Dr. Saravanan Thirumuruganathan

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Scientist
Data Analytics
+(974) 3068 5659

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Research Focus at QCRI

 Saravanan's research interests include big data analytics, data curation, data mining, graph analytics and urban computing.

Previous Experience

 Saravanan obtained his PhD from University of Texas at Arlington, USA in 2015. During his Ph.D., Saravanan's research interests were deep web databases, crowdsourcing and analytics over social media and graphs.

Professional Experience

 

Professional Associations and Awards

  •  Member of ACM and IEEE

Education

  •  PhD in Computer Science, University of Texas at Arlington, 2015
  •  MS in Computer Science, University of Texas at Arlington, 2010

Selected Research

 Farhadur Rahman, Saad Bin Suhaim, Weimo Liu, Saravanan Thirumuruganathan, Nan Zhang, Gautam Das: HDBSCAN: Density based Clustering over Location Based Services. In ICDE, 2017.

Abolfazl Asudeh, Saravanan Thirumuruganathan, Nan Zhang, Gautam Das: Discovering the Skyline of Web Databases. In PVLDB, 2016.

Saravanan Thirumuruganathan, Habibur Rahman, Sofiane Abbar, and Gautam Das: Beyond Itemsets: Mining Frequent Featuresets over Structured Items. In PVLDB 2015

Yachao Lu, Saravanan Thirumuruganathan, Nan Zhang, Gautam Das: Hidden Database Research and Analytics (HYDRA) System. In IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, 38(3), 2015.

Azade Nazi, Zhuojie Zhou, Saravanan Thirumuruganathan, Nan Zhang, and Gautam Das: Walk, Not Wait: Faster Sampling Over Online Social Networks. In PVLDB 2015.

Senjuti Basu Roy, Saravanan Thirumuruganathan, Sihem Amer-Yahia, Gautam Das: Task-Assignment Optimization in Knowledge Intensive Crowdsourcing. In VLDB Journal, 2015.



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