Picture of Jesse Jesse Weaver
M.S./Ph.D. Student, Patroon Fellow
Tetherless World Constellation
Department of Computer Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Email: mailonpix.com
Homepage: http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~weavej3/index.xhtml
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Research Interests High-Performance Computing for the Semantic Web, SPARQL, Distributed and Parallel Reasoning

Publications
(reverse chronological)
Gregory Todd Williams, Jesse Weaver, Medha Atre, and James A. Hendler. Scalable Reduction of Large Datasets to Interesting Subsets. Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web, 8, 2010. (link, paper)

Jesse Weaver. Redefining the RDFS Closure to be Decidable. RDF Next Steps Workshop, 2010. (link, paper)

Gregory Todd Williams, Jesse Weaver, Medha Atre, and James A. Hendler. Scalable Reduction of Large Datasets to Interesting Subsets. Billion Triples Challenge, 2009. (link, paper, poster)

Jesse Weaver and Gregory Todd Williams. Scalable RDF query processing on clusters and supercomputers. In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Scalable Semantic Web Knowledge Base Systems, pages 73-85, 2009. (link, paper)

Jesse Weaver and James A. Hendler. Parallel Materialization of the Finite RDFS Closure for Hundreds of Millions of Triples. In Proceedings of the 8th International Semantic Web Conference, pages 682-697, 2009. The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com. (link, paper, note)


Education Pursuing M.S./Ph.D. in Computer Science, August 2008-Present
School of Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Primary Advisor: Professor James A. Hendler
Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson and Dr. Morris A. Washington Patroon Fellow

B.S. in Computer Engineering, August 2003-May 2006
College of Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Summa Cum Laude
First-Ranked Senior Scholar
Outstanding Computer Engineering Senior

Studied Computer Engineering, August 2002-May 2003
Joseph Pryor College of Science, Harding University, Searcy, AR


Work Experience Software Engineer, June 2006-June 2008
Raytheon IIS, Garland, TX

Intern, November 2004-April 2005
Acxiom Corp., Fayetteville, AR


Certifications Sun Certified Java Programmer (1.5)


Courses (at RPI) Fall 2009
CSCI-6390 Database Mining
CSCI-6969 Programming Languages

Spring 2009
CSCI-4020 Computer Algorithms
CSCI-6360 Parallel Programming
CSCI-6965 Advanced Semantic Technologies

Fall 2008
CSCI-6050 Computability and Complexity
CSCI-6140 Computer Operating Systems
CSCI-6962 Semantic eScience
CSCI-6966 Advanced Semantic Web


Memberships Tau Beta Pi, Arkansas Alpha Chapter, since 2004
Eta Kappa Nu, Gamma Phi Chapter, since 2004
Golden Key International Honour Society, since 2004
Phi Eta Sigma, Harding University Chapter, since 2003


Personal Interests Playing piano (music by Steven Cravis, David Lanz, Scott Joplin)


Links Billion Triples Challenge 2009
Small Google Visualization Demo with DBpedia Data
Papers (rdf)
Other Stuff (like pictures)


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