
Plotguided Adversarial Example Construction for Evaluating Opendomain Story Generation
With the recent advances of opendomain story generation, the lack of re...
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Fast Graph Learning with Unique Optimal Solutions
Graph Representation Learning (GRL) has been advancing at an unprecedent...
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Graph Traversal with Tensor Functionals: A MetaAlgorithm for Scalable Learning
Graph Representation Learning (GRL) methods have impacted fields from ch...
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DiSCoL: Toward Engaging Dialogue Systems through Conversational Line Guided Response Generation
Having engaging and informative conversations with users is the utmost g...
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Likelihood Ratio Exponential Families
The exponential family is well known in machine learning and statistical...
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Annealed Importance Sampling with qPaths
Annealed importance sampling (AIS) is the gold standard for estimating p...
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MUSCLE: Strengthening SemiSupervised Learning Via Concurrent Unsupervised Learning Using Mutual Information Maximization
Deep neural networks are powerful, massively parameterized machine learn...
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Compressing Deep Neural Networks via Layer Fusion
This paper proposes layer fusion  a model compression technique that di...
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Robust Classification under ClassDependent Domain Shift
Investigation of machine learning algorithms robust to changes between t...
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All in the Exponential Family: Bregman Duality in Thermodynamic Variational Inference
The recently proposed Thermodynamic Variational Objective (TVO) leverage...
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Sequential Unsupervised Domain Adaptation through Prototypical Distributions
We develop an algorithm for unsupervised domain adaptation (UDA) of a cl...
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Event Cartography: Latent Point Process Embeddings
Many important phenomena arise naturally as temporal point processes wit...
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Anchor Attention for Hybrid Crowd Forecasts Aggregation
Forecasting the future is a notoriously difficult task. To overcome this...
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Improving Generalization by Controlling LabelNoise Information in Neural Network Weights
In the presence of noisy or incorrect labels, neural networks have the u...
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Towards Learning Representations of Binary Executable Files for Security Tasks
Tackling binary analysis problems has traditionally implied manually def...
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Predictive Engagement: An Efficient Metric For Automatic Evaluation of OpenDomain Dialogue Systems
User engagement is a critical metric for evaluating the quality of open...
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Man is to Person as Woman is to Location: Measuring Gender Bias in Named Entity Recognition
We study the bias in several stateoftheart named entity recognition (...
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Deep Structured Neural Network for Event Temporal Relation Extraction
We propose a novel deep structured learning framework for event temporal...
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Stacking Models for Nearly Optimal Link Prediction in Complex Networks
Most realworld networks are incompletely observed. Algorithms that can ...
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NearlyUnsupervised Hashcode Representations for Relation Extraction
Recently, kernelized locality sensitive hashcodes have been successfully...
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A Survey on Bias and Fairness in Machine Learning
With the widespread use of AI systems and applications in our everyday l...
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Efficient Covariance Estimation from Temporal Data
Estimating the covariance structure of multivariate time series is a fun...
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MixHop: HigherOrder Graph Convolution Architectures via Sparsified Neighborhood Mixing
Existing popular methods for semisupervised learning with Graph Neural ...
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Better Automatic Evaluation of OpenDomain Dialogue Systems with Contextualized Embeddings
Despite advances in opendomain dialogue systems, automatic evaluation o...
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Exact RateDistortion in Autoencoders via Echo Noise
Compression is at the heart of effective representation learning. Howeve...
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Identifying and Analyzing Cryptocurrency Manipulations in Social Media
Interest surrounding cryptocurrencies, digital or virtual currencies tha...
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Maximizing Multivariate Information with ErrorCorrecting Codes
Multivariate mutual information provides a conceptual framework for char...
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Evading the Adversary in Invariant Representation
Representations of data that are invariant to changes in specified nuisa...
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A Forest Mixture Bound for BlockFree Parallel Inference
Coordinate ascent variational inference is an important algorithm for in...
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Dialogue Modeling Via Hash Functions: Applications to Psychotherapy
We propose a novel machinelearning framework for dialogue modeling whic...
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Adaptive prior probabilities via optimization of risk and entropy
An agent choosing between various actions tends to take the one with the...
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AutoEncoding Total Correlation Explanation
Advances in unsupervised learning enable reconstruction and generation o...
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Stochastic Learning of Nonstationary Kernels for Natural Language Modeling
Natural language processing often involves computations with semantic or...
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Efficient Representation for Natural Language Processing via Kernelized Hashcodes
Kernel similarity functions have been successfully applied in classifica...
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Unifying Local and Global Change Detection in Dynamic Networks
Many realworld networks are complex dynamical systems, where both local...
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Low Complexity Gaussian Latent Factor Models and a Blessing of Dimensionality
Learning the structure of graphical models from data is a fundamental pr...
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Multitask Learning and Benchmarking with Clinical Time Series Data
Health care is one of the most exciting frontiers in data mining and mac...
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Toward Interpretable Topic Discovery via Anchored Correlation Explanation
Many predictive tasks, such as diagnosing a patient based on their medic...
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Variational Information Maximization for Feature Selection
Feature selection is one of the most fundamental problems in machine lea...
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Sifting Common Information from Many Variables
Measuring the relationship between any pair of variables is a rich and a...
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The DARPA Twitter Bot Challenge
A number of organizations ranging from terrorist groups such as ISIS to ...
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Extracting Biomolecular Interactions Using Semantic Parsing of Biomedical Text
We advance the state of the art in biomolecular interaction extraction w...
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The Information Sieve
We introduce a new framework for unsupervised learning of representation...
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Understanding confounding effects in linguistic coordination: an informationtheoretic approach
We suggest an informationtheoretic approach for measuring stylistic coo...
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Scalable Link Prediction in Dynamic Networks via NonNegative Matrix Factorization
We propose a scalable temporal latent space model for link prediction in...
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Efficient Estimation of Mutual Information for Strongly Dependent Variables
We demonstrate that a popular class of nonparametric mutual information ...
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Active Inference for Binary Symmetric Hidden Markov Models
We consider active maximum a posteriori (MAP) inference problem for Hidd...
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Maximally Informative Hierarchical Representations of HighDimensional Data
We consider a set of probabilistic functions of some input variables as ...
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Discovering Structure in HighDimensional Data Through Correlation Explanation
We introduce a method to learn a hierarchy of successively more abstract...
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Comparative Analysis of Viterbi Training and Maximum Likelihood Estimation for HMMs
We present an asymptotic analysis of Viterbi Training (VT) and contrast ...
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Aram Galstyan
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Director of the Machine Intelligence and Data Science (MINDS) group at Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, Research Associate Professor at the USC Computer Science department, Project Leader of CoPI for IARPA’s Mercury program and Information Sciences Institute USC, Leader of PI DARPA SMISC project,