Ananth Balashankar
Ph.D Student
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
60 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10011.

ananth(at)nyu(dot)edu

Publications and Patents

Ananth Balashankar, Sunandan Chakraborty, Samuel Fraiberger, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian. Identifying Predictive Causal Factors from News Streams. Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2019. [pdf]

Ananth Balashankar, Alyssa Lees, Chris Welty, Lakshmi Subramanian. Pareto Efficient Fairness for Skewed Subgroup Data. ICML Workshop on AI for Social Good, 2019. [Best Paper!]

Ananth Balashankar, Aashish Dugar, Lakshmi Subramanian, Samuel Fraiberger. Reconstructing the MERS Disease Outbreak from News. ACM COMPASS, 2019. [pdf]

Ananth Balashankar, Alyssa Lees. Fairness Sample Complexity and the Case for Human Intervention. CHI workshop, 2019.pdf

Yan Shvartzshnaider, Zvonimir Pavlinovic, Ananth Balashankar, Thomas Wies, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, Helen Nissenbaum and Prateek Mittal. VACCINE: Using Contextual Integrity for Data Leakage Detection. WWW, 2019. pdf

Ananth Balashankar, Sunandan Chakraborty, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian. Unsupervised Word Influencer Networks from News Streams. Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL) Workshop on Economics and Natural Language Processing (ECONLP), 2018. [pdf]

Yan Shvartzshnaider, Ananth Balashankar, Thomas Wies, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian. Towards Applying Open Domain Question Answering to Privacy Policies. Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL) Workshop on Machine Reading for Question Answering (MRQA), 2018. [pdf]

Ananth Balashankar, Sunandan Chakraborty, Samuel Fraiberger, Srikanth Jagabathula, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian. Causal Inference from News Streams. ICML/IJCAI/AAMAS Workshop on Machine Learning for Causal Inference, Counterfactual Prediction, and Autonomous Action(CausalML), 2018. [pdf]

Swadhin Pradhan, Ananth Balashankar, Niloy Ganguly and Bivas Mitra. (Stable) virtual landmarks: Spatial dropbox to enhance retail experience. Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), 2014 [paper]

Vishnu Navda, Ramachandran Ramjee, Sahil Suneja, Ananth Balashankar. Signal-aware data transfer in cellular networks. US Patent 8843169

Blog Posts

Ananth Balashankar, Levent Koc, Norberto Guimaraes. App Discovery with Google Play: Personalized Recommendations with Related Apps. Google AI Blog, 2016. [blog]

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