Anveshi Charuvaka, Ph.D. who defended his thesis in Fall 2015 wins the CS Outstanding Graduate Student Award this Academic Year.
Azad and Huzefa are presenting a tutorial at SIAM SDM 2016 in Miami, FL titled "Large Scale Hierarchical Classification: Foundations, Algorithms and Applications"
The links to the tutorial page are here: https://cs.gmu.edu/~mlbio/sdm2016tutorial.html
Congratulations to CS undergraduate student Ananya Dhawan for winning a 2016 OSCAR Student Excellence Award. He is working on a NSF funded medical cyber-physical research project under the mentorship of Professor Sikdar (Bioengineering Department) and Professors Kosecka and Rangwala of the CS department. Celebrations are on May 4, 2016. See oscar.gmu.edu for more details.
Congratulations to Azad for winning the Summer Graduate Fellowship in 2016 from the Provost Office.
Title: Real-time Classification of Hand Motions using Ultrasound Imaging of Forearm Muscles.
Authors: Akhlaghi, N., Baker, C.A. ; Lahlou, M. ; Zafar, H. ; Murthy, K.G. ; Rangwala, H.S. ; Kosecka, J. ; Joiner, W.M. ; Pancrazio, J.J. ; Sikdar, S.
Journal: IEEE Transactions in Biomedical Engineering
Congratulations to Nikhil Muralidhar for successfully defending his Masters Thesis titled "RECOMMENDING TEMPORALLY RELEVANT NEWS CONTENT USING IMPLICIT FEEDBACK DATA: A TAG-BASED APPROACH"
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.
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.
Congratulations to Anveshi for successfully completing his Ph.D. defense!
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)
Dates: November 2015