Wei Wu

Professor - Computer Science
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Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Computer Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota - 2002
M.S. - Computer Science & Engineering
University of Minnesota - 1997

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • Databases
  • Data mining 
  • Distributed database systems


Weili Wu, Hui Xiong, Shashi Shekhar (Eds.): Clustering and Information Retrieval. Kluwer 2003, isbn 1-4020-7682-7 2003 - Publication
Shashi Shekhar, Paul R. Schrater, R. Vatsavai, Weili Wu and Sanjay Chawla, Spatial contextual classification and prediction models fro mining geospatial data, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia Database, Vol. 4(2), June 2002. 2002 - Publication
Shashi Shekhar and Weili Wu, Optimal placement of data replicas in distributed database with majority voting protocol, Theoretical Computer Science, Vol 258 (2001), pp. 555-571. 2001 - Publication
Sanjay Chawla, Shashi Shekhar, Weili Wu, Uygar Ozesmi: Predicting Locations Using Map Similarity(PLUMS): A Framework for Spatial Data Mining. MDM/KDD 2000: 14-24 2000 - Publication
Sanjay Chawla, Shashi Shekhar, Weili Wu, Uygar Ozesmi: Extending Data Mining for Spatial Applications: A Case Study in Predicting Nest Locations. ACM SIGMOD Workshop on Research Issues in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 2000: 70-77 2000 - Publication
Sui-Xiang Gao, Xiao-Dong Hu, Weili Wu: Nontrivial Monotone Weakly Symmetric Boolean Functions with Six Variables are Elusive. Theor. Comput. Sci. 223(1-2): 193-197 (1999) 1999 - Publication
Sui-Xiang Gao, Weili Wu, Ding-Zhu Du, Xiao-Dong Hu: The Rivest-Vuillemin Conjecture on Monotone Boolean Functions Is True for Ten Variables. J. Complexity 15(4): 526-536 (1999) 1999 - Publication
Xiufeng Du, Weili Wu, Dean F. Kelley: Approximations for Subset Interconnection Designs. Theor. Comput. Sci. 207(1): 171-180 (1998) 1998 - Publication
Feng Cao, Ding-Zhu Du, D. Frank Hsu, Lihui Hwang, Weili Wu: Super line-connectivity of consecutive-d digraphs. Discrete Mathematics 183(1-3): 27-38 (1998) 1998 - Publication
Ding-Zhu Du, Biao Gao, Weili Wu: A Special Case for Subset Interconnection Designs. Discrete Applied Mathematics 78(1-3): 51-60 (1997) 1997 - Publication


Teaching Assistant
University of Minnesota [1996–2002]
Research Assistant
University of Minnesota [1996–2002]
Research Assistant
University of Wisconsin [1994–1995]
Teaching Assistant
University of Wisconsin [1994–1995]

China Coal Research Academic [1989–1993]

Additional Information

Honors and Awards
  • UCGIS (The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science) Summer Assembly Student Travel Award, UCGIS, 2000.
  • Excellent Student Scholarship, Liaoning Technical University, China, 1986.