Publications

I normally publish using my formal name, John Vincent Monaco. See also my Google Scholar profile.

Conference proceedings

  • Kevin Corder, John V. Monaco, Manuel M. Vindiola. Solving Vertex Cover via Ising Model on a Neuromorphic Processor. In Proc. 51st IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), IEEE, 2018. (53% AR). [pdf]
  • John V. Monaco. SoK: Keylogging Side Channels. In Proc. 39th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P). IEEE, 2018. (<15% AR). [pdf] [slides]
  • Md Liakat Ali, John V. Monaco, Charles C. Tappert. Keystroke Biometric studies with Hidden Markov Model and Its Extension on Short Fixed-Text Input. In Proc. 8th IEEE Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics & Mobile Communication Conference (UEMCON). IEEE, 2017. (Best Paper Award). [pdf]
  • John V. Monaco, Manuel M. Vindiola. Integer Factorization with a Neuromorphic Sieve. In Proc. 50th IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS). IEEE, 2017. (Best Paper Award, 45.7% AR). [pdf]
  • Bryan P. Dawson, Jamie K. Infantolino, Manuel M. Vindiola, John V. MonacoTightly Integrated Deep Learning and Symbolic Programming on a Single Neuromorphic Chip. In Proc. 50th IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS). IEEE, 2017. (45.7% AR). [pdf]
  • John V. Monaco, Manuel M. Vindiola. Crossing Domains with the Inductive Transfer Encoder: Case Study in Keystroke Biometrics. In Proc. 8th IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS). IEEE, 2016. (42% AR). [pdf]
  • Aythami Morales, Julian Fierrez, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Javier Ortega-Garcia, Roberto Daza, John V. Monaco, Jugurta Montalvão, Jânio Canuto, Anjith George. KBOC: Keystroke Biometrics OnGoing Competition. In Proc. 8th IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS). IEEE, 2016. (42% AR). [pdf]
  • Michael J. Coakley, John V. Monaco, Charles C. Tappert. Keystroke Biometric Studies with Short Numeric Input on Smartphones. In Proc. 8th IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS). IEEE, 2016. (42% AR). [pdf]
  • John V. Monaco, Charles C. Tappert. Obfuscating Keystroke Time Intervals to Avoid Identification and Impersonation. In Proc. 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB). IAPR, 2016. (34% AR). [pdf]
  • Charles C. Tappert, Andreea Cotoranu, John V. MonacoA Real-World-Projects Capstone Course in Computing: A 15-year Experience. In Proc. EDSIG Conference on Information Systems and Computing Education (EDSIGCON). ISCAP, 2015. [pdf]
  • Md Liakat Ali, Charles C. Tappert, Meikang Qiu, John V. MonacoAuthentication and identification methods used in keystroke biometric systems. In Proc. 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Big Data Security on Cloud (BigDataSecurity). IEEE, 2015. [pdf][slides]
  • John V. Monaco, Md Liakat Ali, Charles C. Tappert. Spoofing key-press latencies with a generative keystroke dynamics model. In Proc. 7th IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS). IEEE, 2015. (45% AR). [pdf][slides][video]
  • John V. Monaco, Gonzalo Perez, Charles C. Tappert, Patrick Bours, Soumik Mondal, Sudalai Rajkumar, Aythami Morales, Julian Fierrez, Javier Ortega-Garcia. One-handed Keystroke Biometric Identification Competition. In Proc. 8th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB). IAPR, 2015. (45% AR). [pdf][poster][website]
  • John V. MonacoIdentifying Bitcoin Users by Transaction Behavior. In Proc. Defense, Security, and Sensing: Biometric and Surveillance Technology for Human and Activity Identification XII (DSS). SPIE, 2015. [pdf][slides]
  • John V. MonacoClassification and Authentication of One-dimensional Behavioral Biometrics. In Proc. International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB). IEEE, IAPR, 2014. (31% AR). [pdf][poster][code]
  • Jenny S Li, John V. Monaco, Li-Chiou Chen, Charles C. Tappert. Authorship Authentication Using Short Messages from Social Networking Sites. In Proc. 11th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE). IEEE, 2014. [pdf]
  • Steve Kim, Sung-Hyuk Cha, John V. Monaco, Charles C. Tappert. A Correlation Method for Handling Infrequent Data in Keystroke Biometric Systems. In Proc. 2nd International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF). IEEE, 2014. [pdf]
  • John V. Monaco, Ned Bakelman, Sung-Hyuk Cha, Charles C. Tappert. Recent Advances in the Development of a Long-Text-Input Keystroke Biometric Authentication System for Arbitrary Text Input. In Proc. European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC). IEEE, 2013. (31% AR). [pdf]
  • Ned Bakelman, John V. Monaco, Sung-Hyuk Cha, Charles C. Tappert. Keystroke Biometric Studies on Password and Numeric Keypad Input. In Proc. European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC). IEEE, 2013. (31% AR). [pdf]
  • John V. Monaco, John C. Stewart, Sung-Hyuk Cha, Charles C. Tappert. Behavioral Biometric Verification of Student Identity in Online Course Assessment and Authentication of Authors in Literary Works. In Proc. 6th IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS). IEEE, 2013. (53% AR). [pdf]
  • John V. Monaco, Ned Bakelman, Sung-Hyuk Cha, Charles C. Tappert. Developing a keystroke biometric system for continual authentication of computer users. In Proc. European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC). IEEE, 2012. (40% AR). [pdf]
  • D. Paul Benjamin, John V. Monaco, Yixia Lin, Christopher Funk, Damian M. Lyons. Using a virtual world for robot planning. In Proc. Defense, Security, and Sensing: Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms, and Applications (DSS). SPIE, 2012. [pdf]
  • John C. Stewart, John V. Monaco, Sung-Hyuk Cha, Charles C. Tappert. An investigation of keystroke and stylometry traits for authenticating online test takersIn Proc. International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB). IEEE, IAPR, 2011. (33% AR). [pdf]
  • D. Paul Benjamin, John V. Monaco, Yixia Lin, Damian M. Lyons. Comprehension and prediction of astronaut dynamics. In Proc. 32nd IEEE Aerospace Conference (AeroConf). IEEE, 2011. [pdf]
  • Damian M. Lyons, Sirhan Chaudhry, Marius Agica, John V. MonacoIntegrating perception and problem solving to predict complex object behaviours. In Proc. Defense, Security, and Sensing: Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms, and Applications (DSS). SPIE, 2010. [pdf]

Journal articles

  • John V. Monaco, Malka Gorfine, Li Hsu. General Semiparametric Shared Frailty Model Estimation and Simulation with frailtySurv. To appear in Journal of Statistical Software, 2018. [pdf]
  • John V. Monaco, Manuel M. Vindiola. Factoring Integers with a Brain-Inspired Computer. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, 2017. [pdf]
  • John V. Monaco, Charles C Tappert. The Partially Observable Hidden Markov Model and its Application to Keystroke Dynamics. Pattern Recognition, 2017. [pdf]
  • Jenny S Li, Li-Chiou Chen, John V. Monaco, Pranjal Singh, Charles C. Tappert. A comparison of classifiers and features for authorship authentication of social networking messages. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2016. [pdf]
  • Md Liakat Ali, John V. Monaco, Charles C. Tappert, Meikang Qiu. Keystroke Biometric Systems for User Authentication. Journal of Signal Processing Systems, 2016. [pdf]
  • Gonzalo Perez, John V. Monaco, Charles C. Tappert, Li-Chiou Chen. Cybersecurity outreach for underrepresented minority students. National Cybersecurity Institute Journal, 2015. [pdf]
  • Jonathan Leet, John Gibbons, Charles C. Tappert, Vinnie MonacoUsing a predefined passphrase to evaluate a speaker verification system. Artificial Intelligence Research, 2015. [pdf]
  • Lohit Jain, John V. Monaco, Michael J. Coakley, Charles C. Tappert. Passcode Keystroke Biometric Performance on Smartphone Touchscreens is Superior to that on Hardware Keyboards. International Journal of Research in Computer Applications & Information Technology, 2014. [pdf]

Patents

  • Jordan A. Berger, John V. Monaco. Universal Keyboard. US Patent No 9,864,516. Filed on 27 July 2015. Published on 9 Jan 2018.

Posters

  • John V. MonacoPoster: The Side Channel Menagerie. In Proc. 39th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P). IEEE, 2018. [pdf]

Preprints

  • John V. MonacoRobust Keystroke Biometric Anomaly Detection. arXiv preprint arXiv:1606.09075, 2016. [pdf]

Theses

  • John V. MonacoTime intervals as a Behavioral Biometric. Doctoral Thesis. Seidenberg School of CSIS, Pace University. December, 2015. [pdf][slides][proposal]
  • John V. Monaco. Behavioral Biometric Authentication in Human-Computer Interaction. Masters Thesis. Seidenberg School of CSIS, Pace University. December, 2013. [pdf]