2021


C26
Let the DOCTOR Decide Whom to Test: Adaptive Testing Strategies to Tackle the COVID-19 Pandemic.
By Yu Liang, and Amulya Yadav.
In AAMAS-21: In Proc. 20th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (forthcoming)
[PDF]

C25
Harnessing Social Media to Identify Homeless Youth At-Risk of Substance Use.
By Zi-Yi Dou, Anamika Barman-Adhikari, Fei Fang, and Amulya Yadav.
In AAAI-21: In Proc. 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (forthcoming)

C24
Clinical trial of an AI-augmented intervention for HIV prevention in youth experiencing homelessness.
By Bryan Wilder, Laura Onasch-Vera, Graham Diguiseppi, Robin Petering, Chyna Hill, Amulya Yadav, Eric Rice and Milind Tambe.
In AAAI-21: In Proc. 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (forthcoming)
  • Best Student Paper Award at the Mechanism Design for Social Good (MD4SG) Workshop, 2020.
  • Also presented at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo (APHA), 2020.
  • [PDF]

    2020


    W7
    Efficient COVID-19 Testing Using POMDPs.
    By Yu Liang, Amulya Yadav.
    In AI4SG-20: In 3rd International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Social Good (AI4SG), 2020.
    [PDF]

    W6
    Ameliorating Farmer Suicides by Predicting Crop Price Trends using a Deep Learning Approach.
    By Maryam Tabar, Chi-Yang Hsu, Hangzhi Guo, Amirreza Bagherzadehkhorasani and Amulya Yadav.
    In AI4EQ-20: Proc. ECAI 2020 International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for a Fair, Just and Equitable World (AI4EQ), 2020.
    [PDF]

    C23
    Identifying Homeless Youth at-risk of Substance Use Disorder: Data Driven Insights for Policymakers.
    By Maryam Tabar, Heesoo Park, Stephanie Winkler, Dongwon Lee, Anamika Barman-Adhikari, Amulya Yadav.
    In KDD-20: Proc. 26th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), pp. 3092--3100, 2020.
  • Press Coverage: Indian Express, Eurekalert, Sydney Online News, Kashmir Monitor, Full Stack Feed, OmmComm News
  • [PDF]

    C22
    Optimal and Non-Discriminative Rehabilitation Program Design for Opioid Addiction Among Homeless Youth.
    By Amulya Yadav, Roopali Singh, Nikolas Siapoutis, Anamika Barman-Adhikari, Yu Liang.
    In IJCAI-20: Proc. 29th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), pp. 4389--4395, 2020.
  • Press Coverage: Science Times, Health Crisis Alert, ScienceDaily, Biobehavioral Health Business, Digital Journal, The Imprint, Labroot, NewsGram, PSU News
  • [PDF]

    C21
    Decoding the Imitation Security Game: Handling Attacker Imitative Behavior Deception.
    By Thanh Nguyen, Nam Vu, Amulya Yadav, Uy Nguyen.
    In ECAI-20: Proc. 24th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), pp. 179--186, 2020.
    [PDF]

    C20
    Improving Lives of Indebted Farmers Using Deep Learning: Predicting Agricultural Produce Prices Using Convolutional Neural Networks.
    By Hangzhi Guo, Alexander Woodruff, Amulya Yadav.
    In IAAI-20: Proc. 32nd Intl. Conf. on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI), pp. 13294--13299, 2020
  • Press Coverage: The Print India, Development Channel, News Medical, PSU News
  • [PDF]

    W5
    Intelligent Tutoring Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Reinforcement Learning Approach.
    By Stephanie Milani, Amulya Yadav, Fei Fang, Thanh Nguyen, Zhou Fan and Saurabh Gulati.
    In AI4EDU-20: Proc. AAAI 2020 Workshop on Artifical Intelligence for Education (AI4EDEU), 2020.
    [PDF]

    2019


    C19
    Exploring Algorithmic Fairness in Robust Graph Covering Problems.
    By Aida Rahmattalabi, Phebe Vayanos, Anthony Fulginiti, Eric Rice, Bryan Wilder, Amulya Yadav, Milind Tambe.
    In NeurIPS-19: Proc. 33rd Intl. Conf. on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), pp. 15750--15761, 2019.
    [PDF][Appendix]

    C18
    Tackling Sequential Attacks in Security Games.
    By Thanh Nguyen, Amulya Yadav, Branislav Bosansky, Yu Liang.
    In GameSec-19: Proc. 10th Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (Gamesec), pp. 331-351, 2019.
    [PDF]

    M2
    Computational Sustainability: Computing for a Better World and a Sustainable Future.
    By C. Gomes, T. Dietterich, C. Barrett, J. Conrad, B. Dilkina, S. Ermon, F. Fang, A. Farnsworth, A. Fern, X. Fern, D. Fink, D. Fisher, A. R., Flecker, D. Freund, A. Fuller, J. Gregoire, J. Hopcroft, S. Kelling, Z. Kolter, W. Powell, N. Sintov, J. Selker, B. Selman, D. Sheldon, D. Shmoys, M. Tambe, W. Wong, C. Wood, X. Wu, Y. Xue, A. Yadav, A. Yakubu, M. L. Zeeman.
    In Communications of the ACM, pp. 56–65, Vol. 6, Issue 9, August 2019.
    [CACM Article]

    C17
    Optimizing Peer Referrals for Public Awareness using Contextual Bandits.
    By Ramaravind Kommiya Mothilal, Amulya Yadav, Amit Sharma.
    In COMPASS-19: Proc. 2nd Intl. ACM Conf. on Computing & Sustainable Societies (COMPASS), pp. 74-85, 2019.
    [PDF]

    C16
    How Gullible Are You? Predicting Susceptibility to Fake News.
    By Tracy Jia Shen, Robert Cowell, Adita Gupta, Thai Le, Amulya Yadav, Dongwon Lee.
    In WebSci-19: Proc. 11th Intl. ACM Web Science Conf. (WebSci), pp. 287-288, 2019.
    [PDF]

    C15
    Dont Put All Your Strategies in One Basket: Playing Green Security Games with Imperfect Prior Knowledge.
    By Shahrzad Gholami, Amulya Yadav, Long Tran-Thanh, Bistra Dilkina, Milind Tambe.
    In AAMAS-19: Proc. 17th Intl. Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pp. 395-403, 2019.
    [PDF]

    2018


    J3
    Piloting the Use of Artificial Intelligence to Enhance HIV Prevention Interventions for Youth Experiencing Homelessness.
    By Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Amanda Yoshioka-Maxwell, Jaih Craddock, Darlene Woo, Nicole Wilson, Laura Onasch-Vera, Bryan Wilder, Amulya Yadav and Milind Tambe.
    In JSSWR: Proc. of the Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp. 551-573, 2018.
    [PDF]

    C14
    Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice in Influence Maximization: Raising Awareness about HIV among Homeless Youth.
    By Amulya Yadav, Bryan Wilder, Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Jaih Craddock, Amanda Yoshioka-Maxwell, Mary Hemler, Laura Onasch-Vera, Milind Tambe and Darlene Woo.
    In IJCAI-18: Proc. 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 5399-5403, 2018.
    [PDF]

    C13
    Please be an influencer? Contingency Aware Influence Maximization.
    By Amulya Yadav, Ritesh Noothigattu, Eric Rice, Laura Onasch-Vera, Leandro Marcolino and Milind Tambe.
    In AAMAS-18: Proc. 17th Intl. Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pp. 1423-1432, 2018.
    [PDF]

    C12
    Activating the Breakfast Club: Modeling Influence Spread in Natural World Social Networks.
    By Lily Hu, Bryan Wilder, Amulya Yadav, Eric Rice and Milind Tambe.
    In AAMAS-18: Proc. 17th Intl. Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pp. 1631-1640, 2018.
    [AAMAS Version | Arxiv Version]

    T2
    Artificial Intelligence for Low-Resource Communities: Influence Maximization in an Uncertain World.
    By Amulya Yadav.
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California, 2018.
    Ph.D. Thesis Committee: Prof. Milind Tambe (Ph.D. advisor, USC), Prof. Kristina Lerman (USC), Prof. Aram Galstyan (USC), Prof. Eric Rice (USC), Prof. Dana Goldman (USC).
    [Thesis]

    2017


    V1
    HEALER: Using AI to Raise HIV Awareness among Homeless Youth.
    By Amulya Yadav, Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Jaih Craddock, Bryan Wilder and Milind Tambe.
    In AAAI-17 Video Competition: Proc. 11th AAAI Video Competition, AAAI 2017
    [Youtube Video Link]

    W4
    Explanation Systems for Influence Maximization Algorithms.
    By Amulya Yadav, Aida Rahmattalabi, Ece Kamar, Phebe Vayanos, Milind Tambe and Venil Loyd Noronha.
    In SocInf-17: Proc. 3rd Intl. Workshop on Social Influence Analysis, 2017.
    [PDF]

    C11
    Uncharted but not Uninfluenced: Influence Maximization with an Uncertain Network.
    By Bryan Wilder, Amulya Yadav, Nicole Immorlica, Eric Rice and Milind Tambe.
    In AAMAS-17: Proc. 16th Intl. Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pp. 1305-1313, 2017.
    [PDF]

    C10
    Influence Maximization in the Field: The Arduous Journey From Emerging to Deployed Application.
    By Amulya Yadav, Bryan Wilder, Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Jaih Craddock, Amanda Yoshioka-Maxwell, Mary Hemler, Laura Onasch-Vera, Milind Tambe, Darlene Woo.
    In AAMAS-17: Proc. 16th Intl. Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pp. 150-158, 2017.
  • Best Paper Nomination at AAMAS-17
  • Press Coverage: Bloomberg, Vice, Venture Beat, Mashable, EEWorld, OneZero
  • [PDF]

    C9
    Maximizing Awareness about HIV in Social Networks of Homeless Youth with Limited Information.
    By Amulya Yadav, Hau Chan, Albert Jiang, Haifeng Xu, Eric Rice, Milind Tambe.
    In IJCAI-17: Proc. 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 4959-4963, 2017.
    [PDF]

    W3
    Robust, Dynamic Influence Maximization.
    By Bryan Wilder, Amulya Yadav, Nicole Immorlica, Eric Rice, Milind Tambe.
    In OptMAS-17: Proc. 8th Intl. Workshop on Optimization in Multiagent Systems, 2017.
    [PDF]

    J2
    Using Social Networks to Raise HIV Awareness Among Homeless Youth.
    By Amulya Yadav, Hau Chan, Albert Jiang, Haifeng Xu, Eric Rice and Milind Tambe.
    In IBM Journal of Research and Development: Volume 61, Issue 6(4), pp. 1-10, 2017.
    [PDF]

    2016


    T1
    Influence Maximization for Social Good: Use of Social Networks in Low Resource Communities
    By Amulya Yadav.
    Ph.D. Thesis Proposal, University of Southern California, 2018.
    Ph.D. Thesis Committee: Prof. Milind Tambe (Ph.D. advisor, USC), Prof. Kristina Lerman (USC), Prof. Aram Galstyan (USC), Prof. Eric Rice (USC), Prof. Dana Goldman (USC).
    [Proposal]

    W2
    POMDPs for Assisting Homeless Shelters: Computational and Deployment Challenges.
    By Amulya Yadav, Hau Chan, Albert Xin Jiang, Eric Rice, Ece Kamar, Barbara Grosz and Milind Tambe.
    In IDEAS-16: Proc. 2nd Intl. Workshop on Issues with Deployment of Emerging Agent-based Systems, 2016.
  • Most Visionary Paper Award at IDEAS-16
  • [IDEAS-16 Version | LNCS Special Issue Version]

    M1
    PSINET: Assisting HIV Prevention Amongst Homeless Youth by Planning Ahead.
    By Amulya Yadav, Leandro Marcolino, Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Hailey Winetrobe, Harmony Rhoades, Milind Tambe and Heather Carmichael.
    In AI Magazine: 37(2), pp. 47-62, July 2016
    [AI Magazine Article]

    C8
    Simultaneous Influencing and Mapping Social Networks.
    By Leandro Marcolino, Aravind S. Lakshminarayanan, Amulya Yadav and Milind Tambe.
    In AAMAS-16: Proc. 15th Intl. Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pp. 1439-1440, 2016. (Short paper)
    [AAMAS Version | HIAI Workshop Version ]

    C7
    Using Social Networks to Aid Homeless Shelters: Dynamic Influence Maximization under Uncertainty.
    By Amulya Yadav, Hau Chan, Albert Jiang, Haifeng Xu, Eric Rice and Milind Tambe.
    In AAMAS-16: Proc. 15th Intl. Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pp. 740-748, 2016.
  • Best Student Paper Award at AAMAS-16
  • Press Coverage: CCC Blog, OZY, Next City, Screenshot Media, Engineering & Technology, Phys.org, USC News
  • [PDF]

    C6
    Protecting the NECTAR of the Ganga River through Game-Theoretic Factory Inspections.
    By Benjamin Ford, Matthew Brown, Amulya Yadav, Amandeep Singh, Arunesh Sinha, Biplav Srivastava, Christopher Kiekintveld and Milind Tambe.
    In PAAMS-16: Proc. 14th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, pp. 97-108, 2016.
    [PDF]

    D1
    HEALER: POMDP Planning for Scheduling Interventions among Homeless Youth.
    By Amulya Yadav, Ece Kamar, Barbara Grosz and Milind Tambe.
    In AAMAS-16: Proc. 15th Intl. Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pp. 1504-1506, 2016.
    [PDF]

    2015


    J1
    An Extended Study on Addressing Defender Teamwork while accounting for Uncertainty in Attacker Defender Games using Iterative Dec-MDPs.
    By Eric Shieh, Albert Xin Jiang, Amulya Yadav, Pradeep Varakantham and Milind Tambe.
    In Multiagent and Grid Systems, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp. 189-226, 2015.
    [MAGS version]

    C5
    Making the most of Our Regrets: Regret-based Solutions to Handle Payoff Uncertainty and Elicitation in Green Security Games.
    By Thanh H. Nguyen, Francesco M. Delle Fave, Debarun Kar, Aravind S. Lakshminarayanan, Amulya Yadav, Milind Tambe, Noa Agmon, Andrew J. Plumptre, Margaret Driciru, Fred Wanyama and Aggrey Rwetsiba.
    In GameSec-15: Proc. 6th Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security, pp. 170-191, 2015.
    [PDF]

    C4
    Preventing HIV Spread in Homeless Populations using PSINET.
    By Amulya Yadav, Leandro Marcolino, Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Hailey Winetrobe, Harmony Rhoades, Milind Tambe and Heather Carmichael.
    In IAAI-15: Proc. 27th AAAI Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence, pp. 4006-4011, 2015.
    [IAAI Version | PlanSOpt-15 Workshop Version | AAAI-16 Spring Symposium Version ]

    W1
    Handling Payoff Uncertainty with Adversary Bounded Rationality in Green Security Domains.
    By Amulya Yadav, Thanh Nguyen, Francesco Delle Fave, Milind Tambe, Noa Agmon, Manish Jain, Widodo Ramono and Timbul Batubara.
    In AGT-15: Proc. 1st IJCAI Workshop on Algorithmic Game Theory, 2015.
    [AGT-15 Version | BECIS-15 Workshop Version ]

    2014


    C3
    Unleashing Dec-MDPs in Security Games: Enabling Effective Defender Teamwork.
    By Eric Shieh, Albert Xin Jiang, Amulya Yadav, Pradeep Varakantham and Milind Tambe.
    In ECAI-14: Proc. 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 819-824, 2014.
    [PDF]

    C2
    Regret-based Optimization and Preference Elicitation for Stackelberg Security Games with Uncertainty.
    By Thanh Hong Nguyen, Amulya Yadav, Bo An, Milind Tambe and Craig Boutilier.
    In AAAI-14: Proc. 28th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 756-762, 2014.
    [PDF]

    2012


    C1
    Genetic Algorithm Combined with Support Vector Machine for Building an Intrusion Detection System.
    By Sriparna Saha, Ashok Singh Sairam, Amulya Yadav, and Asif Ekbal.
    In ICACCI-12: Proc. 1st International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications & Informatics, pp. 566-572, 2012.
    [PDF]