Vincent Oria


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Associate Professor



GITC 4302




Computer Science

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Academic Interests: Multimedia databases, Spatio-Temporal Databases and Recommender Systems.






About Me

I received a diplôme d’ingenieur from the Institut National Polytechnique Houphouet-Boigny (formerly INSET) in Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire(Ivory Coast), in 1989 and a Ph.D. in computer science from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (Telecom-Paritech), Paris, France, in 1994. My research interests include multimedia databases, spatio-temporal databases and Recommender Systems.

From 1994 to 1996, I worked as a researcher at ENST, Paris; from 1996 to 1999, I was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. From January 2000 to May 2006, I was an assistant professor of computer science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and since June 2006 I am an Associate Professor in the same department. I have held visiting professor positions at various institutions including National Institute of Informatics (Tokyo, Japan), ENST (Paris, France), Université de Paris-IX Dauphine (Paris, France), INRIA (Roquencourt, France), CNAM (Paris, France), Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong China) and the Université de Bourgogne (Dijon, France). I am an associate editor the journals Multimedia Tools and Application (MTAP),  the International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management (IJMDEM) and International Journal of Multimedia Information Retrieval. I have served on a number of multimedia and database conference program committees including ACM Multimedia (MM), ACM World Wide Web (WWW) and IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE).


  • Ph.D, 1994, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, France
  • D.E.A, 1990, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), Paris France
  • Diplôme d´Ingénieur, 1989, Institut National Polytechnique Houphouet-Boigny (formerly INSET), Yamoussoukro,  Côte d'Ivoire
  • Diplôme d´Analyse-Programmeur, 1986, Institut National Polytechnique (formerly INSET), Abidjan,  Côte d'Ivoire