Zhongyu (Joan) Lu

Zhongyu (Joan) Lu is Professor in Informatics at the University of Huddersfield (UK). Her extensive research covers information access, retrieval and visualization, XML technology, object oriented technologies, agent technology, data management systems, security issues and Internet computing. She has been an invited speaker for industrial-oriented events and published 5 academic books and more than 160 papers. Professor Lu has acted as the founder and a program chair for the International XML Technology workshop and XMLTech (USA) for 11 years (2003-2011). She also serves as Chair of 5 separate international conferences, is a regular reviewer for several international journals, and a committee member for 16 international conferences. She specializes in XML technology and mobile computing with image retrieval through the latest wireless devices. Professor Lu serves as a member of the British Computer Society (BCS), BCS examiner of Advanced Database Management Systems, and fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). She is a founder and Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Information Retrieval Research.


XKFitler: A Keyword Filter on XML Stream
Weidong Yang, Fei Fang, Nan Li, Zhongyu (Joan) Lu. © 2011. 18 pages.
Most existing XML stream processing systems adopt full structured query languages, such as XPath or XQuery, but they are difficult for ordinary users to learn and use. Keyword...
Schema Independent XML Compressor
Baydaa Al-Hamadani, Zhongyu (Joan) Lu, Raad F. Alwan. © 2011. 21 pages.
XML has become the standard way for representing and transforming data over the World Wide Web. The problem with XML documents is that they have a very high ratio of redundancy...