Christan Grant, Ph.D.

Contact Information

110 W. Boyd, DEH 234
Norman, OK 73019
Tel: +1-405-325-5408
Fax: +1-405-325-4044
   
Students, Postdocs & Visitors

Masters Phanindra Jalla, Yan Liang
Undergrad Gina Kaur, Erik Holbrook, Jard Bond, Joshua Imbriani
Teaching

Spring '16
Text Analytics | Syllabus
Spring '14
Travel

Christan Grant is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of Oklahoma Gallogly College of Engineering. As a professor in the Data Science and Analytics program, his research interests can be categorized into three areas: Data analytics, System building, and Novel Methods for Human interaction. These interests are a subset of Data Science.

Christan obtained his MS and PhD from the University of Florida Data Science Research Lab in 2015. He was advised by Dr. Daisy Zhe Wang and Dr. Joseph N. Wilson.
News

Aug 17, 2015   
Moved to the University of Oklahoma!
Publications

Christan Grant, Daisy Zhe Wang. A Challenge for Long-term Knowledge Base Maintenance. Journal of Data and Information Quality. 2015. #journal
Christan Grant, Daisy Zhe Wang. Optimizing Sampling-based Entity Resolution over Streaming Documents. The SIAM International Conference on Data Mining Workshop: Big Data and Stream Analytics. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 2015. #workshop
Christan Grant, Clint Pazhayidam George, Virupaksha Kanjilal, Supriya Nirkhiwale, Daisy Zhe Wang, Joseph N Wilson. A Topic-Based Search, Visualization and Exploration System. The 28th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference. Hollywood, Florida. 2015. #conference
Daisy Zhe Wang, Yang Chen, Christan Earl Grant, Kun Li. Efficient In-Database Analytics with Graphical Models. IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, Vol. 37 No. 3, pg 41-51. 2014. #journal
Morteza Shahriari Nia, Christan Grant, Yang Peng, Daisy Zhe Wang and Milenko Petrovic. Streaming Fact Extraction for Wikipedia Entities at Web-Scale. The 27th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference. Pensacola Beach, Florida. 2014. #conference
Morteza Shahriari Nia, Christan Grant, Yang Peng, Daisy Zhe Wang, Milenko Petrovic. University of Florida Knowledge Base Acceleration Notebook In the Proceedings of the Twentieth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2013). Gaithersburg, Maryland. November 2013. #conference
Kun Li, Christan Grant, Daisy Zhe Wang, George Chitouras. GPText: Greenplum Parallel Statistical Text Analysis Framework. DanaC: Workshop on Data analytics in the Cloud at SIGMOD. New York, NY. 2013. #workshop
Christan Grant, Joir-dan Gumbs, Kun Li, Daisy Zhe Wang, George Chitouras. MADden: Query-Driven Statistical Text Analytics. In the Proceedings of the 20th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management (CIKM 2012). Maui, USA, 2012. #conference
Daisy Zhe Wang, Yang Chen, Sean Goldberg, Christan Grant and Kun Li. Automatic Knowledge Base Construction using Probabilistic Extraction, Deductive Reasoning, and Human Feedback. To appear in the Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Workshop on Automatic Knowledge Base Construction and Web-scale Knowledge Extraction (AKBC-WEKEX 2012). Montreal, Canada. Jun, 2012. #workshop
Christan Grant, Clint P. George, Chris Jenneisch, Joseph N. Wilson. Online Topic Modeling for Real-Time Twitter Search. In the Proceedings of the Twentieth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2011). Gaithersburg, Maryland. November 2011. #conference
Christan Grant, Clint P. George, Joir-dan Gumbs, Joseph N. Wilson, and Peter J. Dobbins. Morpheus: a deep web question answering system. In the Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS '10). Paris, France. 2010. #conference
Christan Grant, Tyrone Grandison, Alfredo Alba. "Enabling the Health Internet - Market-Friendly Information Extraction of Online Healthcare Sources". The proceedings of the 13th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics (MEDINFO). Cape Town, South Africa. 2010. #conference
Tyrone Grandison, Christan Grant, Kun Liu, Varun Bhagwan, Tarun Thakur. "Leveraging Online Data To Deliver Better Decision Support For Personalized Chronic Disease Management", American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2009 Spring Congress. Orlando, Florida. May 28-30, 2009. #conference
Pete Dobbins, Tiffany Dohzen, Christan Grant, Joachim Hammer, Malachi Jones1, Dev Oliver, Mujde Pamuk, Jungmin Shin, Mike Stonebraker, "Morpheus 2.0: A Data Transformation Management System," at the VLDB 2007 Third International Workshop on Database Interoperability. #workshop