Dr. Cihan Varol

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science

Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX, 77341

Phone: 1-936-294-3930

Fax: 1-936-294-4312

Email: cvarol@shsu.edu

Recent Journal Papers

[1] SILESSI, S.,VAROL, C., VAROL, H., “Non-Computer Science Majored Women Students Perspective on a Pictorial Programming Environment”, International Journal of Education and Information Technologies, Volume 7, Issue 2, May 2013, pp. 44 – 51, ISSN: 2074-1316

[2] VAROL, C., BAYRAK, C., "Hybrid Matching Algorithm for Personal Names" ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality (ACM JDIQ), Volume 3, Issue 4, Article No: 8, September 2012, doi>10.1145/2348828.2348830

[3] VAROL, C., NEUMANN, H., "Real-Time Data Quality Monitoring System for Data Cleansing", International Journal of Business Intelligence Research, Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2012, pp. 83-93, ISSN: 1947-3591

[4] NUTHAKKI, M. K., METE, M., VAROL, C., SUH, S. C., "UXSOM: UML Generated XML to Software Metrics", ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Vol. 36 Issue 3, May 2011, pp. 1-6, ISSN: 0163-5948

[5] VAROL, C., BAYRAK, C., "Estimation of Quality of Service in Spelling Correction using Kullback-Leibler divergence", Elsevier: Expert Systems with Application, Volume 38, Issue 5, May 2011, Pages 6307-6312 (Impact Factor: 3.162)

Recent Conference Proceedings

[1] VAROL, C., VAROL, A., COOPER, P., “Digital Forensics Education in Turkey”, The First International Symposium on Digital Forensics and Security (ISDFS 2013), May 20-21, 2013, Elazig, Turkey

[2] CARVAJAL, L., VAROL, C., CHEN, L., “Tools for Collecting Volatile Data: A Survey Study”, The International Conference on Technological Advances in Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering (TAEECE2013), May 9-11, 2013, pp. 320-324, Konya, Turkey

[3] SILESSI, S., VAROL, H., OLAMIDE, K., KEY, D., HOUCK, B., VAROL, C., “Dragon Drop Pictorial Programming”, 4th International Conference on Education and Educational Technologies (EET 13), January 31- February 1, 2013, pp. 51-56, Cambridge, MA, USA

[4] MENDOZA, A., VAROL, C., “Tracking Malware using Internet Activity Data”, International Conference on Computer Science and Applications (ICSSA 12), October 24-26, 2012, pp. 102-105. San Francisco, California, USA

[5] VAROL, C., “Dynamic Job Scheduling in Multilayer Grid Networks”, International Conference on Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (ICSEEM 12), October 24-26, 2012, pp. 1449-1452. San Francisco, California, USA

Current Graduate Students

Richard Wilkins (M.S. in DF) - "Guideline Application for Event-Based Digital Forensic Investigation" - To graduate in Fall 2013

Past Graduate Students

  • Abner Mendoza (M.S. in IAS) - "Browstex: A Tool to Extract Browser Storage Artifacts for Forensic Analysis" - Graduated in Summer 2013 - Ph.D. student at Texas A&M, College Station, TX
  • Divya Penmetsa (M.S. in CS) - "Differentiating the Accuracy Problems in a Dataset" - Graduated in Spring 2013 - Works as Developer at Cerner, Wichita, KS
  • Sairam Hari (M.S. in CS) - "A Hybrid Approach for Detection of Near Duplicates in Web Pages" - Graduated in Fall 2012 - Works as Senior Java Developer at Deloitte, Camp Hill, PA
  • Garrett Calpouzos (M.S. in DF) - "VoIP Steganography Utilizing the Internet Low Bit-Rate Codec" - Graduated in Summer 2012 - Works as Ethical Haccer Trainer at WhiteHat Security, Houston, TX
  • Alejandro Villegas (M.S. in IAS) - "CVOIP-FRU: Comprehensive VoIP Forensics Report Utility" - Graduated in Spring 2012 - Works as Security Program Manager at Microsoft, Redmond, WA
  • Kishore Shimikeri (M.S. in CS) - "Parts Based Image Recognition Model- Finding Waldo" - Graduated in Spring 2011 - Works as Lead Front End Engineer at Scripps Networks, Baltimore, MD
  • Sandeep Naidu (M.S. in CS) - "Generating a Panoramic View with Using SIFT and RanSac" - Graduated in Fall 2010 - Works as Data Validation Analyst II at ICON plc, Houston, TX
  • Revathi Kanna (M.S. in CS) - "Content based Information Retrieval using CMD" - Graduated in Fall 2010 - Works as Checkpoint Security Analyst at Walgreens, Chicago, IL
  • Henry Neumann (M.S. in CS) - "Real-Time Quality of Service Monitoring for Information Quality Products" - Graduated in Spring 2010 - Works as Network Administrator at Man Diesel & Turbo, Houston, TX