iSchool Directory

Specializations

  • Information Retrieval/Seeking
  • Data Science
  • Personalization and Recommendation

Biography

Chirag Shah is an Associate Professor in the Information School (iSchool). He is the Founding Director of InfoSeeking Lab, which focuses on issues related to information seeking, human-computer interaction (HCI), and social media, supported by grants from National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Health (NIH), Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Amazon, Google, and Yahoo.

Shah’s research involves studies of interactive information retrieval/seeking and recommender systems, addressing various problems with user studies in lab and field, and building computational models with machine learning techniques. He has served as a consultant to the United Nations Data Analytics on various Data Science projects involving social and political issues, peacekeeping, climate change, and energy. He also holds a position of Amazon Scholar, working on cutting-edge research problems on personalization and recommendation with Amazon.

Education

  • Ph D, Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina, 2010
  • MS, Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, 2006
  • MTech, Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 2002
  • BE, Computer Engineering, Dharamsinh Desai Institute of Technology, 2000

Awards

  • Best Paper Award - Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), 2019
  • Chancellor’s Scholar Award - Rutgers University, 2017
  • Best Student Paper Award - ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 2016-2016
  • James M. Cretsos Leadership Award - Association of Information Science and Technology, 2013
  • SIG USE Best Poster Award - ASIS&T 2013, 2013
  • Department of Library and Information Science Distinguished Achievement in Research Award, 2012
  • Best Paper award in Political Communication category - International Communication Association annual conference, 2011
  • Nomination (on competitive basis) for Microsoft Faculty Fellow - Rutgers University, 2011
  • Best Political Science Software Award to ContextMiner - American Political Science Association, 2010
  • 3rd prize for a paper - “YouTube and the 2008 Elections Cycle” conference, 2009
  • Award for interdisciplinary conference travel - SIG USE, 2009
  • Student travel grant to attend CHI 2009 at Boston - Microsoft Research, 2009
  • Best Paper Award - SIGIR 2008, 2008
  • Student travel grant to attend JCDL 2008 at Pittsburgh - ACM, 2008
  • Student travel grant to attend SIGIR 2008 at Singapore - ACM and Google, 2008
  • Lester Asheim Merit-based Fellowship - School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006-2007
  • Student travel grant to attend SIGIR 2007 at Amsterdam, the Netherlands - ACM, 2007
  • Student travel grant to attend SIGIR 2004 at Sheffield, United Kingdom - ACM, 2004
  • 3rd prize in IEEE Region 10 Student Paper Contest - IEEE, 2002
  • Travel grant for attending ICASSP 2001 at Salt Lake City, Utah - IIT Madras Alumni Association at USA and IEEE, 2001
  • Best Student Paper award in regional paper contest - IEEE, 1999
  • 2nd prize at national level in student paper contest, 1997
  • Best Student Paper award - Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India, 1997
  • Prime Minister Award for outstanding academic achievement, 1995
  • 2nd in State Board Exam, Gujarat, India, 1994
  • Golden Boy of School award, 1993

Memberships

  • Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST)
  • Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • New Jersey chapter of Association for Information Science & Technology (NJ ASIST)
  • Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIST)
  • Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIST)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE) Student Branch at Nadiad, India

Publications and Contributions

Presentations

  • Coagmento: Rapid Prototyping of Web Search Experiments (2019)
    ACM Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR) - Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Going Beyond Retrieval: Task Fulfillment and Fostering with Information (2019)
    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University - Melbourne, Australia
  • How Fair Can We Go: Detecting the Boundaries of Fairness Optimization in Information Retrieval (2019)
    ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2019) - Santa Clara, CA
  • Coagmento: Past, Present, and Future of an Individual and Collaborative Information Seeking Platform (2018)
    ACM Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR) - New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • From Priming to Prejudice: The Light and Dark Sides of Data Research (2018)
    Ryerson University - Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Improving Corpus Reproducibility through Modular Text Transformations and Connected Data Sets (2018)
    Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) - Vancouver, Canada
  • Information Fostering - Being Proactive in Retrieval and Recommendation (2018)
    Amazon - Seattle, WA
  • Information Fostering: Being Proactive in Information Seeking and Retrieval (2018)
    ACM Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR) - New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Information Fostering: The Art and Science of Providing Answers without Questions (2018)
    Spotify - NY, NY
  • Information Retrieval and Interaction System (IRIS) A toolkit for investigating information retrieval and interaction activities (2018)
    ACM Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR) - New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Persuasion by Peer or Expert for Web Search (2018)
    Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) - Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Towards Automatic Fake News Classification (2018)
    Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) - Vancouver, Canada
  • From sensors to sense-making: Opportunities and challenges for information science (2017)
    Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 54(1), 599-602 - N/A
  • Data Requirements for Evaluation of Personalization of Information Retrieval (2017)
    Personalized Search Evaluation Lab at CLEF 2017 - Dublin, Ireland
  • Information Fostering: Being Proactive in Information Seeking (2017)
    National Institute of Informatics (NII) - Tokyo, Japan
  • Information Fostering: Being Proactive in Information Seeking (2017)
    Microsoft Research - Redmond, Washington
  • Learnsourcing: Is it working or failing, and where to go from here? (2017)
    Association for Information Science and Technology, 54(1), 591-594 - N/A
  • Coagmento 2.0: A System for Capturing Individual and Group Information Seeking Behavior (2016)
    ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) - Newark, New Jersey
  • Information Fostering: Being Proactive in Information Seeking (2016)
    University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX
  • Information Fostering: Proactively Complementing Information Seeking (2016)
    GESIS - Cologne, Germany
  • Information Fostering: Proactively Complementing Information Seeking (2016)
    PhD 610 (Seminar in Information Science) - Rutgers University - New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Information Fostering: Proactively Supporting Information Seeking (2016)
    University of Tampere - Tampere, Finland
  • Social and Collaborative Information Seeking: Bringing Synergy in Search (2016)
    GESIS - Cologne, Germany
  • Social Information Seeking: Leveraging the Wisdom of the Crowd (2016)
    IRIT - Toulouse, France.
  • Social Information Seeking: Leveraging the Wisdom of the Crowd (2016)
    Ryerson University - Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Affective signals as implicit indicators of information relevancy and information processing strategies (2015)
    NeuroIR2015 workshop at SIGIR 2015 - Santiago, Chile
  • Algorithmic Mediation for Collaborative Search (2015)
    University of Santiago - Santiago, Chile
  • Building a parsimonious model for identifying best answers using interaction history in community Q&A. (2015)
    ASIST 2015 - St. Louis, MO.
  • Minority Report for Information Seeking: Fixing Things Before They Break in Search (2015)
    University Technology - Sydney, Australia
  • Seeking information in online environments - Where, who, and why? (2015)
    iConference 2015 - Newport Beach, CA
  • Social and Collaborative Information Seeking: State of the Union (2015)
    Workshop on Evaluation of Collaboration Information Retrieval and Seeking (Ecol) - Melbourne, Australia
  • Social and Collaborative Information Seeking: State of the Union (2015)
    Keynote at the workshop on Evaluation in Collaborative Information Seeking and Retrieval (ECol) at ACM CIKM 2015 conference - Melbourne, Australia
  • SOCRATES 2.0: Bridging the gap between researchers and social media data through natural language interactions (2015)
    Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIST) 2015 - St. Louis, Missouri
  • Synergy in Search: Pushing the Boundaries of Information Seeking with Collaboration (2015)
    University of Maryland - College Park, MD
  • Synergy in Search: Pushing the Boundaries of Information Seeking with Collaboration (2015)
    Mountain View, CA
  • A Demonstration of SOCRATES: Streamlining the collection, analysis and exploration of social media data (2014)
    Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIST) 2014 - Seattle, Washington
  • Be together, but not the same: Leveraging the power of social and community connections for information seeking (2014)
    The Center for Dynamic Data Analytics (CDDA) - New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Distributed searching, united searchers: Investigating social and collaborative aspects of information seeking (2014)
    Google - NY, NY
  • Questioning the question - Addressing the answerability of questions in community question-answering (2014)
    Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) - Wikoloa, HI
  • The Next step: Adding social and collaborative dimensions to search (2014)
    Yahoo! - New York, NY
  • “10 points for the best answer!” – Baiting for explicating knowledge contributions within online Q&A (2013)
    Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • A proposal for user-focused evaluation and prediction of information seeking process (2013)
    Position paper presentation at EuroHCIR Workshop at the ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) Conference - Dublin, Ireland
  • A proposal for user-focused evaluation and prediction of information seeking process (2013)
    EuroHCIR workshop at ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) Conference - Dublin, Ireland
  • Collaboration in action: Enabling innovative scholarship with social and crowdsourcing services (2013)
    Peer-reviewed Panel at the iConference 2013 - Fort Worth, TX
  • Collaborative information seeking (CIS): Challenges and opportunities (2013)
    Third Workshop on Collaborative Information Seeking at CSCW 2013 Conference - San Antonio, Texas
  • Communicating for connecting: From telephone to Twitter (2013)
    Meadow Lakes Retirement Community - Hightstown, NJ
  • Distributed searching, united searchers: Investigating social and collaborative aspects of information seeking (2013)
    University of London - London, UK
  • Explore globally, collect locally: Social media data harvesting with ContextMiner (2013)
    Symposium on Big Data in Public Health, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
  • From bad to good: An investigation of question quality and transformation (2013)
    Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Research roadshow: Research design beyond the ordinary (2013)
    Peer-Reviewed Panel at Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Seeking synergy in information seeking (2013)
    University of Tennessee at Knoxville - Knoxville, TN
  • Segmental analysis of the user online search process (2013)
    Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR) workshop - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Developing a typology of online Q&A models and recommending the right model for each question type (2012)
    Sixth Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR) - Cambridge, MA
  • Pseudo-collaboration as a method to perform selective algorithmic mediation in collaborative IR systems (2012)
    Sixth Symposium on HumanComputer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR) - Cambridge, MA
  • Developing a typology of online Q&A models and recommending the right model for each question type (2012)
    American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - Baltimore, Maryland
  • Distributed searching, united searchers: Investigating social and collaborative aspects of information seeking (2012)
    Yandex Headquarter - Moscow, Russia
  • Exploration of dynamic query suggestions and dynamic search results for their effects on search behaviors (2012)
    Paper presentation at the American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - Baltimore, MD
  • Investigating positive and negative affects in collaborative information seeking: A pilot study report (2012)
    American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - Baltimore, Maryland
  • Investigating positive and negative affects in collaborative information seeking: A pilot study report (2012)
    Sixth Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR) - Cambridge, MA
  • Modalities, motivations, and materials: Investigating traditional and social online Q&A services (2012)
    Paper presentation at the Association for Library & Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Meeting - Dallas, TX
  • Pseudo-collaboration as a method to perform selective algorithmic mediation in collaborative IR systems (2012)
    American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - Baltimore, Maryland
  • Time as a trigger of interaction and collaboration in research teams: A diary study (2012)
    Computer-Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW) Conference - Seattle, Washington
  • To ask or not to ask, that is the question: Investigating methods and motivations for online Q&A. (2012)
    Sixth Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR) - Cambridge, MA
  • Understanding effects of time and proximity on collaboration: Implications for technologies to support collaborative information seeking (2012)
    ACM CHI Conference - Austin, Texas
  • A method to evaluate the synergic effect in collaborative information seeking (2011)
    Fifth Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR) - Mountain View, CA
  • Coagmento - A system for supporting collaborative information seeking (2011)
    American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - New Orleans, Lousiana
  • Evaluating the synergic effect of collaboration in information seeking (2011)
    Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) 2011 - Beijing, China
  • Faster, better, or both? Looking at both sides of online question-answering coin (2011)
    American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - New Orleans, Lousiana
  • Online question-answering: Virtual referencing to social Q&A and back (2011)
    Web-based talk to Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) Student Chapter at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Seeking synergy in information seeking (2011)
    Recommendation and Search Engines. Dept. of CS, Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ
  • Stepping stones to synergy: Social Q&A and virtual reference (2011)
    Peer-Reviewed Panel at American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting, - New Orleans, LA
  • The online flow of environmental advocacy clips from The Daily Show and The Colbert Report (2011)
    International Communication Association (ICA) 2011 Conference - Boston, Massachusetts
  • A proposal for measuring and implementing group’s affective relevance in collaborative information seeking. (2010)
    Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR) 2010 - New Brunswick, NJ
  • Working in collaboration – What, why, and how? (2010)
    Collaborative Information Retrieval workshop at CSCW 2010 - Savannah, GA
  • Coagmento- A collaborative information seeking, synthesis and sense-making framework (2010)
    CSCW 2010 - Savannah, Georgia
  • Group’s affective relevance: A proposal for studying affective relevance in collaborative information seeking (2010)
    ACM GROUP 2010 - Sanibel Island, Florida
  • A Story of context-capturing and cross-country coding (2009)
    University of Wisconsin at Madison - Madison, WI
  • A Story of context-capturing and cross-country coding (2009)
    University of Wisconsin at Madison - Madison, WI
  • Awareness in collaborative information seeking (2009)
    School of Library and Information Science (SILS) Research Symposium, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Beyond Google: A quest to understand information seeking across time and people (2009)
    CRADLE Talk, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Cashing on the wisdoms of crowds for question answering (2009)
    ASIST 2009 Panel on Social Reference and Digital Reference: Online Question Answering Practices in Two Diverse Communities (SIGs SI, BWP, USE) - Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • ContextMiner - Collect different (2009)
    DigCCurr 2009 Conference - Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • ContextMiner - Explore globally, aggregate locally (2009)
    IEEE ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2009 - Austin, Texas
  • From harvesting to cultivating: Transformation of a Web collecting system into a robust curation environment (2009)
    IEEE ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2009 - Austin, Texas
  • Lessons and challenges for collaborative information seeking (CIS) systems developers. (2009)
    Proceedings of Collaborative Information Behavior Workshop at GROUP 2009 - Sanibel Island, FL
  • Opportunities, threats, & theoretical approaches: Research in traditional and social virtual reference quality (2009)
    Peer-Reviewed Panel at American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Query reuse in exploratory search tasks (2009)
    Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR) 2009 - Washington, DC
  • Social reference and digital reference: Online question answering practices in two diverse communities (2009)
    PeerReviewed Panel at American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Supporting research data collection from YouTube with TubeKit (2009)
    YouTube and the 2008 Election Cycle in the United States Conference (3rd Prize Winner) - Amherst, MA
  • System-mediated and user-mediated collaborative information seeking (CIS) (2009)
    University of Sheffield - Sheffield, UK
  • System-mediated and user-mediated collaborative information seeking (CIS) (2009)
    Microsoft Research - Cambridge, UK
  • The same, yet different: comparing studies of “traditional” digital reference and social Q&A (2009)
    Presentation on Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) 2009 Panel on Opportunities, Threats, & Theoretical Approaches: Research in Traditional and Social Virtual Reference Quality (SIG HCI), - Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Toward a model for collaborative information seeking, synthesis, and sense-making: A work in progress (2009)
    Pennsylvania State University - State College, PA
  • Toward a model for collaborative information seeking, synthesis, and sense-making: A work in progress (2009)
    Pennsylvania State University - State College, PA
  • Toward a model for collaborative information seeking, synthesis, and sense-making: A work in progress (2009)
    University of Maryland - College Park, MD
  • User participation patterns over time in Yahoo! Answers (2009)
    American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIST) Annual Meeting - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Focus on results: Personal and group information seeking over time (2008)
    Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR) 2008 - Seattle, WA
  • Understanding system implementation and user behavior in a collaborative information seeking environment. (2008)
    Doctoral Consortium at ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) 2008 - Singapore
  • Collaborative information retrieval: All for one and one for all (2008)
    INLS 200 guest lecture, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Collaborative information seeking: An art of making 1+1>2 (2008)
    INLS 490 guest lecture, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Collaborative information seeking: Cashing on the wisdom of crowd (2008)
    of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. - Penang, Malaysia
  • Collaborative information seeking: Counting on the wisdom of crowd (2008)
    INLS 200 guest lecture, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC
  • From searching to exploring, from finding to understanding, and from seeing to visualizing the information (2nd Prize Winner) (2008)
    University Research Day Poster, University of North Carolina (UNC) - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Hunting for hip, hipsters, and happenings on YouTube (2008)
    ASIST 2008 - Columbus, OH
  • Republic of web: A web of, by, and for the people (2008)
    CRADLE talk, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Toward collaborative information seeking (CIS) (2008)
    Collaborative Exploratory Search workshop at JCDL 2008 - Pittsburgh, PA
  • TubeKit - A query-based YouTube crawling toolkit (2008)
    IEEE ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2008 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Understanding system implementation and user behavior in a collaborative information seeking environment (2008)
    Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2008 Doctoral Consortium - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Understanding system implementation and user behavior in a collaborative information seeking environment (2008)
    Doctoral Consortium at ACM IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2008 - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Understanding system implementation and user behavior in a collaborative information seeking environment (2008)
    Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) 2008 Doctoral Consortium - Singapore
  • We, the people on YouTube: Understanding democracy of, by, and for the online media sharing (2008)
    University Research Day Talk, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Capturing relevant information for digital curation (2007)
    IEEE ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2007 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Collaborative exploratory search (CES) - A beginning (2007)
    Summer Interns Presentation at FXPAL - Palo Alto, California
  • ContextMiner: A tool for digital curator (2007)
    IEEE ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2007 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Digital museums and user interaction (2007)
    Human Information Interaction (HCI) Seminar, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • DiscoverInfo: A tool for discovering information with relevance and novelty (2007)
    ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) 2007 Conference - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Finding connectors, mavens, and salesmen on YouTube (2007)
    Yahoo! Research - Berkeley, CA
  • Hunting for hip, hipsters, and happenings on YouTube - A ContextMiner story (2007)
    CRADLE Talk, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Making mind and machine meet - A study of combining cognitive and algorithmic relevance feedback (2007)
    ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) 2007 Conference - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Mining contextual information for ephemeral digital video preservation: A beginning (2007)
    Research Issues and Questions Seminar, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Preserving 2008 US presidential election videos (2007)
    Proceedings of International Web Archiving Workshop (IWAW) - Vancouver, BC
  • Preserving 2008 US presidential election videos (2007)
    International Web Archiving Workshop (IWAW) 2007 - Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Social Information Seeking: Leveraging the Wisdom of the Crowd (2007)
    Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) - Seoul, South Korea
  • Telling the whole story: Selecting and collecting Web-based videos for archival collections (2007)
    Digital Curation Conference (DCC) - Washington, D.C.
  • Two is a company: A step toward building a collaborative exploratory search (CES) environment (2007)
    WHIP Talk at FXPAL - Palo Alto, California
  • Use of topicality and information measures to improve document representation for story link detection (2007)
    European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR) 2007 - Rome, Italy.
  • Using collaborative queries to improve retrieval for difficult topics (2007)
    ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) 2007 Conference - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Investigating the effects of faceted interfaces - Research proposal (2006)
    Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Seminar, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Relevance revisited (2006)
    Research Issues & Questions Seminar, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Representing documents with named entities for story link detection (SLD) (2006)
    International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) 2006 - Arlington, Virginia
  • Story link detection (SLD) using named entity graphs (2006)
    Northeastern University - Boston, Massachusetts
  • Topic linking with blogs - TREC 2006 blog track: Open Task (2006)
    TREC 2006 at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Gaithersburg, MD
  • Use of topicality and information measures to improve representation for story link detection (SLD) (2006)
    National Institute of Informatics (NII) - Tokyo, Japan
  • Using named entities based representation for story link detection (SLD) (2006)
    University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Massachusetts
  • A formal study of terminological feedback (2005)
    University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Massachusetts
  • Building plans for household tasks from distributed knowledge (2005)
    IJCAI 2005 Workshop - Modeling Natural Action Selection (MNAS) - Edinburgh, UK
  • Model selection in unsupervised tracking (2005)
    University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Massachusetts
  • Building plans for household tasks from distributed knowledge (2004)
    Honda Research Institute (HRI) - Mountain View, California
  • Evaluating High Accuracy Retrieval Techniques (2004)
    ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) 2004 - Sheffield, UK,
  • Spoken document retrieval (SDR) for broadcast news in Indian languages (2001)
    IEEE’s International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2001 - Salt Lake City, Utah