Publications

Key: J, Journal. RC, Refereed Conference, UC, Unrefereed Conference. E, Editor. B, Book. BC, Book Chapter. BR, Book Review. PA, Patent Application. P, Issued Patent.

2020

114. (RC). Hugh Williams, Selina Williams and Kristy Kendall. CS in Schools: Developing a sustainable coding programme in Australian schools, Joint Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE), 2020 (Accepted, to appear).

2019

113. (P). Prakash S. Arunachalam, Jean-David Ruvini, and Hugh Williams: Metadata refinement using behavioral patterns, United States Patents 9,582,823, 9,881,067 and 10,331,691, 2019.

2018

112. (P). Hugh Evan Williams, Bhanu Koppaka, Jai Dandekar, Govind Kaushal, Matthew Bret MacLaurin, Naren Chittar and John Sheeley: Single action upload of images from a mobile device, United States Patents 9,852,458 and 10,104,197, 2018.

111. (P). Sanjay Ghatare, Praveen Jayaraman, Sandip Gaikwad, Ashit Jain, Joseph Beynon, Suhail Ansari, Hugh Williams, and Niteen Bhat: BUILDING CONTAINERS OF UNCATEGORIZED ITEMS AT MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, United States Patent 10,115,136, 2018.

2017

110. (P). Sanjay Ghatare, Praveen Jayaraman, Sandip Gaikwad, Ashit Jain, Joseph Beynon, Suhail Ansari, Hugh Williams, and Niteen Bhat: PRESENTING INFORMATION FOR CONTAINERS IN SEARCH RESULTS, United States Patent 9,552,601, 2017.

109. (P). Hugh E. Williams, Julia H. Farago, Nick Whyte: Monetization of Multimedia Queries, United States Patent 9,817,831, 2017.

2016

108. (P). Hugh Williams, Bhanu Koppaka, Jai Dandekar, Govind Kaushal, Matthew Maclaurin, Naren Chittar, John Sheeley, Online Community Network of Sets, United States Patent 9,538,149, 2016.

107. (P). Nitin Agrawal, Tabreez Govani, Jamie Buckley, Michael Cameron, Liwei Chen, Hugh E. Williams, Sanaz Ahari, Yang Zhang, and Srinath Aaleti: Related URLs for Task-Oriented Query Results, United States Patents 9,569,540 and 9,275,158, 2016/7.

2015

106. (P). Ariel Lazier, Timothy C. Hoad, Hugh E. Williams: Presenting Query Suggestions based upon Content Items, United States Patent 8,959,104, 2015.

2014

105. (PA). Hugh Williams, Anthony Delvecchio: Button Enhancement for Proxy Bidding, United States Patent Application 20140358714, 2014.

104. (PA). Mark Gardner, Hugh Williams, Valerie Nygaard: COMPOSITE SEARCH RESULTS, United States Patent Application 20140280007, 2014.

103. (P). Tabreez Govani, Hugh Williams, Jamie Buckley, Nitin Agrawal, Andy Lam, Kenneth A. Moss: Determining Entity Popularity Using Search Queries, United States Patent 8,402,031, 2014.

102. (P). James Dai, Julia H. Farago, Natala Menezes, Ramez Naam, Saleel Sathe, Hugh Williams: Using user feedback to improve search results, United States Patent 8,874,591 and European Patent Application EP1979843 and WIPO Patent Application WO/2007/089403, 2014.

101. (P). Nick Craswell, Hugh E. Williams, Andy Lam, Tabreez Govani, Jamie P. Buckley: IDENTIFYING ON A GRAPHICAL DEPICTION CANDIDATE POINTS AND TOP-MOVING QUERIES, United States Patent 8,803,882, 2014.

100. (PA). Sanjay Ghatare, Praveen Jayaraman, Sandip Gaikwad, Ashit Jain, Joseph Beynon, Suhail Ansari, Hugh Williams, and Niteen Bhat: GENERATING PRODUCT PURCHASE PAGES FOR CONTAINERS OF ITEMS, United States Patent Application 20140052547, 2014.

99. (PA). Sanjay Ghatare, Praveen Jayaraman, Sandip Gaikwad, Ashit Jain, Joseph Beynon, Suhail Ansari, Hugh Williams, and Niteen Bhat: BUILDING CONTAINERS OF UNCATEGORIZED ITEMS, United States Patent Application 20140052589, 2014.

2013

98. (P). Michael Cameron, Hugh Williams, Query Suggestions for No Result Web Searches, United States Patent 8,583,670, 2013.

97. (P). Hugh E. Williams, Kenneth A. Moss: Syndicating Search Queries Using Web Advertising. International Patent 8,572,112, 2013 and WIPO Patent Application WO/2009/058599, 2008.

96. (P). Tabreez Govani, Amit Aggarwal, Nitin Agrawal, Michael Cameron, Nicholas Craswell, Nikhil Dandekar, Hugh E. Williams: Promoting Websites Based on Location. United States Patent 8,510,262, 2013.

95. (P). Hugh E. Williams, Xian-Sheng Hua, Hong-Qiao Li, Xiaodong Fan, Richard Qian: Forming a Representation of a Video Item and Use Thereof, United States Patent 8,503,523, 2013.

2012

94. (PA). Johan Johansson, Sashanka Vishnuvajhala, Ayon Sinha, Hugh Williams, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ATTRIBUTE-BASED SEARCH FILTERING, United States Patent Application 20120173553, 2012.

93. (P). Nick Craswell, Hugh E. Williams, Ariel Lazier: Using Link Structure for Suggesting Related Queries, United States Patent 7822774 (2010) and 8280918, 2012.

92. (PA). Ari Lazier, Hugh E. Williams, Nick Whyte: HANDLING EXTERNAL CONTENT IN WEB APPLICATIONS, United States Patent Application 8255873, 2012.

91. (PA). Krishna Gade, Srinath Aaleti, Nick Craswell, Amit Prakash, Hugh E. Williams: Related Search Queries for a Webpage and their Applications, United States Patent 8244750 (2012) and European Patent Application EP2130142 and WIPO Patent Application WO/2008/118544, 2007.

90. (PA). Tabreez Govani, Jamie Buckley, Natalia Burina, Hemant Banavar, Hugh E. Williams, Nitin Agrawal: Providing Tools for Navigational Search Query Results. United States Patent  8239399, 2009.

89. (P). Chris Meyers, Gopi Gopal, Andrew Oakley, Nitin Agrawal, Nick Craswell, Milad Shokouhi, Derrick Connell, Sanaz Ahari, Neil Sharman, Gaurav Sareen, Hugh E. Williams, Jay Goyal: Detecting Spiking Queries, United States Patent 8,150,841, 2012.

88. (P).Ariel Lazier, Hugh E. Williams, Timothy C. Hoad, Joshua Smith: Generating and Organizing References to Online Content, United States Patent 8103967, 2012.

87. (PA). Johan Johansson, Sashanka Vishnuvajhala, Ayon Sinha, and Hugh E. Williams: Systems and Methods for Attribute Based Search Filtering, United States Patent Application 20120173553, 2011.

2010 and earlier

86. (P). Hugh E. Williams: Discovering web-based multimedia using search toolbar data, United States Patent 7827191, 2010.

85. (P). Ryen White, Mikhail Bilenko, Nick Craswell, Michael Cameron, Hugh E. Williams: Using Search Trails to Provide Enhanced Search Interaction, United States Patent 7774339 and WIPO Patent Application WO/2008/154197, 2010.

84. (P). Julia H. Farago, Hugh E. Williams, James E. Walsh, Nick Whyte, Kavi Goel, Philip Fung, Ariel Lazier, Kenneth A. Moss, Ethan N. Ray: Object Search UI and Dragging Object Results, United States Patent 7664739 and European Patent Application EP1984854 and WIPO Patent Application WO/2007/094902, 2010.

83. (P). Ariel Lazier, Hugh Williams, Nick Craswell, Charles Clarke, Julie H. Farago: Content Item Query Formulation. United States Patent 7647338, 2010.

82. (PA). Michael Cameron, Hugh E. Williams, Srinath Aaleti, Nitin Agrawal, Tabreez Govani: Presenting Search Queries Related to Navigational Search Queries, United States Patent Application 20090299964, 2008.

81. (PA). Hugh E. Williams: Previewing Search Results for Suggested Refinement Terms and Vertical Searches, United States Patent Application, 2008.

80. (PA). Hugh E. Williams, Nick Craswell, Nick Whyte, Julie H. Farago, James E. Walsh, Carsten Rother: Ranking Images for Web Image Retrieval. United States Patent Application 20080097981, 2008.

79. (PA). Phillip T. Su, Eric Burns, Hugh E. Williams: User-Created Search Results in an Incentive Scheme, United States Patent Application 20090157612, 2007.

78. (PA). Julia H. Farago, Hugh E. Williams, Darren A. Shakib, Nick Whyte, Srinath Aaleti: Controlling Search Indexing, United States Patent Application 20080208831, 2007.

77. (PA). Justin Denney, Timothy C. Hoad, Hugh E. Williams, Richard J. Qian: User Interface for Previewing Video Items, United States Patent Application 20090150784, 2007.

76. (RC). Andrew Turpin, Yohannes Tsegay, David Hawking, Hugh E. Williams: Fast generation of result snippets in web search. SIGIR 2007: 127-134

75. (J). Mirna Adriani, Jelita Asian, Bobby Nazief, Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, Hugh E. Williams: Stemming Indonesian: A confix-stripping approach. ACM Trans. Asian Lang. Inf. Process. 6(4): (2007)

74. (J). Michael Cameron, Hugh E. Williams: Comparing Compressed Sequences for Faster Nucleotide BLAST Searches. IEEE/ACM Trans. Comput. Biology Bioinform. 4(3): 349-364 (2007)

73. (J). Michael Cameron, Yaniv Bernstein, Hugh E. Williams: Clustered Sequence Representation for Fast Homology Search. Journal of Computational Biology. 14(5): 594-614 (2007)

72. (PA). Stephen Robertson, Michael Taylor, Nick Craswell, Hugh E. Williams: Indexing Documents for Information Retrieval based on additional feedback fields, European Patent Application EP1862916, 2006.

71. (PA). Michael Taylor, Stephen Robertson, Hugh E. Williams, Nick Craswell: Indexing Documents for Information Retrieval, United States Patent Application 20090198676 and WIPO Patent Application WO/2007/139610, 2006.

70. (PA). Hugh E. Williams, Nick Craswell, Nick Whyte, Julie H. Farago, James E. Walsh, Carsten Rother: Ranking Images for Web Image Retrieval, United States Patent Application 20080097981 and WIPO Patent Application WO/2008/048769, 2006.

69. (PA). Hugh E. Williams, Ariel Lazier: Presentation of duplicate and near duplicate search results, United States Patent Application 20070266001, 2006.

68. (RC). Michael Cameron, Yaniv Bernstein, Hugh E. Williams: Clustering Near-Identical Sequences for Fast Homology Search. RECOMB 2006: 175-189

67. (J). Nicholas Lester, Justin Zobel, Hugh E. Williams: Efficient online index maintenance for contiguous inverted lists. Inf. Process. Manage. 42(4): 916-933 (2006)

66. (J). Michael Cameron, Hugh E. Williams, and Adam Cannane: A Deterministic Finite Automaton for Faster Protein Hit Detection in BLAST. Journal of Computational Biology, 13(4): 965-978 (2006)

65. (B). Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, Hugh E. Williams: Learning MySQL, O’Reilly Media Inc., 2006.

64. (E). Hugh E. Williams, Gillian Dobbie: Database Technologies 2005, Proceedings of the Sixteenth Australasian Database Conference, ADC 2005, Newcastle, Australia, January 31st – February 3rd 2005 Australian Computer Society 2005

63. (RC). Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, Hugh E. Williams, James A. Thom, Timo Volkmer: Video Cut Detection using Frame Windows. ACSC 2005: 193-200

62. (RC). Jelita Asian, Hugh E. Williams, Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi: Stemming Indonesian. ACSC 2005: 307-314

61. (J). Hugh E. Williams: Introduction to genomic information retrieval. ACM Trans. Inf. Syst. 23(1): 1-2 (2005)

60. (J). Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel: Searchable words on the Web. Int. J. on Digital Libraries 5(2): 99-105 (2005)

59. (UC). Timo Volkmer, Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, Hugh E. Williams: RMIT University at TRECVID-2004. TRECVID 2004 Workshop.

58. (E). Klaus-Dieter Schewe, Hugh E. Williams: Database Technologies 2004, Proceedings of the Fifteenth Australasian Database Conference, ADC 2004, Dunedin, New Zealand, 18-22 January 2004 Australian Computer Society 2004

57. (RC). Nicholas Lester, Justin Zobel, Hugh E. Williams: In-Place versus Re-Build versus Re-Merge: Index Maintenance Strategies for Text Retrieval Systems. ACSC 2004: 15-22

56. (RC). Steven Garcia, Hugh E. Williams, Adam Cannane: Access-Ordered Indexes. ACSC 2004: 7-14

55. (RC). Jelita Asian, Hugh E. Williams, Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi: A Testbed for Indonesian Text Retrieval. ADCS 2004: 55-58

54. (RC). Abhijit Chattaraj, Hugh E. Williams: Variable-length Intervals in Homology Search. APBC 2004: 85-91

53. (RC). Amanda Clare, Hugh E. Williams, Nicholas Lester: Scalable Multi-Relational Association Mining. ICDM 2004: 355-358

52. (RC). Timo Volkmer, Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, Hugh E. Williams: Gradual Transition Detection Using Average Frame Similarity. MDDE 2004

51. (RC). Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, James A. Thom, Hugh E. Williams: Representing Colour for Computing Image Similarity. iiWAS 2004

50. (RC). Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, Hugh E. Williams: The WebMark Course Management System. International Conference on Computers in Education 2004: 1169-1178

49. (J). Abhijit Chattaraj, Hugh E. Williams, Adam Cannane: General-purpose Search Techniques for Genomic Text. Genome Informatics. 15(2): 42-51 (2004)

48. (J). Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel, Dirk Bahle: Fast phrase querying with combined indexes. ACM Trans. Inf. Syst. 22(4): 573-594 (2004)

47. (J). Michael Cameron, Hugh E. Williams, Adam Cannane: Improved Gapped Alignment in BLAST. IEEE/ACM Trans. Comput. Biology Bioinform. 1(3): 116-129 (2004)

46. (J). Falk Scholer, Hugh E. Williams, Andrew Turpin: Query association surrogates for Web search. JASIST 55(7): 637-650 (2004)

45. (B). Hugh E. Williams, David Lane: Web Database Applications with PHP and MySQL. Second Edition, O’Reilly Media Inc., 2004.

44. (UC). Timo Volkmer, Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, James A. Thom, Hugh E. Williams: The moving query window for shot boundary detection at TREC-12. TRECVID 2003.

43. (RC). Vaughan R. Shanks, Hugh E. Williams, Adam Cannane: Indexing for Fast Categorisation. ACSC 2003: 119-127

42. (RC). Hugh E. Williams: Genomic Information Retrieval. ADC 2003: 27-35

41. (RC). Bodo Billerbeck, Falk Scholer, Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel: Query expansion using associated queries. CIKM 2003: 2-9

40. (RC). Vaughan R. Shanks, Hugh E. Williams: Index construction for linear categorisation. CIKM 2003: 334-341

39. (RC). Andrew G. Fry, Hugh E. Williams: Comparing the Overhead Requirements of Database Transaction Models. DEXA 2003: 318-329

38. (RC). Halil Ali, Hugh E. Williams: What’s Changed? Measuring Document Change in Web Crawling for Search Engines. SPIRE 2003: 28-42

37. (UC). Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, James A. Thom, Hugh E. Williams: Shot boundary detection using the moving query window. TRECVID 2002.

36. (UC). Nicholas Lester, Hugh E. Williams: TDT2002 Topic Tracking at RMIT University, The Topic Detection and Tracking (TDT) Workshop 2002.

35. (RC). Wahyu Wibowo, Hugh E. Williams: Simple and accurate feature selection for hierarchical categorisation. ACM Symposium on Document Engineering 2002: 111-118

34. (RC). Falk Scholer, Hugh E. Williams: Query association for effective retrieval. CIKM 2002: 324-331

33. (RC). Wahyu Wibowo, Hugh E. Williams: Strategies for minimising errors in hierarchical web categorisation. CIKM 2002: 525-531

32. (RC). Dirk Bahle, Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel: Efficient phrase querying with an auxiliary index. SIGIR 2002: 215-221

31. (RC). Falk Scholer, Hugh E. Williams, John Yiannis, Justin Zobel: Compression of inverted indexes for fast query evaluation. SIGIR 2002: 222-229

30. (RC). Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, James A. Thom, Hugh E. Williams: Multiple Example Queries in Content-Based Image Retrieval. SPIRE 2002: 227-240

29. (RC). Andy Song, Victor Ciesielski, Hugh E. Williams: Texture Classifiers Generated by Genetic Programming, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2002: 243-248

28. (J). Steffen Heinz, Justin Zobel, Hugh E. Williams: Burst tries: a fast, efficient data structure for string keys. ACM Trans. Inf. Syst. 20(2): 192-223 (2002)

27. (J). Adam Cannane, Hugh E. Williams: A general-purpose compression scheme for large collections. ACM Trans. Inf. Syst. 20(3): 329-355 (2002)

26. (J). Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel: Indexing and Retrieval for Genomic Databases. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 14(1): 63-78 (2002)

25. (BC). Hugh E. Williams: MySQL PHP API Reference. In George Reese, Randy Jay Yarger, and Tim King with Hugh E.Williams, Managing and Using MySQL, Second Edition, O’Reilly and Associates, 2002.

24. (BC). Hugh E. Williams: PHP. In George Reese, Randy Jay Yarger, and Tim King with Hugh E.Williams, Managing and Using MySQL, Second Edition, O’Reilly and Associates, 2002.

23. (B). Hugh E. Williams, David Lane: Web Database Applications with PHP and MySQL. Second Edition, O’Reilly Media Inc., 2002.

22. (UC). Vaughan Shanks, Hugh E. Williams: TDT2001 Topic Tracking at RMIT University, The Topic Detection and Tracking (TDT) Workshop 2001.

21. (RC). Dirk Bahle, Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel: Optimised Phrase Querying and Browsing of Large Text Databases. ACSC 2001: 11-19

20. (RC). Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, James A. Thom, Hugh E. Williams: Are two pictures better than one? ADC 2001: 138-144

19. (RC). Vaughan R. Shanks, Hugh E. Williams: Fast Categorisation of Large Document Collections. SPIRE 2001: 194-204

18. (RC). Dirk Bahle, Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel: Compaction Techniques for Nextword Indexes. SPIRE 2001: 33-45

17. (J). Adam Cannane, Hugh E. Williams: General-purpose compression for efficient retrieval. JASIST 52(5): 430-437 (2001)

16. (J). Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel, Steffen Heinz: Self-adjusting trees in practice for large text collections. Softw., Pract. Exper. 31(10): 925-939 (2001)

15. (J). Justin Zobel, Steffen Heinz, and Hugh E. Williams: In-memory Hash Tables for Accumulating Text Vocabularies, Information Processing Letters, 80(6): 271-27 (2001)

14. (RC). Justin Zobel, Hugh E. Williams, Sam Kimberley: Trends in Retrieval System Performance. ACSC 2000: 241-248

13. (RC). Adam Cannane, Hugh E. Williams: A Compression Scheme for Large Databases. Australasian Database Conference 2000: 6-11

12. (BR). Hugh E. Williams: Book review: Information retrieval: Algorithms and heuristics, by David A. Grossman and Ophir Frieder. JASIS 51(11): 1063-1064 (2000)

11. (RC). Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel, Phil Anderson: What’s Next? Index Structures for Efficient Phrase Querying. Australasian Database Conference 1999: 141-152

10. (RC). Adam Cannane, Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel: A General-Purpose Compression Scheme for Databases. Data Compression Conference 1999: 519

9. (RC). Hugh E. Williams: Effective Query Filtering for Fast Homology Searching. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 1999: 214-225

8. (RC). Wahyu Wibowo, Hugh E. Williams: On Using Hierarchies for Document Classification. Australian Document Computing Symposium 1999: 31-37

7. (RC). Justin Zobel, Hugh E. Williams: Compact In-Memory Models for Compression of Large Text Databases. SPIRE/CRIWG 1999: 224-231

6. (J). Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel: Compressing Integers for Fast File Access. Comput. J. 42(3): 193-201 (1999)

5. (RC). Hugh E. Williams: Cafe: An Indexed Approach to Searching Genomic Databases. SIGIR 1998: 389

4. (J). Hugh E. Williams: Compressed Indexing for Genomic Retrieval, Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing. 9(2): 144-154 (1998)

3. (J). Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel: Compression of nucleotide databases for fast searching. Computer Applications in the Biosciences 13(5): 549-554 (1997)

2. (RC). Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel: Indexing Nucleotide Databases for Fast Query Evaluation. EDBT 1996: 275-288

1. (RC). Hugh E. Williams, Justin Zobel: Practical Compression of Nucleotide Databases. Australasian Computer Science Conference 1996: 184-193

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