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Undergraduate Student Kunal's project accepted for Fall 2015 Funding by OSCAR

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 09:42

Kunal Sarkhel, B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics is working on developing a topic model for analyzing career related data.

Thanks to OSCAR for supporting his project.

Undergraduate Student Nathan LaPierre publishes at ICDM Workshop

Thu, 09/17/2015 - 10:27

Title: Predicting Clinical Phenotype using OTU-based Metagenome Representation

Authors: Nathan LaPierre and Huzefa Rangwala

Workshop: Biological Data Mining and its Applications in Healthcare of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM'15)

Location: Atlantic City, NJ

Dates: November, 2015.

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Congrats to Anveshi

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 15:38

Congratulations to Anveshi for successfully completing his Ph.D. defense!

Nikhil's paper accepted at IEEE ICTAI 2015

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 15:37

Title: Recommending Temporally Relevant News Content From Implicit Feedback Data

Authors: Nikhil Muralidhar, Huzefa Rangwala and Sam Han

Conference: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI)

Location: Italy

Dates: November 2015

Releasing our source code for Large Scale Hierarchical Classification: HierCost

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 10:29

Are you interested in large scale hierarchical classification ?

Check out our program: HierCost:

Details and Citation Information:

"HierCost: Improving Large Scale Hierarchical Classification with Cost Sensitive Learning". Anveshi Charuvaka and Huzefa Rangwala Proceedings of the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, 2015, Porto, Portugal.

What are the lab Alumni upto ?

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 14:53
  1. Ph.D. Students:
    • Anveshi Charuvaka (Ph.D. in CS, August 2015) , Data Scientist at GE in San Ramon, CA.
    • Tanwistha Saha (Ph.D. in CS, November 2014) , Advanced Analytics Development and Deployment Engineer at Intel Corporation in Portland, Oregon
    • Sam Blasiak (Ph.D. in CS, August 2013) , Software Engineer at Google in New York, NY
    • Zeehasham Rasheed (Ph.D. in CS, April 2013) , Data Scientist at AOL in Herndon, VA
  2. M.S. Thesis Students:

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Tuesday Aug 25 11:30 AM in Engineering 4801 join us for Anveshi's Ph.D. defense

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 14:27

Oral Defense of Doctoral Dissertation: Regularized Learning in Multiple Tasks with Relationships

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

ENGR 4801
Anveshi Charuvaka


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Undergraduate student Rouly releases web application for evaluating CS curricula

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 14:20

Web Application for CS Curricula Evaluation Available here:

Refer to the Paper (Presented at IEEE ICER 2015) attached for details on the algorithm and evaluation.

This research was conducted by undergraduate student Michel Jean Rouly in collaboration with Professors Rangwala and Johri.

Rouly will join startup in DC - RallyHealth, Inc.

Azad's paper on ranking-based approach for hierarchical classification accepted at IEEE DSAA-SMTDS 2015

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 14:07

Title: A Ranking-based approach for Hierarchical Classification

Authors: Azad Naik and Huzefa Rangwala

Conference: IEEE DSAA SMTDS 2015

Location: Paris, France

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