About Robert Grossman

I have worked in several different areas and published over 150 technical publications. Below are some selected research publications organized by area. A list of my publications with links to the papers can be found at here.


  • Robert L. Grossman and Kevin P. White, A vision for a Biomedical Cloud, Journal of Internal Medicine, Volume 271, Number 2, pages 122-130, 2012. PMID: 22142244. Draft
  • The modENCODE Consortium, Sushmita Roy, Jason Ernst, Peter V. Kharchenko, et. al., Identification of Functional Elements and Regulatory Circuits by Drosophila modENCODE, Science, Volume 330 (6012), pages 1787-1797, 2010, [doi:10.1126/science.1198374], PMID: 21177974. Draft
  • Nicolas Negre, Christopher D. Brown, Lijia Ma, et. al., Cis-Regulatory Map of the Drosophila Genome, Nature, Volume 471, pages 27–531, 2011, [doi:10.1038/nature09990], PMID: 21430782. Draft
  • Feng Tian, Parantu K Shah, Xiangjun Liu, Nicolas Negre, Jia Chen, Oleksiy Karpenko, Kevin P White, Robert L Grossman, Flynet: a genomic resource for Drosophila melanogaster transcriptional regulatory networks, Bioinformatics, Volume 25, Number 22, pages 3001-3004, 2009. Draft
  • Robert L. Grossman, Pavan Kasturi, Donald Hamelberg, Bing Liu, An Empirical Study of the Universal Chemical Key Algorithm for Assigning Unique Keys to Chemical Compounds, Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 2004, Volume 2, Number 1, 2004, pages 155-171. Draft

Cloud Computing

  • Collin Bennett, Robert L. Grossman, David Locke, Jonathan Seidman and Steve Vejcik, MalStone: Towards a Benchmark for Analytics on Large Data Clouds, The 16th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2010), ACM, 2010. Draft
  • Robert L Grossman and Yunhong Gu, Data Mining Using High Performance Clouds: Experimental Studies Using Sector and Sphere, Proceedings of The 14th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2008), ACM, 2008, pages 920-927. Draft
  • Yunhong Gu and Robert L Grossman, Sector and Sphere: Towards Simplified Storage and Processing of Large Scale Distributed Data, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 2009. Draft

Analytic Infrastructure

  • R. L. Grossman and X. Qin, Ptool: a scalable persistent object manager, Proceedings of SIGMOD 94, ACM, 1994, page 510. Draft
  • Robert Grossman, and Marco Mazzucco, DataSpace – A Web Infrastructure for the Exploratory Analysis and Mining of Data, IEEE Computing in Science and Engineering, July/August, 2002, pages 44-51. Draft
  • R. L. Grossman, S. Bailey, A. Ramu and B. Malhi, P. Hallstrom, I. Pulleyn and X. Qin, The Management and Mining of Multiple Predictive Models Using the Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML), Information and Software Technology, Volume 41, 1999, pages 589-595. Draft

Data Quality

  • Joseph Bugajski, Chris Curry, Robert L. Grossman, David Locke, Steve Vejcik, Detecting Changes in Large Data Sets of Payment Card Data: A Case Study, Proceedings of The Thirteenth ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2007), ACM, 2007. Draft
  • Joseph Bugajski, Chris Curry, Robert L. Grossman, David Locke and Steve Vejcik, Data Quality Models for High Volume Transaction Streams: A Case Study, Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Data Mining Case Studies and Success Stories, ACM 2007. Draft

High Performance Data Transport

  • Yunhong Gu and Robert L. Grossman, UDT: UDP-based Data Transfer for High-Speed Wide Area Networks, Computer Networks, Volume 51, Number 7, pages 1777-1799, 2007. Draft
  • Robert L. Grossman, Yunhong Gu, Xinwei Hong, Antony Antony, Johan Blom, Freek Dijkstra, and Cees de Laat, Teraflows over Gigabit WANs with UDT, Journal of Future Computer Systems, Elsevier Press, Volume 21, Number 4, 2005, pages 501-513. Draft
  • H. Sivakumar, S. Bailey, R. L. Grossman, PSockets: The Case for Application-level Network Striping for Data Intensive Applications using High Speed Wide Area Networks, Proceedings of the 2000 ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing (CDROM), IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA, 2000, page 38. Draft

Analytic Algorithms

  • R. L. Grossman, H. Bodek, D. Northcutt, and H. V. Poor, Data Mining and Tree-based Optimization, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 1996), E. Simoudis, J. Han and U. Fayyad, editors, AAAI Press, Menlo Park, California, 1996, pp 323-326. Draft
  • P. Crouch and R. Grossman, Numerical integration of ordinary differential equations on manifolds, Journal of Nonlinear Science, Volume 3, pages 1-33, 1993. Draft
  • R. Grossman and H. Vincent Poor, Wavelet transforms associated with finite cyclic groups, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Volume 39, 1993, pp. 1157-1166. Draft

Algebras of Trees and Their Applications

  • R. Grossman and R. Larson, Hopf algebraic structures of families of trees, Journal Algebra, Vol. 26, 1989, pages 184-210. Draft
  • M. Grayson and R. Grossman, Models for free, nilpotent Lie algebras, Journal Algebra, Vol. 35, 1990, pages 177-191. Draft
  • R. Grossman and R. G. Larson, The realization of input-output maps using bialgebras, Forum Mathematicum, Volume 4, 1992, pages 109-121. Draft
  • R. Grossman and R. Larson, The symbolic computation of derivations using labeled trees, Journal of Symbolic Computation, Volume 13, pages 511-523, 1992. Draft
  • Robert L. Grossman and Richard G. Larson, Differential Algebra Structures on Families of Trees, Advances in Applied Mathematics, Volume 35, pages 97-119, 2005. Also arXiv:math/0409006v1 [math.QA]. Draft
  • Robert L Grossman and Richard G. Larson, Hopf Algebras of Heap Ordered Trees and Permutations, Communications in Algebra, Volume 37, Issue 2, 2009, pages 453-459. Also arxiv.org/abs/0706.1327. Draft