My name is Tozammel Hossain. I am a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Southern California - Information Sciences Institue (ISI). I earned my doctoral degree in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech, where I worked under the supervision of Dr. Naren Ramakrishnan at Discovery Analytics Center.    

My research interests broadly lie in developing and applying data mining and machine learning techniques to solve problems stemming from bioinformatics, social networks, and social science. I enjoy working at the boundaries between the data science and domain sciences. Some of my recent research address problems of inferring coevolving entities with interaction structure in complex systems, forecasting societal population-level events (like flu outbreak and hashtag propagation), and modeling behavior, such as prejudice and ideological leanings, in social systems.    

My career goal is to solve challenging problems in the area of data mining and machine learning. 

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  • SCIPM is featured in the Conversation, ACM TechNews, and the Daily Mail UK Our research work on inferring judicial preferences of the US Supreme Court justices is highlighted in The Conversation, a media outlet that publishes content from the academic and research community ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2016, 5:45 AM by K. S. M. Tozammel Hossain
  • Paper accepted in AAAI 2016 Our paper, "Inferring Multi-dimensional Ideal Points for US Supreme Court Justices," has been accepted at the 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. In this paper, we propose SCIPM, a ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2015, 10:52 AM by K. S. M. Tozammel Hossain
  • Paper accepted in DAMI Our paper "Syndromic Surveillance of Flu on Twitter Using Weakly Supervised Temporal Topic Models" has been accepted for publication in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (DAMI). This paper aims to ...
    Posted Aug 10, 2015, 4:19 PM by K. S. M. Tozammel Hossain
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