Recent Academic Papers

  • Video Digests: A Browsable, Skimmable Format for Informational Lecture Videos. Published with Amy Pavel, Bjoern Hartmann, and Maneesh Agrawala at UIST 2014. [website]

  • Submodular MAP Inference for Scalable Latent Feature Models. Master’s Thesis, University of Cambridge, 2013. [pdf]

  • Scaling the Indian Buffet Process via Submodular Maximization. Published with Zoubin Ghahramani at ICML 2013. [pdf] [code]

  • Semi-supervised eigenbasis novelty detection. Published with David R. Thompson, W. A. Majid, and Kiri L. Wagstaff in Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, 2012. [pdf].

  • Semi-supervised novelty detection with adaptive eigenbases, and application to radio transients. Published with David R. Thompson, Walid A. Majid, and Kiri L. Wagstaff at the_ NASA Conference on Intelligent Data Understanding_. October 2011. Best Paper Award [pdf]

  • What’s trending? Mining topical trends in UGC systems with YouTube as a case study. Published with Todd Elvers and Padmini Srinivasan at the Eleventh International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining in conjunction with 17th ACM SIGKDD, San Diego, CA. August 2011. [pdf].

Tutorials/Reference Material