Publications and Manuscripts

  1. Adversarial Examples for Non-Parametric Methods: Attacks, Defenses, and Large Sample Limits [arxiv], with Yao-Yuan Yang, Yizhen Wang, Kamalika Chaudhuri. In Submission, 2019.
  2. Reconstructing Trees from Traces [arxiv, slides], with Sami Davies and Miklos Z. Racz. COLT 2019
  3. Edge Estimation with Independent Set Oracles [arxiv, poster, slides, video], with Paul Beame, Sariel Har-Peled, Sivaramakrishnan Natarajan Ramamoorthy, Makrand Sinha. ITCS 2018
  4. Random Access in Large-Scale DNA Data Storage [biorxiv, nature biotech], Lee Organick, Siena Dumas Ang, Yuan-Jyue Chen, Randolph Lopez, Sergey Yekhanin, Konstantin Makarychev, Miklos Z. Racz, Govinda Kamath, Parikshit Gopalan, Bichlien Nguyen, Christopher Takahashi, Sharon Newman, Hsing-Yeh Parker, Cyrus Rashtchian, Kendall Stewart, Gagan Gupta, Robert Carlson, John Mulligan, Douglas Carmean, Georg Seelig, Luis Ceze, Karin Strauss. Nature Biotechnology, Cover Story, March 2018
  5. Clustering Billions of Reads for DNA Data Storage [pdf, nips, poster], Cyrus Rashtchian, Konstantin Makarychev, Miklos Z. Racz, Siena Dumas Ang, Djordje Jevdjic, Sergey Yekhanin, Luis Ceze, Karin Strauss. NIPS 2017. Spotlight Presentation (top 4.7% of submissions)
  6. Scaling up DNA Data Storage. Christopher Takahashi, Siena Dumas Ang, Lee Organick, Yuan-Jyue Chen, Randolph Lopez, Sergey Yekhanin, Konstantin Makarychev, Miklos Z. Racz, Sharon Newman, Bichlien Nguyen, Hsing-Yeh Parker, Cyrus Rashtchian, Kendall Stewart, Gagan Gupta, Robert Carlson, John Mulligan, Douglas Carmean, Georg Seelig, Luis Ceze, Karin Strauss. Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution, and Design, SEED 2017
  7. Massively-Parallel Similarity Join, Edge-Isoperimetry, and Distance Correlations on the Hypercube [arxiv], with Paul Beame. SODA 2017
  8. Shattered Sets and the Hilbert Function [arxiv], with Shay Moran. MFCS 2016
  9. Bounded Matrix Rigidity and John's Theorem [ECCC], 2015
  10. Every Picture Tells a Story: Generating Sentences from Images [pdf, acm dl]. Ali Farhadi, Mohsen Hejrati, Mohammad Amin Sadeghi, Peter Young, Cyrus Rashtchian, Julia Hockenmaier, David Forsyth. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2010
  11. Cross-Caption Coreference Resolution for Automatic Image Understanding [pdf, acm dl]. Micah Hodosh, Peter Young, Cyrus Rashtchian, Julia Hockenmaier. Conference on Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), 2010
  12. Collecting Image Annotations Using Amazon's Mechanical Turk [pdf, acm dl]. Cyrus Rashtchian, Peter Young, Micah Hodosh, Julia Hockenmaier. NAACL HLT 2010 Workshop on Creating Speech and Language Data with Amazon's Mechanical Turk

Unfinished and/or Unpublished

This area contains projects that ended up on the infamous shelf. Please contact me if you are interested in these topics. I would be happy to share partial results.