Michael Mannino

Michael Mannino
Associate Professor
Information Systems

BUSB 5107

Michael Mannino teaches and conducts research in management of information technology, business intelligence, database management, and public employee pensions. His articles have appeared in major journals affiliated with the ACM, IEEE, and TIMS and Elsevier. He is the author of the textbook, Database Design, Application Development, and Administration, seventh edition, published by the Chicago Business Press.

His professional experience includes working as a consultant for Unify Corporation, a systems programmer for Computer Automation, and an analyst-programmer for the Regional Computer Center. Previously, he was a faculty member in the Computer and Information Sciences Department at the University of Florida, the Department of Management Science and Information Systems at the University of Texas at Austin, and the Management Science Department at the University of Washington.


PhD Business Administration, University of Arizona

MS Management Information Systems, University of Arizona

BBA Quantitative Analysis and Accounting, University of Cincinnati

Areas of expertise

Database Management

Data Warehouses

Business Intelligence

Management of Information Technology

Publications and presentations

“Using similarity measures for medical event sequences to predict mortality in trauma patients,” Decision Support Systems, Volume 116, January 2019, 35 – 47, with Joel Fredrickson, Omar Alqahtani, and Farnoush Banaei-Kashani,

“Development and Evaluation of a Similarity Measure for Medical Event Sequences,” ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems 8, 2-3 (May 2017), with Joel Fredrickson, Iris Linck, Raqdha Alqurashi, and Farnoush Banaei-Kashani.

“Benefit Enhancement in Public Employee Defined Benefit Pension Plans: Evidence from Three Sources,” International Review of Accounting, Banking, and Finance, Winter 2015, with Beth Cooperman.

“Improving Record Linkage Performance in the Presence of Missing Linkage Data,” Journal of Biomedical Informatics, (December 2014), 43 – 54, with Toan Ong, Lisa Shilling, and Michael Kahn.

“Linguistic Characteristics of Shill Reviews,” Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 13, (2014), 69 – 78, with Toan Ong and Dawn Gregg.

“An Experimental Comparison of a Document Deception Detection Policy using Real and Artificial Deception,” ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality 3, 3 (August 2012), Article 6, with Yanjuan Yang.

“An Experimental Comparison of Real and Artificial Deception Using a Deception Generation Model,” Decision Support Systems 53, 3 (June 2012), 543 – 553, with Yanjuan Yang.

“Surplus Deferred Pension Compensation for Long-Term K-12 Employees: An Empirical Analysis for the Denver Public School Retirement System and Four State Plans,” Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 10, 3 (July 2011), 457 – 483, with Beth Cooperman.

“Instructional Materials for Benford’s Law: Conceptual Background and Guided Software Instruction with Supporting Teaching Notes,” Compendium of Classroom Cases (C3) 5, (2011), with Hyo-Jeong Kim and Rob Nieschwietz.

“Information Technology Acceptance in the Internal Audit Profession: Impact of Technology Features and Technology Complexity,” International Journal of Accounting Information Systems 10, 4 (December 2009), 214-228, with Hyo-Jeong Kim and Rob Nieschwietz.

“Classification Algorithm Sensitivity to Training Data with Non Representative Attribute Noise,” Decision Support Systems 46, 3 (February 2009), 743 – 751, with Yanjuan Yang and Young Ryu.

“Deferred Compensation for Career Employees in Public Defined Benefit Pension Plans: Evidence from Colorado PERA,” Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 8, 1 (January 2009), 35 – 61, with Beth Cooperman.

“ClusFCM: An Algorithm for Predicting Protein Functions Using Homologies and Protein Interactions,” Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 6, 1 (February 2008), 203 – 222, with Cao Nguyen, Kathleen Gardiner, and Krys Cios.

“Efficiency Models for Data Warehouse Operations,” Decision Support Systems 44, 2008, 883 – 898, with Sa Neung Hong and In Jun Choi.

“Terminability and Compensatibilty of Cycles in Business Processes with a Process-Oriented Trigger,” Data and Knowledge Engineering 66, 2 (2008), 243 – 263, with In Jun Choi, Jisoo Jung, and Chulson Park.

“Notation Usage in Data Modeling Education,” Information Systems Education, 17, 1 (2006), 27 – 29.

“A Field Study and Framework about Data Warehouse Refresh Policies,” Decision Support Systems 42, 1 (September 2006), 121 – 143, with Ping Walter.

“Optimal Incentive-Compatible Pricing for M/G/1 Queues,” Operations Research Letters 31, 6 (November 2003), 459-461, with Yong Kim.

“Probability Bounds for Goal Directed Queries in Bayesian Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Data and Knowledge Engineering, 14, 5 (September/October 2002), 1196-1200, with Vijay Mookerjee.

“The Cost Minimizing Inverse Classification Problem: A Genetic Algorithm Approach,” Decision Support Systems 29, 3, (October 2000), 283-300, with Murlidhar Koushik.

“Mean-Risk Tradeoffs in Inductive Expert Systems,” Information Systems Research 11, 2 (June 2000), 137-158, with Vijay Mookerjee.

“Optimizing Expert Systems: Heuristics for Efficiently Generating Low Cost Information Acquisition Strategies,” Informs Journal on Computing, 11, 3 (Summer 1999), 278-291, with Vijay Mookerjee.

“Sequential Decision Models for Expert System Optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 9, 5 (September-October 1997), 675-687, with Vijay Mookerjee.

“Redesigning Case Retrieval to Reduce Information Acquisition Costs,” Information Systems Research 8, 1 (March 1997), 51-68, with Vijay Mookerjee.

“Improving the Performance Stability of Inductive Expert Systems Under Input Noise,” Information Systems Research 6, 4 (December 1995), 328-356, with Vijay Mookerjee and Robert Gilson.

“Formal Semantics of the Unified Modeling Language,” Decision Support Systems, 13 (1995), 263-293, with Sa Neung Hong.

“Tools for Building the Human-Computer Interface of a Decision Support System,” Decision Support Systems, 13 (1995), 35-59, with Sukumar Rathnam.

“Formal Modeling of Complex Commands in Industrial Software Specifications,” Information Systems Research 5, 3 (September 1994), 249-274, with Sukumar Rathnam, In Jun Choi, and Veronica Tseng.

“Measurement Theoretic Representation of Large, Diverse Model Bases,” Decision Support Systems, 10 (1993), North-Holland, 319-340, with Sa Neung Hong and Betsy S. Greenberg.

“A Form-Based Approach for Database Analysis and Design,” Communications of the ACM, 35, 2 (February 1992), 108-120, with Joobin Choobineh and Veronica Tseng.

“The Role of Form Analysis in Computer-Aided Software Engineering,” in Conceptual Modeling, Databases, and CASE: An Integrated View of Information Systems Development, P. Loucopoulos and R. Zicari (eds.), John Wiley, 1992.

“Graph Interpretation of Methods: A Unifying Framework for Polymorphism in Object-Oriented Programming,” OOPS Messenger, ACM SIGPLAN, 1991, with In Jun Choi.

“The Object-Oriented Functional Data Language,” IEEE Trans. on Software Engineering 16, 11 (November 1990), 1258-1272, with In Jun Choi and Don Batory.

“Model Libraries: Knowledge Representation and Reasoning,” ORSA Journal on Computing 2, 3 (Summer 1990), 287-301 with Betsy Greenberg and Sa Neung Hong.

“Extensions to Query Languages for Graph Traversal Problems,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 2, 3 (September 1990), 353-363, with Leonard Shapiro.

“A Method for Database Requirements Collection,” Journal of Management Information Systems 6, 2 (Fall 1989), 51-75, with Veronica Tseng.

“An Extensible Model of Selectivity Estimation,” Information Sciences - An International Journal 49, (1989), Special Issue on Database Systems, 225-247, with Angel Rivera.

“Educating Information Systems Managers: A New Approach,” Journal of Information Systems 3, 2 (Spring 1989), 145-154, with Richard Dietrich, Darwin Klingman, John Mote, Nancy Phillips, and David Schkade.

“Statistical Profile Estimation in Database Systems,” ACM Computing Surveys 20, 3 (September 1988), 191-221, with P.C. Chu and Thomas Sager.

“A Rule-Based Approach for Merging Generalization Hierarchies,” Information Systems 13, 3 (September 1988), 257-272, with Wolfgang Effelsberg and Shamkant Navathe.

“An Expert Database Design System Based on Analysis of Forms,” IEEE Trans. Software Engineering 14, 2 (February 1988), 242-253, with Joobin Choobineh, Jay F. Nunamaker, and Benn R. Konsynski.

“An Extension of the General Entity Manipulator for Global View Definition,” Data & Knowledge Engineering 4 (1985), 305-326, with Cynthia R. Karle.

“Research on Form Driven Database Design and Global View Design,” Database Engineering 7, 4 (Dec. 1984), 58-63, with Joobin Choobineh.

“Attribute Equivalence in Global Schema Design for Heterogeneous Distributed Databases,” Information Systems 9, 3 (Sept. 1984), 237-240, with Wolfgang Effelsberg.

“The Data Dictionary: An Evaluation from the EDP Audit Perspective,” MIS Quarterly 7, 1 (March 1983), 15-28, with Michael T. Vanecek and Ira Solomon.

“Management Reporting for PCB Production,” Test and Measurement World 3, 2 (Feb. 1983), 28-31.

“Information Systems for Circuit Board Monitoring," in Proc. ATE West Conf., Anaheim California, Jan. 1983, pp. V1-V14.

“The Integrated Dictionary/Directory System,” ACM Computing Surveys, 14, 2 (June 1982), 245-286, with Frank Allen and Mary Loomis.

“Fundamentals of Integrated Dictionary/Directory Systems,” Information & Management, 4, 6 (Feb. 1982), 287-302, with Mary Loomis and Frank Allen.

Textbooks and teaching material

Database Design, Application Development, and Administration, distributed by Chicago Business Press, https://chicagobusinesspress.com/book/mannino7, ISBN: 978-1-948426-00-8, seventh edition, 2019.

Integrated Access 2016 Labs for Database Design, Application Development, and Administration, 2017.

Financial Loan Corporation, case study, Irwin McGraw-Hill, 2003, available through the McGraw-Hill Online Learning Center.

Jones Professional Engineering, case study, Irwin McGraw-Hill, 2003, available through the McGraw-Hill Online Learning Center.

Insulation Unlimited Company, case study, Irwin McGraw-Hill, 2003, available through the McGraw-Hill Online Learning Center.


Business School Outstanding Teaching Award (2016)

Business School Outstanding Research Award (2000)

Dorothy R. Graddison Scholarship (1977)

Beta Gamma Sigma, National Business Honorary (1977)