Sainyam Galhotra



Jul 2017

Here is our report systematically refuting and responding to the refutations made by Lu et al. on our SIGMOD 2017 paper on "Debunking the Myths of Influence Maximization".

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.


sainyam at cs dot umass dot edu