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Petko Bogdanov

Data mining and management with a focus on graph data and applications to bioinformatics, neuroscience, material informatics and sociology.

The World Within Reach
Petko Bogdanov
Assistant Professor
 

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department: Computer Science

Address:
UAB 416
Phone:
518-437-4939

 

Education

PhD, Department of Computer Science 2012
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

MS, Department of Computer Science 2012
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

BEng, Department of Computer Systems and Technology 2005
Technical University – Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

Research Interests

Petko Bogdanov is an Assistant Professor at the computer science department of University at Albany –SUNY. His research interests include data mining and management with a focus on graph data and applications to bioinformatics, neuroscience, material informatics and sociology. Previously, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the department of computer science at University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his PhD and MS in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2012 and his BE in Computer Engineering from Technical University of Sofia in 2005. Dr. Bogdanov is a member of the IEEE and the ACM.

Publications

Journals

S. Copp,  Petko Bogdanov, M. Debord, A. Singh, E. Gwinn, “Base Motif Recognition and Design of
DNA Templates for Fluorescent Silver Clusters by Machine Learning," Journal of Advanced Materials,
2014.

Petko Bogdanov, M. Busch, J. Moehlis, A. Singh, B. Szymanski, “Modeling Individual
Topic-Specific Behavior and Influence Backbone Networks in Social Media," Journal of Social Network Analysis and Mining, 2014.

J. Mohr, R. Wagner-Pacifici, R. Breiger,  Petko Bogdanov, “Graphing the Grammar of Motives in
National Security Strategies: Cultural Interpretation, Automated Text Analysis and the Drama of Global
Politics," Journal of Poetics: Empirical Research on Culture, the Media, and the Arts, 2013.

 Petko Bogdanov, A. Singh, \Molecular Function Prediction Using Neighborhood Features,"
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics ( TCBB), vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 208-217, Apr.-June 2010.

Conferences

A. Silva, Petko Bogdanov, A. Singh, “Hierarchical In-Network Attribute Compression via
Importance Sampling", In Proceedings of the 31st IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering
(ICDE), Seoul, Korea, 2015

X. Dang, A. Singh, Petko Bogdanov, H. You, B. Hsu, \Discriminative Subnetworks with
Regularized Spectral Learning for Global-state Network Data," In Proceedings of the 25th European
Conference on Machine Learning / 18th European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge
Discovery in Databases ( ECML/PKDD), Nancy, France 2014

M. Mongiovi, Petko Bogdanov, A. Singh, \Mining Evolving Network Processes," In Proceedings of
the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining ( ICDM), Dallas, TX, USA 2013

Petko Bogdanov, A. Singh, “Accurate and Scalable Nearest Neighbors in Large Networks Based on
Effective Importance," In Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and
Knowledge Management ( CIKM), San Francisco, CA, USA 2013.

Petko Bogdanov, B. Baumer, P. Basu, A. Bar-Noy, A. Singh, “As Strong as the Weakest Link:
Mining Diverse Cliques in Weighted Graphs," In Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on
Machine Learning / 17th European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in
Databases (ECML/PKDD), Prague, Czech Republic, 2013.

Petko Bogdanov, M. Busch, J. Moehlis, A. Singh, B. Szymanski, “The Social Media Genome:
Modeling Individual Topic-Specific Behavior in Social Media," In Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM
International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), Niagara
Falls, Canada, 2013.

K. Macropol, Petko Bogdanov, A. Singh, L. Petzold, X. Yan, “I Act, Therefore I Judge: Network
Sentiment Dynamics Based on User Activity Change," In Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International
Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), Niagara Falls, Canada,
2013.

M. Mongiovi, Petko Bogdanov, R. Ranca, A. Singh, E. Papalexakis, C. Faloutsos, “NetSpot:
Mining Anomalous Regions on Dynamic Networks," In Proceedings of the SIAM International Conference
on Data Mining ( SDM), Austin, TX, USA 2013.

Petko Bogdanov, M. Mongiovi, A. Singh, “Mining Heavy Subgraphs in Time-Evolving Networks,"
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining ( ICDM), Vancouver, Canada 2011.

Petko Bogdanov, A. Singh, “Fast Nearest Neighbors in Large and Composite Networks," In
Proceedings of the Army Science Conference, Orlando, FL, USA 2010.

Book Chapters and Edited Volumes

J. Mohr, Petko Bogdanov, “Introduction - Topic Models: What They are and Why They Matter,"
Introduction for “Topic Models and the Cultural Sciences", Special issue in the  Journal of Poetics:
Empirical Research on Culture, the Media, and the Arts, editors. J. Mohr and Petko Bogdanov, 2013.

J. Mohr, Petko Bogdanov, \Collection and Analysis of Relational Data from Digital Archives," In
Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining ( ESNAM), 2013.

Petko Bogdanov, K. Macropol, A. Singh, “Function Annotation in Gene Networks," Book Chapter
in “Functional Coherence of Molecular Networks in Bioinformatics" eds. M. Koyutrk, S. Subramaniam
and A. Grama,  Springer Verlag, 2012.

Workshops and Posters

S. Copp,  Petko Bogdanov, M. Debord, A. Singh, E. Gwinn, \Motif-based design of DNA
templates for fluuorescent silver clusters," In 11th Annual Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience:
Self-assembled Architectures and Devices (FNANO), Snowbird, Utah, USA, 2014.

Petko Bogdanov, N. Larusso, A. Singh, “Towards Community Discovery in Signed Collaborative
Networks," In Workshop on Social Interactions Analysis and Service Providers (SIASP) at the IEEE
International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), Sydney, Australia, 2010.

Petko Bogdanov, A. Singh, “Function Prediction Using Neighborhood Patterns," In Workshop on
data Mining in Bioinformatics (BIOKDD) at the 14th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), Las Vegas, NV, USA 2008.