Sahil Garg

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I'm a PhD Scholar in the Intelligent Systems Division (ISD) of the Department of Computer Science within the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC).

My research interest is in data driven modeling of complex systems. Along these lines, in the past, I built machine learning algorithms for problems specific to robotics, environmental phenomena, network science, natural language processing, Cancerous biopathways.

I am very fortunate to have my PhD thesis adviser Prof. Aram Galstyan. Also, guided by Prof. Greg Ver Steeg and Prof. Daniel Marcu from time to time.

In the past, I had privilege of learning under guidance of Prof. Nora Ayanian, Prof. Amarjeet Singh, Prof. Fabio Ramos, and Commdel co-founders Nitin Gupta and Amit Verma. I also had a luck of working with co-founders of Snowpal Software Services, Krish Palaniappan and Harman Sahni, in its first couple of years as the sole developer (product development in education domain).

Publications

Conference Proceedings

Extracting Biopathway Interactions using Semantic Parsing of Biomedical Text. Sahil Garg*, Aram Galstyan, Ulf Hermjakob, Daniel Marcu. To Appear in Proceedings of the Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2016. Code for graph distribution kernel, edge vectors, and our new "PubMed45" dataset are all available on github.

Persistent Monitoring of Stochastic Spatio-temporal Phenomena with a Small Team of Robots. Sahil Garg*, Nora Ayanian. Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems X, Berkeley, CA, July 2014.

Learning Nonstationary Space-Time Models for Environmental Monitoring. Sahil Garg*, Amarjeet Singh, and Fabio Ramos. Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2012. Code and datasets available on github.

Workshop Proceedings

Efficient Space-Time Modeling for Informative Sensing. Sahil Garg*, Amarjeet Singh, and Fabio Ramos. Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data (SensorKDD-2012), a workshop of KDD'12.

My curriculum vitae are here (last updated in Jan 2016).

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Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, 4676 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
sahilgar at usc dot edu
sahil at isi dot edu