Congratulations to Saurav Ghosh! The DAC/CS Ph.D. student co-authored SourceSeer: Forecasting Rare Disease Outbreaks Using Multiple Data Sources“, which garnered the Best Paper Award at the SIAM International Conference on Data Mining held in Vancouver, Canada.
The study described in the paper was led by Theodoros Rekatsinas, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park. In addition to Rekatsinas and Ghosh, the other authors of the paper include Sumiko R. Mekaru, Children’s Hospital Informatics Program, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Elaine O. Nsoesie and John S. Brownstein, Children’s Hospital Informatics Program, Boston Children’s Hospital and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Lise Getoor, Professor of Computer Science, University of California Santa Cruz; and Naren Ramakrishnan, Thomas L. Phillips Professor of Engineering and director, Discovery Analytics Center, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech. Read the Virginia Tcch news release.