University of Southern California
Research Group
Working Papers

1. Amulya Yadav, Arunesh Sinha. Robust Multi-Step Influence Maximization: A Multi-Armed Bandit Approach.

Rigorously Refereed Journal & Conference Publications

2. Amulya Yadav, Hau Chan, Albert Jiang, Haifeng Xu, Eric Rice, Milind Tambe. Maximizing Awareness about HIV in Social Networks of Homeless Youth with Limited Information. In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference in Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Best Paper Track, July 2017. (Invited Paper) pdf

3. Amulya Yadav, Bryan Wilder, Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Jaih Craddock, Amanda Yoshioka-Maxwell, Mary Hemler, Laura Onasch-Vera, Milind Tambe, Darlene Woo. Influence Maximization in the Field: The Arduous Journey From Emerging to Deployed Application. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2017. (Nominated for Best Paper at AAMAS 2017 - 7 out of 288 papers) pdf

4. Bryan Wilder, Amulya Yadav, Nicole Immorlica, Eric Rice, Milind Tambe. Uncharted but not Uninfluenced: Influence Maximization with an Uncertain Network. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2017. pdf

5. Amulya Yadav, Hau Chan, Albert Jiang, Haifeng Xu, Eric Rice, Milind Tambe. Using Social Networks to Raise HIV Awareness Among Homeless Youth. In Proceedings of the IBM Journal of Research and Development. pdf

6. Benjamin Ford, Matthew Brown, Amulya Yadav, Amandeep Singh, Arunesh Sinha, Biplav Srivastava, Christopher Kiekintveld and Milind Tambe. Protecting the NECTAR of the Ganga River through Game-Theoretic Factory Inspections. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multiagent Systems (PAAMS), July 2016. pdf

7. Amulya Yadav, Hau Chan, Albert Jiang, Haifeng Xu, Eric Rice, Milind Tambe. Using Social Networks to Aid Homeless Shelters: Dynamic Influence Maximization under Uncertainty. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2016. (Winner of the Pragnesh Jay Modi Best Student Paper Award at AAMAS 2016). pdf arxiv

8. Leandro Marcolino, Aravind S. Lakshminarayanan, Amulya Yadav, Milind Tambe. Simultaneous Influencing and Mapping Social Networks. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS) (Short Paper), May 2016. pdf

9. Eric Shieh, Albert Xin Jiang, Amulya Yadav, Pradeep Varakantham, Milind Tambe. An Extended Study on Addressing Defender Teamwork while Accounting for Uncertainty in Attacker Defender Games using Iterative Dec-MDPs. In Multiagent and Grid Systems. pdf

10. Amulya Yadav, Leandro Marcolino, Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Hailey Winetrobe, Harmony Rhoades, Milind Tambe, Heather Carmichael. Preventing HIV Spread in Homeless Populations using PSINET. In Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI), January 2015. pdf

11. Thanh Hong Nguyen, Amulya Yadav, Bo An, Milind Tambe, Craig Boutilier. Regret-based Optimization and Preference Elicitation for Stackelberg Security Games with Uncertainty. In Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), July 2014. pdf

12. Eric Shieh, Albert Xin Jiang, Amulya Yadav, Pradeep Varakantham, Milind Tambe. Unleashing Dec-MDPs in Security Games: Enabling Effective Defender Teamwork. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), August 2014. pdf

13. Thanh H. Nguyen, Francesco M. Delle Fave, Debarun Kar, Aravind S. Lakshminarayanan, Amulya Yadav, Milind Tambe, Noa Agmon, Andrew J. Plumptre, Margaret Driciru, Fred Wanyama, Aggrey Rwetsiba. Making the most of Our Regrets: Regret-based Solutions to Handle Payoff Uncertainty and Elicitation in Green Security Games In Proceedings of the Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec), November 2015. pdf

14. Sriparna Saha, Ashok Singh Sairam, Amulya Yadav, Asif Ekbal. Genetic algorithm combined with support vector machine for building an intrusion detection system. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), August 2012. pdf

Magazine Articles

15. Amulya Yadav, Leandro Marcolino, Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Hailey Winetrobe, Harmony Rhoades, Milind Tambe, Heather Carmichael. PSINET: Assisting HIV Prevention Amongst Homeless Youth by Planning Ahead In AI Magazine, July 2016. pdf

Workshop/Symposium Papers

16. Bryan Wilder, Amulya Yadav, Nicole Immorlica, Eric Rice, Milind Tambe. Uncharted but not Uninfluenced: Influence Maximization with an Uncertain Network. In AAMAS 2017 International Workshop on Optimization in Multi-Agent Systems (OPTMAS), May 2017. pdf

17. Amulya Yadav, Hau Chan, Albert Xin Jiang, Eric Rice, Ece Kamar, Barbara Grosz, Milind Tambe. POMDPs for Assisting Homeless Shelters: Computational and Deployment Challenges. In AAMAS 2016 International Workshop on Issues with Deployment of Emerging Agent-based Systems (IDEAS-2016), May 2016. (Winner of the Most Visionary Paper Award at AAMAS 2016) . pdf

18. Leandro Marcolino, Aravind S. Lakshminarayanan, Amulya Yadav, Milind Tambe. Simultaneous Influencing and Mapping Social Networks In AAAI 2016 Workshop on Expanding the Boundaries of Health Informatics using AI (HIAI-16), Feb 2016. pdf

19. Amulya Yadav, Leandro Marcolino, Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Hailey Winetrobe, Harmony Rhoades, Milind Tambe, Heather Carmichael. Forming Teams of Homeless Youth To Combat HIV Spread In AAAI 2016 Spring Symposium on Intelligent systems for supporting distributed human teamwork, Mar 2016. pdf

20. Amulya Yadav, Thanh Nguyen, Francesco Delle Fave, Milind Tambe, Noa Agmon, Manish Jain, Widodo Ramono, Timbul Batubara. Handling Payoff Uncertainty with Adversary Bounded Rationality in Green Security Domains In IJCAI-15 Workshop on Algorithmic Game Theory (AGT-15), July 2015. pdf

21. Amulya Yadav, Thanh Nguyen, Francesco Delle Fave, Milind Tambe, Noa Agmon, Manish Jain, Widodo Ramono, Timbul Batubara. Handling Payoff Uncertainty in Green Security Domains with Adversary Bounded Rationality In IJCAI-15 Workshop on Behavioral, Economic and Computational Intelligence for Security (BECIS-15), July 2015. pdf

22. Amulya Yadav, Leandro Marcolino, Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Hailey Winetrobe, Harmony Rhoades, Milind Tambe, Heather Carmichael. PSINET - An Online POMDP Solver for HIV Prevention in Homeless Populations In AAAI-15 Workshop on Planning, Search, and Optimization (PlanSOpt-15), January 2015. pdf

23. Lila Ghemri, Siddhartha Dalal, Irfan Ul-Haq, Rakesh Verma, Amulya Yadav. Identifying Relevant Literature on Chemical Terrorism using Machine Learning. In Command, Control, and Interoperability Center for Advanced Data Analysis (CCICADA)-Research Retreat, October 2010.

Book Chapters

24. Amulya Yadav, Hau Chan, Albert Xin Jiang, Eric Rice, Ece Kamar, Barbara Grosz, Milind Tambe. POMDPs for Assisting Homeless Shelters: Computational and Deployment Challenges. In Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Visionary Papers, Lecture Notes in AI. Book Link

Videos

25. Amulya Yadav, Eric Rice, Robin Petering, Jaih Craddock, Bryan Wilder, Milind Tambe. HEALER: Using AI to Raise HIV Awareness among Homeless Youth. In AAAI 2017 Video Competition. (Winner of the Best Video and Best Student Video at AAAI 2017). Youtube Link

Demos

26. Amulya Yadav, Ece Kamar, Barbara Grosz, Milind Tambe. HEALER: POMDP Planning for Scheduling Interventions among Homeless Youth. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2016. pdf