Current Graduate Students:

  • Anu Shrestha
  • Indhumathi Gurunathan

Undergraduate Students:

  • Mayson Green

Past Graduate Students:

  • Laxmi Amulya Gundala
  • Akshay Kansal
  • Harish Arelli
  • Nitish Dhakal (co-advised with Prof. Xu)

Selected Publications

In ICDM, 2016.

In Artif. Intell., 2016.

In SIGKDD, 2015.

In Commun. ACM, 2014.

Latest Publications


More Publications

Editing Behavior Analysis for Predicting Active and Inactive Users in Wikipedia

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A Framework for Predicting Links between Indirectly Interacting Nodes

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Inferring Bad Entities through the Panama Papers Network

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Readers' Demanded Hyperlink Prediction in Wikipedia

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A Scalable Graph-Coarsening Based Index for Dynamic Graph Databases

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Predicting Friendship Strenght for Privacy Preserving: A Case Study on Facebook.

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Who Will Stop Contributing? Predicting Inactive Editors in Wikipedia.

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Spam Users Identification in Wikipedia via Editing Behavior

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Ensuring the Integrity of Wikipedia: A Data Science Approach

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Courses taught at Boise State University:

  • CS 539 Social Media Mining (Fall 2018)
  • CS 410 / 510 Databases (Spring 2017, Spring 2018)
  • CS 321 Data Structures (Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017)
  • CS 597 Social Networking Analysis (Spring 2016)