A/Prof. Santu Rana

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Applied Artificial Intel Inst

Department

A2I2P

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

santu.rana@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 71253

Publications

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2019

A flexible transfer learning framework for Bayesian optimization with convergence guarantee

T Theckel Joy, S Rana, S Gupta, S Venkatesh

(2019), Vol. 115, pp. 656-672, Expert systems with applications, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Information-theoretic transfer learning framework for Bayesian optimisation

A Ramachandran, S Gupta, S Rana, S Venkatesh

(2019), Vol. 11052, pp. 827-842, ECML-PKDD 2018 : Proceedings of the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases 2018, Dublin, Ireland, E1

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Exploration enhanced expected improvement for Bayesian optimization

J Berk, V Nguyen, S Gupta, S Rana, S Venkatesh

(2019), Vol. 11052, pp. 621-637, ECML-PKDD 2018 : Proceedings of the e European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases 2018, Dublin, Ireland, E1

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Incomplete conditional density estimation for fast materials discovery

P Nguyen, T Tran, S Gupta, S Rana, M Barnett, S Venkatesh

(2019), pp. 549-557, 2019 SIAM : Proceedings of the 2019 SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, Calgary, Alta., E1

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2018

Filtering Bayesian optimization approach in weakly specified search space

T Nguyen, Sunil Gupta, Santu Rana, Cheng Li, Svetha Venkatesh

(2018), pp. 1-29, Knowledge and information systems, London, Eng., C1

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Exploiting strategy-space diversity for batch Bayesian optimization

S Gupta, Alistair Shilton, Santu Rana, Svetha Venkatesh

(2018), Vol. 84, pp. 538-547, AISTATS 2018 : Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, E1

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A privacy preserving bayesian optimization with high efficiency

T Nguyen, Sunil Gupta, Santu Rana, Svetha Venkatesh

(2018), Vol. 10939, pp. 543-555, PAKDD 2018 : Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining : Proceedings of 22nd Pacific-Asia Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

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Prescriptive analytics through constrained bayesian optimization

Haripriya Harikumar, Santu Rana, Sunil Gupta, Thin Nguyen, Kaimal Ramachandra, Svetha Venkatesh

(2018), Vol. 10937, pp. 335-347, PAKDD 2018 : Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining : Proceedings of 22nd Pacific-Asia Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

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New bayesian-optimization-based design of high-strength 7xxx-series alloys from recycled aluminum

A Vahid, S Rana, S Gupta, P Vellanki, S Venkatesh, T Dorin

(2018), Vol. 70, pp. 2704-2709, JOM, New York, N.Y., C1

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Efficient Bayesian optimisation using derivative meta-model

A Yang, C Li, S Rana, S Gupta, S Venkatesh

(2018), Vol. 11013, pp. 256-264, PRICAI 2018: Proceedings of the 15th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Nanjing, China, E1

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Selecting optimal source for transfer learning in Bayesian optimisation

A Ramachandran, S Gupta, S Rana, S Venkatesh

(2018), Vol. 11012, pp. 42-56, PRICAI 2018 : Trends in artificial intelligence : Proceedings of the 15th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Nanjing, China, E1

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Multi-target optimisation via Bayesian optimisation and linear programming

A Shilton, Santu Rana, Sunil Gupta, Svetha Venkatesh

(2018), UAI 2018: Proceedings of the 34th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, Monterey, Calif., E1

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Expected hypervolume improvement with constraints

M Abdolshah, Alistair Shilton, Santu Rana, Sunil Gupta, svetha Venkatesh

(2018), pp. 3238-3243, ICPR 2018 : Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Beijing, China, E1

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Sparse approximation for Gaussian process with derivative observations

A Yang, C Li, S Rana, S Gupta, S Venkatesh

(2018), Vol. 11320, pp. 507-518, AI 2018: Proceedings of the 31st Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Wellington, N.Z., E1

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Accelerating experimental design by incorporating experimenter hunches

C Li, R Santu, S Gupta, V Nguyen, S Venkatesh, A Sutti, D De Celis Leal, T Slezak, M Height, M Mohammed, I Gibson

(2018), Vol. 2018-November, pp. 257-266, IEEE ICDM 2018 : International Conference on Data Mining, Singapore, E1

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Differentially private prescriptive analytics

H Harikumar, S Rana, S Gupta, T Nguyen, R Kaimal, S Venkatesh

(2018), Vol. 2018-November, pp. 995-1000, ICDM 2018 : Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, Singapore, E1

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Algorithmic assurance: an active approach to algorithmic testing using Bayesian optimisation

Shivapratap Gopakumar, Sunil Gupta, Santu Rana, Nguyen Vu, Svetha Venkatesh

(2018), Vol. 31, pp. 1-9, NeurIPS 2018 : Proceedings of the 32nd Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Montreal, Canada, E1

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2017

Regret bounds for transfer learning in Bayesian optimisation

A Shilton, S Gupta, S Rana, S Venkatesh

(2017), Vol. 54, pp. 1-9, AISTATS 2017 : Machine Learning Research : Proceedings of the 20th Artificial Intelligence and Statistics International Conference, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, E1

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Stable bayesian optimization

T Nguyen, S Gupta, S Rana, S Venkatesh

(2017), Vol. 54, pp. 578-591, PAKDD 2017 : Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining : Proceedings of the 21st Pacific-Asia Conference, Jeju, South Korea, E1

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High dimensional bayesian optimization with elastic gaussian process

S Rana, C Li, S Gupta, V Nguyen, S Venkatesh

(2017), pp. 1-9, ICML 2017 Proceedings of the International Conference in Machine Learning, Sydney, New South Wales, E1

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Rapid Bayesian optimisation for synthesis of short polymer fiber materials

C Li, D Rubn de Celis Leal, S Rana, S Gupta, A Sutti, S Greenhill, T Slezak, M Height, S Venkatesh

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-10, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

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High dimensional bayesian optimization using dropout

C Li, S gupta, S Rana, V Nguyen, S Venkatesh, A Shilton

(2017), pp. 2096-2102, IJCAI 2017 : Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Confrerence on Artificial Intelligence, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

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Bayesian optimization in weakly specified search space

V Nguyen, S Gupta, S Rana, C Li, S Venkatesh

(2017), pp. 347-356, ICDM 2017 : Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, New Orleans, La., E1

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Process-constrained batch Bayesian optimisation

P Vellanki, S Rana, S Gupta, D Rubin, A Sutti, T Dorin, M Height, P Sandars, S Venkatesh

(2017), Vol. 2017-December, pp. 3415-3424, NIPS 2017 : Proceedings of the 31st Conference of Neural Information Processing Systems, Long Beach, California, E1

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Regret for expected improvement over the best-observed value and stopping condition

V Nguyen, S Gupta, S Rana, C Li, S Venkatesh

(2017), Vol. 77, pp. 279-294, Journal of Machine Learning Research, Seoul, Korea, E1

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2016

Data clustering using side information dependent Chinese restaurant processes

C Li, S Rana, Q Phung, S Venkatesh

(2016), Vol. 47, pp. 463-488, Knowledge and information systems, Berlin, Germany, C1

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A new transfer learning framework with application to model-agnostic multi-task learning

S Gupta, S Rana, B Saha, Q Phung, S Venkatesh

(2016), Vol. 49, pp. 933-973, Knowledge and information systems, London, England, C1

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Hierarchical Bayesian nonparametric models for knowledge discovery from electronic medical records

C Li, S Rana, D Phung, S Venkatesh

(2016), Vol. 99, pp. 168-182, Knowledge-based systems, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Flexible transfer learning framework for bayesian optimisation

T Joy, S Rana, S Gupta, S Venkatesh

(2016), Vol. 9651, pp. 102-114, Advances in knowledge discovery and data mining: 20th Pacific-Asia Conference, PAKDD 2016 Auckland, New Zealand, April 19-22, 2016 proceedings, part I, Berlin, Germany, B1

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Toxicity prediction in cancer using multiple instance learning in a multi-task framework

C Li, S Gupta, S Rana, W Luo, S Venkatesh, D Ashley, Q Phung

(2016), Vol. 9651, pp. 152-164, Advances in knowledge discovery and data mining: 20th Pacific-Asia Conference, PAKDD 2016 Auckland, New Zealand, April 19-22, 2016 proceedings, part I, Berlin, Germany, B1

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Privacy aware K-means clustering with high utility

T Nguyen, S Gupta, S Rana, S Venkatesh

(2016), Vol. 9652, pp. 388-400, Advances in knowledge discovery and data mining: 20th Pacific-Asia Conference, PAKDD 2016 Auckland, New Zealand, April 19-22, 2016 proceedings, part I, Berlin, Germany, B1

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Differentially private multi-task learning

S Rana, S Gupta, S Venkatesh

(2016), Vol. 9650, pp. 101-113, PAISI 2016 : Intelligence and Security Informatics : Proceedings of the 11th Pacific-Asia Workshop, Auckland, New Zealand, E1

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Dirichlet process mixture models with pairwise constraints for data clustering

C Li, S Rana, Q Phung, S Venkatesh

(2016), Vol. 3, pp. 205-223, Annals of data science, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Extracting key challenges in achieving sobriety through shared subspace learning

H Harikumar, T Nguyen, S Rana, S Gupta, R Kaimal, S Venkatesh

(2016), Vol. 10086, pp. 420-433, ADMA 2016 : Proceedings of the 12th Advanced Data Mining and Applications International Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, E1

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Understanding behavioral differences between short and long-term drinking abstainers from social media

H Harikumar, T Nguyen, S Gupta, S Rana, R Kaimal, S Venkatesh

(2016), Vol. 10086, pp. 520-533, ADMA 2016 : Proceedings of the 12th Advanced Data Mining and Applications International Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, E1

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Guidelines for developing and reporting machine learning predictive models in biomedical research : a multidisciplinary view

W Luo, Q Phung, T Tran, S Gupta, S Rana, C Karmakar, A Shilton, J Yearwood, N Dimitrova, T Ho, S Venkatesh, M Berk

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 1-10, Journal of medical internet research, Toronto, Ont., C1

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Cascade Bayesian optimization

T Nguyen, S Gupta, S Rana, V Nguyen, S Venkatesh, K Deane, P Sanders

(2016), Vol. 9992, pp. 268-280, AI 2016: Advances in Artificial Intelligence : Proceedings of the Australasian Joint Conference, Hobart, Tasmania, E1

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Budgeted batch Bayesian optimization

V Nguyen, S Rana, S Gupta, C Li, S Venkatesh

(2016), pp. 1107-1112, ICDM 2016: Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, Barcelona, Spain, E1

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Hyperparameter tuning for big data using Bayesian optimisation

T Theckel Joy, S Rana, S Gupta, S Venkatesh

(2016), pp. 2574-2579, ICPR 2016: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Cancun, Mexico, E1

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Multiple adverse effects prediction in longitudinal cancer treatment

C Li, S Gupta, S Rana, T Nguyen, S Venkatesh, D Ashley, P Livingston

(2016), pp. 3156-3161, ICPR 2016: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Cancun, Mexico, E1

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Bayesian nonparametric Multiple Instance Regression

S Subramanian, S Rana, S Gupta, S Venkatesh, P Sivakumar, C Velayutham

(2016), pp. 3661-3666, ICPR 2016: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Cancun, Mexico, E1

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A bayesian nonparametric approach for multi-label classification

T Nguyen, S Gupta, S Rana, C Li, S Venkatesh

(2016), Vol. 63, pp. 254-269, ACML 2016: Proceedings of the 8th Asian Conference on Machine Learning, Hamilton, New Zealand, E1

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2015

Web search activity data accurately predict population chronic disease risk in the USA

T Nguyen, T Tran, W Luo, S Gupta, S Rana, Q Phung, M Nichols, L Millar, S Venkatesh, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 69, pp. 693-699, Journal of epidemiology and community health, London, Eng., C1

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A predictive framework for modeling healthcare data with evolving clinical interventions

S Rana, S Gupta, Q Phung, S Venkatesh

(2015), Vol. 8, pp. 162-182, Statistical analysis and data mining, London, Eng., C1

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Is demography destiny? Application of machine learning techniques to accurately predict population health outcomes from a minimal demographic dataset

W Luo, T Nguyen, M Nichols, T Tran, S Rana, S Gupta, Q Phung, S Venkatesh, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-13, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Small-variance asymptotics for bayesian nonparametric models with constraints

C Li, S Rana, Q Phung, S Venkatesh

(2015), Vol. 9078, pp. 92-105, Proceedings of Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD), Vietnam, B1

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Collaborating differently on different topics: a multi-relational approach to multi-task learning

S Gupta, S Rana, Q Phung, S Venkatesh

(2015), Vol. 9077, pp. 303-316, Proceedings of Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD), Vietnam, B1

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Differentially private random forest with high utility

S Rana, S Gupta, S Venkatesh

(2015), pp. 955-960, ICDM 2015: Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, Atlantic City, New Jersey, E1

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What shall i share and with whom? A multi-task learning formulation using multi-faceted task relationships

S Gupta, S Rana, Q Phung, S Venkatesh

(2015), pp. 703-711, SDM 2015: Proceedings of the 15th SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, Vancouver, British Columbia, E1

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2014

Predicting unplanned readmission after myocardial infarction from routinely collected administrative hospital data

S Rana, T Tran, W Luo, D Phung, R Kennedy, S Venkatesh

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 377-382, Australian health review, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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Intervention-driven predictive framework for modeling healthcare data

S Rana, S Gupta, D Phung, S Venkatesh

(2014), Vol. 8443 Part 1, pp. 497-508, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Berlin, Germany, B1

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Regularizing topic discovery in emrs with side information by using hierarchical bayesian models

C Li, S Rana, D Phung, S Venkatesh

(2014), pp. 1307-1312, ICPR 2014 : Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Stockholm, Sweden, E1

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A framework for feature extraction from hospital medical data with applications in risk prediction

T Truyen, W Luo, P Dinh, S Gupta, S Rana, R Kennedy, A Larkins, S Venkatesh

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 1-9, BMC Bioinformatics, London, Eng., C1

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Keeping up with innovation: a predictive framework for modeling healthcare data with evolving clinical interventions

S Gupta, S Rana, Q Phung, S Venkatesh

(2014), pp. 235-243, SDM 2014: Proceedings of the 14th SIAM International Conference on Data Mining 2014, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, E1-1

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2013

Split-merge augmented Gibbs sampling for hierarchical dirichlet processes

S Rana, D Phung, S Venkatesh

(2013), pp. 546-557, PAKDD 2013 : Advances in knowledge discovery and data mining : 17th Pacific-Asia Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, April 14-17, 2013 : proceedings, Gold Coast, Queensland, E1

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Exploiting side information in distance dependent Chinese restaurant processes for data clustering

C Li, D Phung, S Rana, S Venkatesh

(2013), Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, E1

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2012

Large-scale statistical modeling of motion patterns : a Bayesian nonparametric approach

S Rana, D Phung, S Pham, S Venkatesh

(2012), pp. 1-8, ICVGIP 2012 : Proceedings of the 8th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing, Mumbai, India, E1

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Multi-modal abnormality detection in video with unknown data segmentation

T Nguyen, D Phung, S Rana, D Pham, S Venkatesh

(2012), pp. 1322-1325, ICPR 2012 : Proceedings of 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Tsubuka Science City, Japan, E1

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2009

A unified tensor framework for face recognition

S Rana, W Liu, M Lazarescu, S Venkatesh

(2009), Vol. 42, pp. 2850-2862, Pattern recognition, Oxford, England, C1-1

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2008

Recognising faces in unseen modes : a tensor based approach

S Rana, W Liu, M Lazarescu, S Venkatesh

(2008), pp. 1-8, CVPR 2008 : Proceedings of the 26th IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Anchorage, Alaska, E1-1

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Efficient tensor based face recognition

S Rana, W Liu, M Lazarescu, S Venkatesh

(2008), pp. 1-4, ICPR 2008 : Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Tampa, Fla., E1-1

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Recognising faces in unseen modes: a tensor based approach

Santu Rana, Wanquan Liu, Mihai Lazarescu, Svetha Venkatesh

(2008), pp. 3660-3667, 2008 IEEE CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER VISION AND PATTERN RECOGNITION, VOLS 1-12, Anchorage, AK, E1-1

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Efficient tensor based face recognition

Santu Rana, Wanquan Liu, Mihai Lazarescu, Svetha Venkatesh

(2008), pp. 2002-2005, 19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PATTERN RECOGNITION, VOLS 1-6, Tampa, FL, E1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

ARC Research Hub for Digital Enhanced Living

Prof Kon Mouzakis, Prof Svetha Venkatesh, Prof Anthony Maeder, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Michael Berk, Prof Ralph Maddison, Prof Abbas Kouzani, Prof Rajesh Vasa, Prof Helen Christensen, Prof Patricia Williams, Prof John Yearwood, Prof Susan Gordon, Prof David Powers, Prof Nilmini Wickramasinghe, A/Prof Niranjan Bidargaddi, A/Prof Santu Rana, A/Prof Truyen Tran, A/Prof Sunil Gupta, Dr Wei Luo, A/Prof Mohamed Abdelrazek, Dr Felix Tan, Prof Henning Langberg, A/Prof Lars Kayser, Prof Finn Kensing, Prof Freimut Bodendorf, Prof James Warren, Dr Roopak Sinha, Prof A Smeaton, Mr Fonda Voukelatos, Mr Jeffrey Fiebig, Mr John Fouyaxis, Mr Kevin Hoon, Dr Kit Huckvale, Prof John Grundy, Dr Leonard Hoon, David Varley, Nicole Cockayne, Dr Tanya Petrovich, Mr Voytek Szapirko, Dr Hermant Ghayvat, Dr Anju Kissoon Curumsing, Matthew Macfarlane, Prof Deborah Parker, Dr Tom McClean, Dr Scott Barnett

ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs

  • 2019: $435,486
  • 2018: $449,083
  • 2017: $601,698

Industry and Other Funding

ARC Research Hub for Digital Enhanced Living

Prof Kon Mouzakis, Prof Svetha Venkatesh, Prof Anthony Maeder, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Michael Berk, Prof Ralph Maddison, Prof Abbas Kouzani, Prof Rajesh Vasa, Prof Helen Christensen, Prof Patricia Williams, Prof John Yearwood, Prof Susan Gordon, Prof David Powers, Prof Nilmini Wickramasinghe, A/Prof Niranjan Bidargaddi, A/Prof Santu Rana, A/Prof Truyen Tran, A/Prof Sunil Gupta, Dr Wei Luo, A/Prof Mohamed Abdelrazek, Dr Felix Tan, Prof Henning Langberg, A/Prof Lars Kayser, Prof Finn Kensing, Prof Freimut Bodendorf, Prof James Warren, Dr Roopak Sinha, Prof A Smeaton, Mr Fonda Voukelatos, Mr Jeffrey Fiebig, Mr John Fouyaxis, Mr Kevin Hoon, Dr Kit Huckvale, Prof John Grundy, Dr Leonard Hoon, David Varley, Nicole Cockayne, Dr Tanya Petrovich, Mr Voytek Szapirko, Dr Hermant Ghayvat, Dr Anju Kissoon Curumsing, Matthew Macfarlane, Prof Deborah Parker, Dr Tom McClean, Dr Scott Barnett

  • 2019: $253,745

iCetana - Phase 1 Examine and compare state-of-art methods in background/foreground separation

Prof Svetha Venkatesh, A/Prof Santu Rana, A/Prof Sunil Gupta, Dr Budhaditya Saha

  • 2018: $100,000
  • 2017: $200,000

Supervisions

Executive Supervisor
2019

Tinu Theckel Joy

Thesis entitled: Efficient Hyperparameter Tuning using Bayesian Optimization

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology

2018

Haripriya Harikumar

Thesis entitled: Machine learning to fight addiction using social media

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology

Co-supervisor
2019

Thanh Dai Nguyen

Thesis entitled: Addressing Practical Challenges of Bayesian Optimization

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology

Associate Supervisor
2015

Cheng Li

Thesis entitled: Exploiting side information in Bayesian nonparametric models and their applications

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology