Publications

Peterson, D., Kanani, P., Marathe, V. J. "Private Federated Learning with Domain Adaptation", NeurIPS 2019 Workshop on Federated Learning for Data Privacy and Confidentiality (Winner of Distinguished Paper Award)   pdf
Tristan, J.-B., Panda, S., Mahmoudian, H., Kanani, P., Wick, M., “Using Bayes Factors to Control for Fairness A Case Study on Learning to Rank”, NeurIPS 2019 Workshop on Robust AI in Financial Services: Data, Fairness, Explainability, Trustworthiness and Privacy   pdf
Deitz et al. "Report on the First HIPstIR Workshop on the Future of Information Retrieval", SIGIR   pdf
Wick, M., Kanani, P., Pocock, A. “Minimally Constrained Multilingual Word Embeddings via Artificial Code Switching”, AAAI 2016, also in NIPS Workshop on Multi-Task and Transfer Learning 2016   pdf
Kanani, P., Wick, M., Pocock, A. “Attribute Extraction from Noisy Text Using Character-based Sequence Tagging Models”, NIPS Workshop on Machine Learning for e-Commerce 2016   pdf
Kanani, P. "Resource-bounded Information Acquisition and Learning", PhD Thesis 2012, University of Massachusetts Amherst   pdf
Kanani, P. and McCallum, A. "Selecting Actions for Resource-bounded Information Extraction using Reinforcement Learning", In Proceedings WSDM 2012, Seattle, WA.   pdf
Kanani, P. and McCallum, A. "Learning to Select Actions for Resource-bounded Information Extraction". UMass TechReport UM-CS-2011-042, 2011.   pdf
Svore, K., Kanani, P., and Khan, N., "How good is a span of terms? Exploiting proximity to improve web retrieval", Proceedings of the 33rd ACM SIGIR'10, pp. 154-161.   pdf
Kanani, P., McCallum, A. and Hu, S., "Resource-bounded Information Extraction: Acquiring Missing Feature Values On Demand", Proceedings of the 14th PAKDD, Hyderabad, India, June 21-24, 2010. (Winner of Best Student Paper Runner Up Award). Also appeared as a poster in NESCAI 2010.   pdf
Kanani, P., McCallum, A., and Sitaraman, R., "Towards Theoretical Bounds for Resource-bounded Information Gathering for Correlation Clustering", UMass TechReport UM-CS-2009-027 pdf
Kanani, P. and Melville, P., "Prediction-time Active Feature-value Acquisition for Customer Targeting", NIPS 2008 Workshop on Cost Sensitive Learning.   pdf
Kanani, P. and McCallum, A., "Efficient Strategies for Improving Partitioning-Based Author Coreference by Incorporating Web Pages as Graph Nodes," Proceedings of the Workshop on Information Integration on the Web (IIWEB 07), pp. 38-43. Also appeared as a poster in NESCAI 2007.   pdf
Culotta, A., Kanani, P., Hall, R., Wick, M. and McCallum, A., "Author Disambiguation using Error-driven Machine Learning with a Ranking Loss Function," a workshop at the Sixth International Workshop on Information Integration on the Web (IIWeb-07), Vancouver, Canada.   pdf
Kanani, P. and McCallum, A., "Resource-bounded Information Gathering for Correlation Clustering," in the Proceedings of Computational Learning Theory 07, Open Problems Track, COLT 2007, LNAI 4539, pp. 625-627, 2007.   pdf
Kanani, P., McCallum, A. and Pal, C., "Improving Author Coreference by Resource-bounded Information Gathering from the Web," in the Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 07), pp. 429-434, 2007.   pdf
Young, J.W., Webster, T., Adolph, K. E., Robinson, S. R., & Kanani, P. "The effects of sampling frequency on developmental trajectories". International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, New Orleans, LA, 2003
Biu, O., Young, J. W., Pethkongkathon, J., Kanani, P., & Adolph, K. E. "A microgenetic analysis of the trajectory of motor development". Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL, 2003
Young, J.W., Biu, O., Pethkongkathon, J., Kanani, P., & Adolph, K.E., "Continuity and discontinuity in motor skill acquisition". International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Orlando, FL, 2002