Adam Marcus: A Photo
Adam Marcus

I'm the Director of Data at Locu, a startup that was acquired by GoDaddy. Before that I was in grad school at MIT's CSAIL. One time in Jerusalem I ate a whole tub of hummus on my own. I don't regret that day.

Projects


Writing


The N=1 Guide to Grad School

Adam Marcus
In 2013, nostalgic for grad school, I shared some thoughts on the experience. - read

Counting with the Crowd

Adam Marcus, David Karger, Samuel Madden, Robert Miller, Sewoong Oh
VLDB 2013 - read - code from experiments

Data In Context: Aiding News Consumers while Taming Dataspaces

Adam Marcus, Eugene Wu, Sam Madden
DBCrowd 2013 - read

Optimization Techniques for Human Computation-enabled Data Processing Systems

Adam Marcus (advised by Samuel Madden, David Karger, and Rob Miller)
2012 Ph.D. Thesis - read

Human-powered Sorts and Joins

Adam Marcus, Eugene Wu, David Karger, Samuel Madden, Robert Miller
VLDB 2012 - read - code from experiments

MAQSA: A system for social analytics on news

Sihem Amer-Yahia, Samreen Anjum, Amira Ghenai, Aysha Siddique, Sofiane Abbar, Sam Madden, Adam Marcus, Mohammed El-Haddad
SIGMOD 2012 demo - read

Sorting it All Out with Humans in the Loop

Adam Marcus, Eugene Wu, David Karger, Samuel Madden, Robert Miller
TinyToCS 2012 - read

Crowdsourced Databases: Query Processing with People

Adam Marcus, Eugene Wu, David R. Karger, Samuel Madden, Robert C. Miller
CIDR 2011 - read - slides

Demonstration of Qurk: A Query Processor for Human Operators

Adam Marcus, Eugene Wu, David R. Karger, Samuel Madden, Robert C. Miller
SIGMOD 2011 demo - read

Processing and Visualizing the Data in Tweets

Adam Marcus, Michael S. Bernstein, Osama Badar, David R. Karger, Samuel Madden, Robert C. Miller
SIGMOD Record 2011 - read - project website

TwitInfo: Aggregating and Visualizing Microblogs for Event Exploration

Adam Marcus, Michael S. Bernstein, Osama Badar, David R. Karger, Samuel Madden, Robert C. Miller
CHI 2011 - read - chi madness video - project website

Tweets as Data: Demonstration of TweeQL and TwitInfo

Adam Marcus, Michael S. Bernstein, Osama Badar, David R. Karger, Samuel Madden, Robert C. Miller
SIGMOD 2011 demo - read

The NoSQL Ecosystem

Adam Marcus
A 2011 book chapter from The Architecture of Open Source Applications - read - slides

Sync Kit: A Persistent Client-Side Database Caching Toolkit for Data Intensive Websites

Edward Benson, Adam Marcus, David Karger, Samuel Madden
WWW 2010 - read

Enhancing Directed Content Sharing on the Web

Michael S. Bernstein, Adam Marcus, David R. Karger, and Robert C. Miller
CHI 2010 - read - chi madness video

Talking about Data: Sharing Richly Structured Information through Blogs and Wikis

Edward Benson, Adam Marcus, Fabian Howahl, David Karger
ISWC 2010 - read - project website

SW-Store: a vertically partitioned DBMS for Semantic Web data management

Daniel J. Abadi, Adam Marcus, Samuel R. Madden, Kate Hollenbach
VLDBJ 2009 - read

Using NFC-enabled Mobile Phones for Public Health in Developing Countries

Adam Marcus, Guido Davidzon, Denise Law, Namrata Verma, Rich Fletcher, Aamir Khan, Luis Sarmenta
NFC 2009 - read - press

BlendDB: Blending Table Layouts to Support Efficient Browsing of Relational Databases

Adam Marcus (Advised by Samuel R. Madden and David R. Karger)
Master's Thesis 2008 - read

Scalable Semantic Web Data Management Using Vertical Partitioning

Daniel J. Abadi, Adam Marcus, Samuel R. Madden, Kate Hollenbach
VLDB 2007 (best paper) - read

A day in the life of a metamorphic petrologist

Sibel Adali, Bouchra Bouqata, Adam Marcus, Frank Spear, Boleslaw Szymanski
SWDB 2006 - read - slides

Effective Web-Scale Crawling Through Website Analysis

Ivan Gonzalez, Adam Marcus, Daniel N. Meredith, Linda A. Nguyen
WWW 2006 - read

Teaching