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Praveen Ashok Pathak

Robert B. Carter Professor
Robert B. Carter Professor
University of Florida,
Warrington College of Business
Department of Information Systems and Operations Management
PO Box 117169 Gainesville FL 32611
Stuzin Hall 351D
(352) 392-9599

Education

PhD - Business Administration - CIS, University of Michigan, 2000
MBA - PGDM (MBA), Indian Institute of Management, 1990
BTech - Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1987

Research Areas

Knowledge Management, Information Retrieval, ICT in Healthcare Delivery, Telecommunication, Management, Database Systems, Adaptive Algorithms, Web Mining
The Value of Marketing Information: Upside, Downside, and Asymmetry Trends
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Brent Kitchens Debanjan Mitra Joseph Johnson Praveen Pathak

The Value of Marketing Information: Upside, Downside, and Asymmetry Trends
Published Year: 2015
Authors: D. Mitra B. Kitchens Praveen Pathak

Big Data, Text Mining and Service Management
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Brent Kitchens Debanjan Mitra Joseph Johnson Praveen Pathak

Electronic Markets and Geographic Competition among Small, Local Firms
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Brent Kitchens Anuj Kumar Praveen Pathak

Hierarchical SVMs for Personal Event Detection in Social Networking Sites
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Sheng Li Hong Guo Haldun Aytug Praveen Pathak

Mining for Marketing: An Objective Measure of Marketing's Importance
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Brent Kitchens Debanjan Mitra Joseph Johnson Praveen Pathak

Risk Sharing Partnerships In Outsourced Offshore Knowledge Process Networks
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Ravi Aron Praveen Pathak

Small Firms, Local Competition, and Electronic Markets
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Brent Kitchens Anuj Kumar Praveen Pathak

Text Mining for Marketing Importance: Decomposing Firm Value
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Brent Kitchens Debanjan Mitra Praveen Pathak

The Impact of the Internet on Geographic Competition among Small Local Firms
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Brent Kitchens Anuj Kumar Praveen Pathak

The Nature of Work, Inter-Organizational Monitoring and Contract Structures in Offshore Business Service Production
Published Year: 2013
Authors: Ravi Aron Deepa Mani Praveen Pathak

Does the Market Believe in Marketing? A Text Mining Based Informational Value Perspective
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Brent Kitchens Debanjan Mitra Joseph Johnson Praveen Pathak

Outsourcing of Knowledge-Based Tasks: Challenges, Strategies, Performance, and Implications
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Ravi Aron Praveen Pathak

The Impact Of Health Information Technology-Enabled Physician Collaboration on Cost & Quality of Care Delivered: Evidence From Field Research
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Ravi Aron Ying Liu Praveen Pathak

Health IT's Impact on Outpatient Delivery: Evidence from Field Research
Published Year: 2011
Authors: Ravi Aron Gordon Gao Praveen Pathak

Offshore Delivery of Healthcare Services: Effectiveness of E-channels of Information Lead
Accepted Year: 2011
Authors: Deepa Mani Praveen Pathak

Personal Event Detection in Social Networking Sites
Accepted Year: 2011
Authors: Hong Guo Sheng Li Haldun Aytug Praveen Pathak

Drivers of Output Quality in Offshore Outsourcing: Evidence from Field Research
Published Year: 2010
Authors: R. Aron P. Pathak

Role of Information Work, Incentives and Contracts in Determining Quality in Global Sourcing
Published Year: 2010
Authors: R. Aron P. Pathak

The Impact of Automation of Systems on Medical Errors: Evidence from Field Research
Published Year: 2010
Authors: R. Aron S. Dutta R. Janakiraman P. Pathak

Personal Event Detection in Social Networking Sites
Published Year: 2009
Authors: P. Pathak

Determinants Of Output Quality In Offshore Outsourcing Of Services: Evidence From Field Research
Published Year: 2009
Authors: R. Aron E. Clemons Y. Liu D. Man P. Pathak

Drivers Of Output Quality In Offshore Outsourcing: Evidence From Field Research
Published Year: 2009
Authors: R. Aron Y. Liu P. Pathak

The Nature of Information Work, Complexity and Operational Risk in Offshore Outsourcing
Published Year: 2009
Authors: R. Aron P. Pathak

Process Structure, Complexity, and Operation Risk in Offshore Outsourcing: Evidence form Field Research
Published Year: 2008
Authors: R. Aron Praveen Pathak

Complexity Arbitrage in Offshore Outsourcing of Business Processes
Published Year: 2008
Authors: R. Aron P. Pathak

Computer Mediated Social Interactions and Virtual Community Participation
Published Year: 2008
Authors: H. Guo K. Cheng P. Pathak

Global Sourcing of Knowledge Intensive Services
Published Year: 2008
Authors: R. Aron A. Sloan Praveen Pathak

Offshoring of IT and Business Services: What are the consequences for work performance?
Published Year: 2008
Authors: R. Aron Praveen Pathak

Process Structure & Complexity Arbitrage In Offshore Outsourcing: Evidence From Field Research
Published Year: 2008
Authors: R. Aron S. Jayanti Y. Liu P. Pathak

Social Network Discovery and Customer Network Value Assessment from Social Networking Websites
Published Year: 2008
Authors: H. Guo H. Cheng P. Pathak

Discovering Composite Social Networks from Social Networking Websites
Published Year: 2007
Authors: H. Guo H. Cheng P. Pathak

Mining Reviews - A Novel Approach
Published Year: 2007
Authors: G. Kapoor P. Pathak

To Outsource or not to Outsource in a Services Supply Chain: A Revenue Distance Measure
Published Year: 2007
Authors: R. Aron S. Bandyopadhyay P. Pathak

Monitoring in Offshored Processes
Published Year: 2006
Authors: S. Bandyopadhyay R. Aron P. Pathak

Offshore Sourcing of Services - Impact of Distributed Monitoring Systems
Published Year: 2006
Authors: R. Aron P. Pathak

Quality in Offshore Outsourcing and Internet Based Monitoring
Published Year: 2006
Authors: R. Aron P. Pathak

Rightsourcing & Risk: Perspectives From Field Research
Published Year: 2005
Authors: R. Aron P. Pathak

Financial Kernel Methods
Published Year: 2004
Authors: M. Cecchini H. Aytug G. Koehler P. Pathak

Ranking Function Optimization For Effective Web Search by Genetic Programming: An Empirical Study
Published Year: 2004
Authors: W. Fan W. Xi E. Fox P. Pathak

Discovery of Context-Specific Ranking Functions for Effective Information Retrieval
Published Year: 2002
Authors: W. Fan P. Pathak

Effective Information Retrieval using Genetic Algorithms based Matching Functions Adaptation
Published Year: 2000
Authors: M. Gordon W. Fan Praveen Pathak

Personalization of Search Engine Services for Effective Retrieval and Knowledge Management
Published Year: 2000
Authors: W. Fan M. Gordon P. Pathak

Automatic generation of matching functions by genetic programming for effective information retrieval
Published Year: 1999
Authors: W. Fan M. Gordon P. Pathak

A Simulation Model of Document Information Retrieval System with Relevance Feedback
Published Year: 1998
Authors: P. Pathak

A Visualization Tool using PAD++ to Browse Information Structure
Published Year: 1998
Authors: P. Pathak

Comparative Study of the Retrieval Effectiveness of Internet Search Engines
Published Year: 1998
Authors: M. Gordon P. Pathak

Relevance Feedback In Information Retrieval Using Genetic Algorithms: A Test On A Simulated Document Collection
Accepted Year: 1998
Authors: P. Pathak

Use of Genetic Algorithms in Information Retrieval: Adapting Matching Functions
Published Year: 1998
Authors: P. Pathak
Electronic Markets and Geographic Competition among Small, Local Firms
Journal: Information Systems Research
Accepted Year: 2017
Authors: Brent Kitchens Anuj Kumar Praveen Pathak

Estimating Social Influences from Social Networking Sites – Articulated Friendships versus Communication Interactions
Journal: Decision Sciences
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Hong Guo Hsing Chen Praveen Pathak

Making Words Work: Using Financial Text as a Predictor of Financial Events
Journal: Decision Support Systems and Electronic Commerce
Published Year: 2011
Authors: M. Cecchini H. Aytug G. Koehler P. Pathak

The Impact of Automation of Systems on Medical Errors: Evidence from Field Research
Journal: Information Systems Research
Published Year: 2011
Authors: R. Aron S. Dutta R. Janakiraman P. Pathak

Detecting Management Fraud in Public Companies
Journal: Management Science
Published Year: 2010
Authors: M. Cecchini H. Aytug G. Koehler P. Pathak

Genetic Based Approaches in Ranking Function Discovery and Optimization in Information Retrieval
Journal: Decision Support Systems and Electronic Commerce
Published Year: 2009
Authors: W. Fan M. Zhou P. Pathak

Ontological Analysis of Web Surf History to Maximize the Click-Through Probability of Web Advertisements
Journal: Decision Support Systems and Electronic Commerce
Published Year: 2009
Authors: J. Deane P. Pathak

A Mechanism for Online Placement to Deter Click Fraud
Journal: International Journal of Electronic Commerce
Published Year: 2008
Authors: W. Zhou S. Bandyopadhyay K. Cheng P. Pathak

Monitoring Process Quality in Off-shore Outsourcing: A Model and Findings from Multi-Country Survey
Journal: Journal of Operations Management
Published Year: 2008
Authors: R. Aron S. Bandyopadhyay S. Jayanti P. Pathak

Impact of Internet-Based Distributed Monitoring Systems on Off Shore Sourcing of Services
Journal: ACM Transactions on Internet Technology
Published Year: 2007
Authors: R Aron S Jayanti Praveen Pathak

Knowledge Sharing and Cooperation in Outsourcing Projects
Journal: Decision Support Systems and Electronic Commerce
Published Year: 2007
Authors: S. Bandyopadhyay P. Pathak

Adaptive Web Search: Evolving a Program that Finds Information
Journal: IEEE intelligent systems
Published Year: 2006
Authors: M. Gordon W. Fan P. Pathak

An Integrated Two-Stage Model For Intelligent Information Routing
Journal: Decision Support Systems and Electronic Commerce
Published Year: 2006
Authors: W. Fan M. Gordon P. Pathak

Discovering Ranking Functions for Information Retrieval
Journal: Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining
Published Year: 2006
Authors: W. Fan P. Pathak

Nonlinear Ranking Function Representations in Genetic Programming-Based Ranking Discovery For Personalized Search
Journal: Decision Support Systems and Electronic Commerce
Published Year: 2006
Authors: W. Fan L. Wallace P. Pathak

On Linear Mixture of Expert Approaches to Information Retrieval
Journal: Decision Support Systems and Electronic Commerce
Published Year: 2006
Authors: W. Fan M. Gordon P. Pathak

Effective Profiling of Consumer Information Retrieval Needs: A Unified Framework and Empirical Comparison
Journal: Decision Support Systems and Electronic Commerce
Published Year: 2005
Authors: W. Fan M. Gordon P. Pathak

Genetic Programming-Based Discovery of Ranking Functions for Effective Web Search
Journal: Journal of Management Information Systems
Published Year: 2005
Authors: W. Fan M. Gordon P. Pathak

A Generic Ranking Function Discovery Framework by Genetic Programming for Information Retrieval
Journal: Information Processing & Management
Published Year: 2004
Authors: W. Fan M. Gordon P. Pathak

Discovery of Context-Specific Ranking Functions for Effective Information Retrieval Using Genetic Programming
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
Published Year: 2004
Authors: W. Fan M. Gordon P. Pathak

The Effects of Fitness Functions on Genetic Programming-Based Ranking Discovery for Web Search
Journal: Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
Published Year: 2004
Authors: W. Fan E. Fox H. Wu P. Pathak

Finding Information on the World Wide Web: the Retrieval Effectiveness of Search Engines
Journal: Information Processing & Management
Published Year: 1999
Authors: M. Gordon P. Pathak
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