Selected Publications and Conference Proceedings

Balan, S. , Otto, J. (2018 December). Cyber Forensics: State of the Art and Literature Review. Annual ICIS  2018 Conference (International Conference on Information Systems). San Francisco, CA.

Balan, S. , Agara Chandrakumar, T., Chakraborty, S. (2018 December). A Time Series Analysis of the IT Stock Market during the 2007-2009 Recession. IEEE Big Data 2018. Acceptance Rate: 17%

Balan, S. , Parikh, P. Joshi, J. (2018 November). Big Data Analysis of of Cardiovascular Disease Trends in the United States. Annual DSI 2018 (Decision Sciences Institute) conference Chicago, November 2018.

Balan, S. , Chakraborty, S., Pakhale, D. (2018 November). Prediction of Inpatient Length of Stay using Bootstrap Aggregating Machine Learning Algorithm. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Balan, S., Pakhale, D., Shashidhara Guli, N. (2018 September). Evaluation of Machine Learning Courses for Data Science Curriculum in American Higher Education. ACET Journal of Computer Education and Research. (The ACET Journal of Computer Education and Research is included in Cabell’s Directories).

Balan, S. (2018 September). Invited to speak at the IDEAS SoCal 2018 conference (International Data Engineering And Science Association).  Topic: Machine Learning in Healthcare

Balan, S. (2018 August). Best Practices in Data Visualization. Invited to speak at the Big Data Day-LA (Data Con-LA) 2018. Speaker list:  My Presentation (video) at Big Data Day-LA (Data Con-LA) 2018 published by the organizers:

Balan, S., Shah, V., Shristiraj, N. (2018 May). Big Data Analysis of Lung Cancer Characteristics in the United States. Big Data in Precision Health. Stanford University, California.

Balan, S., Purushu, P. (2018 April). Model Fit in Linear Regression: Overfitting vs Underfitting. INFORMS BUSINESS ANALYTICS Conference. Baltimore, MD.

Balan, S., Otto, J., Minasian, E., Aryal, A. (2018 ). Data Analysis of Cybercrimes in Businesses. Journal of Information Technology and Management Science. Volume 20, Issue 1, Pages 64-68 (Journal listed in Cabell’s directory).

Balan, S., Shristiraj, N., Shah, V., and Manjappa, A. (2017 December). Big Data Analysis of Youth Tobacco Smoking Trends in the United States. IEEE Big Data 2017 Conference. Boston, MA.

Balan, S., Shah, V., and Manjappa, A. (2017 November). Analyzing Patient Satisfaction and Healthcare Outcomes: A Big Data Approach. DSI 2017 Conference. Washington DC.

Balan, S., Otto, J. (2017 September). Co-authored Full Book- Business Intelligence in Healthcare with IBM Watson Analytics. First Edition. Book link (Paperback version):  (click here) Business Intelligence in Healthcare with IBM Watson Analytics

Balan, S., Otto, J. (2017 September). Co-authored Full Book- Business Intelligence in Healthcare with IBM Watson Analytics. First Edition. E-book Version-(click here) Business Intelligence in Healthcare with IBM Watson Analytics

Balan, S. , Ganesan, N., Shatila, B. (September 2017). Mobile Use for Education: Insights into Students’ Adoption of Course Management Systems on Mobile Devices. ACET Journal of Computer Education and Research. Volume 11(1).

Balan, S. , Ganesan, N., Otto, J., Sundararajan, L., Ganesan, R. (August 2017). Internet of Things: Evolution and its Applications. AMCIS Conference Proceedings. Boston, MA. (*At the time of presentation/publication, Lakshmi.S., and Roshik.G. were Masters-IS students at CSULA).

Balan, S. (May 2017). Big Data Analysis of COPD Tweets. Big Data in Biomedicine, Stanford University, CA.

Balan, S., Rege, J. (April 2017). Mining for Social Media: Usage Patterns of Small Businesses. Business Systems Research Journal, Vol.  8, No. 1. (*At the time of publication, Janhavi Rege was a MBA student at CSULA).

Balan, S. (March 2017). Exploring Strategies in Teaching and Learning Introductory Programming. CUE Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

Balan, S., Otto, J., Minasian, E.(Feb 2017). Big Data Analysis of Cyber Security Risks in Supply Chain, CSUPOM 2017 Conference, Cal Poly-Pomona. (*At the time of publication, Edgar Minasian was an undergrad student at CSULA).

S. Balan, J. Otto (December 2016). Big Data Analysis of Home Healthcare Services. Journal of  Information Technology and Management Science, 2016, Vol.19. Indexed in: Cabell’s, EBSCO, Google Scholar, Ulrich’s International Periodicals Directory, VINITI.

Kale, P., Balan, S. (2016, December). Big Data Application in Job Trend Analysis. IEEE Big Data 2016 conference. Washington D.C. (*At the time of publication, Priyanka Kale was a MSIS student at CSULA).

Balan, S., Conlon, S. (2016, November). Analyzing the Determinants of Patient Satisfaction using a Business Analytics Approach. DSI Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.

Balan, S., Otto, J. (2016, November). Home Healthcare Study: A Big Data Analysis. CBE Research Scholarship and Creative Activities. Annual Event at CSULA.

Balan, S., Conlon, S. (2016). Text Analysis of Green Supply Chain Practices in Healthcare. Journal of Computer Information Systems

Balan, S., Perez-Carballo, J. (2016, June). Investigating Data Analytics Tools used in American Higher Education. Global Education Journal.

Balan, S., Ganesan, N. (2016, August). A Study of Student Adoption of Course Management Systems on Mobile Devices. AMCIS Conference Proceedings- TREO Talk. San Diego, CA.

Balan, S., Otto, J. (2016, May). Analysis of Home Healthcare Services Quality using a Big Data Approach. College of Business & Economics at Cal State-LA Research Symposium.

Balan, S., Otto, J., Sarang, P. (2016, May). Data Analysis of Smoking Trends in New York. SciTS Conference. Phoenix, AZ

Balan, S. (2016, April). Exploration of RFID in Healthcare: A Data Mining Approach. International Conference on Economics and Management Information Systems. Los Angeles, CA.

Balan, S., Shatila, B. (2016, March). Active Learning with Technology Enhanced FLEXSpace Classrooms. CUE National Conference. Palm Springs, CA.

Balan,S., Conlon,S.(2014, November). Impact of Online Reviews on Business Intelligence in Healthcare. DSI Proceedings. Tampa, FL

Balan,S., Conlon,S.(2014, November). Sentiment Analysis of Patient Satisfaction. DSI Proceedings. Tampa, FL

Balan, S.(2013). Sentiment Analysis of Academic Plagiarism Detection Tools. ISECON Proceedings. San Antonio, TX

Balan,S., Ammeter,T.(2013, April). Impact of Social Networks on Healthcare Innovation. GSC Research. University of Mississippi.

Balan,S., Conlon,S.(2012, November). Comparing Green Supply Chain Practices in Healthcare. DSI Proceedings. San Francisco, CA

Balan,S., Conlon,S.(2012, November). Content Analysis of E-book Reviews. DSI Proceedings. San Francisco, CA

Balan,S., Conlon,S.(2012, August). Evaluating Best Practices in Green Supply Chain. AMCIS Proceedings. Seattle, WA

Conlon,S., Strong,J., Balan,S., Sheikh,M.(2012). Automatic Extraction of Information on Terrorist Incidents from the Internet. DSI Proceedings. San Francisco, CA

Balan,S., Aiken,M., Hazarika,B.(2011, October). Exploring the Feasibility of Mobile Multilingual Electronic Meetings. Issues in Information Systems, 12 (1), p16-22

Aiken,M., Balan,S. (2011). An Analysis of Google Translate Accuracy. Translation Journal. Volume 16.

Conlon,S., Balan,S., Hazarika, B.(2011, October). Extracting Online Information about the Impact of Natural Disasters on Supply Chains. IACIS. Mobile, Alabama

Aiken,M., Park,M., Balan,S.(2010). A Prototype System for Machine Interpretation. Translation Journal.Volume 14.

Aiken,M., Balan,S., Vanjani,M., Garner,B.(2010). The Effect of Comment Errors in Multilingual Meetings. Communications of the IIMA.Volume 10. Issue 4. p49-60

Aiken,M., Ghosh,K., Balan,S.(2010,October). Automatic Translation of Multilingual Comments in Electronic Meetings. Advances in Business Research. Arkansas

Aiken,M., Simmons,L., Balan, S. (2010). Automatic Interpretation of English Speech. Issues in Information Systems, 11(1), p129-133