Dan Garant


I am a graduate student working with the Knowledge Discovery Lab at UMass Amherst, advised by Professor David Jensen. I am interested in causal discovery, with an emphasis on spatial, temporal, and relational representations for structure learning and inference.

Publications



@misc{garant2016evaluating,
  title={Evaluating Causal Models by Comparing Interventional Distributions},
  author={Garant, Dan and Jensen, David},
  Eprint={arXiv preprint arXiv:1608.04698},
  year={2016}
}

@inproceedings{arbour2016inferring,
  title={Inferring Network Effects from Observational Data},
  author={Arbour, David and Garant, Dan and Jensen, David},
  booktitle={Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining},
  pages={715--724},
  year={2016},
  organization={ACM}
}


@inproceedings{corkill2015exploring,
  title={Exploring the effectiveness of agent organizations},
  author={Corkill, Daniel D and Garant, Daniel and Lesser, Victor R},
  booktitle={International Workshop on Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent Systems},
  pages={78--97},
  year={2015},
  organization={Springer International Publishing}
}

@techreport{garant2015accelerating,
  title={Accelerating multi-agent reinforcement learning with dynamic co-learning},
  author={Garant, Daniel and da Silva, Bruno Castro and Lesser, Victor and Zhang, Chongjie},
  year={2015},
  number={UM-CS-2015-004},
  institution={School of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst},
  type={Technical Report}
}

@inproceedings{arbour2014propensity,
  title={Propensity score matching for causal inference with relational data},
  author={Arbour, David and Marazopoulou, Katerina and Garant, Dan and Jensen, David},
  booktitle={Proceedings of the UAI 2014 Conference on Causal Inference: Learning and Prediction-Volume 1274},
  pages={25--34},
  year={2014},
  organization={CEUR-WS. org}
}

@article{zhao2013botnet,
  title={Botnet detection based on traffic behavior analysis and flow intervals},
  author={Zhao, David and Traore, Issa and Sayed, Bassam and Lu, Wei and Saad, Sherif and Ghorbani, Ali and Garant, Dan},
  journal={Computers \& Security},
  volume={39},
  pages={2--16},
  year={2013},
  publisher={Elsevier}
}

@inproceedings{garant2013mining,
  title={Mining botnet behaviors on the large-scale web application community},
  author={Garant, Daniel and Lu, Wei},
  booktitle={Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (WAINA), 2013 27th International Conference on},
  pages={185--190},
  year={2013},
  organization={IEEE}
}

@inproceedings{corkill2013biasing,
  title={Biasing the behavior of organizationally adept agents},
  author={Corkill, Daniel D and Zhang, Chongjie and da Silva, Bruno Castro and Kim, Yoonheui and Garant, Daniel and Lesser, Victor R and Zhang, Xiaoqin},
  booktitle={Proceedings of the 2013 international conference on Autonomous agents and multi-agent systems},
  pages={1309--1310},
  year={2013},
  organization={International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems}
}