Michael Houle

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Name
Michael Houle
E-mail
mehnii.ac.jp
URL
https://researchmap.jp/meh/
Affiliation
National Institute of Informatics
Degree
B.Sc., Ph.D.(McGill University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2009
 - 
Today
Visiting Professor, Sokendai (Graduate University of Advanced Studies)
 
Feb 2004
 - 
Today
Visiting Professor, National Institute of Informatics
 
Apr 2001
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Dec 2003
Visiting Scientist, IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory
 
Sep 1999
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Mar 2001
Senior Lecturer, Basser Dept. of Computer Science, University of Sydney
 
Jan 1998
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Aug 1999
Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Computer Science & Software Engineering, University of Newcastle (Australia)
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jun 2018
NN-Descent on High-Dimensional Data, Best Paper Award, 8th International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS 2018)
Winner: B. Bratić, M. E. Houle, V. Kurbalija, V. Oria, M. Radovanović
 
Oct 2014
Efficient Algorithms for Similarity Search in Axis-Aligned Subspaces, Best Paper Award, 7th International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP 2014)
Winner: M. E. Houle, X. Ma, V. Oria, J. Sun
 
Dec 2010
Finding Local Anomalies in Very High Dimensional Space, Best Research Paper Award, 10th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2010)
Winner: T. de Vries, S. Chawla, M. E. Houle
 

Published Papers

 
Improving the Quality of Explanations with Local Embedding Perturbations
Yunzhe Jia, James Bailey, Kotagiri Ramamohanarao, Christopher Leckie, Michael E. Houle
25th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2019)   10 pages   Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Laurent Amsaleg, Oussama Chelly, Michael E. Houle, Ken-ichi Kawarabayashi, Miloš Radovanović, Weeris Treeratanajaru
19th SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2019)   181-189   May 2019   [Refereed]
Laurent Amsaleg, Oussama Chelly, Teddy Furon, Stéphane Girard, Michael E. Houle, Ken-ichi Kawarabayashi, Michael Nett
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery   32(6) 1768-1805   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Lorenzo von Ritter, Michael E. Houle, Stephan Günnemann
11th International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP 2018)   195-208   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Michael E. Houle, Erich Schubert, Arthur Zimek
11th International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP 2018)   177-191   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Michael E. Houle, Vincent Oria, Kurt R. Rohloff, Arwa M. Wali
11th International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP 2018)   134-147   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Dimensionality-Driven Learning with Noisy Labels
Xingjun Ma, Yisen Wang, Michael E. Houle, Shuo Zhou, Sarah M. Erfani, Shu-Tao Xia, Sudanthi Wijewickrema, James Bailey
35th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2018)   3361-3370   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Brankica Bratić, Michael E. Houle, Vladimir Kurbalija, Vincent Oria, Miloš Radovanović
8th International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS 2018)   20:1-20:8   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Characterizing Adversarial Subspaces Using Local Intrinsic Dimensionality
Xingjun Ma, Bo Li, Yisen Wang, Sarah M. Erfani, Sudanthi N. R. Wijewickrema, Grant Schoenebeck, Dawn Song, Michael E. Houle, James Bailey
6th International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR 2018)   CoRR abs/1801.02613 15 pages   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Laurent Amsaleg, James Bailey, Dominique Barbe, Sarah M. Erfani, Michael E. Houle, Xuan Vinh Nguyen, Miloš Radovanović
9th IEEE Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS 2017)   1-6   Dec 2017   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Characterizing Adversarial Subspaces Using Local Intrinsic Dimensionality
Xingjun Ma, Bo Li, Yisen Wang, Sarah M. Erfani, Sudanthi N. R. Wijewickrema, Michael E. Houle, Grant Schoenebeck, Dawn Song, James Bailey
CoRR   abs/1801.02613 1-15   Jan 2018
Similarity Search and Applications - 9th International Conference, SISAP 2016, Tokyo, Japan, October 24-26, 2016
Laurent Amsaleg, Michael E. Houle, Erich Schubert (eds.)
Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science   9939    Oct 2016
On the Evaluation of Outlier Detection: Measures, Datasets, and an Empirical Study Continued
Guilherme O. Campos, Arthur Zimek, Jörg Sander, Ricardo J. G. B. Campello, Barbora Micenková, Erich Schubert, Ira Assent, Michael E. Houle
LWDA 2016 Workshop   1-1   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Oussama Chelly, Michael E. Houle, Ken-ichi Kawarabayashi
National Institute of Informatics Technical Report   NII-2016(007E) 1-12   Aug 2016
The Vulnerability of Learning to Adversarial Perturbation Increases with Intrinsic Dimensionality
Laurent Amsaleg, James Bailey, Sarah Erfani, Teddy Furon, Michael E. Houle, Miloš Radovanović, Nguyen Xuan Vinh
National Institute of Informatics Technical Report   NII-2016(005E) 1-15   Jun 2016

Books etc

 
Computing Handbook, 3rd ed.
Vincent Oria, Ying Li, Chitra Dorai, Michael E. Houle (Part:Contributor, Chapter: "Multimedia databases: description, analysis, modeling, and retrieval", 14: 1-28)
Chapman and Hall   May 2014   
Data Mining: A Heuristic Approach Vol. I
Vladimir Estivill-Castro, Michael E. Houle (Part:Contributor, Article: "Approximating Proximity for Fast and Robust Distance-Based Clustering", 22-46)
Idea Group Publishing   2002   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Data Mining for Graphs and Networks via Local Intrinsic Dimensional Modeling
JSPS: Kakenhi Kiban (B)
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Michael E. Houle
Practical and Effective Data Mining via Local Intrinsic Dimensional Modeling
JSPS: Kakenhi Kiban (B)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Michael E. Houle
Development and Application of Statistical Estimation and Simulation Principles in Extremely High-Dimensional Data Spaces
JSPS: Kakenhi Kiban (A)
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Takashi Washio (Principal Investigator), Michael Houle (Co-Investigator)
Automated Annotation of Faces in Image Databases by Propagation of Labels
JSPS: Kakenhi Kiban (C)
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Michael Houle

Patents

 
US8229900 B2 : Generating a data structure for information retrieval
Michael E. Houle
US7492971 B2 : Selection of elements strongly related to a predetermined reference element
Jun Sakuma, Michael E. Houle
US7428541 B2 : Computer system, method, and program product for generating a data structure for information retrieval, and an associated graphical user interface
Michael E. Houle
US7216129 B2 : Information processing using a hierarchy structure of randomized samples
Masaki Aono, Michael E. Houle, Mei Kobayashi
US20050027678 A1 : Computer executable dimension reduction and retrieval engine
Masaki Aono, Michael E. Houle, Mei Kobayashi