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We have a weekly one and a half-hour meeting in the Department (generally every Thursday evening) where we discuss relevant research papers, both old and new. Usually one volunteer picks an important paper of his field (published in a highly rated conference or journal) and presents it to other members. We discuss strengths and weaknesses of such papers, and after covering a set of related papers from a research area, try to analyze potential future research directions.

This meeting is also used to discuss upcoming group agenda and by members to practise their upcoming conference and course-related presentations. Guidelines formulated for such research presentations, which we believe can be useful to a general audience, has been uploaded as a Google document here. Two other documents that we believe to be generally useful for research talks – 1 and 2. CSCW 2014 provided a nice set of speaker guidelines for their conference.

Reading Group – You Can Hear But You Cannot Steal: Defending against Voice Impersonation Attacks on Smartphones

When: 20/07/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Paper: You Can Hear But You Cannot Steal: Defending against Voice Impersonation Attacks on Smartphones (ICDCS 2017 Best Student Paper) Si Chen, Kui Ren, Sixu Piao, Cong Wang, Qian Wang, Jian Weng, Lu Su, Aziz … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Fairness in Reinforcement Learning (ICML 2017)

When: 13/07/2017 @ 5:30 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Fairness in Reinforcement Learning (ICML 2017) Shahin Jabbari, Matthew Joseph, Michael Kearns, Jamie Morgenstern, Aaron Roth Abstract – We initiate the study of fairness in reinforcement learning, where the actions of a learning algorithm may … Continue reading

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Reading Group: Location Anonymity and adaptive inference for mobile devices – Dr Rik Sarkar

When: 06/07/2017 @ 5:30 pm
Where: CSE 107

Reading Group Talk- Today – 6th July, 2017 Title: Location Anonymity and adaptive inference for mobile devices Abstract: Mobile devices and ubiquitous sensors are rich sources of data, and provide opportunities for fine grained sensing … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Practice talks by Sandipan Sikdar and Mayank Singh for JCDL

When: 08/06/2017 @ 5:30 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Practice talks : 1. Title: Citation sentence reuse behavior of scientists: A case study on massive bibliographic text dataset of computer science Abstract: Our current knowledge of scholarly plagiarism is largely based on the similarity … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Practice talk by Abhik Jana

When: 01/06/2017 @ 5:30 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

  Title- WikiM: Metapaths based Wikification of Scientific Abstracts Speaker- Abhik Jana Time- 5.30 p.m. Venue- Conference room In order to disseminate the exponential extent of knowledge being produced in the form of scientific publications, … Continue reading

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Ph. D Registration Seminar of Mr. Ayan Kumar Bhowmick

When: 25/05/2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

A meeting of DSC in respect of Mr. Ayan Kumar Bhowmick (15CS91R07) a Research Scholar of the CSE department is scheduled to be held on 25.05.2017 at 12-00 noon in the conference room of this … Continue reading

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Enhancement seminar by Mr. Amrith Krishna

When: 25/05/2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Sub: – Ph. D Enhancement Seminar of Mr. Amrith Krishna (15CS91R05). A meeting of DSC in respect of Mr. Amrith Krishna (15CS91R05), a Research Scholar of this department is scheduled to be held on 25.05.2017 … Continue reading

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Reading Group – StudentLife: Assessing Mental Health, Academic Performance and Behavioral Trends of College Students using Smartphones

When: 11/05/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room

Paper: StudentLife: Assessing Mental Health, Academic Performance and Behavioral Trends of College Students using Smartphones (Ubicomp 2014 Best Paper Nomination)   Authors: Rui Wang, Fanglin Chen, Zhenyu Chen, Tianxing Li, Gabriella Harari, Stefanie Tignor, Xia Zhou, … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Practice talks by Bidisha Samanta and Satadal Sengupta

When: 27/04/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Practice Talk   Title- STRM: A Sister Tweet Reinforcement Process for Modeling Hashtag Popularity (Accepted in INFOCOM 2017)   Abstract- With social media platform such as Twitter be- coming the de facto destination for users views … Continue reading

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Reading Group – An Army of Me: Sockpuppets in Online Discussion Communities

When: 20/04/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Paper- An Army of Me: Sockpuppets in Online Discussion Communities (WWW 2017 Honorable mention) Srijan Kumar, Justin Cheng, Jure Leskovec, V.S Subrahmanian Abstract: In online discussion communities, users can interact and share information and opinions … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Weighting Finite-State Transductions With Neural Context

When: 30/03/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Paper- Weighting Finite-State Transductions With Neural Context, NAACL 2016 Abstract How should one apply deep learning to tasks such as morphological reinflection, which stochastically edit one string to get another? A recent approach to such … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Optimizing the Recency-Relevancy Trade-off in Online News Recommendations (WWW-2017)

When: 23/03/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Talk Title (practice talk) – Optimizing the Recency-Relevancy Trade-off in Online News Recommendations (WWW-2017) Speaker- Abhijnan Chakraborty

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Reading Group – FRAUDAR: Bounding Graph Fraud in the Face of Camouflage [KDD 2016 Best Paper]

When: 09/03/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Speaker- Ayan Kumar Bhowmick, Rohit Verma Time- 6 p.m. Venue- Conference room Abstract: Given a bipartite graph of users and the products that they review, or followers and followees, how can we detect fake reviews … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Practice Talk by Abir De, ” Learning and Forecasting Opinion Dynamics in Social Networks”

When: 02/03/2017 @ 6:00 pm

Talk Title : Learning and Forecasting Opinion Dynamics in Social Networks Abstract: Social media and social networking sites have become a global pinboard for exposition and discussion of news, topics, and ideas, where social media users … Continue reading

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Reading Group – CHITCHAT: Navigating Tradeoffs in Device-to-Device Context Sharing

When: 16/02/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

CHITCHAT: Navigating Tradeoffs in Device-to-Device Context Sharing PerCom 2016(Best Paper) Acquiring local context information and sharing it among co-located devices is critical for emerging pervasivecomputing applications. The devices belonging to a group ofco-located people may need to … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Growing Wikipedia Across Languages via Recommendation

When: 09/02/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Growing Wikipedia Across Languages via Recommendation WWW 2016][Best paper Nominee] Abstract: The different Wikipedia language editions vary dramatically in how comprehensive they are. As a result, most language editions contain only a small fraction of … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Knowledge-based Supervision for Domain-adaptive Semantic Role Labeling.

When: 02/02/2017 @ 6:00 pm

Semantic role labeling (SRL) is an essential tool for automatic semantic analysis of the vasts amounts of text data created daily on the web. More precisely, it could be: despite the success in experimental settings, … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Value Iteration Networks [NIPS 16] [best paper]

When: 19/01/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

NIPS 2016 Best paper, “Value Iteration Networks’ will be presented in the reading group today. Link: https://papers.nips.cc/paper/6046-value-iteration-networks.pdf Abstract: The paper introduce the value iteration network (VIN): a fully differentiable neural network with a `planning module’ … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Medical Question Answering for Clinical Decision Support [CIKM 16]

When: 12/01/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Paper- [CIKM 2016][Best Student Paper] Medical Question Answering for Clinical Decision Support This paper presents a novel framework for answering medical questions in the spirit of TREC-CDS by first discovering the answer and then selecting and … Continue reading

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Reading Group – The Case for Robotic Wireless Networks by Sumitro and Mayank

When: 05/01/2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Paper- The Case for Robotic Wireless Networks  [WWW 2016] [Link] This paper explores the possibility of injecting mobility into wireless network infrastructure. We envision WiFi access points on wheels that move to optimize user performance. Movements … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Personalized PageRank Estimation and Search: A Bidirectional Approach (WSDM 2016 )

When: 29/12/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Paper- Personalized PageRank Estimation and Search: A Bidirectional Approach (WSDM 2016 ) Peter Lofgren (Stanford); Siddhartha Banerjee (Stanford); Ashish Goel (Stanford) Abstract- We present new algorithms for Personalized PageRank estimation and Personalized PageRank search. First, … Continue reading

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Reading group – Towards real-world graph algorithmics by Dr. Maximilien Danisch

When: 22/12/2016 @ 5:30 pm
Where: Conference Room

Title: “Towards real-world graph algorithmics” Abstract: Real-world graphs (a.k.a. complex networks) are ubiquitous: the web, Facebook, Twitter, brain networks, protein interaction networks, etc. Studying these graphs and solving computational problems on them (say maximum clique, … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Dueling Network Architectures for Deep Reinforcement Learning by Rijula Kar

When: 24/11/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Paper- Dueling Network Architectures for Deep Reinforcement Learning (ICML’16 best paper) http://jmlr.org/proceedings/papers/v48/wangf16.pdf In this paper, they have presented a new neural network architecture for model free reinforcement learning. They have some interesting results to show … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Discovering different kinds of smartphone users through their application usage behaviors

When: 17/11/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: 108 CSE

Paper- Discovering different kinds of smartphone users through their application usage behaviors Ubicomp 2016 (Best Paper) Understanding smartphone users is fundamental for creating better smartphones, and improving the smartphone usage experience and generating generalizable and … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Talk by Abhijit Tangaokar and Team on research at Sandvine Inc.

When: 10/11/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Room number 108, CSE

Topic –  Overview of the problems that Sandvine is working on and research opportunities Sandvine Incorporated is a networking equipment company based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Sandvine network policy control products are designed to implement broad network policies, ranging … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Continuous Authentication on Mobile Devices Using Power Consumption, Touch Gestures and Physical Movement of Users

When: 27/10/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Reading Group – Continuous Authentication on Mobile Devices Using Power Consumption, Touch Gestures and Physical Movement of Users

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Reading Group – Don’t Mind the Gap: Bridging Network-wide Objectives and Device-level Configurations

When: 20/10/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Paper- Don’t Mind the Gap: Bridging Network-wide Objectives and Device-level Configurations SIGCOMM 2016 Best paper Speakers- Gyanendra, Sourav Time- 6 p.m. Venue- Conference room Link – http://web.cs.ucla.edu/~todd/research/pub.php?id=sigcomm16

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Reading Group – Guest Talk by Prof. Jaikumar Radhakrishnan, TIFR, Mumbai on ”Set membership with two bit probes”

When: 29/09/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Title: Set membership with two bit probes Speaker: Jaikumar Radhakrishnan, TIFR, Mumbai Abstract: We will consider the bit-probe complexity of the set membership problem, where a subset S with at most n elements from a universe … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Learning Social Influence Networks by Indrajit Bhattacharya

When: 22/09/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Title- Learning Social Influence Networks Speaker- Indrajit Bhattacharya Time- 6 p.m. Venue- Conference room

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Reading Group -Overview of KDD-16 and ASONAM 16 by Animesh Mukherjee, Soumajit Pramanik and Soumya Sarkar

When: 15/09/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Talk by Animesh Mukherjee, Soumajit Pramanik and Soumya Sarkar on “Brief overview of KDD-2016 and ASONAM 2016” Venue – Conference room Time – 6 p.m.

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Reading Group – “Why Should I Trust You?” Explaining the Predictions of Any Classifier

When: 08/09/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Link: http://www.kdd.org/kdd2016/papers/files/rfp0573-ribeiroA.pdf KDD 2016 Paper ABSTRACT: Despite widespread adoption, machine learning models remain mostly black boxes. Understanding the reasons behind predictions is, however, quite important in assessing trust, which is fundamental if one plans to … Continue reading

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Reading Group – UbiComp 2015 best Paper: Enhancing Mobile Apps to Use Sensor Hubs without Programmer Effort

When: 01/09/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Title – Enhancing Mobile Apps to Use Sensor Hubs without Programmer Effort Link: http://homes.cs.washington.edu/~haichen/papers/mobilehub.pdf ABSTRACT: Always-on continuous sensing apps drain the battery quickly because they prevent the main processor from sleeping. Instead, sensor hub hardware, … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Central Control Over Distributed Routing, SIGCOMM 2015 best paper

When: 25/08/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Abhijit Mondal will be presenting SIGCOMM 2015 best paper “Central Control Over Distributed Routing, SIGCOMM”    

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Reading Group – Prediction and Recommendation of Uniqueness by Analyzing Clothing Outfits

When: 18/08/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, Takshashila

Reading group presentation by Debopriyo Banerjee on “Prediction and Recommendation of Uniqueness by Analyzing Clothing Outfits”. The speaker will be discussing multiple publications related to the topic.

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Reading group – Practice talks by Ashish Sharma and Soumajit Pramanik

When: 11/08/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Practice talks by Ashish Sharma and Soumajit Pramanik

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Practice Talks by Abhijnan Chakraborty and Soumya Sarkar.

When: 04/08/2016 @ 5:30 pm
Where: Conference Room, CSE

Practice Talks by Abhijnan Chakraborty and Soumya Sarkar for their works accepted at ASONAM and CIKM.

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Reading Group: When Attention is not Scarce – Detecting Boredom from Mobile Phone Usage

When: 21/07/2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Room

Paper Title: When Attention is not Scarce – Detecting Boredom from Mobile Phone Usage Link: http://pielot.org/pubs/Pielot2015-UbiComp-Boredom-Detection.pdf  Speaker: Surjya Ghosh Ubicomp 2015 Best Paper.   Abstract: Boredom is a common human emotion which may lead to an active … Continue reading

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Reading Group -QuickScorer: A Fast Algorithm to Rank Documents withAdditive Ensembles of Regression Trees

When: 07/07/2016 @ 5:30 pm

QuickScorer: A Fast Algorithm to Rank Documents withAdditive Ensembles of Regression Trees Presented by : Bidisha Samanta Conference – SIGIR 2015 (Best Paper ) This paper proposes a novel representation of binary regression trees based … Continue reading

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Reading Group – CNeRG Interns presentation

When: 30/06/2016 @ 5:30 pm

CNeRG Interns presentations. Selected Interns will showcase the work in which they were involved with.

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Reading Group

When: 23/06/2016 @ 5:30 pm

As part of the Best paper series Abhik Jana will be presenting the work ,AutoExtend: Extending Word Embeddings to Embeddings for Synsets and Lexemes. The work was published in ACL-IJCNLP 2015. Presenter – Abhik Jana … Continue reading

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Reading Group – More Features Are Not Always Better: Evaluating Generalizing Models in Incident Type Classification of Tweets

When: 16/06/2016 @ 5:30 pm

Paper : More Features Are Not Always Better: Evaluating Generalizing Models in Incident Type Classification of Tweets Speaker : Jasabanta Patro Authors – Axel Schulz, Christian Guckelsberger, Benedikt Schmidt Conference – EMNLP 2015 Venue : … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Identifying Platform Effects in Social Media Data

When: 09/06/2016 @ 5:30 pm

ICWSM ’16 paper – Identifying Platform Effects in Social Media Data Momin M. Malik and Jürgen Pfeffer Carnegie Mellon University Speaker- Parantapa Bhattacharya Venue – Conference Room, CSE https://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/ICWSM/ICWSM16/paper/download/13163/12744

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Reading Group – Unsupervised Learning by Program Synthesis

When: 02/06/2016 @ 5:30 pm

Reading Group – Unsupervised Learning by Program Synthesis Speaker – Amrith Krishna Dept. of CSE Paper – http://web.mit.edu/ellisk/www/unsupervisedsynthesis.pdf

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Reading group – -TiDeH: Time-Dependent Hawkes Process for Predicting Retweet Dynamics by Ayan Bhowmick

When: 26/05/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Reading group – -TiDeH: Time-Dependent Hawkes Process for Predicting Retweet Dynamics by Ayan Bhowmick Venue – Conference Room, CSE

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Reading Group – An overview on “failure prediction”

When: 05/05/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Reading Group – An overview on “failure prediction” Speaker – Subhendu Khatuya Conference Room, CSE

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Reading Group – Talk by Dr. Niloy Ganguly; an overview of Infocom 2016

When: 28/04/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Talk by Dr. Niloy Ganguly; an overview of Infocom 2016. Venue – Conference Room

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Reading Group – Talk by Binny Mathew on “Do Cascades Reccur”

When: 21/04/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker : Binny Mathew Paper : Do Cascade Recur Authors : Justin Cheng, Lada A Adamic, Jon Kleinberg, Jure Leskovec WWW 2016 Conference Room, CSE  

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Reading Group – Conference Practice talks by Rohit Verma and Mayank SIngh

When: 07/04/2016 @ 5:30 pm

Reading Group – Conference Practice talks by Rohit Verma and Mayank SIngh   Rohit Verma – Urban Eye, INFOCOM 2016 Mayank Singh – FeRoSA, PAKDD 2016

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Reading Group – Talk by Sandipan Sikdar on RSC: Mining and Modeling Temporal Activity in Social Media [KDD 2015]

When: 31/03/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker : Sandipan Sikdar Paper : RSC: Mining and Modeling Temporal Activity in Social Media [KDD 2015] Authors : Alceu Ferraz Costa; Yuto Yamaguchi; Agma Juci Machado Traina; Caetano Traina, Jr.; Christos Faloutsos Abstract : Social media services … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Rijula Kar to present “Concept Graph Learning from Educational Data” [WSDM’15]

When: 10/03/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Rijula Kar Paper Title – “Concept Graph Learning from Educational Data” accepted at WSDM15 Paper Authors – Yiming Yang, Hanxiao Liu, Jaime Carbonell and Wanli Ma, Carnegie Mellon University. This paper addresses the problem … Continue reading

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Reading Group – “Antisocial Behavior in Online Discussion Communities” by Shijo Thomas, Abhishek Sikchi

When: 03/03/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Title – Antisocial Behavior in Online Discussion Communities. Abstract -User contributions in the form of posts, comments, and votes are essential to the success of online communities. However,allowing user participation also invites undesirable behavior such … Continue reading

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Talk by Satyam Mukherjee – Age of Information and Fitness of Ideas in Science & Innovation

When: 25/02/2016 @ 5:30 pm

Talk Title – Age of Information and Fitness of Ideas in Science & Innovation Abstract Though the knowledge base of science is expanding rapidly, the breakthrough paper rate has narrowed and scientists take longer to … Continue reading

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Talk by Tomasz Ozanski on Epidemic spreading under time constraints.

When: 18/02/2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Title – “Epidemic spreading under time constraints.” Abstract-For most social interaction processes the available time per person is a bounded resource. This available time – say per week – has to be carefully assigned to … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Talks by Marcin Bodych & Tomasz Ożański

When: 11/02/2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Venue : Conference Room Talk 1 Title – “Bad memory, good memory and how long it takes to get informed.” Abstract- For most people new information has to be repeated a couple of times before … Continue reading

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Talk by Prashant Kumar, CS Tech – Flipkart

When: 04/02/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Managing Growth and Customer Experience at Scale through Technology : When you are the largest online retailer in India Speaker – Prashant Kumar Venue – CSE 107 (Seminar Hall), Dept. of CSE, IIT Kharagpur. Abstract … Continue reading

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Koustav Rudra presented the ICWSM 2015 paper “Predicting User Engagement on Twitter with Real-World.” – Reading Group

When: 28/01/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Koustav Rudra presented the ICWSM 2015 paper “Predicting User Engagement on Twitter with Real-World.”

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Ankan Mullick presented the paper “A Piece of My Mind: A Sentiment Analysis Approach for Online Dispute Detection” – Reading Group

When: 21/01/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Ankan Mullick presented the paper “A Piece of My Mind: A Sentiment Analysis Approach for Online Dispute Detection”

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Abhishek Sikchi presented WWW, 2015 paper, Enquiring Minds: Early Detection of Rumors in Social Media from Enquiry Posts. – Reading Group

When: 14/01/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Abhishek Sikchi presented WWW, 2015 paper, Enquiring Minds: Early Detection of Rumors in Social Media from Enquiry Posts.

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Dr. Sourangshu Bhattacharya presented overview of papers in NIPS 2015. – Reading Group

When: 07/01/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Dr. Sourangshu Bhattacharya presented overview of papers in NIPS 2015.

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24 December 2015: Preparation presentation of Suman Kalyan Maity for HICSS 2016.

17 December 2015: Juhi Kulshrestha  presented her research on, Characterizing effects of search/recommendation systems on information consumption of social media users.

10 December 2015: Abhijnan Chakraborty  presented WWW, 2013 paper, Measuring personalization of web search.

3 December 2015: Sankarshan Mridha  presented WSDM, 2015 paper, Inverting a Steady-State.

19 and 26 November 2015: Parantapa Bhattacharya and Abir de presented NIPS, 2015 paper, Learnability of Influence in Networks..

12 November 2015: Surjya Ghosh and Aviral Shrivastava presented SIGCOMM , 2015 paper, SpotFi: Decimeter Level Localization Using WiFi.

5 November 2015: Presentation by Dr. Arnab Sinha from MSR Redmond..

29 October 2015: Rohit Verma and Abhijit presented MOBICOM , 2015 paper, Understanding and Modelling of WiFi Signal Based Human Activity Recognition.

15 October 2015: Preparation presentation of Mayank Singh and Koustav Rudra for CIKM 2015.

8 October 2015: Satadal Sengupta and Sumitro Bhaumik presented SIGMETRICS , 2015 paper, Smartphone Energy Drain in the Wild: Analysis and Implications.

1 October 2015: Ankan Mullick and Suman Kalyan Maity presented NAACL , 2015 paper, How to Memorize a Random 60-Bit String.

24 September 2015: Shijo thomas and Abhik Jana presented TACL , 2015 paper, Improving Distributional Similarity with Lessons Learned from Word Embeddings.

17 September 2015: Koustav Rudra  presented WWW , 2015 paper, The Social World of Content Abusers in Community Question Answering.

10 September 2015: Madhumita Mallick and Sandipan Sikdar presented INFOCOM , 2015 paper,Unveiling the Adoption and Cascading Process of OSN-based Gifting Applications.

3 September 2015: Soumya Sarkar, Tanmoy Chakraborty presented WSDM , 2015 paper, On Integrating Network and Community Discovery.

27 August 2015: Mayank Singh and Soumajit Pramanik presented CIKM , 2015 paper, Automated News Suggestions for Populating Wikipedia Entity Pages.

20 August 2015: Abhijnan Chakraborty and  Parantapa  Bhattacharya  presented KDD, 2015 paper, Efficient Algorithms for Public-Private Social Networks.

13 August 2015: Surjya Ghosh and  Subhendu Khatuya  presented WWW, 2015 paper, Early Detection of Spam Mobile Apps.

6 August 2015: Rohit Verma and Aviral Shrivastava presented ACM SIGSPATIAL, 2013 paper, Dejavu: An Accurate Energy-Efficient Outdoor Localization System.

30 July 2015: Sankarshan Mridha and Rajesh Basak presented KDD, 2015 paper, Inferring Networks of Substitutable and Complementary Products.

23 July 2015: Rijula Kar and Amrith Krishna presented KDD, 2013 paper, Spotting opinion spammers using behavioral footprints.

16 July 2015: Soumya Sarkar and Suman Kalyan Maity presented WWW, 2015 paper, The Digital Life of Walkable Streets.

2 July 2015: Rohit Verma and Soumajit Pramanik presented Nature Communications, 2015 paper, Structural reducibility of multilayer networks.

25 June 2015: Satadal Sengupta and Surjya Ghosh presented Sigcomm, 2013 paper, Mosaic: Quantifying Privacy Leakage in Mobile Networks.

18 June 2015: Koustav Rudra and Ankan Mullick presented ACL, 2014 paper, CoSimRank: A Flexible & Efficient Graph-Theoretic Similarity Measure.

11 June 2015: Abir De and Sankarshan Mridha presented two papers on Modeling and Predicting Popularity Dynamics

4 June 2015: Mayank Singh and Abhik Jana presented WWW, 2015 paper, Summarizing Entity Descriptions for Effective and Efficient Human-centered Entity Linking.

28 May 2015: Surjya Ghosh and Satadal Sengupta presented MobiSys, 2013 paper, MoodScope: Building a Mood Sensor from Smartphone Usage Patterns.

21 May 2015: Parantapa Bhattacharya and Tanmoy Chakraborty presented three papers on social image management in social networks

14 May 2015: Suman kalyan Maity and Koustav Rudra have given their practise talks.

7 May 2015: Abhijnan Chakraborty and Subhendu Khatuya presented MM, 2013 paper, Analysis and forecasting of trending topics in online media streams.

23 April 2015: Souvik Sur presented PloS one, 2013 paper, Extinction Times of Epidemic Outbreaks in Networks.

16 April 2015: Five project presentations from Complex Network course.

9 April 2015: Sandipan Sikdar presented Physical Review E, 2014 paper, Effects of temporal correlation on cascades: Threshold models on temporal networks.

26 March 2015: Ankan Mullick presented EMNLP 2014 paper, Exploiting Community Emotion for Microblog Event Detection.

19 March 2015: Abhik Jana presented EMNLP 2014 paper, Adding High-Precision Links to Wikipedia.

12 March 2015: Madhumita Mallick presented INFOCOM 2014 paper, Energy Optimization Through Traffic Aggregation in Wireless Networks.

19 February 2015: Tomasz Ożański given a talk on “Birth and Death processes in continuum : Applications and simulation algorithms”.

12 February 2015: Dr. Sandip Chakraborty given a talk on “Context-aware Networking and Communications”.

5 February 2015: Abir De presented a review of topics related to “Learning from Cascades”.

29 January 2015: Sankarshan Mridha presented ICML 2014 paper, Learning the Consistent Behavior of Common Users for Target Node Prediction across Social Networks.

22 January 2015: Koustav Rudra presented ICWSM 2014 paper, Personalized Recommendation of Twitter Lists using Content and Network Information.

15 January 2015: Soumajit Pramanik presented review of multiplex networks.

8 January 2015: Abhijnan Chakraborty presented an overview of the research group working on “Stanford Network Analysis Project”.

11 December 2014:Mayank Singh presented EMNLP 2013 paper, Mining Scientific terms and their definitions:A Study of the ACL Anthology.

4 December 2014:Suhansanu Kumar discussed papers dealing with noise in complex networks.

27 November 2014:Amrith Krishna presented ACL 2014 paper, Learning Word Sense Distributions, Detecting Unattested Senses and Identifying Novel Senses Using Topic Models.

20 November 2014: Sandipan Sikdar presented PRE 2012 paper, Random walks on temporal networks.

13 November 2014: Abhijnan Chakraborty presented WWW 2012 paper, Dynamical Classes of Collective Attention in Twitter.

30 October 2014: Madhumita Mallick presented Mobisys 2007 paper, COMBINE: Leveraging the Power of Wireless Peers through Collaborative Downloading.

16 October 2014: Souvik Sur presented PLoS ONE 2013 paper, The Community Structure of the European Network of Interlocking Directorates 2005–2010.

9 October 2014: Pratip Sarkar presented Joint JCDL/TPDL 2014 paper, A Framework for Analyzing Semantic Change of Words across Time.

25 September 2014: Koustav Rudra presented ICWSM 2014 paper, Scalable Social Analytics for Live Viral Event Prediction.

18 September 2014: Saurabh Gupta presented KDD 2011 paper, Exploiting Place Features in Link Prediction on Location-based Social Networks.

11 September 2014: Amrith Krishna presented brief overview of papers published at ASONAM-2014.

4 September 2014: Naman Goel presented WWW 2014 paper, Evolution of Reddit: From the Front Page of the Internet to a Self-referential Community?.

28 August 2014: Suman Kalyan Maity presented his Internship work.

21 August 2014: Mayank Singh presented his Internship work.

14 August 2014: Tanmoy Chakraborty presented KDD 2014 paper, On the permanence of vertices in network communities.

7 August 2014: Sandipan Sikdar presented his Internship work.

31 July 2014: Dr. Nicola Marchetti presented PNAS 2007 paper, Structure and tie strengths in mobile communication networks.

24 July 2014: Saurabh Gupta presented AAAI 2013 paper, TONIC: Target Oriented Network Intelligence Collection for the Social Web.

17 July 2014: Parantapa Bhattacharya presented WWW 2013 paper, TopRec: domain-specific recommendation through community topic mining in social network.

10 July 2014: Soumajit Pramanik presented WebSci 2014 paper, Country-Level Spatial Dynamics of User Activity:A Case Study in Location-Based Social Networks.

3 July 2014: Abir De presented NIPS 2013 paper, Online Learning of Dynamic Parameters in Social Networks.

26 June 2014: Koustav Rudra presented SIGIR 2013 paper, Continuous Summarization of Evolving Tweet Streams.

12 June 2014: Surjya Ghosh presented MobiSys 2012 paper, MicroCast: Cooperative Video Streaming on Smartphones and PerCom 2009 paper, Video Ads Dissemination through WiFi-Cellular Hybrid Networks.

5 June 2014: Swadhin Pradhan presented INFOCOM 2014 paper, Ready, Set, Go: Coalesced Offloading from Mobile Devices to the Cloud.

29 May 2014: Pratip Sarkar presented ACL 2014 paper, The effect of wording on message propagation: Topic- and author-controlled natural experiments on Twitter.

22 May 2014: Amrith Krishna presented three papers, On the Construction of Sivasutra-Alphabets, On Panini and the Generative Capacity of Contextualized Replacement Systems and Computer Simulation of Astadhyayi: Some Insights .

15 May 2014: Saurabh Gupta presented Bitcoin paper, A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System.

8 May 2014: Abhijit Guria presented two Physical Review A papers, Number of distinct sites visited by N random walkers and Number of distinct sites visited by N random walkers on a Euclidean lattice.

1 May 2014: Parantapa Bhattacharya presented brief discussion of all the papers published in CSCW 2014

24 April 2014: Tanmoy Chakraborty presented the SDM 2014 paper Local Learning for Mining Outlier Subgraphs from Network Datasets.

17 April 2014: Soumajit Pramanik presented the ICDM 2013 paper Least Cost Influence in Multiplex Social Networks: Model Representation and Analysis.

10 April 2014: Naveen Sharma presented his works on Tales of the Tail: Hardware, OS, and Application-level Sources of Tail Latency.

03 April 2014: Prof. Soumen Roy presented his works on Multiple metrics in complex networks.

27 March 2014: Shreyasi Das presented a literature survey on Information Diffusion in Social Networks.

20 March 2014: Surjya Ghosh presented his on-going M.Tech work Dynamic Community Detection in Real-World Evolving Networks.

13 March 2014: Mayank Singh presented the TACL 2014 paper A Heterogeneous Networks and Their Applications: Scientometrics, Name Disambiguation, and Topic Modeling.

6 March 2014: Sudipta saha presented the Sensors Open access journal 2012 paper A Search Strategy of Level-Based Flooding for the Internet of Things.

27 February 2014: Abir De presented the WSDM 2014 paper Modeling Opinion Dynamics in Social Networks.

13 February 2014: Marcin Bodych presented his research on “Urns and Evolving Bipartite Networks”.

6 February 2014: Parantapa Bhattacharya delivered his CSCW 2014 practice talk on “Deep Twitter Diving: Exploring Topical Groups in Microblogs at Scale”.

30 January 2014: Rishiraj Saha Roy presented the CIKM 2013 paper Penguins in Sweaters, or Serendipitous Entity Search on User-generated Content.

22 January 2014: Swadhin Pradhan presented the SenSys 2013 paper Piggyback CrowdSensing (PCS): Energy Efficient Crowdsourcing of Mobile Sensor Data by Exploiting Smartphone App Opportunities.

16 January 2014: Koustav Rudra presented the WWW 2013 paper Groundhog Day: Near-Duplicate Detection on Twitter.

09 January 2014: Suman Kalyan Maity presented the ICWSM 2013 paper Dude, srsly?: The Surprisingly Formal Nature of Twitter’s Language.

02 January 2014: Souvik Sur presented the InfoCom 2011 paper Understanding Robustness of Mobile Networks through Temporal Network Measures.

26 December 2013: Swadhin Pradhan delivered his COMSNETS 2014 practice talk on “(Stable) Virtual Landmarks: Spatial Dropbox to enhance Retail Experience”.

19 December 2013: Parantapa Bhattacharya presented the ICWSM 2013 paper The Anatomy of Large Facebook Cascades.

12 December 2013: Soumajit Pramanik presented the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) paper Competing Memes Propagation on Networks: A Network Science Perspective.

05 December 2013: Sandipan Sikdar presented the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems paper A Framework for Routing Performance Analysis in Delay Tolerant Networks with Application to Noncooperative Networks.

28 November 2013: Abir De gave a practice talk for his presentation at ICDM 2014. Tanmoy Chakraborty gave a practice talk for his PhD registration seminar. Plans discussed for the CNeRG Retreat 2014.

21 November 2013: M.Tech. mid-year dissertation viva practice presentations by CNeRG Masters’ students.

14 November 2013: B.Tech. mid-year dissertation viva practice presentations by CNeRG Bachelors’ students.

30 October 2013: Koustav Rudra presented the WWW 2013 workshop paper Faking Sandy: Characterizing and Identifying Fake Images on Twitter during Hurricane Sandy.

23 October 2013: Sourav Das presented the 2012 Nature Scientific Reports paper Sequential Detection of Temporal Communities by Estrangement Confinement.

02 October 2013: Shreyasi Das presented the WWW 2011 paper Differences in the Mechanics of Information Diffusion across Topics.

25 September 2013: Parantapa Bhattacharya presented the SIGCHI 2007 paper The Life and Death of Online Gaming Communities.

19 September 2013: Prof. Pawan Goyal presented his PhD work to the group.

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