Alan Smith

Tahora H. Nazer


Graduate Research Assistant

Data Mining and Machine Learning Lab (DMML)

Education

Arizona State University

Ph.D. in Computer Science

January 2014 - Present


Sharif University of Technology

M.S. in Information Technology

September 2011 - September 2013

B.S. in Information Technology

September 2006 - January 2011

Experience

Internships

Machine Learning Intern at Spotify

May 2017 - Auguest 2017


Research Assistantship

Data Mining and Machine Learning Lab (DMML)

January 2015 - Present


Teaching Assistantship

Object-Oriented Programming and Data Structures
Computer Networks
Introduction to Engineering

January 2014 - December 2014

Publications

Full Papers

2016

Fred Morstatter, Liang Wu, Tahora H. Nazer, and Huan Liu. A New Approach to Bot Detection: Striking the Balance Between Precision and Recall, The 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2016. [PDF]

Tahora H. Nazer, Huan Liu, and Guoliang Xue. Information Filtering in Social Media during Disasters, Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response: Rising to the Challenge, Middle East-Asia Project (MAP), Middle East Institute, June 2016. [Link]

Workshop Papers

2017

Tahora H. Nazer, Fred Morstatter, Gareth Tyson, and Huan Liu. A Close Look at Tinder Bots, SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM) - Workshop of Women in Data Science, 2017.

Demo Papers

2016

Tahora H. Nazer, Fred Morstatter, Harsh Dani, and Huan Liu. Finding Requests in Social Media for Disaster Relief, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2016. [PDF]

Posters

2016

Tahora H. Nazer. Detecting Help Seeking Tweets in Natural Crises, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, 2016. [PDF]

2015

Tahora H. Nazer, Fred Morstatter, Liang Wu, and Huan Liu. Bot Detection in Social Media, Symposium on Information Assurance Research and Education, Information Assurance Center, Arizona State University, 2015. [Poster]

Awards

  • ACM Grace Hopper Student Research Competition (SRC) Travel Award Sponsored by Microsoft Research

    October 2016

  • Arizona State University Scholarship for Grace Hopper Celebration

    October 2016

  • Summer Institute on Transparency and Reproducibility Scholarship, Berkeley Institute of Transparency and Reproducibility

    June 2016

  • Arizona State University Scholarship for Grace Hopper Celebration

    October 2015