I am a PhD candidate at the CICS, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. I work in the Database Group as a Research Assistant with Prof. Alexandra Meliou.

I am from Dhaka, Bangladesh. I have graduated from Department of CSE, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Contact: afariha[at]

Current Projects

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Selected Publications:

  1. Anna Fariha, Sheikh Muhammad Sarwar, Alexandra Meliou: SQuID - Semantic Similarity-Aware Query Intent Discovery. SIGMOD (2018) [PDF]
  2. Anna Fariha, Chowdhury Farhan Ahmed, Carson K. Leung, Md. Samiullah, Suraiya Pervin, Longbing Cao: A new framework for mining frequent interaction patterns from meeting databases. Eng. Appl. of AI 45: 103-118 (2015) [PDF]
  3. Amit Mandal, Mehedi Hasan, Anna Fariha, Chowdhury Farhan Ahmed: GSCS - Graph Stream Classification with Side Information. APWeb 2015: 389-400 [PDF]
  4. Quazi Marufur Rahman, Anna Fariha, Amit Mandal, Chowdhury Farhan Ahmed, Carson K. Leung: A Sliding Window-Based Algorithm for Detecting Leaders from Social Network Action Streams. WI-IAT (1) 2015: 133-136 [PDF]
  5. Md. Samiullah, Chowdhury Farhan Ahmed, Anna Fariha, Md. Rafiqul Islam, Nicolas Lachiche: Mining frequent correlated graphs with a new measure. Expert Syst. Appl. 41(4): 1847-1863 (2014) [PDF]
  6. Md. Samiullah, Chowdhury Farhan Ahmed, Manziba Akanda Nishi, Anna Fariha, S. M. Abdullah, Md. Rafiqul Islam: Correlation Mining in Graph Databases with a New Measure. APWeb 2013: 88-95 [PDF]
  7. Anna Fariha, Chowdhury Farhan Ahmed, Carson Kai-Sang Leung, S. M. Abdullah, Longbing Cao: Mining Frequent Patterns from Human Interactions in Meetings Using Directed Acyclic Graphs. PAKDD (1) 2013: 38-49 [PDF]
  8. Shariful Islam, Anna Fariha, Chowdhury Farhan Ahmed, Byeong-Soo Jeong: EGDIM: evolving graph database indexing method. ICUIMC 2012: 56:1-56:10 [PDF]