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)
    EMBERS at 4 years: Experiences operating an Open Source Indicators Forecasting System, in Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'16), San Francisco, CA, Aug 2016 (with S. Muthiah and others). [PDF]

    EMBERS AutoGSR: Automated Coding of Civil Unrest Events, in Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'16), San Francisco, CA, Aug 2016 (with P. Saraf). [PDF]

    Hierarchical Incomplete Multi-source Feature Learning for Spatiotemporal Event Forecasting, in Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'16), San Francisco, CA, Aug 2016 (with L. Zhao and others). [PDF]

    Modeling Precursors for Event Forecasting via Nested Multi-Instance Learning, in Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'16), San Francisco, CA, Aug 2016 (with Y. Ning and others). [PDF]

    Inferring Multi-dimensional Ideal Points for US Supreme Court Justices, in Proceedings of the Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'16), Phoenix, AZ, Feb 2016 (with M. Islam and others). [PDF]