Wai Yin Mok, Ph.D.
Information Systems

 

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Associate Professor

Office: 308 BAB
Phone: 256.824.6980

Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Brigham Young University, December 1996
  • M.S. in Computer Science, Brigham Young University, August 1992
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Brigham Young University, August 1990

Research Interests

  • Website Development
  • XML Schema Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Database Management
  • Workflow Management

Teaching Interests

  • Website Development
  • Visual Basic
  • Database Management

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Wai Yin Mok, Charles F. Hickman, and Christopher D. Allport. Implementing Business Processes: A Database Trigger Approach.  International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations 3(2): 2013 (Discipline-Based Scholarship)
  •  Wai Yin Mok, Joseph Fong, and David W. Embley. Extracting a Largest Redundancy-Free XML Storage Structure from an Acyclic Hypergraph in Polynomial Time.  Information Systems 35(7): 804–824 (2010)
  •  Wai Yin Mok.  Characterizing the MVDs that Hold in a Connected Subtree of a Join Tree: A Correction. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 20(3): 425-426 (2008)
  •  Wai Yin Mok.  Designing Nesting Structures of User-Defined Types in Object-Relational Databases.  Information and Software Technology 49(9-10): 1017-1029 (2007)
  •  Wai Yin Mok. On Utilizing Variables for Specifying FDs in Data-Centric XML Documents.  Data & Knowledge Engineering 60(3): 494–510 (2007)
  •  Wai Yin Mok, Prashant Palvia and David Paper. On the Computability of Agent-based Workflows.  Decision Support Systems 42(3): 1239-1253 (2006)
  •  Wai Yin Mok and David W. Embley. Generating Compact Redundancy-Free XML Documents from Conceptual-Model Hypergraphs.  IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 18(8): 1082-1096 (2006)
  •  David Paper, Wai Yin Mok and James Roger. Building Automation into Existing Business Processes.  Annals of Cases on Information Technology 6:177–194 (2004)
  •  David Paper, Kenneth B. Tingey and Wai Yin Mok. The Relation Between BPR and ERP-Systems:  A Failed Project.  Annals of Cases on Information Technology 5:45–62 (2003)
  •  Wai Yin Mok. A Comparative Study of Various Nested Normal Forms.  IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 14(2): 369-385 (2002)
  •  Wai Yin Mok and David P. Paper. Using Harel's Statecharts to Model Business Workflows.  Journal of Database Management 13(3): 17-34 (2002)
  •  Wai Yin Mok and David W. Embley. Using NNF to Transform Conceptual Data Models to Object-Oriented Database Designs.  Data & Knowledge Engineering 24(3): 313-336 (1998)
  •  Wai Yin Mok. On Keys and Normal Forms.  Information Processing Letters 62(5): 255-258 (1997)
  •  Wai Yin Mok and David W. Embley. On Improving Dependency Implication Algorithms.  Information Processing Letters 64(3): 135-141 (1997)
  •  Wai Yin Mok, Yiu-Kai Ng and David W. Embley. A Normal Form for Precisely Characterizing Redundancy in Nested Relations.  ACM Transactions on Database Systems 21(1): 77-106 (1996)