Joseph N. Wilson, Ph.D.

Joseph N. Wilson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate Program Director

Primary Research Area

Information Security

Research Areas

Information Security, Machine Learning


Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Virginia, 1985
MS, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Virginia, 1980
BS., Applied Mathematics with the Emphasis on Computer Science, The Florida State University


D.E. Gonsalves, L.H. Winner, J.N. Wilson. Improvement of Handheld Radar Operators' Hazard Detection Performance Using 3-D Visualization, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 14(11), 1888-1892, 2017.

R. Close, P. Gader, and J. Wilson. Hyperspectral unmixing using macroscopic and microscopic mixture models. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 8(1):083642–083642, 2014.

B. Smock, J. Wilson, and T. Glenn. A hybrid approach to the fusion of partially-coinciding alarms from asynchronous or specialized detectors. In SPIE Defense+ Security, pages 90911D–90911D. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2014.

C. Pazhayidam George, S. Puri, D. Z. Wang, J. N. Wilson, and W. F. Hamilton. Smart electronic legal discovery via topic modeling. In The Twenty-Seventh International Flairs Conference, 2014.

B. Smock, T. Glenn, and J. Wilson. University of Florida, Computer and Information Science and Engineering Department, P.O. Box 116120, CSE Room 301, Gainesville, 32611, USA. In Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2013 IEEE International, pages 4395–4398. IEEE, 2013.

S. E. Yuksel, J. N. Wilson, and P. D. Gader. Twenty years of mixture of experts. Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on, 23(8):1177–1193, 2012.

R. Close, P. Gader, A. Zare, J. Wilson, and D. Dranishnikov. Endmember extraction using the physics-based multi-mixture pixel model. In SPIE Optical Engineering+ Applications, pages 85150L–85150L. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2012.

H. Frigui, L. Zhang, P. Gader, J. N. Wilson, K. Ho, and A. Mendez-Vazquez. An evaluation of several fusion algorithms for anti-tank landmine detection and discrimination. Information Fusion, 13(2):161– 174, 2012.

C. P. George, D. Z. Wang, J. N. Wilson, L. M. Epstein, P. Garland, and A. Suh. A machine learning based topic exploration and categorization on surveys. In Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), 2012 11th International Conference on, volume 2, pages 7–12. IEEE, 2012.

Awards & Distinctions

  • General Ronald W. Yates Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, AFL, 1998.
  • ACM Professor of the Year award for 2001-2002 from the University of Florida ACM Student Chapter.
  • 1994-95 University of Florida Teaching Incentive Program award recipient.


Contact Information

Telephone: 352-294-6678

Fax: 352-392-1220



Office: MH 5400E

Lab Room: E467 CSE

Mailing Address:

UF CISE Department
Rm E301 CSE Bldg. 42
Gainesville, FL 32611-6120