The SPARTA Lab is currently looking for self-motivated students seeking a Ph.D.
in Computer Science and interested in pursuing research in topics related to
computational social science, online privacy, and Internet measurement. Send an
email to "rishab[-]nithyanand[at]uiowa[dot]edu" with the subject "you NEED to
hire me!" if you're interested in working with us and have a demonstrably
strong background in any of the following areas: computer networking,
statistics, text analytics, or experiment design.
In this blog post, Hussam Habib provides an overview of our work to understand
whether dangerous online communities can be identified by their evolutionary
Read more about the work here.
Title: “Are Proactive Interventions for Reddit Communities Feasible?”
Authors: Hussam Habib (UIowa), Maaz Bin Musa (UIowa), Md. Fareed Zaffar (LUMS), Rishab Nithyanand (UIowa)
Venue: AAAI International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2022)