Balaraman Ravindran Home Page
Associate Professor
Email : ravi@cse.iitm.ac.in   |   Phone : 4370
Lab(s) : AIDB Lab, IIL Lab.
Link to Personal Homepage

Research Interests :

Machine learning, Reinforcement learning, Social Network Analysis, Data and text mining

Publications : (Last Five, while at IITM)DBLP | View All

  • Diversity driven attention model for query-based abstractive summarization. 
    Authors : Preksha Nema, Mitesh M. Khapra, Anirban Laha, Balaraman Ravindran
    Appeared in Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL 2017, Vancouver, Canada, July 30 - August 4, Volume 1: Long Papers (ACL 2017) ,pp.1063-1072, Aug 2017
  • Thresholding Bandits with Augmented UCB. 
    Authors : Subhojyoti Mukherjee, Kolar Purushothama Naveen, Nandan Sudarsanam, Balaraman Ravindran
    Appeared in Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IJCAI 2017, Melbourne, Australia, August 19-25, 2017 (IJCAI 2017) ,pp.2515-2521, Aug 2017
  • Data Driven Strategies for Active Monocular SLAM using Inverse Reinforcement Learning. 
    Authors : Vignesh Prasad, Rishabh Jangir, Balaraman Ravindran, K. Madhava Krishna
    Appeared in Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems, AAMAS 2017, So Paulo, Brazil, May 8-12, 2017 (AAMAS 2017) ,pp.1697-1699, May 2017
  • Role Discovery in Graphs Using Global Features: Algorithms, Applications and a Novel Evaluation Strategy. 
    Authors : Pratik Vinay Gupte, Balaraman Ravindran, Srinivasan Parthasarathy
    Appeared in 33rd IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering, ICDE 2017, San Diego, CA, USA, April 19-22, 2017 (ICDE 2017) ,pp.771-782, Apr 2017
  • Dynamic Action Repetition for Deep Reinforcement Learning. 
    Authors : Aravind S. Lakshminarayanan, Sahil Sharma, Balaraman Ravindran
    Appeared in Proceedings of the Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, February 4-9, 2017, San Francisco, California, USA., pp.2133-2139, Feb 2017


(Recent) Teaching : View All  |  Back to top

Jul 2017 - Nov 2017 : - Topics in Reinforcement Learning (CS7011)
Jul 2017 - Nov 2017 : - Principles of Machine Learning (CS4011)
Jan 2017 - May 2017 : - Reinforcement learning (CS6700)
Jul 2016 - Nov 2016 : - Machine Learning (CS5011)
Jul 2016 - Nov 2016 : - Topics in Reinforcement Learning (CS7011)

(Current) Advisees View All  |  Back to top

ProgramNameRoll No.Joining DateFunding
PhDSangameshwar Suryakant PatilCS11D007Jul 2011EXTERNAL
PhDPriyatosh MishraCS13D024Jul 2013PROJECT
PhDSudarsun SanthiappanCS13D030Jul 2013PROJECT
PhDAbhishek GhoseCS15D004Jan 2015PART-TIME
PhDJoseph Hosanna Raj I.CS15D304Jul 2015HTRA
PhDTarun KumarCS15D017Jan 2016HTRA
PhDAvinash SharmaCS16D401Jul 2016HTRA
PhDGautham MuthravichandranCS16D020Dec 2016PARTTIME
MSPrasanna PCS14S016Jan 2014PROJECT (NHTRA)
MSDeepak MittalCS15S014Jan 2015PROJECT
MSSubhojyoti MukherjeeCS15S300Jan 2015HTRA
MSGirraj PahariyaCS15S017Jan 2015PROJECT
MSPriyesh VCS15S012Jan 2015PROJECT
MSAkash JainCS15S037Jul 2015Project
MSBeethika TripathiCS15S004Jul 2015HTRA
MSMoghe Nikita Vinay SangeetaCS16S016Jul 2016HTRA
MSKarthik ThiagarajanCS16S027Dec 2016PROJECT
MSArjun ManoharanCS17S004Jul 2017HTRA
MSPavan RavishankarCS17S026Jul 2017HTRA
M.TechVinamr GoelCS15M052Jul 2015HTTA
M.TechDenzil Francis CrastaCS16M007Jul 2016HTTA
B.Tech(DD)Manika AgarwalCS13B044Jul 2013HTTA
B.Tech(DD)Abhishek NaikCS13B030Jul 2013HTTA
B.Tech(DD)Bhambhani Mohan PremchandCS13B036Jul 2013HTTA
B.Tech(DD)Ujjawal SoniCS13B053Jul 2013HTTA


Awards and Recognitions :View All  |  Back to top