A. Pinar Ozisik

Ph.D. Candidate
College of Information and Computer Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst


I am a Ph.D. student at UMass Amherst, where I work with Brian Levine. I am mainly interested in data mining, machine learning and privacy related problems arising in blockchain systems.

Conference and Workshop Papers

  • Graphene: A New Protocol for Block Propagation Using Set Reconciliation.
    A. Pinar Ozisik, Gavin Andresen, George Bissias, Amir Houmansadr, and Brian N. Levine. In International Workshop on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology, September 2017.
  • Sybil-Resistant Mixing for Bitcoin.
    George Bissias, A. Pinar Ozisik, Brian N. Levine, and Marc Liberatore. In Proc. ACM Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society, November 2014.
  • Detecting Stumbles with a Single Accelerometer.
    Nabil Hajj Chehade, A. Pinar Ozisik, James Gomez, Fabio Ramos, and Gregory J. Pottie. In International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society, August 2012.
  • The Effects of Finite Populations and Selection on the Emergence of Signaling.
    Kyle I. Harrington, A. Pinar Ozisik, and Jordan Pollack. In Proceedings of Artificial Life XIII, July 2012.
  • The Effect of Tags on the Evolution of Honest Signaling.
    A. Pinar Ozisik and Kyle I. Harrington. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion, July 2012.