Naren Ramakrishnan

VTRC-Arlington, Room 5-026
900 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22203
Phone: (571) 858-3331
Fax: (571) 858-3015
Thomas L. Phillips Professor of Engineering
Director, Discovery Analytics Center, Virginia Tech
Department of Computer Science
Email: naren cs vt edu
(bio)

Research Interests

    Mining scientific datasets in domains such as systems biology, neuroscience, sustainability, and intelligence analysis.

Quote

    "In science, self-satisfaction is death. Personal self-satisfaction is the death of the scientist. Collective self-satisfaction is the death of the research. It is restlessness, anxiety, dissatisfaction, agony of mind that nourish science."
    -Jacques-Lucien Monod

Recent Publications

(full list)
    Analyzing Invariants in Cyber Physical Systems using Latent Factor Regression, in Proceedings of the 21st ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Sydney, Australia, Aug 2015, to appear (with M. Montazpour and others). [PDF]

    Multi-Task Learning for Spatio-Temporal Event Forecasting, in Proceedings of the 21st ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Sydney, Australia, Aug 2015, to appear (with L. Zhao and others). [PDF]

    Dynamic Poisson Autoregression for Influenza-Like-Illness Case Count Prediction, in Proceedings of the 21st ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Sydney, Australia, Aug 2015, to appear (with Z. Wang, P. Chakraborty, and others). [PDF]

    Monitoring Disease Trends using Hospital Traffic Data from High Resolution Satellite Imagery: A Feasibility Study, Nature Scientific Reports, 2015, to appear (with E. Nsoesie and others). [PDF]

    SourceSeer: Forecasting Rare Disease Outbreaks using Multiple Data Sources, in Proceedings of the SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM'15), Vancouver, BC, Apr-May 2015, to appear (with T. Rekatsinas, S. Ghosh, and others). Best Research Paper Award. [PDF]