Hanan Samet

Email: hjs_at_cs_umd.edu
Academic Degree:Ph.D.,Stanford University, 1975
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Current Position: Distinguished University Professor, Computer Science Department , Center for Automation Research , and Institute for Advanced Computer Studies
Recent Awards: W. Wallace McDowell Award, Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award, UCGIS Research Award, Fellow of the ACM, IEEE, AAAS, IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition), and UCGIS, Best paper awards at the 2008 SIGMOD & SIGSPATIAL GIS, the 2007 Computers & Graphics Journal, 2012 SIGSPATIAL MobiGIS Workshop, and the 2013 SIGSPATIAL GIR Workshop.
Community Service: Founding chair of ACM SIGSPATIAL, Founding Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems
Research Interests: Spatial Databases, Data Structures, Geographic Information Systems, Image Databases, Computer Vision, and more
Selected Publications: Browse my publications by year, categories, co-authors, using Google Scholar
Recent Book: Foundations of Multidimensional and Metric Data Structures by Hanan Samet (20% off)
Research Projects: SAND, QUILT, VASCO, MARCO, SILC, ARCHIMEDES, CHOLERA
NSF Projects: Spatio-Textual Extraction, Twitterstand, Similarity Search
Online Demos: VASCO Spatial Index Demo, SAND Internet Browser, MARCO Image Database Demos
Miscellaneous Links: Selected Talk Slides, Short Course on Spatial Data Structures (March 29-31, 1999 at UC Berkeley), Movie Reviews, Music, Amazon Ranking
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