of FUSION’03, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, pages 545-552, July 2003. PDF

C. Matheus, K. Baclawski and M. Kokar, Derivation of ontological relations using formal methods in a situation awareness scenario. In Proc of SPIE Conference on Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion, pages 298-309, April 2003. PDF

K. Baclawski, M. M. Kokar, and C. J. Matheus. Formalization of Situation Awareness. In H. Kilov, editor, Behavioral Specifications of Businesses and Systems, pages 25-39. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston/Dodrecht/London, 2003.

C. Matheus, M. Kokar and K. Baclawski, Phase I Final Report: A Formal Framework for Situation Awareness. AFRL Funding Number: F30602-02-C-0039, January 2003.


2002

K. Baclawski, M. Kokar, J. Letkowski, C. Matheus and M. Malczewski, Formalization of Situation Awareness. Eleventh OOPSLA Workshop on Behavioral Semantics, pp. 1-15, November, 2002. PDF

K. Baclawski, M. Kokar, R. Waldinger and P. Kogut, Consistency Checking of Semantic Web Ontologies. 1st International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC)}, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS 2342, Springer, pp. 454–459, 2002. PDF
Slide Presentation

M. M. Kokar and J. Wang, An Example of Using Ontologies and Symbolic Information in Automatic Target Recognition. In Sensor Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms and Applications VI, pp. 40-50, Vol. 4731m Proc. SPIE, 2002. PS

K. Baclawski, M. Kokar, P. Kogut, L. Hart, J. Smith, J. Letkowski, and P. Emery.
Extending the Unified Modeling Language for Ontology Development. Software and Systems Modeling Journal, SoSyM 1 (2002) 2, 142-156. PDF

Kogut, P. A., Cranefield, S., Hart, L., Dutra, M., Baclawski, K. and Kokar, M. M. and Smith, J. E. UML for Ontology Development. The Knowledge Engineering Review, Vol. 17 (1), pp. 61 – 64, 2002. PDF


2001

K. Baclawski, M. Kokar, P. Kogut, L. Hart, J. Smith, W. Holmes, J. Letkowski, and M.Aronson. Extending UML to support ontology engineering for the Semantic Web. In M. Gogolla and C. Kobryn, editors, Fourth International Conference on The Unified Modeling Language, volume 2185, pages 342-360. Springer-Verlag, Berlin,October 2001. PDF Slide Presentation

K. Baclawski, M. Kokar, J. Smith, and J. Letkowski, Consistency Checking of RM-ODP Specifications. ICEIS 2001, International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, Setúbal, Portugal, 7-10 July, 2001. PDF Slide Presentation