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Publications

Also see a list of CompSustNet publications in pdf format, as well as a list of Institute for Computational Sustainability (ICS) publications from the previous Expedition.

Jon M. Conrad (2018). Real Options for Endangered Species. (To appear) Ecological Economics. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.07.027.

Kevin P. O'Keeffe, Hyunsuk Hong, Steven H. Strogatz (2017). Oscillators that sync and swarm. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01190-3. arxiv: 1701.05670. [pdf]

Natalie M Mahowald, Daniel S Ward, Scott C Doney, Peter G Hess, James T Randerson (2017). Are the impacts of land use on warming underestimated in climate policy?. Environmental Research Letters. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa836d. [pdf]

Di Chen, Yexiang Xue, Daniel Fink, Shuo Chen, Carla P. Gomes (2017). Deep Multi-species Embedding. Twenty-Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-17). doi: 10.24963/ijcai.2017/509. [pdf]

Xiaojian Wu, Yexiang Xue, Bart Selman, Carla P. Gomes (2017). XOR-Sampling for Network Design with Correlated Stochastic Events. Twenty-Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-17). doi: 10.24963/ijcai.2017/647. arxiv: 1705.08218. [pdf]

Mark D. Reynolds, Brian L. Sullivan, Eric Hallstein, Sandra Matsumoto, Steve Kelling, Matthew Merrifield, ... Scott A. Morrison (2017). Dynamic conservation for migratory species. Science Advances. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1700707.

Neal Jean, Chi-Sing Ho, Amr Saleh, Niaz Banaei, Jennifer Dionne, Stefano Ermon (2017). Enabling rapid screening of bacterial blood infections with machine learning. ICML 2017 Workshop on Computational Biology.

Poster Presentation Award

Kevin Winner, Debora Sujono, Dan Sheldon (2017). Exact Inference for Integer Latent-Variable Models. Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Machine Learning (PMLR). [pdf]

North American Bird Conservation Initiative, U.S. Committee (2017). The State of the Birds 2017: A Farm Bill Special Report.

Nathaniel D. Jensen, Russell Dean Toth, Yexiang Xue, Rich Bernstein, Eddy K. Chebelyon, Andrew G. Mude, ... Carla Gomes (2017). Don't Follow the Crowd: Incentives for Directed Spatial Sampling. Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA).

Alison Johnston, Daniel Fink, Wesley M. Hochachka, Steve Kelling (2017). Estimates of observer expertise improve species distributions from citizen science data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12838.

Frank A. La Sorte, Daniel Fink, Peter J. Blancher, Amanda D. Rodewald, Viviana Ruiz-Gutierrez, Kenneth V. Rosenberg, ... Steve Kelling (2017). Global change and the distributional dynamics of migratory bird populations wintering in Central America. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13794.

Reid Pryzant, Stefano Ermon, David Lobell (2017). Monitoring Ethiopian Wheat Fungus with Satellite Imagery and Deep Feature Learning. CVPR 2017 EARTHVISION Workshop. doi: 10.1109/CVPRW.2017.196. [pdf]

Best Presentation Award

Bertrand Ottino-Löffler, Jacob G. Scott, Steven H. Strogatz (2017). Takeover times for a simple model of network infection. Physical Review E. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.96.012313.

Frank A. La Sorte, Daniel Fink, Jeffrey J. Buler, Andrew Farnsworth, Sergio A. Cabrera-Cruz (2017). Seasonal associations with urban light pollution for nocturnally migrating bird populations. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13792.

Christen H. Fleming, Daniel Sheldon, Eliezer Gurarie, William F. Fagan, Scott LaPoint, Justin M. Calabrese (2017). Kálmán filters for continuous-time movement models. Ecological Informatics. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2017.04.008.

Santiago Molina, Angela K. Fuller, Dana J. Morin, J. Andrew Royle (2017). Use of spatial capture-recapture to estimate density of Andean bears in northern Ecuador. Ursus. doi: 10.2192/URSU-D-16-00030.1.

Junwen Bai, Johan Bjorck, Yexiang Xue, Santosh K. Suram, John Gregoire, Carla Gomes (2017). Relaxation Methods for Constrained Matrix Factorization Problems: Solving the Phase Mapping Problem in Materials Discovery. Fourteenth International Conference on Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research Techniques in Constraint Programming (CPAIOR). doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-59776-8_9.

Mateo Diaz, Ronan Le Bras, Carla Gomes (2017). In Search of Balance: The Challenge of Generating Balanced Latin Rectangles. Fourteenth International Conference on Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research Techniques in Constraint Programming (CPAIOR). doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-59776-8_6.

Nicole Sintov, Debarun Kar, Thanh Nguyen, Fei Fang, Kevin Hoffman, Arnaud Lyet, Milind Tambe (2017). Keeping it Real: Using Real-World Problems to Teach AI to Diverse Audiences. AI Magazine. doi: 10.1609/aimag.v38i2.2733. [pdf]

Tianshu Liu, Nichole Nadermann, Zhenping He, Steven H. Strogatz, Chung-Yuen Hui, Anand Jagota (2017). Spontaneous Droplet Motion on a Periodically Compliant Substrate. Langmuir. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01414.

North American Bird Conservation Initiative (2016). The State of North America's Birds 2016.

Debarun Kar, Benjamin Ford, Shahrzad Gholami, Fei Fang, Andrew Plumptre, Milind Tambe, ... Aggrey Rwetsiba (2017). Cloudy with a Chance of Poaching: Adversary Behavior Modeling and Forecasting with Real-World Poaching Data. International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, AAMAS '17. [pdf]

Moussa Doumbia, Abdul-Aziz Yakubu (2017). Malaria incidence and anopheles mosquito density in irrigated and adjacent non-irrigated villages of Niono in Mali. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B (DCDS-B). doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2017042.

Fei Fang, Benjamin Ford, Rong Yang, Milind Tambe, Andrew M. Lemieux (2017). PAWS: Game-Theory Based Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security. Conservation Criminology, Ch. 10

R. Tachet, O. Sagarra, P. Santi, G. Resta, M. Szell, S. H. Strogatz, C. Ratti (2017). Scaling Law of Urban Ride Sharing. Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/srep42868. arxiv: 1610.09921. [pdf]

Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Rob Pickles, Wai Y. Lam, Gopalasamy R. Clements, Bo An, ... Andrew Lemieux (2017). PAWS - A Deployed Game-Theoretic Application to Combat Poaching. AI Magazine. doi: 10.1609/aimag.v38i1.2710. [pdf]

Natalie M. Mahowald, Rachel Scanza, Janice Brahney, Christine L. Goodale, Peter G. Hess, J. Keith Moore, Jason Neff (2017). Aerosol Deposition Impacts on Land and Ocean Carbon Cycles. Current Climate Change Reports. doi: 10.1007/s40641-017-0056-z. [pdf]

Joleah B. Lamb, Jeroen A. J. M. van de Water, David G. Bourne, Craig Altier, Margaux Y. Hein, Evan A. Fiorenza, ... C. Drew Harvell (2017). Seagrass ecosystems reduce exposure to bacterial pathogens of humans, fishes, and invertebrates. Science. doi: 10.1126/science.aal1956.

Yexiang Xue, Junwen Bai, Ronan Le Bras, Brendan Rappazzo, Richard Bernstein, Johan Bjorck, ... Carla P. Gomes (2017). Phase-Mapper: An AI Platform to Accelerate High Throughput Materials Discovery. Twenty-Ninth IAAI Conference. [pdf]

Deployed Application Award

Jiaxuan You, Xiaocheng Li, Melvin Low, David Lobell, Stefano Ermon (2017). Deep Gaussian Process for Crop Yield Prediction Based on Remote Sensing Data. AAAI-17 Special Track on Computational Sustainability. [pdf]

Best Student Paper - CompSust Track

Xiaojian Wu, Akshat Kumar, Daniel Sheldon, Shlomo Zilberstein (2017). Robust Optimization for Tree-Structured Stochastic Network Design. AAAI-17 Special Track on Computational Sustainability. arxiv: 1612.00104. [pdf]

Best Paper - CompSust Track

Yexiang Xue, Xiaojian Wu, Dana Morin, Bistra Dilkina, Angela Fuller, J. Andrew Royle, Carla Gomes (2017). Dynamic Optimization of Landscape Connectivity Embedding Spatial-Capture-Recapture Information. AAAI-17 Special Track on Computational Sustainability. [pdf]

Douglas H. Fisher (2017). A Selected Summary of AI for Computational Sustainability. AAAI-17 Senior Member Summary Talks.

Bassidy Dembele, Abdul-Aziz Yakubu (2017). Controlling imported malaria cases in the United States of America. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering (MBE). doi: 10.3934/mbe.2017007.

Colin Ponce, David S. Bindel (2017). FLiER: Practical Topology Update Detection Using Sparse PMUs. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2017.2662002. arxiv: 1409.6644. [pdf]

Natalie M. Mahowald, James T. Randerson, Keith Lindsay, Ernesto Munoz, Scott C. Doney, Peter Lawrence, ... Forrest M. Hoffman (2017). Interactions between land use change and carbon cycle feedbacks. Global Biochemical Cycles. doi: 10.1002/2016GB005374.

Dana J. Morin, Angela K. Fuller, J. Andrew Royle, Chris Sutherland (2017). Model-based estimators of density and connectivity to inform conservation of spatially structured populations Authors. Ecosphere. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.1623. [pdf]

József Z. Farkas, Stephen A. Gourley, Rongsong Liu, Abdul-Aziz Yakubu (2017). Modelling Wolbachia infection in a sex-structured mosquito population carrying West Nile virus. Journal of Math Biology. doi: 10.1007/s00285-017-1096-7. [pdf]

Santosh K. Suram, Yexiang Xue, Junwen Bai, Ronan Le Bras, Brendan Rappazzo, Richard Bernstein, ... John M. Gregoire (2017). Automated Phase Mapping with AgileFD and its Application to Light Absorber Discovery in the V–Mn–Nb Oxide System. ACS Combinatorial Science. doi: 10.1021/acscombsci.6b00153. [pdf]

ACS Editors' Choice

Nourridine Siewe, Abdul-Aziz Yakubu, Abhay R Satoskar, Avner Friedman (2017). Granuloma formation in leishmaniasis: A mathematical model. Journal of Theoretical Biology. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.10.004.

Chadi Saad-Roy, P. van den Driessche, Abdul-Aziz Yakubu (2016). A Mathematical Model of Anthrax Transmission in Animal Populations. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. doi: 10.1007/s11538-016-0238-1.

Ajitesh Jain, David Robinson, Bistra Dilkina, Richard Fujimoto (2016). An approach to integrate inter-dependent simulations using HLA with applications to sustainable urban development. Proceedings of the 2016 Winter Simulation Conference. doi: 10.1109/WSC.2016.7822178.

Kevin Winner, Daniel Sheldon (2016). Probabilistic Inference with Generating Functions for Poisson Latent Variable Models. Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS). [pdf]

Alnur Ali, J. Zico Kolter, Ryan J. Tibshirani (2016). The Multiple Quantile Graphical Model. Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS). arxiv: 1607.00515. [pdf]

Debarun Kar, Fei Fang, Francesco M. Delle Fave, Nicole Sintov, Milind Tambe, Arnaud Lyet (2016). Comparing human behavior models in repeated Stackelberg security games: An extended study. Journal of Artificial Intelligence. doi: 10.1016/j.artint.2016.08.002. [pdf]

Jingjing Liang, Thomas W. Crowther, Nicolas Picard, Susan Wiser, Mo Zhou, Giorgio Alberti, ... Peter B. Reich (2016). Positive biodiversity-productivity relationship predominant in global forests. Science. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf8957. [pdf]

Shahrzad Gholami, Bryan Wilder, Matthew Brown, Dana Thomas, Nicole Sintov, Milind Tambe (2016). Divide to Defend: Collusive Security Games. GameSec 2016: Decision and Game Theory for Security. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-47413-7_16. [pdf]

Bistra Dilkina, Rachel Houtman, Carla P. Gomes, Claire A. Montgomery, Kevin S. McKelvey, Katherine Kendall, ... Michael K. Schwartz (2016). Trade-offs and efficiencies in optimal budget-constrained multispecies corridor networks. Conservation Biology. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12814.

Shahrzad Gholami, Bryan Wilder, Matthew Brown, Dana Thomas, Nicole Sintov, Milind Tambe (2016). Toward Addressing Collusion among Human Adversaries in Security Games. European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI). doi: 10.3233/978-1-61499-672-9-1750. [pdf]

Judy Shamoun-Baranes, Andrew Farnsworth, Bart Aelterman, Jose A. Alves, Kevin Azijn, Garrett Bernstein, ... Hans van Gasteren (2016). Innovative Visualizations Shed Light on Avian Nocturnal Migration. PLOS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0160106. [pdf]

Yexiang Xue, Ian Davies, Daniel Fink, Christopher Wood, Carla P. Gomes (2016). Behavior Identification in Two-Stage Games for Incentivizing Citizen Science Exploration. International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, CP 2016. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-44953-1_44. [pdf]

Neal Jean, Marshall Burke, Michael Xie, W. Matthew Davis, David B. Lobell, Stefano Ermon (2016). Combining satellite imagery and machine learning to predict poverty. Science. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf7894.

Jocelyn L. Aycrigg, Craig Groves, Jodi A. Hilty, J. Michael Scott, Paul Beier, D. A. Boyce Jr., ... Rand Wentworth (2016). Completing the System: Opportunities and Challenges for a National Habitat Conservation System. Bioscience. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biw090.

Siamak Safarzadegan Gilan, Naman Goyal, Bistra Dilkina (2016). Active Learning in Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms for Sustainable Building Design. GECCO '16 Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2016. doi: 10.1145/2908812.2908947.

Aruni Roy Chowdhury, Daniel Sheldon, Subhransu Maji, Erik Learned-Miller (2016). Distinguishing Weather Phenomena from Bird Migration Patterns in Radar Imagery. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW). doi: 10.1109/CVPRW.2016.41. [pdf]

Yexiang Xue, Stefano Ermon, Ronan LeBras, Carla P. Gomes, Bart Selman (2016). Variable Elimination in the Fourier Domain. The 33rd International Conference on Machine Learning, ICML. arxiv: 1508.04032. [pdf]

Nima Dolatnia, Alan Fern, Xiaoli Fern (2016). Bayesian Optimization with Resource Constraints and Production. Twenty-Sixth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS). [pdf]

Nourridine Siewe, Abdul-Aziz Yakubu, Abhay R Satoskar, Avner Friedman (2016). Immune response to infection by Leishmania: A mathematical model. Mathematical Biosciences. doi: 10.1016/j.mbs.2016.02.015.

Benjamin Zuckerberg, Daniel Fink, Frank A. La Sorte, Wesley M. Hochachka, Steve Kelling (2016). Novel seasonal land cover associations for eastern North American forest birds identified through dynamic species distribution modelling. Diversity and Distributions. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12428.

Thanh H. Nguyen, Arunesh Sinha, Shahrzad Gholami, Andrew Plumptre, Lucas Joppa, Milind Tambe, ... Colin Beale (2016). CAPTURE: A New Predictive Anti-Poaching Tool for Wildlife Protection. International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS). [pdf]

Yexiang Xue, Ian Davies, Daniel Fink, Christopher Wood, Carla P. Gomes (2016). Avicaching:A Two Stage Game for Bias Reduction in Citizen Science. International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS). [pdf]

Jason R. Hattrick-Simpers, John M. Gregoire, A. Gilad Kusne (2016). Perspective: Composition–structure–property mapping in high-throughput experiments: Turning data into knowledge. APL Materials. doi: 10.1063/1.4950995. [pdf]

Andrew Farnsworth, Benjamin M. Van Doren, Wesley M. Hochachka, Daniel Sheldon, Kevin Winner, Jed Irvine, ... Steve Kelling (2016). A characterization of autumn nocturnal migration detected by weather surveillance radars in the northeastern USA. Ecological Applications. doi: 10.1890/15-0023.

Frank A. La Sorte, Wesley M. Hochachka, Andrew Farnsworth, André A. Dhondt, Daniel Sheldon (2016). The implications of mid-latitude climate extremes for North American migratory bird populations. Ecosphere. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.1261. [pdf]

József Z. Farkas, Stephen A. Gourley, Rongsong Liu, Abdul-Aziz Yakubu (2016). Using mathematics at AIM to outwit mosquitoes. Notices of the AMS. [pdf]

Forrest Briggs, Xiaoli Fern, Raviv Raich, Matthew Betts (2016). Multi-Instance Multi Label Class Discovery: A Computational Approach for Assessing Bird Biodiversity. AAAI-16 Special Track on Computational Sustainability. [pdf]

Akshat Kumar, Arambam James Singh, Pradeep Varakantham, Daniel Sheldon (2016). Robust Decision Making for Stochastic Network Design. AAAI-16 Special Track on Computational Sustainability. [pdf]

Sara Marie Mc Carthy, Milind Tambe, Christopher Kiekintveld, Meredith L. Gore, Alex Killion (2016). Preventing Illegal Logging: Simultaneous Optimization of Resource Teams and Tactics for Security. AAAI-16 Special Track on Computational Sustainability. [pdf]

Xiaojian Wu, Daniel Sheldon, Shlomo Zilberstein (2016). Optimizing Resilience in Large Scale Networks. AAAI-16 Special Track on Computational Sustainability. [pdf]

Michael Xie, Neal Jean, Marshall Burke, David Lobell, Stefano Ermon (2016). Transfer Learning from Deep Features for Remote Sensing and Poverty Mapping. AAAI-16 Special Track on Computational Sustainability. arxiv: 1510.00098. [pdf]

Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Rob Pickles, Wai Y. Lam, Gopalasamy R. Clements, Bo An, ... Milind Tambe (2016). Deploying PAWS to Combat Poaching: Game-Theoretic Patrolling in Areas with Complex Terrain (Demonstration). AAAI-16 Demonstration Papers. [pdf]

Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Rob Pickles, Wai Y. Lam, Gopalasamy R. Clements, Bo An, ... Andrew Lemieux (2016). Deploying PAWS: Field Optimization of the Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security. Twenty-Eighth IAAI Conference. [pdf]

Deployed Application Award

Frank A. La Sorte, Daniel Fink, Wesley M. Hochachka, Steve Kelling (2016). Convergence of broad-scale migration strategies in terrestrial birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.2588. [pdf]