Selected Publications



Sepideh Nikookar, Paras Sakharkar, Sathyanarayanan Somasunder, Senjuti Basu Roy, Adam Bienkowski, Matthew Macesker, David Sidoti, Krishna Pattipati.Cooperative Route Planning Framework for Multiple Distributed Assets in Maritime Applications, to appear SIGMOD 2022.

Dong Wei, Mouinul Islam, Baruch Schieber, Senjuti Basu Roy.Rank Aggregation with Proportionate Fairness, to appear SIGMOD 2022.

Sepideh Nikookar, Payam Esfandiari, Ria Mae Borromeo, Sihem Amer-Yahia, Senjuti Basu Roy.Diversifying Recommendations on Sequences of Sets, to appear VLDB Journal 2022.

Sepideh Nikookar, Paras Sakharkar, Baljinder Smagh, Sihem Amer-Yahia, Senjuti Basu Roy.Guided Task Planning Under Complex Constraints, to appear ICDE 2022.



Jees Augustine, Suraj Shetiya, Payam Esfandiari, Senjuti Basu Roy, Gautam Das. A Generalized Approach for Reducing Expensive Distance Calls for A Broad Class of Proximity Problems, SIGMOD 2021.

Dong Wei, Ioannis Koutis, Senjuti Basu Roy.Peer Learning Through Targeted Dynamic Groups Formation, ICDE 2021.

Mohammadreza Esfandiari, Ria Mae Borromeo, Sepideh Nikookar, Paras Sakharkar, Sihem Amer-Yahia, Senjuti Basu Roy.Multi-Session Diversity to Improve User Satisfaction in Web Applications, TWC (formerly WWW) 2021.


Dong Wei, Senjuti Basu Roy, Sihem Amer-Yahia.Recommending Deployment Strategies for Collaborative Tasks, to appear SIGMOD 2020.

Dong Wei, Senjuti Basu Roy, Sihem Amer-Yahia.Task Deployment Recommendation with Worker Availability (poster paper), to appear ICDE 2020.


Senjuti Basu Roy.Capturing Human Factors to Optimize Crowdsourced Label Acquisition through Active Learning, Special Issue of IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, 2019.

Sihem Amer-Yahia, Senjuti Basu Roy.The Ever Evolving Online Labor Market: Overview, Challenges and Opportunities (tutorial), slides attached VLDB 2019.

Mohammadreza Esfandiari, Dong Wei, Sihem Amer-Yahia, Senjuti Basu Roy.Optimizing Peer Learning in Online Groups with Affinities, KDD 2019 (Acceptance rate 14.16%).

Md. Abdus Salam, Mary Koone, S. Thirumuruganathan, Gautam Das, Senjuti Basu Roy. A Human-in-the-loop Attribute Design Framework for Classification ,  WWW 2019 (Acceptance rate 18%).


Mohammadreza Esfandiari, Senjuti Basu Roy, Sihem Amer-Yahia. Explicit Preference Elicitation for Task Completion Time. CIKM 2018

Habibur Rahman, Senjuti Basu Roy, Saravanan Thirumuruganathan, Sihem Amer-Yahia, and Gautam Das. Optimized group formation for solving collaborative tasks, VLDB Journal 2018.

Mohammadreza Esfandiari, Kavan Patel, Sihem Amer-Yahia, Senjuti Basu Roy. Crowdsourcing Analytics with CrowdCur (demo) SIGMOD 2018

Julien Pilourdault, Sihem Amer-Yahia, Senjuti Basu Roy, Dongwon Lee. Task Relevance and Diversity as Worker Motivation in Crowdsourcing. ICDE 2018

Senjuti Basu Roy, Moushumi Maria, Tina Wang, Anne Ehlers, David Flum. Predicting Adverse Events after Surgery through Sequence Modeling. accepted: Big Data Research, Special Issue 2018.

Sihem Amer-Yahia, Senjuti Basu Roy. Interactive Exploration of Composite Items (tutorial). EDBT 2018


Julien Pilourdault, Sihem Amer-Yahia, Dongwon Lee, Senjuti Basu Roy. Motivation-Aware Task Assignment in Crowdsourcing. EDBT 2017: 246-257

Habibur Rahman, Senjuti Basu Roy, Gautam Das: A Probabilistic Framework for Estimating Pairwise Distances Through Crowdsourcing. EDBT 2017: 258-269

Sampoorna Biswas, Laks V. S. Lakshmanan, Senjuti Basu Roy Combating the Cold Start User Problem in Model-Based Collaborative Filtering. CoRR abs/1703.00397 (2017)


Davide Mottin, Alice Marascu, Senjuti Basu Roy, Themis Palpanas, Yannis Velegrakis, Gautam Das. A Holistic and Principled Approach for the Empty-Answer Problem, VLDB Journal 2016.

Kosetsu Ikeda, Atsuyuki Morishima, Habibur Rahman, Senjuti Basu Roy, Saravanan Thirumuruganathan, Sihem Amer-Yahia, and Gautam Das. Collaborative Crowdsourcing with Crowd4U, VLDB 2016.

Sihem Amer-Yahia, Senjuti Basu Roy. Human Factors in Crowdsourcing (tutorial), VLDB 2016.

Senjuti Basu Roy, Tina Eliassi-Rad, Spiros Papadimitriou. Fast Best-Effort Search on Graphs with Multiple Attributes, ICDE 2016.