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I am currently a MS By Research student at Search and Information Extraction Lab SIEL, IIIT-Hyderabad jointly supervised by Dr. Manish Gupta Principal Applied Scientist at Microsoft R&D, India and Prof. Vasudeva Varma, Dean R&D, IIIT-Hyderabad. My areas of interst are : Machine Learning, Information Retrieval and Extraction, Recommendation Systems, Deep Computer Vision (incr. order of preference, right-to-left).

Currently I am working towards building Automatic Hate Speech Detection system for social media posts to filter out hateful noise, and Medical Information Extraction System for social media to extract novel Side-Effects of drugs as part of post-market surveillance, using techniques from Machine Learning, Information Extraction and Natural Language Processing.

To find out more about my work, please visit CV and Publications.

Some updates:

  • [December 2017] Two papers accepted at ECIR 2018.
  • [November 2017] Two papers accepted at NIPS 2017 Machine learning for Health (ML4H) Workshop.
  • [November 2017] Invited talk on “Deep Learning for Recommender Systems” at Thiagarajar College of Engineering (TCE).
  • [November 2017] Invited talk on “Machine Learning & Information Retrieval Techniques for Adverse Drug Reaction Mention Extraction from Social Media” at Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore.
  • [November 2017] Submitted our system on ADR-Drug Relation Extraction at TAC 2017 ADR Track.
  • [September 2017] Two papers on Content Based News Recommendation System accepted at ICDM workshop on Semantic Recommendation Systems (SeRECSys)
  • [August 2017] Paper on ‘Semi-Supervised Recurrent Neural Network for Adverse Drug Reaction Mention Extraction’ got accepted at ACM 11th International Workshop on Data and Text Mining in Biomedical informatics at CIKM 2017
  • [July 2017] Paper on Knowledge Base intergration with text classification pipleline got accepted at SIGIR workshop (KG4IR)
  • [June 2017] Paper on Trust Prediction in Social Media using Neural Network got accepted at ASONAM’17.
  • [May 2017] Work on Hate Speech detection from social media covered in some leading publication house in India. Source
  • [April 2017] Got the Best Poster award at WWW’17 for work on Hate Speech Detection from social media.
  • [Feb 2017] Poster paper accepted in WWW’17.
  • [Feb 2017] Workshop paper accepted in WWW’17.

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