Aditya Pal


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I am interested in data mining, machine learning and social network analysis. I finished my PhD User Classification in Online Communities from University of Minnesota in 2012. In my free time, I post puzzles and algorithm problems.

Awards & Nominations

Professional Services

Publications

  1. Aditya Pal, Amac Herdagdelen, Sourav Chatterji, Sumit Taank, Deepayan Chakrabarti. Discovery of Topical Authorities in Instagram. In ACM conference on World Wide Web (WWW), 2016.

  2. Jalal Mahmud, Geli Fei, Anbang Xu, Aditya Pal, Michelle Zhou. Predicting Attitude and Actions of Twitter Users. In ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), 2016 (short paper).

  3. Yichen Wang, Aditya Pal. Detecting Emotions in Social Media: A Constrained Optimization Approach. In International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2015.

  4. Aditya Pal. Discovering Experts across Multiple Domains. In ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2015 (short paper).

  5. Aditya Pal. Metrics and Algorithms for Routing Questions to User Communities. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), 2015.

  6. N. Sadat Shami, Michael Muller, Aditya Pal, Mikhil Masli, Werner Geyer. Inferring Employee Engagement from Social Media. In ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2015. Best Paper Honorable Mention

  7. Hernan Badenes, Mateo N. Bengualid, Jilin Chen, Liang Gou, Eben M. Haber, Jalal Mahmud, Jeffrey W. Nichols, Aditya Pal, Jerald Schoudt, Barton A. Smith, Ying Xuan, Huahai Yang, Michelle X. Zhou. System U: automatically deriving personality traits from social media for people recommendation. In ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys) 2014 (demo).

  8. Tara Matthews, Jilin Chen, Steve Whittaker, Aditya Pal, Haiyi Zhu, Hernan Badenes, Barton A. Smith. Goals and perceived success of online enterprise communities: what is important to leaders and members?. In ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2014.

  9. Haiyi Zhu, Jilin Chen, Tara Matthews, Aditya Pal, Hernan Badenes, Robert E. Kraut. Selecting an effective niche: an ecological view of the success of online communities. In ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2014.

  10. Aditya Pal, Fei Wang, Michelle Zhou, Jeffrey Nichols, Barton Smith. Question Routing to User Communities. In ACM conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2013.

  11. Shuo Chang, Aditya Pal. Routing Questions for Collaborative Answering in Community Question Answering. In IEEE/ACM conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2013. Best Full Paper

  12. Aditya Pal, Nilesh Dalvi, Kedar Bellare. Discovering Hierarchical Structure for Sources and Entities. In AAAI conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2013.

  13. Aditya Pal, Shuo Chang, Joseph Konstan. Evolution of Experts in Question Answering Communities. In AAAI conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2012.

  14. Aditya Pal, Vibhor Rastogi, Ashwin Machanavajhalla, Philip Bohannon. Information Integration Over Time in Unreliable and Uncertain Environments. In ACM conference on World Wide Web (WWW), 2012.

  15. Aditya Pal, Max Harper, Joseph Konstan. Exploring Question Selection Bias to Identify Experts and Potential Experts in CQA. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), 2012.

  16. Jaya Kawale, Aditya Pal, Rob Fatland. Tracking Spatio-Temporal Diffusion in Climate Data. In SIAM conference on Data Mining (SDM), 2012.

  17. Aditya Pal, James Margatan, Joseph Konstan. Question Temporality: Identification and Uses. In ACM conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), 2012 (short paper).

  18. Rosta Farzan, Robert Kraut, Aditya Pal, Joseph Konstan. Socializing Volunteers in an Online Community: A Field Experiment. In ACM conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), 2012.

  19. Aditya Pal, Rosta Farzan, Joseph Konstan, Robert Kraut. Early Detection of Potential Experts in Question Answering Communities. In International conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP), 2011. Best Student Paper

  20. Aditya Pal, Scott Counts. Identifying Topical Authorities in Microblogs. In ACM conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), 2011. Best Paper Nominee

  21. Aditya Pal, Scott Counts. What's in a @name? How Name Value Biases Judgment of Microblog Authors. In AAAI conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2011.

  22. Aditya Pal, Jaya Kawale. Connecting Mutually Influencing Bloggers. In AAAI conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2011 (short paper).

  23. Aditya Pal, Joseph Konstan. Expert Identification in Community Question Answering: Exploring Question Selection Bias. In ACM conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2010 (short paper).

  24. Jaya Kawale, Aditya Pal. Churn Prediction in MMORPGs: A Social Influence Based Approach. In IEEE conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), 2009.

  25. Aditya Pal, Jaya Kawale. Leveraging Query Associations in Federated Search. In Workshop on Aggregated Search, SIGIR 2008.