Courses

  • IMT 573 - Data Science I: Theoretical Foundations

Education

  • Master of Information, Data Science, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2017
  • MA, English Literature, Rabindra Bharati University, 2009
  • BA, English Literature, University of Calcutta, 2006

Memberships

  • ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval

Publications and Contributions

  • Conference Extended Abstract
    A Context-independent Representation of Task (2021)
    Proceedings of the 2021 Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval, pp. 359--362 Author: Shawon Sarkar
  • Conference Paper
    An Integrated Model of Task, Information Needs, Sources and Uncertainty to Design Task-Aware Search Systems. (2021)
    Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR) Authors: Shawon Sarkar, Chirag Shah
  • Conference Paper
    Identifying and Predicting the States of Complex Search Tasks (2020)
    Proceedings of ACM Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR '20) Authors: Jiqun Liu, Shawon Sarkar, Chirag Shah
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    Implicit Information Need as Explicit Problems, Help, and Behavioral Signals. (2019)
    Information Processing and Management (IP&M), 57(2) Authors: Shawon Sarkar, Matthew Mitsui, Jiqun Liu, Chirag Shah
  • Conference Paper
    Juggling with Information Sources, Task Type, and Information Quality: An Investigation (2018)
    Proceedings of ACM Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval Authors: Y. Wang, Shawon Sarkar, Chirag Shah
  • Conference Short Paper
    Investigating Information Seekers’ Selection of Interpersonal and Impersonal Sources (2017)
    Proceedings of ACM CHIIR 2017 Conference Authors: Y. Wang, Shawon Sarkar, Chirag Shah
  • Conference Paper
    Investigating relations of information seeking outcomes to the selection and use of information sources (2017)
    Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 54(1), pp. 347-356 Authors: Shawon Sarkar, Y. Wang, Chirag Shah
  • Conference Paper
    An Integrated Model of Task, Information Needs, Sources and Uncertainty to Design Task-Aware Search Systems
    Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR) Authors: Chirag Shah, Shawon Sarkar
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Decolonizing Risk Communication: Indigenous Responses to COVID-19 using Social Media
    Journal of Indigenous Social Development Authors: Nicole Kuhn, Shawon Sarkar, Lauren Alaine White, Josephine Hoy, Celena McCray, Clarita Lefthand-Begay

Presentations

  • A Context-independent Representation of Task (2021)
    ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR) - Virtual
  • Engaging Tribal Communities to Decolonize COVID-19 Risk Communications Using Social Media (2020)
    2020 National Tribal Health Conference - Virtual