Parantapa Bhattacharya

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing


Parantapa Bhattacharya is a postdoctoral research associate in the Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing division. Bhattacharya is interested in building tools and systems that allow humans to extract information out of large amounts of data, and analyzing and modeling behavior of large groups of humans on online social media.

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Natural language processing, machine learning (statistical and deep learning), agent-based modeling systems, and online social media modeling and analysis.


Google Scholar

  • The Matrix: An Agent-Based Modeling Framework for Data Intensive Simulations
    Proceedings of the 2019 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), (2019) Bhattacharya P, Ekanayake S, Kuhlman CJ, Lebiere C, Morrison D, Swarup S, Wilson ML, Orr MG

  • Inferring User Interests in the Twitter Social Network
    Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Recommender systems (RecSys), (2014) Bhattacharya P, Zafar MB, Ganguly N, Ghosh S, Gummadi KP

  • Deep Twitter Diving: Exploring Topical Groups in Microblogs at Scale
    Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW), (2014) Bhattacharya P, Ghosh S, Kulshrestha J, Mondal M, Zafar MB, Ganguly N, Gummadi KP


IIT Kharagpur, Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., 2017
IIT Kharagpur, Information Technology, MTech, 2010
Bengal Engineering and Science University Shibpur, Information Technology, BE (Hons.), 2008