Sainyam Galhotra



Nov 2017

Paper accepted at AAAI 2018

Nov 2017

Paper accepted at SIGMOD 2018

Jul 2017

ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper award to Fairness Testing: Testing Software for Discrimination in FSE 2017.

Jan 2017

Presented our benchmarking paper on Influence Maximization at North East Database Day, 2017.

Oct 2016:

First recipient of Krithi Ramamritham Computer Science Scholarship for contribution to the research of databases.

Sep, 2016: Paper accepted in SIGMOD 2017

Debunking the myths of Influence Maximization in our new SIGMOD paper.

Sep, 2016:

Attended VLDB 2016 from 5th-9th September. Presented the paper, discussing bloomgraphs : an efficient, compact graph datastructure for efficient conductance calculation.

June, 2016:

Attended SIGMOD 2016 from 26th June-1st July.

I am a graduate student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. My research interests span the broad area of data analytics with particular focus on entity resolution and social network analysis.

I did my undergraduate studies from the Computer Science department of Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) in May, 2014. Prior to joining UMass, I worked as a budding scientist at Xerox Research Centre India, Bangalore for a year.

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sainyam at cs dot umass dot edu